Fall Break Weekend (formerly known as UEA) for many students hits the middle of October. We always look forward to this long weekend in the Fall to get out and do something fun with the kids while they are out of school. Here's a few fun ideas:
Little Haunts – October 14, 15 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2022 at This Is The Place Heritage Park. Put on your costumes and go trick-or-treating, visit the Story Witch, enjoy pony rides, train rides, and take-home crafts. Admission is $15.95/adults, $13.95/seniors, $11.95/children (3-11), 2 and under are free.
Available Discount: Save $2 off admission by mentioning Coupons4Utah when you purchase your tickets.
Festival Transylvania – October 13-29 from 6:30-8 pm weekdays & 6:30-8:30 pm weekends (closed Sundays & Tuesdays at Millcreek Gardens. A Family-Friendly spook ally. Walk through various scenes of Transylvania: A hysterical fortune-teller, a botched laboratory experiment. Even an appearance by the headless horseman!
BooLights – From 6:30-9 pm at Hogle Zoo. Ride the not-so-spooky train, see the graveyard, walk through the bat cave, visit ‘Spiderella” and much more. Adults/ $16.95, Children (3-12)/$13.95. Members can save $3.
Care of Magical Creatures – also at Hogle Zoo on Oct 13 & 14 for ages 7-14 from 9 am – 4 pm. This magical camp is full of games, crafts, activities, and animal visits. Masks required. $65 for members, $75 for non-members.
Witch Display & Wee Witches Weekend – Gardener Village has their witches on display and it is always fun to check out for FREE. You can use the mobile hunt by scanning the barcode there.
Some activity fees may apply. Parking is FREE Monday through Thursday during WitchFest. $7 per car parking fee Fridays and Saturdays, September 30, October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2022
The Pumpkin Train – Check out Heber Valley Railroad for a 40-minute train ride where you will be entertained on board by costumed characters. You'll also get a delicious pumpkin cookie. At the depot you can take a trip through a family friendly haunted car and select a pumpkin from their pumpkin patch. Admission $15/general admission, $5/Toddler (2 and under)
Dinosaur Park After Dark – The haunted forest comes alive with prehistoric spooks at the Dinosaur Park in Ogden, and the only time you can visit the Park in the dark! Runs October 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 20, 21, 22, 24, 27, 28, and 29, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Special Event admission prices apply: $5 Members receive 50% admission discounts on special event prices. The Park does not accept coupons or other offers during special events.
Harvest Hoot – October 22-23 from 10 am-3 pm at Tracy Aviary. An abundance of fall-festive activities for your family. Included with admission.
Field Day – also at Tracy Aviary on Oct 13 & 14 from 10 am – 2 pm. Free with admission.
Scarecrow Festival – October 10-15 in Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi. Enjoy the beautiful autumn colors in the expansive 55-acre gardens and dozens of imaginative scarecrows built and submitted by the community. This week long festival will also feature fun outdoor games, crafts, music and yummy food! Regular admission applies. Free for Thanksgiving Point Members.
Halloween on the High Seas – at Loveland Planet Aquarium. A nighttime, outdoor event on the plaza, filled with fun for the whole family. Stroll through our Seaside Carnival to enjoy games and festive treats and embark on your own adventure on the high seas. Ticket are $10-$15.
Spooktacular – at The Leonardo. Each Saturday in October from 12-4 pm will feature special activities and trick-or-treating at six stops in the museum for an additional $5 charge.
BOOtanical – October 20-30 at Red Butte Gardens. Enjoy safe outdoor activities, live local music, storytellers, puppeteers, and more fun surprises Members/$12, General Public/$15. Reservation required.
Fall Harvest Festival – October 14-15 at American West Heritage Center in Wellsville. Includes cider-pressing, corn shelling, candle making, steam engine threshing and more. Admission is $10. Admission includes fall festival, corn maze, hay activities, & train/pony rides.
Corn Mazes – Corn mazes can be found all over the state, check out our list of corn mazes by county.
If you are looking for some discounted fun, be sure to check out Groupon and UtahCoupons for some great coupons on activities such as Trampoline Parks, Ziplines, Haunted Houses and more.
Here's a few of our favorite discounted activities perfect for Fall Break:
KTR Action Sport Playground in Midvale
Labyrinth in South Jordan
Kangaroo Zoo in Salt Lake or Pleasant Grove
iFly and iRock in Ogden
Flowrider in Ogden
Bounce N Slide in Logan
Seaquest Interactive Aquarium in Ogden
Seaquest Fishy Kisses Experience in Ogden
DropZone U in Tooele
Moab Giants in Moab
Get Air Trampoline Park in Kaysville
Get Air Trampoline Park in Murray
The Ninja Playground in Lehi