Well, Vancouver, we made it through another week. Even though it was a short one thanks to Thanksgiving, it was still busy. Now, all we have is a couple more days left until two glorious days off. As always, we have the 7 things to do in Vancouver this weekend

Thanksgiving weekend was amazing and quite frankly, not long enough. Between the family and friend time and the insane amount of food, we need a break.

Now is the time of the week where many of us dream about our weekend plans. But don’t fret, we are here to help with that. Right now in Vancouver, there are tons of things to do. And before the weather gets too snowy and cold, we suggest getting out there and doing it all. 

Whether you are just looking at the gorgeous fall leaves or taking in a sweet, one-night event, there is something for everyone to enjoy. 

Apple Festival 2019 

Price: $5

When: Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20

Address: UBC Botanical Garden, Vancouver, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: This family-friendly event will give you the opportunity to taste and learn about tons of different apple varieties. Not to mention the event takes place in the gorgeous Botanical gardens so the scenery will be epic. 


Halloween at the Vancouver Aquarium 

Price: $38

When: Multiple dates 

Address: The Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: It’s time come face to face with your biggest fears including bats, snakes, spiders, and reptiles at the aquarium's Halloween event. If this is too much for you, you can always visit the adorable sea otters. 


Visit one of Canada's best restaurants of 2019 

Why You Need To Go: Out of the 50 best restaurants in Canada, eight are in B.C. with a large majority of them in Vancouver. This includes Botanist, The Victor, and L’Abattoir Restaurant. Grab your partner or BFF, hit the town, and treat yourself. 


Visit a Pumpkin Patch 

Price: $11

When: Multiple dates 

Address: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: The iconic pumpkin patch at Richmond Country Farms is a great thing to do this weekend. With Halloween just around the corner, pick up your favourite pumpkin and get carving. 


Watch Football 

Price: Various prices

When: Friday, October 18

Address: 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: Catch a local football game this Friday and watch the BC Lions take on the Saskatchewan Roughriders. It's the perfect way to start your weekend. 


Luzia at Cirque du Soleil 

Price: $55

When: Multiple dates

Address: 88 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver, B.C.

Why You Need To Go: This weekend you can marvel at performers as they tumble throw the air doing insane acrobatic tricks. The best part is if you make a reservation at Stayvancouver.com, you can get a ticket for half price which means you would only pay $55. Make an epic weekend staycation and take in a show with your love. 


Science World After Dark 

Price: $27.15

When: Friday, October 18

Address: Science World at TELUS World of Science, 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver, B.C. 

Why You Need To Go: This 19+ event will allow you to bring out your inner kid while you drink, eat, and explore the night away. There will be special guest speakers, OMNIMAX films, and amazing adult-friendly activities. 


Start planning out your perfect weekend! 


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