The South of the UK is known for having a series of amazing scare events, from Shocktober Fest, Fright Nights and Screamland to Howloween and Brick or Treat we really are spoilt for choice in the South. 2020 was different though…so of the few events that ran, was Chessingtons the best?
Welcome to Hawkins! Hawkins’ new mall to be exact, which laid the scene for the brand new Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience located in Los Angeles! With all of the restrictions of 2020, I was eager to see what this completely covid friendly drive through experience would be like. So buckle up and try not to run over Eleven as we delve into the Upside Down.
Derrion: We had the pleasure of attending this years media event at Fright Fest! As always, Fright Fest does not disappoint and is sure to be a great season. Continue reading for an update on the continued success of Fright Fest and catch some of the spooky new additions to the park.
Derrion: We had a blast attending this years media night for Knott’s Scary Farm! I’m always excited for the park at this time of year because they have one of the oldest running horror themed events for an amusement park. Knott’s Scary Farm holds a special place in my heart because I grew up attending the event with my family. This update will focus on a review of all the mazes and other additions to this years Knott’s Scary Farm .
Derrion: It is now Halloween season at Six Flags Magic Mountain! This is my favorite time of year because I love getting spooked and seeing the horror genre come to life with-in the park. This update will focus solely on the shows, scare zones, and mazes for Fright Fest 2018.
For the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” events. Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts all-new mazes inspired by season one of the critically-acclaimed series. Continue reading “Stranger Things Coming to Universal Studios Halloween Horror Nights”
Alexander: It’s been six weeks since Six Flags Magic Mountain began 365-day operations. Have you been out to the park recently to enjoy the light crowds?
Lots of changes are already underway to help ensure an optimal 2018 and beyond at Magic Mountain, but there’s also lots of opportunities for improvement.
Sean: Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest is back for another big year of haunting. In the past years they have had a lot of Scare Zones, they toned it down a bit to just six this year. Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest has been one of the few events that has always impressed me with their Scare Zones, and unlike separately ticketed events, much relies on their Scare Zones. Let’s take a look at this year’s returning Scare Zones, and the new Damned ‘N Disguise. Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 – Scare Zone Reviews”
Sean: Fright Fest has started at Six Flags Magic Mountain for its 2017 run, and of course I was there to experience it! This year we’ll be launching two reports regarding the popular Halloween event, one discussing the Scare Zones (later), and one discussing the Mazes (right here). Enjoy our maze ratings and reviews! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2017 – Maze Ratings and Reviews”
Byron: As Halloween Season inches closer, of course Halloween Horror Nights is in the mind. Universal Studios Hollywood has released a plethora of information on the smash hit event as seen in the press release below. Now, we just patiently wait for it to be that special time of year once more. Continue reading “Halloween Horror Nights 2017”
Byron: California’s Great America has begun hiring for their 10th season of Halloween Haunt. As someone who has worked as talent at the park before, it’s a great part time job that pays well and is a whole lot of fun. If you have any questions about my experience, feel free to reach out. Otherwise, check out some additional information released by the park below. Continue reading “Halloween Haunt Hiring”
Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s Fright Fest has opened for its 2016 run, and of course I was there to experience all mazes! This year’s line-up features six mazes, including the brand new Dark Oaks Mortuary . In addition, returning mazes like our favorite CarnEVIL welcomed me back this year as well. Let’s get to rating and reviewing them! Continue reading “Six Flags Discovery Kingdom Fright Fest 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews”
Our friend Jeremy helped us out and visited Six Flags Discovery Kingdom to check out the new VR on Kong/ Rage of the Gargoyles! This experience opens to Pass holders on Saturday the 24th for the 2016 Fright Fest event at the park! (It opens to all guests on Friday September 30th). We’ll be there with several team member, so say “hi” if you see us there!
Fear VR: 5150 is a horror based Virtual Reality experience that will be making its debut in Cedar Fair parks this season. Hollow Studios, the company behind the production of this project, has partnered with Cedar Fair Entertainment to bring Fear VR: 5150, to Canada’s Wonderland, Knott’s Scary Farm, and California’s Great America this haunt season, providing a whole new kind of cutting edge horror experience.
Six Flags Magic Mountain has opened their popular Fright Fest event for 2016! The event features SEVEN Scare Zones, some of which are among the best in the industry. Not only does the park have the most Scare Zones of any event in the state, it also has some of the most fascinating themes! Check out our review of each! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2016 – Scare Zone Reviews”
Six Flags Magic Mountain’s Fright Fest has opened for 2016, and of course I was there to experience all mazes! This year’s line-up features seven mazes, including the gigantic new Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising. In addition, the mazes were filled with actors. Let’s get to rating and reviewing them! Continue reading “Six Flags Magic Mountain Fright Fest 2016 – MAZE Ratings and Reviews”
Six Flags Magic Mountain, the well-known top destination for thrilling roller-coasters, opened their popular Fright Fest Halloween Event for 2016! The opening weekend was the perfect time to check out all the new terrifying entertainment the park has to offer guests this Haunt season. The park debuted their largest maze ever created, as well as an outstanding Suicide Squad scare zone that is definitely one of the highlights of this year’s event. Join me right here, right now, as we take a look at this year’s Fright Fest opening! Continue reading “Fright Fest 2016 Opens at Six Flags Magic Mountain”
Six Flags Magic Mountain invited California Coaster Kings, along with a few other theme-park bloggers and news outlets, to take a look at the construction site of the new Justice League: Battle for Metropolis. In addition to which we also got a full walk-through of the new Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising maze and the Suicide Squad experience! Join us below! Continue reading “Justice League: Battle for Metropolis and Fright Fest TOUR at Six Flags Magic Mountain!”
Universal City, CA, August 25, 2016 – Horror auteur Eli Roth (“Hostel”) and his digital network Crypt TV take the helm of the infamous “Terror Tram,” marking the first time ever that the signature attraction comes to life through the twisted mind of the filmmaker, as part of this year’s Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Hollywood!
We took another trip out to California’s Great America to provide a pretty action packed update for you guys. Between the recent announcement of Patriot and the upcoming events such as Halloween Haunt and Winterfest, we’ve got plenty to cover so let’s get into it. Continue reading “California’s Great America Update – August 21st 2016”