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Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom Logo.svg

Dorney Park entrance.jpg
The current entrance to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom with Talon's lift hill in the background
Location Allentown, [[Pennsylvania]], [[United States]]
Coordinates 40°34′40.59″N 75°31′53.50″W / 40.5779417°N 75.531528°W / 40.5779417; -75.531528Coordinates: 40°34′40.59″N 75°31′53.50″W / 40.5779417°N 75.531528°W / 40.5779417; -75.531528
Website Official website
Owner Cedar Fair Entertainment Company
General Manager Michael Fehnel
Opened 1884
Operating season April through early November
Area 200 acres (0.81 km2)
Rides 59 total
  • 8 roller coasters
  • 18 water rides
Slogan Thrills Connect

Dorney Park is a theme park in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Halloween Haunt

Halloween Haunt is an annual event that is held from September to October. The park hires around 700 people for this event. It was originally introduced in 1998 as Halloweekends, but was rebranded Halloween Haunt in 2008.

Current attractions

Halloween Haunt currently features 12 attractions including eight mazes and four scare zones.

Attraction Type Opened Location
Age of Darkness Scare Zone 2011 Road Rally Midway
The Asylum Maze 2009 Stinger Midway
Blackout (Fright Lane exclusive) Maze 2014 Talon Midway
Bloodshed Maze 2012 Wildwater Kingdom
CarnEVIL Scare Zone 2014 Hydra Plaza
Chamber Of Horrors Maze 2014 Funzone Arcade
Corn Stalkers Maze 2008 Wildwater Kingdom
Cut Throat Island Scare Zone 2011 White Water Landing Midway
Desolation Maze 2012 White Water Landing
Gravewalkers Maze 2011 Behind Revolution
Head Hunters Scare Zone 2012 Possessed Midway
Mansion House Hotel Maze 2010 Food Fest Groves

Attraction history

Year Attractions
1 2008 Returning attractions: Magical House on Kill Hill, Screamworks
Upgraded/Renovated Attractions: Doctor of Doom (received clown theme)
New attractions: Club Blood, Cornstalkers, Headstone Hollow, Terror Square
2 2009 Returning attractions: Magical House on Kill Hill, Club Blood, Cornstalkers, Terror Square, Headstone Hollow
Upgraded/Renovated Attractions: Psycho Circus (renaming of Dr. Doom)
New attractions: Pirate Passage, The Gauntlet, The Asylum, Backwoods, Death Trap
3 2010 Returning attractions: Club Blood, Cornstalkers, Terror Square, Headstone Hollow, Pirate Passage, The Gauntlet, The Asylum, Backwoods, Death Trap, Psycho Circus
New attractions: Mansion House Hotel
4 2011 Returning attractions: Club Blood, Cornstalkers, Terror Square, Mansion House Hotel, The Asylum, Backwoods, Death Trap, Psycho Circus
New attractions: Cut Throat Island, Age of Darkness, Grave Walkers
5 2012 Returning attractions: Cornstalkers, Mansion House Hotel, The Asylum, Death Trap, Cut Throat Island, Age of Darkness, Grave Walkers, Psycho Circus
New attractions: Desolation, Blood Shed, Head Hunters
6 2013 Returning attractions: Cornstalkers, Mansion House Hotel, The Asylum, Desolation, Blood Shed, Cut Throat Island, Grave Walkers, Psycho Circus
Upgraded/Renovated attractions: Age of Darkness (expanded into Death Trap's attraction area and received new props), Head Hunters (received expansive new set pieces)
7 2014 Returning attractions: Cornstalkers, Mansion House Hotel, The Asylum, Desolation, Blood Shed, Grave Walkers, Age of Darkness, Head Hunters
Relocated Attractions: Cut Throat Island (Relocated from Hydra Plaza to White Water Landing Midway)
New attractions: Chamber of Horrors, CarnEVIL, Blackout (Fright Lane only)
Discontinued Attractions: Psycho Circus
8 2015 New 3,200 sq. ft. indoor Haunt building to be constructed for Haunt VIII near Steel Force.

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