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  1. 5ft wide Animated Shaking Skeleton Spider

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have a giant Home Depot Halloween 2017 5ft wide Animated Shaking Skeleton Spider that I am looking to sell. The spider's entire body glows white and the all of his eyes illuminate red. The spider shakes and thrashes and makes spider noises amongst other spooky sound effects. The spring-loaded...
  2. Anyone in the Chicago area ever visit Ahlgrim Funeral Home?

    General Halloween
    I saw them mentioned on the net - seem to enjoy macabre aspects of their profession...even to the point of having a haunt-themed miniature golf course in the basement under the funeral home! But don't worry, they strictly forbid playing while a funeral is going on upstairs...
  3. 2019 Midwest Haunters Convention

    Midwest Haunters Convention
    I just saw that the Midwest Haunters Convention is going to be in Chicago this year, this should be an interesting change? The Pre-convention bus tours will be different! I just wonder how people are going to react, I have a feeling some are going to like the move while others are going to...
  4. New BIG SCARY NEWS: All the latest plus an exclusive with Japes Palles

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY NEWS: Episode 141 features all the latest news, plus an exclusive interview with Japes Palles of Lost Souls Chicago. It's the most dangerous 30 minutes in the haunt industry. Don't miss it! #bigscarynews #bigscaryshow https://www.bigscaryshow.com/big-scary-news
  5. Boo's from Chicago.

    Member Introduction
    As if Chicago is not scary enough...... I have been into making custom props over the years with varied success. I've built a number of large props where most have sold. The largest I built was a shed sized mausoleum that sadly, did not sell. It was repurposed into several other projects so...
  6. 2018 Canyon Trail Cemetery Walk Through

    General Halloween
    A walk through video of Canyon Trail Cemetery, our yard display located in the suburbs of Chicago. 30+ Pneumatic props along with a number of motorized and static props along with a full house façade, almost all of which were made by my Wife and me.
  7. New Member From Chicago!

    Member Introduction
    Hi everyone, So happy to have found this forum! Just wanted to take a moment to introduce myself—I'm a Halloween fanatic and absolutely love anything to to with Halloween (ever since a kid). I love creating new Halloween decor throughout the year to use during the Halloween season. I look...
  8. 2016 Chicago Frights

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    Who from the forum is going to the Chicago Frights convention? http://chicagofrights.com/
  9. Spike Jones OTR Halloween 1957

    Halloween Music
    DOWNLOAD LINK HERE: https://app.box.com/s/u3hjxctw92khacye53fo2agobs9g4sqd Spike Jones From Halloween 10/31/1947 With Jan August. At the time, Spike and his City Slickers were headlining Coca-Cola's "SPOTLIGHT REVUE" on CBS' Friday night schedule at 10:30pm(et), from wherever the band's...
  10. Chicago Haunt Builders - Home Haunters Group

    General Halloween
    Are you a Home Haunter / Halloween Enthusiast in the Northern Illinois / Greater Chicagoland area looking to meet up with other Home Haunters / Halloween Enthusiasts? If so, you are invited to check out and join a Chicago Haunt Builders - A Halloween Make and Take / Home Haunter group in the...
  11. Static: Horse Drawn Hearse

    Halloween Props
    New project for this year. My wife and I have been wanting to build this since last year. Had to make it sturdy for Chicago wind. What do you think? We are pretty happy with it.
  12. New BIG SCARY SHOW: Chicago Frights, the HAA, tribute to Roddy Piper more

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW: Episode 86 Well, season is getting closer and Chicago Frights’ inaugural show is a memory, and just because none of the (g)hosts could make it doesn’t mean there isn’t coverage, Special Correspondent Vysther made the trip to Chicago to chat with Mike and Vince of Master Fog...
  13. Chicago Haunt Builders - 2015 Picnic

    General Halloween
    Chicago Area Home Haunters Chicago Haunt Builders is a group of Halloween enthusiasts in the Chicagoland area who get together throughout the year to build Halloween props and to socialize. This Saturday, 8/15, we will be having a picnic in the western suburbs. If you are a Home Haunter /...
  14. Chicago Haunt Builders - 2014 Haunts

    General Halloween
    This is a video compilation of some of the 2014 Haunts of the members of Chicago Haunt Builders. Chicago Haunt Builders is a group of Chicago / Illinois Haunters and Halloween enthusiasts who enjoy the camaraderie and interaction with other like Haunters and enthusiasts in the area. We get...
  15. HAUNTED RADIO: chicago frights, orlando's hhn 25, it, and more!!

    Announcements / Press Releases
    This week on Haunted Radio, we are featuring news on Chicago Frights 2015, Universal Studio's Orlando's Halloween Horror Nights 25, Stephen King's It, and more!! Then, our Demonic DJ spins you around the "Vortex" with a song from, "The Devil's Carnival" and then the Freek brings you the tale of...
  16. BREAKING NEWS from Leonard Pickel - Chicago Frights coming in July

    Announcements / Press Releases
    Dateline Chicago: In a scoop for the Big Scary Show, Drew Badger recently interviewed Leonard Pickel about the success of the 2015 Haunted Attraction National Tradeshow and Conference, better known as HAuNTcon, held in Baton Rouge, LA last February. In that conversation Pickel let slip that he...
  17. Zombie female life size popup/cutout

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Same exact one as seen here http://www.allposters.com/-sp/The-Walking-Dead-Feeding-Zombie-Woman-Lifesize-Standup-Poster-Posters_i9705922_.htm looking to get $30 shipped or $25 if you pickup near south chicago.
  18. Chicago Costume Help

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    Hey everyone, first time posting on here. I'm thinking about going as Calvin and Hobbes, one of my favorite cartoons, for Halloween tomorrow night. Can anyone think of somewhere in Chicago to get a black and white-striped shirt (like Calvin's) and a good tiger stuffed animal? Thanks!
  19. Statesville Haunted Prison

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    Hey guys, I just was wondering if anyone here works or worked at Statesville Haunted Prison in the Chicago area. If you have, can you tell me about how auditions/ or just the work process goes there as an actor? Thank you so much. (: