Our usual top 10 list just wasn’t big enough to hold all the thrills and chills on tap in Vancouver this Halloween. Here are the top 15 ways to get up close and personal with ghosts, ghouls and zombies and put a little extra scare in your Halloween night.
- Judge Dee and the Chinese Garden Murders: Chinatown’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Garden is transformed into a terrifying haunted house for this unique piece of interactive theatre featuring 30 actors, dancers and musicians. You’re hot on the heels of a cold-blooded killer in a distant Chinese village. Can you solve the crime before it’s too late? Oct. 24-Oct. 31
- Vancouver Haunted Trolley: The quaint Vancouver Trolley shows its dark side on this 2.5 tour of the city’s grisliest and most haunted sites, including the Mountain View Cemetery. Oct. 19-Oct. 31.
- Stanley Park Ghost Train: After dark, the miniature rail line in spooky, 1,000-acre Stanley Park takes riders deep into a forest inhabited by characters from Grimm’s Fairy Tales, including Rapunzel, the fairy godmother and the Pied Piper. Kid-friendly. Oct. 5-Oct. 31.
- Potters House of Horrors: Potters’ 10,000-square-foot greenhouse in Surrey is converted from a nursery into an enormous house of horrors every Halloween. Up to 20,000 people pass through each year for a heavy dose of zombies, nightmarish creatures and blood-curdling scenes. Oct. 12-Oct. 31. Continue reading:
Top 20 Halloween Activities in Vancouver for 2012