Spooky Halloween Events in Salt Lake City

Nightmare on 13th Demon

 Nightmare on 13th

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.

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Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus

Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus

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

Fear Factory tower

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

Nightmare on 13th

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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The Haunted Forest

Haunted Forest Utah


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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Frightmares at Lagoon

Lagoon Amusement Park Halloween concert

 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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Halloween Fun at Hee Haw Farms

Hee Haw Farms

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 a haunted hayride.

Creep Factor: Very mild; only on the hayride

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Pumpkin Days and Hay Bale Maze at Wheeler Farm

Wheeler Farm Skeletons
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 Corn Maze and Pumpkin Fest

Halloween Parade Float


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

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 Pumpkin Festival

Heber Valley Railroad

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

Garden After Dark Red Butte Garden

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 Zombie 5k

Night of the Running Dead Race

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 at the Zoo

Boo Lights Hogle Zoo

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

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