Blumhouse's 'The Purge: Fear the Night' is Not Your Typical Haunted House
This Halloween event is based on the 2013 movie, The Purge.

Blumhouse Productions is no stranger to putting on frightening, interactive Halloween experiences. Last year, the Blumhouse of Horrors created a haunted house that was filled with 40 actors, terrifying sights, smells and sounds. This year, they bring you "The Purge: Fear the Night" at the Variety Arts Theater.

If you were a fan of this year's disturbing thriller The Purge (a film set in 2022 where the United States has allowed all citizens to partake in any crime without consequences once a year during a 12-hour time period), you will probably enjoy this new horrific attraction that is sure to be a hit this Halloween season.

Jason Blum, who was one of the producers on The Purge film, has created an immersive part-haunted house, part-theater that makes you part of the action. Don't expect monsters or zombies to jump out at you like at other typical haunted houses -- this experience is far more creative. "The Purge: Fear the Night" is based on The Purge and puts guests in a very realistic world where "real people [are] doing some crazy, bad things." 

Audience members must be 18 or older to experience "The Purge: Fear the Night," which takes place on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, with expanded shows during Halloween week. There are eight arrival times per evening: 7:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 7:45 p.m., 8 p.m., 10 p.m., 10:15 p.m., 10:30 p.m., 10:45 p.m., and you must attend your ticketed time. Tickets start at $39.

For those who haven't seen The Purge, don't fret. This event will still be very enjoyable...and terrifying.

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"The Purge: Fear the Night" is located at Variety Arts Theater, 940 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015.