The increasing popularity of Halloween theme park events has spawned a new generation of exclusive reservation-only haunted mazes that promise a more intense and intimate experience for those willing to pay a premium.
The new Trapped maze at Knott’s Halloween Haunt is the latest entry in an emerging trend toward up-charge attractions that cater to individuals and small parties prepared to bleed green for exclusive VIP treatment.
For $60, the Trapped maze at Knott’s Berry Farm in Buena Park takes up to six people through a labyrinth of locked rooms with increasingly dire situations. Without giving too much away, Trapped takes visitors from a rank-smelling bathroom to a confining cage filled with rats to a morgue where the dead come to life. Participants must solve puzzles or make unpalatable choices to escape each room and ultimately the maze itself.
I love haunted houses.
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