Halloween Ghost Train in Stanley Park

Mother Goose’s Ghastly Garden is the 2014 theme for the Stanley Park Ghost Train

Each year the Stanley Park Ghost Train takes our riders on a journey through a mystical and magical world, themed by Halloween and other creepy tales. The train is covered, but dress warmly.

The Ghost Train will run from Friday, October 9 to Sunday, November 1, 2015.

Look for ticket prices and train times in spring 2015. Ticket sales start August 5.


Buy tickets

You must buy a ticket to ride the train. Your ticket is valid for one Ghost Train ride and other attractions in the plaza. 

Train tickets are sold in half-hour time slots. Several trains will depart within each time slot.

Avoid the crowds and come out Monday to Thursday in the first two weeks.

Buy early from TicketLeader

Advance ticket sales start August 5, 2015.

Buy day-of, in person at the Miniature Train Plaza

A portion of tickets for each night are reserved for on-site purchase, so even if online tickets are sold out for that day, there will still be tickets for sale on-site. However, since this event is so popular, tickets for the day can sell out quickly. Come early!

  • Matinee train ride: Friday to Sunday, 11:00am to 4:30pm
  • Evening train ride: day of, starting at 3:00pm

From 3:00pm on the day of your train ride, you can purchase tickets at the ticket booth in the Stanley Park Miniature Train Plaza. You can buy same-day tickets only.

Group bookings

Would you like to bring a larger group to the Stanley Park Ghost Train? Make an advanced reservation when online tickets sales begin on August 5, 2015.

For corporate groups of 26 and more call 604-252-3663 or email groupsales@pne.ca.

 Group bookings are available on limited dates only, and must be confirmed five days before arriving.

Snacks and dinner packages

Snacks, hot and cold drinks, and light meals are for sale at the Railway Café concession stand. Hot buttered popcorn is offered at the Stanley Park Ecology Society's Cob House in the plaza.

For more substantial meals, try our Old Spaghetti Factory dinner packages sold on TicketLeader. When you buy train tickets, add a dinner package to your order after choosing your train ride time slot. After, contact the Old Spaghetti Factory to make your dinner reservations in advance.


The entire site is wheelchair accessible, and the train has a specially designed carriage that accommodates up to two wheelchairs with seating for companions. Staff will help passengers in need of assistance board the train.

Volunteer at the Ghost Train

Are you a high school student looking for a volunteer experience in a fast-paced environment? Get an opportunity to work with our Ghost Train team on-site. Contact 604-689-1463 for details.

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Last modified: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:24:25