Haunting is the home for immersive horror, the best extreme haunts, the scariest haunted houses. If you’re a fan of interactive, engaging frights and want a resource that will show you not just the best Los Angeles Immersive horror and best Los Angeles Haunted Houses, but the best Immersive horror and best haunted houses in the world, well Haunting is that resource. Join Haunting for full extreme haunt walkthroughs, immersive horror reviews, a Haunting calendar of the best los angeles immersive horror events, and guides to the Los Angeles Halloween season. Haunting is your one stop shop for the best Los Angeles Halloween and the immersive horror world has to offer.
Haunting: The Guide to the Best Los Angeles Immersive Horror & Best Immersive Horror
The best Immersive Horror experiences are ones in which a participant if given an active role in a narrative, which contains horror themes and elicits fear and dread. Some of the best Immersive Horror in the world is found in Los Angeles as it took form when Blackout moved in 2012 from New York to LA. They met a need, and found an engaged audience who were looking for more evocative, personalized, and powerful frights. Thus, the best los angeles immersive horror creators took this innovative art form and expanded and innovated upon it, adding in more interactivity and narrative elements. The best immersive horror are all horror themed, and while there are varying levels of contact, everything is simulated and theatrical.
Haunting: The Guide to the Best Extreme Haunts
The best extreme haunts are cinematic, theatrical, and physically or psychologically intense experience that actively engage participants through interactions, evocative themes, and/or strong narratives. The best extreme haunts use their physicality or psychological horror to enhance the fear and add consequence to choices. Much like the best Immersive Horror experiences out there, participants have an active role in their narrative, allowing them to survive a horror movie. Whether the narrative gives participants agency to make choices or sticks them on a singular path forward, the decisions made will have real consequences – which are made more meaningful and frightening. Ultimately, the best extreme haunts and extreme horror experiences are not “torture for torture’s sake,” but rather, they are deep experiences that help audiences immerse themselves further by getting them out of their head and evoking an emotional response, separating these from normal extreme haunts and elevating them to be some of the best immersive horror experiences period.
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Haunting is a resource for fans! We provide detailed descriptions of some of the best immersive horror and immersive theater experiences. For newcomers, we provide a full experience guide with every immersive theater and haunt company listed, an intensity rating scale so you feel comfortable, three event guides (a map, calendar, and catalog), and walkthroughs for events you missed. For veterans, look for similar events to the ones you love to discover new experiences.
Haunting is a community! We created a Slack Forum for discussions on all things immersive theater. If you have a question about a company, are looking for friends to attend events with, or just want to talk about your experiences with like-minded individuals, join the community! If Slack isn’t your thing, we still have you covered–join our immersive horror or creator-centric Facebook Groups! Or just subscribe to our event calendar for up-to-date emails (look for a link under our calendar)!
Haunting empowers artists! We have an experienced team who’ve worked, managed, and created multiple immersive theater events in the past & present. We have sponsorship programs and information guides to help make your idea a reality. And we have an entire page devoted to articles for creators ranging from sound, to contact, to set design, to aftercare. We’re happy to collaborate or simply help cross-promote your brand, just ask!