Happy Hauntings

Happy Hauntings at Dutch Wonderland is a fun, fall family event featuring themed rides, special entertainment, tasty treats, and the Trick-or-Treat Trail: a safe, interactive trick-or-treating experience included in your admission. Three weekends of spook-tacular fun!

  • • Safe, non-scary fun for kids
  • • Over 30 themed rides and family-friendly attractions
  • • A trip through the Trick-or-Treat Trail on Exploration Island, included in your admission. Trick-or-treat with over 20 lifelike dinosaurs!!

Dates and Times:
Saturdays (2-9pm) and Sundays (2-8pm), October 15-30, 2016*

*Weather permitting

You’re invited to a Spook-tacular Halloween Bash at the Celebration Theater on Saturday, October 29th at 7:30pm and Sunday, October 30th at 7pm! Join Duke, Princess Brooke, and the Knight of Safety for a kid-friendly Halloween bash featuring music, dancing and more. Don’t forget to wear your costume!


*Please keep in mind*
Adults and children are welcome to wear their Halloween costumes to Happy Hauntings at Dutch Wonderland! We ask all guests in costume to keep the family-friendly nature of the event in mind when choosing to wear their costumes to the park. We do not recommend that adults wear masks to the park during Happy Hauntings, and we also ask that they refrain from costumes that are frightening, gory, or inappropriate in nature for a family amusement park. Dutch Wonderland reserves the right to ask a guest to remove any costume deemed inappropriate for our park. Also, costumes or portions of costumes may need to be removed on some rides for safety reasons.

  • Tickets & Passes
  • Entertainment and Activities
  • Rides
  • Treats and Eats

Tickets and Passes


Single Day Admission

Admission includes unlimited rides and entertainment.
Regular Admission (Ages 3+): - $24.99*
Children ages 2 and under are free

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* Subject to additional tax and processing fees


Seasonal Combo Admission

Valid for one day during Happy Hauntings and one day during Dutch Winter Wonderland during the 2016 season.

Regular Admission (Ages 3+): - $32.99*
Children ages 2 and under are free


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Happy Hauntings & Hersheypark in the Dark Combo Admission

Valid for one day during Happy Hauntings and one day during Hersheypark in the Dark during the 2016 season.

Regular Admission (Ages 9-54): – $52.95*
Junior Admission (Ages 3-8): – $39.95*
Senior Admission (Ages 55+): – $39.95*
Children ages 2 and under are free

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* Subject to additional tax and processing fees


Preview Plan:

During Happy Hauntings, enjoy the last hour and a half of the park the operating day before you visit us for a full day! Any full day Happy Hauntings ticket, regardless of where it is purchased, is eligible to be Previewed. Happy Hauntings/Hersheypark in the Dark Combo Tickets can either be Previewed at Dutch Wonderland OR Hersheypark (not both). The only tickets that are not eligible for Preview are Twilight Admissions. Preview must be used prior to your full-day visit. Preview after 6:30pm when the Park closes at 8pm. Preview after 7:30pm when the Park closes at 9pm. In order to preview the park, please bring your ticket or printed online ticket to any ticket booth to be stamped when you enter. Please see our Calendar & Hours for operating dates and times.


Entertainment and Activities


Trick-or-Treat Trail

Saturdays: 2pm-9pm / Sundays: 2pm-8pm

Entrance to the trail is located on Exploration Island towards the back of the park.

Don’t miss the Trick-or-Treat Trail, included in your admission! Guests 12 and under can get treats of all kinds at 10 different locations. Guests over 12 and adults will be given one (1) ticket to exchange for their favorite treat along the trail. Bring your own bag or pick up a free trick-or-treating bag, courtesy of AAA Central Penn.

One trip through the trail per guest per day. Please follow the recommended path, stopping at each treat stop once.

To our guests with nut allergies: Products handed out along the Trick-or-Treat Trail may contain nuts or were manufactured in a facility that processes nuts. If you or your children have nut allergies and are unsure if you should consume these products, please ask the attendant for an alternative treat. Please consult the product packaging for ingredients/allergen information.


Royal Friends Meet and Greet

What better way to complete your visit to Dutch Wonderland than by meeting the stars of the Kingdom? Princess Brooke, Duke the Dragon, the Knight of Safety, and Merlin are anxiously awaiting the chance to meet you! Stop by the Amphitheater or find them strolling around the park to get hugs, take pictures, and spend some time with Dutch Wonderland’s Royal Friends.

Princess Brooke, Duke the Dragon, The Knight of Safety, & Merlin: Front Gate
Saturdays: 2pm, 8:45pm
Sundays: 2pm, 7:45pm

Duke the Dragon: Amphitheater
Saturdays: 5pm, 7pm
Sundays: 3:30pm, 5pm

The Knight of Safety: Amphitheater
Saturdays: 5pm
Sundays: 3:30pm

Merlin: Merlin’s Buffet
Saturdays: 5pm
Sundays: 5pm


Storytime with the Princess

Get ready to jump into a world of pure imagination as Princess Brooke shares some of her favorite stories with the Kids of the Kingdom. Be sure to come early so you can dance with Princess Brooke and the Knight of Safety. Then take your seats for STORYTIME WITH PRINCESS BROOKE!

Storytime Corner
Saturdays: 5pm, 7pm
Sundays: 3:30pm, 6pm


Merlin the Great

Join our bumbling magician, Merlin the Great, as he conjures up some spooktacular magic that will bring a smile to any goblin or ghoul! The tricks are the treat in this non-stop musical show filled with illusions and dance. Grab your magic wand and head on over to be a part of “Merlin the Great!”

Celebration Theater
Saturdays: 2:45pm, 6pm, 7:30pm*
Sundays: 2:45pm, 6:15pm, 7:15pm*
*7:30pm show on Saturday, October 29 & 7:15pm show on Sunday, October 30 will be cancelled due to the Spook-tacular Halloween Bash event


Spook-tacular Halloween Bash

You’re invited to a Spook-tacular Halloween Bash! Join Duke, Princess Brooke, and the Knight of Safety for a kid-friendly Halloween bash featuring music, dancing and more. Don’t forget to wear your costume!

Celebration Theater
Saturday, October 29th: 7:30pm
Sunday, October 30th: 7pm


Rides

Ghoulish fun is on its way!


         
Bat Swings (Flying Trapeze) Ride Height Requirement   Little Monsters’ Motorway (Wiggle Racers)+ Ride Height Requirement
Batty Bumper Cars (Bumper Cars) Ride Height Requirement   Moaning Manor (Wonder House) + Ride Height Requirement
Dino Dig Ride Height Requirement   Phantom Phlight (Twister) The Frog and the Princess
Dr. Ober’s Monster Trucks (Off-Road Rally) + Sky Ride   Rickety Rails (Choo-Choo Charlie) + The Frog and the Princess
Dragon’s Lair Swamp Cruise (Dragon’s Lair) Ride Height Requirement   Roller Ghoster (Kingdom Coaster) Ride Height Requirement
Duke’s Grave Diggers (Duke’s Dozers) + Ride Height Requirement   Scarecrow Speedway (Pit Stop)+ Ride Height Requirement
Enterprise Space Shuttle (Space Shuttle) Ride Height Requirement   Scaree-Go-Round (Merry-Go-Round) Ride Height Requirement
Foggy Frog Bog (Leapin’ Frogs) The Frog and the Princess   Spider Fighter (Sky Fighter) + Ride Height Requirement
Frankenstein’s Fun Slide (Fun Slide) The Frog and the Princess   Teenage Mutant Panda Bears (Panda Party) + The Frog and the Princess
Gargoyle’s Flight (Kite Flight) The Frog and the Princess   The Spy Ride I (Sky Ride I) ** Sky Ride
Ghost Flight (Monorail) Ride Height Requirement   The Spy Ride II (Sky Ride II) ** Sky Ride
Ghoulish Gondola Ride (Gondola Cruise) Ride Height Requirement   The Tomb (VR Voyager) + Ride Height Requirement
Halloween Hijack (Astroliner) + Ride Height Requirement   Transylvania Turnpike (Sunoco Turnpike) + Sky Ride
Halloween Hopper (Frog Hopper) The Frog and the Princess   Trick-or-Treat Turtle Whirl (Turtle Whirl) + Ride Height Requirement
Haunted Knights (Joust Family Coaster) The Frog and the Princess   Witchie Whip (Wonder Whip) + Ride Height Requirement
Haunted Rail Express (Wonderland Special Train) Ride Height Requirement      

* Must be accompanied by a responsible rider.
+ No hand-held infants
** Under 48" must be accompanied by an adult who is 18 years of age or older.


 


Treats and Eats


Purchase a 2016 Souvenir Cup and enjoy $0.99 refills during Happy Hauntings! Fountain beverages and hot chocolate are available at various locations throughout the park.

Breyer’s Ice Cream and Coffee Shoppe
- Hand-dipped and soft serve ice cream, soft pretzels and coffee. Located across from the Wonderland Special Train station.

Breyer’s Ice Cream Shoppe - Located across from the Monorail Station, this indoor shop features Breyer’s hand-dipped ice cream, fresh made waffle cones, mini doughnuts, fountain beverages and hot chocolate.

Merlin’s Buffet - Located adjacent to the park exit, Merlin’s is an indoor all-you-care-to-eat buffet. Selections vary daily and include a pasta station, salad bar, Lancaster County classics such as chicken pot pie and macaroni & cheese, traditional park favorites including hot dogs, chicken tenders, and more.

Dole Whip Junction - Located across from the Wonder Whip, features our famous Pineapple Dole Whip, Pumpkin Pie Soft Serve, and Pineapple Floats.

Uncle Andy's - Uncle Andy’s, located next to the Fun Slide, features hand-rolled pretzels and freshly squeezed lemonade.

Kettle Corn – Located next to the park exit, featuring freshly popped kettle corn.

Mill Stream Eatery - Located across from the Bumper Cars, features Noble Roman’s Pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, salads, and dessert options. New for 2016, Bean Sprouts features healthy food for kids and delights adults with a happier mealtime.

Noble Roman’s Pizza - Located across from the Monorail Station, features pizza by the slice or pie and salads.

Rally Refreshments – Featuring small, medium and LOL (lots of layers) Dippin’ Dots, snacks, and bottled beverages. Located across from Off-Road Rally.

Funnel Cake Factory - Located at the font of the park, Funnel Cake Factory features made-to-order funnel cakes.

Dippin’ Dots - Featuring small, medium and LOL (lots of layers) Dippin’ Dots, snacks, and bottled beverages. Located at the park exit.

Potato Patch - Located across from the Turtle Whirl, offers fresh-cut fries, corn dogs and chicken tenders. Top your fries off with one of our famous toppings or enjoy them plain.

Nathan’s Famous - Located across from the Wonderland Special Train station, Nathan’s Famous features hot dogs and fries, chicken sandwiches, hamburgers and corn dog nuggets.

Snack Shack - Popcorn, cotton candy, pretzels, fountain beverages and hot chocolate. Make your own s’mores!


Note: Some foods are made with products that are known to cause allergic reactions such as peanuts. Gluten-free options are available at some locations upon request.




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