‘Krampus: The Fright Before Christmas’ Returns for 2023 Haunted Holiday Pop-Up

Horror

It’s the most wonderful time … for your fears! Without stating the obvious, Horror is a lifestyle — why else would we pledge to cover the genre 24/7/365? — and the holidays are no exception to that truth. Fortunately for us, Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group, the producers of world-class live events and location-based entertainment, have conjured up another year of Krampus: The Fright Before Christmas (“Krampus”) at Chicago, Denver, Houston, Jacksonville, New Orleans, and Austin.

Below, we have details for each location. Use code BLOODY13 for 13% off any ticket!


13th Floor Chicago – 12/8 to 12/10

13th Floor Chicago has transformed the beloved haunted house into a Christmas wonderland, although it won’t be all glitter and snowflakes. Horrifying Christmas characters will haunt all those who enter, trading Christmas cheers for Christmas fears. In addition to the main haunted maze attraction, guests will enjoy themed photo ops, and special holiday drinks provided by Hala Kahiki. For those who want to take the terror one step further, guests will be able to add-on additional experiences including: Mini Escape Rooms and the new Respawn Pass, allowing you to experience the thrills again and again.

During Krampus, 13th Floor Chicago will be hosting a toy drive for Children’s Hospital of Chicago, which brings care to children and their families from diagnosis through treatment. “As much as we love to bring the screams and fear to our guests, it’s incredibly important for us to give back to our community and spread joy to those who may need a little extra this holiday season,” General Manager Bryan Kopp states. Guests who bring a new, unopened toy to donate will receive a 20% discount towards merchandise on-site (*exclusions apply).

Get Tickets Now! Use code BLOODY13 for 13% off any ticket!


13th Floor Denver – 12/15 to 12/17

13th Floor Denver has transformed the beloved haunted house into a Christmas wonderland, although it won’t be all glitter and snowflakes. Horrifying Christmas characters will haunt all those who enter, trading Christmas cheers for Christmas fears.

In addition to the main haunted maze attraction, guests will enjoy themed photo ops, and special holiday drinks and treats (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available). For those who want to take the terror one step further, guests will be able to add-on additional experiences including: a photo with Krampus, The Sacred Skull: A Tiki Tarot Experience (21+), 5 for $5 axe throwing, Santa’s Secret Shot Spot (21+), and the new Respawn Pass, allowing you to experience the thrills again and again. This year’s Krampus is moving fully indoors for an entirely heated experience.

This holiday season, 13th Floor Denver will be collecting donations for Bayaud Enterprises, created to alleviate barriers to self-sufficiency for adults living with mental health conditions and other disabilities. “13th Floor Denver has been around for a long time,” General Manager Nick Melton states, “It’s important for us to be able to give back to our community that has supported us for so long, and we’re thrilled to be able to collect donations for such an impactful program.” Guests who bring new, unopened hygiene products, office supplies, or food pantry staples will receive a 20% discount towards merchandise on-site (*exclusions apply).

Get Tickets Now! Use code BLOODY13 for 13% off any ticket!


13th Floor Houston – 12/15 to 12/16

13th Floor Houston has transformed the beloved haunted house into a Christmas wonderland, although it won’t be all glitter and snowflakes. Horrifying Christmas characters will haunt all those who enter, trading Christmas cheers for Christmas fears. In addition to the main haunted maze attraction, guests will enjoy themed photo ops, and special holiday drinks and treats (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available). For those who want to take the terror one step further, guests will be able to add-on additional experiences including: Mini Escape Rooms, Zombie Apocalypse Live, Santa’s Hideout Secret Bar (21+) and the new Respawn Pass, allowing guests to experience the thrills again and again.

This holiday season, 13th Floor Houston will be hosting a toy drive for Texas Children’s Hospital, which brings care to children and their families from diagnosis through treatment. “We are in the business of fear, but this season we are thrilled to give back to our community and bring a little extra cheer to those in need,” General Manager Jeremy Tucker states. Guests who bring a new, unopened toy will receive a 20% discount towards merchandise on-site (*Exclusions apply).

Get Tickets Now! Use code BLOODY13 for 13% off any ticket!


13th Floor Jacksonville – 12/8 to 12/9

13th Floor Jacksonville has transformed the beloved haunted house into a Christmas wonderland, although it won’t be all glitter and snowflakes. Horrifying Christmas characters will haunt all those who enter, trading Christmas cheers for Christmas fears. In addition to the main haunted maze attraction, guests will enjoy themed photo ops, and special holiday drinks and treats. For those who want to take the terror one step further, guests will be able to add-on additional experiences including: Mini Escape Rooms, Return of the Dead Zombie Shoot, 5 for $5 axe throwing, a photo with Krampus, and the new Respawn Pass, allowing you to experience the thrills again and again.

During Krampus, 13th Floor Jacksonville will be hosting a toy drive for Wolfson Children’s Hospital, which brings care to children and their families from diagnosis through treatment. “We are in the business of fear, but this holiday season we are thrilled to give back to our community and bring a little extra cheer to those in need,” General Manager Mari Ramirez states. Guests who bring a new, unopened toy will receive a 20% discount towards merchandise on-site (*exclusions apply).

Get Tickets Now! Use code BLOODY13 for 13% off any ticket!


New Orleans Nightmare – 12/8 to 12/9

New Orleans Nightmare has transformed the beloved haunted house into a Christmas wonderland, although it won’t be all glitter and snowflakes. Horrifying Christmas characters will haunt all those who enter, trading Christmas cheers for Christmas fears. In addition to the main haunted maze attraction, guests will enjoy themed photo ops and special holiday drinks at Bar 13 (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available). For those who want to take the terror one step further, guests will be able to add-on additional experiences: Phobia: Sensory Overload, a photo with Krampus, Mini Escape Rooms, the Shot in the Dark Secret Bar (21+), and the new Respawn Pass, allowing you to experience the thrills again and again.

During Krampus, New Orleans Nightmare will be hosting a toy drive for Children’s Hospital New Orleans, which brings care to children and their families from diagnosis through treatment. “New Orleans Nightmare has been part of this community for years,” General Manager Ashley Hill states, “It’s so important for us to be able to give back to the people that have supported us for so long, and we are thrilled to be working with Children’s Hospital to bring a little extra joy this holiday season.” Guests who bring a new, unopened toy to donate will receive a 20% discount towards merchandise on-site (*exclusions apply).

Get Tickets Now! Use code BLOODY13 for 13% off any ticket!


House of Torment Austin – 12/8 to 12/10

House of Torment Austin has transformed the beloved haunted house into a Christmas wonderland, although it won’t be all glitter and snowflakes. Horrifying Christmas characters will haunt all those who enter, trading Christmas cheers for Christmas fears. In addition to the main haunted maze attraction, guests will enjoy themed photo ops, a holiday light show, and holiday drinks at Torment Tavern (alcoholic and non-alcoholic options available). For those who want to take the terror one step further, guests will be able to add on additional experiences: Phobia: Sensory Overload, a Haunted Selfie Museum, Hades Zombie Simulation, Mini Escape Rooms, the Neon Coffin Secret Bar (21+), and the special “Naughty” or “Nice” Alternate Endings, only available at Krampus.

This holiday season, House of Torment has partnered with Austin Pets Alive!, a local pet shelter that rescues animals from high-risk situations and finds them loving homes. “Animals only ask to be loved unconditionally & in return give unconditional love.” General Manager Michael Faust states, “And as much as we like to give theCharacters we create a home, it’s extremely important to us that pets have a home too. That is why House of Torment wanted to team up with Austin Pets Alive!, which is home grown just like House of Torment. Adopting a pet doesn’t have to be scary, but them not finding a home is.” During Krampus, guests who bring in a donation of new, unopened pet food and/or pet supplies will receive a 20% discount towards merchandise on-site (*exclusions apply).

Get Tickets Now! Use code BLOODY13 for 13% off any ticket!

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