The Business of Fright: Chicago-Area Haunted Attraction is Gaining National Attention

The Basement of the Dead haunted attraction in downtown Aurora, Illinois has officially made it to the “Top 13 Haunted Attractions in the World” list published by, the #1 Haunted House website in the world!  This is the most prestige award you can achieve in the Haunted House industry, as only 13 select Haunted Attractions are chosen across America each year.

As if that isn’t enough, The Basement of the Dead is at the top of the list with other national publishers like BuzzFeed, Yelp, and Haunted House Magazine. The Chicago Tribune as well as Horror Tourers, a group of Halloween aficionados that tour and review Illinois haunts, also ranks them at the top.

The fastest growing business in American is the Halloween industry that is now a multi-billion-dollar industry, with tons of competition.  Attending haunted houses is now a national phenomenon.

We asked the owners of The Basement of the Dead, how is it that you become one of the scariest, best, over the top haunted attractions in America? “It’s all about the customer experience, and this is our passion.  We have created an attraction so detailed that it escapes you from the realm of reality and plunges you into a world you never knew you could experience”.

The Basement of the Dead features some of the scariest actors, craziest scenes, and amazing set design, plus one of the industry’s best 3D haunted houses.

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Source: The Basement of the Dead


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