Wondering what to do this Halloween? Here’s a list of different events happening in and around Edmonton this year!
Dress up in your spookiest costume, and head on down to Galaxyland on Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Ride all the rides, indulge in some fair treats, and take a picture in the photobooth. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here!
This is a free family event that runs from October 24 – 31 at Londonderry Mall. Dress up in your Halloween costume and head over to Londonderry Mall and participate in their costume contest as well as their pumpkin scavenger hunt! To participate in the scavenger hunt, make your way over to guest services where they will provide you with your own scavenger hunt sheet and then it’s up to you to find the 6 hidden pumpkins! Once you have found all of the pumpkins, return your sheet to guest services to be entered to win one of two $200 gift cards!
While you’re on the hunt for pumpkins, keep an eye out for some spooky backdrops that have been placed around the mall. Take a picture with the backdrop and tag @Londonderrymall on Instagram to be entered to win one of two $200 gift cards! For more information on this event, click here!
Want to stay indoors this Halloween missing out on the cold, unpredictable Alberta climate? Then head over to Mill Woods Town Centre where they will handing out free treat bags at the information desk. Dress up in your costume, and remember to wear your facemask!
This is a free family event hosted by Theatre Garage. Come on down to the community of Avonmore on October 24, 2020 between 4:30 PM and 6:30 PM to see costumed candy throwers! Theatre Garage will be practicing social distancing recommendations, and encourages visitors to do the same. For more information on reverse trick or treating, check it out here.
The Haunted Hike is located in Vegreville and runs on Saturday and Sundays in October. For $5 (cash) you can take the kids to a Not so Scary Haunted House! There are 18 different rooms to explore with the kids. The Haunted Hike has been deemed the best haunted house experience for kids! This event runs every Saturday and Sunday in October from 2 PM to 5 PM. For more info on The Haunted Hike for kids, click here.
Want to do something just for the adults? Well The Haunted Hike also has an adult version too! This is Alberta’s Most Terrifying Haunted House! This event runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October from 6 PM to 11 PM and has a $15 gate admission charge. For more information and pricing on The Haunted Hike, check out the link here.
Why not dress up as your favourite animal and head on down to the Edmonton Valley Zoo on October 24, 25, and 31 from 10 AM to 4 PM. Remember to dress up in your costumes, bring your own reusable bag as there will be trick-or-treating stations set up where zoo staff will be handing out candy! Check out more about Halloween at the Edmonton Valley Zoo by clicking on the link here. Regular admission prices do apply for this event.
Get in the Halloween spirit with this ghoulish laser light show that is set to Halloween inspired music! This event runs on October 30 and 31, 2020 and takes place at the Telus World of Science Edmonton. To purchase your tickets for this event, click here.
Halloween Party at Dynamyx Gymnastics
Head over to Dynamyx Gymnastics for a morning of Spooktacular social distancing gymnastics, games, and activities. Tickets are $20 per child aged 3-12 years and runs from 9 AM to 11 AM on October 31, 2020. Check out the link here for more information.
Parkdale Cromdale Community League has you covered this Halloween! Make your way over to Parkdale Cromdale Community League Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 2 PM to 6 PM for an afternoon of costumes, games, prizes, and much more! There are plenty of activities for the whole family. Make sure to bring along a food bank donation to get into this event! Check out the website here for more information about The Great Ghoulish Games.
Check out the Royal Alberta Museums spooky side from 10 AM to 4 PM on October 31, 2020. The RAM is putting on many spooktacular events for ghosts and ghouls of all ages. Book a timed ticket to the Royal Alberta Museum to get into this event. To purchase your ticket and to check out all of the things happening at RAM, click here.
Trunk or Treat in a traditional event hosted by Celebration Church. Decorate your vehicles with a fun, Halloween theme and pass out candy to the kids. This is a free event with costumes, and lots and lots of candy! This event if for children 12 and under, runs from 1 Pm to 3 PM on Saturday, October 31, 2020. But, make sure to register for this event if you want to check it out! To register, check out the link here.
For some parents, Halloween can be an unnerving time of year, but don’t worry, Spruce Village in Spruce Grove has you covered! Come out to Spruce Village on October 30th, 2020 for a Sensory Sensitive Halloween Night. This is the third year for this event. This is a night where children can trick-or-treat with no scary decorations or scary expectations.
Join the Spruce Grove Public Library for a special outdoor story time on October 31st, 2020 at Central Park in Spruce Grove. This event runs from 10:30 to 11AM. Wearing your costumes is highly encouraged. For more information, check out the Spruce Grove Public Library’s website, here.
No matter what you plan on doing this Halloween, please be mindful of the social distancing guidelines. For more information on how you can stay safe this Halloween, check out the Government of Alberta’s website here.
I wish everyone a bootiful Halloween season!