This is your guide to Halloween fun throughout the Top of Utah.
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Top of Utah
BLACK ISLAND FARMS HARVEST FESTIVAL AND CORN MAZE, with two “Twilight: Breaking Dawn” mazes, children’s activities, farmers market, straw mountain slides, farm animal displays. 4-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 4 p.m.-midnight Fridays, 10 a.m.-midnight Saturdays, 1-5 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 31. Nightmare Acres Haunted Barn, separate spooky maze, open 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday. Black Island Farms, 3178 S. 3000 West, Syracuse. Maze/hayride: $15; $10/children. Maze only: $10; $8/children; free/2-under. Hayride: $8; $5/children; free/2-under. Nightmare Acres: $15. Combo pass: $20. 801-774-MAZE, www.blackislandfarms.com.
CAMP ‘N CORN MAZE, maze in 14-foot-tall corn plus camp area with Hallowalkeen FX display including roving eye, graveyard, lightning storm, magic mirror, fireflies, more. Open Monday-Saturday, through Oct. 29. Three levels: K-9, nonscary activities for preschool-sixth grade, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Juniors, some spooky effects for junior-high ages, 4-6 p.m.; “Insane!,” scary maze for teens/adults, 6:15 p.m.; last entry at 8:30 p.m. weekdays, 9:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Cold Springs Trout Farm, 2284 N. Fruitland Drive, North Ogden. $4-$6; $1 discount with canned food donation. 801-782-7282.
CARNIVAL OF CHAOS, featuring 3-D Maze, 7 Deadly Sins Haunted House, and haunted midway with aerial artists, scary films, face painting, more. 7:30-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, through Oct. 31. 1134 W. Riverdale Road, Riverdale. $5/7 Deadly Sins, $10/3-D Maze, $15/combo. Free/midway; some attractions require minimal fees. $25/Trilogy of Terror combo pass includes admission to all Castle of Chaos locations (including 120 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City, and 5576 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville). 801-461-4444, www.castleofchaos.com.
CARTER’S CRAZY CORN MAZE, carved in shape of M&M, a Tremonton chariot team that won 2011 Cutter and Chariot Racing World Championships. 6-9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, 6-10:30 p.m. Fridays, 4-10:30 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 31. Haunted 7:30-10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. 700 S. Main St., Garland. $6, $5/age 5-9, free/4-under, $3/Mondays. 435-452-1886.
ENCHANTED WOODS, Halloween fun without fright, for age 4-10. Hear stories told by costumed storybook characters, and collect treats. 4-7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 29, Treehouse Museum, 347 22nd St., Ogden. “Step into the Woods,” a version of Enchanted Woods for children age 1-5, offered 4-7 p.m. Oct. 20 and Oct. 27. Tickets are timed, and may sell out for a specific time period; advance purchase recommended. $6/child age 1-15 ($4/member children), free/accompanying adults and babies. 801-394-9663, www.treehousemuseum.org.
FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL, seven-acre corn maze, hay jump, rope climb, slide, children’s honeycomb maze, at American West Heritage Center. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday-Saturday, through Oct. 29. Haunted Hollow, featuring terrifying tales of the past, opens Oct. 7. 4025 S. U.S. 89-91, Wellsville. $6; $5/students, seniors, children and military. Combo pass (includes Haunted Hollow): $10; $9/students, seniors, children. $7.50/Haunted Hollow only. 435-245-6050, www.awhc.org.
FRIGHT AT THE BAY, haunted house, laser tag, wagon rides through animated light displays, hay jump, free pumpkins for children under 12. 4-10 p.m. Monday-Saturday, with light displays 7-10 p.m nightly, through Oct. 31. Willard Bay State Park North Marina, reached via I-15’s Exit 357. $6/adults, $5/children. 435-734-9494.
GREEN CANYON FARMS, 20-acre Egyptian-themed maze, pyramid slide, videos. 5-11 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5 p.m.-midnight Fridays, 2 p.m.-midnight Saturdays, through Oct. 31. Haunted on Friday-Saturday. 2850 N. 200 East, Logan. $6/adults, $4/age 3-11, free/2-under. Add $1 during haunted hours. 435-770-7547, www.greencanyonfarms.com.
HALLOWEEN SPOOKTACULAR, child-friendly science activities, lighted outdoor dinosaur exhibits, crafts, trick-or-treating, jack o’lantern display. 7-9 p.m. Oct. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29. George S. Eccles Dinosaur Park and Museum, 1544 E. Park Blvd., Ogden. $7/adults, $6/children; $1 discount with donation of carved pumpkin. 801-393-3466, www.dinosaurpark.org.
HAUNTED HOLLOW, outdoor venue features 13 acres of dungeons, mine shafts, swamps, woods, haunted mansion. 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday, through Oct. 29; also 7:30-10 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 31. 1550 S. 1900 West, West Haven. $15, free/age 6-under; group discounts available. 801-388-0512 or www.hauntedutah.com.
HAUNTED HOLLOW AT AMERICAN WEST HERITAGE CENTER, a walk on the dark side of history with “Terrifying Tales of the Past.” 7-10 p.m. Oct. 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29. Kid-friendly visits are 7-7:30 p.m. nightly. 4025 S. U.S. 89-91, Wellsville. $7.50. Combo pass (includes corn maze, other activities): $10; $9/students, seniors, children. 435-245-6050, www.awhc.org.
Sponsor: Hunt Mysteries - Every murder mystery dinner theater performance includes a few top-notch song-and-dance numbers, tons of fun but not offensive comedy - and an emphasis on audience participation, including several opportunities for guests to shine in small-but-fun roles. Our performances are great for dinner groups and we are flexible in adjusting according to the location and size of the event. Guests will question the actors one-on-one and solving a fun but challenging murder mystery. So join us for a great time full of laughs and fun that the whole family can enjoy. Hunt Mysteries murder mystery dinner theater, entertainment at its very best. For a list of shows and show times visit www.utahfindit.com
LITTLE BEAR BOTTOMS, giant corn maze, string maze for children, Haunted River Trail, Spooky Barn Ride. 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Fridays and 1-11 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29. Open at 1 p.m. Oct. 20-21. 5000 S. U.S. 89-91, Wellsville. $6-$10, depending on attractions visited; $5-$9/students, $4-$8/age 4-11, free/3-under. 435-770-3462, www.lbbcornmaze.com.
NELSON’S CORN MAZE, 13 acres carved in circles, triangles and other geometric shapes. 6-9 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 6-11 p.m. Fridays, 4-11 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 31. Haunted 7-11 p.m. Saturdays. 2950 S. 1600 West, Perry. Weekdays: $5; $3/age 12-under; $15/family. Weekends: $6; $4/children, $20/family. Group discounts available. 435-723-2529, 435-723-6546.
'NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM,' paranormal tours through Union Station and its basement vaults. Watch professional paranormal investigators use their detection equipment or bring your own equipment and cameras. Age 14-up only. 7 p.m.-midnight Oct. 28-29; tours begin every 15 minutes. Groups limited to 10 people. Grand Lobby of station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. Prices TBA. 801-393-9890, www.theunionstation.org.
NORTH LOGAN PUMPKIN WALK, scenes made of pumpkins and produce depicting “My Favorite Things” include Gilligan’s Island, Winnie the Pooh, Candy Land, Calvin and Hobbs, Angry Birds and more. 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 20-25. Elk Ridge Park, 1100 E. 2500 North, North Logan. Free. 435-753-4644, www.pumpkinwalk.com.
OGDEN GHOST TOURS, bus tours of Ogden’s haunted sites narrated by members of Utah Storytelling Guild. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 7-8, 20 and 31; 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29. Also 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Meet in parking lot north of Union Station, 2501 Wall Ave., Ogden. Walking tours on Historic 25th Street offered 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 21-22. $18; $15/students and seniors; $12/children, $10/10-under. All tickets $10 opening night. 801-604-1218, www.storytours.com.
Sponsor: Ogden City Special Events - 22 Oct 2011 - 3 p.m. Witches Parade & Tea Party with the Saliva Sisters, Cackle Contest, Dancing at Union Station, Shopping, Dining and more! 3pm - Full Moon! Tickets: $5.00 Available at the door and at the Union Station Business Office, Monday - Friday 10 am - 5 pm. Cash and all major credit cards accepted. Auction: Silent auction fundraiser to support the operation of Union Station. Items include 3 night stay in Sun Valley! Vendors: Browse the Grand Lobby vendors for tricks treats, jewelry and more. Two Dance Floorsance your hats off and party 'till the full moon 22 Oct 2011 - 7 p.m. Glimpse will be a live performance featuring local hosts Bob Geier and Farrell Lafferty filmed during Witchstock 2011 in Ogden's Haunted Union Station.Regular people will tell stories of ghost sightings and clashes with the unknown! Geier says he has experienced things...Lafferty is a known skeptic who will offer alternative explanations. Laugh and scream at the same time!! www.utahfindit.com
PACK’S PUMPKIN PATCH, hay maze and eight-acre pumpkin patch, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Monday-Saturday, through Oct. 31. 1700 W. Glover Lane, Farmington. Free; pumpkins and other produce for sale. 801-232-1637, www.packfarms.com.
PUNKINAZE, corn maze and hay slide. 5-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5-11 p.m. Fridays, 3-11 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 29. Open at 3 p.m. Oct. 20-21. 1921 W. 2550 South, West Haven. Haunted at 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. Ticket sales end one hour before closing. $6; free/age 3-under; $30/family pass. Bring flashlight. 801-731-4756.
SLEEPY MILLCREEK HOLLOW, horror films, marketplace, Terror Trail. 7-10 p.m. Oct. 20 and 27; 5-11 p.m. Oct. 21, 28, 29. Movies begin at 5 p.m. nightly and 3 p.m. Saturdays. Green Barn Gardens, 151 S. 2250 West, Marriott-Slaterville. $3; $2/5-12, free/4-under; Terror Trail is additional $5. Portion of proceeds benefit Pack and Pounce Animal Rescue. 801-458-2925 or www.sleepymillcreekhollow.com.
Sponsor: Spirit Halloween Superstore - Experience Spirit Halloween Superstore! Explore our vast selection of original and amazing costume ideas to find the perfect costume that is uniquely for you and your family. Explore an array of costume options to find your perfect fit. Spirit Halloween Superstore has accessories, hats, wigs, shoes, make-up, masks and much more, all designed to transform you and your family in bewitchingly convincing Halloween style! Professional grade theatrical quality costumes and accessories add a note of authenticity to fool even your closest family members and friends. 879 W Hillfield Rd, Layton, UT Hours: Mon-Sat 10am-9pm, Sun noon-5pm www.SpiritHalloween.com
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CASTLE OF CHAOS, with interactive “Hands on Horror” and “Buried Alive Coffin Slide” (must sign waivers to participate). Open Tuesday-Sundays during October. Hours: 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. weekdays, 7 p.m.-midnight weekends. 120 W. 3300 South, SLC. $18; $13/age 12-under Sunday-Thursday. $25/combo pass also good at houses at 1134 W. Riverdale Road, Riverdale; and 5576 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville. 801-461-4444, www.castleofchaos.com.
CASTLE OF CHAOS REDWOOD ROAD, four haunted attractions varying in intensity. Open Mondays, Wednesday-Saturday through Oct. 31, also Oct. 25. Hours: 7:30-10 p.m. weekdays, 7 p.m.-midnight weekends. 5576 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville. $12-$18 depending on attractions visited. $25/combo pass also good at houses at 120 W. 3300 South, SLC; and 1134 W. Riverdale Road, Riverdale. 801-461-4444 or www.castleofchaos.com.
FORT DOUGLAS CEMETERY TOUR, actors in costume tell the stories of cemetery “residents,” 3-7 p.m. Oct. 29, 421 Chipeta Way, SLC. $5, $3/child, $15/family; fundraiser for Fort Douglas Museum. 801-581-1251.
GHOST HUNTERS OF UTAH, event on Utah’s haunted places featuring members of Wasatch Paranormal Investigators and authentic recordings. 7 p.m. Oct. 18. Capitol Theatre lobby, 50 W. 200 South, SLC. Free. 801-869-6938.
HAUNTED CANYON, 35-minute spooky Halloween train ride. Open 7:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. Oct. 7, 8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29; additional 9:30 p.m. rides Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29. Heber Valley Railroad, leaving from Vivian Park in Provo Canyon. Dress for the outdoors; costumes may be worn. $14-$16; $6-$8/children. Smith’s Tix.
HAUNTED FOREST, outdoor trails through trees and swamps pass mine shafts and dungeons filled with demons and ghouls; also Psycho Manor and Haunted Mansion Show. 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 7:30 p.m.-midnight Friday-Saturday. 1015 S. 500 East, American Fork (via I-15, Exit 276). $20; free/age 6-under; group discounts available. 801-427-6872. www.hauntedutah.com.
HAUNTED VILLAGE, explore haunted pioneer streets and buildings, 7-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 7-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday, Oct. 12-31. This Is The Place Heritage Park, 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., SLC. $15. 801-582-1847.
NIGHTMARE ON 13TH, new “Realm of Darkness” and zombie apocalypse in “Night of the Dead”; also 12 rooms playing off such common fears as spiders, snakes, dentists, clowns. 7:30 p.m.- midnight Friday-Saturday, through Nov. 5 (closes 11 p.m. Nov. 4-5); 7:30-10 p.m. Monday- Thursday, through Oct. 31 (closes 11 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 31). 300 W. 1300 South, SLC. $20. 801-467-8100, www.nightmareon13th.com.
SALT LAKE GHOST TOURS, visits to various haunted Salt Lake City buildings. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Oct. 7-8, 20 and 31; 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29. Also 7 p.m. Oct. 24. Walking tours are 5 p.m. Oct. 15, 22, 29. Meet at west side of Rio Grande Building, 300 S. 500 West, SLC. $18; $15/students and seniors, $12/children, $10/10-under. All tickets $10 opening night. 801-529-4497, www.storytours.com.