9 Questions to Ask When Planning a Trip to HalloWeekends at Cedar Point

Creatures of the night come alive at Cedar Point’s annual HalloWeekends celebration. You will find not-so-scary fun for the children and in-your-face frights for the adults.

1. What is the best day to visit?
HalloWeekends is very popular. However, Friday nights and Sundays are great times to visit. Although not all rides are open on Friday nights, all haunted attractions are, so you can take advantage of the special additions to the midways.

2. What are the ticket prices?
Regular: $49.99 for guests 48″ or taller. Valid Saturdays & Sundays, September 16 – October 30, 2011.

Junior/Senior: $24.99 for guests under 48″ tall or guests age 62 and older. Valid Friday nights, Saturdays & Sundays, September 16 – October 30, 2011.

Starlight: $31.99 Valid for admission on Fridays after 6 p.m. and Sundays after 4 p.m. (after 5 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 9). For guests 48″ or taller.

$39.99 Valid for admission on Saturdays after 5 p.m. For guests 48″ or taller.

Children 2 & under are always free.

3. How can I save money on HalloWeekends admission?
Cedar Point offers deals & discounts on admission. Click here for current promotions.

Cedar Point’s hotel properties also offer packages that combine accommodations with tickets. Click here for current package details.

Discount tickets are available to members of AAA and are also available at Meijer and Discount Drug Mart.

4. Do I have to pay extra admission for HalloWeekends?
No. A regular admission ticket or 2011 Season Pass/Platinum Pass is valid for entry. There are no extra fees for the haunted attractions.

5. What are the hours?
HalloWeekends at Cedar Point is held every Friday night, Saturday and Sunday beginning September 16 – October 30. The hours of operation are: Friday 6 pm – midnight, Saturday noon – midnight and Sunday noon – 9 pm. On Sunday October 9 only, the hours are 10 am – 10 pm. Please note that Cedar Point is closed during the week.

6. What is new for 2011 season?
Children can enjoy four new floats and Planet Spooky, part of the Magical House on Boo Hill parade while adults can experience the thrills and chills of two new haunted walk-through attractions, Blood on the Bayou and Maniacal Mechanical Screamworks.

7. Can small children attend?
Of course! There are special attractions just for small children, like the Magical House on Boo Hill, the Kid’s Costume Contest, the friendly monsters, live shows, a hay bale maze, decorated children’s areas, not to mention the famous PEANUTS characters.

8. Are there any haunted houses?
Yes. There are four indoor haunted houses: Club Blood, Happy Jack’s Toy Factory, Eternity Infirmary and Eerie Estate.

9. Are there any attractions that require extra fees?
Boeckling’s Banquet: Take a seat in the grand dining hall of the Eerie Estate as creepy inhabitants of the old mansion welcome you, serve you and entertain you. Meals are served Fridays at 5:30 pm and Saturdays & Sundays at 12:30 pm. Cost is $68.95/person and includes tax & gratuity. Advanced reservations are required. Please call 419.627.2242 to make your reservation.

Zombie Tours: Visit all of the Haunted Houses, plus two outdoor haunted mazes without waiting in line! Zombie tour groups will also receive special advanced seating at two live shows. Groups are limited to 12 participants per tour. Tours begin at 8 pm on Fridays, 7 pm on Saturdays and 5 pm on Sundays. Cost is $75/person and does not include park admission. Book your tour in advance by calling 419.627.2242 or visit Guest Services the day of your visit.

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