FINAL WEEKEND! Join us for Idlewild's HALLOWBOO Saturday, October 28. and Sunday, October 29, from 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM with Tickets as low as $34.99!

FINAL WEEKEND! Join us for Idlewild's HALLOWBOO Saturday, October 28. and Sunday, October 29, from 11:30 AM - 6:00 PM with Tickets as low as $34.99!

Child hiding behind tree Child hiding behind tree


HALLOWBOO Returns Fall 2024!

Thank you for a great Halloween season! 2024 event details coming soon.

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Discover all-new ways to Halloween at Idlewild's HALLOWBOO! See the World’s Best Kids Park transform into HALLOWBOO! - the Idlewild you know and love with a fun, family-oriented, happy Halloween twist!  This year, HALLOWBOO! offers all-new, family-friendly ways to celebrate with Daniel Tiger, Duke the Dragon, and all of your Story Book Forest friends. Plus, there's kooky characters that lead our Hallowboo shows too!  Enjoy trick or treating,  fun mazes and walk-throughs, Halloween shows, a dance party, and more! Plus, enjoy festive Halloween foods and your favorite Idlewild rides. It’s HALLOWBOO!  - the just-right Halloween celebration for families - weekends in the fall. 

Laugh, scream, and cackle with over 30 ways to Halloween this October at HALLOWBOO!, featuring:

  • NEW! Legend of Sleepy Hollow Train Ride
  • NEW!  Boo Bubble Blast Dance Party featuring Duke the Dragon
  • NEW!  Grigsby's Haunted Hotel
  • IT'S BACK! The popular Trick-or-Treat Trail through Story Book Forest
  • NEW! Hallowboo Bop! Show
  • RETURNING! - The Monster Mash Show
  • Big-Top 3D Maze
  • Hedge Maze
  • Special Events


Girls Trick or Treating


Cinderella with girl in costume
Kids running through forest

Trick or Treat Trail

Open Daily at HALLOWBOO!
Kids 12 and Under can get tasty treats from all of their Story Book friends along the trick or treat trail through Story Book Forest.  Bring a treat sack from home, or buy one and wander along the forest trail to fill it up with treats from Captain Candy, Goldilocks, The Old Woman in the Shoe, Little Red Riding Hood and more! Special Thanks to UTZ Quality Foods as one of treat sponsors.  


NEW THEME! The Legend of Sleepy Hollow Train

Operates Daily for HALLOWBOO!
What spooky creatures exist among the deep woods of the Haunted Hollow Railroad this year?  Board the train in Hootin’ Holler and traverse the mighty Loyalhanna Creek to enter the dark forest of Sleepy Hollow..  Legend has it that a headless horseman roams these woods around ol' Hallow’s eve.  Will you spot him? 


The train at halloween
The train at halloween

Costume Parade

Hillside Theater
Show us your best costumes during the last two weekends of HALLOWBOO!  Join us October 21 -22 and October 28 for a little costume parade with Ricky Raccoon, where all participants age 12 and under will get a small takeaway item from Idlewild!  We can’t wait to see your creativity!


Haunted Hollow Train Engine

NEW! Grigsby Haunted Hotel

Operates 2:00 - 6:00 Daily starting Sept. 30
Grigsby returns to HALLOWBOO! to show you his latest creation – a brand new monster laboratory in the Haunted Hotel where he’s cranking out cute little monsters that look just like him!  Visit the lab in Hootin’ Holler and see if you can locate all of his kooky creations.

Grigsby the Monster

NEW! Duke's Boo Bubble Blast

2:30 at Hillside Theater
Join us at the Hillside Theater for a fun time with Duke the Dragon! Pop those bubbles, and let's have a blast showing off those crazy dance moves! Most HALLOWBOO Dates.

hedge maze

Big Top 3-D Maze

Operates 11:30 - 6:00 Daily for HALLOWBOO!
You won’t know whether you are coming or going in this fun family-friendly 3-D maze located in Jumpin’ Jungle.  Turn left, turn right, turn around and around as you try to figure out how to escape the neon colored faces staring at you along your route. 

Performer in Hallowboo Bop Show


11:45 and 12:45 Near Entrance to Story Book Forest
Shake out your bones and get ready to dance! Our deadly dance captains are going to cast a spell on you and make you Bop all night long! These classic dance hits will have you bouncing through the pumpkin patch as Idlewild presents the HALLOWBOO BOP!

Performers in Halloween show

Monster Mash

4:30 and 5:30 at Hillside Theater
As your spooky day comes to a close, be sure to join your favorite characters for an end of the day spooktacular celebration! We’ll be highlighting some of your favorite moments here at Hallowboo, and we need the help of all of our little monsters at Idlewild! Join us for a ghoulish good time as we end the day with a MONSTER MASH!

Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat on stage

Daniel Tiger’s Grr-ific Day!

1:45 and 3:00 at Daniel Tiger Stage
It's a beautiful day in Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood and you're invited to be a part of the fun! Join Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat for a show full of make believe and good feelings as we learn how to share, try new things, and use our imaginations

Daniel Tiger and Katerina Kittycat

Daniel Tiger & Friends Meet & Greets

Behind Hillside Theater
Daniel Tiger is joined by a different neighborhood friend each weekend during HALLOWBOO!  Come say “Hi”, and pose for a picture with Daniel along with Katerina, Miss Elaina, Prince Wednesday and O the Owl

kids in foam

BOO Cruise

Come see antique and classic cars decorated for the season at our annual Boo Cruise event.  

Interested in Participating with your Antique/Classic Car? More Details

Picture of wooden cutout Ghost

Ricky's Halloween Hedge Maze

Operates Daily for HALLOWBOO!
This fun little maze is perfect for families with young tots.  It’s short and sweet and au natural!

Rides Open for HALLOWBOO!*

Adult Handcars
Balloon Race
Bigfoot's Mudslide
Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood
Flying Aces
Grigsby's Haunted Hotel
Haunted Hollow Railroad
Jungle Juggler
Jungle Organ
Little Rascals
Merry Go Round
Net Climb


*All attractions are subject to closure due to staffing, weather or maintenance.  Wild Mouse may not operate in cooler temperatures or rain.  Loggin' Toboggan, Cattail Derby, and Polywog Regatta are closed for the season.  

Raccoon Racers Motocycles
Red Baron
Ricky's Racers
Rollo "Ghoster"
Round Up
Safari Hut
Suspension Bridge
Tea Party
Tunnel Crawl
Wild Mouse**

Merry Go Round Girls