Happy Thursday, folks! It’s been a better than expected week of weather in Vancouver, and we’re hoping that trend continues into the weekend. If you’re looking for things to do, well friend, you’ve come to the right place, because that’s what we’re here for!

Here are 10 things to do around Vancouver this weekend.

Go on a nice fall date

The first few days of fall are still feeling like late summer, and we’re loving every second of it. Know who else will love it? That special someone in your life, when you take them for a romantic, fall-oriented date! Walk around a part, explore a local gallery, and enjoy yourselves!

Where: Click the link above for our picks

Watch a new Netflix series

The latest series from Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Bly Manor) gets released tomorrow, and it was shot around Vancouver! If you’re trying to stay inside this weekend, then binge-watching this new supernatural thriller series is a great option.

Where: Click the link above for more info

Visit ‘The Scariest Corn Maze in Canada’

Looking to get spooked in real life instead? The Maan Farms Haunts experience is back and better than ever, having added two more options for those who love things that go bump in the night. And with the claim of the scariest corn maze in Canada, this is a great start to spooky season.

When: Starts Friday, September 24th
Where: 790 McKenzie Road
Tickets: Onsale Friday, September 5th at 5 PM PST

Go on a city-wide scavenger hunt

The City of White Rock has been hosting a scavenger hunt this month, and things wrap up this weekend! The online ‘Search the Rock’ scavenger hunt features everything from selfies to GPS-based locations to multiple-choice questions. The pay-off? Over $4,500 in prizes, including dinners and hotel stays at this idyllic seaside city.

When: Ends Sunday, September 24th
Where: All around White Rock
Cost: Free to play!

Shipyards Festival 2021

For those looking for a little more energy this weekend, the Shipyards Festival is a must. This massive music and food fest has tons of live music lined up, and covers all age groups. As for us? Well, catch us in the beer garden, enjoying some food and listening to the tunes.

When: Saturday, September 25th
Where: Shipyards District, North Vancouver
Cost: Free!

Parallel 49 Biergarten

Speaking of beer gardens, a major Oktoberfest-inspired one has popped up in the city! Parallel 49 has transformed their massive outdoor patio into a Bavarian biergarten, complete with a new food menu, live music, and a whole boatload of laughs to be had.

When: On until October 3rd
Where: 1950 Triumph Street

Erickson Revealed

Going to be downtown this weekend? A very easy after-dinner option has popped up. The folks at Go2 Productions have created a 3D visual experience celebrating the life and work of none other than Arthur Erickson, who is arguably the most important architect this city has ever seen.

When: Thursday, September 23rd to Wednesday, September 29th, 8:30PM-10:30PM
Where: 1075 West Georgia Street
Cost: Free!

Support the BC Lions

Not only do the BC Lions have a game this week, but they’re doing something in the name of National Truth and Reconciliation Day. They will be giving away some 10,000 orange t-shirts, featuring a design from Kwakwaka’wakw/Tlingit artist Corrine Hunt. It’s a double whammy of reasons to go!

When: Friday, September 24th
Where: 777 Pacific Boulevard
Cost: $21.75+

Kick off BC Culture Days

BC Culture Days is almost too big to try and include in this roundup! Starting tomorrow, you can look forward to a wide array of virtual and in-person events, ranging from art exhibitions to music workshops and tours. Luckily, we have a full month to check it out!

When: Starts Friday, September 24th
Where: Virtual and in-person events
Cost: Free to access

Ride a new Mountain Coaster

Did you recently buy a full Arc’teryx kick and are itching to test it out? We’ve got you covered. The Eagle Coaster zips you down the mountainside at 40 km/h. Add in a vertical drop of about 279m (900 feet), and this coaster becomes fun for all ages.

When: Open until September 26th
Where: 6000 Cypress Bowl Road, West Vancouver
Cost: $29 for GA (includes lift ticket)

That’s what we’ve got in mind for this weekend, Vancouver! Have some fun out there for us and stay safe!