Zombies and ghouls roamed outside the old cement factory between the freeway overpass and active railroad track, bringing an authentic creepiness with loud clanging and lights. An abandoned factory to the east ups the setting, and that’s all before you even enter through the wrought iron gates topped with demons and other petrifying creatures looking down on the crowd.
Nonetheless, with its creepy industrial gargoyle-and-demon laden towers and sinister address (666 W. 900 South), it is easily the best space for a haunted house in the region. The maze mixes indoor and outdoor scenarios, and talented and disturbing creatures await to jump out and creep you out while you weave through the lines. Live action chainsaw maniacs, demented doctors, vampires, zombies, killer clowns and goblins as well as mechanized flesh-eaters, demons and skeletons all brought shrieks.
The thrills won’t end on Oct. 31. Fear Factory plans to do events all year round, including weddings and private parties.