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Vancouver’s Adult-Friendly Halloween Events! What A List!

By L. C. Chan

Halloween is the time of year where urban adults can dress up without feeling self conscious. They can preen and primp for a night on the town and scare their friends in the process.  Yes that’s right; Halloween is not only for the very young.
Older kids can play too.  They can dress up as a action hero from the latest Marvel Comic Com series, be ghoulish and grotesque, elegant or zaftig.

Who said Vancouver was a no fun city?

Here are 10 events ranging from the uber extravagant, fitness, dining, arts and amusement park frolics.

1.Hotel Vancouver,
900 West Georgia St, Vancouver
For those with deep pockets, plunk down $$$ at “Halloween at the Hotel Vancouver”.16 events under the same roof to satisfy all music tastes.
Price range from $40 to $1962.95(table of 12)- 8pm to 2am

2.Sutton Place Hotel
845 Burrard St, Vancouver BC
Champagne anyone? Veuve Clicquot Champagne presents the Annual |Jetset Halloween Party $60
Swank it up at this swish affair with adult party trick or treat fun bags. Music provided by New York’s DJ Timka
Prizes for best women’s,men’s couple and group costumes.

3. Flashquerade IV- Canadian Cancer Society Benefit- for a more altruistic and charity oriented venue. Costume up for a good cause.
Pink Elephant Thai
1152 Alberni Street, BC
$40- all proceeds towards the Charity, 10pm to 2am

4.Halloween at the Fox Cabaret
2521 Main Street, Vancouver, $20.97 from 8pm to 2am
You are in for some exotic and erotic fun with burlesque performances and indie 80s DJ music.

5.Halloween All Star Kirta
Yoga on Halloween
Yoga on 7 th, 7 Avenue E, Vancouver 7pm to 10pm, costs $16.89
Spend Halloween practicing yoga moves. For the yoga aficionado

6.Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park
from 5pm to 10pm, adults $11, for more information call 604-252-3700 or visit www.ghosttrain.ca

The Stanley Park train is taking you along for a ride into a transformed scary forest filled with nursery rhymed characters. Book ahead as it may get busy with families and young children.

7. An 80’s Themed Party At Federico’s
1728 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

Live music by Mark Olexson and the A-Deez, 3 course dinner and dancing.
A more sedate sit down Halloween event looking for a more relaxed evening.

8. Jagermeister Halloween Party at the Roxy
932 Granville Vancouver

A Halloween bash filled with a drawing room full of surprises from a mysterious phone booth and creepy cages. The Roxy will provide rock and roll music. No reservations. $13 at the door. Live music by the Troys ‘ R Us

9. Fright Night at the PNE
Playland entrance at East Hastings and Windmere

What Halloween would not be complete without a visit to a haunted house or more? Take in the annual playground of horror at the PNE.
General Admission Price gets you into 7 Haunted Houses, 15 rides, Monster show and Kinshira Fire Performance. Fast Pass allows faster access into the events. Visit frightnights.ca for times and prices.

10. Rio Theatre
1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

The Crypt Performance at 8pm, $12/$15. Live spooky performance show hosted by The Crypt Master Brian Milne and The Vault Keeper Tyler James Nicol and Old Witch Jesse Inocalla.  Ramp it up with parody, spookiness and comedy. A horrifying and campy way to spend Halloween filled with contests, trivia and horror variety comedy show plus an improv  And if that is not enough there is the film featuring the Tim Burton film Beetlejuice at 11;30pm
$6 advance or in costume/$8 at the door.


From: greencanada33@hotmail.com
Subject: Check this out…
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:22:38 -0700

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