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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

General Information

Is the Land of Oz abandoned?


"Don't make me laugh"... the Land of Oz is a privately owned property that is open to the public during selected events throughout the year. We hope to see you there during our many seasonal events.




Is the Land of Oz available for public access?


No, as it is a private property and under 24 hour surveillance. Those caught trespassing will be prosecuted, no exceptions. We are only open during our hosted events throughout the year. If you would like information about private tours, special events, etc. Please contact us to arrange by appointment only.




Can I rent out the Land of Oz for a private photo or film shoot?


At this time, the Land of Oz is not available for private film or photo shoots.




What is the difference between Journey with Dorothy & Autumn at Oz?


Journey with Dorothy is a small guided tour with Dorothy herself as your guide. You travel from Kansas through Oz with her leading the way while you or other members in your tour are selected to play the characters of the Scarecrow, TinMan, Lion, Wicked Witch, and Glinda. This is a completely immersive interactive experience for guests and a chance to go over the rainbow with Dorothy herself. Autumn at Oz is a two-weekend event in which you travel down the Yellow Brick Road at your own leisure. Here you will meet all your favorite characters from the classic film where you will have photo opporunities with everyone from Dorothy and Miss Gulch in Kansas to the Lion in his forest, the Munchkins, Flying Monkeys at the Witch’s Castle, and Toto, too! Be sure to catch our character shows throughout the event in Kansas & the magical Land of Oz. A full-scale experiece including a journey's end in the magical Emerald City.




When can I visit the Land of Oz?


Land of Oz is only open for Private Tours and our special events Journey with Dorothy & Autumn at Oz™. Click here if you would like information about booking a private tour!




Can I dress as a character?


Absolutely! We encourage that fans dress up. Be sure to dress in a way that allows you to stay warm if the weather turns cold.




What is Land of Oz?


We are a privately own park open only for special events such as Journey with Dorothy & Autumn at Oz only. We are no longer a fully functioning theme park, visitors are only allowed on property during our ticketed events or by special appointment only. Feel to contact us to inquire about setting an appointment.




Want to be a vendor at our events?


Contact us vendors@landofoznc.com





Journey with Dorothy

Where do I park for the Journey with Dorothy event?


NOTICE: Journey with Dorothy 2020 has been canceled. Click here for more information. Parking for Journey with Dorothy is located at the Beech Mountain Resort. For more information about Beech Mountain Resort click here. You must check in at Beech Mountain Resort to get your wristband before boarding the shuttle busses. Do not search "Land of Oz" in Google Maps for directions. It will lead you to the wrong location in which you cannot park your vehicle.




How long is the tour?


NOTICE: Journey with Dorothy 2020 has been canceled. Click here for more information. Each tour ranges from 45-minutes to 1-hour in duration.




When do I arrive for my tour time?


NOTICE: Journey with Dorothy 2020 has been canceled. Click here for more information. Please arrive at the Beech Mountain Resort 1-hour before your scheduled tour time.




Is the Beech Mountain Chairlift the only way to access the event?


NOTICE: Journey with Dorothy 2020 has been canceled. Click here for more information. No, shuttle buses are also available, located at Beech Mountain Resort.




Do I have to play a character if I don't want to?


Of course not, we encourage anyone who wants to participate in the event to do so. It is not mandatory by any means. Short scripts and a hat or prop distinguishing the character(s) are provided for each of the tours. Worried about performing? Don't be! Dorothy will be there to help you. Just have fun!




Are the other character(s) Scarecrow, TinMan, Lion, etc. at Journey with Dorothy?


No. At Journey with Dorothy you only meet Dorothy, Miss Gulch, and the Wizard. Members in each tour group are picked at random to play the Scarecrow, TinMan, Lion, Glinda, and Wicked Witch. For an event that features all of the characters from The Wizard of Oz, please look into visiting Land of Oz during our Autumn at Oz Festival.




Will there be a real Toto?


Not for our Journey with Dorothy Tours.




May I bring my dog to play Toto?


No. Sorry pets are not allowed.




Can I bring my camera and take photos?


Yes, but only handheld devices are allowed. Be sure to tag us, hashtag us, and like us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat. @LandofOzNC #LandofOzNC #JourneyWithDorothy




Will there be souvenirs?


Yes, there will be a Land of Oz Gift Shop. Cash & Credit Card accepted.




Is Land of Oz wheelchair or stroller accessible?


Land of Oz property was built in 1970, and has many uneven paths, ramps, and stair cases. At this time, Oz is not wheelchair or stroller friendly. Because the nature of the Journey with Dorothy tours, those with such accommodations or for folks needing to take their time walking, we recommend visiting during our Autumn at Oz Festival. At any event, small "umbrella-type" strollers or backpacks work best for infants and toddlers.




Will I be issued a refund if it rains?


NOTICE: Journey with Dorothy 2020 has been canceled. Click here for more information. The events at Land of Oz run rain or shine. Be sure to prepare for all types of weather! Refunds will not be issued due to rain.




How do we get to the Land of Oz from the Beech Mountain Resort?


NOTICE: Journey with Dorothy 2020 has been canceled. Click here for more information. There will be two options of transit from the parking lots. An included, free round-trip shuttle bus ride. -or- Beech Mountain Chairlift, a more scenic route. This is option is additonal cost and available upon purchase of your tickets or onsite. For additional question about the Beech Mountain Chairlift please contact here.





Autumn at Oz

What, When, Where, and How?


NOTICE: Autumn at Oz™ 2020 has been canceled. Click here for more information.





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