10 Vancouver food events to check out in October

Sep 29 2020, 6:22 pm

Vancouver food events may be operating a little differently than they normally would, but they are just as delicious, which is the most important thing.

Check out some of the food and beverage-centric events you can head to in and around Vancouver this October.

Cooking Classes

Pacific Institute of Culinary Arts Fall Classes and Workshops


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PICA has a slew of new classes and workshops for foodies this fall. Check out the calendar and see for yourself.

When: All throughout October

Eden West Gourmet Cooking Classes


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Port Moody’s Eden West Gourmet now hosts cooking classes online and in person. Check out the calendar and see if there’s an event you’d like to sign up for.

When: All throughout October


Oktoberfest Beer Pairing Dinner at Stanley Park Brewing


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Enjoy a four-course dinner with beer pairings inspired by Oktoberfest at Stanley Park Brewing.

When: October 1
Where: 8901 Stanley Park Drive, Vancouver

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Oktoberfest at BREWHALL


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BREWHALL’s Oktoberfest celebration features¬†daily food and drink features, special German beers, and¬†prizes for anyone in costume.

When: Now until October 12
Where: 97 East 2nd Avenue, Vancouver

Oktoberfest at Bells and Whistles Fraser


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The Bells and Whistles OG location is running an¬†Oktoberfest pop-up until October 11 called¬†W√ľnderbar: An Oktobeerfest Pop-Up.

When: Now until October 11
Where: 3296 Fraser Street, Vancouver


Chancho Taco-To-Go Kits


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Enjoy a limited edition taco-to-go kit from Chancho. There will be 60 Taco-to-Go Kits (40 carnitas and 20 veggie) and the first 30 kits ordered will contain a complimentary Mexican Bingo game and a bag of marker beans. Pre-order until October 3, pickup October 4.

When: October 4
Where: 560 Davie Street, Vancouver

Dining Out For Life


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Dine Out on October 15 and support individuals and families affected by HIV and co-existing illnesses. A quarter of your food bill from participating restaurants will benefit A Loving Spoonful. Check out where you can eat.

When: October 15
Where: Restaurants around Vancouver

Thanksgiving Dinner


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We’ve got all the options for folks when it comes to Thanksgiving dinner this year. You can make a reservation at a Vancouver restaurant serving up holiday eats, or you can opt to order a ready-made turkey feast to enjoy at home, the choice is yours.

When: Thanksgiving weekend
Where: Restaurants around Vancouver

Botanist hosts ‚ÄėTravel with your Palate‚Äô Dinner

Botanist dinner

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Fairmont Pacific Rim Botanist will host an evening of culinary collaboration benefitting the Vancouver Food and Beverage Community Relief Fund (VANFBC) on October 27. This event will feature a five-course dinner meant to allow guests to ‚Äėtravel‚Äô through a tasting of global cuisine style.

When: October 27
Where: Botanist —¬†1038 Canada Place, Vancouver

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A Taste of McArthurGlen


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All October, McArthur Glen food purveyors including Hugo’s Churros, Bibo Pizzeria, Caffè Artigiano, Japadog, The Praguery, and the Food Folk Eatery will be offering deals and promos daily between 4 and 8 pm. Guests are invited to drop off non-perishable food items in designated blue bins at the entrance of each restaurant for the Richmond Food Bank.

When: All of October
Where: 1000-7899 Templeton Station Road, Richmond

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