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Recipients of 2020 Haunters to Watch Awards Announced

Recipients of 2020 Haunters to Watch Awards Announced

The wait is over! In partnership with HAuNTcon, we are excited to announce the recipients of this year’s Haunters to Watch awards. Created to highlight

The Majestic Repertory Theatre in Las Vegas Presents “Sweeney Todd”

The Majestic Repertory Theatre in Las Vegas Presents “Sweeney Todd”

The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Comes to the Las Vegas Arts District from January 16 to February 16, 2020 Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-award-winning musical,

Halloween News

Twilight Actors Visits 2019 Spirit of Halloweentown Festival in St. Helens, Oregon

Twilight Actors Visits 2019 Spirit of Halloweentown Festival in St. Helens, Oregon

Peter Facinelli, who played Dr. Carlisle Cullen in “Twilight,” will light the city’s giant Halloween pumpkin at

FunkO’s Oogie Boogie and Ursula Cereals Provide Fuel for Haunters

FunkO’s Oogie Boogie and Ursula Cereals Provide Fuel for Haunters

Oogie Boogie FunkO’s Cereal Coming to Spirit Halloween and Spencer’s September 2019 Wondering what to

Podcasts

Transitioning your Haunt to Christmas

Transitioning your Haunt to Christmas

A Haunter in Christmas Town: How to Do a Changeover from a Halloween to a Christmas Event This blog is based on Episode 37 of my A Scott in the Dark

A Visit to the 2019 IAAPA Expo

A Visit to the 2019 IAAPA Expo

Discovering what’s new and trending in the haunt and theme park industries Episode 38 of my A Scott in the Dark podcast was recorded at the 2019 IAAPA

‘Tis the Season - Summer is the Time to Start Preparing for Halloween

‘Tis the Season – Summer is the Time to Start Preparing for Halloween

This blog is based on Episode 33 of my A Scott in the Dark podcast, which was called, “’Tis the Season.” This wasn’t a Christmas episode. No. It was

The Power of the Paranormal — A Chat with Jill Witecki of Tampa Theatre and Jeremy Rettig of Genesis Paranormal Services

The Power of the Paranormal — A Chat with Jill Witecki of Tampa Theatre and Jeremy Rettig of Genesis Paranormal Services

This blog is based on Episode 34 of my A Scott in the Dark podcast, entitled “The Power of the Paranormal,” in which I had the great opportunity to look at

ScareHouse Opens 2 New Experiences in Pittsburgh for 2019 Halloween

ScareHouse Opens 2 New Experiences in Pittsburgh for 2019 Halloween

The Basement and Stalked by a Killer Open in Pittsburgh ScareHouse is on hiatus for 2019 while the attraction relocates, but the team announced two new

Michigan’s Hush Haunted Attraction Grows 6X for 2019 Halloween

Michigan’s Hush Haunted Attraction Grows 6X for 2019 Halloween

Hush Haunted Attraction in Westland, Michigan, is debuting three haunted houses in a new venue that’s 6X as large as the previous space. The trio of

New for 2019 at Cross Roads Escape Games—The Séance

New for 2019 at Cross Roads Escape Games —The Séance Experience

Debuting at Cross Roads Escape Games in Anaheim, California for the 2019 Halloween season is The Séance, a theatrical horror experience For the 2019

Dead Factory Haunted House in Mexico, Missouri Focuses on Phobias

Dead Factory Haunted House in Mexico, Missouri Focuses on Phobias

Family-owned, home-grown haunted house in Mexico, Missouri focuses on phobias. Dead Factory, located in Mexico, Missouri, is a 30-minute, linear,

New Mazes and Special Events at this Year’s Haunted Fort

New Mazes and Special Events at this Year’s Haunted Fort

Historic, haunted buildings and real ghosts await guests at this unique outdoor haunt at Fort Abraham Lincoln on the North Dakota prairie. Haunted Fort is

Epic Entertainment - Dark Horizon

Marrying Location, History Inspired Story, and Party

EPIC Entertainment Group Launches Dark Horizon in Orlando By Philip Hernandez “Dark Horizon: Point of No Return” is a new haunted attraction produced by