Top Kid-Friendly Halloween Events in Vancouver

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Published Sep 28, 2016

Get in the Halloween spirit this year by taking the family to these amazing events! Here's the top kid friendly Halloween events in Vancouver 2016!

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In Vancouver, Halloween is so much more than one night of trick-or-treating, costumes, and too much sugar. There are a ton of fun, spooky events happening all through October that your kids are sure to love!  Here are some of our favourites.

Day of the Dead at the Stanley Park Ghost Train. October 8th. 5:30pm - 9:30pm.

All aboard! Celebrate the Day of the Dead with a ride on the Stanley Park Ghost Train through a tunnel of flames and a haunted graveyard. Live music, theatrical performances and more will be sure to delight the young and young-at-heart. Don’t miss this Halloween favourite! 

Vancouver Halloween Expo. October 13th - 16th. 

Don't miss out on this unique event!  This family-friendly expo is based around an artistic vision, so there are tons of dances, performances, films, comics, anime, and games for a truly unique experience.  Unlike other Halloween events, this one is non-gruesome in nature; you wont find gore, blood, or any violent themes here. Click here for more details.

Halloween at Urban Safari Rescue Society. Oct 1st- 31st. 11am - 4pm. 

Looking for creepy crawlies? Come visit Urban Safari and see the real thing for a fun Halloween experience. We are open 5 days a week from 11am to 4pm and admission is by donation only. Our tarantulas, snakes, lizards, turtles, tortoises, pigs, rabbits, ferrets and others are waiting to greet you and your spooky crew. 

Heros & Villains Mystery Nights. Oct 1st - 32st. 7 - 8:30pm. 

Put your superpowers to the test this Halloween season as you battle the evil Muck while you explore downtown Vancouver. Bring a team of 2 to 5 players to compete with other superhero teams for prizes and to save the planet! Heroes & Villains Mystery Nights begin at 7pm every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday this October and every night during Halloween week.

Loutet Farm Pumpkin Patch. Oct 15th. 10am - 3pm. 

Mark your calendars for the Pumpkin Patch at Loutet Farm! This year’s fourth annual Loutet Farm pumpkin patch event is going to be better than ever! Come down to the farm to take part in this fun-filled family friendly event. Pick a pumpkin from the patch, press some apples, and listen to some live entertainment! Pumpkins priced from $5-10 and all proceeds go towards the Edible Garden Project’s programs. 

Haunted Village. Oct 27th - Oct 30th. 6pm - 9pm. 

Witches, ghosts and all sorts of storybook and fairy tale characters come to life at this year’s Haunted Village. There are many haunting transformations throughout the site. Check out the bakery which specialized in spooky treats like wedding cakes for rats, innards pies, eyeball cakes and potions of all sorts. Next to the church the freshly turned soil in the Graveyard marks the locations of the new residents. Are you scared yet?  

Haunted Carnival. Oct 27th - Oct 29th. 10pm.

Bring the kids out for some thrills and chills at the annual Halloween Carnival! Come dressed in a costume and enjoy creepy crafts, ghoulish games, freaky fun, a bewitched bouncy castle and a slime and grime station. Parents must accompany children, but do not need a ticket. Treats for all! This event is an annual sell-out so register early.  

Haunted Fireworks Show. Oct 31st. 8:15pm - 8:30pm. 

Get ready to oooh and aaaah at the West Richmond Community Centre's annual fireworks show. The hip and haunted event starts at 8:15pm sharp. 

For even more, check out our popular Halloween Events listings- constantly being updated!

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