Spice up your fall by catching one of these awesome things to do in Ogden
Fall in Ogden is straight out of a movie. With some of the best autumn leaves in Utah and so much to do, from corn mazes to markets and beer fests, there's sure to be something to keep you excited about the crisp air and the approaching holidays. Between now and the end of October, here are the top seven fall event's that you can't miss in Ogden! Check out our entire events calendar HERE.
2023 can’t-miss fall happenings:
Sept. 16 - Oct. 21
The Fall Farmer's Market features fresh harvests from farmers who travel from all over Northern Utah to share their produce. It also features local artisans, craftspeople, flower arrangers, pumpkin spice latte brewers and much more. The perfect place to show off your new scarf and to get some early holiday shopping done.
The market opens at 9 a.m. and runs until 2 p.m.
October 20th & 21st
During Ogden Dia De Los Muertos, locals decorate alters, cook delicious Hispanic food, and welcome and honor the souls of their loved ones lost. Art and music will be plentiful at this multicultural event! It's a free event, and takes place at Ben Lomond High School. Take the whole family and learn about the history of Halloween-type holidays, and how other culutures celebrate their ancestors.
Click here for a schedule of Dia De Los Muertos events.
Ogden Restaurant Week is now Ogden Eats! Throughout October, local restaurants are offering special menus and deals. The fall is a great time for locals to support independently owned businesses, as the harvest is in full swing and there are fewer crowds.
Every participating restaurant is offering special menu items and/or discounts during the month of October. Click the link above or visit ogdeneats.com to learn more.
Mid September to October
The first autumn colors appear mid-mountain in oaks, maples, and elms. These hues gradually move down to the metro area, peaking in late September. Higher up, aspens turn vibrant later, offering great leaf-peeping into October.
Some good spots to check out the fall colors in Ogden are the Bonneville Shoreline Trail,Ogden Canyon Scenic Byway, Wheeler Creek, Old Snowbasin Road,Snowbasin Resort, Powder Mountain and North Fork Park.
Sept. 3 to Oct. 8 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
It's not the alps but it can be just as fun! Experience Oktoberfest in Utah’s mountains at the stunning Snowbasin Resort. Inspired by Germany's d'Wiesn, there will be Bavarian cuisine, craft beer, live music, and a local market.
Entry requires a ticket or Snowbasin season pass. Ticket options start at $10. You can purchase them online and print at the kiosks. So dust off your lederhosen and get ready to munch on some Schnitzel.
October 7th & 8th
The Northern Utah Trailfest is a great way to get in the mountains in the fall with like-minded folk. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned pro, if you run, hike, or mountain bike, you'll love testing yourself on the NUT Trail Run and Mountain Bike Race. See if you can finish the most laps within timeframes of 3, 6, or 9 hours! (Note: The 9-hour duration is exclusive to the trail run.) Location: North Fork Park, a national designated dark sky area.
Sept. 16, 12 p.m. to 8 p.m
Celebrate the end of summer and usher in fall with family-friendly activities, live music by local artists, community booths and partners, local businesses, food and artisan vendors, and FREE entry to Northern Utah’s largest event of the year!
No matter what you decide, happy FALL!