Can you believe that it’s already October? With Halloween taking place on a Monday this year there are many Halloween events around Edmonton taking place in October leading up to the weekend before and on Halloween night itself!

Halloween events around Edmonton

Halloween events around Edmonton

Kid Zone Pumpkin Carving – October 19th
The Market Place at Callingwood
Time: TBA
Cost: Free
Come dressed up, carve a pumpkin to take home (while quantities last), participate in other Halloween fun and some treats.
More details here

The Haunted Pumpkin Festival – on until October 31st
Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm, Every weekend
Time: 9:00am-6:00pm
Cost: Regular admission prices, kids get in free when dressed in costume on October 31st.
Free Shuttle Bus Park n’ Ride from the Mega, Farm and Pumpkin Patch Activities, with special entertainment (Puppet Shows, Pumpkin Cannon, Folk Music, Magic Shows, Drumming Circles, Story Tellers etc.)
More details here

Spooktacular: Penny Dreadful – October 21st & 22nd
Fort Edmonton Park
Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm
Cost: $24.99/person, 3 & under are free. Choice to add on the movie Goonies $10.50/person at 8:30pm each night.
Journey through the pages of the Victorian era Penny Dreadfuls. Get lost in the maze, participate in the crafts at Blatchford Hanger, and Trick or Treat as you walk through time. Food will also be available for purchase in the Blatchford Hanger.
More details here

DIY Fun: Witches, Goblins & Ghosts – October 22nd
Reuse Centre, 6835-83st
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Cost: $8/child & $15/adult
Join us for some spooky family fun, as you learn to create great Halloween decorations to take home! Make a ghastly egg carton witch puppet, a haunted terrarium jar and ghoulish monster magnets. Play a fun Halloween-themed game and go on a mini trick-or-treat scavenger hunt. Adult must register and attend with child(ren) registered in the course
More details here

Boo at the Zoo – October 23rd
Edmonton Valley Zoo
Time: 11:00am-4:00pm
Cost: General admission rates
Come dressed in your costume and try some hands-on science experiments, crafts, extinct animal graveyards, and a Witch’s Den are just some of the activities that will make Boo at the Zoo one of your Halloween traditions!
More details here

Howl-ween Pooch Parade – October 23rd
Greenland Garden
Time: 2:00-4:00pm
Cost: $10/dog to enter into the parade.
Enjoy the parade, prizes for best dressed, most outrageous and best owner/pet matching costumers. Pet Photos and Mini Trade Fair also happening. Pre-registration required, space limited.
Get more details here

Hallowe’en Howl Family Fun Night – October 27
John Janzen Nature Centre
Time: 6:30-8:00pm
Cost: Free
Go on a haunted nature walk, play some ghostly games, and find out why all the animals that you might be scared of, are really amazing! Make sure to bring a chair and a reusable mug for some hair-raising hot chocolate.
More details here

Spooky Swim – October 28th
TransAlta Tri-Leisure Centre, Spruce Grove
Time: 6:00-10:00pm
Cost: $2/person
Swimming, games, treats & more
More details here

Family Halloween Party – October 28th 
Lauderdale Community Hall, 12937 107 Street NW
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Cost: $5 per person or $20 Family Deal (includes 2 adults and up to $4 children)
There will be snacks, music and fun activities to celebrate the fun of Halloween! 
More details here

Mini Monster Bash – October 29th
Heritage Park Pavilion, 5100-41 Ave, Stony Plain.
Time: 10:00am-2:00pm
Cost: Free
Come dressed in your costume and participate crafts and activities (typically designed for children ages three to 10, but older children are also welcome)
More details here

Halloween Trick or Treat Festival _ October 29th & 30th
Galaxyland, West Edmonton Mall
Time: 12:00-4:00pm
Cost: Free
Trick or Treat for ghoulish goodies, ride the Halloween train, and enjoy fun Halloween activities such as face painting and magic. Come in costume or as you are!
More details here

Spooktacular – October 30th
Navina Yoga, #211, 316 Windermere Road
Time: 10:00-11:30am
Cost: $20/child
Come dressed in your Halloween costume and join Sara Hastings Morris as she takes you on a witch-hunt yoga style. Complete with yoga, games, and a healthy treat.
This class is open to children ages 5 to 10 years.
More details here

Edmonton Garrison Halloween Carnival – October 30th
Edmonton Garrison Fitness Club
Time: 11:00am-3:00pm
Cost: Free with a donation to the Edmonton Garrison Chapels Food Bank
Activities include Bouncy Castles and Obstacles, Haunted Houses and Ghosts, Candy, Entertainment, and much more.
More details here

Skate and Scare – October 30th
Kinex Arena – 66 Hebert Road
Time: 1:45-3:15
Cost: Free
Get in the spirit of Halloween with this FREE themed skate at Kinex Arena! Enjoy games, hot chocolate and timbits.
More details here

Dynamx Halloween Event – October 30th
Dynamx Gymnastics, St. Albert
Time: 12:00-2:00pm
Cost: $12/child, adults are free
Join in the gymnastics, haunted house, bouncy castle, and games. Cash concession will be open.
More details here

Hallow-scream – October 31st
Mill Woods Town Centre
Time: 3:00-6:00pm
Cost: Free
Come dressed in your costume, participate in games, activities, and trick or treat at 1 of 6 stations.
More details here

Halloween Thrills – October 31st
Bonnie Doon Centre
Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cost: Free
Trick or Treat at the various stores, watch a bubble show, take pictures in the photo booth, do crafts ad more!
More details here

Are there other Halloween events that aren’t on this list? Send an email to for it to be added!

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