Darkside Haunted House
5184 Route 25A Wading River, NY 631-369-7227
$23 night show; $10 daytime matinee house and village; $7 Daytime Matinee Village only (16 and younger must be accompanied by paying adult)Description:
INTENSITY Very scary at night, high startle, very detailed scenes with just the right amount of realism--not recommended for 12 and younger. Daytime matinee is milder, lights on with no live actors, but animatronics in place and scary scenes; not recommended for 10 and younger. The Village Daytime Matinee is a moderately scary walk-through, not recommended for 6 and younger.
WAIT TIME 20 minutes weeknights, 40 minutes weekends
This popular attraction in a deserted barn is constantly changing and updated every year. You still travel through the first attraction the Haunted Village to make your way into the second attraction, the Darkside Haunted House, but delude yourself into thinking you know what's around any twist or turn. While they're mum about what to expect, you'll still get your fill of blood, gore and scary characters.
7-11 p.m. Mon.-Thur., 7 p.m.-midnight Fri., 6 p.m.-midnight Sat., 6-10 p.m. Sun.; 1-5 p.m. matinee sessions on weekends and Oct. 12.Season:
Oct. 2-Nov. 1.