I scoured the internet and asked locals to find as many Halloween events as I could in Cache Valley! Please let me know in the comments if you hear of any other events, so I can add them to my list! The list is sorted by dates so that you can make sure not to miss anything that interests you. Happy Halloween!
Corn Maze on the Farm at the American West Heritage Center, Sept. 23rd – Oct. 29th ($6 for adults, $5 kids, 2 and under are free)
Pony rides, hay bale bowling, bounce house, a hay pyramid tunnel, pumpkin patch, a HUGE corn maze, spooky train rides, and more! AWHC also has special events throughout the month, including the Haunted Hollow on Friday nights and the Fall Harvest Festival (below).
Haunted Slopes at Cherry Peak, Starting at 7:30pm Monday – Saturday ($15 adults, $12 Students, $8 under 12)
May not be suitable for all ages. Please see website for details.
Little Bear Bottoms, Wellsville ($5 – $19, kids under 3 free)
Corn maze, barn rides, scarecrow walk, pumpkin patch, etc.
Historic Downtown Ghost Tours, Logan, Friday and Saturday evenings ($10)
Tours are generally family friendly, but not recommended for small children. “Each guided tour runs approximately 2 hours and walking distance is about 1/2 mile, so dress to stay warm. Tours run nightly at 7pm, 8pm and 9pm Fridays and Saturdays (October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29). Guided tours depart from St Johns Episcopal Church (85 East 100 North, Logan) and will end at The Emporium, 55 North Main Street. Plenty of FREE parking in downtown! Each Ghost Tour includes a paranormal light stick.”
Zombie Apocalypse at the Fun Park, Monday- Saturdays 6pm to close ($15)
10th West Scare House, weekends ($7-$15)
May not be suitable for all ages.
Friday, October 14th
Exploding Jack-o-Lanterns at USU’s Science Unwrapped, 7pm to 8:30pm (FREE)
“And the Exploding Jack-o-Lantern is BACK at Science Unwrapped at USU this Friday, Oct. 14, on the Utah State University campus! Just in time for Halloween season, the USU Chemistry Club will present a favorite autumn science demonstration during the learning activities following the presentation “Dancing with the Stars: The Unheard Symphony of Gravity” at 7 pm in the Eccles Science Learning Center Auditorium. All ages are welcome and admission is FREE!”
Saturday, October 15th
Family Art Day at Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, 11am to 2pm (FREE)
This is a free monthly event for “offering families an environment to create art, explore the Museum, or join a bilingual gallery tour.” I am not sure if it will be fall or Halloween focused, but thought I’d include it on the list anyway.
I couldn’t find any more information on this event.
Humans vs Zombies (Teen only event), Logan Library, 6-9pm (FREE)
“For teens in grades Middle School and High School (ages 11 to 18). Library doors will close at 6:30 pm to contain the fabulous food, fun and prizes! (and hopefully the not so fab zombies!) Wear clothes you can get dirty. Closed toed shoes REQUIRED.”
Monday, October 17th
Hocus Pocus, Movie Monday at North Logan Library, 6:30pm
“Come see an exclusive showing of Hocus Pocus on the big screen. Monday at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy fresh popped popcorn for everyone! Only at the North Logan Library.”
October 21 (Friday) & 22 (Saturday)
Fall Harvest Festival at the American West Heritage Center, 10am – 5pm, ($9 for adults, $8 for kids 3-11 years old)
In addition to the regular fall events (listed above: corn maze, pumpkins, pony rides, etc.), they will also have cider-pressing, corn-shelling, candle making, and steam engine threshing.
Pumpkin Walk, Oct. 20th – 22nd & 24-25th, 9am – 10pm (FREE)
Boo at the Zoo, Willow Park Zoo, 11am – 4pm ($3 Adults, $6 kids 12 and under)
“It is BOO at the Zoo time again! Because of it’s popularity, we have expanded the event to run for two days this year: Oct. 21 and Oct. 22. It will run both days from 11 to 4. Lots of games, prizes, crafts, vendor booths, and fun to be had all around the zoo. Kids 12 and under $6 (prizes). Adults 13 and up $3 (no prizes). Purchase tickets at the gate only.”
North Logan Pumpkin Run, Elk Ridge Park, Oct. 22nd, REGISTER by Oct. 15th, 8:15am ($15)
5K walk/run and a 1 mile ‘Family Fun Run’
Friday, October 28th
Trick-or-Treat Street, Smithfield Recreation, 6pm
“Come enjoy a fun way to teach your kids to Trick-or-treat while actually doing it!! This is Smithfield’s second annual Trick-or-Treat Street and we are so excited for all we have in store for you!! There will be candy, photo ops, and more!! Admission is donations for hygiene kits. So come, dress-up, bring everyone you know, and have fun!!!”
Saturday, October 29th
Halloween Spooktacular – Family Pop Concert, 2 pm and 7:30 pm ($13 – $22, depending on seats)
“Back by popular demand! American Festival Chorus and Orchestra’s fun-filled concert for all ages takes on a spooky twist. Did you know that the Ellen Eccles Theater is haunted? Now you can experience it yourself…with AFCO… and an array of “haunted helpers.” This afternoon of spooky music and comedy is sure to delight the whole family.”
First Dam Scary Run, Halloween-themed kid’s course open: 10:30-11:15 a.m. (FREE)
A 5K and 10K race with prizes by age group (registration begins at 9am, $15-$30). Also, a Halloween-themed run for kids was new in 2014—and it was a blast! The course was a single loop of the field with three stations where the kids were asked to do a “zombie in the forest run,” a “creepy crab walk,” and a “black cat crawl.” It was a lot of fun and will be a hit again this year!”
Halloween Journey, Stoke’s Nature Center, 2pm -5pm (Advance purchase: $5 individual, $15 family, At the Door: $7 individual, $20 family)
“Don your Halloween costumes and embark on a magical journey as you wander up the trail to the nature center! Parents and children will encounter many enchanting characters with games and treats to share along the way.
Upon arriving at the nature center, you will find a delightful array of delicious baked goods and warm beverages for sale. Choose your treat and settle in for an autumn-themed, interactive storytelling performance.
All ages welcome. Stories and characters will be age appropriate. To avoid scaring anyone, please ensure that your costumes are non violent and non gory. Dress for the weather, our celebration will be outdoors as long as the weather cooperates.
All proceeds from the tickets and bake sale will benefit our wonderful nature preschool!”
Halloween Carnival, Logan Library, 3pm- 6pm
“The Logan Library is holding Halloween Carnival. Come and trick-or-treat, then join the fun! Plenty of games and fun and a chance to have your picture taken in costume.”
Alpine Church Harvest Party, 395 S Main St. Logan, 11am – 1pm
“Hay rides, games, food, and more.”
Young Auto Mall Trunk-or-Treat, 5:30- 8:30pm (FREE)
Coloring contest & prizes.
Zombie Walk, Downtown Logan, 6:30pm (FREE, non-perishable food donation requested)
“This annual event, now in its 6th year, will take place on Saturday, 29 October 2015, at 6:00pm. Participants, dressed as zombies (or perhaps zombie hunters) will be gathering at the intersection of Church Street & Federal Avenue, in downtown Logan beginning at 6:00pm. Every zombie and on-looker is encouraged to bring one or more non-perishable food items in support of the Cache Community Food Pantry.
Zombies and Hunters are welcome to have a professional portrait taken and the photos will be available at no cost and will be posted on-line for printing and sharing. This event is free and open to the public. Cache Community Food Pantry will collect food items at Church Street & Federal Avenue.
At approximately 6:30pm, the entire hoard of zombies and zombie hunters will head south on Federal Avenue to 100 North, then west on 100 North to the west side of Main Street, and then south on Main Street to The Factory Pizzeria for FREE pizza! Only costumed Zombies and Zombie Hunters will be served!”
Monday, October 31st (HALLOWEEN)
Mall-o-Ween at Cache Valley Mall, 3-5pm (FREE)
“Join us for a Mall-O-Ween Party on Oct. 31 from 3 pm – 5 pm at the Cache Valley Mall. We will have face painting, balloon animals and candy for kids of all ages. Bring the family and dress up in your best Halloween costumes. ”
Halloween Treat Walk, Logan, 10am – 4pm (FREE)
“Get the children dressed-up as ghosts, goblins, and ghouls, and enjoy a fun celebration of trick-or-treating during the annual treat walk in downtown Logan on Halloween Day.
Many establishments will open their doors and welcome costumed trick-or-treaters throughout the holiday. No rush for moms and dads; businesses will be open and treating between 10am and 4pm. Enjoy a safe and relaxing outing with the family in downtown Logan. Just look for the Halloween Treat Walk poster in their door or window.
Plenty of FREE parking. Businesses participating are between 200 North and 100 South, and along Center Street and 100 North between 100 West and 100 East.”
Whittier Community Center Halloween Festival, 3-6pm ($0.25 tickets for games available at the door, or bring canned food donations for 3 free tickets)
“Games & activities, spook alley, cake walk, and more”
Lee’s Marketplace Trick-or-Treating, Smithfield and Logan locations, 2pm – 5pm, Must be 12 or younger, in a costume and accompanied by an adult