October 12, 2017
UEA Weekend is held in Utah on October 19-20, 2017. 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, 19-21, & 28 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 $12.95/adults, $10.95/seniors, $8.95/children (3-11), 2 and under are free.
Gateway Pumpkin Festival - Friday, October 20 from 11:30-2:30 pm at The Gateway Mall. Bring the whole family to decorate a jack-o-lantern and find out how you can help Utah's children in foster care. Free while supplies last.
BooLights - October 13, 14, 18-21, & 27 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/ $12.95, Seniors/$10.95, Children (3-12)/$9.95. Members can save $2 if purchased online or $1 at the door.
Available Coupon: Visit any Papa Murphy's and get a Buy 1 regular priced Adult Ticket, Get a FREE Child Ticket - when you purchase ANY size pizza.
Witch Display & Wee Witches Weekend - Gardener Village has their witches on display and it is always fun to check out for FREE starting October 1. You can also print off a scavenger hunt and get a discounted cookie with completed scavenger hunt forms.
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 19-21 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 Leonardo Spooktacular - October 19-22; come discover the science behind fear. There will be mask making, science activities, crystal wand making and more. Included with general admission.
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, $3/Toddler (2 and under; pumpkin included), Free/Toddlers (2 and under; does not included pumpkin).
Dinosaur Park Halloween Carnival - 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 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 27 and 28th from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Special Event admission prices apply ($3 for adults/ seniors, $5 for children 2-12yrs) 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 - October 19 & 20 for grades 1st-5th. Each camp runs one full day from 9am - 4 pm. Camps include crafts, activities, and nose-to-beak experiences. Non-members/$65, Member/10% off.
Their Halloween Hoot is also scheduled for October 21, 28, & 31st from 1-3:30 pm.
Scarecrow Festival - October 16-21 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.
Garden After Dark - October 19-21 & October 26-28 from 6-9 pm at Red Butte Gardens. With crafts, activities, light displays and more. An indoor/outdoor, costume and kid-friendly event. Members/$6, General Public/$12.
Available Coupon: Save $5
Fall Harvest Festival - October 20-21 at American West Heritage Center in Wellsville. Includes cider-pressing, corn shelling, candle making, steam engine threshing and more. Admission is $8/children 3-11 and $9/adults. Admission includes corn maze, hay activities, and haunted hollow.
Pumpkin Nights (Salt Lake) - October 13-29 at Utah Fairgrounds. There will be more than 4,000 pumpkins, larger than life displays, and multi-sensory experiences in 8 incredible worlds.
Available Coupon: Save $32%
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 21 at North Shore of Oquirrh Lake in Day Break. Ginormous pumpkins and food trucks from 9 am -12 pm. There will also be free kid-friendly games & activities, ginormous pumpkin carving and racing.
Snowbird Customer Appreciation - Scheduled for October 20-22 & October 28-29. Receive a Free tram ride with the donation of 3 cans of food or hygiene items or a $6 cash donation for the Utah Food Bank.
If you are looking for some discounted fun, be sure to check out Groupon, UtahCoupons, Living Social and KSL Deals for some great coupons on activities such as Trampoline Parks, Ziplines, Haunted Houses and more.