The end of the week is nearly here and while it’s a tad chilly outside, we’re still incredibly excited to get ourselves out, about and into the fresh air. Not sure what’s happening this time around? From performances to haunted houses, here are 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary. It’s going to be a good one, we can feel it!
SPONSORED PICK: CHECK OUT AN ALL-FEMALE CONTEMPORARY DANCE DEBUT AT FLUID FEST
As part of Calgary’s Fluid Festival, Calgary’s local dance collective, Project InTandem will be debuting an evening of contemporary dance to kick off the festival. The double-bill dance production features an all-female cast featuring local artists and immersive music. With plenty of parking options and nearby bars and restaurants, it’s the perfect way to have a super unique date night this weekend.
Where: The GRAND at 608 1st Street SW
When: Thursday, October 20th and 21st, 2022
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $25 to $40 with package rates also available
GET LOST IN A FIELD OF SCREAMS
Ready to scream?! This weekend, in collaboration with the folks behind Screamfest, Cobb’s will totally transform their 20 acres of land from family-friendly to fantastically freaky. Don’t miss it!
When: Friday, October 21st -22nd, and 28th-29th, 2022
Where: 1500 84 St NE, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 11 pp
SINK YOUR TEETH INTO PASTA LA FEASTA
Another day, another opportunity to enjoy the best of the best! This weekend, get a mouthful of Pasta La Feasta, a tasty event celebrating the tastiest contributors to Calgary’s growing carb scene.
When: Until October 31st, 2022
Where: Various locations
Cost: Prices vary
MAKE A WISH DURING THE MAGICAL ORIONIDS METEOR SHOWER
Look up, friends! Arriving at its peak this Friday, Calgarians are encouraged to watch as debris left behind by Halley’s Comet passes high above our atmosphere in the early morning hours. Don’t forget to make a wish!
When: Peaks Friday, October 21st, 2022
SPONSORED PICK: CHECK OUT THE GRITS AND GLAMOUR TOUR
A good country tune is always good, but country tunes mixed in with laughs, style, and flair? Even better. Pam Tillis & Lorrie Morgan are bringing The Grits and Glamour Tour to Grey Eagle Resort & Casino! They’ve sold more than 18 million records, had 12 number-one songs, and won Broadway’s hearts throughout their careers. And now they’re bringing their charm to Calgary with this unique show combining classic songs and a whole lotta fun.
When: Saturday, October 22 at 8:00 PM
Where: Grey Eagle Resort & Casin – 3777 Grey Eagle Dr, Calgary</span
Cost: starting at $49 for tix!
SHAKE AND SHIVER ABOARD THE TRAIN OF TERROR
Spooky season is here and so is one of the year’s freakiest events – The Aspen Crossing Train Of Terror. This weekend, brave Mossleigh’s full-contact, horror house on wheels, then grab a drink. You’ll need it! Get your tickets now and enjoy … if you dare!
When: Weekends until October 30th, 2022
Where: AB-24, Mossleigh, AB
GRAB A PUMPKIN AT AN ALBERTA PATCH
The cold never bothered us anyway! This weekend, toss on your autumn best, grab a hot chocolate, pick the perfect gourd and go home and make a pie or something. It doesn’t get any better (or cheaper) than that! Check the link above for our favourite spots in and around the city limits!
WANDER THE FARMYARD’S HARVEST LIGHTS
Looking for something a little more…. whimsical? Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, between now and until October 31st, the Calgary Farmyard and all of its attractions will stay open past 9 pm, giving you and your loved one more time to snuggle with their animals, get lost in their giant corn maze or challenge each other to a game of mini-golf.
When: Fridays to Sundays until October 31st, 2022
Where: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky Mountain County
Time: until 9:30 pm
Cost:: $19.95 +
HAVE A PAR-TEE AT WINSPORT
Stretch those arms, Calgary! This weekend, we challenge you to check out Winsport’s Hunted Mini golf, an adorable 18-hole course of frights and fun, decorated for the spookiest season. Good luck and enjoy.
When: Until October 31st, 2022
Where: 168 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Cost: $50/per 5 people
HAVE A SCARY GOOD TIME AT SCREAMFEST
Haven’t had a good spook yet this season? Check out Screamfest 2022 for a night of frights, freaks and fun! First-person to cover their eyes has to buy the drinks afterward. Good luck, folks!
When: Friday, October 21st- 22nd, 27th: (ADULT NIGHT) – 29th and 31st, 2022
Where: Grandstand, Stampede Park, 3rd St SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm – 12 pm
There you have it, friends! 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary. Enjoy!
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