Night Shift: Haunted Hollywood

This Halloween we are going Hollywood for our annual adult only after hour’s party. Explore the galleries, themed to different horror films, get down to live music and take part in interactives. Featuring a cash bar and nibbles for sale from Truffles Catering.

Dressed to impress?

If you have an outstanding costume you could win big! Join our Costume Contest on the 3rd floor at 11:15 pm.

Best group costume prize $500 gift card from The Bay Centre
Best couple costume prize $300 gift card from The Bay Centre
Best individual costume prize $200 gift card from The Bay Centre

19+ only. Valid ID required for entry.

Evening Schedule

8:00 pm Haunted Hollywood welcomes you  
8:30 pm Makeup Demo: From Girl to Ghoul begins Century Hall, 3rd Floor
8:30 & 8:45 pm Mixologist Solomon Siegel Train Station, 3rd Floor
8:30 & 9:45 pm Insects in Movies Our Living Languages, 3rd Floor
9:00–9:45 pm Bucan Bucan Old Town, 3rd Floor
9:00–11:00 pm Righteous Rainbows live music Forest, 2nd Floor
9:00–9:03 pm Dance Performance This is Halloween Our Living Languages, 3rd Floor
9:45 & 10:00 pm  Mixologist Solomon Siegel Train Station, 3rd Floor
10:00–10:03 pm Dance Performance Come Little Children Forest, 2nd floor
10:00–10:45 pm Bucan Bucan Old Town, 3rd Floor
10:00 pm Dance Floor opens First Floor
10:00 pm –12:00 am DJ Bellyfish First Floor
10:30–10:33 pm Dance Performance Dance Off First Floor
10:30 pm Mammoth! exhibition closes 2nd Floor
11:00 pm Makeup Demo: From Girl to Ghoul complete Century Hall, 3rd Floor
11:15 pm Costume Contest Our Living Languages, 3rd Floor
11:30 pm Last Call  
12:00 am Event Ends  


Museum Sage Ocean Station, 2nd Floor
Ouija Boards Old Town Mezzanine & Captain Cook ship
The Bay Centre Photo Booth Totem Gallery
Return of the Mummy craft Totem Gallery
Scavenger Hunt Delta Diorama, 2nd Floor
Movie Majestic Theatre, 3rd Floor

Food & Drinks

Truffles Catering bars and food located on each floor. Food and drink not allowed on elevators or escalators.

Dance performances by Passion and Performance.

Please note that most of our event venues are intimate spaces with limited capacity. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis, so plan your evening accordingly.

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This is a 19+ only event. Valid photo ID is required for entry. To ensure the safety of our guests and museum collections alike, Security will conduct ID, bag and spot checks at the entrance. Prohibited items include any controlled substance, alcohol (not purchased at the event) and dangerous items. Any items not permitted at the event will be collected at the door prior to entry. The Royal BC Museum will not be responsible for any lost or stolen items.

The Royal BC Museum hosts events where everyone is responsible for maintaining space that is safe for all participants. Safer space means everyone at the event is free from all forms of oppression and anything that can harm or limit our well-being. This includes expressing opinions in a respectful manner and respectfully accepting others’ rights to do the same.

Security and Royal BC Museum staff reserve the right to refuse or revoke entry to guests. These decisions will be made to ensure the safety and security of other guests and the Royal BC Museum.