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3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver

October 21st, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Whether the night is dark and stormy or clear with an autumn breeze, these three seasonal walking tours will not only educate and entertain, they’re sure to give you goosebumps. 3 Halloween Walking Tours in Vancouver SS Beaver Shipwreck off Stanley Park. 1935 – Archives item# LGN 500. Photographer: Bailey Bros. Host: Stanley Park History […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 16th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

In between Thanksgiving and Halloween, Vancouver has plenty of activities for young and old, both indoors and out. There are free movies to enjoy, the last taste of Oktoberfest at the Vancouver Alpen Club, tours, fundraisers, films, and the Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo along with everything else listed below: Photo credit: Carol Nixon on […]

Free Movie Day in Vancouver

October 14th, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Cineplex is hosting a select Free Movie Day (aka Cineplex Community Day) in participating theatres across the country, benefitting Free The Children, which is the awesome non-profit that has brought us events like We Day. We Day has hosted 278,000 youth at events in cities across North America and in the UK and as a […]

Things to do in Vancouver Thanksgiving Long Weekend

October 9th, 2014 @ 6:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

While the forecast for Thanksgiving long weekend in Vancouver isn’t looking very bright, the events and activities calendar is beaming with family fun. From spooky Halloween-themed attractions in Vancouver opening up to pumpkin patch visits or checking out the cranberry festival for some seasonal fun. Photo credit: Ann Badjura on Flickr Things to do in […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

October 3rd, 2014 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is here, the weather has cooled, and leaves are abandoning their sturdy branches for the busy sidewalks below. The Vancouver International Film Festival is a great option for entertainment this weekend, several farmers markets are open until mid-October, there are Oktoberfest festivities to enjoy, concerts, plays, a book fair and a Run for the […]

Fort Langley Cranberry Festival

October 2nd, 2014 @ 8:12am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The highly-anticipated Fort Langley Cranberry Festival is coming up on Saturday, October 11, 2014 from 10:00am to 4:00pm in the heart of the Village of Fort Langley. Presented by the Fort Langley BIA, this free festival will have a pancake breakfast, food trucks, entertainment, kids’ play areas, unique vendors, participation from local shops and studios, […]

October Events in Metro Vancouver

October 1st, 2014 @ 11:38am by Rebecca Bollwitt

October is one of the busiest months in Vancouver thanks to fundraising galas, Halloween, haunted tours, and cultural festivals. A few long-running events this month include: Diwali Fest, the Zombie Syndrome, the Lost Souls of Gastown Tour, the Chinatown Haunted House, Stanley Park Ecology Society’s Creatures of the Night, and the Bear Creek Park Train […]

Doors Open Vancouver

September 29th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is hosting its first Doors Open event on Saturday, October 4th, allowing the public free access to over 20 local attractions and iconic buildings. Surrey and Richmond both hosted Doors Open events this summer. “Doors Open is a chance for people to connect with the important and interesting work that is done all over […]