It’s that time of year again as ghouls and ghosts take over Vancouver streets, venues and the local gay bars. Here is our guide to some of the Halloween events happening around Vancouver this year.
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This year’s Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park presents horror classics. Dracula, Frankenstein, the Phantom of the Opera, and more come back to life from behind the silver screen to haunt you, chill you, and thrill you. A fun-for-all-ages adventure on the Stanley Park miniature railway is always a sell-out.
Fright Nights at Playland return with seven haunted houses, 13 rides plus The Monsters of Schlock, the Kinshira Fire Performers and other terrifying shows and attractions.
The Virtual Stage is back for a fourth years with another interactive zombie adventure that combines zombies with aliens in Alien Contagion: Rise of the Zombie Syndrome.
Flyover Canada gets into the Halloween spirit with a spooktacular trip across Canada with Broomelda the Witch.
Forbidden Vancouver’s popular Halloween tour The Lost Souls of Gastown is back for its fourth year running—ready to share the terror of the city’s very dark, very real history.
Saturday, October 24
Come strut your stuff, in or out of costume! Not So Strictly Ballroom kicks off another year of GLTBQ dance parties and classes with a Halloween Dance Party.
The Pacific-Canadian Association of Nudists (PCAN) presents its annual Naked Halloween Party for men.
Friday, October 30
The Odyssey gets the Halloween weekend started with a Halloween Kick-off featuring DJ Karsten Sollors.
The Junction also gets the party started early with Coven: Initiation Rites featuring DJ Harris Allan and featuring performances and go-go boys.
Saturday, October 31
Queer of Funk returns to the Fortune Sound Club for its annual Halloween inspired show, Fear as Funk II: Return of the Funk.
Someone is killing off the Beta Bitch Sorority Sisters! Come find out who the killer is as XY hosts its own Halloween bash Beta Bitch Blood Bath.
The Odyssey continues with its Halloween celebrations with Carnal Thirst with performances by Jane Smokr, Valynne Vile, Peach Cobblah, and Isolde N. Barron and music by DJ Nick Bertossi.
DJ Mike Bermudez keeps the party going at The Junction in Coven: Black Mass, with Absolutely Dragulous featuring Carlotta Gurl at 10:45pm.
The Pumpjack hosts Prom: A Night to Die For with DJ Del Stamp and some surprises.
Celebrities Nightclub presents Playhouse Halloween featuring DJs Timeline, Johnny Jover and Yurie.
Numbers Cabaret presents Phallus in Wonderland with DJ Shelley, prizes for best costumes and even some face & body painting.