60 Things To Do In Burnaby, Surrey & New Westminster This Fall

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Hello fall!

It’s time to immerse yourself in the season’s colours and explore what your city has to offer.

From pumpkin patches to spooky tours, here are 60 Surrey, New Westminster and Burnaby events to check out this fall.

RELATED: 79 Vancouver Events You Can Check Out This Fall

Fall Guide

Things To Do In Burnaby

September

Pop-Up Food Trucks

Pop-Up Food Trucks

Photo: Vij’s Railway Express / Facebook

About: From modern Indian to west coast tacos, guests can look forward to an assortment of options to suit every palate.
Date: Monday July 23rd – Wednesday October 31st, 2018
Cost: Various
Time: 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday Night Golf Clinics

About: The “Practice with a Purpose Golf Clinics” provides you with professional instruction tailored to your specific swing flaws and gives you something to work on during future visits to the range.
Date: Tuesday’s until November 27th, 2018
Cost: $22
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Play Your Way to Ellen

Metrotown

Photo: Ellen DeGeneres / Facebook

About: Inspired by The Ellen TV Show, fans of all ages are invited to Metropolis at Metrotown’s Grand Court to compete in Play Your Way to Ellen. 90 lucky contestants will be randomly selected and have the opportunity to play in a series of games to win one of five Ellen Prize Packages. Each Ellen Prize Package includes two tickets to experience A Conversation with Ellen in Vancouver (each package valued over $600).
Date: Sunday, September 30th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

October

Free Wings for the Season

About: Come out for the Canucks opener, and you can WIN WINGS FOR THE ENTIRE SEASON!
Date: Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Salsa Party

About: Come to the Oktoberfest Thanksgiving Salsa Party and enjoy $5 drink specials on beer and wine plus other German food options.
Date: Friday, October 5th, 2018
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Family Movie Night

About: Bring your blankets, bring your chairs, bring your pillows – make yourself comfy!
Date: Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Edmonds Pickleball Tournament

About: Edmonds Pickleball Tournament
Date: Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Mettadate Yin Yoga Meditation

Richmond eventsAbout: Self Empowerment has become a huge topic for conversation on social Media and Hiiro chooses to tackle the arduous task of making us aware of the importance of Self Empowerment.
Date: Sunday, October 14th, 2018
Cost: $5 donation
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.

CAN Rubber Ducky Half

About: This beautiful 21.1K & 7 Mile course circles Burnaby lake, giving you the opportunity to enjoy fresh air, exercise and more chances to view birds and animals in this wilderness environment.
Date: Sunday, October 21st, 2018
Cost: $45 – $65
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Halloween Bowling for Kenya 2018

About: Come out to the Halloween Bowling Fundraiser to support the Water Harvesting Project in Kenya.
Date: Sunday, October 21st, 2018
Cost: $25 – $125
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TD Tree Days in Burnaby

About: TD Tree Days is gearing up to enhance 100+ green spaces across Canada and we’re in search for volunteers to help create a more vibrant planet.
Date: Sunday, October 21st, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Haunted Village

Haunted Village

Photo: Burnaby Village Museum & Carousel / Facebook

About: During the four-days, the village will be transformed into a Halloween getaway that the entire family can take part in.
Date: Friday October 26th – Monday October 29th, 2018
Cost: Free – $14
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Halloween Industry Night

About: You’re invited for a bloody good time! There will be $5 coronas and captain morgan specials.
Date: Sunday, October 28th, 2018
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

November

The Piano Teacher

Burnaby events

Photo: Shadbolt Centre for the Arts‎ / Facebook

About: Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship of a contractor, Tom.
Date: Saturday, November 3rd – Sunday, November 4th, 2018
Cost: $49
Time: 8:00 p.m.

ARThrive

About: ARThrive is open to all survivors of trauma and sexual violence. Through simple creative workshops, a variety of topics are explored while creating art in a safe space.
Date: Tuesday, November 6th, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m.

Adapted Yoga for People Living with MS

About: Gentle adapted yoga that meets the needs of people with a range of abilities and to those using mobility aids.
Date: Wednesday, November 7th, 2018
Cost: Various
Time: 1:00 p.m.

Vancouver Train Expo 2018

Burnaby events

Photo: Vancouver Train Expo / Facebook

About: The Vancouver Train Expo has a come a long way in the past few years, much like the hobby of model railroading. It’s keeping up with the times, incorporating computer and digital technology; It’s three-dimensional art in motion, it’s robotics and it’s a great way for the family to spend a November day.
Date: Saturday, November 10th – Sunday, November 11th, 2018
Cost: Free – $30
Time: 10:00 a.m.

18th Annual Craft Fair

About: Located at the Nikkei Centre, the Craft Fair boasts over 85 tables of quality crafts and a bake sale plus door prizes!
Date: Saturday, November 17th – Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Cost: Free – $3
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Body Size Diversity Workshop

About: Check out the Body Size Diversity workshop to learn more about issues surrounding body-shaming, weight and dieting, and how we can unlearn destructive notions about our bodies and move toward love, respect, and inclusion for ALL bodies!
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

High Street Christmas Lights

About: Come out to this event as they kick off the season with live music, hot chocolate, cookies and the lighting of the trees along High Street.
Date: Friday, November 30th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

December

Comedy Pet Show

About: See this hilarious comedy show at the Michael J Fox Theatre
Date: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Cost: Various
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Christmas Eskies Event with Santa 2018

About: Time to put on your Christmas bells and come out to get your photo taken with Santa and all your Eskie friends.
Date: Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Mr B at MoveUp Breakfast With Santa

About: Come out for a day of balloon twisting, face-painting, magic and much more!
Date: Saturday, December 8th, 2018
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Things To Do In Surrey

September

Bose Corn Maze And Pumpkin Patch

Bose Corn MazeAbout: In 1999, the Bose family added a corn maze and pumpkin patch to their commercial farm to provide a hands-on, agricultural experience for the public – at affordable prices!
Date: Sunday August 26th – Monday October 8th, 2018
Cost: Free – $23
Time: Various

October

Potter’s House Of Horrors

Potter’s House of Horros/ Facebok

About: Back by popular demand, Potter’s is rolling out three haunted house for the upcoming Halloween season.
Date: Friday October 5th, 2018 – Wednesday October 31st, 2018
Cost: $12 – $50
Time: Various

Harvest Party

About: ticket price includes admission, bonfire, hot dogs, s’mores, petting zoo, mini corn maze and hayride.
Date: Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Cost: Free – $10
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Naseebo

About: This fashion event will have western clothing, suits, lehnga, jewelry, makeup,and other fashion related services.
Date: Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Spooktacular Halloween Market

Spooktacular Halloween MarketAbout: There will also be Halloween photos of the kids, face painting, bounce castle, cotton candy, food truck and special meet and greets with Spiderman
Date: Saturday October 6th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

TERRAIN Race

About: Challenge yourself and come out for a morning of obstacles, fun, friendship and exercise.
Date: Saturday, October 13th, 2018
Cost: $30
Time: 9:00 a.m.

Mixed Pool Tournament

About: This pool tournament will follow regular play rules.
Date: Sunday, October 14th, 2018
Cost: $5
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Halloween Howl

About: This is a coed 7 & 3 with 4 games guaranteed. Come dressed to win prizes!
Date: Friday, October 26th, 2018
Time: 8:00 p.m.

Halloween Havoc

Halloween Havoc

Photo: West of Hell / Facebook

About: You’ll experience 3 rooms of entertainment, music and plenty of Halloween festivities! This event will also feature 20+ bands, costumes, prizes, and much much more!
Date: Saturday October 27th, 2018
Cost: $25 – $40
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 10:55 p.m.

Ocean Park Halloween Ripper

About: Get ready to rock out and rip up the dance floor with BONNIE SCOTT! This band offers up a female perspective of ACDC with members Bonnie Scott and Agnes Young carving a path down the Highway to Hell.
Date: Saturday October 27th, 2018
Cost: $15 – $20
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

November

Diwali Gala & Car Give Away 2018

DiwaliAbout: The Times of Canada brings to you its 6th annual Diwali Gala & Car Give Away.
Date: Friday, November 2nd, 2018
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

SheTalks 2018

About: SheTalks creates impact through 8 minutes of real storytelling. No speeches. Plus there will be networking time, exhibitors, refreshments and a buffet lunch.
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Cost: $40 – $65
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Diwali Gala 2018

About: Come celebrate Diwali 2018 with all your friends and family at ICA Diwali Gala 2018.
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Cost: Free – $35
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

North Surrey Winter Market

Photo: North Surrey Handmade Market / Facebook

About: See wonderful vendors gathered with handmade, jewelry,clothing, art and more.
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Cost: By donation
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Crafty Affaire Holiday Market

About: This is a little handmade market where you’ll find handmade creations, one-of-a-kind treasures and delicious treats for all!
Date: Saturday, November 17th, 2018
Cost: By donation
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m

Kevin Max

About: Four-time Grammy Award winner and member of dcTalk, Kevin Max, makes his return to Vancouver for the first time in 19 years.
Date: Sunday November 18th, 2018
Cost: $30
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Critter Care Wildlife Paint Night with Donna Duval

About: Come discover your creative side, in this fun fundraiser! Bring your friends and lets paint with Donna Duval, who will guide you through easy steps that will allow you to go home with a painting of your own making.
Date: Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
Cost: $45
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Surrey Tree Lighting Festival

Photo: Surrey Tree Lighting Festival / Facebook

About: Dont miss this year’s Surrey Tree Lighting Festival at Surrey City Hall Plaza!
Date: Saturday, November 24th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

December

Bringing A Mask to Life

Photo: Surrey Civic Theatres‎ / Facebook

About: Wonderheads introduces the fundamentals of what they call the ‘storytelling body’ – bringing a mask to life!
Date: Saturday, December 15th – Sunday, December 16th, 2018
Cost: $190
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Things To Do In New Westminster

September

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Photo: Ghostly Vancouver Tours / Facebook

About: Come out to New Westminster for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal.
Date: Saturday September 8th – Friday November 16th, 2018
Cost: $20
Time: 8:00 p.m.

October

New West Farmers Market

Photo: New West Farmers Market‎ / Facebook

About: This market features farm-fresh produce, plants, quality crafts from local artists and artisans, gourmet prepared foods, community information, live entertainment, and more.
Date: Thursday, October 4th, 2018
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

New West Craft Fall Markets

About: New West Craft is back for another season of markets. Shop a beautiful collection of artisans offering handmade goods.
Date: Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m.

Jeremy Dutcher

About: He is a performer, composer, activist, musicologist – these roles are all infused into Jeremy Dutcher’s art.
Date: Saturday October 6th, 2018
Cost: $10 – $22
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Nightmare Before Christmas Market

Nightmare Before Christmas Market

Photo: Jerry Meaden / Flickr

About: Shop the wacky, weird and wonderful at the 2nd annual Nightmare Before Christmas Market this October.
Date: Saturday October 13th – Sunday October 14th, 2018
Cost: TBA
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Oktoberfest Pub Night

About: Their DJ will be playing Folk music, a chef will be cooking up some german pub style food and your bartender will be mixing up some special cocktails.
Date: Friday, October 19th, 2018
Cost: $39.95
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Rascal’s Club Halloween Party

About: Come on down to Rascal’s Club for a night of kink fun and listen to amazing music from DJ Wellz!
Date: Saturday, October 20th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Fright Night On The Fraser

About: Come out this Halloween for great music, and prizes & giveaways for best costumes! Fright Night on the Fraser is a famous Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours tradition.
Date: Friday, October 26th, 2018
Cost: $39.95
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Royal City Trunk Or Treat

About: Local businesses and community members will hand out candy at each themed vehicle or table. No crossing streets, no spooky houses (unless you dare to enter their haunted house) – just fun trick or treating in their parking lot!
Date: Saturday October 27th, 2018
Cost: $5 – $20
Time: 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Family Halloween Cruise

Burnaby events

Photo: Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours / Facebook

About: The boat will be decorated and there will be treats for the kids and a face painting station! Costumes are encouraged!
Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018
Cost: $39.95
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

November

New West Craft Fall Markets

Photo: New West Craft / Facebook

About: New West Craft is back for another season of markets. Shop a beautiful collection of artisans offering handmade goods.
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2018
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Starlight DIVAS

About: STARLIGHT DIVAS is the ultimate drag dining experience and the #1 bachelorette party & gay bachelor party Haven.
Date: Thursday, November 8th, 2018
Cost: Various
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The Lab: An Improv Jam Night

Photo: The Radical – Improv Comedy‎ / Facebook

About: The Radical – Improv Comedy presents an improv jam night open to improvisers of all skill levels, live in The Heritage Grill’s Back Room Theatre!
Date: Sunday, November 18th, 2018
Cost: By donation
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.

Christmas Craft Fair

About: Come shop for Christmas Crafts and support the Deaf-Blind community of Vancouver.
Date: Saturday, November 24th, 2018
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Disney’s “The Little Mermaid Jr.”

About: The smash hit musical will be performed at the Massey Theatre.
Date: Saturday, November 24th – Sunday, November 25th, 2018
Cost: $20.00 – $49.50
Time: 6:30 p.m.

December

O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy

Photo: James & Jamesy / Facebook

About: Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss… Grab your teacups!
Date: Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Cost: $21 – $38
Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Taphouse Trivia Tuesdays

About: Get your teams together, or take on the challenge solo, as award-winning host Gregory Milne (The Radical – Improv Comedy) delivers four rounds of mind-bending trivia.
Date: Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Family Place | Outdoor

About: Rain or shine this drop in is a chance to tell stories in nature, learn about our natural treasures as they change through the seasons and learn to love our outdoor world.
Date: Friday, December 7th, 2018
Cost: Free
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

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