Realm of Shadow 2020 Update
In response to the Covid-19 pandemic, Realm of Shadow has cancelled its annual Halloween home haunt.
Realm of Shadow Overview
Haunting since 2018, The Realm of Shadow has expanded from a graveyard lawn display to a lengthy maze which continues to grow every Halloween. Taking up the driveway and most of the front yard, the walk-through eschews gore and typical themes in favor of something more imaginative: an ancient Amazonian temple. The back story of The Temple of the Fallen God is that an archeologist discovered the lost ruin in the 19th century before going mad; now his grandson has rediscovered the map and is luring victims inside with promises of treasure but really to make them slaves of the fallen god, Diabolki.
The eye-opening facade tells you immediately that you're in for something more than the usual haunted clown asylum, and the interior does a good job of simulating stone walls festooned with vines, skeletons, and artifacts. The convincing environment sets the stage for several jump-scares: a giant spider, a mummy who springs to live, and previous explorers who have fallen victim to Diabolki. Just remember: if you encounter the Fallen God, avoid staring directly into his eyes, lest you, too, become trapped forever within his temple.
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Hollywood Gothique Says:
Realm of Shadow dispenses with the usual yard haunt themes – haunted houses, asylums, and killer clowns – in favor of an epic tour of an ancient temple. Great exterior and interior settings blur the distinction between amateur Halloween Home Haunts and professional Halloween Mazes and Rides.