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Salt Lake City Halloween Events

2013

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Maybe it's having the chance to play dress-up, maybe it's the candy, but whatever the reason, Halloween seems to bring out the fun-loving kid in all of us. Get in touch with your inner child at these great Salt Lake City Halloween events.? The list keeps evolving as Halloween gets closer, so check back frequently for the latest information.

Note: We do our best to make sure all event lists are accurate, but it's best to call or check event websites to verify details.

Free Halloween Events

Sean Locke
Halloween can be a surprisingly expensive holiday, but it doesn't have to be. There are plenty of fun, free Halloween events for the whole family in Salt Lake City and surrounding areas.

Witch Fest at Gardner Village

Reza Estakhrian

Historic Gardner Village in West Jordan gets bewitched for Halloween with dozens of creative life-size witches and fun activities including Breakfast With a Witch, Witches Night Out and Witchapalooza, a dinner show. There's also a petting zoo and pony rides. Check the Gardner Village event calendar for details and prices. Most activities take place on Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, although some are held all week.

Creep Factor: Mild, though the life-size witches are scary for sensitive children.

Gardner Village
1100 E. 7800 S., West Jordan
801-566-8903

Displays and events October 1, 2013 through Halloween

Special October hours 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 10 a.m.- 9 p.m. Fri.-Sat. Closed Sundays. Closes 5 p.m. Oct. 31.

Castle of Chaos

Courtesy Castle of Chaos

Castle of Chaos, featured on The Travel Channel's "America's Scariest Halloween Attractions," presents three haunted houses in three locations.

Creep Factor: Moderate to Extreme, depending on which scariness level you choose.

  • Castle of Chaos Redwood Road
    5600 S. Redwood Rd.

    Open Weekends in September, Wed.-Sun. Oct. 2-15, and every night Oct. 15-Nov. 2

    Doors open at 7:30 p.m., closing times vary by day.

  • Castle of Chaos Riverdale Rd.
    1134 W. Riverdale Rd. in Riverdale, UT

    Open weekends in September, Wed.-Sat. Oct. 2-19, and every night (except Sunday) Oct. 21-Nov. 2

    Doors open at 7:30 p.m., closing times vary by day.

  • Castle of Chaos Orem
    168 University Parkway in Orem, UT

    Open weekends in September, Wed.-Sat. Oct. 2-19, and every night (except Sunday) Oct. 21-Nov. 2

    Doors open at 7:30 p.m., closing times vary by day.

Tickets $20-$30 (not including upgrades) for all three attractions.

Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus

Courtesy Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus

The Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus will shock visitors with its Big Top Tent of Horrors and haunted trailers

Creep Factor: Moderate

Located just off the Bangerter Exit of I-15 at 98 East 13800 South.

Open Weekends Sept. 13-Oct. 5, Wed.-Sat. Oct 9-12, and every day (except Sunday) Oct. 14-Nov. 2. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. each night.

Ticket prices start at $25 per person.

Fear Factory

Courtesy Fear Factory

The new Fear Factory is located an abandoned cement factory, rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of workers who died in unfortunate accidents when the factory was in operation. The haunt includes underground tunnels, catwalks, twisty slides that are several stories high, and more. Live DJ, bands, and beer garden on Friday and Saturday nights.

Creep Factor: Extreme

666 W 800 S.
801-251-OBEY

Fridays and Saturdays Sept. 14-29, daily except Sundays Oct. 1-Nov. 3 Closed Nov. 1
Open at 7 p.m.

Tickets $25, VIP $35

Nightmare on 13th

Courtesy Nightmare on 13th

Nightmare on 13th, Utah's largest and most technical haunted house, was rated the number one haunted house in Salt Lake City by The Salt Lake Tribune and featured on The Travel Channel.

Creep Factor: Extreme! Not for young children or anyone who is sensitive.

300 W. 1300 S.
801-467-8100

Fridays and Saturdays Sept. 13-28, Daily except Sundays Oct. 1-Nov. 2
Check website for hours

Tickets $20, VIP pass $35

Click here for $5 off weeknights or $2 off weekends.

The Haunted Forest

Courtesy The Haunted Forest

The Haunted Forest in American Fork, about 20 miles south of Salt Lake City, has been one of Utah's favorite haunted attractions for 24 years. Visitors walk through a real forest with scary surprises. There are also two indoor attractions, "The Haunted Mansion Show "and "Psycho Manor."

Creep Factor: Moderate

Fridays and Saturdays Sept. 13-28, Daily Oct. 1-31 except Sundays
Weekdays 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m., Weekends 7:30 p.m.-midnight

1100 S. 500 E. American Fork
Take 1-15 to American Fork Exit 276, then 1/4 mile toward Utah Lake
801-623-1824

Tickets $20
$2 extra for credit card purchases
Children 6 years and under free

Crazy Corn Maze

Photo by Chris Daines

The Crazy Corn Maze includes a haunted section and a four-acre pumpkin patch.

Creep Factor: Mild. Sensitive children should avoid the haunted section.

8800 S. 4000 W., West Jordan
801-569-2356

Monday-Saturday Sept. 26-Oct. 31, 2012
M-Th 6-10 p.m.
Fridays 6-11:30 p.m.
Saturdays noon-11:30 p.m.

Haunted section begins Sept. 28; haunting starts at dusk. No haunted section on Mondays.

$7.50 ages 11 and over
$4 ages 5-10
Under 5 free
Haunted section $4.50 extra

Frightmares at Lagoon

Courtesy Lagoon

Frightmares at Lagoon amusement park in Farmington offers fun Halloween decorations, activities and entertainment in addition to the usual thrill rides. Water rides and the water park are closed. Costumes not allowed. Many supermarkets, banks and credit unions offer discounted Lagoon tickets.

Creep Factor: Suitable for anyone, although sensitive children will want to avoid some shows and attractions.

Frightmares at Lagoon
Lagoon Drive in Farmington, I-15 Exit #322, 17 miles north of Salt Lake City
801-451-8000

Sept. 20-Oct. 30, 2013
Fridays 5-10 p.m., Saturdays 11 a.m.-10 p.m., Sundays 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. during UEA break

Tickets $29.95-$45.95

Halloween Fun at Hee Haw Farms

Hee Haw Farms

Fall is in the air and if you're looking for Fall or Halloween fun, Hee Haw Farms is the place. They have something for kids of all ages! Pick-Your-Own Pumpkin Patch, Hayrides, Petting Farm, Pony Rides, Corn Maze, The Haunted Hayride, and more!

Runs Sept. 27-Nov. 2, 2013

Monday-Friday -10 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-11 p.m., All Day October 10, 11 & 14

150 South 2000 West, Pleasant Grove (exit #275)
801-368-0255

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