Fright Manor (Indianapolis, IN)
“Spooky Scares and Scary Atmosphere Since 1982”
By Noah Wullkotte:

Fright Manor is one of Indiana ’s spookiest haunts. This old school haunt features 3 attractions which are Murderer’s Revenge, Terror in the Woods and Hell Bound. We consider these 3 sections that form one big attraction known as Fright Manor.  Fright Manor is an old school haunt with many different types of scenes that will appeal to just about anyone.

This is a fun haunt to say the least with some scenes we haven’t seen in a very long time. The glowing Jason mask room is a classic. Glowing Jason masks decorate the wall and one has an actor behind it ready to attack. You’ll meet many psychopaths and killers at Fright Manor. Even Michael Myers makes his presence known. You’ll explore different areas such as the nasty bathroom, kitchen, haunted playground, death row, a morgue, the circus and even a schoolhouse. This is a pretty cool scene that has one crazy teacher that makes sparks fly. Pray that she doesn’t make you go to detention.

Fright Manor might be an old school haunt, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have plenty of eye candy to wet your appetite. You’ll be witness to a ravenous dog, a skeleton that shakes bars in front of him, 3 claustrophobia tunnels, a vomiting ghoul, vibrating bridge and much much more. Fright Manor does a great job incorporating darkness into the haunt without making it feel like a dead spot. You will have to duck and crawl at certain points while at Fright Manor.

The acting is good for the most part. The best actor of the night is obviously the old man who went into great detail about how he’s a serial killer and how he killed his numerous wives. I won’t go into detail about everything he has to say. You could tell that he really loved scaring the daylights out of people.

Overall we had a great time. Were there some areas that need improvement? Yes, there were. Some of the lighting could be improved and this would really help highlight the detail in various scenes. There were also a few times where we weren’t sure what the scene was. It looked like a showcase of props at certain points. But this isn’t the case with most of Fright Manor. This is a haunt with a lot of variety.

Total tour time was 20 minutes. Tickets are $22 per victim, $17 for military and $12 for FFA members. Military and FFA must be able to provide ID. Click here for FFA Discounted Tickets. Children 5 and under get in for free. Proceeds go towards the maintenance of the Southport Little League. There are plenty of concessions available from cheese burgers to cheese sticks. After you exit, don’t forget to get your fortune told. It’s $5 per person and I was pleasantly surprised at how much I enjoyed it. Don’t forget to get your picture taken in front of the photo op station featuring a clown and a kissing booth.

Fright Manor has been scaring customers since 1982 and there’s nothing slowing them down. It’s good Halloween fun in Indianapolis.

Length-9 Design-7 Props/Animatronics-7 Acting-8 Scare Effect-8

Final Stab: 7.8