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10 things to do in Vancouver today: Sunday, October 29

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Daniel Chai Oct 28, 2017 7:04 pm 3,213

There’s only a few days left in October, so fill your time with our list of 10 things to do in Vancouver this Sunday, October 29. Vancouver Whitecaps, Night for All Souls, and more to check out!

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Vancouver Whitecaps versus Seattle Sounders

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  • What: Cheer on the Whitecaps as they take on the Seattle Sounders FC at BC Place in the MLS Western Conference Semifinals.
  • When: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • Time: 5:30 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: On Ticketmaster, $38-$147

Vancouver Fall Home Show

  • What: This year’s Vancouver Fall Home Show is an event you don’t want to miss with stars from HGTV Canada, 325+ trusted brands, and much more. The event will be taking place from October 26 to 29 and it’s a place where big ideas, trusted advice, and fresh inspiration will unite.
  • When: Now to October 29, 2017
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Building – 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Adults $16 each, buy tickets online

Night for All Souls

  • What: Curated by artists Paula Jardine and Marina Szijarto, this unique cultural event offers the public an opportunity to remember their dead, whether interred at Mountain View Cemetery or not, in a gentle atmosphere of contemplative beauty.
  • When: Now to November 1, 2017
  • Where: Mountain View Cemetery- 5455 Fraser Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: All events are free. Donations are welcome.

What’s Up? HotDog! becomes Bob’s Burgers

  • What: What’s Up? HotDog! in East Vancouver is transforming into the Bob’s Burgers restaurant for the third year in a row to celebrate Halloween with patrons. The Fox TV cartoon series is a cult favourite, so What’s Up? HotDog is gearing up for an even bigger event than last year.
  • When: Now to October 31
  • Time: 11 am until late
  • Where: 2481 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

Family Day at Place des Arts

  • What: Tour four exhibitions by local artists, then dive into four exhibition-related art activities and create your own masterpieces. Finish up your day with Mr. I’s Slightly Spooky Songs & Stories Concert.
  • When: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • Time: 1:30 to 3:30 pm
  • Where: Place des Arts – 1120 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam
  • Price: Free for art activities, concert $10

Kids’ Fort Langley Halloween

  • What: Your little monsters will be able to enjoy trick-or-treating, airbrush tattoos, creepy critters, and ghost stories around the bonfire. Plus, exploring the Spooky Servants’ Quarters should give the kids enough thrills to get into the Halloween spirit.
  • When: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • Time: 12 to 5 pm
  • Where: Fort Langley National Historic Site – 23433 Mavis Avenue, Fort Langley
  • Admission: Free

SFU’s Science Spooktacular

  • What: A free afternoon of spooky science fun for children and their families presented by Science in Action and the Faculty of Science.See some Creepy Creatures and play with some Halloween-y hands-on science activities in the south concourse of the Academic Quadrangle, just outside Shrum Science Centre lecture hall B9200. Plus watch the Phantom Physics and Cryptic Chemistry show twice at 2 pm and 4 pm. Costumes welcomed and open to all ages, with complimentary parking in the East Parking Lot.
  • When: Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • Time: 1 pm to 4:30 pm
  • Where: Simon Fraser University – 8888 University Drive, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Spark Animation

  • What: A film festival, conference, business symposium, and job fair celebrating excellence in animation from around the world. Highlights include a spotlight on France features and shorts, Opening Night film The Breadwinner, and legendary animator Glen Keane
  • When: Now to October 29, 2017
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Vancity Theatre (1181 Seymour Street), Vancouver Convention Centre (999 Canada Place), and Scotiabank Theatre (900 Burrard Street)
  • Tickets: Online

Happy Place – Touchstone Theatre

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  • What: Women at an in-patient care facility is the premise of this new play, which features seven noted local actresses. Happy Place depicts mental illness in a sincere and honest manner, as well as the patients’ different paths towards healing.
  • When: Now to Sunday, October 29, 2017
  • Where: Firehall Arts Centre – 280 East Cordova Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Firehall; $30-$33

Ambleside Farmers’ Market

  • What: The Ambleside Farmers’ Market takes place in Ambleside Park, at the foot of 13th Street, every Sunday through October. This market offers West Vancouver a gathering spot for picking up fresh local food and goods from crafters and food artisans.
  • When: Every Sunday up to October 29, 2017
  • Time: 11 am to 4 pm
  • Where: Ambleside Park, 1000 Argyle Avenue (the end of 13th Street), West Vancouver
  • Price: Free

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Daniel Chai
Daniel is a writer and comedian based in Vancouver, BC.

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