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Things to Know for Taste of Fall-O-Ween

To help you enjoy your visit to Taste of Fall-O-Ween, here’s what you’ll see and experience.

Reminders and Protocols
The coronavirus has created a new way of life for everyone. Here are some reminders and protocols to keep in mind prior to, and during your visit as well as additional steps that the park is taking. 

  • Purchase your Taste of Fall-O-Ween Tasting Card online. Each guest must have their own Tasting Card to enter the event. To ensure physical distancing, tasting cards will be limited each day and can sell out. Only available at
  • Wear your face covering at all times. Face coverings should completely cover the nose and mouth, and not have exhalation valves or vents, which allows virus particles to escape.
  • Before entering the event, you will pass through a temperature area where your temperature will be read. If anyone in your party has a temperature of 100.4°F/38°C or higher, you will be directed to return home and reschedule your visit.
  • At the front gate, guests will go through metal detection and search
  • Wash your hands every 20 minutes. We have many hand sanitizer stations throughout the Ghost Town area.
  • Avoid touching your face.
  • Face coverings may only be removed while dining at a table, bench, or when inside the designated RelaxZone. In the RelaxZone, you may remove your face covering, provided social distancing of 6ft is maintained between your party and other guests.
  • Be in the know about all things Taste of Fall-O-Ween with our mobile app. You can find nearby hand sanitizer stations, restrooms, tasting card locations, and open merchandise shops.
  • Use contactless forms of payment if possible, including credit cards, Apple Pay, and Android Pay.
  • Frequently touched surfaces will be disinfected daily and sanitized frequently. This includes but is not limited to cash counters, scanners, EMV readers, pens at cashier counters, register screens, store fixtures, door handles, and shopping baskets.
  • All associates are screened, including temperature and symptom checks using CDC guidelines before being allowed on the property to work.
  • Associates have been trained on the importance of handwashing, physical distancing, and overall hygiene.
  • For the comfort of all guests, smoking is only permitted in the designated smoking areas, which are located outside of the park exit only.

Everyone knows restrooms can be a source of germs, so we want you to know we are following strict guidelines to help you have a safe experience. We are:

  • Sanitizing restrooms frequently throughout the day.
  • Deep cleaning restrooms at the end of each day.
  • Monitoring traffic within restrooms to allow for social distancing.

Because we’re all in this together, please make sure to wash your hands after using the restroom.

Here’s what you’ll see and experience when enjoying the eats and treats of Taste of Fall-O-Ween:

  • Distancing is marked on the floor for wait lines.
  • Plastic barriers between guests and associates.
  • Seating will be spaced out throughout Taste of Fall-O-Ween.
  • Contactless payment is encouraged where possible.

Merchandise and Crafters

  • Social distancing must be maintained at all of our retail locations.
  • Separate entrances and exits will appear at some store locations.
  • Store occupancy is limited to less than 50% of the normal building capacity.
  • Queue lines outside of store locations with six-foot markers are present where applicable.
  • It’s very important to continue wearing your face covering in these locations.
  • Contactless payment is encouraged where possible.