September 24, 2016

Utah’s Best Haunts and Halloween Fun

Whether it’s corn mazes, fun places to take the kids to romp around, or pain, blood, lunacy and demonstrations of human suffering, Utah’s got you covered. Check out a few of our favorites.

Nightmare on 13th Haunted HouseNightmare on 13th

300 W 1300 South, Salt Lake City


  • 100 paid employees/many volunteers.
  • 7 make-up artists/2 hair stylists 3 main shows.
  • Many rooms: Night of the Dead and Realm of Darkness are the two new shows this year.
  • Many people/employees have reported paranormal activity.
  • They are members of the group America Haunts and have been featured on the travel channel twice.
  • Website

Castle of Chaos in Salt LakeThe Original Castle of Chaos

3300 South West Temple


  • 4 Levels of Fear (5600 South Redwood Road)
  • Carnival of Chaos (1100 West Riverdale Road)
  • 500 employees/volunteers.
  • 10 make-up artist/3 hours to get everyone ready.
  • 12 themed areas; 130 unique rooms; most popular.
  • Feature: coffin slide; 2 chainsaws; 14 coffins 4 you to get inside.
  • Guests and employees have reported paranormal.
  • Activity and several articles have been written by Utah Paranormal experts.
  • 50,000 guest a year.
  • Voted best haunted house in Utah by City Weekly.
  • Website

Anguish Asylum in Salt LakeAnguish Asylum

$15: $8 Group Discount

  • Anguish Asylum (Provo) (1200 Towne Center [in the covered parking at the Provo Towne Center Mall]):
  • 50+ volunteers.
  • 45 rooms.
  • Most popular feature: coffin ride where you experience being buried alive.
  • 1 chainsaw.
  • 5 coffins.
  • No reported paranormal activity.
  • Website

More for Adults

Kid Friendly Halloween Activities

Halloween at Red Butte GardensGarden After Dark -Red Butte Garden SLC

Located at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City An indoor/outdoor, costume and kid-friendly romp through the Garden to celebrate Halloween. Visit the Garden for a celebration of the many ways nature and even humans light up the night..

Black Island Farm Halloween in UtahBlack Island Farms

24 acres of corn mazes and all sorts of activities. visit: for more info.

Utah Hogal Zoo

Zoo stations will provide candy for kids in costume to trick-or-treat.

Hogle zoo HalloweenMore For Kids

  • Corn Belly’s Corn Maze at Thanksgiving Point
  • Witch Scavenger Hunt at Gardner Village