It’s time for our annual roundup of all things spooky and fun around Metro Vancouver for Halloween. From pumpkin patches and corn mazes to trick-or-treating events and spooky skates and swims — we’ve got it all! We are adding to this giant list of haunted Halloween family fun all the time, so make sure to check back often for updates.
Here are all the spooktacular event listings:
- pumpkin patches around Metro Vancouver
- haunted houses, corn mazes, and other ongoing events
- Halloween carnivals & parties
- pumpkin carvings, crafts & other activities
- spooky swims & scary skates
- family-friendly Halloween day & night events
Tuesday, October 24th – Tuesday, October 31st, 5 pm – 9 pm, VanDusen Botanical Garden, 5251 Oak Street, Vancouver, Cost: Adults, $10; Youth (13 – 18), $8.10, Children (3 – 12), $6.20; 2 and under are free
Head to VanDusen Botanical Garden for Glow in the Garden — the perfect family-friendly Halloween event! Discover curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. Follow the white rabbit on a wondrous walk with zany lights and sounds and illuminated pumpkin caricatures. Visitors of all ages will enjoy tasty treats, crafts and much more! Tickets available online starting October 1st! More details.
October 12th – 31st, weekdays 4 pm – 9 pm, weekends, 10 am – 9 pm, FlyOver Canada, 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
Broomelda the Witch has once again worked her magic to transform FlyOver Canada this Halloween. Aspiring witches and wizards are welcomed into the Haunted Witches Academy before taking off on a spellbinding journey across Canada. This annual, family-friendly tradition has a ‘spook-factor’ suitable for those aged 4 years and up. More details.
Friday, October 6th – Tuesday, October 31st, 10 am – 4:30 pm, Bear Creek Park Miniature Train, 13750 88th Avenue, Surrey, Cost: $11
All aboard! Head to the Halloween Pumpkin Express Train at Bear Creek Park for a fun fall day with the whole family. Start with fall crafts and activities and grab a yummy treat before you hop aboard the train. On board, you’ll travel through the decorated forest. Take a mini pumpkin home with you as a memory of the fun day. You can also take a ride on the Haunted Forest Scream Train that runs each evening October 13th – 31st from 6:30 pm to 10 pm, great for older kids and adults who like to be scared! More details.
Remember to visit our interactive events calendar to see what spooky event is coming up next and don’t forget to sign up for our email newsletters for great spooky fun all month long. Looking for even more Halloween fun? We’ve got you covered:
We hope you and your family have a very Happy Halloween!
By: Michelle Hughes