7 things to do in Calgary today: Sunday, October 28

Oct 26 2018, 6:02 pm

What do you mean there’s only one day left of the weekend?

They should really start making these things three, or even four days long, if you ask us!

Make the most of what this weekend has to offer this Sunday by getting the crew together and checking out any one of these awesome events.

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Ghouls’ Night Out

What: Celebrate Halloween a little differently this year! Don’t miss out on the many ghostly encounters and freaky family fun to be had at Heritage Park this Halloween.

When: October 25 to 28

Time: Varies — see schedule here

Where: Heritage Park — 1900 Heritage Drive SW

Admission: Adults (13+) – $12.95, Kids (3-12) $7.95

Autumn Pumpkin Festival

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What: Celebrate fall in the most appropriate way possible! Every weekend in October you will have the opportunity to explore the patch and pick out the perfect pumpkin to bring home. You can also check out 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 (Including Thanksgiving Monday)

Where: Calgary Corn Maze and Fun Farm – 284022 Township Road 224

Admission: $16.95 (ages 3+)

Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival

What: Experience the stories and tales of enthralling journeys, adventures, and ground-breaking expeditions first-hand from authors, photographers, adventurers, and filmmakers from around the world.

When: October 28 to November 5

Where: Various locations around Banff. View full schedule here

Cost: Price varies depending on how many performances you see

Cheer on the Calgary Hitmen

What: Another chance to cheer on the Calgary Hitmen as they take on the Saskatoon Blades!

When: Sunday, October 28

Time: 4 pm

Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE

Tickets: Ticketmaster

Paranormal Halloween Party

What: Discover the supernatural at the Rose & Crown Pub’s Halloween Party this Sunday for a night that will feature ghosts, drinks, and psychic readings. Ghost Hunt Alberta will be on hand to investigate the pub for any signs of departed souls.

When: Sunday, October 28

Time: 7 pm

Where: Rose & Crown Pub — 1503 4th Street SW, Calgary

Tickets: Online, $30

Go hiking in the Rockies

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What: It’s officially larch season (it’s a type of tree). Grab your cameras and hiking gear and head up to the mountains to spend the day reconnecting with nature in the great outdoors and enjoy the picturesque fall views from the top.

Where: Here are some of the best hiking spots in and around Banff to check out this summer and fall.

Soak and sleep at Kananaskis Nordic Spa

What: Looking for a quick escape from the everyday grind? This brand new spa combines the tranquil rejuvenation of a traditional Nordic Spa and the Alpine stillness of the Canadian Rockies.

When: Open seven days a week

Time: 7 to 9 pm

Where: 1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis

Cost: $70

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