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Mesa's Monsterland Returns in Late August

Zombie-loving geeks of the Valley, prepare thyself. Haunted attraction and event space Monsterland is set to rise from its grave and live again later this summer. The horror-themed establishment in downtown Mesa, which closed down at the beginning of the year, will reportedly reopen for business on a limited basis in late August for special events.

Rumblings of life started coming from Monsterland's grave last week when its Facebook page featured a message promising that a "GIGANTIC announcement" about the venue's future would be made over the weekend. And said announcement came this past Saturday afternoon when Marco Regalado of Tempe's Pop Culture Paradise proclaimed that Monsterland would become a functioning event space after a special "Resurrection Party" on Saturday, August 24.

See also: Mesa's Monsterland to Close Next Weekend Pop Culture Paradise's Marco Regalado Attempting to Buy and Re-Open Monsterland

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Benjamin Leatherman is a staff writer at Phoenix New Times. He covers local nightlife, music, culture, geekery, and fringe pursuits.