Deadmonton Haunted House is back! Throughout October (ends November 3), its New Dark Ages theme will take you through a quarantined military science facility that has long been quiet … until now. Runs Thursday to Sunday throughout October and then each night the week of Halloween.
Bring your family to Bon Accord for the Haunted Pumpkin Festival at Prairie Gardens Adventure Farm, until October 28, and enjoy a family-friendly haunted house, hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patches, pumpkin foods and more!
Tour and learn about all the spooky spots in Old Strathcona, where people have reported ghosts, hauntings, murders and mysteries, led by a veteran storyteller with 12 years of experience. It’s spooky fun for the whole family!
The queens of RuPaul’s Drag Race must save the galaxy in their brand new WERQ THE WORLD show. On October 1, watch mission leader Michelle Visage guide the audience through the universe for a dynamic display of the wonders held by each planet and its regal sovereign.
The Alberta Ballet kicks off its 2019/2020 season on October 4 and 5 with Taj Express, an explosion of the vibrant sights, sounds and spirit of India and Bollywood through a fusion of film, dance and music on the Jubilee stage.
Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium, 11455 87 Avenue, 780-427-2760, albertaballet.com
Starting October 6 and running all month long, Metro Cinema will show different classic Halloween films (of varying scares) to keep your spooky cinematic spirit alive. (Not all films are suitable for children.)
LitFest brings all things non-fiction all around our city. Over 11 days starting October 17, readers will experience a series of events, gatherings and gourmet experiences with authors and writers guiding conversations on climate change, politics, social issues, cuisine trends and more.
The Alberta Snowmobile and Powersports Show comes to the Edmonton Expo Centre, October 18 to 20, with the brand new line up of sleds and off-roads, along with presentations on avalanche education, pro-rider tips and more (including an all-day beer garden).
Eve 2050 is the concluding part of the Eve 2050 Project put on by the Brian Webb Dance Company, running October 18 and 19. Eight diverse performers make their way through an immersive, interactive environment where multiple possibilities coexist, from genetic mutations, cohabitation of human and artificial intelligences, to dreams of immortality and digital survival.
Find out what happens when the enemies of the infamous court jester, Rigoletto — who earns a living by making fun of people’s misery — seek revenge by taking the one thing he values most: his daughter Gilda. October 19, 22 and 25 at the Jubilee.
See all your favourite Marvel super heroes up close atMarvel: Universe of Super Heroes, starting October 19 at TELUS World of Science. Collectors and casual fans can explore over 300 artifacts, costumes, props and interactive elements from the Marvel Universe.
Canada’s largest and scariest Halloween event, ScreamFest, comes to Edmonton October 24 to 27. It’s full of haunted houses, Halloween-themed carnival games, and creepy and disturbing entertainment (intended for teenagers and adults).
Come to Metro Cinema October 31 for the Sixth Annual Metro Halloween Mash, a double header featuringWilliam Castle’sHouse on Haunted Hill (starring Vincent Price) and The Beast Must Die (part mystery thriller, part Blaxploitation and all werewolf).