2007 Haunt Awards

Some haunts are just mildly entertaining while others immerse you in fear and don’t let go. These are the ones that have you talking all year and having you wishing that the fall season were year round. These are the best of the best for 2007 and congratulations to all the haunts that have won.

The 2007 Haunt of The Year Goes To:

 #1 House of The Dead (Terror Town)


House of The Dead (Terror Town) is an incredible haunt that blew us away in every way possible. This haunt strikes at all your senses from smell to sight and has some of the most unique animatronics we’ve ever seen. It doesn’t get much better than this and that’s why we have chosen House of The Dead (Terror Town) as the best haunt among almost 60 haunts we reviewed in 2007. Congratulations to all the haunts that have placed somewhere in the haunt awards.

The Runners Up Are:
#2  Industrial Nightmare
#3  The Dent School House
#4  USS Nightmare
#5  The Haunted School House
#6  Dementions (Industrial Nightmare Complex)
#7  The Haunted Laboratory
#8  Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride
#9  Baxter Avenue Morgue 
#10  The Haunted Hotel

The Rest of The Awards

Ohio’s Best
House of The Dead (Terror Town)

Kentucky’s Best
USS Nightmare

Indiana’s Best
Industrial Nightmare

Best Charity Haunt
Haunted Cave At Lewisburg

Most Intense Haunt
Industrial Nightmare

Most Improved
Industrial Nightmare

Biggest Bang For Your Buck
Kings Island Halloween Haunt

Scariest Haunted Trail
Terror Within Zombie Island

Best Hayride
Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride

Best Multi Haunt Attraction
The Land of Illusion

Best Acting
The Haunted Hydro

Favorite Actor
Crazy Bob Turner at “The Haunted Hydro”

Best Haunt Mascot
The Janitor at “The Dent School House”

Most Unique Location/Setting
USS Nightmare

Best Design
The Haunted School House

Best Props/Animatronics
House of The Dead (Terror Town)

Best Prop Used
Tesla Coil at “The Haunted Laboratory”

Best Lighting
USS Nightmare

Best Sound
USS Nightmare

Most Creative Masks/Makeup/Costumes
Terror Park

Scariest Room/Scene
Gas Chamber Elevator at “Dementions (Industrial Nightmare Complex)”

Most Hysterically Frightening Scene
Clown Skit at Pataskala Haunted Forest

Scariest Haunted Maze
Rage In The Cage (The Haunted Hydro)

Best Use of Chainsaws
The Haunted Hotel

Best Crowd/Line Entertainment
Thriller Skit at “Baxter Avenue Morgue”

Friendliest Staff
Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride

Most Frightful Family Event
Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride

Most Haunting Media Event
Kings Island Halloween Haunt

Most Professional Looking Website
The Dent School House

Best Concessions
The Chambers of Horror

Most Spooktacular Queue Line
House of The Dead (Terror Town)

A Special Thanks: As always we would like to thank all the owners, workers and actors of the haunts we visited this year for all the hard work you put into your frightening creations. Without your love of the industry and all that is scary, the Fall season wouldn’t be the same.