Whistler's Haunted Halloween Secrets
Posted: Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Are you ready to have a spooktacular Whistler vacation? There are all kinds of Halloween events and parties taking place around town that you definitely won't want to miss.
Halloween at Tapley's Farm
What: Celebrating their 30th anniversary, Halloween at Tapley's Farm returns this year. The event promises to be a magical atmosphere for children to enjoy, show off their costumes, and go trick-or-treating before watching a special fireworks display courtesy of Nesters Market and presented by the Whistler Fire Department. Prizes will be awarded for the top three decorated houses and costumes!
Where: Tapley's Farm at 1000 Easy Street in Nesters (Free "Park and Spook" Shuttle available from Marketplace between 5 - 9 PM) followed by fireworks at Myrtle Philip Lower Playing Field
When: October 31st from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM (Fireworks start @ 7:30 PM)
Price: By donation
The Whistler Haunted House
What: Dare you venture into the Haunted Hawthorne Manor in Brio? Get the living daylights scared out of you while you make your way through the eerily decorated rooms and hallways. Be sure to keep your eyes out for someone (or something) hiding around every corner ready to make you scream!
Where: 3145 Hawthorne Place in Brio
When: Tonight is the LAST night to journey through the haunted house... The less spooky version for kids runs from 5 PM - 7 PM and then it's full scare mode from 7:30 PM until 10 PM.
Price: By donation
Heavy Hitting Horrorfest
What: Unfortunately, if you haven't gotten your tickets yet you might be out of luck for this incredibly popular Halloween event. Returning after a one year hiatus, the B-Grade Horrorfest sold out all 1100 seats in the first week! Luckily, you can still win tickets from the Horrorfest's Facebook Page. If you do score one, you'll be in for a real treat. Featuring about 20 film submissions from as far as Spain, Mexico, L.A., and Brazil, hang on to a friend as you watch these terrifying amateur productions.
Where: The Fairmont Chateau Whistler - MacDonald Ballroom
When: October 30th - Red Carpet & Cocktails @ 6 PM, Showtime @ 7:30 PM, Awards Party @ 10:30 PM
Price: $50 (Sold Out)
Halloween Costume Parties
What: There are a number of Halloween parties taking place at many of Whistler's most popular nightclubs. Check out the Monster Mash-Up Halloween Party at Moe Joe's, Monster Massive Zombie Walk and Afterparty at Maxx Fish, Psyched - a Halloween Party at the Garibaldi Lift Co., and the Local's Insane Asylum at Garfinkel's. Prizes for best costumes and cheap drinks await!
Where: Various nightclubs in the Whistler Village
When: After 9:00 PM
Price: $5 - $25
What are you dressing up as this year? Leave a comment and let us know!