14 Pumpkin Spice Treats to Try in Vancouver This Fall

Pumpkin spice bubble tea from Bobacabana

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When someone says fall, you think sweater weather, changing leaves… and pumpkin spice everything. Did you know that in 2003 Starbucks first trialed their pumpkin spice latte in Vancouver and Washington, D.C.? Vancouverites love celebrating fall with pumpkin spice treats. If you’re craving pumpkin spice this autumn, head to one of these local spots.

Pumpkin Everything from Bjornbar Bakery

North Vancouver’s Bjornbar Bakery goes pumpkin crazy every autumn. This year they have pumpkin fritters, pumpkin spice biscotti, pumpkin loaf, pumpkin spice croissants, pumpkin pie bars, pumpkin cheesecake bars, pumpkin Nanaimo bars, and pumpkin spice cookies!



Vegan Pumpkin Pie Gelato from Umaluma

This hazelnut-based gelato from Umaluma is completely plant-based. It’s blended with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves, and ginger for that classic pumpkin spice flavour.

Umaluma pumpkin spice vegan gelato

Pumpkin pie vegan gelato. Photo: Umaluma


Pumpkin Cinnamon Buns from Grounds for Coffee

Each fall Grounds for Coffee offers pumpkin spice cinnamon buns for a limited time. Their giant cinnamon buns have been called the world’s best, so don’t miss the pumpkin spice version between October 8 and 11 at their Commercial Drive and Alma Street locations.



Pumpkin Pie from The Pie Hole

What could be more classic than a pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with nutmeg? Pick one up at one of The Pie Hole‘s three locations. They also have vegan and bourbon pecan versions.

Pumpkin Pie from The Pie Hole

Classic pumpkin pie. Photo: The Pie Hole


Pumpkin Spice Crumble Mochi Bites from Matcha and Cocoa

White Rock-based Matcha and Cocoa makes unique bite-sized glazed mochi treats. For fall, they are offering up a delicious pumpkin spice version.



Pecan Pumpkin Loaf  from To Live For

Erin Ireland’s delicious vegan bakery To Live For makes a seasonal pecan pumpkin loaf each fall. Order online for curbside pickup from their Industrial Avenue location.

Pecan Pumpkin Loaf from To Live For

Plant-based Pecan Pumpkin Loaf. Photo: To Live For


Pumpkin Cheesecake Gelato from Uno Gelato

If the leaves are changing, that means that Uno Gelato has brought back their seasonal favourite: pumpkin cheesecake gelato! It’s made with lots of local ingredients.



Pumpkin Spiced Latte Chocolates from Purdy’s Chocolatier

Chocoholics rejoice: Purdy’s Chocolatier makes pumpkin spiced latte chocolates! Get them in a box of six or enjoy them along with other autumn favourites in a fall flavours gift box.

Pumpkin Spice Latte chocolates from Purdy's

Pumpkin Spice Latte Chocolates. Photo: Purdy’s


Pumpkin Whoopie Pies from Pure Bread

Indulge with a pumpkin whoopie pie from Pure Bread. It’s a scrumptious pumpkin spice cookie sandwich with a decadent creamy filling. You can also order pumpkin pies to complete your Thanksgiving dinner.



Pumpkin Spice Swiss Rolls at Swiss Bakery

This little bakery makes delicious pumpkin spice swiss rolls to celebrate fall. They roll up moist cake with layers of cream cheese and pumpkin pie filling. Find the Swiss Bakery on East 3rd near Olympic Village.

Pumpkin Swiss Rolls from the Swiss Bakery

Pumpkin spice swiss rolls. Photo: Swiss Bakery


Pumpkin Spice Chimney Cake Cones from The Praguery

This European-inspired treat features vanilla soft serve, pumpkin spice, and shortbread crumble served inside a freshly made chimney cake. Track one down at The Praguery food truck in Surrey, Vancouver, or Richmond.



Double Pumpkin Spice Cream from Maan Farms

Head to the Fall Festival at Abbotsford’s Maan Farms to sample their unique pumpkin spice treat. It’s a roasted pumpkin filled with pumpkin soft serve and topped with a homemade ginger molasses cookie, whipped cream, and spices.

Double Pumpkin Spice Cream from Maan Farms

Double Pumpkin Spice Cream. Photo: Maan Farms


Mini Pumpkin Tarts from Chez Christophe

These decadent pumpkin tarts from Chez Christophe are personal-sized, so you don’t have to share. They’re made with pumpkin mousse, white chocolate ganache, sponge cake, and pumpkin seed crumble. Mmmm!



Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream Slush Bubble Tea from Bobacabana

Stop by Bobacabana in New Westminster Station to try out their pumpkin spice bubble tea. It’s made with ice cream, real pumpkin, spices, whipped cream, and boba of course. There’s a vegan version too.


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