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All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

October 23rd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mountain View Cemetery, Vancouver’s only cemetery, is as old as the city itself. Made up of 106 acres along Fraser St between 21st Ave and 43rd Ave, it is home to several specialized tours and events throughout the year. Photo credit: John Allison on Flickr All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery The 10th annual Night […]

3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver

October 21st, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whether the night is dark and stormy or clear with an autumn breeze, these three seasonal walking tours will not only educate and entertain, they’re sure to give you goosebumps. 3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver SS Beaver Shipwreck off Stanley Park. 1935 – Archives item# LGN 500. Photographer: Bailey Bros. Host: Stanley Park History […]

3 Places to Watch Halloween Movies in Vancouver

October 16th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Dust dances in the beam of light streaming from the projector. Your hand trembles as it reaches for another piece of popcorn that may or may not make it to your mouth as you pause with fear. You start whispering to the characters on screen, warning them of the danger they are about to put […]

5 Haunted Houses To Visit This Halloween

October 15th, 2014 @ 3:54pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is not immune to haunted houses and ghostly tales, and at this time of year eerie amusements and attractions with the sole purpose of scaring your proverbial pants off pop up all around town. I found five that will get your blood pumping this season: Haunted Mansion at the PNE. Photo by Phillip P […]

Win Tickets to Evil Dead The Musical

October 15th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s not every day that a friend and I leave a musical, covered in stage blood, and singing along to an upbeat tune about a cabin in the woods. This jolly good time, complete with guts, gore, and entertaining musical numbers, was Evil Dead The Musical and it’s coming back to Vancouver this Halloween. Evil […]

SPES Saturday: Stanley Park’s Creatures of the Night

October 11th, 2014 @ 4:16pm by Guest Author

This post has been contributed by Don Enright, Volunteer and Past President with the Stanley Park Ecology Society (“SPES”). I have been following SPES since I moved into the West End almost a decade ago and I have been a member for two years. I wanted to offer the team an opportunity to share their […]

Things to do in Vancouver Thanksgiving Long Weekend

October 9th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

While the forecast for Thanksgiving long weekend in Vancouver isn’t looking very bright, the events and activities calendar is beaming with family fun. From spooky Halloween-themed attractions in Vancouver opening up to pumpkin patch visits or checking out the cranberry festival for some seasonal fun. Photo credit: Ann Badjura on Flickr Things to do in […]

Win Tickets to Fright Nights at Playland

October 6th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s scarier than an amusement park at night? How about one that’s purposely trying to spook you with terrifying rides, attractions, and mysterious creatures roaming the grounds? Fright Nights return to Playland October 10th to November 1st with a new haunted house added to its lineup of frightful features. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr […]