It’s here! The Halloweekend has arrived and with it, a ton of spooktacular events! From haunting houses and ghost tours to productions and displays, it’s going to be an absolute blast, but if you’re not sure where to start – here are 12 fantastic things to do in Calgary between October 27th and the 29th. Enjoy!

Harvest Lights


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Whimsy and fun! This weekend, check out the Calgary Farmyard for Harvest Lights, a magical event that will give you more time to snuggle with their animals, get lost in their giant corn maze, challenge each other to a game of mini-golf, or make a fool of yourself in their giant rat rollers.

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

12-Hour Movie Marathon

Up for the challenge? This Saturday, catch a scary flick … or several during the CUFF Horror Movie Marathon! This spooky tradition 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 28th, 2023
Where: 617 8 Ave SW, Calgary
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $20

Trellis Society Soirée

The Trellis Society is hosting its annual Soirée this weekend, and it’s a party that you can feel good about attending. The Trellis Society Soirée is one of Calgary’s most impactful parties with a purpose — supporting over 7,000 children, youths and families who experience homelessness in Calgary. The event will be hosted at The Hudson, offering glittering views of downtown Calgary, delectable bites, and live music by The Hello Darlins. Plus all food and drinks are included in the ticket price.

When: Saturday, October 28th, 2023 | 6 PM – Late
Where: The Hudson, 200 8th Avenue, Calgary
Cost: $250 per person


Are you ready to scream? This weekend, hit Screamfest for a night of spooks, frights, freaks and fun! The first person to cover their eyes has to buy the drinks afterward. Good luck, folks! 

When: Until October 31st, 2023
Where: 2200 Stampede Trail SE, Calgary, AB
Cost: $30+

Train of Terror


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Halloween weekend is here and one of the year’s freakiest events is back and spookier than ever. Want to feel chills up your spine? Hit the Aspen Crossing Train Of Terror – a full-contact, horror house on wheels just outside of Calgary.

When: Various dates until November 4th, 2023
When: Box 30 Mossleigh, AB
Time: See times here
Cost: $89.99

Haunted Calgary

Hoping to save? We’d recommend hitting New Horizon Mall. This weekend, enjoy a terrifying series of events including a haunted house, spooky selfie museum or zombie survival game.

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

Calgary Ghost Tour

October’s final weekend is finally here and in celebration of ghouls, ghosts, wince, cringe, mix and mingle when you visit Calgary’s most “active” sights on an exciting tour in and around town! Prepare to be spooked, friends! 

When: Various dates
Where: Various locations
Time: Various times
Cost: $23+

Sleeping Beauty 


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Want to do something less spooky? The ballet is back and this weekend Calgarians can enjoy the beautiful Sleeping Beauty at the Jubilee Auditorium. Inspired by the beloved children’s story, this beautiful show will delight audiences of all ages with enchanting music, stunning costumes, and magic. Don’t miss it!

When: Thursday, October 26th – 28th, 2023
Where: 1415 14 Ave NW
Cost: $69+

Fairytale Halloween Party at Charmed Resorts

This weekend, have an enchanted Halloween! Charmed Resorts south of Calgary is hosting an interactive event where guests will be challenged to help storybook characters break free from a dangerous curse. Dress warm, have fun and good luck!

When: Friday, October 27th, 2023
Where: 13029 25 Avenue Blairmore, AB
Time: 4 pm – 9 pm
Cost: $11.98+

Pumpkins After Dark

Good gourd! This weekend, Calgarians are encouraged to check out Pumpkins After Dark – a one-of-a-kind event featuring enchanting displays, lights and exciting activities.

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

Calgary Stampeders

Bundle up, Calgary! This weekend you can grab a beer 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!

When: Friday, October 27th, 2023
Where: 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
Time: 7 pm
Cost: $26+

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde


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How will you kick things off this weekend? 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+

Well, there you have it, Calgary – the 10 best things to do this weekend. Now get out there and enjoy yourselves, you deserve it.