72-Room Halloween Party Planned for Vancouver’s Burrard Hotel

Photo credit: Kasia/flickr | Flickr

Photo credit: Kasia/flickr | Flickr

Vancouver tends to go a bit over the top for Halloween.  We’ve grown used to seeing haunted houses, train rides, trollies, amusement parks, etc.  But how about a whole haunted hotel?

The entire Burrard Hotel will be transformed into a 72-room Halloween party this Oct. 26.  Approximately 1,000 guests are expected for the adult-themed Halloween Social, which will feature live music and a dance floor, multiple bars and whole hotel’s worth of spooky rooms to explore.

Guests are “strongly encouraged” to come in costume, according to party organizers, XSocial.   Continue reading:
72-Room Halloween Party Planned for Vancouver’s Burrard Hotel

Vancouver’s Burrard Hotel Hosting One Big Retro House Party

Photo sourced from The Burrard Hotel

Photo sourced from The Burrard Hotel

Vancouver’s Burrard Hotel is about to go Hotel California.

The kitschy hotel in the heart of downtown (notable for its many palm trees) will be commandeered by musicians, artists and skateboarders on June 15 for Hotel Takeover: a one-night blow-out party.

Three full floors of the hotel (24 of its 72 rooms) will be transformed into edgy, interactive art installations by visual and sonic artists.  Meanwhile, in the palm-lined inner courtyard, one rager of a party will be going off.

Local bands and DJs will take the stage, as guests enjoy drinks and dine on Lebanese cuisine catered by local restaurant Nuba.  Headliners for the event are HUMANS, Vancouver’s high-energy electro-soul rockers.

The hotel even co-opted its parkade, transforming the space into a lower level garage party.  Action down there centres around a skateboard exhibition, organized by Red Bull. Continue reading:
Vancouver’s Burrard Hotel Hosting One Big Retro House Party