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Top 10 reasons to go to HalloWeekends

Every weekend, from now until October 28, fun and fright can be found at HalloWeekends.
Jen Powers
Oct 4, 2012

WARNING: When darkness falls upon Cedar Point ghosts and ghouls come out to roam the night!

Every weekend, from now until October 28, fun and fright can be found at HalloWeekends. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday Cedar Point amusement park is transformed into a land of Halloween.  HalloWeekends offers family friendly attractions during the day as well as terror filled fun at night. There are 4 haunted houses to tour, 6 Scare Zones, Gypsy Fortune Tellers, lots of live shows to see and more.

Funcoast called Annie Zelm, the marketing programs representative at Cedar Point to find out the top 10 reasons you should attend HalloWeekends before time runs out on October 28.

1. Eden Musee Wax Museum and Chamber of Horrors
Eden Musee is HalloWeekends’ newest attraction featuring creepy wax figures. Be prepared some may come to life!
LOCATION: Near Mean Streak
FRIDAYS: 8 p.m.-Close
SATURDAYS: 5 p.m.-Close
SUNDAYS: 3 p.m.-Close

2. Boeckling’s Banquet
Dine with the dead at Boeckling’s Banquet. Reservations sell out fast so book your meal in advance or you’ll have a ghost of a chance meeting the residents that inhabit Eerie Estate.
LOCATION: Eerie Estate
FRIDAYS: 5:30 p.m.
SATURDAYS: 12:30 p.m.
 
3. Cut Throat Cove
Landlubbers beware! The Pirates of Cut Throat Cove will leave you shiverin’ in yer timbers.
LOCATION: Near Maverick
FRIDAYS: 8 p.m.-Close
SATURDAYS: 8 p.m.-Close
SUNDAYS (October ONLY): 7 p.m.-Close
 
4. Skeleton Crew
Skeleton Crew is another new attraction this year featuring Cirque-style aerial acts and illusion. Don’t miss this fun-filled high-energy show.
LOCATION: Near Johnny Rockets
FRIDAYS: 7 p.m., 9 p.m. & 11 p.m.
SATURDAYS: 7 p.m., 9 p.m. & 11 p.m.
SUNDAYS: 4:30 p.m., 6 p.m. & 8 p.m.

5. Monster Midway Invasion Celebration
Make your way to the Midway at 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays for the parade. See the Great Pumpkin, Sally, Linus and Snoopy dressed for the occasion, as well as more than 60 costumed characters and a variety of colorful floats.
LOCATION: On the Midway
SATURDAYS: 4 p.m.
SUNDAYS: 4 p.m.

6. Club Blood
Dance with the dead in this blood chilling haunted house.
LOCATION: Near Front Gate
FRIDAYS: 8 p.m.-Close
SATURDAYS: 5 p.m.-Close
SUNDAYS: 3 p.m.-Close

7. Peanuts Halloween Show & Costume Contest
Kids under 54 inches tall are eligible to participate in the costume contest. Snoopy and his pals help pick winners that get to participate in the Monster Midway Invasion Celebration Parade! 
LOCATION: Near Blue Streak
SATURDAYS: 2 p.m. for Pre-Schoolers and 2:45 p.m. for Grade Schoolers
SUNDAYS: 2 p.m. for Pre-Schoolers and 2:45 p.m. for Grade Schoolers

8. Cornstalkers
Make your way through the corn maze where danger lurks in every twist and turn.
LOCATION: Thunder Canyon
FRIDAYS: 8 p.m.-Close
SATURDAYS: 8 p.m.-Close
SUNDAYS (October ONLY): 7 p.m.-Close
 
9. Sideshow- A Carnival of Magic
Check out the newly revamped magic show full of dazzling illusions.
LOCATION: Near Front Gate
FRIDAYS: 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m. & 10:30 p.m.
SATURDAYS: 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., 8 p.m. & 9 p.m.
SUNDAYS: 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
 
10. Magical House on Boo Hill
Fun and surprises for the whole family. There’s no better place for a kid to trick-or-treat than the Magical House on Boo Hill.
LOCATION: Near Blue Streak
FRIDAYS: 7 p.m.-Close
SATURDAYS: 1 p.m.-Close
SUNDAYS: 1 p.m.-Close