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Pumpkin Nights Salt Lake City

This October, Pumpkin Nights is back with more displays, new entertainment, and fun for the whole family. Journey through eight different themed lands, all crafted using over 3,000 hand-carved real and synthetic pumpkins. To learn more about what’s in store, go to pumpkinnights.com.
Dates: 
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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Location:

Utah State Fairpark
155 North 1000 West
Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
United States

James and the Giant Peach Jr. - Egyptian Theatre Historic Park City, Utah

From the fantastical mind of Roald Dahl… Join James and his collection of singing insect friends in this adventurous musical about courage and self-discovery!
Dates: 
12/07/2018
12/08/2018
12/09/2018
7:00 PM and 2:00 PM
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Location:

328 Main Street | PO Box 3119
Park City, UT, 84060
United States

Phone:

435.649.9371

Haunted Night at the Museum: Graveyard Smash - Natural History Museum of Utah

Boys and ghouls, and parents of all ages: let’s get spooky! Join us, if you dare, for our family-friendly, spooktacular, Haunted Night at the Museum: Graveyard Smash! Get ready to stroll through a pumpkin patch, crawl through a giant spider’s web, and tiptoe through our ghostly graveyard.
Dates: 
10/19/2018
6 PM – 9 PM
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Location:

301 S. Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.581.6927

TERRIFIC TUESDAY: LET’S GIVE THANKS - The City of South Jordan

Come out to this month's Terrific Tuesday and make a 3-D Turkey Bag Craft.
Dates: 
10/30/2018
10 AM – 11 AM
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Location:

Gale Center of History and Culture - South Jordan, UT
10300 S Beckstead Ln
South Jordan, UT, 84095
United States

Phone:

801.254.3742

Cedar Livestock and Heritage Festival -Salt Lake City

The Cedar City Livestock and Heritage Festival is an annual event that honors the livestock-based heritage of Iron County. The event features the iconic sheep parade, hands on history activities, vendors and lamb burgers!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
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Location:

635 N Main St
Cedar City, UT, 84721
United States

Phone:

435-586-9290

Utah Travels Photography Exhibit - Utah Cultural Celebration Center

“Utah Travels” is a photo exhibit highlighting remarkable photographic images captured by Utahn’s during their diverse, global, travel experiences. The exhibit allows an opportunity for professional and amateur photographers of all ages to publicly present their most distinct travel photos and to share the stories of their experiences with a short descriptive paragraph. Images may represent destinations thousands of miles away or a few miles from home. Photos reflect the beauty, richness and diversity of people, events, nature, culture and all that celebrates humanity and planet earth. The Utah Cultural Celebration Center is pleased to welcome the Wasatch Camera Club to this year’s Utah Travels photography exhibition.
Dates: 
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
9 am to 6 pm
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Location:

1355 West 3100 South
West Valley City, UT, 84119
United States

Phone:

801.965.5111

Call for Entries: Día de los Muertos Youth Art Contest - The Main Library (Salt Lake City Public Library System)

Artists up to age 17 can submit original artwork that reflects the spirit of Día de Los Muertos. The art will be displayed during the Festival, with a grand prize winner chosen from the entries.
Dates: 
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
12AM -11:59PM
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Location:

Day-Riverside Branch, Salt Lake City Public Library
1575 West 1000 North
Salt Lake City, UT, 84116
United States

Phone:

801.524.8200

Peter and Wendy Auditions - The City of South Jordan

South Jordan Arts Council Vision: To provide opportunities for individuals and families to experience the Arts through education, participation, public works, and performance!
Dates: 
10/22/2018
4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Location:

South Jordan Community Center
10778 S Redwood Rd
South Jordan, UT, 84095
United States

Phone:

801-446-4357

Family Art Night: littleBits™ Droid Drawings - Bountiful Davis Art Center

Join us for another free family art night in partnership with Clark Planetarium. In our littleBits™ Droid Drawing event kids will have the chance to bring their very own droid to life using littleBits™ electronic blocks. With the “Droid Inventor” app, they can control their droid, give it new abilities with simple block-based coding, and take it on more than 20 missions including a large community drawing.
Dates: 
10/29/2018
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM MDT
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Location:

90 N Main Street
Bountiful, UT, 84010
United States

Phone:

801-295-3618

Discovery Classes - Natural History Museum of Utah

Join us for a variety of STEAM-based programming that will engage your child and spark their curiosity for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Space is limited to maximize the experience.
Dates: 
10/24/2018
10/27/2018
11/14/2018
Wednesdays- 5:30-7 pm, Sat and Sun- 10am-Noon
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Location:

301 S. Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.581.6927

Garden After Dark - Oaklore Adademy of Magic - Red Butte Garden

Calling all witches and wizards! Join us for an enchanted evening at the fabled Oaklore Adademy of Magic, Utah's premier school of witchcraft and wizardry.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
6 PM - 9 PM
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Organization:

Red Butte Garden

Location:

300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

(801) 585-0556

The Secret Garden - Utah Children's Theatre

The Secret Garden plays October 13 to November 17 at Utah Children's Theatre. Make family memories by coming to a show together!
Dates: 
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10/26/2018
Varies
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Location:

3605 South State Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84115
United States

Phone:

801.532.6000

Christmas with the Celts - Egyptian Theatre Historic Park City, Utah

The high-stepping spirited musical selections will have you clapping along. Combining Irish Carols, Christmas standards, and thrilling Irish dancing, this memorable Christmas experience is for the whole family!
Dates: 
12/19/2018
12/20/2018
8:00PM
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Location:

328 Main Street | PO Box 3119
Park City, UT, 84060
United States

Phone:

435.649.9371

HERRIMAN HOWL - Herriman City, Utah

Join us for a fall night full of Halloween fun at the 2nd annual Herriman Howl!
Dates: 
10/15/2018
6 PM - 8 PM
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Location:

J. Lynn Crane Park - Herriman, Utah
5355 West Herriman Main Street
Herriman, UT, 84096
United States

Phone:

801.446.5323

The Addams Family Musical! - Egyptian Theatre Historic Park City, Utah

Wednesday has fallen in love with a nice young man from Ohio! The dinner party hosted by Gomez & Morticia to meet the boy’s parents goes devilishly awry, testing the bonds of family, love, and unholy matrimony.
Dates: 
11/16/2018
11/17/2018
11/18/2018
7:30 PM
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Location:

328 Main Street | PO Box 3119
Park City, UT, 84060
United States

Phone:

435.649.9371

SCARECROW FESTIVAL - Thanksgiving Point

Join us this fall in the Ashton Gardens for the Scarecrow Festival. Enjoy the beautiful autumn colors in the expansive 55-acre gardens and dozens of imaginative scarecrows built and submitted by the community. This week-long festival will also feature fun outdoor games, crafts, music and yummy food!
Dates: 
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
10 am - 6 pm
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Organization:

Thanksgiving Point

Location:

3003 North Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

888.672.6040

PERU FOOD FEST - University Place - Orem , UT

Join us to discover the secrets of The Peruvian gastronomy…. Over the last decade or so, the rest of the world has begun to wake up to something Peruvians have always known: theirs is a diverse and exciting cuisine the equal of any other. Foodies around the globe have taken note of Peruvian cuisine.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
12 PM - 10 PM
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Location:

575 E University Pkwy
Orem, UT, 84097
United States

Phone:

801-224-0694

Spooktacular Week at The Leonardo!

In celebration of Halloween, we want to show —YOU— our visitors a frightfully good time.
Dates: 
10/20/2018
10/21/2018
10/22/2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Organization:

The Leonardo Museum

Location:

209 E 500 S
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
United States

Phone:

(801) 531-9800

The Pumpkin Patch at Petersen Family Farm

Start a new fall family tradition at the Petersen Family Farm Pumpkin Patch. Under crisp October skies, make memories as you enjoy wagon rides, frolic in the corn pit, wander the beautifully decorated greenhouse, and even launch a few apples from the apple slingshot.
Dates: 
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
9:00 AM- dusk
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Organization:

Petersen Family Farm

Location:

11887 South 4000 West
Riverton, UT, 84096
United States

Phone:

801-999-8548

Pilgrim 5k - Thanksgiving Point

You've never run a costume race like the Pilgrim 5k! Registration includes your pilgrim wear. An iconic (and historically inaccurate) giant buckle hat or bonnet and a long-sleeved, cotton tee styled to look like a jacket or dress.
Dates: 
11/22/2018
8 AM – 9:30 AM
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Organization:

Thanksgiving Point

Location:

3003 North Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

888.672.6040

Little Haunts - This Is the Place Heritage Park

It's not scary at the Park during the day, so put on your costumes and come to the Village for a fun-filled event!
Dates: 
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Location:

2601 East Sunnyside Avenue
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.582.1847

$5 After 5 PM - Natural History Museum of Utah

Visit the Natural History Museum of Utah on Wednesdays after 5 p.m. and pay just $5 for admission. Regardless of age, you can enjoy the entire Museum for just $5!
Dates: 
10/17/2018
10/24/2018
10/31/2018
5 PM - 9 PM
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Location:

301 S. Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.581.6927

HALLOWEEN EXTRAVAGANZA - City of Lehi, Utah

Admission includes: Candy around the track, storytelling, glow-in-the-dark necklace, movie, games, prizes, spook alley and more. Advanced tickets $4, at the door $4.50. Adults are FREE.
Dates: 
10/26/2018
5 PM – 8 PM
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Location:

Lehi Legacy Center, Utah
123 Center St
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

801-768-7124

Hungry Herriman - Herriman City, Utah

The Hungry Herriman Food Truck Roundup is a weekly gathering of food trucks at Herriman's J. Lynn Crane Park. Each Monday, 5:00 - 9:00 PM, a variety of trucks will bring their delicious spread to ensure you don't become hangry.
Dates: 
10/15/2018
10/22/2018
10/29/2018
5 PM - 9 PM
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Location:

J. Lynn Crane Park - Herriman, Utah
5355 West Herriman Main Street
Herriman, UT, 84096
United States

Phone:

801.446.5323

DIA DE LOS MUERTOS - Thanksgiving Point

Join us for the Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos at Thanksgiving Point! Legend has it that on Dia de los Muertos, the dead join us as a part of our community, awakened from their eternal sleep to share celebrations with loved ones. Don't miss this mix of family history, beautiful art, lively music, and delicious food. Dancers representing the colorful traditions of Latin American countries perform along with mariachi bands, singers, and storytellers.
Dates: 
10/27/2018
11:00am - 8:00pm
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Organization:

Thanksgiving Point

Location:

3003 North Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT, 84043
United States

Phone:

888.672.6040

Monster Block Party - Gallivan Center

FREE family fun event on Saturday, October 27th from 11am-3pm on the Gallivan Center Plaza (239 S. Main Street)
Dates: 
10/27/2018
11 AM – 3 PM
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Organization:

Gallivan Center

Location:

239 S Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84111
United States

Phone:

801.535.6110

2018 Halloween on Main Street - Historic Park City, Utah

2018 Halloween on Main Street
Dates: 
10/31/2018
3:00-5:00 p.m.
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Location:

P.O. Box 1348, Park City, UT 84060
Park City, UT, 84060
United States

Phone:

+1 435-658-9612

HALLOWEEN LIFT RIDES & ZIPTOUR - Sundance Mountain Resort

Just like the Full Moon Lift ride, but a little spookier! Geared to be family friendly, the Halloween Lift Rides last 45 minutes to an hour and take place on Ray’s Lift. Fun games, hot chocolate, & snacks are for sale, as well as blankets for those who forget. Weather permitting, a complimentary Halloween movie plays at the base.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
Monday – Thursday: 7 p.m. – 10p.m. Friday – Saturday: 7 p.m. – 11 p.m.
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Location:

8841 N. Alpine Loop Road
Provo, UT, 84604
United States

Phone:

801.223.4129

HALLOWEEN BASH - The City of South Jordan

Come out to our Halloween Bash to play halloween games, win candy, take pictures, and participate in our costume contest to win awesome prizes!
Dates: 
10/29/2018
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
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Location:

South Jordan Community Center
10778 S Redwood Rd
South Jordan, UT, 84095
United States

Phone:

801.254.3742

Wee Witches Weekend - Gardner Village

This one's for the kids! Moms and dads - load up your witch wagon and head to Wee Witches Weekend.
Dates: 
10/18/2018
10/19/2018
10/20/2018
Thursday, October 18, 2018, from 10am to 8pm and Friday and Saturday, October 19 and 20, 2018, from 10am to 9pm.
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Organization:

Gardner Village

Location:

1095 West 7800 South
West Jordan, UT, 84088
United States

Phone:

801.566.8903

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL - The Gateway

Paint some pumpkins and learn more about foster parenting, while dancing to the tunes of DJ Rob — costume contest and free pumpkins while supplies last!
Dates: 
10/19/2018
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
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Organization:

The Gateway

Location:

18 North Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT, 84101
United States

Phone:

801-456-2000

Family Yoga @ NHMU - Natural History Museum of Utah

Join us for our new family yoga program with Kidding Around Yoga instructor Sarah Bly. KAY utilizes original music, games and sensory play with meditation, breathing techniques, and deep relaxation—helping children focus their minds and stretch their bodies while having loads of fun.
Dates: 
10/28/2018
11/11/2018
12/16/2018
10:30 am
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Location:

301 S. Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

801.581.6927

Halloween Hoot - Tracy Aviary

Join us for Halloween Hoot, our annual family friendly Halloween celebration! The event is included with paid admission on October 27, 28 & 31st. There will be activities, crafts, a photobooth, opportunities to learn about our feathered friends and MORE!
Dates: 
10/27/2018
10/28/2018
10/31/2018
9:00 AM
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Organization:

Tracy Aviary

Location:

589 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT, 84105
United States

Phone:

801.596.8500 X111

Park City Holiday Spectacular and Sing-A-Long! -Egyptian Theatre Historic Park City, Utah

Celebrate the season with family and friends at our annual holiday variety showcase. Sing along with local talent and enjoy this highly-anticipated event.
Dates: 
12/14/2018
12/15/2018
12/16/2018
7:30 PM and December 16 - 2:00 PM
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Location:

328 Main Street | PO Box 3119
Park City, UT, 84060
United States

Phone:

435.649.9371

Pumpkin Week - University Place - Orem , UT

Join us for Pumpkin Week for new and exciting activities daily!
Dates: 
10/15/2018
10/16/2018
10/17/2018
Pumpkin patch | 11am-2pm! Corn Play Pit | 10am-9pm! Free activities daily | 11am-12pm
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Location:

575 E University Pkwy
Orem, UT, 84097
United States

Phone:

801-224-0694

GARDEN ADVENTURES: Gourd-tastic - Red Butte Garden

Halloween may be over, but there are still plenty of pumpkins and other gourds to be found!After learning what a gourd is and discovering the fun and unique varieties that exist in the world, we’ll create a “gourd-geous” work of art using squash, pumpkins, and decorations from the Garden.
Dates: 
11/03/2018
1 PM - 2:30 PM
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Organization:

Red Butte Garden

Location:

300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, 84108
United States

Phone:

(801) 585-0556

LEARN & PLAY: MONSTERS - University Place - Orem , UT

Help us learn “How to Catch a Monster” As we read and then dress up as ninjas to run over the bridge and catch a fuzzy monster to take home to their own closets. The kids will build their own monsters as well however they see fit! Come in all black ready to be a ninja and find those monsters!
Dates: 
10/29/2018
11 am - 12 pm
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Location:

575 E University Pkwy
Orem, UT, 84097
United States

Phone:

801-224-0694