Archive of posts tagged "playland"

Win Tickets to Fright Nights at Playland

Comments 80 by Rebecca Bollwitt

What’s scarier than an amusement park at night? How about one that’s purposely trying to spook you with terrifying rides, attractions, and mysterious creatures roaming the grounds? Fright Nights return to Playland October 10th to November 1st with a new haunted house added to its lineup of frightful features. Photo credit: John Biehler on Flickr […]

Playland Open Extended Days in September

Comments 76 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 104th annual Fair at the PNE closed out the season with an 8% increase in visitors this year and now Playland will welcome even more guests with extended days this month. Playland’s decision comes after an overwhelming response from parents who are looking for ways to keep kids entertained while the BC Teachers’ Strike […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

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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 […]

October Events in Metro Vancouver

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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 Family Pass Giveaway

Comments 187 by Rebecca Bollwitt

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 […]