Plan Your Visit

Make the most of your “Dark” experience and plan ahead. From hotel packages to parking rates, here are a few tips to keep you from pulling your hair out or at least before our monsters do!

HOTEL DISCOUNTS

Make the most of your dark experience. Book a Scare-cation if you dare. Be prepared to hear things go bump in the night and never look under your bed before you turn out the lights. Check back for details and to book your stay.

PARKING

Parking for this event is $20 and Off-Site only at 2925 International Dr S, Kissimmee, FL 34746. Hop on a complimentary shuttle for a quick 5 minute ride to Dark Horizon back lot. Shuttles run from 6:00pm – 1:00am. Beware, there may be a monster in your seat (or underneath it)…
Onsite Event Parking is NOT available. Check back for details and directions.

RIDE SHARE PICK UP AND DROP OFF ONLY

We are located in the Back Lot of Holiday Inn Resort Orland Suites – Waterpark 14500 Continental Gateway, Orlando, Florida This is a pick up and drop off location only. Onsite Parking is NOT available for this event.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO

This event is not recommended for children under 13 years of age. Tickets are non-refundable rain or shine. In the event of extreme weather conditions causing closure, your ticket will be valid for a change of date. We are an Arms Free event. Please leave your weapons and fire arms at home or safely in your vehicle. Confiscated items at entry will not be returned. Masks are never allowed. Costumes are allowed on Halloween Night and Dia de los Muertos only. Parking for this event is completely off-site. All parties other than ride share will be shuttled to and from the event location free of charge from one of the designated parking lots

PROHIBITED ITEMS

  • Knives
  • Coolers
  • Fire Arms
  • Drugs & Paraphernalia
  • Weapons
  • Gang Related Clothing & Items
  • Chain Wallets
  • Masks & Props
  • Pens and Markers
  • Costumes (except 10/31 & 11/1)
  • Flashlights & Laser Pointers
  • Vape Pens
  • Chewing Gum
  • Selfie Sticks
  • Outside Food & Beverage
  • Strollers
  • No Bags larger than 12" x 12"

Frequently asked questions

Dark Horizon is a seasonal Halloween attraction open to the public on select nights as a thrill-seeker’s entertainment destination with a night club atmosphere featuring 4 immersive bars, 3 haunted houses, 2 live stages, themed food and hundreds of monsters lurking around every turn.
The terror begins October 10th and runs for 16 haunted evenings through November 2nd. Ticket prices start at just $20 online, with additional Fast Fright, VIP, and haunting hotel packages available.
We are located in the Back Lot of Holiday Inn Suites Orlando Resort -Water Park
Dark Horizon opens its gates at 7:00pm and goes dark at midnight. Last call for alcohol is 30 minutes prior to close. Haunted house queue lines may close early due to capacity. We recommend arriving early.
Dark Horizon is open October 10-12, 17-20, 24-27, 31 and November 1-2
No. There are no age restrictions to enter the event, however, We DO NOT recommend children under the age of 12 attend. Dark Horizon can be extremely frightening and may contain inappropriate content for children. The V.I.P. RIP Lounge is restricted for guests 21+ with a valid government issued I.D. (There are no refunds for any reason, so purchase at your own risk.)
No, there are no ins and outs. Your Dark Horizon experience ends when you walk outside of our gates…assuming you’re able to escape our terrifying monsters.
Yes, Dark Horizon will be open on Halloween from 7PM- Midnight This is one of only two nights when guests are invited to don a costume for our Annual Costume Ball! $500 in cash prizes will be awarded. No masks or props allowed.
No. Costumes, masks, costume makeup and props are strictly prohibited. Halloween (10/31) and Dia de los Muertos (11/1) are the only exceptions. We welcome costumes without masks nor props on Halloween night (10/31) and on Dia de los Muertos (11/1) for our annual Costume Ball & Contest.
Yes. Please visit guest services inside the event for more information.
Yes. Service animals are permitted.
No. We are a firearm free event. Please leave your weapons at home.
Smoking is permitted in designated areas. Since we cannot verify what liquid substance is inside your Vape pen, they are not permitted in the event. Please leave your vape pens at home.
Yes! Provided you have your valid government issued ID with you. There are several bars, even a secret bar to wet your whistle.
No. Prices are dynamic and may be higher or lower depending on the date you attend. We encourage all guests to attend during the first two weeks and/or on Thursdays and Sundays to avoid the crowds.
Tickets start at $20 for the Happy Haunting Hour and $29 for General Admission (online only). We recommend that guests buy their tickets online to save time and save money. Tickets are less expensive when bought online at least 24 hours in advance. Tickets are also available at the box office starting one hour prior to doors opening. To avoid being turned away, we suggest you purchase your tickets early. ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL - NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES.
Happy Haunting Hour tickets start at only $20 and are in extremely limited supply. They are only available for purchase online. Guests must enter the event prior to 8pm or pay the full General Admission ticket price. Happy Haunting Hour Tickets are our cheapest tickets and they pack the most punch. We recommend arriving at 6:30pm to see the opening ceremony nightly! Limited availability - NOT available for purchase at the box office.
Make your night of terror even more frightfully fun with a Fast Fright Pass upgrade on your General Admission ticket. This will allow you to enjoy many more screams throughout the night in our three terrifying haunted houses. Fast Fright does sellout for each night, so purchase your upgrade today!
In order to obtain a Storm Cellar RIP Lounge Key, you must purchase one with your admission ticket. This is an upgraded experience available in limited supply nightly and typically sells out. Guests MUST be 21 years of age to enter this lounge. There are no refunds or exchanges, so purchasing a ticket without being able to show a valid state-issued ID will forfeit your ticket and access. The key grants you access into the exclusive air-conditioned bar along with two complimentary cocktails.
The Storm Cellar RIP Lounge has a full bar plus Moonshine tastings. Your key grants you access into the lounge plus two complimentary cocktails. No food is allowed in the Storm Cellar.
There is a Fast Fright lane for every haunted house and Fast Fright passes are good for all three haunted houses for the duration of the night, however we cannot guarantee you will get into every haunted house, this depends on how much you dilly dally. Fast Fright passes also grant you expedited entry into the event.
Roll through Dark Horizon VIP-style with the exclusive Evil Express Pass upgrade. Evil Express Pass holders will enjoy significantly shorter lines than even our Fast Fright guests at the main event entrance as well as at each maze. Availability is extremely limited and will be capped each night. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience Dark Horizon like a VIP.
There is an Evil Express lane for every haunted house and Evil Express passes are good for all three haunted houses for the duration of the night, however we cannot guarantee you will get into every haunted house, this depends on how much you dilly dally. Evil Express passes also grant you expedited entry into the event.
Rent a private cabana, patio or even the entire event. Visit the group section of the website for deals or email VIP@DarkHorizonOrlando.com
Yes! Groups of 15 or more will receive a 15% discount on tickets when purchased in a single transaction. Email VIP@DarkHorizonOrlando.com
Tickets can be exchanged for a different date based on availability at the Box Office only for a $15 fee (plus any applicable price difference). ALL TICKET SALES ARE FINAL and there are NO REFUNDS.
No. Sorry, but I am sure those tickets will make a great gift for someone.
No. While we are grateful for all of our partners, you will have to take it up with them. We have nothing to do with that purchase.
Terror Up is an intense, daring, and incredibly limited experience offered at random and not guarantee’d for your visit. If the lwa (spirits) allow, you’ll have a split second to participate and accept your fate. Once donning a red necklace, you will be sent through a death defying journey that will unveil the psychotic and sinister secrets living behind the gates of DARK HORIZON.
Participation for the Terror Up experience is completely free of charge and selected at random on a first come, first serve basis. With limited availability, participation is not guaranteed.