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2012 Halloween Events at U.S. Theme Parks and Amusement Parks

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These Six Flags Fright Fest characters would appear to need some sleep.

Six Flags. Used with permission.

The guide is arranged alphabetically. This page includes events at parks in U.S. states from Minnesota to Oklahoma.

The preceding page includes parks in Arkansas to Massachusetts.

The following page includes parks in Pennsylvania to Utah, plus Canada.

MINNESOTA

Valleyfair
Shakopee (near the Twin Cities), MN
Halloween Haunt at ValleySCARE and Planet Spooky

2013 info: Haunted mazes include Camp Wekilou (I guess parents who send their kids here don't scan the brochures too diligently), Chateau du Damne, and The Mangler Asylum. The park will also feature the scare zones, Blood Creek Cemetery and Abnormal Alley. Shows include the Madness and Mayhem Show. For younger kids, the park will offer Planet Spooky with a pumpkin patch (filled with goodies), a hay bale maze, and other scare-free activities.

For more info: Official ValleySCARE site

MISSOURI

Six Flags St. Louis
Eureka, MO
Fright Fest
More info: Six Flags St. Louis Fright Fest official page.

Worlds of Fun
Kansas City, MO
Halloween Haunt and Howl-O-Fest

2013 info: Among the haunted houses will be BloodShed and Zombie High (do these deadbeats try to go to college?). Live shows will include Overlord's Awakening.

For more info: Worlds of Fun Halloween events official site

NEVADA

Adventuredome Theme Park (at Circus Circus)
Las Vegas, NV
Fright Dome

2013 info: Among the haunted houses will be The Collector and Camp Chainsaw. Scare Zones will include Sinister Carnival.

For more info: Fright Dome official site

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Canobie Lake Park
Salem
ScreeemFest

2013 info: Haunts will include Dead Shed, The Village, and Virus. Not sure what this has to do with Halloween, but shows will include a tribute to the band, AC/DC and bluegrass music. For younger kids, the park will present a petting zoo.

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About.com's Screemfest 2011 Photo Gallery

For more info: ScreeemFest official site

Santa's Village
Jefferson
Silly, Spooky Halloween Extravaganza!

2013 info: In keeping with the park's target audience of the under-12 set and their families, the scares are mostly mild. Instead of Santa, the Silly Nilly Witch of the North presides over the park. Trick or treating is available. Guests are invited to come in costume.

For more info: Santa's Village official site

NEW JERSEY

Six Flags Great Adventure
Jackson
Fright Fest

More info: Six Flags Great Adventure Fright Fest official page .

NEW YORK

Darien Lake, Darien Center, NY
Fall Fright Nights and Family Fun Days

2013 info: Haunts will include Dr. D.C. East's House of Horrors and the The Haunted Mine. Shows will include Houdini Escape Spectacular and Ignite the Nght. For younger kids, the park is offering a trick-or-treat trail, costume contest, and other activities.

For more info: Darien Lake Fall Fright Nights official site

The Great Escape
Queensbury
Fright Fest

More info: The Great Escape Fright Fest official page

Luna Park
At Coney Island in Brooklyn
Nights of Horror

2013 info: The park's Halloween event will include the haunts, Coney Carnival and Cudie Farm, as well as monsters throughout the park.

For more info: Nights of Horror official site

NORTH CAROLINA

Carowinds
Charlotte
SCarowinds Halloween Haunt

2013 info: Haunts will include Defex (a factory filled with busted -- and vengeful-- toys), Fury, and Last Laff 3-D. The park will also present Blood Drums and other shows.

For more info: SCarowinds official site

OHIO

Cedar Point
Sandusky
HalloWeekends

2013 info: Haunted houses will include Eternity Infirmary and Eerie Estate. Scare Zones will include Fear Faire.

For more info: HalloWeekends official site

Kings Island
Kings Island (near Cincinnati)
Halloween Haunt

2013 info: Haunts will include Club Blood and Board to Death (you might want to steer clear of any plywood in that house). Shows will include Hot Blooded and Ed Alonzo's Psycho Circus.

For more info: Halloween Haunt official site

OKLAHOMA

Frontier City
Oklahoma City
Fright Fest
Cost: Included in admission. Haunted house requires additional fee.

2013 info: Attractions will include the Nightmare haunted house, the Psycho Circus scare zone, and a trick-or-treat trail  and other milder activities in for younger guests.

For more info: Frontier City Fright Fest official site

Next page: More Halloween park events arranged alphabetically in states from Pennsylvania to Utah, plus Canada.

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