7 Events Happening The First Weekend of October in Twin Falls
The calendar has turned to October and the weather has dropped over the last couple of weeks, indicating fall is in full swing. With the new month and the season, many are excited for the holidays not being too far off, and they begin with Halloween. It may still be a few weeks away, but one of the best things about October is that many of the festivities have begun. After a long week of work, instead of spending time at home, enjoy the time of year and get out to one of many fall and spooky events taking place this weekend around the Magic Valley.
Thursday, October 5 Through Saturday, October 7 - Tubbs Berry Farm
There is much to do this time of year at Tubbs Berry Farm and if you haven't been before, now is the time to go. The main attraction is the hay maze, but there are also slides, an apple blaster, a bounce pad, a petting zoo, hayrides, and much more. There is something for all age groups, kids and adults. The farm is open on Thursday from 3 PM to 9 PM and on Friday and Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM. Admission is $10 on Thursday and $12 on Friday and Saturday. This is a great way to enjoy the weekend and you don't have to drive far. For more on Tubbs Berry Farm and what they have to offer, make sure to click the link above.
Thursday, October 5 Through Saturday, October 7 - Burley Straw Maze
One of the best parts about this time of year is corn mazes and hay mazes are popping up all over the area. One of the best and biggest in the area is the Burley Straw Maze. It is a must for all families and is a time you won't forget. The maze is open Thursday from 4 PM to 9 PM, Friday from 1 PM to 10 PM, and Saturday from 10 AM to 11 PM. Admission is $10 on Thursday, and $12 on Friday and Saturday, with the haunted maze being $14 on Saturdays from 8 PM to 11 PM. There is also a zip line, jump pad, slides, a corn maze, food and beverages, and much more. For more on the straw maze, make sure to click the link above.
Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7 - Octoberfest
One of the best things about fall is Octoberfest. It is a time to drink celebrate, and appreciate a good beer or a few. Twin Falls knows how to celebrate and will be doing so this weekend on Friday and Saturday downtown. Octoberfest will take place from 4 PM to 9 PM on Friday, and from 11 AM to 9 PM on Saturday. The event is essentially a giant block party with tons of food, beer, a kids zone, shopping, and more. Despite many thinking of the event as only beer, this is a family friendly event. Head on downtown for Octoberfest this weekend, and to find out more details, click the link above.
Friday, October 6, and Saturday, October 7 - Ghost Tours of Rupert
Do you believe in ghosts? Are you fascinated by them? If so, don't miss your chance to go on a ghost tour this weekend in Rupert. The tours will be taking place on Friday and Saturday and begin at 7:20 PM each night, with a tour departing from Historic Wilson Theater every 20 minutes. The final tour departs at 10:20 PM. This is a walking tour, so make sure to bring good shoes and perhaps a hoodie or coat. Tickets are $25 per person. For more on the ghost tours, make sure to click the link above, tickets are going fast, so reserve a spot soon if you want to go.
Friday, October 6 and Saturday, October 7 - Haunted Swamp
Are you someone who enjoys being scared? Do you like haunted attractions? If you enjoy being spooked or watching your friends cry and scream, then make sure to take them to the Haunted Swamp this weekend. The swamp is open this Friday and Saturday from 7:30 PM to 11 PM and tickets are $15 for children aged 3 to 7, $18 for children 8 to 11, $25 for people 12 and up on Fridays, and $27 on Saturdays. There are discounts if you buy tickets online, so plan ahead and you can save money. For more on the Haunted Swamp, make sure to click the link above.
Saturday, October 7 - 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show'
Have you ever seen 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show?' Perhaps it is one of your favorite movies, or you haven't seen it in a while. It is one thing to watch it, but this weekend you have the chance to experience it. 'The Rocky Horror Picture Show' will be aired in the Orpheum Theatre this weekend for a special presentation. It is a great way to get into the seasonal spirit, and there will be a few chances to catch it this Saturday. Show times will be at Midnight on Saturday, another showing at 7:00 PM, and the final showing will be at 11:55 PM. Tickets are available by clicking the first link above, for $15 for general admission. You can click the second link to see what else is going on and coming up at the Orpheum Theatre.
Saturday, October 7 - Fall Vendor Event
With fall well underway, there is no reason to delay doing some fall shopping. This weekend is the perfect time to do so at the Fall Vendor Sale taking place at the Twin Falls City Park this Saturday from 10 AM to 4 PM. This will be the biggest sale yet with over 50 vendors on hand and a little bit of everything. Jewelry, home décor, clothing, crafts, food, and much more. It is always nice to shop local and support local businesses and what better way than going to an event like this? There will be Super Hero's on hand as well. For more details on the event and to see more pictures of some of the things you can find, make sure to click the link above.
While the weather might be a tad chilly, it isn't cold yet, and fall is a great time to get out of the house with so much going on. So throw on a sweatshirt and go get spooked at a haunted swamp, get lost in a straw maze, have fun at a berry farm, watch a classic movie, drink some beer, do some shopping, or take a tour and learn about local ghosts. Whatever you decide to do, have fun, be safe, and enjoy your weekend.
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