Lake Hickory Haunts Attraction

Friday, Oct 30, 2020 at 7:00pm

Lake Hickory Haunts
520 Carolina Avenue
Hickory, NC 28601

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Nightmare Factory: Dr death and his evil nurses have created a serum called nr2. The fluid took the most terrifying experiences from victims and combined them into a physical slime. You will be showered by nr2 upon entry. The fast acting liquid turns fear into reality. No safe word, No escape. Horrifying hallucinations await in the nightmare factory.

Lair of the Undead: Undead souls wander endlessly in despair. They will do anything to come back to life and escape the nightmarish realm of blackness that is their eternity. You are the last chance for these evil spirits to come back to life! Will you make it through alive or become trapped in the lair of the undead?.

Shipwrecked: An undead crew of pirates shipwrecked at lake hickory haunts! They blame mortals for their misfortune and have united with voodoo Doctors to loot, torture, and massacre all! Be careful, you might become the next voodoo sacrifice or be recruited by the undead for an eternity of pain.

Aquaphobia: In 1931, not long after Lake Hickory was created, a fishing village located along the banks of Lake Hickory was prosperous. Too prosperous, in fact. While the village grew more successful and productive in their fishing efforts, the lakes ecosystem and its water-life diminished. Obsessed with wealth, the fishermen of the village caught, sold, and consumed more and more fish, while dumping more and more waste into the water. Until one day, the tide was turned...

Furious with the gluttonous villagers, a water demon known as Vodyanoi had his revenge. Vodyanoi destroyed the village dam, causing the city to flood and eventually sinking into the depths of water. During the flood, the malevolent demon dragged many villagers down to his underwater dwelling to serve him as slaves.

Now, 89 years later, the village has risen from the depths. It is said that the village and surrounding water is the most demonically possessed location on Earth. Rumor has it that the city is plagued with death, famine, and unexplained water disasters. Surrounding the sunken village, you may encounter seductive sirens, monstrous sea creatures, possessed fisherman, floods, and worst of all... Vodyanoi.

Extinction: Kluath has emerged from lake hickory set on world domination by the genocide of the human race! The beast is doing experiments in his sea laboratory with humans, sea creatures, and other monstrosities to form a mutated army destined to destroy mankind. Kluath's power can not be stopped! Become a part of Kluath's killing machine or face extinction.

Aftermath: Those who survive Extinction must inhabit the city of Aftermath, a post-apocalyptic city with a giant territorial wall surrounding it. Using busses, cars, metal, and anything else they can get their hands on; survivalists have built a small city surrounded by walls to protect themselves from outside threats. Aftermath is populated by those who have survived Extinction. Tread lightly! The inhabitants of Aftermath are extremely aggressive and defensive. In a world of limited resources, these survivalists will do whatever it takes to survive! Anything and anyone that doesn’t live within their walls are a threat to their survival. Using guns, man-made weapons, and tools; these once civilized humans are now a force to be reckoned with!

Slaughter House: Standing beyond the banks of Lake Hickory is a slaughterhouse, which was ONCE abandoned. In the early 1900’s, this slaughterhouse was utilized mostly for cattle and some chicken. Unfortunately, the slaughterhouse was closed and condemned due to modern corporations taking over the industry. However, in 2017 the slaughterhouse has reopened its chutes… With new intentions. The most brutal, horrendous, and cynical cannibals have taken shelter in the Slaughterhouse. With a monstrous madman named Leatherface on the loose, along with many other horrors; The Slaughterhouse is a sick and demented place that no human should see. The Slaughterhouse “family” possesses endless tools and torture devices they will use to kill captured humans. If you ever find yourself close enough to see the Lake Hickory Slaughterhouse… RUN!!!

Descent: Hidden behind a filthy sewer, an underground cave contains many secrets, treasures, and horrors! Within Descent, victims encounter awe-inspiring water caverns, rock formation caves, darkness, and much more. As you descend into Descent, you will quickly realize you’re making your way into a legitimate *underground* cave system. Soon after, you realize that the horrid sewer was in front of the cave system for a reason; To hide the cave systems from human contact! Upon first sight, the caverns and caves are wondrously beautiful to gaze upon. However, further exploration reveals that the horrors and predators lurking throughout the depths of Descent are far worse! Prepare to explore the depths of the beautifully treacherous cave systems within Descent! If you see any creatures lurking throughout the caverns, stay silent and get away! Oh, and if there are any cave collapses… Descent will be your grave.

Descent is truly an underground attraction. When used, the words “cave” and “underground” should be interpreted literally. If you have a legitimate unmanageable phobia of being underground or of cave systems, please see a Lake Hickory Haunts customer management representative so we may assist you in bypassing this attraction.

Big Top Circus: Boss the clown brings new meaning to the term evil clown. He has one goal, turn everyone into mutated clowns by sinister science. Boss uses the circus to lure victims into his laboratory. Once in his power, boss begins the human to clone process. The terror, madness, and agony that await within are beyond compare! You thought you were afraid of clowns, not a chance.

Midway of Mayhem:

- Enjoy the Arcade and Our Signature Games: Dracula's Dizzy Darts, Escape Game, The Monster Mash and more!
- Boss the Clown, Lilith Cronin, Kluath, Cthulu and more of our icons will be stalking the grounds for your horror entertainment + your blood! Try to take pictures and interact with them, if you dare!
- Hungry? Check out our Concessions, Look for more scaretainment in the Midway such as The Fire Pits, The Monster Mart Gift Shop, A live DJ, our Frightstage, Photo Spots, + more!
- If the Midway of Mayhem scares you, then beware the horrors in Lake Hickory Haunts!


General Admission: $26 per person
Coupons and discounted offers valid for use

VIP Pass: $55 per person on any date
Fast Pass: $38 per person on any date
Parking is $5.00 Cash Only

Military, Police, Fire, Discount: $3.00 Off on site w/ ID (Orange nights only, not valid with any other offer). Discounts, Offers, and Coupons may be suspended on certain nights due to limited operating capacity.

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