Halloween at the Vancouver Aquarium: Half-Price Admission for Costumed Kids

With plenty of spook-tacular creatures (like sharks, spiders, snakes, bats and jellyfish), the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise® initiative, is the perfect place to kick-start your Halloween celebrations.

Here’s the full list of what’s happening at the Vancouver Aquarium for Halloween 2019.

For Kids and Youth

• Half-Price Admission for Costumed Kids | Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27:
Children and youth (ages 4-18 years) who visit dressed in their Halloween costumes will get 50% off Vancouver Aquarium admission (kids 3 and under are free). Just remember to keep your costume ocean-friendly — please omit beads, glitter, balloons, straws and sequins. Full details and visiting hours here.

• Fish-or-Treat Halloween Sleepover |  Saturday, October 26:
Join the Vancouver Aquarium for a spooky and fun-filled overnight Halloween adventure! Enjoy trick-or-treat fun before bedding down in one of theliving marine galleries. Continental breakfast served Sunday morning. Full details and pricing here.

For Adults 18+

• Enjoy an Adults-Only Halloween Night at Vancouver Aquarium After Hours | Thursday, October 31:
Grab your posse and get spooked this Halloween at the After Hours party at the Aquarium! Sip a cocktail and explore the Vancouver Aquarium galleries during this adults-only event. Don’t miss the costume contest, trivia game, and learn about sharks, jellyfish, and more. Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory. Free shuttle service from Canada Place. Full schedule and ticket details here.

For everyone

• Special Daily Halloween Programs Offered at Vancouver Aquarium until October 31st:
Become an expert on Halloween’s most infamous creatures by attending one (or all) of the special programs. Slither on by the the Meet a Snake program to scale up on your knowledge of reptiles. Sink your teeth into the Shark Talk – we hear it has biting reviews. Face your fears at Meet a Cockroach. Have some skele-fun with a Spooky Storytime. Or check out the Reef Reborn 4-D Experience at the 4D movie theatre. All programs are included with your regular Vancouver Aquarium admission. Check the daily schedule here.

Getting to the Vancouver Aquarium
Vancouver Aquarium (845 Avison Way) is located in beautiful Stanley Park. There are a number of scenic, safe, and sustainable transportation options to the Vancouver Aquarium including walking or biking and taking public transportation. For details, visit vanaqua.org/visit/location.

About Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise initiative®
Vancouver Aquarium®, an Ocean Wise® initiative, is one of the world’s leading accredited aquariums, dedicated to the conservation of aquatic life. Located in Vancouver’s world-famous Stanley Park, Vancouver Aquarium is home to thousands of incredible ocean species and amazing aquatic life. It’s also Ocean Wise headquarters, where scientists, educators and conservation experts do their work, not only to protect oceans but to inspire others to join in their mission.

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