A comprehensive list of the festivals and events happening this October 2015 in Vancouver. October events highlights include: Oktoberfest, Fright Nights, Eastside Flea, Thanksgiving, Nicolas Cage Burlesque, Free movie day, and Halloween.

Go to a specific week: Oct 1 – 4 |  Oct 5 – 11 |  Oct 12 – 18 | Oct 19 – 25 | Oct 26 – 31 | Halloween

Thursday, October 1, 2015

  • Harvest Haus Oktoberfest – An Oktoberfest celebration held at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza. Food, merriment, and lots and lots of beer!
  • Letter Writing Club – Rediscover the lost art of writing letters and playing with typewriters. Everyone welcome. No cost. Supplies provided.
  • Vancouver Fashion Week – Canadian fashion designers take to the catwalk with their designs. On until October 4th.
  • Launch Party for The One Project – The One Project is the first photography community for depression and anxiety. Learn more about the Kickstarter initiative with an exhibition, food, prizes, and more.

Friday, October 2, 2015

  • Harvest Haus Oktoberfest – An Oktoberfest celebration held at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza. Food, merriment, and lots and lots of beer!
  • Perogy Night in Vancouver – Tasty homemade perogies on sale for good prices! Great community event. 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at 154 E. 10th Ave, Vancouver.
  • Knit City – An event all about the fibre life (knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, etc…). Demonstrations, a marketplace, and lots of food trucks.
  • Harlequin Hypnosis Show – You never know what’s going to happen at this steampunk hypnosis show. Performers, a live band, and lots of hypnosis…
  • Vancouver Fashion Week – Canadian fashion designers take to the catwalk with their designs. On until October 4th.
  • Sins of the City – Vice Dice & Opium Pipes – Explore the early vices of our city’s citizens, from saloons to brothels, racial tensions turned bloody, gambling dens and city wide corruption.
  • Coldwater Surf Photography Exhibit – There is something extraordinary about the experience of cold water surfing. This photography show at Shaper Studios celebrates the surfers that sometimes look like seals and the cold water environment.

Saturday, October 3, 2015

  • F as in Frank Fill a Bag Sale – $10 fill a bag sale with 1,000 LBS of clothing up for grabs including lots of halloween costumes.
  • Harvest Haus Oktoberfest – An Oktoberfest celebration held at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza. Food, merriment, and lots and lots of beer!
  • Knit City – An event all about the fibre life (knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, etc…). Demonstrations, a marketplace, and lots of food trucks.
  • Doors Open Vancouver – Enjoy free, behind-the-scenes access to popular City of Vancouver sites, including City Hall, 311 Call Centre, VPL, and more
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.
  • Harlequin Hypnosis Show – You never know what’s going to happen at this steampunk hypnosis show. Performers, a live band, and lots of hypnosis…
  • Vancouver Fashion Week – Canadian fashion designers take to the catwalk with their designs. On until October 4th.
  • Vancity Nite Tours Gastown Pub Crawl – We start at The Blarney Stone, then head over to Portside Pub, The Alexander, and end the night at M.I.A.  The event starts at 8PM at The Blarney Stone.
  • Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club – The annual Oktoberfest festival in Vancouver that has a traditional flair with live music, lots of beer, and games. $30.
  • Water’s Edge Day – FREE boat tours of English Bay, go on bird walks, experience paddle tours in kayaks and Tsleil-Waututh canoes, learn about forage fish, do some yoga, and more.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

  • Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club – The annual Oktoberfest festival in Vancouver that has a traditional flair with live music, lots of beer, and games. $30.
  • Knit City – An event all about the fibre life (knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, etc…). Demonstrations, a marketplace, and lots of food trucks.
  • Kits Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.

Monday, October 5, 2015

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

  • Teen Angst Karaoke – Hosts share their stories from their teenage years & sing a related song. Then the mic opens up for the audience to get in on the angsty teen memories…
  • Vancouver International Improv Festival – Some of the world’s best improvisers will be in Vancouver for a week of mind-expanding and mind-blowing comedy
  • East Side Flea at UBC – A modern day flea market with vintage goods, vinyl records, oddities and collectables, a real good experience.

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

  • Vancouver International Improv Festival – Some of the world’s best improvisers will be in Vancouver for a week of mind-expanding and mind-blowing comedy
  • East Side Flea at UBC – A modern day flea market with vintage goods, vinyl records, oddities and collectables, a real good experience.
  • SNAG at the Cobalt – Weekly live painting event. Buy raffle tickets to enter to win one of the original art works for super cheap! Free admission. Raffle tickets = 1/$5, 3/$10, 10/$20

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

  • Harvest Haus Oktoberfest – An Oktoberfest celebration held at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza. Food, merriment, and lots and lots of beer!
  • Vancouverite: A Comedy Show – A comedy show featuring funny stories about what adjusting to Vancouver has been like, from some of the best Vancouver comedians.
  • Vancouver International Improv Festival – Some of the world’s best improvisers will be in Vancouver for a week of mind-expanding and mind-blowing comedy
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Sins of the City – Vice Dice & Opium Pipes – Explore the early vices of our city’s citizens, from saloons to brothels, racial tensions turned bloody, gambling dens and city wide corruption.
  • Abracadaver Cabaret – This annual event showcases magicians, dancers, actors, poets, visual artists and circus performers, all working within a dark framework suitable for the invocation of fall.

Saturday, October 10, 2015

  • Harvest Haus Oktoberfest – An Oktoberfest celebration held at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza. Food, merriment, and lots and lots of beer!
  • Vancouver International Improv Festival – Some of the world’s best improvisers will be in Vancouver for a week of mind-expanding and mind-blowing comedy
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • East Side Flea – A modern day flea market with vintage goods, vinyl records, oddities and collectables, a real good experience.
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.
  • Movies in the Morgue – The Shining – Nothing screams scary like horror Movies in the Morgue, and the Vancouver Police Museum wants to make you scream!
  • Valkyrie Martial Arts Grand Opening – Grand opening party for a mixed martial arts studio owned and operated by women. The grand opening is from 10am – 8pm.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

  • Harvest Haus Oktoberfest – An Oktoberfest celebration held at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza. Food, merriment, and lots and lots of beer!
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Turkey Trot – This family-friendly run along Vancouver’s False Creek Seawall is perfect to burn off some of those extra Thanksgiving calories.
  • Kits Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.
  • Octoberlesque! – A night of burlesque fun and games (including our Gravy Drinking Contest!), fabulous prizes and of course a sexy dance party!
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show – A screening of the most notoriously pleasurable cult-movie experiences with a live shadow cast featuring the Geekenders.

Monday, October 12, 2015

  • Thanksgiving
  • Turkey Trot – This family-friendly run along Vancouver’s False Creek Seawall is perfect to burn off some of those extra Thanksgiving calories.

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

  • Gastown Cabaret – One Year Anniversary Party – Expect to be wildly entertained for three exhilarating sets of belly dancers, drag performers, comedy, thrilling live stunts, contortionists, burlesque, and random hilariousness ALL IN ONE NIGHT!

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

  • SNAG at the Cobalt – Weekly live painting event. Buy raffle tickets to enter to win one of the original art works for super cheap! Free admission. Raffle tickets = 1/$5, 3/$10, 10/$20

Thursday, October 15, 2015

  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Halloween Expo –  Grand Parade and Halloween Expo of cosplay, anime, comics, games, makeup, arts and performances. Parade is on Sunday.
  • Crime in Downtown Competition Nights – Solve a murder mystery with clues, puzzles, brain-teasers, twists and turns scattered across Vancouver’s historic Gastown.

Friday, October 16, 2015

  • Science World Adult Evening – Mix and mingle in a 19+ atmosphere and gather the clues needed to capture the culprit at our infamous, annual murder mystery evening.
  • Kyle Bottom’s Comedy Bucket – Everyone who attends this show will receive a slip of paper, on which they can write anything… anonymously. Straight into the bucket it goes and what comes out is comedy gold… hopefully.
  • Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club – The annual Oktoberfest festival in Vancouver that has a traditional flair with live music, lots of beer, and games. $30.
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Halloween Expo –  Grand Parade and Halloween Expo of cosplay, anime, comics, games, makeup, arts and performances. Parade is on Sunday.
  • Vancouver Art/Book Fair – VA/BF is a two-day festival of artists’ publishing featuring nearly one hundred local, national and international publishers, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, performances and installations.
  • Sins of the City – Vice Dice & Opium Pipes – Explore the early vices of our city’s citizens, from saloons to brothels, racial tensions turned bloody, gambling dens and city wide corruption.
  • Crime in Downtown Competition Nights – Solve a murder mystery with clues, puzzles, brain-teasers, twists and turns scattered across Vancouver’s historic Gastown.
  • Pecha Kucha Night – Presentations are given of 20 slides each shown for 20 seconds each. Tonight’s speakers are influential and emerging artists and designers showing how creativity drives our city.

Saturday, October 17, 2015

  • Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club – The annual Oktoberfest festival in Vancouver that has a traditional flair with live music, lots of beer, and games. $30.
  • Beerlesque V – Sample some of BC’s best craft beer while delighting in sassy and unique performances by some of Vancouver’s best burlesque artists.
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show – A screening of the most notoriously pleasurable cult-movie experiences with a live shadow cast featuring the Geekenders.
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Halloween Expo –  Grand Parade and Halloween Expo of cosplay, anime, comics, games, makeup, arts and performances. Parade is on Sunday.
  • UBC Apple Festival – It’s a festival about apples! Lots and lots of apples! $4 entry and an opportunity to learn more about one of BC’s favourite fruits.
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • NOT THE BEES! Nicolas Cage Burlesque – Vancouver burlesque group Geekenders is back with a remount of their most zany, off-the-wall variety show yet! It’s gonna be weird.
  • Vancouver Art/Book Fair – VA/BF is a two-day festival of artists’ publishing featuring nearly one hundred local, national and international publishers, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, performances and installations.
  • Vancity Nite Tours Gastown Pub Crawl – We start at The Blarney Stone, then head over to Portside Pub, The Alexander, and end the night at M.I.A.  The event starts at 8PM at The Blarney Stone.
  • Spooktacular Cabaret – Come on down to the gorgeous Columbia Theatre in New West and get your Halloween on with the lovely ladies of Damask Burlesk and their spooky guests!
  • Crime in Downtown Competition Nights – Solve a murder mystery with clues, puzzles, brain-teasers, twists and turns scattered across Vancouver’s historic Gastown.
  • Big Night with the Giants – Fun and games, food, and a pre-game community celebration. Hockey for only $35!
  • Taboo Revue Variety Burlesque Show – Trick or Tease – Prepare yourself for an evening full of sinful striptease, ghoulish group numbers, and spooky sketches by cast of over 20 wild, wacky, and whimsical performers.
  • ROAM Winter Expo – Brings together all your favourite winter activities and includes 4 unique marketplaces. Oktoberfest craft beer tent, free yoga, and much more.

Sunday, October 18, 2015

  • Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club – The annual Oktoberfest festival in Vancouver that has a traditional flair with live music, lots of beer, and games. $30.
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Kitty Nights Burlesque -Laugh Your Sexy Ass Off is getting you all PUMPED UP to give Harper the pointy-toed, stiletto BOOT with our SCHLOCK THE VOTE show!!
  • Halloween Expo –  Grand Parade and Halloween Expo of cosplay, anime, comics, games, makeup, arts and performances. Parade is today in Downtown Vancouver.
  • UBC Apple Festival – It’s a festival about apples! Lots and lots of apples! $4 entry and an opportunity to learn more about one of BC’s favourite fruits.
  • Kits Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.
  • Vancouver Art/Book Fair – VA/BF is a two-day festival of artists’ publishing featuring nearly one hundred local, national and international publishers, as well as a diverse line-up of programs, performances and installations.
  • ROAM Winter Expo – Brings together all your favourite winter activities and includes 4 unique marketplaces. Oktoberfest craft beer tent, free yoga, and much more.

Monday, October 19, 2015

  • Voting Day  If you don’t vote, you don’t have the right to complain! And who doesn’t like to complain!?
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

  • Sketchy’s Anti Art School – Part art class, part cabaret, join us on the third Tuesday of the month at Hot Art Wet City for 3 hours of drawing and decadence!
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Vancouver Writer’s Festival This festival ignites a passion for reading and writing by producing a number of special events that features writers from around the world.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

  • Improv against HumanityComedy group The Fictionals brings the world of Cards Against Humanity to life with chances to win sweet prizes in a live CAH tournament and Innuendo, and the crowning Vancouver’s Most Horrible Person.
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Vancouver Writer’s Festival This festival ignites a passion for reading and writing by producing a number of special events that features writers from around the world.
  • SNAG at the Cobalt – Weekly live painting event. Buy raffle tickets to enter to win one of the original art works for super cheap! Free admission. Raffle tickets = 1/$5, 3/$10, 10/$20
  • Birdy Told Me Launch Party – Celebration of brand new story-telling platform based out of Vancouver. Celebrate creative writing, story telling, and get involved in Vancouver’s underground literary talent.
  • Green Drinks – A casual monthly gathering for anyone interested in sustainability issues. The drinks aren’t green but the people are!

Thursday, October 22, 2015

  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Home + Design Show – More than 325 exhibitors and a slew of sensational new features, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for living well at every turn.
  • Vancouver Writer’s Festival This festival ignites a passion for reading and writing by producing a number of special events that features writers from around the world.
  • Savour Market – Lonsdale Quay Market’s food and beverage festival. Meet the makers, rediscover the market, and take a taste tour.
  • Crime in Downtown Competition Nights – Solve a murder mystery with clues, puzzles, brain-teasers, twists and turns scattered across Vancouver’s historic Gastown.
  • Hives for Humanity Fundraiser – Help build a bee space, a place where people & pollinators can connect year round. Fundraiser for beekeepers, families and bee enthusiasts.

Friday, October 23, 2015

  • Alicia Tobin’s Come Draw with Me – Come Draw With Alicia Tobin and get some of her patented* comedic critique of your 5-minute drawings (*not actually patented).
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Beetlejuice @ Rio Theatre – Yes, it’s happening! Tim Burton’s classic Beetlejuice is getting the Friday Late Night Movie treatment at the Rio Theatre! All ages welcome in the balcony. Costumes highly encouraged.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Home + Design Show – More than 325 exhibitors and a slew of sensational new features, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for living well at every turn.
  • Vancouver Writer’s Festival This festival ignites a passion for reading and writing by producing a number of special events that features writers from around the world.
  • Sins of the City – Vice Dice & Opium Pipes – Explore the early vices of our city’s citizens, from saloons to brothels, racial tensions turned bloody, gambling dens and city wide corruption.
  • Savour Market – Lonsdale Quay Market’s food and beverage festival. Meet the makers, rediscover the market, and take a taste tour.

Saturday, October 24, 2015

  • Free movies @ Cineplex – Free movies at all Cineplex locations starting at 9am, featuring Despicable Me 2, Fast & Furious 6, Lorax, Pitch Perfect, and more.
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Home + Design Show – More than 325 exhibitors and a slew of sensational new features, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for living well at every turn.
  • Vancouver Writer’s Festival This festival ignites a passion for reading and writing by producing a number of special events that features writers from around the world.
  • Icons vintage Market – Inspired by the racy subculture of the 60’s & 70’s, ICONS is a heavily curated and highly anticipated vintage clothing market not to be missed!
  • Trout Lake Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.
  • Thrill Vancouver –  An annual dance event in which participants simultaneously emulate the zombie dance seen in the music video of Michael Jackson’s “Thriller’!
  • Savour Market – Lonsdale Quay Market’s food and beverage festival. Meet the makers, rediscover the market, and take a taste tour.
  • Geeks Vs. Nerds – A funny debate-style event that pits pop culture icons against each other in a battle royale of wit, hilarity, and memorable one-liners.

Sunday, October 25, 2015

  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Home + Design Show – More than 325 exhibitors and a slew of sensational new features, there’s expert insight, innovation and inspiration for living well at every turn.
  • Vancouver Writer’s Festival This festival ignites a passion for reading and writing by producing a number of special events that features writers from around the world.
  • Kits Farmers Market – With delicious veggies & fruits, entertainment, and a great community feel.
  • Kitty Nights Burlesque Wicked Ways – A Super-Villainous Cosplay Show and Party featuring nerdlesque versions of some of the top super-villains of all time!
  • Savour Market – Lonsdale Quay Market’s food and beverage festival. Meet the makers, rediscover the market, and take a taste tour.
  • Burnt Pages Screening – An intimate portrait of six youths who struggle with a wide range of mental health issues. This short documentary covers their highs and lows over the course of 3 months. Free screening.
  • Hastings Culture Clash – A series created to gather dancers of various genres with the goal of having everyone interact and learn from each other.

Monday, October 26, 2015

  • Taste of Yaletown – Yaletown kitchens will offer featured menus, special tastings and innovative pairings to tempt the most adventurous foodie with fixed menu prices at $25, $35, and $45.
  • Bike to Work Week – The name says it all. Celebration stations will be set up across Metro Vancouver giving away free warm treats to keep you energized!
  • WOO HOO! Simpsons Trivia Halloween Edition – 50 cromulent questions from seasons 1-9, three classic Simpsons episodes, and probably the most fun you’ll ever have on a Monday night.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Bike to Work Week – The name says it all. Celebration stations will be set up across Metro Vancouver giving away free warm treats to keep you energized!

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

  • Critical Hits Show – A live, improvised spectacular inspired by the world’s most popular role playing game!
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Bike to Work Week – The name says it all. Celebration stations will be set up across Metro Vancouver giving away free warm treats to keep you energized!
  • SNAG at the Cobalt – Weekly live painting event. Buy raffle tickets to enter to win one of the original art works for super cheap! Free admission. Raffle tickets = 1/$5, 3/$10, 10/$20
  • Ghost Story / Ghost Poetry Slam – Storytellers and performance poets take the stage in this unique storytelling event of the spooky and the weird.
  • Game of Thrones Trivia Night – Think you know everything? You probably don’t. But if you do, there’s a $500 cash prize for the trivia team who knows not nothing!
  • The Wild & Scenic Film Festival – The largest environmental film festival in North America. All proceeds go towards supporting CPAWS-BC keeping wilderness in BC wild & protected.
  • Then & Now Fundraiser – A unique night of music and storytelling in support of a great cause.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

  • After Hours @ Aquarium – Explore the galleries with a beer or glass of wine and learn about the spooktacular creatures that call the Aquarium home. The evening will feature a variety of aquatic and Halloween-themed programming.
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Bike to Work Week – The name says it all. Celebration stations will be set up across Metro Vancouver giving away free warm treats to keep you energized!
  • Crime in Downtown Competition Nights – Solve a murder mystery with clues, puzzles, brain-teasers, twists and turns scattered across Vancouver’s historic Gastown.
  • Game On – Free board game night at Gordon Neighbourhood House, wear something comfy and prepare yourself for tons of fun!

Friday, October 30, 2015

  • The Exorcist @ Rio Theatre – The Power of Christ compels you! Four decades after its release, supernatural horror classic THE EXORCIST still remains one of the most frightening films ever made. Costumes encouraged…
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Bike to Work Week – The name says it all. Celebration stations will be set up across Metro Vancouver giving away free warm treats to keep you energized!
  • Crime in Downtown Competition Nights – Solve a murder mystery with clues, puzzles, brain-teasers, twists and turns scattered across Vancouver’s historic Gastown.
  • Instagraham – Take a tour through comedian Graham Clark and friend’s Instagram accounts. An experimental free-wheeling evening of comedy based on the best app around.

Saturday, October 31, 2015

  • Halloween!
  • Fright Nights @ Playland7 haunted houses, 15 rides, and the Monsters of Schlock, oh and a bunch of wandering creepy monsters to keep you on edge all night.
  • Halloween at the Fox – The Ultimate Indie Dance Party presents a two floor Halloween blow out featuring the city’s best party DJs, spooktacular thrills, live performance and more. $20
  • Halloween at the Waterfront – The Fairmont will be transformed into a bone-chilling landscape where ghastly ghouls and sensual seductresses will compete in the cash prize costume contest.
  • Costume Ball at Science World – Vancouver’s longest running Halloween costume ball. 2 rooms of music, 8 DJs, live performances, costume contest… $55
  • Dooms Night – Rave party at the Pacific Coliseum with world-class DJs. $100
  • Parade of Lost Souls – A parade at a secret location with an after party. Theme: Tricksters’ Treat.
  • Pirate House – A pirate-themed yard display open to the public in Burnaby raising funds to provide a roof & electricity for the St. Stephen’s Children’s Centre in Uganda.
  • Ivanhoe Pub Halloween Party – Live music, prizes for best costume, and no cover.