The state is full of haunted happenings during the month of October. Haunted Houses are in full swing, although they may not be your thing or are too spooky for the little ones. What else is there to do in SLC to celebrate the spooky season? Read on to find out what to do this month.

Thriller: Michael Jackson made it famous, but Odyssey Dance Theatre brought it to life. The local dance troupe performs spooky-inspired numbers with a tinge of comedy. The show runs Oct. 13-30 at Kingsbury Hall, Oct. 6-10 at the Egyptian Theatre in Park City, and at various locations in Ogden, Provo and St. George. Click here for more details and tickets.

Haunted Village: This is the Place Heritage Park Deemed the scariest haunted village in the state. Wander the shadowy streets, explore the creepy houses and dodge Headless Horsemen. We're not kidding, this isn't your typical haunted village, but if you want a real scare, this is the place. Open Oct. 8-30, excluding Sundays, tickets are $15 per person

Get Bewitched at Gardner Village: Wander the boutique village and search out the bewitching, green-faced displays. The annual-favorite is fun for the whole family. You can also leave your broom at home and take a vintage truck ride with a wacky witch. Listen to stories, watch magic tricks and maybe cast a spell on a ride to an 'enchanted swamp'. Rides are given on select dates and are $5 a person, admission to the village and witch display is free.

The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Do the time warp....again at the Tower Theater Oct 29-31. Celebrate the 35th anniversary of the film, props and all. Looking for a more terrifying tower theater? Salt Lake Film Society presents the 'Tower of Terror' all month long, featuring horror movies Friday and Saturday Nights at 11 p.m. through the month of October.

Story Tours Ghost Tours Hop on a bus in Ogden or SLC and listen to the rumored haunting of local landmarks as you drive by. It's a history lesson in hauntings. (Check out our bloggers recap here). Tickets range from $10-$20 and sell out fast, so don't wait!

Red Butte Garden: Garden After Dark Learn about the haunted holidays around the world though storytellers, crafts, activities and light displays. Non-members are $8/per person. Oct. 21-23, 25, 28-30 from 6 - 9 p.m.

Enchanted Evening Explorations at the Hogle Zoo What hoots, howls or hisses in the night? Find out at a guided Zoo after dark tour. Come in costume and explore the zoo after hours with 'Spiderella'. Tickets are $10 person. Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30 from 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Howl-O-Ween Puppy Parade on Main Street Bought a ballerina costume for your border collie? Parade your pooch up and down main street for the annual Howl-O-Ween Main Street Puppy Parade on Oct. 31. Main street shops will also have trick-or-treating for the kids.

Utah State Halloween Howl USU knows how to celebrate halloween with a bang. This year they are hosting We The Kings, The Higher, Tyrone Wells, DJ Marcs Wing and magician/mentalists Dan Miller. The 18+ event takes place at the USU Taggart Student Center Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. Tickets are $20 adv/$25 the day off.

Canyons Halloween Spooktacular 2010 Join the Canyons in celebrating their 1st annual Halloween party at the Grand Summit Hotel. Guests are encouraged to dress up and compete for $1,500 in cash and prizes, dance, dine and drink. Tickets are $50 for couples 21+ or $29 each. Child care is also available in the form of a Kids Zone Halloween Party. Saturday, Oct. 30 from 8 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Ya-Ya Sisterhood Party Get the ladies together for an over-the-top event. Come dressed in fancy dresses, finery and your most extravagant, gaudy jewelry. Get your palm read, taste the culinary crafts of Harvest Restaurant and shop for holiday items from fab local vendors. All Halloween and Fall shopping is 45% off.  Thanksgiving Point, Oct. 16, admission is free