It's impossible not to fall in love with autumn in Edmonton. The air is crisp, the leaves are colourful, and it feels like the city is exploding with fun seasonal activities to try. Now's the time to drink a pumpkin spice latte and enjoy some of these fall things to do in Edmonton this October.

Between Halloween, the fall harvest, and Thanksgiving, October is a bustling month with so much to do. This month is the perfect time to get lost in corn mazes and pick the perfect pumpkin to make your jack-o-lantern. Around the city, plenty of bakeries and cafes will be filled with delicious pumpkin spice treats to enjoy, too.

For those of you who love Halloween, you can celebrate all month long! There are haunted houses, a live-action thriller event, and other spooky ghost tours to enjoy. If you don't have plans for Halloween yet, you should dress up in costume and head to the REC Room for their fun-filled Halloween Carnival.

To help you have the best October ever, here are 12 fall things to do in Edmonton:

Eat Pumpkin Spice Treats

Price: Varies

Address: Duchess Bake Shop, 10718 124 Street, Edmonton

Why You Need To Go: To enjoy some delicious pumpkin-flavoured desserts.


Explore Deadmonton Haunted House

Price: $28 per person

When: Until November 3, 2019

Address: 7031 Gateway Blvd, Edmonton

Why You Need To Go: This creepy haunted house is absolutely terrifying.


Visit A Field Of Screams

Price: $26 per person

When: October 4-26, 2019

Address: Cobb's Adventure Park, 1500 84 St NE, Calgary

Why You Need To Go: In October, Field Of Screams is the place to explore five haunted houses, along with plenty of other Halloween-themed activities.


Take Part In The Halloween Carnival

Price: From $25 per person

When: October 31, 2019

Address: 1725-99th Street NW, Edmonton

Why You Need To Go: Dress up in costume and play unlimited games at the REC Room.


Get Lost In The Edmonton Corn Maze

Price: $13 per person

When: Until October 20, 2019

Address: Edmonton Corn Maze, 26171 Garden Valley Road,
Spruce Grove

Why You Need To Go: This corn maze is hard to escape, with 85 decision points. At the farm, you can buy a pumpkin to make a jack-o-lantern.


Get Scared Out Of Your Mind At DARK

Price: $40 per person

When: October 10 to November 1, 2019

Address: Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 St NW, Edmonton

Why You Need To Go: This is the ultimate place to go in October with your friends. There are multiple bone-chilling "haunt spots" to explore.


Get Festive At The Haunted Pumpkin Festival

Price: $17.85 per person

When: Until October 31, 2019

Address: Prairie Gardens and Adventure Farm, 56311 Lily Lake Rd, Bon Accord, Alberta

Why You Need To Go: There will be a pumpkin cannon, live music, mazes, wagon rides, and more.


Go On A Spooky Ghost Tour

Price: From $15 per person

When: Until November 3, 2019

Address: 10322 83 Ave, Edmonton

Why You Need To Go: You'll hear haunting tales of ghosts who are said to lurk around Edmonton.


Visit The Kraay Family Farm Corn Maze

Price: $14.29 per person

When: Until October 19, 2019

Address: Kraay Family Farm Corn Maze, Site 6 Box 9 RR 1, Lacombe

Why You Need To Go: There's plenty to do here, like getting lost in a 15-acre corn maze, visiting cute animals, and roasting s'mores.


Watch Scary Movies At The Festival Of Fear

Price: From $16.95 per person

When: October 11-13, 2019

Address: Princess Theatre 10337 Whyte Ave, Edmonton

Why You Need To Go: If you love watching scary movies, you don't want to miss the Festival Of Fear.


Go Thrift Shopping

Price: Varies

Address: Various locations

Why You Need To Go: Update your wardrobe with cozy and chic clothes to wear this fall.


Join The Live-Action Thriller, Dead Centre Of Town

Price: $35 per person

When: October 10 to November 1, 2019

Address: Fort Edmonton Park, 7000 143 St NW, Edmonton, Alberta

Why You Need To Go: This immersive theatre production of a supernatural event will show you the darker side of Edmonton’s history.

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