Three weekends of mystery and mayhem kick off this weekend as spooky creatures of every variety haunt the Shire. Join the good Shirefolk of Mount Hope for a grand All Hallows Eve celebration, complete with tricks and treats for children of all ages. Dress in your favorite costume for fun and prizes!
Scratchy's Pumpkin Patch Pumpkin Decorating* - Visit Scratchy’s Pumpkin Patch and pick out your own pumpkin to paint! Nippers will also receive a complimentary sweet treat from Scratchy. *Has an additional cost. Partial proceeds benefit Heart Hugs. Visit Facebook.com/CHDHeartHugs to learn more. See website for more information.
Trick-or-Treating in the Shire - Young visitors are invited to perform tricks to collect treats! Pick up your Shire Trick-or-Treat bag at the Informistress Booth. A map will be provided indicating which locations should not be missed to fill your bag with sweets and surprises.
Children's Halloween Costume Contest - Whether you are a pyrate, princess or creature of the night, come show off all your finery for King Henry and His Court!
Adult Costume Contest - Come flaunt your favorite costume in the Halloween Costume Contest! Participants are encouraged to wear their most creative home-fashioned costumes for fantastic prizes!
Terrible Touchy Boxes - Do you dare reach inside to discover the scary contents collected by the Shire gravedigger?
Halloween Treasure Hunt - A spooky treasure has been buried upon the Shire and the King needs YOUR help retrieving it. Visit the Informistress Booth inside the Castle Gates for your treasure map. After finding all the clues, proceed to the Chess Board to speak the secret password and open the treasure chest.
25% Case Discount - Always an anticipated seasonal favorite! Mix or match varieties and enjoy the Mount Hope Wine 25% Case Discount off 12-bottle cases.
Ticket Information Single-day tickets are available at the gate for $30.95, but can be purchased in advance online for $25.95. Children's single-day tickets (age 5-11) are available at the gate and online for $11.95.