While many of our visitors come to Park City during the summer and winter months for outdoor activities, there is plenty to see and do in the fall too. Halloween is just around the corner and with it comes some exciting events and activities to enjoy. In addition to that, you will find the fall season to be a delightful time to experience Park City for the first or hundredth time. Here are some things you can do for Halloween in Park City this year:
2021 Salk Lake City Haunted Half
If you want to experience the big city during your Park City vacation, you will find that Salt Lake City is just a half hour away. Spend a Saturday exploring Salt Lake City with all of its unique activities including this year’s Salt Lake City Haunted Half. This is Salt Lake City’s spooky inspired half marathon taking place at Sugar House Park. This all-day event lets you enjoy a half marathon or 5K run to help you earn your drinks and treats found later in the evening. There is also a kids run where they can try their own race while decked out in their favorite costume. The Haunted Half will take place on October 23rd starting at 8:00 AM in Salt Lake City.
Book a Ghost Tour
One of the spookiest ways to celebrate Halloween right here in Park City is by booking a ghost tour with Park City Ghost Tours. Their spooky showings take you around Downtown Park City as you learn all about the haunted buildings located off Main Street. Park City has a rich mining history that often resulted in many deaths early on for settlers. This 75-minute tour is perfect for all ages and is not too spooky for young children. Make sure to walk comfortable shoes as you navigate around Main Street for the entirety of the tour. Each tour starts at Miner’s Park at 8:00 PM sharp.
Go Mountain Biking
While Park City does not offer much in actual Halloween events or activities it more than makes up for it with exciting outdoor activities. The first one you need to experience is mountain biking on the 450 miles of trails that surround Park City. There is a trail for every experience level so you can find something perfect for you. If you are looking for a guide to take you around let the pros at White Pine Touring help you out. They offer guided mountain bike tours to help match you with the perfect trail. They will also provide you with the gear you need so you can show up without anything in hand. This makes it easier than ever by simply booking a tour and showing up. You will be amazed at how incredible the scenery in Park City looks with all of the fall foliage changing colors right in front of you.
Go Fly Fishing
There is no bad time when you spend it at one of the rivers around Park City. Get out and explore the water by booking yourself a fly fishing journey. Park City’s rivers hold a vast variety of fish that can be reeled up if you know where to look. If not, let a trusted pro such as Park City Fly Fishing Guides with a tour that will help you out. They offer full and half day fly fishing tours that will take you out to local spots at Provo River or Weber River. There is also a variety of smaller remote streams where fish can often be found swimming about. They will show you the best spots and how to properly use your equipment. You also won’t need to worry about finding any gear or obtaining a fishing license as their comprehensive services will keep you covered. Don’t miss out on this exciting fall activity around Halloween!
Take a Hot Air Balloon Ride
Park City does not look any better than when you see it high up in the air from a hot air balloon. Take advantage of the slower travel season and book a ride with a hot air balloon tour service such as Bigfoot Balloons or Utah Balloon Flights. You will have an intimate experience up in the air as you get to see the sweeping Wasatch Mountains. Most rides also include a complimentary champagne toast while you’re up in the air too. This makes for the perfect romantic outing with a loved one!
Park City This Halloween Season
As you can see, there are plenty of ways to spend your Halloween weekend with us in Park City. Book one of our vacation rentals to stay near each of these activities and have access to luxurious amenities inside a spacious home.