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Victoria Halloween Events

There may be fewer leaves on the trees, but there's no shortage of things to do on crisp autumn days and evenings in Victoria, B.C. The brilliant colours of fall hint at the vibrant Halloween activities on offer. Check what's happening this Halloween in Victoria.

Tickets for many of these Halloween and other events available at the Victoria Visitor Centre.

 

 

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Special Events

Night at the Savoy: Dinner Theatre

Dates: September 01, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Type: Special Events
Time: Various - see website
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
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A Night at the Savoy takes guests back to 1944 for a visit to the Savoy Ballroom and performance hall in New York City, celebrating the music and performers of the swing, show and big band era. The show features the musical sounds of Victoria's "Dock Side Drive" alongside radio personality Barry Bowman. Guests ... more

Halloween in Victoria

Dates: September 30, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Location: Victoria, BC
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As the oldest city in the Pacific Northwest, Victoria has a torrid history that comes to life during the month of October. The brilliant colours of fall hint at the wealth of vibrant Halloween-inspired activities on offer in British Columbia's most haunted city. WHAT'S ON! As you wander downtown, you notice curio... more

Mad Hatter's Tea Party at the London Tube Restaurant

Dates: October 01, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: The London Tube
Type: Special Events
Location: The London Tube
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There is always time for tea, particularly when it's a Mad Hatter's tea party. The London Tube Restaurant will be decked for Halloween and will offer a spooktacular menu featuring their famous Alice in Wonderland Tea. Tuck in to creepy eats including frightfully frosted cupcakes and big kid Halloween cocktails. Kids can ... more

Night at the Museum: Mammoths

Dates: October 01, 2016
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: 6:30pm-9:00am
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Suggested for youth ages 6-16. Youth must be accompanied by an adult. Please limit the number of adults to a maximum of two per family. During the week prior to the sleepover, you will receive an email with forms to sign and bring with you on the night of the sleepover. Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 AM, orientation begins... more

Victoria Ghostly Walks

Dates: October 14, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Market Square
Type: Special Events
Time: Hourly between 6:30 & 9:30pm
Location: Market Square
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Discover Victoria's goriest stories and find the city's scariest spots with Ghostly Walks. Your ghoulish guide will take you on a walk through Chinatown, Market Scare, the Inner Harbour and Bastion Square telling ghastly tales from Victoria's notorious gold rush featuring a beheading, a Jack the Ripper-style killing, a... more

The Annual Zombie Walk

Dates: October 15, 2016
Type: Special Events
Time: 5pm
Location: Downtown Victoria
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Arkenham Abbey: Psychological Horror Comedy at Craigdarroch Castle

Dates: October 19, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Craigdarroch Castle Historic House Museum
Type: Special Events
Location: Craigdarroch Castle Historic House Museum
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In the Post-Edwardian era, before the outbreak of the First World War and the Spanish flu, a Suffolk country estate turned sanatorium for the unethically psychotic has had an outbreak of a different kind. Now the inmates have taken over the asylum and the Feast of Fools is about to begin. Welcome to ARKENHAM ABBEY. A... more

Pumpkin Express at Heritage Acres

Dates: October 21, 2016 to October 23, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Heritage Acres
Type: Special Events
Time: 4:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Heritage Acres
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This event was run for the first time last year by VIME and was an overwhelming success. This year SHAS will also participate and will help to make this event one of our biggest events of the year. There will be a ton of creepy things for the younger crowd that aren't too scary. Pumpkin carving, face painting, and lots... more

Gruesome Tales of Bastion Square

Date Range: October 22, 2016
Upcoming Dates: October 22, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday
Type: Special Events
Time: Saturdays at 2:00 pm; Sundays at 10:30 am
Location: In front of 26 Bastion Square (Burnes House)
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This is not a ghost tour, but true stories about the public hangings and other ghastly events that took place in and around Bastion Square, one of Victoria's heritage landmarks. Tours take place on Saturdays Oct. 22 and 29 at 2:00 pm and Sundays October 23 and 30 at 10:30 am. No reservations needed, Tours take place rain... more

Tea Leaf Reading 101 at Silk Road

Dates: October 22, 2016
Venue: Silk Road Tea
Type: Special Events
Time: 10:15am - 12pm
Location: Silk Road Tea
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Learn about the ancient practice of tea leaf reading with this fun, introductory session that teaches you the basics of tea leaf reading. The custom of reading tea leaves is an ancient practice that originated in China, which is also the home of the world's oldest tea tradition. According to legends, tea leaf reading b... more

Pumpkin Pursuit: Halloween in Downtown Victoria

Dates: October 24, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Time: All day
Location: Downtown Victoria
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Pick up your map and explore Downtown Victoria's businesses and search for your favourite Jack-o-Lantern in the Pumpkin Pursuit. Vote for your favourite and you will be entered for a chance to win 2 Harbour Air flights. The Pumpkin Pursuit map will highlight Downtown Trick or Treat locations as well as Downtown's spookt... more

Ghost Bus Tours

Date Range: October 26, 2016 to October 27, 2016
Upcoming Dates: October 26, 2016 , October 27, 2016
Recurrence Recurring weekly on Wednesday, Thursday
Venue: Oak Bay Marina
Type: Special Events
Time: Starting: 7:00 PM
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Ghost Bus Tours have been one of Victoria's popular Halloween events since 1994. These two-hour tours in the comfort of a charter coach are devised and narrated by John Adams for the Old Cemeteries Society. They head through some of the city's most haunted places away from the downtown core. The route is different each... more

Pumpkin Art on Oak Bay Avenue

Dates: October 27, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: Special Events
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
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This fall Oak Bay Avenue will be transformed into a sea of orange. From the streetlights to the shop windows, pumpkins will take over this quaint village during the Halloween season. The star of the show will be Pumpkin Art on the Avenue from October 27 to 31, which features hundreds of pumpkin carvings set up in theme... more

Movie Under the Maltworks: Shaun of the Dead at the Phillips Backyard

Dates: October 28, 2016
Venue: Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
Type: Special Events
Time: Doors at 6pm, Film at 7pm
Location: Phillips Brewing & Malting Company
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Worried about all the Halloween craziness? The Victoria Film Festival wants you to grab your zombie costume, go to Phillips Brewing & Malting Co., have a nice cold pint, and wait for all of this to blow over. On Friday, October 28th join us in the Phillips Backyard for the rom zom com Shaun of the Dead. $20 ticket... more

October Murder Mystery Dinner

Dates: October 28, 2016 to October 29, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
Type: Special Events
Time: 6pm
Location: Oak Bay Beach Hotel
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Dates: October 28th and October 29th Tickets : $94.00 plus tax OR Book our Overnight Theatre package Ticket includes a welcome cocktail, three course platted dinner, and a night of mystery Timeline: 6:00PM - Cocktail Reception 6:45PM - Doors Open 7:00PM - Dinner is Served 8:00PM - Who killed Mike Fraser... more

Night Shift: Haunted Hollywood

Dates: October 29, 2016
Venue: Royal BC Museum
Type: Special Events
Time: 8pm-12am
Location: Royal BC Museum
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Ages 19+ (ID Required) We’re going Hollywood this Halloween for our annual adult-only after hours party. Wander the galleries themed to different horror films, get down to live music and enjoy diabolical drinks and food. Don’t be left in the dark, purchase your tickets now! Last year’s... more

14th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving

Dates: October 30, 2016
Type: Special Events
Location: Saxe Point

Dive into Halloween by taking part in the 14th Annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving event hosted in the depths of Saxe Point on October 30. Divers from near and far come to challenge their carving skills while raising money for ARC, Animal Rehab Centre. If you don't dive, join in on the fun on land where there will be food,... more

Haunted Whale and Wildlife Tour

Dates: October 30, 2016
Venue: Fisherman's Wharf
Type: Special Events
Time: 10am & 2pm
Location: Fisherman's Wharf
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Departing from Fisherman's Wharf at 10:00 am and 2:00 pm   3 hour tour on 4 Ever Wild hybrid catamaran with seating inside and outside Children 12 and under ride FREE when accompanied by an adult (Max 1 child per adult - some exceptions may apply)  Children must be in costume, adults costumes a... more

Oak Bay Avenue Trick Or Treating

Dates: October 31, 2016
Type: Special Events
Time: 2pm-5pm
Location: Oak Bay Avenue
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This fall Oak Bay Avenue will be transformed into a sea of orange. From the streetlights to the shop windows, pumpkins will take over this quaint village during the Halloween season. The star of the show will be Pumpkin Art on the Avenue from October 27 to 31, which features hundreds of pumpkin carvings set up in theme... more

Sidney Treat Street!

Dates: October 31, 2016
Type: Special Events
Time: 4pm - 6:30pm
Location: Downtown Sidney
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Downtown Sidney businesses invite little ghosts, goblins and princesses to enjoy a family friendly trick or treat event. Locate the various "treat stations" on street corners all around Sidney including some business stops. Don't miss the dog costume contest from 4pm to 6pm at Beacon Park sponsored by Sidney Pe... more

On-Going Events

Ghostly Walks - Walking Tours

Dates: September 13, 2016 to October 13, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Tourism Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 7:30pm every night, plus 7:30 and 9:30pm on Friday and Saturday
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Ghostly Walks take place all year. Get into the Halloween spirit with one of our famous tours during September and early October before our major Halloween season begins on October 14. Tours take place every night, rain or shine. No reservations are needed. Note the starting location and times change on Friday October 14... more

Horror Escape - 45 Minute Escape Room Challenge

Dates: StartedSeptember 22, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Horror Escape Victoria
Type: On-Going Events
Time: Open 7 days a week - Check website for hours.
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YOU'LL WORK TOGETHER IN OUR DETAILED SETS, FINDING CLUES, SOLVING PUZZLES AND UNLOCKING YOUR WAY INTO MULTIPLE ROOMS! ON SELECT NIGHTS WE OFFER A SCARE ACTOR, NOT ONLY WILL YOU BE FOLLOWING THE NARRATIVE AND SOLVING YOUR WAY OUT TO ESCAPE, YOU'LL HAVE SOMEONE TO ESCAPE FROM! more

Monsters Haunted House - Fear on the Pier

Dates: October 13, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 6:30pm - 11pm
Location: Ogden Point
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Victoria's #1 'Big Kids' Haunted House! Formerly known as Evil Acres, we've got a new name and a NEW location. Bring a non-perishable food item, and we'll take $1 off your admission. more

Haunted Zipline Tours

Dates: October 28, 2016 to October 31, 2016
Recurrence Recurring daily
Venue: Adrena LINE Zipline Adventure Tours
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, & 8:00
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Haunted Night Zipline 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 a part of this very interactive experience, available only around Hallowe’en. (You can take Haunted zip tour during the day for a less spooky experien... more

Free Community Pumpkin Carving

Dates: October 30, 2016
Type: On-Going Events
Time: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Location: Sands Victoria
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Join us for the 5th annual Sands Victoria Community Pumpkin Carving event. This year there will be face painting, free pumpkins and everything you need to carve and decorate your pumpkin, hotdogs and Halloween treats! more

 

 

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