Annual West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval Features Rocky Horror Picture Show

The 23rd annual West Hollywood Halloween Costume Carnaval is billing itself as the world’s largest Halloween street festival. And that may well be the cast if, on October 31, the expected “nearly half a million Halloween revelers” descend upon Santa Monica Blvd. to celebrate Halloween. Making this year extra special, The Rocky Horror Picture Show […]

Ohio’s Most Haunted Village Hosts Events for Halloween Fun

All year round, authentic hauntings and paranormal sightings occur in the historic village of Wayensville, Ohio. But to make the Halloween season more special, the village is hosting two tours that are sure to make October a little spookier. “These are not sensationalized tours,” says Linda Morgan, Program Chair of Museum at the Friends Home […]

More Fun In Store at Hudson Valley Halloween Events

The Historic Hudson Valley is expanding its portfolio of fall and Halloween events this year, plus adding additional nights for the Great Jack O’ Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor in Croton, the tri-state area’s biggest ticketed Halloween celebration, which kicks off Saturday, Oct. 2. New this year is Horseman’s Hollow, an interactive haunted attraction […]

Madera County Haunts

Madera County in general and Yosemite National Park were an integral part of my childhood. I learned how to tie my shoes at the park, as well as ride a bike. My family used to spend every summer at Yosemite National Park … so when I received press release from Yosemite Sierra Visitors Bureau, I […]

Delaware Valley Haunt Celebrates 20 Years of Scary Good Fun

In 1990, Haunted Hayrides of Delaware Valley, Inc. took the Delaware Valley area by storm as the area’s first large production, regionally marketed, outdoor, Halloween Season event. “To get started,” said founder, Tom Yaegel, “we actually purchased a franchise license from Haunted Hayrides, Inc. in Syracuse, New York. We made a land use arrangement with […]

New Haunt Inspired by Steampunk

The ScareHouse, “Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Haunt,” debuted a brand new attraction this year inspired by the science fiction sub-genre steampunk. For those who don’t know what steampunk is, it is kind of like cyberpunk only set in the Victorian era where steam is the primary sources of energy. Think The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and the […]

Shocktoberfest Let’s You Scare Your Friends

Got an Apple iPhone? Then you can be a part of the scary good fun at Shocktoberfest, Pennsylvania’s Premier Haunted Theme Park. Two years ago, the part debuted the Text2ScreamTM technology and now they have extended the concept for the iScareYouTM program. Here’s how it works. Let’s say you’ve just turned a blind corner in […]

Hauntworld Magazine Ranks the Scariest Locations in America

Hauntworld Magazine, the Halloween and haunt industry’s leading trade publication, has ranked what they believe to be the scariest places in the United States, including lists of the top haunted houses and haunted attractions for each day of October. “Americans have an intrinsic urge to conquer fear and the haunted attractions on these lists are […]

Haunted Hangouts

The little girl in me is just jumping up and down. It’s October! Time to dress up in costumes and go trick or treating. I’ve always loved Halloween and got really creative with my costumes. One year, I was a book worm. I dressed all in green, wore fake glasses (I didn’t need them for […]