Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Terror Behind The Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary GIVEAWAY!! @easternstate

Have you always wanted to check out Eastern State Penitentiary? What about when they hold Terror Behind The Walls?

If you have answered YES!! Then I have great news for you! Party of 5 is giving away a 4 pack of tickets to Terror Behind The Walls!

Terror Behind the Walls at Eastern State Penitentiary, America’s Largest Haunted House, Announces 2012 Season of Scares with New Attraction and VIP Experiences!

Philadelphia, PA (August 20, 2012) – Eastern State Penitentiary announces a major expansion to Terror
Behind the Walls for 2012, the all-new Detritus. This new attraction, expanding the event into areas of
the penitentiary never entered by the public, takes visitors through an original 1800s cellblock, past the
historic prison greenhouse, and into an outdoor labyrinth of overgrown plants and twisting vines.

Also new for 2012, Terror Behind the Walls is adding to its VIP Experiences with an ALONE package.
The ultimate Halloween experience, ALONE includes a reserved parking space and an expert tour guide
who will be a personal host for the evening.  After a “Behind the Scenes” tour of the penitentiary, the
visitor will experience Terror Behind the Walls completely ALONE, and enjoy dinner at Jack’s Firehouse.

A Massive Haunted House in a Real Prison:Located inside the massive castle-like walls of Eastern State
Penitentiary, a real abandoned prison at 22nd Street and Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia, PA, Terror Behind the Walls is consistently ranked among the top 10 haunted attractions in the country.  In
2012, Terror Behind the Walls runs on select evenings from September 21 through November 10.

Eastern State Penitentiary was once the most famous and expensive prison in the world, but stands
today in ruin, a lost world of crumbling cellblocks and empty guard towers.  This gothic structure, with
soaring 30-foot high fortress walls, is intimidating enough during the day.  At night, the cellblocks fall
into darkness, and the building becomes truly terrifying.

Terror Behind the Walls has grown from a single-night event in 1991 to a 29-night event with shows selling
out far in advance.  Nearly half of the visitors who attended the event in 2011 traveled to Philadelphia
for the event, coming from as far as Hawaii, Greece, Korea, and even Australia, making Terror Behind the
Walls a national and international destination for thrill-seekers and Halloween lovers.

An extraordinary theatrical production, Terror Behind the Walls features Hollywood-quality sets, customdesigned props, animatronics, and digital sound effects, all taking place within the walls of the prison.
It takes an elite team of 14 makeup artists almost three hours to prepare the cast of more than 200
performers each evening.  The event consists of six haunted attractions that create a seamless experience
for visitors.

Is it Really Haunted?
Many people believe that Eastern State Penitentiary is haunted.  As early as the 1940s, officers and inmates
reported mysterious visions and eerie experiences in the ancient prison.With the growing interest in paranormal investigations, Eastern State Penitentiary may now be the most carefully studied building in the United States. Nearly 60 paranormal teams visit to explore the site in a typical year. The historic site’s website,easternstate.org/ ghosts, features extensive television and audio clips that document real paranormal
investigations inside the 183-year old prison.

The penitentiary has been featured on the Travel Channel’s Most Haunted Live, Ghost Adventures, and
Paranormal Challenge, Fox Television’s World’s Scariest Places, TLC’s America’s Ghost Hunters, and MTV’s FEAR. Footage captured on the second tier of Cellblock 12 by paranormal investigators during filming of SyFy’s Ghost Hunters may be the most controversial ghost sighting of the past 10 years. During the
filming of Paranormal Challenge, host Zak Bagans called Eastern State Penitentiary “one of the most
haunted places in the world.”

Daytime Prison Tours:
In addition to the haunted attraction, Eastern State Penitentiary is a National Historic Landmark with a rich history that visitors can experience in the daylight. Known for its grand architecture and strict discipline, Eastern State Penitentiary opened in 1829 as the world’s first true “penitentiary,” a prison designed to inspire
penitence, or true regret, in the hearts of convicts. Its vaulted,sky-lit cells once held many of America’s most notorious criminals, including bank robber “Slick Willie” Sutton and Al Capone. Tours today include the cellblocks, solitary punishment cells, Al Capone’s Cell, and Death Row.  Eastern State Penitentiary is open every day from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for daytime prison tours. Admission includes “The Voices of Eastern
State” Audio Tour narrated by actor Steve Buscemi.Terror Behind the Walls does not affect operation of the historic site, which remains open for daytime tours seven days a week, year round.  For information on daytime historic tours, please visit easternstate.org.

Tickets and General Information:
Terror Behind the Walls is located inside Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site at 22nd
Street and Fairmount Avenue in Philadelphia, PA.  Advanced ticket sales for Terror Behind the Walls begin on September 10.  Tickets at the box office are $40 per person.  Visitors can save up to 50% by purchasing
tickets online at easternstate.org/buynow.  The cheapest and most convenient way to purchase tickets is
always through the Terror Behind the Walls website.  For more information about Terror Behind the Walls,
the public can visit the penitentiary’s website at easternstate.org/halloween

BUY IT: Tickets are on sale NOW!
Ticket prices vary by night. Click each date on the calendar to compare options and prices.
Tickets are sold by half-hour entry times. When purchasing online, be sure to select your preferred date and time.
Please note: you will receive vouchers that you can turn it for the day and time of their choice (but I do want to note the passes are not valid on every night; only select nights).

WIN IT: ONE Lucky Party of 5 reader is going to win a 4 pack of tickets!!

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