What sets Vancouver apart from all the other cities is its ability to seamlessly transition through all four seasons, offering a diverse range of activities and festivities to match each one. As we transition into Fall, there’s an abundance of exciting screen-free activities awaiting us. Whether it’s visiting the pumpkin patch with your family or entering a haunted house, Vancouver has something for everyone to embrace this autumn season.
Pumpkin patches offer a delightful and family-friendly weekend activity, making them perfect for spending quality time with your kids. Beyond just a one-day adventure, the fun continues even after you’ve selected your perfect pumpkin. Take it home and gather your family around for a carving session, transforming those pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns! This enduring tradition adds a touch of magic to the fall season and creates lasting memories for everyone involved.
- Southlands Heritage Farm
- The Pumpkin Patch at Richmond Country Farms
- Bose Farms Pumpkin Patch
- Aldor Acres Pumpkin Patch
- Willow View Farms
For those seeking to embrace the spooky season, Vancouver has you covered with its array of haunted houses and renowned haunted maze experiences. Fright Night, a thrilling event held within an amusement park, beckons brave souls to explore a series of haunted houses. If the scares become a bit too intense, you can always take a breather on the amusement park rides! Additionally, the Maan Farms haunted maze offers a unique outdoor adventure that’s worth considering. While I haven’t been there myself, this year might just be the perfect opportunity to give it a try (if I’m able to find anyone brave enough to go with me).
The Minoru Halloween Fireworks Festival offers a captivating spectacle where the night sky comes alive with fireworks synchronized to spooky music. Families and friends gather at Minoru Park for this free event, immersing themselves in the Halloween spirit!
For those with a passion for gourmet delights, the Cheese and Meat Festival 2023 is a must-visit. This culinary extravaganza showcases an array of artisanal cheeses, savory meats, and delectable accompaniments. Attendees can indulge their taste buds, learn from expert cheesemongers and charcuterie creators, and relish the rich flavors and textures of these epicurean treats.
Meanwhile, Harvest Haus transforms the city into a Bavarian wonderland. This immersive celebration of German culture brings an Oktoberfest-inspired experience to Vancouver, complete with traditional cuisine, craft beers, lively music, and spirited games. It’s a vibrant and lively event that captures the essence of the harvest season, providing attendees with an unforgettable taste of Bavaria right in the heart of the city.
With the diverse range of events, Vancouver warmly welcomes both locals and visitors to experience the charm and excitement that this season brings. For more Fall content, be sure to check out our previous post, “Tips on How to Update Your Home for the Fall.”
Sabrina is currently in university and studying in the HR program. In her free time, you will most likely find her at the gym, boxing, at a coffee shop, or hanging out with her dog, Suga.