Trail of Terror 2020: Fear is Art

October 2 - November 2

Hiding in the woods at the end of a lonesome road is a world of fright and fantasy that will test one's mettle, temper one's cavalier courage, torment one's sanity, and taint one's soul. This vortex of dark entertainment is the Trail of Terror.

The Trail of Terror has bent the minds of the innocent and benefited local charities for 26 years. The dominion of this operation’s overseer, Wayne Barneschi, began as a home haunt. Through enlisting the help of dark forces, a veritable coven of close friends and family members, they made the leap to become a professional non-profit haunted attraction.

The Trail resides on four appalling acres of forsaken forest. The haunt scenes take up fully half of that area. The rest is given over to the ticket booth, guest line, snack bar, actor staging, costumes, and make-up prep. Each weekend in October, 100 volunteer performers and 25 or more volunteer staff converge to bring forth eldritch entertainment for up to 2,000 patrons a night.

Over the years the Trail donated close to a million dollars to many local non profit agencies such as the Red Cross, Wallingford Emergency Shelter and works closely with C.R.E.W. (Community Revitalization Efforts of Wallingford) to support students who provide humanitarian aid in areas where it is most needed.

2020 Schedule: October 2-3, 9-10, 16-18, 23-25, 30, November 1.

(Parental discretion is advised. Not recommended for children under the age of 10).

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60 North Plains Hwy.
Wallingford, CT 06492
United States




(833) 600-0054

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