Halloween 2017: Haunted houses, spooky attractions in Ogden, Salt Lake areas

Halloween 2017: Haunted houses, spooky attractions in Ogden, Salt Lake areas

Are you ready to get the pants scared off you during the Halloween season this October?

Haunted houses, mazes and other attractions are now open or will be opening soon throughout Northern Utah. Here are a few places where you can get spooked this year.

The Corn Maize — West Haven

Run from zombies and fight for your life in this year’s Haunted Maize. On top of the usual frights in this West Haven haunted corn maze, visitors will be able to fight off zombies using tactical laser rifles.

When: Open now

Where: 2801 S. 3500 West, West Haven

Hours: 8-11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays

Cost: $15, includes corn maze admittance and laser tag

Lagoon Frightmares — Farmington

Thrill seekers can get a double dose of terror on the weekends this fall at Lagoon amusement park in Farmington. In addition to the rollercoasters and other adrenaline-pumping rides, more than seven haunted attractions pop up around Lagoon in the evenings Friday through Sunday.

When: Open now through Oct. 30

Where: 375 N. Lagoon Drive, Farmington

Hours: Vary depending on attraction

Cost: $58.95 for adults, $49.95 for seniors, $39.95 for children

Nightmare Acres at Black Island Farms — Syracuse

If you spend the afternoon at Utah’s largest corn maze, make sure you stick around for the evening with the Nightmare Acres haunted house opens. The haunted house is a perfect attraction for older children and adults.

When: Open now through Oct. 31

Where: 3178 S. 3000 West, Syracuse

Hours: 7-10 p.m. Thursdays; 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays

Cost: $16

Haunted Hollow — West Haven

Thirteen acres of terror await you in this haunted West Haven forest. The Haunted Hollow is an outdoor attraction that has swamps, mine shafts and “chilling dungeons filled with demons and ghouls.”

When: Open now through Oct. 31

Where: 1550 S. 1900 West, West Haven

Hours: 7:30-10 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 7:30 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays; 7:30-10 p.m. Oct. 23-26 and 30-31.

Cost: $21

Halloween-Insanity — Syracuse

A giant bat called Squishy and a bigger, scarier grim reaper named Marshmallow II are just two of the attractions that visitors will see this year at this drive-by haunt.

When: The location will be open to drive by from Oct. 21-31. It will be open from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 31 for a public walk-through.

Where: 1352 S. 2600 West, Syracuse

Cost: Free

Deads End Yard Haunt — Logan

This yard haunt is in its 21st year of scaring Northern Utahns with its masterful special effects. In 2016, some of the attractions included a giant spider and demon props.

When: Oct. 10-31

Where: 576 E. 170 South, Logan

Hours: 6-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Cost: Free, donations encouraged

Little Bear Bottoms — Wellsville

Dark tunnels, creepy trees and creatures of the night await you along this haunted attraction on the Little Bear River. You can also hop on a wagon for the Spooky Barn Ride and listen to stores about haunted scarecrows.

When: Open now

Where: 5000 U.S. 89/91, Wellsville

Hours: Dark to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday

Cost: $9

Fear Factory — Salt Lake City

Based in the old Portland Cement Company building, Fear Factory boasts itself as Salt Lake City’s “most extreme” haunted attraction. Guests can experience the “Last Ride” zipline and the “Fear Fall Free Fall,” in addition to the regular haunted house.

When: Now through Nov. 4

Where: 666 W. 800 South, Salt Lake City

Hours: 7 to 10 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday; 7 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday

Cost: General admission is $25 on Sundays and from Tuesday through Thursday; general admission is $30 Friday and Saturday. VIP and instant access tickets are also available.

Nightmare on 13th Street — Salt Lake City

Enter the Nightmare Courtyard and experience Utah’s legandary haunted attraction this Halloween. Nightmare on 13th has been in operation for 28 years and has been featured on the Travel Channel and other national publications.

When: Now through Nov. 4

Where: 320 1300 South, Salt Lake City

Hours: 7:30 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:30 to midnight Friday and Saturday

Cost: $25 for general admission

Reach digital producer Jessica Kokesh at 801-625-4229 or jkokesh@standard.net. You can also follow her on Twitter at @JessicaKokesh or Facebook.com/ByJessKokesh.

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