A company of visionaries and curators of big ideas, EPIC Entertainment Group is delivering multiple immersive experiences including themed television show sets, haunted houses, secret bars, a scare zone, spider expedition, and more for Halloween enthusiasts nationwide. The masterminds behind multiple Halloween-themed experiences across the country EPIC is executing design, production, and operations management at Hersheypark’s Dark Nights in Hershey, Pennsylvania; curation of the all-new secret bar program at HUSH! Haunted Attraction in Detroit, Michigan; production design on the latest season of Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans in Los Angeles, California; along with a haunted birdhouse hunt and spider expedition at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden in Miami, Florida.
“We are honored to be able to work with such incredible partners during our favorite time of the year,” shared Charity Hill, Partner, EPIC Entertainment Group. “Our team thrives within this space. Producing Dark Harbor at the Queen Mary for over a decade has allowed us to sharpen our skills in the art of immersive storytelling while delivering spell-binding guest experiences. Once again, this season we plan to deliver the truly EPIC Halloween thrills our fans have come to love and expect from us.”
EPIC Entertainment Group leveraged its decade of renowned haunt expertise during opening weekend of Hersheypark’s Dark Nights. The award-winning haunters delivered the Descent – a chilling haunted house experience, as well as a captivating scare zone – Midway of Misery. Dark Nights opened September 17th with EPIC Entertainment Group consulting on design, production, costume, make-up, and talent. As an operating partner, EPIC will helm production stage management, technical direction, and show operations management.
The talented visionaries at EPIC have also helped conjure up secret sips and scares for an all-new secret bar experience within HUSH! Haunted Attraction, opening September 30, 2022. With proven secret bar success at their California and Florida events, EPIC has partnered with HUSH! to deliver three uniquely themed bars hidden within the mysterious three-part haunted house in Detroit, Michigan. Guests who are lucky enough to uncover the exclusive speakeasies will find themselves in the New Orleans-inspired Voodoo Blues, Adventure-driven Expedition Base Camp, or the Victorian-era Von Rose Distillery.
As the full-time Operators of the world-renowned Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, EPIC Entertainment Group is slated to deliver two family friendly EPIC haunted adventures for visitors including the Haunted Bird House Hund and a Spider Expedition during the entire month of October.
From producing thrilling haunts to creating frightening set designs, the experience experts also joined forces with the all-new Halloween spinoff, The Boulet Brothers’ Dragula: Titans for production design. EPIC worked closely with the Boulet Brothers on concept and design, studio layouts, build, scenic install, and strike. This season contestants competed in a ten-episode series that takes place within the EPIC haunted mansion set.
Co-founded in 2016 by Charity Hill and Steve Sheldon, EPIC Entertainment Group is known as the haunt experts behind some of the largest haunted attractions in the country, including Dark Horizon in Orlando, Dark Harbor in Long Beach, California – and more recently Hush! Haunted Attraction in Detroit, Michigan and Dark Nights at Hersheypark in Hershey, Pennsylvania. As a multifaceted live event production company, EPIC Entertainment Group has recently partnered with world-class brands including Crayola IDEAworks, Hotel Del Coronado, and NightGarden – Miami’s newest holiday light phenomenon – all while managing daily operations for the world-renowned Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden – the top rated botanic garden in the country according to USA Today.