Thanksgiving Long Weekend Event in Vancouver 2021

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The Thanksgiving Long Weekend is here and so are the fall colours, cool and rainy evenings, and a really great lineup of festivals and activities around Metro Vancouver. Be sure to get your tickets for Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village Museum later this month and check out these 10 things to do in Coquitlam in October. Find all of these events and more below:

Things to do in Vancouver Thanksgiving Long Weekend

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Thanksgiving Long Weekend Event in Vancouver

Friday, October 8, 2021
Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Lonesome Town Painters | Gabriel Dubreuil
Krystle Dos Santos in Concert
Ghostly Gastown Tour
The Ghosts of New Westminster
Playland: Hallowed Eves
Scarecrow Stroll at Arts Nursery
Corn Mazes & Family Fun in Vancouver
Maan Farms Fall Festival
Imagine Van Gogh
Flavourcel’s I Spy a City in Surrey
Da Vinci Experience in Tsawwassen
Fin-Tastic Fall Days at the Aquarium
Pacific Theatre: Wakey, Wakey
GROWING FREEDOM: The instructions of Yoko Ono / The art of John and Yoko
q̓ʷɑti̓cɑ: k̓ʷam̓k̓ʷəm̓ tə šxʷhəliʔ Phyllis Atkins: Divine Connection
Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery

Chefs in the House

Saturday, October 9, 2021
Fort Langley Cranberry Festival
Birding with Me: Welcoming the Queer Community
Studio 58: Cerulean Blue
Metro Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Heritage Kitchen: Pickles
Artist Talk with Sandeep Johal
The Ghosts of New Westminster
A Self-Guided Walking Tour of Comics in Transit
Dances from Home
Outdoor Temp Sculpture Building at Maple Ridge Park
Create a Thanksgiving Centrepiece
Uzume Taiko Interactive Virtual Taiko Drumming Workshop
Playland: Hallowed Eves
Creating Comic Books
Storytime and Songs with Jill Raymond
Islamic Art & Arabic calligraphy Demo and Studio Tour
Ninja X The Graphic Novel
Culture Days – Britannia Shipyards – Site Tours
Thanksgiving Dinner: A Comedy Show
Vancouver International Film Festival
Vancouver Biennale 2021 BIKEnnale/WALKennale
Vancouver Farmers Markets
Scarecrow Stroll at Arts Nursery
Corn Mazes & Family Fun in Vancouver
Maan Farms Fall Festival
Imagine Van Gogh
Pacific Theatre: Wakey, Wakey
Flavourcel’s I Spy a City in Surrey
Fin-Tastic Fall Days at the Aquarium
Da Vinci Experience in Tsawwassen
GROWING FREEDOM: The instructions of Yoko Ono / The art of John and Yoko
q̓ʷɑti̓cɑ: k̓ʷam̓k̓ʷəm̓ tə šxʷhəliʔ Phyllis Atkins: Divine Connection
Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery

Sunday, October 10, 2021
Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Steel Magnolias
Vintage Burlesque Bingo
Nikkei Garden Farmers Market
Playland: Hallowed Eves
Studio 58: Cerulean Blue
Vancouver Biennale 2021 BIKEnnale/WALKennale
GROWING FREEDOM: The instructions of Yoko Ono / The art of John and Yoko
Vancouver Farmers Markets
Scarecrow Stroll at Arts Nursery
Corn Mazes & Family Fun in Vancouver
Maan Farms Fall Festival
Imagine Van Gogh
Flavourcel’s I Spy a City in Surrey
Da Vinci Experience in Tsawwassen
Fin-Tastic Fall Days at the Aquarium
q̓ʷɑti̓cɑ: k̓ʷam̓k̓ʷəm̓ tə šxʷhəliʔ Phyllis Atkins: Divine Connection
Sho Sho Esquiro: Doctrine of Discovery

Big Sisters Luminary Soiree

Monday, October 11, 2021
International Day of the Girl
Granville Island Turkey Trot
Vancouver International Film Festival
Vancouver Biennale 2021 BIKEnnale/WALKennale
Scarecrow Stroll at Arts Nursery
Corn Mazes & Family Fun in Vancouver
Maan Farms Fall Festival
Imagine Van Gogh
Flavourcel’s I Spy a City in Surrey
Da Vinci Experience in Tsawwassen
Fin-Tastic Fall Days at the Aquarium

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61 Comments  —  Add a Comment Below

  1. Bonnie Y.Thursday, October 7th, 2021 — 11:44am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! 🙂

  2. SelinaThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 11:49am PDT

    Hi Miss 604,

    Happy Thanksgiving Weekend and thank you for your always up-to-date events in the town!

  3. TracyThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 11:52am PDT

    Happy thanksgiving!

  4. VivianThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 12:38pm PDT

    Thank you for your blog! I’ve been using your posts to find activities to do with my family!

  5. Jason BamfordThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 2:29pm PDT

    Happy Thanks….giving…the great turkey giveaway in Cincinnati

  6. Donna LThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 2:39pm PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving! Lots to be thankful for this year

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  12. Claudia AndrewsThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 3:12pm PDT

    Thanks a MILLION @Miss604 for this GENEROUS TOTALLY AWESOME CONTEST and EXCITING FUN 💖🥰😍🥳PRIZE! Entered on the blog and on your IG! @claudiandrews54 Happy Thanksgiving!

  13. KarenThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 4:42pm PDT

    Thank you for the opportunity!

  14. AngelaThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 5:32pm PDT

    I check your website daily for the latest news!
    Happy Thanksgiving!

  15. Tim CheungThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 5:53pm PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  16. AnitaThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 8:33pm PDT

    how wonderful, thanks!

  17. Edwin NaiduThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 8:34pm PDT

    Wishing everyone a warm and loving Thanksgiving. I’m thankful for my family. Especially during COVID times. What are you thankful for @Miss604? 🦃

  18. Amy PezzenteThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 9:12pm PDT

    Thank you!!!!!

  19. JeffThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 9:30pm PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  20. HaroldThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 9:36pm PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving weekend.

  21. KarenThursday, October 7th, 2021 — 10:01pm PDT

    Thank you for your useful weekend activity ideas.

  22. FayeFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 1:42am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  23. AmieFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 3:30am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  24. ShelleyFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 6:23am PDT

    Thanks you. Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend.

  25. Bonnie KFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 6:31am PDT

    Thanks!

  26. Bonnie KFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 6:31am PDT

    Thank you!

  27. Tabby72Friday, October 8th, 2021 — 7:20am PDT

    I can’t wait for the long weekend. Lots to be thankful for!

  28. Frank LopezFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 7:33am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving !! 🙂

  29. janeFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 8:30am PDT

    Liked and following for the long weekend

  30. Michelle WFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 9:02am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  31. AlexMFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 9:36am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving

  32. Cheryl GreenFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 9:47am PDT

    I am so THANKFUL to live in such a wonderful City! Vancouver is never boring!

  33. Zuzana TycFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 10:00am PDT

    Thank you Rebecca, have a great Thanksgiving weekend everybody!!

  34. LyndaFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 10:06am PDT

    Thank you Rebecca, for all you do !!! Happy Thanksgiving 🙂

  35. TEDFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 10:09am PDT

    So much to be thankful for

  36. TanFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 11:43am PDT

    Awesome 🙂

  37. WesFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 11:46am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  38. janFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 2:45pm PDT

    thanks and happy thanksgiving

  39. janFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 2:46pm PDT

    I Follow Miss604 on Instagram

  40. ValerieFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 3:10pm PDT

    Thanks for all you do!

  41. wenFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 4:13pm PDT

    Have a great long Thanksgiving weekend!

  42. AlexFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 4:33pm PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  43. HollyFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 5:14pm PDT

    Can you please add Vancouver Horror Nights to the list? They are in Port Coquitlam in the Giggle Dam building. They had a great haunt last year. There customer service is amazing!
    Thanks for always keeping me in the loop of what’s going on. Love it!

  44. HollyFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 5:16pm PDT

    Sorry forgot to add the site!
    https://vancouverhorrornights.com/

  45. Shirley SFriday, October 8th, 2021 — 8:13pm PDT

    Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

  46. TiffSaturday, October 9th, 2021 — 7:09am PDT

    Have a blessed and safe Thanksgiving weekend,
    everyone! Thank you for keeping us in the loop, Miss 604!

  47. AmandaSaturday, October 9th, 2021 — 12:20pm PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for your useful weekend activity ideas! 😊

  48. JasonSaturday, October 9th, 2021 — 2:10pm PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  49. GloriaSaturday, October 9th, 2021 — 2:11pm PDT

    Have a win thanksgiving weekend however you are choosing to celebrate it!

  50. Sherry FraserSaturday, October 9th, 2021 — 5:21pm PDT

    Wishing you a wonderful Thanksgiving. Thank you for the contest.

  51. Sherry FraserSaturday, October 9th, 2021 — 5:22pm PDT

    Following on IG.

  52. Amy LSaturday, October 9th, 2021 — 7:32pm PDT

    Thank you! Happy Thanksgiving!

  53. StephanieSunday, October 10th, 2021 — 4:51am PDT

    Thanks for the opportunity! Happy THanksgiving!

  54. Rebecca BollwittSunday, October 10th, 2021 — 8:21am PDT

    Will do, thanks!

  55. cgSunday, October 10th, 2021 — 11:55am PDT

    Always think of checking your monthly events page on a long weekend. thanks Miss604!

  56. daneSunday, October 10th, 2021 — 2:33pm PDT

    thankful

  57. Bonnie lamMonday, October 11th, 2021 — 4:01am PDT

    Good luck to all. Huggies.

  58. Mary YuMonday, October 11th, 2021 — 6:29am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving

  59. Mary YuMonday, October 11th, 2021 — 6:30am PDT

    following on IG @mary_yu_

  60. KevinMonday, October 11th, 2021 — 10:27am PDT

    Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

  61. TammyTuesday, October 12th, 2021 — 7:20pm PDT

    How nice!

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