52 minutes | May 10, 2021

Haunt Weekly - Episode 284 - April/May News

This week on Haunt Weekly it's time to do the news and we have a lot for you. From haunts shutting down, haunts helping with tragedies and haunts opening new attractions, this has been an amazingly active spring for the industry.

Learn more about how Easter State Penn is rebounding from the pandemic, changes for Disney's upcoming Halloween celebrations and much, much more!

This is one jam-packed news episode to be sure!

This Week's Episode Includes:

  1. Intro
  2. Housekeeping Notes
  3. Question of the Week
  4. Haunted Mansion Shuts Down (https://doorcountypulse.com/haunted-mansion-shuts-down/)
  5. Terror Farm Hosts Event for Family That Lost Daughter and House to Fire (https://www.abc27.com/news/local/terror-farm-hosts-event-for-family-who-lost-daughter-home-in-perry-county-fire/)
  6. The Slaughterhouse Opens New Escape Rooms (https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/entertainment/arts/arts-in-iowa/2021/04/21/des-moines-haunted-attraction-slaughterhouse-opens-live-action-escape-room-horror-things-to-do/7233759002/)
  7. Eastern State Penn Rebounding After Rough 2020 (https://6abc.com/eastern-state-penitentiary-fairmount-philadelphia-tours/10515101/)
  8. Fear Fair Holds Auditions for New Event (http://www.tribtown.com/2021/04/14/auditions_set_this_weekend_for_fear_fairs_season_opener/)
  9. Halloween & Party Expo Announces Dates and Locations for 2022 (https://www.halloweenpartyexpo.com/halloween-party-expo-announces-dates-location-2022-event)
  10. Former Disney Costumer Launches Haunt-Focused Business (https://menafn.com/1101917501/Former-Disney-Costumer-Rob-D-OBrien-Launches-ResirWrecked-Costumes-Offering-Custom-Made-Halloween-Costumes-to-Haunted-Houses)
  11. Disney Announces Boo Bash for 2021 (https://www.orlandosentinel.com/travel/attractions/the-daily-disney/os-et-disney-boo-bash-halloween-not-so-scary-20210507-i3zf6rhworhe3ixkbilvt2psji-story.html)
  12. Disney Announces Muppets Haunted Mansion (https://deadline.com/2021/05/muppets-haunted-mansion-disney-plus-muppets-halloween-special-event-1234751284/)
  13. Zombie Army Productions Introduces Ghost Hunting App for Queue Lines (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBlbx4v-dCQ)
  14. Revisit Question of the Week
  15. Conclusions

All in all, this is one episode that you do NOT want to miss!

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