22 Things To Do & See In Metro Vancouver This Weekend (September 27 – 29)

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Just like that, we’ve arrived at the final few days of September. From a haunted corn maze to a massive job fair, here are 22 Metro Vancouver events to check out this weekend.

Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend

Friday, September 27

Haunted Corn Maze at Maan Farms

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Photo: Maan Farms

About: It is being described as a “heart-pounding adventure” that features installations from your nightmares with shocking visuals, live actors and excerpts straight out of classic horror movies.
Date: Saturday September 21st, 2019 – Thursday October 31st, 2019
Cost: Starting from $17
Time: Various

Scarecrow Festival

About: The first day of this year’s festival is September 21st. Attractions include a DIY Build-a-Crow station, as well as live music, scarecrow scavenger hunt, crafts, speakers, hayrides, food trucks, and more!
Date: Saturday September 21st, 2019 – Thursday October 31st, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Shipyards Night Market

About: Visitors will find fresh food, locally made products, musicians, art and entertainment every Friday night. The festivities in the Square kick off at 5:00 p.m. on Friday nights. In addition, there will be live music playing until 10:00 p.m. on the Shipbuilders’ Stage, showcasing talent from all over BC.
Date: Friday, May 3rd, 2019 – Friday, September 27th, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cats & Dogs at Science World

Science WorldAbout: Opening on Sunday, September 22nd, 2019, visitors will discover what we know about our canine and feline companions—scientifically, sociologically and culturally.
Date: Sunday September 22nd, 2019 – Sunday January 5th, 2020
Cost: Regular admission
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Chilliwack Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm 2019

About: The farm features a 12-acre maze that can be quite the challenge to get through. As guests make their way through the maze, it becomes an interactive experience to say the least.
Date: Thursday August 15th, 2019 – Thursday October 31st, 2019
Cost: Starting at $11.75 (plus GST)
Time: Various

Craft Cycle Vancouver Beer Tour

About: Vancouver Beer Bike Tour, hosted by Canadian Craft Tours, is an exciting way to travel between some of North Vancouver’s most popular breweries.
Date: Saturday March 9th, 2019 – Monday December 30th, 2019
Cost: $45
Time: Various

Bose Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch

About: For their 20th anniversary, the corn maze this year will “honour the leaders, youth, and now children of past scouts” You can also experience their Night Corn Maze by the light of the moon.
Date: Tuesday August 27th, 2019 – Monday October 14th, 2019
Cost: Free – $25
Time: Various

Potter’s House Of Horrors

Potter's House Of Horrors

Photo: @spookosaurusrex / Instagram

About: Back by popular demand, Potter’s House of Horrors is rolling out a new haunted house this Halloween season. This includes Devil’s Descent, where guests will be thrown into a terrifying vortex of rotten wood, rickety mine shafts, terrifying zombies, and so much more. Are the monsters fake? Are those real sounds? There’s only one way to find out!
Date: Friday September 27th, 2019 – Saturday November 2nd, 2019
Cost: Starting at $9.99
Time: Various

Richmond Night Market

About: With endless rows of things to eat and see, the Richmond Night Market will be bustling with over 100 different food vendors to choose from, merchandise and games.
Date: Friday May 10th, 2019 – Monday October 14th, 2019
Cost: General: $4.75 / Children under 8: Free / Seniors over 60: Free
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Poutine With Purpose

About: Indulge yourself with 14 unique poutines, and you don’t even have to feel guilty because it’s all for a good cause!
Date: Friday September 27th, 2019 – Saturday October 5th, 2019
Cost: Varies

Vancouver International Film Festival

About: Annually, VIFF presents over 320 films and events, plays host to approximately 400 industry professionals from around the globe and boasts the largest Canadian film program in the world.
Date: Thursday September 26th, 2019 – Friday October 11th, 2019
Cost: Various
Time: 10:00 a.m.

Vancouver Glow Party

About: Attendees will experience high-energy music and laser lights, creating the perfect party atmosphere.
Date: Friday September 27th, 2019
Cost: Starting at $10
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Pitch-Black at Maan Farms

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Photo: Maan Farms

About: Starting September 21st, guests can experience their Haunted Pitch-Black Attraction. And just going off the name alone—if you’re afraid of being alone in the dark, this just might not be for you.
Date: Saturday September 21st, 2019 – Thursday October 31st, 2019
Cost: Starting at $17
Time: Various

Vancouver International Improv Festival

About: For two decades, the Vancouver International Improv Festival has been bringing the world’s best improvisers to Vancouver for a week of shows, workshops and generally hilarious times.
Date: Tuesday September 24th – Sunday September 29th, 2019
Cost: Various
Time: Various

Saturday, September 28

Shipyards Festival

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Photo: Vancouver’s North Shore Tourism / Facebook

About: This festival will showcase a mix of recording artists and emerging local talent that’ll have you moving all night long. 40 performers will entertain the crowds across four stages.
Date: Saturday September 28th, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Tim Hortons Free Coffee & Baked Goods

About: On Saturday, September 28th and Sunday, September 29th, you can get a free coffee, tea or baked good when you make any purchase.
Date: Saturday September 28th, 2019 – Sunday September 29th, 2019
Cost: All you need to do is use the app to place an order of at least $0.50 and you’ll receive an in-app Tims Rewards offer redeemable for a freebie!

Goat Yoga

About: Classes will be held outdoors on a grassy paddock and you are to bring your own yoga mat. Moreover, you will be outside so expect to get a little dirty.
Date: Saturday May 18th, 2019 – Sunday October 27th, 2019
Cost: $30
Time: 8:50 a.m.

Metropolis at Metrotown Job Fair

Metrotown Job Fair 2019

Photo: Metropolis at Metrotown

About: Once more, 600+ part-time and full-time entry-level and managerial positions at 50+ retailers will be up for grabs, so bring the most presentable and impressive version of yourself.
Date: Saturday September 28, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Friends 25th Anniversary at Cineplex

About: The hit TV series Friends is celebrating its 25th anniversary this month, and to celebrate, Cineplex is bringing some of the shows best and most popular episodes to the big screen!
Date: Saturday September 28, 2019 – Thursday October 3, 2019
Cost: Ticket Price
Time: Varies

Coquitlam Craft Beer Festival

About: The CCBF features over 50 craft breweries, cider houses and distilleries with over 90% of the vendors from BC
Date: Saturday September 28th, 2019
Cost: Various
Time: 12:00 p.m.

Sunday, September 29

Krispy Kreme Free Doughnuts & Coffee

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Photo: Scott Ableman / Flickr

About: To celebrate National Coffee Day, Krispy Kreme is giving away free Original Glazed Doughnuts and freshly brewed coffee this weekend.
Date: Sunday September 29th, 2019
Cost: Free
Time: 5:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Back to School TheatreSports

About: Summer is over but the LOLs don’t have to end. Join VTS for all your favourite classroom cliches, as stereotypical students join forces to avoid detention in Back to School TheatreSports.
Date: Until Saturday October 12th, 2019
Cost: Starting at $10.75
Time: 7:30 p.m.

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