Pumpkin Days and Hay Bale Maze includes a 5-foot high hay bale maze, pumpkin picking, and a wagon ride through Wheeler Woods.
Creep Factor: Mild
Sept. 28-Oct. 31, 2013
Monday—Thursday 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Friday—Saturday 11 a.m.-9 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Children ages 2-12 $7, Adults ages 13+ $9. Admission Includes: entrance into the hay maze, wagon ride and a pumpkin. Children under 2 are free without a pumpkin, or $5 with pumpkin.
Not just a corn maze, Cornbelly's includes a pumpkin patch, playground, farm-themed kiddie rides, Pumpkin Princess Playland, Insanity Point haunted maze, story times, pig races, contests and more.
Creep Factor: Mild, or Moderate with the haunted sections.
3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
Exit 284 from I-15
Oct. 4-Nov. 2, 2013, except Sundays, closed Oct. 31
Mon.-Thur. 4-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., $8.95 Weekdays $10.95 Weekends
Haunted maze $15.95 (includes all areas)
M-Th $8.95, Fri.-Sat. $10.95. Use promo code "belly" for $3 off when buying tickets online before Sept. 28.
Barnyard Boo, at Thanksgiving Point's Farm Country, offers less-spooky activities for the younger goblins. Enjoy storytelling, entertainment, and a variety of Halloween-themed activities for kids.
Monday, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 10-28. See website for specific hours.
Adults $7, children $5, members free
3003 N. Thanksgiving Way in Lehi
All ghosts, vampires, witches and ghouls are welcome to this annual event at Tracy Aviary. Wear your costume and trick-or-treat through the aviary while solving bird mysteries. Watch a spooktacular bird show, indulge in story-time that will scare your socks off, and let your creativity flow while making Halloween crafts.
Creep Factor: Mild
Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26, 31 2012, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
589 E. 1300 S.
Regular admission: $7 per adult, $6 per student/senior, $5 per child, children 2 and under are free. 50 percent off for those in costume.
When two newlyweds get lost in the Transylvania forest, they take shelter at the nearest castle, where the caretaker, Dr. Acula, ("That's pronounced A-COLA") falls in love with the recent bride. But the situation turns hairy when the groom fights back.
Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays Sept. 27-Nov. 2, 2013, 7:30 p.m.
272 S. Main St.
Haunted houses, shadowy streets, headless horsemen and assorted spooks lend This is the Place Heritage Park a decidedly creepy air in the evenings during the month of October. For the little ones, there's also a daytime event, Little Haunts, where kids can wear their costume to the park and enjoy pony rides, train rides, crafts and more.
Creep Factor: Moderate for Haunted Village, Mild for Little Haunts
Oct. 9-26 Wednesday-Saturday and Oct. 28-31 Nightly, 7:30-11 p.m.
$15 per person
Oct. 17, 18, 19, and 26, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
$10 for adults, $7 for children 3-11 and seniors
One of the most popular dance events of the year in Utah, ODT's Halloween show lives up to its name with monsters, madmen and mayhem along with incredible dance and a few laughs. Performances at Kingsbury Hall in Salt Lake City, the Egyptian Theatre in Park City, the Val Browning Center for the Arts in Ogden, the Covey Center for the Arts in Provo, Kent Concert Hall in Logan, and Tuacahn Amphitheater in St. George.
Creep Factor: Somewhat scary; suitable for children 10 and older. Children younger than six not permitted.
Sept. 27-Nov. 3, 2013, showtimes vary by venue
See website for discount offers, performance times and location details
Guided by a professional storyteller, guests travel by bus to the great "haunts" of Salt Lake City or Ogden and learn about the ghosts who dwell in historic buildings and cemeteries. Bus tours, cemetery tours, and walking tours are available.
Creep Factor: Moderate
Fridays and Saturdays in October, plus selected other dates including Oct. 31
Starting times vary; tours last 1 1/2-2 hours.
Salt Lake City tours begin behind the Rio Grande Building at 300 S. 500 W.
Ogden tours meet at Union Station parking lot
Advance reservations recommended - buy tickets online or call 801-529-4497.
Community Halloween Parties
Check out these hometown Halloween events in Draper, Herriman, Midvale, Riverton and South Jordan:
Creep Factor: Mild
- Midvale Halloween Carnival at Copperview Rec Center: Satuday, Oct. 12, 12-2 p.m., 8446 South Harrison Street (300 West), 385-468-1515
- Herriman City Pumpkin Festival: Saturday, Oct. 12, 5-7 p.m., Butterfield Park, 6212 W. Butterfield Park Way (14200 S.), 801-446-5323
- Draper Halloween Haunt: Monday, Oct. 21, 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Draper Historic Park, 12625 S. 900 E.
- Cottonwood Heights Monster Mash on Ice: Monday, Oct. 28, 4-6 p.m., Cottonwood Heights Rec Center, 7500 S. 2700 E., 801-943-3190
- South Salt Lake Halloween Spooktacular: Friday, Oct. 25, 6-9 p.m. , 2531 S. 400 E., 801-412-3217
- Riverton Halloween Bash and Kids Carnival: Monday, Oct. 28, 6-8 p.m., 12830 S. Redwood Rd., 801-254-0704
- West Valley Day of the Dead Altar Display: Oct. 28-Nov. 7, Utah Cultural Celebration Center, 1355 W. 3100 S., 801-955-5100
- Bluffdale City Trunk or Treat: Thursday, Oct. 31, 6:30-8 p.m., Bluffdale City Park - 14350 South 2200 West, 801-254-2200
Vampires, werewolves and ghosts have come to Red Butte Garden to celebrate Halloween, but they actually have a lot to teach us about the natural world we live in every day. With crafts, activities, light displays and more, Garden After Dark is an event you definitely don’t want to miss.
Creep Factor: Mild
Oct. 17-19 and 24-26, 2013, 6-9 p.m.
Red Butte Garden
300 Wakara Way
Tickets: $6 for members, $12 for the general public