Category Archives: Haunts

Haunted Houses Adding Escape Rooms for 2015 Season

2015 is definitely the year of the escape rooms in the United States. With hundreds of them opening up all over the country, it seems that many businesses are cashing in on this trend, including haunted houses. In Hudson Valley, New York, the Headless Horseman Hayride has added the Great Room Escape as a year-round attraction.

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Don’t Be A Monster on National Haunted House Day October 9

Even if you didn’t know National Haunted House Day was the second Friday in October of every year, you can still celebrate in a very cool way. On October 9th, haunted houses across the country will be donating a portion of their proceeds to an anti-bullying campaign called Don’t Be A Monster. The school seminar

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5 Reasons Why Tampa’s Howl-O-Scream is Better Than Halloween Horror Nights

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, by now you’ve heard of the mega Halloween event known as Halloween Horror Nights at Universal Studios Florida. Simply due to the size alone, many call it the nation’s premier haunt event and depending on how you look at it (size), that may be true. Today we are

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The Vault of Souls will be an Evening of Elegant Fear

If you’ve ever been to a traditional haunted house, either as a stand-alone attraction or within a theme park, you know the drill. Wait outside in metal gates usually meant for cattle and after a half-hour or even several hours, you and your herd head inside the house. Moo. Regardless of theme, the formula is

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13th Floor and Asylum Brings Six New Haunted Attractions to Denver in 2015

Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is the only company in the United States who owns and operates haunted houses on a national level. In total, they manage eight haunted houses across four states and five cities. In Denver, they are adding a total of six new attractions in 2016 to their two different haunts: 13th Floor and The Asylum. 13th

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Vault of Souls with Scott Swenson Interview – Theme Park University Radio

Rarely have I been so excited about a new attraction opening in Central Florida. Opening in October 2015, the Vault of Souls will be combining a unsettling haunt experience with immersive theater in Tampa, Florida. What is being called “an elegant evening of fear”, this event takes place in the real Exchange National Bank which

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This Is The End Movie to be Turned Into Haunt for Hollywood Halloween Horror Nights 2015

In what may be one of the most bizarre choices for a haunted house theme of all time, Universal Studios Hollywood is turning the hit film This Is The End starring James Franco and Jonah Hill into a haunted house for their 2015 Halloween Horror Nights. This Is The End became a surprise summer hit

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Russ Mckamey Interview – Owner of Mckamey Manor – Theme Park University Radio

Last year when I talked to Russ Mckamey, his home haunt in San Diego, California was just starting to gain international press. Mckamey Manor is known as the most extreme haunted house in the world and with good reason. This haunt, which charges no money (he only asks for some dog food for a Greyhound

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Ghostbusters Attraction Opens at Six Flags Mexico

Sudden Impact Entertainment Company has done it again with an interactive attraction based on Ghostbusters which recently soft opened at Six Flags Mexico.     If you’ve never heard of Sudden Impact Entertainment, you have definitely heard of the franchises they have represented in various attractions around the world: Van Helsing, The Mummy, Prison Break,

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Zombie Attractions Still Hot for 2015

Zombies just never die. It seems that the public can’t get enough of the undead. All over the world, there are new attractions being announced featuring flesh eaters. We start in Japan. For the third consecutive year, Universal Studios Japan has created an interactive walk-through attraction based on the Biohazard video game series (known as Resident Evil

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