No plans this month? We've got you covered with fun activities to enjoy in Calgary this October. From surreal to spooky, there's something for everyone to enjoy in this fabulous city this month!
Beyond Van Gogh: The immersive experience
Art history buff? Beyond Van Gogh: The immersive Experience will elevate your typical art gallery visit by a mile. In this truly immersive art experience, the works of Vincent Van Gogh are projected across all surfaces of the venue. See the world through his wondrous eyes! More than 300 Van Gogh masterpieces will dance and swirl around you to the rhythm of a symphony orchestra and narration of Van Gogh's writings.
CJO Reopening concert
Love jazz? You'll love this! Join the Calgary Jazz Orchestra for a special concert where they'll play and celebrate their first concert back in quite awhile. Not familiar with them? Johnny Summers, Director of the Orchestra, assembled this group of outstanding jazz artists for his 16-24 piece orchestra. All of the musicians are professionally trained, world-class performers with over 300 years of combined experience.
Calgary International Beer Fest
Calgary International Beerfest is a must for anyone who loves a good brew. It's Canada's largest beer festival and is regarded as one of the best in the world, with 700+ beers from 200+ breweries. If you love beer, you owe it to yourself to truly experience it at this festival. Attend to enjoy gourmet food and beer pairings in the Cooking with Beer Seminars, learn about the craft spirit industry in Distillery District, try food from some of Calgary's best restaurants -- all for a good cause!
Ghost tours in heritage park
Looking for something spooky to do this month? Head to Heritage Park for a guided ghost tour! Weave your way through the dark streets of the Historical Village with a guide educated in the paranormal stories of the area. The tour includes a 90-minute walking tour that covers three kilometres. You'll even take home a complimentary keepsake flashlight! Don't arrive hungry -- all tickets include a 10% discount for The Selkirk restaurant which is located at Heritage Park, which you can enjoy on the day of your tour. Make a reservation for a pre-tour dinner. Park admission is not required.
We hope that these October activities keep you thoroughly entertained this month!