Sunday, September 30, 2012

More on This Year's Cedar Fair Hauntings

Halloween Haunt is now up and running at almost all of the Cedar Fair parks not covered by us previously.  Here's what to expect at this year's scare-fests!

The king of Halloween, Knott's Berry Farm, is celebrating its amazing 40th anniversary of Halloween Haunt this year, with plenty to scream about.  Trapped, an extra charge maze, forces guests to figure out how to escape the haunt on their own.  Other new mazes include Dominion of the Dead, Trick-or-Treat, Pinocchio Unstrung and Evil Dead.  Fun!

The Haunt at Kings Island is back and making lemonade out of lemons.  Having to close their ride, The Crypt, was a bummer, but it gave them quite an awesome place for a haunt.  They did just that with Madame Fatale's Cavern of Terror, a museum of wax figures and oddities that's sure to change visitors forever.

ValleyScare has returned this year with a new addition to the park's line-up of nine different scary attractions.  Abnormal Alley is filled with some of the freakiest folks you'll find anywhere, including those who have succumbed to their twisted and deranged nature.

The Haunt at California's Great America has really grown over the past few years, and in 2012 it will offer guests seven different mazes and three scare zones.  This year Madame Marie's Massacre Mansion is the hot new haunt.  Turns out that Madame Marie has mastered Voodoo, and there's a lot of evil lurking in her mansion.  Sounds like a cool theme!

How do ten mazes and six different scare zones sound to you?  If you said it sounds like fun, then the Haunt at Kings Dominion is perfect for you.  This year you can run for your life in the new scare zone Primevil: The Kuru Curse, or check in for good at No Vacancy, a new hotel themed maze.

Our final Cedar Fair Haunt isn't opening until next weekend, and that's at Canada's Wonderland.  Zombie lovers will be excited to try out Streets of the Undead, a world where hope, and pretty much everyone else, is dead.  Also new this year is Iron Empire, a steampunk themed haunt where rebels fight for their freedom.