Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train 2018

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This year’s Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train theme is the Jack O’ Lantern’s journey through the Dark Forest. You’re invited to join Jack on his journey as his lantern casts a light on floating druids, a 12-foot monster, and creatures barely human.

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train

Explore the Haunted Maze/Little Monsters Maze, crafts and movies, exhibits by the Stanley Park Ecology Society, the pumpkin patch, and food vendors Insomniac’s Coffee, The Praguery, Kobachi Kart, Jack O’s Café & Canteen.

Opening Hours
The Ghost Train is open October 11 to 31, 2018.

Live theatrical performance train
The plaza will be undead with the spooky sights and sounds of Halloween. Evening rides include a full performance with actors in the plaza and during the train ride.

  • Monday to Thursday, 5:30pm to 9:30pm
  • Friday to Sunday, 5:30pm to 10:00pm

Note Ghost Train is a family-friendly event and they suggest parental guidance for children. For a less scary experience, try the daily

Little Monsters Matinée Train

  • Friday to Sunday: 11:00am to 5:00pm (last train at 5:00pm)
  • No spooky actors or live performances. Unlimited rides between 11am and 2:00pm


You must buy a ticket to ride the train. Your ticket is valid for one Ghost Train ride and other attractions in the plaza.

Several trains depart during each half-hour time slot. Line up at the start of your time slot for shorter waits. For example, if your time slot is 7:00pm to 7:30pm, arrive at 7:00pm and join the line for your time slot. You’ll board a train by 7:30pm.

BOO BOGO! Purchase a ticket for a time slot between 5:30pm to 9:30pm on October 15, 16, 22 or 23, and show it to train staff onsite. A second train ride of equal or lesser value will be provided, free of charge.

Book online in advance to save time and to avoid sold out rides.
Avoid the crowds and come out Monday to Thursday in the first two weeks.

The Ghost Train has on-site and overflow parking lots. All parking is free.

Charity Partner

When you visit Ghost Train, please give generously to this year’s partner charity, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Society. You can bring non-perishable food items for the food bank.

Follow the Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train #GhostTrainYVR on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

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