Oct. 05, 2023 | CREB
What to do in Calgary this October
Autumn has arrived in Calgary, and with that cold chill in the air, comes Halloween and hockey. There is no shortage of entertainment in the city this month. Don’t miss out, and check out the events below!
Calgary Hitmen | Home Games
Oct. 1, 20, 22, 28, 29, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
Cheer on the Hitmen as they take on the Saskatoon Blades, Seattle Thunderbirds, Lethbridge Hurricanes, Red Deer Rebels, and Portland Winterhawks this season.
Calgary Flames | Home Games
Oct. 2, 11, 24, 26, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
NHL is back! Join the Calgary Flames at their home games as the team faces Colorado Avalanche, Vegas Golden Knights, Buffalo Sabers, Carolina Hurricanes, Pittsburgh Penguins, and Edmonton Oilers.
Calgary Wranglers | Home Games
Oct. 28-29, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
Don’t miss the Calgary Wranglers as they kick off their second season at the Dome in a battle against the Colorado Eagles.
ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT
Cirque Du Soleil: Kooza
Under the Big Top at Stampede Park, 650 25 Ave S.E.
Until Oct. 8, Calgarians can experience KOOZA – a colourful and mesmerizing show that highlights the physical demands of human performance in all its splendor, fragility, and everything in-between.
Alberta Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Oct. 26-28, Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 1415 14 Ave N.W.
The Sleeping Beauty has returned! As one of the company’s most renowned shows, ballet-goers of all ages will be charmed to see this fairy tale come alive with a mesmerizing performance from Alberta’s top ballet talent.
Magic Lies: An evening with W.O. Mitchell
Until Oct. 21, Rosebud Theatre, 202 Martin Ave, Rosebud
Written by his son and daughter-in-law, in this play’s World Premiere, W.O. Mitchell, AKA, Canada’s Mark Twain, will stampede onto the Opera House stage to regale us with his telltale ramble of stories, characters and impressions.
Wu-Tang Clan & Nas: NY State of Mind Tour
Oct. 14, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
See Hip Hop icons Wu-Tang Clan and Nas live in Calgary as they hit the city as part of their 2023 N.Y. State of Mind Tour.
The Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary tour
Oct. 25, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
Award-winning, Rock and Roll legends, The Doobie Brothers’ are visiting Calgary to play their greatest hits, providing fans the rare opportunity to see them on stage once again.
TOOL in Concert
Oct. 27, Scotiabank Saddledome, 55 Saddledome Rise S.E.
TOOL is coming back to Canada! The L.A. rock band is back on the road this fall and will make a stop in Calgary, bringing an unparalleled sonic and visual experience to concert-goers.
BRING IN THE HALLOWEEN SPIRIT
Oct. 6-31, Stampede Park, 650 25 Ave S.E.
With a new haunted house, carnival games and more, ScreamFest is ready to haunt Calgarians once again as the largest Halloween event in the city.
Spark After Dark: Fear
Oct. 13, TELUS Spark Science Centre, 220 Saint George's Drive N.E.
Are you afraid of the dark? Hopefully not. The upcoming TELUS Spark Spark After Dark event will dive deep into the science behind fear.
Ghouls' Night Out
Oct. 27, Heritage Park, 1900 Heritage Dr S.W.
Put on your favourite costume, call your family and friends, and celebrate an early Halloween at Heritage Park’s Ghouls’ Night Out. This all-ages event promises an evening filled with compelling costumes, spook-tacular sights and lots of fun. Learn more