Spooky Halloween Events in Salt Lake City

From Extreme Creepiness to Calm Corn Mazes

Maybe it's having the chance to play dress-up, maybe it's the candy, but whatever the reason, Halloween seems to bring out the fun-loving kid in everyone. Get in touch with your inner child at these great Salt Lake City Halloween events and have one heck of a spooktacular time. Check the websites for dates, times, and ticket prices for each event.

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    Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus
    Courtesy of Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus

    The Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus will shock visitors with its Big Top Tent of Horrors and haunted trailers. If you survive the Haunted Circus, get your nerve up to enter the Tunnel of Foam and see if you can get out of Strangling Brothers Eskaped. This scary scene has relocated to American Fork, about a half hour's drive south of Salt Lake City.

    Creep Factor: Moderate

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    Fear Factory
    Courtesy Fear Factory

    The Fear Factory is located an abandoned cement factory, rumored to be haunted by the ghosts of workers who died in unfortunate accidents when the factory was in operation. The haunt includes underground tunnels, catwalks, twisty slides that are several stories high, and more.  "Fear Fall" and the "Last Ride Zipline" add more heart-pounding to your visit.

    Creep Factor: Extreme

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    Nightmare on 13th
    Courtesy of Nightmare on 13th

    Nightmare on 13th, Utah's largest and most technical haunted house, was rated the No. 1 haunted house in Salt Lake City by The Salt Lake Tribune and has been featured on The Travel Channel.

    Creep Factor: Extreme; not for young children or anyone who is sensitive

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    Haunted Forest in American Fork, Utah
    Courtesy of The Haunted Forest

    The Haunted Forest in American Fork is a longtime favorite haunted attraction in Utah. Visitors walk through a real forest with scary surprises. There are also two indoor attractions, "The Haunted Mansion Show "and "Psycho Manor."

    Creep Factor: Moderate

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    Lagoon Frightmares
    Courtesy of Lagoon Amusement Park

    Frightmares at Lagoon amusement park in Farmington, about a 15- minute drive north of Salt Lake City, offers fun Halloween decorations, activities, and entertainment in addition to the usual thrill rides. 

    Creep Factor: Suitable for anyone, although sensitive children might want to avoid some shows and attractions.

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    Hee Haw Farms
    Courtesy of Hee Haw Farms

    If you're looking for fall or Halloween fun, Hee Haw Farms is the place. They have something for kids of all ages. Families can enjoy a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, hayrides, petting farm, pony rides, corn maze,  and haunted hayride.

    Creep Factor: Very mild; only on hayride

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    Wheeler Historic Farm

    Pumpkin Days and Hay Bale Maze include a 5-foot high hay bale maze, pumpkin picking, and a wagon ride through Wheeler Woods.

    Creep Factor: Mild

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    Cornbelly's Insanity Point
    Courtesy of Cornbelly's

    Not just a corn maze, Cornbelly's includes a pumpkin patch, playground, farm-themed kiddie rides, Pumpkin Princess Playland, Insanity Point haunted maze, story times, pig races, and cont.

    Creep Factor: Mild; moderate in the haunted sections

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    Salt Lake and Ogden Ghost Tours
    Courtesy of Salt Lake Ghost Tour

    Guided by a professional storyteller, guests travel by bus to the great "haunts" of Salt Lake City or Ogden and learn about the ghosts who dwell in historic buildings and cemeteries. Bus tours, cemetery tours, and walking tours are available.

    Creep Factor: Moderate

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    Heber Valley Railroad
    Courtesy Heber Valley Railroad

    Special activities, entertainment, pumpkin treats, pumpkin decorating, and a beautifully scenic evening train ride get everyone in a fall mood, and all get a pumpkin to take home.

    Creep Factor: Mild

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    Garden After Dark Red Butte Garden
    Courtesy of Red Butte Garden

    Some of your favorite children's story characters come to Red Butte Garden to celebrate Halloween, but they actually have a lot to teach about the natural world. With crafts, activities, and light displays, Garden After Dark is an event you definitely don’t want to miss.

    Creep Factor: Mild

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    Night of the Running Dead Race
    Courtesy of Run Utah

    All runners register as either undead or human. If undead they may dress as such and start the race 2 minutes after the humans begin their run. So you'll see an army of the undead chasing the living (the whole point of the race). Costumes are optional but greatly encouraged, especially for anyone in the 1 Mile Creep 'n' Crawl. 

    Creep Factor: Mild

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    Boo Lights Hogle Zoo
    Courtesy of Hogle Zoo

    Hogle Zoo's annual Boo at the Zoo is great Halloween fun for kids 12 and younger. Come in costume to trick-or-treat at candy booths set up throughout zoo grounds. Trick-or-treat bags will be provided (while supplies last), or bring your own.

    Creep Factor: Mild