Wednesday, October 13, 2010


ScreamFest has now opened its haunted houses and scary entertainment in Calgary this past weekend, but Edmonton will have to wait until next week for its opening (Oct. 21).  Here's what you can expect at the Calgary and Edmonton Screamfest event.

ScreamFest Calgary & Edmonton has 6 haunted houses to choose from with your general admission.  Although there is only 5, you get to go into one a second time. They are as follows:

CALGARY Haunted Houses:
  • What Lurks in the Dark
  • Scary Tales (in 3D)
  • Lucifer's Labyrinth
  • Area 51
  • Reapers and Grim
EDMONTON Haunted Houses:
  • Terror Under the Big Top
  • Nuclear Nightmare
  • The Black Hole
  • Bates Motel
  • Saint Anne's Hospital
If that is not enough to scare your boots off, there are also 2 optional haunted houses run by charity.   These haunted houses cost $3 and go towards the Kidney Foundation, which is an excellent cause to support.  They are as follows:

  • Maze of Madness
  • Buried Alive
  • The M.A.D. House
  • Buried Alive
ScreamFest Calgary & Edmonton will also have various scary entertainment nightly, from people swallowing swords, magicians, stilt walkers, contorionists, fire spinners, freak shows and more.  Check out ScreamFest website for nightly show details.

Carnival games and concession booths will also be on the grounds.  Games cost $3 or use your "Killer Cash" which you can purchase at the admissions gate.  Details in the admission section below or at Screamfest website.

a Souvenirs shop is also on site if you like some scary memorabilia.


ScreamFest tickets can be purchased on location or at ticketmaster.  There are 3 admission packages to choose from:
  • $20 - General Admission
    ◦Includes admission to all 5 haunted houses, your favorite a second time, and all shows.

  • $30 - Killer Cash Combo
    ◦Includes admission to all 5 haunted houses, your favorite a second time, and all shows
    ◦PLUS $15 in Killer Cash (a savings of 33%)

  • $40 - Speeeeed Pass
    ◦Includes admission to all 5 haunted houses, your favorite a second time, and all shows.
    ◦PLUS $15 in Killer Cash (a savings of 33%)
    ◦PLUS Entry to an additional haunted house of your choice!
Screamfest Locations:
    Canada Olympic Park
    88 Calgary Olympic Road SW
    Calgary, Alberta.

    Hall A - Northlands
    7424 118 Avenue NW
    Edmonton, Alberta.
For more information and to see nightly entertainment schedules, visit

P.S.: ScreamFest is rated 14A.  This event is really out to scare adults, but kids can attend if they accompanied by an adult and are not scared at all.  This is just a  Scream Safe!!!