Castle Dark

Returning Fall 2019

Face Your Fear In The Dark

This fall Castle Park will once again transform into Castle Dark with an all new spooktacular haunted theme! This year the event will feature 3 all new haunted maze attractions and 5 all new scare zones. When darkness falls, the entire park will be filled with ghosts and ghouls lurking in the dark that are desperately searching for their next victims.

Outside costumes, theatrical make-up, and masks are NOT permitted to be worn into the park during Castle Dark. No outside food or beverages are permitted. Heavy fog and strobe effects are in use throughout the park during Castle Dark. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 13. We strongly suggest that minors under the age of 18 be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian. The park does not assume any responsibility or liability for unattended minors. For more information, please visit our Park Rules & Policies page. Importantly, please take special note of Rules of Park Behavior.

Halloween Duke's Deluxe Ticket

Includes Dia De Los Muertos Event from 11am - 5:30pm and Castle Dark Event from 7pm - 11pm. Ticket also includes unlimited rides and miniature golf. Valid any day 9/27 - 10/27. BUY NOW

Castle Dark Admission Ticket

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Haunted Attractions Include:

  • NEW Meltdown - Make your way through this fallout ridden nuclear plant and survive the mutated scientists in order to shut down the plant properly before an even bigger disaster befalls the city.

  • NEW Jinxx & Havoc Twisted Circus - Survive this twisted circus filled with freaks of nature, twisted acrobats and crazy clowns.

  • NEW The Crooked Man - There was a crooked man, and he walked a crooked mile. He found a crooked six pence, upon a crooked style...

    He bought a crooked cat, which caught a crooked mouse. And they all lived together in a little crooked house..

    But the crooked man was sad, and once he had a thought. Why should he be crooked? When others they are not...

    So the crooked man set out, to make a crooked Earth. Crooked men and women, buried in crooked dirt....

    And the crooked man stepped forth, and rang a crooked bell. And thus his crooked soul, spiraled in to a crooked hell....

    Recite the rhyme as you make your way through this crooked house, filled with crooked children, crooked parents, and perhaps even The Crooked Man himself.

  • Scare Zones:

  • Dark Harvest - An evil cult roams the darkness in search of souls to set free from the mortal coil. Can you escape the dark?

  • The Lady In White - A ghostly bride searches for her slain fiancé as other spirits lurk in the shadows surrounding you.

  • Dia De Los Muertos - Once dead family members rise from their graves at night to celebrate the witching hour.

  • Nightmare - The Grim Reaper and his fallen monks stalk the streets in search of guests with wicked souls.

  • The Midway - Evil carnival music plays as a group of evil circus performers torment all those that enter. Be forewarned, if you stick around for too long you might become part of the show.
  • How do I buy tickets?
    Save by purchasing tickets ahead of time online or tickets can be purchased at the Front Gate.

    When are you open?
    Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from September 28 – October 27 from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Click here for calendar.

    What do Castle Park Annual Passholders get for Castle Dark?
    Annual Passholders receive unlimited rides, miniature golf and entrance in to Castle Dark.

    Do you sell souvenirs?
    Yes! Souvenirs can be found in a number of gift shops and kiosks located throughout the park.

    Where can I find an ATM?
    ATMs are located inside of Big Top and Arcade.

    Are the monsters allowed to touch you?
    The actors will not touch you at Castle Dark; however, they do get very close. Occasionally you may end up brushing up against their costumes or props.

    Are there any age restrictions?
    Castle Dark is not recommended for children under 13. If you or someone in your group become too scared to continue, there are many emergency exits throughout each attraction. Please stop an actor and let them know and you will be directed to the exit.

    Are the haunts at Castle Dark accessible to Guests with Disabilities?
    Yes, all haunted mazes are ADA accessible.

    Is there fog in the haunted houses?
    Yes, we use fog liberally in mazes If you find the smoke or odors too intense, there are emergency exits throughout each attraction. Please stop an actor and let them know and you will be directed to the exit.

    Are there strobe lights?
    Yes, strobe lights are in operation in some of our haunted attractions.

    Can we be removed from the park?
    Yes. We do not allow line jumping, foul language, pushing, vulgar behavior, weapons of any kind, alcohol, or drug use. Upon review by our public safety staff if violating these rules you could be subject to ejection from the park.

    Do you serve alcoholic beverages?
    No. Castle Park does not serve alcoholic beverages during Castle Dark and does not permit them inside the park grounds.

    Is smoking allowed?
    Smoking is not allowed inside of the park.

    Is flash photography allowed inside of your haunted attractions?
    No photography of any sort is permitted inside the haunts; however, the roving characters and creatures working out in the midways will quite often pose for pictures.

    What are we not allowed to bring with us into Castle Dark?
    Guests are not allowed to bring outside food and beverages (including alcohol) into Castle Dark. Guests are also not allowed to bring their own costumes, masks, facepaint, weapons, flashlights or laser pointers.

    Castle Dark is not recommended for children under the age of 13.