October Events in Metro Vancouver

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Corn mazes and pumpkin patches and apple cider – oh my! It’s a wonderful time of year to be in Metro Vancouver and this October you can enjoy harvest, Oktoberfest, Diwali, Thanksgiving, and Halloween activities all across the region. Miss604 is proud to sponsor the Variety Week Wrap Party on October 4th, the Vancouver International Film Festival until October 11th, and the Big Sisters Luminary Award Soirée on October 19th. You’ll find these events and many, many more below:

October Events in Metro Vancouver

October Events in Metro Vancouver

Jump to: Tuesday, October 1, 2019 to Sunday, October 6, 2019
Jump to: Monday, October 7, 2019 to Sunday, October 13, 2019
Jump to: Monday, October 14, 2019 to Sunday, October 20, 2019
Jump to: Monday, October 21, 2019 to Sunday, October 27, 2019
Jump to: Monday, October 28, 2019 to Thursday, October 31, 2019

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Farm Attractions

Chilliwack Sunflower Festival Maan Farms Fall Festival
Bose Corn Maze, Surrey Chilliwack Corn Maze
Taves Applebarn & Sunflower Patch Richmond Country Farms
Aldor Acres, Fort Langley More farm fun »

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Movies in the Morgue: Zombieland
Small Business BC Presents INSPIRE
We for She Conference
National Seniors Day at the Vancouver Aquarium
Active Aging Week at Burnaby Rec Centres
Vancouver International Film Festival
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Wednesday, October 2, 2019

Firehall Arts Centre: The Shipment
Pacific Theatre: Mother of the Maid
Main St Station Farmers Market
Backyard Garden Cooking Workshop
Active Aging Week at Burnaby Rec Centres
The Winner’s Circle Fundraiser: Become a Neighbourhood Champion
Vancouver International Film Festival
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
The Dance Centre Presents: Focus Cia De Dança
Thursday, October 3, 2019

Firehall Arts Centre: The Shipment
Pacific Theatre: Mother of the Maid
Being Punjabi: Unfolding the Surrey Story
There Is No Easy Mode: A Night of Video Game Trivia
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Downtown Farmers Market
Burnaby Healthy Kids Fair
Inizio Curated Art Exhibition
Active Aging Week at Burnaby Rec Centres
I Care What You Think – at Performance Works
Vancouver International Film Festival
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
The Dance Centre Presents: Focus Cia De Dança
Friday, October 4, 2019

Sponsored by Miss604: Variety Week Wrap Party at Sunset Beach
Ice Cube at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver
A Conversation with Mari Boine
Battle of the Brush 38: Season 8 Opening Show
Grouse Mountain Job Fair
Drink & Draw Friday
Observing the Night Sky: Family Night
A Night to Dream Gala
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
I Care What You Think – at Performance Works
Vancouver International Film Festival
Richmond Night Market
Active Aging Week at Burnaby Rec Centres
Pacific Theatre: Mother of the Maid
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Fright Nights at Playland
The Dance Centre Presents: Focus Cia De Dança
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Knit City Vancouver
Saturday, October 5, 2019

Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Another Oktoberfest
Islamic History Month Celebration
Diwali Downtown Surrey
Firehall Arts Centre: The Shipment
Alicia Tobin’s Come Draw With Me
Nightmare Before Christmas Market
Salsa Dancing for Hope
Grouse Mountain Job Fair
Vancouver Philharmonic Orchestra Season Opener
Rotary’s Amazing Race
Museum of Surrey Cemetery Tour
Zili Conference
Applefest at Historic Davies Orchard on Bowen Island
I Care What You Think – at Performance Works
Vancouver International Film Festival
Riley Park Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Active Aging Week at Burnaby Rec Centres
Pacific Theatre: Mother of the Maid
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Fright Nights at Playland
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Knit City Vancouver
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Sunday, October 6, 2019

Fraser Valley Comic and Collectibles Show
Nightmare Before Christmas Market
Life Drawing at Mobil Art 
Jazz Sundays: Steve Kaldestad Quartet
3rd Annual Brewery Battle
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Poirier Street Market 
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Cannery Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Active Aging Week at Burnaby Rec Centres
Vancouver International Film Festival
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Fright Nights at Playland
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Knit City Vancouver
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience

Monday, October 7, 2019
Active Aging Week at Burnaby Rec Centres
Read for the Cure – Vancouver
Vancouver International Film Festival
Vancouver Fashion Week
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Knit City Vancouver
Tuesday, October 8, 2019
Fall Pies From Scratch
National Geographic Live – Standing At Water’s Edge
Vancouver International Film Festival
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vancouver Fashion Week
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Wednesday, October 9, 2019

Women in Debate: Can Privacy Exist in the 21st Century?
I Helped Save Dog Rescue Fundraiser
Shaping Vancouver 2019: What do we do About Neighbourhoods
SFU Writer’s Studio: Emerge
Art After Stroke
Misinformation is Killing Us with Timothy Caulfield
Vancouver International Film Festival
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vancouver Fashion Week
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Thursday, October 10, 2019

Inclusion Art Show
Vancouver Pars National Ballet
Collage Fundamentals with Elizabeth Zvonar
Contemporary Art Gallery: Fall Exhibition Opening
Roedde House Jazz: Cole Schmidt, Peggy Lee, and Kenton Loewen
The 28th Annual Whiskey, Port and Chocolate
Museum After Dark at Museum of Surrey
Art After Stroke
Vancouver International Film Festival
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Vancouver Fashion Week
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Friday, October 11, 2019

Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Halloween Expo
International Day of the Girl – Burger! Beer! Trivia!
Place des Arts: October Exhibitions Opening Reception
VIFF Closing Gala Film and Party
Dance Workshop with Desirée Dunbar & Mark Atherton
Vancouver International Film Festival
Richmond Night Market
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Vancouver Fashion Week
Fright Nights at Playland
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Saturday, October 12, 2019

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Artist Talk with Sreshta Rit Premnath
Halloween Expo
5 Year Birthday Bash at Moody Ales
Riley Park Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Vancouver Kids Fashion Week
Vancouver Fashion Week
Fright Nights at Playland
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Sunday, October 13, 2019
Halloween Parade
Postcards from Afar: Mendelssohn’s Italian Symphony
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Poirier Street Market 
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Studio 58 Presents Antony & Cleopatra
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Vancouver Fashion Week
Fright Nights at Playland

Monday, October 14, 2019
Thanksgiving Holiday
Harvestland
International TheatreSports Conference & Festival
Richmond Night Market
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Artist Talk with Olivia Whetung
Why Should I Care? Refugees and Canada in 2019 Community Dialogue
Fundamentals of Drawing with Rhys Edwards
Diwali at VPL
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
International TheatreSports Conference & Festival
Wednesday, October, 16 2019

The Dance Centre Presents Lucy Guerin Inc
Susan Point and the Renaissance of Salish Art with Robert D. Watt
Fort Langley: Grave Tales: Two-hour Adult Edition
Harvestland
International TheatreSports Conference & Festival
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Fright Nights at Playland
Thursday, October 17, 2019

The Dance Centre Presents Lucy Guerin Inc
Vancouver Opera Presents La Traviata
Nasty Women Comedy: October Improv Spooktactular
Harvestland
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
International TheatreSports Conference & Festival
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Whistler Writers Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
Fright Nights at Playland
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Fort Langley: Grave Tales: Two-hour Adult Edition
Friday, October 18, 2019

Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Science World After Dark Murder Mystery
West Coast Women’s Show
Royal Winnipeg Ballet Dance Auditions
Bloedel Conservatory’s 50th Anniversary Tiki Night
Vancouver Maritime Museum Arctic Awards Gala
Drink & Draw Friday
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Harvestland
Vancouver Art Book Fair
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
International TheatreSports Conference & Festival
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Whistler Writers Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
Fright Nights at Playland
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Fort Langley: Grave Tales: Two-hour Adult Edition
Saturday, October 19, 2019

Sponsored by Miss604: Big Sisters Luminary Award Soirée
Vancouver Opera Presents La Traviata
Libby Yu Plays Chopin Concerto No. 2
City of Vancouver Book Award
BC Place is Hosting a Movie Night on its Giant Screen
New West Craft Fall Markets
Diwali at MOA
Get Inspired Talks
Kits House Autumn Fair
High Tea on the Sea with Yoho Cruises
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
The Chan Centre Presents: DakhaBrakha
Oktoberfest at Trading Post Fort Langley
Poetry Workshop with Michael Turner
International Repair Day at the City Hall
Mosaic Immigrant Professionals Conference
Tricity Wine Festival
Riley Park Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Handmade for the Home
West Coast Women’s Show
Classic Concert: Immer Kleiner – Always Smaller
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Harvestland
Vancouver Art Book Fair
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
International TheatreSports Conference & Festival
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Whistler Writers Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
Fright Nights at Playland
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Fort Langley: Grave Tales: Two-hour Adult Edition
Sunday, October 20, 2019

Schitt’s Creek Up Close and Personal
Salmon Come Home
Vancouver Fall Mushroom Show
Sunday Social
Contemporary Art Gallery: Exhibition Tour in Spanish
Karaoke for the Soul
Intro to Zine Making
Life drawing at Mobil Art 
Roedde House Presents: Da Capo Vancouver Guitar Duo
Cannery Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Poirier Street Market 
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Handmade for the Home
Nonna Style Gnocchi – Cooking Classes Vancouver
West Coast Women’s Show
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Harvestland
Vancouver Art Book Fair
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
International TheatreSports Conference & Festival
Whistler Writers Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
Fright Nights at Playland
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Fort Langley: Grave Tales: Two-hour Adult Edition

Monday, October 21, 2019
Bike to Work Week
Hog Shack’s SWINEFEST 2019
VCT Visual Arts Gallery Open House
Vancouver Writers Fest
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Opening Reception: Bill Reid Gallery: Out of Concealment
Movies in the Morgue: The Exorcist
Publication Launch: Derya Akay
Fundamentals of Drawing with Rhys Edwards
Vancouver Writers Fest
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Wednesday, October, 23, 2019

Tasting Plates Gastown and Chinatown
Porcelain Clay Workshop with Tanis Saxby
Songs Of The Land: Tracing Global Pathways In Indigenous Music
Story Story Lie “Tales of Terror” at The Rio Theatre
DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair
Vancouver Writers Fest
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
Fright Nights at Playland
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Thursday, October 24, 2019

Vancouver Fall Home Show
Porcelain Clay Workshop with Tanis Saxby
Vancouver Opera Presents La Traviata
Shoe Party for Centre A at Fluevog
Vancouver Writers Fest
Speaker Series: Compassion, Law, and Why Refugee Claims Matter
Roedde House Presents: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Friday, October 25, 2019

Kids Can Bake: Halloween Cupcakes
City Drinks at the Panorama Roof
Mobil Movie Night – Mr. Turner
In This Thing Called Life
Anne Carson Design Fall Trunk Show
The Stolen Series, an Exhibition of Mark Sweatman Artwork
Saratovsky Brothers Play Piano Four Hands (Surrey)
Roedde House Presents: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival
Vancouver Writers Fest
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Saturday, October 26, 2019

Arts Umbrella’s 37th Annual Splash
Halloween Hunt at City Square
Trick or Treasure in Downtown Maple Ridge
Halloween in the Forest, Surrey
Parallel 49 Halloween Party
Coho Commotion
The Stolen Series, an Exhibition of Mark Sweatman Artwork
Family Day: Dynamic Drawing at the Contemporary Art Gallery
Coquitlam Heritage Halloween
The Burton(esque) Ball
In This Thing Called Life
Halloween Comic-Fest and Bake Sale
Deep Cove Fall Fair
Britannia Mine Museum’s Halloween Weekend
Haunted Stewart Farm South Surrey
Anne Carson Design Fall Trunk Show
Bubbles & Bling The Centre’s 20th Annual Gala of Hope
Vancouver TheatreSports Halloween Howl
Jack O’Lantern Festival
Diwali Downtown Vancouver
Vancouver Girls in Gaming & Industry
The Haunted Sea – Halloween at the Cannery
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival
Grape Stomp at Township 7
Riley Park Farmers Market
Vancouver Writers Fest
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
The Creature Creeps at Evergreen Cultural Centre
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland
Vagabond Players Present: Terror by Gaslight
Replay: A Bunch of Great Plays, Again! At Havana Theatre
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Sunday, October 27, 2019

Grape Stomp at Township 7
Maple Ridge: Celebrate the Night Festival & Fireworks
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Britannia Mine Museum’s Halloween Weekend
Gateway Theatre Spooktacular
Shadow Theatre Workshop with Mind of a Snail
Halloweenie at Granville Island Kids Market
The Haunted Sea – Halloween at the Cannery
Contemporary Art Gallery: Sunday Tour
Vancouver Girls in Gaming & Industry
James Cunningham Seawall Race
DIY Coffee Skincare Workshop
Vancouver Opera Presents La Traviata
Poirier Street Market 
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Vancouver Writers Fest
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
VanDusen GLOW in the Garden
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland

Monday, October 28, 2019
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland
Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Movies in the Morgue: The Shining
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland
Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Huff at the Chan Centre
Dress for Success Luncheon
Fort Langley’s Grave Tales
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Heart of the City Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland
Thursday, October 31, 2019

Mount Pleasant Safe Trick or Treat Spots
After Hours at the Vancouver Aquarium
Presentation Haunted House
Halloween Fun at Central City
Halloween on the Heights
FEAST: Asian Dining Festival
Heart of the City Festival
Chutzpah! Festival
Fright Nights at Playland

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1 Comment  —  Add a Comment Below

  1. HollyTuesday, October 8th, 2019 — 1:55am PDT

    Can you please add this to your list of October events?

    Jack O’Lantern Festival
    Saturday, October 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT
    Lions Park, Port Coquitlam
    2300 Lions Way, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
    https://www.facebook.com/events/499323884185938/

    Thank You!

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