Victoria, BC isn’t dry for scary things to do. There’s a lot of dance parties for Bootoria 2022, but why limit yourself to other family fun activities?
There are not a lot of new special events going on in Victoria, BC as Halloween nears. Aside from staples returning to normal form as pandemic concerns abate, what’s new is limited to what is advertised and not. Please check our past Bootoria Event Guide(s) for those annual shows that may have come and gone. It’s safe to say not every organiser wants to be liable should immunised event goers get sick.
Sadly, the organisers behind Fear in the Pier and University Frights Theatre haven’t announced anything. Let’s hope they have something spectre-acular planned when we can truly put the pandemic behind us. But as for what’s new, I’m compiling this list as they become known for the public to purchase tickets in advance for. Thanks go to Theatre Victoria’s Facebook collective for contributing ideas to this list.
The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) in Seattle, WA recently announced the reopening of its popular hands-on Sound Lab exhibition, and their May schedule of events is huge!
The Museum of Pop Culture (MoPOP) recently announced the reopening of its popular hands-on Sound Lab exhibition. This news is terrific because its a sign that the pandemic is abating, and they are welcoming visitors far and wide.
Also announced is the Ruth E. Carter: Afrofuturism in Costume Design exhibit will open June 18, featuring more than 60 works from films such as Black Panther, Do the Right Thing, Selma, Malcolm X, and more. Also coming are the following events:
Tis the season to be scary, and people want to get out to enjoy Halloween in 2021. The previous year didn’t happen due to a certain virus, but this year, as restrictions are in place in Haunted Victoria, BC.
By Ed Sum (The Vintage Tempest)
Tis the season to be scary, and people want to get out to enjoy Halloween in 2021. The previous year didn’t happen due to a certain virus, but this year, as restrictions are in place in Haunted Victoria, BC, some operations are fit to resume and others are offering different options. In addition to Discover the Past’s Ghostly Walks going digital, the family friendly Galey Farms Festival of Fear takes place outdoors.
The following is an updating list of events confirmed to be taking place in Greater Victoria. More will be added as information is posted onine or passed on through word of mouth.
Other activities are abound in part two of this Best of Victoria, BC Halloween 2018.
Other activities are abound in part two of this Best of Victoria, BC Halloween 2018. The following are my top picks of the season. For those items missed, I’m not saying they are bad, but when I am not hearing about anything unique to this year, they are more like honourable mentions in what to do in order to get your boo on.
Please visit our post from a few years ago for a general overview of what else is happening about town.
The city of Victoria, BC has many theatrical events to cover the gamut of what has gone missing. This year, no live production is taking place at The Castle. Whatever the reason is for the change up in them thar hill, perhaps some things are best not said. The board of directors have something else planned (please read part two of this guide in a two days time). However, the joy of visiting this haunted abode during this season will not be the same.
Mary Shelley‘s Frankenstein is truly getting top billing this year with many similarly themed shows. To know that the Rocky Horror Show will keep on rocking Intrepid Theatre goes without saying. Atomic Vaudeville always puts on a stellar show and Griffin Lea exudes one key aspect of why audiences are in love with this tale, in either the theatrical or cinematic form. As for other events, this alphabetical list shows Halloween style performance theatre is very much alive: