8 ideas for spooky Halloween dates in Calgary

Oct 27 2022, 4:00 pm

Halloween is almost here, and if you are looking for some spooky dates for you and your boo in Calgary there are lots of options.

There are plenty of Halloween-themed activities to try this fall, ranging from slightly scary to truly terrifying, so it’s easy to choose a date idea based on your comfort level.

Here are eight Halloween date ideas to try in Calgary this October.

Tunnel of Terror

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What: Bring your significant other to a different kind of drive-in this month. The Tunnel of Terror carwash is a drive-through-style haunted house, so your vehicle can get squeaky clean while enjoying a good fright inside.

When: October 27 to 28
Time: 6 pm to 9 pm
Where:3008 23rd Street NE

Halloween at Rundle Bar


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What: Celebrate spooky season this Halloween at Rundle Bar. Hosted by a circus of performers including ringmasters, stilt walkers, magicians and a tarot card reader. Get out on the dance floor with your boo for a fun night with the live DJ

When: Sunday, October 30
Where: 405 Spray Avenue, Banff
Time: 9 pm

Brave your way through a “Wicked” haunted house

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What: Haunted Calgary is bringing its newest house to Calgary this spooky season with “Wicked” debuting this weekend. The wicked witch-themed attraction takes place in an underground parkade at the New Horizon Mall. You will also have to deal with the “house’s eternally suffering residents, and try to escape before the house claims your soul, too.”

When: Fridays and Saturdays from October 1 to November 4
Where: New Horizon Mall — 260300 Writing Creek Cresent, Balzac, Alberta
Time: Fridays, 7 to 9:30 pm; Saturdays, 2 to 10 pm
Tickets: Starting at $22

Field of Screams at Cobb’s Adventure Park


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What: A must-try for anyone in Calgary at any time, Cobb’s is gearing up for the spooky season by turning into a “terrifying, thrilling, and spine-tingling terror show.” Along with some haunted houses, there will be rides, games like archery tag, and lots of great food to try out.

If you need to lower the heart rate after the scares or want a moment of zen before a thrilling night, the kangaroo petting zoo will be open until 8 pm.

When: October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, and 29
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Cobb’s Adventure Park — 1500 84th Street NE
Tickets: $26

Harvest Lights at the Calgary Farmyard


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What: Make sure you bring your flashlights to the Calgary Farmyard. The corn maze will stay dark to add an extra challenge for those in attendance. The rest of the farmyard will be lit up so you can see the 35 activities it has on-site for a perfect fall experience.

When: Fridays and Saturdays from September 16 to October 31
Time: 5:30 to 9:30 pm
Where: Calgary Farmyard — 284022 Township Road 224
Tickets: $19.95 if purchased online in advance; $24.95 at the gate

Celebrate Spooky Season with Pumpkins After Dark Calgary 2022



What: Pumpkins After Dark will spook up Canada Olympic Park until October 31 with pumpkins that are carved to resemble classic Halloween characters, dinosaurs and dragons, and movie and pop culture icons. The event boasts more than 6,000 hand-carved pumpkins. It’s certainly shaping up to be a must-do event this Halloween in YYC.

When: September 22 to October 31
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
Time: Various
Cost: $21.95 tickets can be found here



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What: Screamfest is a tradition for horror fans in Calgary. Check out the haunted houses, terrifying rides, and spooky carnival games.

There will be six different haunted houses, with the promise of something new for 2022! There are also carnival games and axe throwing on the Midway of Mayhem, a coffin ride, food trucks, a beer lounge, and more. A special, adults-only night will take place on October 27.

When: October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, and 31
Time: 7 pm to midnight
Where: Stampede Park Grandstand — 3rd Street SE, Calgary
Tickets: Starting at $25; available now

Enjoy Adults night Spooky Reading Tree

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What: Visit the Spooky Reading Tree at Southcentre Mall for an evening of adult-only fun. Enjoy refreshments and spooky adult beverages from Milestones, music, Halloween makeup demos presented by Hudson’s Bay, dramatic book readings, and a grown-up candy station with treats from Candy Heaven. Plus, explore the five larger-than-life storybook-themed vignettes featuring scenes from Alice in Wonderland, The Wizard of Oz, and more – the perfect setting for a fun Halloween photo op! Tickets are $20 per person and can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/the-spooky-reading-tree-after-dark-tickets-446108381177. Space is limited so get your ticket today!

When: Sunday, October 30
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Southcentre Mall — 100 Anderson Road SE

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