October is nearly here and with a chill in the air – so is that lovey-dovey feeling! Luckily, there are plenty of things for couples and close friends to do this autumn in and around the city. It’s just a matter of what to do first! Not sure where to start? Here are 12 wonderfully romantic date ideas for fall in Calgary.

Haunted Mini Golf


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A little competition never hurt anyone right? This season ghouls and goblins looking for a little romance are encouraged to check out Winsport’s adorable 18-hole course of frights and fun. Good luck and enjoy.

When: Thursday, September 21st – October 31st, 2023
Where: 168 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Cost: $15+

Pumpkin Patch

What’s more quintessentially fall than a pumpkin patch?! This autumn, toss on your season’s best and wander the fields of orange under the Calgary sun. Grab a hot chocolate, pick the perfect gourd and go home and make a pie or something. It doesn’t get any cuter than that!

Cobb’s Adventure Park

This fall snuggle up… with a kangaroo or two! At Cobb’s Adventure Park, Calgarians can go axe throwing, play games and place a bet on a round of minigolf! Whether you check them out for one of their many adult nights or just go during regular hours, you and yours are bound to have a ton of fall fun.

Where: 1500 84th Street NE, Calgary
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Cost: $16.95+

Pumpkins After Dark


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Looking for something traditionally “fall?” With Halloween only weeks away, check out Pumpkins After Dark, an event that sees over 6,000 professionally carved and displayed throughout Canada Olympic Park.

When: Until October 31st, 2023
Where:  88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Time: See times above
Cost: $18+


This season, explore the peaks, valleys and waterfalls of the Alberta Rockies! Not sure where to see the iconic larch trees in all their glory? Check out the link above for 15 of the most gorgeous (and romantic) hikes you should take this fall!


A wacky day of adrenaline awaits! Calaway Park has returned with Halloweekends, a series of ‘terrifying’ events for you and the whole family. Mask up and head out for a full day of sun, fun, parades, witchy meet and greets and of course, cheap and delicious carnival food.

When: Weekends until October 9th, 2023
Where: 245033 Range Road 33, Calgary
Cost: $33.95+

Heated Patios

It won’t be long until there’s snow on the ground again, so it’s important we make the most of what we’ve got! This weekend, hit one of Calgary’s many heated patios, grab a bite to eat and split a bottle of wine under the stars with someone special. After all, what’s better than a great meal and good conversation?

Calgary Stampeders


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We love a good ol’ football date! This fall, grab a beer, your partner’s hand and cheer the Calgary Stampeders to victory at Calgary’s McMahon Stadium! For more information or to snag some tickets, head over to the link above!

Orionids Meteor Shower

Visible between September 26th and November 22nd, watch as debris left behind by Halley’s Comet passes high above our atmosphere in the early morning hours. It’s going to be unreal!

When: Tuesday, September 26th – November 22nd (peaks Friday, October 20th-21s, 2023)

Haunted Calgary

Couples who scream together, stay together… we think? This fall, check out Haunted Calgary – a terrifying event held at the Horizon Mall in Balzac. You never know what might be lurking around the corner… heck, maybe it’s love.

When: Friday, October 13th – November 3rd, 2023
Where: 260300 Writing Creek Cres, Balzac
Cost: $15+

Harvest Lights

You’re in for an evening of whimsy and illumination! Every weekend, 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 in the colourful lights set up around the park.

When: Fridays and Saturdays
Where: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky Mountain Couty
Time: until 9:30 pm
Cost:: $19.95 +

Nikka Yuko


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Lethbridge’s Iconic Japanese Garden is one of the most beautiful places in all of North America – and they’ve got the awards to prove it. This fall, grab someone’s hand and wander through fields of flowers, trees and beautifully cut grass of Nikka Yuko.

Where: Corner of 9th Ave S &, Mayor Magrath Dr. S, Lethbridge
Cost: $13.50+

There you have it, friends. No matter your style, we hope you enjoyed our list of 12 wonderfully romantic date ideas for fall in Calgary. Enjoy!