Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

First Coast Scares

Newspaper article The Florida Times Union

First Coast Scares

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13535 W. Beaver St.

The scares: Half-mile trail through the grounds surrounding a 150-year-old building, passing through Apocalypse Alley, the Voodoo Gardens and the Old Spanish Trails Cemetery.

Hours: 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in September, Wednesday through Sunday in October.

How much: $20. Find out more: (904) 257-9078,


Clay County Fairgrounds, 2493 SR 16, west of Green Cove Springs

The scares: Three houses - Delirium, The Rot and The Freak Show - plus The Last Ride 3D Adventure, Scarecrow's Revenge Haunted Hayride and Zombie Hunt 3D

Hours: 7 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 1; 7-10 p.m. Sundays through Oct. 26; 7-10 p.m. Oct. 27-30.

Special events: Blackout night, Saturday, Sept. 27; Hellzapoppin' Circus Sideshow Revue, Oct. 24-Nov. 1 ($10 additional fee); Monster Ball,Oct. 31-Nov. 1 ($5 fee).

How much: $10 general admission, $25 for three main attractions, $40 skip-the-lines Scream pass. Last Ride, Scarecrow's Revenge and Zombie Hunt are $5 each.

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Adventure Landing, 1944 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville Beach

The scares: Three houses - Apocalypse 3D, The Backwoods and Cirque du Slay, plus Zombie Attack Laser Tag.

Hours: Dusk to 11 p.m. Oct. 10, 11, 17 and 18; Dusk to 10 p.m. Oct. 19. 23, 26, 29 and 30; Dusk to 11:10 p.m. Oct. 24, 25, 31 and Nov. 1.

Apocalypse 3D and Zombie Attack Laser Tag only, dusk-11 p.m. Oct. 3-4.

How much: $12.99 for one scare house, $21.99 for all three. $7.50 for laser tag. $10 skip-the-lines fast pass.

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Busch Gardens, Tampa

The scares: Eight houses - Deadfall, Zombie Containment Unit 15, Death Water Bayou, The Basement, Blood Asylum, Circus of Superstition, Zombie Mortuary and Experiment: The Final Test. Also, "Fiends," a live show that is billed as a "deranged dance party."

Hours: 7:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Sept. 26-27, Oct. 2-4, 9-11, 16-19, 23-25 and 30-Nov. 1.

How much: $35-$65.

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Wild Adventures Amusement Park, Valdosta, Ga. …

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