5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, October 21

Oct 19 2016, 4:03 pm

Happy Friday!

The end of the work week is here and there is finally some sunshine to enjoy! Here are some awesome events to help kick start your weekend fun.

Calgary Fall Night Market

Get out your shopping bags, the Calgary Fall Night Market returns for another year. This is the only night market open in Calgary during the fall and winter months and is a great place to get your Christmas shopping started (and finished). There will be artisanal vendors on hand, as well as food trucks, a food court, and buskers.

When: Friday, October 21 from 5 to 11 pm
Where: Eau Claire Market – 200 Barclay Parade SW

CFL Calgary Stampeders football game

Watch as our CFL pride and joy take on their rivals this fall. Keep those blankets handy – natural AC might make it a bit chilly.

Where: McMahon Stadium – 1817 Crowchild Trail NW
When: Friday, October 21 at 8 pm vs Toronto Argonauts


ScreamFest is Canada’s biggest Halloween festival, and runs this year from October 14 through October 31 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. Although it is usually open to all ages, this year there will be a ScreamFest adults-only night on October 27, complete with booze and ID checks at the door.

Where: The Grandstand Building at Stampede Park – 3rd Street SE
When: October 14 through October 31

Fluid Movement Arts Festival 2016

Fluid Movement Arts Festival will bring grassroots and glitzy artists alike together to shine a light on the bold, beautiful spectrum of dance that permeates modern culture. The city will be alive with performances, workshops, artist talks, and creative happenings to inspire and connect people.

Where: Decidedly Jazz Danceworks – 111 12 Avenue SE
When: Thursday, October 13 through Saturday, October 29
Tickets: Start at $15. Click here to purchase.

Freaky Flashlight Nights

Find your way out of corn mazes in the dark! All weekends in October, head to Cobb’s Corn Maze for Freaky Flashlight Nights every Friday and Saturday. You can also take a ride on their creepy tractor (tell us how it goes) or brave their haunted houses.

Where: Cobb’s Corn Maze -1500 84th Street NE
When: Fridays and Saturdays October 1 to 29
Cost: Children under 3 are free, Children $12.50, Adults $13.50