It’s Octoberween! Check out what’s happening around town:

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Variety Week Wrap Party
Where: Sunset Beach
When: October 4
Price: Entrance is free
Arts, crafts, face painting, games and a 60 ft Ferris Wheel and more carnival attractions as Variety Week winds down.

Vancouver International Film Festival
Where: Multiple venues across town
When: September 26-October 11
Price: $10-15+
VIFF celebrates it’s 38th years of great films from comedies, documentaries, dramas to horror and so much more.

Vancouver Alpen Club Oktoberfest
Where: Vancouver Alpen Club (4875 Victoria Drive)
When: October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 7:30pm
Price: $35/$80 (VIP)
Celebrate Oktoberfest with beer, food, live music and dancing at the Alpen Club!

Fright Nights at Playland
Where: Playland
When: October 4-31, 7-11pm
Price:  $25-65
Bring your friends and prepared to get scared! There’s 8 haunted houses and 15 rides you can enjoy as well!

Vancouver North Shore Craft Beer Week
When: October 4-11
Price: ranges in price
Celebrate the best BC has to offer in Craft Beer on the North Shore with multiple events throughout the week.

Vancouver Halloween Parade and Expo
Where: Vancouver Art Gallery
When: October 11-13
Price: ranges
Free live performances and all the fun Halloweeny things you love.

Stanley Park Ghost Train
Where: Stanley Park
When: October 11-31
Price: $6+
With Alice in Nightmare Land as it’s theme this year, you’ll find plenty of fun, family friendly spooky things to look at on your train ride.

Harvest Haus
Where: Hastings Park (PNE)
When: October 11-19
Price: $11-35
A family friendly Oktoberfest.You’ll find long tables, beer, food and souvenirs.

VanDusen Halloween Glow in the Garden
Where: VanDusen Botanical Gardens
When: October 17-27
Price: $9.50-$13.50
Glow in the Garden is back again! Check out the great carved pumpkins and lit up pathways.

UBC Apple Festival
Where: UBC Botanical Garden
When: October 19-20
Price: $5, free for ages 12 and under
Check out all the harvest has to offer, there’s apple sampling, child friendly shows and you even buy an apple tree!

Kitsilano Autumn Fair
Where: 2305 West 7th Avenue
When: October 19, 11-4pm
Price: Free
The Kits House Autumn Fair brings together family friendly activities and vendors. You’ll find a pumpkin patch, carnival games, bouncy castle, face painting, photobooth, yoga, magic show and so much more.

Lower Mainland Diwali Fest
Where: Roundhouse, Yaletown
When: October 26
Price: Free/By Donation
This multicultural event features South Asian music and dance performances by local artists and so much more.