Halloween is far from cancelled!

The Factory of Fear (5027 4th Avenue Moline) opens for the 2020 season this Friday Sep 25. For 25 years, the Factory of Fear has been the QC‘s #1 rated, largest, and longest running indoor haunted attraction located in Moline, IL.

General admission tickets are $22 and can be purchased online at https://app.hauntpay.com/events/2020-season/event_times. Active Military members can receive $5 off their tickets at the door.


Here are the safety precautions for this year’s haunt, found on Factory of Fear’s website:

SAFETY: -While waiting in our queue line, 6’-8’ distances are marked to keep EXTRA spacing. -Additional hand sanitizing stations will be available for customer use. -If you are sick or have any symptoms of concern, please do not visit the Factory of Fear until your symptoms have been clear for 72 hours. -All staff will be wearing masks and we will require customers too as well, as required by the Illinois Department of Public Health -Temperatures of our entire staff and all customers will be taken prior to their entry of the property and any staff or customers with a temperature over 100 degrees will be sent home and advised to seek medical advice. -For added precaution, we will have our queue line lights and music but will drastically limit actors in this area. -We will have dedicated staff to regularly disinfect high touch surfaces such as hand rails, restrooms, etc. during the event. -High risk individuals may enter the property the first 15 minutes of opening time. -Please keep a minimum of 6’ from all other patrons that aren’t in your individual group and from Factory of Fear staff at all times including while walking through the attraction. -An 8 page Contingency and Safety Plan has been developed and will be used throughout the year.


TICKETS: -Tickets are now offered and encouraged to be purchased in timed ticketing time-slots to ensure safe physical distancing. -Once you arrive at the haunt, you’ll be greeted by our Ticketing Staff, who will guide you to the appropriate place, based on your time frame. Please do not arrive earlier than 5 minutes before your timeslot. -If you’re more than 10 minutes late for your time-slot, you’ll be added to the standby line. We’ll do what we can to get you in, however please keep in mind that the Factory of Fear may not be able to accommodate you when you arrive late. -All tickets should be pre-purchased in advance, online, to ensure contactless payment methods. If paying at the window, credit or debit cards are preferred. *For participating in our social distancing haunting* -Everyone gets to experience shorter lines due to timed ticketing options -We prefer group / family sizes of 6, so, we’re offering you a deal! Buy 6 tickets, and save $10 promo code: SAFE


For more fun things to do in the Quad Cities this week, check out the latest issue of FUN10QC.


Tess Abney was born and raised in the Quad Cities. Her passion for writing and entertainment was apparent at a very young age. Whether it is sharing local events and businesses with readers or sharing her thoughts on life, she finds comfort in the way words can bring people together.