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Zombie Attacks Underway at Ripley’s!!

Ripley’s Attractions in St. Augustine Florida will be hosting a wide variety of activities for the Halloween season. Here is just a sample of the haunting experiences that await:

Zombieville – This is an interactive paintball experience of horrific proprotions!  Load up and take aim at the undead, enjoy tales told in the hut of the ancient Zombie, King Motumbo and take a ride on the Zombie Express.  Tickets are on sale at Ripley’s or at the door.  Zombieville can be found at 254 San Marco Ave,at the old Sugar Mill.  Doors open at 7:30 every Friday and Saturday night through October. Prices are $10 at the door, or $15 for the Zombie Express leaving from Ripley’s.  You can also purchase Zombieville tickets for only $5 with the purchase of a Ghost Train Adventure ticket.

Trick or Treat Ghost Train – Wednesday 10/31 only

-6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

-$7 per adult….costumed children free, others $4 ages 6-11

-reservations suggested (call 904.824.1606 or www.ghosttrainadventure.com)

-Families board at Ripley’s…we drive guests through town, telling ghost stories and playing spooky songs…stopping at Sugar Mill for trick or treating with Zombies…and head back.  We will also have a bounce house and balloon animals!

Ghost Train Adventure – Wednesday 10/31 and year-round

-7:15 pm, 8:00 pm, 8:30 pm, 9:15 pm, and 9:45 pm ONLY!

-$26 adults/$13 children ages 6-11

-reservations required (call 904.824.1606 or www.ghosttrainadventure.com)

-Interactive paranormal investigation begins at Ripley’s and takes guests to three locations: the grounds of the Castillo De San Marcos, the Huguenot Cemetery, and the Ripley’s Castle Warden

-All guests receive free use of K-2 EMF meters, digital or phone cameras suggested

Midnight at the Museum – Wednesday 10/31 only

-12 midnight until 4:00 am

-$75 per person – limit 30 people!

-Reservations required (call 904.824.1606 or www.ghosttrainadventure.com)

-Exclusive investigation of historic Ripley’s Castle Warden (visited 3 times by TAPS)

-All guests receive free use of our EMF meters and free use of our Digital Voice Recorders.  Guests may bring their own investigative tools

-All guests will have exclusive viewing of the never-before-seen pilot episode of “Anomaly”, TV’s FIRST 3-D paranormal investigation series, taped at Ripley’s Castle Warden

-All guests will also view exclusive TAPS and CW-17 Local Haunts produced ghost hunting tips videos…visit each room for history, haunting, and stories…will be allowed free roam time…designated EVP sessions held in each key room…EVP’s downloaded on flashdrives

 

 

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