Calgary Halloween concerts and parties 2015

Dec 19 2017, 2:41 am

Looking for a great way to spend your Halloween with friends and family? Then check out the list below for 10 great concerts and parties happening in and around Calgary this Halloween.

Classic Rock Halloween with April Wine

This Canadian rock band formed in 1969 and have a total of 16 full length albums, with the most recent having been released in 2006. This event is great for any age group, both old and new fans of April Wine, or anyone looking for a great way to spend their Friday before Halloween rocking out. Tickets are still available so make sure to snag yours.

Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Dr., Calgary

When: Friday, October 30

Time: Doors at 7 p.m.

Cost: Starting at $29.50 + tax (All Ages)

Calgary Halloween Pub Crawl

Nothing beats a good night out, especially if you have the chance to hit up several of Calgary’s hottest venues in one fell swoop. Purchasing a ticket gives you access to fun party bus transportation, entrance to four of the hottest Halloween Parties (Pint to Knoxvilles to Mystery Stop, and ending the night at Marquee or Commonwealth to Cowboys to Mystery Stop, and ending the night at Knoxvilles).

In addition to this you will receive exclusive VIP access with no line and no cover, drink specials at participating locations, and chances to enter costume contests and prize giveaways.

Where: Various venues

When: Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31

Time: 6:30 p.m. (Friday), 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. (Saturday)

Cost: $25 (18+)

CJAY 92 Halloween Howler

This American alternative rock band has six albums to their name, the most recent of which is 2014’s 1000hp. This concert will be a great way for all ages and lovers of rock to come enjoy this electric band and their supporting acts on Halloween night.

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Where: Grey Eagle Event Centre – 3777 Grey Eagle Dr., Calgary

When: Saturday, October 31

Time: 7 p.m.

Music: Godsmack, Saint Asonia & The Wild

Cost: $59.50 (All Ages)

Halloween Candy Pairing — Grown Up Loot Bag Fun

This event was so popular last Halloween that it’s making a return this year. After all, just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean this time of year shouldn’t involve copious amount of candy for you too.

You’ll be amazed at how much more delicious caramel popcorn, mini-candy bars, rockets and so many other candies can be when paired up with just the right drink. If you thought Halloween candy was only for kids, get ready to learn how to enjoy candy, the adult way.

Tickets are still available so make sure to get yours, as this event will surely be another hit.

Where: Willow Park Wine and Spirits, 10801 Bonaventure Dr. S.E.

When: Wednesday, October 28

Time: 7 p.m.

Cost: $25

Halloween Howler Club Crawl 2015

Student tours hosts a great party and as always provides no line, no cover at four of Calgary’s best nightclubs, party bus transportation between venues and the chance to win sweet prizes for costume contests.

This year’s club crawl allows you to choose between four different routes that include stops at Cowboys, Knoxvilles, Commonwealth, Marquee and more.

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Where: Various venues

When: Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31

Cost: Starting from $30 (18+)

Halloween Howler 2015

Yet another fantastic chance to get access to several of Calgary’s hottest clubs with your friends and show off your costumes. This club crawl has four different options, all varying in the start location, you can pick between kicking your night off at Ranchmans or Cowboys at 2:30 p.m., or Knoxvilles or Standard at 3:30 p.m.

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Where: Multiple venues

When: Saturday, October 31

Time: 2:30 p.m. or 3:30 p.m.

Cost: Starting from $25 (18+)

Cemetery of Sound 2015 w/ Steve Aoki & Adventure Club

Cemetery of Sound has been an regular fixture on Calgary’s Halloween hotlist, and every year the line up never fails to disappoint.

The EDM scene will once again be alight with sets by headliners like Steve Aoki and Adventure Club and many other supporting acts. Be sure to dress up and enjoy the crazy beats and drops that will surely keep you moving all night long.

Get your tickets fast as this event is always very popular!

Where: BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW, Calgary

When: Friday, October 30 and Saturday, October 31

Time: Doors at 8 p.m.

Music: Steve Aoki, Adventure Club, W&W, Oliver Heldens, Robin Schultz, Ilan Bluestone, Burns, Goshfather & Jinco and more

Cost: $119 + charges. Must be 18 or older to attend.

Halloween with The Dudes: Part 3 the Final Chapter

The Dudes know how to put on a killer show and keep the crowd going all night. This indie rock band are from Calgary and have been jamming together since 1996. With hits like “Pretty Lies,” “Mr. Someone Else,” and more recently, “American Girl,” The Dudes will have you rocking out the whole night.

The band loves to meet their fans so if you stick around you’ll probably get in a nice chat with the guys. So, get your tickets at the various locations listed below and celebrate Halloween with The Dudes.

Where: The Gateway Bar – 1301 16 Avenue NW

When: Saturday, October 31

Time: 8 p.m.

Cost: $20 advanced at the Gateway, MC107 or Sloth Records / $22.50 advanced Ticketmaster / $25 at the doors

Haunted Halloween Gala at the Fairmont Banff Springs

Looking for a great way to get out of the city and spend the Halloween weekend away? This is the perfect way to do so.

Packages include accomodation to a Fairmont room, admission to the Halloween Heritage Ghost Tour, admission to a live séance, complimentary makeup stations, and two tickets to the gala. The gala includes hors d’oeuvres and drink specials, live entertainment and performers, DJ Sets by The Angry Kids, and other surprises.

Where: Fairmont Banff Springs, 405 Spray Ave., Calgary

When: Saturday, October 31

Time: 8 p.m.

Cost: Packages start from $598 based on double occupancy

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Get ready to Time Warp enjoy some R-rated fun with this Halloween classic kooky caper. This special, interactive showing, encourages you to dress up like your favourite character and belt out the popular tunes featured throughout the film.

Make sure to also check out the costume parade and the best costumes will be judged and awarded lots of great prizes. Tickets are available, so get yours and start planning your award winning costume.

Where: Rotary Performing Arts Centre, 3 Elma St. E., Okotoks

When: Friday, October 30

Time: Doors at 8 p.m.; show at 9 p.m.

Cost: $15 (tickets in advance), $20 at the door (if available); prop packages available for $5

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