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  1. Fright Night Motel - 5/25-5/26/19 - Mushroom Mardi Gras near San Jose, CA

    Haunts, Gatherings and Conventions
    READ UPDATE AT END OF THIS TREAD. :p This was seen setting up at the Mushroom Mardi Gras event near San Jose, California (in Morgan Hill). The Mushroom Mardi Gras runs Saturday - Sunday, 5/25-5/26/19, and is a very popular street event in downtown Morgan Hill that attracts people from around...
  2. DJ Lights for lighting up trees

    General Halloween
    A few years ago when I attended Nightmare New England (pro haunt attraction), they lit up a section of trees with a very cool lighting effect. I'll briefly describe it but I doubt I'll be able to find the device that produced it. It would shoot random white points of light at the canopy and then...
  3. New BIG SCARY SHOW: HAuNTcon preview, Marvel Monsters, GG Winner? More

    Announcements / Press Releases
    New BIG SCARY SHOW – EPISODE 176 – HAUNTCON PREVIEW Episode 176 HauntCon is just around the corner, and the Roundtable of Terror offers up chairs for vendors and organizers of HauntCon 2019. it’s a lively conversation with a lot of information regarding HauntCon 2019 in the BIg Easy. Badger...
  4. Fog Scents?

    Product Reviews
    I ran four fog machines for three different scenes at my yard haunt this year. I saw that they sell fog scent and thought this would be perfect for each scene so I purchased Swamp for my pirate ship, Electrocution for my electric chair and Haunted Mansion for my haunted walkway. I purchased...
  5. Managing Yard walkers

    General Halloween
    So, I have been having more and more issues with people walking through the yard display to get pictures either with props or in my yard. If I had a section for that it's ok, and we will usually have one or two props easily accessible for this reason. However its getting worse over the years...
  6. Prop Showcase: 2018 - Strangling Sisters Haunted CarnEvil Circus - Underway!

    Halloween Props
    Welcome to the Scariest Show on Earth - 2018! So we change our theme every year - which I don't recommend because the neighbors now EXPECT something new and different! I've been barely able to keep up with our website and the forum - but am determined to show some love here on the one and only...
  7. Static: Governor's Punch - twist on head in a jar prop

    Halloween Props
    I've created a tutorial on my addition to the popular head in a jar prop trick. The classic trick is probably best described by this tutorial: https://www.instructables.com/id/head-in-a-jar-prank/ Here is my spin on it: https://frugalhaunts.com/tutorial%231-gpunch Basically, I've used a...
  8. Victorian undertaker

    Halloween Costume Ideas
    decided that this year our yard cemetery would be attended by a somewhat over the top undertaker,, the ball in the walking stick glows with the help of a color-changing LED,, the hat creature will get LED eyes and it has a friend that will be coming over the shoulder of the long frock coat that...
  9. Static: DIY Tombstone Prop Builds

    Halloween Props
    Hey guys! I wanted to share with you my YouTube page of me building some Tombstones. This IS NOT an attempt to sell stuff. This forum is for DIY'ers and I'm just sharing my work with other DIY'ers. I've been building my own Props for near 20 years now. And it seems year after year, walking into...
  10. blood that's not messy?

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Hey all... I'd like to have a task at our party this year where people have to reach into a bowl of blood or something (vampire themed) and feel around for an item and pull it out. But I don't want to get drips of the stuff everywhere, or then have people walking around and touching stuff with...
  11. Daryl Walking Dead Life size Burst!!!

    For Sale By Merchants
    https://www.ebay.com/itm/282923858128?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1558.l2649 Selling a life size bust of daryl from the walking dead he looks so real its scary amazing paint job by Fuller took him a few months to get this piece done. If anyone here is interested please message me...
  12. Other March Craft of the month � Wands / Walking stick or staff

    Halloween Crafts
    March Craft of the month – Wands / Walking stick or staff March Craft of the month is – Wands / Walking sticks or staff Getting this posted to get people thinking about March craft :) OK guys craft of the month for march is Wands / Walking sticks or staff so maybe you do not want to do...
  13. Total Trick or Treator counts!

    General Halloween
    We had 50 this year! 50! Yay! :D. What a fun day today and tonight was perrfect! Hope everyone had a great night! I even got some candy tonight while walking my dog, twizzlers, jolly ranchers and 3 musketeers!
  14. New Walking Dead Zombie Teddy Bear Girl Halloween Prop, animated

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    Walking Dead Zombie Girl. Beautiful detail - braces on teeth, bunny slippers, teddy bear, etc. Makes loud zombie growling sounds and moves. (Google her for videos if you are not familiar with this prop). Item is discontinued, now no longer available. This one is brand new in original box. I...
  15. Haunted House Lyrics

    Halloween Music
    Here are the lyrics to Haunted House: HAUNTED HOUSE Oh no! Here we go! Walking through the haunted house The haunted house, the haunted house What do you see? Boy: I see Skeletons! Skeleton: Good evening, would you like to dance with us? Oh no! Here we go! Walking through the haunted...
  16. Hello from Texas

    Member Introduction
    Hi! My name is Heather. I live in Odessa, Texas. My husband and I absolutely love, love, love Halloween. We are fixing to start decorating and I just wanted to join this forum to see what other people are doing to make their displays spooktacular and of course any advice on DIY projects would be...
  17. HAUNTED RADIO: hush, erebus, walking dead, bates, blair witch, and more!!

    Announcements / Press Releases
    This week on Haunted Radio, we are wrapping up the month of July with tons of news from Comic Con including Blair Witch, The Woods, Shout Factory, The Walking Dead, Bates Motel, Hush, Erebus and more!! Then, we review the 'Twilight Zone' episode 'A Most Unusual Camera' and then the Freek...
  18. Morbid's Walking Clown with Tongue prop?

    Wanted to Buy
    Anyone know where to get one for under $169? The almost identical Walking Clown with Teeth I can get for about $90 from Jet, but no luck finding the tongue guy for under $169. My girlfriend wants to buy the Tongue one for me as a present, but I refuse to pay almost twice as much as I would for a...
  19. Will you Be displaying in a Parade Today?

    General Halloween
    Walking, driving, riding? Expressing your October "self"?
  20. I Saw My Pets

    General Halloween
    Yesterday.They were walking around in the parking lot next to a gas station at the edge of town here. There were four of them, walking in circles snapping up bits of something they imagined to be actual "Food"? They were four huge, black Crows! I have never seen any larger than these Crows are...