Vancouver is full of haunted houses in October leading up to Halloween in 2017. There are family-friendly spooky attractions, but also ultra scary ones too!
Haunted Houses in Vancouver
Vancouver and the Lower Mainland have numerous haunted attractions to choose from. Most are super freaky and not for the faint of heart. Others are suitable for the entire family, except maybe not for very young children and folk with nervous dispositions.
Click on any of the following locations for information on haunted attractions in each specific municipality, or scroll down for information on all the venues.
If you are looking for ghosts, ghouls, gore and spooky places, you’ll find all that at the following Lower Mainland Halloween haunted houses. See each venue’s official website for exact information.
Abbotsford Haunted Attraction
- Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze – Maan Farms has a haunted corn maze at 790 Mckenzie Road on October 19-22 and 25-31 from 7 to 10 pm (weather permitting). Cost is $20 plus tax (but extra with a Fast Pass or combo with their Flashlight Maze). The Haunted Corn Maze is for people who like fairly scary stuff. Maan Farms also has a regular non-scary corn maze though that’s open daily from 9 am to 6 pm. TIP: Wear tall rubber boots and check their website in case of cancellation due to overly rainy weather.
Anmore (Tri-Cities) Haunted Houses
- Anmore Manor – a haunted house at a private residential home at 1151 Robin Way in Anmore (close to Port Moody). It’s open on October 27-29 from 7 to 10 pm, on October 30 from 7 to 9:30 pm, and on October 31 from 6:30 until 9:30 pm. Admission is by donation of cash and food to the Share Society.
Burnaby Haunted Houses
- Burnaby’s Haunted Village – A family-friendly event costing $14 for older folk and $9 for children ages 2 to 12. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, live entertainment and free carousel rides. 2017 dates are October 27th to 30th from 6 to 9 pm.
Chilliwack Haunted Attraction
- Reapers – A haunted attraction that’s open from 7 pm on October 1, 6-8, 13-15, 17-22 and 24-31. The cost is $11 for the Reapers haunted attraction and $11 for the Maze of Terror, $20 for both attractions and $1 off with a non-perishable food donation for the local food bank. Located at 9423 Gibson Road, the attraction is not recommended for young children or people adversely affected by strobe lighting. TIP: Reaper’s hits capacity on many nights, especially on weekends and nights with good weather close to Halloween. Purchasing tickets online in advance is recommended.
Coquitlam Haunted House
- Coquitlam Halloween House – a haunted house at a residential home at 332 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Admission is by donation and funds raised benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. Wheelchair accessible and open from 6:30 to 9:30 pm from October 20th to 31st. It’s definitely not the Lower Mainland’s highest quality haunted house, but still pretty good and fun for people in the area.
Langley Haunted House
- Brinkworth Dungeon – Open nightly the last three or so weeks of October. Nights for the Squeamish run from 7 to 10 pm Monday to Thursday and 6 to 8 pm on Fridays and Saturdays. Trapped and Terrified Nights are on Fridays and Saturdays from 8 to 11 pm. Located at 22260 48th Avenue, the cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5-12, and free for kids 4 & under. Donations to the Langley Food Bank are encouraged. Open daily in 2017 from October 13th to 31st.
Mission Haunted Attractions
- Tribute to the Walking Dead – Halloween fun at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road occurs on weekends in the last half of October and is appropriate for fright-seekers ages 8 and older. All proceeds from the haunt go towards programs presented by the Mission Arts Council. In 2017 the attraction is open October 14-15, 20-22 and 27-31.
- Mission Nightmare Haunted House – a Halloween attraction at the Silverdale Community Hall at 8760 McLean Street. Open from 7 pm between October 20th to 30th (but closed on October 23th and 24th). The cost is $5 and partial proceeds benefit the Mission Food Bank and Christmas Bureau.
North Vancouver Haunted Attractions
- Belmont Haunted House – An amazing Halloween attraction at a large stone-walled residential home at 1006 Belmont Avenue near Edgemont Village. Open to the public from 2 to 9 pm from October 24th to 31st by donation benefiting Ronald McDonald House.
- The Haunt of Edgemont – A first-rate haunted house at a family’s house at 3414 Emerald Drive in North Vancouver. Also right near Edgemont Village, the place features movie-set-quality Halloween scenes in the garden, a couple of sheds, their basement and front yard. Admission is free, but donations for the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund are appreciated. Open to the public between Friday “October 13th” and Halloween night on the 31st from 6:30 to 9:30 pm on weekday evenings and from noon until 9:30 pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
- The Valley Haunt – Located at 1311 Appin Road, this family-designed haunted attraction takes place in a series of walk-through shipping containers. It runs from October 20 to 31 from 7 to 10 pm Monday to Friday and from 4 to 10 pm on Saturdays. Admission is by a minimum $5 donation with proceeds going to the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund. Not recommended for children under age 8.
- Dovercourt Crypt – yet another fabulous family-run North Shore haunted house that runs every year. Located at the corner of Dovercourt Road and Maginnis Avenue at 3637 Maginnis Avenue in Lynn Valley, it’s free and open to the public on October 29th and 30th from dusk until 9:30 pm. On Halloween night it runs from dusk until 9 o’clock and finishes with fireworks at 9:15.
Surrey Haunted Attractions
- Halloween Pumpkin Express – Child-friendly miniature train rides at Bear Creek Park in Surrey from 10 am until 4:30 pm from October 7th to 31st. Cost is $11. The Haunted Forest Scream Train is at the same place, costs about $1 more, runs from 6:30 to 10 pm from October 13th to 31st and includes additional frightening stuff.
- Potter’s House of Horrors – Two amazing haunted venues at 12530 72nd Avenue. One house is “Monstrosity” and the other “Devils Descent”.” Both are open for most of October. Regular admission is $14-$16 for adults and $10-$12 for children ages 12 and under depending on the day per house, or slightly less than double for both attractions. Speed passes that help you bypass the main queues are also available for close to twice the price, but worth it on weekends when the line ups can be up to around 90 minutes. Family hour is more appropriate for all ages and runs from 4 to 6:30 pm on specific days. The scarier stuff runs daily from 7 to 10 pm. This is one of the Lower Mainland’s best haunted houses and worth waiting in the long line-ups for. Highly recommended! Open in 2017 on October 6-8 and 10 to 31.
Vancouver Haunted Attractions
- Stanley Park Ghost Train – Family-friendly miniature train rides daily from October 13th to 31st. It’s not a haunted house, but it is haunted and good for children.
- Barclay Manor – a haunted house put on by the West End Community Centre Association. It takes place in a heritage home at 1447 Barclay Street in Vancouver’s West End on October 27 (from 7 to 9 pm) and October 28 (from 4:30 to 8:30 pm). Cost is $3 per person or $10 for a family of 4.
- Fright Nights – Multiple haunted house attractions and over 15 rides at the PNE’s Playland at 2901 East Hastings Street. Tickets range from about $25 to $45 for general admission at the gate depending on the date, or slightly cheaper if purchased online or at 7-11 stores. Admission with Rapid Pass costs between about $65 and $105 at the gate and gives you priority access in the lineups. Open the last three weeks of October most days except Mondays from 7 pm to between 11 pm and 1 am, depending on the date. 2017 dates are October 6-8, 13-15, 18-22 and 24-31. For a description of each of Playland’s 8 different haunted houses, click Fright Nights Haunted Houses Reviews.
For more ideas on things to do in October in the Lower Mainland, check out the following: