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2023 Question and Answer With Raven's Cross Haunted Village

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KentuckyHauntedHouses.com recently sat down with Brian & Debbie Thorpe of Raven's Cross Haunted Village, to discuss what's new at Raven's Cross Haunted Village for the 2023 Halloween Season!

What's new at Raven's Cross Haunted Village for 2023? Do you have any new rides, attractions, or special features that Haunt Seekers should know about?

For the 2023 season we have a New theme and thrilling new scenes that will leave you speechless.
We have a great team of Villagers that can’t wait to scare you!!
For 2023 we have our new attraction on the property. Realms of Reality, is our Virtual Reality and Motion Simulation rides, guest have the opportunity to check it out before or after they leave the haunted attraction. As you enter legendary Collectibles for you haunt tickets you will see lots of pop culture items from Hot Toys, NECA, Trick or Treat Studios & more! After your tour of the haunted attraction you exit back through this building for an opportunity to look around & shop.

What are you most excited about for the 2023 Halloween Season?

Seeing all of our faithful followers and adding more each year and hearing the great comments they make as they exit the haunt and reading the great reviews they post.

What differentiates Raven's Cross Haunted Village from other local haunts in Kentucky?

Raven’s Cross has the coolest setting with our medieval style village, thus our themes are based on historical events and we do our best to carry a consistent story from beginning to end. Our haunt is all indoors with a great covered waiting area.

How long has Raven's Cross Haunted Village been in business? Can you tell us a bit more about Raven's Cross Haunted Village's history?

Our first season was 2016 after we found the perfect property and we have grown every year! When we decided to open a haunted attraction our goal was to be a different kind of haunt. With our European style Village property, we set out to go back in time to find our stories and characters. From the Black Plaque to the Headless Horseman and Witch Trials, we have created a walk through time.

What's your favorite experience since opening Raven's Cross Haunted Village?

Having the whole family involved and watching our following grow each season.

How long is a typical haunt experience at Raven's Cross Haunted Village from start to finish?

Once you enter the haunted attraction it takes about 30
Minutes to complete your journey through the different scene of the villagers. But while you wait in the que line we have villagers wondering around interacting with you so you don’t get restless. As well as a 5 minute escape game you can play while waiting to enter if you’d like.

On a scale from 1 to 10, how scary would you say Raven's Cross Haunted Village is? Why?

8-10 depending on the persons scare level.
When you have adults running out before making it half way through you know it’s intense.

Does Raven's Cross Haunted Village's property have any real haunted history? Do you have a spooky encounter you'd like to share?

We don’t know of any factual events but there are some strange things that happen from time to time.

What inspired you to open up a haunted attraction? What's your favorite part of the business?

After touring many haunted attractions in the past we decided to give it a try and use the creative talents we have to build something different. We love to hear our guest as they exit talking about how cool this or that was or how much and talking about how
Much fun they had.

How has new technology (i.e. animatronics, special props, etc) helped you to enhance Raven's Cross Haunted Village?

We have limited animatronics, but with some creative special effects using lighting, sound and fog we have been able to enhance our scenes to be more immersive and exciting.

Can Raven's Cross Haunted Village accommodate large groups? How many people can experience Raven's Cross Haunted Village together as a group?

We like to keep our groups to parties of 6 as our scenes are limited in size and we don’t want to take away from the experience. This way the villager in each scene has an opportunity to give part of the overall story.

Does Raven's Cross Haunted Village offer any special deals, discounts, or coupons?

We try keep our admission fee low but we do offer combo deals for if the customer chooses to purchase 60 minute escape adventure along with the haunt tour.

Anything else you'd like to let us know about Raven's Cross Haunted Village?

We are a family owned business with other year round activities for guest to enjoy. The haunted attraction is seasonal for the fall only but our Legendary Collectibles, Raven’s Cross Escapes and Realms of Reality are open year round. We also have outdoor fun with Gellyball beginning in the spring until Late Sept. think paintball with out the messy paint or pain.




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