Behind the Curtain, Part 2 – Halloween 2018 • Hocus Pocus

Written & Photographed by Sylvr Sharp I see you’ve come back! Thirsty for more, are you? Brave souls. Well you’re just in time. We just got in some new plants, fresh off the cart. Let’s take a look. Those look nice and healthy…. [...]

2018-09-14T08:42:30-07:00By |Halloween|1 Comment

Behind the Curtain – Halloween 2018 | Hocus Pocus

Written & Photographed by Sylvr Sharp It’s that time of year again; I know, hard to believe! Once again the Visual Merchandising team has been hard at work making your magic filled dreams come true. This year we’ve had many special projects that have been under construction for months all [...]

2019-01-11T17:24:33-08:00By |Halloween|3 Comments

Behind the Curtain: Halloween 2016 Grimm Tales – Come Closer

Now that the dust has settled, it's time to see how everything turned out! Based on The Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales, this years room is divided up into four stories: Sleeping Beauty, Hansel and Gretel, Red Riding Hood and Snow White. Let's take a stroll through the (haunted) woods, shall we? Enter if you dare! [...]

Behind The Curtain: Building Grimm Tales

Hey! You came back! Hungry for more I see...   Previously I showed you how we start early in the summer on projects for our Halloween display. Although this is really helpful, much of the building still has to wait until we can go inside. Multiple features are built onsite sometimes requiring several team members during several days. [...]

2017-09-29T15:23:45-07:00By |Halloween, Holiday|5 Comments

Behind The Curtain: Halloween 2016, Grimm Tales

Wow how time flies! Good to see you again, you look great! Did you do something new with your hair? Have you been working out? Whatever you've been doing it works for you! I can't believe a whole year has passed since we've last met. What have you been up to? We've been busy getting our [...]

Behind The Curtain : Halloween 2015 – The “Big Reveal”

Well it’s been a crazy couple of days with the opening of the Halloween Room. It’s been great to see everyone come in so excited and wanting to see EVERYTHING! And now I get to show you the results of all our hard work this year commonly known as the “Big Reveal” (if you like [...]

Behind The Curtain: Halloween Boutique 2015, Something Wicked This Way Comes – Tickets, Please.

There’s this rumor going around that our Halloween display requires the purchase of a ticket to attend. Word of mouth being what it is, every year I am approached by at least one guest inquiring about where to purchase admission.  […]

2015-09-16T18:37:23-07:00By |Halloween|3 Comments

Behind The Curtain: Halloween 2015 – What’s In A Name?

“What’s the Halloween theme this year?” This may be the most asked question I get as a visual merchandiser at Rogers Gardens every year starting around, oh, April, at least by fellow employees (the most asked customer question is: “Don’t you just love your job?” to which the answer is YES!). […]

Behind The Curtain: Halloween 2015 – Something Wicked This Way Comes

Don’t look. I’m serious. You aren’t ready for it. You really don’t want to know. I can tell you’re thinking about it. I can see you, you’re standing there glancing nonchalantly at the curtain and the sign saying “Coming Soon” but you really shouldn’t peek. It’s not going to be pleasant. There are some things you can’t [...]

Behind the Curtain | Hauntingly Beautiful Halloween 2014 – Music to Soothe the Savage Beasts

I'm here to once again answer that age old question…."What is that music and where can I get it?" OK so maybe it's not such and age old question after all but one we get every year. So to satisfy the curious and calm the frantic, without further ado, here is our hit list of Halloween [...]