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 16, 23, & 30, 2021 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 $14.95/adults, $13.95/seniors, $10.95/children (3-11), 2 and under are free.
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Festival Transylvania – October 14-30 from 6:30-8 pm weekdays & 6-9 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 6:30-9:30 pm at Hogle Zoo. Ride the not-so-spooky train, see the graveyard, walk through the bat cave, visit ‘Spiderella” and much more. Adults/ $14.95, Children (3-12)/$11.95. Members can save $3 if purchased online.
Witch Display & Wee Witches Weekend – Gardener Village has their witches on display and it is always fun to check out for FREE. You can print off a scavenger hunt or use the mobile hunt by scanning the barcode there.
They have also added Six Hags Witches where you can get caught in a giant Spider Web, get lost in the Maze of Mayhem, take a dip in the Candy Corn Pool and more.
Wee Witches Weekend runs October 14-16 and includes petting zoo, pony rides, face painting, story telling and crafts. Some activity fees may apply. There is also a $5 fee to park during this weekend.
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, $4/Toddler (2 and under; pumpkin included), Free/Toddlers (2 and under; does not included pumpkin).
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 14,15, 16, 18, 22, 23, 25 from 6:30 pm to 9 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.
Tracy Aviary Fall Camps Kits – Each take-home kit includes hours of hands-on activities like games, crafts, and experiments, plus admission to Tracy Aviary. With two exciting fall themes to choose from, you can pick the camp that interests you or register for both! Single camp is $25, $40 for both.
Their Halloween Hoot is also scheduled for October 30 & 31
Scarecrow Festival – October 11-16 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.
BOOtanical – October 14-17 & October 18-24 from 6-8 pm at Red Butte Gardens. Enjoy safe outdoor activities, live local music, storytellers, puppeteers, and more fun surprises Members/$10-$13, General Public/$13-$15. Reservation required.
Fall Harvest Festival – October 15-16 at American West Heritage Center in Wellsville. Includes cider-pressing, corn shelling, candle making, steam engine threshing and more. Admission is $9. Admission includes corn maze, hay activities, and discount on haunted hollow.
Spooktacular – October 16, 23 & 30 at The Leonardo. Make your own haunted house, mix up a batch of ghost goo, and raise a zombie from the dead with static electricity before watching a spooky science demonstration. $5 admission.
Corn Mazes – Corn mazes can be found all over the state, check out our list of corn mazes by county.
Ginormous Pumpkin Regatta – Saturday, October 16 at North Shore of Oquirrh Lake in Day Break. Ginormous pumpkins and food trucks from 10 am -12 pm. There will also be free kid-friendly games & activities and photo opportunities.
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.