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What’s Happening in Vancouver this Weekend?

What's Happening This Weekend

Wondering what to do in Vancouver this weekend? Despite the coronavirus, a few events are still happening and many attractions have reopened.

See below for a list of what’s happening this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (Note: Especially in this rapidly changing world, the status of events and other details are subject to change. See official venue websites for the most up-to-date details.)


This Weekend in Vancouver

Highlights of the weekend of October 22nd to 24th include Latin American Heritage Month and BC Culture Days activities, plus Celebrate the Night fireworks in Maple Ridge. There is also Playland Hallowed Eves and a Halloween film at FlyOver Canada in Vancouver, the Da Vinci Experience in Delta, and various other events throughout Metro Vancouver.

Also this weekend there are Lower Mainland Parks to explore, guided walking tours with Forbidden Vancouver and Halloween-themed adventure games with Vancouver Mysteries. There are also family-friendly autumn activities at places like Petey’s Pumpkin Patch, and scary Halloween attractions like Brinkworth Dungeon and Reapers Maze of Terror.

Attractions like Capilano Suspension Bridge, the Vancouver Maritime Museum, FlyOver Canada, Roedde House Museum and other attractions are also open.


Rainy Day Activities


Friday, October 22, 2021

  • Celebrate the Night – family-friendly activities and fireworks at Memorial Peace Park in Maple Ridge.
  • Latin American Heritage Month – various events take place both online and in-person up until November 2.
  • BC Culture Days – a series of online and in-person events celebrating Canadian culture and the arts.
  • Da Vinci Experience – a touring attraction showcasing the life and works of Leonardo da Vinci at Tsawwassen Mills.
  • 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 Theatresports – live comedy returns to the Improv Centre at Granville Island with shows at 7:30 and 9:30 pm.
  • Autumn Activities
    • Petey’s Pumpkin Patch – pumpkins, train rides, a petting zoo and other family-friendly activities in the Fraser Valley.
    • Other Pumpkin Patches – farms to have fun at and pick up a pumpkin throughout the Lower Mainland.
    • Corn Mazes – farms with family-friendly activities.
  • Haunted Attractions (for various ages, but not all)
    • Vancouver Horror Nights – a popular indoor haunted maze located in a theatre in Port Coquitlam.
    • Forbidden Vancouver Walking Tours – guided walking tours in downtown Vancouver. Today there are the Lost Souls of Gastown and Forbidden Vancouver tours.
    • FlyOver Canada at Halloween – a multi-dimensional theatre attraction 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 BESTPLACES2021 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!
    • Playland Hallowed Eves – spooky characters, amusement rides and entertainment at the Pacific National Exhibition.


Halloween Haunted Houses


Saturday, October 23, 2021


Halloween in the Lower Mainland


Sunday, October 24, 2021


Latin American Heritage Month



In case you were interested, activities taking place on the Halloween Weekend of October 29th to 31st include Latin American Heritage Month and Halloween events. The Da Vinci Experience, Playland Hallowed Eves, Brinkworth Dungeon, Petey’s Pumpkin Patch, Reapers Maze of Terror and various other events and activities are happening too.


Other Information

Whatever you plan to do, be safe! Wear a mask when needed, wash your hands frequently, and stay home if you aren’t feeling well!

For a list of things to do on other days this month and next, check out Vancouver’s October and November calendars of events.

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