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Halloween Halloween

Castle Park - Castle Dark

Castle Dark Returns in September 2024

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Castle Dark

Frightful fun is in store with the Cinema of Fear and Night Shift mazes, Shipwreck Cove and Slider Alley interactive shows, plus Haunted Highway, our first ever Halloween ride makeover. And don’t miss our frightfully good Halloween treats. From seasonal funnel cakes to vampire bites and fruit juice in a blood bag, we’ve got something to put you in the haunting spirit


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

   

Castle Dark

A USA Today 10 Best Halloween Event!

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

Castle Dark Experiences

Haunted Highway

Haunted Highway

Take a trip on our iconic Antique Cars turned Haunted Highway for the Halloween season! Enjoy the thrill of a lifetime driving through a pumpkin patch cemetery. This Halloween take the scenic route...if you dare.

The Cinema of Fear

The Cinema of Fear

Bold enough to enter an abandoned theater with terriyfing films and actors who escaped them? Step into the all new Cinema of Fear experience to see if you have what it takes. 

Night Shift

Night Shift

An interactive experience where YOU are the main character. Transform into our new security guard and investigate our warehouse. Why have our toys been acting up? What has invaded our facility? Who is responsible for the mayhem? Only you can find out on your Nightshift. 

Shipwreck Cove

Shipwreck Cove

Set sail into Shipwreck Cove, home to Captain Eris and her cursed crew. Will you survive the shrieks of deadly pirates, sirens, and mysterious creatures that live in the depths of the sea?

Slider Alley

Slider Alley

Giddy-up into Slider Alley, located in Saw Mill Country. Cowboys galore revive from the dead to slide in for a slash at Castle Dark.

Camino de los Muertos logo

Camino de los Muertos

A UV-lit scare zone along a haunted street of fear where the resident dead rise for a celebration. Join the party. It’s going to be one to die for!

About Castle Dark:

Castle Dark at Castle Park runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights from September 22 through October 29. Now in its 15th 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.  

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