Halloween is celebrated in Canada on October 31st or around the time leading up to this day. The occasion has Celtic origins and according to Celtic beliefs, spirits and the dead cross over into the world of the living on this night.
To celebrate, many people host costume parties, carve pumpkins, make Halloween themed treats and decorate their houses. Many children go ‘trick-or-treating’, where they dress up in their costumes and ring doorbells in their neighborhood.
Here are four things you don’t want to miss out on this Halloween in Calgary:
- Halloween Swim Coupons
You can treat your treat your trick-or-treaters with a coupon (Ages 2-17 years) for a free swim at a Calgary facility! For more information please visit here.
- Halloween Boo Bags at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre, October 28
Decorating a Halloween Boo bag with your kids at North Mount Pleasant Arts Centre. To register, call 403-221-3682. This activity takes place on October 28, from 4:30pm to 6:00pm.
- Monster Mash Halloween Bash at Village Square, October 28
A family-friendly Halloween event with free creepy crafts, games, and activities. It takes place at Village Square on October 28, from 4:30pm to 6:30pm.
- Cemetery Tour, Oct 29
A free cemetery tour before Halloween. It takes place at the Galloway House on Saturday, October 29, at 2:00pm.
Staying safe while enjoying your Halloween! Here are some Halloween safety tips provided by the City of Calgary