October is getting spooky good. There’s still plenty of fun, fall weekend activities that are are ghost-free for your family to engage in. But, there are also a couple of really good scares you don’t want to make! Read on to find out more!

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2020 Fall Harvest Experience

There’s nothing like a visit to the pumpkin patch, This year, things are a bit different! Pre-purchase your time slot to visit the pumpkin patch this year before tey reach capacity! Fri., Sat., & Sun. Event Details.

Autumn Leaves Fall Bazaar 2020

Autumn Leaves Fall Bazaar is the orange version of The Red Mitten Christmas Bazaar. They pride themselves on finding unique and local crafters that create one of a kind items. Shop for handmade gifts, children’s items, hand-thrown pottery, amazing fused glass creations, jewelry, beautiful candles, home décor and more. Bring your shopping list and get a jump on your holiday shopping or find that special something for your home. Fri. Event Details.

Roloff Farms Pumpkin Scenic Walk 

New for 2020, Roloff Farm Pumpkin Patch offers a NEW beautiful 1/4 mile trail walk for all ages.  During your 2 hour visit, enjoy the great outdoors, snap pictures of your fall memories at one of our many beautiful photo vignettes, encounter some fun surprises along the way AND pick that perfect pumpkin at our U-pick pumpkin patch! Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Barlow’s Oktoberfest

Ein Prosit! Experience the first-ever Barlow’s Oktoberfest at Barlow’s Public House  on the Vancouver Waterfront! For $20 you’ll get your own keepsake Barlow’s .5L stein and two fills of Oktoberfest-style beers from local Northbank Brewers including Barlow’s Brewery , Trap Door Brewing, 54-40 Brewing Co , Brothers Cascadia Brewing, Fortside Brewing Company  and more! Fri. Event Details.

Autumn Leaves Fall Bazaar 2020

Shop for handmade gifts, children’s items, hand-thrown pottery, amazing fused glass creations, jewelry, beautiful candles, home décor and more. Bring your shopping list and get a jump on your holiday shopping or find that special something for your home. Fri. Event Details.

Oaks Park Haunted Drive-Thru

Oaks Park has teamed up with the horror experts at ScareGrounds to create a unique, contactless haunted experience for your family! The innovative new attraction allows you to enjoy the same terrifying thrills you love when visiting a walk-through haunted house, but from the safety of your own vehicle. This is not display viewed from a distance! Rather than driving by the excitement, you’ll drive into the haunt, turn your engine off, and become a part of the show! You’ll be front-and-center in the action, enclosed within various sets, fully immersed as live actors lead you through a unique storytelling experience. Choose from one of five different themes, all featuring spine-tingling audio, video, and special effects surrounding you like never before. Fri., Sat. & Sun. Event Details.

Haunted Forest at Frog Pond Farm

Haunted Forest will take place from dark until 10 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings. You will walk nearly a 1/4 mile of forest and pasture trails with lots of scary opportunities all along the way. Wear appropriate shoes and clothes for the walk, be respectful of the farm and employees and have a great time! We recommend flashlights on. Fri. & Sat. Event Details.

Hit the Patch

Go pumpkin picking at the pumpkin patch. Here’s where you and your family can find the best pumpkins!

Check out the fall colors

Get out of the house and check out the awesome fall colors at these local spots!

—Annette Benedetti