7 things to do in Vancouver today: Monday, October 22

Oct 18 2018, 5:08 pm

Start your new week with a fun event around Vancouver today, Monday, October 22. Make plans for Art of Lights, Vancouver Canucks, and more!

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

Art of Lights: The 2018 Surrey International Lantern Festival


  • What: An international lantern festival is coming to Metro Vancouver and it’s looking to dazzle, impress, and mesmerize anyone who pays a visit. Taking place at the Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre Park and dubbed “the Art of Lights,” the 2018 Surrey International Lantern Festival is a large-scale cultural celebration. The event is hosted by the Canadian Sichuan Chamber of Commerce and organized by the Chuan Sheng Media Group, who are calling the event the biggest light event in Surrey.
  • When: Now to Sunday, January 6, 2019
  • Time: 4 to 10 pm daily
  • Where: Cloverdale Millennium Amphitheatre Park – 17728 64 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Tickets available online starting at $22.95 for adults

Business Preparedness: Cyber-attacks and natural disasters

  • What: This event on Business Preparedness will cover what you must know to safeguard against the virtual and physical risks threatening your business. Tangible insights and appropriate strategies will ensure business resilience and help enable long-term success.
  • When: Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 am
  • Where: Scotiabank Theatre Vancouver – 900 Burrard Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $49-$69

Vancouver Canucks vs Washington Capitals

  • What: Vancouver Canucks face off with the reigning Stanley Cup champions Washington Capitals at Rogers Arena,
  • When: Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe

  • What: A pack of teenage girls prepares for battle on the soccer field. In the exhilaration of adolescence, they grapple with everything from pop culture to politics, discovering their identities as individuals and as a team. Who will come out on top? A guest production at Pacific Theatre by with a spoon theatre in association with Rumble Theatre.
  • When: Now to Saturday, November 10, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Pacific Theatre – 1440 West 12th Ave, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online


  • What: The “Take Me To Church” singer brings his North American tour to Vancouver at the Orpheum.
  • When: Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

The Modern Heroine in Romance Fiction

  • What: Writer in Residence Stella MacLean leads a panel discussion on the evolution of the heroine in a romance novel, and the changing expectations of romance readers. Featuring panellists Paula Eykelhof, Vanessa Grant and Roxanne Snopek.
  • When: Monday, October 22, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8:30 pm
  • Where: Vancouver Public Library – 350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver
  • Admission: Free

Reapers Haunted Attraction and the Maze of Terror

reapers haunted attraction


  • What: Entering its 26th year, the theatrical horror experience and maze of terror are quite possibly the scariest attractions in Chilliwack. The annual event is run by Lisa and Gary Moran, two Chilliwack residents who affectionately refer to their visitors as victims. Victims of the event will be invited into an asylum-themed haunt, bringing the horrors of crazed patients, twisted doctors and hospital staff to life.
  • When: Now to Wednesday, October 31, 2018
  • Time: Various
  • Where: 9423 Gibson Road, Chilliwack
  • Tickets: Entry to either attraction begins at $11
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