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6 spooky attractions that won't keep your kids up at night

6 spooky attractions that won't keep your kids up at night

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SALT LAKE CITY — On Monday, we gave you a look at seven haunted houses sure to scare the living daylights out of you.

Kids scare more easily than adults, though — or at least they're not as good at hiding their fear — so here are six kid-friendly Halloween attractions that will spook, but not scare silly.


  • Location: 3003 North Thanksgiving Way, Lehi
  • Price: $9–$20, depending on activities chosen
  • Attractions include nightly Scary tales and S'mores, halloween parades and Insanity Point, the haunted section of Cornbelly's. The section is open with no live actors during the day for a less spooky experience.
  • Check it out: A 12-acre corn maze in the shape of Mitt Romney and Pres. Barack Obama allows visitors to "Pick Your Prez."
  • Find more info here.


Frightmares- Location: Lagoon, 375 Lagoon Drive, Farmington

  • Pricing: Included with park admission; $29–$45 depending on age and height.
  • Attractions include haunted houses, live entertainment, a trick-or-treat house, ghouls wandering the midway and rides.
  • Check it out: Lagoon currently operates four haunted houses: Nightwalk, Lockdown, Deception and the Fun House of Fear. Each house has a different collection of themes and rooms.
  • Find more info here.

Heber Creeper Pumpkin Festival- Location: 450 S. 600 West, Heber City

  • Pricing:
  • Tickets include a 40-minute train ride, on-board entertainment, hot cocoa and pumpkin cookies, a pumpkin, pumpkin decorating, face painting and a trip through the Haunted Train Car.
  • Check it out: Make sure to wear costumes! (Masks aren't allowed, though.)
  • Find more info here.

Wheeler's Historic Farm Pumpkin Days and Haybale Maze

  • Location: 6351 S. 900 East, Salt Lake City
  • Pricing: $7–$9, depending on age
  • Tickets include entrance to the hay bale maze, a wagon ride and a pumpkin.
  • Check it out: The farm also hosts the Festival of Scarecrows, where individuals, families and other groups are invited to enter a scarecrow.
  • Find more info here.


Mabey's Pumpkin Patch- Located at 10090 S. 1000 West, South Jordan

  • Pricing based on pumpkin chosen
  • More info here.

Black Island Farms Harvest Festival

  • Location: 3178 S. 3000 West, Syracuse
  • Pricing: $8–$10 depending on age
  • Admission includes entrance to the Courtyard, Kiddie Corral, Pumpkin Bounce and the Cornfield MAiZE. Additional activities may be extra.
  • Check it out: Nightmare Acres is a haunted maze for adults and older children, although anyone is welcome inside.
  • Find more info here.

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