In last year's Haunted House Odyssey, we described our tradition of spending October 31 seeking out amateur yard haunts --Read more
Here is a video report of our visit to Fearplex, the Halloween Haunt at the Los Angeles Country Fairgrounds inRead more
Here is a music video compiled of footage from the Ghost Train Halloween ride at Griffith Park's Travel Town, setRead more
Earlier in the month we reviewed this year's edition of Spooky House, the popular professional Halloween Haunt in Chatsworth. SetRead more
Reign of Terror was without doubt our great discovery on Halloween night 2008. A community haunt at the Conejo Recreation Center, it was as good as any pro haunt, making it well worth the drive from Los Angeles out to Thousand Oaks.
We shot some video, but by the time we got around to looking at it, the Halloween season had passed, so we let it sit on the back burner until now. With word out that Reign of Terror is returning for 2009 - at a new location, promising an even bigger and better haunt - now seems like a good time to finally make the video available.Read more
Heritage Haunt does not have a walk-through haunted house this Halloween, but it does offer a Hayride of Nightmares. CapturingRead more
Spider-Lights is a fun and friendly amateur Halloween yard haunt at 806 Catalina Street in Burbank. Hollywood Gothique paid aRead more
Last Halloween, we did not investigate the FrightFair Screampark until late in the October season, and we had time toRead more
Dates: October 21-31
Hours: 6-9pm Sunday-Thursday; 6-10pm Friday-Saturday
Location: 4602 Morse Avenue Sherman Oaks, CA 91432
After a three-year hiatus, Boney Island is back, and it's even better than before! The Halloween yard haunt's skeleton crew has morphed from a carnival into a magic show, but the familiar, whimsical aura still pervades the grounds, making this one of the best Los Angeles Halloween haunts for children.
Dates: October 14-31
Hours: 8-11pm weeknights & Sundays; 8pm-midnight on Fridays & Saturdays
Theatre 68 doesn't have the expanse of other Halloween haunts in Los Angeles, but it offers something distinctive that you would be hard pressed to find elsewhere: a more personal, intimate variety of horror, with audience and characters engaged up close and personal.
Last October, Hollywood Gothique made its first trip up north to check out some of the Halloween events in theRead more
Back in 2007, The House at Haunted Hill upgraded their annual Halloween yard haunt, incorporating a story (told with synchronizedRead more
Following up on our Blumhouse of Horrors 2012 Preview, we offer this video interview with producer Jason Blum, which alsoRead more