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Haunted Houses in Arkansas for Halloween 2016

In 2016, Halloween haunted houses in Arkansas are very scary entertainment.   Haunted attractions have lots of zombies, demons, chainsaw murders, and aliens come out around Halloween.  Most haunts have animatronics, quality Hollywood type sets, air blasters, costumed actors, and professional makeup.  Just visit one of the many haunted attractions around Little Rock, Hot Springs, Fayetteville or Jonesboro to know that. They’ve exported one of the scariest business known to humankind to the rest of the world: Walmart. So in October avoid the Arkansas haunted houses at all costs. Unless you are up for a good scare at Halloween!

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Funtober on separate pages also has information on pumpkin patches, corn mazes, ghost tours, home haunts and Halloween fun.  We have separate attraction links and listings for haunted houses USAhaunted corn mazes, haunted trails, haunted zombie paintballhaunted forests, haunted hayrides, and ghost tours.

Little Rock Haunted Houses

The capital of Arkansas and its largest city is surrounded by haunted attractions.

Fear Factory – 25120 Highway 107, Jacksonville, Arkansas
Fear will frighten you.  At the Fear Factory 501 tickets are $15 for “a place where fear is made”.  There are 3 horrifying haunted attractions at this one location.  Doors open at 7 pm and close at 12 am.  Lots of screams here plus bloody paintball.

Night Terrors 13 Haunted House
– 11200 West Markham, Little Rock, AR.  Horrific and gory this is one scary haunt.  Prepare yourself or you will be begging to be let out.  It features live special effects, computer animation, and over 18,000 square feet of terror in their new location behind Colonial Wine & Spirits.  Experience the Abandoned Abyss complete with Hollywood quality costumes and special effects.  So scream all you want because no one will hear you.  Call 501-398-FEAR for more information.

Haunted Hotel- 3117 Joshua Street, Little Rock, AR 72204
Attraction is open every night on Monday through Saturday from October 17th.  Doors open at 7 pm until 10 pm weeknights or later on Friday and Saturday.  (not confirmed for 2015)

Old Haunted Warehouse
– 3400 Brown Street, Little Rock, AR 72202.  The Blackout Experience is coming.  In the third season they take you through a heart pounding trip into a twisted world of serial killers and blood drenched walls.  Tickets are $15.  Attraction runs every Friday and Saturday night in October plus other dates.  They also have a special performance on November 1st.  Doors open at 7 pm and close at 11 pm.

The Scimitar Shriners Temple of Terror – 1 Scimitar Circle, Little Rock, AR 
Scares at the Scimitar Shrine Temple haven’t been announced yet for 2015.  It features scenes of horror, plus concessions, and food.  Doors open at 7 pm.

Farther northeast

North of Little Rock is Conway, Arkansas.  Don’t forget, listed in the Fayetteville section is the Fort Chaffee Haunted Warehouse.

Creepy Works  – 150 Highway 286E, Conway, Arkansas.  Creepy Works is a family oriented 3D haunt for all ages.  Seasoned staff provide realistic terror.  You will be drawn into the depths and lose control of rational thoughts.

Dead End Zombie House – 115 N. Main St., Beebe, Arkansas. (No info for 2015)

Southeast of Little Rock

In addition to the haunted houses in Hot Springs and Malvern, there’s also a Benton tradition.

Torture Chamber – 3805 Benton Parkway, Benton, Arkansas.
The Torture Chamber located at Party Central has operated for 10 years.  They are in the scream business.  At Torture Chamber you will need to be able to crouch, crawl, and beg for your life.  Doors open at 7 pm and close at 12 am on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights.

Jonesboro Haunted Houses

Arkansas State University attendees will find some scares in Valley View.

Scared City Haunted House – 8076 Highway 49, Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Scared City operates 4 haunted attractions.  Haunted Farmhouse, Slaughtershed, Neon Demon, and 3D Funhouse. The Last Ride is $5.  A combo ticket for all four attractions is available.  Doors are open weeknights until 10:30 pm or on weekends until between 11-12 pm.  Call 870-219-0810 for more information.

Horror in the Hollow – 671 County Road 336, Piggott, Arkansas.
You’ll hear the screams from the Forest of Fright, the Butcher Barn and the Frighthouse Farmhouse.  Three great haunts open Friday and Saturday and yes it also is open on Halloween.  Hours are 7 pm to 10 pm. Forest of Fright has twisted in-breds and cannibals waiting.  You pay to get in and pray to get out.  Bubba’s Butcher Barn has gut gripping fear.  The butcher is waiting for fresh meat.  Frighthouse Farmhouse was the home to mortician Dr. Soares.  The gates are chained shut to keep something (the undead) inside.

Fayetteville Haunted Houses

Named for the French general who aided the Americans in the Revolutionary War has probably brought a few different ghosts to the northwest corner of Arkansas, where you’ll find a few different haunted house options.

Asylum Haunted House – 165 S. Main Street, Cave Springs, Arkansas. Asylum is an annual haunted house in Lowell, Arkansas.  Tickets are $15.  The Asylum runs from 7 pm to midnight.  It is open every Friday and Saturday in October.

Nightmares Haunted House – 13080 North Hwy 71,Bentonville, Arkansas.  
Attraction proceeds support the Bentonville Breakfast Lions Club charities. Nightmares Haunted House has operated for 267years.  Attraction is operated by the local Lions Club.  The feature is the Phantom 13 bus ride with a second attraction the Maximum Terror Drive.  The ticket booth is open from Sunset until 11 pm.

South of Fayetteville, the Fort Smith Boys & Girls Club puts on a wonderful scary haunted house.

Haunted Warehouse – 7709 Ellis St., Fort Smith, Arkansas.
The Ward is located near Fort Smith.  This attraction has run for over twenty years.  This attraction is open from 7 pm until midnight.  They also feature different local live bands onsite from 8-10 pm.  They are open Friday and Saturday.

Hot Springs Haunted Houses

Hot Springs has four haunted attractions nearby, probably the result of tourists lost in the natural springs that the area is named for.

Magic Screams – 1701 E. Grand Avenue, Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901.
Your park admission to Magic Springs Water and Theme Park also gets you access to their Halloween event, which in past years has included a haunted house, haunted trails, and a spooky hayride.  They close at 11 pm on Saturday and 9 pm on Sunday nights.

READ Haunted House – 123 Locust St., Malvern Arkansas 72104.
To the east of Hot Springs, The READ program hosts an annual haunted house in Malvern.  Read raises funds for their literary education efforts, which assist children and adults with reading literacy.  Doors are open nights from 7 pm until the last victim is served.

Home Haunts (New List of Home Haunted Houses for 2014)


Fayetteville – Banshee Manor 2983 N Sunny Lane, Fayetteville

Malvern – Read Haunted House 123 Locust Street, Malvern

Best Haunted Houses in Arkansas

  • Creepy Works Haunted House of Conway | Conway, Arkansas
  • The Torture Chamber | 3805 Benton Parkway, Benton, Arkansas 72015
  • Horror in the Hollow | 610 CR336, Piggott, Arkansas 72454
  • Ozarks Haunts | Farmington, Arkansas
  • The Asylum Haunted House | 727 N. Bloomington, Lowell, Arkansas 72745
  • Nightmares Haunted House | Bentonville, Arkansas
  • Haunted Warehouses | Fort Chaffee, Arkansas
  • Read Haunted House | Malvern, Arkansas
  • The Fear Factory | 25120 Hwy 107, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076
  • Night Terrors 13 Haunted House, Little Rock, AR
  • Haunted Hotel
  • Old Haunted Warehouse
  • Dead End Zombie House

Additional Haunted Houses

Sometimes the best haunted house for you is across state lines. If you find yourself close to the boundary of Arkansas, or that is where the nearest metropolitan area is, there probably is a haunted house that is worth visiting there.

State By State List of Halloween Haunted Houses

Fayetteville Haunted Houses

Little Rock Haunted Houses

I’ve identified these border states with haunted houses for you to checkout in addition to the Arkansas haunted houses.

Haunted Houses in Louisiana

Haunted Houses in Mississippi

Haunted Houses in Missouri

Haunted Houses in Oklahoma

Haunted Houses in Tennessee

Haunted Houses in Texas

Find other fall fun things to do in Arkansas in October:

Oktoberfest in Arkansas

Arkansas Festivals

Arkansas Corn Mazes

Arkansas Ghost Tours

Haunted Houses in Arkansas

Halloween Haunted Houses

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