SOURCE: Lake Compounce Theme Park

Lake Compounce Theme Park

September 30, 2009 14:29 ET

Haunted Graveyard Benefits American Diabetes Association

Opens This Friday, October 2, 2009 at Lake Compounce Theme Park

BRISTOL, CT and SOUTHINGTON, CT--(Marketwire - September 30, 2009) - The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce is proud to announce their partnership with the American Diabetes Association this year. The attraction will open Friday, October 2, and run weekends through the end of the month, and proceeds will benefit ADA.

"The Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce has always supported the fight against diabetes, and this year marks our second year working with ADA. They are an important association who is grateful for our involvement in donating to their very important cause," says Lake Compounce Marketing Director Sara Webb.

The park grounds will be transformed into a spooky setting with live actors swarming the midway dressed to thrill. Gates open and rides will operate beginning at 5pm, but Kiddeland and Splash Harbor waterpark will be closed. The Haunted Graveyard show opens at dusk. Guests are encouraged to arrive early to purchase their timed tickets, and then enjoy the park until their show time.

This attraction is rated PG for "Pretty Ghoulish," and is not intended for small children or adults who may be frightened easily.

Dates of operation are: October 2, 3, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30, 31. Pricing for anyone age 11 or younger is $12.99 for rides only, $13.99 for Haunted Graveyard only, or $20.99 for both. Pricing for those 12 years of age and older is $17.99 for rides only, $19.99 for Haunted Graveyard only, or $29.99 for both. Group rates available. Visit for more details.

About Lake Compounce

Lake Compounce, part of the Palace Entertainment family of parks, is New England's Family Theme Park and the oldest continuously operating amusement park in North America. Lake Compounce has invested more than 40 million dollars over the past 12 years in rides and attractions. More information can be found by visiting

About Palace Entertainment

Palace Entertainment hosts over 14 million visitors annually at 38 locations with seven theme parks, ten waterparks and 21 family entertainment centers and is the largest operator of waterparks and family entertainment centers in the nation. For more information, visit Palace Entertainment is part of the Parques Reunidos family of parks.

Contact Information

  • Public Relations Contacts:

    Tracey Blackman
    Public Relations
    email: Email Contact
    Phone: 203-915-3874

    Sara Webb
    Marketing Director
    email: Email Contact
    Phone: 860-583-3300 x6902