It’s time! Another Friday is nearly here and so is the beginning of the fall season! From festivals and sporting events to fun autumn activities there are a ton of exciting things happening that will help you kick off this season! Not sure what’s going on? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this weekend!



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Adrenaline junkies prepare yourselves! 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+

Alberta Culture Days

Featuring special workshops and community magic, Calgarians are encouraged to celebrate the spirit of the Mid-Autumn Festival in Chinatown this September. The very best part? It’s totally FREE to attend.

When: Sunday, September 24th, 2023
Where: 197 1 St SW, Calgary, AB
Cost: FREE

Sponsored pick: Craft Island Comedy Festival

The Craft Island Comedy Festival is coming to Calgary, and there will be events all over the city to check out! It’s the festival that brings beer and stand-up together with over 15 different shows across the city and surrounding area. Get your tickets to check out the Comedy Roast featuring Madison Sinclair and the Best of Fest Show at South Block BBQ and Brewing.

Comedy Roast: Aura Stage and Bar 628 8 Ave SW
Friday, September 22 at 8 PM
Best of Fest Show: South Block BBQ and Brewing, 2437 4 St SW
Cost: General admission starts at $33.18 CAD

Calgary Stampeders vs. Montreal Alouettes

Go Stamps go! This weekend, grab a beer and a hot dog, then 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: Saturday, September 23rd, 2023
Where: 1817 Crowchild Trail NW

Sponsored pick: Kama Nighthawk Late Night Lounge Experience

Looking to spice up your nightlife? We get it, tired of the pubs and too old for the clubs, there’s gotta be a new dining and drinking experience with a social vibe. Well, we’ve got the perfect spot! When dinner winds down on the weekend, Kama will transition into Nighthawk, a casual-meets-sophisticated bar with a whole different flavour and a whole different vibe. Gather your gang and stop in for late-night drinks, eats and beats. With this tapas-style menu, outstanding cocktails and in-house DJ, this experience is like no other.

When: Friday, September 22nd & every Friday & Saturday, 9 PM – Late
Where: Kama – 211 11 Ave SW #110, Calgary

Pumpkins After Dark

Need a little fresh air? With Halloween just over a month away, Calgary is kicking things off with Pumpkins After Dark, a one-of-a-kind event featuring more gourds that 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+

Harvest Lights

Planning a cute date or want to do something with your kids? Hit Calgary Farmyards Harvest Lights, a vibrant after-dark 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 +

Haunted Mini Golf

Call your boo! This weekend ghouls and goblins alike are encouraged to check out this adorable 18-hole course of frights and fun at Winsport Canada. Good luck and enjoy!

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

Honouring The Children

Featuring an artist residency and exhibit, workshops, and an interactive community art project, Honouring the Children is meant to recognize the lost children and survivors of residential schools and will be open to the public for an entire month. If you’d like to attend the exhibit you can do so between 11 am and 6 pm, Thursdays through to Saturday at the address below.

When: All September long
Where: De Waal Block, 36 4 St NE, Calgary, AB
Cost: FREE

Alberta pumpkin patch

This weekend, pick the perfect gourd and make a few memories! Check the link above for our pumpkin patches in and around Alberta and bake or carve it out with your friends! It doesn’t get any better (or cheaper) than that!

And that’s it, friends! 10 things to do this weekend in Calgary! Enjoy, have fun and be safe out there, friends!