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Free Vancouver Events in October 2019

Free October Events in Vancouver

October is a beautiful month in Metro Vancouver. Autumn has arrived, Halloween decorations are up and there are lots of FREE things to do.

Best FREE Places in October in Vancouver

For a list of some of the best things to do in October, including activities that aren’t free, check out the October Events Calendar. For a list of the best FREE (or almost free) special events this month, see below. And for a list of activities that don’t cost much throughout the year, click Vancouver on a Budget.

(Note: Event locations, times, prices and other details are subject to change. Check with each event’s website for the most up-to-date information.)

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Tuesday October 1st (2019)

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission from 5:00 to 9:00 pm is by donation (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at various movie theatres throughout Metro Vancouver (so although not free, it is less expensive than usual).

Wednesday October 2nd (2019)

Thursday October 3rd (2019)

  • Thursday Farmers Markets – in the plaza outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from 3:00 until 7:00 pm and in New Westminster.

Friday October 4th (2019)

  • Variety Week Wrap Party – family-friendly activities and entertainment at Sunset Beach. Rides on the 60-foot Ferris wheel are by donation and benefit Variety – the Children’s Charity.
  • A Wrinke in Time – the family-friendly movie starring Oprah Winfrey shows at North Vancouver’s Shipyards in North Vancouver’s Lower Lonsdale District. Admission is free.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – these are great free places to explore and admire the autumn colours if and while the weather is good.
  • If poor weather, then check out our list of the Lower Mainland’s best places on a rainy day (although most aren’t free) or go shopping at an indoor mall.

Saturday October 5th (2019)

  • Diwali Fest – live music and dance performances at Surrey City Hall from 2:00 until 5:00 pm.
  • Oktoberfestival – a free craft activies and live music with Vancouver’s Rheinlander Oompah Pah Band from 1:00 until 4:00 pm at the River District Neighbourhood Centre at 8683 Kerr Street.
  • The Sky’s No Limit & Girls Fly Too! – held during the week of International Women’s day, this free event promotes females in the areas of aerospace, aviation, defense and marine industry.
  • Saturday Farmers Markets
  • Vancouver Flea Market – an indoor flea market at 703 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Admission ranges from $1.50 to $3.00 depending on the day’s event, so it’s not free, but it is pretty cheap.
  • 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.

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Sunday October 6th (2019)

  • The Sky’s No Limit & Girls Fly Too! – held during the week of International Women’s day, this free event promotes females in the areas of aerospace, aviation, defence and marine industry.
  • Pumpkin Fest – a fall and Halloween themed event at the West Vancouver Community Centre. Free activities involve gymnastics, swimming and skating.
  • Sunday Farmers Markets
    • Ambleside Artisan Farmers Market – from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver.
    • Coquitlam Farmers Market – from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Dogwood Pavilion parking lot at 624 Poirier Street in Coquitlam.
    • Kitsilano Farmers Market – between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm at the Kitsilano Community Centre in Vancouver.
    • White Rock Farmers Market – from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at 15154 Russell Avenue in the Miramar Plaza.
    • Cannery Farmers Market – in Steveston Village at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. (This is a great day to visit the historic site because during market hours admission is free!)
  • Flea Markets
    • Vancouver Flea Market – an indoor flea market at 703 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Admission ranges from $1.50 to $3.00 depending on the day’s event, so it’s not free, but it is pretty cheap.
    • Cloverdale Flea Market – between 6:00 am and 3:00 pm at Surrey’s Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Admission is $1.50, but free for children ages 12 and under.
  • Jazz Vespers
    • From 4:00 until 5:00 pm in the salons at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church at 1018 Nelson Street in Vancouver. Admission by donation.
    • From 4:00 until 5:00 pm at St. Stephen’s Anglican at 885 – 22nd Street in West Vancouver.

Monday October 7th (2019)

  • Election Leadership Debate – leaders from the federal Bloc Quebecois, Conservative, Green, Liberal and NDP parties debate on TV between 4:00 and 6:00 pm. It can be watched on CBC, CTV, Global, HuffPost Canada and Toronto Star news channels.
  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – school children from Kindergarten up to Grade 12 get free bus (but not SeaBus or SkyTrain) travel from October 7th to 11th.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – these are great free places to explore and admire the autumn colours if and while the weather is good.
  • If poor weather, then check out our list of the Lower Mainland’s best places on a rainy day (although most aren’t free) or go shopping at an indoor mall.

Tuesday October 8th (2019)

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission from 5:00 to 9:00 pm is by donation (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at various movie theatres throughout Metro Vancouver (so although not free, it is less expensive than usual).
  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – school children from Kindergarten up to Grade 12 get free bus (but not SeaBus or SkyTrain) travel from October 7th to 11th.

Wednesday October 9th (2019)

  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – school children from Kindergarten up to Grade 12 get free bus (but not SeaBus or SkyTrain) travel from October 7th to 11th.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – these are great free places to explore and admire the autumn colours if and while the weather is good.
  • If poor weather, then check out our list of the Lower Mainland’s best places on a rainy day (although most aren’t free) or go shopping at an indoor mall.

Thursday October 10th (2019)

  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – school children from Kindergarten up to Grade 12 get free bus (but not SeaBus or SkyTrain) travel from October 7th to 11th.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – these are great free places to explore and admire the autumn colours if and while the weather is good.
  • If poor weather, then check out our list of the Lower Mainland’s best places on a rainy day (although most aren’t free) or go shopping at an indoor mall.

Friday October 11th (2019)

  • Free Bus Transit for School Kids – school children from Kindergarten up to Grade 12 get free bus (but not SeaBus or SkyTrain) travel from October 7th to 11th.
  • Halloween Expo – fun and entertaining activities in Robson Square.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.

Saturday October 12th (2019)

Halloween Haunted Houses

Sunday October 13th (2019)

  • Thanksgiving Sunday
  • Vancouver Halloween Parade – the family-friendly parade starts at 11:00 am and runs along Howe Street and Granville. TIP: Arrive early to find a good spot!
  • Sunday Farmers Markets
  • Flea Markets
    • Vancouver Flea Market – an indoor flea market at 703 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Admission ranges from $1.50 to $3.00 depending on the day’s event, so it’s not free, but it is pretty cheap.
    • Cloverdale Flea Market – between 6:00 am and 3:00 pm at Surrey’s Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Admission is $1.50, but free for children ages 12 and under.
    • Abbotsford Flea Market – a giant market at 32470 Haida Drive in Abbotsford from 6:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. Admission is just $1.00, but free for kids under 10 years of age.
  • Halloween Events
    • Halloween Expo – fun and entertaining activities in Robson Square.
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Jazz Vespers
    • From 4:00 until 5:00 pm in the salons at St. Andrews-Wesley United Church at 1018 Nelson Street. Admission by donation.
    • From 4:00 until 5:00 pm at Surrey’s Northwood United Church at 8855-156th Street.

Monday October 14th (2019)

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Tuesday October 15th (2019)

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission from 5:00 to 9:00 pm is by donation (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at various movie theatres throughout Metro Vancouver (so although not free, it is less expensive than usual).
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.

Wednesday October 16th (2019)

  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Lower Mainland Parks – these are great free places to explore and admire the autumn colours if and while the weather is good.
  • If poor weather, then check out our list of the Lower Mainland’s best places on a rainy day (although most aren’t free) or go shopping at an indoor mall.

Thursday October 17th (2019)

  • Beaty Nocturnal – admission is by donation between 5:00 and 8:30 pm at UBC’s Beaty Biodiversity Museum.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.

Friday October 18th (2019)

  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • If poor weather, then check out our list of the Lower Mainland’s best places on a rainy day (although most aren’t free) or go shopping at an indoor mall.

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

Saturday October 19th (2019)

  • Highlands Flea Market – a large garage sale-type market at Highlands United Church in North Vancouver.
  • Darts Hill Garden – a semi-private garden in Surrey that’s open to the public by donation from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm.
  • Saturday Farmers Markets
  • Vancouver Flea Market – an indoor flea market at 703 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Admission ranges from $1.50 to $3.00 depending on the day’s event, so it’s not free, but it is pretty cheap.
  • 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.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.

Sunday October 20th (2019)

  • Sunday Farmers Markets
    • Ambleside Artisan Farmers Market – from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver.
    • Coquitlam Farmers Market – from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Dogwood Pavilion parking lot at 624 Poirier Street in Coquitlam.
    • Kitsilano Farmers Market – between 10:00 am and 2:00 pm at the Kitsilano Community Centre in Vancouver.
    • White Rock Farmers Market – from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm at 15154 Russell Avenue in the Miramar Plaza.
    • Cannery Farmers Market – in Steveston Village at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm. (This is a great day to visit the historic site because during market hours admission is free!)
  • Flea Markets
    • Vancouver Flea Market – an indoor flea market at 703 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Admission ranges from $1.50 to $3.00 depending on the day’s event, so it’s not free, but it is pretty cheap.
    • Cloverdale Flea Market – between 6:00 am and 3:00 pm at Surrey’s Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Admission is $1.50, but free for children ages 12 and under.
    • Abbotsford Flea Market – a giant market at 32470 Haida Drive in Abbotsford from 6:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. Admission is just $1.00, but free for kids under 10 years of age.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Jazz Vespers – from 4:00 until 5:00 pm in the salons in St. Andrews-Wesley United Church at 1018 Nelson Street. Admission by donation.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Monday October 21st (2019)


  • Election Day – the Federal Canadian Election takes place today. Whether you prefer the Conservatives, Greens, Liberals, NDP or some other party, get out and vote!

  • Bike to Work Week – during the week of October 21 to 27, 2019, people are encouraged to bike to work instead of driving or taking transit.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Tuesday October 22nd (2019)

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission from 5:00 to 9:00 pm is by donation (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at various movie theatres throughout Metro Vancouver (so although not free, it is less expensive than usual).
  • Bike to Work Week – during the week of October 21 to 27, 2019, people are encouraged to bike to work instead of driving or taking transit.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Wednesday October 23rd (2019)

  • Bike to Work Week – during the week of October 21 to 27, 2019, people are encouraged to bike to work instead of driving or taking transit.
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Thursday October 24th (2019)

  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Bike to Work Week – during the week of October 21 to 27, 2019, people are encouraged to bike to work instead of driving or taking transit.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Friday October 25th (2019)

  • Roedde House – admission is by donation today (because it’s the last Friday of the month).
  • Bike to Work Week – during the week of October 21 to 27, 2019, people are encouraged to bike to work instead of driving or taking transit.
  • St. Paul’s Labyrinth – live music and labyrinth walking in the evening at Vancouver’s St. Paul’s Anglican Church at 1130 Jervis Street.
  • Anmore Manor – a haunted house at 1151 Robin Way in Anmore (just north of Port Moody) between 7:00 and 10:00 pm. Admission is by donation with funds and canned food items benefiting a local charity. Not recommended for young children!
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Halloween in the Lower Mainland

Saturday October 26th (2019)

  • Diwali Fest – the “Diwali Downtown Vancouver” portion of the festival is in Yaletown at the Roundhouse and showcases East Indian dance, music, food and market vendors between 12:30 and 4:30 pm.
  • Bike to Work Week – during the week of October 21 to 27, 2019, people are encouraged to bike to work instead of driving or taking transit.
  • Saturday Farmers Markets
  • Vancouver Flea Market – an indoor flea market at 703 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Admission ranges from $1.50 to $3.00 depending on the day’s event, so it’s not free, but it is pretty cheap.
  • Halloween Activities
    • Parade of Lost Souls – a Halloween procession beginning at 7:00 pm in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive neighbourhood. Donations of $5 are appreciated.
    • Haunted Farm Family Day – Halloween activities take place at Stewart Heritage Farm in Crescent Beach from 12:00 until 3:00 pm.
    • Night for All Souls – Halloween-related activities honoring the dead at Mountain View Cemetery in the evening.
    • Anmore Manor – a haunted house at 1151 Robin Way in Anmore (just north of Port Moody) between 7:00 and 10:00 pm. Admission is by donation with funds and canned food items benefiting a local charity. Not recommended for young children!
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
    • Dovercourt Crypt – a haunted house at a private home that you can go right inside in North Vancouver. Open from 6:30 to 9:30 free of charge (although donations benefitting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn fund are greatly appreciated).
  • 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.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Sunday October 27th (2019)

  • Celebrate the Night – family-friendly activities and fireworks in Maple Ridge’s Memorial Peace Park between 5:00 and 8:00 pm. (To be confirmed.)
  • Bike to Work Week – during the week of October 21 to 27, 2019, people are encouraged to bike to work instead of driving or taking transit.
  • Sunday Farmers Markets
  • Flea Markets
    • Vancouver Flea Market – an indoor flea market at 703 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Admission ranges from $1.50 to $3.00 depending on the day’s event, so it’s not free, but it is pretty cheap.
    • Cloverdale Flea Market – between 6:00 am and 3:00 pm at Surrey’s Cloverdale Fairgrounds. Admission is $1.50, but free for children ages 12 and under.
    • Abbotsford Flea Market – a giant market at 32470 Haida Drive in Abbotsford from 6:00 in the morning until 4:00 in the afternoon. Admission is just $1.00, but free for kids under 10 years of age.
  • Free Halloween Haunted Houses
    • Anmore Manor – a haunted house at 1151 Robin Way in Anmore (just north of Port Moody) between 7:00 and 10:00 pm. Admission is by donation with funds and canned food items benefiting a local charity. Not recommended for young children!
    • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
    • Dovercourt Crypt – a haunted house at a private home that you can go right inside in North Vancouver. Open from 6:30 to 9:30 free of charge (although donations benefitting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn fund are greatly appreciated).
  • Jazz Vespers
    • From 4:00 until 5:00 pm in the salons in St. Andrews-Wesley United Church at 1018 Nelson Street. Admission by donation.
    • From 4:00 until 5:00 pm at St. Andrew’s United Church at 1044 St. George’s Avenue in North Vancouver.
    • From 4:00 until 5:00 pm at Northwood United Church at 8855-156th Street in Surrey.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Monday October 28th (2019)

  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Dovercourt Crypt – a haunted house at a private home that you can go right inside in North Vancouver. Open from 6:00 to 9:00 free of charge (although donations benefitting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn fund are greatly appreciated).
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Tuesday October 29th (2019)

  • Vancouver Art Gallery – admission from 5:00 to 9:00 pm is by donation (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap Movie Night – at various movie theatres throughout Metro Vancouver (so although not free, it is less expensive than usual).
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Dovercourt Crypt – a haunted house at a private home that you can go right inside in North Vancouver. Open from 6:00 to 9:00 free of charge (although donations benefitting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn fund are greatly appreciated).
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Wednesday October 30th (2019)

  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Thursday October 31st (Halloween) (2019)

  • Museum of Vancouver – admission is by donation today between 5:00 and 8:00 pm (because it’s the last Thursday of the month).
  • 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 community event with fireworks between 7:00 and 9:00 pm at Spirit Park at 2697 Sunnyside Road in Anmore (near Port Moody). Admission is by donation. (To be confirmed.)
  • Anmore Manor – a haunted house at 1151 Robin Way in Anmore (just north of Port Moody) between 7:00 and 10:00 pm. Admission is by donation with funds and canned food items benefiting a local charity. Not recommended for young children!
  • The Haunt of Edgemont – a haunted house at a residential home in North Vancouver. Admission is by donation benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn Fund.
  • Dovercourt Crypt – a haunted house at a private home that you can go right inside in North Vancouver. Open from around dusk until 9:00 free of charge (although donations benefitting the BC Professional Firefighters’ Burn fund are greatly appreciated). Tongiht the evening finishes with fireworks in the street.
  • Coquitlam Halloween House – a private home with wonderful Halloween decorations at 443 Draycott Street in Coquitlam. Donations benefiting Variety the Children’s Charity are greatly appreciated.
  • Forestridge Haunted Yard – a decorated residential property at 2988 Forestridge Place in Coquitlam. The lights are on between 6:30 and 10:00 pm and donations collected here also benefit Variety the Children’s Charity. (To be confirmed.)

Other Information

For a more complete list of things to do in October, including activities that aren’t free, see Vancouver’s October Events Calendar.

And for a list of great activities that don’t cost a lot of money throughout the year, click Vancouver on a Budget.

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