When you choose a destination such as Park City you are choosing a place that has so much fun and excitement no matter what time of year you visit. This includes the fall season where the weather starts to cool off and we start gearing up for our busy winter season. Visiting during the fall can be made even more enjoyable when you visit just in time for Halloween. Park City offers many family-friendly Halloween events and activities that will make your stay as memorable as ever. Take a look at what to expect with Halloween in Park City this year.
Halloween on Historic Main Street
The most cherished and popular Halloween event in Park City each year is the Halloween on Historic Main Street. This annual event is a beloved city event that brings out everyone for a day full of ghoulish fun and family-friendly activities. This year’s event will take place on Monday October 30th for several hours of fun in the afternoon. From 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm participating merchants on Historic Main Street will be handing out candy to all the little costumed children. Friendly dogs on a leash are also encouraged to join in on the fun too in their best costume. You can expect to see many of the locals and visitors in the area at this event making it a popular destination. Historic Main Street traffic will be shut down starting at 2:00 pm for the event. Plenty of free parking is available nearby but will fill up quick. Visitors are encouraged to walk to the event if possible. Come join this Park City custom we have each year for Halloween!
Haunted House at the Park City Library
Come experience a family friendly haunted house attraction taking place at the Park City Library. You will be in the holiday spirit after you see the family friendly decorations around the library that transform it into a frighteningly cute attraction. The event is free and will begin on Monday October 30th at 4:00 pm. Stick around for a free screening of The Nightmare Before Christmas that starts at 6:00 pm.
The season of Halloween lasts all month long here in Park City. If you find yourself in the area early in the fall season you will not want to pass up on the Scarecrow Festival taking place on Saturday September 30th. This annual event is a local favorite and will be held at McPolin Farm here in the area. Guests will be able to build their very own scarecrow and have it put up for display for all to see. Some of the material is provided to you at the event including stuffing and support for the trail. Visitors will need to bring their own accessories including the head, shoes, clothing, props, and anything else fun that you want your scarecrow to have. Visitors can purchase the non-event tickets that include the scarecrow materials for $20 per person. Or check out the event tickets that include the scarecrow materials along with face painting, pumpkin painting, cider, cookies, and much more; event tickets are sold at $40 per person. Scarecrow Festival will be taking place on Saturday September 30th from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.
Haunted Forest at Park City Nursery
Locals know that the best place in town to purchase flowers and other plants is the Park City Nursery. They are a local attraction especially during the fall when the Haunted Forest is set up. All throughout the month of October the Haunted Forest is available to those visiting the nursery. A variety of Halloween décor including frightfully scary haunts can be found on the complex. Make sure to stop by the Park City Nursery during the month of October to see what new scary options have been added this year!
Howloween Town Celebration
Head over to our neighbors in Midway for their annual Howloween Town celebration that is like no other. This event takes place at the Heber Valley Milk & Artisan Cheese Farm and features a full day of festivities. A variety of activities will be available to enjoy including a hay maze, straw slide, corn pit, bounce house, petting zoo, face painting, and more. Free pumpkins are also available while supplies last. Heber Valley is known for their delicious fresh cheeses and ice cream so expect for plenty of delicious food to be made available such as grilled cheeses. Howloween Town will take place this year on October 29th from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
Park City is Scary Fun in the Fall
Each of these activities can be yours when you visit this fall around Halloween in Park City. Book one of our incredible vacation rentals for the best stay for Halloween!