SANTA CLARA, Calif.
Sept. 13, 2013
Great America will begin frightening and scaring guests
on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays and keep the evil running until
. Scare times run from
on each eerie evening.
Haunt's sixth horrifying season will debut two new sinister mazes, raising the frightful walks of terror count to eight.
Dia de los Muertos
lures victims into the forbidden jungle of El Chupacabra – where blood rains from the sky. La Llorona, the Weeping Woman, delivers horrifying screams as creatures of the night crawl from their crypts. In the bloody halls of
, students experience a horrific homecoming with demonic hellions roaming about.
Great America's six returning haunted mazes include:
Madame Marie's Massacre Manor
Haunt is the Bay Area's premier fright event," said
Great America Vice President and General Manager
. "Haunt provides terrifying mazes and in-your-face experiences, mixed with the added fun of all our thrill rides.
Great America is the perfect place to confront your fears."
Also new for 2013 is
Fun House Express
in the Action Theater, a haunted attraction featuring a hilarious and wild underground ride filled with clowns, chaos and surprises.
Three exhilarating Scare Zones return for 2013 to keep guests on edge throughout the night. In
Dead Man's Cove
– dastardly dead pirates pursue your souls, while
area features tortured spirits lurking in the fog.
is a forgotten graveyard where the undead awake to wreak havoc.
Haunt's five Live Shows bring additional frights, shrills and campiness to Great America. New for 2013,
Blades of Horror
transports screen images to life and guest can only hope to depart safely in
Haunt's inaugural ice show.
Haunt experience begins each evening with the Overlord unleashing his fury from atop Carousel Columbia.
Tickets can be found online at
with free admission for 2013 and 2014 Gold Pass holders. Students can receive up to
off the regular admission price by showing their valid student ID.
Haunt is intended for guests 13 and older.
Great America is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FUN." In addition to
Great America, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, three water parks, one indoor water park, and five hotels. Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in
under a management contract.