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Wendy’s treats Jacksonville to haunted “House of Fryght” pop-up event

Go check out the #RoastinPeace graveyard!

Wendy's celebrates Halloween with its first-ever "House of Fryght" experience in Jacksonville, Florida, from Thursday, Oct. 28 to Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The experience runs from 3:00pm - 10:00pm EST Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 and 8:00am to 10:00pm, Oct. 30. (Rick Wilson/AP Images for Wendy’s) (Rick Wilson, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Ready to be frozen with fear? Guests are invited to celebrate Hallo-Weendy’s with a one-of-a-kind House of Fryght.

The haunted house experience will be held down the block from TIAA Bank Stadium and beside the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville (1010 East Adams Street) on Thursday, Oct. 28 from 3 -10 p.m., Friday, Oct. 29 from 3 -10 p.m., and Saturday, October 30 from 8 - 10 p.m.

“The event will provide an immersive walkthrough experience parodying eras of horror films in the name of cold and soggy fry disappointment,” according to a release.

Guests may see a Mad King, encounter a creepy clown and spot haunting jack-o-lanterns, as they make their way through the experience.

Those who survive will be treated to Hot & Crispy Fries and Frostys.

The tricks and treats include:

  • Visit the #RoastinPeace graveyard for Mad Kings, creepy clowns and haunted jack-o-lanterns
  • Spot the eras of horror films parodied in the name of cold and soggy fry disappointment
  • Escape from the clutches of the terrifying Penny-Fries clown chasing down visitors
  • All those who brave the chills and survive the haunted taunts will be rewarded with Hot & Crispy Fries and Frosty treats

The event is free and open to all ages.

The shadow of a worker is cast on the Wendy’s Hous of Fryght as the attraction is constructed on Thursday Oct. 28, 2021, in Jacksonville, Fla. Wendy's celebrates Halloween with its first-ever "House of Fryght" experience in Jacksonville, Florida, from Thursday, Oct. 28 to Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The experience runs from 3:00pm - 10:00pm EST Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 and 8:00am to 10:00pm, Oct. 30. (Rick Wilson/AP Images for Wendy’s) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)
Wendy's celebrates Halloween with its first-ever "House of Fryght" experience in Jacksonville, Florida, from Thursday, Oct. 28 to Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. The experience runs from 3:00pm - 10:00pm EST Oct. 28 and Oct. 29 and 8:00am to 10:00pm, Oct. 30. (Rick Wilson/AP Images for Wendy’s) (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved)

About the Author:

Carianne Luter is a social media producer for News4Jax and has worked at Channel 4 since December 2015. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a degree in communications.