Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Ready for another beautiful autumn weekend?  There are lots of activities for the whole family to enjoy, including Hallowe’en events, interior design shows, and the last of some of the farmers markets in the city.   Here’s our roundup of events and things to do in Vancouver this weekend!

 


Friday October 18th

 

Stanley Park Ecology Society: Creatures of the Night, 6:30PM-9:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Vancouver
$5; other pricing in effect
Running in parallel with the Stanley Park Ghost Train, SPES’ nature program is an entertaining adventure for explorers of all ages. From the miniature train plaza, follow your ecology guide through the forest on a 30 minute candle-lit walk to meet some of Stanley Park’s elusive animals. On each half hour Thursdays-Sundays only. Lanterns are provided; bring your sense of adventure!

Vancouver Home + Design Show | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Vancouver Home + Design Show (Facebook)

Vancouver Home + Design Show, 12:00PM-9:00PM @ BC Place (777 Pacific Blvd), Vancouver
$15; other pricing in effect
The ultimate authority on all things design, entertaining, and home improvement; through to October 20.  With big names like W Network’s Jonathan and Drew Scott (Property Brothers), Jillian Harris & Todd Talbot (Love It or List It Vancouver), and local favorites A Good Chick to Know, plus more than 325 exhibitors and a host of new and exciting features, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for living well at every turn.  Buy tickets online in advance and save.

9th Annual Taste of Yaletown, times vary @ select restaurants in Yaletown, Vancouver
$25/35/45
Bringing together the talents of chefs with culinary treasures in the best dining district in Vancouver, Taste of Yaletown is a showcase of tastes, treats, sips and sights.  From October 16-27, Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie.  With a fresh approach to fixed price menus of $25, $35 and $45, restaurants will offer any combination of food and drink or even special in-house events.  Check the website for participating restaurants, and don’t forget to make reservations!

Toast To The Coast | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – The Vancouver Aquarium

Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast To The Coast, 7:30PM-10:30PM @ Vancouver Aquarium (845 Avison Way), Vancouver
$95
Join over 500 foodies and wine lovers as the Vancouver Aquarium is transformed into a magical after-hours experience, in support of conservation and education programs.  Set against the enchanting backdrop of the Aquarium at night, nosh on exquisite canapés from leading Ocean Wise Restaurants, sample the best of B.C.’s local wines, enjoy live music from DJ Dana Baird and leave with chic items from the silent auction.  Buy tickets in advance.

Witch’s Kitchen Scavenger Hunt, 10:00AM-8:00PM @ City Square Shopping Centre (555 West 12th Ave), Vancouver
Free
If you’re looking for some extra Halloween fun for your kids, you’ll definitely want to try this fun Scavenger Hunt through October 31!  Complete the Scavenger Hunt list and enter to win a Sony Playstation Vita and the amazing video game The Little Planet.  The Witch’s Kitchen is set up on the upper shops level, just upstairs from the food court.  More information on the website.

Dunbar Haunted House | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Dunbar Haunted House (2011)

Dunbar Haunted House, 7:00PM-10:00PM @ 8324 Shaughnessy Street (at West Kent Ave North), Vancouver
$10; other pricing in effect
A popular Hallowe’en attraction with modest beginnings in 2004, the Dunbar Haunted House is one of the most popular haunted houses in Vancouver.  This year’s haunt features snapshots of horrific moments in ancient, medieval, and modern history.  For a less spooky experience (with no live actors), go on weeekdays between 1:00PM-7PM.  Proceeds from all hauntings go towards local charities.

Grave Tales, 7:00PM, 8:00PM & 9:00PM @ Fort Langley National Historic Site (23433 Mavis Ave), Langley
$15.10; 17+ only
The popular historic walking tour is back this year with even more spine-chilling stories! Get ready to be thoroughly creeped out on the guided walking through the Fort Langley village. Younger participants can make reservations for the Grave Tales Youth Edition. Buy tickets in advance.

Capture Photography Festival, times varies @ various galleries and locations, Vancouver
Free & ticketed events
From October 1 to November 15, this not-for-profit lens-based arts festival celebrating Metro Vancouver’s renowned photography scene is launching with more than 55 exhibitions at museums, galleries and artist-run centers with public art installations, and multi-platformed programming throughout the city. Don’t miss the Artist Talk series, workshops, and lectures running throughout the festival.

Stanley Park Ghost Train | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Gerry Kahrmann for The Vancouver Sun

Stanley Park Ghost Train Opening Night, 11:00AM-10:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Vancouver
$11; other pricing in effect
Travel through the silver screen into the world of classic horror movies with this year’s Monster Movie Mashup through November 2! Take your velvet seat on the Halloween Ghost Train and journey back to a time when moving pictures unearthed the shadows that lay sleeping in the dark recesses of our minds. Special matinee times on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Buy tickets in advance online or in person at the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre. Limited same-day tickets available after 3PM onsite.

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour, departs every hour 6:30PM-9:30PM @ Canada Place (999 Canada Place), Vancouver
$40; 13+ older only
As the night falls and shadows begin to appear, you will be whisked away by Trolley where your host will tell the gruesome tales of troubled spirits, how they met their end, and where they now occupy their time.  You will drive through eerie locations such as Stanley Park, the winding roads of Shaughnessy, and stop to visit Mountain View Cemetery and the autopsy room of the Vancouver Police Museum where over 15,000 autopsies have been performed.  Stop by the Visitor Centre to make reservations in advance.

Reapers Haunted Attraction: Maze of Terror, 7:00PM-10:00PM @ 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack, BC
$10-18; not recommended for children under 8
One of the most popular haunted houses in the province, owners Lisa & Gary Moran promises by the end of the night, everyone will be screaming in terror.  Leave your pets at home.

Fright Nights | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Fright Nights

Fright Nights at Playland, 7:00PM-1:00AM @ Playland at PNE (East Hastings Street at Windermere Street), Vancouver
General Admission $22-35; Fast Pass $44-70
Face your fears… Fright Nights possesses Playland through November 2, and features 6 fright houses, 12 rides, and the freaky sideshow The Monsters of Schlock. Fast pass holders gets access to expedited lines for each Haunted House. Tickets online must be purchased for a specific night; buy in advance and save! Leave your costumes and face paints at home.

Don Pasquale, A Comic Opera by Gaetano Donizetti, 7:30PM-10:00PM @ Marpole United Church (1296 West 67th Ave), Vancouver
$22; other pricing in effect
She’s the perfect bride… until he marries her.  Norina, a sassy young widow, wants to marry Ernesto – but Ernesto’s wealthy uncle Don Pasquale forbids it. Instead, the crotchety old man decides to find his own bride, so he can produce an heir and disinherit his nephew. Luckily, Norina has a plan – one that involves clever disguises, outrageous antics, and a plot to put Pasquale off marriage for good!  Enjoy a dynamic new production of a classic comedy, featuring a cast of acclaimed and award-winning artists.  Get tickets in advance.

Zombie Syndrome | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Gerry Kahrmann for The Vancouver Sun

The Zombie Syndrome: On Death Island, various times @ secret locations in Vancouver
$25+
A new story! A new adventure! The same zombie plague… Back for its second year, the Zombie Syndrom is an interactive theatre adventure on the streets of Vancouver running through November 3rd. Check out the website for more details.

 


Saturday October 19th

 

SocialBites #DinnerPartyYVR, times vary @ various locations in Vancouver
$35
Imagine up to 30 Vancouverites opening their homes to welcome diners in for a home cooked meal in support of their favourite charity.  Tickets include dinner at a hobby chef’s home + glass of beer/wine with dinner + entry to the after-party at Hawkers Market featuring local dessert vendors, a bar, and wicked DJ.  100% of your ticket price will be gifted back to you as Chimp charity dollars after the event.  You can use these charity dollars to donate to any charity supported through #DinnerPartyYVR.  There are a few spaces left so get those reservations in!

4th Annual BC Beer Awards & Festival, 1:00PM-6:00PM @ Croatian Cultural Centre (3250 Commercial Drive), Vancouver
$35
One of the most focused beer events in Western Canada, the BC Beer Awards showcases and celebrates the very best of locally made beer.  This one-day-only event will include not only the awards ceremony itself, but also the BC Beer Awards Beer Festival.  BC’s best breweries will be on hand, showcasing their talents and doing what they do best – making great beer!  Your ticket includes 4 drink tokens and a 4oz taster glass to take home.  Get tickets in advance.

Eastside Flea | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – J&S Reclaimed Wood; Eastside Flea (Facebook)

Eastside Flea, 10:00AM-4:00PM @ The Wisehall (1882 Adanac Street), Vancouver
Admission by donation
A fresh new Vancouver community flea market, featuring a diverse array of local vendors every 3rd Saturday of the month until December.  Merchandise includes vintage clothing, antiques, bicycles, jewelry, craftsman goods, records, and more!

Vancouver Home + Design Show, 12:00PM-9:00PM @ BC Place (777 Pacific Blvd), Vancouver
$15; other pricing in effect
The ultimate authority on all things design, entertaining, and home improvement; through to October 20.  With big names like W Network’s Jonathan and Drew Scott (Property Brothers), Jillian Harris & Todd Talbot (Love It or List It Vancouver), and local favorites A Good Chick to Know, plus more than 325 exhibitors and a host of new and exciting features, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for living well at every turn.  Don’t miss the Samsung Cooking Challenge today at 2PM!  Buy tickets online in advance and save.

That Barista Thing | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – That Barista Thing 2012 (vimeo)

That Barista Thing: Vancouver International Latte Art Competition, 11:00AM-4:00PM @ Library Square (350 West Georgia Street), Vancouver
Free for spectators
That Barista Thing is a celebration of Barista Culture.  You’ll find activities for the whole family to participate in, including latte art, crafts, caricature drawings, free beverages, tea tasting, matcha demonstrations, public canvas painting, and lots, lots more.  The signature event on the main stage is The 5th Vancouver International Latte Art Competition & Etching Competition.  Come spend the day in honour of the barista, one of the most important people in our lives… especially first thing in the morning!

Capture Photography Festival, times varies @ various galleries and locations, Vancouver
Free & ticketed events
From October 1 to November 15, this not-for-profit lens-based arts festival celebrating Metro Vancouver’s renowned photography scene is launching with more than 55 exhibitions at museums, galleries and artist-run centers with public art installations, and multi-platformed programming throughout the city. Don’t miss the Artist Talk series, workshops, and lectures running throughout the festival.

Yaletown | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Yaletown BIA

9th Annual Taste of Yaletown, times vary @ select restaurants in Yaletown, Vancouver
$25/35/45
Bringing together the talents of chefs with culinary treasures in the best dining district in Vancouver, Taste of Yaletown is a showcase of tastes, treats, sips and sights.  From October 16-27, Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie.  With a fresh approach to fixed price menus of $25, $35 and $45, restaurants will offer any combination of food and drink or even special in-house events.  Check the website for participating restaurants, and don’t forget to make reservations!

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour, departs every hour 6:30PM-9:30PM @ Canada Place (999 Canada Place), Vancouver
$40; 13+ older only
As the night falls and shadows begin to appear, you will be whisked away by Trolley where your host will tell the gruesome tales of troubled spirits, how they met their end, and where they now occupy their time.  You will drive through eerie locations such as Stanley Park, the winding roads of Shaughnessy, and stop to visit Mountain View Cemetery and the autopsy room of the Vancouver Police Museum where over 15,000 autopsies have been performed.  Stop by the Visitor Centre to make reservations in advance.

Dunbar Haunted House | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Dunbar Haunted House (2011)

Dunbar Haunted House, 7:00PM-10:00PM @ 8324 Shaughnessy Street (at West Kent Ave North), Vancouver
$10; other pricing in effect
A popular Hallowe’en attraction with modest beginnings in 2004, the Dunbar Haunted House is one of the most popular haunted houses in Vancouver.  This year’s haunt features snapshots of horrific moments in ancient, medieval, and modern history.  For a less spooky experience (with no live actors), go on weeekdays between 1:00PM-7PM.  Proceeds from all hauntings go towards local charities.

Fright Nights at Playland, 7:00PM-1:00AM @ Playland at PNE (East Hastings Street at Windermere Street), Vancouver
General Admission $22-35; Fast Pass $44-70
Face your fears… Fright Nights possesses Playland through November 2, and features 6 fright houses, 12 rides, and the freaky sideshow The Monsters of Schlock. Fast pass holders gets access to expedited lines for each Haunted House. Tickets online must be purchased for a specific night; buy in advance and save! Leave your costumes and face paints at home.

Witch’s Kitchen Scavenger Hunt, 10:00AM-6:00PM @ City Square Shopping Centre (555 West 12th Ave), Vancouver
Free
If you’re looking for some extra Halloween fun for your kids, you’ll definitely want to try this fun Scavenger Hunt through October 31!  Complete the Scavenger Hunt list and enter to win a Sony Playstation Vita and the amazing video game The Little Planet.  The Witch’s Kitchen is set up on the upper shops level, just upstairs from the food court.  More information on the website.

Science World - Around The Dome | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Science World

Around The Dome: Meet a First Responder, 10:00AM-6:00PM @ Science World (1445 Quebec Street), Vancouver
Regular admission rates
Meet police, firefighters and paramedics and discover the science behind our everyday heroes.  Part of Science World’s Around the Dome in 30 Days, a month-long science festival. Visit the website for more details.

Don Pasquale, A Comic Opera by Gaetano Donizetti, 7:30PM-10:00PM @ Marpole United Church (1296 West 67th Ave), Vancouver
$22; other pricing in effect
She’s the perfect bride… until he marries her.  Norina, a sassy young widow, wants to marry Ernesto – but Ernesto’s wealthy uncle Don Pasquale forbids it. Instead, the crotchety old man decides to find his own bride, so he can produce an heir and disinherit his nephew. Luckily, Norina has a plan – one that involves clever disguises, outrageous antics, and a plot to put Pasquale off marriage for good!  Enjoy a dynamic new production of a classic comedy, featuring a cast of acclaimed and award-winning artists.  Get tickets in advance.

Grave Tales, 7:00PM, 8:00PM & 9:00PM @ Fort Langley National Historic Site (23433 Mavis Ave), Langley
$15.10; 17+ only
The popular historic walking tour is back this year with even more spine-chilling stories! Get ready to be thoroughly creeped out on the guided walking through the Fort Langley village. Younger participants can make reservations for the Grave Tales Youth Edition. Buy tickets in advance.

Stanley Park Ghost Train | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Gerry Kahrmann for The Vancouver Sun

Stanley Park Ghost Train, 11:00AM-10:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Vancouver
$11; other pricing in effect
Travel through the silver screen into the world of classic horror movies with this year’s Monster Movie Mashup through November 2! Take your velvet seat on the Halloween Ghost Train and journey back to a time when moving pictures unearthed the shadows that lay sleeping in the dark recesses of our minds. Special matinee times on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Buy tickets in advance online or in person at the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre. Limited same-day tickets available after 3PM onsite.

Stanley Park Ecology Society: Creatures of the Night, 6:30PM-9:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Vancouver
$5; other pricing in effect
Running in parallel with the Stanley Park Ghost Train, SPES’ nature program is an entertaining adventure for explorers of all ages. From the miniature train plaza, follow your ecology guide through the forest on a 30 minute candle-lit walk to meet some of Stanley Park’s elusive animals. On each half hour Thursdays-Sundays only. Lanterns are provided; bring your sense of adventure!

Reapers Haunted Attraction: Maze of Terror, 7:00PM-10:00PM @ 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack, BC
$10-18; not recommended for children under 8
One of the most popular haunted houses in the province, owners Lisa & Gary Moran promises by the end of the night, everyone will be screaming in terror.  Leave your pets at home.

Vancouver Farmers Market | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Vancouver Farmers Market

RIPE – Vancouver Farmers Market 4th Annual Dinner Fundraiser, 4:00PM-8:00PM @ Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre (181 Roundhouse Mews), Vancouver
$75; other pricing in effect
RIPE presents a casual, family-style meal of seasonal food prepared by local chefs in celebration of the harvest.  The evening begins with a series of delicious appetizers followed by a sit-down feast of market fare. Signature cocktails, BC wine, and local micro-brews are featured, along with a silent auction and live entertainment.  Participating restaurants include: Burdock & Co., Chicha, The Dirty Apron, Farmer’s Apprentice, Forage, Glenburn Soda Fountain, and Vij’s Rangoli.

The Zombie Syndrome: On Death Island, various times @ secret locations in Vancouver
$25+
A new story! A new adventure! The same zombie plague… Back for its second year, the Zombie Syndrom is an interactive theatre adventure on the streets of Vancouver running through November 3rd. Check out the website for more details.

Parade of Souls Workshop: Make Your Own Costume, 2:30PM-6:30PM @ Public Dreams Studio (Unit 141, 2050 Scotia Street at East 5th Ave), Vancouver
By donation
Get ready for the Parade of Souls on October 29 with new costumes and props!  Head over to the Public Dreams Studio to make your costuming dreams come true.  More info on the website.

UBC Saturday Public Market | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – UBC Farm

UBC Saturday Public Market, 9:00AM-1:00PM @ UBC Farm, University of British Columbia, Vancouver
Free admission
In addition to over 250 varieties of UBC’s own fresh, organically grown produce, visit for live musicians, craftspeople, hot prepared food, bakers, and other young farm vendors all through mid-October. For those interested in learning more about the farm, don’t miss the 30 minute public tour at 11AM.

Trout Lake Farmers Market (last day), 9:00AM-2:00PM @ John Hendry Park at Trout Lake (between Templeton Drive and Lakewood Drive), Vancouver
West End Farmers Market (last day), 9:00AM-2:00PM @ Mole Hill (1100 block Comox Street), Vancouver
Burnaby Farmers Market, 9:00AM-2:00PM @ Burnaby City Hall (4949 Canada Way), Burnaby
River District Farmers Market, 10:00AM-3:00PM @ 8683 Kerr Street (SE Marine Drive & Kerr Street), Vancouver
Free admission
Check out the fresh produce at the Farmers Markets every Saturday until mid-October. See the websites for more info and other farmers markets in Metro Vancouver.

 


Sunday October 20th

 

Around The Dome: Meet a First Responder, 10:00AM-6:00PM @ Science World (1445 Quebec Street), Vancouver
Regular admission rates
Meet police, firefighters and paramedics and discover the science behind our everyday heroes.  Part of Science World’s Around the Dome in 30 Days, a month-long science festival. Visit the website for more details.

Witch’s Kitchen Scavenger Hunt, 12:00PM-5:00PM @ City Square Shopping Centre (555 West 12th Ave), Vancouver
Free
If you’re looking for some extra Halloween fun for your kids, you’ll definitely want to try this fun Scavenger Hunt through October 31!  Complete the Scavenger Hunt list and enter to win a Sony Playstation Vita and the amazing video game The Little Planet.  The Witch’s Kitchen is set up on the upper shops level, just upstairs from the food court.  More information on the website.

Taste of Yaletown: Society | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – vancouvermom.ca

9th Annual Taste of Yaletown, times vary @ select restaurants in Yaletown, Vancouver
$25/35/45
Bringing together the talents of chefs with culinary treasures in the best dining district in Vancouver, Taste of Yaletown is a showcase of tastes, treats, sips and sights.  From October 16-27, Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie.  With a fresh approach to fixed price menus of $25, $35 and $45, restaurants will offer any combination of food and drink or even special in-house events.  Check the website for participating restaurants, and don’t forget to make reservations!

Parade of Souls Workshop: Make Your Own Costume, 2:30PM-6:30PM @ Public Dreams Studio (Unit 141, 2050 Scotia Street at East 5th Ave), Vancouver
By donation
Get ready for the Parade of Souls on October 29 with new costumes and props!  Head over to the Public Dreams Studio to make your costuming dreams come true.  More info on the website.

Kitsilano Farmers Market, 10:00AM-2:00PM @ Kitsilano Community Centre (2690 Larch Street), Vancouver
Free admission
Check out the fresh produce at the Kitsilano Farmers Market for the last day this season. See the website for the full list of other farmers markets in Metro Vancouver.

Grave Tales | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Destination BC

Grave Tales, 7:00PM, 8:00PM & 9:00PM @ Fort Langley National Historic Site (23433 Mavis Ave), Langley
$15.10; 17+ only
The popular historic walking tour is back this year with even more spine-chilling stories! Get ready to be thoroughly creeped out on the guided walking through the Fort Langley village. Younger participants can make reservations for the Grave Tales Youth Edition. Buy tickets in advance.

Dunbar Haunted House, 7:00PM-10:00PM @ 8324 Shaughnessy Street (at West Kent Ave North), Vancouver
$10; other pricing in effect
A popular Hallowe’en attraction with modest beginnings in 2004, the Dunbar Haunted House is one of the most popular haunted houses in Vancouver.  This year’s haunt features snapshots of horrific moments in ancient, medieval, and modern history.  For a less spooky experience (with no live actors), go on weeekdays between 1:00PM-7PM.  Proceeds from all hauntings go towards local charities.

Fright Nights at Playland, 7:00PM-12:00AM @ Playland at PNE (East Hastings Street at Windermere Street), Vancouver
General Admission $22-35; Fast Pass $44-70
Face your fears… Fright Nights possesses Playland through November 2, and features 6 fright houses, 12 rides, and the freaky sideshow The Monsters of Schlock. Fast pass holders gets access to expedited lines for each Haunted House. Tickets online must be purchased for a specific night; buy in advance and save! Leave your costumes and face paints at home.

Vancouver Home + Design Show | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Jonathan and Drew Scott from Property Brothers
Photo Credit – Vancouver Home + Design Show (Facebook)

Vancouver Home + Design Show, 12:00PM-9:00PM @ BC Place (777 Pacific Blvd), Vancouver
$15; other pricing in effect
The ultimate authority on all things design, entertaining, and home improvement; through to October 20.  With big names like W Network’s Jonathan and Drew Scott (Property Brothers), Jillian Harris & Todd Talbot (Love It or List It Vancouver), and local favorites A Good Chick to Know, plus more than 325 exhibitors and a host of new and exciting features, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for living well at every turn.  Buy tickets online in advance and save.

Reapers Haunted Attraction: Maze of Terror, 7:00PM-9:00PM @ 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack, BC
$10-18; not recommended for children under 8
One of the most popular haunted houses in the province, owners Lisa & Gary Moran promises by the end of the night, everyone will be screaming in terror.  Leave your pets at home.

Stanley Park Ghost Train | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Stanley Park Ghost Train

Stanley Park Ecology Society: Creatures of the Night, 6:30PM-9:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Vancouver
$5; other pricing in effect
Running in parallel with the Stanley Park Ghost Train, SPES’ nature program is an entertaining adventure for explorers of all ages. From the miniature train plaza, follow your ecology guide through the forest on a 30 minute candle-lit walk to meet some of Stanley Park’s elusive animals. On each half hour Thursdays-Sundays only. Lanterns are provided; bring your sense of adventure!

Stanley Park Ghost Train, 11:00AM-10:00PM @ Stanley Park Miniature Railway, Vancouver
$11; other pricing in effect
Travel through the silver screen into the world of classic horror movies with this year’s Monster Movie Mashup through November 2! Take your velvet seat on the Halloween Ghost Train and journey back to a time when moving pictures unearthed the shadows that lay sleeping in the dark recesses of our minds. Special matinee times on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Buy tickets in advance online or in person at the Tourism Vancouver Visitor Centre. Limited same-day tickets available after 3PM onsite.

 

Capture Photography Festival | Things To Do In Vancouver This Weekend

Photo Credit – Pamela Klaffke, Canis Lupus (Wolf), 2011; Capture Photography Festival

Capture Photography Festival, times varies @ various galleries and locations, Vancouver
Free & ticketed events
From October 1 to November 15, this not-for-profit lens-based arts festival celebrating Metro Vancouver’s renowned photography scene is launching with more than 55 exhibitions at museums, galleries and artist-run centers with public art installations, and multi-platformed programming throughout the city. Don’t miss the Artist Talk series, workshops, and lectures running throughout the festival.

The Zombie Syndrome: On Death Island, various times @ secret locations in Vancouver
$25+
A new story! A new adventure! The same zombie plague… Back for its second year, the Zombie Syndrom is an interactive theatre adventure on the streets of Vancouver running through November 3rd. Check out the website for more details.

 


What are you planning on doing this weekend?  Leave a comment below, or tweet me at @vikkiwkl!


 

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  1. Patrick

    Hello! Love this list!

    Anyway I could get your recommendations for next weekend? I am coming up from Portland, OR next Thursday and would love to know what’s “not to miss”! Thank you

    Patrick

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