Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival 2023

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The Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival (VHS) returns for a sixth year with an expanded platform and programming. You can enter to win passes to one of their weekend programs.

Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival - I Can't Go On
Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival – I Can’t Go On. Shorts Program. Produced in partnership with Crazy 8’s Film Society.

VHS will bring six feature length films and 41 short films from all over the world to Vancouver and Burnaby audiences, providing scares perfect for the Halloween season that can’t be found anywhere else. The lineup also includes Industry panels, filmmaker Q&As, screenplay competition, red carpet soirees and more. 

Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival 2023

  • When/Where: October 13-15, 2023 Downtown Vancouver
    • Scotiabank Theatre (900 Burrard)
  • When/Where: October 20-22, 2023 Burnaby
    • Cineplex Metropolis at Metrotown (4700 Kingsway)
  • Tickets: Book your tickets now, sorted by program/date

VHS: The Vancouver Edition
VHS is proud to be partnering with The City of Vancouver and Eastside Games to bring Vancouver the biggest and best festival yet. The Vancouver Edition will feature The VHS After Dark Mixtape – serving a collection of intense and scary films that “ain’t for the faint of heart.” Viewer discretion is strongly advised. Enjoy a 19+ red carpet event and devilishly delicious Diabolica wines and Twin Sails beer.

View the full program for each weekend and location online here.

VHS: The Burnaby Edition
VHS is partnering with The Burnaby Halloween Festival for VHS: The Burnaby Edition. The all-ages festival will take place as a part of Burnaby Halloween Festival. The Burnaby edition will offer fresh programming complete with three feature films and two shorts blocks, filmmaker Q&As as well as the VHS Talks Panel Series, sponsored by UBCP/Actra.

Even More at the VHS Roadshow

The Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival is hitting the road! In 2023, the hit Vancouver Festival is taking the show on the road with screenings at independent theaters in Terrace and Grand Forks.

VHS Terrace
VHS is partnering with Tillicum Twin Theatres in Terrace for the inaugural VHS RoadShow! Audiences can enjoy five feature films and 36 shorts from Canada and around the world.  Tickets are available for purchase only at the Tillicum Twin Theatres  box office.

VHS Grand Forks
Audiences can enjoy two short film programs, complete with 21 shorts from Canada and around the world.  Tickets are available for purchase at the GEM Theatre box office. $12 for single tickets, or $20 for a Full VHS Roadshow Grand Forks Festival Pass.

Win Passes

Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival (VHS) Passes

Founded in 2018, the The VHS is a registered charity with the mission to celebrate great cinematic storytelling in the horror genre. Follow the Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival on Facebook and Instagram for more information.

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  1. DebzWednesday, September 27th, 2023 — 12:37pm PDT

    For Burnaby please.

  2. AmilWednesday, September 27th, 2023 — 1:50pm PDT

    Looks fun!

  3. AmyWednesday, September 27th, 2023 — 6:31pm PDT

    Fingers crossed!

  4. Jason BWednesday, September 27th, 2023 — 10:36pm PDT


  5. CheukThursday, September 28th, 2023 — 10:27am PDT

    love scary movie

  6. Monique CThursday, September 28th, 2023 — 4:32pm PDT


  7. karen cThursday, September 28th, 2023 — 9:04pm PDT

    I’d love to go!

  8. Amber OlakThursday, September 28th, 2023 — 9:27pm PDT

    Thanks for the chance

  9. daneFriday, September 29th, 2023 — 8:16am PDT

    LOVE IT!

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