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DarkSyde Acres Voted Best Local Haunted House by Jacksonopolis

DarkSyde Acres Voted Best Local Haunted House by Jacksonopolis

A Few weeks ago DarkSyde Acres was nominated in a facebook poll hosted by Jacksonopolis as one of the BEST  Local Haunted Houses in the Jackson ~ Lansing area. we are proud to announce that they informed us tonight that DarkSyde Acres Haunted House was voted the NUMBER one BEST Local  Haunted House . Once again Thank you to everyone that voted for DarkSyde and showing your support!

Metro Detroits BEST Haunted House

This has been a great year for DarkSyde Acres as we were also voted the BEST haunted House in Metro Detroit for the 2012 season by WDIV’s Channel 4 VOTE 4 BEST contest. Over the course of 7 weeks DarkSyde managed to beat out some of the top Haunted Houses in Michigan for the Title of Best Haunted House. Thank you again to all of our Fans. 

Best Haunted House In Michigan Contest

Best Haunted House In Michigan

Once again DarkSyde Acres has been nominated by OUR FANS as one of the BEST haunted Houses in Michigan, this is about the 5th one this season and thus far DarkSyde Acres Haunted House  and Attractions has been raking in the awards.  First off we would like to say thanks for Nominating us, secondly I would like to say thank you for all of your undying support of our Haunted  House, Lastly please go and vote for YOUR FAVORITE Haunted House.

Vote Here !

Click on the following link to Vote for your favorite Haunted House in the FOX 47 Best Haunted House for 2012 contest.  http://www.fox47news.com/polls/175282471.html

5th Annual DarkSyde Acres Friendly Monster Kids day

5th Annual DarkSyde Acres Friendly Monster Kids day

Well the 5th annual DarkSyde Acres Friendly Monster Kids day has come and gone without a hitch.  we could not have asked for a more perfect day! It was great seeing well over 200 kids dressed up in their scariest, and cutest costumes ever. We seen Vampires, and Witches, Zombies, Gorillas, and even a Dinosaur or two roaming about the property. Our Little guests were invited to create a trick or treat bag with Chelsea and Ally at the Crafts table, then take a Hay ride out back of the property, they were also welcomed to enter the Labyrinth for an adventure through the Outdoor Maze which led them to Zombie Paintball where they were able to shoot a Zombie, Finally they entered the Sunken Pirate Ship to claim their Bootys.  

LitchField Fire Department

Special Thanks goes out to the LitchField Fire Department for bringing out 2 of their Awesome Firetrucks, the kids loved them and we appreciate your Involvement.  2 thumbs up for the LitchField FD! 

 Thank you all

DarkSyde would like to say thanks to all of our Staff as well as all of our fans that made the 5th Annual DarkSyde Acres Haunted house and attractions a success once again. We wouldnt be here without you and we appreciate your support.  

MLIVE Jackson Citizen Patriot visits DarkSyde

MLIVE Jackson Citizen Patriot visits DarkSyde

Saturday October 20, 2012 Reporters from MLIVE will be visiting DarkSyde Acres Haunted House and Attractions in their quest to find Michigan’s BEST Haunted House. Zeke Jennings and his group  from the Jackson citizen patriot will be visiting Uncle Dickie’s Wrong Turn haunted attraction and then heading out to DarkSyde.   Darksyde Acres claimed the title of Jackson Lansing Areas best Haunted House with Uncle Dickies a  following a close second in the MLIVE’S preliminary search for the areas best haunted Houses. Come on out and see whats gonna get MLIVE squirming.

Home Town Hearse Company  and More!

Dont forget to come out tonight and see the areas only Harley Davison Hearse, its a real sight to behold and from what I hear Motorcycle Icon “The General” will be making an appearance as well be bringing  two of his Classic Motorcycles. The Old Man Cox Weather report for tonight, Saturday October 20, 2012 is going to be Clear Skies, DRY, with chilly temperatures as the night wears on, Old Man Cox predicts a 98% chance of you making a poopookaka in your pants tonight at DarkSyde. Best visit the Porta Potties located just outside of the queline entrance. Remember to dress accordingly for the weather.

Busiest Night of the Year

Typically the 3rd Saturday in October is the busiest night of the Season at DarkSyde, so be sure to arrive early and avoid the crowds.


Friday October 19, 2012 Updates

BOGO Update

Heading into our Busiest weekends at DarkSyde Acres Haunted house and Attractions in Jonesville, Michigan tonight, we will once again be offering our Friday College Nights BOGO discounts, Present a VALID College ID , Purchase ONE ticket and receive ONE  ticket of equal or lesser value for FREE.   The Bogo offer has been a HUGE friday night seller with college students coming for 4 different states this year to take advantage of our College Night Offer.

Old Man Cox’s Weather report for Friday, October 19,2012

Old Man Cox’s weather report for Friday night October 19, 2012 is a 30% chance of light showers with a 97% chance of Racing stripes in your mommas Bloomers, thats right kiddies, Old Man Cox is claiming that tonight there will be a 97% chance that your momma will drop a bomb in your undies if you bring her out to the DarkSyde. Now is your chance to get even for all those remember when you pooped your pants when you were little comments at the family reunion.  Dont forget to Dress accordingly for the weather tonight and wear proper shoes, NO flip flops, sandals or high heels permitted at DarkSyde! Busy Busy Busy

Heading into the third weekend in October, Tonight will be our Busiest night EVER, so be sure to arrive early and be prepared to have a GREAT time! Bring your friends, Leave your Enemies, we will handle the rest!

PETA's FLESH IS FOR ZOMBIES Halloween Campaign

PETA’s FLESH IS FOR ZOMBIES Halloween Campaign

PETA “People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals” are debuting their First ever Halloween Campaign, with Cult Figure Sharon Needles, Winner of RuPaul’s Drag Race and the Host of Logo’s new horror series FEARce. The Zombie Themed Campaign is being Launched today on the sites of the top Haunted Houses across the nation and DarkSyde Acres was contacted to be one of the Attractions to Feature this promotion. Woot, Im sure our very own Haunted Drag queen will be thrilled.  Be sure to look for the Campaign later today elsewhere on our site. PETA has long worked with horror icons like Elvira, Rob Zombie, and Eli Roth in highlighting animal issues in interesting ways, and Im sure DarkSyde could contribute a few Interesting ways to promote as well.


World Record Zombie attempt Saturday October 20, 2012

DarkSyde Acres Sponsors Attempt to break world record

DarkSyde Acres Haunted House and Attractions in Jonesville, Michigan is proud to announce that we will be a sponsor for the Kalamazoo Zombie Festival on October 20, 2012, where Zombies from all over the tri-state area will converge in an attempt to break the current worlds record for largest ZOMBIE Gathering. According to the Guinness Book of world records, the current record is 4,093 zombies in New Jersey. I’m sure with a little zombie love , Kalamazoo Michigan can break that record with 2 dismembered arms tied behind their backs!


All dressed up like a zombie and feeling a lil run down? Be sure to stop by the Zombie Red Cross Blood Station while at the zombie festival to learn your Blood type,  and learn some health tips from this sponsor of the Kalamazoo Zombie Festival. Plastic Fantastic will be performing LIVE on stage to keep all of the Zombies entertained while taking part of this HUGE Zombie event.  How many Zombies does it take to break the current world record? 4094! Thats right just one more than the current record holders. There will also be many activities for the children, so be sure to bring them along.  BEST OF LUCK GUYS, GHOULS, and everyone in between!

For more information be sure to visit http://www.zombierecord.com and tell em DarkSyde sent ya!


 Whack a Wreck!

New at DarkSyde Acres Haunted House and Attractions. Coming this Friday night October 20, 2012 is the All NEW for 2012 WHACK A WRECK Midway attraction, located in our Midway near the  Hay Ride loading station, Bonfire, Zombie Paintball, Concessions and The Labyrinth outdoor maze. Guests can take out all of their daily aggression on a Wreck donated by Lake Pleasant Recycling in Osseo Michigan. Have you ever had a car that just wouldnt start, Now you can imagine that this beauty is THAT car! Remember that time you were headed to grandma’s house for turkey dinner and that stupid car ran out of gas, well Now you can pretend this is THAT car, and whack it like you wanted to wayyy back then. Remember that first date and SHE said NO?  Well it wasnt your fault, it was that clunker you were sporting, Nows your chance to whack this wreck, like a red headed step child.

Lake Pleasant Recycling

Special Thanks to Lake Pleasant Recycling  in Osseo michigan for donating the Not so pristine  Wreck of the week, for our Whack a wreck midway attraction. Lake Pleasant Recycling much like DarkSyde Acres Haunted House Strives to be a valuable part of our local communities. Lake Pleasant Recycling  contributes to WCSR and supports many local charities that benefit programs that help Military Veterans, Victims of Child Abuse, Drug Abuse and Missing Children among many others. Got to Love Local Businesses that Care. Kudos and thanks go out to Paul Cunningham and his Crew over at Lake Pleasant Recycling.

Be sure to come out and take your turn with the Sledge against this rusty ole Hulk of a once great Automobile.

Harley Davison Hearse visits DarkSyde

Harley Davison Motorcycle Hearse Visits DarkSyde

On Saturday October 20, 2012  Jay Howard of the Home Town Hearse company in Battle Creek, Michigan will be making his annual visit to DarkSyde Acres Haunted House, with his beautiful Harley Davision Hearse. Hearses have always had a unique draw to Halloween fans young and old alike. Mr. Howards Hearse is no exception to the rule, drawing crowds wherever he goes.

 Charity Events

The Owner and staff at the Home Town Hearse company are avid Motorcycle riders and attend many Motorcycle based charity events yearly to help raise awareness and funding for local charities. One such event that I know of is the FILL THE HEARSE WITH TOYS , where Home Town Hearse and owner Jay Howard works with local businesses to collect Toys and donations to insure underprivileged Children have a  better Christmas. Its a GREAT cause.  for more information on the Toy drive, please contact Jay Howard at  269-579-5303  to see how you or your company can help this great cause.

Home Town Hearse supports our Armed Forces

The Home Town Hearse Company supports our Armed Forces, Fire,Police, and First Responders by offering their services at No Charge to the families of those that have died in the line of duty. Thank you Guys for your support of our fallen heroes.

So come on out and see this unique Harley Davison Hearse at DarkSyde Acres Haunted House and Attractions on Saturday October 2012.

2012 Michigan Haunted House Season is HERE!

2012 Michigan Haunted House season is HERE!

 The 2012 Michigan Haunted House season is underway and in full swing at DarkSyde Acres Haunted House and attractions. With Record Breaking numbers every night thus far, DarkSyde is looking forward to our Busiest time of the halloween season in the upcoming weekends.   Please remember if you would like to avoid the crowds, Friday Nights are less crowded than Saturday Nights. Come on out this Friday and beat the Halloween Rush!

Friendly Monster Kids day rescheduled to Sunday October 21, 2012

Due to bad weather on the previously scheduled Kids day, the non Scary fun day has been rescheduled for October 21, 2012. bring the kiddies out for a afternoon of fun, games, hayride, and a trip thru the haunted Pirate ship, manned by a non scary crew of Pirates. Starts at 2pm