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Top 5 Fall Activities in Vancouver

Carmana Plaza

Carmana Plaza is a great place to use for your base of activities in Vancouver. Everything you need is right here or nearby. Carmana Plaza is dedicated to your comfort and privacy 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. With a 24-hour front desk and the assistance of our guest concierge, you’ll quickly become as familiar with the city as one of the well-informed and well-connected locals.

We are your center of operations in Vancouver. Everything you need is right here. Assistance and Accessibility are our hallmarks, from suites to storage, and same-day dry cleaning. For those conducting business, we provide a business service and high-speed wireless internet. But frequently the incidentals are what matter most, like an on-site coin-operated laundry room, complimentary umbrellas, secure card floor access, bike storage, daily newspapers, ice machine, fitness center, luggage storage, and convenient underground parking.

Downtown Vancouver

Paris in springtime has nothing on Vancouver in the fall. When the leaves start turning in this neck of the woods, it’s time to fall forward. Summer is over. In Vancouver, fall is a time for a fresh start, and it doesn’t get any fresher or more invigorating than British Columbia.

Vancouver has some fun-filled fall events that are both entertaining and delicious. If you’re looking to be reinvigorated, autumn in Vancouver is a place to find renewal. Here are some ideas to get you started.

Downtown Vancouver
Downtown Vancouver
Stanley park
Stanley Park

Our Natural Surroundings

Your first step in locating the right hike is to log onto There your find all the details of the many nearby trails before you set out. There is nothing like these hikes anywhere else. Choose between a full-on excursion like Grouse Grind, or a stroll in Stanley Park, either way, you’ll be afforded fresh air and a photo-op of autumn colours that can only be found here.

Our Cultivated Surroundings

We love our maples, and there is no better place to see what they do in the fall. Visit the Alma VanDusen Meadow Garden. The fiery red Japanese maples are on display. From heathers, autumn crocus, hydrangeas, and much more, the fall colours here are breathtaking. This is the ideal fall landscape.

VanDusen Botanical Garden
Vancouver Art Gallery

The Art of Vancouver

If you prefer the cozy indoors and want to stay out of the cold fall air, there is beauty to be found indoors. Vancouver Art Gallery’s rich collection includes historical, contemporary, local, and renowned artwork that will make your visit an experience to be remembered. While there, visit one of the city’s top cafés, a natural for discussions about your visit over one of their delicious coffee drinks.

Our Spooky Side

Fall also means Halloween. The full flavour of this holiday is in Vancouver. Fright Nights take over the amusement park with spooky exhibits, live shows like the Monsters of Schlock, and our special fire performances. All the rides are still there, but if those don’t scare you, there are no less than 7 haunted mansions that might.

Spooky Season
Film Festivals

See the World on Screen

Fall in the city is the time for the Vancouver International Film Festival. Visit 80 countries in one place. This festival has been critically acclaimed as “an unspoiled celebration of world cinema.” You shouldn’t miss this; it is one of the biggest film festivals in North America. This festival typically starts during the last week of September and goes into early October.

That ought to get you started with this exciting fall season in Vancouver.

Carmana Plaza in Downtown Vancouver. Stay with us.

Vancouver is a beautiful city. During autumn, it can’t be beaten. We are located with easy accessibility to the Vancouver Convention and Exhibit Center, Canada Place, Stanley Park, Rogers Arena, BC Place, Gastown, and Yaletown. You’ll be in the middle of it all. Come stay with us, we’ll show you a great time this fall.