Halloween Fun in CalgaryOn October 21, 2019 by Calgary's Child
Calgarians LOVE Halloween! There are a ton of spooky events all over town and the surrounding communities for all ages, from date nights to daytime haunts perfect for the littles. Dress ’em up and get out there!
Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park
October 24 to 27; Check the Park’s website for hours for this event. Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park. Enjoy a spooktacular night of Halloween thrills and chills at this child-friendly event. Dress up and explore the park after dark! Have tea with the Mad Hatter, wander through the pumpkin patch, play carnival games, dance with zombies, and more! Tickets on sale online or by phone.
Fort Calgary Presents: A Barracks Boo-tacular
Oct 25; Join for some family-friendly Halloween fun! Bust out your costumes early for trick-or-treating and crafting in the museum. Kids will get their history-fix (and sugar-fix) from the interpreters as they practice their “Trick-or-Treat!” through the museum. They can also stop by the craft table in the Confluence Room to make the perfect Halloween-themed pumpkin pet to take home with them. If they haven’t filled up on candy, kid-friendly light snacks are available. Ideal for kids ages 4 to 11. Website.
Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre
Oct 25; Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre. They’ll supply a fabulous instructor and all the art supplies you need! $10 per bag. Children must be accompanied by an adult parent/caregiver. To register, call 403-221-3682.
Fort Calgary Presents: Black & White Movie DOUBLE FEATURE Halloween Edition
Oct 25; Fort Calgary Presents: Black & White Movie Night. Join Fort Calgary in the Burnswest Theatre for a night at the movies! Grab snacks and a cocktail at this licensed event, and enjoy two terrifying black and white movies in Fort Calgary’s newly-renovated theatre: Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) and Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960). Website.
Oct 26; Calling all fantasy fans back to swarm downtown Okotoks to celebrate medieval culture, vikings, witches, wizards, dragons, role-playing, cosplay, kids activities, and all those geek n’ fandom things you love! Attendees will see fire acts, get the opportunity to fight with knights in shining armour, hear tales of old, dress in their finest cosplay, and shop and explore the fantasy world. Created and put on by the Okotoks Arts Council, this event is a celebration of creativity. If you are able, the OAC would love for you to place a donation in the witches cauldrons. This is a free event! Website.
Spooktacular Family Fun at Calgary Farmers’ Market
Oct 26; Come dressed in your Halloween costume for spooktacular fun with a Christopher Cool Halloween Party from 10am to 1pm on the main stage. There will be magic shows, costume giveaways, Monster Mash dance parties, games, and more! And from 10 to 11am, watch as a professional pumpkin carver creates scary and ghoulish pumpkins right in front of your eyes. You can even enter for your chance to win one of his spooky creations. Find Fercibal carving by Cherry Pit. Then check out the Mad Scientist Fire & Ice Show at 1:45pm on the main stage as you’re wowed with fun experiments! Keep your eyes peeled for Witches & Wizards wandering the floor with tricks & treats. Website.
Marlborough Mall: Day of the Dead
Oct 26; Head over to Marlborough Mall to honor the Mexican holiday, Day of the Dead. Families and children can enjoy Day of the Dead themed activities including crafts, face painting, entertainment, and more! Website.
Halloween Party at Westbrook Mall
Oct 26; Kick off your Halloween celebrations at Westbrook Mall! This Halloween party is in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. With a $2 donation, families and children can enjoy crafts and face painting in the centre court, plus they’ll receive a free 4 x 6 Halloween photo! This event is designed for children 12 years and younger and please be accompanied by a parent/guardian. One per child while quantities last. Website.
Halloween Horror Make-up Workshop
Oct 26; Learn theatrical make-up techniques to produce brutal bruises, gruesome cuts, nasty burns and impossible scars on arms and faces. Make a demo mask so you can take a lasting version of your horrific creations home! Dress to get messy. All materials included. Just in time for Halloween! We will be in our rehearsal space at cSPACE King Edward. $95.00. Website.
Pieceful Acres Cemetery Presents: Drac’s Bleed ‘n Feed
Oct 26 & 31; A family-friendly haunted house run by Steve and Gina Smith in Queensland, located in southeast Calgary. This year’s theme is Dracula!! Come on out for this low scare and fun haunted house. The haunted house is open October 26 and 31, 6:30 to 9pm. Costumes encouraged but not necessary. Please bring food bank donations. Find them on Facebook and Instagram.
Oct 27; Grab your kiddos, and head to the zoo for a day of spooky fall fun! Plus, anyone who dresses up will receive 10% off daily admission at the gates! ZooBoo is a chance for your kids to dress up early, trick-or-treat at the zoo*, and enjoy Halloween-themed animal programs. The best part? Your kiddo gets to have fun while supporting an important cause – wildlife conservation! All activities taking place at this event are included with Daily Admission or Memberships, no special ticket is required. *Note: While the zoo encourages everyone to dress up, treat stations are for kids 12 and under only. Website.
YYC Foam Wars Spooktacular Nerf Event
Oct 27; Come join a Halloween themed Nerf event! YYC Foam Wars brings you our Halloween Spooktacular Nerf event. Www.yycfoamwars.ca Sun Oct 27 Registration 11am – 12pm Event runs 12pm – 2pm Ages 7+ $15 cash, sorry no interac Please bring blasters, non slip shoes, water bottle and eye protection. We sell kids sized safety glasses for $5.00 Kids are encouraged to dress up and can win prizes for costume and completing missions. Please come early to fill out waivers. Website.
Halloween at Southcentre Mall
Oct 31; Visit Southcentre Mall on October 31 from 9:30 am – 9:00 pm for Halloween movies, games and activities in Centre Court. Looking for something sweet? Trick-or-Treating will begin at 5:00 pm while supplies last. Be sure to tag @southcentremall in your Halloween photos for a chance to win a $100 Southcentre Gift Card! Website.
Trick-or-Treating at Marlborough Mall
Oct 31; Keep your little monsters warm and dry this Halloween. Visit Marlborough Mall and go trick-or-treating* indoors from 2 to 6pm! After trick-or-treating, stick around and watch magician Christopher Cool perform his family-favorite show at the Play Park from 6 to 7 pm. *This event is designed for children 12 years and younger in a costume and must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. At participating stores. Website.
Haunting Halloween at Village Square Leisure Centre
Oct 31; Haunting Halloween at Village Square Leisure Centre. Come dressed in your favorite costume and join for creepy crafts, ghostly games, and ghoulishly fun activities!
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