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The Wild Center to Hold Haunted Drive-In

The Wild Center to Hold Haunted Drive-In
Immersive experience brings scares from the safety of your car

For Immediate Release: October 22, 2020

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center has reimagined Halloween with a new, haunted drive-in. The first of its kind from The Wild Center, this immersive experience brings scares to you in the safety of your parked vehicle. On Oct. 24, 30 and 31, guests will watch fan-favorite horror movies on the big screen while surrounded by real life scares. Parking begins at 6:00 p.m. and movies will play at 7:00 p.m.

Family Friendly Night for the Haunted Drive-in will take place on Saturday, Oct. 24 with the showing of Casper. For this event, carloads are $20 for non-members and $15 for members. During Halloween weekend, admission is $25 per carload for non-members and $20 per carload for members. All spots must be reserved in advance online at

Dates and movies are as follows:

  • Saturday, Oct. 24: Family Friendly Night: Casper (1995) - Rated PG
  • Friday, Oct. 30: Friday the 13th (1980) - Rated R
  • Saturday, Oct. 31: The Blair Witch Project (1999) - Rated R

Composting toilets will be available for attendee use and are located at both ends of The Wild Center's parking lot. Per New York State regulations, masks and physical distancing are required for all guests when outside of their vehicle. In addition to their theatrical masks, all staff will be wearing protective face coverings.

For more information on the Haunted Drive-in and to reserve tickets, visit: