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Stay Smokin,
Co-Founder / Pittsburgh Underground

Monday, October 8, 2012

Announcement: PU Halloween Monster Menu 2012 / NEW UPDATE!!!

Greetings all you ghouls and fools! It's Pittsburgh Underground's favorite holiday season once again - HALLOWEEN!!! It's that time of year where everyone we know is asking the PU gang what's happening in and around Pittsburgh to celebrate this spooktacular season of scares. This year, Pittsburgh Underground has put together a compilation of some of the freaky deaky for our 2012 PU Monster Menu!!!

As we find out about the latest and greatest for this All Hallow's Eve we'll be adding it to pile so check back often! Also, don't forget to shoot us a email at PU@PUzine.com if you have a horrible happening that you would like added to the menu!

UPDATED: 10/8/12 - Added Halloween At The Hollywood Theater!!!


Location: Altar Bar / 1620 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Contact: Official Facebook Page / Email: info@bigchemistry.org / Official Contact Page

Day & Time: October 27th, 9PM to Midnight

Admission: CLICK HERE for Tickets / October 1 through October 25 - $25 per person /  After October 25 - $30 per person $150 for group of 6 / Tickets will only be available at the door on a first come, first served basis. Only cash will be accepted. / Discounted Tickets for Big Brother Big Sister Members 

Description: In 2009, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh (BBBS) hosted its inaugural Halloween bash – Big Chemistry! Hosted by BBBS’s Young Professional Outreach Board, Big Chemistry has raised thousands of dollars since then, all of which directly impact the organization’s programs. The past events have been huge successes, with more than 300 guests attending each year; Big Chemistry has quickly become one of the best Halloween parties in the city!

Haunt:  Carnegie Science Center Presents Laser Halloween 

Location: One Allegheny Avenue | Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact: 412 237 3400

Days & Times: October 5th thru November 3rd / CLICK HERE for Showtimes

Admission: Members $2 per show; Non-members $8 for one show; add a second laser show or an Omnimax movie for just $5

Description: Spooky lasers, eerie darkness, ghoulish tunes, and frightful guests! Get into the Halloween spirit with the Addams Family, the Ghostbusters, and Beetlejuice. Do the Monster Mash, the Time Warp, and your own ghastly dance. Bring the whole family for this chillin' good time!

Location: 11 East Gate Avenue / Monessen, PA 15062

Contact: 724-314-3563

Days & Times: The Castle Blood ticket booth opens at 7pm for evening tours and closes at 11pm Friday's and Saturdays, and 9pm Sundays. The attraction continues operating until all groups have finished the tour.

Admission: $15 Evening Shows / $25.00 Nightmare Pass / Group Rates: $105.00 for 10 Tickets; $195.00 for 20 Tickets / $7.50 Sunday No-Scares Show / CLICK HERE for Details and Tickets.

Description: The MacCabre Family fiendishly invites you to a Gothic Halloween tour of their home, Castle Blood, Pennsylvania's premier theatrical haunted attraction. Meet the "interesting" denizens of the Castle in all their dark, morbid forms, without all the chainsaws and ax murderers. This award-winning den of evil is filled with high quality production values and special effects, not to mention the interactive creatures that roam its halls. This is the same Castle Blood , seen nationally on TV's Midnight Monster Hop. One of Pittsburgh Pennsylvania's most famous Haunted Houses, our "Adventure Tour" changes yearly, featuring new challenges and bringing back an enthusiastic guests again and again. American Airlines Magazine in 2001 described Castle Blood as "playing Clue in the Addams Family house."Lastly, because the evening tours of Castle Blood can be too intense for our younger monster fans, we are again offering our special Daylight Tour Events. Our Special Matinee, Daytime, No-Scare Tours will take place on Sunday October 21st and 28th only starting at 1pm and ending at 4pm. Please join us for our 20th great year of bringing "Halloween the way it ought to be" to Southwestern PA.

Haunt: Halloween At The Hollywood Theater

Location: 1449 Potomac Avenue, Dormont, PA

Contact: 412 563 0368 / Hollywood Theater Official Website

Day & Time: Saturday, October 27th, 8 to 11PM

Admission: Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. CLICK HERE for Tickets.

Description: This event is a fundraiser to help the theater - come on out and help the Hollywood have some fun! Join us for a Halloween Costume Party. Come as your favorite movie character (prizes will be given to the best costumes). Get creeped out by the classic silent horror movie "Nosferatu" and be spellbound by Casey T. Malone's 'Blood of the Witch' Trilogy (three really spooky silent short films). Discover your future with a Tarot card reading ($5), indulgen in some light refreshments and take a chance at our raffle! Remember - it's a "Rocky Horror Picture Show" night, and we hope you'll stick around to dance the Time Warp!

Hundred Acre Manor / 2012 Commercial

Location: South Park, Pittsburgh Pa / CLICK HERE for Directions
Contact: General Inquiries: 412 851 HAUNT (4286) / info@HundredAcreManor.com / CLICK HERE for adidtional contact numbers.

Days & Times: October 6th  thru November 3rd, 7:00 to 10:00 (11:30 Weekends). Bands may begin earlier. / CLICK HERE for Schedule Information.

Admission: $18.00 General Admission / $25 V.I.P. Admission / $35.00 Super V.I.P. Admission / CLICK HERE for Tickets.

Description: Voted one of Americas Best haunted houses by HauntWorld Magazine and TopHaunts.com – Hundred Acres Manor is the most intense, in your face, run for your life, scream bloody murder haunted attraction featuring the most brutal displays of absolute carnage and chaos. Prepare yourself for a full sensory inhuman assault on your psyche leaving you in a state of panic and dismay. A sadistic world of unimaginable and inconceivable horrors awaits that will leave you paralyzed with shear dread and terror. Hundred Acres Manor is a true shock show that delivers an extreme overdose of terror that will leaving you crying in a corner with your insides bleeding and your underwear soiled. All proceeds benefit local Pittsburgh charities.

Scarehouse / 2012 Commercial

Haunt: Scarehouse: Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House

Location: 436 Butler Street / Etna, PA 15223

Contact: 412-781-5885

Days & Times:  Select dates from September 21st through November 3rd. Select weeknights from
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm /  Fridays and Saturdays 7:00 pm to midnight.  

Admission: Ranges from $14.99, $16.99, and $19.99 depending on days and times. 
CLICK HERE for tickets.

Description: The ScareHouse in Pittsburgh, PA is ranked as one of "America’s Scariest Halloween Attractions" by Travel Channel and as one of America's best haunted houses by USA Today, Forbes, Fangoria, and Haunted Attraction magazine. The ScareHouse offers three haunts for just one price: The Forsaken, Pittsburgh Zombies, and NEW for 2012: Creepo's Christmas in 3-D. "Pittsburgh’s Ultimate Haunted House" is located just minutes from downtown and open on select dates from late September through October.

Terror Town / 2012 Commercial

Haunt: Terror Town

Location: P.H. Butler Company Building / Smallman St & 17th St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Contact: 412-315-7331 / terrortownhaunt@gmail.com

Days & Times: Select Wednesdays thru Sundays in October / CLICK HERE for Showtimes
Admission: General Admission is $18.99, R.I.P. Admission (Really Important Person) is $34.99. CLICK HERE for details.

Description: Pittsburgh's largest indoor haunted attraction premiered in the historic Strip District, Terror Town is 30,000 sq of spine tingling action, and will be open select dates in September & October. Don't miss the most terrifying haunted attraction the tri-state area has to offer. Enter at your own risk! A portion of the 2012 Terror Town ticket sales will benefit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. Also featured will be some Celebrity Ghouls, to be announced!

World Zombie Day / Professor Emcee Square / 2011 Commercial

Location: West End Village, 438 South Main Street, Pittsburgh PA / CLICK HERE for map.

Day & Time: October 13th, 2012 / Noon to 9PM

Admission: FREE but please bring non-perishable food items for The Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank.

Description: This year, zombies will invade the West End Village in Pittsburgh for a full day of undead fun. Live bands, vendors, Zombie Olympics, the Ugly Pageant, brain eating contest, scream off, and much more. This is a free event - please bring a non-perishable donation for the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Brought to you by The It's Alive Show.

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