Get in the Halloween Spirit at the Haunted Dragon Hollow

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The haunting of Dragon Hollow continues this Thursday, Oct. 25, through next Monday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 9 p.m. each evening.

Witches, zombies, yetis and other things that go bump in the night will be prowling and howling to provide a frighteningly good time to all.

Tours of Haunted Hollow begin at the Carousel’s front door. Guest will be escorted to the witch’s hovel for cookies and witch’s brew.

During the early part of the evening, younger, more timid guests will travel past Frankenstein’s factory, through the Yeti’s territory, by the Mad Scientist’s lab and into the graveyard.

As darkness falls and the guests get older and more daring, the monsters come out to play. Tours become progressively more frightening throughout the evening.

Dragon Hollow playground in Caras Park

Dragon Hollow on a less spooky day.

The price of entry is all the courage one can muster, plus $4 for those 12 and under, and $6 for those over twelve.

“There really weren’t any haunted houses in Missoula,” says Shawna Batt, general manager of Townsquare Media, “and Dragon Hollow is such a natural venue for such an event. We started planning just a couple of weeks ago and the monsters came out of the woodwork to help. It’s been fun for the volunteers working on the event, and fun for those who have come. We look forward to being even scarier when we start up again on Thursday.”

During its first three days of activity, Haunted Hollow provided tours for over 400 guests.

Haunted Hollow is sponsored by Townsquare Media and the Montana Marketing Group, with help from Spirit Halloween, Grizzly Gold and Silver and Wheat Montana on Third Street. Special thanks go to Wayne and Betsy Grimley-Chamberlain for their expertise in all things Halloween.

Proceeds benefit A Carousel for Missoula, Dragon Hollow, and several other not-for-profit organizations providing volunteers to make the event a haunting success.