Cassandra Vansnick and Erick Medina-Castellanos steady themselves in the Vortex at the 2012 Potters House of Horrors. This year's event opens Oct. 1 at 12530 72 Ave.

Potter’s to get ghoulish

With Halloween just around the corner, a Surrey nursery is gearing up to once again host a tradition of terror.

With Halloween just around the corner, a Surrey nursery is gearing up to once again host a tradition of terror.

Potter’s House of Horrors (12530 72 Ave.) will open for the thrill season on Oct. 1, offering a month-long opportunity for enthusiasts of all ages to get in the spirit.

In its 14th year, the House of Horrors event includes small-scale haunted houses for those 12 years and younger, as well as a pair of chilling full-size counterparts, complete with rotting zombies, haunted libraries, an old swamp and more.

In addition to the Li’l Haunters attraction, there will be a House of Horrors family hour, for braver kids who want to check out a tamed-down version of the spookier attractions.

Other features this year include a coffin ride, a haunted photo booth, Xtreme Paintball Massacre and King Kong’s Hoop-of-Hard-Knocks basketball.

Partial proceeds are to benefit Critter Care Wildlife Society.

Potter’s House of Horrors will be open from 4-10 p.m. nightly Oct. 1-31 (closed Oct. 3-6 and 10), with a family hour from 4-6:30 p.m. Li’l Haunters hours are from 4-7 p.m.

Tickets – ranging in price from $6 to $15 for adult “double house” – are available in advance, online (pottershouseofhorrors.com) or at the door. Parking is free.

 

Just Posted

UPDATE: ‘Shots fired’ report in Cloverdale neighbourhood was likely fireworks, say RCMP

Surrounding neighbourhood evacuated, street closed in both directions as officers investigated

Swansong Ride2Survive raises $1M-plus in single-day cycle from Kelowna to Delta

Saturday’s ride was the 15th and final fundraiser of its kind for North Delta-based charity event

Dominion Day celebrations set for South Surrey’s historic Stewart Farm

Old-fashioned fun and games run from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 29

It’s the start of a busy summer on the Peninsula

Activities and entertainment abound in July and August

Legacy of South Surrey rugby player comes ‘full-circle’

Joah Atkinson died in a Calgary crosswalk 16 years ago, but her memory remains strong

Air Canada reviewing how crew left sleeping passenger on parked plane

In a Facebook post, the woman said she woke up ‘all alone’ on a ‘cold dark’ aircraft

Thieves steal tents from B.C. school, Grade 7 camping trip happens anyway

Nanaimo businesses, school staff and parents ensure trip goes on

Only legal pot shop between Vancouver and Kamloops now open

Private cannabis store on Skwah land in Chilliwack is first B.C. licensee to be Indigenous owned

‘I feel free’ says mother of BC murder victim after daughter’s belongings returned

After 11 years, Rosemarie Surakka said she feels like it is 99.9 per cent over

‘Predatory’ suspect sought after exposing himself on SkyTrain

Man had been riding the trains for about an hour between Main Street and Edmonds stations

Canadian communities responding to climate change

New research highlights state of local adaptation planning in Canada

Victoria woman in L.A. hospital after she was run over twice

Lynn Phillips has suffered from multiple broken bones and internal bleeding

‘Text neck’ causing bone spurs to grow from millennials’ skulls, researchers say

Technology use from early childhood causing abnormal bone growths in 41 per cent of young adults

Woman found after absence from forensic psychiatric hospital in Coquitlam

Barbara Tom was reported on an unauthorized absence from Brookside Treatment Centre

Most Read

l -->