The legendary haunted house is back from the grave.
Looking for a real thrill this Halloween season? The world-famous 13th Floor Haunted House has reopened to the public to add some fuel to your nightmares!
Remember when haunted houses were simply makeshift stages at your neighbor’s? Some of the parents would string up a few cotton cobwebs, black curtains, and maybe one of the dads would dress up as a vampire and do that one laugh? Well, those days are long gone. Not only is the world itself a more terrifying place to be, but haunted houses have gone to hell and back to scare the absolute bejesus out of you.
Rated as one of the Top 5 Haunted Houses in the U.S.A. by USA Today, 13th Floor Haunted House Chicago has officially returned from the grave for its terrifying eighth season in Chicagoland with a brand-new location.
Set amongst forty-thousand square feet of fun at 5050 River Road in Schiller Park near the Rosemont entertainment district, the new site features two all-new, scary-as-hell exhibits entitled Bad Blood and Spirit of Halloween.
The first of these, Bad Blood, places guests in the midst of an “ancient feud between Vampires and Werewolves that still rages within the shadows of today’s city streets” the haunted house claims on their website. “For years, humans have been held secret from the battling creatures, but not anymore. A recent uprising has turned the city into a living nightmare of snarling fangs, spilled blood, and absolute chaos. A ruthless pack of werewolves on wheels known as the Lycan MC clash with the savage mob of skate punk vampires, the Coffin Crew. Anyone caught between the warring factions is subject to the carnage that awaits.“
Whilst at Spirit of Halloween guests will witness “the veil between the living and the dead at its thinnest” with the end of summer. “The witch of the woods has cast her spell to summon the spirits of the underworld to cross over and assimilate into form using various objects found among town including decorations used for celebrating Halloween. Dazed within the spell cast upon them, the Witch commands her army of crops and flesh to seek revenge on the people that have cast her out” reads the 13th Floor Chicago website.
Admission into both shows is included in one ticket which is now available starting at $19.99 for general admission. Fast passes can be procured for an extra $10, while you can skip the line entirely for an extra $20.
The haunting season at 13th Floor Chicago will run on select dates until November 13, 2021, and as with previous seasons, there will be plenty of thrills, frights, a carnival-like midway of games, photo opportunities, foods, and beverages.
For more details on their safety policies, visit their website.
[Featured image from Instagram / @13thfloorchicago]