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World Famous 13th Floor Haunted House to Return
2019-07-25

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[Melrose Park, IL] — The world-famous haunted house brand, 13th Floor will return to the suburbs of Chicago this fall for a sixth season with two new haunted attractions at13th Floor Chicago [13thfloorchicago.com/&, located at 1940 George Street in Melrose Park, Illinois. Adding 7,000 square feet of space in the two attractions plus three photography rooms, 13th Floor Chicago will be bigger and better than ever. Opening even earlier this year, Friday the 13th of September, this season brings two newly themed attractions in one location for one price: Creature Feature and The Other Side.

In Creature Feature, the classic monsters of silver 'screams' hallowed past have laid dormant for decades inside an abandoned theater. Now witness them rise from their forgotten vaults, rip themselves from the silver screen and into the present world. These reimagined monsters of horror now lurk around every twist and turn. Be prepared to witness these legends of fear come back to life; the show is about to begin, here's a ticket to Creature Feature!

The second attraction, The Other Side, begins with friends out riding bikes, looking for something to do before the streetlights come on. While heading to the Quarry, one friend is suddenly missing. Where did he go? Did he vanish to The Other Side?

13th Floor Chicago is one of the Chicago area's largest haunted houses featuring close to 40,000 square feet of indoor space with ceilings as tall as 35 feet. 13th Floor Chicago will be open to the public for shows beginning on Friday, September 13, 2019, and run on select dates through November 9, 2019 ( full schedule below ). Tickets will go on sale on August 7th for Fright Club members and on August 8th to the general public. Special offers will include discounted tickets for those two days, to be announced. Sign up for Fright Club and purchase tickets at 13thfloorchicago.com/.

WHAT:

13th Floor Chicago

WHERE:

1940 George Street, Melrose Park, Illinois 60160

WHEN:

Opening September, Friday the 13th!

September: 20, 21, 27, 28, 29

October: 3-6, 9-13, 15-31

November: 1, 2, 8, 9

COST:

$19.99 and up, plus tax, depending on the day of the week

$10 Fast Pass upgrade with a limited wait reservation in a one-hour timeslot

$20 Skip The Line upgrade with no wait and a reserved entry time

Free Parking in mall lot across the street

AGES: Recommended for ages 12 and up

CHARITABLE:

13th Floor Chicago has partnered with Don't Be A Monster, a 501( c )( 3 ) bringing anti-bullying programs to local schools. dontbeamonster.org

PHOTOS/VIDEO/LOGO:

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/z5pn74v04dx763x/AABE6yDdns_RkBI-RFcV_yYJa?dl=0

WEBSITE: http://www.13thfloorchicago.com/

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/13thFloorChicago

Twitter: https://twitter.com/13thFloorCHI

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/13thfloorChicago/

About 13th Floor Chicago:

The world-famous 13th Floor haunted house is now entering its sixth year in the Chicago area. The legend of the 13th floor stems from the number 13 is deemed unlucky and the 13th floor is undesirable due to superstition, making it the perfect number for horror. Part of the Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group's conglomerate, Colorado-based purveyors of mayhem since 2002, with seven 13th Floor haunted houses nationally in Austin, Chicago, Columbus, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, Phoenix, and San Antonio. 13th Floor Chicago will be open for the Halloween season at 1940 George Street, Melrose Park, Illinois 60160. Please call 708-571-3326 or visit www.13thfloorchicago.com/for more information.

About Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group:

Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group produces haunted houses, year-round attractions, and touring events on a national scale with locations in Austin, Chicago, Columbus, Denver, Green Bay, Houston, Jacksonville, Los Angeles, Nashville, Phoenix, and San Antonio. Designed by world-renowned haunted house designers and featuring makeup and effects from Hollywood special effects artists, their attractions take fright to a whole new level. thirteenthfloor.com

About Don't Be A Monster:

Don't Be A Monster is the core program of Imagine Better, Inc. a 501( c )( 3 ) strategic outreach company founded in 2012 by haunted house owners. Their mission is to educate and empower youth to be leaders in their school around diversity and inclusiveness and show them how to stand up for their friends and peers. The Don't Be A Monster program partners with local area haunted houses and area nonprofit organizations and schools to deliver assemblies to 4th through 9th-grade students. Programs delivered in September and October during National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month and the Halloween season with an engaging and entertaining presentation. dontbeamonster.org

—From a press release


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