Couples Wed on Stroke of Midnight to Mark Halloween at Full Moon Productions' Edge of Hell Haunted House

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Thrill-seeking couples marry at Edge of Hell Haunted House in Kansas City's West Bottoms, operated by Full Moon Productions

Halloween's First Marriages of 2015

...there is no doubt the haunted houses bring lots of smiles and joy for many who make visiting these world-class haunts a tradition. And it makes sense these thrill-seeking couples chose to bring this fun venue into their life story.

The stroke of midnight Halloween transformed couples dawning a zombie and Day of the Dead look in a wedding into real life newlyweds as they were officially married at Edge of Hell Haunted House in Kansas City’s historic West Bottoms 12th Street Bridge District. The couples with a penchant for the macabre, gathered the eve of Halloween to ensure they could be married on the witching hour of Halloween. The band, My Brothers and Sisters, performed their dark, twisted music before the couples took their vows until death do they part and Ponch of Mix 93.3 officiating.

“The mash up of scary, fear, anxiety of a wedding and taking lifetime vows with a crowd of on-lookers creates an interesting dynamic for a wedding,” said Amber Arnett-Bequeaith, a.k.a Queen of Haunts and VP of Full Moon Productions who operates Edge of Hell and the other West Bottoms haunted houses. “But there is no doubt the haunted houses bring lots of smiles and joy for many who make visiting these world-class haunts a tradition. And it makes sense these thrill-seeking couples chose to bring this fun venue into their life story.

The allure to tie the knot on Halloween with other haunt enthusiasts especially works in Kansas City. The metro is considered the epicenter of nationally acclaimed feats of fear including the world’s tallest water slide and Edge of Hell’s record-breaking largest snake and the oldest continuously operating commercial haunted house.

While Edge of Hell is often called the ‘Granddaddy of Haunted Houses’, it is still relevant to the thousands of people who visit annually. The haunted house has profoundly changed since its beginnings over forty years ago with the advancements in technology, makeup and set design to keep the magic of scaring. It and neighboring haunted house, The Beast, continue to be recognized as some of the best scary haunted houses nationwide. Recent recognition includes Travel Channel’s Top 20 Haunted Houses and HauntedHouseRankings.com’s ranking both Beast and Edge of Hell. The Beast was also picked within the 2015 scariest haunted houses in the nation by HauntedHouses.com and ranked the top house in the country by 13TopHaunted Houses.com.

About Full Moon Productions
Full Moon Productions owns and operates world-class haunted house attractions since 1975 and has always made a priority of helping children’s charities in the community. The haunted houses open for the 2015 season include the Edge of Hell, Beast and Macabre Cinema. fullmoonprod.com

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