5 things to do in Calgary today: Friday, October 28

Oct 28 2016, 6:56 am

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.


Get into the Halloween spirit with the most beloved vampire tale of all time –Dracula. Let Alberta Ballet sweep you away into dark Transylvania, where mystery, lust, death and immortality rule the night

Where: Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium – 1415 14th Avenue NW
When: October 27 to 29

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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

Cemetery of Sound 2016

Dash Berlin will be heading this year’s 7th annual Cemetery of Sound halloween party on Friday, October 28 at the BMO Centre. In addition to Dash, you’ll be partying alongside DJ’s Showtek, Shiba San, Bad Royale, and Jason X. If you love EDM and haven’t been to a Cemetery of Sound halloween party yet, you definitely don’t want to miss this one

Where: BMO Centre – 20 Roundup Way SW
When: Friday, October 28 at 8 pm
Cost: Tickets starting at $59.50. Must be 18 or older to attend.

Calgary Flames Game

We’re not off the best start of the season, but that doesn’t mean anything for the future. Cheer on the boys in red tonight and help ignite the flame.

Where: The Scotiabank Saddledome – 555 Saddledome Rise SE
When: Friday, October 28 at 7pm vs Ottawa Senators

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

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