Drink a S’mores Martini, the featured cocktail now through Halloween at the River Grill Restaurant at Sorrel River Ranch, Milemarker 17 on State Route 128.

Drink a pumpkin shake, the featured shake now through Halloween at Milt’s Stop & Eat, 356 Millcreek Dr.

The Day of the Dead Open Mic

Share scary tales. Come as yourself or costumed, but be prepared for fun. Bring friends and neighbors.

When: 7 to 9:30 p.m., Oct. 26

Where: Eddie McStiff’s, 57 S. Main St.

Cost: Free

Club Red Spook Alley

In the dark, vast forest you are being guided, but may feel completely alone as your heart races faster and the hairs on your back stand up.

When: 7 to 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 & Oct. 27

Where: Anonymous Park, 500 West

Cost: $20 for a group of five, $5 per person over age 7, free for children under age 7

Fundraiser for Club Red, Moab Teen Center.


Just Dance Company Haunted House

When: 7 to 10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 26; 7 p.m. to midnight, Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Canyonlands Field Institute, 1320 Hwy 191

Cost: $5. Everyone who buys admission is entered into a raffle for a brand new iPad.

Drawing will be at midnight, Saturday.

Just Dance Halloween Carnival

When: 1 to 8 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Canyonlands Field Institute, 1320 S. Hwy 191

Cost: $5, walk-through all games. Plus Halloween goodies and homemade root beer.

Halloween Adventure Weekend at Sorrel River Ranch

The three-day weekend celebration with daily hay rides, bonfires with S’mores, outdoor movies, and in-room “Trick-or-Treat Turndown” nightly.

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 26-28

Where: Sorrel River Ranch, Milemarker 17

Friday, Oct. 26:

Outdoor Movie: Monster House at the Stable, with Truffle & Classic Popcorn served.

Saturday, Oct. 27:

Cool Weather Crops Undercover garden tour

Pumpkin Patch Picking & Painting at the Greenhouse Garden & Stable

Outdoor Movie: Corpse Bride, at the Stable, with Truffle & Classic Popcorn served.

Sunday, October 28:

Farmer’s Market Farm Stand with produce, zucchini bread, fermented items and local artists and craftspeople at the Main Lodge

Lunch and cooking demonstration

Executive Chef Richard Potts will host an Interactive Cooking Demonstration and lunch. Potts will serve delicacies like Utah Cheeses; roasted pumpkin bisque with Kurobuta, Muscovy duck and gruyere; pumpkin ravioli with pancetta, pecorino and pomodoro; and pumpkin pie with Guinness and caramelized ginger ice cream. Each course will be coupled with well-paired wines and all attendees will receive a Chef’s Farewell Basket with gifts from the garden and recipe cards to go.

When: Noon, Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Sorrel River Ranch, Milemarker 17

Cost: $49 per person.

Call 435-259-4642 to reserve a spot.


7th Annual Pumpkin Chuckin’ Festival

Pie eating and costume contests, food vendors, arts and crafts vendors, Weiner dog races, game booths, kid activities, live Bluegrass music – and slingshots, catapults, trebuchets and air cannons shooting pumpkins through the sky!

When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Old Airport Runway, south of Moab

All proceeds go to funding Youth Garden Project programs

For more information: youthgardenproject.org


Halloween party and costume contest

When: 9 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Rio Sports Bar and Grill, 2 South 100 West.


Electro Dance Party at The Boom Boom Room

Shadow dancing, projection screens, light show, fire spinning

When: 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 27

Where: Frankie D’s, 44 W. 200 North


Get a free comic by wearing a costume

When: Wednesday, Oct. 31

Where: OffCenter Games and Comics, 61 N. 100 West.



Halloween Walk

Trick-or-treaters of all ages are encouraged to go to City Market for a Halloween Walk. Gift bag winners will be called every fifteen minutes. There will a food drive.

When: 4 to 9 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31

Where: City Market, 425 S. Main St.


Dia De Los Muertos

Music, dance, food, culture

When: Noon to 6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7

Where: Moab Valley Multicultural Center, 156 N. 100 West


Grand County Schools’ Halloween Activities

Grand County Schools Halloween Dress Code

Costumes are encouraged, but must still abide by school dress codes.

Hats are allowed that are part of the costume.

No masks or weapons, including toy weapons.

Hair dye is allowed, but it must wash out before the next school day.

Helen M. Knight Elementary has early release at 12:45 p.m.

Helen M. Knight Elementary Costume Parade

First through third grade students

When: 8:50 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31

Where: First-third grade playground

Helen M. Knight Elementary Halloween Carnival

Games, food, fortune tellers, photo booth and more

When: 1-4 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31

Where: Fourth-sixth grade playground

Hosted by the fifth grade classes to earn a trip to Boston

Grand County Middle School

Halloween Costume Party and Dance

When: Seventh Period

Where: Grand County Middle School