Pumpkin Patches Near Vancouver

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The air is crisp, acorns spot the sidewalks and any foliage that can turn from green to red is well on its way. With warm pumpkin-spiced beverages in hand, what better seasonal activity is there for Thanksgiving and Halloween than heading out to a local pumpkin patch to pick out some those bright orange bulbs. For baking, cooking, and carving, the adventure is just beginning once you reach the farm. Here’s a roundup of pumpkin patches near Vancouver along with a few helpful tips:

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Pumpkin Patches Near Vancouver

20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in October 2012

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What other month combines the thrills of pie eating and zombie fighting? With both Thanksgiving and Halloween, October in Vancouver means a harvest bounty of events.

When it comes to celebrating fall, don’t miss the UBC Apple Festival, Fort Langley Cranberry Festival and local pumpkin picking opportunities.

For horrifying Halloween fun, stand outs include the Stanley Park Ghost Train (for families),  Fright Nights at the PNE (adults) and The Zombie Syndrome (adults).

Add BC Craft Beer Month, Vancouver Writers Fest, Vancouver International Film Festival, Eco Fashion Week and Oktoberfest, and your October event calendar is stuffed fuller than a turducken. Get the full line up below:

20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in October

1) FOOD & DRINK | BC Craft Beer Month | Oct. 1-31
Forget your troubles, c’mon get hoppy. It’s getting colder and a little rainy, but there are plenty of convivial, suds-filled evenings in October to chase the blues away. Try newly-released seasonal beers (pumpkin ale, treacle porter and more) and meet a local brewer  at BC Craft Beer Month events, happening all over town. Continue reading:
20 Unmissable Vancouver Events in October 2012