Best Halloween Parties and Events in Twin Falls- our Top Five
From costume parties, ghost sightings and corn mazes Twin Falls offers something for everyone at Halloween! Here’s our top five.
According to the Southeast Idaho Paranormal Organization, The Haunted Mansions of Albion are actually haunted. The organization has conducted paranormal research on the formal teacher’s college campus and found evidence of spooky occurrences. During October and culminating on Halloween, the staff, up the odds to make sure you’ll leave the premises unable to sleep for weeks. “Our staff, on the last night of haunting last year, heard doors slamming and saw lights flickering on and off that weren’t part of anything we were doing,” said Owner Heather Mortensen. For the past few years, just three buildings have been open to the event but this year Comish Hall dormitory will be added and with stories of its own special visitor that won’t check out, is sure to thrill. Cost is $12, with cost of Comish haunting TBA. Open 7p.m.- midnight on weekends, September 30- Halloween, Closed October 30 and open for Halloween.
For several years the College of Southern Idaho’s Horticulture Program has thrilled with its sprawling corn maze. The maze is situated over 10-acred behind CSI’s Health Sciences and Human Services building on North College Road. It boasts paths of nearly two-miles in distance. Multiple student clubs will work the maze and sell tickets and food, including hot dogs, hamburgers, nachos, hot chocolate, cider, soft drinks, and candy. The menu will vary somewhat depending on which club staffs the maze. A warming fire will also be available at the maze entrance. Nighttime visitors are strongly encouraged to bring flashlights and dress warmly. Cost and hours: TBA.
Enter the Filer Spook Alley at your own risk. During the last days of October the Snake River Council Boy Scout Pack 7 of Filer enlists werewolves, witches, ghosts and other cryptids that are sure to knock your socks off. Plus, it’s for a good cause. The $5 entry fee helps fund the pack’s activities. The spook alley, at the American Legion building on Main Street in Filer, is open 7-11p.m., October 28 -31. With goblins, wolves and decorations in the lawn- you can’t miss it.
The Hailey Halloween Hoopla is fun for everyone! This family favorite features a costume contest. Dress up your monsters, witches, pumpkins and ghosts and take them into participating businesses (they’ll be sporting orange and black balloons) for a prize. The event is scheduled from 3-7p.m. October 29 and sponsored by the Hailey Chamber of Commerce and South Valley Merchants Alliance. For more information: (208) 788-3484.
With historic roots and plenty of alleged ghost sightings the Get Inn Bed and Breakfast is the perfect backdrop for a haunted house. The Get Inn was formerly a tuberculosis hospital, located on Highway 46 in Gooding. Although most of the facility was torn down this building remains. For Halloween, the Gooding Boy Scout Troop 33 and Cub Scout Pack 97 turn the Inn into a ghoulish hall. Open from 6-10p.m., cost is $5 per person.