COVID and Haunted Houses: How Nightmare on 13th offers a Spooky, Safe experience

Good Things Utah
Sign up for our GTU Newsletter and Recipe Newsletter, bringing you our favorite recipes, guests, and more every day!

SALT LAKE CITY (GOOD THINGS UTAH) – Our Halloween 2020 special was jammed packed full of fun and frightening surprises. We had a few creepy characters from Nightmare on 13th Haunted House stop by and chat about how the 30th year haunt is welcoming guests for a safe and spooky good time.

Obviously 2020 has been a year for the books, and many iconic attractions have either really scaled back operations or not open at all. In Utah Haunted Houses are a staple of the Halloween season.

Jimmy Dilley of Nightmare explained the haunts COVID distancing practices, Dilley says customers will tasked with the following when visiting Nightmare on 13th.

All customers will be required to wear a face covering while attending the attraction.
All groups will be required to stay at least 6-feet away from each other while going through the attraction.
Tickets will be issues through a timing system for each half-hour slot.

The haunt also welcomes three additional rooms: Nightmare alley. Dark Ride of Terror and I-Scream.

Nightmare on 13th also plans to stay open past Halloween night.

Oct 30, 31, Nov 6,7 and 13th

Open 7:30 pm to Midnight

Find more information at

Click here to download the ABC4 Utah News app for the first alerts on your phone. Sign up for the ABC4 Utah breaking news and daily newsletters.
Tracy Smith
Curtis Booker, joined the ABC4 family in January of 2019 as a Digital Content Producer. In May of 2019, he transitioned into learning the inner workings of becoming a news producer assisting with various shows. Curtis most recently rejoined the Digital team as a multi-media journalist in February of 2020.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

How to Help During the Holidays

More Toys for Tots

Good Things Utah Sponsors