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Fact Sheet, Halloween Nights at Eastern State Penitentiary, 2022

August 22, 2022

The 2022 schedule is available here. Opening and closing times vary. Tickets are sold in half-hour entry times. For real-time availability, the public should visit

Purchasing Tickets:
Tickets are on sale now at Purchasing tickets online in advance is strongly recommended. It is always the cheapest and most convenient way to purchase tickets. Purchasing online in advance saves time and money and is the only way to guarantee entry to the event. Some tickets may be available at the door, but capacity is limited, and many nights do sell out.

Admission Options:
General Admission tickets include entry to the event and all attractions and areas except for The Speakeasy at Al Capone’s Cell (VIP Ticket Holders Only) and the After Dark CB3 Tour ($12 at the door, subject to availability). General Admission tickets range from $34 to $60.

VIP Admission tickets include all General Admission attractions, plus entry to The Speakeasy at Al Capone’s Cell, two complimentary drinks, and Express Entry to the festival. VIP Admission tickets are available online only and range from $54 to $79.

Discounted rates are available for groups of 20 or more. Group admission includes Express Entry to the event, and groups never pay service fees. General Group Admission, VIP Group Admission, and Flex Group Tickets are available and range from $30 to $79.

Halloween Nights is located at Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19130. There is no parking available at the penitentiary.

Parking and Shuttle:
Halloween Nights parking is located at The Philadelphia Zoo’s parking garage at 3500 W. Girard Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19104. A shuttle takes visitors from the zoo to the penitentiary and back.

Visitors should plan to arrive at the parking garage 30 minutes before the time listed on their tickets. Parking and Shuttle is $15 online, or $20 at the door.


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Nicole Frankhouser

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