15 Things to do in Vancouver This Week

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Welcome to The Cit List, where we’ll be compiling some of the top events to check out in Vancouver this week. For a list of full events, check out our events calendar.

Hastings Park Winter Farmers’ Market
When: Sundays, Oct 5 – Nov 30
Where: PNE Fairgrounds
What: Shop local winter produce + artisan prepared foods + local crafts + food trucks from 10am-2pm
Website: http://www.pne.ca/showsandevents/community-and-culture.html

PNE Fright Nights
When: Oct 10 – Nov 1
Where: PNE Playland
What: 7 haunted houses + 13 rides + The Monsters of Schlock + Kinshira Fire Performers
Website: www.frightnights.ca

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train
When: Oct 10 – Nov 1
Where: Stanley Park
What: Halloween Ghost Train, “Mother Goose’s Ghastly Garden” themed
Website: www.ghosttrain.ca

Halloween at Flyover Canada
When: Oct 10 – Nov 2
Where: FlyOver Canada at Canada Place
What: Make your way through the spookily hunted hallways before taking off on a spellbinding flight across Canada
Website: http://www.flyovercanada.com/

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour
When: Oct 15-31
Where: Pick-up/drop-off at Canada Place
What: Vancouver Ghost Stories featuring stops at the Vancouver Police Museum and Mountain View Cemetery
Website: http://www.vancouvertrolley.com/tours/seasonal/haunted-halloween

Belmont Haunted House
When: Oct 15-31
Where: 1006 Belmont Ave., North Vancouver
What: Greater Vancouver’s largest and scariest independent haunted house open 2-9pm daily benefiting Ronald McDonald House BC
Website: http://www.rmhbc.ca/events/upcoming-independent-fundraisers

Taste of Yaletown
When: Oct 16-30
Where: Yaletown
What: 26 participating restaurants offer 3-course menus for $25, $35 or $45 Website: www.yaletowninfo.com/events/taste-of-yaletown/

Judge Dee’s Chinatown Haunted House
When: Oct 21-31
Where: Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden
What: Visitors will be called upon to solve a scene of murder, mayhem and unspeakable horror inspired by Judge Dee, China’s Sherlock Holmes
Website: www.seventyrants.com/haunted-garden/ 

Vancouver International Flamenco Festival
When: Oct 28 – Nov 2
Where: Various venues
What: Western Canada’s premiere flamenco event, presenting the best in international, Canadian and regional flamenco
Website: http://www.vancouverflamencofestival.org/

11th Annual Downtown Eastside Heart of the City Festival
When: Oct 29 -Nov 9
What: Over 90 arts + culture events at 25 venues throughout the Downtown Eastside |
Website: http://www.heartofthecityfestival.com/

Halloween at Lonsdale Quay
When: Oct 31
Where: Lonsdale Quay
What: Trick-or-treating, mini pumpkin painting, Halloween movie & more from 12-5pm
Website: http://www.lonsdalequay.com/events.php

Halloween at the Hotel 
When: Oct 31
Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver
What: DJs + illusions + a costume contest + Day of the Dead fiesta + live music with professional dancers + comedians
Website: www.hotelvancouverhalloween.com

BC SPCA’s Offleashed: A Whole New Breed of Gala
When: Nov 1
Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre
What: Wine and dine to support BC’s four-legged friends
Website: http://support.spca.bc.ca/site/Calendar/2035822877?view=Detail&id=111922

Winter Farmers Market at Nat Bailey Stadium
When: Saturdays, Nov 1 – Apr 25
Where: Nat Bailey Stadium, 4601 Ontario St.
What: Shop locally grown produce + food trucks + live music + more from 10am-2pm
Website: http://eatlocal.org/markets/winter-market/

Crème de la Crème Wedding Showcase
When: Nov 2
Where: Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver
What: Vancouver’s most luxurious wedding + bridal fashion show
Website: http://cremedelacreme.ca/

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By: Danielle Johnson, @westcoastdcj

Created by: Kendall Titchener, @Kendall_Titch

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