What: A horde of zombies will be invading Southcentre Mall, organized by Thrill Calgary, to dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” on Saturday – the event is encouraging anyone with some fake blood and the desire to dance to come out and join the moving crowd.
When: Saturday, October 28
Time: Routine training begins at 1:30 pm, dancing begins at 3 pm
Where: Southcentre Mall – 100 Anderson Road SE
Admission: Free for participants and viewers, though zombie make-up will cost $5 for adults and $3 for kids. Donations to the food bank are encouraged.
What: Celebrate fall in the most appropriate way possible! Every weekend in October you will have the opportunity explore the patch and pick out the perfect pumpkin to bring home, along with the Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Fun Farm and more. Don’t miss The Great Pumpkin Explosion, where a pumpkin filled with candy is exploded daily!
When: Every Saturday and Sunday in October
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm – 284022 Township Road 224
What: Join the Calgary Farmers Market and Calgary Food Tours as they bring to you a very special Sunday brunch. You will have the opportunity to listen to 10 various Alberta ranchers as they explain what it takes to bring their products to the market, sample their produce and leave feeling inspired to fill your shopping bag with fresh goodies.
When: Every Sunday
Where: 510 – 77 Street SE – off Blackfoot Trail and close to Heritage Drive SE
What: There’s also nothing quite like snuggling up on the couch to turn on some of the scariest flicks ever (armed with a blanket in case you need to hide). Get into the Halloween mood by watching a great horror movie.
What: This adaptation of Shakespeare’s famous play takes place in separate rooms throughout the A/Maze: Calgary Escape Game venue. It’s up to each individual audience member to decide what story they want to follow – and we mean literally follow.
When: Friday, October 27 to Tuesday, October 31
Time: Shows at 8 pm and 10:30 pm each night
Where: A/Maze: Calgary Escape Game – #102 206 11th Avenue SE
What: ScreamFest is Canada’s biggest Halloween festival, and runs this year at The Grandstand Building at Stampede Park. Rated PG13, ScreamFest features a huge array of haunted houses, Halloween-themed carnival games, and plenty of creepy and disturbing entertainment.
When: Now until Tuesday, October 31
Time: 7 pm to midnight
Where: The Grandstand Building at Stampede Park – 3rd Street SE