Wayne Meikle worked with Alberta Park for 35 years and leads this ghost tour through Fish Creek Provincial Park. Meikle takes the group through the historic Bow Valley Ranch area of the park and shares stories of the ghosts who haunt the area. It’s going to be dark, so there might even be a few ghost sightings. Bring along a travel mug so you can enjoy the hot chocolate that’s...

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It's not hard to be impressed and inspired by Tina Tchen. As if it weren't enough that she's the former assistant to U.S. President Barack Obama, Tchen was also the Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama and Executive Director of the Council on Women and Girls. All this makes her a natural choice to be the keynote speaker at the Canadian Women's...

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Joan Rivers will greet you on the red carpet. Once you are inside The Still, mix and mingle with other "celebrities" and pay attention as various events take place that lead to a murder. You'll get a solution kit to eventually help solve that murder. And, by the end of the evening you will have also enjoyed a four-course meal. This is a fundraiser for carya's youth...

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Show up in costume for this murder mystery dinner (but leave the full face mask at home). As soon as you arrive, you'll be handed a welcome drink and escorted to your table. Be prepared to meet your neighbours — tables are banquet style with 10 to 12 guests at them. From there, you'll get a three course meal that includes severed head Jack-o-lantern (stuffed peppers), werewolf...

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Ghouls' Night Out

Oct 26, 2017 - Oct 29, 2017

Heritage Park decorates its streets for Halloween and this bash that is especially fun for families with kids aged three to nine. There is storytelling, crafts, "ginger-dead-man" decorating, Witches Flying School and a family dance. The Opera House gets done up like a Mexican Village for day of the Dead.  Buy your tickets in advance for this party.  Times: Thursday,...

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This event was so popular last Halloween that it’s returning this year. After all, just because you’re an adult doesn’t mean this time of year shouldn’t involve copious amount of candy. Spend the evening pairing wine, beer and cocktails with your favourite Halloween treats. The flavour of caramels and candy corn can really be enhanced when you have the right drink. ...

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Local amateur and independent filmmakers had 48 hours to write, film and produce a short horror movie. The showcase on October 27 is a chance to see all the final films under one roof. After watching them all, vote for your favourite. This is an adults-only event. Time:  8 p.m. to 11 p.m. For more information, visit:  terrorchallenge.ca

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Haunted Calgary

Oct 27, 2017 - Oct 31, 2017

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

This haunted house in Rocky Ridge is the biggest in the city and it has been scaring Calgarians every Halloween since 1987. The 2017 theme is Hollywood Horrors. Walk through the Rocky Ridge home and try not to jump when the actors suddenly appear from around corners. The haunted house is set up entirely by volunteers and proceeds support the Oops-a-Dazy Rescue and...

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The sweet transvestite from Transsexual, Transylvania, the Time Warp and the ghoulish butler Riff Raff. You'll catch it all in The Rocky Horror Picture Show, a real Halloween classic. This event is adults-only and admission includes a props package for the classic Rocky Horror interactivity.  Time:  8:30 p.m. For more information, go to: ...

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If you see groups of costumed people running around Okotoks and High River taking part in a series of challenges, don't panic. They are part of The Great Dash. Think of it as kind of like The Amazing Race, but with a focus on the art and cuisine of the Foothills. Sign up in teams of 2 or 4 and make sure you have a car and cellphone. The race starts at The River Ran Through it...

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