This Week’s Happenings, For the Week of October 14th

A jam packed filled week of events. Here are the details of this week’s happenings:

BC Craft Beer Month

When: October 1 to 31

Where: Various venues

What: Celebrate BC craft beer with beer tastings + workshops + the BC Craft Beer Awards + more!

Website: www.craftbeermonth.ca

PNE Fright Nights

When: October 10 to November 1

Where: PNE Playland

What: 7 haunted houses + 13 rides + The Monsters of Schlock + Kinshira Fire Performers

Website: www.frightnights.ca

Stanley Park Halloween Ghost Train

When: October 10 to November 1

Where: Stanley Park

What: Halloween Ghost Train,

“Mother Goose’s Ghastly Garden” themed

Potter’s House of Horrors

When: October 10 to 31

Where: 12530 72nd Avenue, Surrey

What: 9,000+ square feet of haunted house, a labyrinth of several rooms and displays connected together by dark twisty hallways

Website: www.pottershouseofhorrors.com

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

When: October 15 to 31

Where: Canada Place

What: Vancouver Ghost Stories featuring stops at Vancouver Police Museum and Mountain View Cemetery

Website: http://www.vancouvertrolley.com/tours/seasonal/haunted-halloween

Gastown Shop Hop

When: October 16

Where: Gastown

What: 43 shops and 15 restaurants open their doors until 9pm to celebrate fall fashion and offer a unique social-shopping experience

Website: www.gastown.org

Taste of Yaletown

When: October 16 to 30

Where: Yaletown

What: 26 participating restaurants offer 3-course menus for $25, $35 or $45

Website: www.yaletowninfo.com/events/taste-of-yaletown/

Vancouver Home + Design Show

When: October 16 to 19

Where: BC Place

What: HGTV design celebrities + 325 exhibitors + local foodie favourites

Website: www.vancouverhomeanddesignshow.com

Il Mercato: Italian Night Marke

When: October 17, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: 3075 Slocan Street

What: Italian cuisine + music + handmade products from local artisans

Website: www.italianculturalcentre.ca

Toast to the Coas

When: October 17

Where: Vancouver Aquarium

What: The Vancouver Aquarium’s annual fundraiser. Enjoy a delicious Ocean Wise dinner + top BC wineries + silent auction

Website: www.vanaqua.org

Oktoberfest at Vancouver Alpen Club

When: October 17 to 18

Where: Vancouver Alpen Club

What: German food, bier, live music & DJ

Website: www.vancouveralpenclub.ca

Diwali Fest

When: October 17 to 26

Where: Various venues

What: An annual South Asian arts & culture festival feat. Bollywood + cooking classes + performances + more

Website: www.diwalifest.ca

TEDx Vancouver

When: October 18

Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre

What: Be inspired by the great minds of Coleen Christie + Jay Demerit + Chip Wilson + more

Website: www.tedxvancouver.com

Vancouver Halloween Expo

When: October 18 to 19, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Where: Sheraton Wall Centre

What: Celebrity guests + costumes + make-up + performances + more

Website: www.vanhalloween.com

Vancouver Halloween Parade

When: October 19, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Where: Begins at Granville and Davie, goes north along Granville, turns West on Smithe, continues on Howe and finishes at Howe and Davie

What: Vancouver’s inaugural Halloween parade feat. cosplayers + marching bands + floats + 16-foot ghost train + 10-foot giant pumpkin reaper + more

Website: www.vanhalloween.com

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