Treasure Valley Fall Festivities

October 5, 2012

 Check out these top Boise area Harvest/Halloween attractions for the whole family (with a few thrown in for the older thrill seeking crowd)  :-).

Linder Farms - The official corn maze of the Boise State Broncos. Activities include barrel train rides, laser tag, a petting zoo,  obstacle course, and the Trail of Terror.

The Farmstead - The Farmstead is the home of Idaho's original corn maze. Other attractions include a pumpkin patch, a jumping pillow, pig races, cow train, hay rides, and the terrifying Field of Screams.

Scarecrow Stroll 2012 - From October 1st - 31st scarecrows can be found all over the Idaho Botanical Garden. Don't forget to vote for your favorite scarecrow.

Boo at the Zoo - Every year Zoo Boise hosts Boo at the Zoo, so head to the zoo on October 29th for tons of activities for the kids including pictures in the pumpkin patch, the bat toss, costumed characters handing out candy, face painting, and a costume contest. Of course all the zoo animals will be on hand as well to celebrate the holiday.

Frightened Felons - Enjoy a spooky evening at the Old Idaho Penitentiary. There will be games, food and beverages for purchase, actors dressing up like convicts of old, and more. October 26th is family night, October 27th will be for those those 21 and older.

Haunted World - Haunted World is the Northwest's largest haunted area with three separate areas, Haunted World, Skullvania, and a corn maze to explore.

The Boise Dead - Zombie Tag- On October 27th, The Boise Dead, which is expected to be one of the largest games of tag ever, will take over Ann Morrison Park. Pick your side; you can come as a "survivor" or arrive early in your zombieware and get madeover as a zombie. Survivors must make it to 10 check points to win, and the zombie who has collected the most "brains" wins. Check out the website for details on how to better prepare for the upcoming zombie apocolypse.