Are you falling for fall yet? As Utah mountainsides turn red, yellow and orange, its time to take a glance at what Utah has to offer in the autumn. Don’t let sweater weather keep you indoors this week — especially with these events going on around town.
Halloween Lift Rides
Get ready to soar above Sundance Resort on the Halloween-themed ski lift. Meet costume-clad lift operators and actors for an enjoyable ride through the cool fall night.
When: Oct 19–31 from 7 p.m.–10 p.m. (Closed Sundays and open until 11 p.m. on weekends)
Cost: $20 for adults; $17 for children
Taking the scare out of scarecrow, Thanksgiving Point is hosting its annual Scarecrow Festival. These family-friendly scarecrows will keep good company this weekend with the festival market, crafts, music and food.
When: Oct. 16–21 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Where: Ashton Gardens at Thanksgiving Point Gardens
Cost: $15 for adults; $12 for children
Hee Haw Farms
Fall has come and Hee Haw Farms is ready for your autumn activities. Pick your own pumpkin, go on a hayride or join in another fall fun event at Hee Haw Farms. Read more about the fall festivities here.
When: Sept. 29 – Nov. 4
Where: Hee Haw Farms, 150 S. 2000 West, Pleasant Grove
Cost: $6 for general admission $5 for the Haunted Tales Hayride & Haunted Corn Maze, $3 for Corn Maze
Ahoy matees, the Halloween Cruise is ready to take your family on an adventure. Climb aboard the CLAS Ropes Course ship for a chance to shiver through a scary story while viewing over 100 carved pumpkins along the river bank. Watch out though, a pirate attack just might happen on these “turbulent” waters. The journey lasts about 20-25 minutes and ship leaves dock every 30 minutes.
When: Oct. 2–31
Where: CLAS Ropes Course, 3606 West Center in Provo
Cost: $8 per person
Pumpkin Festival on Heber Valley Railroad
All aboard! Instead of a wagon ride, take a train ride to a pumpkin patch this holiday season. On the 40 minute train ride, costumed character entertain the guests while riders nibble on pumpkin cookies. There’s even a family-friendly haunted car for a not-so-spooky detour on the trip.
When: Oct. 5–30
Where: Heber Valley Railroad