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The Walking Dead Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood as a Year-Round Haunted Attraction

TWD attraction at USH - teaser artUniversal Studios Hollywood brings the most popular show in cable television history to life in Summer 2016 when AMC’s Golden Globe award-nominated television series, The Walking Dead, sets up permanent residency at The Entertainment Capital of L.A. in an all-new immersive, cutting-edge attraction.

Universal Studios Hollywood has worked collaboratively with AMC’s The Walking Dead for years as a signature Halloween Horror Nights maze.  This newly enhanced venture will take the highly sought-after experience from a seasonal, limited time offering to an authentic 365 day opportunity, raising the bar for themed walk-through attractions.

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Villains & Vixens Coming From Drunken Devil to Los Angeles in April

Villains & VixensDrunken Devil (formerly Drunken Devil Productions), a company based in Los Angeles with a focus on producing events in Downtown, is bringing a burlesque and magic variety show to Redline Bar in Downtown Los Angeles. This event marks the first production of Drunken Devil’s 2016 Season.

Entitled Villains & Vixens: A Vaudeville of Vexing Voodoo & Voluptuous Vices, this show will feature Drunken Devil alums Scarlette Fox (LA Sirenes) and Harley Harpurr (The Dollface Dames), performing a variety of seductive and sensual burlesque numbers, sure to delight and dazzle guests.

In addition, magicians Micah Cover (The Magic Castle) and Scott Michael (Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor, Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre) will bamboozle audiences with unbelievable feats of magic and mystery.

The show, which features a bayou black magic/voodoo aesthetic, will be hosted by none other than the Drunken Devil himself.

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SoCal Haunt Directory 2015

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This is a comprehensive listing of haunts throughout Southern California. It features theme park/attractions, stand-alone events, and home haunts. If you own a haunt that should be included on this list, please contact us at TPAComments@gmail.com. To be included in our 2015 SoCal Haunt Directory, a haunt must have a website/fan page and a physical address. We will continue to update this page throughout the Halloween 2015 season, so it is never too late to contact us. If your favorite haunt is not on this list, they either have not updated their information for 2015, or may not be returning this season. When visiting these haunts, be sure to tell them you found them on Theme Park Adventure!

THEME PARKS & ATTRACTIONS

Boo at the Zoo (Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens) – 5333 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles CA 90027 – 2015 TPA Review

Boo at the Zoo (Santa Ana Zoo) – 1801 Prentice Ave., Santa Ana CA 92701

Brick-Or-Treat (LEGOLAND California) – 1 Legoland Dr., Carlsbad CA 92008

Dark Harbor (Queen Mary) – 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach CA 90802 – 2014 TPA Review

Fright Fest (Six Flags Magic Mountain) – 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia CA 91355 – 2015 TPA Review

Ghost Train (Los Angeles Live Steamers – Griffith Park)  – 5202 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027

Halloween Horror Nights (Universal Studios Hollywood) – 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City CA 91608 – 2015 TPA Review

Halloween Spooktacular (SeaWorld San Diego) – 500 Sea World Dr., San Diego CA 92109

Haunted Trails (Crown Valley Community Park) – 29751 Crown Valley Pkwy., Laguna Niguel CA 92677

Knott’s Scary Farm (Knott’s Berry Farm) – 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park CA 90620 – 2014 TPA Review

Knott’s Spooky Farm (Knott’s Berry Farm) – 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park CA 90620

Mickey’s Halloween Party (Disneyland Resort) – 1313 Disneyland Dr., Anaheim CA 92802

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns (Descanso Gardens) – 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada Flintridge CA 91011 – TPA 2014 Review

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns (San Diego Zoo Safari Park) – 15500 San Pasqual Valley Rd., Escondido CA 92027

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns (Santa Anita Park) – 285 W. Huntington Dr., Arcadia CA 91007

Scandia’s Haunt (Scandia Ontario) – 1155 S. Wanamaker Ave., Ontario CA 91761

STAND-ALONE PRO HAUNTS & ATTRACTIONS

Alone: Index of Absorption – Greater Los Angeles area (location revealed only to ticket holders) – 2014 TPA Review

Antelope Valley FEARgrounds – 2551 W. Avenue H, Lancaster CA 93536

Creep Los Angeles – Arts District Downtown Los Angeles

Cross Roads Escape Games – 4245 E. La Palma Ave., Anaheim CA 92806

Fear is What we Learned Here – Greater Los Angeles Area (Location revealed to ticket holders) – 2015 TPA Story

Field of Screams the Haunted Stadium (The Diamond) – 500 Diamond Dr., Lake Elsinore CA 92530

Haunt at Heritage Hill – 25151 Serrano Rd., Lake Forest CA 92630

Huntington Haunt Experience – 19820 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach CA 92648

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride (Griffith Park Old Zoo) – 4730 Crystal Springs Dr.,  Los Angeles CA 90027

Motel 6 Feet Under (Anaheim Business Expo Center) – 1960 S. Anaheim Way, Anaheim CA 92805

Savage House (Westfield Mission Valley) – 1640 Camino Del Rio North, San Diego CA 92108

Sinister Pointe’s Trust Challenge – FEAR… The Darkness – 797 W. Imperial Hwy., Brea CA 92821

Reign of Terror (Janss Marketplace) – 197 N. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks CA 91360

The 17th Door Haunted House (Tustin Marketplace) – 2856 El Camino Real, Tustin CA 92782

The Basement – 12909 Foothill Blvd., San Fernando CA 91342

The Bunker Experience – 20 N. Raymond Ave., Pasadena CA 91103

The Cemetery of Lost Souls (The Haunted Dojo) – 4965 Yorba Ranch Rd., Yorba Linda CA 92887

The Curiosity Shop Escape Room – 3466 University Ave., Riverside CA 92501

The Empty Grave – 23400 Laguna Hills Mall, Laguna Hills CA 92653 – 2014 TPA Review

The Fleshyard – 5702 La Palma, Anaheim CA 92807

The Haunted Hotel – 424 Market St., San Diego CA 92101

The Haunted Trail (Balboa Park) – 6th Ave., San Diego CA 92101

The Opechee Haunt – 1728 Canada Blvd., Glendale CA 91208 – 2014 TPA Story

The Scream Zone (Del Mar Fairgrounds) – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar CA 92014

The Sinner’s Soiree (Drunken Devil Productions) – 939 Maple Ave. S., Los Angeles CA 90015

Urban Death Tour of Terror (Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group) – 4850 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood CA 91601 – 2014 TPA Review

Ward 13 (Evil Twin Studios) – 1020 El Centro St., South Pasadena CA 91030

Wicked Lit (Mountain View Mortuary and Cemetery) – 2400 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Altadena CA 91001 – 2015 TPA Review

HOME HAUNTS

Beware the Dark Realm – 28621 Sugar Pine Way, Santa Clarita CA 91390

Boot Hill – 16 Goldenrod, Irvine CA 92614 – 2014 TPA Story

Boney Island – 4602 Morse Ave., Sherman Oaks CA 91423

Higgins Manor – 23761 Singapore St., Mission Viejo CA 92691

Manhattan Beach Haunted House – 1648 10th St., Manhattan Beach CA 90266

Maniac Mansion – 476 S. Rancho del Sol Dr., Covina CA 91724

Mourning Rose Manor – 5250 Aurelia St., Simi Valley CA 93063

Mystic Motel – 36 Lewiston Ct., Ladera Ranch CA 92694

Perdition Home – 5181 Manor View Dr., Yorba Linda CA 92886

Restless Souls Manor – 38143 52nd St. E., Palmdale CA 93552

Rotten Apple 907 – 907 N. California St., Burbank CA 91505 – 2014 TPA Story

Spooky Hollows – 16418 Gilmore St., Van Nuys CA 91406 – 2014 TPA Story

The Backwoods Maze – 1912 N. Pepper St., Burbank CA 91505

The Haunt at Daisy Avenue – 16887 Daisy Ave., Fountain Valley CA 92708

VanOaks Cemetery – 5822 Norwich Ave., Sherman Oaks CA 91411

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SoCal Haunt Directory 2014

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Nowhere else in the world is there a greater offering of haunted attractions each Halloween than right here in Southern California. The birthplace of the haunt industry as we know it – from major theme park events to stunning yard displays and stand-alone attractions – Southern California is a hotbed of Halloween activity for fans of all ages. Theme Park Adventure supports each event throughout the Southland, and offers this comprehensive haunt directory for your reference and enjoyment. Should you own a haunt in Southern California and want to be included in this directory, please contact us at tpacomments(at)gmail.com.

Happy Halloween, TPAers!

THEME PARKS & ATTRACTIONS

Boo at the Zoo (Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Gardens) – 5333 Zoo Dr., Los Angeles CA 90027

Boo at the Zoo (Santa Ana Zoo) – 1801 Prentice Ave., Santa Ana CA 92701

Brick-Or-Treat (LEGOLAND California) – 1 Legoland Dr., Carlsbad CA 92008

Camp Spooky (Knott’s Berry Farm) – 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park CA 90620

Dark Harbor (Queen Mary) – 1126 Queens Hwy., Long Beach CA 90802 – 2013 TPA Review

Fright Fest (Six Flags Magic Mountain) – 26101 Magic Mountain Pkwy., Valencia CA 91355

Ghost Train (Los Angeles Live Steamers – Griffith Park)  – 5202 Zoo Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90027 – 2013 TPA Review

Halloween Horror Nights (Universal Studios Hollywood) – 100 Universal City Plz., Universal City CA 91608 – 2013 TPA Review

Halloween Spooktacular (SeaWorld San Diego) – 500 Sea World Dr., San Diego CA 92109

Haunted Hollywood Sports (Hollywood Sports Paintball & Airsoft Park) – 9030 Somerset Blvd., Bellflower CA 90706 – 2013 TPA Review

Haunted Trails (Crown Valley Community Park) – 29751 Crown Valley Pkwy., Laguna Niguel CA 92677

Knott’s Scary Farm (Knott’s Berry Farm) – 8039 Beach Blvd., Buena Park CA 90620 – 2013 TPA Review

Mickey’s Halloween Party (Disneyland Resort) – 1313 Disneyland Dr., Anaheim CA 92802

Scandia Ontario Haunt (Scandia Ontario) – 155 S. Wanamaker Ave., Ontario CA 91761

Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns (Descanso Gardens) – 1418 Descanso Dr., La Canada Flintridge CA 91011

Urban Death Tour of Terror (Zombie Joe’s Underground Theatre Group) – 4850 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood CA 91601 – 2013 TPA Review

 

STAND-ALONE PRO HAUNTS & ATTRACTIONS

Alone: An Existential Haunting – Greater LA area (location revealed only to ticket holders) – 2013 TPA Review

Blackout: House – Downtown Los Angeles (location revealed to ticket holders)

Chambers of the Mausoleum (Crossroads Haunted Village) – 14600 Baron Dr., Corona CA 92880

Coffin Creek Manor (Crossroads Haunted Village) – 14600 Baron Dr., Corona CA 92880

Delusion: Lies Within – 2525 Arlington Ave., Los Angeles CA 90018 – 2013 TPA Review

Fear Station – 10660 Western Ave., Stanton CA 90680

Field of Screams the Haunted Stadium (The Diamond) – 500 Diamond Dr., Lake Elsinore CA 92530 – 2013 TPA Review

Fright Fair ScreamPark (Pierce College) – 20800 Victory Blvd., Woodland Hills CA 91367

Labyrinth of Lost Relics (Crossroads Haunted Village) -14600 Baron Dr., Corona CA 92880

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride (Griffith Park Old Zoo) – 4730 Crystal Springs Dr.,  Los Angeles CA 90027 – 2013 TPA Review

Nightmare Harvest Trail (Crossroads Haunted Village) – 14600 Baron Dr., Corona CA 92880

Shady Hollow Hay Ride (Crossroads Haunted Village) – 14600 Baron Dr., Corona CA 92880

Sinister Pointe – 131 E. Imperial Hwy., Fullerton CA 90631 – 2013 TPA Review

Raymond Hill Mortuary – 1000 Fremont Ave., South Pasadena CA 91030 – 2013 TPA Review

Reign of Terror (Janss Marketplace) – 197 N. Moorpark Rd., Thousand Oaks CA 91360

The Basement  – 12909 Foothill Blvd., San Fernando CA 91342

The Empty Grave – 23400 Laguna Hills Mall, Laguna Hills CA 92653 – 2013 TPA Review

The Haunted Hotel – 424 Market St., San Diego CA 92101

The Haunted Trail (Balboa Park) – 6th Ave., San Diego CA 92101

The Purge: Breakout – 2323 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles CA 90057 – 2014 TPA Review

The Scream Zone (Del Mar Fairgrounds) – 2260 Jimmy Durante Blvd., Del Mar CA 92014

Vampire Vail Halloween Festival (Vail Lake Resort) – 38000 Temecula Pkwy., Temecula CA 92592

Wicked Lit (Mountain View Mortuary and Cemetery) – 2400 N. Fair Oaks Ave., Altadena CA 91001

 

HOME HAUNTS

Beware the Dark Realm – 28621 Sugar Pine Way, Santa Clarita CA 91390

Big Worm’s Sherwood Scare – 8856 Encino Ave., Northridge CA 91325 – 2013 TPA Review

Boot Hill – 16 Goldenrod, Irvine CA 92614 – 2013 TPA Review

Boney Island – 4602 Morse Ave., Sherman Oaks CA 91423 – 2013 TPA Review

Ferris Haunt – 5332 Christal Ave., Garden Grove CA 92845

Haunted by Memories Manor – 9914 Alesia St., South El Monte CA 91733

Haunted Mansion Haunt – 28322 Millwood Rd., Trabuco Canyon CA 92679

Higgins Manor – 23761 Singapore St., Mission Viejo CA 92691

Hollywood Haunter – 1547 Garden St., Glendale CA 91201

Maniac Mansion – 476 S. Rancho Del Sol Dr., Covina CA 91724

McKamey Manor – San Diego County (location revealed only to participants)

Mourning Rose Manor – 5250 Aurelia St., Simi Valley CA 93063 – 2013 TPA Review

Mystic Motel – 36 Lewiston Ct., Ladera Ranch CA 92694

Perdition Home – 5181 Manor View Dr., Yorba Linda CA 92886 – 2013 TPA Review

Rotten Apple 907 – 907 N. California St., Burbank CA 91505 – 2013 TPA Review

Spooky Hollows – 16418 Gilmore St., Van Nuys CA 91406

The Backwoods Maze – 1912 N. Pepper St., Burbank CA 91505 – 2013 TPA Review

The Curse of Devil Swamp – 775 S. Fircroft Ave., Covina CA 91723

The Haunt at Hellizondo – 2134 Elizondo, Simi Valley CA 93065

The Haunt with No Name – 19351 Hatteras St., Tarzana CA 91356

The Haunting of Corona – 5415 Brockton Ave., Riverside CA 92506

The House at Haunted Hill – 4400 Saltillo St., Los Angeles CA 91364 – 2013 TPA Review

VanOaks Cemetery – 5822 Norwich Ave., Los Angeles CA 91411

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ScareLA Returns Bigger and Better Summer 2014 – Tickets NOW on Sale!

SLA_Ticket_transp_GATicket Presale Now Live for Southern California’s Hit Halloween Convention; After a Smashing First-year Success, Returns Bigger and Even More Interactive With New Haunted Attraction Reveals, Panels, Classes, Vendors and Immersive Experiences; Promises Tricks and Treats for All Ages

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — May 2, 2014 ScareLA, the first-ever Southern California Halloween convention, announced today it will return to downtown Los Angeles on August 9 and 10, 2014 at The Reef (formerly known as LA Mart). The event celebrates the West Coast’s Halloween, haunt, and horror community and fans with exclusive presentations, industry panels, hands-on workshops, onsite attractions and an exhibitor show floor designed to inspire and promote play. Limited-time presale tickets are now available for purchase on the convention’s website, offering a 30% savings for early birds with code PRESCARE.

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