Heading into the weekend, whether you’re picking out a perfect pumpkin, getting lost in a corn maze, experiencing a late night screening at the Rio Theatre or a zombie-related event, you’ll be enjoying the best of the season around town. Photo credit: BelCan75 on Flickr Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend The Taste of […]
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As the rain pelts down, removing leaves and acorns from wind-blown branches, we pull out our gumboots and prepare for muddy treks into pumpkin patches, zombie-focused parties, and haunting seasonal activities around Metro Vancouver. October is probably one of the busiest months around when it comes to events, with the Vancouver International Film Festival underway, […]
Playland was once known at Happyland when it was part of the Vancouver Exhibition almost 100 years ago. Since that time, it has brought smiles and laughter to millions through midway games, attractions, and rides. It’s now open for the season with two new rides along with family favourites. 1929: Entrance gate to Happyland on […]
Playland is now open for the season on Saturday, Sundays and holidays, and on this coming Sunday they’re hosting Community Day benefitting Hastings Community Little League. Photo credit: Stv. on Flickr On Saturday, May 11, 2013 $10 from every Playland ticket purchased will go to support Hastings Community Little League in hosting the 2016 Little […]
Vancouver’s favourite amusement park turns out the lights and turns up the horror as Fright Nights return to Playland this month. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr Running from October 17th to 31st Fright Nights will have a new haunted house this year called “Fear” to go along with Car-n-Evil, Hollywood Horrors, Asylum, Darkness and […]
Vancouver’s summer Fair at the PNE kicks off this weekend with entertainment, exhibitions, demonstrations, and food creations that go far beyond the beloved mini donuts. The team from FortisBC (natural gas, electricity, and energy solutions) is returning this year with an info booth about how you can save energy in your home throughout the year. […]