How to do Halloween like a local

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Find out how to have a spooktacular time locally
It’s fall and you know what that means: color-changing leaves, pumpkin spice, and Halloween, of course. You don’t have to venture very far to find everything you’ll need for this Halloween. Whether you enjoy a good scare or you have a sweet tooth, Salt Lake City is a great place to celebrate all month long and we know where to go.

Costumes
Don’t find yourself without a costume this Halloween. You’ll can everything from second-hand costumes to fully custom depending on your budget.

Zurchers
389 W 1830 S #100, SLC, UT 84115

Farina’s Costumes
25 Kensington Ave S B, SLC, UT 84115

Pib’s Exchange
1147 S Ashton Ave, SLC, UT 84106

Decades
627 State St, SLC, UT 84111

Deseret Industries Thrift Store
1665 S Bennet Road, SLC, UT 84104
743 S 700 W, SLC, UT 84104
131 East 700 S, SLC, UT 84111
2140 So 800 E, SLC, UT 84106

McGrew Studios
721 S 400 West, SLC, UT 84101

Kids Activities
There are activities in Salt Lake City for kids of all ages.

9th West Farmers Market Halloween event & Breakfast
Sunday, October 9
9th West Farmers Market
1000 S 900 W, SLC, UT

Boo Lights
October 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, & 22
Hogle Zoo
2600 Sunnyside Ave S, SLC, UT 84108

Little Haunts
October 15, 20-22, & 29
This is the Place Heritage Park
2601 Sunnyside Ave S, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Witches Tea Party
Saturday, October 15
Discovery Gateway
444 100 S, SLC, UT 84101

UMFA: Día de los Muertos Masks
Saturday, October 15
Beverley Taylor Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, Art Works for Kids Auditorium
1720 Campus Center Dr., SLC, UT 84112

Garden After Dark
October 20-22 & 27-29
Red Butte Garden
300 Wakara Way, SLC, UT 84108

Haunted Hotcakes
Friday, October 21
Sorenson Multicultural Center
855 W California Ave, SLC, UT 84104

Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest
Saturday, October 22
Downtown Farmers Market
Pioneer Park, 350 300 W, SLC, UT 84101

Día de los Muertos Mask-Making Workshops
Saturday, October 22
Discovery Gateway
444 100 S, SLC, UT 84101

Marvelous Mask-Making
Monday, October 24
Day-Riverside Library Branch
1575 W 1000 N, SLC, UT 84116

Halloween Carnival
Tuesday, October 25
Sorenson Multicultural Center
855 W California Ave, SLC, UT 84104

Halloween Spooktacular on the Seven Seas!
Tuesday, October 25
Abravanel Hall
123 S Temple, SLC, UT 84101

Sugar House Farmer’s Market Halloween Party
Wednesday, October 26
Fairmont Park
1040 E Sugarmont Dr, SLC, UT 84106

Boo-Fest with KUED
Thursday, October 27
Discovery Gateway
444 100 S, SLC, UT 84101

Day of the Dead Celebration
Friday, October 28
Sorenson Unity Center
1383 S 900 W, SLC, UT 84104

Halloween Funfest
Friday, October 28, 1:00 to 4:00pm
Salt Lake City Public Safety Building
475 S 300 E, SLC, UT 84111

Spooktacular Family Carnival
Friday, October 28
The Leonardo
209 500 S, SLC, UT 84111

Monster Block Party
Saturday, October 29
Gallivan Center
239 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Ghoulish Gloves Boxing Show
Saturday, October 29
Sorenson Multicultural Center
855 W California Ave, SLC, UT 84104

Kooky Spooky Halloween Party
Saturday, October 29
Discovery Gateway
444 100 S, SLC, UT 84101

Boo at the Zoo
Saturday, October 29
Hogle Zoo
2600 Sunnyside Ave S, SLC, UT 84108

Halloween Hoot
Saturday, October 29
Tracy Aviery
589 1300 S, SLC, UT 84105

Rose Park Día de los Muertos Festival
Tuesday, November 1
Day-Riverside Library Branch
1575 W 1000 N, SLC, UT 84116

Día de los Muertos Youth Art Contest Call for Entries
Saturday, October 1 to Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Download Event PDF

Haunted Houses
If it’s true horror you’re after, Salt Lake City is lucky to have two of the best haunted houses in the country. Be warned, these haunted houses are definitely not for the kids.

Nightmare on 13th
Monday – Saturday
Open until November 5th
300 W 1300 S, SLC, UT 84115

Fear Factory
Monday – Saturday
Open Until November 5th
666 W 800 S, SLC, UT 84104

Shows
We might not have pumpkin patches and corn mazes in Salt Lake City, but what we do have is shows.

7th Annual Halloween Film Fest
Wednesday, October 19
Brewvies
677 200 W, SLC, UT 84101

Drac-man vs Superiorman
September 23 – October 29, 2016
The Off Broadway Theater
272 Main St, SLC, UT 84101

Odyssey Dance Theatre presents Thriller
October 7 – October 29, 2016
Kingsbury Hall
1395 Presidents Cir, SLC, UT 84112

Rocky Horror Picture Show
October 21 – October 31, 2016
Tower Theater
876 900 S, SLC, UT 84105

Mystery Escape Room: Dr. Frankenstein’s Haunted Escape
Monday – Saturday
The Gateway
130 S Rio Grande St, SLC, UT 84101

Seasonal Offering
It’s not too late to get some local produce at the outdoor markets before the City gets covered in snow. Get some pumpkins, straw bales, corn stalks and a lot more to use for decorations this Halloween.

9th West Farmers Market
Sunday 10am – 3pm
Jordan Park, 1000 S 900 W, SLC, UT 84104

Tuesday Harvest Market
Tuesday 4pm – Dusk, Until October 18, 2016
The Gallivan Center, 239 S Main St, SLC, UT

Downtown Farmer’s Market
Saturday 8am – 2pm, Until October 22, 2016
Pioneer Park, 350 300 W, SLC, UT 84101

Sugarhouse Farmers Market
Wednesday, 5pm – 8pm, Until October 26, 2016
Fairmont Park, 1040 E Sugarmont Dr. (2225 S), SLC, UT 84106

Know of any fun activities not on our list? Go ahead and leave a comment below with your fun activity in Salt Lake City. And be sure to be safe this holiday season. SLCPD has some great safety tips on how to keep the little ones safe this Halloween.

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