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 Double Dare Scare!

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 theme and they never miss a single detail from sound and light (or lack thereof) to costumes, music and of course screams and scares. 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 2021 theme for the Olde Courthouse Catacombs is the Dungeon of Darkness which is fitting if you ask us considering that the haunt takes place in the literal basement (or dungeon) 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 mid-world dungeon vibes.

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. But 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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