Canadian Riverdale fans, exciting news for you! The newest season is being currently filmed in Canada. The latest spotting of the cast and crew filming was just today! So if you want to maybe get a glimpse of the action or to visit the sets in real life, we have the inside scoop on where the show is filmed in Vancouver, BC for season three.
You can also keep your eyes peeled when you're on the streets of Vancouver cause you never know when you might spot a Riverdale star, especially when filming for the show is still in progress. They first started filming in the city just a couple months back in July.
Riverdale has been filming in Vancouver since the first season, which is no surprise since the city is a popular Hollywood film location. The show has been spotted filming all over the city, and you can visit the check out the places for yourself after seeing them in the episodes. And lucky for us Vancouverites, many of us have run into the Riverdale stars at random spots across the city since they are frequently filming in Vancouver.
And if you're a huge fan of the Archie Comics world, you'll be happy to know that the new spinoff about Archie Comics character Sabrina Spellman was also filmed in Vancouver. The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is set to come out on October 26th on Netflix.
Riverview Hospital // 2601 Lougheed Hwy, Coquitlam
This is an abandoned mental asylum that is believed to be haunted, so it makes sense that the teen thriller drama would be filming at this creepy place. This spot doubles as the Sister's Quiet Mercy: Home for Troubled Youths in the Riverdale world.
They were spotted filming there just today, on September 19! The cast and crew were also filming there at the end of July, so you'll see it again in season three. This abandoned hospital is a popular filming choice for thrillers and has also appeared in movies and shows such as The X-Files and Supernatural.
The Riverdale cast and crew were spotted filming inside the Vancouver Art Gallery in downtown, so keep your eyes out for a special appearance of the VAG in season three. It also appeared in Riverdale season two.
It was at the Vancouver Art Gallery where the viral video of Cole Sprouse confronting a busker that was delaying shooting. According to this tweet by @YVRshoots, Cole Sprouse, Lili Reinhart and Camila Mendes were seen filming there.
This Vancouver diner doubles as the iconic, all-American Pop's Chock'lit Shoppe diner in Riverdale. The diner is called Rocko's Family Diner and is located in Mission, BC. It is open for business, so you can visit it and recreate your fave shots from the show – which fans frequently do already.
Former Youth Detention Centre // Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby
The show was spotted filming at the Former Youth Correctional Facility back in July and again last month in August. The centre is located in Burnaby, across from the BCIT campus.
Private Property // 96th and 216th, Langley
The show was seen filming at a private property in Langley, located on 96th and 12th, according to this tweet.
Archie's House // 2037 E 3rd Ave, East Vancouver
You can visit the real-life house of Archie Andrews. The home is located in East Vancouver, so it's easier to get to if you live in Vancouver than Betty or the Blossom's house. But if you do check it out, obviously be respectful and don't harass the people who actually live in it and the neighbours.