“Scared by the Sound” at Playland

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino invites one and all to experience the frightening cast of zombies and ghouls eagerly awaiting your arrival, as “Scared by the Sound” Haunted House returns to Playland Park in Rye beginning Friday, Oct. 14. “‘Scared by the Sound’ has provided great Halloween entertainment for 17 years,” said Astorino. “It’s a great way to experience the fun of the spookiest season with family and friends, so don’t miss it.”

Visitors are invited into the 12,000-square-foot haunt and cemetery, which features a Crypt Walk, Haunted Wine Cellar, Creepy Morgue and Tunnels of Doom. Experience the dual vortex tunnels, the Claustrophobia Squeeze and much more. All-new scenes and enhanced favorites are sure to horrify both first-timers as well as annual visitors.

“Scared by the Sound” is open 10 nights from Oct. 14 through Oct. 31. [Hours are Fridays, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Monday, Oct. 31, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.]

Light refreshments and beverages will be available for sale each evening.

Admission is $20. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Go to scaredbythesound.com to buy tickets online and to download a $1 off coupon. Tickets can also be purchased at the park; all major credit cards are accepted (and ATM onsite). Call (914) 906-0818 for corporate and group sales.

The event is not recommended for children under 10, whether they are alone or with an adult. People with medical conditions or those adversely affected by strobe lighting or fog are advised not to attend. The event is handicapped-accessible.

“Scared by the Sound” is held rain or shine. Parking for the attraction is free. Please note that the park’s amusement rides will not be open. Enter the attraction area near the Fountain Plaza entrance.  “Scared by the Sound” is presented by After Dark Attractions, LLC.

Playland, a Westchester County Park, can be reached via the New England Thruway (I-95), Playland Parkway exit 19.

Go to scaredbythesound.com or RyePlayland.org.

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