The Goth Invasion of Burns Festival

Below are all the ideas I have for the first festival once I have the funds raised to start building. As I go further into this adventure called The Goth Invasion, the vision becomes that much clearer, so things will grow and change over time. I have a very big twisted imagination and love dark and spooky things so this is only the beginning. With the support from the Gothic community and those who are interested in this idea, we can make this happen. Thank you to everyone who has supported me through this adventure. A HUGE THANK YOU to those who have supported me since the very beginning.  

More will be added to this page as The Goth Invasion grows and I can add more ideas.

Once built and open for the public the Festival then will happen on the last week of October. Halloween night will be last night of the festival.

This will be a 21+ only festival

 

Thank You everyone for your support.

Do you think you can escape? This is an escape the room, tag and haunted house all in one game. There are 4 levels. Each level has 3 rooms you must escape before the time runs out. The levels are Kiddy, Normal, Nightmare and Hell.

You can choose your level when you check in at the nurses station. 

There must be 5 players in a team to play the game. Before you enter the first room, you will have some time to talk with your teammates in the waiting room area if you need to.

Each level comes with its own countdown.

-Kiddy(Blue): 1 hour (20 minutes per room)

-Normal(Yellow): 45 minutes (15 minutes per room)

-Nightmare(Orange): 30 minutes (10 minutes per room)

-Hell(Red): 18 minutes (6 minutes per room)

Each room will have a countdown clock to let you know how much time you have to solve all the puzzles and escape to the next room. Each level has 3 rooms you must escape from. 

Each level also comes with a color. When you check in you will get a hospital gown with 2 flags of the color of the level your team chose attached to each shoulder area of the gown on and a hospital bracelet of the same color. The bracelet will have both your name and the team's name printed on an insert part of the bracelet.  

 

 

 

Winning the Game

You can win prizes as a team and as a solo player each game session.

 To win the team prize, 3 or more of your teammates must escape all 3 rooms before the time runs out, have at least one flag left and ring the safezone bell to win the game. Each player in the team will get a prize ticket to redeem at the prize booth

To win a solo prize ticket you must escape all 3 rooms, have at least one of your flags left and ring the safezone bell.

If your time runs out you will have to try not to get your flags captured by monsters in the tag halls. They will be let loose in the halls when the countdown reaches zero.

Each level has a different type of monster that will be trying to get your flags. 

 

If for some reason you can't handle it there is an escape. You can enter into the scare halls, where you can scare players that are in the rooms. However this also means you have lost the game and will not receive a solo prize, but still might win the team prize if your team wins. 3 or more players in your team must make it to the safezone to win a team prize.  

 

If you can beat all 4 levels as a solo player. Meaning never escaping to the scare halls in the same day you win the entire game and receive the grand prize for solo player.

If your whole team, meaning all 5 players in the team can win all 4 levels in the same day, the whole team will win the team grand prize.

On the day of Halloween The Escape the Asylum gets transformed into a haunted house/maze. All the doors get taken down and you can walk through the Asylum like a haunted house with all the spookiness and scares along the way.

The picture below gives an idea on what the game might look like. This is not the final draft. This is just a drawing I did to give you and idea. 

The Purple Bat will be a place where you can enjoy a variety of beverages. There will be a variety of beverages to choose from including beer and wine.

There will also be a small menu with coffee house type snacks like muffins, cookies etc...Foods that go great with coffee. Outside seating will be available. If the weather is cooler there will be heating lamps to keep you cozy from the October chill.

A club event that happens every night during the festival. Doors will open at 10pm and will be open till 2 am. 21 and up only. Each night will have DJ's playing you all your favorite Goth, Industrial, EBM, Darkwave, and Synthpop. 

This is going to be an ultimate Goth club with enough room for everyone to dance on the dance floor, mingle and enough sitting areas with different views of the club.

A long custom made bar will be on one side of the club where you can order your drinks. 

If the lines are to long there will also be servers in each section to take your orders.

There will be a huge dance floor with all the club lighting needed. The DJ will spin from a awesome stage. The stage is to protect the DJ and all the equipment. You can still make requests if those DJs wish to take requests.

There will also be go-go dancers.

There will be live music every night of the event from 5:00 PM till 9:30 PM. There will 4 different bands playing per night. The bands will be performing either on the outside stage or inside the Oubliette Club building depending on weather.
 

The Haunted Graveyard Mini Golf is a 9 hole indoor miniature golf course, in blacklight lighting with a creepy graveyard setting. Navigate through the tombstones and creepy fog to make it to the 9th hole. Beware there are monsters in this cemetery!

 

A zombie apocalypse themed laser tag game where you will have to survive a post apocalyptic scene and yes there will be zombies. 

First you need your laser gear so go to the gear rental booth and choose what you want to protect yourself from the undead with. You can enter the game either as a team or as a single player.

The game is set for 20 players at a time in an indoor arena. 

The Screaming Spirits Tavern is a Halloween themed Tavern. You can order a drink, pick a song on jukebox filled with all that lovely Goth music you love, including music from the bands that will be performing during the festival.  There will a be a pool tournament happening the first 3 days of the festival. The tournament will go from 1pm till 4pm. There will be a $10 buy in to participate in the pool tournament. Which goes into the pot for the winnings. Only one person can win the pot and the end of the tournament.

There will be a medium sized stage in the Tavern. The stage will be used for burlesque shows, DJ area, karaoke night and open mic night.


 

There will be plenty of different vendors in the indoor and outdoor vending areas. Depending on weather will determine on if I will use both vending areas or just the inside vending area.

The inside vendor building will also have a Art Gallery area and a Arts and crafts area. The art gallery will have limited spaces for artists to display and sell their artworks. The arts and crafts area is open to anyone who wants to dive into their creative side. Each day/night of the event will have a different arts and crafts project to do.