7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, October 15

Oct 9 2018, 5:41 am

Make your Monday a magnificent one with these seven events in Vancouver happening on October 15. Check out The Grapes Of Wrath, Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Vancouver Writers Fest 2018

  • What: This year the Vancouver Writers Fest welcomes over 100 authors to events on Granville Island and across Vancouver. Through their works, these authors share unexpected stories, delve into current events and, ultimately, enrich our understanding of what it is to be alive today. The Festival features readings, workshops, Q&As and more.
  • When: Monday, October 15 to Sunday, October 21, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: Online

Tech Talent Day

  • What: Talent Day is an opportunity to network and connect with tech companies in a casual setting. Meet recruiters and technical reps from Vancouver’s best companies face-to-face, learn about new opportunities, and build a strong connection.
  • When: Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Time: 5:30 to 7:30 pm
  • Where: Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10-$15

Harvest Glow

light festival

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  • What: Harvest Glow will feature playgrounds, interactive fall-themed light displays, a huge autumn market, food trucks, breweries, and wineries. Other fun activities include an indoor pumpkin patch, mini putt, a mystery corn maze, a bouncy cow farm, and singing pumpkins.
  • When: Now to Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Milner Village Garden Centre — 6690 216th Street, Langley
  • Tickets: Available online. $8.99 to $39.99. Kids under 3 are free.

The Grapes Of Wrath

  • What: Get into some misunderstandings with The Grapes Of Wrath as they headline VENUE with The Gathering
  • When: Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $22 plus fees

Halloween Mystery Nights

  • What: Solve a murder mystery on the streets of Gastown this Halloween season. Sign up in teams of two to five players to play Vancouver Mysteries game Crime in Downtown and compete for prizes. Costumes are encouraged
  • When: Now to Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Game starts and ends near Waterfront Station.
  • Tickets: Online

RAW Vancouver present Ovation

  • What: Live performances, runway shows, live hair and make-up, accessory design and visual art displays, with over 90 artists involved. Support local art and come out to see the vast talent that exists in Vancouver.
  • When: Now to Monday, October 15, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm to 1 am
  • Where: Celebrities Nightclub – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Haunted Vancouver Trolley Tour

trolley tour

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  • What: Hosted by Westcoast Sightseeing, guests are invited to ride a San Francisco-style trolley to some of Vancouver’s eeriest and most bone-chilling locations. Highlighted spots of the tour include Gastown’s “blood alley,” Stanley Park, the Vancouver Police Museum, and the Mountain View Cemetery, among others. Scary stories of some of Vancouver’s most famous landmarks will be shared, like the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver’s lady in red, the babes in the woods at Stanley Park, and the Castelanni Milkshake Murder.
  • When: Now to Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: Tours take place every hour from 6:30 to 9:30 pm
  • Where: The tour begins at Canada Place – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Available online for $55
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