10 things to do in and around Calgary this week (October 11-14)
Tuesday after a long weekend is tough, but don’t worry! Over the next few days, there’s a ton of fun happening in and around town. Not sure what’s going on? Here are 10 things to do in Calgary this week!
WALKING THROUGH AN ALBERTA PUMPKIN PATCH
Soak up the beautiful weather, Calgary! This week, prepare your best autumn, have a coffee and walk through the orange fields under the sun. Whichever patch you choose, families are encouraged to wander around, pick out the perfect gourd, and take photos among the cornfields.
PEOPLE WATCH AT A CAFÉ IN CALGARY
Whether you’re looking to catch up with friends or just sit alone with a PSL and people watch, Calgary has some great cafes. Don’t know where to go? Check out the link above for a few of our favorites.
Want to do something in the evening? Grab a coat, mittens and the hand of that special someone, then head to Pumpkins After Dark, an event that sees over 6,000 professionals sculpted and displayed in Winsport. It will be alight !
When: Until October 31, 2022
Where: 88 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Time: See times above
GO ON A FALL HIKE
This week, explore the peaks, valleys and waterfalls of the Alberta Rockies! Not sure where to see the iconic larches in all their glory? Check out the link above for 15 Hikes You Should Do This Fall!
Bring in your ghosts, ghouls! From now until November 4, experience Haunted Calgary – a terrifying event held at the Horizon Mall in Balzac. You never know what might be lurking around the corner…
When: Until November 4, 2022
Where: 260300 Crescent of Writing Creek, Balzac
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Things are about to get spooky and competitive! This week, Calgarians are encouraged to experience this adorable 18-hole course of scares and fun. Good luck and enjoy.
When: Until October 31, 2022
Where: 168 Canada Olympic Rd SW, Calgary
Cost: $50/for 5 people
We love a good old football date! This Friday, grab a beer, a jersey and a friend, then cheer on the Calgary Stampeders as they take on the Tigercats at McMahon Stadium! For more information or to buy tickets, go to the link above!
When: Friday, October 14, 2022
Where: 1817 Crowchild Trail NW, Calgary
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Whether you’re on the hunt for some new ink or just enjoy craftsmanship, the Tattoo and Arts Festival is definitely one you don’t want to miss! In October, head to the BMO Center for a two-day event celebrating the latest in body art – that’ll be something else, folks!
When: From Friday 14 to 16 October 2022
Where: 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary
Time: 12 p.m.
Do you have something to prove? This week, head to Screamfest 2022 for a night of ghosts, scares, monsters, and fun! The first person to cover their eyes must then buy the drinks. Good luck, friends!
When: Friday October 14-15, 21-22, 27: (ADULT EVENING) – October 29 and 31, 2022
Where: Grandstand, Stampede Park, 3rd St SE, Calgary
Time: 7 p.m. – 12 p.m.
Back for its 25th year, Alberta’s most beloved adult food and drink event is back and serving up the best food and drink our province has to offer. Guests are invited to explore hundreds of exhibitors and feast on a variety of fine wines, spirits, and craft beers while tasting food from local restaurants.
When: Friday 14 – 15 October 2022
Where: BMO Center, Stampede Park
There you go, friends! 10 things to do this week in Calgary! Sounds pretty good, doesn’t it? Enjoy, have fun and be safe out there, friends!