Back for its 28th season, Six Flag’s Magic Mountain Fright Fest aims to bring a whole bunch of fresh terror to the Valencia theme park with 24 terror via new shows, scare zones, and photo experiences. plus 14 total mazes and a fan-favorite event hallmark… coasters in the dark.

2021 Fright Fest Highlights

  • The Deadzone, located in the newest area of the park, The Underground, unleashes a  new renegade group of cyberpunk zombies that feed on unsuspected visitors
  • Terror Rising – Dark Developments, where everyone’s worst nightmares rise up from  the depths of hell and prey on the innocent who dare to enter this haunted cemetery.  Beware of the dark developments that could haunt you for all eternity
  • Grave Games is a dangerous and daring show featuring acts of crossbows and fire  juggling
  • Dark Minds is a mentalist show exploring the deep, disturbing thoughts lurking within  the darkest depths of the mind

Favorite Mazes

Highlights include:

  • Willoughby’s Resurrected where the haunts of Ghostober take on dark visions of  spirits, haunted artifacts, and supernatural investigations gone wrong. Brought to Fright  Fest by Discovery+, the streaming home of Halloween;
  • Condemned – Forever Damned is full of horrific haunts of a dilapidated home where the  walls are alive and the spirits of those who once lived there unleash their fury on anyone  who dares enter;
  • Vault 666 Unlocked returns as the fan-favorite maze, Vault 666, only this time demonic  relics are locked in a dark and sinister antique shop, casting spells and haunting those  who try and steal them;
  • Sewer of Souls takes guests into an underground world of lost souls and terrifying  tunnels where evil oozes;
  • Aftermath 2: Chaos Rising is the region’s largest outdoor maze, covering more than  40,000 square feet where the spirits of the dead and the near-dead inhabit a post apocalyptic city with larger-than-life props, fire, fog, and other special effects; and
  • Red’s Revenge, over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house they go, but in this “scarytale” the roles are reversed as guests and the wolf are hunted by Red  and her demonic minions.

Scare Zones

Highlights include:

  • Beware of the dark corners in City Under Siege, where the clowns are loose and running  rampant through the streets;
  • Witches Lair returns to this year’s horror-filled offering of haunts as the City of  METROPOLIS™ is transformed into a haven for wicked spells and black magic; • Guests who enter the park through Demon’s Door should be prepared for their mind and  body to be completely taken over by the evil spirits that await;
  • Steam-spewing mechanical beasts relentlessly hunt down their victims in TERRORtory  Twisted;
  • Nightmares – A Twisted Fantasy, where childhood favorite bedtime stories take on a  perverse twist; and
  • Freak out on Exile Hill when unimaginable sinister souls appear without warning.


Spooktacular shows include:

  • Grave Games located in the Golden Bear Plaza
  • Dark  Minds in the Gearworks Theater
  • Sliders of the Night show in DC UNIVERSE™
  • VooDoo Nights, where ghoul rock goes pop with today’s hits in the Full Throttle Plaza

More to Explore

  • Twisted Colossus, Viper, X2, Scream, Goliath,  Apocalypse, and more go lights go out adding a new level of fear to the park’s iconic coasters
  • Trick-or-Treat Trail and Halloween crafts round out the frightfully fun family activities during the day

See it for Yourself

Six Flag’s Magic Mountain Fright Fest comes back for 24 select nights from September 11 through October 31, 2021.

  • 10:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.: September 11, 18, 24, 25, October 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
  • 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.: September 12, 19, 26 October 3, 10, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31

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