Showing posts from October, 2017

2017 Review: FriteLodge Haunted House

We finally got around to venturing out and visiting FriteLodge Haunted House for the 2017 season.  We were bummed that we couldn't make it out for the 2016 haunt season.  But that's all bee corrected!

Don't Go in the Basement
Their theme for this year is a spooky basement one.  And once again, the room designs are out of this world. 

I've never made it a secret that FriteLodge goes above and beyond in their decor, so I'll keep pounding that fact home.

The actors, despite being volunteers, do a pretty good job of bringing their respected scenes to life and doing the best they can to conjure up a scare.

There are two rooms that stand tall above the rest this year, and those are the snow room and the water room.  The snow room is incredible.  Not only are there frosted pine trees, but it's literally snowing in the inside.  And second is the water room, where it looks and feels like you're wading through water (it's all a clever trick using lights and low-l…

2017 Review: Nightmare on Edgewood

We finally made our way back to Nightmare on Edgewood, our visit since 2014.  Edgewood has always been one of the better haunts on Indy's southside, so let's see if it holds up in 2017!

Midnight Double Feature
First off, this haunt has one of, if not, the best facades I have ever seen: a full-scale old-school entrance!  I was completely blown away by it and the awesomeness didn't stop there.  Once, inside, the haunt is a straight-up movie theater, complete with entrances to other theaters, full of surprises.  Once you're actually "in" the haunt, we found it very reminiscent of their attraction from 2014, Old School Fright (which I loved).  But instead of regurgitating their older designs, it appeared to be completely re-worked.  Doesn't hurt that all the actors brought their A-games also.

Much like their 2014 attraction Pandemonium, Insanity is their "black-out" haunt.  I'm not a huge fan of all-dark haunts, but Edgewood manages to k…