Arts and Entertainment
October 9, 2018From: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom
Age of Darkness
In the wake of renaissance, make your way past the plague-infested peasants to bow before the King. Will he show mercy and let you live or will you die?
This 1921 Dentzel carrousel, featuring a 66-piece menagerie and two chariots, makes for a classic ride with the family.
Opened in 1921
Over the years, it has been said that the carousel is also the home of the famous “Muller Ghost Horse.” The military stander with saber and pistol is host to a variety of fascinating stories; however, it is not the lone special carving on the carousel. The deer has authentic antlers and the lion has a warrior carved on its side. Additionally, one of the horses has a jockey carved on its side, which is said to be in the likeness of Daniel Muller's brother, Alfred.
Take flight in your very own two-passenger spacecraft! Apollo is a circular ride that rotates while alternately lifting and then dropping the cars relative to the center of the ride.
Opened in 1984 Was previously known as “Apollo 2000” until the 2006 season, when it was simply renamed “Apollo.”
Height Requirement: 46" or accompanied by a supervising companion. Hand-held infants (infants who cannot walk by themselves) are not permitted.
Does the fear of the unknown terrify you? What would you do if the lights went OUT?
The pulsating power of this drum troupe will mesmerize and energize you in this percussive blood bath of rhythm, music and sights.
Blood on the Bayou
Dark secrets trouble the French Quarter. Where curses possess innocent souls and mindless demons trudge through murky waters in search of their next victim.
The crazy clowns and lurking side show freaks are waiting to share their special brand of entertainment with you. Step right up!
Cedar Creek Flyers
Take flight on unique carriages that spin outward like a swing and rise above the ground. Use your carriage's paddle to control your eagle's flight. You control your ride - from mild to wild!
Chamber of Horrors
The Chamber of Horrors Wax Museum has reopened, and for this limited time, Dorney Park invites you to examine her collection of some of the most feared villains, murderers, criminals, and miscreants imaginable. So lifelike, so believable, so haunting, you might even think they're alive...
Tourist flock to this farm like lambs to the slaughter. Stay together, these farmhands are good at their job and they aren't picky.
Want to know what it’s like to be suspended atop a 10-story building? This elevator-style drop ride dangles you for what seems like an eternity until you plummet – without warning – down 60 feet in about two seconds of true free-fall before experiencing the deceleration g-forces as you enter a pull-out curve and end lying down.
Just when you think you've got a clear path, BAM! -- there's someone you didn't dodge. Get behind the wheel of one of 20 cars on this midway classic and take a crash course in family fun!
Blast off! You can experience two different rides on these 200-feet-tall towers. Defy gravity by either launching upward or rocketing downward at speeds around 40 miles per hour.
Those who embark on this “enterprise” get rapidly spun at increasing speeds and lifted by a large hydraulic arm to as high as 80 feet in the air. Then, let the centrifugal force be with you as you get turned upside down.
Step into a suspended gondola with up to five of your friends or family members to indulge in a soothing ride and breathtaking view of Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom from as high as 90 feet, which is especially spectacular at night.
Feed your fears at our all-you-can-eat Fright Feast, offered Saturdays from 6:00pm-7:30pm beginning September 22 through October 27, PLUS a BONUS Haunt Sunday on October 7. Monsters prowl through Parkside Pavilion while you sink your teeth into a tempting array of mouth watering items including tossed green salad with assorted dressings, hamburgers, chicken marsala, fontina and basil ravioli purse with tomato basil broth, mashed red skin potatoes, mac & cheese, and ice cream novelties.
Amongst the bows of Port of Call, the Jolly Rogers crew rises in mutiny during this high-flying show. Prepare to be flabbergasted by this cirque-style spectacle. Keep watch - they just might grab a landlubber to participate in their hijinks!
Test your thrill level with a spin on the all new Kaleidoscope, a circular ride sending guests on a counter-clockwise trip of weightlessness and acceleration.
You won’t know which way is up as you get spun by the Monster’s tentacles in three different directions at once. Try to reclaim control of your car’s rotation by leaning with your partner.
Prepare to zoom as this circular ride takes you on a rolling up and down table. The centrifugal force will thrill you as it pushes you to the outer side of each car.
The once peaceful spirits that resided in this cemetery have been dragged out of their slumber and forced to walk the earth once again. The deceased are searching for the person that woke them... they are searching for revenge!
The Overlord is back and spookier than ever in this new rendition of his resurrection that is sure to send shivers down your spine! He will summon his minions from the shadows and unleash them into the night to terrorize the most unsuspecting guests. Presented nightly at the Tree outside the Waveswinger.
Let the power of Possessed compel you onto this dueling-tower suspended impulse coaster. Enjoy new levels of excitement as the twisted, inverted steel scream machine launches you both forward and backward as you dangle beneath 704 feet of U-shaped track. Possessed puts all who challenge it under its spell to ride, and ride, and ride again.
Port of Call
Ahoy, matey! Sail on over to the Port of Call and splice the mainbrace! Beer, Rum, and other spirits flow, but be sure ye keep a lookout for Pirates… Head towards Dead Man’s Revenge for some rousing chanteys and lively dancing. The scallywags there may seem friendly, but cross just one of them, and you might end up at the bottom of Davy Jones’ Locker. Fair winds!
Feel the sensation of a huge revolving swing on this eight-armed ring of seats. Face inward as you soar 120 degrees in each direction, up to a nearly inverted position at 65 feet in the air.
Get scrambled around in your rotating car amongst three sweep arms that change force and direction rapidly with strong acceleration.
Ahoy! This 60-foot-long Viking-themed ship swings you back and forth, producing the sensation of weightlessness like you’re riding troubled waves on the high seas with your crew.
Amongst the clowns of CarnEVIL, Skeleton Crew will make its debut as the highlight of this chaotic freak show. This amazing cirque-style spectacle will dazzle your senses. Don't miss this mesmerizing extravaganza!
You will feel the “force” through this white-knuckle maze with a 205-foot drop, two mystifying tunnels, steep banks, dips and turns and speeds reaching 75 miles per hour. This mega-coaster is recognized as one of the best steel roller coasters in the world.
Feel your heart pump with adrenaline after experiencing this scorpion's sting! You will find yourself dangling from the scorpion tail seated face-to-face with your friends as you witness each others’ terror. Prepare to scream your face off as you are lifted up a 138-foot lift hill and then released to soar at speeds reaching 55 miles per hour through three unique inversions both forward and then backward.
Featuring ski-lift style seating, this inverted roller coaster offers a unique experience by spinning you around the outside of the track with your feet free to dangle anxiously through the air. Take on incredible twists and turns and several “near-miss” elements that create the illusion of soaring frighteningly close to the ground.
Get ready to take a high-speed “flight” through a figure-eight pattern on this old fashioned wooden roller coaster. Originally named “The Coaster,” ThunderHawk is a classic favorite.
Spin about in this revolving platform ride that also moves up and down while your car individually pivots.
It's the 1893 World's Fair...and it's rapidly becoming the World's FEAR! Many of the tourists are mysteriously disappearing inside a local hotel. Care to check out?
Trick or Treat
Are you brave enough to visit the creepy old house along the creek? Lore has it the old witch that lives there welcomes children on Halloween in search of regaining her youth. It has been known that anyone playing tricks on her has had evil spells placed on them. Be warned, do not trick the Witch or you could come away with a treat that you may never forget.
The Death Care system is on full display in this open house. Be sure to drop by and check in for visiting hours. We guarantee you'll want to check out before it's over.
The Death Care system is on full display in this open house. Be sure to drop by and check in for visiting hours. We guarantee you'll want to check out before it's over
Travel in a cart along an oval track that “whips” you around 180-degree turns on this timeless ride that continues to entertain families.
Play cat and mouse through this fun three-tiered structure. With four-person cars and seven zigzagging turns and camelback hills, this roller coaster was designed for maximum family enjoyment.
Board this miniature, one-of-a-kind train for a pleasantly scenic trip around the park that ends where it begins.
Haunt attractions open at 7:30pm
Date: October 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 2018.
October 5, 2018 - 6pm to 1am
October 6, 2018 - 11am to 1am (Haunts Open at 6pm)
October 7, 13, 20, 27, 2018 11am to 12am (Haunts Open at 6pm)
October 8, 14, 21, 28, 2018 - 11am to 7pm
October 12, 19, 26, 2018 - 6pm to 12am
Dorney Park And Wildwater Kingdom
3830 Dorney Park Road
Allentown, PA 18104
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