Things to Do in Vancouver on Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Happy Thanksgiving long weekend! Just like you’ll be heaping more hearty food onto your already full dinner plate this weekend, more Halloween has been added to the city, such as the Stanley Park Ghost Train, a haunted trolley tour, mystery nights, harvest festivals, and a family-friendly costume expo and parade. After all, in the wise words of Mae West, “too much of a good thing can be wonderful”.

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Things to Do in Vancouver on Thanksgiving Long Weekend

Vancouver’s Fall Home Show Returns with Culinary Stars and Trends

The Vancouver Fall Home Show is returning at the end of this month, an annual event that’s been held since 1983.

Over 35,000 people are anticipated to attend this four-day home extravaganza that features inspirational décor displays, workshops, expert celebrity speakers, and over 300 booths for finding out about services and products that will make your home even better.

This year, the Lilydale Cooking Stage promises to be a huge draw with a full roster of prominent members of the local food and drink scene.

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Vancouver’s Fall Home Show Returns with Culinary Stars and Trends

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Happy October! The haunted houses have begun, Cirque du Soleil is in town, there’s a wizard-themed cocktail night and a puppet making workshop. VIFF is also in full swing including a discussion with Michael Moore and there’s a multi-cultural cabaret festival.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend

Enjoy FREE Entry into Science World this Saturday, Oct 5th!

Science World Free Entry 2019

Image courtesy of Ted McGrath | Inside Vancouver Flickr Pool

This Saturday, October 5, 2019, Science World at the TELUS World of Science will be hosting a FREE DAY for all!

Visit the famous dome in False Creek from 10 am to 6 pm to check out their newest exhibit, Cats & Dogs. Your free entry will also include entry into the rest of the building, so you can get knee-deep in science demonstrations, challenge your knowledge, and learn everything there is to know about our furry friends!

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Enjoy FREE Entry into Science World this Saturday, Oct 5th!

BOLDfest in its 15th Year of Lesbian Meetups, Talks and Music

Image provided by BOLDfest

By Rachel Rosenberg

Taking place in Vancouver’s scenic Coal Harbour neighbourhood, BOLDfest is an annual conference heading into its 15th year. Held at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel, located at 1180 W. Hastings St, this meetup introduces (or reunites) lesbians from Canada and the US.

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BOLDfest in its 15th Year of Lesbian Meetups, Talks and Music

Run your way through October at these 7 scenic Vancouver races

October races Vancouver

Photo: Vancouver Turkey Trot

With its stunning views and milder weather, Vancouver is a runner’s city all year round—particularly in autumn. And whether you’re looking to run off this year’s turkey dinner(s) and pumpkin spice lattes, or are running for a good cause or to spend quality time with friends, there’s a run for you! Dash your way through October at these Vancouver running events!

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Run your way through October at these 7 scenic Vancouver races

What’s happening in Vancouver theatre in October

What theatrical gifts is the fall season giving us? Opening shows include a Pulitzer Prize-winning play presented by the Arts Club, an acclaimed one-man show about solvent abuse, and even something for the kids. See below for more info about plays ongoing and opening in October. (Updated Oct. 11)

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What’s happening in Vancouver theatre in October