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Freeform’s Halloween House Returns To Hollywood On October 2 In Celebration of 31 Nights of Halloween

For the second year, Freeform opens its ghoulish gates to Freeform’s Halloween House, an interactive experience in the heart of Hollywood and the ultimate destination for Halloween lovers. Bringing cult classics to life including “Hocus Pocus,” “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas,” “The Addams Family” and other fan-favorite movies from Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” programming stunt, the network will transform the historic Hollywood Athletic Club into an immersive, multiroom Halloween sanctuary. Open to the public from Wednesday, October 2, through Monday, October 7, the limited time encounter will bring back buzzed-about photo opportunities, as well as new activations that will surely give guests the chills. Tickets are now available HERE.

Going bigger and bolder, Freeform has created new environments, heightened interactions and unexpected twists. The Halloween House will resurrect the iconic Sanderson Sisters’ cottage, where virgins (or not) can test their purity with the notorious black-flame candle, recreate the moonlit photoshoot on a vacuum and visit hallowed ground next to an updated Winifred statue. Oogie Boogie returns to incite a wild night of gambling and the scenic spiral hill reappears for the photo opportunities that are simply meant to be.

Once guests enter through the Halloween Town tree portal, they can explore their favorite worlds and new must-see additions. Interact with an animatronic Thackery Binx, call for another glorious morning from Winifred’s window, and climb even deeper into Billy’s Grave. Plus, guests can explore the Mayor’s town while driving his car or visiting the green fountain, get into trouble with Lock, Shock and Barrel as they chute down from their treehouse into Oogie’s lair, and even make themselves feel at home in the Addams Family living room.

Tickets begin at $27 at 31NightsofHalloween.com. A special 21+ Sanderson Sister drag-themed night will be hosted on Oct. 3, which will allow the biggest “Hocus Pocus” fans to enjoy witchy cocktails while being serenaded by Winifred, Sarah and Mary. Visitors will also enjoy tricks and treats by presenting sponsors Butterfinger and Party City. 

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Run Amuck, Amuck, Amuck At Freeform’s Halloween House Experience In Celebration of 31 Nights of Halloween

In celebration of Freeform’s recently announced “31 Nights of Halloween” programming event, the network is transforming the historic Lombardi House in Hollywood, California, into Freeform’s Halloween House, the ultimate destination for Halloween lovers. Open to the public from Thursday, October 4 through Tuesday, October 9, visitors can enjoy an eerily immersive experience celebrating the 25th Anniversaries of “Hocus Pocus” and “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.” Grab your lucky rat tails, join the pumpkin king and click here to reserve your spot!

A pair of skeleton hands will welcome guests straight into Mr. Oogie Boogie’s Lair, Dr. Finklestein’s Lab, and an interactive graveyard with 31 spooky tombstones. Plus, run amuck in the iconic Sanderson Sisters’ cottage and cast a spell in the giant witches’ cauldron, summon Winifred’s book, test your purity when lighting the magical black-flame candle, and see if you can spot Thackery Binx. The eerie experience will also feature one-of-a-kind photo moments for fans to capture on the scenic Spiral Hill like Jack Skellington and recreate the original film poster of “Hocus Pocus” with their witchy crews, and much more.

Admission is free, with timed ticketing available today at www.31NightsOfHalloween.com.

Freeform has expanded its annual Halloween programming event to “31 Nights of Halloween” bringing thrilling hits throughout the entire month. Beginning Oct. 1, audiences can enjoy fan-favorite Halloween movies, “Decorating Disney: Halloween Magic,” and specialized short-form content celebrating the holiday. This year, Freeform will also be the exclusive television home for the film “Hocus Pocus,” which is celebrating its 25 anniversary, and will end with an all-day marathon featuring the hauntingly beautiful Sanderson Sisters. Also marking a huge milestone, “Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas” will celebrate its 25 anniversary on October 29.

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