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Sunday, October 18th, 2020

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Kayben Farms is Back!.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 11, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 at 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fall is in the air and Kayben Farms is so excited to be opening up again! There are some changes to how the park operates with the current government regulations, so visit the website before heading to out. New Fall hours: September 11 to October 31, Friday to Sunday. Pre-purchase admission online before arriving. You may use your ticket for any one day of the 2020 season!
Location:Near Okotoks
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:kayben.com
Pumpkin Days at Calgary Farmyard.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sep 17, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Pumkin Days takes place Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, September 17 to October 31. Thursdays: 10am to 5pm. Fridays to Sundays: 10am to 5:30pm. Picking the perfect pumpkin at the Farmyard is an annual tradition for many families and friends. In addition to enjoying hours of fun on the farm, pumpkins are on display for photos and for purchase. All carving pumpkin proceeds will be donated to local charities. Admission includes access to the entire farm with the exception of the Paintball gallery and gemstone mining. Pumpkins for photo ops and for purchase are available each day. Larger pumpkin displays will be set up on the weekends. Timed tickets are available on a weekly basis and must be purchased in advance as daily attendance capacities are in effect. Season passholders do not require timed tickets.
Location:Calgary Farmyard: 284022 Township Road 224, Rocky View, AB, T1X 0J6
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:calgaryfarmyard.com/fall-season
Butterfield Acres Harvest Pumpkin Fest.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Oct 3, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Pumpkin Fest takes place weekends in October, in specific 2-hour windows. Stroll through the farmyard and find your perfect pumpkins! Add in some great animal visits, fabulous Fall photo-ops, pony rides, a ride through Scarecrow Alley in the back woodlands (spectacular at this time of year) and you’ve got the must-do socially-distanced Fall fun day, great for the whole family! When visiting the farm, make sure the adult/child ratio is at least 1:3 and that all attendees are aware of the Farm's safety rules. To read the COVID guidelines, visit the website. Admission tickets to Harvest Pumpkin Fest must be pre-purchased online.
Location:Butterfield Acres: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:butterfieldacres.com/harvest-pumpkin-fest/
Camp Serotonin Exhibit at TELUS Spark.
Everyday from Oct 6, 2020 - Nov 8, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
The great outdoors has made its way inside TELUS Spark and adventure is calling! The world may seem like it’s been flipped upside down and inside out in 2020. Learn how to ground yourself in this safe indoor pathway science exhibit that immerses you into the great outdoors without being outside. You'll learn about the science of the hormones that keep you happy. After all, happiness is key! The exhibit features a boardwalk that guides you through micro-habitats peppered with tips, tricks, and strategies for resiliency during uncertain times. The experience focuses on the science behind neurotransmitters from serotonin to endorphins and its role in boosting mental health and well-being. This exhibit is included with general admission or membership to Spark. Members must reserve tickets for entry.
Location:TELUS Spark Parking Lot: 220 St Georges Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Youth Activities
Link:sparkscience.ca/whats-on/camp-serotonin
Haunted Calgary's Presents: The Devil's Drive-In.
Everyday from Oct 10, 2020 - Oct 31, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Open select nights, October 10 to 31. The Devil’s Drive-In is the first such attraction in Calgary! Not even a pandemic can squash the spirits of Halloween. This year, Haunted Calgary is reimagining what a haunted attraction may look like, bringing you terror like never before - all from the safety of your parked vehicle! Choose your own nightmare! With three original theatrical productions to choose from, including a family-friendly option, there is something for everyone. Buckle up because once you're parked, you'll be plunged into a 7-minute story from which there is no escape. This will be the Halloween attraction that everyone is talking about, so don't miss out! Tickets are extremely limited, only available by online presale, and are expected to sell out nightly, so don't wait! Tickets are sold by vehicle and you can have as many people as seatbelts, so grab your cohort for a fun night out! Or come alone if you want an extra thrill!
Cost:$50.00
Location:Horizon Mall in Balzac - Underground Parking Lot: 260300 Writing Creek Cres Calgary, Balzac,T4A 0X8
Category:Family Fun, Holiday Fun, Parent's Night Out
Link:hauntedcalgary.org
Venture Beyond Earth at the 10th Anniversary of Jasper’s Dark Sky Festival.
Everyday from Oct 16, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Takes place October 16 to 25. Power down, look up, and enjoy the enthralling night sky at Jasper’s Dark Sky Festival! The Festival’s 10th Anniversary will attract legions of amateur astronomers to the world’s second largest accessible dark sky preserve in a new, physically-distanced way. Events may be smaller to adhere to COVID-19 regulations, but the self-guided activities will be bigger than ever! Don’t miss your chance to hear celebrated Canadian astronauts Robert Thirsk and Nicole Stott share their experiences aboard the International Space Station. The out-of-this-world experiences continue with Symphony Under the Sun, Peak-Nic under the Stars, After Dark Trivia Night, and a family-friendly Animals of the Night Hike - plus so much more! For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website. Note: Start and end times depend on the event.
Location:Jasper
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs
Link:jasperdarksky.travel/
Spooktacular Grim Mini Golf at WinSport.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 23, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 10:20 pm
October 16 to 18, October 23 to 25, 4 to 10:20pm; October 30 to November 1, 4 to 10:20pm (open until 11:20pm on October 31). Calling all ghouls and goblins! Come enjoy a safe, spooktacular, family-friendly round of mini golf at WinSport! This fun, intermediate 18-hole outdoor course will transform into a Halloween extravaganza (brought to you by the makers of Grim Manor). The course will be well lit and challenge all ages and abilities while offering a safe Halloween activity. Dress up and get into the Halloween spirit! It's a spooktacular good time for the entire family! The course will take up to 60 minutes to complete depending on how quickly you proceed through the course. Timed bookings (advanced and online only) will allow adequate distancing between groups, there will be very limited capacity for walk-ups on the day of so book in advance to guarantee availability. Heightened cleaning measures are in place.
Location:WinSport: 168 Canada Olympic Road SW, T3B 5R5
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:winsport.ca/activities/summer/minigolf_7mruw4.cfm
Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb's Adventure Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 - Oct 25, 2020 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place Saturdays and Sundays in October and Thanksgiving Monday from 11am to 5pm (October 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1). Walk through the pumpkin patch, take beautiful photos, and pick your favorite pumpkins to buy for Halloween carving! There will be princesses there for photos, too! It's an event for the whole family that you won't want to miss! Must purchase tickets on the website.
Location:Cobb's Adventure Park: 1500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:cobbsadventurepark.com/events.html
Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb's Adventure Park.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Oct 31, 2020 - Nov 1, 2020 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Takes place Saturdays and Sundays in October and Thanksgiving Monday from 11am to 5pm (October 3, 4, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and November 1). Walk through the pumpkin patch, take beautiful photos, and pick your favorite pumpkins to buy for Halloween carving! There will be princesses there for photos, too! It's an event for the whole family that you won't want to miss! Must purchase tickets on the website.
Location:Cobb's Adventure Park: 1500, 84 Street NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:cobbsadventurepark.com/events.html
Spooktacular Grim Mini Golf at WinSport.
> Sunday Nov 1, 2020 at 4:00 pm - 10:20 pm
October 16 to 18, October 23 to 25, 4 to 10:20pm; October 30 to November 1, 4 to 10:20pm (open until 11:20pm on October 31). Calling all ghouls and goblins! Come enjoy a safe, spooktacular, family-friendly round of mini golf at WinSport! This fun, intermediate 18-hole outdoor course will transform into a Halloween extravaganza (brought to you by the makers of Grim Manor). The course will be well lit and challenge all ages and abilities while offering a safe Halloween activity. Dress up and get into the Halloween spirit! It's a spooktacular good time for the entire family! The course will take up to 60 minutes to complete depending on how quickly you proceed through the course. Timed bookings (advanced and online only) will allow adequate distancing between groups, there will be very limited capacity for walk-ups on the day of so book in advance to guarantee availability. Heightened cleaning measures are in place.
Location:WinSport: 168 Canada Olympic Road SW, T3B 5R5
Category:Family Fun, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:winsport.ca/activities/summer/minigolf_7mruw4.cfm
Calgary Christmas Market.
Everyday from Nov 12, 2020 - Dec 23, 2020 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Find everything for on the table and under the tree. Calgary Farmers' Market is transforming into a Christmas market where you can enjoy a festive and safe holiday experience. Dine in the licenced Food Hall, warm yourself around a crackling fire, indulge your sweet tooth with a fresh BeaverTail, and pick up your fresh Christmas Tree, too! Find thoughtfully crafted goods from your favorite vendors, plus a few seasonal vendors offering Yuletide gifts, food, jewelry, décor, and more. The Market is also offering Christmas Gift Bags with 7 convenient options and easy curbside pick up! Don’t forget to mark your calendars for a Magical Santa Experience*, visit with the jolly old elf’s Reindeer, and see the mean green humbug during Grinchmas! There is no admission fee and free parking! *Pre-Sale Timed Tickets required for a safe visit with Santa including virtual photos.
Location:Calgary Farmers' Market: 510, 77 Avenue SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryfarmersmarket.ca
Bowness Holiday Craft Fair.
Every Sunday, Saturday, Nov 14, 2020 - Nov 15, 2020 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Takes place November 14 & 15. Get a head start on your holiday gift list early at the annual Holiday Craft Fair! Open to the public of all ages, this free event is a chance to check out what local Bownesian and Calgarian vendors have to offer for some unique gift ideas for all your loved ones. Concession items available for sale, plus door prizes and a 50/50 raffle!
Location:Bowness Community Centre: 7904, 43 Avenue NW
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Family Fun, Free Events, Holiday Fun
Link:mybowness.com/events-input/2020/11/14/craft-fair

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