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Here are eight must-visit fall events in Metro Vancouver, by transit!

Here are eight must-visit fall events in Metro Vancouver, by transit!

Autumn leaves fall in the foreground and the 250a Dundarave bus along Georgia Street in Downtown Vancouver.

Fall is here! As the leaves take their autumn shades and fall, Metro Vancouver transforms into a colourful and scenic wonderland with lots of matching events to boot! Let’s explore what you can do β€” all with transit and a Compass Card!

Harvest Days at the VanDusen Botanical Garden

πŸ“: 5251 Oak St., Vancouver

πŸ“…: Every Saturday and Sunday starting October 7 to October 29, and on October 9 and October 20.

πŸ•˜: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

🎫: See website for prices.

🚌: 17 Downtown / Oak, 41 Joyce Station / Crown, R4 41st Ave RapidBus

Explore the wide selection of food vendors, photo areas, and activities during Harvest Days! Fun for all ages, the ticket also includes an all-day general admission to the garden itself.

Maplewood Farm

πŸ“: 405 Seymour River Pl., North Vancouver

πŸ“…: Everyday!

πŸ•˜: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

🎫: See website for prices.

🚌: 211 Seymour / Phibbs Exchange / Burrard Station, 214 Blueridge / Phibbs Exchange / Burrard Station, 215 Indian River / Phibbs Exchange

Are you an animal lover? This is your place to be! From feeding the bunnies to learning about its history, there’s lots to experience with these farm friends!Β 

Fright Nights at Playland

πŸ“: 2901 East Hastings St., Vancouver

πŸ“…: From October 6 to October 31

πŸ•˜: 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. Extended hours on select days.

🎫: See website for prices.

🚌: 4 Powell / Downtown / UBC, 14 Hastings / UBC, 16 29th Avenue Station / Arbutus, R5 Hastings St RapidBus

Ready to get your scare on? Experience Fright Nights, now in its 20th year! From the haunted houses to the hair-raising rides, it’s the perfect place for any thrill-seeker!Β 

Fin-tastic Fall Days at the Vancouver Aquarium

πŸ“: 845 Avison Way, Vancouver

πŸ“…: From October 1 to October 31

πŸ•˜: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

🎫: See website for prices.

🚌: 19 Metrotown Station / Stanley Park, 240 Lynn Valley / Downtown, 246 Highland / Downtown, 250 Horseshoe Bay / Dundarave / Vancouver, 253 Caufeild / Vancouver / Park Royal, 257 Horseshoe Bay / Vancouver Express

Immerse yourself with 65,000 incredible animals and more during this event! Navigate through a kelp forest in their deep-sea maze or take in their Octopus 4-D Movie Theatre Experience β€” there’s plenty to see at the Vancouver Aquarium.Β 

Ambleside Farmers Market

πŸ“: 1000 Argyle Ave., West Vancouver

πŸ“…: Every Sunday until October 29

πŸ•˜: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

🎫: FREE!

🚌: 250 Horseshoe Bay / Dundarave / Vancouver, 251 Queens / Park Royal, 252 Inglewood / Park Royal, 253 Caufeild / Vancouver / Park Royal, 254 British Properties / Park Royal / Van, 255 Dundarave / Capilano University, 256 Whitby Estate / Park Royal / Spuraway, 257 Horseshoe Bay / Vancouver Express

Take a stroll along the Burrard Inlet at this farmers’ market! There’s up to 50 local vendors who set up shop every Sunday, selling organic produce, artisan breads, and plants.Β 

Pumpkins After Dark

πŸ“: 6100 Boundary Rd., Burnaby

πŸ“…: From October 6 to October 31, on select dates.

πŸ•˜: Times vary. See the schedule for details

🎫: See website for prices.

🚌: 19 Metrotown Station / Stanley Park, 129 Patterson Station / Holdom Station,  Patterson SkyTrain Station

This award-winning outdoor Halloween event is a unique walk-through experience, featuring allnew displays and more than 10,000 hand carved pumpkins.Β Β 

The Pumpkin Patch at Richmond Country Farms

πŸ“: 12900 Steveston Highway, Richmond

πŸ“…: Starts September 30

πŸ•˜: Weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Weekends and holidays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

🎫: See website for prices, pay at the door.

🚌: 351 White Rock Centre / Bridgeport Station, 403 Bridgeport Station / Three Road, 601 South Delta / Boundary Bay / Bridgeport Station

Here’s a place that’ll surely brighten your pumpkin-picking experience. Live music, wagon rides, and whimsical decorations fill the farm while you’re there!Β 

Hazelmere Pumpkin Patch at Gabriel Farms

πŸ“: 18507 20 Ave., Surrey

πŸ“…: From now until October 27

πŸ•˜: Weekdays from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Weekends and holidays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

🎫: $7.50 on weekdays, $10 on weekends and holidays. Pay at the door.

🚌: 345 King George Station / White Rock Centre, 351 White Rock Centre / Bridgeport, 531 White Rock Centre / Willowbrook

This is more than just your typical pumpkin patch! With wagon rides, a mini corn maze, live farm animals, and more, this is the perfect place for a family trip!Β 

Which event will you visit first?

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