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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 […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 26th, 2014 @ 9:10am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s the last weekend of September and the month is going out in style. Miss604 is proud to sponsor the Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala on Saturday as well as the Vancouver International Film Festival that has an amazing lineup of international, Canadian, and BC-made films. Science World also has a free weekend to […]

Win a Word Vancouver Prize Pack

September 24th, 2014 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The 20th Word Vancouver takes place this week, featuring readings, writing workshops, musical entertainment, and more. Since this celebration of all things reading and writing is also a part Culture Days, all events and activities are free! Word Vancouver Enjoy and participate in festival activities at various venues around Vancouver. Celebrating Canadian literary talents, you […]

Free Weekend at Science World: Around the Dome Festival

September 24th, 2014 @ 10:46am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Around the Dome, a month-long family-friendly science festival, kicks off this weekend and to celebrate Science World will have free admission on Saturday, September 27, 2014 and Sunday, September 28, 2014. Presented by Genome British Columbia, Around the Dome Festival celebrates all of the amazing science and technology that can be found right here in […]

Thrill The World Surrey Thriller Dance

September 23rd, 2014 @ 8:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thrill the World, the annual zombie dance that takes place in cities around the world on the same day, has broken records for the most number of people simultaneously dancing to Michael Jackson’s Thriller — and it’s coming to Surrey. Previously only in Vancouver, the new Surrey event will happen on the same day but […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 19th, 2014 @ 10:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Enjoy the last weekend before school starts up again with Vancouver Fashion Week, the Fraser Valley Cork & Keg, Steam Whistle’s Oktoberfest at the Imperial and all the walking tours and farmers markets you can fit into a weekend. The Friday Late Night Movie series at the Rio Theatre is a Sam Raimi/Evil Dead triple […]

Things to do in Vancouver This Weekend

September 11th, 2014 @ 3:41pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mid-September is here already as farmers markets segue into fall fairs and theatres fill with film and stage productions. There’s the Autumn Shift Festival, Sustainable Seafood Festival, Moon Festival, Robson Community Fair, and more this weekend. You can also catch this week’s Friday Late Night Movie at the Rio Theatre: Stand by Me. Photo credit: […]