On August 19, 2008, Bates Motel was registered as a trademark for use in “Entertainment services in the nature of an annual Halloween event featuring a haunted hayride, a haunted house, a haunted corn maze, a haunted trail, which employ actors and scare tactics with the intention of entertaining customers, by Agritainment Incorporated.
According to the Travel Channel, Bates Motel is “One of America’s scariest haunts.” Visitors experience a Motel, Haunted Hayride, and Haunted Corn Trail. When you check into the Motel, you are surrounded by levitating spirits, moving pictures, eerie screams, and may even experience personal interactions with the actors.
The Haunted Hayride is 25 minutes of terror as you drive through the dark forest past an asylum, a cave, and an old New England Church.
The third show takes place in the corn field of Arasapha Farm. Actors, animatronic monsters, and intense sound effects will scare you at every turn.