This year the new theme, which I mentioned back in the Summer, is UNEARTHED. The story being that they were digging and found this old underground demonic witch's house. The horned witch lady is named Scarlett. She's really pissed about something. Probably having her house dug up.
The new haunted house, Unearthed-Scarlett's Revenge, would appear to be in the Europe in the Air show building, formerly Corkscrew Hill, which is in Ireland. Otherwise not much goes on in Ireland aside from slutty nurses and drinking at the pub. We hit the park around 1 PM and took in the pre-Howl sights and at 6 PM the scares officially began (well not really scares, but people walked around being obnoxious, if that counts) although it would not get dark for a bit after that.
Kitty said the vibe was weird, somewhat off, and I agreed.
It needed something.
This is not to say I didn't enjoy it, but it did feel like it was missing something.
Patrons enter the park via England, which is the TERROR-Tory known as Ripper Row.
|The decorations that make England into Ripper Row|
|This "shop" is a mere facade.|
|This, on the other hand, is scary.|
Beware, ye entering Ports of Skull, it tells us. I suppose I should be happy it doesn't say "Ye be entering" but if you are going to go all Talk Like An
|"Boogity Boogity Boo, I'm a dead pirate!"|
|Nothing says "Halloween" like a pirate statue.|
|My lack of mobile phone camera skills betrays me.|
Lots of churros.
|This is the spot where that screaming chick was when it was Darkside of the Gardens.|
|Bridge Troll,now converted to a Pirate Bridge Troll by the judicious application of an eye patch.|
Next up a brief stop at Vampire Point (Germany) and then on to Demon Street (France) and Event Food!