Castle Park Halloween: 2023 In-Depth Guide

Get ready for a spook-tacular experience as we dive into everything you need to know about Castle Dark Halloween 2023! This year, the park is pulling out all the stops to give you a Halloween experience like no other.

Whether you’re a fan of trick or treat hunts, or halloween mini golf experience, Castle Park has you covered. So buckle up, and let’s embark on this ghostly journey – if you dare!

The Beginning of Castle Dark at Castle Park

When Does Castle Dark Start?

As the sun sets and the clock strikes 6 PM, eerie metamorphosis marks the start of Castle Dark, an experience not for the faint-hearted. The entire theme park transforms into a haunted playground.

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Castle Park Halloween 2023 events will kick start on September 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, and then on October 1, 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, and 29. The gates to Halloween enthusiasts open until midnight, providing ample time for visitors to indulge in various frighteningly delightful activities.


Castle Park is conveniently located at 3500 Polk Street, Riverside, Southern California 92505. For those planning on driving, if you’re coming from the 91 Freeway, you need to take the La Sierra Ave exit. After exiting, make a right turn onto Diana Ave. You will find the park entrance on your left-hand side.

Parking at Castle Park comes at a fee of $15 per vehicle when the park is in operation. Please note that this fee permits one time use and does not grant in-and-out privileges into the parking on operating day.

What to Expect at Castle Park Halloween 2023

This year, the castle park after dark experience is chock-full with scare zones and haunted mazes. But don’t let the fear get to you – unlimited rides are available to pump up your adrenaline levels.

Expect ghouls, ghosts, and other eerie entities to pop up at any moment along the Castle Park Haunted Highway.The scary movie scenes you’re about to witness will jump off the screen and into the room, making you feel as if you’re part of the chilling plot at The Cinema of Fear.

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Get ready to walk through a horror-filled factory, where the machinery hums with a life of its own and the workers have a sinister look in their eyes. Are you ready for the Night Shift?

Shipwreck Cove awaits, filled with the long-lost souls of the sea. The eerie sounds of the creaking ship and the waves crashing against the hull will send chills down your spine. Slider Alley promises talented performers sliding down the street in their ghoulish costumes, creating a spectacular show of sparks and fear.

Want a lighter experience? Miniature golf course under the ominous Halloween night sky sounds like a great idea. And don’t forget to splash at Buccaneer Cove and have a game night at the Castle Park Arcade! The Ride Park is also yours to explore, adding a fun twist to your Halloween adventure.

How to Secure Castle Dark Tickets

You may be wondering about the next crucial step – securing your Castle Dark tickets. Fear not! The process is as simple as the stroke of a witch’s wand.

  • Visit the official Castle Park website.
  • Navigate to the ‘Tickets’ section.
  • Select the type of ticket that suits your adventure best, with options ranging from unlimited rides to access to all scare zones and haunted mazes.
  • Follow the prompts to complete your purchase.
  • For around $25 per person, you can plunge into an unforgettable Halloween season!

Los Angeles Vacation Packages and Nearby Attractions

The fun doesn’t end with hair-raising festivities. You are surrounded by a horde of other enjoyments that will make your visit a scream.

Embark on a spook-tacular journey this Halloween with our exclusive Los Angeles Vacation Packages. With these fang-tastic deals, you’ll gain access to these other attractions:

You can also check out packages catering for hotels nearby. And the best part? The whole package comes at a price that won’t scare your bank account. Doesn’t that sound like the Halloween trip of a lifetime?

Dust off your Broomsticks and Polish those Fangs!

Whether you’re a seasoned pro of scare zones or a first-timer to haunted mazes, Castle Park in Riverside offers a Halloween season like no other.

All you need is your Castle Dark ticket in hand, and a brave spirit to explore the haunted attractions. But remember, once the amusement park transitions to Castle Dark, there’s no telling what might lurk around the corner.


Start Date:

September 22, 2023

End Date:

October 29, 2023



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