Despite Halloween taking place next Tuesday, there are still plenty of Halloween-related events going on this weekend.
Here are some of the spook-tacular events going on in the area:
On Saturday from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Trunk or Treat will be going on down 100 Avenue in downtown Fort Saskatchewan.
This event features local businesses handing out candy as a day-time alternative to trick or treating.
At the same time, Pioneer House will be hosting a Halloween Market from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The house is located at 10102 100 Avenue.
This weekend is also the last chance to check out the Sheeptown Players Carnage Caverns, a family friendly haunted house which raises money for a good cause.
Carnage Caverns is going on Friday and Saturday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 8733 112 Street. Tickets cost $5 per person or $20 for a family of five or more with a donation to the Fort Saskatchewan Food Bank.
SCREAM 2023 is going on at the Edmonton EXPO Centre on Saturday and Sunday. This is one of the country’s biggest Halloween Dance Event and has been running since 1999.
Dreams Halloween Hunt is also going on in Edmonton on Saturday from 4:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Dreams Gymnastics Academy.
This open gym event will feature a family friendly scavenger hunt for the kids.
On Satuday the St. Albert Centre is hosting their Hocus Pocus event, which features a holiday photo shoot, plus the chance to win prizes like a Nintendo Sitc and an iPad.
The photoshoot is free with a donation to the St. Albert Food Bank, with the event going on from 10 am to 3:30 pm.
As for Sunday, St. Albert’s Gymastics Club will be hosting a Halloween party from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. This event features a photo booth, a haunted house, and even some face painting.
At fire station 6 at 915 Bison Way, the RCMP and Emergency Services will be handing out halloween treats and giving photo shoots on Saturday between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.
and at the Strathcona County Museum, they’re giving some haunted house tours with their sideshow spectacular. The event is going on until Halloween night.
Strathcona County is also giving away free Healthy Halloween pass for a one-time admission to County recreation facilities. The passes are valid until Halloween 2024.