Awesome Things to Do With Your Family In & Around Calgary This Weekend — Oct 13 – 15

Weekend Leaves and Pumpkins (Family Fun Calgary)

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October weekends have so much going for them: the weather is (usually) nice enough to grab a coat and head outside, the back-to-school stress is over, and there is a lot happening in our city! Keep reading for some ideas on fun things to do with your family this weekend: October 13 – 15.

Outside Fun:

1. Pumpkin Palooza at Cobb’s Adventure Park and Corn Maze

Need a pumpkin fix? It’s Pumpkin Palooza time at Cobb’s Adventure Park and Corn Maze. Or if you’re more in a Halloween mood, check out Field of Screams on Friday or Saturday. On Friday and Saturday, you’ll also find Freaky Flashlight Nights!

2. Autumn Jubilee at Kayben Farms

This is the last weekend for the Autumn Jubilee at Kayben Farms, and it’s a Farm Life theme. Bring out your country side and come out for some fun on the farm!

3. Autumn Pumpkin Festival at Calgary Corn Maze

Celebrate all things pumpkin at the Autumn Pumpkin Festival – even watch pumpkins exploding, with candy! You can also have a little fun in the dark during Flashlight Fridays. Don’t forget to bring your flashlight!

4. Butterfield Acres’ Harvest Pumpkin Hunt

This is one of the most popular events of the Butterfield Acres’ season, especially with the younger crowd. Come out on Saturday or Sunday and find a pumpkin!

If you prefer to stay inside this weekend, here are some ideas.


Starting on Saturday (until the 31st), TELUS Spark is presenting SHOCKTOBER, with frightfully fun activities that explore the science behind Halloween.

6. Indigo Kids

Do your kids need a change of scenery? Bring them to Chapters! On Saturday morning, Indigo Kids is celebrating PJ Masks and it’s time to be a hero!

7. Cineplex Community Day 

It’s Cineplex Community Day on Saturday! That means free movies and cheap snacks for you, with all proceeds going to WE. There will be four kids’ movies playing, with start times between 9 and 10 am.

8. Popovich Comedy Pet Theatre

On Friday night, check out this family-fun comedy variety show where pets are the stars! The show features a European-style circus extravaganza, including physical comedy, juggling, acrobats from the Moscow Circus, highly intelligent dogs, and even house cats!

9. Home Depot Kids’ Workshop

Your kids can make a Firehouse Bank at the Home Depot Kids’ Workshop on Saturday morning. Make sure to register ahead of time!

With all these Awesome Kid-Friendly Activities To Do in Calgary this Weekend, the only way you’ll be bored this weekend is if you want to be bored! But there’s more! We have more ideas on our festival fun page and check out our Ultimate Guide to Halloween Events.

Have a great weekend, everyone!

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