Halloween Horror in Spooky Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia

There’s nothing quite like Halloween, and Victoria has a frightening Halloween season to get you scared and screaming, with haunted houses, ghostly walks, and plenty of horror events to shock you into the Halloween spirit.


Wicked Victoria

Sunday, October 25th, 12-5pm
Join in to celebrate the Harvest Season and Halloween at this fun, festive and FREE pedestrian only family event. Government Street will be closed to motor vehicle traffic between Courtney Street and Yates Street and will be transformed into Boo Boulevard with frightfully fun family activities on every block!
Details: Greater Victoria Festival Society


Voices from the Past: Ghostly Walking Tours

The park around St. Ann’s Academy is open evenings for people to wander around and enjoy a romantic time. Or should that be a supernatural encounter? Tales are told from around the neighborhood about seeing nuns on the grounds during the very early mornings, but this academy has not been used as a habitat for decades.
St. Ann’s Academy, 835 Humboldt Street, Victoria
Times: 6:30pm and 8:30pm
Tickets: stanns.academy@gov.bc.ca or phone 250-953-8828
Website: www.stannsacademy.com


Victoria Masquerade Ball

Saturday, October 31st, 6:30pm to midnight
Join revelers of all ages at the Fairmont Empress for the party of the season! A night full of sensational entertainment, featuring live opera and dance performances, and exceptional live and silent auctions. Enjoy delectable hors d’oeuvres and festive cocktails while dancing the night away to a live band in the Crystal Ballroom. Proceeds from the Ball will support Pacific Opera Victoria’s Youth and Education Programs at the newly opened Baumann Centre.
Fairmont Empress Hotel, 721 Government Street, Victoria
Website: www.victoriaball.com



The Rocky Horror Show

October 22nd to Saturday, October 31st
In Richard O’Brien’s cult classic, presented by Rebel Knock Out Productions, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank N’ Furter, a seductive mad scientist. As their innocence is tested, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including creepy butler Riff Raff and rocking biker Eddie. Dr. Frank N’ Furter invites us up to his lab to unveil his beautiful creation: a muscular man named Rocky.
Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra Street, Victoria.
Tickets: www.ticketrocket.co


Atomic Vaudeville’s Halloween Cabaret (Polterskate)

October 29th to October 31st
Polterskate features Vampires, Sloth-clowns, and roller-skates! Scarier than Starlight Express, and funnier than the Texas Chainsaw massacre.
Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street, Victoria.
Tickets: www.ticketrocket.co
Website: www.AtomicVaudeville.com


Ghost Bus Tours: Victoria’s Original Spooky Bus Tour

Wednesday October 28th and Thursday October 29th at 7:30 pm
Explore Haunted Victoria and hear John Adams tell ghost stories of past and present Victoria, BC. Reservations required for all Ghost Bus Tours.
Oak Bay Marina Parking Lot, 1327 Beach Drive, Victoria
Tickets: www.ticketrocket.co
Website: www.discoverthepast.com



Forest Spooktacular

October 24th, 25th and 31st, 11am-2pm. Guided walks at 11:15am and 1:15pm
A CRD Parks program drop-in event for all ages. Dress in costume and win a prize.
Francis/King Regional Park. Meet at the Nature Centre off Munn Road, Victoria
Phone: 250-478-3344
Website: www.crd.bc.ca/parks


Treat or Treat on the Avenue

Saturday, October 31, 2015 – 2-5pm
Each Halloween, Oak Bay Village hosts a giant community Trick or Treat! Oak Bay Avenue merchants offer treats in stores from Foul Bay Road to Monterey Avenue. Participating merchants are identified by the pumpkin poster in their window.
Website: www.oakbay.ca


Pumpkin Art

Nightly until October 30th, 5-9pm and October 31st, 5-10pm
Pumpkin Art on the Avenue features hundreds of pumpkin carvings set up in themes featuring Canadian Idols, cartoon characters, prime ministers, presidents, TV shows, the Royal Family, the Beatles, sixties icons, CBC history and more!
Oak Bay Municipal Hall, 2167 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria.
Website: www.pumpkinart.ca


Halloween Horror in Spooky Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia


Evil Acres Haunted House

Nightly to October 30th, 6:30-11pm, and 6-10 pm on October 31st
Evil Acres Haunted House presents Slaughter House Extreme; The Final Cut, and The Darkness Maze; Phobia Edition.
Evil Acres Haunted Houses, 10375 Wilson Road, North Saanich, Victoria
Website: www.evilacres.com
Note: Not suitable for young children


Haunted Night Zipline Tours

Thursday, October 29, Friday, October 30, and Saturday, October 31
These tours are full of terror and fun! There are strange creatures running amok and spooky tales to be told. Ghosts, monsters and tall tales are all part of this very interactive experience, available only around Hallowe’en. You can take Haunted zip tour during the day for a less spooky experience. Space on our Haunted Night Zipline Tours is very limited, so book early!
Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours, 5128C Sooke Road, Sooke, Victoria
Website: www.adrenalinezip.com


Night Shift: Nightmare at the Museum

October 31st, 8pm to midnight
Join Royal BC Museum for an interactive evening inspired by all the things that go bump in the night. From the creepy-crawly to the downright terrifying, Nightmare at the Museum will show you a side of the Royal BC Museum you’ve never seen before. The museum comes alive with dancing, delicious drinks and bites, live local music, spooky ghost tours, haunted forests and diabolical decorations. This is a night you won’t soon forget … even if you want to.
Royal BC Museum, 675 Belleville Street, Victoria
Website: www.royalbcmuseum.bc.ca


Halloween Horror in Spooky Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia


Festival of Fear at Galey Farms

Nightly to October 31st, 6-10pm
Featuring the Corn Maze of Horror, Crazy Train, Madame Isabella’s, a Haunted House for kids, and the much, much scarier 6,000 square foot CarnEvil Haunted House for adults.
Galey Farms Corn Maze, 4150 Blenkinsop Road, Victoria
Website: www.galeyfarms.net


Pumpkinfest at Galey Farms

Weekends in October, 10am-4pm
Pumpkinfest is a great time for the whole family! Featuring live entertainment, face painting, kids games, hay rides, u-pick pumpkins, train rides, corn maze, playground, petting farm, children’s haunted house, fantastic seasonal displays and this year our new Cow Train!
Galey Farms Corn Maze, 4150 Blenkinsop Road, Victoria
Website: www.galeyfarms.net


Pumpkin Swim at Esquimalt Recreation Centre

October 31st, 1-3 pm
Are your children excited about Halloween? Get the fun started in the pool at this exciting annual tradition! Bring your whole family to this fun-filled Halloween event. Brave the family-friendly Halloween games and activities in the water and on the pool deck.
Esquimalt Recreation Centre, 527 Fraser Street, Esquimalt, Victoria
Admission: $11.50 per family, or free with Esquimalt Recreation Centre pass.
Website: Esquimalt Recreation Centre