10 Spooky Things to Do In Edmonton This Halloween
1. Deadmonton Haunted House
September 25th, 2020 – November 13th, 2020
Admission: $34.99 - $49.99
Ages 12+ recommended
Deadmonton Haunted House has quickly become one of the best (and scariest) haunted house experiences Alberta has to offer. This year’s themes include Area 51 (Site 2, The Ranch at Groom Lake) and Dusk: Rise of the Dead.
2. DARK at Fort Edmonton Park
Check event details for varying dates and age restrictions
Admission: Free (some online events) - $100
DARK at Fort Edmonton Park will offer various creepy events this season, both in-person and online. This year’s activities include the Haunt Your Own House Curio Shoppe, Weekly Quiz Nights hosted live on Instagram, a virtual online dance party and more. Those looking to participate can check the website for event availability and booking.
3. Boo! At the Zoo!
October 24, 25 and 31st, 2020
Admission: $10.50 - $14.95 (Free for members and children under 2 years)
Yet another YEG classic, Boo! At the Zoo is back this year for more furry, feathery and scaley Halloween fun. Visitors are encouraged to dress up and bring reusable bags for trick-or-treating; time slots for the event may be booked online through movelearnplay.edmonton.ca.
4. Laser Halloween Spooktacular
October 24th, 25th, 30th and 31st
Admission: Regular admission + an additional $7.50 per person
For two weekends only, the Telus World of Science will be hosting an extraordinarily eerie laser show accompanied by some of your favourite Halloween tunes (including Ghostbusters, Monster Mash, The Addams Family Theme and more). Note: This show is selling out fast, and an additional ticket is required, so be sure to reserve your slot now!
5. The 13 Days of Frightful Fun
October 19th – 31st, 2020
13 Days of Frightful Fun will be providing Halloween enthusiasts of all ages thirteen days of free, online craft tutorials – all of which can be done from the comfort of your very own home. Starting October 19th, creepy creators can enjoy free daily videos and activities as provided by a variety of designers, artists and special effects experts! Don’t forget to sign up for your Craft Crypt sign and materials list in advance!
6. Halloween Adventure by Galaxyland
October 31st, 2020
Spend this upcoming All Hallows Eve on the adrenaline-pumping rides of West Edmonton Mall. Open to thrill-seekers of all ages, Halloween Adventures at Galaxyland will feature spooky lighting, delectable treats, a photo booth and, of course, plenty of costumed fun! Note: Except for face coverings, loose articles will not be permitted on the rides.
7. Waterpark VIP Halloween Eve
October 31st, 2020
Admission: $35 - $40
For the big kids looking to partake in a little Halloween fun: West Edmonton Mall is also hosting a Waterpark VIP Halloween Eve Event. This one-of-a-kind experience will feature diabolically delicious Halloween drinks, Tarot readings, a photo booth and 50% off all poolside cabanas. Costumes are encouraged as you take on any (or all) of the park’s many unique waterslides and world-famous wave pool.
8. YEG Halloween Markets
For a genuinely supernatural shopping experience, why not take a “boo” at one of Edmonton’s many Halloween markets?
- Alt After Dark Halloween MarketThe Makers Keep (Creative Hive) Halloween Market (trick-or-treat friendly!)
- The Majestic Palace (Sands Hotel) Halloween Market (trick-or-treat friendly!)
9. Walking Tours
Explore Edmonton’s very own haunted history via any one of the city’s (in)famous walking ghost tours, including:
- Old Strathcona Ghost Tours
- U of A/Garneau History and Haunted Hike
- Haunted Trolley Tours
- Haunted Pub Walk
- And more!
10. Just Outside Edmonton
Can’t get enough Halloween fun? Be sure to check out the variety of eerie events taking place in the capital region (and just beyond).
- Halloween at the Gallery (St. Albert)
- Spooky Strathma: The Haunted Village (Sherwood Park)
- Pumpkin Fun at Prairie Gardens (Bon Accord)
- The Haunted Hike (Vegreville)
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