Stanley Park Ghost Train

Stanley Park Ghost Train

The Stanley Park Ghost Train is a Vancouver classic, so it seems fitting that this year’s theme is classic monster movies. The train runs from October 11th to November 2nd, but come out on October 29th in costume because the Ghost Train Team will be awarding prizes in four different age categories.

Attraction runs from 6pm-10pm with weekend matinees Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11am to 6pm. Tickets can be purchased on-site or at Ticketmaster.

Fright Nights

Fright Nights

Fright Nights at Playland transforms one of Vancouver’s most beloved summer attractions into one of the scariest spots in town. With six different haunted houses and 12 terrifying rides, Fright Nights is not for the faint of heart.

Fright Nights runs from October 11th and November 2nd, and for the first time, customers can buy Fast Passes to cut down on wait times. Buy tickets ahead of time to avoid lines at the fair grounds.

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

From October 18th to October 31st the Vancouver Trolley Company, in partnership with the Vancouver Police Museum, is offering a tour of Vancouver’s most haunted spots. Highlights include Mountain View Cemetery and the autopsy room of Vancouver’s Police Museum.

The tour lasts for about two and a half hours and is only open to adults over 13. Guarantee yourself a spot on this popular tour now, or set up a private group tour.

Haunted House at Barclay Manor

Haunted House at Barclay Manor

Located in Vancouver’s West End, Barclay Manor will be turned into a scary haunted house for October 25th and 26th. Recommended for anyone ages eight and up, the five minute tour takes you through the certified Heritage Home steeped in its own “natural creepiness”.

Stop by between 7pm and 9pm for your share of a good scare.

Haunted Village

Haunted Village

If you’re looking to delve into a more historical haunt, check out Burnaby Village Museum from October 25th to 27th. Kids are encouraged to wear their costumes and your ticket includes trick-or-treating and unlimited carousel rides.

Join in the freaky fun between 6pm and 9pm.

Halloween Movie Marathon

Halloween Movie Marathon

Vancouver’s Rio Theatre will be playing a marathon of Halloween favourites on October 26th. Screenings of ET, Ghostbusters, and Poltergeist are open to viewers of all ages, and anyone over 19 can stick around to see The Texas Chainsaw Massacre later in the night as well.

Tickets available at a reduced cost if purchased online or in costume.

Halloween at FlyOver Canada

Halloween at FlyOver Canada

Halloween is a time to face all kinds of fears, so even if you’re not a fan of heights, this might be one flight you don’t want to miss. This flight simulation ride takes you over a haunted forest and on a broomstick adventure through the night sky with Broomelda, the witch. Running from October 17th to November 2nd, this attraction is suitable for all ages.

Halloween at FlyOver Canada runs from 4:30pm-9pm daily (with regular FlyOver Canada ride operating during daytime hours). Purchase tickets online to save.

Boo at the Zoo

Boo at the Zoo

Visit The Greater Vancouver Zoo on October 26th, 27th, or 31st to encounter a “creepy crawly” and make a Halloween-themed craft. Admission to the zoo is free for anyone 12 and under who wears a costume!

Meet a "creepy crawly" in the Vivarium at 11am, or make a Halloween craft in the Animalasium Learning Centre at 11:30am.

Laity Pumpkin Patch

Laity Pumpkin Patch

If you still need to pick out your pumpkin, Laity Pumpkin Patch in Maple Ridge is open daily until October 31st. With a wide range of attractions including a tractor ride, corn maze, petting farm and gold panning, to name a few, this pumpkin patch is filled with autumnal fun for all.

Open weekdays from 1:30pm-5pm, and weekends from 9:30am-5pm. Also open for full weekend hours on Friday, October 25th. For additional information on school tours, visit their website.