The Parade of Lost Souls 2017 Celebrates the Altar Ego

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One of the longest running traditions in the city, The Parade of Lost Souls, is a much-anticipated annual event that has been conceptualized and produced by volunteers for over twenty-five years! The iconic event is a favourite for many, in part because of all the collaboration and community effort it takes to put this event together.

Shrouded in mystery, the annual Parade of Lost Souls takes place at a secret location that isn’t revealed until midnight on the night before the event (typically, on or around the Commercial Drive area). This year, the parade will celebrate the “Altar Ego”, and you’ll have a chance to bring it out to play on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 7pm.

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The Parade of Lost Souls 2017 Celebrates the Altar Ego

Haunted Houses in Vancouver 2014

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Trying to find out where to get your scare fix this Halloween in Vancouver? With one of the best haunted houses in Vancouver now retired, there are still quite a few other options stepping up to the plate to give you the biggest scare for your buck this October.

We’ve gathered a list of the top 5 haunted houses in Vancouver to visit for a spooky night out, if you dare…

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Haunted Houses in Vancouver 2014

Top 20 Halloween Activities in Vancouver for 2012

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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 TrolleyThe 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 TrainAfter 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-friendlyOct. 5-Oct. 31.