Ghost ship round-up: Here are the spookiest Vancouver boat parties this month


Vancouver's Halloween Yacht Party
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Y’argh, Vancouver!

While a Halloween party on land is fun, there’s nothing like a spooky celebration at sea. What’s more, there are a number of haunted party ships departing Vancouver piers this October.

Offering ghoulish tunes, scary decorations, spooky sips and scrumptious eats, these Halloween cruises allow you to celebrate in style.

Have a look at our spooktacular round-up and make sure to don your scariest apparel.

Vancouver’s Halloween Yacht Party

Vancouver’s Halloween Yacht Party takes place on Saturday, Oct. 26 and offers a night of spooking dancing, dining, drinks, and incredible views.

The party vessel provides 400 guests with three levels of spooktacular stomping grounds for the three-and-a-half hour sailing. There are DJs and live entertainment all night long, as well as a a fully licensed cash bar.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26 | Check-in at 7:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. board. Docks at 12:30 a.m.
Where: 750 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, beside Edgewater Casino at DOCK B
Price: $65 – $90

Irish Halloween Hooly Cruise – Céilí Oíche Shamna!

Yoho Cruises invites locals to celebrate a traditional Irish Halloween Cruise out on Vancouver’s waters. The organizers note how Halloween harks back to the Celtic Festival Samhain, where it was believed the spirit world opened up and our ancestors roamed the earth for one night. There will be Irish Trad Musicians creating the famed Céilí spirit of home, as well as a fully equipped carvery buffet dinner. In addition, guests may enjoy fun Halloween games like bobbing for apples, “your mam’s tea braic,” an Irish party snack table, a custom baked-potato bar and some Irish themed Karaoke.

When: Saturday, Oct. 26 from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. Boarding: 6:00 p.m. & Sails: 6:30 p.m.
Where:Yoho Cruises – 1698 Duranleau Street, Vancouver
Price: Tickets $64-$80 plus tax and services.

Spooky Halloween Boat Party Vancouver

Set sail on the Spooky Halloween Boat Party for three hours of scenic spooky cruising through the city’s waters. The haunted voyage welcomes 300 guests to party on a premium charter yacht, the Magic Spirit. Guests will enjoy three levels on the ship as well as a huge, 3000 square foot outer-deck. What’s more, organizers note that DJs will be, “dropping hip hop, throwback, top 40, Reaageton and all your requests.”

When: Saturday, Oct. 25 from 8 p.m. – midnight Boarding: 8 p.m. & Sails: 9 p.m.
Where: Magic Yacht Charters – 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Price: Tickets $25-$195 plus tax and services.

Halloween Boat Party Vancouver 2019

Described as the, “craziest, scariest Halloween night frenzy ON A BOAT!!,” partygoers will be in for a spooktacular oceanic time on this spooky ship. The Halloween Boat Party takes 400 guests on a crazy night featuring amazing views, a fully licensed bar, and talented DJs. The three-hour party takes place on three floors of a luxury yacht and costumes are required.

When: Saturday, Nov. 2 from 8 p.m. – midnight Boarding: 8 p.m. & Sails: 9 p.m.
Where: Magic Yacht Charters – 1601 Bayshore Drive, Vancouver
Price: Tickets $55-$160 plus tax and services.