The weekend is approaching and we couldn't be more excited about it. It's the first weekend of November so we need to celebrate in style. There are tons of things going on in Vancity and we rounded up the best ones. With these 8 things to do in Vancouver this weekend, you are bound to have a good time. 

Spooky season may be over, but that doesn’t mean the party has to be. There are tons of wicked events going on this weekend, from fun festivals to Halloween parties where you get to wear your costume one last time. 

Whether you're ready to party it up or want to keep it laid back, these events are a great way to get you up and out of the house this weekend. Start November right with a fun-filled weekend in your city.

"Pumpkin House" at Maan Farms

When: Now until November 3

Address: 790 McKenzie Rd, Abbotsford, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: This is one of the last times you can visit a pumpkin patch this year. Maan Farms in Abbotsford is filled with fall fun and has the cutest pumpkin house you just need to visit. Be sure to take a camera, you will want to Instagram this.

Beanstock Coffee Festival 

Price: $25

When: Saturday, November 2

Address: Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street, Vancouver

Why You Need To Go: Coffee lovers rejoice. It’s time to head down to Granville Island and take in all the micro-roasters you know and love. Here, you will be able to sample some of the best coffee in western Canada. 

Parade of Lost Souls 

Price: $5

When: Saturday, November 2 

Address: 1661 Napier St, Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: Halloween may be over, but you still have one more chance to wear your costume. This parade will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. with the aftermath running until 2 a.m.

Vancouver Comic and Toy Show 

Price: $12

When: Sunday, November 3

Address: 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: If you're a kid at heart, then this event is for you. With over 200 booths to explore, you can find anything form collectable action figures to video games. 

A Night of Stand-Up Hosted by Colin Sharp

Price: $10

When: Saturday, November 2

Address: Our Town Cafe, 245 East Broadway, Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: The first Saturday of every month, Colin Sharp hosts an amazing show with some of Vancouver’s best comedians. Headlining this weekend is a comedian who has been on Comedy Central, CTV, CBC, and The Comedy Network, so you know they’re funny. 

Halloween Boat Party

Price: $55

When: Saturday, November 2

Address: Westin Bayshore Marina The Magic Spirit, 1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: This is the city's largest Halloween boat party and it seems pretty epic. With over 400 guests dressed in crazy costumes, you know it’s going to be one wild ride. 

Light Festival 

Price: Free

When: Multiple dates 

Address: Bear Creek Park, 13750 88 Ave, Surrey, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: This festival is illuminating Bear Creek Park in Surrey this weekend. Filled with dazzling light displays and sparkling trees, you will love taking a gorgeous stroll through this park over the weekend.


Price: $40

When: Friday, November 1

Address: Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, 600 Hamilton St, Vancouver, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: The play we know and love is in Vancouver. Sing along to your favourite songs while watching some seriously talented actors replay your favourite childhood movie. 

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