Say hello to autumn by attending one of these great upcoming events.
Canada China Trade Conference — Sept. 26
If you’re a current or prospective business owner thinking of dipping your toe in the Chinese market, this event is for you. CCTC 2018 promotes cooperation between the two nations via strengthening economic and trade exchanges, as well as promoting cross-border e-commerce development. Engage in info sessions, listen to and interact with speakers from large organizations and network with peers. Tickets are available online.
Vancouver International Travel Expo — Sept. 29
Love to travel? Then make your way over to the Vancouver International Travel Expo, which is returning to the city for its third year. Representatives from ocean and river cruise lines, hotel and resort companies, adventure tour operators, wedding and honeymoon venues etc. will be on hand to answer questions and book travel plans on the spot. Visitors can also sit in on expert-led seminars and enter to win over $$50,000 in prizes.
West Coast Women’s Show — Oct. 12 to 14
Western Canada’s largest women’s show is happening over three days at the Fraser Valley Trade and Exhibition Centre (TRADEX) in Abbotsford. Shop and save at over 400 booths and take in entertainment on four stages such as fashion shows, cooking demonstrations, wellness and beauty tips and much more. In addition, celebrities like Larry Thomas (the “Soup Nazi” from Seinfeld) and The Young-and-the-Restless star Eric Braeden are set to make special appearances.
River District Vancouver free drive-in nights — Sept. 29 to Oct. 27
Relive the nostalgia of pulling up and watching a movie at a drive-in theatre in one of the Lower Mainland’s hottest new neighbourhoods. This free event takes place on select Saturdays until the end of October and features a double-header screening each night. Examples of upcoming movies include Incredibles 2/Deadpool 2 (Sept. 29) and Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again/Dirty Dancing (Oct. 13). Tickets must be reserved in advance on the website, and complimentary popcorn is provided by Scotiabank.
Halloween at Fort Langley — Oct. 29
Have the kids receive a little education with their candy at Halloween at Fort Langley. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., the national historic site transforms into a safe and fun trick-or-treating locale. Make something fun at the craft station, and then visit the Spooky Servants Quarters and Mike’s Critters. Come in costume! Admission at the door is $7.80 for adults, $6.55 for seniors and free for youth and pass holders.