A full interacitve map showing locations of Fright Fest entertainment, haunted houses, and scare zones.

Past and present image galleries and videos related to Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Texas.
Six Flags Over Texas features Halloween-themed entertainment during Fright Fest. All shows free with admission.

DIAMOND/DIAMOND ELITE MEMBERS: Visit the "Helpful Tips & More" tab at the top of the page to learn more about your Fright Fest perks.
Welcome to Arania's Nightmare
Welcome to Arania's Nightmare, a Fright Fest classic, returns to the park for another season. Join Arania on her journey to find a new husband. Husbands one through thirteen have all met mysterious deaths. What will happen to husband number fourteen?
Dead Man's Party
Hell Block Panic: These not-so-dead beings take the stage at both Gotham City Stage and Silver Star Carousel Stage to put on a dance show that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
The Awakening
The Awakening is everyone's notice that things are about to become incredibly scary around the park. Join around the Front Gate area as monsters from every Scare Zone in the park are unleashed.
WBAT Fright Time Radio Remote & Final Challenge
Join the crew of 1313 WBAT as they play the most exciting Halloween hits. Make sure to stick around for the trivia and games as you may walk away with a great prize. The Final Challenge takes place one hour prior to park closing.
Six Flags Dead & Local
Six Flags Dead & Local is a concert series that takes place on select dates during Fright Fest. Catch your favorite local bands playing live inside the park!

During the day, when the park isn't so frightening, Six Flags Over Texas offers numerous Halloween-related activities targeted towards younger guests.
  • Looney Tunes Spooky Town - Kids can meet the Looney Tunes characters and engage in a trick or treat event.

  • Kid's Costume Party - A supermodel zombie walk show that is exclusively for guests 10 and under.

  • Six Flags Spooktacular Street Party - A kid-friendly dance party full of ghouls and zombies.

  • Scary-Oke - A Halloween twist on guest-driven karaoke.

Six Flags Over Texas gives you a chance to "up" the scare factor by offering a number of Haunted Houses during Fright Fest. Please note that Haunted Houses are an additional fee.

DIAMOND/DIAMOND ELITE MEMBERS: Visit the "Helpful Tips & More" tab at the top of the page to learn more about your Fright Fest perks.
One-Day House Pass
Unlimited access to all houses day of purchase.
All-Season House Pass
Unlimited access to all houses each visit.
Must be a pass holder to purchase.
VIP Express
Unlimited express entry to all houses day of purchase.
Upgrade to VIP Express
Upgrade your normal house pass to VIP express the day of your visit.
Single House Pass
Valid for entry into one haunted house.
Only valid for one trip into the house.
Hell Block 6 (NEW)
Gotham City
Opens at 5:00pm on Weekends
      Opens at 7:00pm on Weeknights
Visitors of Hell Block 6 are in for quite the treat. This house, NEW FOR 2018, features violent criminals, insane inmates, and everything in between. Can you escape? Can you even survive?
Gotham City
Opens at 6:15pm on Weekends
      Opens at 7:15pm on Weeknights
We hope you aren't afraid of the dark. Blackout puts its visitors in complete darkness throughout the whole duration of this haunted house. Beware of the other creatures lurking in the dark.
Cadaver Hall Morgue
Opens at 6:00pm on Weekends
      Opens at 6:00pm on Weeknights
Located inside Texas Arena, Cadaver Hall Morgue is full of creatures that may not be so dead. Try to avoid as much as you can, though the staff in the morgue isn't any safer than those who were supposed to have passed on.
Cirkus Berzerkus
Opens at 6:00pm on Weekends
      Opens at 7:00pm on Weeknights
Also located inside of Texas Arena lies the horrors of anyone who is scared of clowns. Cirkus Berzerkus is a maze of clown madness. Don't forget that you will have 3D glasses on the entire time!
Piggy's Blood Shed
Opens at 4:00pm on Weekends
      Opens at 6:30pm on Weeknights
Perhaps the most menacing haunted house of them all, Piggy's Blood Shed provides intense scares. Come into Piggy's restaurant for a home-cooked meal only to realize you are the prime attraction to be an addition to the menu.
Zombie Infestation
Opens at 5:00pm on Weekends
      Opens at 6:30pm on Weeknights
Located near Titan, be on the lookout for a war-like environment in which zombies prowl. You must attempt to escape in one piece as your human flesh will be the prime target of these creatures.
These are designated areas around the park in which monsters roam with one goal in mind: to scare you. During the day, these areas are safe to walk through for guests of all ages.

Scare Zones are "activated" each night at 7:15pm
The Witching Hour takes place 30 minutes prior to park closure
Anarchy Unleashed (NEW)
NEW FOR 2018, the prisoners of Hell Block 6 have escaped and are running wild through the streets of Gotham City. These escapees have been known to travel in packs and may "slide" right in when you least expect.
Squeal Long Pig (NEW)
NEW FOR 2018, beware as you walk the dark streets of Texas at night as you don't want to end up as someone's next meal. Don't take an involuntary trip to Piggy's Blood Shed.
The Witching Hour (NEW)
Mexico to USA
NEW FOR 2018, 30 minutes prior to park closure the streets of Mexico and USA are no joke. Be on the lookout for all park-wide monsters as they attempt to create chaos on visiting guests.
Freaktown Side Show
This side show was once the talk of the town. However, the most popular performers eventually left leaving nothing but the real freaks. Outsiders are not typically welcomed here.
Voodoo Swamp
Voodoo Swamp is quite the mysterious place. Take this path along the water and hope that you can see yourself to the other end. Many creatures lurk in this scare zone and they are well-hidden.
Important tips and information to help you get the most out of your visit to Fright Fest.

Dress Code

Guests 12 Years Old & Under

  • Can wear a full costume, mask, and face painting if accompanied by an adult family member.

  • If this guest is alone or with same-aged children, then no masks or face makeup is allowed.

  • Masks with "bloody" features are not allowed.

  • Guests this age may only partially paint their face (no more than half the face can be painted).

  • Can bring toy accessories including plastic swords, magic wands, crowns, and wearable ears. Toy guns, pitchforks, and objects with "bloody" features are not permitted. All toy accessories must pliable and non-sharp plastic.

Guests 13 Years & Older

  • These guests can wear costumes.

  • There are NO EXCEPTIONS to these rules: no masks, costumes cannot have inappropriate language or imagery, partial face paint is allowed as long as it does not disguise facial features (no more than half the face painted), no handheld accessories (guns, chains, swords, wands, etc.) of any kind are permitted.

  • All costumes must be appropriate and family-friendly.

Diamond/Diamond Elite Fright Fest Perks

The park is offering perks for these membership levels during their Fright Fest event:

  • Diamond Elite members receive a haunted house wristband EACH visit valid for unlimited general entry into all houses (pick up at ticket booths directly after security or Member Services).

  • Diamond members receive ONE entry into one haunted house during a single visit to Fright Fest (pick up at ticket booths directly after security or Member Services).

  • Diamond and Diamond Elite members can upgrade existing haunted house wristbands to VIP Express at a discount. (Information available at the park.)

  • VIP entry and seating will be available for both membership levels at the Welcome to Arania’s Nightmare show.

Thrills By Day, Fright By Night

During the day, Six Flags Over Texas offers an atmosphere that is suitable for guests of all age. There are many activities available, such as karaoke and trick-or-treating, that are geared towards children. However, once evening sets on the park, the atmosphere turns into a more frightening experience. Once night falls the park experience is recommended for guests older than 12 years. Visit the "Entertainment" tab above to see daytime entertainment geared towards younger guests.

Haunted Houses

The park offers a handful of haunted houses at an extra charge. Guests can purchase single-house tickets or a wristband for entry to all houses. Other upgraded packages are available that will cut your wait time in half. If you are planning on enjoying the haunted houses we recommend looking at one of these upgraded packages once you arrive to the park. Pricing for haunted houses can be found in the "Haunted Houses" tab above.

Fright Fest Entertainment

The park provides a great line-up of live entertainment to enjoy throughout the day. Shows such as Welcome to Arania's Nightmare are a huge hit and will play multiple times a day. We recommend arriving at theatres earlier than usual as Fright Fest shows are quite popular. More information regarding live shows can be found going to the "Entertainment" tab above.

Trying to Avoid Crowds

We do not have a 100% guaranteed solution for avoiding crowds. This is one of the busiest times of the year to visit a Six Flags park. However, there are a few methods we have tried in the past that have helped:

  • Go earlier in the season. Fright Fest starts in September. You will likely not run into the heavy crowds that are present the closer it gets to Halloween.

  • Go on an off-day. Have you thought about going to Fright Fest during the week on a Thursday? This has sometimes been a great way to avoid the weekend crowd.

  • Do not go on coupon dates. If there is a deal for bringing friends free or discounted tickets we highly recommend that you do not go to the park if you are bothered by large crowds.

  • Try going on a Sunday. This isn't always the case, but sometimes Sunday is a less crowded day than Saturday. We still think the closer it gets to Halloween the busier Sundays will inevitably get.

Nightly Ride Closures

Since the park turns into a more mature-themed nature at night, there are a handful of ride closures. Happening at 6:00pm each evening, attractions such as Bugs Bunny Boomtown, other children rides, and water rides close for the day. Did you know? We have a page listing all rides and attractions. Each dedicated ride page has the ability to show special information, such as scheduled ride closures, so be sure to check them out for special Fright Fest-related information.

When does Fright Fest operate?

Fright Fest will take place on select dates from September 22 through October 31. Click on the "Essentials" tab above to see only the dates and times that the park is open for Fright Fest.

Unavoidable Scare Zones

As seasons progress, Six Flags Over Texas has added many more scare zones. During the day they remain untouched like most of the park. However, once night falls, all scare zones are filled with scary characters with the sole intent to frighten the guests around them. Please note that many park attractions cannot be accessed without traveling through various scare zones within the park.