The Halloween season isn’t all about haunted houses and scary movies, although we can’t really get enough of those either, to be honest. Anything that brings you closer to the strange, the unusual, the taboo and the straight-up weird is perfect! These creepy and unusual places to go in B.C. are going to get you in the mood for Halloween.
There’s something on this list for everyone including the hard-core Halloween lovers and the squeamish! These places are guaranteed to give you the chills. When you’re tired of visiting pumpkin patches this fall and you want to do something totally out-of-the-box to set the tone for your best Halloween ever, this list is going to be your new best friend.
Here are six creepy and unusual places to go in B.C. before Halloween:
Price: Three courses for $42
Address: 2611 W. 4th Ave, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: Are you brave enough to dine in the dark? This mind-bending restaurant in Vancouver is the most unusual place to go for dinner and you have to try it at least once!
Vancouver Police Museum
Address: 240 E. Cordova Street, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: The Vancouver Police Museum is home to the city’s old morgue and it’s 100% creepy. Plus, you’ll learn all about the city’s sordid past.
This Monkey’s Gone To Heaven
Address: 2244 E. Hastings St., Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: This curiosity and taxidermy shop is equal parts creepy and cool. It’s the perfect place to pick up that something special for your home for Halloween.
Parkhurst Ghost Town
Address: Whistler, BC V0N 1B7, check out this website for details on how to find the hidden ghost town
Why You Need To Go: An abandoned town inside the woods not too far from Vancouver makes a great spooky outdoor adventure.
Beaty Biodiversity Museum
Address: Vancouver UBC Campus, 2212 Main Mall, Vancouver, BC
Why You Need To Go: The giant whale skeleton is impressive enough on its own, but wander through the labyrinthine museum’s many shelves and displays to see everything from fossils and feathered birds to stuffed deer and animal skeletons.
Address: 990-960, Trans-Canada Hwy, Nanaimo, BC
Why You Need To Go: This hike on Vancouver Island will take you to mystical prehistoric rock carvings that are as beautiful as they are eerie.