Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls . . . oh, golly! Halloween season will soon be upon us in Calgary, but you already know that . . . kids go crazy for Halloween! Calgary is offering Halloween festivities for kids of all ages and we’re collecting some top options here. Here are some ghoulishly great Calgary Halloween events, so that your Halloween season includes heaps of fangtastic fun!

Need a pumpkin or looking for fall fun? Don’t forget to check out our Ultimate Guide to Pumpkin Patches and Corn Mazes in Calgary!

Fun, Freaky (But Mostly Friendly) Favourites


WinSport Halloween Grim Mini Golf (Family Fun Calgary)

Featured Event: WinSport Spooktacular Mini Golf

What does Halloween look like for your family this year? Maybe your kids are getting older and they aren’t as interested in trick-or-treating anymore. (Or maybe they just want candy.) Costume parties are a little tricky in a pandemic, too, so maybe it’s time to add a new tradition to your Halloween fun. This fall, all ghouls, goblins, and ghosts can enjoy spooktacular fun with Mini Golf at WinSport!

Read more about it here.

Pumpkins After Dark (Family Fun Calgary)Featured Event: Pumpkins After Dark

Pumpkin carving is a celebrated Halloween tradition, no matter your age! What will you be carving this year? A toothy grin? A black cat? Well, prepare to be inspired to greater heights this fall. Pumpkins After Dark is the pumpkin carving experience you have been waiting for! This ultimate pumpkin carving display puts a new spin on this fall tradition and is coming to Calgary for the first time.

Read more about it here.

YouthLink Calgary Halloween Spooktacular

On October 30, 2021, come out for a SPOOKtacular time at YouthLink Calgary Police Interpretive Centre! They’re hosting a monster mash Halloween Party that’ll be fang-tastic for the whole family. Find gross-out stations, mysteries, a costume contest, and free candy.

Read more about it here.

Kamp Kiwanis Family Halloween

Come and spend spooktacular quality time together at Kamp Kiwanis on October 30, 2021! The free Family Halloween Night is designed for all ages to come out to Kamp Kiwanis to enjoy the natural outdoor setting and engage in activities such as Halloween-themed crafts, games, a campfire and more! Best of all, these activities are FREE to participate in! Family-friendly costumes are encouraged!

Read more about it here.

ZooBOO at the Calgary Zoo

ZooBOO is back at the Calgary Zoo over Halloween weekend! The kids can dress up, trick-or-treat at the zoo, and visit their favourite animals for some spooky fall fun! (While everyone is encouraged to dress up, treat stations are for children 12 and under only.) On October 30 – 31, 2021, you can also start your day with a Halloween brunch!

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Cobb’s Adventure Park: Pumpkin Palooza and Field of Screams

Halloween is just around the corner, bringing with it all the frightful, fall fun you can hope for! But not everyone appreciates the whole range of the holiday’s freaky factors. At Cobb’s Adventure Park, every member of your family can find something, whether you want to carve a whimsical jack-o-lantern (stay tuned for more info on Pumpkin Palooza) or you want to scare the pants off your teenagers.

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The Olympic Oval Halloween Family Skate

Celebrate Halloween with the Oval! On October 31, 2021, from 2 – 5 pm, join the Oval Halloween Family Skate. Experience what it was like for Olympic athletes to whiz down the 450-metre oval ice surface.

Read more about it here.

TELUS Spark Orange Crush

You won’t want to miss Orange Crush at TELUS Spark on October 30 – 31, 2021, with all the ooey-gooey, Halloween science fun you’re hoping for. It’s a Halloween extravaganza with pumpkin bowling, an apple catapult, spooky experiments, and creepy-crawlies!

Read more about it here.

Cineplex Halloween: The Great Big Boo!

This October, Cineplex Theatres bring you The Great Big Boo! – the ultimate family-friendly Halloween experience! This Halloween celebration offers musical theatre and trick-or-treating fun. The non-scary show for kids will feature Zoe and Justin as they sing and dance their way through Boo Alley. With wild adventures, these fun characters will conquer fears, discover dreams, and realize the true spirit of Halloween.

Read more about it here.

Granary Road Halloween

Stay warm and have fun this Halloween with spooky specials at the Granary Road Farmers Market! Visit on October 31 and kids can dress up to trick-or-treat from the vendors. Don’t forget to pre-register for the Spooky Caramel Apple Decorating, also only on October 31.  Plus, you can enjoy the Active Learning Park!

Read more about it here.

Okotoks Art Gallery Halloween Event

This Halloween, join the Okotoks Art Gallery for a variety of Halloween-themed crafts. A series of exciting stations will engage children of all ages and get them busy. They ask that you sign up as family or friend groups to ensure space is made available for you.

Read more about it here.

Strathmore Stampede Fright Night

From October 28 – 31, 2021, head to Strathmore for Stampede Fright Night! You’ll find Haunted houses suitable for all ages, beer gardens, pumpkin decorating, kids carnival, fire pits, food trucks and more!

Read more about it here.

Ghouls’ Night Out

Spend Halloween weekend with the haunted spirits of the past! Heritage Park’s Ghouls’ Night Out is one of the city’s most beloved Halloween traditions and this year it’s happening over four nights, including trick-or-treating at some historical haunted houses. It’s time for a ghostly good time that is extremely popular, so get your timed tickets early!

Read more about it here.

Halloween at Leighton Art Centre

Make the short drive to the Leighton Art Centre and discover Halloween in the Foothills! You might discover a few surprises along the way, while you create and explore the outdoors. Be sure to wear your best costume and bring your trick-or-treat bag (and maybe a flashlight!).

Read more about it here.

Treats R Us at Toys R Us

Halloween is all about the treats, and Treats-R-Us is back at Toys R Us! Check that your local Toys R Us is participating and join them on 3 weekends in October for some sweet, spooky fun. Kids can enjoy a spooky scavenger hunt (October 16 – 17, 2021), Halloween Storytime (October 23 – 24, 2021), and HALLOW-WEEKEND Fun (October 30 – 31, 2021).

Read more about it here.

Calgary Civic Symphony: Trick, Treat, and Triumph

Join the Calgary Civic Symphony on October 31, 2021, as they present their take on the music of Halloween, with Trick, Treat, and Triumph! You will hear selections from Mussorgsky’s Night on Bald Mountain, Herrmann’s Suite from “Psycho,” and Franz Liszt’s Totentanz (Dance of Death).

Read more about it here.

Calgary Ghost Tours

See a different side of Calgary on a Calgary Ghost Tour. It’s a unique way to explore our city from May through November, but it’s particularly fun around Halloween! The tours include many local ghost stories and local history; you don’t have to be a believer to find these stories fascinating.

Read more about it here.

Looking for more (scarier?!) Halloween fun? Find it on the Family Fun Calgary website

Disclaimer: Please bear in mind although most of the above events are deemed family-friendly (unless otherwise stated), there may still be a scary element to some of the festivities. Feel free to contact the event venue if you’re not sure whether an event will suit your family.