Unveiling The 2024 OSCARES Winners In Haunted Attractions

OSCARES 2024 Winners

2024 OSCARES Winners The Haunted Attraction Association recognized attraction owners, vendors, and others who have excelled in the haunt industry with the annual OSCARES awards ceremony on Saturday at TransWorld’s Halloween & Attractions Show in St. Louis. The OSCARES awards are the highest achievement in the Halloween and Haunted Attraction industry. The Haunted Attraction Network produced this year’s awards ceremony with Froggy’s Fog as […]

HAA 2024-2027 Strategic Plan: Join the Haunt Industry’s Growth Journey

HAA 2024-2027 Strategic Plan

The Haunted Attraction Association (HAA) unveiled its bold new 2024-2027 Strategic Plan, promising a brighter future for the industry. Highlights include new membership tiers for home and charity haunts, a nationwide actor training program for consistent scares, and a code of ethics for responsible operations. Dive into the details and discover how these exciting changes can benefit your haunt business!

Embark on Epic Journeys at Universal’s Newest Theme Park

Epic Journeys

Embark on epic journeys at Universal Epic Universe, the newest theme park in Orlando. Explore magical realms like Celestial Park and How to Train Your Dragon – Isle of Berk, where every moment promises thrilling adventures. Immerse yourself in a world of wonder and excitement, where epic journeys await at every turn.

A Haunted Mansion Tribute Reunion Comes to the Ghostly Retreat

Ghostly Retreat

A spooky celebration awaits fans of Disney’s Haunted Mansion! On February 25th, the immersive Ghostly Retreat near Disneyland welcomes former Imagineers, animators, and illustrators who crafted the beloved attraction. Meet & greets, autographs, and exclusive access to the Retreat await, along with limited-edition Haunted Mansion artwork and a chance to create your own ghostly photo memories. This unique event benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, so come dressed for the occasion and let the spirits guide you to an unforgettable afternoon!

Spooky Love! Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Haunted Attractions for Couples

Valentine's Day Haunted Attractions

Forget boring chocolates and candlelit dinners! This Valentine’s Day, dive into spooky romance with unforgettable haunted attractions across the nation. From California’s “WELCOME FOOLISH MORTALS” reunion celebrating the iconic Haunted Mansion to SoCal’s creepy axe-throwing gathering for horror content creators, there’s a unique thrill waiting for every adventurous couple. Ditch the clichés and embrace the chills – your unforgettable Valentine’s Day haunt awaits!

Valentine’s Day Haunted Houses 2024

valentine's day

There’s a link between love and fear, a link you can explore with your sweetheart this 2024 Valentine’s Day weekend. Haunts around the country are rolling out the blood-red carpet to welcome couples for limited engagements. Here is a list of various haunts around the country with Valentine’s Day 2024 haunt events: Alabama Arx MortisKillen, […]

Farewell, Spooky Thrills! Inside the Closure of Legendary Reaper’s Realm Haunted House

Reaper's Realm Haunted House

Hammond, Indiana’s iconic Reaper’s Realm haunted house is facing an uncertain future. After 34 years of chilling thrills, the beloved attraction sits precariously on the chopping block as the City of Hammond seeks to replace it with a riverfront development. Citing underutilization and a deteriorating building, the city filed an eminent domain lawsuit, but Reaper’s Realm owners cry foul, claiming the move would “devastate” their family business. With tensions high and emotions running as raw as the haunt’s spookiest scares, the question remains: will Reaper’s Realm rise from the ashes or be permanently laid to rest by progress?

Monthly “Haunted Happenings” Livestream Series Launches 1/18/2024

Haunted Happenings

Calling all haunt and horror fans! Join Ashland Library’s “Haunted Happenings” with “That Halloween Podcast” host Jeff DePaoli! Every 3rd Thursday, starting Jan 18th, dive into chilling talks with haunt creators, animatronics experts like Chucky creator Tony Gardner, and more! Free, interactive, global – register now and get spooked year-round!




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