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Q: What is Cincinnati Fear Fest?

A: Cincinnati Fear Fest is Ohio’s premier haunted house event, featuring a massive Halloween village filled with haunted attractions, scare zones, shops, food, bars, and live entertainment. Learn what USA’s Greatest Haunts calls one of the best Halloween events in the nation.

Q: What are the Secret Bars?

A: Cincinnati Fear Fest has 2 Secret Bars hidden throughout the park. Each secret bar is equipped with 2 unique specialty alcoholic drinks, which are available for purchase once inside (ages 21+).

In order to access all three secret bars, you will need to purchase a V.I.P. Bar Creep Pass, which is $12 per person. Each person in your group must be at least 21 years old to access.

Cannot be purchased separately, must be purchased with a haunted house ticket.

Q: What is included in the Bar Creep Pass?

A: The Bar Creep Pass grants you access to both secret bars at Cincinnati Fear Fest. Once inside each secret bar, you will have the ability to purchase unique alcoholic beverages for an additional price.

This pass also allows you to skip past the lines at the other regular bars.

Purchasing the Bar Creep Pass costs only $10 per person, and is the only way to see both secret bars. Each person in your group must be at least 21 years old to access.

Cannot be purchased separately, must be purchased with a General, Fast Pass, Unlimited, or Unlimited Fast ticket.

Q: Where is parking?

A: Parking is free and on-site.

Q: When are lines the shortest?

A: Lines are shortest on Monday through Thursday, Sundays, right at the opening time of 7pm, or 60 minutes before closing time. Additionally, you can skip the general admission lines by purchasing Fast Pass Admission or Unlimited Fast Admission.

Q: Is there an age minimum for the haunted attractions?

A: The attractions are not recommended for children under the age of 12. Children under 12 should arrive with an adult.

Q: Am I allowed to wear a costume?

A: Yes. Costumes are permitted, except for oversized costumes and handheld items such as plastic (or real) weapons.

Q: What is Fast Pass Admission?

A: Fast Pass Admission includes access to everything at Cincinnati Fear Fest and allows you to use the Fast Pass Admission line to get into the haunted houses faster. Purchase Fast Pass tickets here.

Q: What is Unlimited Admission?

A: Unlimited Admission includes access to all three haunted attractions at Cincinnati Fear Fest an unlimited number of times in a single night. Quantities are limited and will sell out, so purchase these tickets early here.

Q: What is Unlimited Fast Admission?

A: Unlimited Fast Admission includes access to all three haunted attractions at Cincinnati Fear Fest an unlimited number of times in a single night, and via the Fast Pass lane. Quantities are limited and will sell out, so purchase these tickets early here.

Q: Where can I get tickets?

A: Purchase tickets here, or purchase them at the box office with any major credit card or cash.

Q: What is the refund policy?

A: There are no refunds or exchanges allowed for this event.

Q: What is Glow Stick Fright Nights?

A: You and your friends get only one glow stick to survive both haunted houses at Cincinnati Fear Fest. The lights have been shut off. This special event is only open on our November dates.

Will prices change?

Yes. Prices increase as the date of event gets closer. Lock in your price by purchasing today. Prices are subject to change and may not be fully updated on the homepage. See our ticketing site Fear Ticket for the most up-to-date price.

Q: Are there discounts for large groups?

A: Yes. Cincinnati Fear Fest offers 20% off for groups of size 20-49 and 30% off for groups of size 50 or more. These group discounts must be purchased at least 48 hours in advance. Please contact info@cincinnatifearfest.com to get started.

DISCLAIMER

Cincinnati Fear Fest reserves the right to refuse admission to anyone. You will experience intense audio, lighting, extreme low visibility, strobe lights, fog, special effects, and overall physically demanding environments. You should NOT enter this haunted house if you suffer from asthma, heart conditions, physical ailments, respiratory or any type of medical problem, claustrophobia, any mental illness, are prone to seizure, or are pregnant.

Do not enter the attractions if you are intoxicated, wearing any form of cast, medical brace, using crutches, or have any type of physical limitations. Do not enter the attractions if you are taking any type of medication or using drugs of any type. You will not be admitted if any of these conditions are notified to our staff.

Cincinnati Fear Fest is not responsible for lost or stolen items. Do not take your phone out of your pocket. Leave all valuables at home.

Visitors to Cincinnati Fear Fest understand that there is an inherent risk in entering the haunted attractions and haunted events. In consideration and acceptance of admission to Cincinnati Fear Fest visitors agree to release the operator, its parent company, affiliates, officers, directors, employees and land owner from any liability for harm, injury, death or expense that may arise directly or indirectly from visiting Cincinnati Fear Fest.