From the BYU's Homecoming to a gaming convention and even Halloween fun, there are plenty of ways to enjoy all that the area has to offer this weekend. Here are our five tips!
Head to homecoming
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BYU will celebrate homecoming this week ahead of Saturday’s game against Boise State at LaVell Edwards Stadium (1700 N. Canyon Road, Provo).
This weekend’s events will include the BYU Spectacular on Friday and the 5K Cougar Run on Saturday morning.
For a full homecoming schedule, visit http://homecoming.byu.edu/schedule.
Have fun in a corn maze
Glen Ray’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch (1750 W. 8000 South, Spanish Fork) is open for the season. There are two different corn mazes you and your family can try — a regular corn maze or a haunted corn maze.
They also have several smaller attractions including a kiddie corral, giant slide, pipe slide, corn pit, straw bale pyramid, straw bale maze, hay ride, concessions and a pumpkin patch.
Glen Ray’s is open from 4-9 p.m. Monday through Thursday, noon to 11 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday through Nov. 2.
TimpCon 2019 kicks off Friday, bringing board gaming, miniature gaming, role-playing and much much more to the Utah Valley Convention Center (220 Center St., Provo).
The convention will run from 9 a.m. Friday to 2 a.m. Saturday and will open again from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday.
Go on a Halloween Lift Ride
There may not be snow yet this season, but Sundance Resort (4481 Alpine Loop Road, Sundance) has its lifts ready for fun.
The resort is hosting its Halloween Lift Rides and Zip Tours through Oct. 31, excluding Sundays.
The event is family-friendly, and the Halloween Lift Rides last 45 minutes to an hour on Ray’s Lift. Tjere will also be fun games, as well as hot chocolate and snacks for sale. Weather permitting, a complimentary Halloween movie plays at the base.
This weekend, the tours are available Friday and Saturday nights from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets for the Halloween Lift Rides are $19-$22 and tickets for the Zip Tours are $59.
See a scarecrow
Thanksgiving Point's Scarecrow FEstival kicked off earlier this week and continues through Saturday.
The event at Ashton Gardens (2900 N. Garden Drive, Lehi) includes dozens of creative scarecrows throughout the 55-acre gardens. There is also outdoor games, crafts, music and food.
The Scarecrow Festival runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday.