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The Attractions

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3D Haunted House. Take a mind-altering trip through a murky neon jungle where nothing is quite as it seems. Menacing camouflaged creatures emerge from their hiding places as the world you thought you knew shrinks away.

Machine Shop

Haunted House. Hidden away from the world is a long-forgotten machine shop. Evil pervades this space – an evil with one mind but with many bodies. Will you survive or will you become just another cog in the machine?

The Speakeasy at Al Capone's Cell

VIP Admission ONLY. Prohibition-Themed Cocktail Lounge. Unbundle your nerves at this cozy little hideaway. Grab a drink and get serenaded by our undead lounge singers. One complimentary drink included.

The Bloodline Lounge

Vampire-Themed Cocktail Lounge. Come on in... these vampires won't bite... but they will sing, dance, and showcase their many talents, all while you enjoy a delectable cocktail or mocktail and their delightful company.

The Crypt

Haunted House. Wade through the mist and into the lair of an ancient vampire clan. The creatures that live within require a sacrifice. Watch your step or the queen and her bloodthirsty minions might mark you as their next offering.

Pumpkin Plaza (ft. The Boogie Monsters)

Halloween-Themed Bar & Dance Performance. The party starts here! Enjoy electric live dance performances by The Boogie Monsters and show off some moves of your own. Pumpkin Plaza is also the perfect selfie spot, featuring hay bales, skeletons and pumpkins.

Hospital Flashlight Tour

20-Minute Guide-Led Flashlight Walking Tour. $12. At the door only. Free for members; number of free admissions level-dependent. Learn more about Eastern State's medical history. Visit the Operating Room & other fascinating spaces.

The Fair Chance Beer Garden

Beer Garden & Museum Programming. Soak in the night air. Enjoy a Triple Bottom beer and Down North Pizza. Learn about Eastern State’s history and the impact of prisons today. One complimentary drink or treat included for VIP Admission ticket holders.

The Big Graph & Prisons Today

Museum Exhibits. Learn about criminal justice today with award-winning exhibits on mass incarceration, The Big Graph and Prisons Today.

"The Voices of Eastern State" Highlights Audio Tour

Self-Guided Audio Tour. A 20-minute version of our audio tour recorded especially for Halloween Nights with narration from actor Steve Buscemi, featuring the voices of people who were incarcerated or worked at Eastern State.

Kaleidoscope Hall

Immersive Walkthrough. Journey into a realm of shifting shapes and dazzling light. Watch this rainbow world unfold before your eyes as vivid hues illuminate picturesque crumbling walls and vaulted ceilings.

S'mores and Lore

Campfire Ghost Stories. After a long day nothing beats gathering around the fire. Roast some s'mores and listen close. Flickering projections light up the night with terrifying tales, and our cadre of camp counselors share some ghost stories of their own.

Bizarre Bar

Carnival-Themed Bar. Fresh off their final performance, join the carnival crew for a round of drinks and some lively merriment. Acrobats, magicians, and balloon artists… you never know what you’ll find in the shadow of the carnival tent.

Big Top Terror

Haunted House. Step out of the center ring and head backstage through the carnival grounds where menacing performers will do anything it takes to carve out their moment in the spotlight. You’d better hope fortune is on your side tonight…


Haunted House. As sleep paralysis sets in, there’s no escaping the terrors that lurk in the shadows. Mr. Sandman conjures up a menagerie of frightening personalities all dead set on trapping you in your worst nightmares… forever.

Halloween Tribute Store

Visit the Halloween Tribute Store to celebrate the best season of all by taking home a special souvenir. This Halloween Nights exclusive store features event exclusive merchandise and other seasonal goodies.

Eastern State Penitentiary Store

Visit the Eastern State Penitentiary store to shop a selection of Eastern State Penitentiary inspired merchandise including t-shirts, mugs, plushes, and more!

Tricks & Treats Store

Visit the Tricks & Treats Store to grab some glow gear and enjoy delectable Halloween-themed desserts by The Monkey and The Elephant and Dimi.