Fright Fest Fun Facts

Elitch Gardens’ Fright Fest is ready to bring the tricks and treats to Colorado’s haunting season from Oct. 5-27, 2013. It is true, Fright Fest is Denver’s largest Halloween event and here are some fun facts behind the huge terrorizing operation:

80,000 Free Pieces of Candy

15 Pint-Sized KiddieLand Rides and 22 Thrilling Theme Park Rides

120 Decibels of Halloween Joy at Scream-It-Out

2 All-New Haunted Houses

1 Séance, 1 Freak Show, 3 All-New Shows

4,000 Man Hours to Build

770 Hours of Haunted Ghoul Makeup Application, Including 330 Hours Just to Create Zombies

275 Gallons of Fog Juice

37,000 Square Feet of Haunted Space Takes Over Elitch Gardens Theme Park

10 Semi Trucks to Bring in All the Props, Decorations and Gore Galore

4 Weekends in October, with 11 Days or 91 Hours, That’ll Haunt You

2,700 Feet of Cob Web

75 Actors, Zombies and Ghouls Roam the Haunted Space

25,000 Gallons of Fake Bodily Fluids Used

4,000 Feet of Air Hose to Connect Animatronics

1,000 Pounds of Coffin Nails

4,000 Feet of Cables for A/V Screams

28 Cubic Feet of Bones and Skulls

600 Tons of 4’x8’ Panels to Build Sets, Props and Haunted Houses

25 Graveyards Filled with Tombstones, Coffins, and Mausoleums