Thanksgiving Point Scares Up Halloween Fun for the Entire Family
Cornbelly’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Fest, Spooky Saturdays, Barnyard Boo and
Scarecrow Festival All in One Location Starting Sept. 25
LEHI, Utah – (Sept. x, 2009) – Halloween Central at Thanksgiving Point offers spooky special events and
activities for the entire family beginning Sept. 25. Visitors can experience the popular Cornbelly’s Corn
Maze and Pumpkin Fest, Spooky Saturdays, the Barnyard Boo and the Scarecrow Festival.
Cornbelly’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Fest – Sept. 25-Oct. 31
Cornbelly’s, Utah’s original 12-acre corn maze, is returning to Thanksgiving Point and honoring the late
Larry H. Miller, “A man who loved Utah.” Designed to be as easy or hard as visitors want, maze-goers
will spend about an hour navigating to the only exit. At dark, a portion of the maze becomes haunted.
Other activities include the Pumpkin Princess Playland (a fairytale ride in a magical pumpkin coach), a
separate haunted maze, a pick-your-own pumpkin patch, farm hayrides, a trick-or-treat trail, a jack-o-
lantern tree and much more for children, teens and adults.
The Cornbelly’s Corn Maze and associated activities opens Sept. 25 and runs through Oct. 31. Operating
hours are Monday through Thursday, from 4-10 p.m. and Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the
Thanksgiving Point Water Tower Plaza. Bargain passes, which include all activities at Cornbelly’s except
haunted attractions on Monday, Friday and Saturday, are $10.95 for adults and children ages 3-11;
children under two are free. The Haunted Combo Passes, which include all activities at Cornbelly’s,
including haunted attractions on Monday, Friday and Saturday are $15.95 for adults.
Spooky Saturdays: Pixies, Pirates and Pan – Saturdays in October
Venture into Neverland to explore Peter Pan’s forest, Tinkerbell’s hideout and Captain T. Rex’s Pirate
Ship on Saturdays in October from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Thanksgiving Point’s Museum of Ancient Life.
Activities include crafts, Lost Boy games, face painting and pirate treasure hunting. Admission is included
with a regular-priced museum ticket, which is $10 for adults and $8 for children ages 3-12 and costumes
Barnyard Boo – Oct. 15-19, 23-26
Barnyard Boo at Thanksgiving Point’s Farm Country is a great choice for younger children and families.
With hands-on activities and games alongside the animals, children will enjoy face-painting, pony rides,
cookie decorating, haunted hayrides and a trick-or-treat tunnel. Barnyard Boo runs Oct. 15-19 and 23-26
(closed Sundays) from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Thanksgiving Point Farm Country. Admission is $6 for a punch
pass, which allows each guest five separate activities.
Scarecrow Festival – Oct. 15-17, 19
The 18th annual Scarecrow Festival at Electric Park features a haunted house, the spider speedway, 16
inflatables, 35 children’s games, two climbing walls, a Euro bungee, teen challenge games, face painting
and a country boutique to benefit West Bridge Academy in West Jordan, Utah.
Open Oct. 15-17 and 19 (closed Sunday) from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., admission is $5 for adults, $10 for
children ages 2-17. Family passes are available for $40.
For more information on all Halloween Central activities, visit ThanksgivingPoint.org or call (801) 768-
About Thanksgiving Point
Thanksgiving Point is the cultural gathering place for the community, promoting the renewal of mind and spirit in a beautiful and family-friendly
setting. A nonprofit organization, Thanksgiving Point is dedicated to providing guests a one-of-a-kind, hands-on opportunity for discovery and
an entertaining educational experience in a variety of arts and sciences. Though open to the public, Thanksgiving Point Memberships are
available for families, couples and individuals. Thanksgiving Point is located at 3003 North Thanksgiving Way in Lehi, just west of Interstate 15 at
the Alpine/Highland exit. For more information call (801) 768-2300 or visit www.thanksgivingpoint.org.
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