Have some fun with your family this Halloween season!  Here are Family Friendly Halloween Events  in the Calgary and Edmonton Areas!

It’s almost time for Halloween, and it’s never too early to make plans for this fun season…Halloween is a season isn’t it?!  If you’re looking for some fun, family friendly, spooktacular Halloween events to take your family to, here are some great events in Calgary and surrounding areas, and in Edmonton and surrounding areas.  Happy Halloween!


Zombie Fun Farm at Calgary Corn Maze

  • A special 2 hour event that includes group and individual challenges, as well as an exclusive mystery inside the corn maze.
  • October 14th, 7 – 9 PM
  • Visit the website for more details.

Ghoul’s Night Out at Heritage Park

  • Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park is perfect for families with little ghouls, aged three to nine, who are looking for a fun, safe night out.  Activities include decorated streets, a Witches Flying School, storytelling and crafts, Monster Mash Family Dance and more.
  • Dates and Times:
    • October 26 & 27 – 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm (Gates close 8:30 pm)
    • October 28 – 5:30pm to 9:00 pm (Gates close 8:30 pm)
    • October 29 – 4:00pm to 7:30pm (Gates close at 7:00pm)
  • Visit the website for more details.

Halloweekends at Calaway Park

  • Dress up as your favourite family friendly character and enjoy tricks and treats and spooktacular rides!
  • September 9 to October 9, Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Monday from 11am to 6pm
  • Visit the website for more details.

SHOCKTOBER Telus Spark Centre

  • Explore the spooky science behind Halloween at Telus Spark Centre!  Make potions, get slimed, destroy a pumpkin, eat worms & dirt, and more!
  • Dates:  October 14 to 31
  • Visit their website for details.

Cobb’s Adventure Park

  • Light’s Out: Friday and Saturday evenings in October, 5 – 9 PM.  Bring your own flashlight and attempt the maze in the dark!
  • Kanga-Boo Halloween:  October 28 and 29. Free treat bags for everyone in costume, and a pumpkin carving contest!
  • Visit the website for more details.

Spook-tacular on 17th

  • Candy, coffee treats, movies in the park for kids and families, face painting, magicians, and games!
  • October 28, 29, 30 and 31, 12 – 8 PM at Tomkins Park
  • Visit the website for details.

Haunting Halloween at Village Square Leisure Centre

  • Dress in your favourite costume and head over to Village Square Leisure Centre for creepy crafts, ghostly games and fun activities!
  • Tuesday, October 31, 4:30 – 6:30 PM
  • Visit the website for details.


Boo at the Zoo

  • Wear a costume, bring your trick-or-treat bag, and experience the spooky wonders of the animal kingdom!  Activities include hands-on experiments, crafts, an extinct animal graveyard, and a witch’s den.
  • Sunday October 22, 2017 from 11 AM to 4 PM
  • Visit the website for more information.

Festival of Witchcraft and Wizardry

  • Activities include taking a ride on the Magical Express, watch a Quidditch match, catch a Harry Potter movie in the theatre, get your picture taken in the Headmaster’s office, take a potions class, enjoy a Butterbeer or Pumpkin Juice, or stroll through vendors and enjoy food trucks.
  • Friday October 13, 4 – 9:15 PM
  • Visit the website for more information and to buy tickets.

Spooktacular 2017, Fort Edmonton Park

  • A family friendly evening full of roaming entertainmen, games, treats, a movie, more!
  • October 21, 6 – 10 PM
  • Visit the website for more details, and to purchase tickets.

Prairie Gardens Haunted Pumpkin Festival, Bon Accord

  • Activities include pumpkin cannon, maze labyrinth challenge, live music, strolling Halloween characters and more!
  • Weekends: September 30 – October 31
  • Visit the website for more details.

Pumpkin Patch Pyramids at Muttart Conservatory

  • Put on your Halloween costume and head on over to Muttart Conservatory for a spooky Halloween time!  Activities include crafts, treats, games and more.  And don’t miss the Curse of the Chrysanthemummies Pyramid!
  • Sunday October 29, 11 AM to 3 PM
  • Visit the website for more details.

Night of Fear Festival

  • The Kids Halloween Bash includes activities such as pumpkin decorating, treat bags, and a costume contest!
  • Saturday October 21 from 4 – 6 PM
  • Visit the website for details and to buy tickets in advance.

All Hallow’s Eve at the John Walters Museum

  • Experience some spooky fun at the John Walter Museum.  Play historic games, dress up in costumes and eat sweet treats!
  • Sunday October 21, 1 – 4 PM
  • Visit their Facebook page for more details.

Halloween Howl Bonfire at John Janzen Nature Centre

  • Get your costumes on, and head to the Nature Centre for this FREE Halloween Howl Bonfire! take a spooky nature walk, tell some ghost stories, and play some ghostly games. Bring a chair and a reusable mug for hot chocolate.
  • Thursday October 21, 6:30 – 8PM
  • Visit the website for details.

Spooky Saturday at Strathcona Museum

  • The ghosts come out as the Strathcona Museum turns down the lights for its 5th year of Halloween fun. Come in your costume and bring a flashlight for this fun, family friendly event.
  • Saturday October 28, 6 – 9 PM
  • Visit the website for details.

**  To avoid disappointment, please call to check times and availability before you go to any of these locations!  **

Have some fun with your family this Halloween season! Here are Family Friendly Halloween Events: Calgary and Edmonton Areas!

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