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41 Metro Vancouver Events To Check Out This Week (October 22-26)

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It’s the week before Halloween and the anticipation is slowly building.

Spooky events are in full swing and numerous parties are set to take place across the city.

From taunting ghost trains to corn mazes, here are 41 Metro Vancouver events to check out this week.

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Metro Vancouver Events This Week

Monday, October 22

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze

Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
Photo: Maan Farms Country Experience & Estate Winery / Facebook

About: The Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze serves up over 5 acres of pure terror, consisting of scares that play on your senses like never before.
Cost: $20 – $30
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Pop-Up Food Trucks

About: From July 23rd to October 31st, rotating food trucks will be on-site daily on the SkyTrain Walkway at Lougheed!
Cost: Various prices
Time: 11:30 a.m.

Harvest Glow

About: This massive harvest-themed, indoor light festival will bring together loved ones to laugh and play under the twinkle of half a million lights. The festival will feature an indoor pumpkin patch, mini putt, food trucks and drinks, a mystery corn maze and much more!
Cost: $8.99 – $39.99
Time: Various

Shigeru Ban

About: Offsite: Shigeru Ban is a new exhibition at Vancouver Art Gallery’s Offsite location (1100 West Georgia Street) featuring the full-scale version of renowned Japanese architect Shigeru Ban’s Kobe Paper Log House
Cost: $6.50 – $24.00
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train

About: Join Jack on his journey as his lantern casts a light on floating Druids, a 12 foot monster and creatures barely human.
Cost: Free – $12
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. (Monday – Thursday); 10:00 p.m. (Friday – Sunday)

Body Language

About: Guest curator Dion Kaszas of the Nlaka’pamux First Nation traces the deep-rooted traditions of Indigenous tattooing, piercing and personal adornment.
Cost: Free – $26
Time: 10:00 a.m.


Fright Nights At Playland

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Photo: @pne_playland / Instagram

About: Playland will have numerous haunted houses and all your favourite rides open this Halloween season to enjoy late into the evening.
Cost: $24 – $109
Time: Various

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

About: The event explores the Titanic’s human stories, which are told through more 120 authentic artifacts and and extensive room re-creations. Additionally, the exhibition commemorates the centennial of the maiden voyage and of life’s fragility.
Cost: $13.95 – $17.95
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Mattie Gunterman

About: Presenting the paintings of Emily Carr with forty-eight photographs by US-born photographer Mattie Gunterman, this exhibition draws on the Gallery’s deep holdings of Carr’s work to reflect her engagement and affection for BC’s landscape.
Cost: Free – $24
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Potter’s House Of Horrors

About: Back by popular demand, Potter’s is rolling out three haunted house for the upcoming Halloween season.
Cost: $12 – $50
Time: Various

Haida Now

About: Guest curated by Haida Curator Kwiaahwah Jones in collaboration with Viviane Gosselin, Co-curator and Director of Collections & Exhibitions at MOV, this exhibition features an unparalleled collection of Haida art boasting more than 450 works created as early as 1890.
Cost: $9 – $19
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Reapers Haunted Attraction

Metro Vancouver Haunted Houses
Photo: Stephanie / Flickr

About: Reapers features the scariest indoor theatrical horror experience in Western Canada. It’s an insane asylum themed haunt that brings the horrors of crazed patients to twisted doctors and hospital staff.
Cost: $11 – $20
Time: Various

Culture at the Centre

About: Co-curated by Jill Baird and Pam Brown, the collective effort offers insight into the important work Indigenous-run cultural centres and museums in BC are doing to support their language, culture, and history.
Cost: Free with museum admission
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chilliwack Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm

About: The farm features a 12 acre maze that can be a challenge to get through. As guests make their way through the maze, it becomes an interactive experience to say the least.
Cost: $12
Time: Various

Curious Imaginings

About: This art exhibit will “challenge us to explore the social impacts of emerging bio-technology and our ethical limits”.
Cost: $11 – $35
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Grave Tales

Grave TalesAbout: Running for over 10 years, guides will lead you through Fort Langley’s spooky past with only a candle-lit lantern in their hand. You’ll stop at the Big House in the Fort to discover more of Fort Langley’s untold past.
Cost: Starting from $13.20
Time: 6:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m., 8:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

Halloween Mystery Nights

About: Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play the Vancouver mysteries crime game in Downtown and compete for prizes.
Cost: $28/player plus fees and taxes
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.

Vancouver International Lantern Festival

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Photo: Canada Chuansheng Media Ltd.

About: Hosted by the Canadian Sichuan Chamber of Commerce, the festival is described as a “large-scale cultural event”.
Cost: $12 – $79.95
Time: 4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Spooktober – Dare To Laugh

About: Treat yourself to fangtastic comedy at Spooktober! Vancouver TheatreSports will feature four different Halloween themed shows in 11 weekly performances.
Cost: Various
Time: Various

Monster Maze

About: The 40′ x 40′ Halloween Monster Maze will feature iconic Halloween scenes. Graveyards, spooky back alleys and country corn mazes will await brave shoppers to find their way. The maze will also have displays of ghosts, scarecrows, cobwebs, witches, cauldrons and rats.
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


VanDusen Glow In The Garden

Glow In The Garden
Photo: @annakszul / Facebook

About: Guests will go on an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale – Hänsel and Gretel.
Cost: Free – $12.50
Time: 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Bear Creek Haunted Forest Scream Train

About: People aboard the train will see what it’s like when the forests of Surrey come alive, while discovering unseen creatures.
Cost: $13
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

About: Your host will dive into the stories of The Castelanni Milkshake Murder, The Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s Lady in Red and much more! You will even drive through eerie locations such as Stanley Park to hear about “The Babes in the Woods” and continue through the winding roads and mansions of Shaughnessy.
Cost: $55
Time: 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

North Shore Craft Beer Week

About: You’ll get to try special casks, attend fun events, and learn more about North Shore beers, while collecting stamps on our North Shore Ale Trail Passport with the Xplorer app.
Cost: Free – $75
Time: Various

Hozier Vancouver Concert

About: Hozier has established himself as one of the most successful and respected musicians in music. He has won two Billboard Awards, a coveted Ivor Novello, VH-1 Artist Of The Year, and stunning sets of Glastonbury, Coachella, and Red Rocks, among others.
Cost: $39.50, $52, $72
Time: 8:00 p.m.


Tuesday, October 23

Free Outdoor Yoga

Outdoor Yoga Vancouver
Photo: Mat Collective / Facebook

About: Mat Collective has decided to continue their free outdoor yoga classes during the fall season this year.
Cost: Free
Time: Various

Tuesday Night Golf Clinics

About: These “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.
Cost: $22
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Noah Cyrus

About: American actress and singer Noah Cyrus performs at the Commodore Ballroom.
Cost: $25
Time: 7:00 p.m.


Wednesday, October 24

Ghostly Gastown Tour

Ghostly Gastown Tour
Photo: Ghostly Vancouver Tours

About: This tour is perfect for those who crave a deeper look into the history of Gastown and anyone that has a thirst for the supernatural.
Cost: $20
Time: 7:30 p.m.

The Great Big Boo

About: Musical theatre meets trick-or-treating in this spectacular, non-scary show for kids! Join Zoe and Justin as they sing and dance their way through Boo Alley!
Cost: $22
Time: 4:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

About: Come out to New Westminster for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal.
Cost: $20
Time: 8:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 25

Arctic Monkeys

Arctic Monkeys
Photo: Arctic Monkeys

About: The band will perform right here in Vancouver at the Pacific Coliseum.
Cost: $49.50, $59.50, $69.50
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Shannon Dosemagen

About: In this FREE public lecture, researcher and community organizer Shannon Dosemagen will discuss the powerful potential of citizen science for research, community building, and our shared future.
Cost: Free
Time: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


Friday, November 26

Variety Week Wrap Party

Vancouver eventsAbout: Variety – the Children’s Charity is bringing a 60 ft. ferris wheel to Robson Square on Friday, October 26th to mark the end of Variety Week.
Cost: Suggested $5 donation
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Rocky Horror Show

About: Join the clean-cut sweethearts Brad and Janet, who are on the way to visit an old college professor, as they run into car trouble on a dark and stormy night.
Cost: Starting at $39
Time: 7:30 p.m.

Halloween SkyTrain Party

Halloween SkyTrain Party
Photo: GoToVan / Flickr

About: Like previous years, the 12th annual SkyTrain Party will have you travel to the outer reaches of the SkyTrain network – and your mind – with a thumping sound-system, decorations and several hundred of your transit-loving friends.
Cost: Free
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

The Dark Eighties Halloween Event

About: DJs Nikki Nevver, Vanessa Turner and Mirror Mask will be playing cult 80s hits all night
Cost: $12
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Fright Night On The Fraser

About: The evening will include music, plenty of giveaways, as well as prizes for the best costumes.
Cost: $39.95
Time: 7:00 p.m. (Boarding at 6:30 p.m.) – 10:00 p.m.

The Nightmare Before Christmas

About: The shows will feature some of Vancouver’s finest musical theatre talent in a staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke. Costume design is by Shayan Naziripour.
Cost: $25 – $30
Time: 2:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m.

Haunted Village

Burnaby Halloween events
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.
Cost: Free – $14
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

R.L. Stine Goosebumps

About: This event will start off with a lecture from R.L. about his life and career, followed by an audience Q&A. Afterward, guests will move to the lobby area for a book signing and Halloween party!
Cost: $31 – $80
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.


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