Dark Forest

Selected date

Friday October 22

Selected time

9:00 PM  –  9:30 PM



Click on "Other Dates" and/or "Other Times" above to select your ticket date and check-in time. If the date is grayed out, tickets for that date and time are sold out. 



Enter the Dark Forest experience during the 30-minute timeframe you selected during the check-out process.

The Gardens will open early, at 5 p.m. each day for guests with pre-purchased Dark Forest tickets to enjoy the golden hour and a fall sunset in the Gardens. Seasonal food and beverage options will be available for purchase at the Missouri Barn, including s’mores kits to enjoy around fire pits before or after your haunted walk.



You are not required to buy a parking ticket. It is required for non-members only. Also, don't forget to use your members-only discount code during checkout. The discount is only valid for as many as your membership allows and is not valid for non-members.



  • Limited tickets are available. Advance purchase is required; no tickets sold at the door.
  • Tickets are non-refundable
  • Guests must purchase 1 parking ticket per car in addition to admission ticket(s).
  • Dark Forest is a PG-13 experience.
  • Tickets are the same price for all ages.
  • Outdoor trails are uneven and may not be suitable for all guests.
  • Strollers and carts will not be allowed on the path.
  • Tickets are exchangeable for a different date or time based on availability. Exchanges are not guaranteed. Exchanges must be requested 2 days prior to the event date. Requests will be processed on a first come first served basis from 9am-4pm Monday through Wednesday if tickets are available.
  • If the event is cancelled due to inclement weather a rain-date option will be provided when possible.