Halloween thrills for the young at heart
Published: October 31, 2012 07:54AM
Updated: January 14, 2013 11:31PM
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Djamila Grossman | The Salt Lake Tribune In this photo from 2011, Aaron Record, dressed up in costume, and other new employees listen to directions about their upcoming first day at work at Nightmare on 13th haunted house in Salt Lake City.

Too old for hay rides and trick-or-treating? Here are some Halloween events that will appeal to teens and adults.

Haunted forest

Walk through a real forest with scary surprises. There are also two indoor attractions, “The Haunted Mansion Show” and “Psycho Manor.”

When • Through Oct. 31, 7:30-10 p.m.

Where • American Fork City Hall, 31 N. Church St., American Fork

Tickets • $20; Kids 6 and under are free. Visit hauntedutah.com

Zombie Apocalypse

The Zombie Apocalypse at XSI Factory offers a new haunted house experience.

When • Through Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m.

Where • XSI Factory, 4425 N. Thanksgiving Point Way, Lehi

Tickets • $20. Visit zombieutah.com

Haunted Circus

The Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus invites visitors to its Big Top Tent of Horrors and haunted trailers. Entertainers from Odyssey Dance Theatre will perform “Thriller” and other spooky numbers.

When • Through Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m.

Where • Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus, 98 E. 13800 South, Draper

Tickets • $20; $5 extra for a fast pass (discount coupons available at Wendy’s restaurants). Visit www.stranglingbros.com

Nightmare on 13th

What • Attractions include “NetherBeast,” “Cirque Du Fear” and “Zombie Apocalypse.”

Where • 300 W. 1300 South, Salt Lake City

When • Through Nov. 3; 7:30 -11 p.m. on Oct. 31.

Tickets • $20 (with bounce back specials); at www.nightmareon13th.com

Fear Factory

In the old Portland Cement Company plant, which its owners claim is haunted.

Where • 666 W. 800 South, Salt Lake City

Hours • Oct. 31, 7-10 p.m.; visit http://fearfactoryslc.com for updated hours and discounts.

Tickets • $$20-25; with $30-35 VIP pass; visit

Info • http://fearfactoryslc.com

Castle of Chaos

What • Three locations advertised as a “Trilogy of Terror,” featuring such attractions as Hands on Horror, and a 3-D Screamatarium.

Where • 1134 W. Riverdale Road, Riverdale

Hours • Through Nov. 3; Monday-Thursday, 7:30 p.m.-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.-midnight

Where •5576 S. Redwood Road, Taylorsville

Hours • Through Nov. 3; Sunday-Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.-midnight

Where • 168 E. University Parkway, Orem

Hours • Through Nov. 3; Monday-Thursday, 7:30-10 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7:30 p.m.-midnight

Tickets • $18-$33 (for Trilogy tickets); some attractions require those under 18 to be accompanied by parents or sign a waiver; visit castleofchaos.com for details.