Fort Fright Haunted Attraction is Back This Fall

Annual fall event returns for another season at Fort Henry National Historic Site

September 14, 2020 10:00 A.M. | St. Lawrence Parks Commission

KINGSTON, ONTARIO — Good news fright fans! Your favourite Kingston haunted attraction Fort Fright is back for the 2020 season at Fort Henry National Historic Site. In its 13th year of operation, prepare to be spooked with our brand new theme of “darkness.”

Haunt guests will soon be able to enjoy new and dismaying scares as they step into the unknown. Where once mysterious creatures hid too frightening for the mind to bear, but no longer! What has been hidden for so long in these tunnels and chambers? You’ll have to find out.

Come embrace the dark side and see what lurks behind the shadows and walls of this old garrison. Five scary weekends await as doors open to the public on Friday, October 2, 2020.

Hours of Operation:

  • October 2, 3, 4 from 7pm - one hour after last check-in time
  • October 8, 9, 10, 11 from 7pm - one hour after last check in time
  • October 15, 16, 17, 18 from 7pm - one hour after last check-in time
  • Nightly October 22 - November 1 from 6:30pm - one hour after last check-in time

Pricing for Fort Fright:

  • General Admission: $25.00 per person plus HST
  • Group Admission: $20.00* per person plus HST
  • Military Admission: $20.00** per person plus HST

    *Discount code available via CF Appreciation website.
   **Groups consist of 20 or more guests.

Our creative team and partners have been working hard through the spring and summer months to ensure Fort Fright is filled with new scares and experiences for all.

Fort Henry is proud to do its part to ensure our local community may still celebrate Halloween this year in a fun, safe yet frightening experience. This is an opportunity to bring our loyal fright fans and guests a much needed escape that they have been longing for.

New this year! Introducing Terror Tuesdays – an outdoor movie screening in the lower Fort featuring horror films every Tuesday starting on September 29th and ending in October. Movies will include Cabin in the Woods, Silent Hill, Saw 1 and stay tuned for a special selection for the final movie on our social media pages. Doors open at 7:30pm with movie screening at 8pm and a limit of 100 guests. More details can be found on our website.

Pricing for Terror Tuesdays:

  • General Admission: $10.00 per person plus HST

Tickets will go on sale on Monday, September 14, 2020, and will be available online only at www.FortFright.com to help promote a touchless ticketing experience. Those seeking a bit less of a frightful experience during Fort Fright may purchase a Safety Amulet for the cost of $5 to ward off direct scares and keep our Fort Fright scare-actors at a safe distance.

Before guests set off on their journey to Fort Fright, they must respect safety measures in place.

"We are excited to scare up new thrills at Fort Henry this fall with Fort Fright as guests and local residents experience the vibrancy of our historic site through a new lens. New additions to our event are sure to surprise and to haunt!” – Kathryn Lowe, Manager of Fort Henry.

What Guests Need to Know:

  • Tickets will be available online only at www.FortFright.com
  • Upon arrival, guests should have tickets ready prior to reaching the admission gate to ensure smooth entry.
  • Face covering or masks are mandatory throughout the entire Fort Fright experience for staff, guests and scare actors.
  • All guests must follow physical distancing rules as mandated by the Ontario Government and staff will monitor and remind guests as necessary. 
  • Timed ticketing is implemented to ensure groups are spaced out and to maintain a safe maximum capacity. 
  • Signage onsite will communicate best practices and protocols so guests understand expected health and safety requirements in place.
  • Programming has been modified to provide a touchless experience as much as possible. Where this is unavoidable, hand washing or sanitizing stations are available.
  • Enhanced cleaning and disinfection practices are in place throughout the site.
  • Guests will be required to self-assess their health and should not visit Fort Fright if there is a possibility that they may have contracted or have come into close contact with Covid-19.
  • Fort Henry National Historic Site is located at 1 Fort Henry Drive, Kingston, Ontario

About St. Lawrence Parks Commission
The St. Lawrence Parks Commission, an agency of the Government of Ontario, operates facilities stretching from Kingston to the Quebec border, including Upper Canada Village, Fort Henry National Historic Site of Canada (and a UNESCO World Heritage Site); Kingston Pen Tours, Skywood Eco Adventure, Crysler Park Marina, Upper Canada Golf Course, Upper Canada Migratory Bird Sanctuary and 14 campgrounds and beach day-use picnic areas including the Long Sault and 1000 Islands Parkway.

To learn more, visit www.parks.on.ca

Media Contacts

Rosalyn Gambhir
A/Communications & Media Relations Officer
St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Krista Doyle
A/ Director of Marketing
St. Lawrence Parks Commission

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St. Lawrence Parks Commission

13740 County Road 2
Morrisburg, ON, K0C 1X0
Tel: 1-800-437-2233 or 613-543-4328

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