The park is open for a limited operation weekend May 26, 27, 28 with daily operations beginning June 1. May 25 is our Outdoor Classroom day for school groups, but we will also be open to the general public until 6:00 pm only. A list of scheduled attractions for May 25-28 will be posted soon at click here
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It’s the Idlewild you know and love with a fun, family-oriented Happy Halloween Twist!
Enjoy a kid-friendly Halloween event featuring Trick-or-treating through Story Book Forest, Live Entertainment, Costumed Characters, Themed Rides and Attractions, Hay Bale Maze and More!

October 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 & 29
Gates & Story Book Forest open at 11:30 am | Rides & Attractions* operate 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.

*SoakZone, Wild Mouse, Loggin’ Toboggan and Ricky’s Racers do not open for HALLOWBOO! Select other rides, attractions, small food stands and games may be closed.

HALLOWBOO Admission:

Online HALLOWBOO Funday: $24.99*
Age 3 – 59. Valid any operating HALLOWBOO date.
Regular Gate Price: $29.99 plus tax
Online Senior HALLOWBOO Funday: $19.99*
Age 60+. Valid any operating HALLOWBOO date.
*Amusement Tax and Online Fee applies. Regular Gate Price - $29.99 plus tax for age 3 – 59/ $19.99 plus tax for age 60+.
Sponsored by:

Trick-or-Treat Through Story Book Forest

Follow the Trick-or-Treat trail through Story Book Forest and visit with Mother Goose, Captain Candy, the Old Woman in the Shoe, Goldilocks and more! Treats sponsored by:

Special Entertainment

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. Also, after every show, enjoy your chance to meet Daniel and Katerina for pictures and hugs!
JACK-O-LANTERN JIVE  (4:00 & 5:00 PM)
Shake out your bones and get ready to dance!  Our deadly dance captains are going to cast a spell on you and make you Jack-O-Lantern Jive all night long!  These classic dance hits will have you bouncing through the pumpkin patch as Idlewild presents the JACK-O-LANTERN JIVE!
As your spooky day comes to a close, be sure to join your favorite characters for an end of the day spook-tacular 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!

Special HALLOWBOO Happenings

October 7 – HALLOWBOO 5K Run / Walk – presented by Gingerbread Man Running. 

October 8 - Wish 99.7 Street Treat Patrol visits HALLOWBOO!
The Street Treat team will be on-site handing out treat bags to kids for 99 minutes beginning at 1:00 pm near the Hillside Theater.

October 21 - EAT ‘N PARK Cookie Cruiser & Smiley Appearance visits HALLOWBOO. Smiley is more than a cookie; he’s a life-sized representation of Eat’n Park’s commitment to making people smile. You can meet Smiley at Idlewild’s HALLOWBOO! when he appears along with the Eat’n Park Cookie Cruiser on October 21 from 12 – 3 PM. Everyone can enjoy a pre-decorated Smiley Cookie, or kids can opt to decorate one of their very own! Join us as Smiley delivers the smiles at HALLOWBOO!

October 21 & 22 – HALLOWBOO Cruise and Rod Run
Antique and Classic Cars will be on display – Hallowboo style! 



Themed Rides & Attractions

From the Haunted Train to the Hay Maze, plus your favorite rides decorated for the season, your family will enjoy some spooky family fun.

*SoakZone, Wild Mouse, Whip, Loggin’ Toboggan and Ricky’s Racers do not open for HALLOWBOO! Select other rides, attractions, small food stands and games may be closed.


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