Timothy Sedillo of Scary Good Marketing discusses what you should be doing now to prepare your haunt marketing for 2021 It’s almost Halloween and, guess what. You should be thinking about marketing next year’s haunt right now. There are a number of quick, simple things you can do to promote your event using the wonders […]Continue Reading
For this year’s Halloween season, Fort Edmonton Park in Alberta offers four virtual events—ranging from quiz nights to a dance party—and an on-site, learn-as-you-go paranormal investigation. Fort Edmonton Park’s DARK Halloween event has made some changes this year to accommodate the guidelines around the pandemic and the limitations imposed by the park’s construction Continue Reading
by Emily Louise Rua Home haunters face unprecedented challenges this year while preparing their yard displays. With rapidly-changing public health updates, and communities urging residents to reimagine traditional Halloween activities, haunters have a lot of information to keep track of and have a greater need to coordinate with their neighbors and community members than Continue Reading
A survey by HalloweenCostumes.com found that people still want to celebrate Halloween and dress up in costume, despite restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic Nearly 40% of respondents to a survey by HalloweenCostumes.com said COVID-19 would affect the way they celebrate Halloween this year, 28% said it wouldn’t, and 32% were unsure. The survey results […]Continue Reading
Halloween News Brief for August 30th Up Today: Ohio ’s New Health Guidelines, Robotic Candy Delivery, The Haunted Drive-In Theatre, Oprah’s Top Haunt Pics, Trapped in Las Vegas, and Ireland’s Dilemma. Interview: Max from the Ohio Haunters Association drops in to give us an update on what’s happening in Ohio (see below). Listen Now: Image […]Continue Reading
by Emily Louise Rua Suds & Scares: Haunted Car Washes Transform an Everyday Service into a Fun Experience With rising demand for socially distant Halloween activities, several car wash businesses around the country have announced spooky spins on their traditional car wash services. Attendees can experience costumed staff, themed lighting, and effects from the safety Continue Reading
Among the spooky doins at these zoos are two drive-through adventures and “Boo at the Zoo” events including Baby Boo activities for the little tikes In the last week, five zoos announced Halloween events for this year. Earlier, San Antonio Zoo and the Little Rock Zoo unveiled their attractions for the spooky season. Image Credit: […]Continue Reading
Due to newly announced LA County restrictions, Reign of Terror 2020 won’t open for Halloween season 2020. In a brief statement, Reign of Terror announced on September 21 that it was canceling this year’s event as a result of recently announced LA County restrictions on Halloween events. This guidance specifically bans “carnivals, festivals, live entertainment, […]Continue Reading
Following two previous closures, Hong Kong Disneyland leaves only Disneyland Resort in California as the only Disney park worldwide to remain closed. Hong Kong Disneyland announced on September 21st that it will reopen to guests on September 25 after shutting down in July amid a spike in local COVID-19 cases. The park initially reopened in […]Continue Reading
On this Bonus Green Tagged: What 11 drive-in haunted attractions have in common, where they differ, and why it matters; a rundown of what every major US theme park is doing for Halloween; musings on The Haunted Toilet Experience; what hotels, a small town in Maine, and Mars Candy is doing to innovate this season. […]Continue Reading