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Spooktacular Family Carnival

October 29

spectacular family event At The Leonardo

Spooktacular Family Event

The Leonardo has been haunted! In conjunction with our current exhibits Spooky Science and Perception, we want to show —YOU— our visitors a frightfully good time. On October 29th, bring the entire family to The Leonardo and come discover the science behind fear at our SPOOKTACULAR event.  Walk through Spooky Science and feel the hair on the back of your neck stand up. Create your own take-home masks and costumes with local art specialists.  Learn why some people have claimed they’ve seen ghosts.

This all-day event is the perfect setting for families to get ready for Halloween night and is sure to be exciting event for all the little mad scientists/artists out there.

Avoid the lines and purchase your tickets before heading to the museum!


Activities Include:


Make your own chocolate lolly (members only)

A trebuchet candy launch

Monster drawings

Mummy wrapping contest

Moans and Groans Stories by storyteller Julie Barnson

A costume contest

Birds of Prey presented by Hawkwatch International

Spooky Shakespeare presented by Utah Children’s Theatre

Live Action Pirates

Watch spooky movies in our FLIGHT theatre

Ghost detecting and ghost radio

Make your own take-home scary masks

And more!



The Leonardo


The Leonardo


General Admission