To be haunted, or not to be haunted: Halloween attractions around the state

Published: Thursday, Sept. 27 2012 4:00 p.m. MDT

Halloween Spooktacular at Discovery Gateway Children's Museum: Get your little goblins, superheroes and fairies ready for a Halloween extravaganza. This scare-free Halloween party is full of fun surprises and hands-on activities.

Location: 444 W. 100 South, Salt Lake

Hours: Oct. 27, noon-6 p.m.

Cost: Free with museum admission

Contact: 801-456-2000, childmuseum.org

Haunted Village: The dark streets of This Is the Place Heritage Park are transformed into a village of creepy themed houses and spooks, including Brigham's Haunted House.

Location: 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake

Hours: Oct. 10-31, evenings

Cost: $15

Contact: thisistheplace.org

Age recommendation: Ages 12 and older

Little Haunts: This Is the Place Heritage Park's Haunted Village isn't quite as haunted during the day.

Location: 2601 E. Sunnyside Ave., Salt Lake

Hours: Oct. 18-20, 27

Contact: 801-582-1847, thisistheplace.org

Garden After Dark: Red Butte Garden incorporates natural aspects of Halloween with vampires, werewolves and ghosts teaching about the world we live in.

Location: 300 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake

Hours: Thursday-Saturday 6-9 p.m.

Cost: $8 Adults, $6 Children ages 3-17

Contact: 801-581-8454, redbuttegarden.org/garden_after_dark_2012

Nightmare on 13th: The classic venue in Salt Lake is open for another year of screams and nightmares.

Location: 300 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake

Hours: Weekdays 7:30-10 p.m., Weekends 7:30-midnight

Cost: $20 admission

Contact: 801-467-8100, nightmareon13th.com

Age recommendation: 13 years or older

Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus: This haunted circus is full of unique lighting and sound to create a creepy circus.

Location: 98 E. 13800 South, Draper

Hours: Weekdays 7:30-10 p.m., Weekends 7:30-midnight

Cost: $20

Age recommendation: 10 years and older, stranglingbros.com

Fear Factory: This is an entire city block of scary, located in an abandoned factory.

Location: 800 S. 666 West, Salt Lake

Hours: Weekdays 7-10 p.m., Weekends and UEA 7 p.m.-midnight; Oct. 31 and Nov. 2-3, 7-11 p.m.

Cost: $25 weekends, $20 weekdays

Contact: fearfactoryslc.com

Age recommendations: Discretion for kids under 12

Breakfast With a Witch: Families can enjoy a meal with a group of magical witches at Gardner Village.

Location: 110 W. 7800 South, West Jordan

Hours: Days vary through Oct. 27

Cost: $13 VIP seating, $11 regular seating

Contact: 801-566-0917, gardnervillage.com

Witchapalooza: The popular dinner and a show event is back for another season of "The Taming of the Brew."

Location: 1100 W. 7800 South, West Jordan

Hours: Monday-Saturday, dinner show 7 p.m., late shows 10 p.m., matinees on select dates 2 p.m.

Cost: $29.95 reserved seating, $34.95 VIP seating, $15 reserved and $17 VIP for late night shows.

Contact: 801-566-0917, gardnervillage.com

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