Autumn is here with pumpkins ready to carve, fall foliage enchanting our canyons and hay rides waiting to be had. But what and where can a broke and busy college student go to enjoy this time of year? Here is a list of close and affordable events to help out.
The Robinson Family Pumpkin Patch is located right here in Cedar City at 1450 W. Industrial Road. featuring free hayrides, a petting zoo, a self picking pumpkin patch at 25 cents a pound and a corn pit for $1 per person. They are open Monday through Friday from 4-9 p.m. and on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.
The Staheli Family Farm in Washington offers just about every autumn/Halloween attraction a person could want: witches, a corn maze, a pumpkin patch, a field of screams, waffles and more. The Staheli Farm is located on 3400 South Washington Fields Road and is open Monday through Thursday from 5-9 p.m., and Friday and Saturday noon through 11 p.m.
Tuacahn Amphitheatre presents “Thriller.” The show will be running from Oct. 26-31, featuring all of the stars of Halloween: mummies, werewolves, skeletons and Frankenstein.
Starting next week, The Willow Glen Inn presents “The Haunted Woods.” Located on about five acres in Enoch, the woods are decorated with all new scares and thrills running on Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28 and 31 from 7:30-10:30 p.m. and is $7 a person. The owners of the inn guarantee a whole new experience from any of the past years.
SUU also brings the season to campus with “The Scream” on Oct. 27, and “Shakesfear” on Oct. 27, 28 and 31. These events can be found on the SUU website or mobile app.
Whether it’s a family outing, an adventure with friends or an evening out with your sweetheart, there is something here to help celebrate the season for everyone.