31+ Utah Halloween Activities For Families

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Looking for family-friendly Utah Halloween activities? Besides The best Utah Pumpkin Patches, check out these festive Fall Utah Halloween Activities.  Last updated: 2019. 

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Utah Halloween Activities by County


Cache County

American West Heritage Center- Wellsville

  • Description: corn maze, pony rides, playground, Haunted corn maze on weekends
  • Notes: hundreds of decorated pumpkins and holiday scenes
  • Parking: Free
  • Cost: $5+ 
  • More Info: Corn Maze on the Farm 

Little Bear Bottoms Corn Maze- Wellsville

  • Description: corn maze, hay forts, spooky barn, river walk
  • Notes: family fun including Haunted River trail and Spooky Barn ride
  • Parking: Free
  • Cost: varies from $3 and up
  • More Info: Corn Maze on the Farm 

North Logan Pumpkin Walk – North Logan

  • Description: pumpkin walk tradition
  • Notes: hundreds of decorated pumpkins and holiday scenes
  • Parking: Free
  • Cost: free
  • More Info: North Logan Pumpkin Walk 

Davis County Utah Halloween Activities

Black Island Farms – Syracuse

  • Description: Corn Maze, Animal Alley, Bonfires, Cow Train, Grain Shoot Slide, Straw Mountain, Pig Races, Corn Box, Bounce House, Pumpkin Patch, Farm Hayrides
  • Notes: Plan to spend a few hours with all the fun activities.
  • Parking: Free parking at the farm
  • Cost:  around $15-$20 per ticket, but you can find often find discount tickets on KSL deals
  • More Info: Black Island Farms 

Cherry Hill – Kaysville

  • Description: At Halloween, Cherry Hill turns into Scary Hill. You’ll get unlimited Bone Yard tractor rides, Junior Jungle boats, spooky maze, spider aeroball, bug bounce house and more.
  • Notes: Plan to spend a few hours with all the fun activities.
  • Parking: Free parking
  • Cost:  $5-$10 per person
  • More Info:Cherry Hill 

Frightmares at Lagoon- Farmington

  • Description: If amusement parks are your thing, plan a visit to Lagoon in the Fall for Frightmares. Tons of haunted attractions, along with your favorite rides. There are also kid-friendly amusements.
  • Notes: Opens Friday, September 14th and continues through Oct. 30, weather permitting
  • Parking: $10
  • Cost: $58.95 for adults, $41.95 youth or use your season passport
  • More Info: Frightmares 

Syracuse City Pumpkin Walk – Syracuse

  • Description: Take a walk through hundreds of carved, lit pumpkins.
  • Notes: Take your camera for some fun photo ops.
  • Parking: Free parking at Founders Park, where it’s located.
  • Cost: Free, but there are usually food trucks and concessions available for purchase
  • More Info: Syracuse Pumpkin Walk on Facebook

Salt Lake City County Utah Halloween Activities


Hogle Zoo- Boo At The Zoo- Salt Lake City

  • Description: Kids 12 and under can come in costume and trick-or-treat around the zoo.
  • Notes: select dates only
  • Parking: parking is free, but limited.
  • Cost: regular zoo admission
  • More info: Hogle Zoo 

Hogle Zoo Festival of Fall Lights – Salt Lake City

  • Description: Ride the not-so-spooky train, walk through mesmerizing Bat Cave, labryinth-themed maze, and more…
  • Notes: Ten nights in October, from 6:30 pm- 9:30pm
  • Parking: parking is free, but limited.
  • Cost: Adults $12.95, kids $9.95 for non members ; discount tickets at Papa Murphy’s
  • More info: Hogle Zoo 

Gardner Village – West Jordan 

  • Description: Take a witch hunt along the cute outdoor shopping center. Enjoy all the fun witches around the entire village, shop and eat bakery treats. Print off a witch scavenger hunt from the website. If you fill it out completely, you can earn a free cookie from the bakery.
  • Notes: If you can, avoid weekends and holidays to avoid the crowds.
  • Parking: free most of the time, but occasionally on special days there is a charge to park onsite
  • Cost: free, but there are lots of food and shopping spots
  • More info: Gardner Village 

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Odyssey Dance Theater – Thriller- Salt Lake City

  • Description: Come see the sell-out show “Thriller”.
  • Notes: performed in St. George, Richfield, Logan, Ogden  and Park City as well; not recommended for children under 8 or faint of hear.
  • Parking: free parking onsite
  • Cost: $23+
  • More info: Odyssey Dance 

Red Butte Garden Garden After Dark – Salt Lake City

  • Description: whimsical nighttime event with games, activities, and light displays.
  • Notes: costumes welcome
  • Parking: free parking onsite
  • Cost: $14
  • More info: Red Butte Garden 

Snowbird Oktoberfest – Salt Lake City

  • Description: Oktoberfest is a tradition since 1973. Try German food and drink, alpine slide or take the tram to top of the mountain.
  • Notes: Saturdays and Sundays through mid-October
  • Parking: free parking onsite
  • Cost: varies
  • More info: Snowbird Oktoberfest 

Tracy Aviary Halloween Hoot – Salt Lake City

  • Description: On select dates in October, you can enjoy Halloween-themed bird shows, scary story time, crafts and face paint.
  • Notes: Check the website for 50% savings if you come in costume.
  • Parking: free parking onsite
  • Cost: Adult 11.95, child $7.95
  • More info: Tracy Aviary 

This Is the Place State Park Little Haunts- Salt Lake City

  • Description: It’s not scary at the Park during the day, so put on your costumes and come to the Village for a fun-filled event! Visit the Story Telling Witch, go trick-or-treating, and with pony rides, train rides and take-home crafts your little ones will want to return for Little Haunts year after year! Make it part of your family’s Halloween tradition.
  • Notes: check the calendar for event days
  • Parking: free onsite
  • Cost: $12.95 adults/ $8.95 children
  • More info: This is the Place 

Utah State Fair Grounds Pumpkin Nights – Salt Lake City

  • Description: 3,000 carved  pumpkins, demonstrations, family activities, and more
  • Notes: nightly starting October 5
  • Parking: free parking onsite
  • Cost: $12+
  • More info: Pumpkin Nights 

Viridian Event Center Pumpkin Palooza – Salt Lake City

  • Description: a celebration of all things pumpkin & Halloween including pie eating contest, pumpkin smashing, photo opps, Pumpkin Alley and costume parade
  • Notes: bring your carved pumpkin to be part of the display and a chance to win prizes 
  • Parking: free parking onsite
  • Cost: free
  • More info: Pumpkin Palooza 

Wheeler Farm Pumpkin Days – Salt Lake City

  • Description: Family-friendly, not-so-scary-Halloween activities, wagon rides, cow train, hay maze, pumpkin patch
  • Notes: from end of September through Halloween
  • Parking: free parking onsite
  • Cost: $10 for 2 and older, walking around the farm is free
  • More info: Wheeler Farm 

Summit County Utah Halloween Activities

Historic Main Street Howl-O-Ween – Park City 

  • Description: bring your children and FUR friends to Main Street for trick or treating on Halloween night
  • Notes: Expect gourmet treats for kids and pets, plus a few surprises
  • Parking: free and paid parking available
  • Cost: Free!
  • More Info: Howl-o-Ween Park City 

Park City Scarecrow Walk – Park City 

  • Description: A fun, short walk along a paved path that leads to the McPolin Barn. Check out all the handmade and themed scarecrows from local groups.
  • Notes: We’ve done this with and without kids and it’s fun either way!
  • Parking: free parking on the road
  • Cost: Free!

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Tooele County Utah Halloween Activities

Benson Grist Mill Pumpkin Walk- Tooele

  • Description: weekend event held each year. Look for decorated pumpkins and fun activities for kids.
  • Notes: October 19-20
  • Parking: onsite
  • Cost: free
  • More info: Benson Grist Mill 

Utah County Utah Halloween Activities

Burgess Orchards- Apple Picking- Alpine

  • Description: Burgess Orchards is a 17 acre family owned, Utah registered Centennial Farm (over 100 years in the business of producing fruit) located in Alpine Utah.
  • Notes: Call to reserve preschool or school group field trips
  • Parking: onsite
  • Cost: peach and apple prices vary per pound

Drive the Alpine Loop- Alpine to Provo

  • Description: You are in for a treat by driving the Alpine Loop in the fall. The entire drive is breathtaking with vibrant fall colored leaves.
  • Notes: Plan to take a few hours exploring and stopping for views and photos.
  • Parking: There are occasional parking spots off the side of the road for you to pull off and take pictures, etc.
  • Cost: free, just the cost of gas

Halloween Cruise on the Provo River- Provo

  • Description: Halloween-themed riverboat ride featuring carved and lit pumpkins, a scary story, pirate attack and more.
  • Notes: October 1-31
  • Parking: free
  • Cost: $8+
  • More info: ClasRopes

Harward Farms Jaker’s Jack-o-Lanterns – Provo

  • Description: admission includes corn maze, petting zoo, hay rides and fun farm play zone
  • Notes: pumpkins available for purchase
  • Parking: free
  • Cost: $2
  • More info: Jaker’s Jack-o-Lanterns 

Sundance Resort Full Moon Lift Rides- Provo Canyon

  • Description: Experience the mountains under a starlit sky. 45 minute lift ride at Sundance resort
  • Notes: Check the Sundance calendar for specific full moon dates
  • Parking: free at resort
  • Cost: $18+
  • More info: Sundance Resort

Wasatch County Utah Halloween Activities

Heber Valley Railroad – Heber

  • Description: Take a 40-minute train ride, enjoy pumpkin cookies, select a pumpkin from patch and more
  • Notes: Wizard Train on select dates in October
  • Parking: free parking at the Railroad
  • Cost: $25 per person, children 2 and under free
  • More info: Heber Valley Railroad

Washington County Utah Halloween Activities


Staheli Family Farm

  • Description: pumpkin patch, farmland, corn maze, hayrides, weekend entertainment, food court, Field of Screams haunted attraction, Spooky Trail kids’ haunted attraction, Witchy Weekends with Witches Night Out and Waffles & Witches, giant pumpkin drop
  • Notes: special events like Witches Night Out also
  • Parking: onsite
  • Cost: varies
  • More Info: Staheli Family Farm

Need Info about Utah Pumpkin Patches?

Here’s a complete list of Utah Pumpkin Patches

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And here’s a list of All Utah Christmas Activities 

Utah Christmas Activities- Utah Christmas Events List- Utah Christmas Activities for Kids

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2 comments

Liv October 5, 2014 - 11:28 pm

We just did the witch hunt at Gardner Village and got the kids a cookie (I think the cookie used to be free, but now it’s 35 cents!). It’s always fun to visit GV.

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Corri Theobald, Webmaster July 23, 2018 - 5:04 pm

PLEASE ADD:
Washington County, Staheli Family Farm.
Description: Two “Witchy Weekends”, including Witches Night Out (Ladies 18+), Waffles & Witches for Families, and a FREE Witches Showcase. One day only (Oct 6): Giant Pumpkin Drop and Candy Cannon (FREE with paid admission). Regular season opens Sept. 22.
Notes: October 11-13 and 18-20
Parking: free
Cost: $15+
More info: StaheliFamilyFarm.com

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