Monday, July 8, 2024

Castle Dracula Weekend promises thrills and chills in Wildwood ~ August 9 & 10


WILDWOOD - Get ready for a spine-tingling experience unlike any other as the Wildwood Historical Society and proudly present the inaugural Castle Dracula Weekend at Fox Park.

Scheduled for Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10 from 4 pm to 10 pm (both evenings), this event commemorates Wildwood's iconic haunted attraction with a host of thrilling activities and entertainment for locals and tourists alike.

Castle Dracula, once Wildwood's largest and most beloved haunted attraction, will be honored throughout the weekend with a variety of engaging events:

* Vendor Booths: Explore a range of vendors offering unique items and spooky souvenirs 

* Artists Corner: Witness talented artists capturing the essence of Castle Dracula through their artwork

* Q&A Sessions with Former Employees: Hear firsthand accounts and behind-the-scenes stories from those who worked in this legendary haunt

* Exhibit of Surviving Artifacts: View artifacts and memorabilia that survived the castle's eerie past

* Autographed Soundtrack" Purchase a piece of history with an autographed soundtrack available for collectors

* Costume Contest: Dress to impress in your most haunting attire for a chance to win prizes

* Photo/Video Exchange & Contest: Share your memories by bringing original photos and videos of Castle Dracula. Entries will be scanned into the archive and entered into a contest for the most and best submissions

* Special DarkInThePark Documentary Screening: Immerse yourself in the history of Castle Dracula with a screening of this special documentary

"We are thrilled to host the first Castle Dracula Weekend, celebrating the legacy of Wildwood's most iconic haunted attraction," said Taylor Henry, President of the Wildwood Historical Society. "Whether you're reliving cherished memories or discovering the allure of Castle Dracula for the first time, this event promises something unforgettable for everyone."

Don't miss the chance to step back into the chilling atmosphere of Castle Dracula with a special photo-op at the reconstructed Castle Fireplace, designed by Castle Social Media Admin & Webmaster Michael Yannette.

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About the Wildwood Historical Society

Wildwood Historical Society is dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich history and cultural heritage of Wildwood, NJ through community events, educational programs and historical exhibits.

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