Fangtastic Fun for All Ages

Eat, drink, and be a little scary Saturdays and Sundays 10:00am - 6:00pm in October at all-new Happy Hauntings!
Indulge in fall-themed foods, festive activities, live entertainment, your favorite rides, and so much more. Visit as many times as you would like with your 2022 Season Pass, or save up to $60 on admission when you buy 4 or more!

Extended 2020 Silver, Gold, and Gold Deluxe passes, 2021 Standard, Premium, Platinum, and 2022 Silver, Gold, and Platinum passes include UNLIMITED admission to Happy Hauntings.

Saturdays & Sundays
October 2 - 31

Laugh, scream, and howl on your favorite rides and attractions themed for the season! Enjoy a spooky ride around the lake on Compounce Railway, fly through the air on Rev-O-Lution, dash through the beautiful fall foliage on the award-winning coaster, Boulder Dash, defeat Boocifer and get your new high score on Ghost Hunt, and so much more.
Click here to see our operating calendar!

Pumpkins in a pile

Tricks & Treats Found Here

🎃 Visit the pumpkin patch across from Dino Expedition to pick your own pumpkin to take home
🎃 Make your own slimy concoction with our mad scientist in Circus World
🎃 Escape the witches and find your way through two hay mazes
🎃 Trick or Treat through the park and take photos with your favorite characters
🎃 Visit the Circus World stage to watch a spectacular magic show, learn a few tricks yourself, and get a souvenir to take home
🎃 Feed your inner beast and indulge in a variety of fall-themed offerings for children and adults alike

Enchanted Experiences

October 2 & 3:
Join us for the opening weekend of Happy Hauntings and enjoy your favorite rides, trick-or-treat throughout the park, and kick off spooky season!
October 9:
Enjoy family day in your favorite matching Halloween costumes, participate in arts and crafts, take family photos around the park, and more. The first 100 kids to arrive get a free trick-or-treat bag!
October 10:
Celebrate Dogtoberfest with your furry family members! Dress them up for a puptastic costume contest, treat them to a puppichino, meet adoptable dogs from Dog Star Rescue, and get free parking with a dog toy or food donation with a suggested retail value of $10.
Please don't forget to get your pup fully vaccinated and sign the waiver before you arrive!
October 16 & 17:
Indulge in pumpkin spice and everything nice. Enjoy pumpkin themed food and beverage offerings, take family photos in the pumpkin patch, find the giant pumpkin, and more.
October 23 & 24:
It's apple weekend! Chow down on your favorite apple-themed treats all weekend long, and on Sunday, compete for Fritter Eating Glory during the Apple Fritter Eating Competition at 2:00pm near the Carousel.
October 30 & 31:
Celebrate Halloween weekend with us! Get free parking with a non-perishable food donation with a suggested retail value of $10.

Dog in bee costume in front of Ghost Hunt

Fangtastic 4 Pack

Save $60 when you buy 4 or more

Adult (over 52") - $24.99

Ghoulish Groups

Please call 860-583-3300 ext. 6906 to book

Fangtastic Admission

  • Adult (over 52") - $39.99 $29.99
  • Junior (under 52") - $34.99 $24.99
  • Senior (60 years +) - $29.99 $19.99
  • Hometown Heroes - $19.99

Ride your favorites! Attractions open during Happy Hauntings include:

  • Boulder Dash
  • Phobia
  • Wildcat
  • Rev-O-Lution
  • Twister
  • Thunder N Lightning
  • Ghost Hunt
  • Ferris Wheel
  • American Flyers
  • Zoomer's Gas N' Go
  • Compounce Railway
  • Little Dare Devils
  • Flying Elephants
  • Drum Circus
  • Rainbow Riders
  • Drop Zone
  • Jolly Jester
  • Fantasy Carousel
  • Kiddie Coaster
  • Kiddie Swinger

Please check the ride status page for the latest information on attraction availability before your visit.

How scary is this event?

This is an all-new family friendly Halloween experience. While there may be a few tricks throughout the park, the littlest ghouls and goblins will have a hauntingly great time.

Can I visit for free with my Season Pass?

Extended 2020 Silver, Gold, and Gold Deluxe passes, 2021 Standard, Premium, Platinum, and 2022 Silver, Gold, and Platinum passes include admission to Happy Hauntings.
Bronze, Basic, and Preschool Play Passes do not include admission to this event.

Does my child get free admission?

Children 3 and under are always free. Guests 52" or under can purchase a Junior Admission ticket.

How much is parking?

Parking is $13 at the park.

How late is the park open for Happy Hauntings?

Lake Compounce is open from 10:00am - 6:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays, October 2 - 31.

Will all of the rides be open?

Most of our rides will be operating. Please check the "Attractions" tab for a full list.

Can I wear a costume?

Yes! Costumes are encouraged, and must be family-friendly.
Please note Halloween masks are not allowed to be worn by adults or children.

Can I use a free friend ticket?

Absolutely! You may use a free friend ticket as long as you have one to use on your pass.
One free friend ticket may be used per passholder per day.

Can I use my Dining Pass?

No, the extended All Summer Dining Pass and the One Day Dining Pass expires after the summer season.

Can I bring my pet?

You can bring your furry family member (limited to dogs and cats) on Sunday, October 10. Each pet must have it's own handler and must be on a leash at all times. Waste bags will be available at Guest Relations - please pick up after your pet!