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Vancouver Events in OCTOBER in 2021

October in Vancouver

The Lower Mainland’s 2021 October calendar features dates and events in Metro Vancouver including markets, festivals and Autumn and Halloween activities.

 


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OCTOBER Calendar of Events

  • Oct. 10, 2021 – Thanksgiving Sunday
  • Oct. 11, 2021 – Thanksgiving Monday (Stat Holiday)
  • Oct. 31, 2021 – Halloween

Below is what’s happening on the different days of the month including festivals, shows, pumpkin patches, farmers markets and other special events.

(Note: Schedules are subject to change. This is the case any year, but especially in 2021 because of the coronavirus pandemic. As a result, see official event websites for the most up-to-date details. Also, whatever you do, keep safe and be responsible! Maintain proper physical distancing, do activities with people from within your “bubble”, and wear a mask when appropriate.)

 


Week of October 1st to 3rd

Oct. 1-3 | Oct. 4-10 | Oct. 11-17 | Oct. 18-24 | Oct. 25-31


 

Friday, October 1, 2021

  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street. (TBD)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
  • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” also takes place at Maan Farms.
  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • Bill Reid Gallery – free admission at the Indigenous art gallery from 2 until 5 pm (because it’s the first Friday of the month).
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Autumn Activities
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

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Saturday, October 2, 2021

 

Lost Souls of Gastown

 

Sunday, October 3, 2021

 


Week of October 4th to 10th

Oct. 1-3 | Oct. 4-10 | Oct. 11-17 | Oct. 18-24 | Oct. 25-31


 

Monday, October 4, 2021

  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – children in Kindergarten to Grade 12 can take the bus for free from Monday to Friday this week. Standard rates apply though to SeaBus and SkyTrain. (TBD)
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street. (TBD)
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Autumn Activities
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver. (TBD)
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley. (TBD)

 

Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch

 

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – children in Kindergarten to Grade 12 can take the bus for free from Monday to Friday this week. Standard rates apply though to SeaBus and SkyTrain. (TBD)
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street. (TBD)
  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour at 6 pm.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at the Vancity Theatre at 1181 Seymour Street. (TBD)
  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – children in Kindergarten to Grade 12 can take the bus for free from Monday to Friday this week. Standard rates apply though to SeaBus and SkyTrain. (TBD)
  • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Thursday, October 7, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – children in Kindergarten to Grade 12 can take the bus for free from Monday to Friday this week. Standard rates apply though to SeaBus and SkyTrain. (TBD)
  • Halloween Events
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” takes place at Maan Farms.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Friday, October 8, 2021Thanksgiving Weekend

  • Halloween Expo – live entertainment, a market and other Halloween activities at Robson Square.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – children in Kindergarten to Grade 12 can take the bus for free from Monday to Friday this week. Standard rates apply though to SeaBus and SkyTrain. (TBD)
  • Halloween Events
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Fright Nights at the PNE – amusement rides, haunted houses and other Halloween fun at Playland.
    • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” takes place at Maan Farms.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Saturday, October 9, 2021

 

Sunday, October 10, 2021

 


Week of October 11th to 17th

Oct. 1-3 | Oct. 4-10 | Oct. 11-17 | Oct. 18-24 | Oct. 25-31


 

Monday, October 11, 2021

  • Thanksgiving Monday – various activities take place this weekend. Click Thanksgiving Weekend for details.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Lower Mainland Parks – if good weather, various parks and places in nature are “best places” to be!
  • Halloween Activities
    • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” takes place at Maan Farms.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Best Places in Autumn

 

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Halloween Activities
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Wednesday, October 13, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • Halloween Activities
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze

 

Thursday, October 14, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • Halloween Activities
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” takes place at Maan Farms.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Friday, October 15, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
  • Halloween Events


 

Saturday, October 16, 2021



 

Halloween Haunted Houses

 

Sunday, October 17, 2021

 


Week of October 18th to 24th

Oct. 1-3 | Oct. 4-10 | Oct. 11-17 | Oct. 18-24 | Oct. 25-31


 

Monday, October 18, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
  • Halloween Activities
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.)


 

Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours

 

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Halloween Events
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
  • Halloween Events
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour at 6 pm.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.


 

Thursday, October 21, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm.
  • Halloween Events & Activities
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
    • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” takes place at Maan Farms.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • Fright Nights at the PNE – amusement rides, haunted houses and other Halloween fun at Playland.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses.
    • For information about other non-haunted house Halloween activities (including miniature trains) click Lower Mainland Halloween Events.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Halloween Activities for Kids

 

Friday, October 22, 2021

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts. (TBD)
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
  • Haunted Attractions (for various ages, but not all)
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” takes place at Maan Farms.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • Fright Nights at the PNE – amusement rides, haunted houses and other Halloween fun at Playland.
    • For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses.
    • For information about other non-haunted house Halloween activities (including miniature trains) click Lower Mainland Halloween Events.

 

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

 

Saturday, October 23, 2021



 

Sunday, October 24, 2021

 


Week of October 25th to 31st

Oct. 1-3 | Oct. 4-10 | Oct. 11-17 | Oct. 18-24 | Oct. 25-31


 

Monday, October 25, 2021

  • Halloween Events & Activities
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses.
    • For information about other non-haunted house Halloween activities (including miniature trains) click Lower Mainland Halloween Events.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at most theatres throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
  • Halloween Activities
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown at 7 pm.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.


 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
  • Halloween Events
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour at 6 pm.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
    • Haunted Corn Maze – the “scariest corn maze in Canada” takes place at Maan Farms.
    • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for up to 36 players with advanced private bookings and contactless deliveries.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.


 

Thursday, October 28, 2021

  • New West Farmers Market – at Tipperary Park in New Westminster from 3 until 7 pm (with the first half hour reserved for seniors and people with disabilities, young children or health vulnerabilities).
  • Halloween-themed Activities
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

 

Friday, October 29, 2021

  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show is recommended for people of all ages.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.
  • Haunted Attractions (for various ages, but not all)

 

Saturday, October 30, 2021

 

Sunday, October 31, 2021 (Halloween)

  • Halloween Night – trick or treating and other fun activities take place all across the Lower Mainland.
  • Special Halloween Night Events
    • Halloween Fireworks – a free event with music, kids’ activities, live entertainment and fireworks at Minoru Park at 7191 Granville Avenue in Richmond. (TBD)
    • Anmore Fireworks – a small-town community event put on by Anmore Village at Spirit Park at 2697 Sunnyside Road. (TBD)
  • Other Halloween Events & Activities
  • Saturday Farmers Markets – in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Fort Langley, Maple Ridge and Squamish.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Maan Farms Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze – kid-friendly Halloween activities at a farm in Abbotsford.
    • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin can be found in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.


 


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To see what’s happening next month, click November Calendar.


 

Other Events in October 2021

Other events that may or may not also take place in October 2021 include the following:

 

Thanksgiving and Autumn-themed Events

  • River District Oktoberfestival – a free family-friendly event at River District Vancouver. (TBD)
  • Kitsilano Autumn Fair – a small but free community event both outdoors in the street and indoors at the Kitsilano Neighbourhood House at 2305 West 7th Avenue. The event usually includes a pancake breakfast, bouncy castle, children’s activities, pumpkin patch, live entertainment and a market. (2021 details to be confirmed.)
  • Harvestland – a family-friendly autumn-themed event at the PNE fairgrounds. (TBD)
  • Granville Island Turkey Trot – a 1.1 km Kids’ Run and 10 km Thanksgiving run and walk.

 

Sports Events & Sports-Related Events

 

Food and Drink Events

 

Shows and Entertainment

  • DTES Heart of the City Festival – community events featuring film, theatre, music, panel discussions, cultural sharing and workshops. (TBD)
  • Vancouver TheatreSports – live improv theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island. (TBD)
  • Roedde Jazz Evenings in the Parlour – live music on a Thursday evening at the Roedde House Museum in Vancouver’s West End (not far from Robson Street). (TBD)
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre. (It normally happens for a few days in October. Last year though it was a virtual event in November.)
  • Friday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway. (TBD)
  • Drive-In Movie Nights at Heritage Parka movie shows at the West Coast Railway Heritage Park in Squamish. Admission is around $20 per carload or $5 per walk-in. (TBD)
  • Thrill the World Surrey – a zombie dance event inspired by Michael Jackson’s hit video Thriller. (TBD)

 

Haunted Houses

  • Anmore Manor – a haunted residential home in the Tri-Cities community of Anmore. Admission is by donation.
  • Belmont Haunted House – a haunted attraction at a residential home near Edgemont Village that’s open by donation with proceeds benefiting Ronald McDonald House. (TBD)
  • Dovercourt Crypt – a free haunted house in North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley. (TBD)
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a Halloween attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation.
  • Mission Nightmare Haunted House – a popular community-run Halloween attraction in Mission with proceeds benefiting a local charity.
  • Potter’s House of Horrors – a couple of indoor haunted houses in Surrey on select nights in October.
  • Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chilliwack.
  • River’s Edge: Knight’s Terror – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park in Mission.

 

Other Halloween-Related Events

  • Academie Duello’s Halloween Axe-Stravaganza – a medieval Halloween party involving costumes, real swords, axe throwing, adult beverages and dancing at Academie Duello at 412 West Hastings Street. (TBD)
  • Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Express miniature train rides as well as Haunted Forest Scream Train trips for youth and adults at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.
  • Grave Tales at Fort Langley – walking tour programs in Fort Langley. (TBD)
  • Halloween Ghost Train – miniature train rides in the evening for folk of all ages at Vancouver’s Stanley Park. Expect to see pretty lights, spooky scenes and live actors. (TBD)
  • Hallow’s Eve Trail Race – 10K, half and full marathon rough-terrain trail races in North Vancouver.
  • The Haunted Seas – child-friendly Halloween activities at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site in Steveston Village.
  • Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.
  • Haunted Farm Family Day – scavenger hunts and other free activities at Stewart Heritage Farm in Surrey.
  • Night for All Souls – free Halloween-type activities in the evening at Mountain View Cemetery.
  • Parade of Lost Souls – a grassroots Halloween parade event where the exact location isn’t revealed until midnight on the Friday before Halloween.
  • Pumpkin Fest – a free event at the West Vancouver Community Centre featuring farm animals, food vendors, family-friendly entertainment and free swimming, gymnastics and skating.
  • Spooky Halloween Boat Party – a 3-hour Halloween dance party on a cruise with Vancouver Boat Parties. Costumes are encouraged!
  • VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden.
  • Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival – a series of short scary films.

 

Other Events

  • Variety Week Wrap Party – free activities and live music at Sunset Beach. There is usually a 60-foot Ferris wheel and other family-friendly things to do. Funds raised benefit Variety the Children’s Charity.
  • Roedde House – admission to the historic museum in Vancouver’s West End during regular hours is usually by donation the last Friday of the month (but to be confirmed for 2021).
  • Museum of Vancouver – admission is by donation on the last Thursday of the month from 5 pm to 8 pm (normally, but to be confirmed for 2021).
  • Highlands Flea Market – a gigantic annual flea market at Highlands United Church at 3255 Edgemont Boulevard in North Vancouver.
  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Beaty Nocturnal – the Beaty Biodiversity Museum at UBC is open by donation from 5 to 8:30 pm on a Thursday evening. (TBD)
  • Vancouver Fall Home Show – at the Vancouver Convention Centre (October 14 to 17, 2021).
  • Diwali Fusion Boat Party – an Indian-themed party boat departs from False Creek for a 3-hour night of dancing, Bollywood and Bhangra music, and Diwali festival celebrations.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden that’s open to the public today at 1633-170th Street in Surrey.
  • Family Favourites Movies – a kid-friendly film shows at select Cineplex theatres for just $2.99 on Saturday mornings at 11 am. (TBD)
  • Seniors Day at MOV – admission to the Museum of Vancouver is just $5 today for anyone age 65+ (on the first Tuesday of the month). (TBD)

 

Top 6 Things to Do in Vancouver in October

 

Vancouver Weather in October

The weather in the Lower Mainland in October is generally very nice. It’s getting cool, and Vancouver’s rainy season is just around the corner. More often than not, however, it’s a great month to be in Vancouver.

For specific information about Vancouver’s weather in October, including average temperatures and amounts of rainfall, click Weather in October.

 


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