A few must-know “around town” events to mark on your calendars this week, and/or register or go to!
Stanley Park Ghost Train
A Halloween favourite event, with a train ride through the park featuring ghouls and scary scenes, as well as a haunted house and more!
Date and Time: Oct.8 to 31, Rides start at 530pm, with matinee rides available on weekends only starting at 11am.
Location: Stanley Park (off the Georgia street exit)
More information or Tickets: http://vancouver.ca/parks-recreation-culture/ghost-train.aspx
Walk through the gardens lit up with lanterns and jack-o-lanterns, do fun kids craft, sip cider and eat candy and enjoy!
Date and Time: Oct.24 to 31, 5 – 8pm daily.
Location: Vandusen Gardens, Oak Street
More information or Tickets: http://vandusengarden.org/events/vandusen-glow-in-the-garden/
East Vancouver Apple Press Festival
The East Vancouver Apple Press Fest is an apple pressing extravaganza. Join your neighbours in celebrating the harvest, try making cider, live music, games, pies and tonnes of fun.
Date and Time: Oct. 26, 11am – 3pm
Location: Vancouver Technical Secondary School Farm (Slocan and Broadway)
More information: http://vancouver.carpediem.cd/events/1295678-east-vancouver-apple-press-fest-at-vancouver-technical-secondary-school/
Vancouver Baby and Family Fair
A community family event to showcase various exhibitors that specialize in baby and family products, as well as children entertainer “meet and greet” opportunities, as well as giveaways, prizes and fun for the whole family!
Date and Time: Oct.29-30, 10am – 5pm(Sat)/4pm(Sun)
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre
More Information or Tickets: www.baby-fair.com
Preparing your body for Childbirth
Put on by Vancity Mom Squad and Form Body Lab, chat about preventative and rehabilitative methods for various physical conditions associated with pregnancy and childbirth. There will also be one on one consultations, a host of pop-up vendors, treats and more!
Date and Time: Oct.30 from 1-3pm
Location: Form Body Lab
More Information: Free event, just show up!
Rocky Mountain Flatbread’s Creepy Crawly Halloween Party
Planned for family fun, costumes are encouraged. Free admission which includes a candy bar, potions, face painting.
Date and Time: Oct.30 with newly extended hours from 430 – 730 pm.
Location, More Information and Reservations: Both locations are hosting, it is a free event, so to book your reservation or find more information please contact as follows…
Halloween Party at Kitsilano 1876 West 1st Avenue Tel. 604 730 0321, or
Halloween Party at Main Street 4186 Main Street. Tel. 604 566 9779.