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How to Plan Ahead for Halloween HAUNT 2018 at Dorney Park

Tana Korpics

Manager, PR & Communications - Follow @tanabartek on Twitter.

Find Out What’s New This Season

Did you miss finding out what’s new for our 2018 Halloween HAUNT? Visit our most recent blog post so you don’t miss out on all the new and scary things happening along our midways. No matter what your scare-needs are, there is something for everybody here at Dorney Park during the fall season.


Buy Your Tickets in Advance

The best way to plan ahead is to purchase your Admission tickets ahead of time. The first step is to decide on a night to visit. Then, you can go online and discover the AMAZING deals we offer day or night!


Scary September Deals!

If you purchase an All Night Admission ($34)*or All Day & All Night Admission Ticket ($34)*on a Friday or Saturday in September, you will receive an extra bonus! The same ticket will allow you to return any one Sunday from September 23rd through October 28th for FREE**! These deals are an online exclusive - Save $82 off front gate pricing on TWO visits!

These offers are only valid on Fridays and Saturdays from September 21st through September 29th.

*Plus applicable taxes and fees. **Excludes Sunday, October 7th.

Trick & Treat Sundays

Parents that are bringing their little ghouls and goblins will love this deal! Trick & Treat Sundays are valid for one admission to Dorney Park and The Great Pumpkin Fest AND receive a snack voucher for one snack item on a Sunday in September and October** for $29.99*!

Your Sunday Snack voucher includes snacks like popcorn, chips, soft serve ice cream, cotton candy, cookie, fruit cup or a pretzel at various stands throughout the park.

*Plus applicable taxes and fees. **Does not include Sunday, October 7th.


Killer Combinations

Want to add a bit of spunk to your tickets? We have some killer combos that will make every Halloween HAUNT night one to remember.


Admission, Fright & Fast Combo

Admission + Fright & Fast lane gives you regular admission and includes TWO ways to make your night full of even more fun & fright starting at only $71*. Your wristband gives front of the line access at seven (7) of our Haunted Attractions including Trick Or Treat–Lights Out, and up to 21 rides, including 10 family friendly options.

*Valid for one full day admission to Dorney Park and Halloween HAUNT, one Fast Lane & Fright Lane wristband on the selected visit date. Offer available online only. All pricing is subject to applicable taxes and fees.

All Inclusive Ticket

Do you want more out of your ticket package? Purchase our ultimate All Inclusive Ticket Package! Enjoy Parking, Admission, Fright & Fast Lane, and a Single Meal Deal (Friday only) or Fright Feast (Saturday only).  Save up to $63 off front gate pricing with this all-inclusive deal that starts at $87.99*.

*Valid on the Friday or Saturday HAUNT operating date of your choosing from 9/21 - 10/26. Price plus applicable taxes and fees.


Fright Feast

Monsters prowl through Parkside Pavilion while you feed your fears at our all-you-care-to-eat Fright Feast, offered Saturdays from 6 - 7:30 PM beginning September 22nd through October 27th, PLUS a BONUS HAUNT Sunday on October 7th.

Sink your teeth into a tempting array of mouthwatering items including tossed green salad with assorted dressings, hamburgers, chicken marsala, fontina and basil ravioli purse with tomato basil broth, mashed red skin potatoes, mac & cheese, and ice cream novelties.

Admission and Meal Combo starts at $44 online and $60 at the Front Gate. Already have your admission ticket? The meal itself is just $20. Season Passholders can purchase the meal for $15 and Passholders with All-Season Dining can purchase Fright Feast for $5 and meal redemption.

All pricing is subject to applicable taxes and fees. Menu is subject to change without notice. Only a limited number of tickets available. Ticket sales will end for each event when tickets are sold out or at midnight prior to the event day.

Fright + Fast Lane Add-On

Fright & Fast Lane: Includes TWO ways to make your night full of even more fun & fright! Your wristband gives front of the line access at seven (7) of our Haunted Attractions and up to 21 Rides, including 10 family friendly options. THIS TICKET ADD-ON DOES NOT INCLUDE ADMISSION.


What Else Do I Need to Know?

Dorney Park transitions in to Haunt every Friday & Saturday evening, September 21st – October 27th (plus a bonus Sunday, October 7th) at 6 PM. The Overload Show kicks-off Haunt each evening at 7 PM. Haunt Attractions do not open until 7:30 PM.



Halloween Haunt attractions are not recommended for guests with pacemakers, claustrophobia, heart conditions, seizures, asthma, or any other condition that could be aggravated by the special effects and scares used throughout the park including: special lighting, artificial fog, haze and theatrical makeup. All Dorney Park rules and regulations apply during Halloween Haunt.


Age Restrictions

Halloween HAUNT is strongly not recommended for children under age 13 after 6 PM. However, it is up to parent’s discretion to allow children under the age of 13 to attend HAUNT.


No re-entry

Hand stamp re-entry is not permitted after 6 PM during our HAUNT season.


No Boo Necklace

Coming to the park, but not a big fan of scares? Purchase a NO BOO necklace to let our monsters know NOT to scare you!

PLEASE NOTE: Necklace does not guarantee a scare-free evening. Our monsters will do their best to avoid you, but initial contact may occur. Keep the necklace lights turned on when you wish to be left alone. Our NO BOO necklaces may not be worn in attractions. No Boo Necklaces can be purchased for $10 (plus tax) at any merchandise location throughout the park.


What Else is There to Do?

Overlord’s Resurrection

Every Friday and Saturday night, unlucky guests can witness the Overlord summon more terrifying and twisted creatures than ever before to bring fear into the souls of those brave enough to enter the Halloween HAUNT.

Don’t miss this terrifying awakening in the Hydra Plaza as the clock strikes 7 PM.


Jolly Rogers

Amongst the bows of the NEW Port of Call, the Jolly Rogers crew rises in mutiny during this high-flying show. Prepare to be flabbergasted by this cirque-style spectacle. Keep watch - they just might grab a landlubber to participate in their hijinks!

This villainous crew makes an appearance amongst the crowd at 8 PM, 9 PM, 10 PM, and 11 PM


Blood Drums

The pulsating power of this drum troupe will mesmerize and energize you in this percussive blood bath of rhythm, music and sights. The lively beats will draw guests to Center Stage for shows at 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM, 8:30 PM, 9:30 PM, and 10:30 PM every Friday and Saturday with BONUS shows on Sunday, October 7th.


The Great Pumpkin Fest

Join us at Dorney Park for the ultimate fall festival – The Great Pumpkin Fest! Families and kids can participate in a collection of scare-free Halloween activities for kids presented by the PEANUTS™ characters like pumpkin painting and mask making, a Petting Zoo with some of your children’s favorite farm animals and so much more.

Best of all, it's all included with your admission to Dorney Park during the fall! The Great Pumpkin Fest runs from 11 AM until 5 PM Saturdays and Sundays from September 15th through October 28th, 2018.

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