witchfest activity schedule

Join us for WitchFest at Gardner Village, one of Utah's premier Halloween events! Celebrate the season with our infamous Gardner Village Witches September 14-October 31, 2019. Whether you're 2 or 102, you'll experience the magic of the season. If you’re flying that broomstick in to be part of the festivities, here’s a list of what you can expect.

Gardner Village October 2019 Hours
Shops: Monday-Thursday 10am to 8pm and Friday-Saturday 10am to 9pm
Archibald's Restaurant: Monday-Thursday 11am to 9 pm and Friday-Saturday 11am to 10pm
Gardner Village closes at 5 pm on Halloween, October 31, 2019.
Specific WitchFest event and activity times may vary.

Please....WitchFest is for whimsical witches only, no masks allowed. Join us Monday through Saturday each week. Closed Sundays.

Planning your visit? Find answers to frequently-asked questions here.




witch displays and scavenger hunt
WITCH DISPLAYS & WITCH SCAVENGER HUNT
The broomsticks have landed and the witches have set up shop! Take a witchy walk through Gardner Village to see our green-faced gals on display. Print your Scavenger Hunt form and bring it to hunt for our cackling cuties. See how many you can find and snap a few pics.

Find and print your scavenger hunt form here.

Cost: Free*

Dates: September 14 to Halloween, October 31, 2019 at 5pm. Closed Sundays.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




six hags witches adventure
SIX HAGS WITCHES ADVENTURE
Get ready for a witchy adventure! Come by Six Hags Witches Adventure to snap a photo with a Gardner Village witch, let all your witchy wiggles loose on a giant pillow, climb thru spider webs and make it out of the Maze of Mayhem.

Cost: $6 per person, 1 year old and above.*

Dates: Opens Friday, September 20, 2019, and will be open Friday-Saturday, September 20, 21, 27 and 28 and then Monday-Saturday, 11am to 8pm, beginning Monday, September 30, weather permitting. Open on Halloween til 4pm. Closed Sundays.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




Spellbound Witchy Wine Dinner
NEW! SPELLBOUND WITCHY WINE DINNER
Witchy food and wines are the inspiration for our all-new glamorous wine dinners. With a dazzling variety of delicious fall entrees paired with carefully-chosen wines. Dress in your witchy wardrobe as you attend this new special event in the Wheel Room at Archibald's Restaurant. Space is limited to 40 guests, and you must be 21 years or older to attend.

Buy tickets: here

Cost: $60 per person.

Dates: Select dates in October 2019





witches night out
WITCHES NIGHT OUT
Our hugely popular Witches Night Out is back at Gardner Village! Ladies...polish the point on that hat and stretch the stripes in those stockings. It’s time to get your witch on! Call your girls (ladies 18 years and older encouraged) and come out for an evening of scary-good sales in all of our shops, prize drawings, tasty concoctions, plenty of cackling and our annual parades. We'll even light the cauldron at the main stage to get the party started. There’s a Witches’ Parade nightly at 8pm for the ladies, and plenty to see and do around every corner. The witch mix concludes with a dance finale at 10pm around the main stage.

Please....WitchFest is for whimsical witches only, no masks allowed.

Cost: Admission is free. However, some activity fees may apply. *$5 parking fee per car.

Dates: Fridays and Saturdays, October 11, 12, 25 and 26, 2019 from 6 to 10pm all four nights.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




moonstruck witches dinner
MOONSTRUCK WITCHES DINNER
Enhance your experience at Gardner Village's WitchFest, by attending Moonstruck Witches Dinner, a private reserved dinner and VIP Witches Mezzanine, on the Mill Plaza where you can enjoy hot cocoa, sodas as well as have full service bar beverages. Mingle with Gardner Village witches, enjoy a delicious buffet dinner, snap photos at our Photo Booth, and you can return to the Witches Mezzanine after shopping. For a perfect night with your "ghoulfriends," Moonstruck is just the ticket! Tables are of 10, so it's especially fun to get the group together! Book early as this will sell out.

Buy tickets: here

Cost: $35 per person.*

Dates: October 11, 12, 24, 25 and 26, 2019 with 4 seating times available.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




wee witches weekend
WEE WITCHES WEEKEND
This one's for the kids! Moms and dads - load up your witch wagon and head to Wee Witches Weekend. Discover our whimsical witch displays, visit the Six Hags Witches Adventure, enjoy the scavenger hunt, food, petting zoo, pony rides and face painting. Let your little ones dress as wee witches and join the Wee Witches Parade at 1 and 4pm. You may even spot a Gardner Village witch or two.

Please...WitchFest is for whimsical witches only, no masks allowed.

Cost: Admission is free. However, some activity fees may apply. Please see attractions or shops for details. *$5 parking fee per car.

Dates: Thursday, October 17, 2019, from 10am to 8pm and Friday and Saturday, October 18 and 19, 2019, from 10am to 9pm.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




witchapalooza dinner theater
WITCHAPALOOZA DINNER THEATER
Wondering what to put in your "trick-or-treat bag" this year? For a real treat, daon your witchy wardrobe, and make plans to attend the final year of Bewitched, Bothered and Bedazzled, the fun and exciting show at Witchapalooza Dinner Theater. Enjoy a tasty meal as you fill your belly with laughs, and celebrate the witchy fun of October and Gardner Village's WitchFest. Featuring some of Utah's top musicians and actors, this show has sold out for 11 years running!

Buy tickets: here

Cost: Tickets start at $22.50 for show only, and $35.95 for show and dinner.*

Dates: Select showtimes are available beginning September 27, 2019 and run through the month of October. Click here for the full schedule.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




breakfast with a witch
BREAKFAST WITH A WITCH
Enjoy a warm breakfast buffet featuring fresh fruit, sausage, pancakes, eggs, potatoes, orange juice, hot cocoa and coffee. Mingle with our Gardner Village Witches, enjoy their shenanigans, take photos, get autographs and "get schooled" as they teach you a few of their tricks and treats at this years "Witches Academy." Book your tickets early, as this event does sell out.

Buy tickets: here

Cost: Tickets start at $16.50*

Dates: Select showtimes are available beginning September 27, 2019 and run through the month of October. Click here for the full schedule.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.






witch 5k run
WITCH 5K RUN
Which run? Why, the Witch Run, of course! The spell has been cast. It’s time to hop aboard your broomstick, don your witchy wardrobe and fly in for a 5k walk/run along a bewitching course. Witch hats and shirt provided, but wear your running shoes.

Register: here

Cost: Registration fees begin at $35 for early registration

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019. Check in and same day packet pick up 4pm to 7pm, and the run begins at 8pm.





a great escape
A GREAT ESCAPE
Challenge yourself at one of 4 exciting escape room adventures. Solve puzzles, riddles and other obstacles at "The Witches Of Mystic Manor," a one-hour escape room adventure, and other themed escape rooms.

Buy tickets: here

Cost: Rooms start at $30, private bookings and dinner packages also available.

Date: Open Monday-Saturday, year round.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




mystique dining
MYSTIQUE DINING - A MAGICAL DINING EXPERIENCE
Mystique's Grand Dining Chamber is an elaborately-themed and opulently-decorated room that's specifically designed to enhance your encounter with mystery, magic and flavor. The intimate chamber seats no more than 30 guests per performance which guarantees you'll be up close and personal. Witness the artistry and skill of the best magicians in the world along with dinner and dessert at Manisfestations, A Tribute to Edgar Allan Poe.

Buy tickets: here

Cost: Starting at $60

Date: Open Monday-Saturday, year round.

*Note: Due to the huge increase in traffic for Witches Night Out and Wee Witches Weekend, we've hired ABM Parking to keep things running smoothly. Plan on a $5/car parking fee beginning at 9 am on Oct. 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 25 and 26, 2019. Receive valuable Village coupons and the scavenger hunt with each paid car. An alternative option is to take the train. The ‘Historic Gardner’ TRAX stop is across the street from Gardner Village.




witchfest souvenir mugs and shirts
SOUVENIR MUGS & T-SHIRTS
Take a piece of the magic home. Souvenir mugs at Naborhood Bakery and Cafe and t-shirts at Shopaholics. While supplies last.