Feeling rested? As always we hope you’ve had an amazing few days with friends, family or your fur babies at home, but it’s time to get back into things and it’s going to be a spooky one! This time around there are a ton of things happening in and around the city after you’ve clocked out, but if you’re not sure where to start? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week.

Pumpkins After Dark

Pumpkin spice and everything nice! Until October 31st, Calgarians are encouraged to check out Winsport for 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+

Calgary Ghost Tour

October is here and Halloween is just around the corner! This week, in celebration of ghouls and 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

Want to do something less spooky? The ballet is back and this week 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 week, 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+

Field of Screams

Ready to scream? Friends who scream together, stay together. This week Cobb’s will totally transform their 20 acres of land from family-friendly to fantastically freaky. Good luck, folks!

When: Friday, October 19th (Adults Only), 20th, 21st, 27th, & 28th, 2023
Where: 1500 84th Street NE, Calgary
Time: 6 pm – 11 pm
Cost: $26+

Calgary Stampeders

Bundle up, Calgary! This week 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+

Taylor Swift Eras Photo Booth

An event of your wildest dreams! Set to run between now and November 2nd, 2023, CrossIron Mills is celebrating the record-breaking film by giving guests FREE access to the cutest Taylor Swift photo booths representing several of her most popular Albums. Enjoy!

When: Until November 2nd, 2023
Where: 261055 Crossiron Blvd, Rocky View, AB (next to the Food Hall and Urban Planet)
Cost: FREE

Train of Terror

Halloween is here and so is one of the year’s freakiest events: Aspen Crossing Train Of Terror – a full-contact, horror house on wheels just outside of Calgary. It’s going to be terrifying.

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

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde


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How will you close out October? 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+

Top Gun: A Maverick Musicals

Love Top Gun? Calgarians can check out Jubilation Dinner Theatre’s new musical based on the beloved movie. For more information or to get your tickets now, check out the link above!

When: Until January 13th, 2024
Where: 1002 – 37th Street SW Calgary
Cost: $75+

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