Free–Or Cheap–Fall Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front

Free–Or Cheap–Fall Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front

Since it’s UEA weekend, you likely have your offspring lounging around the house, staring at you expectantly in that “aren’t you going to stimulate my BRAIN?” sort of way.  So, there’s a few extra freebies in the weekend list to give you some extra options.  Good luck!

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Free–Or Cheap–Fall Weekend Family Fun Along The Wasatch Front


3:00pm: Create a Gothic Sock Puppet-hysterical free workshop at the Columbus Library in SLC in honor of Halloween.

4:30pm: Beginning Acting Class–Utah Children’s Theatre.  Only $29 for a month of 4-5 classes!

5pm: Improv Faction–FREE improvisation and acting workshop for 9-12 graders.  Brigham City Fine Arts Center

5p-11p: Ogden and Salt Lake City Ghost Tours; come learn the terrifying tales from the Wasatch Front.  Tours start at 5pm–you can get $2.00 off ticket prices by “liking” them on Facebook.

6pm: Town and Country Reptiles: Swaner Eco Center, Park City.  Learn about how snakes and other reptiles adapt to their changing enviornment.  (My 3 year old Zoe loves snakes, so I already signed up…sigh.)  $5.00 ticket.

6-9pm: Garden After Dark: Red Butte Gardens puts on their wonderful annual celebration with spooky tales, hot cocoa and surprises throughout the Garden–which looks VERY different at night.  Runs Thur-Sat. Tix $6-12

6-9pm: Halloween Carnivore Carnival at Ogden’s George S Eccles Dinosaur Park.  Runs Thur-Sat. Tix $3-5



9a-5p: Little Haunts at This Is The Place State Park: the non-scary portion of the Park for the little ones.  Trick or treating, dressup, games and stories.  Tix Free-$8.00.  Thursday-Saturday

10a-4p: Dog Days in the Gardens: Thanksgiving Point.  Bring your pooch for doggie crafts, duck herding, exploring the grounds and more.  Tix free-$15  Friday and Saturday

1pm: Story-time at Barnes & Noble, Murrary location.  Free

2:30pm: Herriman Library Lego League, grades 1-6.  Free

4-8pm: The Last Sugarhouse Farmer’s Market at Sugarmont Plaza.  Sniff…

6:30-9pm: Zombie Laser Tag Lock-In: Whitmore Library, SLC  Free–ages 12-17

7:00pm: Utah Grizzlies vs. Idaho Steelheads, Maverick Center.  Tix $15-35





8:30am: The Haunted Half: run 13 miles for candy, fun and entertainment.  Memory Grove Park, $16-64

8a-2p: South Jordan Farmer’s Market

10a-2p: Gardner Village Farmer’s Market

9am: The Goblin Gallop 5K for GSD–Wheeler Farm.  Run in costume–prizes for the little runners. $25-40

9am: The Great Pumpkin Race and Trunk or Treat–$25-30.  Bring your treats and car to the Riverton Sounty County Poll after the race for Trunk or Treat.

9am: Dawn of the Running Dead: Utah State Fairgrounds.  $15-40 raises money for Huntsman Cancer Foundation.

10a-3p: Castle Valley Gourd Festival: Moab.  This is so fun–the Gourd Giant and the Gourd Goddess lead the Awesome of all things hard-shelled vegetable.  Free

10a-5p: Indian Art Market–Museum of Natural History.  Free, but admission to the museum is not.  Beautiful hand-made items and really amazing artwork.  Runs Sunday as well.

1pm: Utah Museum of Fine Arts–Free Family Saturday: Creating Animal Masks

3pm: Anime Club–ages 10-17, free.  Riverton Library

7pm: Finding Peace From The Pieces: a talk from Elizabeth Smart, Jordan High ool $15-25.00

8pm: Night of the Running Dead–Utah State Fairgrounds. $15-40




9a-2p: Wheeler Farm Farmer’s Market--stop by the Pumpkin Festival while you’re there.

9a-2p:  9th West Farmer’s Market, SLC. Free admission

10a-5p: Indian Art Market: Utah Museum of Natural History-free admission to the market.

10:30a-12:30p: Muffins and Mimosas 5K: Gracie’s SLC.  Run/Walk through downtown.  $32.00

2pm: U of U Women’s Volleyball--these women are TOUGH!  Huntsman Center

6:30pm: It’s Always Funny In SLC: Comedy Showcase  Keys On Main, SLC  Tix $8.00


There’s always so much more to do at my girlie Michelle’s blog–  

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