October Events in Calgary

Halloweekends at Calaway Park

When: Sept. 7 to Oct. 14, 2013
Where: Calaway Park, 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary, AB


Visit Calaway Park between Sept. 7 - Oct. 14 for a spooktacular fall event. Visit Hallo Street if you dare! Don't be afraid to dress and take part in the scavenger hunt to win cool prizes.

Be sure to pick up a Halloweekends Agenda upon entry into the Park for daily discounts!

View Halloweekends details here.

Flashlight Nights at the Calgary Corn Maze

When: Oct 4, 11 & 18, 2013
Where: Calgary Corn Maze, 284022 Township Road 224, Rockyview, AB

The Calgary Corn Maze is fun and challenging at any time, but just think of trying to navigate the paths at night using only your flashlight!  Flashlight nights are an extremely popular activity as guests love getting lost in the dark. Bring your flashlights and your sense of direction... you’ll need both.

View Flashlight Nights details here


When: Oct. 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-27 & 31, 2013
Where: The Grandstand Building, Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way S.E., Calgary, AB

ScreamFest, Canada's largest and scariest halloween event, is introducing their own brand of Western Hostility down at Stampede Park. You might just run away crying from the Grandstand Building and out onto the racetrack. Yahoo indeed.

At ScreamFest you will experience haunted houses, Halloween themed carnival games, creepy and disturbing entertainment, and FEAR. Although they do admit anyone, this event is rated PG13 – they are out to really, really scare adults. This event is NOT recommended for young children or the faint of heart.

View Screamfest details here.

Harvest Pumpkin Hunts at Butterfield Acres

When: Oct. 5-6, 12-13, 19-20 & 26-27, 2013
Where: Butterfield Acres Farm, 254077 Rocky Ridge Rd., Calgary, AB

Jump on a tractor-pulled hay wagon and roll through the crunchy fall leaves to find some kid-sized pumpkins! Once the pumpkins are found, you'll bring them back and decorate them into creative pumpkin-head masterpieces! While the glue sets up, everyone can have a visit with their favorite animal friends in the farmyard. It's harvest fun at it's best! 

View Harvest Pumpkin Hunts details here.

Calgary Zombie Walk

When: Oct. 12, 2013
Where: Starts at Olympic Plaza, 228 - 8 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB

Gather your closest friends and stumble down Stephen Avenue, in your zombie attire that is. Follow the zombie herd as they make their way through downtown Calgary.

View Calgary Zombie Walk details here

EEEKo Halloween Family Event

When: Oct 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 & 31, 2013
Where: Calgary's Farmers' Market, 510 - 77 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB

EEEKo Halloween Family Event is a fundraiser for Evergreen Theatre hosted by the Calgary Farmers' Market. This fun-filled event will boast a 2,400 square foot walk-thru featuring some fun and not-so-scary Halloween favourite characters. Trick or Treat your way through to visit the Witch in her kitchen, Fortune Teller, Mad Scientist's Lab , Caged Beast, & Captain of the Sea Pirate Cove. Each child will receive a treat at each station connected to an Eco initiative. This part of the Haunt will be presented by REAP and several of its members. This event also features several haunted displays with spooky lighting and special effects.

Don't forget to get your ticket to the newest puppet show on the Big Green Puppet Bus. This 20-minute musical show will celebrate the Halloween holiday and offer some great eco tips to do it in a planet-respectful way!

View EEEKo Halloween Family Event details here.

Haunted Atlas Coal Mine

When: Oct 19 & 26 and Oct 20 & 27, 2013
Where: Box 521, 110 Century Dr., East Coulee, AB

It's more than just a haunted house; the Haunted Atlas Coal Mine is an entire industrial site gone bad. This terrifying event held at the Atlas Coal Mine Historic Site is known as the most authentic Halloween event in Alberta! Victims drive from Calgary and Edmonton to experience this haunted Halloween activity. This event is great for both adults (Big Boo) and little ones (Little Boo).

View Haunted Atlas Coal Mine details here.

Oktoberfest at Spruce Meadows

When: Oct. 23-27, 2013
Where: Spruce Meadows, 18011 Spruce Meadows Way S.W., Calgary, AB

The Oktoberfest Tournament welcomes horses and riders to the Spruce Meadows Equi-Plex. Competitions in this Tournament range in height from 0.90m to 1.40m. The Oktoberfest is the perfect tournament to experience competition up-close and in the indoor comfort of the Equi-Plex. You and your family are welcome to join and watch the competitions, wander through the barns and enjoy a hot chocolate in the stands. Admission and parking are complimentary.

View Oktoberfest details here.

Ghouls' Night Out! at Heritage Park

When: Oct. 24-27, 2013
Where: Heritage Park Historical Village, 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W., Calgary, AB

Ghouls' Night Out!

Ghouls’ Night Out is perfect for families with little ghouls, aged three to nine, who are looking for a fun, safe night out.

Test your broom flying skills with Broomhilda at the Skyscrapers Flying Academy, hear stories at the Witches Retirement Home, learn your fate at the Fortune Tellers, play creepy games at the Carnivale and join the Mad Hatter for a wonderfully weird tea party. A toy shop of horrors, a Halloween dance and craft making all add to the magic of the night.

View Ghouls' Night Out! details here.

Fright Fest

When: Oct. 26, 2013
Where: Hotel Arts, 119 - 12 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Fright Fest

Celebrate Halloween this year at Hotel Arts. Fright Fest is an event for the classy, with music by DJ Thunder, food and, of course, costume. There will be more than $2000 in prizes along with a prize for best costume. Have fun while helping to support the arts in Calgary. Proceeds from this event will go to the Calgary Opera, Old Trouts puppet workshop, Green Fools Theatre and Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild.

View Fright Fest details here.

Monster Mash-Up at TELUS Spark

When: Oct. 26-27, 2013
Where: TELUS Spark, 220 St. George's Dr. N.E., Calgary, AB

Monster Mash-Up

Join TELUS Spark this Halloween for a ton of programs and fun!

  • Create Toy Mash-Ups
  • Trick out your Halloween costumes
  • Decorate pumpkins
  • Cast brains
  • Learn the Thriller dance with Pulse Dance Studios
  • Join in the Little Monster Party at 10:00 a.m.
  • Learn all about parasites with the University of Calgary
  • Have fun with face painters
  • Explore the Game Zone filled with balancing challenges and so much more!

View Monster Mash-Up details here.

Sci Fi Night at RAO

When: Oct. 26, 2013
Where: Rothney Astrophysical Observatory, Hwy. 22 S., Priddis, AB

If you prefer a Halloween event that isn’t too frightening, you can spend a night under the stars at the University of Calgary’s Rothney Astrophysical Observatory. Sci Fi Night at RAO is a tribute to science fiction that includes readings from Calgary's science fiction writers and a presentation by George Melnyk from the university's department of film studies. Munch on some snacks, participate in trivia contests, enjoy music and, of course, star gazing. It’s still Halloween though, so bring your best costume!

View Sci Fi Night details here.

The Party to Die For

When: Oct. 26, 2013
Where: Belgo, 501 - 8 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB 

Enjoy a night of dancing at Belgo, complete with music, entertainment, drinks and bites from the restaurant.

View The Party to Die For details here.

Thrill the World

When: Oct. 26, 2013
Where: Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade S.W., Calgary, AB

Thrill the World Calgary

If you're a fan of Halloween, zombies and Michael Jackson, then you don't want to miss this event. This year, Calgarians will attempt to set a world record at Thrill the World, so put on your best zombie attire, perfect your Thriller dance and join the flash mob at the Eau Claire Market. The is a free event, but donations of non-perishable food items will be collected for the Food Bank.

View Thrill the World details here.

Witch CRAFT Halloween Party

When: Oct. 26, 2013
Where: CRAFT Beer Market, 345 - 10 Ave. S.W., Calgary, AB

Craft Calgary Witch Craft Halloween Party

Dust off your best costume and join CRAFT Beer Market for their 3rd annual Witch CRAFT Halloween Party. Prizes will be awarded for best costumes. 

View more Witch CRAFT Halloween Party details here.

Ghosts and Gourmet

When: Oct. 29-31, 2013
Where: Heritage Park Historical Village, 1900 Heritage Dr. S.W., Calgary, AB

Why not celebrate Halloween at Heritage Park Historical Village, a site known for numerous ghost sightings? After enjoying dinner in the historic Wainwright Hotel, you can join a ghost tour through the dark, deserted park. Make sure to keep your eyes open, you might just spot something, or someone, around the Opera House and the Prince House.

View more Ghosts and Gourmet details here.

Rouge et Noir

When: Oct. 30, 2013
Where: Rouge Restaurant, 1240 - 8 Ave. S.E., Calgary, AB

Rouge et Noir

Join Rouge Restaurant and special guest Chef Michael Smith, Food Network celebrity and author, as they host a spectacular night for a great cause. Rouge et Noir is a fundraiser in support of The Hotchkiss Brain Institute. Savour Rouge's famed cuisine at this black & white affair.

View more Rouge et Noir details here.

Calgary Ghost Tours

When: Oct. 31, 2013
Where: Inglewood, Calgary, AB - see website details

If a ghost tour isn't scary enough, why not do it on Halloween night? Join Calgary Ghost Tours in Inglewood, one of the city’s most haunted areas. Two ghost tour options are available on October 31: hear real stories, legends and histories or, if you dare, go ghost hunting with Rob Seguin from West Paranormal Research.

View more Calgary Ghost Tours details here.

Haunting Halloween at Village Square Leisure Centre

When: Oct. 31, 2013
Where: Village Square Leisure Centre, 2623 56 St. N.E.

Join this free Haunting Halloween event at Village Square Leisure Centre for creepy crafts, ghostly games, fun ghouly activities and more. Dress in your best for prizes.

Village Square leisure Centre is proud to partner with Aspen Hand in Hand Parent Link Centre to provide recreational child and family events.

View more Haunting Halloween details here.

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