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Santa Claus is NOT Coming to Town--At Least Not to Pittsburgh this Halloween


PITTSBURGH, Oct. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Little ones dressed as princesses and dinosaurs may have been talking about Halloween fun for months, but The ScareHouse® is one Halloween attraction they should skip.

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"Creepo the Clown is overtaking Santa in our haunted house this year," ScareHouse Creative Director Scott Simmons said. "While Creepo wants to destroy Christmas for intruding on the Halloween season, the rest of us at The ScareHouse want to ensure that the magic of the upcoming holidays remains strong for children."

Because of the nature of Creepo's Christmas in 3D, the new haunt at The ScareHouse, children 7 years of age and under will no longer be admitted. 

"If your child still believes in Santa, they may not be ready to see his bloody corpse lying on the floor with an axe buried in face," said Simmons.

The ScareHouse has been named as one of America's scariest Halloween attractions by Travel Channel and was just recently ranked as one of the country's Top 10 haunted houses by  Creepo's Christmas in 3-D joins The Forsaken and Pittsburgh Zombies as one of three terrifying haunts offered for just one price.  Tickets are on sale now at

The ScareHouse is open on select dates now through November 3.  Hours are 7pm to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays and 7pm to 10pm on all other nights.  "Pittsburgh's Ultimate Haunted House" is located just minutes from downtown Pittsburgh at 118 Locust Street, Etna PA 15223.

Tickets, dates, directions, and more information are available now at or by calling (412) 781-5885.

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