It’s finally here, ghouls! Halloween is finally upon us and so are the many, many events held in celebration of October 31st. Ready to scream, dream and trick or treat yourself? Hop on your broom, because here are 10 spooky things to do this weekend in Calgary!
It’s time! This weekend, Calgary’s Tunnel of Terror returns for one more night of frights and fun. Described as a haunted house/carwash hybrid – this wild event will raise hairs and scare the unsuspecting all in the name of good, clean fun.
When: Friday, October 28th, 2022
Where: 5421 Dufferin Blvd SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Explore over 100 of Calgary’s best artists and makers at Wilder Futures’ local vendor market this Saturday! You’ll have the opportunity to experience live music, food trucks, a silent auction and more, and all admission funds will go towards their $100,000 donation goal in support of The Children’s Cottage Society!
When: Saturday, October 29, 2022
Where: Clear Water Academy – 3910 Quesnay Wood Drive SW
Time: 11:30 am – 4 pm
Last chance, Calgary! 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 28th-29th, 2022
Where: 1500 84 St NE, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 11 pp
This weekend, warm up at the Scotiabank Saddledome where the Arkells will hit the stage for a huge pre-Halloween show. For more information check out the link above and enjoy!
When: Friday, October 28th, 2022
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time: 7:30 pm
Leave your kids at home! This Sunday, Southcentre Mall’s Spooky Reading Tree is hosting an adults-only night where Halloween lovers can enjoy drinks, an adult candy station, haunting makeup tutorials and dramatic book readings, in addition to being able to take photos at one of many themed vignettes. Check it out and enjoy! It’s the most wonderful time of the year!
When: Sunday, October 30th.
Where: 100 Anderson Road Southeast Calgary
Time: 6:30-8:30 pm
This weekend, check out ‘Fairmont Awakens’ at the Palliser, an extravagant event held in celebration of the spookiest day on the calendar! Featuring live music by local funk bands, Freak Motif and The Rondel Roberts Band, a tarot card reader and haunted tours – guests are encouraged to sip, savour and even have a fright or two in the Hawthorne Dining Room.
When: Sunday, October 30th, 2022
Where: 133 9 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 6:30 pm – 10 pm (tour times: 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm and 8:30 pm)
Cost: Free ($27 for tour, includes one complimentary drink)
Have you gotten ‘lit’ yet?! This weekend grab a coat, some mittens and the hand of someone special then check out Pumpkins After Dark, an event that sees over 6,000 professionally carved and displayed throughout Winsport.
When: Until October 31st, 2022
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Time: See times above
Feeling brave? This weekend, check out Haunted Calgary – a terrifying event held at the New Horizon Mall in Balzac. Shake, shiver and laugh… but only if you dare! It’s going to be wild.
When: Until November 4th, 2022
Where: 260300 Writing Creek Cres, Balzac
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Featuring a human claw machine, pumpkins and creepy crawlers, Curious Calgarians can check out Telus Spark’s Orange Crush event this Halloween weekend. It’s fun for the whole family! Don’t miss it!
When: Until Sunday, October 31st
Where: 220 Saint George’s Drive Northeast
Family-friendly not the vibe? Why not hit Screamfest instead? Back for one more weekend of spooks, frights, freaks and fun, this frightening event is a must-visit this Halloweekend.
When: Thursday, October 27th: (ADULT NIGHT) – 29th and 31st, 2022
Where: Grandstand, Stampede Park, 3rd St SE, Calgary
Time: 7 pm – 12 pm
Take a nap or tape your eyes open. This weekend, you’re invited to catch a scary flick … or several during the CUFF Horror Movie Marathon, a tradition that will forever be one of our favourites not only because it’s a ton of fun – but also because it only costs $20!
When: Saturday, October 29th
Where: 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Looking for something a little more ‘whimsical?’ This weekend as part of their Harvest Lights event, 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 +
And here you have it, friends. 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary! Enjoy yourselves out there