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AMC’s Shudder: Is This Spooky Streaming Service Worth It?
Are you a fright-fest fanatic in the mood for haunting tales and scary flicks? With Halloween on the horizon, there’s no better time of year to amp up the terror by indulging in some spooktacular programming. Whether you’re a fan of pure horror, slasher films, psychological thrillers, monster movies, or cult classics that are as nostalgic as they are nauseating, plenty of streaming services offer Halloween-themed marathons to satisfy your needs.
But what’s a true horror fan to do when all the ghoulish gross-outs are spread out across multiple platforms? Put down the hockey mask and machete — AMC’s Shudder is here to administer your necessary dose of screams. With hundreds of films and TV show episodes on its roster, this horror-only streaming service might be just what you need to quench your thirst for terror. Ready to conjure up Candyman or mingle with Michael Myers? Find out what Shudder offers and whether it’s worth the subscription price.
Shudder: A Platform for Horror Fanatics, by Horror Fanatics
Shudder is a streaming platform designed to meet the niche needs of a key group of film buffs: horror fans. By all accounts, the streaming service has successfully pulled off this mission. Shudder is a premiere service that offers scary programming — and only scary programming — in the form of old and new films, television shows, and documentaries that fall into the genres of horror, supernatural, and thriller themes. It caters to movies and episodic horror fans and provides an impressive library of options to explore.
What makes Shudder such a fantastic platform is its variety. Shudder’s collection of films and shows spans hundreds of movies, dozens of TV shows, and even a handful of horror-themed podcasts. The platform features a large number of classics that have defined the horror genre — think iconic flicks like John Carpenter’s Halloween , George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead , The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Train to Busan . But it also offers up plenty of indie films, comedies, and old-school titles that paved the way for today’s horror. Ever watched Chopping Mall , Hell Night, or Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker ? With Shudder, you can dive into films that might not have crossed your radar before.
Shudder also organizes content by collections so you can spend less time reading endless summaries to hunt down the films or series that fit your taste. Curated collections like “Love Sick,” “Horror Noire,” “Anthologies” and “Queer Horror” make it easier to tap into the topics you’re dying to watch. And, what’s even better is that these super-specific lists aren’t left to the whims of AI software; instead, actual people — vetted horror fans — create the lineups, so you know they’re good. With over a million users subscribed to the streaming service, Shudder may have cracked the code for successfully spooky programming.
Shudder’s Perks Include Original Flicks and Spooky Shows
While Shudder features many classic horror flicks and shows, these aren’t the platform’s only claim to fame. It also provides exclusive and original content designed to appeal to Shudder subscribers One of the most popular original series available is Creepshow , which is inspired by the 1982 film of the same name (directed by George Romero and written by Stephen King) and the E.C. horror comic books of the 1950s. Creepshow is structured like an anthology, bringing horrifying comic panels to life and exploring everything from the supernatural to the super-strange. The platform is also releasing new episodes of the original series Slasher , which features a storyline about a family on a secluded island who’s forced to fight against one another for survival.
Shudder’s original films are also some of its highlights. The movie Host was one of the top films of 2020 on Shudder’s platform. Recorded utilizing Zoom only (giving it that pandemic-anxiety vibe), the movie features a group of friends gathering online for a socially distant hangout…and succumbing to dark forces on each end of the camera. Another Shudder original is 2021’s Prisoners of the Ghostland which stars Nicolas Cage as a bank robber who has five days to find a wealthy man’s daughter otherwise, the bomb collar secured around his neck will detonate. These titles represent only a handful of the unsettling nailbiters within Shudder’s library. But what’s the verdict?
Is the Subscription Worth the Horrific Hype?
If you love all terror all the time, Shudder is the perfect platform for you. Even if you subscribe to Netflix, Hulu, or another popular streaming platform , Shudder has the widest variety of curated horror on the streaming market centralized in one place. With over 400 movies and hundreds of television episodes already on its docket, this collective of frightening tales is slated to only grow in size, with new films and episodes appearing weekly. Like most streaming platforms, you may not love all the content that you view on Shudder — but there’s a handy rating system (with skulls instead of stars!) so you know what fellow horror fans think.
The platform is easy to access through most devices and browsers, so you can queue things up on your Roku or fireTV device or take the streaming service with you on your laptop or phone. A standalone Shudder app is available via Google Play, Apple’s App Store, and Xbox One, and it works similarly to other streaming apps.
If you’re not sure you want to make the subscription leap, Shudder has you covered. It offers a seven-day, no-strings free trial so you can take your time browsing titles and collections to see if the variety is enough to capture your interest. Just keep in mind that you’d be hard-pressed to engage with all that Shudder has to offer within a week. As an added bonus, the platform is entirely ad-free.
Membership plans start at only $5.99 a month, making this an affordable option. To save a bit on this month-to-month price, you can opt to purchase a yearlong subscription for $56.99 — which comes out to $4.75 per month . If you’re more interested in getting your scare on for the Halloween season without committing to the entire year, subscribing to Shudder at least through October can help you scratch the itch.
Ultimately, if horror is your top streaming genre, signing up for Shudder is a no-brainer (sorry, zombies). With an influx of new flicks and shows frequently hitting its library and an affordable monthly fee, you won’t run out of terrifying titles anytime soon.
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Spooky World Tickets MUST be purchased ONLINE. Prices vary night of the week and time of season. 1. Decide on General Admission General Admission info or the VIP Experience. VIP Admission info Be sure to scroll in the ticketing window to see all pricing and admission options. 2. Choose your date below and reserve your time slot. Ticketing info 3. Check-in at Ticket Booth AT LEAST 30 minutes before your reservation. Check-in info
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Friday, 9/24 General Admission: $42.99 VIP Admission: $64.99 after 9:30pm $69.99 before 9:30pm
Saturday, 9/25 General Admission: $47.99 VIP Admission: $69.99 after 9:30pm $74.99 before 9:30pm Why the VIP price difference?
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Friday, 10/1 General Admission: $42.99 VIP Admission: $64.99 after 9:30pm $69.99 before 9:30pm
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Fridays General Admission: $42.99 VIP Admission: $64.99 after 9:30pm $69.99 before 9:30pm
Saturdays General Admission: $47.99 VIP Admission: $69.99 after 9:30pm $74.99 before 9:30pm
Sunday, 10/10 General Admission: $42.99 VIP Admission: $64.99 after 9:30pm $69.99 before 9:30pm Sunday, October 17,24,31 Thursday, Oct. 21 & 28 General Admission: $37.99 VIP Admission: $59.99 after 8:30pm $64.99 before 8:30pm Why the VIP price difference?
Friday, 11/5 General Admission: $42.99 VIP Admission: $64.99 after 9:30pm $69.99 before 9:30pm
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Click on a date to select your ‘timed-ticket’ – please arrive to the Spooky World Ticket Booth at least 30 minutes before your timed-ticket. All purchased tickets must be checked-in BEFORE entry to the haunted attractions. Spooky World attractions are open 1-1.5 hours after the ticket booth closing times shown below. Upon arrival, tickets need to be checked-in / redeemed as follows: Arcade Building Check-In / located next to Go Kart Track: Sundays (10/8, 15, 22, 29): 3:00 to 6:00 pm Monday (10/9): 3:00 to 6:00 pm Tuesday (10/31): 5:00 to 6:00 pm Thursdays (10/19, 26): 5:00 to 6:00 pm Fridays: 5:00 to 6:00 pm Saturdays: 3:00 to 6:00 pm Main Ticket Booth Hours: Sundays (10/8, 15, 22, 29): 6:00 to 10:00 pm Monday (10/9): 6:00 to 9:30 pm Tuesday (10/31) 6:00 to 10:00 pm Thursdays (10/19, 26): 6:00 to 9:30 pm Fridays (9/22 & 9/29): 6:00 to 11:00 pm Fridays (10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27): 6:00 to 11:00 pm Friday (11/3): 6:00 to 10:pm Saturdays (9/23 & 9/30): 6:00 to 11:00 pm Saturday (10/7): 6:00 to 10:30 pm Saturdays (10/14, 21, 28): 6:00 to 11:00 pm Saturday (11/4): 6:00 to 10:00 pm ---- General Admission Tickets allow one time access through all four Haunted Attractions. General Admission timed ticket must be purchased in advance online. VIP Admission Tickets Allow two-times** through all FOUR (4) Spooky World Haunted Attractions! Timed Ticket reservations are every 15 minutes -- example 7:00 pm, 7:15 pm, 7:30 pm etc. - VIP guests join a lower-wait entrance line at each Spooky World Haunted Attraction - VIP guests enjoy UNLIMITED access to Mel's Funway Park Go-Karts (weather permitting), Mini Golf, and Batting Cages. Mel's Funway Park open for VIP Ticket Holder to enjoy UNLIMITED activities beginning at 3:00 pm on open Saturday & Sundays – Beginning at 5:00 pm on open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays. ** VIP TICKET HOLDERS - NOT GUARANTEED 2ND time through haunted attractions UNLESS YOU RETURN TO MAIN TICKET BOOTH BEFORE CLOSE. Return to Main Ticket Booth. Wristband will be removed by staff & another provided for 2nd time through haunted attractions. - VIP guests receive a 2023 commemorative Spooky World Bracelet Group Tickets: For parties of 20 or more, contact Mike at (603) 913-9098 or [email protected]. ---- All guests are required to purchase on-line date & timed ticket for the Spooky World Season. All guests must purchase a ticket if entering the Haunted Attractions. Haunted Attractions may be too intense for young children. Parental discretion is advised. Visit our FAQ page for added information on the Spooky World Season. * Costumes are only allowed Halloween Weekend & Halloween Night. We request guests do not arrive in costume during other nights of the season. During Halloween Weekend & Night, if arriving in costume, please do not carry any type of weapon, staff, cane, prop, etc. Halloween masks or face makeup is NOT allowed at any time during the season . If you arrive with face make-up, you will be asked to remove it before you are allowed entry to the park.
The management and staff of Spooky World & Mel’s Funway Park will follow all state of New Hampshire guidelines for the 2021 Spooky World Season. Although facemasks are not required, they are recommended. Please check back as we will update any changes required by the State.
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Located 5 Minutes from Manchester, 45 Minutes North of Boston at 454 Charles Bancroft Hwy, Litchfield, NH
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Scare attraction for adults and older kids.
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Yes it's scary... so be wary.
Scary at Night is strictly 16+ years of age. For Spooky at Night age 15 years and under MUST be accompanied by an adult!
Terms & Conditions
Tickets grant access to the site and one go of each attraction. Fast track tickets grant access to a seperate queue on attractions.
Please be advised that if making a large group booking, for the best experience we stick to groups of 6 when entering attractions (not including Haunted Hayride)
Tickets can NOT be exchanged to different dates. PLEASE choose carefully.
We have a NO refund policy. All tickets are non-refundable unless an event is cancelled, where you may be entitled to a refund or new date.
Mon – Sat: 6.30pm – 11pm Sun: 6.30pm – 10.30pm Last Entry – 9pm
We strongly recommend arriving early to ensure time for each attraction which is why we have a last entry time!
Scary at Night is STRICTLY 16+ years of age. All visitors must be 16+years and older. ID may be required and if under the age limit you will be denied entry. For Spooky at Night (aimed at 10+ years of age) age 15 and under MUST be accompanied by an adult at all times, including into attractions!. Under 10 for Spooky at Night is allowed but at a parents discretion, this is our age guideline and we can’t be held responsible for any nightmares!
You must not enter if...
Our attractions are not for the faint of heart, with plenty of scares, flashing lights and loud noises.
Please do not enter any attraction if you are pregnant, are of a nervous disposition, suffer from claustrophobia, are prone to seizures or have heart or respiratory problems, or any other physical limitations.
All attractions may contain long queues, strobe lighting, smoke machines, laser lighting, latex, small tight spaces, darkness, uneven flooring, odour effects, water effects and loud distressing music.
Actors may get up close and personal, unless you’re wearing a facemask in which case they will keep their distance.
Whilst inside Spooky World you must participate in a responsible manner with the understanding and attitude of safety first!
No responsibility will be accepted for damage to clothing, or loss of clothing or belongings. Do not wear expensive clothing and please be careful when in the park.
Our attractions contain live actors who will be trying to scare you. They will not harm you! You must not touch or harm any of the actors or you will be removed from the park immediately.
Please see “You must not enter if…” above, we can not be held responsible if you ignore these warnings.
Bonfire & FIrework Night
NO personal fireworks or sparklers to be brought onto site. The event is held on a field so please wear suitable clothing, especially footwear. You must stay behind the barriers in place at all times. Earplugs/Headphones are not provided. Spooky at Night is also held on the same night, we try to keep them separate but please be aware there are scary themes and characters that you may come across A Bonfire only ticket does NOT grant access to the Spooky at Night event, please see the booking page if you wish to include it.
Security are on site at all times. It is their job to enforce safety regulations and ensure a zero tolerance strategy is adopted towards drugs, alcohol and ignorance of park rules and policies.
Spooky World reserve the right to refuse admission or remove a guest from the attractions if not abiding by the rules.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Scary-At-Night is strictly for 16+ year olds ONLY.
Spooky-at-night is our toned down version aimed at 10-15+ years old. For Spooky at Night under 15s must be accompanied onto site AND into attractions.
ID may be requested at the entrance and if below the limit you will be refused entry.
Tickets purchased online grant access to the Spooky World site, and one go of each attraction.
Guests are welcome to dress up, but no full face masks or full face makeup please! You may be denied entry if not following this rule.
For select dates only (checking booking page) Mon – Sat : 6.30pm – 11pm Sun : 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Last entry is 9pm, but we strongly recommend arriving as early to our opening to make sure you have enough time to get around everything.
Yes, but due to the season we strongly recommend wellies and suitable clothing! We reserve the right to close attractions in poor weather for the safety of the public.
In severe bad weather conditions and if we feel necessary, the park will be closed and a rearranged date will be offered.
There are no train stations near us but there is a bus stop very close to the entrance. Although please note from the entrance gate it is roughly a 15 minutes walk to Spooky World.
We advise checking Google/Bing for directions and the latest travel information.
If you have positive energy and are interested in working during our open season, please visit our Contact Page and choose Job Application for the subject.
Spooky World UK currently follows the most recent and latest regulations.
Any updates can be found in our Covid News Post .
There is a massive FREE car and coach park on the grounds.
Do NOT drop 15 years of age or younger off, they must be accompanied by an adult for Spooky at Night events and will be denied entry.
Please note if dropping anyone off (16+ years of age) at the gated entrance, it is roughly a 15 min walk to the ticket entrance.
Anyone driving a vehicle on the car park must be covered under their own or under the vehicle’s insurance policy. Security staff may randomly patrol the car park area. Car Park Closes at 11.30pm
Dates on tickets can NOT be changed, so PLEASE choose carefully.
We have a no refund policy. All tickets are non-refundable unless an event is cancelled, where you may be entitled to a refund or new date.
The attraction is an intense interactive scare experience involving live actors trying to scare you.
They will not harm you! Our actors are trained to interact responsibly with visitors and that interaction will depend on how visitors react. Actors are trained to keep physical contact with visitors.
For Spooky at Night (toned down version) there is a “safe” word that can be used by visitors to call the scare actors off if things get too uncomfortable.
You must not touch or harm any of the actors or you could be removed from the park immediately by the security staff.
For the best experience we recommend no more than groups of 6 entering the attractions at a time (excluding haunted hayride). When making an order all individuals must arrive at the same time (unless ordering separately). Because of these we unfortunately don’t offer larger group bookings.
For the safety our of guests and staff security are on site at all times.
It is their job to enforce safety regulations and ensure a zero tolerance strategy is adopted towards drugs, alcohol and ignorance of Spooky World UK rules and policies. You must listen and respond to their instructions at all times.
We have a fast food grill on site that serves: • Chips • Burgers • Sausages • Baked potatoes • Sandwiches • Varied drinks and water • Pancakes • Selection of cakes
We currently do not serve alcohol on site. Bringing your own alcohol is strictly prohibited, if anyone appears too intoxicated we reserve the right to remove them from site.
Due to the nature of our attractions no dogs or pets are allowed (except for registered pets).
Due to areas of wet ground and restricted access within some of these attractions, this event is not suitable for people in wheelchairs.
We also strongly advise not to enter any attraction if you are pregnant, are of a nervous disposition, suffer from claustrophobia, are prone to seizures, have heart or respiratory problems or any other physical limitations.
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Attraction Review: Spooky World
Every Halloween season, alongside returning to my favourite theme park and independent events I also endeavour to make it to some new-for-me events too. The first of these for 2022 for me was Spooky World, an event that's been on my radar for some time now but that I've always heard mixed reviews about. Some stating it's excellent, with high energy actors that carry the event, others saying it's crap and not worth the joruney. Regardless, it's an event that's always intrigued me, and plus there's a haunted hayride there so surely that would be a redeeming feature if all else failed?
Spooky World, based on the outskirts of Warrington, takes place on what is known during the day as Apple Jacks Adventure Farm. Interestingly, they offer x3 tiers of spooky stuff to do: a family friendly thing called Fun by Day, a toned down version of their event called Spooky at Night then the event proper known as Scary at Night. It's for this reason you won't find too much in the way of set dressing or things like that because each event is changed slightly to cater to different audiences, so too much faff to removed anything horrific from each scene and replace each time etc. Makes sense to me, although it would have been nice to have something to take photos of, even the signge of each maze was a very minimalist design, although this arguably made things feel creepier.
Six haunts are on offer here, five mazes plus the hayride, so quite a lot to get stuck into. We coughed up for Fastrack at £10pp when faced with the non-moving queue of The Slaiughterhouse, but turned out we didn't really end up needing it for the other mazes. You're batched in your own groups, and as there were only two of us this made for some particularly horrific run throughs as I'll get to shortly, but one to note if you're particularly sensitive to these things! Onto the haunts then, I'll review them in the order we did them whilst they're still fresh in my mind!
Sooo turns out we chose to do the most extreme, horrific maze first, and that's why it had the longest queue. Go figure! As this was our first maze of the event we had literally zero clue what to expect, which is my favourite way to enter a maze for the first time. There was so spiel from the ride hosts telling us not to touch the actors, no voiceover explaining the rules, no music. Extremely stripped back in terms of themeing, and thus we made our way through the first wooden pallet corridor and into a Texas Chainsaw Massacre-reminiscent nightmare.
The maze itself, as the name implies, is themed to a slaughterhouse, but I guess instead of cows/pigs we are the meat and the deranged family inside love to play with/taunt their food (which in case you didn't guess is you.) From the offset its an onslaught of abuse from the actors, who essentially jump out from behind a dark space and berate you with filth and invade your personal space. It's terrifying.
This maze is unlike anything I've ever experienced. It was so stripped back of theatrics that we were essentially left alone, in the dark or in strobe lights or chicken wire, with actors who were hellbent on spouting the most heinous filth you've ever heard. It was genuinely threatening, and I had to keep reminding myself this was a scare maze, and this is what I do for fun. It toed right up to the line of being unacceptable and without the pre-maze spiel it really did feel like I was experiencing something I hadn't signed up for, but the fact it was so extreme took me by surprise and therefore I loved it. When you've been doing this as long as I have it's hard to experience things somebody else hasn't already done before so I was pleasantly surprised.
Next up was Haunted House, which one again had a plain, unbranded sign on the side of a barn, so literally no indication of what the theme might be. Turns out it was a bit of a mash up of generally spooky scenes. We had a spooky nun, a possession scene, some sort of demonic creature and...pirates? Yh, I dunno, this one was quite random and didn't know whether it was coming or going. Some of the set design was really cool - I loved the possession scene with all the demonic markings on the wall and one scare actor who had gone the extra mile with their costume but generally speaking this one was fairly weak for me. I don't know how fair that is given that we entered it after being brutalised in Slaughterhouse but still, it wasn't the best.
If you're a long-time reader here, say it with me, 'I don't really find clowns that scary', and as such every new-for-me clown maze I enter I do so with baited breath. What usually makes up for the lack of scares for me with a clown maze is how creative they get with the sets - a clown/carnival/freak show theme lends itself to oodles of creative license and it could literally go in any direction so I'm always intrigued to see where we end up.
Spooky World's Carnevil was super fun! They have the standard 'red and white flap' maze that seems to be a thing with every clown maze here in the UK, but they also had lots of long, winding corridors that used lighting and forced perspective to warp the sense of space you were end. Ceilings would lower forcing you to crouch down into a vulnerable position where the clowns could then get quite up close and person to perform their scares, and the design of the final scene allowed for some really loud scares to take place, which between that and a clown with a kazoo allowed for a few choice jump scares throughout!
This was the park's new-for-2022 attraction and with a name like The Institution I'll give you three guesses as to what the theme is. Yepppp. I will admit, I was a little upset too see an asylum themed maze, especially as a new attraction in 2022. I think as a society we've moved past this as a horrific theme so it was disappointing for sure.
With that said, I do want to review the maze for what it is. Firstly, it's huge, but very simplistic. It reminded me a lot of The Asylum at Thorpe Park: hanging sheets, cell bar walls, strobe light, escaped 'patients'. The setup felt very 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' - juxtaposed to the setting the whole barn was blasted with 'calming' classical music, which only made the whole thing eerier. The standouts for me were a Bob Hoskin's-esque character who resembled The Penguin from Batman, and one patient who'd decided upon a dirty protest in her room. I think if they'd gone a little further down this surrealist/comic book angle of the 'asylum' I'd have been able to enjoy it a little more but it was all just a bit too jarring for me.
Nothing says 'October' to me more than a good old-fashioned corn maze so I was delighted to learn Field of Screams was a thing. There's something really terrifying about making your way in the dark into a corn maze like that, the stalks swallowing you up as you venture deeper. Even more terrifying still to learn that said corn maze is infested with scarecrows that stalk you throughout. There's nothing more horrifying than seeing the corn shifting in the distance and wondering whether it's the wind or some horror waiting to pounce on you.
I will say that it was incredibly dark in the corn maze, and I do think it could have benefitted from some subtle lighting in some places. I could catch a glimpse here and there of the scarecrow's faces but some parts were so dark I was focussed so much on making sure I didn't put a foot wrong and faceplant into the hay that I couldn't concentrate on the maze itself. Regardless, it was very atmospheric and autunnal so I appreciated it endlessly for that!
Our final haunt of the night was the hayride. The only other one of these I've done in the UK is at Tulley's, so suffice to say my standards were fairly high but I didn't really know what to expect. The one thing I'd been told is to be prepared to get wet, so god knows what I was about to get into.
Unlike the hayride at Shocktoberfest, and much like the Haunted House, the hayride at Spooky World doesn't have one general theme or narrative, it just a series of heinous scenes designed to make you either really uncomfortable or have you jumping out of your skin - as all good haunts should! We were stalked by masked chainsaw-wielding mainiacs who lean into the trailer and literally press the chainsaw up against your backs (?!), had airguns shot into our faces and, inexplicably, were driven around an oil rig that spews bubbles like you're at a 2010s Oceana club night. Why? Who knows. Who cares? It's ridiculous and fun and exactly what a Halloween thing should be.
For the finale, you're kicked off the hayride and forced to walk through the 'Tunnel of Terror' which is like a big sewer pipe before pushing through a final squeeze cushion to the exit. Ridiculous. I loved it.
I don't know what I thought Spooky World would be but it's definitely not what I expected. It's extremely stripped back in terms of theming and theatrics, but wht it misses in set design it more than makes up for in the pure energy of its actors. Every attraction was horrific in its own way and very few haunts here in the UK have the accolade of leaving me feeling genuinely scared, so kudos to Spooky World for that - the place is worth visiting for Slaughterhouse and the Haunted Hayride alone!
Have you visited Spooky World? Do you agree with my take? Let me know in the comments, I'd love to have a chat!
Talk later xoxo,
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Spooky World 2023
Where: https://nightmarenewengland.com/index.html Mel's Funway Park 454 Charles Bancroft Hwy. Litchfield , NH 03052
Categories: Date Idea, Good for Groups, Meetup, Nightlife, Photoworthy, Seasonal
Event website: https://nightmarenewengland.com/index.html
Spooky World presents Nightmare New England and the Haunted Hayride is New England’s Largest Haunted Attraction on more than 80 acres. Horror Fanatics from New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New England and across the country travel to visit us every year for thrills, chills, screams, and fun! Get a full night of fear for one low ticket price!
- 80+ acres of fear
- 5 HUGE haunted attractions, including the Haunted Hayride
- Beer & wine garden
- Fire pits
- Zombie paintball
- HOURS of horror!
- NEW: Introducing... Asylum 47 – Travel back in time to New Year’s Eve 1947, where Asylum 47’s patients are eager to start the new year off... wrong. The clock is ticking down. Can you escape before the clock strikes midnight?
Spooky World first opened its doors in Berlin, Massachusetts back in 1991. The original horror scream park featured haunted houses, sideshow attractions, celebrities and a notorious haunted hayride. The park was soon after deemed New England's largest and most terrifying horror scream park, becoming a household name. Seven years later, Spooky World moved its location to Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Massachusetts to partner with the Kraft family. With the growth and development of One Patriot Place back in 2005, Spooky World found itself looking for a new home. Displaced for a couple of years, Spooky World bounced around from Boston Bayside Expo Center (Boston, MA) and Canobie Lake Park (Salem, NH). In the Fall of 2009, Spooky World joined forces with the horror scream park powerhouse, Nightmare New England, to create America's number one haunted destination in the Northeast. It’s now permanently headquartered in Litchfield, NH at the property of the famous Mel’s Funway Park. Throughout the years Spooky World has continued to grow and win awards thanks to a creative team that is always looking for a new way to deliver a fright. And they are no stranger to publicity, hosting events like a truly unique real horror-glam wedding. In 2015, Spooky World took on one of its most ambitious projects by creating a mile-long Haunted Hayride - unlike any other in the region.
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Open Fri-Sat, Sept 22-30
Fri-Sun, October 6-29
Mon Oct 9, Thur Oct 19 &26, Tues Oct 31
Fri-Sat, Nov 3-4
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