October Events in Metro Vancouver


Friday, September 28th, 2018 — 2:46pm PST
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October is packed with events and activities, containing the Thanksgiving Long Weekend as well as Halloween attractions. There’s the Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train, corn mazes & pumpkin patches, Fright Nights, haunted trolley tours, spooky walks in Fort Langley, zombies, parties, improv, markets, haunted houses and many more October Events in Metro Vancouver which are listed below.

October Events in Metro Vancouver

October Events in Metro Vancouver


Jump to: Monday, October 1 to Sunday, October 7, 2018
Jump to: Monday, October 8 to Sunday, October 14, 2018
Jump to: Monday, October 15 to Sunday, October 21, 2018
Jump to: Monday, October 22 to Sunday, October 28, 2018
Jump to: Monday, October 29 to Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Multi-Day Events

Monday, October 1, 2018
Small Business BC’s INSPIRE
Vancouver International Film Festival
Les Belles-soeurs at Gateway Theatre

Tuesday, October 2, 2018
Surrey Small Business Information Expo
Métis Paddle Carving
Vancouver International Film Festival
Les Belles-soeurs at Gateway Theatre

Wednesday, October 3, 2018
Kealoha at the Chan Centre
Daniel Chimowitz Walking Canvases Exhibition Opening
Main Street Farmers Market
Paint Night Zealous Art
Vancouver International Film Festival
Les Belles-soeurs at Gateway Theatre

Thursday, October 4, 2018
Coquitlam RCMP – Volunteer Info Session
H’Arts for the Homeless
Oktoberfest at BREWHALL
An Evening of Thankfulness
Discover Dance! Company 605
Coffee with a Cop, Port Coquitlam
Santé à La Famille ft. Mission Hill
Tricksters & Transformers: An Evening of Indigenous Word
Downtown Farmers Market
Vancouver International Film Festival
Les Belles-soeurs at Gateway Theatre

Friday, October 5, 2018
October 5th Pro D-Day Painting Spooky Pumpkins
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Cabaret of Wonders – Shawn Farquhar
Alien Organisms Art Show and Zine Release
Vancouver Halloween Expo
Sketching with Dinosaurs
Wine and Wood sign painting pARTy at Zealous Art
Family Paint Night
Richmond Night Market
Vancouver International Film Festival
Les Belles-soeurs at Gateway Theatre

Saturday, October 6, 2018
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Stewart Birthday Party
New West Craft Fall Markets
Fort Langley Cranberry Festival
BC Lions vs Toronto Argos
Vancouver Halloween Expo
Gulf of Georgia Cannery: Free Admission Day, Salmon Science Expo
Jeremy Dutcher at the Massey Theatre
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Riley Park Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Vancouver International Film Festival
Les Belles-soeurs at Gateway Theatre

Sunday, October 7, 2018
Vancouver Halloween Parade & Expo
Oktoberfest at BREWHALL
Thanksgiving at the Cascade Room
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Vancouver International Film Festival



Monday, October 8, 2018
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY
Granville Island Turkey Trot
Annual Compassionate Thanksgiving Potluck Celebration
Richmond Night Market: Last Day
Vancouver International Film Festival
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Guo Pei & Bronwyn Cosgrave in Conversation
Nitro Circus: You Got This Tour
Théâtre la Seizième Presents Baby-Sitter
Vancouver International Film Festival
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Paint pARTy at Zealous Art
HornbyTime Live and Silent Auction
Cirque du Soleil’s CORTEO
National Geographic Live: Spinosaurus Lost Giant of the Cretaceous
Sweeney Todd The Musical
Vancouver International Improv Festival
Théâtre la Seizième Presents Baby-Sitter
Vancouver International Film Festival

Thursday, October 11, 2018
Speed Dating + Trivia Night
Roedde House Jazz Series: Maya Rae with Miles Black
Pants Off Vancouver
Inclusion Art Show
A Night to Dream Gala
MASH by Tim Kelly
Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex Grand Opening Weekend
Vancouver International Improv Festival
Théâtre la Seizième Presents Baby-Sitter
Cirque du Soleil’s CORTEO
Vancouver International Film Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Friday, October 12, 2018
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
The Y2K Party: The City’s Biggest 2000s Dance Party
Sharon & Bram and Friends 40th Anniversary Farewell Tour
Family Paint Night
I’m a Hippy: Fundraising Gala for BCCHF
F Cancer Vancouver
Savour Fall Food Festival
Fan Expo Vancouver
The Great Big Boo, Richmond
West Coast Women’s Show
Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex Grand Opening Weekend
Vancouver International Improv Festival
Théâtre la Seizième Presents Baby-Sitter
Cirque du Soleil’s CORTEO
Vancouver International Film Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical
MASH by Tim Kelly

Saturday, October 13, 2018
West End Community Pinata Workshop
Fleetwood Labyrinth’s 10th Anniversary
Absolutely Everything by Christopher Lloyd
Splash Gala for Arts Umbrella
Whitish, Multi-Cultural Storytelling
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
8th Annual Stack the Rack
Ink Painting on Acetate
Coast Salish Cedar Basket Weaving With Jessica Silvey
WordCamp Vancouver
Vancity Showdown at the Massey Theatre
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Riley Park Farmers Market
The Great Big Boo, Richmond
Collingwood Neighbourhood House Annex Grand Opening Weekend
West Coast Women’s Show
Vancouver International Improv Festival
Savour Fall Food Festival
Théâtre la Seizième Presents Baby-Sitter
Cirque du Soleil’s CORTEO
Fan Expo Vancouver
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Sweeney Todd The Musical
MASH by Tim Kelly

Sunday, October 14, 2018
Cascadia Wedding Show
Haunted Harvest Fair
Hands on Roman Pizza Cooking Class
Kitsilano Farmers Market
West Coast Women’s Show
Savour Fall Food Festival
Cirque du Soleil’s CORTEO
Fan Expo Vancouver
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
MASH by Tim Kelly



Monday, October 15, 2018
Vancouver Writers Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
An Evening with They Might Be Giants
Animals and Ethics in the 21st Century
A Night of Radical Generosity With SheEO
DiwaliFest
Vancouver Writers Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
Whitecaps FC vs Sporting KC
Paint Night At Zealous Art in Downtown Langley
Reel Reservations – Pop Up Screening WARU
Haywire Fall Harvest Dinner
Vancouver Writers Festival: Good Weeds
DiwaliFest
Vancouver Writers Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical
MASH by Tim Kelly

Thursday, October 18, 2018
Arctic Awards Gala
Fandom Feud – Stranger Themes
Strike A Chord: A Benefit for Music Heals
The Great British Columbia ShakeOut
Words In Motion: The Fictionals X Vancouver Writers Fest at GIB
Joe Ink at the Dance Centre
Be Wise Speaker Series & Whisky Festival
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Chris Griffin at the Biltmore
DiwaliFest
Vancouver Writers Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical
MASH by Tim Kelly

Friday, October 19, 2018
BC Lions vs Edmonton
Slide Show 7: A Night of Powerpoint Comedy
Multilingual Film Screening & Discussion: Voices in the Clouds
Family Paint Night
Paint Your Pet
Rachel Kushner in Conversation with Jael Richardson
A Conversation With Ellen Degeneres
Tree House Storytime
BC Craft Brewers Conference & After Party
Toast to the Coast
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
DiwaliFest
Joe Ink at the Dance Centre
Vancouver Writers Festival
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical
MASH by Tim Kelly

Saturday, October 20, 2018
Civic Election Day: Remember to VOTE
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Rock Painting Class
Boobyball Presents Wild West
Soweto Gospel Choir – “Songs of the Free”
Tree House Storytime
Jalsa Fashion & Lifestyle Expo
New West Craft Fall Markets
Evening of Hope
Vancouver Opera: The Merry Widow
Hot One Inch Action
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Riley Park Farmers Market
The Great Big Boo, North Van
DiwaliFest
Joe Ink at the Dance Centre
Vancouver Writers Festival
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical
MASH by Tim Kelly

Sunday, October 21, 2018
Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit
Maple Ridge SPCA Fall Open House
el Santo Dinner for C.A.N.
Authentic & Local Artisan Wedding Show
Grand Opening – Parkinson Wellness Centre
Tango Toward the Sea, Mark McGregor & Adrian Verdejo
Kitsilano Farmers Market
The Great Big Boo, North Van
DiwaliFest
Vancouver Writers Festival
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Monday, October 22, 2018
Nasty Women Comedy: Fetch
DiwaliFest
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Tuesday, October 23, 2018
A Conversation with Chantal Hebert
Once A Month: Milk Crate Bandits
Story Story Lie: Grave Decisions
VHS 2018 – Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival
DiwaliFest
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
The Third Murder at Park & Tilford
The Great Big Boo, Abbotsford
DTES Heart of the City Festival
DiwaliFest
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Thursday, October 25, 2018
Minerva BC Fall Leadership Luncheon
Vancouver Opera: The Merry Widow
The Great Big Boo, Abbotsford
Science World After Dark: MurderCon
VPL Library Book Sale
DiwaliFest
DTES Heart of the City Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Friday, October 26, 2018
Variety Week Wrap-Up Event at Robson Square
Spirit of Hungary at the Massey Theatre
Family Paint Night
Barclay Manor Haunted House
LOL Stars-Rahul Subramanian & Kunal Kamra Stand-Up Comedy
The Rocky Horror Show
Goosebumps – An Evening With R.L. Stine
Cirque Noir Gets Freaky – Halloween at Imperial
Dance House: Company Wang Ramirez
The Great Big Boo, Langley
Science World After Dark: MurderCon
VPL Library Book Sale
DiwaliFest
DTES Heart of the City Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Free Movies for Cineplex Community Day
Township 7 Winery Grape Stomp
Buffy The Musical
Coho Commotion at Capilano River Regional Park
SPARK Animation Conference
Thrill The World, Surrey
Rotary Club – Red Carpet Ball – A Night at Studio 54
Surrey Nature Centre’s Halloween in the Forest
Haunted Farm Family Day
Barclay Manor Haunted House
Coal Harbour Halloween Carnival
Carved: Halloween Circus Carnival
Halloween Hunt at City Square Mall
The Haunted Sea: Halloween at the Cannery
Rise & Shine Halloween FamJam
Vancouver Halloween Yacht Party
Demystifying Mushrooms
Treescapes Watercolour Workshop
Baby and Family Fair
Vancouver Health Show
The Gumboot Kids Live Show
Dance House: Company Wang Ramirez
Vancouver Opera: The Merry Widow
Riley Park Farmers Market
The Great Big Boo, Langley
VPL Library Book Sale
DiwaliFest
DTES Heart of the City Festival
The Rocky Horror Show
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Sunday, October 28, 2018
Whitecaps FC vs Portland Timbers
James Cunningham Seawall Race
Evergreen Cultural Centre Ghouls Night Out
Birch tree Tall Canvas Painting
Coquitlam Farmers Markets Spooktacular
Cooking Class: Gnocchi
SPARK Animation Conference
Maple Ridge: Celebrate the Night Festival and Fireworks
The Haunted Sea: Halloween at the Cannery
Township 7 Winery Grape Stomp
The Gumboot Kids Live Show
Baby and Family Fair
Vancouver Health Show
Vancouver Opera: The Merry Widow
The Great Big Boo, Coquitlam
DiwaliFest
DTES Heart of the City Festival
The Rocky Horror Show
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

Monday, October 29, 2018
Secrets of the Penthouse
FIDLAR at the Vogue Theatre
The Great Big Boo, Coquitlam
DiwaliFest
DTES Heart of the City Festival
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Van Heritage Lecture: Granville Street: 1886 to Today
The Piano Teacher at the Anvil Centre
Halloween Movie Night at The Cinematheque
Fireside Chat with Jill Earthy
DiwaliFest
DTES Heart of the City Festival
The Rocky Horror Show
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Phantom Signal: Late Night Halloween Edition
Trick-Or-Treat at Willowbrook
After Hours at Vancouver Aquarium
Halloween Trick or Treat at Sea to Sky Gondola
Halloween in Mount Pleasant
DiwaliFest
DTES Heart of the City Festival
The Rocky Horror Show
Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
Harvest Glow in Langley
Sweeney Todd The Musical

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3 comments

  1. Please add our Halloween Events to your calendar:

    Haunted House of Horrors https://westendcc.ca/haunted-house-2/ Barclay Manor

    COAL HARBOUR CC/ HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL & GHOSTLY GRAVEYARD https://westendcc.ca/halloween-carnival-ghostly-graveyard-2/

  2. Thanks Debbie! I have added these.

    Rebecca

  3. Thanks for adding this event!

    Presented by Visions Ouest Productions (25th Anniversary)
    Cine-Movie by Alcolea:

    Right in the eye – based on the cinematographic works of Georges Méliès

    October 31- 7:30 pm
    Doors open at 7:00 pm / show at 7:30 pm

    Auditorium Jules-Verne, 5445 Baillie Vancouver

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