Thanksgiving is officially over! Time to start planning your Halloween costume… If you’re looking to get a little scared this Halloween season, there certainly is no shortage of haunted houses in Vancouver for 2016 to get your heart rate racing faster than that moment when you check your bank account balance.
For a little scream therapy this year, check out one (or all!) of the haunted houses in Vancouver for 2016 as listed below:
The ultimate collection of haunted houses in one convenient location, Fright Nights at Playland is always a go-to place for pre-Halloween festivities in Vancouver. This year, Fright Nights has 7 haunted houses, 15 rides, performers, and professional scarers walking around the park hoping to make your nightmares come true.
Location: Playland (2901 East Hastings Street)
Dates: Open until Monday, October 31 on weekends and select days.
Price: $29 – $36 online and $32 – $39 at the gate (price varies by popularity of date)
Scare factor: The variety of haunted houses is great and will scare most people, but the roving scary performers are most memorable in terms of nightmares.
Potter’s House of Horrors
This Surrey-based haunted house is known for having some of the creepiest and thrilling scares in Vancouver. This is the kind of place that really gets a kick out of giving you a huge scare. If you can’t bring yourself to walk through either haunted house, you can always add your name to the “Chickened Out” list that sits outside the entrance.
Location: 12530 72nd avenue, Surrey BC
Dates: Open until October 31 with family hour from 4-6:30pm and regular ultra scary show from 7-10pm
Price: $14 – 16 for one house, $25 – $30 for two (price varies by popularity of date)
Scare factor: Thought you could handle a haunted house? Guess again, friends.
Reaper’s Haunted House in Chilliwack
This Halloween-themed attraction that “rivals scare houses at Disneyland and other major attractions” is worth the drive out to the country. Thought mazes were scary enough as it is? How about entering a MAZE OF TERROR? Or, you can just check out the haunted house with new scares and themes each weekend including zombies & killer clowns.
Location: 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack
Dates: Open until October 31 from 7pm – 10pm
Price: Reapers $11, Maze $12, combo $20
Scare factor: The maze of terror may have you lying on the ground, curled in a ball, crying for mommy.
The Valley Haunt in North Vancouver
For 15 years, this haunted house has grown from neighbourhood haunt to one of the must-see haunts in the Vancouver area. For 2016, this haunted house will be taking place in walk-through shipping containers… Making for a bigger, better, and scarier valley haunt! Proceeds go to the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
Location: 1311 Appin Rd. , North Vancouver, BC,
Dates: From October 15 – October 31 from 7 to 10pm (Monday-Friday), and 4 – 10pm (Saturday)
Price: Free, but you’re encouraged to give a donation
Scare factor: Just try and contain your screams…
This year Vancouver will be missing Ghost Ridge in maple Ridge, Fearmongers in Vancouver, and the Chinatown Haunted House in Dr. Sun Yat Sen gardens. Come back, we need more scary stuff in Vancouver!