In the heart of Santa Clara, California’s Great America will be celebrating its 10th anniversary haunt season this year! In the ultra competitive bay area haunt market, CGA’s Halloween Haunt stands proudly atop the mountains peak. In lieu of their hallmark decade of screams, California’s Great America is out to hire up to 500 monsters and makeup artists for 2017.

Monster and Makeup Artist pay starts at $13.05 per hour

Halloween Haunt at California’s Great America is now hiring for its upcoming 10th anniversary season. Halloween Haunt runs Fridays-Sundays from September 22-October 29, and positions are currently available for monsters, makeup artists, live shows performers and numerous other jobs.

Pay rates for Halloween Haunt talent and makeup artists starts at $13.05 an hour, and applicants can apply online at

Job fairs are being hosted Saturdays and Sundays from 10am-3pm at 2401 Agnew Rd., in Santa Clara, CA.

Entering its 10th season of scares, Halloween Haunt has become the Bay Area’s premier Halloween spectacular, with 8 haunted mazes, 6 live shows, 5 Skeleton Key rooms, 3 scare zones and Great America’s thrill rides.

Great benefits include free park admission and parking during employment, exclusive associate events, 20 percent discounts on most food and merchandise and more.

Tickets can be purchased online at with free admission for 2017 Gold Passholders. All students can receive discounted admission by showing their valid student ID. Halloween Haunt is intended for guests 13 and older.

About the Author: Ryan Asher

Ryan is a long time horror movie lover, and Haunt enthusiast from the San Francisco Bay Area. When he's not watching his favorite foreign horror flicks, you can find him singing in his metal band, studying Muay Thai, sipping on fancy cocktails, or taking random Theme-Park and Roller Coaster trips with his group of friends, dubbed, "The Theme Park Fun Brigade".
By Published On: August 9, 2017Categories: Great America, HauntsComments Off on California’s Great America Halloween Haunt is Hiring!