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The Scream Zone Opens with Zombie Paintball Safari

Released: September 26, 2013

Opens Friday, September 27, 2013


(DEL MAR, Calif. – September 26, 2013) – The Scream Zone, San Diego County’s largest haunted experience, opens Friday, September 27 at the Del Mar Scaregrounds. This year there are FOUR haunted events making The Scream Zone one of the largest haunted events in Southern California, as it has been for the past 16 years!

NEW THIS YEAR: The Zombie Paintball Safari. Climb aboard the carriage of no return. Your blood will run cold as you are transported into the world of the undead.

Picture a post-apocalyptic scene amidst the dark bowels of the Del Mar Race Track. Disastrous, decaying destruction and deterioration permeate the night as you head into the shadowy, murky creepy old stables that are located on the “wrong” side of the track. Think Armageddon…but all is not dead…our specialized “armed” carriage of carnage will carry 20 eager humans to hunt and exterminate the “children of the night” who have an insatiable hunger for hominids.
The “paintball” weapons are filled with gooey, gloppy, glow-in-the-dark gunk that has been formulated to stop live (or dead?) zombies on contact.

Will you survive an attack of Creepy Carnivorous Dilapidated Diversions? The Zombie Paintball Safari is $25 ($20 with the purchase of a Triple Haunt).

ON OPENING NIGHT SEPTEMBER 27: the Triple Haunt combo is ONLY $15! That’s three times the thrills for half price available opening night only. Our three haunts, The House of Horror, The Chamber and The Haunted Hayride will chill you to the bone. (Not recommended for children under 10 years old.) Last year, 523 poor souls became “victims” of The House of Horror, running out of the haunt before making it to the bitter end. Accommodations are available and with heaps of headstones obtainable…will YOU become another cryptic casualty this year? It’s to die for!

The Scream Zone Dates and Hours:
Friday & Saturday: Sep. 27 & 28
Friday, Saturday & Sunday: Oct. 4 – 6
Thursday through Sunday: Oct. 10 – 13 and Oct. 17 - 20
Open Every Night: Oct. 23 – Nov. 2

Hours are 7 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, and 7 to 11 p.m. other days.

2013 Admission Prices: *Opening Night September 27: 1/2 OFF TRIPLE HAUNT!
Sundays through Thursdays:
Triple (Combo) Haunt: House of Horror, Haunted Hayride & The Chamber - $28
Double Haunt: The Chamber plus House of Horror or Haunted Hayride - $19
Single Haunt: House of Horror or Haunted Hayride - $15

Fridays and Saturdays:
Triple (Combo) Haunt: House of Horror, Haunted Hayride & The Chamber - $30
Double Haunt: The Chamber plus House of Horror or Haunted Hayride - $21
Single Haunt: House of Horror or Haunted Hayride - $17
Double Fast Track -- “Front-of-the-Line” Privileges:
Any day: House of Horror & Haunted Hayride - $20

Single Fast Track -- “Front-of-the-Line” Privileges:
Any day: House of Horror or Haunted Hayride - $10

Zombie Paintball Safari and the Fast Track options are an additional cost to the attraction admission prices. (No refunds or exchanges.) Fast Track is not available for Zombie Paintball Safari or The Chamber.

Are you in the military or coming with a group? Please see the Group Sales page at www.thescreamzone.com/groupsales for information on discounts.

Parents: There is no cost to enter The Scream Zone complex. Parents who aren't touring one of the attractions can “relax” in the complex while waiting for their kids, that is unless some other worldly creature isn’t lurking in the shadows. An assortment of food and beverage is available for purchase.

Parking: Enter the Fairgrounds through the main gate at 2260 Jimmy Durante Boulevard and follow the signs.
For more information, visit www.thescreamzone.com

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 multiple events each year including 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, which is operated by the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club for the 22nd DAA and the State of California. For more information, visit: www.delmarfairgrounds.com.

For more information, please contact:
Linda Zweig
(858) 792-4262
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