October is in full swing and there are a ton of spooky events around the corner. From haunted houses to celestial events, there are a ton of really fun things to check out over the next few days. Not sure where to start? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week!

Haunted Mini Golf 


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Ready to hit a few balls? This October, ghouls and goblins alike are encouraged to check out this adorable 18-hole course of frights and fun. Enjoy!

When: Until October 31st, 2023
Where: 168 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Cost: $15+

Visit an Alberta pumpkin patch 

Looking for something a little more ‘Hallmark?’  We’d recommend visiting an Alberta pumpkin patch! This week, toss on your autumn best, grab a hot chocolate, pick the perfect gourd and bake to your heart’s content.

Haunted Calgary

Spooky events are finally here and this week we’re going to have a screaming good time. Ready to kick it off on the right foot? Hit New Horizon Mall and enjoy a terrifying series of events including a haunted house and a spooky selfie museum.

When: Until November 3rd, 2023
Where: 260300 Writing Creek Cres, Balzac
Cost: $15+

Calgary Hitmen

Craving a pocket dog? This Friday, you can also watch as the Calgary Hitmen take on The Lethbridge Hurricanes at the Scotiabank Saddledome!

When: Friday, October 20th, 2023
Where: 555 Saddledome Rise SE, Calgary
Time:  7 pm
Cost: $17+

Telus Spark

They say you should learn one thing a day so why not head to Telus Spark and have a ton of fun while filling your brain with funky facts? Heck, while there, why not check out Canada’s first robot coaster?

Where: 220 St. George’s Drive NE
Cost: $26+

Orionids Meteor Shower

Set to peak on October 20th, 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)

Pumpkins After Dark

Hosted by Winsport, Calgarians are encouraged to check out Pumpkins After Dark – a one-of-a-kind event featuring more gourds than you could bake, carve or bash in an entire lifetime.

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

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Want to support local theatre? Based on the 1886 Gothic novella by Robert Louis Stevenson, enjoy Vertigo Theatre’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. For more information or tickets, visit the link above and enjoy!

When: Until October 29th, 2023
Where: 115 – 9th Avenue SE, Calgary
Cost: $69+

Fefe Dobson


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Known for nostalgia-inducing songs like Everything and Ghost, Canada’s Fefe Dobson will take Dickens Pub in Calgary this Friday. For more information and tickets, check out the link above.

When: Friday, October 20th, 2023
Where: Dickens Pub – 1000 9th Avenue SW, Calgary, AB
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $30.25+

Fall Days at Calgary Farmyard

This Friday enjoy ‘Fall Days’ at the Calgary Farmyard. Located 30 minutes from Calgary’s inner city, this family-friendly spot has yard games, rabbits, goats and pigs, a ropes course, mini golf, a pumpkin patch and an 11-acre corn maze!

When: Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays
Where: 284022 Township Rd 224, Rocky View County
Cost: $21.95+

And here you have it, Calgary, 10 things to do this week in Calgary! What will you check out first?