Columbus, Ohio

Fear Columbus

12/6 - 12/15/2024


40,000 sqft of holiday horror

Krampus: A Haunted Christmas Experience is a massive interactive walkthrough horror attraction featuring elaborate sets, live actors and audio visual technology.  Featuring 3 different themed attractions, food vendors, retail store, photo ops, Christmas light shows and more!

Fireworks: New for 2023 on select nights only we will have fireworks accompany the new outside light show. These shows take place all night until close. Fireworks will not be announced in advance, are weather permitting, and subject to change without notice.

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Immersive Walkthrough Experiences

All New Light Shows


Experience multiple all new light shows synced to music. Featuring our largest production ever with new special effects an all new sound track, and more.

NEW FOR 2023: A new massive light show covering the entire building facade and midway area.

The Tale of Krampus

Live The nightmare

This walkthrough attraction takes you through the tale of Krampus. Every scene will unveil another page in the storybook. Once the story is complete you will have to escape from Krampus’s lair! This experience starts with a giant indoor light show synced to music.

Aftermath: Frozen

Hell Frozen Over

This immersive walkthrough experience features large sets modeled after a post-apocalyptic city.  For Krampus, we have transformed this town into a frozen wasteland complete with falling snow, wind, and fog. We have used technology to simulate walking through an old town in the middle of a blizzard.

NEW FOR 2023: All new scenes for with our largest renovations ever. Over 60% of the attraction has been completely recreated.

More Holiday Horror

Fear Gear

Exclusive Krampus Merchandise

We have a full retail area at our facility that has been totally stocked and decorated for the holidays! Featuring not only Fear Columbus merchandise but also plenty of snacks, drinks, and Christmas and Halloween themed items from several partnered vendors. We also sell printed souvenir group photos that you will take when you enter the first attraction!

NEW FOR 2023: Enjoy a faster shopping experience at a 2nd retail location in a new heated tent area featuring our best selling Krampus items.

Photo Ops

Haunted Christmas Photo Ops

Grab a group photo in our themed photo op before or after entering the Krampus Attractions! You can also take photos and videos of the main outside and inside light shows!

Fright Bites

Classic Christmas Treats

New for 2023: Enjoy classic Christmas treats with a Krampus twist. Featuring Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and plenty of other holiday treats. Select food trucks will also be available throughout the event.

Ticketing Information

Tickets Must be Purchased Online

Due to very high demand and limited capacity all tickets for this event MUST be purchased online in advance. You will need to select the date and time you would like to attend when you purchase your ticket so please plan accordingly. 

"It's proven incredibly popular, selling out all 12 sessions in mere minutes since it opened"

Columbus Dispatch

Regarding Our Past Events

Prices vary based on date, time and demand. Prices subject to change without notice.

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Join Early Access to get tickets before they go on sale to the public for 2024. Krampus is an incredibly popular event and dates sell out very quickly once they are released.

Event Location

2605 Northland Plaza Dr.
Columbus, Ohio 43231

Dates and Times

December 2024

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5 Star Google Reviews

Checkout what our customers and media outlets are saying about Fear Columbus Haunted House.

It was well worth the 3 hour drive. I would highly recommend for anyone looking for a thrill.

Jason Ashick

Google Review

Largest and most elaborate haunted house I've ever been to. 

Slam Sandwich

Google Review

makes you feel as if you were dropped right in the middle of a post apocolyptic warzone!!

American Ninja 2.0

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Who is Krampus?

Read more about the story and origins of Krampus here.

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