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Friday the 13th and a Full Moon, too: It’s too horrible to imagine!

  We tend to let our imaginations run wild when we're planning new haunts here at Thrillvania Haunted House Park but even we can't quite wrap our minds around the fact that this week we're going to experience Friday the 13th and a full moon all on the same night. Imagine the possibilities! This Friday will be the only Friday the 13th in 2014. It also happens to be the first time sin...


Counting Down the Week before Friday the 13th

  About a week before every Friday the 13th we take a lengthy tour of Thrillvania, home to the most haunted house in Dallas, Texas. We search for anything that might attract or cause bad luck, because if it's unlucky to have it around every other day of the year, you can bet it's doubly bad luck to have it around on Friday the 13th. Since we're exactly one week out, we thought we'd sha...


13 Things You Should Not Do On Friday the 13th

  At Thrillvania Haunted House in Dallas we're not ashamed to admit that we, too, as brave as we are, take certain precautions on Friday the 13th. Silly things, like spitting into the wind or crossing paths with a black cat, may or may not bring you bad luck any other day of the year but on Friday the 13th they're guaranteed to bring you bad luck in spades.  We've already told you wha...


Beware The 13th Floor Of This Legendary Haunted House!

  Let's face it, Thrillvania Haunted House Park in Dallas is one of the scariest places on Earth but you always have the option of escaping the terror via one of our emergency exits. But what about that elusive 13-story haunted house you've heard so much about? The one where no one makes it out alive. Every city purportedly has one, a haunted house so scary that nobody's ever manage...


7 Things You Should Do On Friday The 13th

With only one Friday the 13th to absorb all the bad luck this year you might be thinking it's going to be one of the worst bad luck days in recorded history, and you might be right. Here at Thrillvania Haunted House in Dallas we're definitely gearing up for a real maelstrom and you should, too.   Since Lucky Number 7 is about as far away from the Unlucky 13 as you can get, here are 7 things you...


Why Do So Many People Have A Fear Of The Number 13?

  Of course, we know why people fear the haunted house at Thrillvania in DFW. We've packed it full of every monstrous terror you can imagine. But why do so many people fear the number 13? After all, it's just two tiny little digits and they don't even amount to much. Or do they? In a survey conducted in 2003 by the Stress management Center and Phobia Institute in Asheville, North Ca...


Why We Pass Out Candy For Halloween?

  Every year you stock up on Snickers Bars, Smarties and candy corn. You open your door to every ghost, goblin and princess who knocks and you oooh and aaahh over their costumes as you pass out your Halloween candy. You do it because it's tradition, and it's fun, but traditions have to start somewhere and this one had a creepy beginning. Passing out candy to Trick-or-Treaters began ...


Why Do People Enjoy Being Scared?

At Thrillvania Haunted House Park our mission in life is to frighten you. If you run, screaming in terror, then we know we've achieved our goal. Knowing that we put our heart and soul and our blood, sweat and tears into scaring you half to death, why then would anyone choose to come through our gates? Because people enjoy being scared! When you tour our terrifying attractions, you know you're g...


Our Top Tip For Touring Thrillvania Haunted House Park

We're often asked what you can expect to see when you tour Thrillvania Haunted House Park. Just how terrifying will it be? Other than warning first-time guests about strobe lights and uneven floors, we like to just tell folks to expect the unexpected and prepare to be thrilled. But we're going to let you in on one little secret: We like to “scare it forward!” Imagine you're throwing a fabul...


How To Host a Safe Seance

After viewing the horrors of Granny Lupus' Seance Theater you might wonder why anyone in their right mind would want to participate in a séance. Thankfully, not everyone who communicates with the Dead is a screeching hag, and not all the Dead who answer are benevolent entities. A séance can actually be quite a pleasant experience...when conducted properly. The secret to a safe séance is ...


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