What is Halloween Haunt at CA Great America?
Halloween Haunt is the night time Halloween celebration at CA Great America. Rides are decorated for the season and some are transformed into mazes and scare zones. Expect several areas of the park to be covered in fog and populated with scary creatures from both high and low. Halloween Haunt is open Fridays and Saturdays from 7 pm-Midnight through October 8 and until 1am on Fridays and Saturdays from October 13-28. On Sundays, Halloween Haunt is open 7 pm-Midnight. Halloween Haunt is recommended for ages 13 and above.
Halloween Haunt is here for 2017. Scares take place Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October 29 starting at 7 pm!
What’s to see and do at Halloween Haunt at CA Great America?
If you like the coasters then DEMON: RE-IGNITED must be on your list. The DEMON is redone for Halloween Haunt with night-time special effects including dynamic lighting, disorienting fog, detailed projection mapping along the coaster’s cavernous mountains and a cascading blood-red waterfall.
Halloween Haunt features three Scare Zones: Jester Town, Underworld Alley and Feary Tales. These are areas with fog and ‘special friends’ to say ‘Hello’ as you wander the park.
Live shows for 2017 Halloween Haunt include magician Ed Alonzo’s Psycho Circus of Magic and Mayhem in the theater, Blood Drums, and Nytewalkers. All highly recommended!
If you like the Haunted Mazes there are 8 in total this year. New ones are Chaos and Backwoods. Chaos House’s special effects including mirrors, strobes and fog to confuse and confound guests, and Backwoods leads guests to a deserted cabin through woods full of werewolves.
Come early for the opening ceremony which takes place at 7 pm at the Carousel Columbia.
Ticket Prices for Halloween Haunt at CA Great America
Ticket prices begin at $29 online. Discount tickets can also be purchased at GoldStar. Anyone expecting to go to Halloween Haunt more than once should purchase a Gold Pass (gets you the remaining days of 2017 and also 2018). There are also several tickets upgrades and Fast Passes which are listed below.
Fast Lane: Gets you to the front of the line on rides. As many times as you would like.
Fright Lane: Gets you to the front of the line for the mazes. One use per maze per pass.
Fright Lane Plus: Gets you to the front of the line for the mazes and entrance to the skeleton key rooms. One use per maze per pass. One visit to each skeleton room per pass.