Villa Park, IL – For Immediate Release
The Asylum Xperiment was voted the #1 haunt in the state of Illinois for 2012. Haunted Illinois, the top Halloween haunt review site in the state hailed the attraction as “ambitious”, “impressive” and “epic”. AX was voted as the #1 favorite by visitors and ranked #1 by the H.I. review team who stated in their official 2012 review “…as I walked out at the end of my adventure, I just couldn’t get over the fact that it was like nothing I have ever seen this side of Disney World”.
The Asylum’s rise to the top is attributed to their continual evolution. Each year they add new scenes, scares, attractions, and unique special effects, all based upon valuable feedback from visitors. And this year AX guests will take an active part in the horror!
For the first time, visitors waiting in line actually run part of the show. While patrons wind their way through the Graves of Winter, a spectacular graveyard vignette complete with photo opportunities, entertainment, and interactive kiosks, they will have control over internal scares via video feeds from the inner sanctum. AX guests will observe other patrons already inside and actively hit the scare button to alarm them at will.
Now the adventure begins as you enter the first haunt, The House: Home for the Horrordays, which exposes its true colors as a withered, frozen structure, entombed with holiday nightmares. Several new vignettes in 2013 include The Cellar of Torture, the Holiday Horror Library, Mrs. Cleaver’s Kitchen, the Greenhouse of Chaos, and a backyard lifelike winterscape complete with falling snow.
Also new in 2013 is the second haunt, Subterranean, a horrific underworld attraction this year which leads thrill seekers into the bowels beneath the house. It is an environment filled with dark, dripping horror, complete with water, rats, the foulest of smells, and unimaginable creatures that reside deep within. The only way out is through a secret portal that leads to something even worse - the end of civilization!
The third and final haunt, Armageddon, puts you face-to-face with freakish clown gangs and hoards of steam punk bikers who have taken over this legendary post-apocalyptic display. Be a witness (and potential victim) to this insane turf war.
Don’t blink, don’t breathe, and definitely don’t miss it. Once you’ve experienced the magic of the Asylum Xperiment, you will likely become a part of their enormous AX fan base, returning each year to witness the evolution and see what new epic horrors have emerged.
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The Asylum Xperiment – Details & FAQ
The Odeum Expo Center is located at 1033 N. Villa Avenue, Villa Park, IL 60181. Two blocks west of Route 83, four blocks north of North Avenue. - (630) 941-9292 www.odeumexpo.com
Parking & Facility Services
Ample FREE parking is available at The Odeum Expo Center. Heated indoor waiting area, indoor restrooms, and an ATM machine is available on site (tickets purchased at the door are cash only). Food & Beverage concessions including full cocktail bar are available in the Lunatic Lounge before and after the show. All haunts are handicapped accessible.
Dates & Times
Show dates in October – 4th, 5th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, 30th, 31st.
Show dates in November – 1st & 2nd.
Show hours on Thursdays & Sundays are 7:00 pm to 10:30 pm.
Show hours on Fridays & Saturdays are 7:00 pm to 12:00 am.
Closed Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays
General Admission tickets are $25.00 per person, which includes all three attractions: The House, Subterranean and Armageddon.
VIP tickets (which drastically reduce long wait times) are $40.00 per person and include private entrance to all three attractions: The House, Subterranean and Armageddon.
Receive special discounts and promotions when you follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AsylumXperiment and on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/asylumXperiment
The Asylum offers group sales to save money and expedite your experience. Group rates are based on group size and are VIP tickets offered at reduced rates of increasing discount, depending on the number in your party. We also offer Behind-the-Scenes tours on special dates. For more information and to purchase group or BTS tickets, please contact Jon Zaley at (630) 941-9292.
Credit cards may be used to purchase tickets online at the Asylum Xperiment website (see below). A small service fee may apply. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, cash only. An ATM cash machine is available in the lobby of The Odeum. Check the website for special discounts and promotional codes.
Private Parties & Corporate Events
The Odeum Expo Center also offers group dining options in the Lunatic Lounge with full cocktail bar and tasty food options for parties and events. Contact Jon Zaley at the Odeum for more details (630) 941-9292.
Website & Additional Information
For additional information, ticket purchases, hours & directions, etc. www.asylumxperiment.com
Also receive special discounts and promotions when you follow us on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/AsylumXperiment and on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/asylumXperimentCopyright © 2014 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.