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Intro | Registration Day | Scare-a-torium Tour | Masquerade Ball | Contests | Show Floor: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4

HauntedIllinois.com's Review of the
2012 Midwest Haunters Convention: 

Friday Haunt Tour

I have always been a big fan of MHC’s pre-show Haunt Tours. Although I wasn’t able to make it to all of them, I did get to attend the Friday night tour of the Scareatorium. As part of the evening’s planned events, there was also a stop at The Costume Vault.

The Costume Vault 
100 Dillmont Dr.
Columbus, OH 43235
http://www.thecostumevault.com/

The Costume Vault was huge! It was one of the largest costume stores I have ever seen. Aisle after aisle was filled with countless costumes, makeup and accessories. While we were there, we were all treated to some light snacks, including little smokies in barbeque sauce and nachos. After grabbing the last finishing touches for our weekend costumes, we got back on the bus to continue to the haunted house.

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Scare-a-torium 
1501 E Dublin Granville Rd.
Columbus, OH 43229
http://www.scareatorium.com/

At the Scare-a-torium, the detailed stone façade, which resembled castle walls, got patrons in the mood for the show, as they waited in line. Inside the attraction, there were many nicely detailed scenes of various themes. A couple of scenes that really stood out were the biohazard accident at the chemical corporation and the bloody, disgusting bathroom. Of course I can’t forget to mention the circus sideshow with the cotton candy surprise. I certainly didn’t see that one coming! There were also some cool visual effects in the haunt, as well. The actors did a great job and never broke character. 

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