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October 2018 Activities and Theater

Here is the list of activities and theater performances taking place in October 2018.


Ogden’s Witchstock. Photo from


August 18–October 14
Oktoberfest at Snowbird. Sample over 50 varieties of local and international brews at this annual event. Performances and activities will also be available. Visit Snowbird’s website for more information.

October 13
Petersen Family Farm Harvest Festival. Held from 9am to 4pm at the Petersen Family Farm, 11887 S 4000 W, Riverton. Celebrate the harvest and enjoy face painting and pony rides for the kids. Explore fall on the farm and visit a fall market full of produce including a variety of pumpkins and fresh baked goods. Local food trucks and live music will also be on hand. With the purchase of admission to the Harvest Festival you receive a month long entrance pass and 3 tickets each that can be used for activities and access to the Pumpkin Patch. Visit their website for tickets.

October 13
Strut Your Mutt at Liberty Park, 600 E 900 S—NW corner. A walk in the park that saves lives, sponsored by Best Friends Animal Society. The event features 50+ vendors, activity zones for pets and kids, a beer garden, food trucks, live entertainment, contests, and more. Registration helps raise money to support Best Friends, or your favorite Utah animal welfare group. All animal loves, with or without a dog, are welcome. Dogs should be well-behaved and leashed, under adult control. For safety reason, please no other pets – cats, birds etc. Click here to  register online. The walk starts at 12pm and the event ends at 4pm.

October 25–28
Moab Ho Down Mountain Bike Festival. Events include bike riding, enduro racing, jump jamming, partying, and bike movie watching. This event is presented by Chile Pepper Bike Shop and the Ho Down is 100% non-profit and benefits the Moab Bike Park. For a schedule and registration go to their website.

October 27
Dia de los Muertos at Thanksgiving Point, 3003 Thanksgiving Way, Lehi. Take part in a traditional Latin American Celebration. Bring handwritten notes or mementos to decorate an altar for loved ones who have passed away. The event features art, mariachi bands, and traditional dances. The event will be held October 27 from 11am to 8pm at the Show Barn at Thanksgiving Point. Visit the website for more information.

October 27
Ogden’s Witchstock Festival sponsored by the Ogden Downtown Alliance, the Junior League of Ogden, and Historic 25th Street. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at eventbrite. Events include a Witches Tea at 4 pm, Zombie Crawl at 6 pm, and a Monster Bash dancer party at 8pm. The event will also feature live entertainment, local art, roaming performers, vendors, and more.


Family Friendly

Hale Centre Theatre, Sandy
Wait Until Dark
September 12–November 17
9900 South Monroe Street, Sandy

Hale Center Theater, Orem
Anything Goes
October 5–November 17
225 West 400 North, Orem

Eccles Theater
Come From Away
November 6–11
131 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Off Broadway Theatre
Dracula vs. Henry Botter
September 28–November 13
272 South Main Street, Salt Lake City

Desert Star Playhouse
Beauty and the Fantastic Beast
August 23–November 3
4861 South State Street, Murray

CenterPoint Legacy Theatre
September 28–October 27
525 North 400 West, Centerville

The Prince of Egypt
July 13–October 20
1100 Tuacahn Dr., Ivins

Utah Shakespeare Festival
Henry VI Part One, The Merchant of Venice, The Merry Wives of Windsor, Big River, The Foreigner, The Liar, Othello, An Iliad, Pearl’s in the House
June 28–October 20
Beverley Center for the Arts, 195 West Center Street, Cedar City

Mary G. Steiner Egyptian Theatre
The Addams Family
November 16–24
328 Main Street, Park City

Utah Symphony
Tchaikovsky’s 4th & The Red Violin
October 26–28
Abravanel Hall, 123 West South Temple, Salt Lake City

Excellence in the Community
Quartetto Brazil
October 17
Gallivan Center, 239 S Main Street, Salt Lake City

Utah Children’s Theatre
The Secret Garden
October 13–November 17
3605 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Ballet West
Beauty and the Beast
October 26–27
Capitol Theatre, 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Utah Opera
Gounod’s Romeo and Juliet
October 13–21
Capitol Theatre 50 West 200 South, Salt Lake City

Repertory Dance Theatre
October 4–6
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Date Night

Pioneer Theatre
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
October 26–November 10
300 South 1400 East, Salt Lake City

Grand Theatre
Rocky Horror Show
October 4–27
1575 South State Street, Salt Lake City

Empress Theatre
Twelve Angry Jurors
November 9–17
9104 West 2700 South, Magna

Kingsbury Hall
Odyssey Dance Thriller
October 5–30
1395 E Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City

Plan-B Theatre Company
Good Standing
October 18–28
Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Center, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

Salt Lake Acting Company
The Wolves
October 10–November 11
168 West 500 North, Salt Lake City

Utah Repertory Theater
November 16–December 2
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center Studio Theater, 138 West 300 South, Salt Lake City

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