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Big Thrill Factory Set for a Spooktacular Season

It’s that time of year again and Big Thrill Factory is the perfect place to get you in the Halloween spirit!

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Big Thrill Factory Set for a Spooktacular Season

MINNEAPOLIS - September 22, 2017 

Werewolves: sharpen your fangs; witches: grab your broomsticks; ghosts: bring your boo – the magical season of make believe is finally upon us. Big Thrill Factory, the Twin Cities’ premier entertainment destination, has transformed its two flagship locations in Minnetonka and Oakdale into the go-to place for tricks, treats and all things spooky for the entire month of October. The 2017 season delivers a line-up all new games and attractions, a 2-night live dinner show series, costume contest, trick-or-treat trail, zombie-themed  Escape Room and, of course, incredible values on daily eats and attractions.

“Halloween is such a fun time of year for kids and kids at heart.  At Big Thrill Factory, we love seeing the creativity and energy that families and friends bring to Big Thrill Factory each year,” said Darrel Blomberg, General Manager.  “We want our guests to know that Big Thrill Factory is the ultimate all-ages destination for fun this season.”

New Attraction Collaboration*

Big Thrill Factory teamed up with 'Redwood Kings' John and Ron Daniels, co-founders of Daniels Wood Land to custom design an all new “Zombie Blasters” attraction just in time for Halloween. The all-season apocalyptic walk-thru shooting gallery challenges guests aim at interactive 2D zombie targets amidst black lights and booming surround sound to rack up redemption points. From paint to props, the custom installation offers a truly unique attraction experience not found elsewhere.

In addition to the new “Zombie Blasters” attraction, Big Thrill Factory announced expansion efforts at both Minnetonka and Oakdale locations including over 4,000 square feet of new Arcade Games and 4 Mini Bowling lanes slated to open in October.

Limited-Time Live Entertainment

Juggling, knife throwing, spine tingling thrills and hilarious comedy. With national notoriety earned from NBC’s America’s Got Talent, The Danger Committee’s popular performances are in high demand from New York to Las Vegas. Catch the special 2-day dinner show series October 26 at Big Thrill Factory Minnetonka and October 27 at Big Thrill Factory Oakdale. Tickets available at

Daily Thrills and Chills

From top to tombstone, Big Thrill Factory is decking its halls with Halloween themed games and attractions all month long. The calendar features something for everyone:

- 4-person Halloween Pizza & Play Combo Package

- R.I.P. Ropes Course

- Spooky X-Rider Screenings*

- Full Moon Mini Golf (NEW LED souvenir golf balls)

- Boo Bowling* and NEW Mini Bowling†

- NEW Zombie Blasters* (details above)

- Zombie Laser Tag

- Escape Room†

Fun for the Whole Family

This year, playing dress up is taken to a new level for kids and adults alike. From wigs to wands, guests can come dressed to impress for a Halloween Costume Contest and a chance to win a prize! (October 21-22, 28-31.) Young ghouls and goblins are invited to bring trick-or-treat bags for family-friendly Halloween fun including a free trick-or-treat trail and special savings on food and play in Big Thrill Factory’s Kids’ Fun Factory. (4pm-6pm, October 31.)

Ghoulish Get-Togethers

From conferences to social events, meetings and more, Big Thrill Factory has everything you need to get the party started. Make the most of indoor and outdoor attractions including Go-karts, laser tag, 18-hole mini-golf, trampolines, a sky-high giant slide, Escape Room and more. With unique attractions at each location, stellar menu selections including craft beer and wine, and gathering spots for groups from 10-1,000, Big Thrill Factory delivers intense fun and thrills for all ages. Book before October 31 for 20% off Play for groups greater than 50 guests - plus a free team building attraction! Call (952) 698-7715


About Big Thrill Factory

Big Thrill Factory, a locally owned leader in "eatertainment," provides a distinctive ‘eat, play, celebrate’ experience with a unique variety of indoor and outdoor games and attractions, chef-inspired food and beverage selections and event spaces for groups both large and small. From Go Karts to Laser Tag, a Ropes Course, Miniature Golf, Trampolines, an Escape Room and more, Big Thrill Factory delivers intense fun and thrills for all ages. For more information, visit or follow @BigThrillFactory on Facebook.

Attractions vary by location. *Minnetonka only, †Oakdale only

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