If you get lost, no one can hear you scream!
Only the bravest of souls dare to enter our haunted mazes. You'll be blindsided by darkness as you find your way through the labyrinth all while being hunted -- never knowing what is around the next corner. Are you ready to face your worst fears?
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Only the brave will survive the haunted hallways of The Manor, while the weak will succumb to the terror around every corner.
The manor on Jackson Street was the largest house on the block, but it was very run down. As an eager young carpenter, Jeffrey bought the estate in the hopes of renovating the abandoned property to make it a beautiful home he could flip for a big profit. Jeffrey entered the house to begin his construction project and found bloodstained walls, rodent and bug infestations, hundreds of old jars filled with mysterious substances, and rusty medical tools covered in cobwebs. He cleaned the mess and often worked overnight to complete his renovation. Neighbors often complained about hearing Jeffrey’s construction tools in the middle of the night, but one night, they heard something completely different coming from the house—screams!
They thought the carpenter had hurt himself so they rushed over to check on him, and found him lying dead in the kitchen with a nail through his heart.
Don't say we didn't warn you!
We are sure we're not the first ones to advise you against walking alone in the woods at night. The Wicked Woods got their name from the horrifying stories that take place within their sharp branches. Williams Woods had always been a hot topic of debate in Winston,
Named for Troy Williams who went missing there 50 years ago on a camping trip. His remains were hardly the only ones said to haunt the winding paths of brambles and branches. Through the years the area had become quite the legend, attracting more and more young people to challenge themselves and their friends to survive a night in the woods, something Troy had not done.
The campground had been deserted for years. After Troy mysteriously went missing, they had to shut down due to lack of visitation. The story of the way they'd found Troy: mangled, manipulated and destroyed spread across the newspapers around the state. Cause of death was never determined and no one or nothing was ever caught.
Every year, it is inevitable that a group of youngsters decides to camp out around Halloween. The fall air, leafless trees and bright moon serve as the best light all year in the otherwise pitch dark woods. Although no one has gone missing again, campers report terrible thumping, groaning and stomping noises, snapping branches and unsettled wildlife on their overnight stays. Some have even emerged with bloody knees and scraped hands, falling in their escape from whatever they claim was chasing them.
This year is the 50th anniversary of Troy Williams' disappearance. Take caution in the Wicked Woods, whatever got him may be looking to strike again this Halloween season.
In the hills of Los Angeles, Dr. Kenneth Reeves established himself as one of the leading cosmetic surgeons to the stars.
After decades of dealing with narcissistic, shallow people Dr. Reeves reached a breaking point when he reluctantly performed a patient’s fifth nose job. She claimed he botched the surgery by turning her nose up too far, giving her the look of a pig. Furious that he had permanently destroyed her beauty, she filed a malpractice lawsuit. Fed up he snapped and fled the City of Angels. The doctor headed across the country to the Appalachian Mountains where no one would find him.
Under a pseudonym, he purchased a large and remote piece of farmland to open a new sort of practice offering plastic surgery on the black market. Dr. Reeves placed ads in small, weekly newspapers to attract some new business. Anonymity was his new MO for discretion and to help keep his secret. Regardless of their vain requests, he had a sick plan for all of his new, unsuspecting patients.
Big Top Terror: Forgotten Carnival in 3D
Stan and Deb couldn’t wait to finish out the college semester.
They were looking forward to a long, relaxing summer break. The last thing they expected was for their father to enlist them to help clean out grandma’s basement since she had just settled into her new accommodations at Shady Acres Nursing Home.
Deb remembered the posters they found in the basement of Grandma’s house and asked about them. Grandma’s eyes widened and she began to speak lucidly.
This particular carnival was home to the most tortured and mutilated species, both human and beast, she said. Animals and freaks alike ferociously yanked on their chains and gnashed their teeth against the rusting steel bars. She said an evil ringmaster named Malachy lost a bet with the devil, resulting in the banishment of his carnival to the netherworld. Grandma began to panic and begged the twins not to go because the ringmaster needed innocent souls to free his creatures and himself.
Are you afraid of the dark, of total darkness?
Every town has a group of teenagers that seek thrills for breakfast, lunch and dinner and can never leave well-enough alone. It made them popular among the kids at school, but it was only a matter of time before something went wrong.
One afternoon they decided to break in to the old, abandoned house at the top of the hill on the dead-end road on the edge of town. Rumor had it that the old man who lived there had been there for four weeks, dead as a doornail, before he was finally discovered – and now the house was haunted.
This daring group set off on a fall evening, storms lurking, to prove the rumor wrong. However, as soon as they entered the house, the severe storms surfaced and took out the only power plant in the whole county. Just like that, they were in total darkness.
It seemed as though it had been a bad dream.
Calvin slowly rose from the ground, rubbing the knot on his head. Where was he? How had he gotten there? As he stood, he noticed nothing but thick, orange fog swirling around him and steam or smoke rising from buildings in the distance. Where was everyone? It was as though he was in another dimension. Calvin got up and started shuffling down the road. It was crumbling. Sounds started filtering through the orange abyss. The sounds swirled around in his ears. Birds screeching or people screaming? It was not immediately obvious and that made Calvin even more uneasy.
As he continued walking, he thought he saw a figure approaching him in the distance. The form got closer and he recognized her. Meg, his girlfriend. Now he remembered, before he woke up the last thing he remembered was walking with her, on their way to an anniversary dinner. Meg got closer and something seemed off. He screamed her name and she continued to approach him, but seemed not to hear him. There was foam on the sides of her mouth and her eyes looked blank, empty. Calvin began to back away. This was not his Meg. Suddenly a net fell from the sky, knocking Meg to the ground and trapping her.
Another figure came from the darkness. "Speak," he said. "Hello," Calvin replied. At that, the man grabbed him and brought him to the ground. There had been an accident, he explained. An underground government research facility was compromised and all of their inmates had escaped. Suddenly the world was turned upside down. No one left could be trusted. They may be infected. Calvin and the stranger proceeded into the fast-approaching darkness in search for a place to spend the night.
The next day, if they made it that far, they would embark on a mission to survive the Aftermath.
The Haunted Heist
A group of archaeologists set out on a mission to find ancient artifacts and skeletal remains.
With the right equipment and some courage, they were confident that they would return home with the remains and make a name for themselves among their friends and colleagues. When they arrived at the entrance to the dig site, it seemed abandoned, which was strange because they had been scheduled to meet the dig master. They were too eager to wait for anyone to return, so they set up their campsite and descended into the cave to find what they’d come to uncover.
Maps had been created and passed on by those who had ventured there before but instead of following the map, the group took an alternate route. The path became dark and slippery very quickly, and they knew there was no turning back. At the end of the path seemed to be a light and they headed toward it.
As they got closer the leader realized there was a beam of light extending out and placed his arm through it…
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Cell Block 6
Plunge into the twisted depths of a haunted prison, where inmates are racing against time to escape – before it’s too late.
The Great New Jersey prison housed the most devious and maniacal prisoners and the most evil guards who choose to keep watch over them. The prisoners were treated terribly by the guards for the delusional crimes they committed, locked in their empty cells with no reprieve for meals or yard time.
They were angry but there was little they could do to fight the orders of the prison master.
On a stormy night during meal distribution, lightning struck the facility and caused a power outage throughout the building. The inmates rebelled against the staff, seeking revenge for their terrible treatment. They grabbed scalpels and scissors from the infirmary and roamed the halls of the prison. Every security guard and staff member was caught and tortured in the dark corridors.
There is no "leisurely stroll" during Fright Fest. Terror isn't confined to Haunted Attractions. The ghouls have spread into the streets to "greet" you as you make your way to your next fright. There are zombies and ghouls lurking in every corner just waiting for you. Stay Alert!
Bone Butcher Terror-tory
Zombies have returned from the ground to seek revenge on the living and terrorize those who travel through Frontier Adventures.
Bob was the most loved cowboy in the Old West. However, when he failed to capture the most-wanted criminal in the town, he was locked up in jail and stripped of his honorary title. One day, the sheriff passed Bob’s jail cell and found him hanging from the ceiling. The doctors proclaimed him dead, and he was buried the next day in the western cemetery.
One night, the guard heard a tapping coming from the graveyard. He roamed the area with his flashlight, and the pounding got louder as he approached Bob’s grave. After a few moments, this cowboy zombie sprung from his grave. He was vengeful on all the local townspeople who stripped him of his reputation. With a giant meat cleaver in his band, Bob attacked the security guard, gouging his eyes, tearing off his limbs, and breaking every bone in his body.
His horrifying acts, prompted townsfolk to refer to him as “Bad Bob the Bone Butcher.” He freed all the undead from their graves, and these western zombies run rampant in Frontier Adventures seeking revenge on all the humans who put them in the ground.
The charming cobblestone streets, detailed stonework and pristine landscaping of this once-idyllic town are just a distant memory.
All of the major film studios all packed up and left at the first sign of trouble. The beautiful starlets who once flocked to this place with the hopes of “making it big” packed up their suitcases and hopped the first bus out of town. If they could see it now, they would all be glad they left when they did.
Who can say how it really started? The overcrowding of prisons. Lack of institutional funding. A society that accepts no blame or consequence. Moral decay. Contemplating how such a thing could have happened is probably wasted thought. What matters now is figuring out how to survive the total mayhem, now that it has happened.
The first key is never venturing out after dark. The beautiful streetlamps were replaced by green searchlights and sharp laser beams – they certainly do not provide enough light to see what might be lurking ahead, or behind. Or maybe even above. And the fog enshrouds everything. As if this place wasn’t already creepy enough.
The second key is knowing what to do if you are unfortunate enough to encounter one of them.
Lady of the Lake Cemetery
Guinevere was a humble young woman who loved to walk along the lake front in the evening. She loved everything about it, the sights, the smells, the sounds and the view of the moon through the mist and the trees. She used it as her time to get away from her large family and dreamed of meeting a man and moving to a big city.
One evening, on her usually quiet walk, she encountered a very handsome man. He introduced himself and asked if he could join her on he walk. She agreed and they walked and talked for hours. Each night, they met at the lake and talked about the futures they imagined and getting out of New Jersey to see the world. After months of their courtship, the young man proposed marriage to Guinevere and she squealed in excitement. Why wait? They decided they would be married in secret the next evening under the full moon along the lake.
The ceremony was beautiful and quiet, just as they planned. However, when the clock struck midnight, something strange began to happen. Guinevere stared in horror as her new husband began to transform into a monster right before her eyes. Could it be that he was the real Jersey Devil? She had heard stories and rumors but never thought it to be true. Now it was all happening so fast and she was so terrified and distraught she turned and ran into the lake to escape the predator. The only problem was that Guinevere could not swim. The Jersey Devil brought her to her demise that night and ever since, her spirit haunts the lake front. In the 200 years since this fateful night, the lake front has been turned into a graveyard. Mourning families looking to honor the dead under the full moon report sightings and eerie happenings throughout the area. Will you brave the walk along the shore that forever belongs to Guinevere?
Creepy clowns have taken over. Watch your back, because they’re known for destroying your fun, and possibly your life.
Lulu loved his job as a clown in the local circus. He enjoyed making the audience smile, and the other performers loved his friendly attitude. When producers decided to cut the budget, the beloved clown was let go. He was responsible for making people laugh, and he didn’t believe people could have fun without him.
Devastated and angry, Lulu craved revenge on anyone still having fun. He was going to prove that the circus would be a complete disaster without his silly antics. During the next nightly performance, Lulu made his move. Just as the sword swallower was finishing his routine, the spotlights flickered and came crashing down to the ground, crushing the performers. The whole tent went pitch dark. A creepy clown laugh came over the sound system and announced that audience members were about to have the “fright of their life.” He used a glow necklace to scope out the area and found that all the circus performers lay dead in a puddle of blood in the center of the venue.
With the clown’s devilish smirk glowing in the light, audience members raced for the exits, only to find that the tent had been tied shut.
The Bloody Fountain
Colonial zombies roam the Liberty Fountain and Main Street area, waiting to feast on the brains of guests who pass too close.
Six Flags Great Adventure was built on top of an old graveyard. One day, park guests suddenly started disappearing. They were seen roaming the streets around town, but their minds just weren’t with them. They were empty inside and totally entranced.
It all started when Eric Yeager, a soldier in the Continental Army, rose from his grave below the park. He traveled in search of food, but the park’s burgers, chicken tenders, and pizza didn’t sound appetizing. Instead, Eric grabbed an unsuspecting passerby, tore his skull open, and feasted on his brains.
This person joined him on his quest for brains, and the zombie infection began.
Now with a troop of over 30 in his brigade, the zombies roam the streets of the park. They can’t control themselves, and these blood-thirsty creatures in blue and red coats are hungry for their next meal. They often split up, biting into anyone that gets in their way. As they wander around the Liberty Fountain and Main Street, they can’t wait to feast on living guests who pass too close.
Never before has Six Flags offered so many different live performances during Fright Fest. Our Fright Fest shows will leave you howling for more.
Alternative electronic pop artist Corvyx, who has taken YouTube by storm with his haunting covers, visually stunning videos and original music, brings his gritty, powerhouse voice and wicked style to Fright Fest.
Please arrive early - gates close when theater reaches capacity.
Dr. Jones was a friendly family physician in a small town in New Jersey.
The only problem, however, was that after a patient visited Dr. Jones, they were never heard from or seen again.
The townspeople grew suspicious, and the police were called to the house to investigate. Everything seemed clear, but one officer noticed a locked door leading down to the basement. He kicked in the door and walked down into the dark, empty room.
He was just about to leave when he felt something drip on his head, perhaps a leaky water pipe. He wiped the water from his head and noticed blood on his fingertips. He looked up to discover severed arms, legs, and heads hanging from the rafters of the basement.
Dr. Jones came down the stairs and said, “I see you found what you’re looking for.” Before he could escape, the officer was added to the pile of human limbs. Dr. Jones used the body parts to experiment with making new creations, zombies that he could control and slave around for life.
Neighbors feared for their lives and moved away, and townspeople began calling him Dr. Fright. Newcomers who moved to the area had no idea about the doctor’s secret.
Every October, Dr. Fright holds what seems like a friendly neighborhood parade and Halloween costume party. The first part is a parade, which is really a funeral procession to showcase all of Dr. Fright’s inventions. Local townspeople have no idea that the costumed zombies and ghosts are actually real—his creations crafted from murdered patients. However, unsuspecting guests don’t realize the Awakening is also a way to lure new people to his house so they can be the next experiment in the death lab.
Deadman's Party Graveyard Rock
Jonathan was still in love with his ex-girlfriend, Samantha.
On the night of the big party, Jonathan arrived with a dozen red roses and Samantha’s favorite candy, and he saw her standing next to the dance floor with a group of friends. She looked beautiful, with her stunning dress, dazzling smile, and perfect hair. However, something wasn’t quite right. She was standing there, wrapped in another guy’s arms. Jonathan stood there, flowers and chocolate in hand, shocked and humiliated as he watched his ex-girlfriend giggle with her new date, Mitch.
In a sense of fury and rage, Jonathan dropped the roses to the ground and the glass vase shattered in the middle of the dance floor. All the party guests turned to watch him as he approached Samantha’s new man. His jealousy took over and he dug his fingernails into Mitch’s skin and began to tear the flesh from his body, leaving him as nothing but a bloody corpse.
Jonathan had a special plan for Samantha. After forcing her to dance, Jonathan grabbed a speaker from the DJ booth and began to smash her head in until blood and brains covered the floor. Frightened partygoers tried to escape but found all the exits were locked. Jonathan took out his anger on everyone in the room, either skinning or beating them, and lifeless bodies began piling up in the corner.
The Dead Man’s Party returns this year, and there are rumors that Jonathan will return to revenge on all those happy party guests.
Doc Swan's Sideshow of Oddities
Doc Swan is back after the sun sets and things are getting weird.
Join Doc Swan as his showcases his ghastly and jaw-dropping feats of skill.
When you think of a snack during Fright Fest, you probably think of things like funnel cake and maybe even hot chocolate. You'd never imagine eating a light bulb and in return breathing fire. That's because you're not a sideshow freak.
Doc Swan has gathered his sideshow for your entertainment in the Boardwalk section of the park.
Show takes place 6:45, 8:15 and 9:45 each night of Fright Fest.
Can you take the heat?
Ignite the night with the fires of hell with the king of fire, Antonio Restivo!
Restivo and his devilish beauties come to Fright Fest directly from Las Vegas and America's Got Talent!
Be part of the high octane excitement as they fill the stage with sizzling dancers and highly combustible illusions.
Come feel the heat of IGNITE!
Come raise the dead in this underground steampunk world filled with unique cirque variety like you've never seen before. Join us on a journey of astonishing feats of acrobatic artistry and energizing dance stylings, sure to leave you breathless. Death defying feats that you will experience will leave you on the edge of your seat always wanting more.
Time: 5:30pm to Midnight
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