Gardner Village Blog Where to Eat During WitchFest 2021
Wednesday Oct 13 2021

With all there is to see and do at WitchFest, you’re going to be a well-fed witch. Let’s talk dining details!



1. No outside food is permitted on property during WitchFest.

2. Food and drink are never allowed in stores.

3. The Village offers several food options, from grab-and-go to sit-down dining, read on to find your ideal sustenance solution:


Hola, amigos! Have you had a chance to visit the Cackling Cantina? This food stop is ideal for anyone who wants a quick sit-down meal option AND the chance to eat with a Gardner Village witch. Our whacky cacklies are known to frequent the Cantina during peak meal hours.

 Gardner Village Witches

To save time, the Cackling Cantina has a walk-up ordering system. Choose from several delicious dishes and receive a table number upon ordering. It won’t be long before your food is ready and delivered to your table.

WitchFest meal options

The menu includes several Mexican food favorites, including tacos, burritos, tostadas, and more!

Meal options at Gardner Village

Where to eat at WitchFest

You'll also find plenty of appetizers, and you bet they've brewed up some great drink options!

Cackling Cantina appetizers

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Besides being a fun place to grab a bite, the Cackling Cantina is a lovely place to get photos of your witches. There are so many decorative touches, both inside and out, to enjoy and use as photo backdrops.

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Cackling Cantina is an outdoor dining experience under the pretty bistro lights at Mill Plaza.

Mill Plaza

Should inclement weather occur, seating is moved indoors, to the lower level of Archibald’s Restaurant. Check in at the Archibald’s front desk for more information on seating and table availability.

Wheel Room at Gardner Village 

 Wheel Room at Gardner Village


Take a break from the action with a calm sit-down meal at Archibald’s Restaurant. Known for its comfort food, this is a great place to come in and get warm over a delicious pot pie, some freshly-made soup, or any of their other popular lunch and dinner dishes.

Don't foget to order their must-have pumpkin pie cake for dessert! 



You’ll find even more to be happy about this time of year, as the Happy Camper Deli & Bakery has both an in-store location AND an outdoor food truck camper! serving up guests. The food truck is open during peak weekend hours, weather permitting.

Happy Camper Deli and Bakery 


It wouldn’t be a Halloween outing without treats. Don’t miss some of Utah’s best, at Chocolate Covered Wagon. This famous candy store, ffeatured on The Travel Channel and Food Network Magazine, has a huge assortment of sweets. Don’t leave without sampling their famous salt water taffy, pulled in store on an old fashioned machine, as well as their freshly-dipped caramel apples and, of course, chocolate, the divine assortment of chocolate!

Chocolate Covered Wagon 


With the Happy Camper Deli & Bakery food camper leading the way, additional food trucks will be on site during select weekends, serving their best witchin’ fixins. Find food truck fun on October 14, 15, 16, 22, and 23, 2021 at select times.

 happy camper food truck

Everything about WitchFest makes it a magical experience for families to enjoy together. Taking time to pause for a meal only adds to the memory and time with loved ones. Here, the McCune family, is enjoying some calm time together at Cackling Cantina with FOUR generations of witches. Isn't that amazing?! We just love stories like this and being a part of your enchanting lives. Thanks for allowing us such happy hocus pocus! 

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Hungry yet? Learn more about these and other WitchFest dining options here. We can’t wait to see you at this brouhaha soon! 

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