Dollywood’s Harvest Festival Feels Fresh, Yet Familiar

Press Release from Dollywood

PIGEON FORGE, TN (Monday, September 21, 2020) — After being named by USA Today as the country’s best fall theme park event last year, Dollywood’s Harvest Festival presented by Humana (Sept. 25-Oct. 31) is back this season with several fresh changes that echo many of the same warm traditions that make this nationally-known event a favorite for so many.

A colorful, lively atmosphere greets guests each day as the warm autumn sun casts the surrounding Smoky Mountains in bright daylight, displaying the rich, bold hues which blanket the hillsides surrounding Dollywood. The splendor of the mountains highlights the experience for guests with many vibrant new features providing surprises for them throughout the day.

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Ten Terrifying Scare Zones with Limited Capacity Cover Busch Gardens in Frights for HOWL-O-SCREAM 2020

Press Release from Busch Gardens Tampa

TAMPA, FL. (September 10, 2020) – This year’s modified Howl-O-Scream event will include ten terrifying scare zones throughout Busch Gardens Tampa Bay’s expansive 335-acre park, including four all NEW zones. Designed to scare safely, the creative production team has consulted with medical experts to modify this year’s zone designs with a physical distancing focus, as well as enhanced health and safety measures, while staying true to the terrifying experience fans crave. With significantly limited capacity to create plenty of open space, guests will experience the heart-pounding fear of NEW horrors as they dash between thrilling rollercoasters and the fan-favorite Fiends show every Friday through Sunday from September 25-November 1, 2020.

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Hersheypark Announces Expanded 2020 Seasonal Events

Press Release from Hersheypark

(Hershey, PA. – September 10, 2020)Hersheypark amusement park, a 121-acre theme park with family-friendly rides and thrilling coasters, today announced expanded experiences for its seasonal events, with extra weekends planned for Hersheypark In The Dark Halloween attraction and the return of the popular Hersheypark Christmas Candylane event.

Building on the successful summer debut of Hershey’s Chocolatetown, the 2020 seasonal events will mark the first time that guests can experience fall and winter in the all-new region at Hersheypark, featuring an entirely reimagined arrival experience, Candymonium hypercoaster, the iconic Kisses Fountain, a new home for the 101-year-old Carrousel, new shopping locations, the first-ever Starbucks inside the Park, a virtual reality experience, and more.

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Six Flags Great Adventure Reveals HALLOWFEST Attractions

Press Release from Six Flags Great Adventure

JACKSON, N.J. — (September 10, 2020) — Six Flags Great Adventure, the World’s Ultimate Thrill Park, today announced the 16 attractions that will take center stage at the park’s HALLOWFEST fall event that temporarily replaces its iconic Fright Fest. The event will feature Thrills by Day with family-friendly activities and Chills by Night with rides on monster coasters in the dark and haunting Halloween theming throughout the park. With a special focus on safety for both guests and team members, HALLOWFEST will include daily temperature checks and face masks required for guests and team members prior to entry, social distancing, and enhanced sanitization measures.

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SeaWorld San Diego Introduces New, Limited Capacity Outdoor Experience – Zoo Days: Bayside BBQ & Brews

Press Release from Sea World San Diego

(SAN DIEGO, Aug. 24, 2020) — SeaWorld San Diego announced today the launch of a NEW park experience – Zoo Days: Bayside BBQ & Brews. This limited capacity, ticketed and reservation required experience will provide guests with the opportunity to not only delight their taste buds with an exciting variety of refreshing craft brews and mouthwatering BBQ, but also explore 40 acres of the park’s expansive property to enjoy outdoor animal exhibits and fan-favorite marine life animal presentations with physical distancing measures in place. 

Each ticket for this limited time experience includes park entry, access to all outdoor animal exhibits and presentations as well as a tasting lanyard to experience our chef created BBQ and paired craft beer offerings and select wines. The tasting lanyard will include six food or drink items (alcoholic or non-alcoholic) of each guest’s choice to indulge in new offerings throughout the day, while exploring the vast park grounds. Additional lanyards will also be available for purchase. 

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