Thursday, September 15, 2011

Morey's Piers reveals more info on Halloween event

This morning, Morey's Piers issued more details on its first ever Halloween event - Morey's FEARS -Terror on the Boardwalk - which take place at Mariner's Landing on Friday and Saturday nights, from October 14th - 29th.

Here's the full press release, which includes background on the creation of the event, as well as info on two exclusive attractions, seasonal food and drink options, and more...


Coming Attractions at Morey’s FEARS - Terror on the Boardwalk
Morey’s FEARS takes over Mariner’s Landing this October

For six nights in October, Morey’s Mariner’s Landing will transform into a nightmare – called Morey’s FEARS – that will include dark incarnations of the Sea Serpent, Super Scooters, Tea Cups, Pirates of the Wildwoods, Rollie’s Coaster, Musik Express and Moby Dick.

Also, look for an especially traumatizing Ghost Ship experience at the heart of the event.

“This event has been ten grueling years in the making. We’ve been talking about it, having meetings and making plans; we just needed a centerpiece to justify something of this magnitude,” said Jack Morey, Executive Vice President.

The Morey Brothers and their team have spent those ten years researching successful Halloween events. They have made trips to the most intense haunts and horrors all over the country, as well as around the globe, to make Morey’s FEARS the most immersive, intense event possible.

“The event is being produced in house by a 20-member team of associates from all departments,” said Dino Fazio, Director of Pier Operations. “All of our full time associates will play a role in the build up and nightly productions of Morey’s FEARS.”

Morey’s FEARS will feature 2 all-new horrifying, Halloween-only attractions built exclusively for the event. CornStalkers, a creepy cornfield that ominously sprouted on the beach, will twist, turn and terrify those who dare to enter. Decaying clowns no big top would take creep around every corridor of CarnEvil. Both mazes will only appear during Morey’s FEARS.

“Our architect has done some incredible work designing and rendering two new mazes, and we’re preparing a heightened Ghost Ship experience by doubling the actors throughout,” said Jack Morey.

Executive Chef Wally Jurusz will cook up some seasonal favorites for the event, as well as food items new to Morey’s Piers. Pumpkin funnel cake will be available at various eateries on the pier, as well as Wally’s famous chowder in bread bowls.

Other themed and seasonal treats include ice cream in chocolate or pumpkin cake bowls, pumpkin shaped pretzels and more. For drinks, hot cider will warm your chilled bones and Jumbo’s Restaurant will serve seasonal craft beer to guests over 21.

Morey’s FEARS will be a gated event with admission required for entry. General admission for the event will be $25. Season Pass Members can present their valid Season Passes at the gate for $10 off the admission price. Attendance to the event will be limited each night to provide guests with a more intimate experience as well as to maintain a high level of show quality.

For weary travelers looking for respite from zombies and ghouls, Morey Resorts is offering hotel packages, including a one or two night stay in one of the Morey hotels, tickets to Morey’s FEARS and a pizza dinner at Jumbo’s. Hotels offering packages include the Port Royal, The Starlux and the Blue Palms. For more information about hotel packages, please call 1-800-2-HAV-FUN.

Be warned: Morey’s FEARS is NOT for the faint of heart (or children under 8). Guests are not permitted to wear masks, costumes and/or makeup to the event.

For more information about Morey’s Fears - Terror on the Boardwalk, please visit or call 609-522-3900.

About Morey’s Piers

Morey’s Piers, located on the boardwalk in the Wildwoods, New Jersey is a classic seaside amusement park, family owned and operated since 1969. Voted the third best seaside amusement park in the world by Amusement Today, Morey’s Piers has over 100 rides and attractions spanning over eighteen acres along six beach blocks and includes three amusement piers and two beachfront waterparks. Convenient to the major population centers of the Northeast, yet a world apart, Morey’s Piers along with Morey Resorts combines the pure joy of an amusement park, the sights and sounds of a classic boardwalk, outstanding accommodations, together with the rhythm of beach life. Visit them at Surfside Pier, featuring the Ocean Oasis Waterpark and Beach Club at 25th Avenue, Mariner’s Landing Pier, featuring Raging Waters Waterpark at Schellenger Avenue, and Adventure Pier at Spencer Avenue. For more information, visit or phone (609) 522-3900. 

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