Hopefully, you've already read through our break down of the season's haunted villages, corn mazes and houses. Now, we're giving a shout out to all of the other stuff we love to see and do for Halloween this year along the Wasatch Front and Back.

Kid and family-friendly events/activities

Grand America Hotel Witches Tea, Oct. 26–31
Halloween treats and tea, costumes optional, but welcome. 
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Golden Braid Books' Halloween Spooktacular, Oct. 26, 27 and 28
Psychic readings and sales on spooky merchandise help add to the playful feel of this event.
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Witch Fest at Gardner Village, Sept. 1 through Halloween
With creative life-size witches and fun activities including Breakfast With a Witch, Witches Night Out and Witchapalooza, and a dinner show, Witch Fest is fun for the entire family.
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Frightmares at Lagoon, Oct. 21–30
From the fun house of fear to the Nightmare, Lagoon has something for everyone.
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Halloween Hoot at Tracy Aviary, Oct. 20, 27, 31
Trick or treating around the aviary while solving fowl mysteries, with a spooky bird show, story time and crafts.
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Riverton Halloween Bash and Kids Carnival, Oct. 29, 5–8 p.m.
12830 S. Redwood Rd., 801-254-0704
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Red Butte's Garden After Dark, Oct. 18–20 and 25–27
Crafts, activities, light displays and educational fun for all ages
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Heber Valley Railroad Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 18–20, 25–27 and 29–30  
A full day with special activities, entertainment, pumpkin treats and decorating, and it ends in a beautifully-scenic evening train ride.
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Monster Block Party at Gallivan Center, Oct. 27  
The Monster Block Party is a free, family-friendly Halloween party for Salt Lake City's goblins and ghouls of all ages, complete with trick or treaing booths, costume contests, a pumpkin drop and much more.
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Living Planet Aquarium Haunted Rainforest, Oct. 29–31  
Take the family through the depths of a haunted rainforest, complete with man-eating piranha, Goliath bird-eating spiders and more!
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Pumpkin Patch Hayrides at Rowley's South Ridge Farms, through Oct. 30 
Indulge in some warm apple cider in the barn after a long day of pumpkin picking, and hayrides.
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Utah's Hogle Zoo's Boo at the Zoo and Enchanted Evening Explorations, Oct. 27   
Trick or treat around with your favorite animals around Hogle Zoo. Ages 12 and under.
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Halloween Spooktacular at Discovery Gateway, Oct. 27  
Discovery Gateway's scare-free Halloween party comes complete with hands on activities that the whole family will enjoy.
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Halloween Spook Alley! Supporting the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Oct. 31
5 Star karate is providing some fun, safe halloween-themed activities. Located in Provo.
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Events at Thanksgiving Point

Super Rex—A mystery for the little super hero in your family to catch the villain who stole the prize-winning pumpkin. A pumpkin patch, crafts and super hero training await those brave enough to join. Saturdays in October, 11-4

Barnyard Boo 
Less spooky activities for the younger ones with storytelling, entertainment and a variety of Halloween-themed activities.

Franks with Frankenstein 
An early dinner with Frankenstein and friends with cameos from live creepy crawlies from the Bean Museum. Oct 27 and 29.

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Plays, concerts and shows

"Y-Light" at the Off-Broadway Theatre, Mondays, Fridays and Saturdays, Sept. 28–Oct. 29  
From the Holy War to the Twilight series, nothing is spared in this vibrant parody.
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"Thriller" by Odyssey Dance Theatre, Kingsbury Hall and other venues through Oct. 30, except Sundays
Pairing monsters, madmen and mayhem with incredible dancing and storytelling makes "Thriller" a must see for the season.
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Halloween Hi-Jinks With the Utah Symphony, Oct. 30  
Come join one of the largest costume contests accompanied by the Utah Symphony playing spooky favorites.
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"Rocky Horror Picture Show" at the Tower Theatre, Oct. 26 and 27
An interactive screening of the cult classic “Rocky Horror Picture Show” with the Latter Day Transvestites.
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"Phantom of the Opera" at Edison Street Events (Formerly The Organ Loft), Oct. 24–26  
A screening of the silent movie classic, starring Lon Chaney, accompanied by a live organist.
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Valley Center Playhouse's "Shadowbrook Mansion," through Oct. 26 
A musical comedy that promises witches, vampires and ghouls at the Valley Center Playhouse in Lindon.
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Valley Center Playhouse's "Hotel Frankenstein," through Oct. 29 
In its 31st year, a good family classic promising spooky fun.
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Deep Love, A Ghostly Folk Opera, Oct. 30 (SLC), 31 (Provo)
Does love survive beyond the grave? Decide for yourself in this orignal work that takes you through a 19th century grave yard and a tale of love. Funeral attire is recommended. Playing at the Rose Wagner Theatre in SLC and Covey Center for the Arts in Provo.
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Tricks & Treats featuring The Magic of Timothy, Oct. 27
This professional magician has some tricks and treats up his sleeve for a wonderful show. SCERA, Orem.
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Hunt Murder Mysteries

A Wacky Witches Wedding at The Castle, Oct. 31

A Wacky Witches Wedding at Buca di Beppo, Oct. 12–13, 19–20 and 27

Monster Mash Wedding Bash at Boccias Pizza Bistro, Oct. 20 and 25–27

The Phantom Killer at Ziegfeld Theater October 11–13, 18–19, 20 and 25–27

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Parties for grown ups

Halloween Party at Edison Street, Oct. 27 
A dinner buffet, costume contest and entertainment makes this a night to not miss.
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Dance 'Til You Die Halloween Bash, Oct. 27  
An over 21 bash at the former W Lounge, with performers including Muscle Hawk, Rainbow Black, Conquer Monster and Alastair. Discount provided for those wearing costumes.
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All Star Sports Bar and Grill's Halloween Party, Oct. 27
With a costume contest and drink specials, this a nice adult place to be for some tricks and maybe some treats. Tooele.
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Night of the Running Dead Zombie 5k, Oct. 20
Register as undead or human, and prepare for the zombie apocalypse. The one-mile at event 8 a.m. and 5K at 9 a.m.
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Provo Halloween Half Marathon, Oct. 27 
Billed as the most fun you can have in Provo without being arrested, the largest half marathon in Utah County welcomes all costume goers with prizes for best individual and team costumes. Alpine Loop, Provo.
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Sundance Resort’s Halloween Lift Rides, Oct. 24–31 (Monday through Saturday)
A perfect autumn treat for the whole family, or maybe to share with that special someone. Enjoy the full moon on the 29th, greeted by costume clad operators.
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Halloween Adventure Cruise, through Oct. 31
An adventurous riverboat ride down the lower Provo river, complete with pirate attack and candy.
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Salem Witches 5K Run & Children’s Mile, Oct 31
It all goes down at Salem Hills High School in Salem, UT.
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Haunted Half Marathon, 5K & Kid’s Loop, Oct. 20
This exciting race offers a different take on the traditional marathon with water stations offering exciting activities like bobbing for apples and fun surprises at Memory Grove Park in SLC.
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Halloween Hustle 5K at Sugar House Park, Oct. 27
A 5K with both costumes and puppies welcome. Plus a costume contest, music, giveaways and more.
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Ghost hunting, tours and stories

Fort Douglas Cemetery Tour, Oct. 20
Listen to scary tales about the residents of Fort Douglass from guides in costume. Bring the whole family for a historical spook.
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Ghosts of Camp Floyd, Oct. 27
Is Camp Floyd haunted? The public is invited to participate in a paranormal investigation of Camp Floyd and the discoveries will be presented at the time and visitors will be assisted with use of equipment to determine the paranormal activities.
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