Fun Things to do in Calgary October 2020

by Anastasia Dvorak
Things to do in Calgary in October 2020

Check out the fun and interesting events for October 2020. Every month I spend hours searching for the best Calgary local and fun events for the whole family so that you don’t have to! I deliver these events weekly to my subscribers.

This list is updated weekly.

Friday, October 2

+ Fall Days at Calgary Farmyard from 10am-9pm @ Calgary Farmyard (Calgary Corn Maze)

+ Fiver Fridays Adult Night at Telus Spark from 5pm-9pm @ Telus Spark ($5 dollar admission 18+ only)

+ Dinner in a Dome: Dine in Wonderland from 5pm-11.30pm ($110/person – 4-6 people – book online -available until Nov 1) and afternoon tea ($75/person) on weekends @ Bow Valley Ranche Restaurant

+ *FREE* Oct. 2-3 State of Art Show and Sale from 6pm-9pm (Fri), 10am-4pm (Sat) @ 277 Strathcona Dr SW

+ *FREE* Oct. 2-4 The Calgary New Earth Expo from 5pm-9pm (Fri), 10am-5pm (Sat), 11am-6pm (Sun) @ The Big Four Building (eco-friendly product, natural health, alternative medicine, hand crafted art & jewelry and spiritual lifestyles.)

Saturday, October 3

+ Wine and Baby Kangaroos – Adults Only Night from 6pm-10pm @ Cobb’s Adventure Park

+ Used Designer Children’s Clothing and Gear Sale from 9am-1pm @ Montgomery Community Hall

+ *FREE* Millarville Farmers’ Market (dogs not permitted) from 9am-2pm @ Millarville

+ Fall Calgary Baby and Tot Show (tickets $10) from 9.30am-5pm @ BMO Centre

+ Crush- Wine Stomp from 10am-4pm (tickets $48/per bucket – $12 each -4 people) @ City & Country Winery (Guided winemaking, grape-stomping, and juice-pressing workshops)

+ October 3-4 Harvest Pumpkin Fest from 10am-2pm (tickets online) @ Butterfield Acres

+ Bow River Brewing Oktoberfest 2020 (tickets $25) from 6pm-10pm @ Bow River Brewing

+ Chef’s Table featuring Inner City Brewing from 6pm-9pm @ TEN Degrees Chocolate ($85/ticket includes a four-course meal + beer)

+ *FREE* Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza from 11am-4pm @ cSPACE (Glass House is hosting a Pumpkin Patch Extravaganza, family fun event, glass pumpkins, candy, glass blowing classes, a glass blowing demonstration at 12:30pm, prizes, additional vendors and more)

+ *FREE* Bring a Dog Get a (hot)Dog Parking Lot Event from 11am-3pm @ 3131 68 St NW (free hotdogs + fun for your pet)

+ *FREE* Fall Fest & Food Truck Round Up for Auburn Bay Residents + their guests – from 1pm-4pm @ Auburn House (Food Trucks, Hay Rides, Games, Photo Booth, Petting Zoo, and Aerial Performers).

Sunday, October 4

+ Octoberfest & Coffee Beer Unveiling from 12pm-6pm @ Baya Rica Cafe

+ Sunday Skate Open Roll with Calgary Roller Skate from 2pm-4pm (all ages-$12 tickets, $17 with a rental) @ Vecova Recreation Center

Here are the events that will be happening this long weekend in Calgary.

Friday, October 9 

+ Chef’s Table featuring Inner City Brewing from 6pm-9pm @ TEN Degrees Chocolate ($85/ticket includes a four-course meal + beer)

+ Thanksgiving Cornucopia Workshop (Ages 18+) from 6.30pm-8pm ($55 for Auburn Bay residents, $75 for non residents @ Auburn House (You will create your own vibrant Thanksgiving centerpiece with fresh cut flowers, fall greenery, and preserved fall elements. Materials and tools are included in the price).

+ October 9-31 Train of Terror 18+ (tickets $76.66) from 6:30pm, 8:00pm and 9:30pm @ Aspen Crossing, Mossleigh

+ October 9-12 Harvest Lights from 5.30pm-9pm (tickets $17.95) @ Calgary Farmyard (Enjoy all the fun of the Farmyard as the whole farm remains open while becoming colourfully lit with thousands of lights under the evening sky. All attractions open and pumpkins available.)

+ October 3-31 Fall at Kayben Farms from 10am-5pm (tickets $7.62 – $42.86) (On Saturday and Sunday they will have wagon rides, pumpkin cannon, and pumpkin painting!)

+ October 9-11 Granary Road Fall Weekends from 9am-5pm (free for the Farmer’s Market, Learning Park $10/person) @ Granary Road

Saturday, October 10

+ Ceili’s 4th Annual Vegan Thanksgiving from 10am-12am (tickets $30/person) @ Ceili’s Calgary Downtown

+ October 10, 17, 23, 24, 30, 2020 – The Devil’s DRIVE-IN Halloween Experience from 7pm-8.50pm (tickets $50/car) @ Parkade level, New Horizon Mall (Bringing you terror like never before- all from the safety of your parked vehicle! With three original theatrical productions to choose from, including a family-friendly option, there is something for everyone.)

+ Paranormal Investigation from 7pm-12am (tickets $100) @ East Coulee School Museum (near Drumheller)

+ Neighbour Pop-Up Market from 10am-4pm @ 54 Hawkwood Blvd NW

+ Havana Night from 8pm-11pm (tickets $12 online/$15 at the door) @ Ballroom & Country Dance Studio (a variety of Salsa, Bachata, Timba, Kizomba, and much more music will be played throughout the evening.)

+ October 10-12 Harvest Pumpkin Fest from 10am-2pm @ Butterfield Acres

+ October 10-12- Halloweekends from 11am-5pm (regular admission) @ Calaway Park

+ October 10-11 Inglewood/Downtown Ghost Walks 18+ (tickets $20) from 9pm-11pm

+ October 10-12 – Pumpkin Palooza (tickets $19.75) from 11am-5pm @ Cobb’s Corn Maze (Walk through the pumpkin patch, take beautiful photos and pick your favourite pumpkins to buy for Halloween carving!)

Sunday, October 11

+ Thanksgiving Dinner from 5pm-11pm @ (Enjoy a 2-course Turkey Dinner for $49 or 3-course dinner for $59, and kids under 12 are only $20) @ Ruth’s Chris Steak House Downtown

+ Thanksgiving at the Selkirk from 10am-5pm ($30/plate) @ Heritage Park

+ Sunday, October 11, 2020 Fall Harvest Dinner at the Zoo from 5pm-8.30pm (tickets $54.95 adult, $34.95 child, $49.95 senior – includes Zoo admission + 4 course Turkey Dinner). Tickets online.

Looking for ways to celebrate Thanksgiving this year? Here is a list of restaurants and businesses in Calgary that have special Thanksgiving Calgary 2020 offerings (dine in, turkey to go, and take out) this year: https://foodgressing.com/thanksgiving-calgary-2020/

Friday, October 23

+ October 23-25 38th Annual Bearspaw Fall & Christmas Market (tickets $3, kids under 12 – free) from 10am-1pm @ Bearspaw Lifestyle Centre

+ October 23 *FREE* Calgary Night Market from 5pm-10pm @ Eau Claire Market

+ Oct 23-24 Field of Screams from 6pm-10pm ($26/person) @ Cobb’s Adventure Park

+ Oct 22-25 Screamfest from 7pm-12pm ($25 tickets) @ Big Four, Stampede Park

+ Oct 23-25 Spooktacular Grim Mini Golf ($12/person) various times @ WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park (outside course – wear warm clothes)

+ Oct 23-24 Ghosts and Gourmet at Wainwright Hotel from 6pm-9.30pm (3 course meal + ghost tour $79.95/person) @ Heritage Park

Saturday, October 24

Pulp Fiction Movie (tickets $25 for private table for 2, other options available) from 5.30pm-11pm (movie starts at 7pm) @ the Brewery

Oct 24-25 Calgary Arab Film Nights (English subtitles available – tickets $10) from @ Globe Theatre

Oct 24-25 Bowness Halloween Haunted House (for school-aged kids) from 5pm-8pm (Fri), 2pm-5pm (Sun) (tickets $3-5) @ Bowness Community Centre

+ *FREE* Cochrane Octoberfest Artisan Market  from 10am-4pm @ Lions Club Event Centre

+ Oct 24-25 Harvest Pumpkin Fest from 10am-2pm from Butterfield Acres

+ Oct 24-25 Pumpkin Carving and Cookie Decoration for Kids from 11am-1pm ($25/child) @ Alberta Educational Centre

+ *FREE* Community Nature Adventure Playground – Evergreen SW from 11am-3pm @ Evergreen (243 Everstone Dr SW)

+ Indoor Season Opener Farmer’s Market from 12pm-4pm @ Hillhurst Sunnyside Farmer’s Market

+ Calgary Dollars Market (fun local market) from 12pm-4pm @ Hillhurst Sunnyside Community Association

+ CKE Halloween Parade and Scavenger Hunt from 3pm-4pm @ CKE Community Association

+ Harvest Pumpkin Fest Date Night from 5pm-9pm @ Butterfield Acres

+ Black and White Latin Dance Social from 8.30pm-1.30am @ Havana Social Dance Studio

+ Palette Fine Art Show and Sale from 10am-4pm @ Triwood Community Association

Sunday, October 25

+ Halloween Spooktacular Dance Party (ages 10 and up – $10/person) from 1pm-2pm @ Confederation Park

+ Dash of Doom Halloween Run (register to run on Oct 31) -more info here.

+ Sunday Night Social Dance from 7pm-11pm @ Ballroom & Country Dance Studio

+ *FREE* Kensington Harvest Market from 10am-3pm @ CPA Lot 57 (between Tim Hortons and Original Joe’s) Kensington Road NW

+ Pumpkin Carving Event from 11am-1pm (tickets $5/pumpkin) @ Amaranth Arbour Lake

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Things to Do in Calgary in October 2020

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