Following its success in 2017, Blood Manor, NYC’s Premier Haunted House Attraction, will be making its return to NYCB Live, home of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. Blood Manor presents Crypts of the Coliseum at NYCB Live will open Friday, Oct. 5 and continue through Saturday, Nov. 3.
For fifteen successful seasons, Blood Manor has made facing visitors’ darkest fears part of NYC’S Halloween season. Crypts of the Coliseum will feature terrifying creatures of the night lurking at every corner as visitors travel through the 10,000 square foot maze of corridors, chambers and hidden places. Several new characters have joined Blood Manor’s “League of the Undead” and are anxiously awaiting their chance to terrorize all visitors with new scares and surprises.
Tickets for Blood Manor will range from $30 to $50 for R.I.P Express Entry Pass for all dates except for Halloween weekend, Oct. 26-31, when tickets will range from $35 to $55. Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketweb.com, nycblive.com, by calling 800-745-3000 or by visiting bloodmanorli.com. Tickets can also be purchased at the Ticketmaster Box Office located at NYCB Live. All dates and times can be seen at bloodmanorli.com and nycblive.com.
For the first time ever, Crypts of the Coliseum will feature an outdoor Fear Garden and carnival located on the plaza of NYCB Live that will jumpstart the thrills for every visitor. The Fear Garden will be crawling with scream-worthy surprises and will be open on October 5 and will continue throughout Blood Manor’s 2018 run. The Fear Garden will feature a variety of food, drink, and entertainment options, complete with a decorative bar, food trucks, Blood Manor character appearances, and live bands and DJ sets.
Visitors can ramp up the chaos and mayhem at the carnival, also located on the plaza of NYCB Live, which will be open beginning Oct. 12 through Nov. 3, weather permitting, during days when Blood Manor is operating. The carnival will feature a Ferris wheel, Riptide ride, and several carnival games and food options. The carnival is open to the public with an additional cost for the rides and games.
On Sunday, Oct. 28, Crypts of the Coliseum in partnership with NYCB Live Cares will host a free “Trunk or Treat” kid-friendly community event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the plaza of NYCB Live. At the event, children and families are encouraged to dress in costumes for a fun trick-or-treat experience where they can receive candy from decorated trunks and costumed entertainers. Families can also experience a family-friendly version of the haunt for an admission price of $10.
In addition to the visitors fierce enough to survive Blood Manor, Crypts of the Coliseum is seeking permanent residents to join the “League of Undead” for the season. On Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at NYCB Live, Blood Manor is hosting a casting call for actors, actresses, makeup artists, magicians and other unique talents to join the cast for the season. For further inquiries regarding the casting call, email firstname.lastname@example.org.