Oct 3rd - Nov 3rd

King Gillette Ranch, Calabasas

Nights Of The Jack is an interactive, family friendly Halloween experience. Vast grounds of intricately hand-carved and illuminated jack o’lanterns will welcome visitors as they make their way through the half-mile trail around King Gillette Ranch in Calabasas, CA. Angelenos will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a Halloween wonderland featuring a live pumpkin carver, gift shop, top LA food trucks, our "The Spookeasy Bar", serving specially crafted Halloween cocktails, and tons of other “Instagrammable” moments for all to enjoy!

This year, in partnership with Nickelodeon, the event will feature a special “SpongeBob SquarePants” installation, which brings to life fan-favorite SpongeBob characters and iconic Bikini Bottom places through an illuminated pumpkin display, as well as an Are You “Afraid of the Dark?” pre-show tent space to include twisted surprises, along with an interactive augmented reality experience. Come experience what everyone is talking about!

Tickets

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October - November

Available October 3rd
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October 3rd Date

Come check out our two new Nickelodeon themed installations!

Bikini Bottom comes to life in this illuminated, pumpkin display of fan-favorite characters and iconic locations.
Visit this pre-show tent full of twisted surprises and an interactive augmented reality experience you can share with your friends!

Food & Beverages

This season we will feature an assortment of L.A.’s top food trucks cooking up some of your favorites dishes! Sit and eat your food in comfort with your friends and family at one of our many accommodating picnic tables. If you're not hungry, make sure to grab a nice hot chocolate or hot cider from the JOE Coffee truck for your enjoyment out on the trail!

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The "Spookeasy" Bar

Care to enjoy some festive cocktails? Stop in at one of our two “Spookeasy” bars located on the grounds and even take your cocktails with you while you walk the trail! This season we will feature craft cocktails, drink specials, adult gaming, and plenty of spooktacular surprises! All beverages with a Nights Of The Jack branded vessel compliments of TOSSWARE.

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Live Carving

This year we will feature nightly, live carving by various artists from around the country. Watch in amazement as their nightly creations come to life for that special photo moment! Our master carver will also be giving you inside tips on how to carve your own jack o’ lantern creations at home!

Festive Souvenirs

Want to enhance your experience out on the trail? Stop in our gift shop upon entering the grounds to purchase a wide selection of light up toys, specialty souvenirs, assorted candy and more!

FAQs

WHAT IS NIGHTS OF THE JACK?

NIGHTS OF THE JACK is a family friendly, Halloween themed show situated on a 1/2 mile trail filled with thousands of hand- carved jack o’ lanterns. Expect to see some larger than life pumpkin installations as well as detailed artist depictions of your favorite movie stars, sports heroes and animated characters. In addition to the attractions, there will also be seasonal food and beverage offerings from some of LA’s top food trucks and vendors.

WHEN IS NIGHTS OF THE JACK?

Nights of the Jack takes place from October 3rd - November 3rd. The venue opens a 6pm nightly and our first designated time slot is at 6:30pm. Advanced ticket purchase is required. Please do not arrive any sooner than 30 minutes prior to your designated time slot.

HOW LONG DOES THE EXPERIENCE TAKE TO SEE?

The trail itself is a 1/2 mile long walking trail and it is self-guided. Visitors are welcome to experience the attractions at their own pace. Most guests spend 1-1.5 hours on the grounds engaging in our activation zone before or after they walk the trail. Enjoy a variety of food and beverages, watch nightly live carving, capture those instagramable moments, join in the fun with interactive experiences or visit The Spookeasy Bar” for a seasonal cocktail to take with you on the trail!

WHERE IS NIGHTS OF THE JACK LOCATED?

KING GILLETTE RANCH
26800 Mulholland Hwy
Calabasas, CA 91302
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IS NIGHTS OF THE JACK SCARY?

Our trail experience is not scary but can be spooky in a few places. Our activation zone may contain some optional, scary interactive experiences for more mature children and adults.

DOES NIGHTS OF THE JACK HAVE FOOD AND BEVERAGES?

Food and beverages will be available for purchase on site from a rotation of LA’s top food trucks and vendors. We will be serving hot and cold seasonal beverages. There will also be seasonal alcoholic drinks for purchase for those 21+ years of age at one of our “Spookeasy” Bars.

IS THE EVENT FOR ALL AGES?

ALL ages are welcome to attend our event and there is truly something to enjoy whether you are old or young. Age classifications for this event are INFANT- (0-2 YRS), CHILD- (3-12 YRS), ADULT- (13 & ABOVE)

IS NIGHTS OF THE JACK STROLLER FRIENDLY?

Yes, we are stroller friendly.

IS THE NIGHTS OF THE JACK A.D.A. ACCESSIBLE?

There are a variety of areas that contain different types of terrain throughout the grounds. Most of the trail is on asphalt; however, please keep in mind, some areas may be slightly challenging to navigate. If you have any concerns, please reach out us at Info@NightsoftheJack.com

WHATS THE REFUND POLICY?

All tickets are non-refundable. Our show will operate rain or shine so please dress accordingly for the weather.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Valet Parking and Self Parking are available on site for purchase, cash and credit cards tewill be accepted: $10 Self Park / $20 Valet Park

HOW CAN I CONTACT THE ORGANIZER WITH ANY QUESTIONS?

Please contact Info@NightsoftheJack.comwith any question.

DO I HAVE TO BRING MY PRINTED TICKET TO THE EVENT?

We encourage you to bring a printed copy of your ticket for expedited entry or please have your digital ticket ready for scanning on your TIXR app.

IS IT OK IF THE NAME ON MY TICKET OR REGISTRATION DOESN'T MATCH THE PERSON WHO ATTENDS?

Yes, each ticket has it's own QR code for entry per person. 1 Each person must have a ticket, its not necessary to match the name to the attendee.

WHAT CAN I BRING INTO THE EVENT?

YES- Small purses, strollers, small wagons

NO- Large backpacks, professional recording devices, digital equipment, flashlights, weapons or sharp objects of any kind, mace, spray bottles, promotional items, outside food or beverages. Please leave these items in your car or at home.

IS THERE SECURITY AT NIGHTS OF THE JACK?

Attendees will pass through a security check-point prior to entering our activation zone. Please downsize any purses or bags you are bringing with you. All bags will be searched.

CAN I BRING MY DOG TO NIGHTS OF THE JACK?

There are no pets permitted on the grounds. Only guide dogs for the blind and service animals for people with disabilities will be permitted in accordance with ADA requirements.

CAN I TAKE PICTURES?

Yes! We encourage all of our guests to take photos, post on social media and share their experience with family and friends l! Follow us on Instagram at: @nightsofthejack and Facebook: @nightsofthejack and be suightsofthejack

IS SMOKING PERMITTED ON THE GROUNDS?

Smoking of any kind is not permitted anywhere on the grounds.

WHAT HAPPENS IF IT RAINS?

The event is rain or shine. Tickets are non-refundable.

HOW MUCH ARE TICKETS?

Tickets are: ADULTS- $27 (13yrs & above), CHILDREN- $22 (3yrs-12yrs), INFANTS-$0 (0- 2yrs). You can purchase tickets at www.nightsofthejack.com

WHY DO I HAVE TO CHOOSE A TIME WHEN I PURCHSE A TICKET?

We allow a certain number of guests to enter the trail per time slot, so there is limited capacity and number of tickets for each time listed.

CAN I BUY TICKETS AT THE DOOR?

We encourage all tickets to be purchased prior to your arrival. There may be limited tickets available for purchase at the door if we are not sold out of a particular time slot, however, ticket prices will be at a premium.

ARE TICKETS REFUNDABLE?

All tickets are non-refundable. The event will operate rain or shine.

CAN I CHANGE MY TIME SLOT?

No, you may not change your time slot for the purchased ticket.

HOW EARLY SHOULD I ARRIVE BEFORE THE TICKET TIME PURCHASED?

Please do not arrive any sooner than 30 minutes before your designated time slot listed on your ticket. Please plan accordingly and leave some time for parking, traffic and security.

DO I HAVE TO BRING MY TICKET TO THE EVENT?

Yes, all tickets are scanned upon arrival. We can scan your phone or printed ticket for entry.

DOES THE NAME ON THE TICKET HAVE TO MATCH THE ATTENDEE?

No, we just need separate tickets per person for admission. One person can purchase multiple tickets for their friends and family for entry.