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$10 Thursdays for Zombie Boot Camp at The 2016 Scream Zone

Released: October 13, 2016

News photo DEL MAR, Ca. (October 13, 2016) Zombie Boot Camp is now open at The Del Mar “Scaregrounds” and proves to be a dirty, scary fun addition to The 2016 Scream Zone. Even better, it will be a screaming $10 deal on the two remaining Thursdays of its run through October 31! This is the only event of its kind in the greater San Diego area.

Developed as a basic training course for Zombie survivalists, groups of participants must crawl, climb and run through multiple obstacles together and face-off challenges in a simulated zombie outbreak. Depending on how fast participants can run, it could take 15 minutes or more. All participants must be 18 or older with a valid ID, and a liability waiver must be signed. Athletic attire and footwear are encouraged.

This year’s Scream Zone also introduces a wicked VIP experience with two visits through all three Haunts in one night; a fast pass to the House of Horror and the Haunted Hayride; and a two-drink coupon for adult or non-alcoholic beverages. Zombie Boot Camp is not included in the $75 VIP package.

The Scream Zone Haunts include: THE HOUSE OF HORROR featuring room after room of frightening and surprising visual and visceral experiences. Imagine being trapped and moved by a bevy of clowns or shaken, rattled and upended so that you don’t know where or who you are within the black hole of darkness! KARNEVIL is everything carnival and freak show, including the weird and surreal trailer park of clowns and a death spiral that leaves visitors disoriented and terrified. THE HAUNTED HAYRIDE piles visitors into a wagon with an unknown destination. Ride through the cold black night terrified and filled with hallucinations, zombies and other creatures of the night.

Parents are welcome to enter The Scream Zone compound and wait for their daring kids. (The Scream Zone is not recommended for children under 10 years old.) The parent lounge is free and there are lots of things for adults to enjoy -- including food concessionaires, vendors and adult beverages.

Remaining 2016 Scream Zone Dates and Hours:


Thursday through Sunday: October 13 - 16
Open Every Night: October 19 - October 31

Hours: Sunday – Thursday 7 to 11 p.m.
Friday & Saturday 7 p.m. to midnight
Gates open at 6:45 p.m.

Tickets are available through www.thescreamzone.com.


2016 ADMISSION PRICES:
Triple Haunt: $33 - House of Horror, Haunted Hayride & KarnEvil
Double Haunt: $24 - KarnEvil plus House of Horror or Haunted Hayride
Single Haunt: $19 - House of Horror or Haunted Hayride
Zombie Boot Camp: $20 or $15 with Triple Haunt; for 18 and over, some restrictions apply.

FAST TRACK: Avoid long lines by upgrading to the Fast Track (available only at box office)
• Double Fast Track $20
• Single Fast Track $10
VIP PACKAGE - $75 (NEW in 2016!)
• Visit all three Haunts twice in the same night
• Receive Fast Track for House of Horror and Hayride
• Enjoy a two-drink coupon for adult or non-alcoholic beverages
• VIP does NOT include Zombie Boot Camp

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 www.delmarfairgrounds.com.


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For more information, please contact:
Shawn Feisst
(858)-755-1161 ext 2573
sfeisst@sdfair.com
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