10 things to do in Vancouver today: Saturday, October 27

Oct 22 2018, 3:19 am

Get spooky this Saturday with these 10 things to do in Vancouver today, October 27. Check out Night for All Souls, Boo-seum, and more.

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

Night for All Souls


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: Saturday, October 27 to Thursday, November 1, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: Mountain View Cemetery- 5455 Fraser St., Vancouver
Admission: All events are free. Donations are welcome.

Red Carpet Ball – A Night at Studio 54

What: The famous nightclub is being revived for the Rotary Club’s Red Carpet Ball, who will be hosting an unforgettable night for a great cause. The experience will be complete with a glamorous red carpet entrance, valet parking, paparazzi, live entertainment, and an “ultimate experiences” auction. Music will be provided by the legendary Studio 54 DJ, now SiriusXM show host, Robbie Leslie, who’s flying in to host the party. Food for the evening takes on the theme of “choose your own adventure,” with chef-manned stations, hand-passed food offerings, and an array of beers and wines to wash it down with.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 6 pm to 2 am
Where: Seaforth Armoury – 1650 Burrard Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Available online: $40 for the dance, $150 for dinner and dance


What: Design your own take-home Jack O’ Lantern, go on a spooktacular scavenger hunt in the exhibit galleries, guess the ghoul and guts and compete for best costume and strut your stuff in our parade.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 1 to 3 pm
Where: Museum of Surrey – 17710 56a Ave, Surrey
Admission: Free

Wild Things

What: Once a year mischievous raccoons, a friendly bear, chatty crows and their forest friends emerge from the bog to greet visitors as they walk along a trail lined with candlelit pumpkins. Enjoy some spooky fun, storytelling and pumpkin carnival games at this Halloween-inspired event. An adult must accompany children. Flashlights and costumes are optional but encouraged. Rain or shine; dress for the weather.

When: Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, 201
Time: 5:30 to 8:30 pm
Where: Richmond Nature Park – 11851 Westminster Hwy, Richmond
Admission: Free for those two years and younger, $4/child (3-12 years) and $6/adult (13+ years). Proceeds support educational and public programs in the park.

The Haunted Sea: Halloween at the Cannery

What: Dive to the darkest depths of “The Haunted Sea” at the Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site to explore what lurks in the mysterious fathoms below. Watery ghosts, sea monsters, and twisted tentacles coil and collide alongside historic legends and sea lore. Entertain your imagination with games, crafts, activities and a journey into the deep with real-life horrors that will leave you gasping for air. Suitable for all ages.

When: Saturday, October 27 and Sunday, October 28, 2018
Time: 11 am to 4 pm
Where: Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site – 12138 Fourth Avenue, Richmond
Admission: Adults $11, Youth (6-17) $7, Seniors (65+) $9

Cineplex Community Day 2018

What: For the eighth consecutive year, Cineplex Community Day will treat guests to a selection of popular movies. All proceeds from donations and select concession sales will support the WE Charity (formally known as Free the Children), a family of organizations that makes doing good, doable. Popcorn, drinks, and select candy will be available to purchase at $2.50, a reduced price.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 9 am – 11 am
Where: Various locations
Admission: Free

Halloween Yacht Party 2018

What: If you’re looking for a seafaring way to celebrate the spirit of the Halloween season, than this special Halloween cruise with room for you and 400 friends might be just what you’re looking for. The event is presented by Where It’s At Entertainment and the event is 19+ only. Costumes are not mandatory, but with this being a Halloween event after all, they are “highly” encouraged.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: Two sailings: 7:30 pm, and 8:30 pm, (re-docking takes place at 11 pm and 12 am, respectively.)
Where: Boat sets sail in False Creek, at 750 Pacific Blvd.
Tickets: $70, available online (19-plus)

Diwali Downtown Vancouver

What: Diwali Fest returns for its 15th Annual Celebration of the Festival of Lights at Diwali Downtown Vancouver. This multicultural event features music and dance performances by local artists. The beloved Rangoli room will be back again – join in creating a room-sized mosaic artwork.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 3 to 7 pm
Where: Roundhouse Community Centre – 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver
Admission: Free or by donation

Vancouver Canucks vs Pittsburgh Penguins

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What: Vancouver Canucks hit the ice against Pittsburgh Penguins at Rogers Arena.

When: Saturday, October 27, 2018
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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