When we say all-access, we mean it. Venture behind-the-curtain with this all-access tour to find the ultimate experience, this tour includes:
- Priority access for all haunted houses
- Reserved seating at our shows
- Dinner at Das Festhaus
- Behind-the-scenes at one haunted house
- Meet & greet with the cast at one of our shows.
- Get makeup done just like the performers.
Last Saturday, we headed to Busch Gardens. We had no idea that at 2pm we would be meeting a guide and a small group whom we would be touring with for the rest of the day… until 10pm! Honestly, I’m not sure if I would have booked this is the website had posted a detailed description because I would have wanted to just hang out with Babushka; however, it ended up being the most amazing day ever!
Nerdy/ self-diagnosed OCD ME needed to check-in an hour in advance to understand the process. Luckily we did because at this point we realized we wouldn’t be able to ride any of the rides the rest of the evening because of the tour. “Bummer”, I may have muttered and just like that we received Quick Queue tickets to the Apollo’s Chariot and the Griffin, two roller coasters we hoped to ride. We had just enough time to ride both, grab food, and walk in to Guest Services while eating to meet the group. From there, we were escorted to the make-up area and met the supervisor/ costume and make-up for all of the shows. We received bloody gashes (I mean, doesn’t that jus scream Bridal Shower?!?) and learned about various costuming and make-up decisions. We watched a ridiculous comedian which I won’t go into since I’m posting this online and I don’t want anyone giving me the stink eye. We toured one of the haunts with lights before it was opened for the evening. And trust me we still were scared going through it at night. We then were able to attend ALL of the shows and haunts which wouldn’t have been possible without a guide. The park was packed!
Some of my favorite moments included the Werewolf singer giving Babushka a lap dance; being scared silly in every haunt we went through; and, the topper was being pulled up on stage by the lead vampire during Night Beats. It was super fun. At the end of the night, we had caricatures made in bridal attire.
Oh, I forgot to mention… my fella and I moved up our wedding to this Sunday. Instead of being a Winter Solstice princess, I’ll now be a pumpkin princess. I changed my red wedding dress to an amazing black dress from White House Black Market and fortunately all of my other pieces (veil, sash, shoes, jewelry, etc.) work with the new dress. Only a few friends and family are privy to our changes. We finally just got tired of waiting for the wedding to come. Let's just get on with it already! The Bed & Breakfast was able to accommodate the change with just a few changes. The main difference for me is that I won't be able to use my awesome Christmas ornament bouquet that I made and will just be surprised by a fall floral bouquet.