Field of Screams FAQs

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Are you open if it rains?

The Den of Darkness and the Frightmare Asylum never close due to rain. The Haunted Hayride and Nocturnal Wasteland will remain open during rain but will close if it begins to lightning or the weather becomes severe.

How long does it take to go through?

Plan on being at FOS for the evening. Aside from the four Haunted Attractions, there is always something fun happening in our Entertainment Area. It takes about 20 - 25 minutes per attraction.

Do you accept Groups?

YES! We have special groups rates on our Scream Pass and even have priority parking for buses. Please email for more information regarding your group attending Field of Screams.

Where is Field Of Screams?

We are located immediately off of the Mountville Exit of Route 30 in Lancaster County, PA. Check out our directions page for more information.

Where can I get a brochure?

All Turkey Hill Minit Markets carry our brochures. Also all Central PA McDonald's, Wendy's, and Rutter's display our brochures. You can find the FOS brochure in numerous pizza shops, bowling alleys, and many other stores as well.

How can I become an actor/actress?

If you are 16 years or older fill out the Join our Cast and Crew Form under the "Join our Cast and Crew" page.

Can I bring my kids?

Sure, you will have to be the judge of whether your child will be too scared or not. Some 8 year olds have a great time while some 38 year olds cry for their mommy. Our policy is that we don't recommend the attractions for children under 10 years old. We offer an alternative non scary daytime event for children. Corn Cob Acres offers over 40 kid friendly games and activities. Visit for more information on this fun event.

Should I come if I'm pregnant?

You may come, but we do not recommend that you participate in any of the four Haunted Attractions simply as a safety precaution.

What is the best time to arrive?

Ticket sales begin at 6pm on most nights and as early as 4pm on select evenings. See our Dates and Times Calendar for specific opening times on the night you want to attend. Arrive as close as possible to the ticket booth opening times to beat the crowds. Another way to avoid large crowds is to attend FOS in September, November, or on a Sunday evening.

Can I pay with a credit card?

The ticket booth at Field of Screams is cash only, but we do have two ATMs on location

If you'd like to purchase your tickets with a credit card, purchase your tickets online.

What if I can't print my tickets?

You can bring the bar code on your phone or bring your order number and the last 4 digits of the credit card used to purchase your tickets and we can get your tickets at the ticket booth.

Is the Entertainment Area free?

Yes, it is free with the purchase of a ticket to any one of our four Haunted Attractions.

Am I allowed to bring my dog or other pet?

Service dogs are permitted but only with proper documentation. Otherwise there are no dogs or other pets allowed on the property.

What should I wear?

The fall season can result in cool nights so even though it is nice during the day, it may get chilly at night. Dress in layers. Also, you are coming to a farm so please don't wear your best clothes and shoes. The Field of Screams property does consist of mostly stone and paver pathways.

Can we dress in costume?

Feel free to come wearing a costume if you would like. However most people do not. Masks are NOT permitted.

Are you open on Halloween night?

Of Course! This is a great night to attend Field of Screams. And believe it or not, there are normally not large crowds on this night. Check out our dates and times page for complete information on this evening.

Is there food at Field of Screams?

Yes there is! We have many different concession trailers that sell hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, French fries, funnel cakes, soft pretzels, hot and cold drinks, snacks, desserts and so on.

Are there restrooms available?

There are ample portable toilets on site.

Are you affiliated with any other haunted attractions?

No. Field of Screams is only located in Mountville, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We have no association with any other haunts although some may use the name Field of Screams.

Do you consult for other haunts?

Yes. Field of Screams works as consultants of several other haunted attractions.