Come October, fans of horrific attractions in and around the Long Beach, CA, area will be in for a treat as Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor returns to scare the bejesus out of you… and there are some new surprises as well.
For those of you not familiar with the events that surround Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, take a look at the video below that features some of the highlights from last year and tell me it doesn’t look like the goddamn freakiest thing you’ve ever seen! Yikes!
Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor runs for just one month, from October 2 to November 2, so be sure to plan accordingly as this is something you won’t want to miss. Two new mazes replace last year’s spookers, and plenty of other new shows and horrific fun await you. In fact, you’ll even find one attraction that requires you to sign a waiver to participate. William Castle would be proud! You can already pre-order tickets for Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor for just $20.
For more info visit the official Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor website, “like” Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor on Facebook and follow Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor on Twitter (@QMDarkHarbor).
From the Press Release
The Queen Maryâ€™s Dark Harbor will once again rise from the depths of a rich, haunted history to frighten those who dare from October 2 through November 2. This yearâ€™s Dark Harbor is thrilled to unveil a spectacle of new attractions that include two brand new mazes, the new The Voodoo Village and an Exclusive Encounter on board the infamous ship. Beloved veteran characters including The Ringmaster and all grotesque spirits of the Queen will make a chilling return for 20 nights of delightful terror amidst freaks, food, and live entertainment.
The two new death-defying mazes will take guests through never before visited areas of the ship and will replace the former Hellfire and Containment mazes. Details of each new terrifying maze will be unveiled in the months leading up to the October 2 Dark Harbor opening. Half Hatch Harry will once again emerge from the Deadrise maze, the infamous Captain will return to haunt the Dark Harbor grounds, and The Ringmaster will host the most frightening show on earth at The Circus, located in the outdoor dome just off the ship.
In addition to new mazes, Dark Harbor will feature the new Voodoo Village with dark magic gypsies that will taunt guests passing by in a setting wrought with shrunken heads, voodoo dolls, and the feared Voodoo Queen. Also breaking ground at Dark Harbor in 2014 will be the Exclusive Encounter aboard the Queen Mary ship that will require a signed waiver to participate. This new, exclusive experiment in horror puts guests in an intimate and frightening setting that will leave a lasting impression jarring extreme fear.
The all-new Monster Midway will be where guests, zombies, food, and entertainment intertwine. The Midway will act as the centerpiece of Dark Harbor and welcomes back the Freakshow, exposing even more freaks than ever before including the harrowing Beast. Adventurous guests can chance the Mechanical Monster and check out the newest Dark Harbor ride that is yet to be revealed.
Dark Harbor will also feature stage shows that spotlight timeless characters as well as the fresh presence of the feared Voodoo Queen and her lackeys. LED hula hoopers, live musical entertainment, costume contests, holiday celebrations, and drag shows will enhance the spine-tingling experience. Dark Harbor brings the real haunted history of The Queen Mary to life, offering an unforgettable, authentically frightening experience.
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