{{Featured Post}} The Ghost Train at Stanley Park. Oct 9th – Nov 1, 2015 {Giveaway}

Sing with me…

It’s the most wonderful time…of the year!

Poe Pumpkin

Well at least for my family! We are obsessed with all things Hallowe’en, so whenever the seasonal attractions start opening, we quickly fill our calendar with spooky events to visit throughout the season. Ours kids get braver every year, so this year, we are headed to the Ghost Train at Stanley Park.

The Ghost Train at Stanley Park

This year’s theme is ‘Horror Classics’. You can be sure to see Dracula, Frankenstein and the Phantom of the Opera popping up throughout the ride.

The Ghost Train is open October 9th through November 1st, 2015, closed October 12th for Thanksgiving.

Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday 5:30-9:30pm

Friday to Sunday 5:30 – 10pm

Matinee Train

Friday to Sunday 11am – 5:30pm

Ticket Prices (Includes GST)

Adult (18 – 64 years) $11.00
Senior (65+ years) $8.00
Child/youth (3 – 17 years) $8.00
Children 2 years and under FREE
Matinee train $6.00

Click here to buy your tickets! 

The Ghost Train at Stanley Park
The 2nd annual Spooky Barn is open all operating hours. Enjoy this fun, indoor, haunted addition to our family friendly event.
Escape from the weather and have a Spooky good time for just $2 per person. Spooky Barn will be available for both matinee and evening show times.


We have a pass (admits 2) to the Ghost Train at Stanley Park for October 14th to giveaway to one lucky Raincity Parent reader! Enter via the Rafflecopter link below. Contest open to residents of the Greater Vancouver area only. Winner must be able to attend the Ghost Train on October 14th, 2015.

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All aboard for a spooky ride through Mother Goose’s Ghastly Garden! {Giveaway} #StanleyParkGhostTrain

Mother Goose's Ghastly Garden

The Stanley Park Ghost Train has fired up it’s engine again this Halloween with Mother Goose’s Ghastly Garden!

Take a trip through some of Mother Goose’s rhymes with a twist, where you’ll experience a collapsed bridge, a little girl terrorized by a spider and a hysterical mother living in a shoe.

You will travel over trestles and through tunnels as your venture through the two-kilometre winding forest.

There are theatrical performances nightly and other on-site activities. Pop into the Spooky Barn, go on a lantern-lit nature walk with the Stanley Park Ecological Society and visit the pumpkin patch. They will be having pumpkin carvings on October 14th and 21st and a costume contest on October 28th.

Running from October 10th to November 1st (closed October 13th for Thanksgiving), the train operates nightly with additional matinee rides Friday through Sunday.

On Friday – Sunday, a FREE trolley will be running every 20 minutes from 6-10pm from one of the five designated lots on the east side of Stanley Park to the Ghost Train.


Friday, Saturday, and Sunday matinees (11:00am – 5:00pm)
Matinee train rides include displays, but no live performances.

All ages $6.00

Children 2 and under FREE


Monday to Thursday evenings (5:30pm – 9:30pm)
Friday to Sunday evenings (5:00pm – 10:00pm)

Evening train rides include live performances and displays. The last train leaves 30 minutes before closing time.

Adult (18 – 64 years) $11.00

Child and youth (3 – 17 years) $7.00

Small child (2 years and under) FREE

Senior (65 years and over) $7.00

Admission fees include tax.



Raincity Parent has a 4pk of tickets to giveaway to one lucky reader! The tickets are valid for October 14, 15 or 16, 2014 only! The giveaway runs from October 11-13 and is open to residents of the Lower Mainland of Vancouver, BC and the Fraser Valley only. Enter via the Rafflecopter link below.

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