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Spring Haunting 2019

  • Posted : March 15th, 2019
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The snow is finally melting, and the temps begin to climb out of the cellar. As the deep freeze releases its hold on Chicago, local Haunts are springing back to help their monsters and patrons warm up with some good-ol-fashioned fear! Pick your poison: un-Lucky Leprechauns or eerie Easter Bunnies?

Here’s a listing of all the attractions within 100-miles of Chicago that are producing special Spring haunting experiences.(Listed in alphabetical order)

 

Basement of the Dead presents: “Leprechaunted House”
Aurora, Illinois
Friday, March 15th, and Saturday, March 16th
https://basementofthedead.com/


Haunted Hills Hospital presents: “St. Patrick’s Revenge: Curse of the Celtic Witch”
Lake Station, Indiana
Saturday, March 9th, and Saturday, March 16th
https://www.hauntedhillshospital.com/


Massacre Haunted House presents: “Butcher Bunny”
Montgomery, Illinois
Saturday, April 20th
http://fearthemassacre.com/


Raven’s Grin Inn
Mt. Carroll, Illinois
Open Year-Round, Except Wednesdays
http://hauntedravensgrin.com/

 

Find the HHC team at the events above for some free swag, or even some free tickets to Midwest Haunters Convention this June in Schaumburg, Illinois! http://www.midwesthauntersconvention.com/

And from all of us at Haunted House Chicago, may your trip to Transworld be safe, may you find great corned beef and luck on St. Patty’s, and your Easter be filled with hocks of ham and green eggs!


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St. Patrick’s Revenge: Curse of the Celtic Witch at Haunted Hills Hospital, March 9 & 16, 2019

  • Posted : February 19th, 2019
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St. Patrick's Revenge: Curse of the Celtic Witch

On March 17, 1819, a woman by the name of Abigael McDougan was burned at the stake by the early settlers of Hills Hollow, due to their belief that she was a witch. As she burned, she put a curse on the town of Hills Hollow that she would return. Time passed and the community forgot about Abigael and her curse. Hills Hospital was eventually built on the ancient grave yard that she was buried in. The evil energy from the torture of the patients has awakened her spirit and she has returned to seek her vengeance and has brought the demons of hell with her! The only thing stopping her from destroying Hills Hollow and the rest of the world is a group of Voodoo Shaman who are trying to send her back to hell. Travel through Haunted Hills Hospital and help them stop Abigael!

March 9 & 16, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Haunted Hills Hospital
4700 Central Ave, Lake Station, Indiana 46405
https://www.hauntedhillshospital.com


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HauntedHouseChicago.com Featured Listings 2019 – Reserve Yours Beginning @ Noon on Thursday, January 31st!

  • Posted : January 30th, 2019
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Featured Listings 2019

ATTENTION HAUNTED HOUSE OWNERS:

Featured Listings for 2019 on HauntedHouseChicago.com will officially go up for sale at 12:00 pm on Thursday, January 31st. If you would like to reserve a spot (or spots), AFTER noon on the 31st please email advertise@hauntedhousechicago.com with the following information:

1. The name of the attraction(s) you’re reserving for
2. The email address to which the invoice should be sent

Invoices will be sent out in the order in which requests are received. For additional information and pricing, visit https://www.hauntedhousechicago.com/hauntowners/#advertise.

As ever, in the interest of keeping things fair and equitable for all, this is a first-come, first-served proposition, and requesting a position does not secure it; the paid invoice does.

PLEASE NOTE: HHC will only be accepting online payments (no checks or mailed-in payments) via PayPal, debit and credit cards.

Questions? Email advertise@hauntedhousechicago.com


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Haunted Valentines 2019

  • Posted : January 28th, 2019
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Valentine Haunts

The love of fright fills our hearts! As ice covers our land, Cupid’s zombie cousin flutters from its crypt once again for another holiday season of love and screams. Here’s a listing of all the attractions within 100-miles of Chicago that are producing special Valentine’s Day haunting experiences. Grab that special someone and get ready to share the love!

(Listed in alphabetical order)

13th Floor Chicago presents: “Love Bites: A Valentine’s Haunted House”
Melrose Park, Illinois
Friday, February 15th, and Saturday, February 16th
https://valentineshauntedhouses.com/chicago/

Basement of the Dead presents: “Valentine’s Day in Wonderland”
Aurora, Illinois
Friday, February 15th, and Saturday, February 16th
https://basementofthedead.com/

Haunted Hills Hospital presents: “Love Hurts 2: Prom Night”
Lake Station, Indiana
Saturday, February 9th, and Saturday, February 16th
https://www.hauntedhillshospital.com/love-hurts-2–prom-night.html

Massacre Haunted House presents: “Valentine’s Massacre”
Montgomery, Illinois
Saturday, February 16th
http://fearthemassacre.com/

Raven’s Grin Inn
Mt. Carroll, Illinois
Open Year-Round, Except Wednesdays
http://hauntedravensgrin.com/

 

Find the HHC team at the events above for some free swag, or even some free tickets to Midwest Haunters Convention this June in Schaumburg, Illinois! http://www.midwesthauntersconvention.com/

And from all of us at Haunted House Chicago, may you have a frightfully loving Valentine’s Day! XOXO


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Midwest Haunters Convention 2019 Haunt Tours Announced!

  • Posted : January 13th, 2019
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Midwest Haunters Convention 2019 Haunt Tours

Join us in Chicagoland for the Midwest Haunters Convention this June! MHC is excited to announce the haunted houses that will be on the 2019 MHC Haunt Tours, June 6th & 7th (Thursday & Friday); final details and pricing will be announced soon, and the following attractions will be on the tour:

Thursday, June 6

D.E.A.D. Rising
https://www.deadrisinghauntedhouse.com
Dead Rising Haunted House is an old school, in-your-face haunt. They build all of their own props and sets for a uniquely terrifying experience.

Midnight Terror Haunted House
http://midnightterrorhauntedhouse.com
Midnight Terror Haunted House is a company with 20 years experience in the haunted house & entertainment industries. Driven by passion, MTHH has discovered what it takes to create something completely original, using “old school” tactics with a balance of “new school” technology, and extreme focus on making Midnight Terror an “actor driven” show! Midnight Terror’s expansive playground progresses throughout 26,000 square feet, more rooms than they can count, and actors in every spot they can fit. Explore the twists, turns, and tight spaces of “Factory of Malum”, which leads into the theatrics and special effects of “Black Oak Grove”. To finish off the Night Fear, you’ll then have to tread through “Chainsaw Alley”, an ending you won’t see coming!

The Massacre
http://www.fearthemassacre.com
Work up your nerves and step into one of the scariest attractions in the Midwest, The Massacre Haunted House and Fear Freakshow 3D Haunted House. Newly renovated every year and ready to deliver the scares, The Massacre offers over 20,000+ sq. ft. of sheer nightmares for your enjoyment. This custom built haunted house allows visitors to walk through in small groups of six to seven and is designed to give mature audiences the scare of their lives! Focusing on fear and fright, this haunted labyrinth dishes up over 60 rooms of pure terror where over 100 ghastly clad actors are waiting to scare and delight. Frightening mazes, eerie animatronics and beyond are ready to fill your night with chills and thrills.

Basement of the Dead
https://basementofthedead.com
In the late 1920’s, Walker Laundry opened at 42 West New York St. and became Aurora’s largest laundry Company. Around 1945 Imus Kilya was working there as maintenance engineer. His son Al came to work as his assistant in 1960. Heat for the building and steam for the presses was supplied by a coal fired boiler installed when the building was built. Al and Imus continually complained that it needed to be replaced, but management wouldn’t spend the money. In 1964 the boiler exploded maiming and scalding Al and Imus. They never returned to work and rumor was they had vowed to get even.

Under the streets and building were sewer lines and tunnels well known to Al and Imus. A year or so after the explosion people from the laundry started to disappear and body parts were found in the river near the drainage pipes. Al and Imus were suspected but never found. The laundry eventually closed and the basement was never used again. Businesses have come and gone but nobody stays. Basement Of The Dead is proof that Al & Imus still exist and have made this basement their home.. The mutilation and horror you will witness is so shocking, you’ll wish you never entered.

SO COME WALK THE BASEMENT OF AL & IMUS KILYA. IF YOU’VE GOT THE GUTS!

Basement of the Dead haunted house has been top rated by BuzzFeed, HauntedHouseChicago.com, Hauntworld.com, the Chicago Tribune & more!


Friday Night, June 7

HellsGate Haunted House
http://www.hellsgate.com
Hidden deep in the woods and across the cemetery, HellsGate is a multi-level mansion filled with secret passages, giant slides, undead abominations, really nervous groundskeepers and a darkness that the gate can no longer contain! This is not just a haunted house, it’s an adventure!

Since you were a kid, you’ve heard about the haunted house with the giant slide, the one hidden out in the woods, the one where you can win your money back, but you were never able to find it… until now! In 2016, Zombie Army Productions reopened the legendary HellsGate Haunted House.  This June, Zombie Army is thrilled to welcome Midwest Haunters Convention to be the first off-season tour at the Zombie Army’s flagship attraction.  With over 150 actors,  haunted forest, outdoor cemetery and over 30 rooms inside the mansion, HellsGate is an active experience that you should not miss! Also, we will have music, bonfires, drinks, snacks and shenanigans after the show! Come for the great show, stay to party with the Zombie Army!


The Midwest Haunters Convention will take place June 7-9 at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel – celebrate Halloween in June! For more information and to register to attend, visit http://www.midwesthauntersconvention.com ! MHC 2019 is sponsored in part by HauntedHouseChicago.com.


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