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OCTOBER Events in Vancouver in 2022

October in Vancouver

The Lower Mainland’s 2022 October calendar features events in Metro Vancouver including festivals, Thanksgiving, Autumn, Oktoberfest and Halloween activities.

 


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Vancouver’s OCTOBER Calendar of Events

Below is what’s happening on the different days of the month including festivals, shows, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches, Farmers Markets and other special events.

(Note: Schedules are subject to change. See official event websites for the most up-to-date details.)

 


Week of October 1st to 2nd

Oct. 1-2 | Oct. 3-9 | Oct. 10-16 | Oct. 17-23 | Oct. 24-31


 

Halloween Haunted Houses

 

Saturday, October 1, 2022

  • V-Unframed – a FREE immersive art and virtual reality exhibition hosted by the Alliance Francaise Vancouver at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver. Advanced registration is required.
  • F**K CANCER – a benefit concert to help in the war against cancer at the Hard Rock Casino in Coquitlam. Participating bands include artists from Loverboy, Chilliwack, Powder Blues Band, Trooper, Headpins and more.
  • Candlelight: The Best of Anime – a multi-sensory musical experience in Kerrisdale where you can enjoy the music of Anime under the glow of candlelight.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a large recreational vehicle trade show at the TRADEX Centre in Abbotsford.
  • Harvest Haus – an adults-only German-themed Oktoberfest event at the PNE Forum.
  • The Sky’s No Limit & Girls Fly Too! – an aerospace, aviation, defense and marine industry event at the Abbotsford Airport. Activities include meeting a NASA astronaut and going up in a plane (for female first-time fliers). Admission is free. (CANCELLED)
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy at the Improv Centre on Granville Island.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at various theatres and streamed online.

Saturday Markets

Halloween Attractions

Walking Tours & Outdoor Adventures

  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown, Forbidden Vancouver and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Vancouver Mysteries – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.

 

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Sunday, October 2, 2022

  • V-Unframed – a FREE immersive art and virtual reality exhibition hosted by the Alliance Francaise Vancouver at the Centre for Digital Media in Vancouver. Advanced registration is required.
  • Just for Laughs Comedy – Vir Das’ Manic Man World Tour is at the Vogue Theatre.
  • Snowbird RV Show – a large recreational vehicle trade show at the TRADEX Centre in Abbotsford.
  • The Sky’s No Limit & Girls Fly Too! – an aerospace, aviation, defence and marine industry event at the Abbotsford Airport. Activities include meeting a NASA astronaut and going up in a plane (for female first-time fliers). Admission is free and all are welcome. (CANCELLED)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park, Lost Souls of Gastown and Really Gay History Tour.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at various theatres and streamed online.

Halloween Attractions

  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms. Today is a Dog Days in the Patch day!
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.

Sunday Markets

In addition to the above, if the weather is good, Lower Mainland Parks are great places to explore.

 

Circo Osorio Circus

 


Week of October 3rd to 9th

Oct. 1-2 | Oct. 3-9 | Oct. 10-16 | Oct. 17-23 | Oct. 24-31


 

Monday, October 3, 2022

  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at various theatres and streamed online.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work.

Autumn Activities

  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

In addition to the above, if the weather is good, Lower Mainland Parks are great places to explore.

 

Vancouver Mysteries

 

Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Autumn Activities

  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Free Events and Activities in October

 

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

  • Just for Laughs Comedy – Trixie & Katya Live is at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.
  • City of Vancouver All Candidates Debate – an all-party Meeting with City of Vancouver mayoral candidates takes place at the Pink Pearl Restaurant. Hosted by LocoBC and the Strathcona BIA, the focus of the event is on issues impacting small & Local businesses.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Downtown Farmers Market – last day of the season for the market in the North Plaza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at various theatres and streamed online.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!

Autumn and Halloween Events

  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Delta, Langley, Maple Ridge, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities including mazes to get lost in include ones in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Lost Souls of Gastown Tours at Halloween

 

Thursday, October 6, 2022

Halloween Events

  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Autumn Activities

  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Brewhalla Beer Festival

 

Friday, October 7, 2022

  • Brewhalla North Vancouver – a craft beer festival in North Vancouver’s Shipyards District. TIP: Enter the promo code LETSGO20 when purchasing your tickets online and you’ll save 20%!
  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at Lansdowne Mall in Richmond.
  • Candlelight: Vivaldi Four Seasons – a multi-sensory musical experience in Kerrisdale where you can enjoy the music of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons under the glow of candlelight.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Vancouver International Film Festival – a series of films at various theatres and streamed online.
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Improv Centre TheatreSports – live comedy at the Improv Centre on Granville Island.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work.

Halloween Events & Attractions

  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Autumn Activities

  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Thanksgiving Weekend in Vancouver

 

Saturday, October 8, 2022

Halloween Events

  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.

Autumn Activities

  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts

 

Sunday, October 9, 2022

Sunday Markets

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Other Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

Halloween Events

  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

 

Fright Nights in 2022

 


Week of October 10th to 16th

Oct. 1-2 | Oct. 3-9 | Oct. 10-16 | Oct. 17-23 | Oct. 24-31


 

Monday, October 10, 2022

Halloween Activities

  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Other Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

In addition to the above, if the weather is good, Lower Mainland Parks are great places to explore.

 

Canada's Scariest Corn Maze at Maan Farms

 

Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Halloween Activities

  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

In addition to the above, if the weather is good, Lower Mainland Parks are great places to explore.

 

Vancouver Maritime Museum 25% Discount Offer

 

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.

Halloween Activities

  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms. Today is a Dog Days in the Patch day!
  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Circo Osorio Circus

 

Thursday, October 13, 2022

Halloween Activities

  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Art Immortal – an interactive AI walk-thru Halloween attraction at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. (CANCELLED)
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

 

Lost Souls of Gastown Tours at Halloween

 

Friday, October 14, 2022

  • Latin American Heritage Month – various events take place at Granville Island between mid-October and November 2. Today, for example, the Opening Ceremonies features free performances by Peruvian Roots, Brazilian Swag and Casa Meshico at the Ocean Art Works Pavilion.
  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at Coquitlam Centre in Coquitlam.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Vancouver TheatreSports – live comedy at the Improv Centre on Granville Island.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Other Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities in Maple Ridge, Surrey and the Fraser Valley.

Halloween Events

  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Art Immortal – an interactive AI walk-thru Halloween attraction at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. (CANCELLED)
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

 



 

2022 Extreme Ski Swap

 

Saturday, October 15, 2022

  • BC Civic Elections – don’t forget to take the time to vote for your community’s next major and city councillors.
  • Vancouver Winter Extreme Ski & Board Swap – a giant ski swap event at the PNE Forum.
  • Circo Osorio Circus – a Las Vegas-based circus with shows in a giant big top. Today’s performance is at Coquitlam Centre in Coquitlam.
  • Latin American Heritage Month – various events take place at Granville Island between mid-October and November 2.
  • Candlelight: The Best of Joe Hisaishi – a multi-sensory musical experience in Kerrisdale where you can enjoy the music of Joe Hisaishi performed by a string quartet under the glow of candlelight.
  • UBC Apple Festival – a fundraising festival at the UBC Botanical Garden.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.
  • Vancouver TheatreSports – live comedy at the Improv Centre on Granville Island.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown, Forbidden Vancouver and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.

Halloween Events

  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Art Immortal – an interactive AI walk-thru Halloween attraction at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. (CANCELLED)
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms. Today is a Dog Days in the Patch day!
  • Other Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities.

Vancouver Markets

 

Rubber Ducky Race

 

Sunday, October 16, 2022

Flea Markets

Halloween Events

  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms. Today is a Dog Days in the Patch day!
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Art Immortal – an interactive AI walk-thru Halloween attraction at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. (CANCELLED)
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

 

Reapers Maze of Terror

 


Week of October 17th to 23rd

Oct. 1-2 | Oct. 3-9 | Oct. 10-16 | Oct. 17-23 | Oct. 24-31


 

Monday, October 17, 2022

Autumn Activities

Halloween Activities

  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.


 

StayVancouverHotels.com

 

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Halloween Events

  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

Autumn Activities

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.


 

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

 

Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Autumn Activities

Halloween Events

  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

 

Fright Nights in 2022

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.


 

Thursday, October 20, 2022

Halloween Events & Activities

  • Don’t Flinch – a new ultra-scary, multi-sensory Halloween attraction at the FOMO Gallery in Chinatown. (CANCELLED)
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Art Immortal – an interactive AI walk-thru Halloween attraction at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. (CANCELLED)
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Autumn Activities

In addition to the above, if the weather is good, Lower Mainland Parks are great places to explore.

 

Canada's Scariest Corn Maze at Maan Farms

 

Friday, October 21, 2022

Autumn Activities

Haunted Attractions

  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • The Empty Chest – a Dungeons & Dragons-like experiential Halloween game in Burnaby.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.


 

Diwali Boat Party

 

Saturday, October 22, 2022

Autumn Activities

Haunted Attractions & Activities

  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • Don’t Flinch – a new ultra-scary, multi-sensory Halloween attraction at the FOMO Gallery in Chinatown. (CANCELLED)
  • Art Immortal – an interactive AI walk-thru Halloween attraction at the Beaumont Studios in Vancouver. (CANCELLED)
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • The Empty Chest – a Dungeons & Dragons-like experiential Halloween game in Burnaby.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.


 

Halloween Activities for Kids

 

Sunday, October 23, 2022

Flea Markets

Ongoing Halloween Events & Activities

  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • The Empty Chest – a Dungeons & Dragons-like experiential Halloween game in Burnaby.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • For a list of other Halloween events click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.

 

StayVancouverHotels.com

 


Week of October 24th to 31st

Oct. 1-2 | Oct. 3-9 | Oct. 10-16 | Oct. 17-23 | Oct. 24-31


 

Monday, October 24, 2022

Halloween Events & Activities

  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tour is the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • The Empty Chest – a Dungeons & Dragons-like experiential Halloween game in Burnaby.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

Autumn Activities

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.


 

Best Places in Autumn

 

Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Autumn Activities

Halloween Activities

  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • The Empty Chest – a Dungeons & Dragons-like experiential Halloween game in Burnaby.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Vancouver Halloween Events.


 

Heart of the City Festival

 

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

  • DTES Heart of the City Festival – community events featuring film, theatre, music, panel discussions, cultural sharing and workshops. Today is ‘The Gathering’ Mural Lunch.
  • Vancouver Maritime Museum – the family-friendly museum at Vanier Park is a great place to visit rain or shine. Use the promo code BESTVANCOUVER and save 25%!
  • Vancouver Mysteries Games – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver, or a virtual game from the comfort of your home. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Latin American Heritage Month – various events take place at Granville Island between mid-October and November 2.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.
  • Historical Chinatown Tours – walking tours in Vancouver’s Chinatown with Judy Lam Maxwell.

Autumn Activities

Halloween Events

  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Lost Souls of Gastown and Dark Secrets of Stanley Park tours.
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. (TIP: One child gets in for free per paying adult today.)
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • The Empty Chest – a Dungeons & Dragons-like experiential Halloween game in Burnaby.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.

 


For a list of other haunted attractions click Lower Mainland Haunted Houses or Lower Mainland Halloween Events.


 

Beyond King Tut

 

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Halloween-themed Activities

Autumn Activities

 

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

 

Friday, October 28, 2022

Autumn Activities

Haunted Attractions & Activities

  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • The Empty Chest – a Dungeons & Dragons-like experiential Halloween game in Burnaby.
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • Halloween at WildPlay – if you wear a costume to do the ropes courses and ziplining at the venue in Maple Ridge you can do the Jump of Fear for free. (Some condition apply.)
  • 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.

 

Vancouver Horror Nights

 

Saturday, October 29, 2022

Halloween Events & Activities

  • Tricks & Treats at Playland – family-friendly Halloween activities take place at the PNE today between noon and 4 pm. The event includes amusement rides and a candy scavenger hunt. Costumes are encouraged!
  • Candlelight: A Haunted Evening of Halloween Classics – a multi-sensory musical experience in Kerrisdale where you can enjoy haunted classical music performed by a string quartet under the glow of candlelight.
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Parade of Lost Souls – a grassroots Halloween parade near Commercial Drive.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – outdoor adventure games in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • Halloween Boat Parties – dance party cruises in the waters around downtown Vancouver.

Autumn Activities

  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms. Today is a Dog Days in the Patch day!
  • Other Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
  • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities.

 

Improv Centre

 

Sunday, October 30, 2022

Halloween Events & Activities

  • Tricks & Treats at Playland – family-friendly Halloween activities take place at the PNE today between noon and 4 pm. The event includes amusement rides and a candy scavenger hunt.
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley. (These are really popular and almost always sell out, so book your spot as soon as you can!)
  • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • Maan Farms Fall Activities – a pumpkin patch and other fun family-friendly activities at Maan Farms during the day.
  • Vancouver Mysteries – play an outdoor adventure game in downtown Vancouver. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • Canyon Frights – illuminations and Halloween displays at Capilano Suspension Bridge at night.
  • Halloweekend on the River – kid-friendly activities at the Fraser River Discovery Centre n New Westminster.
  • Halloween at WildPlay – if you wear a costume to do the ropes courses and ziplining at the venue in Maple Ridge you can do the Jump of Fear for free. (Some condition apply.)
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Other Activities

 

Brinkworth Dungeon

 

Monday, October 31, 2022 (Halloween)

  • Halloween Night – trick or treating and other fun activities take place all across the Lower Mainland.
  • Latin American Heritage Month – various events take place at Granville Island between mid-October and November 2.
  • DTES Heart of the City Festival – community events featuring film, theatre, music, panel discussions, cultural sharing and workshops. Today is the Legion of Flying Monkeys Evil Cult Singalong at MacLean Park.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today’s tours are the Lost Souls of Gastown, Dark Secrets of Stanley Park, Forbidden Vancouver and Really Gay History Tour.
  • Foxtrail Scavenger Hunts – scavenger hunt-style adventures around Vancouver for teams of 2 to 6 players.

Halloween Events & Activities

  • Halloween Fireworks – a free event at Minoru Park in Richmond.
  • Streetcar Scaries at MONOVA – a free community event in the afternoon at the museum in North Vancouver.
  • Grave Tales – spine-chilling walking tours at night in Fort Langley.
  • Maan Farms Haunted Mazes – ultra-scary Halloween attractions at Maan Farms in Abbotsford at night.
  • HowlOver at FlyOver Canada – the multi-dimensional theatre attraction hosts its special seasonal film with a Halloween theme at Canada Place.
  • Halloween Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown or take on a secret mission outdoors with your friends. Use promo code BESTPLACES and save 10% on games with 3 or more people.
  • Reapers Maze of Terror – a haunted attraction in a corn maze in Chilliwack.
  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house in Langley. Most of what you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist!
  • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze at a new venue at Coquitlam Centre.
  • Fright Nights – haunted houses, spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.
  • Pumpkins After Dark – Jack-o-lanterns and light displays at Central Park and Swangard Stadium in Burnaby.

Autumn Activities

 



 

Other Events in October 2022

Other events that may or may not also take place in October 2022 include the following:

 

Thanksgiving and Autumn-themed Events

  • River District Oktoberfestival – a free family-friendly event at River District Vancouver. (TBC)
  • Kitsilano Autumn Fair – a small but free community event 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. (2022 details are to be confirmed.)
  • Granville Island Turkey Trot – a 1.1 km Kids’ Run and 10 km Thanksgiving run and walk. (TBC)

 

Sports Events & Sports-Related Events

 

Food and Drink Events

  • Asian Feast Dining Festival – an event where participating restaurants offer special menu deals in Richmond.
  • Cloverfest – an Oktoberfest event at Shannon Hall at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Surrey. (TBC)
  • Oktoberfest Vancouver – an Oktoberfest evening at the Vancouver Alpen Club.
  • Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week – craft beer-themed events take place at various venues in North Vancouver. (Prior to 2021 the series of events happened in October. In 2022, however, it runs from November 3rd to 15th.)
  • Taste of Yaletown – special menu offerings at participating restaurants in Vancouver’s Yaletown.
  • Harrison Beer Festival – beer-themed events at restaurants in Harrison Hot Springs. (Not happening in 2022.)

 

Shows and Entertainment 

  • Vancouver TheatreSports – live improv theatre at 1502 Duranleau Street on Granville Island.
  • 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). (TBC)
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre. (Usually from late October until mid to late-November.)
  • Thrill the World Surrey – a zombie dance event inspired by Michael Jackson’s hit video Thriller. (TBC)

 

Lower Mainland 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. Admission is by donation with proceeds benefiting Ronald McDonald House.
  • Dovercourt Crypt – a free haunted house in North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a Halloween attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation. (Not happening in 2022.)
  • Mission Nightmare Haunted House – a popular community-run Halloween attraction in Mission with proceeds benefiting a local charity. (TBC)
  • Cougar Creek’s House of Horrors – a couple of indoor haunted houses in Surrey on select nights in October.

 

Other Halloween-Related Events

  • Academie Duello’s Halloween Axe-Stravaganza – a medieval Halloween party involving costumes, swords, axe throwing, and other activities. (TBC)
  • Nightmare Before Christmas Market – a Halloween-themed artisan market with 70+ vendors at the Croatian Cultural Centre at 3250 Commercial Drive in Vancouver. (October 8 & 9, 2022)
  • Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Express miniature train rides as well as Haunted Forest Scream Train trips for youth and adults in Surrey.
  • Grave Tales at Fort Langley – walking tour programs in Fort Langley.
  • Halloween Expo – live entertainment, a market and other Halloween activities at Robson Square. (CANCELLED)
  • Vancouver Halloween Parade – a fun and not too spooky parade in downtown Vancouver. (CANCELLED)
  • Anmore Fireworks – a small-town community event at Spirit Park. (Not happening in 2022.)
  • 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. (CANCELLED)
  • Hallow’s Eve Trail Race – 10K, half and full marathon rough-terrain trail races in North Vancouver. (October 29, 2022.)
  • The Haunted Seas – child-friendly Halloween activities at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site in Steveston Village. (TBC)
  • Halloween Spoo-ook-tacular – Halloween activities at Britannia Mine. (TBC)
  • Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village. (October 20-30, 2022.)
  • Haunted Farm Family Day – scavenger hunts and other free activities at Stewart Heritage Farm in Surrey. (TBC)
  • Night for All Souls – free Halloween-type activities in the evening at Mountain View Cemetery.
  • VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden. (Not happening in 2022, although they do have special autumn activities happening this month.)
  • Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival – a series of short scary films. (It normally happens in late October. In 2022, however, it runs from November 5 to 8).

 

Other October Events

  • Variety Week Wrap Party – free activities and live music at Sunset Beach. Funds raised benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (TBC)
  • 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 2022).
  • 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 2022).
  • Richmond Night Market – at 8351 River Road in Richmond.
  • Vancouver Fall Home Show – at the Vancouver Convention Centre. (October 20-23, 2022.)
  • 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. (TBC)
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden 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. (TBC)
  • New Westminster Culture Crawl – a weekend when artists open their studios to the public in New Westminster.

 

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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