Looking for a scare this Halloween? Head to the nearest amusement park! Theme parks across the country are hosting ghastly, ghoulish events to celebrate the season, and you're invited. We asked a panel of theme park experts to pick their favorite Halloween events, and for the past four weeks, our readers have been voting daily for their favorites.
The top 10 winners in the category Best Theme Park Halloween Event are as follows:
- Fright Fest at Six Flags Magic Mountain - Valencia, Calif.
- Halloween Haunt at Kings Dominion - Doswell, Va.
- Fright Dome at Circus Circus Adventuredome - Las Vegas
- SCarowinds at Carowinds - Charlotte
- Phantom Fright Nights at Kennywood - West Mifflin, Penn.
- Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas - Arlington, Texas
- The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce - Bristol, Conn.
- Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens Williamsburg - Williamsburg, Va.
- HalloWeekends at Cedar Point - Sandusky, Ohio
- Fright Fest at Six Flags Fiesta Texas - San Antonio
A panel of experts partnered with 10Best editors to picked the initial 20 nominees, and the top 10 winners were determined by popular vote. Experts Lance Hart (Screamscape.com), Arthur Levine (Theme Parks Expert) and A.D. Thompson were chosen based on their knowledge and experience of the American theme park landscape.
Congratulations to all these winning events. As Halloween approaches, remember to keep this list handy.License the 10Best Readers' Choice Award Logo