Get Scared by the Sound at Rye Playland


Rated one of the best haunted experiences in New York, “(and goodness knows, we have a lot of scary things in New York…) Scared by the Sound” Haunted House has returned to Playland Park in Rye for its 19th season.

The amusement park is transformed into a 12,000-square-foot haunted house and cemetery, located next to the darkened rides and seaside boardwalk. There’s a full cast of zombies and ghouls .

Scared by the Sound is open nine nights from October 12 through October 28. Hours are Fridays, 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.; Sundays, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Light refreshments and beverages will be available for sale each evening, and admission is $20. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Go to to buy tickets online and download a $1 off coupon. Tickets can also be purchased at the park; all major credit cards are accepted (ATM onsite). For group rates or more information call (914) 906-0818.

The event is not recommended for children under 10, whether they are alone or with an adult. People with medical conditions or those adversely affected by strobe lighting or fog are advised not to attend. The event is handicapped-accessible.

“Scared by the Sound” is held rain or shine. Parking for the attraction is free. Please note that the park’s amusement rides will not be open. Enter the attraction area near the Fountain Plaza entrance. “Scared by the Sound” is presented by After Dark Attractions, LLC.

Playland, a Westchester County Park, can be reached via the New England Thruway (I-95), Playland Parkway exit 19. Go to or for more information.

thanks for the information to County Legislator Catherine Parker

Photo: Scared by the Sound

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