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Haunted Somerville is Boston’s Closest Halloween Attraction (5 stars)
Most Halloween attractions require you to drive out at least an hour from Boston, but there's one that you can access easily on pu
October 28, 2017
Somerville Art Farm
Cirque of the Dead at OBERON is a Hugely Creative Halloween Circus (4.5 stars)
Cirque of the Dead, by the Boston Circus Guild, returns to OBERON this year with an all-new spooky show. It's tremendously creativ
October 28, 2017
OBERON
Roger Williams Park Zoo Jack O’Lantern Spectacular is a Beautiful Evening Out (4.5 stars)
While most Halloween attractions are open only on the weekends, you can go to The Roger Williams Park Zoo any evening in October,
October 22, 2017
Century Sportsman’s Club Haunted Hayride is Spooky Charity Fun (3.5 stars)
The Century Sportsman's Club is a non-profit based in Auburn, Massachusetts, just south of Worcester. They support hunting activit
October 17, 2017
Century Sportsman's Club
Albert Rd, Pontypridd CF37, UK
Night Nation Run is the World’s Highest Energy Music Festival (5 stars)
Events INSIDER was founded to talent scout and bring you unique, interactive, creative events. So take it from me, you will love N
October 17, 2017
Spend An Entire Evening at Canobie Lake Park Screeemfest, the Haunted Theme Park (5 stars)
Canobie Lake Park is my favorite theme park in New England, being less commercial than Six Flags New England and within a less art
October 17, 2017
Fright Kingdom Brings Stunning Animatronics and Staging to Scare You (5 Stars)
Fright Kingdom is one of the best and closest Halloween attractions in New England, and it's especially a treat on a rainy night.
October 17, 2017
Davis Mega Farm Festival is the World’s Best Corn Field Maze (5 stars PLUS)
I have long been a fan of Davis Farmland and Davis Mega Farm Festival, a real family farm from the 1800s turned into an amusement
October 17, 2017
Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce is Again New England’s Best Halloween Attraction (5 stars PLUS)
Lake Compounce is the oldest amusement park in New England, with rides to rival Six Flags and Canobie Lake Park closer to home. Ar
Get Your Halloween Horror Fix at Rock and Shock (5 stars)
The Rock and Shock Horror Convention is an amazing opportunity for fans to get their Halloween Horror fix.  Movies, makeup, poste
October 15, 2017
DCU Center
Ghost Ship Harbor Shames Historic USS Salem Museum with Fake News “Education” (3 stars)
Ghost Ship Harbor is one of only three haunted attractions in the greater Boston area (the others being Haunted Somerville in Some
October 14, 2017
Barrett’s Haunted Mansion is The Most Theatrical Haunted House I’ve Ever Seen (5 Stars)
Halloween attractions vary just like theatre productions vary. Some like Spooky World are marketed well but don't have an artistic
October 9, 2017
Barrett's Haunted Mansion
Haunted Acres is New Hampshire’s Best Halloween Attraction (5 stars)
Haunted Acres is a gem, one of my favorite Halloween destinations, which in a previous year I called the best Halloween attraction
October 7, 2017
Interview with Witch’s Woods, the 5-star Halloween Destination Close to Boston
This week I visited Witch's Woods, which is more than a Halloween haunted house, giving it 5 stars in my full review. It's a giant
October 7, 2017
Witch’s Woods is Boston’s Closest Stay-All-Evening Halloween Theme Park (5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat Most Halloween attractions are all too brief. You arrive, you wait in line, the experience is short, and then
October 6, 2017
Sleepy Hollow at Old Sturbridge Village is Must See Outdoor Theatre (5 stars PLUS)
There's a reason why Sleepy Hollow is about to sell out, even though they extended their season from October into September, makin
September 30, 2017
Old Sturbridge Village
“Dames at Sea” Parodies the Joyful Innocence of Yesteryear
Dames at Sea, Book and Lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller, Music by Jim Wise, Director and Choreographer, Ilyse Robbins, A
September 17, 2017
Reversible at ArtsEmerson is a Must-See Circus (5 stars)
They are circus performers, but it's more than a circus show. The 7 Fingers visits ArtsEmerson again this year with Reversible, ba
September 11, 2017
Cirque du Soleil OVO Brings Wonder and Laughter (5 stars)
Cirque du Soleil is back in Boston this week for a limited run, September 6-10 at the Agganis Arena. Based in Montreal, and featur
September 7, 2017
10,000 to Attend “Fight Supremacy” March
Do you wonder what you would have done if you had been alive during the Civil Rights Movement? Come out to the Reggie Lewis Track
August 18, 2017
Interview: Artist Arielle Jovellanos at Boston Comic Con
Visiting booths at the expansive Boston Comic Con, I encountered Arielle Jovellanos, a comic artist and illustrator from New York
August 17, 2017
Commonwealth Sharespeare’s Romeo & Juliet Brings Crushing Tragedy (5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat Romeo & Juliet, by William Shakespeare, Directed by Allegra Libonati, Scenic Design by Julia Noulin-Merat
August 10, 2017
We The People Connects You to the Past (5 stars)
by Johnny Monsarrat We The People, created by Stacy Klein, Carlos Uriona, Matthew Glassman, Jennifer Johnson, produced by Adam Br
August 10, 2017
Scare-A-Con: The little show with a big bloody heart (4 stars)
Scare-A-Con took place at the Mass Mutual Center in Springfield, MA, June 2-4, 2017. See www.Scareacon.com. If you are a horro
June 12, 2017
Mass Mutual Center
5-Wits at Patriot Place is a Room Escape Challenge at Movie Set Quality
by Johnny Monsarrat   If you've heard of room escape adventures, 5-Wits started it all a decade before. You buy a ticket an
April 24, 2017