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2022 Halloween Events in Victoria

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Ready for another year of tricks and treats in Victoria? Check out local activities, ghost tours, haunted houses, mazes, dances, and other events taking place during the season of the pumpkin.

Spooky Fall Scavenger Hunt

Where: Online
When: Any date
Cost: Free
Website: GVPL

GVPL’s scavenger hunts are a fun, screen-free activity that you can enjoy in your home or neighbourhood. You can start your adventure anytime and anywhere with scavenger hunts for children, teens and adults. After you find the items on the list, explore the library’s collection with recommendations from our librarians.

Ghostly Walks - Halloween Tour

Where: The archway entrance to Market Square
When: Various dates
Cost: $21 adults, $11 Children (6-11), $16 Seniors and Students
Website: Discover the Past

On our annual Halloween tour, we make sure to tell many of our favourite gruesome tales but we also include new and previously untold stories. Though we always start our Halloween Ghostly Walks from Market Square, the route is different every year. Whether you are new to ghost stories or have been on our tours before, our special Halloween route has something for everyone. Some of the highlights from previous years include: the ghost of the star-crossed Chinese lover, the ghost in the Broad Street bordello, a famous doppelgänger, the mysterious ghost in Trounce Alley, hauntings in Helmcken Alley and classic tales from Bastion Square, the story of the ghost of Belle Adams who slit her boyfriend’s throat, a Jack-the Ripper-style murder and more.

Horror Escape Victoria

Where: 523 Broughton Street
When: Various dates
Cost: $25 per player
Website: Escape Room 

You have 45 minutes to uncover a mystery in our detailed escape room sets, finding clues, solving puzzles, triggering high tech props and unlocking your way into multiple rooms! We offer 3 thrilling escape rooms at Horror Escape and we launch a new room every year.


Where: Craigdarroch Castle
When: Various dates in October
Cost: $32.79
Website: Book

Actor Jason Stevens, is set to bring back Mary Shelley’s horror story in the Castle’s dance hall. Join us for a one-man version of Frankenstein set to haunt Craigdarroch Castle on Saturday nights this October. This event ticket does not include a tour of the Castle.


Where: Galey Farms, 4150 Blenkinsop Road
When: Various Dates in October
Cost: $15 - $21
Website: Galey Farms 

All tickets include a train ride. Hop aboard and enjoy the 1.8km of track around the perimeter of our crop-producing fields and along Blenkinsop Creek. You will go past our pumpkin patch and thru our spooktacular displays decorated for Halloween. After your train ride you will enter our two-hectare corn maze which winds you thru our sphink, graveyard, pirates island, dino town, a ghost town and our family-friendly haunted house.  You are then invited to our pumpkin patch, you can either take a leisurely stroll or you’re welcome to ride on one of our haywagons upon availability to get there.

We cannot accommodate walk-ins, all tickets must be purchased online.

Festival of Fear

Where: Galey Farms, 4150 Blenkinsop Road
When: Various Dates in October
Cost: $15 - $21
Website: Galey Farms

All tickets include a train ride and the Cornmaze. Hop aboard and enjoy the train. You will go through our spooktacular displays decorated for Halloween. Entrance to our two hector corn maze and through the Ghost town and family-friendly haunted house. A family tradition for all ages.

Apple Fest

Where: Ross Bay Villa Historic House Museum
When: October 8, 10am – 2pm
Website: Ross Bay Villa 

Enjoy home-baked apple treats and tea under the branches of our heritage apple trees. Stop by our weekly Gift Shop in the Garden and take away a few treasures and a taste of the past. From cakes, pies, and other apple treats, to books, clothing, and our own tea blend…there will be something for everyone!

Halloween Market

Where: Fernwood Community Centre
When: October 15. 11am – 4pm
Website: Facebook

The spookiest market of the season! Come by and see the vendors and their amazing wares! There will be items from the spooky to the sweet available. Admission by donation to the Victoria  Therapeutic Riding Association.

Fresh to Death

Where: Esquimalt Gorge Park Pavilion
When: October 16, 3-6pm
Cost: From $35
Website: Victoria Beer Society

Victoria’s Harvest Celebration of Fresh Hop Fermentations. As any fan of craft beer knows, with the arrival of fall comes the annual harvest of the mighty hop. Many BC craft breweries celebrate this time of the season by brewing beers with hops that are as fresh as it gets. Join us in celebrating the annual hop harvest and BC Craft Beer Month with 20 fresh hop beers from some of BC’s best craft breweries!

Heritage Acres Halloween Express

Where: 7321 Lochside Drive
When: October 21-23, 4 – 6pm
Website: Heritage Acres

Come to Heritage Acres for a scary time! VIME will be running the trains. Located at Heritage acres, Vancouver Island Model Engineers operate a miniature railway where the public can enjoy a ride on one of their model trains.

Murder Mystery Event

Where: Cook Street Village Activity Centre
When: October 21, 12pm
Cost: $15
Website: Tourism Victoria 

Back by popular demand. It’s that time of the year to see how well you can do with our latest “who done it”. Are you smarter than the detective? Come and find out as we try to solve this year’s murder!

Creep, Crawl and Slither

Where: Online, Royal BC Museum
When: October 28, 9am
Cost: Free
Website: RBCM 

Some kinds of arthropods have wings and antennae. The quantity and types of these body parts, and how they are arranged, tell you if an animal is an insect, spider, millipede, or centipede. There are reptiles that also can fly, but they don’t have wings. How many reptiles do you know from British Columbia? Join curator of vertebrate zoology Dr. Gavin Hanke, curator of entomology, Dr. Joel Gibson and learning program developer Chris O’Connor, as they lead you through this program about animals that creep, crawl, and slither. We will Investigate arthropod and reptile bodies and get creative by building a critter. Participants will need pencil and paper.

Metchosin Halloween Extravaganza

Where: Metchosin Community Hall
When: October 29, 7:30pm
Cost: $20
Website: Eventbrite

Who wants to party? Metchosin Hall is lighting it up with a Halloween Party and Light Show! With DJ Anger headlining, and a soon to be released band to open up, it is going to be a wild night of music, dancing, costumes, contests, drinks and food. The best of all, this is a fundraiser for your local Metchosin Pre-School Co-op, who need to raise funds for essential building repair! Come out! Party! Have fun! Help the community!

Music That Goes Bump In The Night

Where: Royal Theatre
When: October 29, 7:30pm, October 30, 2:30pm
Cost: From $29
Website: RMTS

A symphonic ‘spooktacular’ brings frights and delights with some of the most chilling compositions from the concert hall and silver screen. From Saint-Saëns’ eerie Danse macabre to John Williams’ heart-racing Jaws score, music has the remarkable power to evoke some of our most primal emotions. In this Hallowe’en celebration, we share works that are guaranteed to set your pulse pounding and send chills down your spine.

Festival of the Dead: Phantom of the Opera

Where: Christ Church Cathedral
When: October 29, 7:30-9pm
Cost: $25
Website: Tickets

The Festival of the Dead opens with a screening of the 1925 silent film The Phantom of the Opera. Directed by Rupert Julian and starring Lon Chaney, the film is an early classic of the horror genre. The internationally acclaimed organ virtuoso David Briggs, currently the Artist in Residence for New York City’s Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, will provide a live, improvised accompaniment on Christ Church Cathedral’s magnificent Wolff organ. A performance not to be missed!

Halloween on the Farm

Where: Ponies and Pipsqueaks, 6044 Oldfield Road
When: October 29-30
Cost: $ 39.50/child (pony ride included) AND $13/adult
Website: Ponies and Pipsqueaks 

Show off your Halloween costume and join us for fun on the farm with Roddy the Pumpkin Elf! We will start with a ghost hunt in the barn, followed by a visit with Roddy the Pumpkin Elf to tell you the tale of Halloweens past. We top off your visit with a craft, castle playtime, pony grooming and of course, a pony ride!

Disco Tots - Little Monster's Ball

Where: Juan de Fuca Senior Citizens Association
When: October 29, 1:30 – 4:30pm
Cost: Adult $22.23, Child $12.69
Website: Book now 

Glow sticks, dance music, friends and family, what could be better? Get out in your favorite costume and shake a leg to classic Halloween songs with everyone. Held at the Seniors Center at Juan De Fuca rec center this event is guaranteed to be a fun family friendly event. With soft play areas for the non walkers, carefully chosen music levels, glow sticks and a family friendly environment. Come on out and have a blast!

Nosferatu Live at Cinecenta!

Where: Cinecenta
When: October 30, 4pm or 7pm
Cost: $10 for students and advance, $15 at the door
Website:  Cinecenta

Join us at Cinecenta for a special Halloween screening of two silent films: Buster Keaton's satirically spooky short The Haunted House (1921) and a beautiful HD colour- tinted restoration of Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror (1922). Featuring live piano accompaniment from musician and University of Victoria Music professor Bruce Vogt. This new colour restoration of Nosferatu, accompanied by an eclectic and dynamic interpretive soundtrack, will allow you to experience this 100 year-old horror masterpiece like never before!

Annual Ghost Tour

Where: Ross Bay Cemetery (begins at 1516 Fairfield Rd.)
When: October 30, 2pm
Cost: $5
Website: Old Cemeteries Society 

One of the OCS’s most popular annual tours is based on ghost stories linked to people buried at RBC. On some of the graves the occupants might even seem to come to life and tell their tales. Extra guides will be on hand for large numbers.

Halloween Murder Mystery Party

Where: Board with Friends Cafe
When: October 31, 6 – 9:30pm
Cost: $30
Website: Book tickets

It is Halloween night and a murder has happened!! Can you solve the mystery!? Find Clues, Solve the connections, and Catch the Murderer! 19+ Event. Each ticket will be a character within the murder mystery. Each character will need their own contact info so we can keep information secret. 24hrs before the event you will be e-mailed more in-depth knowledge of who you know, why you are at the event, and more about your character.


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