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What’s more fun that attending Shocktoberfest?

Working at Shocktoberfest!!

Join our Team! Get Paid to Scare People! Make new Friends! Make extra Money in time for Christmas!

We need over 200 people so bring your friends and family!!!

Shocktoberfest is hiring motivated and energetic beings: living, dead, and undead who like to have fun and scare people for its 30th Anniversary season. This includes Managers, Actors, Makeup Artists, Drivers, Technicians, carpenters, and Staff for Food Concessions.

Although we are interested in those with theatrical and acting backgrounds this is not a requirement. You must be 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 Shocktoberfest located West of Reading at 94 Park Ave Sinking Spring, PA 19608. Proceed to the large white tent.

Interview Dates:
Sunday August 15th from 1:00 to 3:00pm
Monday August 16th from 5:00 to 7:00pm
Sunday August 22nd from 1:00 to 3:00pm
Monday August 23rd from 5:00 to 7:00pm

Shocktoberfest 2019

Celebrating our 30th Year… 30 Years of Tears!

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 attractions 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!!

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 Tour

New for 2020! This year only! Take a walking tour of the Zombie Safari. All the tour vehicles have been destroyed. You will take the Zombie Safari Tour on foot. Experience the Zombie Safari Tour like never before and never again!

*Please Note: Due to COVID 19 The Zombie Safari Hayride and Paintball will not operating for the 2020 season. The Zombie Safari Tour is a walking tour on our hayride trail.

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! If you are afraid of something, it’s in here!!

*Please Note: The Almost Naked and Scared Challenge internationally recognized EXTREME haunted house experience will NOT be offered this year due to COVID 19.

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

Midway Massacre

Newly expanded this year!! There is something wrong on (part of) the Monster Midway. This outdoor 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!

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 throughout the season.


No one gives you more food options! Dinner and a Show! Our food trucks and stands open at 5:00 so you have time to enjoy a meal prior to the screams. Check out the Pulled Pork or smoked Beef Brisket 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 – Boo’s, Booze, & Brews!

No one gives you more drink options! Shocktoberfest features full bar options throughout the park. Enjoy adult beverages in Club Shock or take a break from the scares in our Pop-Up Beer Garden. We offer a full bar including local Mirco Brews.

Club Shock

Club Shock will be home to awesome Special Events such as our Open Air Concert Series, Rocky Horror Show and Shock’s Halloween Bash & Costume Party! Club Shock is also available for private parties. Perfect for families, friends, co-workers, fraternities and sororities!

Premium Attractions & Upgrades


New for this year! SpooktoberFest – A family friendly Halloween experience for children 12 and under along with their parents and grandparents. Price includes the Unknown 2.0 Spooky Haunted House, Midway Massacre Boo Zone, and Laser Tag. Additional activities include Pumpkin Painting, Carnival Games, and delicious food from our Food Trucks for an additional fee. Children are welcome to wear costumes. It runs 5:00 to 7:00 every night Shocktoberfest is open.

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.

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.

Special Events

Truck N Brew – Open Every Night at 5pm

Shocktoberfest invites you to come out early each night for dinner and a show!

Enjoy a delicious meal at one of our many food trucks and stands along with amazing adult beverages and local micro brews. Truck n Brew also features live music or DJ’s every night.

Click here to see a complete listing of our menu options.

Truck N Brew

Shocktoberfest’s Halloween Bash – Oct 31st

One Day Only – Saturday, October 31st

Halloween is not cancelled!! Shocktoberfest has created an amazing Halloween Party! Food Trucks, Full Bar and Fun Contests with cool prizes! Dance the night away with the band Brass Pocket! So get your awesome costume together and get ready to have a great time!

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

Saturday October 31st 8:00pm to 11:00pm. $10.00 advance. $15.00 after Oct. 1st and $20.00 day of show. 18 + to enter 21+ to drink. Rain or Shine. Food and beverage including alcohol available for purchase

Halloween Bash