Living in Los Angeles, there are so many haunted events that it’s rare for me to get to one outside the general extended LA area. In fact, the farthest I’ve ever gone before was Thousand Oaks and it’s well-known massive haunted house. So when I got the chance to head to San Diego to check out their biggest haunted events, I was thrilled.
In 2014, a new ‘extreme’ haunted house opened its doors in Orange County. Called The 17th Door, its big claim of interest was that audiences would have to go through ’17 doors’ and be unable to leave the current room until the light to the next room turned green, the universal sign for “get the **** out of here before the chainsaw rips you apart.”
Deep in the middle of the Puente Hills Mall, taking up multiple spaces on the second floor, HorrorWorld has surfaced for 2018. Combining three different haunted mazes with multiple vendors and a virtual reality experience, HorrorWorld hopes to create a Halloween destination.
This year Knott’s Scary Farm returned for its 46th season with promises of terror and thrills around every corner. For the Halloween season, the park transformed into a haunted play-land which included 9 haunted attractions, four scare zones, and three shows for those who dared to step foot into the fog-filled atmosphere. The following is a recap of each of these events in the order that they were gone through: