Update: Reign of Terror cancelled!

September 21 Update: Reign of Terror cancelled!

Reign of Terror made the following announcement on their Facebook page at 1pm today:

SPECIAL ALERT: Reign of Terror Props and Apparel 2020 CANCELED.
Due to newly announced County restrictions, Reign of Terror 2020 is unable to open and is canceled and closed for September and October 2020. All previously purchased Admission Reservations will be refunded in full. Refunds will start processing today (9/21) and should post to your credit card within the next few business days.
This news is delivered with heavy hearts and great disappointment. We cannot thank our dedicated crew enough, who worked vigorously and tirelessly for over 6 solid months to prepare, modify and upgrade Reign of Terror Props and Apparel to be ready for the unusual situation presented this Fall. We also send our deepest thanks and appreciation to our fervent supporters, including:
    • All of YOU who already pre-purchased Admission Reservations (reservations were already pre-booked for nearly every night)
    • Our very special friends at the Conejo Recreation and Park District (CRPD)
    • The team at the Janss Marketplace
    • ¬†And our Vendors (who produce the finest world-class props, apparel and a wide variety of custom merchandise)
Please stay tuned for future announcements for potential upcoming Reign of Terror events. Thank you all for your support.

September 20, 2020 Update

Reign of Terror's 2020 presentation will be an "in-store props and apparel experience" with guests exploring the haunt's interior and emerging into a merchandise area. Lights, sounds, and mechanical effects will be active, but no live actors will be involved. The event takes place on Fridays and Saturday from September 25 through Halloween Night, plus Sunday, October 25. Prices are $25 for general admission and $50 for fast pass. Tickets must be purchased in advance. Guests are requested to show up at their reserved time; Reign of Terror will be operating at 25% capacity and controlling entrance in order to maintain social distance. Masks will be required.

Get more info on our Reign of Terror Haunted House page, or visit the website to purchase tickets.


Original August 9 Post

The Reign of Terror Haunted House in Thousand Oaks has announced that the annual Halloween attraction will be open this fall. The news arrived via Facebook post, which included information on the venue's efforts to protect customers from Covid-19:

Fall 2020 IS HAPPENING! We are planning to OPEN in late September and weekends through Halloween. Special operating procedures will be in place for Covid-19, including:
- Reserved, scheduled entrance on all tickets
- All tickets will be sold online only (Ticket Booth will be closed)
- Limited capacity
- Strict social distancing and other requirements as necessary per Covid-19
- New refund policy to allow your money back (in case you cannot attend)
- Full schedule to be announced soon
- See our website for current details, pricing and information: www.ROThauntedhouse.com

Steve Biodrowski, Administrator

A graduate of USC film school, Steve Biodrowski has worked as a film critic, journalist, and editor at Movieline, Premiere, Le Cinephage, The Dark Side., Cinefantastique magazine, Fandom.com, and Cinescape Online. He is currently Managing Editor of Cinefantastique Online and owner-operator of Hollywood Gothique.

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