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 annual events.




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 rent. This includes but is not limited to the use of private parties, filming, photo shoots, etc.




What is the difference between Private Tours & Autumn at Oz?


Private Tours is a small private guided tour with a Land of Oz Historian. This year guests do get a photo opportunity and performance by Dorothy herself in Kansas. You and your group travel from the Fountain of Youth along the Yellow Brick Road and through Oz learn about the magical of Land of Oz and how it all began. Autumn at Oz is a three-weekend event is the full-scale Wizard of Oz festival. Here you will meet all your favorite characters from the classic film where you will have photo opporunities with everyone from Dorothy and Aunt Em 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. An immersive experiece including a journey's end in the magical Emerald City. The event also includes unique shopping experience, delicious food & beverage options, and eight live performances throughout the park!




When can I visit the Land of Oz?


Land of Oz is only open during our annual events Private Tours & Autumn at Oz.




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





Autumn at Oz

Where is parking for Autumn at Oz?


Parking for this event will be located in the Downtown Beech Mountain Meadow. 886 Elderberry Ridge Rd Beech Mountain, NC 28604 Please arrive 30-minutes prior to your ticketed time, to enjoy the festivities before boarding the free shuttle up to the park.




Where do I present my ticket and wristband?


After parking, proceed to the guest check-in at the main entry. You will receive your festival wristband. VIP ticket holders will have an exclusive line to receive their wristbands and further instructions.




What is included in my General Admission ticket price?


Your GA ticket includes parking, shuttle to/from the park, entry to our fair, meet-and-greets with all of the characters, eight live shows throughout the park, and unlimited time along the yellow brick road. While your ticket is access for one walk-through along the yellow brick road, you are able to travel it at your own leisure.




What is included in my VIP Admission ticket price?


Fast-track your access to the park! VIP access allows you the ability to skip the General Admission lines with your own VIP lane at Guest Check-In, Shuttle Bus Loading Zones, and entry to the Yellow Brick Road. This allows you to relax, take your time, and enjoy the shows, food & unique shopping experiences. In additon, your elite access to the park grants you access to the VIP Seating Section designated in Emerald City where you can enjoy the show upfront and center!




Where is the Land of Oz Museum?


The Land of Museum exhibit is located in our brand-new Land of Oz Shop. 2669 Beech Mountain Parkway Beech Mountain, NC 28604 Be sure to stop by and check out this years exhibit, free admission.




Do I have to print out my tickets or can you scan my phone?


When you arrive we can scan both your printed tickets and/or your phone. Please remember to set your phone to full brightness when scanning. We recommend you have all your tickets in one place and download the Showpass app before arriving. This allows you to group all your tickets into a universal QR Scan.




Do I need to buy a ticket for my infant?


Children 2 years of age and under are admitted for free and do not require a ticket.




What does the time on my ticket mean?


This is your boarding time for your shuttle to the park. The park is only accessible by Land of Oz shuttle. Guests may arrive up to 1-hour prior their ticketed time shown on the ticket. While you don't want to be late, late entry up to 30-minutes is allowed. Example: With a 11:00AM ticket, you may arrive as early as 10:00AM or as late as 11:30AM. You will not be allowed on the shuttle to Oz prior to your ticketed time slot, but as stated late entry is allowed up to 30-minutes.




Will food, beverage, and/or restrooms be accessible prior to boarding our shuttle?


Yes. The main entry to the park located downtown Beech Mountain, will have a large fair of food, beverages, shopping, and yes restrooms! An exciting start to a magical day at Land of Oz.




Do I pay extra for parking or shuttle bus the Land of Oz?


Event Parking and Shuttle Bus to/from Land of Oz is included in both GA and VIP ticket admission. Come and enjoy the many games, activities, and craft vendors before your shuttle time.




How long can I stay in the Land of Oz?


We encourage our guests to stay as long as their heart's desire, or until we close for the day at 6:30 PM.




Is Land of Oz wheelchair or stroller accessible?


Land of Oz Theme Park, being built in 1970, has uneven paths, stairs, steep ramps, and therefore is not wheelchair or stroller friendly. Late afternoon times work better for guests with special needs allowing them to take their time venturing through the park. Please be sure and reach out to our Customer Service team prior for any special needs, will would be more than happy to accomodate best we can. Small "umbrella"-type strollers or backpacks work best for infants and toddlers. We would like to remind you that it is a brick road.




What will the weather be like?


The weather on Beech Mountain can be cold and blustery, so please be prepared by dressing in layers and wearing comfortable shoes. We suggest bringing an umbrella - just in case. We've had snow, ice, rain and wind as well as calm, warm sunny days for this event in the past. Be prepared for anything.




Will I be refunded if it rains or is too cold?


All events at Land of Oz run wind, rain, or shine. Be sure to prepare for all types of weather! Refunds will not be issued due to rain, only by act of force majeure would an event cancellation be issued.




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, or dry if it rains!




Will there be a Land of Oz Gift Shop inside the festival?


Yes there will be three (3) opportunities during the course of your journey to shop at our official Land of Oz Shops (Main Entry "State Fair", Kansas Gale Farm, and Emerald City). Also be sure to check out our brick-and-mortar shop located at 2669 Beech Mountain Parkway, Beech Mountain, NC 28604, where we will have a museum exhibit displaying the history of Land of Oz, free admission!




May I take photos?


Yes, with so many people wanting to take photos, we ask that you please be respectful of others, and have your cameras and phones at the ready! Please stand back off the paths while taking photos with characters, and of the scenery to make room for others to skip down the Yellow Brick Road. Be sure to tag us, hashtag us, and like us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, TikTok, and Snapchat. @LandofOzNC #LandofOzNC #AutumnAtOz




May I bring my dog?


No. Sorry, pets are not allowed.





Private Tours

What is the time expectancy for a Private Tour?


90-minutes is allotted for Private Tours




Can we purchase a tour the day of?


We highly recommend the prepurchase of your tour as dates have been known to sellout.




What we will see on a Private Tour?


You tour the park starting with the Fountain Youth, Judy Garland Overlook Memorial Gazebo and make your way into Kansas. There you will see the Gale Farmhouse and Barn. Special this year will be an appearance from Dorothy for a photo opportunity. Then you will be whisked away to the storm cellar to avoid the terrible twister. As you exit you will find yourself in the Land of Oz complete with Yellow Brick Road, character stages, photo opportunities and engaging tour guide. Your tour guide will entertain with knowledge from Wizard of Oz movie trivia, Baum Book information and of course the history of the belove park.




Where do I park for Private Tours?


Private Tours will check-in at the Land of Oz Shop at 2669 Beech Mountain Parkway and follow a guide up to the park.




Can we tour in the rain?


Private Tours operate wind, rain, or shine!




Can I bring my infant?


Children ages 2 and under receive free admission.




Can I bring a stroller?


The park was built with multiple staircases and natural uneven paths. Please be sure strollers can fold quickly to maneuver stairs.




Are you handicap accessible?


The park was built with multiple staircases and natural uneven paths. Special accommodations can be made prior to a visit.




Can we stay after our tour?


Private Tours are guided and limited to a specific time as other tours will be on property in different places.




Can we explore on our own?


Private Tours are accompanied by a tour guide.




Is there a group discount?


At this time discounts are not offered to the general public.




Is there a military discount?


At this time discounts are not offered.




Where do I buy tickets?


All ticket sales are accessible right here on our website.




Can we dress up?


Guests are encouraged to dress up.




Will others be on the Private Tour?


Your private tour will consist of your select group and tour guide.




Where, when, and what time is the Character Meet-N- Greet?


Character Meet-N-Greet will be on Saturdays from June 19 - July 31, 2021. Location: Land of Oz Shop 2669 Beech Mountain Parkway Beech Mountain, NC 28604 Time: 11:00AM-4:00PM





 
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 2669 Beech Mountain Parkway
Beech Mountain, North Carolina, U.S.A. 28604

Ticketing Support: +1 (844) 307-7469