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Secrets to Designing a Professional Haunted House Attraction


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Professional haunted house attractions all have the same features: buzzing chainsaws, scary clowns, creepy things touching you in the dark when you least expect it.

But while a haunted house may only be open for six weeks a year, DESIGNING a haunted house is a year-round activity. It takes a lot of work to build and create scare mazes that continue to deliver the screams year after year.

So what’s their secret?

The Art of Fear: Theories of a Dark Entertainer
The Art of Fear: Theories of a Dark Entertainer
(An in-depth look at the haunted attraction industry)
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The Top Haunted House Attractions in the US


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We’ve already told you about HOW MUCH MONEY HAUNTED HOUSES CAN MAKE during the holiday season.

So if you’re not in the mood to make money running your own Haunted House, which haunted house attractions should be considered worth your money this year?

Haunted House Business Plan
Haunted House Business Plan
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The Best Haunted Houses in America


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Web Watch loves – and hates – haunted house attractions.

We love the concept, we love the designs. We love the insane creativity that goes on in putting on a successful Haunted House year after year.

But we wouldn’t be caught dead going to one as a guest.  We don’t find running through a scare zone all that much fun.

We know, we’re in the minority on this, as Haunted Houses are multi-million dollar businesses these days.

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How to Create a Haunted House, and Make Money Doing It


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Haunted House Halloween Handbook Haunted House Halloween Handbook

Web Watch loves Halloween – more for the experience of visiting what could be used as a local movie set at elaborate haunted house attractions rather than the handing out of candy to neighborhood brats. Because those creative individuals who spend all year working on an immersive Halloween experience really deserve kudos for the effort they put into spending a month scaring the hell out of all their guests. One question that Web Watch wanted to figure out the answer to was HOW MUCH MONEY DO HAUNTED HOUSE ATTRACTIONS MAKE EACH YEAR? Is it a profitable business?  Using some rough math, Web Watch can guess that the following is a reasonable estimate on haunted house earnings: Continue reading HOW TO CREATE A HAUNTED HOUSE, AND MAKE MONEY DOING IT