October Events in Metro Vancouver 2022

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Fall festivals and family fun take centre stage this month as the October event list for Metro Vancouver is packed with outdoor adventures, indoor entertainment, and everything in between. This month Miss604 is proud to sponsor World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver (Oct 1) the Big BC Bingo (Oct 1), Offleashed for the BC SPCA (Oct 15) Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village (Oct 20-30), and the Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala (Oct 29).

October Events in Metro Vancouver

October Events in Metro Vancouver 2022

Jump to: Saturday, October 1 to Sunday, October 2, 2022
Jump to: Monday, October 3 to Sunday, October 9, 2022
Jump to: Monday, October 10 to Sunday, October 16, 2022
Jump to: Monday, October 17 to Sunday, October 23, 2022
Jump to: Monday, October 24 to Monday, October 31, 2022

Multi-Day Events & Activities

This list is updated daily.
If you have any events to add, please send them in for a free listing.

Saturday, October 1, 2022
Sponsored by Miss604: World Maritime Day at the Port of Vancouver
Sponsored by Miss604: Big BC Bingo for Charity
At the Centre of Community: Exhibition of Indigenous Cultural Practices
Pacific Arts Market -The Gallery turns 1
Cultural Sharing with Racelle Kooy (Stat’lim-Sto:lo)
F**k Cancer Benefit Concert
SKERRYVORE
Let it Out! With Mil’s Trills
Multicultural Peace Festival
All Hallows’ Eve Craft Market
First Saturday Open Studio
A Survivalist’s Guide to a Zombie Apocalypse
Hot Brown Honey THE REMIX
Echoes from Far Away Cities
Indonesian Batik by Jade CraftHouse
Dance Centre: Jeanette Kotowich
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Spirits Tasting Class
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Hidden Wonders Speakeasy Magic Experience
Snowbird RV Show
Richmond Night Market
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Run for the Cure in Vancouver
A Totem of Memories
The Clayton Market
Hot Brown Honey THE REMIX
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Platypus Theatre: Presto Mambo!
UBC Farm: Joy of Feeding
Sharon Shannon
Indonesian Batik by Jade CraftHouse
Snowbird RV Show
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden

Monday, October 3, 2022
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Tuesday, October 4, 2022

Jazz Jam
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Wednesday, October 5, 2022

The Music of Queen
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Thursday, October 6, 2022

Diyet & the Love Soldiers
VIFF: An Evening with Michael Abels
Inclusion Art Show and Sale
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Josephine, A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play
Gloria Jue-Youn Han, Making Pots for Good Ancestors
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
Friday, October 7, 2022

Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
The Burrows/Morena Quartet
Rose Gellert String Quartet – with Joel Stobbe
Mercedes Eng: Reading and Launch Event
Josephine, A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play
Brewhalla Beer and Music Festival North Vancouver
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Saturday, October 8, 2022

Cranberry Festival in Fort Langley
Arbor Day Foundation Planting
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Celebrations of Gratitude
River Basin Days at Mundy Park
Nightmare Before Christmas Market
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Film Screening and Art Performance
Workshop: Chunky Knit Blanket
Josephine, A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play
Olympic Star Patrick Chan at Vancouver Rinks
Trinidad & Tobago Culture Days
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
Sunday, October 9, 2022

Opera on a Sunday Afternoon
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Don Ross
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Nightmare Before Christmas Market
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
VIFF – Vancouver International Film Festival
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden

Eerie Illusions Burnaby Village Halloween 2022

Monday, October 10, 2022
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
Tuesday, October 11, 2022

Return of Science Slam YVR
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Creatures of the Night
Speakeasy Stand-Up Comedy
Museum of Van: Taking Care Webinar
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
Thursday, October 13, 2022
Dance Centre: Justine A. Chambers & Laurie Young
PIQSIQ
Meet the Mosses
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Wayne Wang x 3 at The Cinematheque
Adriana Barton: Wired for Music
An Evening with the Paranormal Society
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
Friday, October 14, 2022
West Coast Women’s Show
Kenny vs Spenny
Dance Centre: Justine A. Chambers & Laurie Young
Macrame 101 – Beginner Class
VETTA Concert One: Inspiration
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Heinrich Schütz 350 Anniversary Panel
Wayne Wang x 3 at The Cinematheque
Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
Roedde House Mystic Market: Friday
David Myles Trio
Boccheriniana
North Shore Art Crawl
Grave Tales
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
The Unbroadcast Life of Mildred Bailey
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival
Defenders Day Experience Ukraine
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Whistler Writers Festival
Saturday, October 15, 2022
Sponsored by Miss604: Offleashed for the BC SPCA
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival
Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
Fijian Independence Day
Wayne Wang x 3 at The Cinematheque
Women’s Street Market
Highlands Flea Market
Flashlight Mysteries: Descent into Decay
North Shore Art Crawl
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Roedde House Mystic Market: Saturday
UBC Apple Festival
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
VETTA Concert One: Inspiration
Grave Tales
Mini Sweater Pumpkins
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
The Unbroadcast Life of Mildred Bailey
West Coast Women’s Show
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
BlueShore at CapU 25th Anniversary Gala
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
Whistler Writers Festival
Sunday, October 16, 2022
Diwali Downtown Surrey
Vancouver Outsider Arts Festival
Wayne Wang x 3 at The Cinematheque
West Vancouver Pumpkin Fest
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Coquitlam Heritage Diwali Family Day
Cory Weeds Plays Art Blakey
UBC Apple Festival
Studio 58 Presents: Blue Stockings
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
North Shore Art Crawl
Women’s Street Market
BlueShore at CapU 25th Anniversary Gala
African Chamber Music
VETTA Concert One: Inspiration
Grave Tales
Connie Kaldor
Workshop: Chunky Knit Blanket
West Coast Women’s Show
Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Frozen River (nîkwatin sîpiy) Presented by Carousel Theatre
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Metro Theatre: Round and Round the Garden
Whistler Writers Festival

Gift of Time 2022 blog image

Monday, October 17, 2022
VETTA Concert One: Inspiration
Vancouver Writers Festival
Wayne Wang x 3 at The Cinematheque
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Fraser River Dialogues
Vancouver Writers Festival
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Wednesday, October 19, 2022

Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair
North Shore Reads: Ivan Coyote with Shelagh Rogers
Social Justice & Sustainability Conference
Vancouver Writers Festival
Wood Wide Web: How Fungi Connects the Forest 
DIVERSEcity Entrepreneur & Small Business Fair
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
Getting to Know Your Mushroom Neighbours
Movie at the Museum: Nosferatu
Diwali Stories with Vancouver Public Library
Social Justice & Sustainability Conference
LGBTQ+ History Month Presentation with Glenn Tkach
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Vancouver Writers Festival
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Friday, October 21, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
Diwali @ Vancouver Public Library
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Diwali Fusion Bollywood Boat Party Vancouver
DanceHouse Presents: Hofesh Shechter Company
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Vancouver Writers Festival
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Grave Tales
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Saturday, October 22, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Film: Who Killed Leclair? A Murder Mystery Concert
Vancouver Writers Festival
Women’s Street Market
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Diwali Boat Party Vancouver 2022
Vancouver Comic and Toy Show
Township 7 Grape Stomp
Vancouver Baby Show
Magic D*kes
Scandinavian Celebration
DanceHouse Presents: Hofesh Shechter Company
Grave Tales
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Arts Umbrella: Splash
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Vancouver Kids Fashion Week
Vancouver Opera: The Pearl Fishers
Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
Sunday, October 23, 2022
Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Presentation House Theatre: Pop! Pop!
Travel Best Bets Travel Expo
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Township 7 Grape Stomp
Salmon Come Home – Coquitlam
Vancouver Baby Show
Vancouver Kids Fashion Week
Corey Hamm, Piano
Passion Performance – Vancouver Donation Days
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Women’s Street Market
Vancouver Badass Film Festival
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Vancouver Writers Festival
Vancouver Comic and Toy Show
Grave Tales
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange

Monday, October 24, 2022
Read for the Cure 2022 Vancouver
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
7th Annual All-Star Stand-Up Comedy Night
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
Tuesday, October 25, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Symphony of Terror!
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Night at the Museum Fundraising Gala 2022
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Workshop: Polymer Clay Earrings
Special Speakeasy Comedy
Public Salon Think Tank Series
Forbidden Vancouver Tour (benefitting Variety BC)
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Thursday, October 27, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
An Evening with the Paranormal Society
Vancouver Opera: The Pearl Fishers
Science World After Dark
The Dance Centre: VanVogueJam
Tots Halloween
Family Services of Greater Vancouver: The Soiree
Touchstone Theatre: YAGA
Latin American Heritage Month Festival
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Friday, October 28, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Sarah Slean: A Joni Mitchell Tribute
Denzal Sinclaire with CapU Jazz Ensembles
Latin American Heritage Month Festival
Touchstone Theatre: YAGA
LJ Mounteney
Grave Tales
A New Springtime of the World
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Saturday, October 29, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala
Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Playland Tricks & Treats Family Event
Nightmare at Rollerland
Surrey Art Gallery Curators’ Tour
Spootacular Newton
Ghostly Encounters: Paranormal Tours
BC Whisky Weekend
Sarah Slean: A Joni Mitchell Tribute
Visual Arts Open House
Brewhalla Beer & Music Festival
Fungi Felting Workshop
An Evening with Mary Walsh
Coquitlam Heritage Halloween
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Dress Up Costume Halloween Paint Night
Grave Tales
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Touchstone Theatre: YAGA
Latin American Heritage Month Festival
Trout Lake Farmers Market
West End Farmers Market
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Reel Causes: The Earth Is Blue as an Orange
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Sunday, October 30, 2022

Sponsored by Miss604: Eerie Illusions at Burnaby Village
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
BC Whisky Weekend
TÉNOR de Claude Zidi Jr. at SFU Woodwards
Latin American Heritage Month Festival
Touchstone Theatre: YAGA
Jazz Vespers with Amanda Wood
Grave Tales
Vancouver Opera: The Pearl Fishers
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Harvest Days at VanDusen Garden
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Monday, October 31, 2022
Halloween at Capilano Mall
Latin American Heritage Month Festival
Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
Fright Nights: Resurrection at the PNE
Playland Tricks & Treats Family Event
Halloween at Gulf of Georgia Cannery
Haunted Halloween Adventure
Canyon Frights Halloween at Capilano Suspension Bridge Park
All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery

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