Vancouver Halloween Parties and Events; The Ultimate Guide

Still looking for a Halloween rager to attend this year? You’re in luck. We’ve rounded up the hottest parties and events to let out your inner beast and do the monster mash.

Whether you’re dressing up as a Pokemon, politician or some sort of sexy animal (when in doubt, be a kitty cat), there are endless places to hit up to strut your stuff and get freaky on the dancefloor.

Photo: Nenotas Photography / Flickr

Photo: Nenotas Photography / Flickr

Top Halloween Parties

Zombie Prom | Fri, Oct 28th

This 2-room gongshow is a 90s-themed prom at the Hindenburg. Costumes are not required, but think 90s Pop Culture, Glamour, Prom, Jock, Nerd, and Cheerleader. Tickets start at $15.

102.7 The Peak’s Halloween Party | Fri, Oct 28th

If you love what The Peak spins up on the radio, you’ll die (not actually) at their Halloween Party. Featured artists include Bear Mountain, Little India, and Trizzy and Harvey Harvey at The Imperial Vancouver. Tickets start at $15.

Halloween ‘16 at Cinema | Fri, Oct 28th, Sat, Oct 29th + Mon, Oct 31st

Featuring three nights of spooky guest DJs, haunted decor, tons of drinks specials, prizes for best costume and more. Tickets are $15.

Pier Pressure Titanic Masquerade | Sat, Oct 29th

Ever wanted to party Halloween style, on a yacht? Here’s your chance to get freaky with 2 DJs, 3 decks, 2 floors of music (top 40, dance and EDM deck + hip-hop, top 40 and R&B deck). Tickets start at $30.

Halloween Ghost Ship | Sat, Oct 29th

A 400 person yacht with 3 levels, 2 bars, dinner, 3 DJs (hip-hop, top 40 + electric) and live entertainment. Tickets start at $65.

Halloween Party Cruise | Sat, Oct 29th

Hop aboard the Pride of Vancouver and enjoy the stunning skyline while rockin’ your best costume (contests and prizes for different categories), jamming to a live DJ, and sipping on drinks from the cash bar. Tickets start at $40.

Zombie Motel | Sat, Oct 29th

Enter the Waldorf, if you dare. This 4 room party features augmented sound, visuals, lighting and the best musical DJs in town. Music style ranges from Deep House, triphop and soul, UK house and techno, Disco, classical house and more. Tickets start at $40.

Halloween Costume Ball | Sat, Oct 29th

Currently in its 10th year, the Halloween Costume Ball at the TELUS World of Science should definitely be on your shortlist. Join over 1000 costumed guests expected to attend, 2 rooms of music spread across 2 floors, local hot DJs, and multiple bars to wet your monster whistle. Tickets start at $60.

Halloween at the Waterfront | Sat, Oct 29th

Presented by Grey Goose Vodka, Block Inc. brings you Halloween at the Waterfront with $1000 worth of prizes for best costumes. Enjoy appies, a variety of DJs and a VIP After Party at Cabana. Must be 25 years and older. Tickets start at $60.

Cirque Noir Halloween | Sat, Oct 29th

TWISTED brings you the most visually satisfying celebration at FIVESIXTY nightclub. Enjoy 3 rooms of silk aerialists, stilt walkers, jugglers and costumed dancers. Tickets start at $45.

Dooms Night 2016 | Sat, Oct 29th

Ignite the raver in you! Dooms Night returns to Vancouver, inviting all-ages and VIP options available for 19+. This year’s artist lineup includes Alesso, Ephwurd, Headhunterz, Coone, Orjan Nilsen and Daijo. Tickets are $104.

 

Photo: Science World

Photo: Science World

Top Halloween Events

Science World Murder Mystery | Fri, Oct 28th

Okay, this technically isn’t an actual Halloween event, but it works perfectly with our theme. The latest after-hours event is sure to excite participants with a new night school nightmare murder mystery. Science World is a pretty darn creepy in the dark, so get your tickets for just $40 to secure your spot.

Stanley Park Ghost Train | October 8th – 31st

One of Vancouver’s most iconic holiday trains rolls into town, spookier than ever with a special opening night Day of the Dead celebration. Experience the 14-minute long train ride with epic sounds, sights and live performers around every bend. Tickets range in price ($7-11 depending on age).

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze | October 7th – 31st

The creepiest corn maze in town. This bad boy hosts chainsaw murderers and clown killers. Make your way through this maniacal maze; but be sure to bring a headlamp or you won’t be able to see where you’re going! Leatherface will be lurking in every dead end. Mwahaha. $23.79 per person.

Fright Nights at Playland | Now through Oct 31st

Check out our preview video on Facebook, if you dare. Featuring 7 haunted houses, 15 thrilling rides and 2 live performance shows. Ticket prices vary depending on the day you choose to go.

Halloween Drive-In Theatre | Oct 21st, 22nd, 28th & 29th

Canada’s only Halloween-themed Drive-In Theatre takes over the River District Drive-In this holiday season. This year’s movies include Beetle Juice, Hotel Transylvania, Edward Scissorhands and Monsters, Inc.! Only $20 for however many little goblins you can fit in your car!

Grave Tales | October 14th – 30th

Fort Langley hosts this 18+ event that allows you an overnight stay in the creepy cemetery on site. Expert story-tellers will fill your head with tales of loves, mysterious burials and old-school amputations from Fort Langley’s past. Tickets range in price depending on age.

Various Haunted Houses | October – November

Who else loves wandering aimlessly through terrifying houses that you wish you never entered? Make this season scarier than ever by visiting one, or all, of Vancouver’s best haunted houses, including Fearmongers, Potter’s House of Horrors, Gravecouver and more.

 

More Parties

Friday, October 28th

Masquerade Singles Halloween Party | $15-$30 at The Belmont Bar

Monster Mash – Motown Halloween Party | $15-$24 at The Fox Cabaret

Playhouse Halloween Facebook

Playhouse Halloween Facebook

Saturday, October 29th

Playhouse Halloween | $32.50 at Celebrities Nightclub

Welcome to the Dark Ages | $10 at The Burke Beer House

Love: Ultimate Halloween Dance Party | $18-$28 at The Fox Cabaret

Absolut Infamous Halloween | $22-$158 at The Blackbird Public House

Area 51 Halloween Party | $15-$20 at Brew Street Craft and Kitchen

Sin City: FETISH HALLOWEEN | $30 at Imperial Cabaret

Ghouls’ Night Out | $10-$15 at Playhouse Nightclub

PLUR Halloween – SEX ASYLUM | $20-$25 at Club 8X6

Halloween Freak Show | $21 at Venue

5th Annual Halloween Masquerade Ball | $40 at Opus Hotel

OWN Halloween | $27.25 at Caprice Nightclub

Halloween at de’zin | $20 at Bar None

Anime Halloween at Sup Fu? | $21 at Fortune Sound Club

BREAKS-O-WEEN ft. STICKYBUDS | $50 at Red Room Ultra Bar

Tim Burton Halloween | $15 at The Belmont Bar

Nightmare On Granville Street Facebook

Nightmare On Granville Street Facebook

Sunday, October 30th

Nightmare on Granville Street | $15 at Cabana Lounge

Tim Burton Halloween | $15 at The Belmont Bar

SOCIAL REHAB Halloween | $25-$30 at The Granville Strip

KSHMR Facebook

KSHMR Facebook

Monday, October 31st

KSHMR | $45 at Harbour Event Centre

Be My Guests, 50s Halloween Party | $200 at The Vancouver Club

Thriller – Halloween Night at The Fox | $10-$24 at The Fox Cabaret

Liquor & Love Halloween | $15 at Republic Nightclub

Tim Burton Halloween | $15 at The Belmont Bar

Halloween 2016 | $15 at Library Square, The Lamplighter, Tavern at The New Oxford, Cinema Public House, and Butcher and Bullock

SOULGOOD CUSTOMER APPRECIATION Halloween Party | Free at Fortune Sound Club

Annual Halloween Ball | Free at Caprice Nightclub

S-INDUSTRY Halloween Night | $25-$30

Joseph Richard Nightclub Facebook

Joseph Richard Nightclub Facebook

More Events

Circus Freaks | Sat, Oct 29th

Trick or Treat: The Halloween Party 2016 at The Butcher and Bullock | Sat, Oct 29th

BLACK*Magic Halloween at the Odyssey | Sat, Oct 29th

The Zombie Syndrome: Dead in the Water | Oct 4th – 31st

Halloween at Westbrook Village | Mon, Oct 31st

Richmond Fireworks Festival | Mon, Oct 31st

Haunted Village | Oct 27th – 30th

The Lost Souls of Gastown | Now through Nov 1st

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour | Now through Oct 31st

Reapers Haunted Attraction | Now through Oct 31st (excluding some days)

Stranger Things Halloween | Mon, Oct 31st

 

Did we miss a Halloween event or party that you plan to attend? Let us know in the comment section below.

 

Featured photo: netik / Flickr

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Crystal Scuor

Crystal is the Editor of Food/Events and Broadcast Host at 604 Now. She is finishing her degree in Journalism at Kwantlen Polytechnic University and has an undeniable passion for storytelling. She especially loves football and dreams of becoming a sideline reporter in the NFL one day. In her spare time, Crystal cheers on the 49ers and hikes all over the city with her Puggle, Ruxin.