Reportedly haunted, Heritage Park Historical Village is an appropriate place to hold a kids’ Halloween party. During Ghouls’ Night Out, October 24 to 27, children 10 and under can pilot a broom at Skyscrapers Flying Academy and join the Mad Hatter for a tea party.
A Real Scream
ScreamFest, held weekends in October as well as Thursday, October 31 at Stampede Park, features eight haunted houses filled with killer clowns, vengeful ghosts and zombies. Also find carnival games and rides and multiple freak shows.
Out Of This World
Return to the golden age of space exploration October 26 during Sci Fi Night at Rothney Astrophysical Observatory. Find astronomical games, costume contests, trivia challenges and science fiction lectures hearkening back to the 1960s.
Haunted Costume Ball
More than 1,000 raucous revellers embrace the monster within at Calgary Opera’s annual costume ball, the Fright Fest for the Arts on October 26. Spooky sailors, pirates and tentacled beasts embrace the event’s Spirits of the Deep theme.
Children Of The Corn
The family-friendly Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm shares Halloween’s sense of fun. Until October 20, explore the corn maze, Nerf-gun battlefield, pumpkin-smashing pit and corn cannon.