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Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park: SCARY FAIRY TALES

  • Friday, October 05, 2012 - Wednesday, October 31, 2012 (Recurring daily)
  • Location: Stanley Park Miniature Train
  • Address: 610 Pipeline Road, Vancouver, BC
  • Phone: 604-257-8531
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Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park
FEE FI FO FUN! The Stanley Park Halloween Ghost train presents SCARY FAIRY TALES!!! 

Scary Fairy Tales
The train has left the station and there's no turning back! You're in the deep dark woods now! Might as well just bite the apple, hang on to your beanstalk and spot as many golden eggs as you can. Come see what's crawling up Rapunzel's hair?...and why the fairy Godmother looks so..hungry?.. and if the Pied Piper really thinks you're going to follow him into that tunnel? Just remember..never trust the trolls and never, ever, look up to a witch..unless she's 12 feet tall!

Learn about the night creatures of Stanley Park with hands on activities by Stanley Park Ecology Society (SPES). For an additional fee, lantern-lit wildlife walks are available Thursday to Sunday. Visit the SPES website for more information. 


Free parking and affordable family fun
For the price of a train ticket, riders can also enjoy face painting, crafts, pumpkin carving, costume contest and the Haunted Castle.

Get out of the rain and hop on the train!
The Stanley Park Ghost Train is fully covered and protected from the rainy and windy autumn nights.

5 October to
31 October Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday afternoons* 11:00am to 3:00pm*
Sunday to Thursday nights 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Friday and Saturday nights 6:00pm to 11:00pm

* Matinee Train

NOTE: The Halloween Ghost Train will not be running on Thanksgiving Monday, 8 October 2012.

Matinee Train
Join us for our special Matinee Train every Wednesday, Saturday, and Sunday.

Trains run from 11am to 3pm, with a special "train only" price of $5.00 per rider (all ages).

Enjoy our special Halloween-themed train ride and static displays (no live actors for matinees).

Contact us if you would like to book a large group.

Buying tickets
You must buy tickets to ride the train. Your ticket is valid for one Ghost Train ride and other attractions.

Avoid the crowds and come out Monday to Thursday in the first two weeks.

Buying tickets in advance
This is a very popular event, so buy tickets in advance from Ticketmaster to avoid disappointment. Services charges will apply.

Tickets for Monday to Saturday trains can be purchased from Ticketmaster any time up until 9 a.m. of the day you wish to ride the train.

Hint: If you are trying to buy tickets online and all the times you check are sold out, phone Ticketmaster. Agents can let you know what dates and times still have tickets available.

Tickets will be available on 1 September.

Ways to buy
•By phone at 1-855-985-5000
•In person at any Ticketmaster outlet
Buy online

Buying same day tickets
At least half of the tickets for each day's train rides will be set aside and only available for purchase on-site, at the Stanley Park Train Plaza. The booth opens at 3pm daily, and tickets sold there are only for that day's train rides.

If advanced tickets through Ticketmaster are sold out, there may still be tickets for sale at the Stanly Park Train Plaza.

Price of admission
Prices do not include HST.

Adult (18-64 yrs) $9.82
Children and youth ages 2-18 $6.25
Children under 2 yrs Free
Seniors (ages 65+) $6.25


The entire site is wheelchair accessible, and the train has a specially designed carriage that accommodates up to two wheelchairs with seating for companions. Staff will help passengers in need of assistance board the train.

Snacks and Ghost Train dinner packages

Snacks, hot and cold drinks and light meals are available at the Railway Café concession stand. The Stanley Park Ecology Society sells hot buttered popcorn from its Cob House in the plaza.

For a more substantial meal, there are Ghost Train dinner packages available with the Old Spaghetti Factory. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster. Call the Spaghetti Factory and make reservations in advance.


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