We all know Halloween actually happens next week. But it’s on a Tuesday—and nobody over 28 can really commit to staying out that late on a work night. If you want to get especially spooked and enjoy the things that go bump in the night, you’ve gotta do it the weekend before.
Luckily, there are plenty of options, from family-friendly day-walking to boozy pop-ups at the best bars in town. If there’s one thing Vancouver knows how to do, it’s turn our existential dread into a spooktacular party.
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Immerse yourself in magic and buckle up for a wild, whimsical journey of drama and delight. Vancouver Opera’s The Magic Flute opens this weekend!*
Japanese psychedelic rock / space rock band Acid Mothers Temple return to Vancouver on October 30 with special guests Dead Leaf Echo and Space Queen.*
Guided by the theme Grounded in Community, Carrying it Forward, the 2023 edition of DTES Heart of the City will feature 100+ events and showcase 40+ local venues over twelve days.*
The Lisa Nemetz Festival of International Jewish Performing Arts. The Chutzpah! Festival returns November 2 - 23 with an exciting and dynamic lineup, presenting music, theatre, comedy, dance and multimedia arts, connecting communities and celebrating the vibrancy of our stories.*
Join the Saint James Music Academy for an evening of music and delight! As part of the Heart of the City Festival.*
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Through folk, pop, and modern choral works, you’re invited to listen, reflect on the cost of war, and heal through the search and hope for peace.
Croissant Crawl returns with flaky pastry perfection
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Sip, sample and savour this fall at Whistler's premier event, Cornucopia
From November 9-19, enjoy over 70 tastings and events. Delight in live multi-course culinary demonstrations, spirited parties, seminars, tastings and winery dinners.
THINGS TO DO THIS WEEKEND
Vancouver Flea Market presents Record Vinyl Show on Sunday Oct 29 from 10am to 3pm with over 50 tables of records, CDs and music memorabilia. East side entrance only.*
The dynamic world premiere of Accumulation (Nov. 9 – 11) is a transcontinental performance project by Co.ERASGA Dance, in collaboration with acclaimed artists from the USA, Canada and France.*
Homes For The Holidays is Vancouver’s quintessential festive event! Immerse yourself in a holiday wonderland, and support youth mental health.*
Want to know what else is happening in Vancouver? Check out our Events Listings.
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