17 VANCOUVER EVENTS YOU’LL LOVE THIS OCTOBER
Art enthusiasts, rejoice! From vibrant films, to outstanding dance performances and exquisite musical acts, we invite you to elevate your artful explorations with us at Parq Vancouver. Just steps from the performances at Rogers Arena and direct access to BC Place, we are Vancouver’s premiere entertainment destination.
SEPTEMBER 16 to OCTOBER 11 VIFF @ THEATRES ACROSS THE CITY
Presenting over 320 films, the Vancouver International Film Festival features the world’s best cinema fused with summits and events.
OCTOBER 4 to 5: VSO POPS—JORGE CALANDRELLI @ ORPHEUM
He is the name behind the name. Composer for Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Celine Dion and many more. Uncover the world’s most celebrated music with this six-time, Grammy Award-winning maestro.
OCTOBER 5: BC LIONS VS TORONTO ARGONAUTS @ BC PLACE
BC Lions fans unite as we take on our enduring opponents, Canada’s East Division darlings from the big smoke.
OCTOBER 5: WORLD OF DANCE LIVE TOUR @ QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
From NBC’s hit dance competition series, The World of Dance Live Tour showcases breathtaking dance skills in this live version of the beloved international sensation.
OCTOBER 6: RAHAT FATEH ALI KHAN @ QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
Son of Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan, grandson of Fateh Ali Khan and the nephew of legendary Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, this is a rare opportunity to take in Sufi devotional music in its truest form.
OCTOBER 6: VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC VS REAL SALT LAKE @ BC PLACE
Feel the pulse of the game with a packed house and swarms of cheering fans. This will be a throw down for the history books.
OCTOBER 9: MARINA LOVE + FEAR @ ORPHEUM
Formerly known as Marina and the Diamonds, the Welsh singer gone solo returns to her near-operatic roots with her new angelic, mid-tempo track, Handmade Heaven.
OCTOBER 11: JONAS BROTHERS: HAPPINESS BEGINS TOUR @ ROGERS ARENA
This is your chance to see the powerhouse heartthrobs as they take the stage and perform their highly anticipated comeback album, Happiness Begins.
OCTOBER 13: AN EVENING WITH JOHN FOGERTY: MY 50 YEAR TRIP @ ROGERS ARENA
A montage of vintage photography. Iconic stories. Join Fogerty’s musical journey over the past five decades as he recreates the sounds and spirit of Woodstock, 1969.
OCTOBER 17: NBA CANADA SERIES PRESENTED BY BELL: LA CLIPPERS VS. DALLAS MAVERICKS @ ROGERS ARENA
We. The. North. The seventh NBA Canada Series will play a 2019 preseason game in the heart of Vancouver. This is your one-and-only chance to feel the electricity of our historic win.
OCTOBER 17 to 27: VANCOUVER OPERA: LA TRAVIATA @ QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE
In an unprecedented collaboration, five Canadian opera houses have joined forces to produce extravagant sets and costumes inspired by Paris’ vibrant music hall scene in the 1920s.
OCTOBER 18: BC LIONS VS SASKATCHEWAN ROUGHRIDERS @ BC PLACE
Do you remember the magic that was the 2013 Grey Cup, where the Roughriders won on their home field? The one with Tom Hanks going wild with fans? This could be that moment recreated.
OCTOBER 19: LUKE COMBS: BEER NEVER BROKE MY HEART TOUR WITH GUESTS MORGAN WALLEN, JAMESON RODGERS AND DEE JAY SILVER @ ROGERS ARENA
Coombs made history by appearing on five Billboard country charts simultaneously: Top Country Albums, Hot Country Songs, Country Airplay, Country Streaming Songs and Country Digital Song Sales.
OCTOBER 20: ZEN TRIO @ VANCOUVER PLAYHOUSE
Pianist Zhang Zuo, cellist Narek Hakhnazaryan and violinist Esther Yoo have a particular approach their chamber music, “the forgoing of the self for total togetherness,” as the trio says.
OCTOBER 21: THE WHO: THE MOVING ON TOUR @ ROGERS ARENA
Singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend will unleash the explosive force that is The Who, with symphonic accompaniment and special guest Liam Gallagher.
OCTOBER 25: DANCEHOUSE: BANGARRA DANCE THEATRE @ VANCOUVER PLAYHOUSE
In their first visit to Vancouver, the Australian dance company presents their extraordinary 30-year repertoire that entwines symbolic storytelling and magnificent musical scores.
OCTOBER 27: ASSASSIN’S CREED SYMPHONY @ ORPHEUM
See your most memorable moments come to life as you relive the epic chronicle of the Assassin’s Creed through an immersive orchestral experience.