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Tickets Now on Sale for Butterfield Acres Harvest Pumpkin Fest.
Everyday from Aug 18, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Pumpkin Fest takes place on weekends in October, 10am to 4pm. Stroll through the farmyard and find your perfect pumpkins! Add in some great animal visits, fabulous fall photo-ops, pony rides, a ride thru Scarecrow Alley in the back woodlands (spectacular at this time of year), and you’ve got the must-do fall family fun day! With COVID still lurking, please wash your hands both before and after every activity or pen visit and please maintain social distancing. For more information and details on all of the pumpkin family fun and to purchase your tickets, visit the website.
Location:Butterfield Acres: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids
Link:butterfieldacres.com/harvest-pumpkin-fest/
Pumpkins After Dark.
Every Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Sep 23, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Coming to Calgary for the first time! Pumpkins After Dark is Canada’s award-winning Halloween event featuring over 6,000+ hand-carved pumpkins. Witness the magic of pumpkins coming to life during this nighttime family-friendly walk-through experience. Lit pumpkin sculptures and displays include everything from classic Halloween characters, dragons and dinosaurs, to movie and pop culture icons. To purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$19.95
Location:Canada Olympic Park
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun, Youth Activities
Link:pumpkinsafterdark.com
Jasper Dark Sky Festival.
Everyday from Oct 15, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021 at 11:00 am - 11:45 pm
Jasper’s Dark Sky Festival is back for its 11th year, October 15 to 24! Tourism Jasper is thrilled to welcome legions of aspiring Canadian astronomers to the world’s second largest accessible dark sky preserve, as designated by the Royal Astronomical Society in Canada. The Festival features exciting interactive events, learning opportunities, and some of the best stargazing in the world! Join acclaimed speakers like spacecraft designer Adam Steltzner and CEO of Delalune Space Rob Meyerson for fascinating talks on all things space. Enjoy Symphony Under the Stars, Jasper Skytram Star Sessions, Fireside Chats, a drone light show - plus much more! More information about the festival can be found on the website.
Location:Town of Jasper and Jasper National Park
Category:Drop in & Ongoing Activities, Festivals & Fairs
Link:jasperdarksky.travel
Calgary Zoo - ZooBOO.
Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday, Oct 29, 2021 - Oct 31, 2021 at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
ZooBOO is a chance for your kids to dress up early, trick-or-treat at the zoo, and enjoy seeing their favorite animals. The best part? Your kiddos get to have fun while supporting an important cause: wildlife conservation! The Zoo is spreading the fun over 3 days to ensure this is a safe experience for everyone. Choose the day that works best for your family!
Location:Calgary Zoo: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Category:Family Fun, Festivals & Fairs, Fun for Kids, Holiday Fun
Link:calgaryzoo.com/events/zooboo-and-halloween-brunch
Signatures Festival of Crafts.
Every Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Nov 4, 2021 - Nov 7, 2021 at 12:00 am - 12:00 am
November 4 & 5, 10am to 9pm. November 6, 10am to 6pm. November 7, 10am to 5pm. A uniquely Canadian handmade marketplace that features the works of artists, artisans, makers, and designers from coast-to-coast. Since 1986, the show has been one of Calgary’s premier holiday shopping events - an annual tradition where visitors can meet passionate creatives in person, hear their stories, and feel their works first-hand. General admission is $8. Admission is free for kids 12 and under. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the website.
Cost:$8.00
Location:BMO Centre - 20 Round Up Way SE
Category:Community Sales & Markets, Festivals & Fairs, Holiday Fun
Link:signatures.ca/festival-of-crafts

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