Things to do in Edmonton this Halloween 2019
A list of family Halloween activities & adult Halloween events/parties including free Halloween events across Alberta Capital region.
Family / Teen Halloween Activities in Edmonton
Deadmonton Haunted House
Deadmonton House is the first of its kind, haunted house located in downtown Edmonton. 12+ Event. Details
DARK returns to terrorize mortals for another year. Bigger, scarier, and darker, you can never be sure what’s lurking in the darkness at Fort Edmonton Park deep in the river valley. Your adrenaline will be pumping as you’re sent into a deep state of terror unlike anything you’ve felt before. Do you have what it takes to survive the DARK? Rated 14ADetails
Dead Centre of Town XII
Edmonton’s only live-action thriller inspired by true history possesses Mellon Farm for an intimate and immersive theatrical retelling of some of Edmonton’s long-buried secrets. Secrets that can’t stay buried forever. Details
Halloween Horror: Arcade of Nightmares
If you were looking to get into the Halloween Spirit, this October join us for our Arcade of Nightmares. All October long we have experiences for all ages and all levels of scare! With so many new ways to terrify yourself, you can choose the adVentuRe you want!Details
ScreamFest is Canada’s Largest and Scariest Halloween Event. At ScreamFest you will experience haunted houses, Halloween themed carnival games, creepy and disturbing entertainment, and FEAR. Admit anyone, rated PG13. Details
$35.00 to $55.00
Haunted Pumpkin Festival
From shootin’ pumpkins out of a cannon, to screaming through a haunted house, to creeping through a corn maze…in short, this might be the most unusual festival you’ll experience this year! Details
$13.65 & up
Edmonton Ghost Tours
Tours include A Ghostly Walk Through Old Strathcona, University of Alberta/Garneau History & Haunted Hike, Pub Tours, Haunted Trolley Tours and more. Select events are 18+.Details
$15 & up
A night of fun and scares where the community hall is converted into a haunted house! Both upstairs and downstairs – complete with lights, sounds and live actors! You might even get your photo taken during the event! Watch out those ghouls are trixy this time of year. Details
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes
Explore this marvelous exhibition opening just in time for halloween.
Marvel: Universe of Super Heroes features more than 300 artifacts, including some of Marvel’s most iconic and sought-after pages, costumes, and props. Spectacular artifacts to thrill both avid collectors, and casual fans—while immersive set pieces, soundscapes, and interactive elements bring the comic book world to life! Details
$25.95 to $35.95
Kick off your Halloween weekend at Galaxyland with the return of Fright Night! The music will be loud, the lights dimmed and the rides unlimited! Details
$19.50 to $24.50
Science is Magic!
Witness magic unfold in the form of science! Classes offered this year include Care of Magical Creatures, Charms, Muggle Studies, Potions, Defense Against the Dark Arts and many more! Let’s Talk Science has organized a series of magic-themed hands-on science activities, demonstrations and shows for children ages 5 – 15 to participate in. Details
Skate and Scare
Get in the spirit of Halloween with this FREE themed skate at Kinex Arena! Enjoy games, hot chocolate, and timbits. Details
Mini Monster Bash
The City of Spruce Grove, the Town of Stony Plain and Parkland County are pleased to present the annual Mini Monster Bash! Join us for a variety of spooktacular Halloween activities designed for mini monsters and their families.
Non-perishable donation for the Parkland Food Bank.
Be prepared to SCREAM! Carnage Caverns is a horror experience that is born from nightmares. Can you make it all the way through? Bring your little one’s to the Haunted Howler next door.. Details
Great Pumpkin Celebration
Stop by Cabela’s for our Free Halloween Event. Bring the whole family for fun crafts and games, plus pose with the Peanuts Gang for a special $5 photo package. Show off your spookiest and greatest costume for a chance to win a prize in the costume parade, then trick-or-treat your way around the store on Halloween evening. Details
Trunk or Treat
Wear your costume and come on out to Legacy Park and trunk or treat for treats! Details
Spooky Saturday is waiting..The ghosts come out as the Museum lights are dimmed. Enjoy Halloween activities with your family and friends and try out your costumes early. Flashlights recommended.Details
$5/person, ages 2 & under free
Manning Town Centre invites you to bring your goofiest, cutest, and SPOOKiest littles to the Manning Spooktacular on Saturday, October 26 for a FREE family event! Join us for crafts, pumpkin decorating (while supplies last), trick-or-treating, and more! Plus, fill out the trick-or-treat passports for a chance to WIN a $200 gift card to Manning Town Centre! Costumes encouraged!
Headless Carrot Halloween Party!
Get your freak on at The Carrot. An evening of spook-tacular fun for young adults, and adults.Trick or treat?! Prizes for best costume. Join us for fire pits, marshmallows, music, games, and more spooky fun!
Halloween Movies at Metro
Join Metro’s monster mob for a devilish feature treat this Halloween.
Not all movies are suitable for kids.
Get Free Comics during Halloween Comicfest. Head to a participating comic shop to get free comics! Also be on the look-out for mini-comic packs that will be available in comic shops which are great to pass out to trick-or-treaters on Halloween!Details
Family Friendly Halloween Party
Family Friendly Halloween Party with Chili and Pasta dinner.
Fun and games for the whole family. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes. DJ and family dance. Details
$10 to $25
Boo at the Zoo
Get Closer…Be not afraid this Halloween! Wear your coolest costume, bring your reusable trick-or-treat bags, and “get closer” to the spooky wonders of the animal kingdom. Details
Norman Foote’s Halloween Howl
Norman Foote is a JUNO award-winning entertainer who has received International acclaim for his song writing, outrageous props and off beat sense of humour. His musicality is like no other, mixing clever hooks, witty wordplay and comedy all to great effect. In “The Howl”….music, costumes and Halloween all come together in an engaging concert for youth and families. Norman will share the stage with the most creative and colourful children’s choir you will ever see, his “animated wall of costumed singers”. Details
$15.00 – $20.00
The Halloween Howl Fun Run and Walk, supports life-changing diabetes research through family fun and exercise. Additionally, the Halloween Howl helps raise brand awareness for both the Alberta Diabetes Foundation and our valued partners. Details
Make a Halloween Craft, Watch the Parade of Halloween costumed horses, treats for kids in costumes and more! Details
Whitemud Equine Learning Centre Association, 12504 Fox Drive Northwes, Edmonton
$25 per family
Galaxy Heroes Meet & Greet
No need to travel to the galaxy, all of your favourite space heroes are at Londonderry Mall! Families and kids will have the opportunity to meet and take photos with their favourite intergalactic heroes – good and bad, human and droid. Details
Zombies vs Survivors Laser Tag
Think you could outlast a zombie apocalypse?
Now you can try at Laser City’s ZOMBIE NIGHTS – this October!
Featuring a special game mode: Zombies VS Survivors
Head into the laser tag arena trying to defeat the other team – but WATCH OUT – there are zombies roaming! Details
$8.99 per player + GST
Costume Party: Hotel Transylvania 3
Let the Halloween festivities begin early this year! Wear your Halloween costume and join us for spooky science & a delightfully frightful film! Breakfast & Halloween-themed Activities begin at 8:00 a.m. Details
$9.95 (+15 for Breakfast)
Halloween Haunted House
Come join us for an absolutely spook-tacular time at our Halloween Haunted House! Wear your costumes! Be prepared for a hauntingly good time! This is definitely suitable for our children and most adults. Details
World’s Largest Indoor Trick or Treat Festival
Enjoy trick or treating in a fun, safe and warm environment! Participants can pick up their candy bag and map at Guest Services or at any of the pickup locations across the Mall. Participating retailers will also be handing out candy to little ones dressed in Halloween costumes. For those under 13-.Details
Spooky Night – Halloween trick or treat
This Halloween, come to Mill Woods Town Centre before a night of trick or treating for a fang-tastic experience of games and delicious treats at our 6 stations throughout the mall.
We also have a Spoooooky photo booth during the event, come and get your photo done, it’s all FREE!!! Don’t forget your costumes!
2331 66 Street., Edmonton
Trunk or Treat
Come to our annual Trunk or Treat event. Warm yourself up by the fire and have a cup of hot chocolate. We will even have some hotdogs for you to munch on while the kids go from Trunk to Trunk collecting candy. Details
6712 Delwood Rd, Edmonton
Happy Halloween Fun
Join us at the Happy Halloween event for trick-or-Treating with almost all of our retailers participating! At the event there will be: Special effects photobooth, Balloon artists, Halloween themed games and crafts and most importantly CANDY for all!Details
Haunted Showhome Fundraiser
Sterling Homes present Haunted Showhome Fundraiser. There will be animatronic’s, fog, strobes and live animations. We will be collecting donations for Santa’s Anonymous and the Edmonton Food Bank for entry. Details
Adult Halloween Events & Parties in Edmonton 2019
FESTIVAL OF FEAR
Film Festival’s Genres, include, Horror Films, Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Cult, Fantastic, and much more. Details
$14.95 – $78.00
A work of breathless horror, featuring the “most beautiful and moving” of all monsters, 18-year-old Mary Shelley’s astonishing literary masterpiece, Frankenstein is celebrating its 200th birthday.
A highly-anticipated world premiere, showcasing six leading-edge designers, Jean Grand-Maître’s Frankenstein will feature a massive multi-media set design, sophisticated state-of-the-art projections, and a powerful, haunting soundtrack.
$45.45 – $148 + charges
The Hands Of Orlac
A deliciously twisted thriller that blends Grand Guignol ecstasies with the German Expressionism. Based on a novel by Maurice Renard, it charts the mental disintegration of a concert pianist named Orlac (Conrad Veidt) whose hands are amputated after a train crash, then replaced with the hands of an executed murderer. When Orlac’s father is murdered by the dead man’s hands, Orlac begins a steady descent toward madness. Made in Vienna, the hotbed of psychoanalysis, this 1924 Austrian bubbles over with sexual innuendo and Freudian imagery. Details
$32 to $47
The Rocky Horror Picture Show
Let’s do the Time Warp again! The adventure begins where it always does, as newly engaged Brad and Janet encounter car trouble in rainy weather. When they stop to look for help, they find themselves at the castle of the charming transvestite, Dr. Frank-N-Furter. They’re offered shelter for the night, but will they want to stay? Audience participation is encouraged. Dress up, bring props, and sing along! Shadow cast by Edmonton’s Low Down Cheap Little Punks… Details
October 25 & 26, 2019 | 10:00 PM
Annual Halloween Mash
Groovy ghoulies listen up! It’s time for the 6th annual Halloween Metro Mash! The night begins with our old friend William Castle’s House on Haunted Hill presented in EMERGO. A bloodcurdling supernatural murder mystery starring Vincent Price with an appearance by a very special guest. Our second creature feature, The Beast Must Die is part mystery, part Blaxploitation, part thriller, and all Details
ScreamSCREAM… the undisputed champion of Halloween events in Western Canada for over 10 years. It’s no surprise that SCREAM sells out every year – boasting massive DJ LINE-UP’s combined with amazing production and décor. 18+Details
$99.00 & up
Drag Queen Dinner Theatre: Tales from the Crypt
Yellowhead Brewery has partnered up with the one and only Chelsea Horrendous to bring you the spookiest dinner theatre known to date! We are doing a live performance of Tales from the Crypt, hosted by Chelsea Horrendous. Details
Yellowhead Brewery, 10229 105 Street Northwest
- Fright Night Halloween Improv Show: Get ready for a night of frighteningly funny improv! Presented by Notorious UIG, join us for our spooky Halloween themed improvised comedy show! on Thu, 31 October 2019 | 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM @ Humanities Centre, University of Alberta
- Murder at Makeout Point – By Rapid Fire Theatre: Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, Pirhana 3DD. These are the paradigm of the great American ‘Teen Slasher’. Murder at Makeout Point will bring the best parts from all teen slashers to the stage in a bloody, angsty, improvised adventure. Don’t miss this one-night opportunity to catch some improvised teenage archetypes and murder mystery. It’ll be a Scream! on Saturday October 26th, 2019 |7:30 PM @ Zeidler Hall, Citadel Theatre, Edmonton
It’s the Annual General Meeting and Rave dance party of Edmonton’s local Vampire Chapter (don’t worry, we don’t pour blood everywhere, that’s unsanitary and this is not the movies). Members only. No outsiders, humans, werewolves or zombies allowed. You will be asked to show your fangs at the door. The best Techno, Trance and Industrial Music dance party, strobe lights, Bloody Mary’s on special, and a local person on tap.
Grindstone Theatre 10019 81 Ave NW, Edmonton
$15 – $20
The Peaky Blinders were an urban street gang based in Birmingham, England, that operated from the end of the 19th century, post First World War. The group, which grew out of the harsh economic deprivations of working class Britain, was composed largely of young unemployed men. They derived social power from robbery, violence, political influence and the control of gambling. Members of this gang wore a signature outfit that included tailored jackets, lapel overcoats, button waistcoats, silk scarves, bell-bottom trousers, leather boots, and peaked flat caps.
Halleys Club, WEM, Edmonton
By Reservations Only through OpenTable
The Billiard Club Manor’s Halloween Party
Come “float” with us this Halloween weekend for a hunted house experience! Join us for the scariest party of the year! No costume is to extravagant.
The Billiard Club,10505 82 Avenue Northwest, Edmonton
‘A Bitter Finish’ Theatre Experience
City Circle Brewing Company is going through some hard times. Their head brewer just passed away and everyone is taking it pretty hard. They decide to hold a funeral for him and invite you, their favourite friends and customers. Unfortunately for everyone, though, this funeral is not going to go according to plan. An unexpected guest has some harsh words that lead to a series of accusations and no one is safe. What happened to Ben? Come to the funeral and figure it out for yourself!
This is a new, experimental dinner theatre event for Town Square Brewing Company.
Town Square Brewing Co., 2919 Ellwood Drive Southwest, Edmonton
Best Costume Contest! And a performance by Billboard Top 10 Blues Artist, IBC Winner and JUNO Nominee, Canadian singer/guitarist, JW Jones!
Blues on Whyte 10329-82 Whyte Avenue, Edmonton
Halloween Boolesque Party
Feat. Jory Kinjo & The Static
Spotlight Cabaret wants to bring you the strangest, sultriest, funkiest Halloween Party in the city!!!
Featuring the House of Hush Burlesque Dancers to warm the party up with some witchy, wild, sinister boo-lesque! Ghouls, Ghouls, Ghouls!
Spotlight Cabaret, 8217 104 Street, Edmonton
The Great Patsy – Murder Mystery Dinner
1920s Murder Mystery Dinner at Sawmill Restaurant in the Sterling Room
Gangsters, Flappers, Chippies and tops and tales will be the costume. Details
Sawmill Restaurant – Sterling Room, 4810 Calgary Trail South
You’re never too old to rock out at Halloween! Get dressed in your best costume and shake your bones with a deadly line-up featuring SUM 41, The Lazys, Kane Incognito, and DJ Harman B. 18+Details
$73.45 + applicable charges
Other Halloween Events
SBK FREAK LATIN Night
SBK Freaks Night is a Halloween party with a Latin flavor. This night is a great night to dress up, take a dance lesson, and dance the night away incognito!! Oh yes! Great way to disguise and have a great time!!
SUBSPACE HALLOWEEN BALL
Join us for an enticing evening of dancing and entertainment! With a dedicated dungeon, three bars, DJs, titillating performances, visual art and professional photographers. Subspace is back with its Halloween Fetish Ball! This Halloween promises to be our biggest and most exciting event to date – and one that should not be missed!
Halloween Costume Crawl
Join us for the BIGGEST and BEST 24th Annual Halloween Club Crawl in Canada for students and party people alike! There will be hundreds of party buses and thousands of creepy crawlers dressed in fun and outrageous costumes.
$1000 in CASH costume prizes.
Halloween Costume Crawl – 31st
A dark, mysterious and intimate Masquerade Ball! .Details
Edmonton Halloween Fest
Join us in Edmonton for the Biggest Halloween Costume Party of the Year! Thousands of People | One Big Spooktacular Night to Party! Halloween Themed Drink Specials!Details
Current Swell w/ Guest
Live music from Scott Ellison, Tulsa born Blues artist, with hints of Rock ‘n’ Roll and Soul wrapped into a contemporary shell. Scott has been credited many times on silver screen and on stage with blues legends such as B.B. King and Bobby “Blue” Bland.Details
Featuring Black Label Burlesque.Details