Your Weekend Guide to Family-Friendly Activities in Calgary — October 19 – 21

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It’s been a gorgeous October week in Calgary and we can look forward to a fantastic weekend (October 19 – 21)! What is your family planning? Head outside and enjoy fall, catch a show, and just enjoy.

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1. Butterfield Acres’ Pumpkin Hunts

Take your little ones and go find the perfect pumpkin at Butterfield Acres.

2. Sound of Music Movie Sing-Along

If you know all the words, head to the Sound of Music Movie Sing-Along this Saturday night.

3. Calgary Corn Maze Pumpkin Festival

Need more pumpkin options? Check out the Calgary Corn Maze Pumpkin Festival or Pumpkin-Palooza at Cobb’s Adventure Park.

4. CPO Symphony Sundays

The Calgary Phil is presenting the kids’ classic, Peter and the Wolf, on Sunday afternoon.

5. Michaels Kids’ Club

Get some shopping done while your kids do a craft at Michaels. (It keeps the mess somewhere else.) See here to find out what the craft is this weekend.

6.  Cineplex Family Favourites

The Cineplex Family Favourites play every Saturday at 11 am and offer movie tickets for only $2.99 each. Yes, please. See what’s playing

7. The Great Pumpkin Celebration at Bass Pro Shops

Bass Pro Shops has fall-themed activities planned this weekend for the Great Pumpkin Celebration.

8. Shocktober at TELUS Spark

Discover the frightfully fun science behind Halloween at TELUS Spark.

9. IndigoKids

Calling all toy lovers! Join IndigoKids on Saturday for a day of toy demos.

10. Calgary Reptile Expo

Discover animals that creep, crawl, and slither at the Calgary Reptile Expo this weekend.

11. Jubilations Junior

Try a kid-friendly dinner theatre show with Jubilations Junior this Saturday. In the mood for more? The Storybook Theatre is presenting Goosebumps: Phantom of the Auditorium.

12. Calgary New and Used Ski Sale

You know it’s coming; you might as well get ready. Winter will be here soon, so get your new gear at the Calgary New and Used Ski Sale.

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!

Have a great weekend, everyone!

But wait . . . there’s more! Want more ideas? Check out ideas in our What’s Happening in October Guide! And you can gear up for Halloween with our Halloween Guide.

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