Metro Vancouver events calendar for October 2018. Best festivals, fun things to do, Thanksgiving events, kids activities and Halloween haunted houses in Vancouver, BC.

October 22, 2018

Mon

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Family Movie Night

This is a new series of events dedicated to young Italian families. Bring your young ones to the Centre to see the iconic movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (Spielberg, 1982) dubbed in Italian, and enjoy some pasta with other families

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Film

Art of plant-based cheese making with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Jack Semple Band

Jack Semple is one of those rare guitar players who leaves a crowd speechless, one of those players who leaves a crowd in total astonishment, in absolute awe of what they have just experienced

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Jeff Martin - Front Man of the Tea Party

A critically acclaimed guitarist, singer and songwriter, JEFF MARTIN, has music and melody in his bloodlines. He is an artist that transcends typical musical genres, and his music is somewhat a healer for fans across the globe.

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Unsettled: workshop presentation and panel discussion

Join us for a workshop presentation of this theatrical work in progress. We want your feedback

Vancouver | KW Studios | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Workshop

Hozier

Andrew Hozier-Byrne, known professionally by the mononym Hozier, is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter from County Wicklow

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

SEETHER

Poison The Parish World Tour with guests

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Sam Pace and the Gilded Grit in Vancouver

Sam Pace was born and raised in Milwaukee, WI. Growing up he quenched his musical thirst with everything from oldies to classic rock to golden age hip-hop. When he picked up the guitar at age 15 he had simultaneously began his love affair with the blues.

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 23, 2018

Tue

The Art of Leadership Vancouver 2018

The Art of Leadership brings together the most respected names in thought leadership in an environment that inspires action

Vancouver | Vancouver Convention Centre | Lecture

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

An evening with Chantal Hébert

Join us for a Special Evening with political columnist Chantal Hébert as Visions Ouest Productions celebrate his 25th Anniversary

Vancouver | SFU Woodward’s | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Lecture

VHS 2018 - Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival

Join us for the inaugural Vancouver Horror Show Film Festival (VHS) premiering at the Cinematheque theatre in downtown Vancouver! In its first year, the VHS will be premiering short horror films, with a red carpet gala to start off the night

Vancouver | The Cinematheque | 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Festival

CBC Massey Lectures 2018: All Our Relations Tanya Talaga

Prize-winning journalist Tanya Talaga (Seven Fallen Feathers) explores the legacy of cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples, in Canada and elsewhere, in her 2018 CBC Massey Lectures—All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Story Story Lie: Grave Decisions

This halloween we have spooky stories at our hit storytelling game show. One of these scary stories will be a lie. Guaranteed the best night out!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Noah Cyrus

Platinum-selling artist Noah Cyrus will embark on her first-ever headlining run this fall across the U.S. and Canada, titled “The Good Cry Tour.”

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Improv Against Humanity: Halloween Hilarity

Join The Fictionals and special guests for horror-themed CAH comedy, an audience costume contest with prizes, and mini-chocolate bars! Dress up and come on down!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Show

October 24, 2018

Wed

Contemporary Art Bus Tour

Discover new art and make new friends! Hop on our bus to visit four solo exhibits at Richmond Art Gallery, Burnaby Art Gallery, and The Gallery in Queen's Park (New Westminster)

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 9:00 am to 3:00 pm | Visual Arts

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

The Ultimate Hipster, from Spec Theatre

Way Off-Broadway Wednesday is the site for an exciting launch of cutting edge technology that flawlessly combines artificial intelligence, robotic engineering, and coffee culture...?!?

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Theatre

Pasta making series: ravioli & tortelloni

Chef and Pasta Master Sergio Cinti will teach you all the secrets of egg pasta making. Originally from Bologna, the motherland of egg pasta, Sergio will share his knowledge with you and turn you into a pasta master

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Cooking

Classic Scary Movie Marathon

Take a seat in the farmhouse parlour at night to watch some of the very first scary movies ever made. Snack on popcorn and hot chocolate and revel at the early special effects

Surrey | Historic Stewart Farm | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film | Free

CBC Massey Lectures 2018: All Our Relations Tanya Talaga

Prize-winning journalist Tanya Talaga (Seven Fallen Feathers) explores the legacy of cultural genocide against Indigenous peoples, in Canada and elsewhere, in her 2018 CBC Massey Lectures—All Our Relations: Finding the Path Forward

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Lecture

The Eagle and the Condor: From Standing Rock with Love

Join us for a screening of the new film The Eagle and the Condor: From Standing Rock with Love from Director Kahsto'sera'a Paulette Moore

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film | Free

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Pumpkin Carving Contest

Sharpen your knives and get ready to put your slicing, dicing, and carving skills to the test. Join us for Pumpkin Carving at all BC JRG Public Houses

Coquitlam | Townhall Public House Coquitlam | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Workshop

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Fraser Valley Comedy Festival presents The Big Show in the Fort

The Langley Fine Arts School and Fraser Valley Comedy Festival present The Big Show in the Fort

Langley | Chief Sepass Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Improv Against Humanity: Halloween Hilarity

Improv Against Humanity celebrates the spooky season with Halloween Hilarity at the Rio Theatre!

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Roast Battle Vancouver: A Roast Spooktacular!

It’s October and Roast Battle Vancouver is back with a Roast Spooktacular! This month will feature all the usual tricks including another edition of our new Compliment Battle!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 9:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

The Jen Hodge All Stars

It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Company for a night of jazzy goodness!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 12:30 am | Music

October 25, 2018

Thu

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Free Film Screening. Reception Catered by Tayybeh

Join us for the screening of Soufra, an inspirational story about a team of refugee women in Lebanon that defy all odds and launch a successful catering company, Soufra, and expand it into a food truck business

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Film

Woodward's Community Singers Fall 2018 Workshops

Everyone Deserves Music: Come Raise Your Voice With Us For A Dose Of Collective Joy!

Vancouver | 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm | Workshop | Free

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Creative Skill Share

Join us as we hang out and make art! During these free drop-in sessions, our goal is to empower young people to develop and lead art projects

Surrey | Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre | 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Workshop | Free

Sourdough Bread Workshop

Join Fabrizio in this intimate hands-on class to learn how to bake the perfect sourdough bread. During this workshop, you will learn the basics of bread making without the help of any fancy equipment so that you can easily reproduce it at home

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Food / Wine

Fusion Ensemble: A Course for Intermediate Level Musicians

This course will offer unique opportunities to musicians and singers to expand the horizons of your art forms

Vancouver | VSO School of Music | 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Classic Book Club: Bram Stoker's Dracula

Cozy in for a dark discussion about the 1897 classic Dracula

Surrey | Historic Stewart Farm | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Books

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Arctic Monkeys with guests Mini Mansions

Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Ty Segall - Biltmore Cabaret

Ty Segall (solo acoustic) with Shannon Lay. Ty Garrett Segall is an American multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and record producer

Vancouver | The Biltmore Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Folk Road Show + Andrew Phelan @ Fox Cabaret

After over a year of playing festivals, clubs and street corners across the European continent, the Folk Road Show are finally coming back to Vancouver for one extraordinary night

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 8:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Performing Arts

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

The Bomb Shelter Comedy Open Mic

Every week we feature a diverse array of stand-up comedians and other comedic performers, from here in Vancouver, and all over the world! Come on down and watch a marathon of hilarity every Thursday, or do a set yourself

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 8:30 pm to 11:00 pm | Comedy | Free

GroundUp feat. Tim Fuller

Get down with GroundUp featuring Tim Fuller, performing at Guilt and Co Thursday March 29th. He will cruise through R&B and Hip Hop hits of the 90’s, performing tracks by 112, Dr. Dre, Usher, Jodeci, and many others

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

THE INTERNET

Hive Mind Tour with guests

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:30 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Zombie Apocalypse by Cabana Lounge

The Zombie Apocalypse is coming Thursday October 25th to cabana lounge! Vancity's busiest Thursday night kicks off Halloween week with a party to end the world!

Vancouver | Cabana Lounge | 10:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

October 26, 2018

Fri

Youth Speak Up

If you're age 13-18 or in grade 8-12, join us at City Hall for a day of workshops and activities to discuss community topics that are important to you and your community

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | Kids | Free

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

ABRA Cadabra: A Tribute to ABBA

The Music of ABBA & Elton John come to the Bell Performing Arts Centre on October 26, 2018 with the premier ABBA tribute 'ABRA Cadabra', and 'The Piano Man', a tribute to Elton John

Surrey | Bell Performing Arts Centre | 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Family Nights in Cloverdale. Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Looking for plans on Friday nights? Join us for an evening filled with family-fun at recreation facilities in Cloverdale!

Surrey | Cloverdale Recreation Centre | 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Family | Free

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Haunted Halloween

Visit our spooky Halloween Haunted Houses and enjoy trick or treating, crafts, and other fun activities!

Vancouver | Sunset Community Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Kids

GSBC presents Navratri Celebration 2018

GSBC is pleased to be hosting three days of Navratri on October 12, 13 and 17, 2018. Our Senior Ladies Cooking Team will be preparing a full Gujarati meal and pooja will be performed by our esteemed Shri Pundit Sharadbhai Shastri

Surrey | Riverside Signature | 6:30 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Me Love Bingo! Trick and Treat Episode!

We're baaaaack! Me Love Bingo! returns to Russian Hall for a frightfully fun night, all in support of Theatre Replacement! We take the ol' timey game of luck, and amp it up to 11!

Vancouver | Russian Hall | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Motown Show & the Hitsville USA Band

During the 1960's, Motown Records achieved spectacular success with a sound that transformed America

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Actors with special guests Creux Lies and Melted Mirror

Jacknife Sound Presents an early evening of post-punk goodness at the Fox Cabaret and you're invited!

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Dance

88rising: 88 Degrees & Rising Tour

88RISING 88 Degrees & Rising Tour: Featuring Rich Brian, Joji, Keith Ape, Higher Brothers, KOHH, Niki, August 08, Don Krez

Vancouver | Pacific Coliseum | 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Rahul Subramanian & Kunal Kamra Stand Up comedy

LOL Stars “Rahul Subramanian” & “Kunal Kamra” are going to take over Vancouver for the first time to bring to you an unforgettable evening full of laughter

Coquitlam | Hard Rock Casino Vancouver | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Comedy

Julianne Chapple: Suffix

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Dance

Fright Night On The Fraser

Join us this Halloween for great music, and prizes & giveaways for best costumes! Fright Night on the Fraser is a famous Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours tradition

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Tinder Tales Live in the Comedy Basement at Goldies

Professional/Amateur Daters, Storytellers, Comedians & everyday people confess their most outrageous and hilarious Tinder Tales and other dating fails live on stage

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

Surrey | Surrey Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Spirit of Hungary - 1848

The Hungarian National Dance Ensemble (Magyar Nemzeti Táncegyüttes), in its original form, was established in 1949 and has been touring the World with significant success

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Brunch: A Comedy Show - Are We Goth Now?

Kerri Donaldson & Allie Entwistle present Brunch: A Comedy Show. An improv and sketch comedy show brought to you by two women who never had an "edgy" phase & spent too many years shopping at Gap Kids

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Comedy

BusyBody by Metro Theatre

Metro Theatre is excited to bring BUSYBODY written by Jack Popplewell and directed by Rebecca Walters. In this brilliant crime comedy, cleaning lady Lily Piper finds the dead body of Richard Marshall, her own employer

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Calendar's Halloween Party 19+

Calling all the party animals who are ready to go full send this spooky season. Something mysterious is coming to our campus pub. Something so eerie and unnerving it will stop you in your tracks

Vancouver | Koerner's Pub on UBC Campus | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Company Wang Ramirez (France): Borderline

Gravity turns elastic in Wang Ramirez’s sensational new work Borderline that combines b-boy dance battles with the soaring movement of Wuxia martial arts, to trace a line between chaos and control

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Don't Shoot Me, I'm Only the Piano Player

If you want to hear brilliant piano music and laugh yourself silly at the same time, David Scheel’s hit show is a must-see

Surrey | Surrey City Hall | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert at the Rio

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a two night only staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Goosebumps - An Evening With R.L. Stine

Come out and celebrate the world renowned author behind the Goosebumps books and many more scary titles. This event will start off with a lecture from R.L. about his life and career, followed by an audience Q&A

Vancouver | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Books

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

Halloween in Havana Mangos

Halloween in Havana

Vancouver | Mangos Lounge | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

BANNERS

with guests The Brummies

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Cirque Noir gets Freaky 2018 - Halloween at Imperial

Now in it's 7th year, Cirque continues to be Vancouver's most sought after nightlife event on Halloween weekend

Vancouver | Imperial Vancouver | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Scream: A Haunted Halloween Party

This Halloween, AMS Events has you sorted with the largest Halloween party UBC has ever seen. We’re taking over the Nest for the multistage event of your worst nightmares

Vancouver | AMS Student Nest | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Dance

Suffix - Julianne Chapple

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Dawn of The Dead Halloween inside 90%90's Fridays

We’re going back into time with this popular old school brand; 90%90’s which of course is a focus on 90’s however this night will also feature music from the early 2000’s, maybe more than just 10%.

Vancouver | Library Square Public House | 9:30 pm to 2:00 am | Party | Free

House Of Balloons Halloween Massive

Featuring clowns in action with DJs Physik, Hypnotiq & Firespin playing nothing but the best in Hip-Hop, Rap, Trap & Remixes along with stimulating Halloween visuals on Vancouver's largest visual display system

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 9:30 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Sexy Halloween by Cabana Lounge

On Friday October 26th we're inviting you to join us for a night where we celebrate the naughty side of Halloween! Use your imagination and show us what Sexy Halloween means to you

Vancouver | Cabana Lounge | 10:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Mr. Terror’s Drive-In of Blood

Join us for a night of giggles and ghouls as we improvise back to back vintage horror movies inspired by masters of the macabre Vincent Price, Elvira, and Christopher Lee

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 10:30 pm to 11:30 pm | Theatre

October 27, 2018

Sat

4th Annual Spooky Halloween Party!

Fiona's Halloween Party ALL DAY LONG! Join us anytime for drop in and play and take advantage of all our Halloween Activites!

Surrey | Fiona's - Clayton Heights | 9:00 am to 2:00 pm | Party | Free

Halloween in the Forest

You’re invited! Come in costume for…Halloween in the Forest, a free indoor/outdoor event!

Surrey | Surrey Nature Centre | 10:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family | Free

Halloween Spooktacular

Join us for our 7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular

Langley | Laughing Stock Ranch | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Creepy Crawly Halloween

Boo-o-o! Come in costume to the FRDC’s Creepy Crawly Halloween Event! For games, crafts, trick or treats and more

New Westminster | Fraser River Discovery Centre | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Halloween 420 Farmers Market

Join us on Oct 27th, for the 1st annual Halloween 420 farmers market at Thornton Park in Vancouver, B.C. In previous years, the event took place at the Vancouver art gallery. Lets keep the tradition going

Vancouver | Thornton Park | 10:00 am to 7:00 pm | Market

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Trick or Treat on North Road

Throw on your spookiest costume and come on down to North Road! Follow a map that will take you through Northgate Village and North Road Square Malls to find candy, fun activities, and a chance to win a spooky prize basket

Burnaby | Shoppers Drug Mart | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Family

Bulbs for Beauty

Help plant bulbs to beautify your local community!

Surrey | Cloverdale Recreation Centre | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

Trick or Treat on Hastings Street

Join us for our annual Trick or Treat on Hastings Street!

Vancouver | The East Village Vancouver | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Kids | Free

Clown Gym - Work it Out

This Is For Conditioning! Work Your Clown Muscles! Get Your Weekly Work Out Play Out Here With Us

Vancouver | Dusty Flower Shop | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Comedy

Halloween Havoc

3 rooms of entertainment, music and Halloween festivities! Featuring 20 plus bands, costumes, prizes, and much much more!

Surrey | The Flamingo | 12:00 am to 11:59 pm | Party

Haunted Farm Family Day

Drop in for a family friendly Halloween experience with games and candy for all ages

Surrey | Historic Stewart Farm | 12:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family | Free

Spooktacular Newton

BOO! Spooktacular Newton is back for another chilling day! Arrive in costume and ride the haunted train if you dare. Or play it safe and take part in fun crafts and games!

Surrey | Save-On-Foods | 12:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Halloween Carnival

Dress your kids up in their favourite costumes and bring them to this annual family event. Come and jump around on our bouncy equipment, play some exhowlarating games and do some Halloween crafts

Vancouver | Kerrisdale Community Centre | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Kids

Boo-seum

Join us for Halloween games and other activities

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Family

Drum Day

Free afternoon of Masterclasses and Performances with Craig Scott and Bernie Arai. Bring your sticks, ask us questions, get invited to play!

Vancouver | Vancouver Community College | 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music | Free

The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm | Theatre

Halloween Howl at Place Maillardville Community Centre

Previously called Halloween Spooktacular. Join us for an afternoon of spooky games, crafts, face painting and so much more

Coquitlam | Place Maillardville Community Centre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Party

Concert: Tzo'kam and Sawagi Taiko

A unique collaboration of singing and drumming between the all-women Japanese drum group Sawagi Taiko and the First Nations performance group Tzo'kam

Vancouver | Goldcorp Centre for the Arts | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Music | Free

The Nightmare Before Christmas LIVE in Concert

The Nightmare Before Christmas LIVE in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a two night only staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Performing Arts

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Cemetery Tour

Bundle up and enjoy an informative tour with local historian Sue Bryant. Join us and hear the fascinating stories of the 133-year old Surrey Centre Cemetery. The day time tour is ideal for people with mobility issues or who prefer daylight

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm | History

The Piano Teacher By Dorothy Dittrich

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Performing Arts

Diwali Fest: Diwali Downtown - Vancouver

Join us for our 15th Annual community celebration of the Festival of Lights! Indulge in live music and dance performances, visit our Rangoli room and create art in our Family Art zone - fun for the entire family!

Vancouver | Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre | 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm | Family

Family Halloween Cruise

Join us on the Paddlewheeler for our Family Halloween Cruise! The boat will be decorated and there will be treats for the kids and a face painting station! Costumes are encouraged!

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Family

Brad Fraser: Kill Me Now

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Theatre

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

MYC 18th Annual Fundraising Dinner

MYC is having its 18th Annual Fundraising Dinner on Saturday, October 27 at the Crystal York Hall. The money raised will go towards youth programs, maintenance of the building and future operational support

Surrey | Crystal Banquet Hall | 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

ZambIa's 54th Independence Aniversary

A Fun Filled Evening with African Music and Zambian Cultural Performance

Surrey | Aria Banquet and Convention Centre | 6:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Diwali in BC: Shyama

A Bharatanatyam interpretation of Tagore’s epic Bengali dance drama Shyama with original choreography by Jai Govinda

Vancouver | York Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Motown Show & the Hitsville USA Band

During the 1960's, Motown Records achieved spectacular success with a sound that transformed America

White Rock | Blue Frog Studios | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Vancouver Halloween Yacht Party 2018

Where Its At Entertainment Party Cruise presents HALLOWEEN BOAT PARTY

Vancouver | 750 Pacific Blvd | Party

Parade of Little Souls

Ho! ho! ho! Merry Halloween! May the little souls in our life light up the night with Magic and Realism! Parade of Little Souls is for the children who want to join in on the colourful and dazzling festivities!

Vancouver | Vancouver Public Library | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Family

The Joy Formidable

The Joy Formidable is a Welsh alternative rock band, formed in 2007 in Mold, Flintshire and currently based in London, England. The band consists of Rhiannon "Ritzy" Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matthew James Thomas

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Music

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Julianne Chapple: Suffix

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Dance

Fright Night On The Fraser

Join us this Halloween for great music, and prizes & giveaways for best costumes! Fright Night on the Fraser is a famous Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours tradition

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

River District: Frankenweenie (2012)

SOUTH VANCOUVER! Halloween Drive-in movies are BACK at River District Vancouver... so load your BFFs and family into your vehicle and come enjoy a spooky night out with director Tim Burton's 2012 animated hit

Vancouver | Boundary Road and North Fraser Way | 7:30 pm to 9:15 pm | Film | Free

Arsenic and Old Lace

Part of the Royal Canadian Theatre Company Tour. A classic black-comedy and a Broadway hit starring Boris Karloff before it was adapted for film with Cary Grant

Surrey | Surrey Arts | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Cancun Halloween - The Red Room

The Biggest Latin Halloween In Vancouver More Than 700 Hundred People

Vancouver | The Red Room | 8:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

Coquitlam | Evergreen Cultural Centre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

International Halloween at Studio

International Halloween '18 will be one Of the busiest night of the year .. Latin Music - Hits Saturday Night... Dj Luis, Dj Rumpus

Vancouver | Studio Nightclub | 8:00 pm to 4:00 am | Party

BusyBody by Metro Theatre

Metro Theatre is excited to bring BUSYBODY written by Jack Popplewell and directed by Rebecca Walters. In this brilliant crime comedy, cleaning lady Lily Piper finds the dead body of Richard Marshall, her own employer

Vancouver | Metro Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

The Calendar's Halloween Party 19+

Calling all the party animals who are ready to go full send this spooky season. Something mysterious is coming to our campus pub. Something so eerie and unnerving it will stop you in your tracks

Vancouver | Koerner's Pub on UBC Campus | 8:00 pm to 1:00 am | Party

Garbage Sisters' Magical Neighbourhood: A Sketch Comedy Show

Amazing news!!! Beloved and definitely real public-access children's show "The Garbage Sisters' Magical Neighbourhood" is coming to the prestigious Little Mountain Gallery stage for an exclusive live taping October 27!

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Company Wang Ramirez (France): Borderline

Gravity turns elastic in Wang Ramirez’s sensational new work Borderline that combines b-boy dance battles with the soaring movement of Wuxia martial arts, to trace a line between chaos and control

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert at the Rio

The Nightmare Before Christmas Live in Concert features some of Vancouver's finest musical theatre talent in a two night only staged concert with musical direction and arrangements by Matt Grinke, and costume design by Shayan Naziripour

Vancouver | The Rio Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Performing Arts

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Theatre

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Kill Me Now by Brad Fraser

Jake is a single dad and cares for his teen son Joey, who has as a severe disability. Handling Joey’s puberty is hard enough, but when Jake develops a serious medical condition, he becomes the one to rely on the people around him

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

The Shakespeare Show

10th Anniversary Production of one of Monster Theatre's most revered plays

Vancouver | Havana Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:50 pm | Theatre

Comedy Basement Showcase Saturdays - Stand-up Comedy Pro/Am

The Comedy Basement Saturday Showcase features a new and specially curated lineup of Vancouver's funniest pro & up-and-coming stand-up comedians every Saturday night at Goldies Pizza!

Vancouver | Comedy Basement at Goldies | 8:30 pm to 10:30 pm | Comedy

Beaumont 2018 Halloween Space Lounge Lizards

Three rooms, three planets. Get ready for a ride!

Vancouver | The Beaumont Studios | 8:30 pm to 3:00 am | Dance

Mangos Halloween '18

Mangos Halloween 2018 will be one Of the busiest night of the year .. Latin Music - Hits Saturday Night... DJ RUMPUS, CACHETE AND GUEST ON ROTATION

Vancouver | Mangos | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Alpha Delta Phi Presents: Hall-o-Lean

Your typical frat Halloween party returns! Warm keg beer, washed up Chads, and people that don't have enough friends to make other plans!

Vancouver | Alpha Delta Phi - BC Chapter | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

12th annual Halloween Costume Ball

Now in its 12th year, the annual Halloween Costume Ball has become one of the most legendary events in Vancouver. It’s the spookiest place to party on Halloween Weekend!

Vancouver | Science World at TELUS World of Science | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

Electric Flower Circus - Halloween LED Madness

Electric Flower Circus is back and it's Halloween LED Madness! Come and get your glow on with your crazy, cool and most creative LED and Blacklight costumes! Make sure to rest up cause the dance floor is going to be hopping non-stop all night!

Vancouver | Commercial Drive Legion | 9:00 pm to 2:30 am | Dance

FUNKOWEEN

Westwood Recording Presents: FUNKOWEEN - A Halloween Costume Party

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Suffix - Julianne Chapple

Julianne Chapple’s strikingly original work interweaves movement, sound, lighting and film, probing the edges of the body’s mobility to the point of abstraction, and creating surreal imagery

Vancouver | The Dance Centre | 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Dance

Ezra Kwizera

Ezra Kwizera’s music carries the spark of life of someone who has seen and survived hardship, war, poverty, and growing up as a Rwandan refugee in Uganda

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 10:00 pm to 1:30 am | Music

The List: Halloween Edition

The List is the show where stand-up and improv collide. Each show stand-up comedians perform never before seen comedic lists, then improvisors take the stage and serve up some hilarious scenes by bringing those lists to life

Vancouver | Little Mountain Gallery | 10:00 pm to 11:30 pm | Comedy

Dooms night Official After-Party

The Official Dooms Night After-Party with Special Guests will continue after the main event at the Harbour Event Centre

Vancouver | Harbour Event Centre | 10:00 pm to 4:00 am | Music

October 28, 2018

Sun

Spooktacular!

Join us for some spooky fun at our Halloween Spooktacular! Come to market in your costume for some Halloween games, crafts, and treats!

Coquitlam | Coquitlam Farmers Market | 9:00 am to 1:00 pm | Family

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

Halloween Spooktacular

Join us for our 7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular

Langley | Laughing Stock Ranch | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family

Kevin Schmidt - exhibition

Kevin Schmidt is a British Columbia–based artist whose multidisciplinary practice embodies the do-it-yourself sensibilities of an amateur inventor

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? - exhibition

Ayumi Goto & Peter Morin: how do you carry the land? is an exhibition that presents the performance art and ongoing collaborations of Ayumi Goto and Peter Morin

Vancouver | Vancouver Art Gallery | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Exhibition

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

SPARK withIN Youth Conference 2018

Welcome to the the first ever SPARK withIN youth conference this Sunday, October 28th at the Surrey Arts Centre! It begins at 10am with an amazing lineup of speakers

Surrey | Surrey Arts Centre | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Lecture

Halloween at Fort Langley

Trick-or-treat at Fort Langley National Historic Site! Make a craft, visit the Spooky Servants Quarters and more. Geared toward young families. Wear your costumes for great photos

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 10:00 am to 5:00 pm | Family

Halloweenie by Kids Market, Granville Island

Join Kids Market for a spooktacular good time!

Vancouver | Kids Market, Granville Island | 11:00 am to 3:00 pm | Family

Hiding in Plain Sight

An exhibit spotlight event featuring Métis artisans and live entertainment

Surrey | Surrey Museum | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 2:00 pm to 3:45 pm | Theatre

Surrey Little Theatre: Beer for Breakfast

A group of middle-aged buddies reunite for a "guys' weekend" in a snowed-in cabin to eat chili, drink beer, and relive the good old days. Despite divorce, unemployment, and a stroke, spirits are high until Jessie, the wife of absent friend Adrian, shows u

Surrey | Surrey Little Theatre | 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm | Theatre

Family Halloween Cruise

Join us on the Paddlewheeler for our Family Halloween Cruise! The boat will be decorated and there will be treats for the kids and a face painting station! Costumes are encouraged!

New Westminster | Paddlewheeler Riverboat Tours | 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Family

North Shore Jazz Vespers

Jazz vocalist/composer Adele M. Wilding brings Chapter Two of her 'Caribbean & Blue Project' to North Shore Jazz Vespers. Joining Adele will be her amazing band: Nick Peck, piano, Mark Bender, bass, Nick Apivor, percussion, and Craig Stevenson Scott, Cari

North Vancouver | St. Andrew's United Church | 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm | Music

The Rocky Mountain Halloween Party

Family Halloween Party. Face Painting . Drinks & Potions Bar . Halloween Pizza Making Station . Creepy Crawly Candy Bar

Vancouver | Rocky Mountain Flatbread | 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm | Party

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

The Final Sunday Supper Club

Join us at our long table for a casual feast prepared by your farmers. Each month we will invite a guest business from the local community to showcase their product as we prepare our favourite season dishes for you

Langley | Laurica Farm | 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm | Food / Wine

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Mbombo ~ African Healing Rhythms Journey for Women

Experience African Wisdom Teachings for daily living in the Modern World and the Healing Powers of African Rhythm Therapy

Vancouver | Bridge & Enrich Lives Society | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Active Life / Health

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Turning Point Ensemble presents: ECM+ Generation 2018

Turning Point Ensemble will once again present Ensemble contemporain de Montréal (ECM) as they return to Vancouver at the Orpheum Annex with Generation 2018

Vancouver | Orpheum Annex | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Opera

Trivium

The Sin & The Sentence World Tour With guests Avatar & Light The Torch

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 9:55 pm | Music

Anders Nelsson All For Love Concert

ALL for Love is a charity concert that calls for everyone to come together hand in hand, heart to heart, in order to bring love and hope to sick children. It will also be an unforgettable night of wonderful music for our audiences

Richmond | The River Rock Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm | Charity / Fundraising

A Very Spooky Nerd Karaoke

Croon your favourite nerdy hits at the Storm Crow - hosted by Carmin Carotenuto from Adventure.exe Podcast! We provide a space to sing any nerdy tune your heart desires and have a little fun with it

Vancouver | Storm Crow Alehouse | 8:00 pm to 11:00 am | Party

JW Jones

Billboard Top 10 Blues Artist, IBC Winner and JUNO Nominee, Canadian singer/guitarist JW-Jones is known for his high-energy shows!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:30 pm to 0:30 am | Music

October 29, 2018

Mon

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Art of plant-based cheese making with Karen McAthy

Join Chef Karen McAthy, founder of Blue Heron, and author of The Art of Plant-based Cheesemaking in learning how to make cultured, fresh, vegan cheese!

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Cooking

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Italian Movie Night

Join us for a monthly appointment with the Italian Cinema. This year we are proud to present the acclaimed TV series “The Young Pope” created by the visionary and engaging Italian director Paolo Sorrentino

Vancouver | Il Centro Italian Cultural Centre | 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Film | Free

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Last Monday at the Movies: The Children Act

Arts Council and Massey Theatre presentation The Children Act showcases yet another powerful performance from Emma Thompson, who elevates this undeniably flawed picture into an affecting adult drama

New Westminster | Massey Theatre | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Film

Simple Minds: Walk Between Worlds Tour

Simple Minds are a Scottish rock band. They formed in Glasgow in 1977 and became the most commercially successful Scottish band of the 1980s

Vancouver | The Orpheum | 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm | Music

Fidlar

Fidlar A North American Tour in 2018 with special guests Dilly Dally

Vancouver | The Vogue Theatre | 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

Fine. (an evening of storytelling and otherwise)

On October 29th, a mix of five talented writers and comedians will get onto a stage and tell stories that, if you like, you can come and listen to

Vancouver | The Lido | 8:30 pm to 11:11 pm | Performing Arts | Free

Years and Years - The Palo Santo Tour

With guest CYN

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 9:00 pm to 11:55 pm | Music

Tokyo Police Club With guests Fleece

Upbeat Canadian indie quartet Tokyo Police Club has been getting wallflowers dancing with their post-punk-inspired sound and high-spirited live performances for the past decade

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

October 30, 2018

Tue

Diwali in B.C.

An annual multicultural, multi-disciplinary, inclusive festival which aims to showcase artists from diverse backgrounds and different abilities to celebrate the festival of lights during the annual Indian New Year

Vancouver | Various venues across British Columbia | 10:00 am to 6:00 pm | Festival

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

Bulbs for Beauty

Help plant bulbs to beautify your local community!

Surrey | Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre | 11:00 am to 2:00 pm | Nature / Animals | Free

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Fort Langley's Grave Tales

Join our expert storytellers for a two- or three-hour program of spine-chilling stories, as you walk through the Fort Langley village at night.

Langley | Fort Langley National Historic Site | 6:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Books

Gravity & Other Myths: Backbone

This international circus hit is a frenetic celebration of human interconnectedness that tests the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual, and collective

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Show

Tinder Tales: Ghosted in The Loft above Earl's

As seen at Just for Laughs and JFL Northwest, Tinder Tales is going LIVE at The Loft at Earl's with a special Halloween edition: Ghosted! Join us as comics and storytellers share their real (funny) tales of woe on ghosting and being ghosted

Vancouver | The Loft at Earls | 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Comedy

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

The Piano Teacher

Erin, a concert pianist, hasn’t touched a piano since her husband died. As Elaine, a piano teacher, gently reacquaints Erin with her instrument, other life changes follow. A simple update to Erin’s home, for instance, brings the unexpected companionship o

New Westminster | Anvil Centre | 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm | Performing Arts

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Believers Are But Brothers

A bold one-man show exploring the smoke and mirrors world of online extremism, anonymity, and hate speech

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Theatre

Puddles Pity Party

I'm not for everybody, but I may be for you.

Vancouver | Commodore Ballroom | 8:00 pm to 10:55 pm | Music

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Tokyo Police Club With guests Fleece

Upbeat Canadian indie quartet Tokyo Police Club has been getting wallflowers dancing with their post-punk-inspired sound and high-spirited live performances for the past decade

Vancouver | Fox Cabaret | 9:00 pm to 11:59 pm | Music

October 31, 2018

Wed

Trick or Treat Halloween Day at Fiona's!

Join us this Oct 31, Halloween Day for a mini trick or treating at the Cafe, there will be different vendors set up with their own treat bowls and different activities for your little ones!

Surrey | Fiona's - Clayton Heights | 10:00 am to 3:00 pm | Party

4th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Art's Nursery's 4th Annual Scarecrow Festival is a fun, family-friendly community event in support of three local charities: OWL (Orphaned Wildlife) Rehab Society, Inclusion Langley Society, and The Versatiles

Surrey | Art's Nursery | 10:00 am to 4:00 pm | Family | Free

55+ Halloween Tea

Join us for an Spook-tacular Halloween themed tea for seniors! Grab a friend or two and enjoy an afternoon of delicious food, live music and trivia. Wear your best costume for a chance to win prizes!

Surrey | Guildford Recreation Centre | 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat By Lynn Nottage

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm | Theatre

Teen Art Drop-In - Halloween Edition

Do you know the story behind Halloween? Join us for a spooky and fun art workshop with talented artist-facilitator, Carly Mucha.

Surrey | Surrey City Centre | 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm | Kids | Free

VanDusen Glow in the Garden

VanDusen Glow in the Garden invites you to join us this Halloween season for an adventure through a whimsical garden with curious twists and magical moments from the classic tale Hänsel and Gretel

Vancouver | VanDusen Botanical Garden | 4:30 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Halloween At Willowbrook

Children & their families are invited to join us for a safe and fun Halloween! Willowbrook's Halloween Trick-Or-Treating event will take place from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm on October 31st

Langley | Willowbrook Shopping Centre | 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm | Kids

After Hours at Vancouver Aquarium

Celebrate Halloween at Vancouver Aquarium’s next After Hours event and have a fang-tastic good time

Vancouver | Vancouver Aquarium | 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Party

Dyck Spacee: A Spy-Fy Improvised Radio Play

Are you looking for something to do on Halloween that does NOT involve hiding from trick-or-treaters with the lights off OR dressy up like a sexy nurse-zombie-cat?

New Westminster | The Heritage Grill | 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm | Performing Arts

Gravity & Other Myths: Backbone

This international circus hit is a frenetic celebration of human interconnectedness that tests the limits of strength: physical, emotional, individual, and collective

Vancouver | Vancouver Playhouse | 7:00 pm to 8:20 pm | Show

Halloween Mystery Nights

Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes

Vancouver | Vancouver Mysteries | 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Family

Arts Club Theatre Company: Sweat

See all sides in this powerful examination of a community that is formed and dissolved amidst the changing landscape of America

Vancouver | Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage | 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

East End Blues & All That Jazz

East End Blues & All That Jazz, is a soul-stirring evening of gospel and blues, jazz and memories, and remarkable historical photos that pays tribute to the life and inspirational contributions of the historic East End Black residential community and the

Vancouver | Firehall Arts Centre | 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm | Theatre

Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre: The Ones We Leave Behind

From the writer of the smash-hit Dirty Old Woman, comes a new play about the redemptive power of human connection

Vancouver | Historic Theatre | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm | Theatre

The Believers Are But Brothers

A bold one-man show exploring the smoke and mirrors world of online extremism, anonymity, and hate speech

Vancouver | Culture Lab | 8:00 pm to 9:15 pm | Theatre

Ghostly New Westminster Tour

Join us in BC's original capital for a spine-tingling journey through history and the paranormal

New Westminster | Hyack Square | 8:00 pm to 9:45 pm

Vagabond Players: The Haunting of Hill House

Cut off from the outside world by its remote location and shunned by all who know its forbidding and sinister reputation, Hill House has remained empty and silent except for the daily visits of its grumbling caretaker, Mrs. Dudley

New Westminster | The Bernie Legge Theatre | 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Theatre

Nightmare on Granville at Studio

Nightmare on Granville at Studio. Halloween Party of the Year..!!

Vancouver | Studio Nightclub | 9:00 pm to 3:00 am | Party

Night Of The Dead

This Halloween experience The Night Of The Dead at cabana lounge. Vancouver's #1 Night Life destination welcomes all zombies and ghouls as we celebrate the true spirit of Halloween!

Vancouver | Cabana Lounge | 9:00 pm to 2:00 am | Party

The Jen Hodge All Stars

It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Company for a night of jazzy goodness!

Vancouver | Guilt & Company | 9:00 pm to 12:30 am | Music