See the Vancouver Aquarium in a whole new light at the adults-only Halloween After Hours (CONTEST)

Oct 18 2016, 2:42 am

We may think of the aquarium as just a place for kids – but there’s an grown-up side to Vancouver’s underwater wonderland.

On October 27, you can experience the Vancouver Aquarium’s truly adult environment at its After Hours event. Grab an alcoholic drink, and wander through the displays of sharks, bats, and caimans – all the spooky sea life will be at their scariest and best for this Halloween themed event. Aquarium staff will be hosting special programs and talks for the event, and you won’t need to jostle your way through the kids to get a good view.

In addition to the usual Aquarium experiences, there will also be a number of Halloween-themed extras. From costumed dive demonstrations to a creepy critter corner and pumpkin display, there’s something frightening and fun for everyone.

This After Hours event is the last one of 2016, so be sure to get your tickets before it sells out. Admission is 19+ and all tickets must be bought in advance online.

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To enter to win a pair of passes to After Hours, do at least one of the following:

1. Tweet the following on Twitter: (1 entry)

  • Win 2 tickets to the adults-only #AfterHoursVA at @VanAqua on Oct 27 via @VancityBuzz RT to enter!

2. Like Vancouver Aquarium on Facebook. Leave a comment below telling us once you have. (1 entry)

3. Leave a comment below telling us your favourite marine animal. (1 entry)

Contest entries will be accepted from time and date of publishing until 11:59 pm PST on October 24, 2016. One winner will be chosen at random and contacted through the platform they enter by.

After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium: Halloween edition

When: Thursday, October 27

Time: 6 pm

Where: Vancouver Aquarium – 845 Avison Way, Vancouver (in Stanley Park)

Price: $23 for members, $31 for non-members – get tickets online

*After Hours is a 19+ event. Photo ID is required for entry.

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