With fall in full force throughout Utah, there are endless opportunities to enjoy the season and all that comes with it. From Halloween-themed events to farmer’s markets to stunning foliage practically in our backyard, here’s your October round-up of things to do this month.
For the first time, enjoy Hogle Zoo’s popular light show during the Halloween season. Only six nights in all of October, be sure to catch them on the 14, 15, 19, 20, 21 and 22.
Tickets are $12.95 per person
Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos)
Oct. 24-Nov. 3
Utah Cultural Celebration Center hosts this community event in West Valley.
Tickets are free with Student ID
Halloween Spooktacular on the Seven Seas
Oct. 25, 2016
Dress up and enjoy a two-hour performance of pirate-themed music.
Tickets start at $12.00 a person
Halloween Lift Rides
Take a spooky 45-minute lift ride up Sundance.
Tickets are $14 with Student ID
If you’re willing to drive to Utah County, Thanksgiving Point’s scarecrow festival is a great way to see local creatives imaginative work on display.
Tickets are $15
Black Island Farms
At the opposite end of the valley in Syracuse, Corn Mazes, Bonfires, Cow trains and pumpkin patches abound.
Sneak Peak open: Sept. 16-17
Season Opens Sept. 23-Oct. 31
Tickets start at $11
The Corn Maize
Ogden’s Corn Maize haunted trails start at 8:00pm on Saturdays. The price includes all other activities and mazes.
Opened Sept. 23
Tickets are $12
Farmington Sept. 16-Oct. 31 (on weekends)
With a scary twist to your favorite rides and seven haunted houses for adults littered throughout the park, Lagoon’s Frightmares is a must this season.
Discounted tickets available through the Union
Sleepy Hollow Wagon Rides
Oct. 1, 7, 8, 10 and 17-29.
Enjoy listening to the Legend of Sleepy Hollow on a traditional horse drawn wagon ride through the scenic foothills of Soldier Hollow.
Tickets are $25
Snowbird’s 44th Annual Oktoberfest Celebration
Enjoy the remaining weeks of Snowbird’s popular celebration before it wraps up on Oct. 9. Every Saturday and Sunday from noon until 6:00pm take advantage of one of the largest festivals in Utah.
Little Cottonwood Canyon Scenic Drive
And if you want an event that is completely free and absolutely breathtaking this time of year, grab your camera and some friends and head up Little Cottonwood Canyon for an hour long reminder of how incredible Utah really is.