October in Calgary is a busy, fun month with lots of activities! Whether you are visiting for pleasure or for work, there will be lots to keep you occupied! Check out some of the top events happening in Calgary this month.
The annual Wordfest takes place from October 7th - 17th in Calgary.
The 21st annual Wordfest sparks “lively, illuminating and meaningful conversations between Calgary’s readers and the world’s most engaging writers.” The organization puts together year-round literary events and the 10-day festival every October to help inspire Calgarians to live more creative lives. At Wordfest, you’ll find workshops, readings, panel discussions and in-school presentations from authors writing in every genre and for all ages.
Visit Wordfest’s website for tickets, passes, and more information.
If you are a foodie, this event is for you! For an afternoon bursting with food and fun, join in on the Calgary Food Tours. During this tour, you’ll enjoy walking around a cool neighborhood on 17th Ave, discover fun things to do, and get a big dose of history, art, culture and really great food.
First, you’ll meet at Cibo and try their incredible pizza. Then, you’ll move onto French fare, Spanish tapas, and happy hour. And, of course there will be cocktails.
Tickets are $100 per person. For more information, visit their website.
There’s nothing better than a timely ghost tour in the heart of Calgary! Visit Heritage Park after dark for a guided ghost tour through the streets of the Historical Village. The tour takes place select Wednesdays. These 90 minute outdoor walking tours will certainly have you spellbound! You’ll hear stories of ghostly encounters all throughout the Park - from one of the oldest buildings in the city to one of the most notorious for being haunted.
Your ticket includes one coffee or hot chocolate to enjoy before heading out into Heritage Park’s dark and deserted streets. You can also present your pre-purchased ticket at the Selkirk Grille Restaurant before the tour and enjoy 10% off your dinner.
Tickets are just $19.95 a person. Check out www.visitcalgary.com for more information.
Looking for a great walking tour and overview of Calgary? Calgary Walks will have you discovering what makes Calgary so special. This walking tour shows history, architecture, river walks, public art, secret sculpture gardens, cool public spaces, restaurants, shopping and more! All tours start at Calgary City Hall, and run approximately 2 hours.
Tour rates range from $15-$18. Contact us for group and family rates, as well as custom tour options.Posted: Wednesday, October 5th, 2:25pm 3 years ago
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