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10 Fabulously Fall Activities

10 Fabulously Fall Activities

There’s something cozy about the leaves turning orange and the smell of pumpkin spice in the air. Vancouver offers lots of fall activities to do, rain or shine so get your gear and explore everything fall has to offer!

Here are 10 fall activities you will love!

VanDusen Gardens

Photo Credit: VanDusen Gardens

Fall is here and it’s time to celebrate at VanDusen Botanical Garden’s Harvest Days! Picture a transformed veggie garden and maze filled with autumn magic, perfect for all ages. Delight in yummy bites from local favorites like Popcorn in the Park and Melt City Grilled Cheese. Explore fall’s wonders, from sugar maples to the Autumn Stroll – it’s all included! Kids can craft and conquer a scarecrow-themed maze while enjoying live music. Come join the fall festivities

5251 Oak St, Vancouver, October 7-9, 20, 9am-4pm
(ticket purchases available online on their site)

Pumpkin Patches

A favourite on our fall activities list is pumpkin patch visits! From Southlands Heritage Farm in Vancouver to Taves Family Farms in Abbotsford, pumpkin patches are a classic fall outing that the kids will love. Pick your pumpkin and finish up with a hot chocolate.

Pumpkin Patches to visit in Metro Vancouver

Capilano Suspension Bridge

Photo credit: Caplilano Suspension Bridge Canyon Frights

Seeking family-friendly Halloween fun in Vancouver? Venture into Capilano Suspension Bridge Park’s Canyon Frights! Experience eerie spirits at a Victorian-themed ‘Fall Fair’ in the illuminated Park—prepare for ghostly surprises!

3735 Capilano Rd, North Vancouver, Open – October 13-30

Science World

Vancouver Science World

Escape the rain with some indoor adventures. See T.rex: The Ultimate Predator, and encounter the prehistoric wonders of the late Cretaceous Period at the latest Science World exhibit.

 1455 Quebec St, Vancouver

Bear Creek Pumpkin and Halloween Train

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As the sun sets, prepare for a spine-tingling journey through the Haunted Forest, where our creepy, scare-you-silly actors await your presence. Keep your wits about you, for Chainsaw Charlie lurks in the shadows, ready to send shivers down your spine! And fear not, young ones, for during the day, hop on our Pumpkin Train—a delightful adventure for our littlest Halloween enthusiasts, filled with giggles and cheer

13750 88 Ave, Surrey, BC,
Pumpkin Train (Daytime) Opens October 1-31, 10am-430pm, ages 11 and under
Halloween scream train (Night time), opens October 13-31, 630pm-10pm, ages 12 and up

Fly Over Canada

Photo Credit: Fly Over Canada

Join Biker Mama the witch on an unforgettable Halloween flight ride for all ages. HowlOver Canada lets you soar through the skies with a band of spooky sidekicks on your way to a music festival that’s out of this world. HowlOver Canada is here from September 28 to October 31, 2023

99 Canada Place #201, Vancouver

Corn Mazes

Photo Credit: Greendale Acres Chilliwack Corn Maze

Get lost in the Fraser Valley, surrounded by vegetables! Chilliwack Corn Maze offers 12 acres of maze and a wander. The theme for 2023 is Celebrating 25 years. This year’s maze design is a celebration of the relationships and memories that have been made on the farm and in the community over the last 25 years.

41905 Yale Rd W, Chilliwack

Visit your favourite Animals at Maplewood Farms

Pig drinking water, Maplewood Farms, Fall activities
Photo Credit: Maplewood Farms

Visit Rosie and Ringo, the Sicilian miniature donkeys, pot-bellied pigs and a family of giant New Zealand white rabbits in addition to over 200 domestic and friendly farm animals and birds.

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405 Seymour River Pl, North Vancouver

Pumpkins After Dark

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Explore the magical pathway of lit pumpkin sculptures and displays, with music, sounds and special effects. With classic Halloween characters, dinosaurs and dragons, movie and pop culture icons – this family friendly event has something for everyone. Make Pumpkins After Dark your new annual tradition!

Swangard Stadium, Central Park, Burnaby

Apple Picking

Photo Credit: Taves Farms

Learn the true meaning of farm to table at Taves Farms in Abbotsford as you pick your own Honeycrisp, Gala, Fuji apples straight from the orchard. There’s no crunch like the first bite you picked yourself!

333 Gladwin Rd, Abbotsford, BC

Granville Island Kids Market

Grandville Kids Market Vancouver, Fall activities in Vancouver
Photo Credit: Grandville Island Kids Market

Explore the Adventure Zone indoor multi level play area, arcade, virtual ride and bumper cars at the Kids Market at Granville Island. Shops to browse and cafes with hot coffee available for parents while little ones play.

1496 Cartwright St, Vancouver

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