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A Nightmare at West Main: What to Know

Tue September 29, 2020

Update 10/21/2020 - 

In accordance with Governor Pritzker's announcement yesterday and for the safety of our patrons and staff, A Nightmare at West Main set to take place this Friday, October 23, has been canceled. Patrons will receive a full refund to their original form of payment. Credit card refunds may take 7-10 business days to appear. If you have any questions, please contact the registration desk at 630-879-5235 or registrations@bataviaparks.org.

WHEN IS IT?
  • Friday, October 16, 7:00-9:00 pm
  • Friday, October 23, 7:00-9:00 pm

WHERE IS IT?

  • West Main Community Park
  • 40W101 Main St, Batavia, IL 60510

HOW IS THIS THE SAME OR DIFFERENT FROM HAUNTED QUARRY?

  • Due to COVID-19, we had to adjust this event to ensure proper safety precautions.
  • This event will be entirely outdoors.
  • Pre-registration is required. No walk-ups.
  • Each group will have a reserved time slot to enjoy the spooky trail.
  • Participants will walk a grassy trail filled with scary displays and frightening friends.

DO I HAVE TO PRE-REGISTER FOR THE EVENT?

  • Yes. Space is limited, so pre-registration is required.
  • To allow for safe social distancing, each night has time slots every half hour from 7:00-9:00 pm.
  • Each of the four time slots allows a max of 40 people.
  • Please make sure all guests in your group arrive within your reserved time slot.
  • Pre-registration and reserved time slots will help shorten the wait time to experience the spooky trail.

WHAT SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WILL BE ENFORCED?

  • Masks must be worn at check-in and any time you’re unable to practice social distancing from others outside your group.
  • Groups will be spaced out to ensure proper social distancing.
  • Hand sanitizer stations will be available.
  • As always, please do not touch any of the displays or participants.
  • Emergency exits will be available along the trail.

HOW LONG IS THE TRAIL?

  • It will take about 10 minutes to walk the grassy trail and take in the scary sights.
  • The $10 registration fee allows only one pass through the trail.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

  • It’s only $10 total per person to go through the haunted trail once.
  • Each person in your group must register separately in advance to reserve the time slot and gain admission into the event.

IS THERE AN AGE RECOMMENDATION OR RESTRICTION?

  • This event is not suitable for kids under 10 years old.

HOW DO I REGISTER?

Click here

  • Find your desired date and time slot, and click the + sign.
  • Click Add to Cart and sign in to your account. If you are a new user, create an account.
  • Complete the checkout process.
  • Repeat this process for each person in your group.

HOW DO I GET INVOLVED?

  • Volunteers are needed to help us make the trails extra spooky.
  • To volunteer, contact Bethanne at bethanneg@bataviaparks.org or 630-406-5282 ext. 2066.
  • For safety reasons, volunteers are responsible for providing their own costume and getting ready prior to the event.