This spooky train ride will take you into the world of ‘Alice in Nightmareland’

All aboard the legendary Stanley Park Ghost Train for another spooky ride into a land of thrilling imagination.

Inspired by Halloween and spooky tales, the Ghost Train’s theme this year is called ‘Alice in Nightmareland,’ and it runs from Oct. 11-31 in beautiful Stanley Park.

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Riffing on the beloved Lewis Carroll tale, for this year’s spooktacular event it’s an older Alice who has fallen down the rabbit hole and ends up wandering through a graveyard on Halloween night.

Riders can follow Alice and the Not-So-White Rabbit through an endless series of stone doors and enter into a gothic nightmare world of tombs and tombstones, crypts, and catacombs.

For the brave big kids and grown-ups, evening rides feature live performers and plenty of scary thrills, while the matinee train promises a “fright-free experience” for the littles. Plus, in the plaza and farmyard you’ll find crafts and movies, a pumpkin patch, food vendors, and exhibits by the Stanley Park Ecology Society.

Tickets are available online, with select days featuring money-saving options. Trains run rain or shine, and parking on-site is free.

Stanley Park Ghost Train: Alice in Nightmareland

When: Oct. 11 to 31. Matinee Train Friday to Sunday and Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Night train Monday to Thursday 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. and Friday to Sunday 5:30-10 p.m. No night train on Thanksgiving Day.

Where: Stanley Park Train – Pipeline Road in Stanley Park, via the West Georgia Street park entrance

Cost: $6.30-12.60; purchase online

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