New bag policy at Worlds of Fun during Halloween Haunt

Kansas City, Mo – Haunted weekends return to the World of Fun with a new safety policy in place.

The Halloween Haunt and Great Pumpkin Fest both kick off this weekend.

Worlds of Fun said anyone attending Halloween Haunt will be asked to follow the new bag policy, and leave all bags larger than 6.5″ x 4.5″ x 2″ either at home, or in the car. Small bags are allowed in deep must be sought.

The company said the new policy was implemented to improve safety and also make entry into the park more efficient during popular events.

Halloween Haunt

Sheer terror comes out as the sun sets at Worlds of Fun. Halloween Haunt runs select nights through Saturday, October 29. Haunt opens at 6 pm and ends when the park closes. Visitors are not allowed to wear costumes during the event.

Admission is included with the Season Pass or daily ticket. Worlds of Fun said the Haunt is not recommended for children under the age of 13. Re-entry will not be allowed after 6 pm on the Haunt afternoon.

Scary events turn Worlds of Fun into your worst nightmare with scary attractions and night rides.

The park features more than 400 monsters, six mazes, five outdoor scare zones and live entertainment, plus these extras:

  • Malice in Wonderland (Europe): Alice wakes up from her dream only to find herself in a new nightmare. The once happy world has descended into madness and Wonderland’s most horrific elements have infiltrated her world… and her mind.
  • Fear Ground (Tivoli Music Hall): Step right! The fair is in town! Explore this dilapidated fairground and see what these evil carnies and demented clowns have in store for you.
  • Fear Zone (Africa): From bone-chilling skeletons to creatures from your worst nightmares, this terrifying zone will raise the hairs on the back of your neck.

Great Pumpkin Fest

Family-friendly options open with the Great Pumpkin Fest at Worlds of Fun.

festival, featuring Snoopy and the Peanuts gang, kicks off Saturday and runs through October 30.

Guests will also be treated to fearless attractions, live shows, costume parties, and trick-or-treating.

The list of options includes:

  • Trick or Treat in Wonderland (Europe): The Peanuts gang picked some of their favorite tricks and treats to share! Kids can dress up in costumes and trick or treat inside Europa on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Snooptakula Costume Contest Count: Kids 12 and under are invited to show off their costumes at Planet Snoopy.
  • Linus’ Pumpkin Patch & Bale Maze: Weave your way through the path of hay bales and cornstalks. Kids 12 and under can choose their own mini pumpkin to take home.
  • Pigpen Crafts & Coloring: Show off your best with Halloween-themed crafts and coloring.

Great Pumpkin Fest included with admission to the park and runs from 11 am to 5 pm on Saturdays and Sundays through October 30.

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