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Nightfall at Old Tucson

Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - Wednesday, November 1, 2017 @ 12:00 am MST

Get Ready for the 27th Annual Nightfall at Old Tucson

This year’s Nightfall at Old Tucson, 201 S. Kinney Road, is all new, with new haunts, new shows and new characters—as well as some old favorites—in the only real haunted town! Fans of the popular scarefest can also find entertainment and attractions for the faint-of-heart of all ages.

Nightfall is a one-of-a-kind Halloween blowout, attracting thousands of people to the park throughout the month of October. Events and activities abound for people of all ages and fright levels. Guests who are queasy about scary things can purchase “Scare Me Not” wands to ward off evil intruders.

Nightfall launches September 29, 2017! Hours are:
Fri & Sat, Sept. 29 & 30, 6 p.m. to Midnight
Fri & Sat, Oct. 6 & 7, 6 p.m. to Midnight
Sunday, Oct. 8, 6 – 10 p.m.
Thursdays and Sundays, Oct. 12 thru Oct. 29, 6 – 10 p.m. Fridays & Saturdays, Oct. 13 thru Oct. 28, 6 p.m. to Midnight Halloween Night 6 – 10 p.m.

Admission to Nightfall is $28 for adults (age 12 and over) and $21 for children (ages 9-11), plus tax, with FREE admission for children 8 years and under. Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets online at Discounts for opening weekend and for Thursdays and Sundays can be found at all Tucson area Wendy’s, Subway and Goodwill stores, or at Basha’s and Food City when purchasing select Pepsi products. Discounted tickets can also be purchased at Costco and on (you need not be a member to purchase online).

Find Nightfall information online at and live news on Facebook, Twitter, Instragram and Snapchat.

 This is the 27th annual Nightfall event
 Over 300 people are hired to work the Nightfall event each year
 There are 45 actors who provide the show and attraction entertainment
 The scripting, musical scores, costumes, sets and all props are created by the Old Tucson staff,
which takes more than 6,000 hours to plan and stage each year

2017 Nightfall at Old Tucson Haunts, Attractions and Activities Live Shows

Opening Ceremony
Join us in Terror Square as we kick off the evening with the gargoyles, haunt characters and a sinister new Master of Ceremonies. There is not a minute to lose!

The Toll of Madness
Pondering the mysteries of life, death, and time travel could be quite a shock to the system! Dance through time along with your favorite classic horror monsters as they present The Toll of Madness!!!

Say “Hello” to some new friends and old, and say “Adios!” to your human existence. Thank you for your willing participation in…the zombie apocalypse!

Eddie’s Diner
A rundown, roadside travel-stop becomes the scene of sheer terror when three escaped, death-row convicts drop in and take over. How far will they go to get what they want and who will be spared in the carnage?
Haunted Attractions

Iron Door Mine
Venture on a perilous journey and descend if you dare, into a subterranean network of tunnels rumored to be haunted by the souls of cursed miners. Doomed to work this mine for eternity, they will stop at nothing to find their ultimate mother lode…mortality.

The 7 Deadly Sins
Sloth, Envy, Greed, Lust, Gluttony, Pride, Wrath

Rattlesnake Gulch
Doom Town is there at the end of this trail. But heed you this warning, do so without fail. Stay true to the path and do not delay. For those who do not, shall not see the day. Best experienced after dark.

The Dead Horse Saloon at Doom Town
Legend holds that by the light of the moon dark figures take shape in the town they call Doom. From their graves they return to a place they knew well, a place which for them is ‘tween heaven and hell. Can you hear those strange voices there under the moon? The spirits have gathered at the Dead Horse Saloon.

The Pumpkin King
Kids, stop by and visit with The Pumpkin King at Toltec Mine and ask him anything you want to know about pumpkins (you’ll be surprised to learn what his favorite pie is), Halloween and life in Pumpkinland.

Halloween Night Costume Contest
Become one with Nightfall on Halloween Night. Cap off the season by joining our merry band of costumed characters. Adult and kids’ categories with cash and other valuable prizes awarded!

Other Haunted Attractions & Creepy Activities*
*Additional fee

Monster Safari Train
Go on safari and discover some of the most monstrous creatures of the dessert night. Be sure to keep arms and legs inside this spooky night train (Best experienced after dark).

Zombie Shoot
Zombies are popping up in a dark corner of Nightfall. Join the fight to defeat them at the Zombie shooting gallery.

Strange Family Circus
Seeing is believing. Behold the wonder and mystery of early 20th century sideshows updated for a cynical, multicultural world. Glass chewing, sword swallowing and more.

(Appearing Fridays thru Sundays only.)
Thrill Quest Attractions
Virtual reality motion experiences that put YOU in the action.

Haunted Hay Ride
Hop on the hay wagon for a trip through the hinterlands of Nightfall.


Friday, September 29, 2017 @ 6:00 pm MST
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 @ 12:00 am MST
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Old Tucson
201 S Kinney Road
Tucson, AZ 85735 United States
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