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Shocktoberfest 2019

Celebrating our 28th Year!

Welcome to Shocktoberfest, Pennsylvania’s Premier Haunted Scream Park. Located off the PA Turnpike near Reading, PA, (Berks County) and is about an hour from Philadelphia, Allentown, Harrisburg, and about an hour and a half from Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland. Shocktoberfest is a Haunted Attraction that features unique attractions you can’t experience anywhere else along with some of the best haunted houses and haunted hayride in the country.

Come see why everyone is raving about Shocktoberfest!

#3 Best Extreme Haunted AttractionUSA Today
One of America’s Favorite Haunted AttractionsAmericasFavoriteHauntedAttractions.com
One of the top haunted attractions you must experience before you die!Buzzfeed 2014
#1 Must-See Haunted AttractionHaunted Attraction Magazine
#3 Best Scream Park in the Country!HauntWorld Magazine
One of the Scariest Places on EarthTravel Channel

No one gives you more! No one gives you more!

New This Year!

Plus New Scenes and Scares!!

What’s more fun than attending Shocktoberfest???

Working at Shocktoberfest!! Join our team today!

Shocktoberfest is hiring motivated and energetic beings: living, dead, and undead who like to have fun and scare people for its 2019 season. This includes Managers, Actors, Makeup Artists, Drivers, Technicians and Staff for Food Concessions.

Although we are interested in those with theatrical and acting backgrounds this is not a requirement. You must me at least 15 years of age. Your schedule will consist of select weekend evenings in September, October and November.

If you are interested in working at Shocktoberfest please stop by during one of our interview dates at 94 Park Ave Sinking Spring, PA 19608. Proceed to the large white tent.

Interview Dates:
Sunday August 18th from 1:00 to 3:00pm
Monday August 19th from 5:00 to 7:00pm
Sunday August 25th from 1:00 to 3:00pm
Monday August 26th from 5:00 to 7:00pm

Park Map

Park Map

Shocktoberfest has transformed into Zombie World Theme Park where, for the first time anywhere in the world, guests can view an array of natural and genetically engineered Zombies in a safe and controlled habitat.

Regular Attractions

Zombie Safari Haunted Hayride

Take a tour with the Zombie Safari Company. Witness live (or at least un-dead) Zombies up close from the comfort of your own Zombie Safari Vehicle.

Upgrade your hayride experience by adding the Paintball Option which is an interactive themed area that is part of The Zombie Safari Haunted Hayride. You will be given a paintball gun and ammo to shoot zombies when they attack. Choose the Paintball Upgrade Option in the Premium Attractions and Upgrades Section for $10.

Prison of the Dead

Take a tour through the now condemned Willow Glen State Penitentiary a.k.a Prison of the Dead. This massive 50,000 square foot mega haunted house is one of the largest in the East Coast!

Zombie World has renovated the facility and the cells are now used to hold Zombies for your viewing pleasure. Your tour will begin when you board an actual prison inmate bus that will transport you to the entrance of the Prison. How does it end? Come see for yourself.

Unknown 2.0

The Unknown 2.0 is the next level of fear! Face your worst fears and phobias! Not scary enough for you? Then take the Almost Naked and Scared Challenge! If you’re brave enough, you can tour The Unknown 2.0 in nothing but your underwear! This will heighten your vulnerability and take fear to a whole new level!

*Please Note: The Almost Naked and Scared Challenge is an internationally recognized EXTREME haunted house experience. It is offered Friday’s and Saturday’s and is only available at 7:00 PM before guests go through the attraction in the regular option. You must be 18 years of age or older and must sign a waiver. You will enter with your group only. Limited tickets available each night. Security located throughout the attraction for your safety.

Ground Assault

Shocktoberfest has once again raised the bar in haunted entertainment! We have taken the first person shooting video game and brought it to real life! You will be given a high power multi optional tactical laser gun to control the escaping Zombies. If you like zombie shooting video games or just hate being attacked by zombies, you are going love Ground Assault: Zombie Laser Tag. Please note that due to the high level of interaction of this attraction you must be at least 9 years of age to participate.
Prison Escape Video

Zombie Experience

Where you become the Zombie! The scientists at Zombie World have created a serum that will temporarily transform you into a Zombie then placed next to real zombies in our attractions allowing you to scare other visitors. (We will supply all Costumes and Makeup.)

The Zombie Experience tickets are limited each night. This attraction closes first. It is recommended to do this attraction early in the evening.

The Zombie Night Run

You will be given a flag football belt that represents your Brain, Heart, and Entrails. Run for your life through the hayride trails that are filled with Zombies that will try to eat your vital organs (capture your flags). There are no obstacles or mud (just lots of zombies!) The Zombie Night Run has one wave each night at 7:00 PM. It is recommend to arrive by 6:30. You must be in line by 6:45 to do this attraction. There are no obstacles or mud (just lots of zombies!)

Midway Attractions

The Monster Midway

More than just a haunted house, this 27 acre Scream Park is loaded with activities for the whole night. Play games, have your photo taken, and enjoy some delicious food at Shocktober Feast, Shocker’s Café or any of our amazing Food Trucks. Did we mention we have REAL restrooms? No porta-potties here! But beware, you might run into a few escaping zombies!

Don’t miss the live bands and DJ’s performing on the West End Stage (click here for schedule).

Midway Massacre – Scare Zone

NEW THIS YEAR!! There is something wrong on (part of) the Monster Midway. This unavoidable Scare Zone will definitely keep you on your toes! Spoiler Alert…Did somebody say Zombie Clowns with Chainsaws??? If you like getting scared or love watching other’s getting scared, this is the place for you. Proving once again there is no safe place at Shocktoberfest!

ShocktoberFEAST: Shockers Café & Food Trucks

Make sure you come hungry because no one give you more food options than Shocktoberfest! Check out the Pulled Pork or Roast Beef Sandwich at Uncle Buck’s, Grilled Sticky Buns at the Cinnamon Roll Truck, Street Tacos at Tijuana Taco??, Mac & Cheese at The Biggest Cheese, Fresh Cut Fries at Flava Fries plus all the favorites such as Funnel Cake, and Fried Oreos! Click here for complete menu options.

ShocktoBARfest – Pop-Up Beer Garden!

Shocktoberfest has created a relaxing area on the Monster Midway for lovers of Boo’s, Booze, and Brew’s featuring a full bar and local micro brews! Open select Fridays and Saturdays.

Club Shock

Club Shock will be home to awesome Special Events such as ShocktobBREWfest – September 28th, Shocktober Music Fest – October 5th, iHeart Reading’s Monster Bash & Costume Party -October 19th, and Ghouls Gone Wild Drag Show – October 26th. Club Shock is also available for private parties. Perfect for families, friends, co-workers, fraternities and sororities!

Premium Attractions & Upgrades

Zombie Paintball Hayride

This option takes you to an interactive themed area that is part of The Zombie Safari Hayride where you will be given a gun and paintballs to shoot at live zombies.

Shock’s Tailgate Party & VIP Parking

Get the party started early at Shocktoberfest! Includes VIP Parking in Tail Gate Party Area, 10’x30’ Space for vehicle and optional Pop-up Tent, Access to Restrooms. Ability to enjoy your own food and beverage or purchase your refreshments at Shocker’s Café.$10.00 per Car Load. Opens at 5:00 PM.

Prison of the Dead Escape (60 Min Escape Room)

An Escape Room Experience like only Shocktoberfest can deliver! You and your group are wrongly accused of a crime and are sentenced to death. You only have one hour to solve the clues to escape. If you succeed, you will escape the Prison of the Dead and live. If you fail, your sentence will surely be DEATH!

The Prison of the Dead Escape is a separate time ticketed event starting at 5:00PM. Online registration required.

Prison Escape Video

Maintenance Shed (5 Min Escape Room)

Your group must work together to solve clues to escape before time runs out!

The Head Caretaker of Zombie World, Carmine Everbleed has a secret… It seems he likes to grab unsuspecting guests and lure them into his maintenance shed to torture and feed to the zombies. He has turned off the security system. You and your group must work together to decipher clues to figure out how to turn back on the security system and escape before Carmine returns in 5 minutes.

The Torture Chamber

NEW THIS YEAR! Welcome to SPA-Toberfest! This never-been-done attraction features a full body massage-like experience that only Shocktoberfest can deliver! You will be placed in a private chamber where your “masseuse” will give you a deep tissue massage that takes you somewhere between pleasure and pain. Some might even call it torture. Traditional oils are replaced by warm blood. Hot rocks are replaced with Bones. This is an extreme experience and will include, intense music, extreme environmental conditions and full body contact. Customer’s will have full control of pleasure / pain level. This is a timed ticketed attraction. Tickets are limited and must be purchased in advance online. Must be 18 or older and sign a waiver.

15 Minute Session $29.00 per person
30 Minute Session $49.00 per person

Special Events

ShocktoBREWfest – Sep. 28th

Shocktoberfest invites you to be a part of an event of Boo’s and Brew’s. We have created a special event that combines amazing beers from area micro brewers, delicious food from local food trucks, awesome music from local performers and combined it with the adrenalin rush of Shocktoberfest! It will take place September 28th from 4:00-7:00pm in Club Shock, our 7,000 sq. ft. tent and its surrounding outdoor area. There is a stage for the performers, and we will have Food Trucks, Beer Stands, and tables for guests. To add an additional element of fun, we will have live actors roaming throughout the crowd. There will also be a photo booth, Axe Throwing, and Games, along with Five Minute and 60 Minute Escape Rooms available for purchase. When the sun sets and the zombies come alive, guest will have the option to experience the thrills of Shocktoberfest’s attractions. Price includes a $10.00 discount coupon for an All Access Pass to Shocktoberfest.

The Zombie Mud Run & Zombie Mud Run Jr. – Oct. 5th

The Zombie Mud Run course is complete with Mud, Obstacles, and yes Zombies!! You may sign up as a Human or a Zombie. The Humans run the race with a flag football belt with three flags that represent your vital organs. Zombies are stationed along the race course trying to eat your vital organs (capture your flags). If you finish the race with one or more of your flags, you survive. If Zombies capture all of your flags, you are infected with the living dead virus (or at least don’t win the race). Whether you survive or get infected, you will receive an awesome shirt, finisher’s medal, and beverage and are guaranteed to have a great time at the all-day Human Salvation Party!

Don’t Miss – The Zombie Mud Run Junior, A specialty themed wave at 11:30 for awesome kids 12 and under and their awesome parents! Fun for families to participate together!

Register early for best pricing at www.thezombiemudrun.com

Shocktober Music Fest – Oct. 5th

Featuring 13 bands on 2 stages! Check out this amazing line up: Penntera (PA’s Pantera Tribute Band), First Jason Official (featuring ARI LEHMAN, who played Jason in the first Friday the 13th movie), DIVINATION, PAIN!, THRODL, Anthrophobia, Gallowglas, Defiant, Psycho ’78, Goat Skull Rebellion, Voodoo Death Cult, Whatever This Is, Fears Mirror

Rain or Shine event! $13 advance / $15 day of show Doors: 2:30 PM Show: 3 PM – 11 PM Continuous music for 8 solid hours! Food and alcohol available for purchase. ALL AGES / 21+ to drink. Price includes $10 Discount Coupon for an All Access Combo Pass for Shocktoberfest.

Y-102 iHeart Reading’s Monster Bash Costume Party – Oct. 19th

One Day Only – Saturday, October 19th

Shocktoberfest and iHeart Reading have teamed up to bring you one amazing Halloween Party! Complementary snacks provided by Konopelski Katering, Fun contests with prizes totaling $1,000!!! Dance the night away with the band Kono Nation!

So get your awesome costume together and get ready to have a great time!

Saturday October 19th 7:00pm to 11:00pm. Doors open at 6:00pm. $15.00 advance. $20.00 after Oct. 1st and $25.00 day of show. 18 + to enter 21+ to drink. Rain or Shine. Food and beverage including alcohol available for purchase. Price includes $10 Discount Coupon for an All Access Combo Pass for Shocktoberfest.

Blackout & the Hooded Hayride – Nov 8th & 9th

One Weekend Only!!! Friday Nov 8th and Saturday Nov 9th Shocktoberfest will be transformed into Blackout – the most intense haunted experience possible. You will have to navigate through the Prison and the Unknown without the show lights! Next we will remove your sense of sight by placing a hood over your head and load you on the Zombie Safari hayride! It is like nothing you have ever experienced and it’s another first and only at Shocktoberfest!

Not recommended for anyone under 16 years of age. Everyone must sign a waiver. $40 for Regular Pass or $55 for RIP Pass (Please note that no other attractions will be open during this event.)

Ghouls Gone Wild! Drag Show – Oct. 26th

Come to Shocktoberfest to see the most horrifying and outrageous Drag Show of your life! Pricing Options: $10 Admission. Price includes $10 discount for an All Access Combo Pass. Rain or Shine. Food and Beverage available for purchase. All age event. 21 or older to drink.