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October in Vancouver

The Lower Mainland’s 2019 October calendar features dates and events in Metro Vancouver including markets, festivals and autumn and Halloween activities.


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October Events in Vancouver

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

Note: schedules are subject to change – check official event websites for exact details.


Brinkworth Dungeon

 


Week of October 23rd to 27th

Oct. 23-27 | Oct. 28-31


 

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work (October 21 to 27, 2019).
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park in the afternoon and the Lost Souls of Gastown in the evening.
  • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets.
  • 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.
  • Halloween Events
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
    • Mission Nightmare Haunted House – a popular community-run Halloween attraction in Mission with proceeds benefiting a local charity.


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Thursday, October 24, 2019

  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – first day of the season for the multi-dimensional theatre attraction’s Halloween-themed film at Canada Place. (Runs from October 24th to November 3rd.)
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour in the morning and the Lost Souls of Gastown in the evening.
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
  • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets.
  • 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.
  • Halloween Events & Activities
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing 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.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
    • 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.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work (October 21 to 27, 2019).
  • Shoe Party with Centre A – a fundraising event for the Vancouver International Centre for Contemporary Asian Art at John Fluevog Shoes in Gastown. Tickets cost $30 and 50% of all shoe sales benefit the arts organization.

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Friday, October 25, 2019

  • Halloween-Themed Movies
    • Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival – a series of 32 short films over two days at Vancouver’s York Theatre at 639 Commercial Drive. Also showing is the premiere of the Vancouver-based horror film Puppet Killer.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • Roedde House Movie Night – this evening features the classic 1920 German horror film The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari at the Roedde House Museum in Vancouver’s West End (not far from Robson Street). Tickets cost $12 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and members.
  • Roedde House – admission to the historic museum during regular hours in Vancouver’s West End is by donation today (because it’s the last Friday of the month).
  • Harrison Beer Festival – “Cask Night” at Harrison Hot Springs’ Oktoberfest-style beer festival.
  • Oktoberfest Vancouver – an Oktoberfest evening at the Vancouver Alpen Club.
  • Live Theatre & Entertainment
    • Agatha Christie’s Spider’s Web – a murder mystery performed by the Royal Canadian Theatre Company at the Surrey Arts Centre. Tickets cost $25-30.
    • Lynn Valley's Friday Night LiveFriday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway.
    • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
    • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets (for a value of up to $55 per ticket up to a maximum of two tickets per stay).
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work (October 21 to 27, 2019).
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey – Vancouver Canucks vs. the Washington Capitals at Rogers Arena.
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – WHL hockey against Everett at the Langley Events Centre.
  • 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.

  • Spooky Halloween Boat Party – a 3-hour Halloween dance party on a cruise boat. Departs at 9 pm from Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver. Costumes are encouraged!

  • Haunted Attractions (for various ages, but not all)
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
    • Anmore Manor – a haunted residential home in Anmore from 7 until 10:30 pm. Admission by donation.
    • Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village.
    • Mission Nightmare Haunted House – a popular community-run Halloween attraction in Mission with proceeds benefiting a local charity.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue 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.

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

Saturday, October 26, 2019

  • Shows & Entertainment
    • Agatha Christie’s Spider’s Web – a murder mystery performed by the Royal Canadian Theatre Company at the Surrey Arts Centre. Tickets cost $25-30.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets.
    • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
    • Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival – a series of 32 short films over two days at Vancouver’s York Theatre at 639 Commercial Drive. Also showing is the premiere of the Vancouver-based horror film Puppet Killer.
  • Diwali Fest – “Diwali Downtown Vancouver” takes place at the Roundhouse Community Centre and features live music and dance performances.
  • Diwali Fusion Boat Party – an Indian-themed party boat departs from False Creek for a 3-hour night of dancing, Bollywood and Banghra music, and Diwali festival celebrations.
  • Harrison Beer Festival – an Oktoberfest-style beer festival at Harrison Hot Springs.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work (October 21 to 27, 2019).
  • Saturday Farmers Markets – in Abbotsford and Maple Ridge, as well as final markets of the year in Burnaby, Fort Langley, Lonsdale Quay and Squamish.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour in the morning, the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour in the afternoon and the Lost Souls of Gastown in the evening.
  • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
  • Family Favourites Movies – a special feature film costs $2.99 in the morning at select Cineplex theatres in Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Langley, North Vancouver, Pitt Meadows, Richmond, Surrey and Vancouver.
  • 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.
    • Deep Cove Fall Fair – a community event featuring a kids’ fun zone, garage sale, silent auction and other activities from 10 am until 2 pm. It’s hosted by the Deep Cove Parent Participation Preschool and held at Seycove High School at 1204 Caledonia Avenue in North Vancouver.
  • Special Halloween Events
    • Haunted Farm Family Day – scavenger hunts and other free activities at Stewart Heritage Farm in Surrey between noon and 3 pm.
    • Hallow’s Eve Trail Race – 10K, half and full marathon rough-terrain trail races in North Vancouver.
    • Night for All Souls – free Halloween-type activities in the evening at Mountain View Cemetery.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
  • Haunted Attractions
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • Halloween Spoo-ook-tacular – Halloween activities at Britannia Mine.
    • Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.
    • Anmore Manor – a haunted residential home in Anmore from 7 until 10:30 pm. Admission by donation.
    • Mission Nightmare Haunted House – a popular community-run Halloween attraction in Mission with proceeds benefiting a local charity.
    • The Haunted Seas – child-friendly Halloween activities take place at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site in Steveston Village.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation.
    • Dovercourt Crypt – a free haunted house in North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley. Open from 6:30 until 9:30 pm.


Halloween Haunted Houses

Sunday, October 27, 2019

  • Celebrate the Night – family-friendly activities including crafts, games and fireworks at Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge from 5 until 8 pm.
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
  • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets (for a value of up to $55 per ticket up to a maximum of two tickets per stay).
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey – WHL hockey against Prince George at the Langley Events Centre.
  • Bike to Work Week – a week where people are encouraged to ride their bicycles to and from work (October 21 to 27, 2019).

  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking ToursForbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – this afternoon features the Really Gay History Tour in Vancouver’s West End and this evening features the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour around Chinatown, Victory Square and Gastown.

  • Sunday Farmers Markets – at Ambleside, Coquitlam, and White Rock.
  • Flea Markets
  • 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.
  • Ongoing Halloween Events & Activities
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • Halloween Spoo-ook-tacular – Halloween activities at Britannia Mine.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
    • The Haunted Seas – child-friendly Halloween activities take place at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site in Steveston Village from 11 am until 4 pm.
    • Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.
    • Mission Nightmare Haunted House – a popular community-run Halloween attraction in Mission with proceeds benefiting a local charity.
    • Anmore Manor – a haunted residential home in Anmore. Admission by donation.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation.
    • Dovercourt Crypt – a free haunted house in North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley. Open from 6:30 until 9:30 pm.
    • 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.
  • Jazz Vespers
    • At 4 pm in the salons at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church at 1018 Nelson Street in Vancouver.
    • At 4 pm at St. Andrews United Church at 1044 St. George’s Avenue in North Vancouver.
    • At 4 pm at Northwood United Church at 8855-156th Street in Surrey.

 


Week of October 28th to 31st

Oct. 22-27 | Oct. 28-31


 

Monday, October 28, 2019

  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
  • Vancouver Canucks Hockey – Vancouver Canucks vs. the Florida Panthers at Rogers Arena.
  • 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.
  • Halloween Events & Activities
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden.
    • Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing haunted attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver’s Edgemont Village.
    • Dovercourt Crypt – a free haunted house in Lynn Valley in North Vancouver. Open from 6 until 9 pm.
    • 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 lots of live actors.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
    • 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.

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Tuesday, October 29, 2019

  • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets (for a value of up to $55 per ticket up to a maximum of two tickets per stay).
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
  • 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
    • 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 Houses
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver’s Edgemont Village.
    • Dovercourt Crypt – a free haunted house in Lynn Valley in North Vancouver. Open from 6 until 9 pm.


  • Other Halloween Activities
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden.
    • 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 lots of live actors.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
  • For information about other non-haunted house Halloween activities (including miniature trains) click Lower Mainland Halloween Events.

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Wednesday, October 30, 2019

  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park in the afternoon and the Lost Souls of Gastown in the evening.
  • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets.
  • 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.
  • Halloween Events
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation.
    • Anmore Manor – a haunted residential home in Anmore from 6:30 until 9:30 pm. Admission by donation.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.


Thursday, October 31 (Halloween)

  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
  • Museum of Vancouver – admission is by donation as it’s the last Thursday of the month from 5 pm to 8 pm.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour in the morning and the Lost Souls of Gastown in the evening.
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Vancouver Jewish Performing Arts Festival at the Norman Rothstein Theatre.
  • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets (for a value of up to $55 per ticket up to a maximum of two tickets per stay).
  • Special Halloween Night Events
    • Halloween Fireworks – a free event with music, kids’ activities, fire juggling, magic show and fireworks at Minoru Park at 7191 Granville Avenue in Richmond.
    • Anmore Fireworks – a small-town community event put on by Anmore Village at Spirit Park at 2697 Sunnyside Road.
  • Other Halloween Events & Activities
    • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at a residential home at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and is truly amazing.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Mystery Nights – solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown every night in October at 7 pm. Vancouver Mysteries also has daily games for 2-120 players every 15 minutes, 7 days a week, all year long.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – an amazing attraction at a family’s home in North Vancouver that’s open to the public by donation.
    • Dovercourt Crypt – a free haunted house in North Vancouver’s Lynn Valley that’s open from dusk until around 9:00 pm and with fireworks at 9:15.
    • 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
    • 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.

Lost Souls of Gastown

Friday, November 1, 2019

  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
  • 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 (not far from SFU Harbour Centre and the Vancouver Lookout). The event runs from 9 pm until 1 am.
  • Bill Reid Gallery – a Northwest Coast First Nations art gallery that offers free admission on the first Friday of the month from 2 to 5 pm.
  • Shows & Entertainment
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • Friday Night Live – live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway.
    • Arts Club Theatre – the Cost of Living shows at the BMO Theatre Centre at 162 West 1st Avenue.
    • Lost Souls of Gastown – a guided walking tour with Forbidden Vancouver through the streets and alleys of historic Gastown.
    • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets (for a value of up to $55 per ticket up to a maximum of two tickets per stay).

Saturday, November 2, 2019

  • Brinkworth Dungeon – an exceptional haunted house at 22260 48th Avenue in Langley. What you’ll see is handmade by a professional artist and truly amazing.
  • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
  • La Nuit en Rose – a fundraising gala benefiting Cystic Fibrosis Canada at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. Tickets are about $300 and the event includes a silent and live auction, entertainment and dinner.
  • Bear Creek Park Light Festival – lights, food trucks and performances at Bear Creek Park in Surrey. Free!
  • Fall Artisan Market – formerly known as the “Craft Market,” takes place at the West Vancouver Community Centre at 2121 Marine Drive from 10 am to 4 pm (FREE).
  • BC Lions Football – Canadian professional football at BC Place Stadium with the BC Lions vs Calgary at 7:00 pm.
  • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – today features the Art Deco & Chocolate Tasting Tour in the morning, the Dark Secrets of Stanley Park Tour in the afternoon and both the Forbidden Vancouver Tour and Lost Souls of Gastown in the evening.
  • Parade of Lost Souls – a grassroots Halloween parade event starting at 7 pm where the exact location isn’t revealed until midnight on the Friday before Halloween.

  • Halloween Boat Party – a 3-hour Halloween costume and dance party for adults ages 19+ on a luxury yacht. Departs at 9 pm from Coal Harbour in downtown Vancouver.

  • Shows & Entertainment
    • Arts Club Theatre – the Cost of Living shows at the BMO Theatre Centre at 162 West 1st Avenue.
    • Family Favourites Moviesshowing for just $2.99 at select Cineplex theatres in Vancouver, Abbotsford, Burnaby, Chilliwack, Coquitlam, Langley, North Vancouver, Richmond and Surrey at 11 o’clock.
    • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets (for a value of up to $55 per ticket up to a maximum of two tickets per stay).
  • Farmers Markets
    • Riley Park Farmers Market – formerly the Nat Bailey Winters Farmers Market, runs between 10 am and 2 pm at Vancouver’s Nat Bailey Stadium at 4601 Ontario Street.
    • New West Farmers Market – formerly known as the “Royal City Winter Farmers Market,” it takes place in the 600 block of Belmont Street in New Westminster from 11 am until 3 pm.
  • Vancouver Flea Market – from 9 am to 5 pm at 703 Terminal Avenue.

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Sunday, November 3, 2019


  • STA Christmas Craft Fair – a market featuring over 100 jury-selected artisans from 10 am until 4 pm at St. Thomas Aquinas School at 541 West Keith Road in North Vancouver. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for seniors.

  • Flea Markets
  • Shows & Entertainment
    • Luzia at Cirque du Soleil – the world-famous circus performs in the Grand Chapiteau at Vancouver’s Concord Pacific Place. TIP: Make a hotel reservation via StayVancouverHotels.com and get a half-price discount on your Cirque du Soleil tickets.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction with a Halloween theme at Canada Place. The show features Broomelda from the Haunted Witches Academy and is suitable for people of all ages.
    • Jazz Vespers
      • At 4 pm in the salons at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church at 1018 Nelson Street in Vancouver. Admission is free.
      • At 4 pm at St. Stephens Anglican Church at 885-22nd Street in West Vancouver. Admission is free.

Free Events in November

To return to the top of the page, click October Calendar.

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

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.


To return to the top of the page, click October Calendar.

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

 

 

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