Posts tagged "Haunted House"

Weekend Thrills: Jodorowsky, Creepshow, Dark History and Horror Con

Weekend Thrills: Jodorowsky, Creepshow, Dark History and Horror Con
The weekend is already here, so in case you need another bowl of options thrown onto your plate, please get some coffee and take a look. Chicago cinema lovers now have the chance to see a brand new film by cinematic visionary Alejandro Jodorowsky! The Brew & View offers a tribute screening for George A.... Read more »

Valentine's Horror Weekend: Aliens, Apocalyptic Punk, Haunted Houses

Valentine's Horror Weekend: Aliens, Apocalyptic Punk, Haunted Houses
Enjoy the strange vibe in the air tonight, as a triple whammy will be occurring in the sky. An emerald-green comet, a full “Snow” moon, and a lunar eclipse! Adding to that, some tense thrillers, haunted houses, and horror madness just might help you stay warm this weekend. MOVIES: HARDWARE [35MM] – (Feb. 10th &... Read more »

A Bloody Valentine's Day Weekend of Events

A Bloody Valentine's Day Weekend of Events
Many horror fans I know seem to prefer to stay in during the weekend of Valentine’s Day and spend it gleefully powering through horror films that tend to fall into the holiday’s theme. Nothing wrong with that! If you’re looking for something else to do or have been getting serious cabin fever (not the rotting... Read more »
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House of Torment Haunt Brings Job Opportunities

House of Torment Haunt Brings Job Opportunities
The Chicago suburbs will soon be home to House of Torment, a nationally-renowned haunted house brand opening in the Chicago-area for the first time. Brought by the Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group – the only brand producing multiple haunted houses on a national level – eight other House of Torment attractions have been opened across the... Read more »

Macabre Haunts Unleashes Antioch Asylum II

Macabre Haunts Unleashes Antioch Asylum II
Like a ghost sneaking up on a visitor in a cemetery, the haunting season slowly creeps into our lives a bit sooner than expected. We knew it was coming, but one can never be prepared for the terrors that await. In this case, it’s a good kind of spook show and the ghosts are always... Read more »

HellsGate Haunted House Returns

HellsGate Haunted House Returns
*EVENT CANCELLATION* – Unfortunately, this haunt has been postponed for one year. Taken from the Facebook page: “The opening of HellsGate Haunted House has been postponed until 2016. Although Zombie Army Productions worked tirelessly to get the doors open for the 2015 season, a project this massive simply has too many variables, many of which... Read more »
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Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun

Chicago Frights: July Halloween Expo Packs in Haunted Fun
I could easily name a few hundred people who would vote to have an extra Halloween instead of Christmas in July. This isn’t even up for debate. In fact, it’s happening this year in Illinois. Leonard Pickel, creative owner of the Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference (otherwise known as HAuNTcon), has announced Chicago Frights:... Read more »

Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween

Weekend Events: The Storm Before Halloween
The horror mayhem continues around the city of Chicago and surrounding suburbs as if Halloween occurred every single day. And, why not? Let’s make this a thing, shall we? Since my last weekend post included a ton of ongoing haunts and horror stage performances, those options will be shuttled to the bottom and the newer... Read more »

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings

Valentine's Day: Bloody Good Horror Happenings
For the seasoned horror fan, Valentine’s Day generally means thoughts of watching fun horror films like My Bloody Valentine among others, rather than the lovey-dovey aspect shoved down consumers’ throats every February. Surely, every day with a significant other should be special, so let’s focus on the bloody good fun waiting to be had this... Read more »
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Two-Day Monster Mash-Up Stomping Through Elgin This Weekend

Two-Day Monster Mash-Up Stomping Through Elgin This Weekend
Halloween has arrived early in Chicago in the form of a B-movie monster-themed summer fest! The Elgin Monster Mash-Up is a new “Halfway to Halloween” party for every monster-loving fan around! So, turn down the flame on those cauldrons, gather all your little goblins, hop in a hearse and get those trick-or-treat bags ready for... Read more »
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