Event Recap: Freeform's HALLOWEEN HOUSE

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Last Monday, I had the chance to attend Freeform’s Halloween House in celebration of their 31 Nights of Halloween. The event, which was located at the historic Lombardi House in Hollywood, California from October 4-9th, was a free pop-up experience that allowed guests the chance to immerse themselves in the world of Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas, as both films were celebrating their 25th Anniversary this year.

Though not a haunted attraction, fans got to take one-of-a-kind photo opps on top of the Spiral Hill seen in The Nightmare Before Christmas, conjure up a potion at the Sanderson Sister’s cottage, and test their luck in Oogie Boogie’s Lair. Being 10 years old when both films came out, I was at an impressionable age which allowed each film to leave a lasting impression on me; so much so, that I consider both to have been a gateway for me to step into the horror genre. Which is a reason why Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween is so phenomenal because it’s the perfect combination of films that feature the spooky and scary mixed in with humor and fun.

The following is the schedule for their 31 Nights of Halloween as well as some photos taken from the event. With the spookiest holiday just around the corner, this is the perfect change to gather up your family and tune in to some of the most ghoulishly entertaining films to help you get into the frightful spirit!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

  • 3:30pm/2:30c Dark Shadows (2012)

  • 6:10pm/5:10c The Goonies

  • 8:50pm/7:50c Hotel Transylvania

  • 12am/11c Monster House

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

  • 7am/6c Monster House

  • 9:00am/8:00c Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

  • 11:40am/10:40c The Goonies

  • 2:20pm/1:20c The Nightmare Before Christmas

  • 4:00pm/3:00c Hotel Transylvania

  • 6:05pm/5:05c Hocus Pocus

  • Freeform Premiere 8:15pm/7:15c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 10:15pm/9:15c Hocus Pocus

  • 12:25am/ 11:25c The Nightmare Before Christmas

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

  • 7am/6c ParaNorman

  • 9:10am/8:10c Spooky Buddies

  • 11:15am/10:15c The Haunted Mansion (2003)

  • 1:20pm/12:20c The Addams Family (1991)

  • 3:30pm/2:30c Hocus Pocus

  • 5:40pm/4:40c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 7:40pm/6:40c Hocus Pocus

  • 9:50pm/8:50c Maleficent

  • 11:55pm/10:55c The Addams Family (1991)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

  • 4pm/3c Maleficent

  • 6:10pm/5:10c Hocus Pocus

  • Freeform Premiere 8:20pm/7:20c The Witches of Eastwick

  • 12am/11c Warm Bodies

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

  • 3pm/2c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 4pm/3c Hocus Pocus

  • 6:10pm/5:10c The Witches of Eastwick

  • 8:50pm/7:50c The Addams Family (1991)

  • 12am/11c Monster House

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

  • 4pm/3c Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic

  • 5pm/4c Monster House

  • 7pm/6c The Addams Family (1991)

  • 9pm/8c Hotel Transylvania

  • 12am/11c Spooky Buddies

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

  • 4pm/3c Jurassic Park (1993)

  • 7pm/6c Hotel Transylvania

  • 9pm/8c The Haunted Mansion (2003)

  • 12am/11c The Final Girls

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

  • 11:30am/10:30c Jurassic Park (1993)

  • 2:35pm/1:35c The Lost World: Jurassic Park

  • 5:40pm/4:40c The Haunted Mansion (2003)

  • 7:50pm/8:50c Hocus Pocus

  • 10:00pm/9:00c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 12am/11c Teen Spirit

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

  • 7am/8c Dark Shadows (2012)

  • 9:40am/8:40c Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

  • 12:20pm/11:20c The Addams Family (1991)

  • 2:30pm/1:30c Hocus Pocus

  • 4:40pm/3:40c Disney•Pixar's Monsters, Inc.

  • 6:50pm/5:50c Disney•Pixar's Monsters University

  • 9:20pm/8:20c Hotel Transylvania

  • 11:25pm/10:25c Disney•Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR!

  • 11:55pm/10:55c ParaNorman

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

  • 7am/6c Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

  • 9:40am/8:40c The Addams Family

  • 11:50am/10:50c Hocus Pocus

  • 2pm/1c Disney•Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR!

  • 2:30pm/1:30c Disney•Pixar's Monsters, Inc.

  • 4:35pm/3:35c Disney•Pixar's Monsters University

  • 7:05pm/6:05c Hotel Transylvania

  • 9:10pm/8:10c Hocus Pocus

  • 11:20pm/10:20c The Goonies

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

  • 4:30pm/3:30c The Goonies

  • 7:10pm/6:10c Disney's Big Hero 6

  • 9:20pm/8:20c 25th Anniversary Release - The Nightmare Before Christmas

  • 12am/11c The Addams Family (1991)

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

  • 1:30pm/12:30c Disney's Big Hero 6

  • 3:40pm/2:40c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 4:40pm/3:40c Hocus Pocus

  • 6:45pm/5:45c The Nightmare Before Christmas

  • 8:25pm/7:25c Disney•Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR!

  • 8:55pm/7:55c The Addams Family (1991)

  • 12am/11c Warm Bodies

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

  • 7:30am/6:30c Hocus Pocus

  • 11am/ 10am Disney•Pixar's Toy Story of TERROR!
    Hocus Pocus Marathon

  • 11:30am/12:30c Hocus Pocus

  • 1:40pm/12:40c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 2:40pm/1:40c Hocus Pocus

  • 4:45pm/3:45c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 5:45pm/4:45c Hocus Pocus

  • 7:50pm/6:50c Hocus Pocus 25th Anniversary Halloween Bash

  • 8:50pm/7:50c Hocus Pocus

  • 12am/11c Hocus Pocus