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The Scream Zone is THE Talk of the Town

Released: October 21, 2015


Shouts and Shrieks and Yelps and Tweets. Everyone is TALKING ABOUT THE SCREAM ZONE -- NOW THROUGH NOVEMBER 1

San Diego County’s largest haunted experience, The Scream Zone, is now OPEN EVERY NIGHT at the Del Mar “Scaregrounds.” Social Media folks are screaming and squawking here and beyond: “The Hayride is amazing… Super fun and super scary, the actors actually interact with you….Karnevil is insanely psychedelic… The whole thing was super disorienting and scary… Finding your way out of a clown infested maze is terrifying…The best Haunted House experience this year… The actors are crazy and show no mercy scaring you…The Haunted House the Scream Zone was the best experience… …There’s so much to do it feels like a Halloween Carnival!”

Now, more than halfway through the “season of scare,” 564 victims have succumbed to insane-insanity and hysteria only to be lost in the massive vastness of no return, FOREVER! Will you be next?

This ALL-NEW frenetic phantasm will flagellate and fixate as you drown in frenzied hysteria. THE HOUSE OF HORROR, KARNEVIL and THE HAUNTED HAYRIDE will gyrate you into a quandary as you are enveloped, encased and embalmed deep into the quicksand of your worst NIGHTMARE! BRAND NEW THIS YEAR - PAINTBALL APOCALYPSE: A NIGHTMARE ON CLOWN STREET. For more information and for ticket pricing go to

Assemble a horrific horde of your “Best Beasties” and herd them to Scream Zone. With 20 tickets or more you can enjoy special pricing and the Fast Track to the front of the line! Looking to have old fashioned MONSTER MASH featuring festering festivities? Let our creepy caterers and peculiar party planners design your very own manic menu featuring high spirits and devilishly delicious nibbles and chews in the new RIP Lounge.

Attention parents: You are welcome to enter The Scream Zone compound to wait for children. Our parent lounge is free and there are lots of things for you to do and see, including great food vendors and adult beverages. So come on down and enjoy The Scream Zone alone, or as a family.! (*Not recommended for children under 10 years old.)

The Scream Zone Dates and Hours:
OPEN EVERY NIGHT NOW through November 1.

Sunday - Thursday – 7 to 11 p.m.
Friday and Saturday – 7 p.m. to MIDNIGHT

2015 Admission Prices:
Triple (Combo) Haunt: House of Horror, Haunted Hayride & KarnEvil - $32
Double Haunt: KarnEvil plus House of Horror or Haunted Hayride - $23
Single Haunt: House of Horror or Hayride - $18.00
Paintball Apocalypse: $25.00
Paintball Apocalypse with purchase of Triple Haunt: $20.00
Additional Paintball Pellets: $5.00

About the Del Mar Fairgrounds
The 22nd District Agricultural Association is a State of California agency that owns and operates the Del Mar Fairgrounds, Surfside Race Place, Horsepark Equestrian Center and the Del Mar Golf Center. The 22nd DAA produces three events each year: The San Diego County Fair, the Del Mar National Horse Show and The Scream Zone. The Fairgrounds hosts more than 350 events annually, the largest of which is the live horse racing meet each summer and fall, which is operated by the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for the 22nd DAA and the State of California. For more information on the Del Mar Fairgrounds, visit

For more information, please contact:
Linda Zweig
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