The Young Professional’s Guide to Halloween 2013 in Calgary

No plans yet for Halloween? To many options to decide? We know the feeling. We’ve sourced the city’s most notable fright night festivities so you can focus on what’s really important: putting together the perfect costume…

Cemetery of Sound
Where: Big Four Building, Stampede Park, 1801 Big Four Trail SE.
When: October 25th, 2013, doors open at 8pm.
Cost: From $62 to over $90.

An impressive DJ lineup including Dimitri Vegas, Like Mike, Zeds Dead, Manufactured Superstars and Mat Zo will have you dancing all night at Cemetery of Sound this year, located at the Big Four.

Good electronic music, thousands of people, crazy costumes, concession and bar services; there’s nothing else you need for an awesome 2013 Calgary Halloween party! 

Fright Fest YYC
Where: Hotel Arts, 119 12th Avenue SW.
When: October 26th, 2013, doors open at 8:30pm.
Cost: $100 per ticket.

Food and drink, live DJ entertainment, friendly people and a grand prize of $2000 for best costume will make Fright Fest YYC at Hotel Arts a Calgary Halloween event you won’t want to miss.

If you choose to go to Fright Fest YYC, you’ll not only have a great time, but you’ll also be donating to a good cause as proceeds will go to various art faculties in town including Alberta Arts Flood Rebuild, the Calgary Opera, and a few others. 

The Party to Die For
Where: Belgo Brasserie, 501 8th Avenue SW.
When: October 26th, 2013, from 9pm to 2am.
Cost: $65 per person.

Delight in some of Belgo Brasserie’s French cuisine while partying the night away at what has been called “The Party to Die For.” Enjoy live music and entertainment, snacks and drinks, and socialize to your heart’s content.

Thriller Dance in Eau Claire
Where: Eau Claire Market, 200 Barclay Parade SW.
When: October 26th, 2013, from 1pm to 3:30pm.
Cost: Free.

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” music video may be one of the spookiest and memorable music videos of our time. Now, you can be a part of Calgary’s own version at Thrill the World 2013. But this isn’t just any “Thriller” replica; Thrill the World 2013 is attempting to break the world record for the number of participants in the flash mob. Be at Eau Claire Market at 1pm sharp on October 26th for some fun and maybe become a part of history while you’re at it!