Kevin McCurdy's Haunted Mansion is Back in Wappingers!
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Kevin McCurdy's Haunted Mansion celebrates “41 Years of Fears” with all new attractions starting on Friday, October 6th. Explore the haunted mansion and trail for yourself! Enjoy a moonlight stroll through the macabre. Maybe you’ll get lucky and meet some friendly ghosts. OR are these the ones that were victims of gruesome experiments? Murder victims, perhaps? Or worse? The Haunted Mansion has created original stories that have haunted the nightmares of guests for 40 years! There have been 800 different rooms built for one purpose....to scare you.
First, follow the Fright Trail. There seems to be more trees ahead. Something is heard in the distance. It’s getting closer. When you’re alone in the dark, sound can play tricks on you but seldom does it reward you with treats. Then explore the Haunted Mansion. Finally ,there’s the Calling.
Admission is $28. Sunday: Special Family Pricing from 7pm - 9pm: $25 and kids 12 & under/$14. Fright Fast Pass: Priority Entry to Attractions; if you don't want to wait on the busiest nights, this upgrade is for you! Fright fast pass price $38 (includes NYS sales tax)
Hours: 7-11pm on Friday & Saturday, and 7-9pm on Sundays. On October 30th and 31st, Halloween, open from 7-9pm. KIDS DAY: Monday, October 9th from 12-3pm. Call 845 297-BATT (2288) for up to the minute information). Group rates for 20 or more by email at Contact@imaginartstudios.com. NO RESERVATIONS TAKEN. It’s always best to come early in the evening. Visa and Mastercard accepted. Parking is free! There are no refunds.
Kevin McCurdy's Haunted Mansion runs through Oct. 31st on weekends. Food and snacks available at concession stand. Directions online; Kevin McCurdy's Haunted Mansion is located at Bowdoin Park, 85 Sheafe Rd, Wappingers Falls, 12590. This is a scary yet entertaining experience. It’s not recommended for very young children.
Dutchess County Halloween events
Mon., Thurs., & Oct. 31. Haunted History Tour: Beekman Arms, 6387 Mill St., Rhinebeck. Oct. 2, 7 pm. Tour America’s oldest inn and meet actors from Theatre on the Road portraying Revolutionary War soldier, Victorian hostess, servant girl and others. Tours 7 pm. $15; $12/srs; $8/12 & under. RSVP at www.beekmandelamaterinn.com or call 845-876-7077.
Fri-Sun, Oct. 6-19. Haunted Fortress: 86 Creamery Road, Stanfordville. 6:30-9:30 pm. Series of scenes along a creepy trail of artist-designed sets. Presented by Town of Stanford Recreation Department. Fri.-Sat. 6:30-9:30 pm & Sundays, 6:30-8:30 pm, thru Oct. 29. Admission. http://hauntedfortress.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Fri.-Sat. Oct. 6-21. St. James Church historic graveyard tours: St. James Church, 4526 Albany Post Rd. (Rte. 9), Hyde Park. Guides in period costumes portray historical figures buried in the cemetery. Geared for age 5 & up. These are not haunted tours & are not meant to be scary. Reservations required. $20; $10/ 12 & under Tours at 7, 7:30 and 8 pm on Fri. & Sat.. 845-229-2820. www.stjameshydepark.org/graveyardtours.htm
Oct. 7-8. Beacon Historical Society ghost tours: Howland Cultural Center, 477 Main St., Beacon. 7, 8 and 9 pm. Group led by lantern light through the streets of Beacon. Costumed guides share tales of haunted places and depict four ghostly spirits. $17; $10, ages 8-14. 845-831-0514. www.beaconhistorical.org
Oct. 20-21 & 27-28. Legends by Candlelight ghosts tours: Clermont State Historic Site, 87 Clermont Ave., Germantown. 6-9 pm. Guests welcomed into a 1921 Halloween party with a spiritual medium, crystal ball & Ouija board. When the séance goes wrong, the house is filled with ghosts from the mansion’s 250 year history. Tours followed by roasted marshmallows. Display of dozens of hand carved flickering jack-o-lanterns. Reservations required. $12; $5/children. 518-537-4240. www.friendsofclermont.org
Oct. 21. Pet photo Halloween Extravaganza: Arts Mid-Hudson, 696 Dutchess Tnpk., Ste. F, Poughkeepsie., 10 am-4 pm. Dress up your pet to support the arts. Enter the pet costume contest for prizes worth over $200. For $20, receive a 5x7-inch photo taken by On Location Studios. Reservations recommended. Visit www.artsmidhudson.org or call 845-454-3222.
Oct. 27. Halloween Spectacular: Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum, 75 N. Water St., Poughkeepsie. 5:30-9 pm. A night of Halloween-themed activities and trick-or-treating. Not-So-Spooky Fun House at waterfront pavilion with a mini-hay maze, sensory slime activities, and more. $13. 845-471-0589. http://mhcm.org
Oct. 27. Monster Mash Halloween Bash: Blodgett Memorial Library, 37 Broad St., Fishkill. 5:30 pm. A not-so-spooky Halloween pizza party with games, pizza and fun surprises. Costumes encouraged. All ages welcome. No RSVP required. 845-896-9215. http://blodgettmemoriallibrary.org
Oct. 28. Haunted Mill and Monster’s Ball: Wassaic Project, 19 Furnace Bank Rd., Wassaic. Artists have been invited to transform Maxon Mills into a Halloween experience.
- Kids Haunted Mill - hay rides, costume contest, face painting, carnival activities. 3-5 pm.
- Adult Haunted Mill - tour of seven floors of displays. 6-9 pm.
- Monster’s Ball begins at 9 pm with music and DJ sets. Guests welcome to wear costumes. Local residents in 12592 zip code bring proof of address and receive $5 ticket; free for ages 17 and under. Monster’s Ball tickets are $15 for all others and must be purchased in advance. http://wassaicproject.org
Oct. 28. Halloween festival: Vassar College, 124 Raymond Ave., Outdoor Space Joss Beach, Poughkeepsie. The Vassar College Good Neighbors Committee& Davison Dormitory enhance the event so it’s more than a parade and costume judging. Bouncy houses, games, activities and more. 11 am, North Parking Lot. Contact Collette Cann, 845-437-5255 or visit www.vassar.edu
Oct. 29. Pumpkin parade: Pulaski Park, 162 Washington St., Poughkeepsie. 11 am-3 pm. Annual parade sponsored by Grace Smith House, Poughkeepsie. Non-violent costumes only. Zombies and other Halloween-themed costume allowed. Participants who raise $100 & above receive buttons and other swag. Proceeds benefit Grace Smith House, a private not-for-profit domestic violence agency. 845-452-7155. www.gshpumpkinparade.org
Oct. 29. “The Charms of Halloween Tea and Talk”: Staatsburgh State Historic Site, 75 Mills Mansion Drive, off Old Post Road, Staatsburg. 1-3 pm. Historian Carol Kohan explores the ancient Celtic origins of Halloween and the customs that continued to enchant American society c. 1890-1920. A tea menu is served with scones, sandwiches and dessert. Costumes welcome. $30. Reservations required. 845-889-8851. http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/25/details.aspx
Oct. 29. Hyde Park Halloween party: Hackett Hill Park, East Market St., Hyde Park. 2 pm. Prizes for best costumes. Games, pumpkin painting, cider and doughnuts. Free. Sponsored by Hyde Park Recreation Department. 845-229-8086. www.hydeparkny.us/Recreation
Oct. 29. Village of Fishkill Halloween parade: 1095 Main St., Fishkill, 2-4 pm. Parade down Main St. to the fire station. Line up at 1:30 pm at cor. of Main St. & Bedford Av. Prizes for best costumes. Presented by the Village of Fishkill. http://vofishkill.us
Oct. 30. Halloween Ghost Train Night: Hyde Park Railroad Station Museum, 34 River Rd., Hyde Park., 6 pm. Listen to ghost stories of the rails, hobos traveling and the historic train station. http://hydeparkstation.com/hpsevents.html