Tons of Terror in Store this Halloween Season at Thrashers House of Terror
September 11, 2019 By Haunt News & Press Releases
13 years of fear Thrashers House of Terror
IowaHauntedHouses.com recently sat down with Grant Davidson of Thrashers House of Terror, to discuss what's new at the haunted attraction for the 2019 Halloween Season!
What's new at Thrashers House of Terror for 2019? Do you have any new rides, attractions, or special features that Haunt Seekers should know about?
There is always something new each year. The haunted house is torn down every year since the building is used for other events. Since 2005 we have been attending the Transworld Halloween Tradeshow and we always try to bring home the biggest and baddest thing year after year.
What are you most excited about for the 2019 Halloween Season?
We are most excited this year being our 13th year. Being in the Halloween business 13 is definitely a lucky number for us.
What differentiates Thrashers House of Terror from other local haunts in Iowa?
Thrashers House of Terror is a volunteer ran haunted house which is a fundraiser for the Midwest Old Threshers Organization. Midwest Old Threshers celebrates the tradition of farming with an annual 5-day reunion ending on Labor Day.
How long has Thrashers House of Terror been in business? Can you tell us a bit more about Thrashers House of Terror's history?
This is our 13th year. We have on the same grounds the Midwest Haunted Rails kid-friendly event that has been going on since 1998. over the years there have been other haunted houses. Then after the last one that was here we thought we could get into the haunted house business.
What's your favorite experience since opening Thrashers House of Terror?
How long is a typical haunt experience at Thrashers House of Terror from start to finish?
It depends on year after year. We have to take down the house since the building we use is used for other events throughout the rest of the year. so every year it has a new layout and new rooms and ideas. It can take 10 to 20 minutes.
On a scale from 1 to 10, how scary would you say Thrashers House of Terror is? Why?
Does Thrashers House of Terror's property have any real haunted history? Do you have a spooky encounter you'd like to share?
Can Thrashers House of Terror accommodate large groups? How many people can experience Thrashers House of Terror together as a group?
We try to keep groups small. Six people, but up to eight in a group. One thing that turns us off when we go to other haunts is when it becomes a giant line.