2nd Sanctuary: A multi-experience Halloween attraction

A Philadelphia original and exclusive

“When Brian Sanders takes you into his world, you rarely know what kind of magical, outlandish,
Tim Burton-meets-Cirque du Soleil-type place you might be entering.”
- The Philadelphia Inquirer

Something wicked, original and unlike anything else is materializing in an abandoned 19th-century Victorian church.
Get ready to enter 2nd Sanctuary, a multi-sensory, multi-space experience from the creative mind of Brian Sanders
that will transport you to magical and other-worldly experiences. Open for five weeks only.


EXPLORE IT ALL IN ONE NIGHT OR COME BACK TO CONTINUE THE FUN.
2nd Sanctuary is a limited-time supernatural extravaganza.

separate tickets are required for these 3 experiences. Purchase 2 or 3 and save.

SPECTRAL GARDEN CHAPEL

Phantom Portal VR Telecom Tour in the Spectral Garden Chapel

A mind-bending adventure combining Virtual Reality, live action, and immersive theater takes you on a tour of the 1970s. Get ready to transport through phone booths and other unexpected modes of transportation. Note: One piece of VR content contains partial nudity.

Duration: 30 minutes for 4 VR experiences

Tickets Required: $29-$35

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Dancing Dead Live in the Hall of the Dearly Departed

Dancing Dead Live tells the story of an old man dancing with death, watching his friends pass on, waltzing with a skeleton, and then digging up those pals. This trippy, witty dance by Brian Sanders offers walking dead, easy-listening style, and a soundtrack of the 1970s.

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

Tickets Required: $29-$35

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Zoltan’s Zarkade Escape Room in the Lost Lodge

Can you escape before falling prey to the dark forces inside 2nd Sanctuary? You must solve the mystery of Kid Scout Troop 244, who disappeared one by one in the fall of 1975. Design by John Bezark and Steel Owl Productions.

Can accommodate 8-20 players.

Duration: 60 minutes to escape

Tickets Required: $29-$35

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INCLUDED WITH ALL TICKETS
Labyrinth of the Stone Cold Heart in the Reanimation Rectory

You must find your way out of this diabolical labyrinth to continue your 2nd Sanctuary adventure. The multi-sensory indoor maze is designed for the 70s rocker-at-heart, featuring heavy use of music, fog, and strobe and other lighting.

Note: May not be suitable for all visitors.

Open to the public: Free

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INCLUDED WITH ALL TICKETS
Zombie Disco at the Altar of Summer

Pick your poison to celebrate the night disco died, and the final night the cake was left out in the rain.

Zombie attire is encouraged.

Open to the public: Free

PURCHASE TICKETS

2nd Sanctuary is recommended for ages 13+.
Performances take place on the 2nd floor; the historic building does not have an elevator.

2nd Sanctuary is presented with support from the William Penn Foundation and Gilead Sciences, Inc.,
and the collaboration of Drexel University and the Free Library of Philadelphia.

Dancing Dead was originally commissioned by ArtYard.
Portions of Dancing Dead were developed with support from Swarthmore College.