In just a few short days, we will be living the life of luxury and having a three-day weekend. Long weekends are literally the best and this one is going to be no different. If you plan on staying in the city, don’t fret. There are tons of things to do despite it being the Thanksgiving long weekend. To making things easier for you, we compiled a list of 10 things to do in Vancouver this long weekend.

Two days off is just not enough time to relax and do all the things we need to do. This Thanksgiving long weekend is going to be amazing. Whether you are spending it with family or are throwing an epic Friendsgiving, there is so much going on that it's impossible to be bored.

Vancouver is filled with epic events this weekend. From night markets and art displays to Halloween inspired spooktacular events, there is something for everyone. Whether you are looking for something free or are willing to spend a couple of bucks on an adventure, these events got you covered. 

Now all you have to do is plan your weekend. Make sure you leave some time for relaxation; you earned it. 

Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo 2019 

Price: Free

When: Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14

Address: 800 Robson St, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: For three days, you can check out the Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo. Join in on the parade or just take in the costume inspiration from the sidelines. Either way, this event will be epic.


Harvest Haus 

Price: $24.99 per person

When: Thursday, October 10 to Saturday, October 19

Address: 2901 E Hastings St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: Harvest Haus is returning for its fifth year of fun. This year’s event is awesome as there are seven different districts that all have unique themes.


Ghost Train in Stanley Park 

Price: $12 per person

When: Friday, October 11 to Thursday, October 31

Address: Stanley Park, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: Every year, the Stanley Park Ghost Train will take riders through a spooky Halloween inspired tour. This year’s theme is Alice in Nightmareland. Get ready to get scared! 


Vancouver Fashion Week 

Price: Tickets start at $30

When: Now until Sunday, October 13

Address: 50 E Pender St, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: All week long you can celebrate all things fashion. This is the events 34th season so you know it’s going to be epic. Plus, fall is the perfect time to check out new fashion trends so why not have it be from local designers. 


Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

Price: $44 per person

When: Friday, October 11 to Thursday, October 31

Address: 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: This San Francisco-style trolley will truly be a ghostly affair. As you travel, you will learn about familiar places like Gastown and Stanley Park and all the eerie stories that occurred there. Keep your eyes out for any unsettled spirits as you walk through some of the graveyards. 


Thanksgiving Stanley Park Walk 

Price: Free

When: Sunday, October 13

Address: Stanley Park Sea Wall, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: This 10 km walk is the perfect start to your thanksgiving Sunday. Take in the beautiful fall views of the Stanley Park seawall before you indulge in turkey. This is the perfect time of year to walk around the park as the leaves are changing. 


PNE Fright Nights 

Price: Tickets from $45

When: Now until Thursday, October 31

Address: 2901 E Hastings St., Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: If you like all things scary than this is for you. Known as Western Canada’s most terrifying adult Halloween-themed event, Fright Night is actually something out of a nightmare. Take in all your favourite rides and carnival attractions with the added adrenaline rush of spooky monsters and goons. 


Richmond Night Market 

Price: $4.75 admission

When: Friday, October 11 to Monday, October 14

Address: 8351 River Road, Richmond, BC

Why You Need To Go: This is the last weekend for the epic Richmond Night Market. Known for its amazing food, we strongly recommend you go hungry. Get there while you still can before you have to wait a whole other year. 


Vancouver Flea Market

Price: $1.50 admission

When: Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13

Address: 703 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver, BC

Why You Need To Go: Since 2002, this flea market has been bringing you bargains and hidden gems. This Thanksgiving long weekend, why not hit it up and maybe find some awesome new fall home decor items or clothing. 


Vancouver's First Mirror Light Gallery

Price: $34.99

When: Multiple dates

Address: Unit 9 12800 Bathgateway, Richmond, BC

Why You Need To Go: This art exhibit filled with magical mirrors, twinkling lights, and fluorescent signs is all you need to take your Instagram game to the next level. It looks a lot like the popular Infinity Mirrors room that was in Ontario recently. Trust us, you will want to check it out. 


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