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35 Metro Vancouver Events To Check Out This Weekend (September 28-30)

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Photo: @glowlangley / Instagram

Well, September is quickly coming to an end.

The last full weekend of the month fortunately has plenty of things for you to check out.

RELATED: 79 Things To Do & See In Vancouver This Fall

From corn mazes to fall festivals, here are 35 Metro Vancouver events to check out this weekend.

Metro Vancouver Events This Weekend


Friday, September 28

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.

Bose Corn Maze And Pumpkin Patch

About: 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!
Cost: Free – $23 (cash/debit only)
Time: Various

World’s Best Food Truck Tour

About: The World’s Best Food Truck Tour, hosted by Vancouver Foodie Tours, takes you to the city’s best street fare spots. This tour showcases the multicultural flavours that is made with BC’s top-notch ingredients.
Cost: $49.99 – $59.99
Time: 11:00 am.

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.

Deep Cove Friday Night Lights

About: Deep Cove Friday Night Lights is a kayaking experience led by a guided tour, starting at dusk and lasting 2.5 hours.
Cost: $75 (+GST)
Time: 8:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.


Harvest Glow

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Photo: @glowlangley / Instagram

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.

Katie Duck

About: Internationally-renowned improvisation pioneer Katie Duck brings her provocative dance/music collaboration CAGE to Vancouver.
Cost: $24 – $30
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo

About: Going into its 4th year, the Cannabis Hemp Conference and Expo, presented by Agrima Botanicals, is a nature-led solution summit rooted in spirituality and legitimized by science.
Cost: Starting at $179
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Maan Farms Fall Festival

Maan Farms Fall FestivalAbout: This year they have TWO never before seen attractions: A Snow White pumpkin patch, which is a first in North America and The Giant Tire Crawl, a first in Canada!
Cost: Free – $38
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

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.

Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition

titanic: the artifact exhibition
Photo: Premier Exhibitions

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.

Stop Podcasting Yourself

About: Hosts Graham Clark and Dave Shumka will be weaving their comedic tales through time and space under a visual display in the Planetarium Star Theatre.
Cost: $25
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Kits House Casino Night

About: You can dress up with your friends, munch on some tasty canapes, enjoy the entertainment and use the $100 fun money they’ll give you at the door to gamble the night away playing Black Jack, Texas Hold’em, slot machines, roulette, and money wheel.
Cost: $35
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.


Definitely Dali Exhibition

dali exhibition
Photo: paulisson miura/flickr

About: As part of the Definitely Dali Project, two iconic Dali sculptures will be arriving at the Chali-Rosso Art Gallery this summer: Woman Aflame and Surrealist Piano.
Time: 10:00 a.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 is live music until 10:00 p.m. on the Shipbuilders’ Stage, showcasing talent from all over BC.
Cost: Free
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 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.

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.

Richmond Night Market

Richmond Night Market
Photo: Richmond Night Market / Facebook

About: There are over 100 food stalls, and 200 retail vendors. Sink your tastebuds into the classic tornado potatoes, and try your hand at mango desserts, squid, bubble waffles, dragon’s beard candy, and so many more!
Cost: Free – $4.25
Time: 7:00 p.m.

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

Chilliwack Corn Maze
Photo: Google Maps

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

Free Outdoor Yoga

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

Ghostly Gastown Tour

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.


Saturday, September 29

Dinosaurs Unearthed

Dinosaurs Unearthed
Photo: City of Surrey

About: Dinosaurs Unearthed is the museum’s newest exhibit that is on display from Saturday, September 29th – Sunday, March 31st, 2018.
Cost: Free
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Parallel 49 Oktoberfest

About: Everyone is encouraged to come and enjoy a delicious German menu, $5 beers, a live polka band and a DJ.
Cost: Free
Time: 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Wonder Cineplex Cinemas

About: Back in theatres for one screening only as part of Cineplex Events’ Family Favourites series, Wonder tells the extraordinary story of August Pullman.
Cost: $2.99
Time: 11:00 a.m. – 12:53 p.m.

Toronto Raptors VS. Portland Trailblazers

toronto raptors vancouver
Photo: Toronto Raptors

About: The Raptors, who recently fired traded away DeMar Derozan for Kawhi Leonard, will likely present a new style of play as they take on NBA All-Star Damian Lillard and the Blazers.
Cost: Various
Time: 4:00 p.m.

Jump For BC Wildlife

About: Join the BC Wildlife Federation on September 29th at WildPlay Elements Park in Maple Ridge where you will be jumping off the What’s to Fear Jump, an unnerving plunge from 40ft, to raise funds and awareness for BC’s at rick and endangered fish and wildlife.
Cost: $100


Sunday, September 30

Reapers Haunted Attraction

Reapers Haunted Attraction
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


About: Last year, over 5,000 people came together at the West Vancouver Community Centre under sunny skies to enjoy the day’s activities.
Cost: Free
Time: 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

F.U.B.A.R. Roller Jam

F.U.B.A.R. Roller JamAbout: Robson Square’s skating rink will once again be magically transformed into a classic roller rink.
Cost: $10
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

WWE Live

About: Fans will also be treated to Seth Rollins & Dean Ambrose taking on Intercontinental Champion Dolph Ziggler and Drew McIntyre.
Cost: $20 – $110
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Childish Gambino

About: Childish Gambino kicked off his tour in Atlanta and will wrap it up right here in Vancouver.
Cost: Starting from $59.50
Time: 8:00 p.m.


Upcoming Events

October 5 | Vancouver Halloween Parade And Expo

Over the course of three days, you’ll enjoy arts, performances, cosplay, films, comics, anime, games, makeup, and much more.

October 19 |  Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

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.


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