From the Rocky Horror Show to ScreamFest, here are 5 events happening in and around Victoria to get you through hump day:

Rocky Horror Show: Live 2019

Experience the show at a whole new level of intensity: live! This is Atomic Vaudeville’s fourth production of The Rocky Horror Picture Show in Victoria.

With over a dozen showtimes, there’s bound to be one that works for you and your fellow freaks. Let’s all do the Time Warp again!

Note: Audience members are not permitted to bring their own props. However, prop bags will be available for purchase at every show or in advance.

  • When: 8 p.m.
    The event runs from October 17th — November 2nd (multiple dates and times)
    Click here for the full schedule.
  • Where: Metro Studio Theatre, 1411 Quadra Street

The Gordon Head Haunted Manor

If you are looking for some “spine-tingling fun” this Halloween season, be sure to visit The Gordon Head Haunted Manor! This haunting exhibit is a “Treasure Island”-themed animatronic yard display, that is sure to get kids of all ages into the Halloween spirit! This is a family-friendly event is by donation, in support of Victoria Hospice.

  • When: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: 4407 Chartwell Drive

Clothing and Costume Swap

Get your I-just-don’t-wear-it-anymore clothing, accessories, and old costume items ready folks because Surfrider UVic is hosting a clothing exchange! (This is also a great opportunity to get random pieces for Halloween costumes!)

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting industries worldwide, so instead of buying new clothes, organizers of this event is trying to support the re-use of clothing.

  • When: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Where: Bob Wright Centre (SCI), 3800 Finnerty Road

ScreamFest at Claremont

A School Sponsored Event for ALL ages. Proceeds benefiting Local Saanich Schools. $10 per person / $30 for Elementary School Family of 4. Included: Entrance, 1 Haunt and 1 Midway game. Additional Coupon Packages Available for Purchase.

Tickets Available at your Neighbourhood School or at Claremont – 250-658-5221.

  • When: 5:30 p.m.
  • Where: Claremont Secondary School, 4980 Wesley Road

UVSP Pumpkin Carving Contest and Fundraiser

Stop by Vertigo between for a pumpkin carving contest, popcorn and music! All supplies will be provided, just bring yourself and a donation to participate. All proceeds will be donated to the UVic Little Big House Build.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Where: University of Victoria Sustainability Project – UVSP, 3800 Finnerty Road