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Spooktacular Halloween Fun

Boo! The spookiest night of the year is almost upon us. Calgary hosts many events during Halloween for little ghosts and goblins. Here’s a list of what’s happening in and around Calgary. 

Throughout October; Enjoy the Harvest Pumpkin Hunts, Butterfield Acres Children’s Farm! Weekends for families and other groups; weekdays for schools. This event sells out; get your tickets early. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Details and order forms: 403-239-0638;

Every Saturday in October; Pumpkin & Scarecrow Festivals, Kayben Farms, Okotoks. There will be contests, wagon rides, pumpkin painting, corn maze and all the fun of the Sunshine Adventure Park and more!

Every Saturday and Sunday in October, including Thanksgiving Monday, 10am to 5pm, Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb's Corn Maze & Family Fun Park. Pick from thousands of pumpkins for sale, pumpkin-themed specialty food items like pumpkin bread and pumpkin fudge. Carving kits available and carving stations on-site. Pink Pumpkins available to purchase, carve and leave behind for large on-site display. All proceeds benefit breast cancer research. Pumpkin Palooza is free for kids under 3. $11.50 to $12.50 general admission, 1500, 84 Street NE.

October 3, 10 & 17; Friday Flashlight Nights, Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm. Check out all the amazing activities in the light and once the sun sets, challenge yourself to navigate through the huge corn maze in the dark.

October 4 to 5, 11 to 13 & 18 to 19; Autumn Pumpkin Festival, Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm. Take part in a ton of great activities: pumpkin decorating, pumpkin destruction, pumpkin picking and more!

September 6 to October 13, Saturdays, Sundays & Holiday Monday, 11am to 6pm; Halloweekends at Calaway Park. Dress up and join the Boo Crew. Take a stroll down Hallo-Street - if your dare! Is it scary? No, it’s friendly! Have a spooktacular good time! For more information, visit the website.

October 23 to 26, 5:30 to 9pm; Ghouls’ Night Out, Heritage Park Historical Village. Heritage Park brings you four spooktacular nights of fun. Bring your little ghouls for a fun and safe night of Halloween festivities. Families can enjoy creepy carnival games, live theatre, crafts and activities all night long! To purchase tickets:

October 24, 5:30 to 8pm; Dress Up Halloween, Kids Night Out, Color Me Mine. Paint a Halloween piece, watch a Halloween movie, and enjoy pizza, a craft and fun! For more information and prices:

October 25 to 26; TELUS Spark Presents, Monster Mash-Up! Proudly Brought to You by Calgary’s Child Magazine. There will be two days of Halloween programs and family fun! Come on down with the entire family and create Toy Mash-Ups, trick out your costumes or decorate pumpkins. If that's not enough, explore the Game Zone or join the Little Monster Party. This event is free with admission or membership. For more information and to purchase tickets:

October 31, 1 to 3pm; Little Spooks Party, Trico Centre for Family Wellness. A family event for kids up to six years old and their parents. Join in the gym for games, crafts and activities. Don’t forget to wear your costume.

October 31, 4:30 to 6pm; Family Halloween Skate, Trico Centre for Family Wellness. Join for the Annual Halloween Skate on the scariest day of the year!

*October 31, 3:30 to 5:30pm; Haunting Halloween, Village Square Leisure Centre. Join for creepy crafts, ghostly games, fun ghouly activities and more. Dress in your favorite costume

November 1, 11:30am to 2:30pm; 7th Annual Candy Buy Back at Evans Dental Health & Wellness. Turn your candy into money! You could win an iPod or a Vitamix! For more information, visit the website at Market Mall Professional Building - 234 - 4935, 40 Avenue NW

*Editor’s Note: *INDICATES A FREE EVENT. For the most up-to-date calendar of events, check out our website at Times and dates are accurate at time of printing; however, changes can occur. Always call ahead to confirm. To list your event in Calgary’s Child Magazine, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Calendar deadline for next issue is November 13, 2013.




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