Whether you’re looking for a spooky or fun-filled way to celebrate Halloween and the month of October, St. George and nearby areas have plenty to offer. Check out the witchy adventures down on the farm or try your hand at solving a mystery. Whatever you do to make Halloween an adventure, stay safe and have fun!
Mystery Escape Room
The Mystery Escape Room invites you to experience a world of mysterious adventure as you time travel back to erase the mistakes people have made throughout history. Located at 46 W. St. George Blvd. in St. George, The Mystery Escape Room offers several options that are sure to bring a thrill to any Halloween celebration.
The Magical Creatures experience takes you to New York City where you’ll try to find magical creatures on a train. The Butch Cassidy experience takes you back to the days of the wild west and a quest for hidden treasure. The Invisible Files experience places you in search of a spy that could be working on a devious plot.
The Mystery Escape Room offers tickets for public experiences or you can choose to book a private event for your Halloween party. Private events are for up to 12 guests. For more information, call 435-237-8470.
Staheli Family Farm Events
October is a month full of fun when you plan around events at the Staheli Family Farm. Located at 3400 South Washington Fields Road in Washington, this family owned farm doesn’t settle for just one Halloween celebration. You get admission to these events when you pay for admission into the farm.
Dance Nights happens every weekend in October from 8 PM – 11 PM. Friday nights are theme nights, so you’ll want to check their website for more information. The Witchy Weekends begin on the 6th, 13th, and 20th. You won’t want to miss these performances and chances to win prizes.
Ever wanted to see a giant pumpkin? You’ll have your chance on October 6th at 5:30 PM when The Utah Giant Pumpkin Growers will have a special exhibit. You can even get your photo taken with the guest of honor. Waffles with Witches is bringing the best mornings to the farm with delicious food and prizes on October 12, 13, 19, and 20. The shows begin at 9 AM and 11 AM.
Of course, no Halloween would be complete with the 10th Annual Witches Night Out on October 11th and 18th. Festivities begin at 7 PM and you will need a reservation for this event.
St. George Art Museum
The Spooky Lights and Pumpkin Frights event is happening at the St. George Art Museum on October 25, 26, and 27. The event runs from 6 PM to 9 PM each day. Located at 175 East 200 North in St. George, this Halloween celebration features plenty to do for the whole household. There will be decorated and carved pumpkins by artists. Haunted displays throughout the museum are sure to add to the spooky atmosphere. There will also be a spooky story and a Halloween themed movie for children. For more information, call 435-627-4000.
St. George Library
Located at 88 West 100 South in St. George, this local branch of the library is making sure even the youngest children have plenty of fun during the month of October. There are scheduled times for children twelve and under at the St. George Library. Story Time for children between the ages of three and five take place on Wednesday at 10 AM. Thursday and Friday at 11 AM, there is Story Time for ages two to four. Ages twelve and under are welcome on Monday and Wednesday. Check the library’s calendar of events for more times and special dates. For more information, call 435-634-5737.
Nature Visits and Picnics
People come from all over the country to St. George to experience the city’s historical riches and nature offerings. The Mountain Meadows Site, for instance, has a rich but tragic history of the fate of a group of immigrants, a good story for the entire family on Halloween. You can also visit the LDS Temple that was constructed in 1893, the Jacob Hamblin home, or the multiple ghost towns within an hour’s driving distance from the city Centre.
Some of the best activities that will be fun to include in your itinerary are rock climbing on the various routes, mountain biking along the desert trails, picnics at the St. George Lakes or Snow Canyon Park, and Golfing at Dixie Red Hills or Entrada at Snow Canyon golf courses.
Trick-or-Treating is one of the most adventurous ways to spend the Halloween with the family in St. George. Trick-or-Treating is more of a nature walk through the fast-growing neighborhoods, an experience of the Red Rock Mountains, and an escapade through the lush green golf courses and farmlands. The best neighborhoods to visit when you take your kids out trick-or-treating this Halloween are those along Stake Farm Rd, Fort Pierce Rd, Middleton, Snow Canyon Pkwy., Dammeron Valley, Bloomington, Atkinville, and along the Entrada Trail.