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Fall Fun

By Thaiss Del Rio
Now that “spooky” season is among us, pumpkin patches are beginning to emerge, haunted houses are being put together, and the smell of pumpkin spice fills the air. As college students, it can be difficult to afford all of the activities that come about during fall, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy this fall season. Check out some of these fun and inexpensive activities to do during the next couple of months!
Explore the Outdoors
Fall season is a perfect time to go out and enjoy some of Mother Nature’s most beautiful sights, and it’s free! Whether it’s to go on a hike or a photo shoot, there are plenty of options to choose from, we are in Utah after all. Here are some ideas! Lake Blanche in Big Cottonwood Canyon and Bell Canyon Trail Hike. 
Pumpkin Nights
This one is for all you of Instagram lovers! This fun and new event involves a night of pumpkin adventure! Whether it’s with friends, family, a loved one, or simply yourself, take a walk through a maze of pumpkins! Located at the Utah State Fair Park from October 10th to November 2nd from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
 Check out the link below to purchase tickets    

 Witch Fest Events
Get ready to take out your pointy hat, stockings, and broom for a Witches Night Out at Gardner Village! This is a fun-filled event with a Witches parade, dancing, and good food! You can also visit the shops and buy yourself some socks or caramel apples, yum! This event will be held on October 11th and 12th and October 25th and 26th from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Visit a Pumpkin Patch
There are so many pumpkin patches throughout this time of year that its so hard to keep track! Visiting a pumpkin patch is a great excuse to yet again, take pictures! But also, to pick out some pumpkins to carve out later in the night. Here are a couple of my favorite pumpkin patches that I will be visiting soon.

Kuwahara’s Pumpkin Patch
Draper, UT
This was my favorite pumpkin patch that I went to last year! They had different themes throughout the field and the coolest looking pumpkins!
Green Acres Family Dairy, Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
Ogden, Utah
I was recently here during their Sunflower festival,
and they were getting ready for the fall season!
They have fun activities for kids, animals, and a corn maze!
Mabey Farms Pumpkin Patch
South Jordan, Utah
Mabey Farms have a large selection of
pumpkins to choose from with over 14 acres of pumpkins!

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Last Updated: 12/12/23