Join the Parade


Engaging your students and members.

Practice creative dances and movements.

Promote your school to the public.


Display your banner. Give out promotional materials. Recruit from the public.

Photo credit: GoToVan

This application is for

  • Arts, dance, performance school or studio.

If you already registered or joined the parade in one of previous years, please sign in using your email and check the action required for the next step.

Organization Sign In

Step 1: Rules and Regulations

This is a family-friendly event and public safety is our first priority.

  • No blood or gore (zombies are welcome but no blood please).
  • No hateful costume or body parts.
  • No sharp weapon (please use plastic or wood, if you have to use metal, please cover the sharp blade or tip).
  • No replica gun (please use toys significantly smaller or larger than the real version).
  • No nudity or adult material

Please read the complete Rules and Regulations of Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo.

Step 2: Entry Requirement

Do you have one professional dancer/musician join the parade?

Yes: Please use Option A.
No: Please use Option B.

Option A: Professional Artist

International Halloween Festival Society provides value in kind grants to waive the entry fee if your group performance on the parade is directed by at least one professional artist.

One year membership fee $40 at Vancouver International Halloween Festival Society is required. You can bring to 100 participants and 2 vehicles to the parade

Parade entry fee grant is on a first come first serve basis until it reaches the resource limit.

Apply as Professional Artist

Option B: Non-professionals

If your group performance is not led by a professional artist, entry fee is required.

Up to 50 participants: $480

Up to 100 participants and 2 vehicles: $900

Apply as Non-Professional Artist

Application must be submitted to the parade office on or before Friday Oct 6, 2017. All application fees include $40 membership fee at Vancouver International Halloween Festival Society.