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October Events in Vancouver

Below is what’s happening on the different days of the month including festivals, shows, farmers markets and other special events.

Note: schedules are subject to change – check official event websites for exact details.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

o    Halloween Pumpkin Express – child-friendly miniature train rides at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

o    Halloween Pumpkin Express – child-friendly miniature train rides at Bear Creek Park in Surrey from 10 am until 4:30 pm.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

Friday, October 13, 2017

  • Oktoberfest Events

o    Oktoberfest Vancouver – an Oktoberfest evening at the Vancouver Alpen Club. Tickets are $35.

o    Harvest Haus – a Munich-style Oktoberfest event near BC Place Stadium featuring live music and German beers from 6:00 to 10:30 pm.

o    Halloween Expo – live entertainment, a market and other Halloween activities at Robson Square.

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – first day of the season for the Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses, rides and Halloween fun at the PNE.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides and the Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 10 pm.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

  • Apple Festival– a fundraising festival at the UBC Botanical Garden.
  • Oktoberfest Events

o    Oktoberfest Vancouver – an Oktoberfest evening at the Vancouver Alpen Club. Tickets are $35. SOLD OUT!

o    Cloverfest – an Oktoberfest event at Shannon Hall at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds in Surrey from 4 until 9 pm. Tickets cost $25 in advance or $35 at the door.

o    Harvest Haus – a Munich-style Oktoberfest event near BC Place Stadium with sittings from noon until 4:30 pm and from 6:00 to 10:30 pm. The afternoon session features “Lippensynchron” and the evening is the final public night of the season.

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    Halloween Expo – live entertainment, a market and other Halloween activities at Robson Square.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 10 pm.

Sunday, October 15, 2017

o    Vancouver Halloween Parade – a fun and not too spooky parade between Drake and Smithe along Howe Street and Granville starting at 11 am.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses, rides and Halloween fun at the PNE.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Halloween Expo – live entertainment, a market and other Halloween activities at Robson Square.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Monday, October 16, 2017

  • Halloween Activities

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

  • Vancouver Art Gallery– admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap night Tuesdays at most movie theatres.
  • Halloween Activities

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

  • Halloween Activities

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Thursday, October 19, 2017

  • Halloween Activities

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses, rides and Halloween fun at the PNE.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Friday, October 20, 2017

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 10 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) to the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 10 pm.

Saturday, October 21, 2017

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 10 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Halloween Spooktacular – Halloween activities at Britannia Mine from 10 am until 3 pm near Squamish.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 10 pm.

Sunday, October 22, 2017

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Halloween Spooktacular – Halloween activities at Britannia Mine from 10 am until 3 pm near Squamish.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Monday, October 23, 2017

  • Halloween Activities

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 9 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

  • Vancouver Art Gallery– admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap night Tuesdays at most movie theatres.
  • Halloween Events

o    Halloween After Hours – an adults only Halloween event at the Vancouver Aquarium from 6 to 10 pm.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 9 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

  • Depeche Mode– in concert on their Global Spirit Tour with special guest Warpaint at Rogers Arena at 7:30 pm.
  • Halloween Events

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses, rides and Halloween fun at the PNE.

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 9 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Thursday, October 26, 2017

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 9 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Friday, October 27, 2017

  • Vancouver Fall Home Show– a multi-day event at the Vancouver Convention Centre at 1055 Canada Way.
  • Harrison Beer Festival– “Cask Night” at Harrison Hot Springs’ Oktoberfest-style beer festival.
  • Vancouver Giants Hockey– against Prince George at the Langley Events Centre at 7:30 pm.
  • Friday Night Live– live music, storytelling and a guest artist in North Vancouver at 3201 Mountain Highway. Cost is $10 and free for children 12 & under.
  • Halloween Events

o    After Dark Zombie Breakout – an adults-only murder mystery event at Science World from 7 to 11 pm.

o    Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Dooms Night – a Halloween party at the Pacific Coliseum for adults ages 19+.

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 9 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses, rides and Halloween fun at the PNE.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 10 pm.

Saturday, October 28, 2017

o    Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.

o    Parade of Lost Souls – A grassroots Halloween parade event starting at 7 pm where the exact location isn’t revealed until midnight on the Friday before Halloween. Donations of $5 are encouraged.

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    Thrill the World Vancouver – a zombie dance event inspired by Michael Jackson’s hit video Thriller in the afternoon at the Olympic Village Square. Free to watch but advance registration and a $40 “donation” is required to dress up and participate.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 10 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Hallow’s Eve Trail Race – 10K, half and full marathon rough-terrain trail races in North Vancouver. Costumes are encouraged.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 10 pm.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

  • Vancouver Fall Home Show– a multi-day event at the Vancouver Convention Centre at 1055 Canada Way.
  • Cannery Farmers Market – a winter market indoors at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery in Steveston Village from 10 to 3 pm.
  • Halloween Events

o    Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    Halloween Spooktacular – Halloween activities at Britannia Mine from 10 am until 3 pm near Squamish.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Monday, October 30, 2017

o    Haunted Village – family-friendly Halloween activities at Burnaby Village from 6 to 9 pm.

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses, rides and Halloween fun at the PNE.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 9 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Grave Tales at Fort Langley – 2 and 3-hour Halloween-ish walking tour programs in Fort Langley. Advance reservations required. SOLD OUT!

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

o    Halloween Fireworks – a free event with music, kids’ activities, fire juggling, a magic show and fireworks at Minoru Park at 7191 Granville Avenue in Richmond (to be confirmed for 2017).

o    Tribute to the Walking Dead – a haunted attraction at the Mission Raceway Park at 32670 Dyke Road in Mission.

o    Stanley Park Ghost Train – Halloween miniature train rides at Stanley Park.

o    Fright Nights – haunted houses and rides at the PNE.

o    VanDusen Glow in the Garden – lit-up carved pumpkins and Halloween activities at VanDusen Garden from 5 to 9 pm.

o    The Valley Haunt – a haunted house outside someone’s home at 1311 Appin Road in North Vancouver. Open from 6 to 9 pm. Admission by donation (minimum $5) benefiting the BC Professional Firefighters Burn Fund.

o    Potter’s House of Horrors – two exceptional indoor haunted houses in Surrey.

o    Bear Creek Halloween Trains – child-friendly Halloween Pumpkin Expressminiature train rides as well as the more frightening Haunted Forest Scream Train for older folk at Bear Creek Park in Surrey.

o    Reapers – a haunted attraction at 9423 Gibson Road in Chillwack. Open from 7 to 9 pm.

  • Vancouver Art Gallery– admission is by donation from 5 to 9 pm (because it’s Tuesday).
  • Cheap night Tuesdays at most movie theatres.

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Top 5 Things to Do in Vancouver in October

Vancouver Weather in October

The weather in the Lower Mainland in October is generally very nice. It’s getting cool, and Vancouver’s rainy season is just around the corner. More often than not, however, it’s a great month to be in Vancouver.

For specific information about Vancouver’s weather in October, including average temperatures and amounts of rainfall, click Weather in October.