Spooky season is upon us and two Evansville traditions have made their return! The Olde Courthouse Catacombs and the House of Lecter - two of the city's longest-running and most beloved haunted attractions bring us the Burial Grounds!

A Recipe for Scares

Every year the creative and talented folks behind the annual haunted tradition put in thousands of hours to craft and create the creepiest props, backdrops, characters, and themes and they never miss a single detail from sound and light (or lack thereof) to costumes, music and of course screams and scares.

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Truly Haunted

There is a reason that the Olde Courthouse Catacombs and the House of Lecter are two of the most loved and well-known haunted attractions in the Tri-state and according to their website,

Both haunted houses have been authentically documented as haunted/paranormal by the Ind. Ghost Watchers Association

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The Burial Grounds

The 2022 theme for the Olde Courthouse Catacombs is the Burial Grounds which is fitting if you ask us considering that the haunt takes place literally underground. It's in the basement of one of the oldest buildings in Evansville. Construction began in 1888 and concluded in November 1890 so yeah, I think it is definitely safe to say that the basement underneath definitely has some burial tomb-like vibes

The Old Courthouse Catacombs and the House of Lecter present The Burial Grounds! A creepy dark Stairwell leads down to the Tomb of Unmarked Graves…where caskets have opened…and Spirits have risen to drift among the living in the Haunted Corridors. Beneath the Catacombs and House of Lecter lurks a Maze of tunnels….a world of Shadows and rooms filled with….BONES. Deep within the Burial Grounds you’ll enter the Spine-Chilling Funeral Parlor of “ The Missing Family” where you’ll hear faint moans and groans…as if someone is trying to Escape!!!


New For 2022 - Season Passes

Feeling brave? For $30 can buy an unlimited pass that will get you into both haunted attractions as many times as you like the night of your visit and new for 2022 is the Season Passvisit as many times as you want all haunting season long!

Win Tickets

Of course, we know part of the fun is getting to go on us! That's why we've got your chance to win tickets every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday. Just sign up below (but do us a favor and use an email address you actually check - winners will be notified via email). Good luck and happy haunting season!!

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