October Events in Metro Vancouver


Wednesday, September 27th, 2017 — 6:44pm PDT
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The Metro Vancouver October event list is full of theatrical productions, markets, shows, festivals, and culture. It’s going to be a fun month of apple picking and pumpkin patches, paired with the The Granville Island Turkey Trot, Culture Days, the Vancouver International Film Festival and Halloween haunts like the Stanley Park Ghost Train and Fright Nights at Playland.

October Events in Metro Vancouver

October Events in Metro Vancouver

Jump to: Sunday, October 1, 2017 to Sunday, October 8, 2017
Jump to: Monday, October 9, 2017 to Sunday, October 15, 2017
Jump to: Monday, October 16, 2017 to Sunday, October 22, 2017
Jump to: Monday, October 23, 2017 to Tuesday, October 31, 2017

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Multi-Day Events

Events that run for longer than three days in a row are highlighted in green. This list is updated often so send in your event listing anytime – for free – and check back often to plan your week.

Sunday, October 1, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Tri-Cities Culture Days Weekend
Diwali Downtown Surrey
Surrey CIBC Run for the Cure
Interior Design Show
Authentic Local Artisan Wedding Show
Culture Days at Gateway Theatre
Culture Days: Rediscover Tram Car 1220
Music on Main: Jane Coop, Piano
Metro Theatre Presents: Hilda’s Yard
Culture Days: Historical Photography & Camera Obscura Workshop
Meet the Artists! A Unique Experience That Fuses Art With Jewels
13: The Musical
Riverview Tree Tour
Culture Days at Mackin House & Fraser Mills Station
From Farms to Forks: A Harvest Kitchen Party
Singletree Winery Long Table Harvest Dinner
Vancouver International Film Festival
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday Meditation Vancouver Alan Clements
Vancouver International Film Festival
Tuesday, October 3, 2017
City Drinks at The Vancouver Club
Beer Tasting & Prohibition Talk with Mariner Brewing, at Mackin House
Movies in the Morgue: Zodiac
Opera and Beer
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Inclusion Art Show
Networking Event: Cities Designed to Work for Women
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Vancouver International Film Festival
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Langley Paint Night
UN SDG Youth Training at UBC
A Conversation with Measha Brueggergosman
Cooking Class: The Best Fall Pies
Surrey Urban Farmers Market
Inclusion Art Show
Mid Autumn Moon Cake and Chinese Dance Demonstration
Main Street Station Market
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Christians
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
13: The Musical
Vancouver International Film Festival

Thursday, October 5, 2017
Opening Reception: Pushing Boundaries | CityScape Community Art Space
Night Shift: Body Language
Nick Offerman at the Orpheum
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Surrey
26th Annual Port and Chocolate
Coffee Lovers Longtable Series
Workshop: Harvest, a Study in Dryables
Downtown Farmers Market QE Plaza
Harvest Haus
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Christians
Metro Theatre Presents: Hilda’s Yard
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
13: The Musical
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Friday, October 6, 2017
Experimental INK at MOA
Creative Mornings: Ivan Sayers
Speed Dating + Beer Night
MISCELLANEOUS Productions’ MONSTERS
KURT METZGER: Live at the Fox Cabaret
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Richmond Night Market
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Surrey
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Christians
Metro Theatre Presents: Hilda’s Yard
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
13: The Musical
Harvest Haus
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Saturday, October 7, 2017
Fort Langley Cranberry Festival
MISCELLANEOUS Productions’ MONSTERS
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
Vice, Dice, and Opium Pipes | Sins of the City Walking Tour
Harvest of Love Wedding Show
Sea to Sky Gondola Harvest Dinner
Blueprint 20 Year Anniversary
Stewart Birthday Party
Vancouver Rare Book, Photograph & Paper Show
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
West End Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
The Hound of the Baskervilles, Surrey
Pacific Theatre Presents: The Christians
Metro Theatre Presents: Hilda’s Yard
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
13: The Musical
Harvest Haus
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Sunday, October 8, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Granville Island Turkey Trot: Kids Run
Bowen Island Applefest
Vancouver Rare Book, Photograph & Paper Show
Mount Pleasant Farmers Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Poirier Street Farmers Market
Richmond Night Market
Vancouver’s North Shore Craft Beer Week
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
13: The Musical
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Monday, October 9, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Granville Island Turkey Trot 10K
All Access Tours of BC Place
Vancouver Cooking Classes at H2 Rotisserie & Bar
Richmond Night Market
Traces of Words Curator Tour at the MOA
Vancouver International Film Festival
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Puzzled Pint
A Tribute to Elvis in Concert
Classical Composer Ludovico Einaudi
All Access Tours of BC Place
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Domaine Roux Père & Fils Harvest Wine Dinner
Sunflower Paint Night
Taste of Yaletown
All Access Tours of BC Place
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Thursday, October 12, 2017
The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage in British Columbia
Vancouver Tap Dance Society
Roedde House Jazz Series Presents: Natasha D’Agostino and David Blake
The Struggle for Women’s Suffrage in BC
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Compañía Sharon Fridman – Hasta Dónde…? + All Ways
Metro Theatre Presents: Hounds of the Baskervilles
FlyOver Canada Halloween
All Access Tours of BC Place
Taste of Yaletown
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Friday, October 13, 2017
St. Paul’s Labyrinth – Celebrating 20 Years
Vancouver Art Book Fair
Instant Theatre Company Presents: Periscope
Haunted Halloween Dance Party and Album Fundraiser
Down the Eerie Path
Vancouver Opera Presents: Turandot
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Harvest Haus
A Bench in the Sun by Ron Clark
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
Vancouver Halloween Expo
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
All Access Tours of BC Place
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Taste of Yaletown
Compañía Sharon Fridman – Hasta Dónde…? + All Ways
Metro Theatre Presents: Hounds of the Baskervilles
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink
Vancouver International Film Festival

Saturday, October 14, 2017
Sponsored by Miss604: Canuck Place Gift of Time Gala
Apple Festival at UBC Botanical Garden
Free Movies at Cineplex Community Day
Instant Theatre Company Presents: Periscope
Light the Night Walk
Ride-a-Thon Fundraiser at Campbell Valley Park
Grand Opening: Bose Forest Park
Graham Clark’s Quiz Show
Book Launch: Rage by John Mavin
Randy Charach, Comedy Mentalism & Hypnosis
Just For Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour with Sugar Sammy
Episodes from the Life of Robert Schumann
A Very Gatsby Affair – To Benefit The Looking Glass Foundation
Guided Nature Walks, Bear Creek Park, Surrey
Arts Umbrella’s SPLASH Auction & Gala
Vancouver Chopin Society: Maria Pomianowska
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
Harvest Haus
Pokemon Regional Championship
Trout Lake Farmers Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
VIFF Repeats
A Bench in the Sun by Ron Clark
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Vancouver Halloween Expo
Taste of Yaletown
Compañía Sharon Fridman – Hasta Dónde…? + All Ways
Metro Theatre Presents: Hounds of the Baskervilles
The Goblin Market at The Cultch
Vancouver Art Book Fair
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch
Firehall Art Centre Presents: Hyperlink

Sunday, October 15, 2017
Vancouver Halloween Parade
Cooking Class: Eclairs and Creampuffs, Halloween Special
Presentation of Traditional Greek Costumes
Hands on Roman Pizza Making
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Market
Roedde House Classical Series Presents: Vancouver Viols
The Chan Centre Presents: The Gloaming
Chefs’ Table Society: Slow Fish Dinner
Vancouver Opera Presents: Turandot
Pokemon Regional Championship
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Poirier Street Farmers Market
A Bench in the Sun by Ron Clark
VIFF Repeats
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Taste of Yaletown
Metro Theatre Presents: Hounds of the Baskervilles
Vancouver Art Book Fair
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Studio 58 Presents: As You Like It
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
1 Hour Photo at The Cultch




Monday, October 16, 2017
Katona Fine Art Unleashed
Coffee Cup Revolution
Vancouver Writers Festival
VIFF Repeats
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Taste of Yaletown
Stanley Park Ghost Train

Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Embrace the Body You Have: A #Bopo Panel
SFU Diwali Gala
Intuition for Soulpreneurs
Diwali in BC Shows
SheEO
Egg Freezing: Is It For Me?
VIFF Repeats
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Taste of Yaletown
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
Vancouver Writers Festival

Wednesday, October 18, 2017
Cooking Class: French Gastronomy Series, Champagne
UR Building Knowledge, Vancouver Gala & Craft Fair
Langley Pumpkin Paint Night
A Bench in the Sun by Ron Clark
VIFF Repeats
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Urban Ink Presents: Freedom Singer
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
Vancouver Writers Festival

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Tech Pong at Science World
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Boardlink 2017
Slovenian Kurent Dance, at MOA
UBC Studio Sessions
Sing Along Grease-A Fundraiser for ACNW and RCMT
Vancouver Opera Presents: Turandot
plastic orchid factory & MAYDAY Mélanie Demers Present Animal Triste
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
A Bench in the Sun by Ron Clark
VIFF Repeats
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
Vancouver Writers Festival

Friday, October 20, 2017
G Day for Girls
Vancouver Aquarium’s Toast to the Coast
West Coast Women’s Show
State of Newton
The Great Big Boo, Coquitlam
Lonsdale Quay: Savour Wine & Cheese Pairing
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
A Bench in the Sun by Ron Clark
plastic orchid factory & MAYDAY Mélanie Demers Present Animal Triste
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
Vancouver Writers Festival

Saturday, October 21, 2017
Visit with the Stanley Cup in Coquitlam
Bring Back McBarge Kick-Off Event
10 Years of Blushing Boutique
Spooktacular Newton
White Rock Sip & Savour Wine and Food Event
Day of The Dead Party for Project Amigo
Coho Commotion
Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Weekend at Britannia Mine Museum
Wild Things at Richmond Nature Park
Hot One Inch Action, Button Show
Kits House Autumn Fair
BoobyBall
UNION LGBT+ Wedding Show
David Foster Foundation Gala
“M” Full Theatre Magic Show
Vancouver Opera Presents: Turandot
The Great Big Boo, Coquitlam
Oktoberfest at the Alpen Club
A Bench in the Sun by Ron Clark
plastic orchid factory & MAYDAY Mélanie Demers Present Animal Triste
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Gateway Theatre Presents: A Little Night Music
West Coast Women’s Show
Vancouver Writers Festival

West End Farmers Market
Trout Lake Farmers Market
Burnaby Farmers Market
Sunday, October 22, 2017
Visit with the Stanley Cup in Coquitlam
Beethoven’s Emperor
East Van Garage Sale
Marcus Mosely Chorale: Fundraiser for Lions Gate Gogos
Comedy Night at Big Rock
Lonsdale Quay: Savour Market Taste Tour
Salmon Come Home
Emily Chambers Music Video Release Party
Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Weekend at Britannia Mine Museum
Ferment Fest Vancouver
Return of the Salmon
Gulf of Georgia Cannery Market
Kitsilano Farmers Market
Poirier Street Farmers Market
The Great Big Boo, Langley
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Tomo Suru Players Present: Cabaret
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
West Coast Women’s Show
Vancouver Writers Festival




Monday, October 23, 2017
‘Do Rainbows Come in Green?’ Roundtable Public Event
The Feats of Strength – Seinfeld Trivia Night
Collaborative Chefs’ Dinner at Au Comptoir: Adam Pegg of La Quercia
Colleen O’Connor – 17 Hoops EP Release Party
The Great Big Boo, Langley
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Stanley Park Ghost Train

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Vancouver Aquarium After Hours
This is Home, at the Rio Theatre
Evening Lectures at Hycroft
Local Talks
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Pumpkin Carving in Coquitlam
The Future of Public Relations
Paint Night Langley
Sing Christmas with Westcoast Harmony Chorus
The Great Big Boo, Burnaby
Heart of the City Festival
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train

Thursday, October 26, 2017
The Dog book Launch at Kidsbooks
The Great Big Boo, Richmond
Menopause the Musical
KPU Brewing Open House
Dashing Date: Think & Drink
Meditation: Train Your Mind To Be A More Effective Entrepreneur
YTalks: Mental Wellness
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Heart of the City Festival

Friday, October 27, 2017
Songhoy Blues
Serge Mazerand Music and Wisdom Concert
The Valley Haunt
Coquitlam Halloween House
The Cinematheque Presents: Damn Scary!
9th Annual Youth Speak Up Forum
The Great Big Boo, Richmond
Morphed by Tero Saarinen Company
The Dance Centre Presents: Deanna Peters | Mutable Subject META
Science World After Dark: Zombie Outbreak
Burnaby Village Museum: Haunted Village
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Taste of Yaletown
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Heart of the City Festival

Saturday, October 28, 2017
Carved: Halloween Circus Carnival (North Vancouver)
Pumpkin Carving in Coquitlam
The Valley Haunt
Coquitlam Halloween House
Maple Ridge: Celebrate the Night & Fireworks
Thrill The World Surrey
Thrill the World Vancouver
Halloween Party For Kids at Douglas CC
Vancouver TheatreSports Halloween Monster Match
The Dance Centre Presents: Deanna Peters | Mutable Subject META
Tibetan Painting Workshop at MOA
Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Weekend at Britannia Mine Museum
Sea to Sky Gondola: Halloween Trick or Treat
Out on Screen’s Fall Gala
Halloween Family Sleepover at the Vancouver Aquarium
A Night for All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Green Timbers, Halloween in the Forest
Grand Opening: Forsyth Park
Haunted Farm Family Day
Halloween at the Cannery
HOWL-O-WEEN Kids & Pets Trick or Treating in Kits
Trick or Treat at Sea to Sky Gondola
Morphed by Tero Saarinen Company
Heritage Halloween & Marionette Show
Burnaby Farmers Market
The Cinematheque Presents: Damn Scary!
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Burnaby Village Museum: Haunted Village
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Heart of the City Festival

Sunday, October 29, 2017
Parade of Lost Souls
City Square Halloween Hunt
Kasandra Flamenco: Ritmo Y Soniquete
Grape Stomp at Township 7 in Langley
Spoo-ook-tacular Halloween Weekend at Britannia Mine Museum
The Artisan’s Event – Autumn Market
Halloween at the Cannery
Early Music Vancouver Presents: Monteverdi’s Orfeo
Poirier Street Farmers Market
David Myles at the Wise Hall
A Night for All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
The Cinematheque Presents: Damn Scary!
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Burnaby Village Museum: Haunted Village
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Vancouver Fall Home Show
Heart of the City Festival

Monday, October 30, 2017
Grand Opening: Sprott Shaw College – East Vancouver Campus
Spooky Singing & Haunting Harmonies: A Rockin’ Halloween Howl!
A Night for All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
The Cinematheque Presents: Damn Scary!
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Burnaby Village Museum: Haunted Village
Grave Tales, Fort Langley
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Heart of the City Festival

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
The Cinematheque’s Damn Scary! Halloween Party
The Witchery: Halloween Samhain Dinner
Wesbrook Village Halloween Haunted House
Halloween Fun at Central City
Halloween 2017 on Commercial Drive
Moo or Boo!
The Witchery- Halloween Samhain Dinner
Halloween at Willowbrook
A Night for All Souls at Mountain View Cemetery
Maan Farms Haunted Corn Maze
The Cinematheque Presents: Damn Scary!
FlyOver Canada Halloween
Diwali in BC Shows
Cirque du Soleil: KURIOS
Stanley Park Ghost Train
Heart of the City Festival

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