Are You Afraid of the Deep? Celebrate Halloween at Vancouver Aquarium’s ‘After Hours’

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Vancouver, BC | Explore the dark side of the ocean this Halloween at Vancouver Aquarium’s After Hours event on Tuesday, Oct. 24. When the lights go down, the intrigue goes up as guest witness the nocturnal habits of the 50,000+ aquatic creatures during this adults-only spooky soiree.

Come eat, drink, and be scary, and grab a beer or glass of wine and a snack while exploring the Aquarium’s galleries and discovering the eerie sea life. Dress in your Halloween-best and participate in the first-ever After Hours costume contest; there are prizes and bragging rights on the line for best costume, best group costume, and best aquatic-themed costume.

In addition to the ever-changing scenery, there is lots of kriller things to see and do:
– Learn about the Dangerous Animals that live in local waters during this shocking program
– Put your aquatic knowledge to the test during the Kraken Trivia Show
– Find out what goes chomp in the dark during the Secret Lives of Sharks program
– Catch a screening of the exhilarating 4-D film, Coastal Predators
– Roll up your sleeves and get hands-on with marine invertebrates like blood stars, spiny sea urchins, and more in our Wet Lab…if you dare

Where: Vancouver Aquarium in Stanley Park (845 Avison Way)
When: Tuesday, Oct. 24 from 6 to 10 p.m.
What: Adults-only access to Vancouver Aquarium, including the Wet Lab, all galleries, the 4-D theatre, and Discover Rays. Food, wine, and beer will be available for purchase.

Tickets are only available online at Guests are encouraged to purchase tickets early as this event sells out. Tickets are $27 for members and $35 for non-members; prices include tax.

After Hours is a 19+ event. Photo ID is required for entry. All ticket sales are final. Membership cards will be required for member-priced ticket holders.


Telephone: 604-659-3492
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Aquaquest Reception | PO Box 3232 | Vancouver, BC V6B 3X8


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About The Ocean Wise Seafood Program®

Overfishing is one of the biggest threats our oceans face today. With thousands of partner locations across Canada, the Ocean Wise® seafood program makes it easy for consumers to make sustainable seafood choices that ensure the health of our oceans for generations to come.

The Ocean Wise seafood program works directly with restaurants, markets, food services and suppliers to ensure they have the most current scientific information regarding sustainable seafood and to help them make ocean-friendly buying decisions. The options are highlighted on their menus and display cases with the Ocean Wise symbol, ensuring it’s easy for consumers to make a sustainable choice.

In addition to its website, Ocean Wise also has an app for Android and iPhone. Easy to use, it provides consumers with Ocean Wise restaurants, markets and supplier venues from coast to coast, and a comprehensive list of ocean-friendly seafood options. The Ocean Wise iPhone app is continuously updated with ocean-friendly seafood options and Ocean Wise partners spanning the country, from Victoria to Halifax.

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