Utah Valley has a ton going on this October, with great Halloween events for kids, college students, and everybody who loves to be spooked! There are musicals, concerts, haunted houses, free Halloween events, and other Halloween-themed productions in the mix that you won't want to miss, with plenty to keep busy all month long! For additional ideas of things to do this month, check out our events calendar. Here are some spooktacular ideas for what to do for Halloween 2019!

Family Friendly Activities

1. Pumpkin Train on the Heber Creeper

  • Hop on the Heber Creeper with some ghosts and other costumed characters! Enjoy a pumpkin cookie and take home a pumpkin, too!
    • Oct 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th
    • Departures at 11am, 12:30pm, 2pm, 3:30pm & 5pm
    • 450 South 600 West, Heber City, UT 84032
    • $15 for ages 3 and up (includes pumpkin)

2. Buzzards and Bees Music Event

  • Come hear 60+ local bands play live music, while dressed in costumes! Also, be on the lookout for secret shows!
    • Oct 21st starts @8pm, Oct 22nd @4pm-midnight
    • Downtown Provo Center Street
    • $20 per person, day-of, $15 in advance

3. City Halloween Parties

Many of these Halloween parties are free Halloween events with costume parades, face painting, bounce houses, and carnival games! Check your city calendar for details on their annual Halloween events!

Halloween Town in Eagle Mountain
  • Join Eagle Mountain in Halloween festivities that include a dog costume contest, a car show, games, and more!
    • October 1 @ 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM  – Cory Wride Memorial Park
    • Hocus Pocus Drive-In Movie 7:30 PM – Mid-Valley Soccer Field
    • FREE
Lehi City Halloween Extravaganza
  • This free Halloween event is fun for the whole family, with candy, games, and a spook alley!
    • Oct 28th, 5pm-8pm
    • Lehi Legacy Center, 123 North Center Street, Lehi, UT 84043
    • Fee: At the door: $5 per child or In Advance: $4.50 per child. Adults free.

4. Haunted Halloween Haven

  • This Halloween event for kids is a walk-through haunted house, just spooky enough for little ones to handle!
    • Open every night of the month of October from 7:30 pm to 10 pm
    • 1641 Oakview Lane, Spanish Fork, UT 84660
    • FREE

5. Murder By the Book

  • Crisp, witty exchanges pepper this light hearted and inventive thriller that unfolds with a series of macabre twists. A thriller writer indulges in vitriolic word duels with his estranged wife until she shoots him. An amateur detective from the next flat attempts to solve the murder before calling the police. More deadly games are in store when the corpse rises and the tables are turned more than once for the victim and the killers!
    • September 22 - October 15 Thursday - Saturday, Monday 7:30 p.m.
    • 425 West Center Street, Provo, UT 84601
    • $14 - $16 Reserved Seating

6. CLAS Ropes Halloween Cruise

20+ Halloween Events to Get you Spooked

  • This cruise down the Provo River is the perfect way to enjoy the outdoors during the evening, while being spooked! 
    • September 30th – October 31, 2022 
    • First Departure: 6:30 pm, Last Departures: 9:00 pm (M-Th); 9:45 pm (F-Sa)
    • Cruises depart every 15 minutes
    • Closed Sundays
    • 3606 West Center Street, Provo, UT 84601
    • $9-10 per person

7. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

  • Come and see this exciting Halloween play, put on by SCERA Center for the Arts!
    • Dates: 10/17/2022 - 11/4/2022
    • Location: SCERA Center for the Arts
    • Time: 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM
    • Price: $8.00 Adult, $6.00 Child (age 3-11)

8. The Pumpkin Patch

  • Visit a local pumpkin patch for a picture perfect jack-o-lantern and then stay for their hay rides and other fun activities!
    • Sept 28th-Oct 31st, Mon-Sat 9am-dusk (until 3pm on Halloween)
    • September 24th - October 31st, 2022
    • Monday - Saturday 10am - 8:30pm
    • Sunday 10am - Dark
    • 1541 Sandhill Rd, Orem, UT 84058

9. Springville Art Museum Halloween Party

  • Wear your costumes and visit the Museum for trick or treat games, arts activities, and a lot of fun!
    • October 19, 2022
    • Location: Springville Museum of Art
    • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

10. Sundance Halloween Lift Rides

Sundance Halloween Lift Ride

  • Go up to the mountains to be spooked on Sundance's ski lift ride! Add on a Ziptour for even more Halloween night time fun!
    • Oct 20th-31st, Mon-Sat @7pm
    • 8841 North Alpine Loop Road, Sundance, UT 84604
    • Price varies by group size

11. Halloween Events at Thanksgiving Point

Witch's Breakfast
  • Eat a delicious breakfast with some of your favorite Halloween characters!
    • Oct 29th 9:00 am
    • 3003 North Thanksgiving Point Way Lehi, UT 84043
    • $200 - 6 People ($33 per person)
Scarecrow Festival
  • Wander the beautiful botanical gardens at Ashton Gardens as you hunt for scarecrows!

    • Oct 10th-15th, all day
    • 3900 Garden Drive Lehi, UT 84043
    • $17-24
Dia de Los Muertos
  • This isn't a Halloween event, per se, but it is a great opportunity to celebrate your ancestors!
    • Oct 22nd, 10am-8pm
    • 2455 Executive Pkwy, Lehi, UT 84043
    • $10

12. Big Jack Celebrates Fall at the Outlets

  • Utah’s largest Jack-O-Lantern is here at the Outlets! Come and get some of the best savings deals. Click this link to find the best deals at the Traverse Mountain Outlets.
    • Dates: October 1st - 31st
    • Location: Traverse Mountain Outlets
    • Time: 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM

12. Haunted Half Marathon, 5K, & Kids Run

  • Utah's Favorite Party Run! We invite you and your friends and family to join the best Halloween run in Utah. Run, Indulge, and Party!
    • Dates: October 29, 2022
    • Location: The Shops At Riverwoods
    • Time: 8:00 AM to 11:59 PM

13.  Trick-or-Treating

  • Many main streets throughout Utah County are hosting trick-or-treating events with local businesses, including Spanish Fork and Provo. If you prefer to do it in a neighborhood and want to find the best-decorated houses and trick or treat at them, see this Halloween map!


Spooky Attractions

14. Haunted Forest

20+ Halloweens Events to get you Spooked

  • Get ready to be seriously spooked at this haunted house where you walk through a real forest with pop-out scares!
    • Dates: 9/23/2022 - 10/31/2022
    • Location: Haunted Forest
    • Time: 7:30 PM to 11:59 PM
    • Price: Tickets - $30 Fast Pass Add $7

15. Cornbelly's Insanity Point

Cornbelly's Haunt

  • On select days at Cornbelly's, you can experience the only Halloween fireworks in Utah! Also visit their Insanity Point for a terrifying experience!
    • 7PM - Midnight on Fri & Sat
    • 7 PM - 10 PM on Mondays & Fall Break 
    • Sept 30 + October 3, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15, 17, 21, 22, 24, 28, 29
    • 3003 North Thanksgiving Point Way Lehi, UT 84043
    • $34.95

16. Strangling Brothers

  • This walk-through haunted circus will give you nightmares of clowns for days!
    • Dates: 9/23/2022 - 10/31/2022
    • Location: Strangling Brothers Haunted House
    • Time: 8:00 PM to 11:59 PM

17. Evermore

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  • This family-friendly fantasy park turns creepy at dark during their fall event called "LORE"!
    • Dates: 9/23/2022 - 10/29/2022
    • Location: Evermore Park
    • Time: 6:00 PM to 11:59 PM
    • Price: Adult (12 and Over) | $19.00eachJunior (6 -12) | $14.00eachChild (5 and Under) Free

18. Terror in the Mall

  • Terror in the Provo Towne Center returns this year as a giant dance party for 18+ adults!
    • Oct 28, 2022
    • 9:00 PM
    • 1200 Towne Centre Blvd, Provo, Utah 84601
    • $11-$35


Real Haunted Places

19. Pedal Provo Ghost Tours

20+ Halloween Events to get you Spooked

  • Learn the haunted, spooky history of Provo on a night bike tour that will take you through a cemetery, around town, or along the Provo River!
    • Oct 14th - October 22nd: Fri and Sat @9pm-11pm
    • $20 per person, or $35 for date night special

20. The Ghosts of Camp Floyd

  • Come discover the real ghosts of Camp Floyd and do some ghost hunting to find them!
    • Dates: 10/1/2022 - 10/29/2022
    • Location: Camp Floyd State Park and Stagecoach Inn Museum
    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Price: Admission fees are $10 per person and reservations are required.


There is SO MUCH to do this October, which makes it hard to choose what to do for Halloween 2019! Anything on this list is sure to be an unforgettable time! For more fun ideas, including corn mazes and fall festivals, see our Fall Activities Blog and our list of things to do in Utah Valley!