It's the final weekend before Halloween and there are plenty of ways to enjoy all that the area has to offer this weekend. Here are our five tips!
Trick or Treat
The Spanish Fork/Salem Chamber of Commerce will host dual Trick-or-Treating events in Spanish Fork and Salem on Saturday.
Head to Spanish Fork’s Main Street for the annual Main Street Trick-or-Treat from 1-3 p.m. Saturday. The event will take place from Center Street to 400 North on Main Street.
Meanwhile, a second trick-or-treat event will take place from 1-3 p.m. at the Salem Activity Center (600 E. Canal Road, Salem).
The annual Trunk or Treat event hosted by the Orem Police Department will have an hour dedicated for those with autism and other disabilities.
Orem’s Trunk or Treat will be at Mountain View High School (665 W. Center St., Orem) from 5 to 6 p.m. for those with autism or other disabilities and 6 to 9 p.m. for the general public.
Head to a Halloween Party
Head to the Provo Recreation Center (320 W. 500 North, Provo) for a night of spooky tricks and treats. The city’s annual Halloween Carnival this year will have two times to help minimize wait times — from 4-6:40 p.m. and from 7:30-10 p.m.
The event will include a “Stranger Things” haunted house, magician show crafts, zombie laser tag escape boxes, an animal show horror short film viewing, trick-or-treating swag bags and game hall story rooms.
General admission is $5 for adults and $4 for youth.
Eagle Mountain will host its annual Halloween Town on Saturday, with booths, candy, giveaways and trick-or-treating for children. There also will be a balloon artist, car show, dog costume contest and food trucks.
The event runs from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Nolen Park (7862 Tinamous Road, Eagle Mountain).
Lindon will host its Halloween Carnival Friday evening. The event will include a fire dancer, spook alley, prizes, tattoo-ween and, of course, trick-or-treating. The event is free.
Lindon’s Halloween Carnival will take place at the Lindon Community Center (25 N. Main St., Lindon) at 5:30 Friday.
Lehi’s annual Halloween Extravaganza will include a rock wall, photos and a sloppy joe dinner.
Tickets are between $4 and $4.50 for the event at the Lehi Legacy Center (123 N. Center St., Lehi) from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Pleasant Grove will host a Halloween Pirate’s Cove. The annual Halloween celebration will include a family costume contest, vendors trick or treat lane, games, contests and prizes.
The event will take place at Pleasant Grove Recreation Center (547 S. Locust Ave., Pleasant Grove) from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday.
Celebrate the Day of the Dead
Thanksgiving Point will celebrate Dia De Los Muertos on Saturday with a community ofrenda, marigolds and pan de muerta. You can head to the Show Barn (2975 N. Thanksgiving Way, Lehi) to remember and celebrate loved ones who have died.
The event runs from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and costs $2-$8.
Take a pumpkin walk
This week the Central Utah Gardens will host a pumpkin-carving contest and then the public can walk through the gardens to see the pumpkin designs at the new location of 1426 E. 750 North, in Orem.
Pumpkins can be dropped off from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, and the pumpkin walk will be open from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
The pumpkin walk will include a magician, scary animals, a pumpkin artist at work and conservation tips. Don’t forget to wear a costume for a free doughnut.
Enjoy local music
Embrace the season and appreciate local music with the Buzzards and Bees music festival, which will take place through Saturday at venues across the area. The fest is Halloween-themed, and will feature over 50 bands in total rocking their music while in costume, not to mention Halloween activities and crafts and tarot card reading. Find out more about the festival at buzzardsandbees.com.