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A Howling Halloween: Victoria's complete guide to haunted houses, corn mazes and more!
A Howling Halloween: Victoria's complete guide to haunted houses, corn mazes and more!
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Citified.ca and VibrantVictoria have compiled the most complete haunted house, corn maze, ghoulish tours and escape room listings to help you get your Halloween spook on!

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Haunted Houses

Carnevil Haunted House - Saanich
This 6,000 square foot show of horrors is a mainstay of Galey Farm’s Festival of Fear Halloween festivities, and this year it includes new features plus three “chicken” exits in the event things get a little …uncomfortable.

Galey Farms, 4150 Blenkinsop Road
October 13-31 | Mon-Sun: 6PM - 10PM
13+
$12
GaleyFarms.net

Evil Acres - North Saanich
Evil Acres is now Monsters Haunted House - Fear on the Pier and is no longer located in North Saanich. The best thing is, no more muddy fields! See the entry for Monsters House (below) for more information.

Haunted House - Saanich
Galey Farms has a haunted house setup specifically for children. It’s not quite as terror inducing as the Carnevil Haunted House, but it’ll spook the kids!

Galey Farms, 4150 Blenkinsop Road
October 13-31 | Mon-Sun: 6PM - 10PM
all ages
$8 for 12 and under
GaleyFarms.net

NEW Heritage Haunted House - Saanich
A heck of a creepy haunted house setup in support of the Help Fill a Dream Foundation. Small kids and large cowards can collect their candy at the door. The brave will step inside.

3808 Heritage Lane
October 31: 5:30 - 9:30PM
7+; children should be accompanied by an adult
by donation
Info

Monsters House - Fear on the Pier - Victoria
James Bay’s Ogden Point is transformed into a haunted house full of real actors who’ll appear just when you least expect it. Formerly known as Evil Acres (which was situated in a warehouse in North Saanich), Monsters Haunted House is hands down the creepiest, bone-tingling Halloween experience on the south Island.

203 Dallas Road Farms
October 13-31 | Mon-Thurs: 6:30PM - 11PM | Fri-Sun: 6PM - 11:30PM
8+; children under 13 should be accompanied by an adult
$13
MonstersHauntedHouse.com

Pumpkin Express at Heritage Acres - Central Saanich
Geared towards the younger crowd, Pumpkin Express at Heritage Acres includes pumpkin carving, a haunted house, face painting and other activities for children.

7321 Lochside Drive
October 21 4:30PM - 8:30PM
all ages
$7 per carload
HeritageAcresbc.ca

Quadra Village Carnival and Creep-house - Victoria
This by donation event features carnival games for kids, a witches lair (oooh!), even a zombie shooting gallery. This will definitely put kids in the Halloween mood.

901 Kings Road
October 28 6PM - 9PM
all ages
by donation
No external link

Corn Mazes

Cornfield of Horror - Saanich
This fully animated corn maze at Galey Farms Festival of Fear includes a Haunted Mansion, Pirates Island, the Addams Graveyard and a whole slew of other displays.

Galey Farms, 4150 Blenkinsop Road
October 13-31 | Mon-Sun: 6PM - 10PM
all ages
$12 for adult entry includes one Galey Farms attraction. $6 for additional attractions. $8 for kids, plus $5 for additional attractions
GaleyFarms.net

Vancouver Island Corn Maze - North Saanich
This is the largest corn maze on Vancouver Island and a perfect Halloween event for the whole family. Things tend to get a little creepy after dark, though.

9537 West Saanich Road
Thurs-Sun 1PM - 9PM
all ages
$10 for adults; $5 for kids
VICornMaze.com

Tours

Ghost Bus Tours - Oak Bay departure
Two-hour tours in a comfortable chartered coach will whisk you away to Victoria’s haunted hotspots outside of the downtown core. Tours are narrated by John Adams of Victoria’s Old Cemeteries Society.

Oak Bay Marina, 1327 Beach Drive
October 22, 28, 29, 30, and 31 | 7PM departure
all ages
$38
TicketRocket.co

Gruesome Tales of Bastion Square - Victoria
This walking tour takes you through the streets of old town where you’ll learn about the people, the places and the gruesome acts that brought about Victoria's checkered past.

Bastion Square
Saturdays October 22, 29: 2PM | Sundays October 23, 30: 10:30AM
all ages
$15 for adults; $13 for sudents and seniors
Tickets available from tour guide 15 minutes prior to start time

Victoria Ghostly Walks - Victoria
A Halloween haunted house just not doing it for you? Check out some real haunted places with Victoria Ghostly Walks. The walking tour takes you through the streets of old town bringing the past to life with real stories of an eerily haunted part of the city.

Victoria Info Centre until October 13; Market Square Gates October 14-31
Nightly at 6:30PM, 7:30PM, 8:30PM and 9:30PM
all ages
$15 for adults; $8 for children
Tickets available from tour guide 15 minutes prior to start time

Escape Rooms

Epic Escape - Victoria
Not quite Halloween themed, but the Epic Escape “from New York City” sets you up in an apartment from which you have to escape before time runs outs. It’s exciting and a little nerve-wrecking, and definitely a fitting challenge in the run-up to Halloween.

19 Bastion Square
Wed-Sun: bookings available at an 11AM - 7PM start time
all ages
$120 for one hour
EpicEscapeVictoria.ca

Horror Escape - Victoria
Ok, this is more like it. Here’s your chance to solve a mystery and escape from one of several horror rooms before time runs out and very bad things happen. The sets are elaborate, and the thrill is real. Will you figure it out?

523 Broughton Street
Mon-Thurs: 3PM - 10PM | Fri-Sat: 1PM - 11PM | Sun: 1PM - 9PM
all ages
$25 for regular admission; $20 for students
HorrorEscape.com

Victoria Escape Games - Victoria
These rooms aren’t billed as scary and are more like The DaVinci Code than Saw, but hey, you can pretend.

203-531 Yates Street
by appointment only
all ages
$25 for shared rooms; $125 for groups or private rooms
VictoriaEscapeGames.com

Misc. Events
Not quite haunted houses, not tours or corn mazes, but Halloween events you may be interested in.

Please note that some ticketed events below may sell out. Events already sold out as of the publication date of this list have not been included below.

Adult events
- Arkenham Abbey at Craigdarroch Castle - October 19-31, 8PM
- Atomic Vaudeville: Make Halloween Great Again | October 21-22, 28-31 8PM
- Creepy Crawl | October 29, 6PM - 11PM
- Dinner Show: Who Killed Mike Fraser? A Murder Myster | October 28, 6PM - 10PM
- Ghouls Gone Wild: Cheesecake Burlesque Review | October 28-29, 7:30PM - 11:30PM
- Halloween at the Mansion 2 | October 29, 8PM - 1AM
- Halloween Burlesque | October 22, 8:30PM at Logan's Pub
- Halloween Disco Party at Northern Quarter | October 29, 9PM - 1AM
- Movie Under the Maltworks: Shaun of the Dead at Phillips Brewery | October 28, 7PM
- Nightmare Alley at the Sunset Room (all ages) | October 29, 6PM - 9PM
- Psychic Ghost Walk - Ross Bay Cemetary | October 23, 2PM - 3PM
- Rocky Horror Show: Live! | October 19-23, 26-27, 28-29 at Metro Studio
- Tatoo Zoo Halloween Fundraiser | October 31, 11AM - 6PM
- Underwater Pumpkin Carving | October 30, 10AM - 1PM
- William Head on Stage presents Sleeping Giants | October 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 27-29, November 3-5 at 7:15PM
- Zombie Walk | October 15, 5PM starting at Centennial Square

Kids events
- Madhatter's Tea Party at London Tube Restaurant | Daily through October 31st
- Metchosin Halloween | October 31, 6PM - 9PM
Nightmare Alley at the Sunset Room (all ages) | October 29, 6PM - 9PM
- Pumpkin Art on the Avenue | October 27-30, 5PM - 9PM; October 31, 5PM - 10PM
- Pumpkin Pursuit | October 24-31 throughout downtown Victoria
- Pumpkin Swim | October 23, 1PM - 3PM
- Sidney Street Treat | October 31, 4PM - 6:30PM
Wicked Victoria | October 30th, 12PM - 5PM on Government Street
- Zombie Zoo Halloween Pubilc Skate | 2:30PM - 4PM at Archie Browning Ctr.

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