The clock strikes midnight. It’s just cool enough for jacket-wearing-weather. A fog rolls up over the hills of the river valley. The newly fallen leaves crunch under your feet. You take a deep inhale of that crisp October air and think to yourself… IT’S ALMOST HALLOWEEN, WITCHES!
Sound about right? Well, this blog’s for you. Get down with your freaky-deaky all-hallows needs and pack your October calendar with a seemingly endless supply of spooky happenings. For ticketed events, be sure to buy early because many of these ghoulish outings sell out fast.
Ghost tours & haunted houses
Nothing says Halloween like ghost tours and haunted houses. Edmonton’s historic havens come alive (or should we say back from the dead) during the month of October:
Late night dance parties
Want to party like the Sanderson sisters after achieving immortality? These 18+ ragers are sure to put a spell on you and your dancin’ shoes. Costumes are encouraged, but sorry, flying vacuums aren’t allowed:
A touch of culture, with a side of AHHHH
Not into live-action scares or macabre dance parties? Fear not! There’s plenty of Halloween action to be had for those who are more into Dr. Frankenstein than his monster:
Family friendly activities
Halloween is the greatest, but no one wants to traumatize the young kiddos and ruin this fantastic holiday forever. We get it! There’s plenty of fun kid-friendly activities happening throughout October to satisfy everyone’s inner witch or werewolf:
For more things to do this month, check out our Things to Do in October blog.
All Fort Edmonton Park photos by Marc J Chalifoux Photography of Dead Centre of Town by Catch the Keys Productions.