October 22nd, 23rd, 27th - 31st, November 5th & 6th 2020
Drive through our interactive terrifyingly haunted barnyard of nightmares! See if you can escape from the Funhouse, journey through our Zombie Infested Graveyard, take caution entering the Insane Asylum, find your way out of the Haunted Woods, navigate the Ghostly Maze, and a few surprises that will scare your socks off.
The Haunted Barnyard concept is an exciting immersive drive-thru experience in Santa Clarita curated by a team of designers including a film and themed park set designer, set dressers, costume designers and makeup artists from Universal Studios Horror Nights, Knott's Scary Farm and Six Flags Fright Fest. Your unsuspecting passengers or (victims) will get the scare of a lifetime in The Gentle Barn’s transformed land of nightmares. Wind your way through a multitude of ghastly scenes while being guided by a ghostly audio with sound effects in the safety of your own vehicle!
Event details and location will be forwarded after registration and closer to the event.
Standard Ticket - $28/person (min. 2 , total based on number of people in car)
- 1 Hour Immersive Driving Experience
- Candy, popcorn, and drinks for sale
VIP Access Ticket - $60/person (min. 2 , total based on number of people in car)
- 1 Hour Immersive Driving Experience
- Dedicated host to welcome you and your party
- Fast Track Entry
- Mystery box of swag
- Snacks and non-alcoholic drink
- Future Gentle Drive-Thru ticket
Available dates: From October 22nd - November 6th 2020
Times are every 30 minutes starting at 7:30pm and will promptly end at 11:00pm to respect our neighbors, so please be on time!
Duration: About 1hr
Location: Santa Clarita, CA
Age: Recommended for ages 13+. Younger children may come at their parents' discretion and will be charged as passengers.
Dress code: Dressing for the occasion is highly encouraged. Ticket holders will be sent information after registering for the event. Make sure to look out for emails!
Audio requirements: At least one smartphone required per car with predownloaded audios. For optimal audio experience, we recommend connecting your smartphone to your car radio or bringing a separate Bluetooth speaker.
Snacks and soft drinks will be available to buy at the start of the event. VIP guests have their snacks and drinks included.
Enjoy the experience from the safety of your own vehicle. Vehicles will drive through an immersive environment and stop from time to time for different sets.
Drive through a variety of scary scenes
- Funhouse Escape
- Zombie Infested Graveyard
- Insane Asylum
- Haunted Woods
- Ghostly Maze
- Drive Towards the Light
- Immersive audio recordings
- Sound Effects and Stories
- A COVID safe Halloween Experience
Drive to The Gentle Barn’s Haunted Barnyard: Land of Nightmares and experience an all new Halloween concept, brought to you by The Gentle Barn’s Founders and staff and curated by a team of haunted experience professionals. This experience and sets are being storyboarded and conceptualized by Jim Hewitt, a film and themed park set designer who has designed many of the maze experiences at Universal Studios Horror Nights as well as movie sets such as: The Hunger Games franchise, The Mandalorian, Life of Pi and many others. The different experiences are being brought to life by a team of professional designers, dressers, painters and special effects artists from Knott's Scary Farm.
*This experience is a nighttime event that requires driving through some basic obstacles and turns. The paths will be clearly marked and will be staffed should you have any questions. There will be use of flashing lights which could affect visitors who may have photo-sensitivities. For the safety of you and the cast members, there will be times where you will be asked to turn off your vehicle and restart.
**No animals will be adversely affected by this event by any of the sound or lights used and are The Gentle Barn’s number one priority.
*** This experience was designed with measures in place to mitigate the risk of spreading COVID-19. All cast members and guests are required to have masks on when interacting in any way with anyone through the window of your vehicle etc.
****Smoking of any kind or vaping is prohibited at all times on The Gentle Barn’s property, inside or outside of your vehicle. Please wait until you have left.
*****No pets are allowed and we recommend not bringing service dogs into the scary environments for their safety and that of our cast members. However service dogs will be permitted should you still decide to bring them.
******In the off chance of adverse weather or other need for cancellation, the event will be rescheduled and you will be notified of the alternate date. The venue is primarily outdoors and therefore would have to close in adverse weather, all times and dates are subject to change.
The Haunted Barnyard is a fundraising event to raise funds for The Gentle Barn, its rescued animals, and mission of connecting animals with children in need.
The Gentle Barn is a 501(c)3 nonprofit corporation 95-4776451.