Zombies and ghost trains and cemeteries, oh my! From tales of Gastown's eerie history, to a zombie apocalypse, to a tour of Canada with a witch named Broomhelda, there’s a Vancouver Halloween horror for everyone. Read on…if you dare.

Fort Langley's A Survivalist’s Guide to a Zombie Apocalypse September 29, 2018 
It could happen: Fort Langley may one day find itself in the midst of a zombie apocalypse! But are you ready? In this after-hours event, learn essential survival skills through four fascinating activities including wilderness first aid, musket-firing, fire-starting, and blacksmithing. Discover why the fort would be the prime location for survival. Tickets on sale now! This adult-only event costs $41.50 per person, plus ticketing service fee.

Stanley Park Ghost Train | October 13 to 31, 2018
Each year, the Ghost Train in Stanely Park takes riders of all ages on a journey through a mystical and magical Halloween world. This year, join Jack O' Lantern on his journey through the Dark Forest, where he wanders through an ancient Celtic Halloween world. Also check out The Haunted Maze, the Creatures of the Night exhibit by the Stanley Park Ecological Society, arts and crafts activities, and explore the pumpkin patch. Stanley Park Ghost Train runs daily, rain or shine. Check the website for details. Tickets range from $6 to $12 (plus tax). Make sure you use tag #GhostTrainYVR on social media. 

Fort Langley’s Grave Tales | October 7-30 2018 (various dates, advance tickets required) 
Head out to historic Fort Langley for Grave Tales, a deliciously macabre nighttime stroll through this National Historic Site of Canada. Suitable for thrill-seekers 19 years or older, the two-hour or three-hour journey features a costumed storyteller guiding participants through the quaint village and its misty cemetery while sharing eerie stories of the mysterious burials and old-school amputations that once took place there. Sufficiently chilled to the bone, guests then cozy up around a bonfire at the now-deserted Hudson’s Bay Company fort. Younger adventurers fear not: an all-ages Grave Tales is available on several evenings at 6 pm, and Halloween at Fort Langley on October 28 from 10 am to 5 pm. Check the website for details, prices and dates. 

Haunted Village at Burnaby Village Museum | October 26-29, 2018
Witches, ghosts and other fairytale and storybook characters will step off their pages at this year’s Haunted Village, taking place at the 1920s-era Burnaby Village. Don your costume (and dancing shoes!) and roam the Village and Farmhouse, take a spin on the spooky carousel, and groove to tunes spun by a live DJ. Your ticket includes trick-or-treating for the kiddies as well as entertainment and carousel rides for all. At Dead & Breakfast, guest will have an off-the-beaten-path experience, with cold snack options like Mice Krispies and Frosted Snakes. The Ice Cream Parlour will be open for ghoulish snacks and light meals. Admission is $14 for adults and $9 for children (taxes included). Open from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. 

Forbidden Vancouver – Lost Souls of Gastown Tour | Tuesdays, Thursday, Fridays, Saturdays at 8:00pm
Venture into Vancouver’s eeriest alleys and oldest neighbourhoods on this gothic foray into the depths of Gastown. Guided by a centuries-old resident, participants relive some of the city’s most mysterious, gruesome and historic events, learning about the lives – and deaths – of notorious figures like Gassy Jack (the founder of Gastown) and John Bray (a Klondike gold prospector whose brutal murder hasn’t stopped him from haunting Gastown’s main drag). The Lost Souls of Gastown costs $28 for adults and $25 for seniors and students. Multiple tours per week. Check website for dates and tickets.

Potter's House of Horrors | October 5 - October 31, 2018
Since 2003, providing spectacularly spooky Halloween fun has been the primary goal of the ghostly caretakers at Potter’s House of Horrors, which even has a Li’l Haunters attraction geared to kids 12 & under. So, gather your motliest crew and drop into one of the Lower Mainland’s biggest and best-rated haunted houses, open for the season October 5th through 31st at Potter's Farm & NurseryThis Halloween's schedule includes The Ultra-Scary Show (complete with live actors, animatronics, and loud noises) and Family Hour (a tamer version of the haunted house, with no live actors or animatronics. Partial proceeds go to Critter Care Wildlife Society. Visit the website to gear up for your hair-raising adventure.   

Halloween at FlyOver Canada | October 11 – 31, 2018 
FlyOver Canada offers an incredible journey of discovery where guests travel from coast to coast, covering more than 6,000 km – all of this while never leaving Vancouver! Guests hang suspended, feet dangling, before a 20-metre spherical screen while our film whisks you away on an exhilarating 8-minute journey featuring breathtaking views of some of Canada's best sights. This Halloween join Broomelda at the Haunted Witches Academy before a spellbinding flight across Canada!

Two Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Weekends at Britannia Mine Museum | October 20 & 21, 27 & 28, 2018
It's the witching hour at Britannia Mine Museum this Halloween with two weekends full of Spoo-ook-tacular fun, family-friendly activities that will inspire families to learn together and discover the joy of science. Brave souls can whisk away into the eerie, dark mine tunnels on a special Halloween train ride for a bone-chilling, candle-lit story underground; catch a Strange Science Show featuring fiery jack-o-lanterns, strange witches brews, and hair-raising science experiments; touch and feel creepy crawlies that will be sure to make your spine tingle! Marvel at the underwater marine life of Howe Sound with specimens from Vancouver Aquarium and the Beaty Biodiversity Museum such as the juvenile wolf eel and a replica of a blue whale flipper skeleton. Wander into the Witch’s House of Illusion that will play wicked tricks in your mind, play games at the Village Fair, and don’t forget to take pictures at the photo booth for Instagram-worthy costume shots! Visit the website for full activity line-up, prices and more details.