FAQ

General FAQs

  • We want everyone to stay safe and healthy! Screams Halloween Theme Park will be following applicable local and CDC guidelines for the 2022 Season. We also remain dedicated to maintaining the highest cleanliness and sanitization standards throughout the Park.
  • An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. By visiting Screams Halloween Park, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19 and agree to follow all posted instructions and guidelines.
  • No costumes, decorative or Halloween type masks, or face paint may be worn inside Screams Halloween Theme Park.
  • No pets or animals are allowed inside Screams Halloween Theme Park.
  • No outside food or drink is allowed into Screams Halloween Theme Park.
  • No Flash Photography or Videography is allowed inside the haunted houses.
  • No glass bottles are allowed into Screams Halloween Theme Park
  • No laser pointers are allowed inside Screams Halloween Theme Park
  • See Below for Screams complete Weapons Policy

Please wear comfortable shoes as you will be walking outside on various paved and unpaved surfaces.

What is Screams Halloween Theme Park?

Screams totally immersive Halloween experience includes 5 haunted houses and a whole lot more! Each haunted house has a different theme –Screams 2022 will be unveiling an all-new theme for one of its 5 Haunted Houses along with some fantastic new additions for its 26th season, so stay tuned for more details! Plus you don’t want to miss the Rottingwood Cemetery, Stage Entertainment, Scary-Oke and games of skill for an entire night of Halloween fun! When you are ready to take a break enjoy the food court, pubs (yes, we serve alcohol for those 21+), and shops. All 5 haunted houses, Rottingwood Cemetery, Stage Entertainment and Scary-Oke are included in your admission price and you may go through the houses as many times as you like (as the crowds will allow). To cut the wait times in half, there are a limited number of Fast Passes available each night. Screams is designed for ages 16+ and is not recommended for young children.

When is Screams Halloween Theme Park open?

Screams Halloween Theme Park is open each Friday & Saturday, September 30 – October 29, 2022 from 7:30pm – 1:00am.

In the event of severe weather, Screams Halloween Theme Park will take appropriate action to protect our customers and employees.  Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for up to the minute information and updates each day of the season.

Screams suggests that you arrive early to ensure that you have time to enjoy all of our haunted houses and other attractions

Should rain occur during an event night, rain slicks are available for purchase at the Screams souvenir shop.

Where is Screams Halloween Theme Park?

2511 FM 66
Waxahachie, TX 75167

Screams Halloween Theme Park is located just 30 minutes from the downtowns of Dallas and Fort Worth at the Scarborough Faire® site in Waxahachie just off I-35E. Map and Driving Directions can be found here.

Where can I buy tickets?

Tickets for Screams 2022 are date specific and are ONLY available on-line – Click Here to buy tickets now.

How much do tickets cost?

General Admission Tickets start at $42 (for all ages) and there will be an all-new VIP Ticket/Fast Pass ticket option. There are no refunds or exchanges for tickets.

To cut the wait times in half, there are a limited number of Fast Passes available each night of the 2022 season as well with prices starting at $30. There are no refunds or exchanges for fast passes.

Admission price includes admission into all (5) haunted houses, Scary-Oke, Rottingwood Cemetery, &  Stage Entertainment.

Food, Drink, Games, and other attractions are additional.

(Please note: although Screams Halloween Theme Park stays open until 1:00am, ticket sales at the Screams ticket office stop at 12:00 midnight.)

Does Screams Halloween Theme Park Accept Credit Cards?

Screams Halloween Theme Park concessions (food, drink, games) only accept cash. We have 4 ATM’s in the park. Credit cards may be used to purchase tickets, fast passes, and souvenirs.  The Full Moon Cafe & Bar also accepts Credit Cards.

Does Screams Halloween Theme Park offer discount tickets for Military Personnel?

Active military personnel and up to four members of their family receive $3.00 off admission upon showing valid military identification at the Screams Halloween Theme Park ticket office.

Does Screams Halloween Theme Park offer group tickets?

A discount is available for groups of 15 or more when all tickets are purchased at the same time. Group discount ticket must be purchased in advance through our online ticket system. (Group tickets will not be available at the gate). If your group qualifies for Tax Exempt group tickets, please contact our Sales Department at Sales@screamspark.com.

Is Screams Halloween Theme Park appropriate for children?

No. Screams is designed for ages 16+.

Is Screams Halloween Theme Park handicapped accessible?

Screams Halloween Theme Park is generally handicapped accessible.

What is the best time to arrive?

The earlier, the better; our gates open at 7:30pm and you’ll want to get here early enough to experience as much as you can.  (Please note: although Screams Halloween Theme Park stays open until 1:00am, ticket sales at the Screams ticket office stop at 12:00 midnight.)

How much is parking?

Parking is free.

What is the Weapons Policy?

Screams Halloween Theme Park does NOT allow the open or concealed carry of licensed handguns or the unlicensed carry of any firearms in the Park:

  • Pursuant to Section 30.07, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with an openly carried handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Governmental Code (handgun licensing law), and may not enter this property with a handgun that is carried openly.
  • Pursuant to Section 30.06, Penal Code (trespass by license holder with a concealed handgun), a person licensed under Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Governmental Code (handgun licensing law), may not enter this property with a concealed handgun.
  • Pursuant to Section 30.05, Penal Code (criminal trespass), a person may not enter this property with a firearm.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival NO permite el porte abierto u oculto de pistolas con licencia o el porte sin licencia de armas de fuego en el Parque:

  • De conformidad con la Sección 30.07, Código Penal (allanamiento por un portador de licencia con una pistola abiertamente), una persona con licencia bajo el Subcapítulo H, Capítulo 411, Código Gubernamental (ley de licencia de armas de fuego), y no puede ingresar a esta propiedad con una pistola que se porta abiertamente.
  • De conformindad con la Sección 30.06, Código Penal (trsasar portando armas de fuego), personas con licencia bajo del Subcapítulo H, Capítulo 411, Código Gubernamental (ley de porta armas).  No deben entrar a esta propiedad portando un amra de fuego.
  • De conformidad con la Sección 30.05 del Código Penal (allanamiento de morada), una persona no puede ingresar a esta propiedad con un arma de fuego.

Screams Video/Photography Disclaimer

Photography and/or videography of Screams Halloween Theme Park attendees will be taking place at the Event. By entering the Event site you are granting permission to Screams and its authorized agents to utilize any photographs or videos taken of you for promotional and/or commercial purposes or other transmission or reproduction in whole or in part of the Event and release the Event from any and all liability for damages associated with such usage.

How do I request donations of admission tickets for my organization?

Screams Halloween Theme Park receives numerous donation requests and supports a wide variety of charitable causes throughout the state of Texas. Unfortunately, we are not able to provide donations to organizations outside the state of Texas. Donations are limited to admission tickets to the Park with a limited number of tickets available for each haunt season.

2022 DONATIONS WILL BE FOCUSED ON HEALTH-RELATED ORGANIZATIONS.

Requests for a donation must be submitted on the organization’s official letterhead stationery. Requests must be sent by email to  donations@screamspark.com. Here are the guidelines for Screams donation requests:

The requesting Organization must:

  1. Be a valid 501(c))3 organization.
  2. Provide a request letter on official organization letterhead.
  3. Include organization and contact person’s address, telephone, and email address.
  4. Submit its request a minimum of 1 month prior to fund raising event.
  5. Specify the date of the fund raising event.
  6. Include an explanation of the fund raising event.
  7. Include an authorized signature on the request. (A principal must sign school requests.)
  8. Include fliers or other collateral material with requests when available.
  9. Submit the request by email to “Donations@screamspark.com”. Telephone or mail requests
    will not be accepted.