Antelope Island State Park 50th Anniversary October Events

Looking for something to do this October? Antelope Island State Park is celebrating 50 years with events happening all month long. Also, don’t miss out on year round events such as “50 Miles for 50 Year Challenge” and a “Scavenger Hunt” fun for all ages. Visit Antelope Island State Park for more details! See you out there! 
 
October 5
50th Anniversary Vintage Car Show
4:00pm – 7:00pm at Bridger Bay Beach
Come out and admire vintage cars and trucks with the beautiful backdrop of a Great Salt Lake Sunset! Join us at the Bridger Bay Beach parking lot- adjacent to the Island Buffalo Grill. Car owner registration for this event is closed.
 

October 5
Beach Games
11:00am – 3:00pm at Bridger Bay Beach
Celebrate Antelope Island’s 50th Anniversary with us.  We will be playing Jenga, Cornhole, Nine Square and more!

October 12 and October 19
Fielding Garr Ranch Ghost Tours
Is the historic Fielding Garr Ranch haunted? Come see for yourself at this ghost tour! We have a special tour of the ranch with haunting stories and personal experiences. After the tour, stick around until 11:00 pm to investigate Fielding Garr Ranch on your own. Meet at the ranch at 8:30 pm. 

October 26
Annual Bison Roundup
The Annual Bison Roundup takes place beginning at 9:00 am from Fielding Garr Ranch. Members of the public are invited to watch this unique event from several locations throughout the park. Get here early and watch the horse riders set out for the day, or watch from along the east side road any time between 9:30 am and 11:00 am as the herd is driven north. From 10:30 am until the bison are in the corrals (around 2:00 pm), join us in White Rock Bay viewing area for activities, education, food, and more as we wait for the herd to be pushed around the corner and past the viewing area into the corrals. For more information contact antelopeisland@utah.gov.

October 26
Star Party
Join park staff and members of Ogden Astronomical Society for a public star party in White Rock Bay. Solar viewing begins at 5:00 pm followed by deep space viewing after dark. Telescopes are provided by members of the astronomical society and will be focused on several deep space objects such as nebulae, star clusters and galaxies. Please ensure all flashlights have red filters. No reservation required. Park entrance fees apply. 

October 28
Fielding Garr Ranch After Dark
Fielding Garr Ranch can be a spooky place when the sun goes down. Come explore as it gets dark to find out what comes out at night and share your favorite campfire stories and s’mores with the Ranch Manager. We are saving our ghost stories for other nights, so bring the kids! Program begins at 7:30 pm, and the ranch will be open until 10:00 pm. 

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