Haunted Houses, Halloween Events, and Costume Stores in Calgary [2022]

The best Halloween Events in Calgary

In only a few short weeks, we will be surrounded by goblins, ghouls, witches, cats, and pumpkins! The holiday of spooks and scares has finally arrived, and the anticipation can be felt throughout Calgary! If Halloween is your favourite time of year and a good ghost story or jump scare puts a smile on your face, you will not want to miss out on any of the following events this October. You'll also need a costume, so we'll provide some of the best places to shop and find inspiration. Take a look at the spookiest Halloween events in Calgary, and scare in the season of fright with events that will make your heart race faster!

Ghoul's Night Out: October 28-30

Girl holding a Halloween pumpkin

Calgary's Heritage Park hosts Ghoul's Night Out, featuring brand-new events this year! Dress up and check out family activities like Tea in the Rabbit Hole, Street Theatre with performances by Halloween characters, trick or treat at the Trick or Treatery, or grab a Halloween meal. Visit on October 28 and 29 from 6 to 9 p.m. or October 30 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Pumpkins After Dark: September 22-October 31

You can't miss Calgary's Pumpkins After Dark unique walkthrough experience with 6,000 hand-carved pumpkins. Special effects, music, and sounds lead you through a path with all-new displays this Halloween season. Grab a sweet treat, view a pumpkin carving demonstration, and discover so much more at this magical event at WinSport.

Field of Screams: October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, & 29

Cobb's Adventure Park's annual outdoor Halloween-themed event is back! Field of Screams allows you to explore 20 acres at night and put your bravery to the test while you make your way through six haunted houses. Stay for the rides, food, activities, and more! Tickets are $26 if purchased online and $30 at the door.

Spooky haunted railroad for Halloween

Dash of Doom: October 29

Participate in a Calgary Halloween tradition at the Dash of Doom Halloween Run. This is Calgary's only Halloween night race, where participants are encouraged to dress up and bring their families and pets. If you can't make it, you'll have the chance to race virtually from anywhere from October 28 - October 31. Both races are eligible for awards, and in-person participants will receive a T-shirt.

Screamfest 2022: Month of October

Get ready to scream at Calgary's Screamfest! Haunted houses, games, and rides await at this event in Stampede Park. Tickets are available online, and hours are from 7 p.m. to midnight. Screamfest is recommended for visitors aged 12 and up.

Market Wine - Spooktacular Beerfest: October 29

Dress up and join Market Wines at their Calgary South location for Spooktacular Beerfest. Sample Alberta beers and more from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are available online starting at $49.

2022 Train of Terror: Fridays & Saturdays in October + October 30

Are you brave enough to board the Train of Terror? Start by navigating your way through a maze, then grab a drink before your next terrifying adventure awaits. This two-hour experience is an 18+ event. Tickets can be purchased online for $85 and are going fast!

Where Can You Find Halloween Costumes in Calgary?

Whether you’re looking for something unique or to transform yourself into your favourite television character, here are the best places to shop or find inspiration in Calgary for your costume this year.

Heritage Park

Hosting Ghoul's Night Out, Heritage Park, the historic village, is a great place to start getting costume ideas because the park is full of historically accurate attire to the era. This is a great place to start!

Bleeding Art Industries: 3815 61 Avenue S.E.

This is the place to get your Halloween makeup. Whether dressing up as a zombie, a clown, or a movie star, get the makeup you need from Bleeding Art Industries. This production company creates special effects and 3D and stop motion animated short films, so they are used to producing amazing makeup looks. They offer blood jam, zombie packs, and gelatin burn kits for your scary costumes.

The Costume Shoppe: 4307 Blackfoot Trail S.E.

Offering something for everyone, The Costume Shoppe is of the best places in Calgary to find your Halloween costume this year. Browse costumes for men, women, children, and even pets, plus various accessories, makeup, and other Halloween supplies. You can also rent costumes and accessories through the company's rental department.

Halloween Alley: 12024 Sarcee Trail N.W. & 2929 Sunridge Way N.E. Unit 420

Find costumes, outdoor Halloween decor, wigs, masks, and so much more at Halloween Alley. With options to shop online or in store, everyone is sure to find inspiration here. This year's trends, budget looks, and costumes from popular T.V. shows are all available. Halloween Alley has two locations in Calgary and is Canada's largest independently owned Halloween retailer. 

Happy Halloween!

We hope you enjoy Halloween in Calgary this year! Find your costume inspiration, dress up, trick or treat and view Halloween decorations throughout Calgary, and head out to one of these events offering something for everyone.

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