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20 things to do in Vancouver this fall that require zero money

Fall fun that won't hurt your wallet🍂
fall activities in the leaves
20 things to do this fall in Vancouver that require zero money.

Pumpkin spice lattes, visits to pumpkin patches and other costly autumn entertainments can be overwhelming for the wallet sometimes.

Sure, there are budget-friendly things to look forward to like Friendsgiving dinner and Halloween parties, but what about the remaining days of fall?

In Vancouver, there are plenty of other ways to enjoy the season without spending any money, including this month. Here are a few things you can do:

  1. Go to a community sunflower farm
  2. Find a good book at a library and spend the day reading
  3. You can also borrow a dog from Vancouver Public Library and read poetry to it
  4. Or visit some of Vancouver's whimsical book stores
  5. Make a custom passport catering to yours and your friends' interests, like this Vancouverite
  6. Go to a sunset roller disco at Sunset beach
  7. Stroll through Gastown for all the cozy fall feels
  8. Or see what the city would look like with zero cars
  9. Take Instagram photos with the colourful fall leaves
  10. Explore local farmer markets 
  11. Bake seasonal desserts like gingerbread cookies or pumpkin pies
  12. Go to a giant Mexican fiesta
  13. Or attend another of the many cultural festivals in the city
  14. Watch football on Sundays and play football during the rest of the week
  15. Go on a fall road trip to another province or country
  16. Camp in your backyard and make s'mores on the stove
  17. Spend the day fishing
  18. Have a horror movie marathon with friends 
  19. Swap out your summer clothes for sweaters and long pants
  20. Fine-tune your fall Spotify playlist






farmer msrket 

pumpkin patch

leave piles



haunted house

corn maze

sports college games


fishing hunting 

baking and jam making and pickling