This weekend, if you’re looking for a spooky good time in Calgary there are hundreds of parties going on, but what about parties with a conscience? If you want to party with a cause, here are six Halloween activities hoping raise a scary amount of money, all for great causes!

Haunted Calgary
Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday, October 31st from 6-10pm.
222 Rocky Ridge Bay N.W
Halloween lovers are invited to brave a zombie apocalypse in order to save humanity, while helping local charities. Up to 7,000 attendees are expected to explore this eerie attraction, enthusiastically created and produced by volunteers.Admission is free, but donations of $10 per person for Oops-a-Dazy Rescue and Sanctuary Society and a bag of food for the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank are strongly encouraged. This year’s goal is to raise $10,000 for Oops-a-Dazy Rescue and Sanctuary Society and 10,000 pounds of food for the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank.


Grave Gala
Saturday, October 27th 8:30pm
Hotel Arts – 119 – 12th Avenue SW

A Costume Party Supporting Calgary Opera

Viva Verdi! – and all things Italian, including this year’s theme for Calgary’s most outrageous Halloween party.

Venice is Sinking will transport you into the world of Venetian mystique with moonlit canals, swarthy gondoliers and carnival entertainers. You will no doubt encounter famous Italian artists, composers and explorers – as well as characters from the colourful underbelly of the famous European city.

Halloween Howl
8:00 pm , Saturday
Royal Canadian Legion 1
116 7th Ave. S.E. Calgary

It’s the end of the world. Gods and mortals are gathering to say goodbye.
Join the Green Fools in the wildest Halloween event of the season.

Featuring: The Plaid Tongued Devils, Eve Hell and the Razors, Green Fools Performances, DJ Dance Party

Dress as anyone- real or imagined- who helped shape the world we know.

All funds raised go to supporting Green Fools Theatre Society

Thrill Calgary
A giant zombie world record flash mob…supporting the Calgary Inter-faith Food Bank!
Saturday, 11:00am Eau Claire Market

Hundreds of Calgarians in elaborate zombie costumes will sync up with cities around the globe to set a new world record — all doing the Michael Jackson ‘Thriller’ dance at exactly the same second.

The event is totally free to take part in or to come watch and an epic family-friendly Halloween experience. They are also part of the ParticipACTION movement, encouraging physical activity in youth, and the event is an Inter Faith Food Bank drive too.

905 Edmonton Trail, Airdrie, AB.
A haunted attraction being held in the last standing safe house, the old RCMP building in Airdrie, benefiting the Boy and Girls Club on Airdrie.

Friday and Saturday 6 pm to 10 pm
Sunday 2 pm to 4 pm FAMILY FRIENDLY (children 5 and up) and 6 pm to 9 pm

Monday and Tuesday6 pm to 9 pm

Behind the Masque Charity Event
Belgo Restaurant

Masquerade charity party for KidSport. Dress to impress and dance the night away with DJ Kryptos.

Venetian mask are available at the door.

Mike Morrison


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