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Halloween across Utah: 2020

A 1,088 lb. jack-o-lantern in Kaysville grown by Gordon Tanner. Photo credit: Gordon Tanner

SALT LAKE CITY — In some ways, Halloween night felt pretty normal, as if we weren’t dealing with a global pandemic that has changed so much for Utahns this year.

Large pumpkins were on full display in Kaysville, for instance, as you can see in the photo above.

In Park City, the dogs were getting into the act.

Halloween Utah 2020

These doggos were spotted at Nuzzles Co Pet Rescue and Adoption, where dogs and their people were encouraged to come by in their costumes. Photo credit: Nuzzles and Co.

 

Then, in other ways, Halloween 2020 looked completely different than any Halloween we’ve ever seen.

Many took the advice of health officials and made their treat delivery systems appropriately socially distanced. These treats came from the folks at a seniors’ house in Payson. Here, Fred Aorgill does the honors:

 
 

Carla Cowley sent us this video of her brother and his clever delivery system from So. Weber.

Here’s an interesting candy delivery system. Craig Bushman from Cedar Hills calls it a Covid Candy Chute (it has us thinking of Romeo and Juliet for some reason):

And finally, here’s an image from the Utah Wild Horse and Burro Festival in Hurricane!

Utah Wild Horse and Burro Festival in Hurricane, Utah! Photo credit: Bureau of Land Management, Utah