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The Empty Grave Haunted Attraction 2014

The_Empty_Grave_2015-1058922014 was a great year for our friends at The Empty Grave, one of Orange County’s longest-running haunted attractions. For the past couple of years, The Empty Grave was located at the Anaheim GardenWalk, just across the street from the Disneyland Resort. One might think that such close proximity to hundreds of hotel rooms and an endless supply of tourists would make for an incredible source of business for a haunt at Halloween. Unfortunately, the GardenWalk just isn’t that great of a magnet – rarely does it attract locals, and when the Disney parks are open late – guests are in them, not wandering around a half-dead shopping mall.

Mike Talarico, who owns The Empty Grave, gave it one hell of a shot – and while there were decent crowds during the seasonal run, they just weren’t steady. Quite honestly, we felt that if Mike and his team stayed there at the GardenWalk, that The Empty Grave might just end up dying on the vine. We certainly didn’t want that to happen, because this is a great group of haunters.

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Empty Grave Haunt to Benefit Fallen Industry Figure

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On Sunday, September 8th, The Empty Grave in Anaheim, California will be home to a very unusual mix of vampires, ghouls, monsters and… clowns. Yes; clowns! The haunted attraction, which is located within the Anaheim GardenWalk, will be open for business all night long, with a special cast of talent kicking ass and raising Hell in the name of a fallen industry brother – Mark “Sumo” Sagato. All night long, 50% of the ticket sales will go to Mark’s loved ones. “Sumo” was taken away from all of us much too soon due to cardiac arrest last month. His family and loved ones need help and support in this impossibly challenging time.

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Summer Nights at Sam’s III: Pre-Halloween Spooktacular

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When we started the Summer Nights at Trader Sam’s gatherings at the Disneyland Hotel, we wanted it to be a social event where everyone could discuss haunts/theme parks, network, and grab a few drinks. We didn’t think it would get so big, but on September 16th, we had nearly 60 people join us that evening and completely filled the back patio!

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