Legends, Tales and Other Stories
Explore the Burnaby Village Museum as stories are lifted from their storybook pages and transformed into visual displays throughout the 10-acre open air site. From the Chinese legend of “The Monkey King” to the German fairy tale of “Snow White”, experience different cultural stories as they come to life.
Hear the Indigenous stories of “How Raven Stole the Moon” and “The Wild Woman of the Woods”. Delight in spectacular performances by the Vancouver Circus School and dance the night away at the bandstand dance parties; there is fun for everyone! Wear your costumes and get into the Halloween spirit at Burnaby Village Museum’s Haunted Village. Get your tickets now before they sell out.
Tickets available online or by phoning the Shadbolt Centre Box Office at 604-205-3000.
Please note: The carousel will not be in operation during Haunted Village.
Join Captain Nemo at the Steampunk Nautilus (bandstand) for nightly dance parties of your favourite Halloween hits!
- 5:15-5:45 pm
- 6:15-6:45 pm
- 7:15-7:45 pm
- 8:15-8:45 pm
Vancouver Circus School Performances
Enjoy celestial spooky performances presented by the Vancouver Circus Schol’s Ringmaster program. Each performance will tell stories of Greek Gods and Goddesses working with oracles, gaining insight from the ghost or deities of Hades, the kingdom of the dead. Stories are told through the constellations.
- 5:45-6:15 pm
- 6:45-7:15 pm
- 7:45-8:15 pm
- 8:45-9 pm
Join the Trickster team in Raven’s Den and listen as they share Indigenous stories about sneaky Raven, Coyote and other Indigenous Creatures!
- 5:30-5:45 pm
- 6-6:15 pm
- 6:30-6:45 pm
- 7-7:15 pm
- 7:30-7:45 pm
- 8:30-8:45 pm
Concord Pacific Community Night
Thursday, October 26
Join us at Orientation Plaza to celebrate the Halloween season with Concord Pacific with free games and prizes.
Thanks to our partners:
Questions and answers
Enjoy a spooky (not scary) evening at Haunted Village. While there will be a Halloween theme, the displays are designed to be family friendly. Certain areas of site will feature skeletons, jack-o-lanterns, large spiders and costumed mannequins depicting different literary scenes—nothing overtly gruesome or frightening. There is a small graveyard set up, but there aren’t any scenes with blood, guts or gore.
Yes, costumes are encouraged!
This year’s event will be a departure from last year’s offering. See large displays of well-known legends, tales and other stories throughout the 10 acre open-air site. From “Snow White”, to “Hansel & Gretel”, “The Monkey King” to “Peter Pan”, there will be much to see and explore. Additionally, be entertained with circus performers, dances at the bandstand and roving Halloween characters.
Tickets are available at the gate. Credit cards and debit are accepted. For cash purchases, exact change required. However, we recommend buying tickets in advance online, by phone or in person at the Shadbolt Centre to secure the best entry times.
General admission tickets are $10. Children (2-12 years) are $5. There are no refunds on tickets.
Please call the Shadbolt Box Office phone number for assistance: 604-205-3000
Event runs rain or shine. Dress for the weather.
The carousel will not be in operation during Haunted Village.
Yes but no outside food can be taken into Mai’s café. Benches are located around the village for seating.
Pets, with the exception of service animals, are not permitted within the site.
There is limited parking around the Burnaby Village Museum. We recommend taking transit or ride share. Parking available in the Burnaby Village Parking Lot, City Hall Parking Lot or Deer Lake Beach.
There are 2 entrances: Main gate entrance located off Canada Way and Sperling Avenue and the Carousel Gate entrance located on Deer Lake Avenue.
Yes, you can bring them, but they may not be able to enter each exhibit.
- skateboards or scooters
- animals and pets (except designated working animals)
- alcohol or drugs
- weapons or knives
- glass containers
- laser pointers
- musical instruments
Burnaby Village Museum is a smoke-free facility. No smoking or vaping allowed on site.
Burnaby Village Museum reserve the right to deny unsuitable items into the event.