Vancouver's Entertainment Season

entertainment season

entertainment season

October to December sees locals and visitors flock to sporting spectacles, theatrical performances, sweet symphonies, amazing attractions and casual concerts. The leaves are changing, the temperatures are cooling and many are enjoying October’s Halloween Haunts, November’s Black Friday shopping deals and December’s delightful dining offers, heaps of holiday happenings and so much more. Experience Vancouver’s Entertainment Season.

 

  • Forbidden Vancouver

    Now you can pre-book your Vancouver Attractions!

    Check out which signature experiences can be reserved and pre purchased.

    > More info

  • Harbour Air

    Harbour Air Seaplanes Announces New Route!

    As of September 22nd, the 35-minute scheduled seaplane flight will connect the Pitt Meadows Airport (YPK) and downtown Victoria’s Inner Harbour, operating two round trip flights daily. Service on the new route will be offered at an introductory rate of $99 one way, inclusive of taxes and fees, until October 31st.

    > More info

  • VTSL presents The Superhero Show

    Vancouver Theatresports League presents "The Superhero Show" - October 2 to 31

    It is an unpredictable, turbulent world we live in. Disasters and dark forces muster. But have no fear, there is hope! No matter if you are 6 or 60, boy or girl, you will be thrilled by the adventure, action, and comedy, as we create, in front of your very eyes, a totally improvised superhero story. With your help, a new hero will emerge each night. A new champion for this fragile earth. There is the Superhero Show! Come witness their bravery, their heroism, their comedy! It's a bird, it's a plane... it's improv! Learn more.

    > Book a stay during The Superhero Show

  • Arts Club Theatre Company presents St. Joan

    Arts Club Theatre presents "Saint Joan" - October 23 to November 23

    A witch? A madwoman? A genius? Or a simple peasant who is visited by angels? George Bernard Shaw's classic play explores the legend of Joan of Arc and her remarkable rise and fall. How did an illiterate teenage girl inspire an army of men to rid France of its English occupiers, and place a dauphin on the throne? What role did she play in securing her destiny? More than 500 years after her controversial death, the heroine's passion and conviction continue to capture the imagination. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during Saint Joan

  • Stickboy

    Vancouver Opera presents "Stickboy" - October 23 to November 7

    The inner life of a young boy is at the heart of this moving and meaningful new opera by world-renowned spoken-word artist Shane Koyczan and composer Neil Weisensel. Bravely autobiographical, beautifully poetic, visually innovative and musically memorable, Stickboy confronts the uncomfortable reality of a society struggling with its own fear and insecurity, a society that seeks conformity and uniformity at the expense of those who are different. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during Stickboy

  • Rick Steeves

    Rick Steeves in Vancouver - October 26

    Rick Steves, popular public television host and author of more than 50 guidebooks, is coming to Vancouver to share the lessons he's learned from a lifetime of travel. Rick's entertaining and information-packed lecture will cover the latest on stretching travel dollars, avoiding crowds, packing smart, and eating and sleeping well. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased through Tickets Tonight; show takes place at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre. Learn more.

    > Spend an extra night in Vancouver to see Rick Steeves

CAN'T-MISS HALLOWEEN EVENTS IN VANCOUVER THIS MONTH

  • Zombie Syndrome

    Zombie Syndrome Interactive Theatre - October 7 to November 2

    On Death's Door: Plague of the Zombie Syndrome is the third installment of an interactive theatre adventure that hits the streets of downtown Vancouver every October. This year, participants are tasked with saving the world before the deadly Zombie Syndrome spread sacross the globe and destroys mankind - easy, right? On the day of the mission, would-be zombie hunters learn the location of their top-secret rendezvous point and set off on a thrilling journey that involves using smartphones to crack clues, overcoming sudden challenges and navigating a corpse-populated urban jungle. Be warned: these intense performances are recommended for zombie killers 13 years and above. Tickets are $25 (plus tax), and shows run Tuesday through Sunday (five performances per day). Learn more.

    > Book a stay during Zombie Syndrome Interactive Theatre

  • Halloween at FlyOver Canada

    Halloween at FlyOver Canada - October 10 to November 2

    This Halloween, Broomelda is back and ready to lead all aspiring witches and wizards through the Haunted Witches Academy at FlyOver Canada. Graduating is easy.... Just survive! Meet with Broomelda to uncover the secret on how to graduate and then make your way through the spookily hunted hallways before taking off on a spellbinding flight across Canada! All surviving graduates receive their very own Official Witch Academy diploma! Learn more.

    > Book your Halloween at FlyOver Canada tickets now
  • Ghost Train

    Stanley Park Ghost Train - October 10 to November 1

    Breaking news: Bridges are collapsing, a hysterical mother was found living in a shoe, and a little girl eating cheese is being terrorized by a spider! No, this isn't front-page news in the local newspaper - it's this year's theme for the annual Halloween Ghost Train, which takes thousands of visitors on a twisted journey through the spookier side of Stanley Park. At "Mother Goose's Ghastly Garden", a cabaret of nursery rhymes shows the seedier side of timeless classics. Additional activities include the brand-new Spooky Barn, Creatures of the Night animal encounters, lantern-lit wildlife walks, a haunted maze, pumpkin patch and more. The Stanley Park Ghost Train runs from 5.30 p.m. to 9.30 p.m. daily (Friday to Sunday evenings, 5.00 pm to 10.00 pm) with additional afternoon rides on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays between 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Tickets for the train are $11 for adults, $7 for children and seniors, and free for kids three and under. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during the Stanley Park Ghost Train events

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    Fright Nights at Playland - October 10 to November 1

    An annual scream, Fright Nights at the PNE transforms Vancouver's Playland into a ghoul-ridden amusement park complete with themed haunted houses, 13 rides, a rickety wooden roller-coaster, roaming bands of scarers and terrifying shows. This year features performances by The Monster of Schlock as well as a fire show - and diehards will be pleased to learn that a new haunted house is in the works. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during Fright Nights at Playland

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    Fort Langley's Grave Tales - October 12 to 30

    Keen for some spine-tickling scares? Head out to historic Fort Langley for Grave Tales - a 90-minute, deliciously macabre nighttime stroll through this National Historic Site of Canada. Suitable for attendees 17 years or older, the tour involves a costumed storyteller guiding thrill seekers through the quaint village and its misty cemetery, sharing eerie stories of the mysterious burials and old-school amputations that once took place there. Sufficiently chilled to the bone, guests can cozy up around a bonfire at the now-deserted Hudson's Bay Company fort. But younger adventurers, fear not: a family-friendly Grave Tales is available for youth and teens (adult supervision required for kids under 12). Tickets are $15.10 for adults and $11.70 for kids. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during Fort Langley's Grave Tales

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    Haunted Halloween Vancouver Trolley Tour - October 15 to 31

    Tour Vancouver's eeriest haunts with the Vancouver Police Museum and Vancouver Trolley Company's Haunted Halloween Vancouver Trolley Tour. The annual offering dares brave visitors to board a frightful trolley bus and travel through the city listening to storytellers spin tales of murder, treachery and intrigue. With a walk through Mountain View Cemetery and a chilling visit to Vancouver's original city morgue (where more than 15,000 autopsies have been performed), this jaunt is not for the faint of heart. The 2.5-hour tour runs nightly, October 15 to 31 (excluding Sundays and Mondays), and departs from Canada Place hourly from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Reservations are required; individual bookings and private charters are also available. Tickets are $40 (must be 13 or older to participate). Reserve early: tickets are limited and sell fast. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during the Haunted Halloween Vancouver Trolley Tours

  • Chinatown Haunted House

    Chinatown Haunted House - October 21 to 31

    WARNING: Not for young children or the faint of heart! This Halloween, take your children to Stanley Park.
    Bring your friends to Chinatown. Join the team at Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden again this year at Vancouver's fastest growing Halloween event. From October 21 to 31, the team will transform the Garden into a terrifying Haunted House. Featuring over a dozen actors, dancers and musicians, this one-of-a-kind experience is inspired by the gruesome stories of Judge Dee: China's Sherlock Holmes. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during the Chinatown Haunted House events

  • Haunted Village

    Haunted Village at Burnaby Village Museum - October 23 to 26

    Squawking crows meet chic Victorian steampunk at this year's Haunted Village. Kids of all ages are invited to don their costumes and step back in time at this 1920s-era village, where you can peruse the selection of coffins at the coroner's shop and buy a murder of miniature crows at The Crow's Nest general store. Before the History & Hauntings walking tour of Deer Lake Park, fuel up with tasty toes at the Butcher's Block Café (watch out for cannibals!). Admission is $14 for adults, youth and seniors, and $9 for children (ages 2 to 12). The Haunted Village is open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during Haunted Village at the Burnaby Village Museum

  • Forbidden Vancouver - Lost Souls of Gastown

    Forbidden Vancouver - Lost Souls of Gastown Tour (Ongoing)

    Venture into Vancouver's eeriest alleys and oldest neighbourhoods on this gothic foray into the depths of Gastown. Guided by a centuries-old resident, participants relive some of the city's most mysterious, gruesome and historic events, learning about the lives - and deaths - of notorious figures like Gassy Jack (the founder of Gastown) and John Bray (a Klondike gold prospector whose brutal murder hasn't stopped him from haunting Gastown's main drag). The Lost Souls of Gastown takes place daily from Tuesday to Saturday at 8 p.m., and costs $22 for adults and $19 for seniors and students. Learn more.

    > Buy your Lost Souls of Gastown Tour now

SPORTING EVENTS IN VANCOUVER THIS SEASON

  • Vancouver Canucks

    Vancouver Canucks' Single Game Tickets on Sale Starting October 3

    Single game tickets for regular season games are on sale now! Prices have not increased over last season with tickets starting at $57.00 (plus GST and applicable fees). Fans can purchase single game tickets either online at Canucks.com/Tickets, the newly launched site for all ticket programs and promotions, or by calling Ticketmaster at 1.855.523.6800. Tickets will also be available at Ticketmaster Ticket Centres and at the Rogers Arena Ticket Centre, located at Gate 10, starting Monday, October 6th at 9:30AM. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during the Vancouver Canucks' 2014-15 season

  • Rock'n Roll Half Marathon

    Vancouver Rock'n Roll Half Marathon - October 26

    Combining fist-thrusting rock with a heart-pumping race, the too-cool-for-school Rock'n'Roll Marathon Series tours around North America and Europe - and this fall marks Vancouver's inaugural year as a host city. Participants get a killer workout while rocking out to live bands at every mile, joining their adoring cheer squads at the end for the aptly named Finish Line Festival. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during the Vancouver Rock'n Roll Half Marathon

  • Grey Cup

    Grey Cup - November 30

    The Canadian Football League's championship game returns to Vancouver this fall, though it's not just pigskin fanatics who are guaranteed a good time. Coinciding with the game, a week-long festival takes place from November 26 to 30 that features a nightly concert series, CFL Player Awards, the Grey Cup Parade and other celebrations hosted by various CFL teams. The festivities culminate with the 102nd Grey Cup, played at BC Place Stadium and broadcast to millions of spectators across Canada. Learn more.

    > Book a stay during Grey Cup

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    Other Events this Season

    » Tickets Tonight - Your "Out of the Box Office Experience" -- Find tickets for festivals, theatre, sports and more.

 

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