Clevelanders still have the chance to experience bone-chilling, blood-curdling thrills and terror at Sandusky, Ohio's Ghostly Manor Thrill Center when they play host to the Lake Eerie FearFest on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (plus Halloween night) from now through October 31. It is approximately a one hour drive from Cleveland to Sandusky.
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center A multi-attraction family entertainment venue (featuring high-tech and live action displays) that is open year-round, Ghostly Manor Thrill Center's previous Halloween presentation (2011) was named one of "America's Best Haunts" and was featured on an episode of the Travel Channel's "Best Places I Have Ever Been."
Lake Eerie FearFest This year's Halloween attractions offers one of the country's most unique events combining 5 haunted venues together on 6 acres to create a non-stop experience of horror and fright.
Depicting mysterious legends of Lake Erie, the FearFest featured haunted encounters like Darkmare (involving a merchant ship carrying the bodies of the world's most feared killers that sank and disappeared), Caged (A manmade exploration cage is pitched into a sea filled with deadly bacteria and eventually recovered. Do you dare enter the cage?), Quarantine (Can you survive a visit to an unmarked Lake Erie island that held thousands of humans kept in solitary confinement?), Eerie Chateau (one of the world's oldest and terrifying haunted mansions) and the original Ghostly Manor Haunted House which is filled with ghoulish creatures.
While at Ghostly Manor Thrill Center be sure to check out some of their other attractions including The Wizard's Journey miniature golf course played under a 3D blacklight and their XD Theatre (Ohio's first and only XD 3D Theatre) featuring movies-motion rides.
Hours for the Lake Eerie FearFest are 7:30 p.m. -11:30 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 7:30 p.m - 9:30 p.m. on Sundays. Hours on Thursday, October 31 (Halloween) will be 7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Admission for Ghostly Manor only is $15. Admission to all 5 venues at Lake Eerie FearFest is $25. Admission for a Fast Pass (front of the line access) for only Ghostly Manor is $25. A Fast Pass for all 5 attractions is $35. There are additional fees for Ghostly Manor's other attractions. Discount coupons worth $5 off are available at all area Wendy's.
Ghostly Manor Thrill Center is located at 3319 Milan Rd. in Sandusky, Ohio. It is approximately a one hour drive from Cleveland.