In 2020, NightMARE Island &
The Vallejo Times-Herald presented:

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Contest Winners Announced!

Ranked Judging was performed by 18 members of the NightMARE Island crew, along with our Special Guest Judges:


Peter Overstreet, Haunted Attraction Designer & Horror Scholar


Aaron Hartman & Debbie Sherman, Haunt review writers for The Scare Factor as "Team In-Corpse-A-Rated" and Admins for the Northern California Haunted Attraction Enthusiasts Facebook group.


Chris Riley, Staff Photographer, Vallejo Times Herald & haunt enthusiast!


Sheena Kawakami, BooZ & BrewZ Do GooderZ & Co-Host, Official WALKING after WHISKEY Fan Forum on Facebook

Katy Miessner, City of Vallejo Councilperson



Ranked judging:

1st PLACE: 732 Jennings Ave, Vallejo - $100, and a Times-Herald Spotlight, 1 gift card of choice

2nd PLACE: 510 Pennsylvania St, Vallejo - $60, 1 gift card of choice

3rd PLACE: 414 Russell St, Vallejo - $30, 1 gift card of choice

People's Choice Award:

1st PLACE People’s Choice: 732 Jennings Ave, Vallejo - Times-Herald Spotlight (no cash award), 2 gift cards of choice

2nd PLACE People's Choice: 1030 Tuolumne St, Vallejo,  2 gift cards of choice

3rd PLACE People's Choice: 1520 Lassen Ct, Vallejo, 2 gift cards of choice

Read our full announcement HERE

And here is just the list of all houses participating in the contest. Go check them all out!

1520 Lassen Court, Vallejo

414 Russell St, Vallejo

732 Jennings Ave, Vallejo

1030 Tuolumne Street, Vallejo 

510 Pennsylvania Street, Vallejo

814 Virginia Street, Vallejo 

1809 Indiana St. Vallejo

218 Amador St, Vallejo

59 Independence Dr, American Canyon

488 Lori Dr, Benicia

500 Maple, Vallejo 

225 Steffan St, Vallejo,

2929 Georgia St, Vallejo

624 North Regatta Drive Vallejo 

903 Maine Street Vallejo

308 Hampshire St Vallejo

270 Catalina Way, Vallejo 

119 Contra Costa St, Vallejo

553 Marla Dr, American Canyon

106 Goldfinch Dr, American Canyon

20 houses signed up to compete, with all 20 eligible for the People’s Choice Award, which was voted on through both the Vallejo Times-Herald’s website and their Facebook page.

10 of those houses also took part in the ranked judging for additional cash and prizes.