10 ways to celebrate Halloween 2017 in Calgary

Oct 14 2017, 3:26 am

Do you have your costume yet?

Halloween is just two weeks away, and between making weekend plans, getting a costume in order, and finding the perfect pumpkin, there’s a lot to do to get ready.

Here’s a list of all the events to check out in Calgary that will prepare you for the spookiest of holidays!

See also

Studio Bell After Hours Halloween party

  • What: Check out the Studio Bell After Hours this month in a costume and you may even win the contest!
  • When: Friday, October 27
  • Time: 7 to 11 pm
  • Where: Studio Bell – 850 4th Street SE
  • Admission: Online, $20, or $15.50 for students (18+)

The 12 Annual Zombie Walk

  • What: In all of your zombie splendor (make-up artist will be on-site) shuffle (running is for the living) to the end of the course in Tomkin Park where all your zombie friends await.
  • When: Saturday, October 14
  • Time: Noon to 4 pm
  • Where: Olympic Plaza – 228 8 Avenue SE
  • Tickets: Cash or food donation to the Calgary Food Bank

Screamfest Adults Only Night

  • Adults only night, which means Calgary’s scariest haunted house will get even more terrifying.
  • When: Thursday, October 26
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Grandstand Building at Stampede Park – 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
  • Tickets: Online, starting at $30

Field of Screams

  • What: Four haunted houses and a graveyard maze should frighten even the hardiest of attendees.
  • Where: Cobb’s Corn Maze – 1500 84th Street NE
  • When: Weekends from October 13 to 31
  • Tickets: At Cobbscornmaze.com, $26

Monster Mash Halloween Massive

  • What: Party it up on Halloween weekend with DJ Stickybuds bringing the tunes.
  • When: Friday, October 27
  • Time: Doors and show at 9 pm
  • Where: Marquee Beer Market & Stage – 4630 Macleod Trail South
  • Tickets: Ticketmaster, $28

Hospital of Horror Virtual Reality

  • What: Who knows what will jump out at you in the virtual reality haunted house.
  • When: Select nights throughout October
  • Time: Multiple times throughout the evening
  • Where: SmartyPantz Escape Rooms –1601-14 Street SW
  • Tickets: Online, $20 per person for bookings up to October 15, then $25 per person afterwards.

Train of Terror

  • What: Test your tolerance for terror on this frightening locomotive.
  • Where: Aspen Crossing – Highway #24, Mossleigh, Alberta
  • When: Starts October 6, and runs Fridays and Saturdays through October 29, plus Sunday, October 29, Monday October 30, and Tuesday October 31
  • Time: Train leaves at 5, 7, and 9 pm
  • Tickets: Available at trainofterror.com, $66.60

Find the perfect pumpkin

  • What: Pick out the perfect pumpkin to turn into a Jack-O-Lantern for Halloween.
  • When: Sometime before October 31
  • Where: At one of Calgary’s pumpkin patches
  • Cost: Depends on the size of the pumpkin!

Haunted Wastelands’ Haunted House

  • What: A haunted house that has been spooking Calgarians for the past seven years.
  • When: To be determined
  • Admission: Cash or food bank donation

Bust Loose Halloween Club Crawls

  • What: Whether you want to party it up on Friday night’s Boooze Cruise or Saturday’s Halloween Howler (or both!) Bust Loose is offering a party bus club crawl to take you to all the best haunts.
  • When: Friday, October 28 and Saturday, October 29
  • Time: 6 pm
  •  Where: Multiple bars around the city
  • Tickets: Online, $20
See also
DH Calgary StaffDH Calgary Staff

+ Listed
+ Halloween