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Enjoy unlimited visits through 2024!

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Returns in September 2024

Friday, Saturday, & Sunday nights from Sept. 20 through Oct. 27

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An Unforgettable Evening of Fear, Fun, & Chilling Festivities

Welcome to Castle Dark, where the night crawls with spine-tingling terror and chilling delights! Immerse yourself in an eerie atmosphere, where lurking horrors and unexpected scares await around every corner.

The best way to visit Castle Dark is with a Castle Park Annual Pass.
Platinum and Gold Annual Passholders enjoy unlimited Castle Dark!

Castle Dark is a haunt event and is not intended for guests under 13 years of age. Refunds will not be provided to frightened guests, ghouls, ghosts or goblins. Complete Guest & Security policies available HERE.


About Castle Dark

Castle Dark at Castle Park runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from September 20 through October 27. Now in its 16th year, the event was recently recognized by USA Today as the #5 Theme Park Halloween Haunt in the country. Castle Dark at Castle Park is located at 3500 Polk Street, Riverside, California 92505

Castle Dark
A USA Today 10 Best Halloween Event!

Learn about Castle Dark & USA Today’s 10Best Awards HERE!



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  • Unlimited Mini-Golf
  • Unlimited Buccaneer Cover Water Playground (Open thru Sept. 15)
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