Is there any wonder why the haunted houses in Kansas 2013 are so frightening? The haunters have been trapped in Bleeding Kansas since 1854! Kansas has lots of ghosts, zombies, and vampires running loose on the plains. America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos). So you have been warned to avoid these Kansas haunted houses like the plague.
Kansas City (see Kansas City, MO) / Topeka
For some reason, ghosts prefer Missouri to Kansas. So you’ll find that most of them have set up shop in Kansas City, Missouri instead of the fine state of Kansas. However there are plenty of zombies in Kansas.
The Haunted Farm, 1029 N. 1156 Road, Lawrence, KS 66047
This haunt is open Friday and Saturday October 11-12, 18-19, and 25-26 from dark until 11 pm. This attraction is again new for 2013 and 100% man made. All the scares come from real people with over 5 years experience. Walk among the walking dead as zombies chase you through this maze.
Wichita Haunted Houses
Once the Air Capital of the World, Wichita’s haunted houses may remind you of what can wrong when you fly the friendly skies.
The Haunted Cannery, 10001 NW U.S. 77, Burns, Kansas 66840
The Haunted Cannery is housed in a 4 story grain elevator at Walter’s Pumpkin Patch. There are two attractions here: The Haunted Cannery and the new Area 51. Tickets are $15 or a combo ticket for $20. Doors open at 7:30 pm until 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday October 18th, 19th, 25th, and 26th. Take the hay wagon through the darkness to the grain elevator. Step carefully as the fright is about to begin.
Forest of Fear Haunted House, K15, Udall, KS
Tickets are $15 for the Forest of Fear Haunted House. A good haunted attraction plus the wait area has an outdoor scary movie, a campfire, ghost stories, and a snack shack. The show starts at dark and runs until midnight. Visit any Friday and Saturday from September 27th through November 2nd plus the 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, and 31st. They have lots of scares in the dark forest including some owls hooting and coyotes howling. Not all the creatures are man made.
Forest of Terror - 5059 North Ridge Road, Wichita, Kansas
Also known as the Haunted Forest, this attraction features one of the longest and scariest attractions in Kansas. Tickets are $17. It is open Friday and Saturday nights on October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, plus the 17th, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st. Open from dark until 1 am on Friday and Saturday or 11 pm other nights.
World At War Zombie Apocalypse - 811 E. 10th, Wichita, Kansas 67214.
An indoor haunted house attraction full of zombies. Doors open at 6:30 pm until 11:30 pm. It runs Friday and Saturday nights October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 plus the 20th, 24th, 27th, 31st and November 1st. Tickets are $20. There are infested human across the world with the zombie virus. Be very careful.
Warehouse of Terrors - 1690 W 140th Ave. N., Suppesville, Kansas
Located outside of Wichita, attraction is open every Friday and Saturday night in October. Tickets are $25. Doors are open from 8 pm until 11 pm.
Dead End Zone Haunted Forest, 800 Breese Street, Colwich, KS 67030
Try to avoid the Butcher at the Dead End Zone. Gates open at 7 pm every Friday and Saturday night from October 12th through November 2nd plus Halloween night. Tickets are $15 for what takes about 15 minutes in this attraction. There are 10 scenes and a haunted hayride. Doors close at midnight. This outdoor haunted attraction is sponsored by the Andale High School Booster Club.
Wicked Woods - 3640 S Topeka Street, Wichita, KS 67216.
Attraction is open every Friday and Saturday October 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, and November 1-2. Doors open from 8 pm until 12 am. Tickets are $13.
Field of Screams - 4055 North Tyler Road, Maize, Kansas 67101
Field of Screams has an intense 30 minute Clown Town 3D attraction dealing with the vigilante murders at Field of Screams. Tickets are $20 on Friday and Saturday or $15 on Sunday. Another attraction is the Zombie Hunt Paintball where you get 100 paintballs and lots of zombie targets, some live and all dead. Tickets for paintball are $15 on Friday and Saturday and $10 on Sunday. Doors open at dark and close at 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10:30 pm other nights. A combo ticket for both attractions is available for a discounted price of $25 on Friday and Saturday. Visit Field of Screams any Friday and Saturday nights from September 20th through November 2nd plus the additional nights of the 13th, 20th, 27th and Halloween night.
Isle of Screams - Watson Park, 3022 S. McLean Blvd., Wichita, Kansas 67217
Isle of Screams is a 25 minute outdoor walk haunted attraction featuring demons and creatures. Tickets are $15. The attraction runs from 7 pm to 11:30 pm nightly. Spend an additional $5 for the $20 combo ticket and play Monster Quest to get your laser gun to shoot the monsters. Both attractions are open each Friday and Saturday from October 4th to October 26th plus the 13th and 27th.
Hays City was a violent town during the American Old West, with famous residents such as Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and George Custer. But when Dodge City rose in popularity, the outlaws, and ghosts, left Hays behind for other pastures.
Chetopa (near Joplin MO)
There’s nothing else in a small town to do other than stir up trouble. So we expect these haunts to be pretty fierce.
Shattered Souls Haunted House, 118 S. 8th, Independence, KS
Tickets are $10 to go through Shattered Souls Haunted House and Shattered Vision 3D. Two haunts for the one low price. Attractions are open 7 pm to 11 pm every Friday and Saturday from October 18th through October 26th plus the 23rd and 24th.
Zombie Toxin Haunted House - 417 N Franklin, Junction City, Kansas 66441
Zombie Toxin is open Friday and Saturday from October 4th to October 26th plus the 24th, 31st, and November 1st. Tickets are $13.
3rd Street Asylum - 3rd and Cedar Streets, Bonner Springs, Kansas
Tickets at the door are $18. Attractions are open Friday and Saturday nights from October 4th through November 2nd. Bob Barber, Butcher of Bonner Springs, is still roaming the asylum. Hope you don’t run into him during your visit. Doors are open from 7 pm until 12 am.
If you live in Kansas City, Kansas, you are going to jump across the border for a haunted house in Missouri. It’s a given. Live near the border? Check out one of these haunted houses.
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