Author Archives: Wayne Melton

TOP 100 HAUNTED HOUSES for Halloween 2018

Funtober each year ranks the top 100 haunted attractions at Halloween.  Our 2018 list continues our tradition of ranking haunted houses based on the number of Facebook “likes”.  We use the term haunted houses loosely as many are haunted mazes, trails, prisons, circuses, forests, hayrides, ships, paintball, and more.  Feel free to share and link […]

Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2017

Find Local Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day The traditional Thanksgiving Day meal of turkey and dressing continues to undergo changes as more and more restaurants and stores are now open on Thanksgiving day in 2017.  For most stores and malls Black Friday now starts around 6 pm on Thursday. See Updated List for 2018:  Restaurants […]

Funtober Ranks America’s Top 100 Haunted Houses 2014

Halloween Horror Nights Hollywood

An all new list for 2017 is available.  Check out our list of the Top 100 Haunted Houses 2017 in America.  Is your favorite haunted attraction on the top 10 and top 100 state list? What are the most popular haunted houses in the country?  Funtober ranks the top 100 for 2014 who combined have more than […]

“Great Halloween Fright Fight” Has Winner On ABC TV

Great Halloween Fright Fight

  Haunted Overload Wins The Great Halloween Fright Fight ABC TV premiered their Halloween special called The Great Halloween Fright Fight last night October 28th, 2014.  The winner of the $50,000 grand prize was Haunted Overload from Lee, New Hampshire.  The reality show special featured six family haunted attractions from around the country who competed based on creativity […]

Top Halloween Events At Amusement Parks in America

Image of Halloween Horror Nights zombies.

Here are some of the top amusement parks in the country with Halloween events.  Our number one attraction is Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando.  They continue to pour money into this fall attraction with scary scenes from the Walking Dead, Predator, Alien and so many more.  However you don’t have to do to Disney, […]

25 Funny Oktoberfest Event Names in U.S.

girls in drindls enjoying Mount Angel Oktoberfest

I am sure Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese never imagined the many unique and funny names that US cities choose as Oktoberfest names.  The Royal marriage occurred on October 12, 1810.  Now 200 years later the October celebration begins in Munich in September.  So ok a September festival named Oktoberfest seems a little funny.  Well […]

Cleveland Oktoberfest Celebrates 10th Labor Day Weekend

Image of performers at Cleveland Oktoberfest.

Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds plays host to the 10th Annual Cleveland Oktoberfest this Labor Day weekend.  It runs August 29th through September 1st, 2014.  Admission is $10 above the age of 12.  Parking is free.  Location: Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds, 164 Eastland Rd Berea, OH 44017 This Oktoberfest is meant to be a family event.  Children 12 […]