Kids' Halloween Events in Calgary 2016

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Published Oct 3, 2016

Get in the Halloween spirit this year by taking the family to these amazing events! Here's the top kid friendly Halloween events in Calgary 2016!

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Halloween events abound in Calgary! Scare yourself silly with the best spooky events, scary attractions and Halloween parties taking place in the city. The staff at ChatterBlock has compiled a list of some frighteningly fun time events that you will surely enjoy!

Top Halloween events in Calgary this 2016:

Monster Mash-Up

Join TELUS Spark this Halloween for a ton of spooky scientific fun! You’ll get the chance to create toy Monster Mash-Up, enjoy some treats, decorate pumpkins, peek at some parasites, explore the Mad Science Hall and so much more!

Join in the Little Monster Party, learn a part of Michael Jackson’s Thriller Dance, or explore spooky and explosive live science demonstrations. All these special activities are free with regular admission or a membership.

It’s sure to be a frightfully fun time!

October 29, 10:00-5:00 & October 30, 10:00-4:00. 
TELUS Spark 

Flashlight Nights

The Calgary Corn Maze is fun and challenging at any time, but just think of trying to navigate the paths at night using only your flashlight! Flashlight nights are an extremely popular activity as guests love getting lost in the dark. Bring your flashlights and your sense of’ll need both.

Flashlight Nights draw a predominently older audience (youth groups and adults). We still have lots of young families that attend and just love it, but please keep in mind it is a much different experience than visiting in the day as the maze does get quite dark and there is an older audience on average.

Friday, Sept 23 & 30, and Oct. 7, 14, & 21, 2016. 
Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm 

The Pumpkin Festival 

Meet us at Strathcona Square on October 24th for the Pumpkin Festival! Do you make the BEST pumpkin pie? Come participate in our pumpkin pie contest! If your child has pumpkin carving skills they can put them to the test for our pumpkin carving contest (ages 7-13)! There will be prizes for the winners!

Oct 22, 2016 11:00am - 3pm
Strathcona Square Shopping Center 

Ghouls' Night Out at Heritage Park

Dress up and explore the Ghouls' Night Out at Heritage Park! Have tea with the Mad Hatter, wander through the pumpkin patch, play Carnival games, dance with zombies and more! To purchase tickets, visit the website.

Oct 27 - 29, 2016. 6 - 9 pm, Oct 30th, 2016. 4 - 7pm

Gasoline Alley Museum - Heritage Park 

Spooktacular HALLOWEEN

Drop by the Farmers’ Market for HALLOWEEN games and activities. There’s Double, Double, Toil and Trouble at the Calgary Farmers’ Market this Halloween when families come out for our Spooktacular Events on Friday, October 28th and Saturday, October 29th! Get ready to carve up the best pumpkin and enjoy other crafts, and family friendly festivities. 

Oct 28th, 2016 10am - 3pm
Calgary Farmers' Market 

The Halloween Howl 

This October 23rd the Alberta Diabetes Foundation will again host its annual Halloween Howl in Calgary to raise awareness and support for life-changing diabetes research. It is with the strong and continued commitment of the community, that new therapies and treatments are being developed to improve the lives of individuals living with diabetes.

The Halloween Howl is a fun, family friendly event that includes a 3K and 5K fun run/walk and a chip-timed 10K competitive run. Participants are encouraged to dress up and prizes are awarded for the best costumes

Oct 7 - Nov 1, 2015 7pm 

Eau Claire Market, with route along the Bow River Pathways.

Ghosties and Ghoulies: Halloween Storytimes

Bring your kids out for cute and spooky Halloween songs and rhymes at Ghosties and Goulies: Halloween Storytime. Families are welcome to share an evening of storytime, snacks, and activities with us. The event is great for families with 2-5 year-olds, babes in arms always welcome! 

At Rhyme and Reason Early Learning in Northland Village Mall (5111 Northland Dr NW)

October 26th 3:00-4:00
October 29th 11:00-12:00


Walk through multiple haunted houses -- the Madhouse, Bates Motel, and new this year, Clown Town.

Go on the Neighbours From Hell simulator ride and try your luck at Halloween themed carnival games like the Wheel of Misfortune.

There are also a few new activities this year ScreamFest. Try out the "zombie zorbz" and see how long you'd last during a game of archery tag.

Also new this year - ScreamFest is licensed!

October 14, 15, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 30, and 31st! 7pm - Midnight
Calgary Stampede Granstande 

Harvest Pumpkin Hunt 

A favourite annual memory maker for the 8 and under crowd!

If your kiddos like seeing a tractor-pulled hay wagon, rolling through the crunchy fall leaves, and finding some... kid-sized pumpkins the Harvest Pumpkin Hunt is a must do this Halloween season! Once they find some their pumpkin of choice, your kids will have a blast decorating them into creative pumpkin-head masterpieces! 

Oct 8 - Oct 30, 2016 (See schedule for time variations) 
Butterfield Acres Farm 

For more Halloween Events in Calgary, visit our popular Halloween events page. We also have a list of camps and classes perfect for your kids!

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