PNE Playland Fright Nights – a review

  Do you enjoy being scared?  Are you unafraid to be turned topsy turvy on rides?  Enjoy eating greasy carnival food?  Then you have found the right place.  Fright Nights at the PNE/Playland.  I attended on unlucky Friday, October 13th which was apt.  The entrance was shrouded in tombs and scary lighting.  The fun begins…

It’s getting spooky out there! Halloween at VanDusen Botanical Garden and Stanley Park Ghost Train

  Stanley Park Ghost Train and VanDusen Glow in the Garden set to entertain again this Halloween. The Vancouver Park Board is celebrating Halloween this year at both VanDusen Botanical Garden and Stanley Park Ghost Train. The Park Board’s long-running Stanley Park Ghost Train operates October 13 to 31. Prepare to be thrilled and chilled…

THOMAS HAAS SWEETENS THE SEASON WITH THANKSGIVING & HALLOWEEN TREATS

  Haas’ 2017 Harvest of Holiday-themed Confections Includes Chocolate Turkeys and Jack O’Lanterns, Spooktacular Shortbread Cookies and Pumpkin Pies, Cakes, Truffles and More   Renowned chocolatier Thomas Haas is sweetening the holiday harvest this fall with his latest collection of handmade Thanksgiving and Halloween confections available at both Thomas Haas Chocolates and Pâtisserie locations for…

#FridayFavourites – what’s happening October 28 – November 4

  SPARKLE AND SHINE: L’ABATTOIR BRIGHTENS UP WEEKENDS THIS FALL BY INTRODUCING BUBBLES AT BRUNCH   PROVENCE MEDITERRANEAN GRILL ENDS ERA WITH SPECIAL MEMORIES MENUS   Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!   Rocky’s Halloween Party   “Frankenstein 1945” and WW2 – Studio 1398   We’ll put a spell on you… …

We’ll put a spell on you… 

  Vancouver TheatreSports™ League (VTSL) celebrates the season of goblins and Jack-O-Lanterns with its own SPOOKtacular event – Halloween Monster Match, Saturday October 29 starting at 7:30 pm at The Improv Centre on Granville Island. For this one night, the Improv Centre is transformed with HAUNTing décor into an eerie sepulchre worthy of any Demon…

Hot Glass Cold Beer Pairs Beer Tasting with Glassblowing for Halloween Fun

  A Hot, Haunted and Hoppy Halloween Await As Hot Glass Cold Beer Brings Craft Beer Tasting To The Next Level! On Saturday, October 29 Terminal City Glass Co-op (TCGC) will present the third annual Hot Glass Cold Beer event, pairing craft beer tasting with glassblowing demonstrations, a carved pumpkin contest, a costume contest, and…

Friday Favourites – what’s happening this week October 21 – 28

  Last of the summer markets – Vancouver Farmers Markets   Holy Guacamole! Avocados from Mexico partners with the Canucks   Cider Tap Takeover happening at The Cascade Room   Spinal Chord! A partnership fundraiser between Vancouver Cantata Singers & ICORD (International Collaboration on Repair Discoveries)   ChopStick Festival 2016   Famoso Neapolitan Pizzeria cures…

Come in for a spell at VanDusen Garden this Halloween!

  During the first-ever VanDusen Glow in the Garden<http://vandusengarden.org/events/vandusen-glow-in-the-garden/>, up to 1,000 pumpkins will be illuminated and displayed next week in the shadowy pathways of the woodland gardens. The event includes spellbinding lights, ghoulish music and glowing pumpkin characters created by award-winning carvers, Clive Cooper and Bruce Waugh. The Garden gets into the Halloween spirit…

Celebrate Halloween at FlyOver Canada – GIVEAWAY

  Join Broomelda at the Haunted Witches Academy before a flight across Canada!   a Rafflecopter giveaway   We’re giving away two passes to FlyOver Canada Halloween. To enter please “like” us and leave a comment on this post. https://www.facebook.com/myvancity https://twitter.com/myvancity http://instagram.com/myvancityca Everyone’s favourite witch Broomelda is back and ready to take you on a…

LEGENDS OF THE FALL: THOMAS HAAS UNVEILS SIGNATURE CREATIONS TO USHER IN AUTUMN

  Capture the Flavours of The Season With Unique Fall Confections   As the summer sun gives way to autumn’s glow, celebrate the turn of the season with a new assortment of handmade chocolate confections and pastry selections that celebrate Thanksgiving, Halloween and the “Movember” men’s health movement available exclusively at Thomas Haas Chocolates & Patisserie. THANKSGIVING Thomas…

ITSAZOO Invites Audiences into Their Own, Personal Horror Film with the World Premiere of Site-Specific Theatre Event: – Hidden –

Taking Place at UBC Botanical Garden, this Slasher-Inspired Work is Part Historic Murder Tour, Part Outdoor Adventure & Part Meta-Theatrical Thriller   ITSAZOO presents the bone-chilling, site-specific horror event Hidden, October 22 – November 13, 2016 at UBC Botanical Garden. Inspired by slasher-era movies such as Friday the 13th and Halloween, Playwright and Co-Director Sebastien Archibald…

Enjoy a “Room with a Boo” at the Magnolia Hotel & Spa 

  Have a spook-tacular time in Canada’s most-haunted city this Halloween Forget the tricks, it’s all about the treats at Magnolia Hotel & Spa this Halloween. Throughout October, Victoria’s leading boutique hotel will be offering guests a frightfully good time with the new Room with a Boo package, from just $219/night*. Guests begin their Halloween…

FlyOver® Canada Celebrates Halloween

 with a Spook-tacular Experience for the Entire Family   Aspiring Witches & Wizards of All Ages Invited to Vancouver’s Hottest Attraction for a Twist on the Ultimate Flying Ride   In celebration of Halloween, FlyOver® Canada invites aspiring witches, wizards, and guests of all ages to experience a limited-engagement event, October 16 – November 1,…