Ghosts, goblins, and ghouls … oh, golly! Halloween season will soon be upon us, but you already know that — kids go crazy for Halloween! There are Halloween activities and festivities for kids of all ages, from tots to teens, and we’re collecting some top options here. Let us help you find the BEST Halloween events in Calgary so your Halloween season includes heaps of fangtastic fun!

Calgary Banner Halloween (Family Fun Calgary)

Bluegrass Nursery Pumpkin Fest (Family Fun Calgary)

Blue Grass Garden Centre Pumpkin Fest

Fall means cozy sweaters, brilliant photo ops, and pumpkin-themed fun! And this fall, you can give your support to young superheroes at the Alberta Children’s Hospital. It’s all waiting for you with the Pumpkin Fest at the Blue Grass Garden Centre. Taking place on October 7, 2023, it’s a fun family event filled with pumpkins and kid-favourite activities. Who’s ready for a smashing good time?!

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Butterfield Acres Harvest Pumpkin Fest (Family Fun Calgary)

Butterfield Acres’ Harvest Pumpkin Fest

**Closed for season due to snow** Make the most of fall with an outing to Butterfield Acres for their special Harvest Pumpkin Fest. As the leaves turn and there’s a nip in the air, pull out the cozy sweaters and head outside to the farm. There’s so much for the kids to do at Butterfield Acres, as they visit animals, spot the scarecrows, and search for the perfect pumpkin to make a Halloween jack o’lantern.

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Calaway Park Halloweekends (Family Fun Calgary)

Calaway Park Halloweekends

Fall brings us wonderful things, including Halloweekends at Calaway Park! Every Saturday and Sunday (plus Thanksgiving Monday) until October 9, 2023, Calaway Park hosts Halloweekends, a family-friendly celebration of fall, costumes, and family fun. The south side of Calaway Park is transformed into Hallotown. Do you dare stroll through it? Of course! It’s not scary, it’s friendly and it’s filled with different scenes and activities.

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Calgary Dry Ice Halloween (Family Fun Calgary)

Calgary Dry Ice Halloween Special

How do you add extra excitement to your Halloween? Just add dry ice to your spooky fun! Halloween is filled with things kids love, but make it even better with a little dry ice. Calgary Dry Ice makes dry ice more accessible to the general public with their retail sales, and there’s no better time than Halloween to enjoy the effects! Pre-order by midnight on October 23, 2023, you will get free delivery.

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Camp Cadicasu Halloween (Family Fun Calgary)

Camp Cadicasu Halloween

Who said you need to stick to city streets for Halloween trick-or-treating fun? Head to Camp Cadicasu this fall for Trick or Trail! It wouldn’t be Halloween without yummy treats, a little monster mash, and a sprinkle of camp magic! Trick or Trail is an opportunity for you to choose your own adventure. You can participate in a hike (or not) and spend time enjoying the Halloween magic at camp.

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Haunted Calgary (Family Fun Calgary)

Haunted Calgary

Do you relish the fearful and the freaky? Haunted Calgary is bringing you a fright to remember this Halloween with a haunted walk-through attraction at the New Horizon Mall! Younger kids? Head to the Family Frights Thrill Zone for Halloween-themed bouncy castles and games and visit Haunted Calgary during their ‘low-scare’ hours. Or check out the ‘full-scare’ version!

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Ghouls' Night Out Heritage Park (Family Fun Calgary)Heritage Park Ghouls’ Night Out

There’s only one place in Calgary where you can meet the haunted spirits of the past, have a ghostly good time, and take your little ones out for safe Halloween fun! Ghouls’ Night Out at Heritage Park is one of the city’s most beloved Halloween traditions and this year you’ll find loads of spooktacular new activities, spine-tingling street theatre, and monster meet-and-greets for all your family Halloween excitement.

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New Horizon Mall Halloween (Family Fun Calgary)

New Horizon Mall Children’s Halloween Party

The Halloween season is filled with excitement for kids of all ages, and the fun doesn’t need to stay on only one night. New Horizon Mall is inviting your family to a FREE Children’s Halloween Party! It’s the perfect opportunity for kids to wear their favourite Halloween costume again (or, if your kids can’t decide, another costume!) and get out of the house for some fun family time.

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Pumpkins After Dark (Family Fun Calgary)

Pumpkins After Dark

You know Halloween magic is at work when Pumpkins After Dark, Canada’s largest Halloween festival, comes to Calgary! This September and October your family will enjoy a one-of-a-kind walk-through experience that is fun for all ages. It’s a brand-new show for 2023 and the pumpkin sculptures and displays are lit and curated to music, sounds, and special effects.

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Singing With Sylvia Halloween (Family Fun Calgary)

Singing with Sylvia Halloween Howl

Warm up your singing voices, don your best costumes, and bring your Hallo-weenies out for a special treat this October and a concert designed for the little ones! The Singing with Sylvia Halloween Howl is all about dressing up, enjoying a fun concert for kids, and dancing along with the pure joy of the season. Want to see what Singing with Sylvia is all about? You can find her on Spotify.)

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Southcentre Halloween (Family Fun Calgary)Southcentre Mall Magical Wishing Tree

Halloween is known for costumes, treats, and all things enchanted and spooky. That makes it the perfect time to visit the Magical Wishing Tree at Southcentre Mall! This immersive, magic-themed installation is a wonderful addition to your fall and Halloween season, and more importantly, it also supports the work of Make-A-Wish® Canada, as they bring life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.

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ZooBOO Calgary Zoo Halloween (Family Fun Calgary)Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo ZooBOO

This Halloween, dress up your little monkeys and tigers and plan some Halloween fun with your favourite animals! ZooBOO at the Wilder Institute/Calgary Zoo is back over Halloween weekend and it’s the perfect opportunity for wild Halloween fun. The kids can dress up, do a little trick-or-treating at the zoo, and visit their favourite animals for some spooky fall fun!

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Calgary Banner Family Fun Calgary Guides (Family Fun Calgary)

Pumpkin Patches GuidePumpkin Patches (Family Fun Calgary)

Fall is so short in Calgary, you have to make the most of the season! Two of the season’s most iconic symbols are a nice big pumpkin and a juicy cob of corn, so here are the best places in Calgary to find your favourite pumpkin and/or challenge yourself with a journey through a corn maze. Plus, these are great places for amazing photos!

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Favourite Local Candy StoresCandy Stores (Family Fun Calgary)

There’s something iconic about a candy store. It’s a child’s wonderland, with sugary sweet delights that are often colourful and always delicious. Even adults can’t always resist the lure of the candy store, especially when they find nostalgic sweets that bring back those happy, carefree days of childhood. Sure, you can buy candy at any corner store or supermarket, but check out one of these candy stores for something special this Halloween.

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