HalloWeekends Pictures

Metromix Cleveland just posted their coverage of HalloWeekends 15. 113 photos featuring all 10 haunted attractions, decorations and more are online. Click on the link below to check it out.

Industrial Nightmare Changes Name and Adds New Haunts!

Industrial Nightmare in Jeffersonville, Indiana is now Industrial Terrorplex and has 4 haunts that are sure to raise your blood pressure. This includes Industrial Nightmare, Dementions, Carnevil 3D and Infected. I'm looking forward to seeing all the haunting changes at this Indiana classic.

Visit www.hauntednetwork.com for more information.

Sandyland Acres Releases New Video Featuring Farmers Revenge!

Travel Channel Films at Dent!

Sunday, September 25 · 7:30pm - 10:00pm

The Dent Schoolhouse was one of 4 haunts picked NATION WIDE to be featured in a new Halloween show coming out this October! We want to pack Dent and show The Travel Channel what Cincinnati has to scream about!

We have dropped the tickets down too $15 for a general admission (includes Detention Hall also)! These can be purchased online at frightsite.com exclusively!

Here is your chance to get scared on NATIONAL TV! (Note this is not a guarantee that your image will be included in the episode)

Dead Acres Behind The Scenes Videos

Check out some behind the scenes footage of Dead Acres/Haunted Hoochie. There's a reason why it's been rated America's Most Outrageous Haunt.

Don't Stop Believin' Dent Video

Watch Jasper and Jynx become one in this new and hilarious video from the guys at The Dent Schoolhouse.

Halloween Haunt Opens Sep 23rd!

 Halloween Haunt opens September 23 at Kings Island
Most immersive horror experience in Midwest features 13 highly-intense and chilling attractions

KINGS ISLAND, Ohio – There’s nowhere to run and nowhere to hide.  Screams of pure panic pierce the night.  There’s nowhere you’re safe in the most immersive horror experience in the Midwest – Halloween Haunt at Kings Island!

Halloween Haunt is a veritable playground of terror featuring more than 500 ghastly creatures lurking in the shadows searching for souls, 13 highly-intense and spine-chilling haunted attractions, and some of the most hair-raising rides on the planet. 

This year, the bloodcurdling horror and nightmarish madness of Halloween Haunt will feature two new thriller mazes, Holiday Horror and Mysteria, and an all-new fear zone, Nightmare Alley.

Returning haunted attractions include CarnEvil, Club Blood, CornStalkers, Cut Throat Cove, Massacre Manor, Slaughter House, Tombstone Terror-Tory, Urgent Scare and Wolf Pack. 

Also back by popular demand for a third season is the Hot Blooded live stage show in the Showplace Theatre and midget wrestling with the Half Pint Brawlers in the Festhaus. 

Kings Island’s favorite thrill-ride attractions are open during Halloween Haunt.  Favorites include The Beast, Diamondback, Firehawk, Vortex, Drop Tower, Invertigo, Delirium, Flight Deck, The Racer, Flight of Fear, Adventure Express, Backlot Stunt Coaster, Monster, Zephyr, Scrambler, Shake, Rattle & Roll, Dodgem, The Crypt, Boo Blasters on Boo Hill and WindSeeker. 

The event dates for Halloween Haunt are Friday and Saturday nights from 7:00pm until 1:00am on September 23, 24, 30; October 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28 and 29. 

Friday nights feature the ‘Wall of Monsters’ when the gates to the underworld open at 7:00pm.   Only the bravest of souls will make it past the vast array of vampires, werewolves, mummies, zombies, undertakers, clowns and assorted ghouls and monsters they’ll encounter on their way into the park. 

On Saturdays, the park opens at 11:00am with everyone’s favorite rides and attractions.  All eight indoor haunted mazes open at 5:00pm.  The full Halloween Haunt experience begins at 7:00pm. 

Monster savings on tickets for Halloween Haunt are available online at www.visitkingsisland.com/haunt.  Discount tickets are just $24.99 on Friday nights ($12 savings off the regular price at the park of $36.99) and $29.99 on Saturdays ($23 savings off the regular price at the park of $52.99) when purchased in advance.

College students can purchase tickets for Halloween Haunt on Friday nights for just $24.99 when they present a valid college ID at any front gate admissions window. 

Halloween Haunt is not for the feint of heart and will ravage your senses.  This in-your-face horror experience continues to break new ground and is filled with terrifying mazes, disturbing clowns in 3D and outrageous “live” shows.  No other Halloween event in the Midwest can match the number of scares, blood, terror and gore. 

Parents, be advised.  Halloween Haunt includes graphic scenes, suggestive themes and intense imagery and is intended for mature audiences; not recommended for children

For more information on Halloween Haunt, including attractions, rides, photos and deadly deals on tickets, log onto www.visitkingsisland.com/haunt.

Halloween Haunt at Kings Island:  Pray for daylight! 

Kings Island is owned and operated by Cedar Fair Entertainment Company, a publicly traded partnership that is listed for trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “FUN.”  In addition to Kings Island, Cedar Fair owns and operates ten other amusement parks, six water parks, one indoor water park resort and five hotels.  Cedar Fair also operates the Gilroy Gardens Family Theme Park in Gilroy, Calif. under a management contract.

Travis Fessler Sets World Record!


Job Fair at Haunted Schoolhouse & Haunted Laboratory


The legendary Haunted Schoolhouse and Haunted Laboratory at 1300 Triplett Blvd. in Akron are seeking dozens of workers who want the thrill of bringing screams to the autumn air during the 2011 Halloween season.

Anybody who believes they have what it takes to join the Scream Team as a monster, actor or makeup artist is asked to attend our monstrous job fair on Wednesday, September 14 at 6 p.m.
All applicants must be at least 16 years old.  These are paid positions.
The screams return when The Haunted Schoolhouse and The Haunted Laboratory open for the 2011 season on Friday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m.  We've got more demented details at www.hshlab.com.  We're also haunting Facebook.
Each of our attractions, which are two of the oldest in the coutnry, have become an Akron tradition -- the 2011 haunted house season marks the 38th year for The Haunted Schoolhouse and the 31st year for The Haunted Laboratory.  
Our haunted attractions have been ranked among the best in the nation by AOL Digital City, Fangoria, HauntWorld and CityBlood.com.
The Schoolhouse features three floors of fright inside a former elementary school where guests come face-to-face with droves of creatures and classic monsters.  The Haunted Laboratory takes its guests through four floors of terror where experiments have gone awry.  New for 2011 -- a portion of the Haunted Laboratory is now in eye-popping 3D!
NOTE: Media outlets are invited to cover our job fair.
Do you dare to be scared? 
The Scream Team
Haunted Schoolhouse & Haunted Laboratory
1300 Triplett Blvd.
Akron, OH
Press contacts:
Cindy Johns:  Haunted Houses Inc. VP
Ryan Haidet:  Haunted Houses Inc. press relations (330-715-9788)

Top Haunts in Nation Revealed!

Hauntworld's Top 31 Haunts list (AKA Top 13) has been released and quite a few haunts in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana have been included among the best in the nation according to Hauntworld.

#11: The Dent Schoolhouse (Cincinnati, OH)
#14: Dead Acres (Pataskala, OH)
#21: Terror Town (Maumee, OH)
#28: The Haunted Schoolhouse & Laboratory (Akron, OH)
#30: ScreamPark (Lexington, KY)

Most Outrageous Haunted House: #1 Dead Acres (Pataskala, OH)

Top 13 Screamparks: #12 Talon Falls Haunted Screamfest (Paducah, KY)

Scariest Locations For Haunted Houses: #6 USS Nightmare (Newport, KY), #10 The Dent Schoolhouse (Cincinnati, OH)

To read the entire article, please visit http://www.hauntworld.com.

Dent Schoolhouse Takes Over Ohio River

 Sunday, September 4 · 12:00pm - 9:30pm
 Ohio Flood Wall 

As always, your favorite Dent faculty members will take over the Ohio flood wall to gear guests up for the P&G River Fest and the WEBN fireworks!

Stop by the Dent Schoolhouse booth to pick-up your coupons, grab a photo op with your favorite un-dead, and more!