The Academy of Magical Arts (and the AMA Boo Crew) proudly present:
Halloween Week 2019 ~ October 24th to 31st


Members & their guests* are welcome to join us in their finest Halloween costumes for the biggest week of the year at The Magic Castle®: Halloween Week! We celebrate All Hallow’s Eve for 8 nights, and we’re transforming the club into our very own CURSED TEMPLE inside-out! Think of an Indian Jones-esque adventure while you try to not be cursed by the magic mummy!


-“Cursed Temple!” decorated clubhouse.
-Themed magic in the showrooms.
-Our legendary “candy sarcophagus” in the Lobby!
-Tarot card & palm readings.
-Themed cocktail in souvenir glassware & themed menu items.
-RFID special FX-triggerable gags around the club.

THU. 10/24, SUN. 10/27, MON. 10/28, and TUE. 10/29:
(In addition to above:)
No Door Charges for the Member plus up to 5 guests. There is a door charge of $35/person for your 6th guest and up but you may only bring additional guests with a dinner reservation. Members who walk-in without a dinner reservation may only bring up to 5 guests. No additional guests for walk-in members will be allowed. Costumes are strongly encouraged on these off-peak nights but not mandatory. Otherwise it’s standard evening attire:

FRI. 10/25, SAT. 10/26, and THU. 10/31:
(In addition to everything in “All Week Long”:)
-Midnight costume contests with spooktacular prizes (Halloween Night Only!).
-Photo booth fun with take-home photo strips.
-DJ and dancing in the Inner Circle.
-No Door Charges for the Member plus up to 3 Guests; There is a door charge of $50/person for your 4th guest and up but you may only bring additional guests with a dinner reservation. Members who walk-in without a dinner reservation may only bring up to 3 guests. No additional guests for walk-in members will be allowed.

SUN. 10/20:
Bring your little gremlins, fairies, superheroes & monsters to the Inner Circle for this popular annual tradition where we throw our very own harvest festival for members’ children! Halloween costumes are encouraged! Enjoy Halloween games, mask-making, “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!,” face-painting, balloon animals, hand wax sculptures, costume contests, and more! 11:00 a.m. doors to the Inner Circle open and the fun lasts until 2:00 p.m. Brunch reservations are not required but be aware of the costume contest timing if you’re interested in participating. All ages welcome! This is a free event to members and their families. Members must be in attendance. The costume contests usually happen in between the 2nd and 3rd Palace shows on the Palace stage depending on if there is a 3rd Palace show.

MON. 10/28 to THU. 10/31
NEW! For the first time in AMA history, we are opening up the club to members for lunch during the week of Halloween. From Monday through Friday, the club is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for our famous Friday Lunch all week long. $18/person gets you the delicious lunch buffet plus a soft drink, tax & gratuity. You can also enjoy magic in the Close-Up Gallery and Parlour of Prestidigitation. Attire is “business casual” or Halloween costumes. Age 21+. Reservations are strongly encouraged. Parking is $5 per member vehicle, $15 per non-member vehicle. The club will be fully decorated for and in 100% Halloween Week mode. Official Halloween Week lunches are Monday through Thursday. On Friday, the club will be open for lunch per usual, however, much of the Halloween décor will have been removed.

WED. 10/30:
Back by popular demand! Join us for our 7th annual Members-Only Halloween Party! Absolutely zero guest card reservations will be accepted this evening, leaving our haunted mansion free to our members and their guests to destroy —ahem, enjoy! Due to popularity and capacity challenges, this year, members are limited to three (3) guests (four (4) total in party including the member) so that we can maximize the number of members who can enjoy this special night. No door charges whatsoever on this evening and COSTUMES ARE MANDATORY. No “additional guests” will be allowed in the building. Costume Contest with prizes at midnight in the Palace of Mystery. Categories: “Most Magical,” “Funniest,” “Scariest,” and “Best Duo or Group.”


*Guest card reservations are not allowed for the Kids Fall Festival (10/20) or Members-Only Halloween Party (10/30).

*Formal group events will not be booked during Halloween Week.

*Costumes must be appropriate, tasteful, and obviously a Halloween costume. Any props must be obvious. No realistic weapons, please.
Important: Even though the “Cursed Temple” theme is Indiana Jones-inspired, please note that Nazi/Nazi-like costumes or symbols with Nazi symbols/paraphernalia will not be allowed inside the building.

*On Members-Only Night, members are only permitted three (3) guests per membership. The member must be in attendance and “additional guests” on this evening will be turned away. Secondary members who share the same membership # as their primary member count as one of your guests.

Contact Ben Roman, Special Events Manager, at:



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