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Darkside Haunted House

 
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  (150 reviews)
Scare Factor
Scary
Appropriate For
Not recommended for children under 12. THE HAUNTED VILLAGE IS APPROPRIATE FOR ALL AGES BEFORE 5:00 PM
Organization Type
Commercial / For Profit
Listing Categories
Haunted Houses, Not-So-Scary Haunted Houses (Kid Friendly)
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Wheelchair Accessible, Snacks & Refreshments, Outdoor Event(s), Indoor Event(s), Touching Not Allowed, Free Parking
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Be Prepared to Be Scared!

The Darkside Haunted House is Long Island's most well known Haunted Attraction. We have been scaring and entertaining Long Island since 1998. The Darkside Haunted House is over 14,000 Scare ft and has over 30 of the most detailed scenes of Fright! The Darkside Haunted House is Two Attractions in one with an Outdoor Attraction "The Village" and an Indoor Attraction "The House".

Darkside Haunted House's unique setting of being located in a deserted field sets us apart from other haunts by creating an atmosphere of trepidation. You know once you leave the safety of your car you know you are in for an experience like you never had before. The Darkside Haunted House has been featured in music videos, TV pilots, News stories, we even have been the backdrop for the New Jersey Nets home opener on Halloween. We have won multiple awards for our Haunt and even have been labeled to realistic and too scary by Newsday. Come experience our amazing professional scare actors, our team of professional make up artists, our realistic costumes, bone chilling special effects, movie quality sets and the heart pounding scares that make the Darkside Haunted House the place to visit this and every October!!! Email Haunt Owner
DAYTIME MATINEE
THE DARKSIDE HAUNTED HOUSE IS NOT RECOMMENDED FOR CHILDREN UNDER 10 YEARS OLD, DAY OR NIGHT!

The Haunted Village is appropriate for all ages before 5:00 pm.

Daytime Matinees: October 7-9, 14-15 and 21-22 from 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lights On No Actors! Not So Scary, Family-Friendly Show For The Weak of Heart And Little Ones.
the Darkside Haunted House will be closed between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm on Saturday and Sundays.

Daytime Matinees Pricing:
Darkside & Haunted Village $10
Haunted Village $7
 
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TAKE THE L.I.E. TO EXIT 68 WILLIAM FLOYD PARKWAY HEAD NORTH TO THE END OF WILLIAM FLOYD PARKWAY THAT IS Rt. 25A - DO NOT GET OFF AT Rt. 25 MAKE A RIGHT ON Rt. 25A HEADING EAST STAY ON Rt. 25A AND BEAR RIGHT AT THE FORK THE DARKSIDE HAUNTED HOUSE IS 1 MILE PAST THE EASTWIND CATERING HALL ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF Rt. 25A GPS users put in 5184 Rt. 25a Calverton N.Y.

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  • Email Verified Darkside

    I attend it every year and it never disappoints. The crew always goes above and beyond to make the show a hit.

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  • Email Verified Scariest Haunt I've been to!

    Best haunted house on Long Island hands down! Each room is extremely well thought out. You can tell a lot of effort is put in by the owner to make every square foot as scary as possible. The actors are amazing as well, you never know where they are going to come out of!

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    Length of Event: 21-30 minutes
    Time Visited: After 9PM
    Would Recommend: Yes
    Suitable For Kids: Yes
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  • amazing

    so scary and entertaining

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  • Email Verified Amazing

    The cast of actors inside the haunt were absolutely amazing. Very interactive with the groups going through. I had gone twice this season with my friends and family. One Monday and one Saturday. One of the times I was there shortly after they opened, and the second time, we were one of the last groups through. Yet both times the performance was 10/10. They didn’t lack just because I?t was the end of the night, and it wasn’t exactly the same as the first time we went through. The actors change their lines based on the groups that go through and I love that about them. The sets and makeup were incredible, the location of the haunt is creepy in itself, the cast and crew outside the haunt are so friendly and make waiting not so bad. There is clearly a lot of thought and hard work put into this show and it shows 100%. From the scary guys with the chainsaws, the clowns, the dolls, and the victims, they put on a great show and me and my whole group got scared over and over again. Highly reccomend and I will definitely be returning next season!!!

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  • Terrifying the moment you leave your house

    Darkside is located in such a quiet, middle of no where area, that even the drive there is horrifying. You expect the people from the Hills have eyes to find you during the drive. Once you arrive, the atmosphere is incredible. The music playing to set the Halloween mood, as you start to move online you can hear the gate keeper (later I found out he's Mr.Z) ripping people apart in a sarcastic matter. That's all I'll tell you, this haunted house scared the crap outta me. Worth every penny, absolutely the best on Long Island, in all of New York hands down.

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  • Email Verified THE BEST

    Amazing set and energy, but most importantly AMAZING actors!!!!!! They actually created a dialogue with the customer and hot in their face instead of just making sounds and sitting in place!!

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  • Darkside

    The best haunt

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  • 5 Stars!

    Terrifying, top-notch acting, entertaining, engaging, and 10x what every other haunt on the Island offers. Bigger and better every year. Original scares, 110% attention to detail. Intriguing characters, creative and enthusiastic dialogue, the only haunt that really interacts with patrons.

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  • SUPER SCARY

    I went during the day and it was so creepy in a good way. My favorite haunted house so far

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  • Awesome Time!!!!

    Went with my friends last night and we had a blast! The actors were scary, so many parts that were fun but I don't want to give it away! Such an enjoyable experience!

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    4 out of 4 found this review helpful

  • Email Verified Scary good time

    What a great haunted house. We had so much fun. We hadn't been there in two years and couldn't believe how much has changed. We love haunted houses and try to go to as many as we can each year but we always come back to Darkside. It is truly one of the most immersive haunted houses we have ever been to from the sets, to the sounds, lighting and especially the actors who you can tell really love their jobs. There is something that sets this haunted house apart from the others and is definitely a must see. Thank you Darkside for a great time!

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    4 out of 4 found this review helpful

  • Fantastic

    I have seen them all and I thought I couldn't be impressed anymore. I felt this place was way to far to try out and I haven't heard much about them but being that we have hit all of the rest we decided to venture out this far. It clearly was fantastic I can't wait till next year. It was endless with nonstop action but more important detail oriented Great job mike you outdid yourself

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    5 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • doooo it!

    Get there early to avoid the wait. I arrived around 5:50 was first in line and waited about 20 minutes for them to open. The characters on the line were fun to interact with before entering. Both the outside and inside portions were great ,pretty scary, and were creative and detailed. They add a personal touch with the actors yelling your name. Highly recommend anyone to go. I will be returning next year.

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    5 out of 5 found this review helpful

  • Halloween is back at the darkside

    darkside haunted house has upgraded its Attraction with more sets , more walkway More sqaure footage. Then previous years. A lot of detail was put into sets and it shows And they are not going to stop now.. They take haunting seriously and they are Going to kill it for years to come How many haunts open and close over the years But this haunt keeps on scaring ppl since 1998 And will for years to come ...

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    5 out of 6 found this review helpful

  • Great sets but that was about it

    Went with my family. Waited forever. Doesn't take very long to get through and based on the price. Not really worth it.

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    Posted October 2015

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    1 out of 9 found this review helpful

  • best haunted house I've been to in years

    Honestly from bbeginning to end scary and amazing

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    2 out of 4 found this review helpful

  • Scare of a LifeTime

    Sooo Scary! Def Worth It.. The House and The Villge Everything Looked Soo Real

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  • A great Haunted House! Very well done

    I went to Darkside about 15 years ago and had a great time them. It has come a long way and has expanded into a very elaborate walk. My wife and I went 10/27/15 much to her dismay. Well...she didnt make it very far. She wound up bailing out one of the exits and left me to finish the walk myself. I dont scare very easily and there were a few moment where they genuinely got me. I would say that is a great success!! This will now become a yearly ritual for me!!

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  • Best Haunted House .. Hand Down!! Thanks Mr. Z

    Beyond My Expectations!! Thank You Mr. Z VeryVeryVery Realistic!! The Village and The House.. Clowns... Chainsaws.. Axes... ButcherKnives Mike Meyers.... Talking Corpses Worth Every Cent..

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  • Pretty good

    I had fun with family got scared by the clown room cause it fed off my childhood fear the actors made my experience good with some jokes and their acting

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    Posted October 2015

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    3 out of 3 found this review helpful

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