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Louisiana Haunted Houses for Halloween 2016

Find the 2016 Halloween haunted houses in Louisiana.  Funtober has the most complete list of haunted attractions including haunted corn mazes, haunted trails, haunted houses, scream parks, and more.  Louisiana attractions have the best vampires, ghosts, ghouls, and zombies running around at Halloween.  Funtober also has the list of most liked America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos).

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Plan a night out with your friends at one of these fun haunted houses shown below.  We update our list with the most complete dates, times, locations, and prices shown on the internet.  October is a great time for Halloween scary 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.

New Orleans Haunted Houses

You had better watch what you say in these commercial haunted houses near New Orleans. The land of spirits and voodoo can be a bad place to make an enemy.  These entertainment venues have a full array of animatronics, air blasters, live actors, and Hollywood set designs.

The House of Shock – 319 Butterworth Street, Jefferson, LA 70121
This fan favorite is back for one more year in 2015.  Open weekends Friday and Saturday nights beginning October 2nd plus some other dates in October.  The House of Shock hosts a full Halloween Festival with pyrotechnics, a bar, music entertainment, and food.  They have operated this haunted house attraction for the past 23 years.  Tickets are $25-30.  Doors open at 8 pm.  Ticket sales start at 7 pm. You can visit House of Shock for one of the best frights in the country.  Note they have special bands playing for added entertainment.  Their nightly Halloween Festival and music fest is absolutely free and does not require a House of Shock ticket. 

The Mortuary Haunted House – 4800 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA
The Mortuary City of the Dead opens September 18th from 7 pm until 11 pm most nights.  Tickets are $25 for general admission.  They have a special in September for $15 admission for guests on Friday nights who say “Killer10” at the ticket booth.  The box office opens at 7 pm.

Shadowlands, Mandeville LA  – Careful as their website redirects.

Baton Rouge Haunted Houses

Exxon Mobil has one of the world’s ten largest oil refineries in Baton Rouge. So the haunted houses in the area should be more exciting over the next couple years as ghosts seek revenge for the Gulf Coast oil spill.

The 13th Gate – 832 Saint Phillip Street, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Do you like snakes?  The 13th Gate has live snakes, a crematory oven, a 40,000 square foot haunted house, 13 indoor and outdoor scenes, and about 100 scary actors.  This is one of the best haunted houses in Louisiana and for years one of the best in the country.  Tickets are $25.  Doors open at 6:30 pm. The 13th Gate has opening night on September 25th.  The people who run 13th Gate also run Necropolis 13 across the street.  It is a separate attraction using the same ticket booth in the area.  This made the Funtober Favorite 100 list of the top 100 most popular haunt attractions in the country.

Necropolis 13 – 832 Saint Phillip Street, Baton Rouge, LA.  It is like walking through an old style New Orleans cemetery.  There are 400 Zombie infested crypts in a 40,000 square foot haunt.  There is lots of blood on the ground and references to Voodoo, death, and sacrifices.  Your grave here is ready and waiting for you.  A ticket to Necropolis is $20.  Attraction is across the street from The 13th Gate and they use the same ticket booth.

Rise Haunted House, 10342 Highway 442, Hammond, LA 70466
The Rise Haunted House story features a hidden laboratory where wild experimentation was performed to create the walking dead.  There are two haunted attractions totaling 10,000 square feet of fear.  The Dark Souls Haunted House unleashed the dark souls that invite you inside.  Next is the Operation Deadly Assault Zombie Paintball which features a paintball hayride as you hunt the undead.  Doors open at 7 pm. The attraction opens Friday, September 25th.  They are open Friday and Saturday nights through November 7th.  Tickets are $17 for the haunted house or $15 for Zombie paintball.  A combo ticket is $28.

Shreveport Haunted Houses

Once an important center of steamboat commerce, you’ll now find that people flock to the boats of Shreveport for riverboat gambling. Those that lost their shirt, either because of gambling debts or the fall of the steamboat, can be found at the following haunted house:


Monroe, which contained a Confederate training camp during the Civil War, and received many refugees fleeing from General U.S. Grant’s march through Louisiana, probably still has a few souls bitter about the outcome of the war. Be on the lookout for them at this haunted house:

Evil Visions Haunted House – 501 Desiard, Monroe, LA
Ever been in a coffin?  The Coffin Ride at Evil Visions Haunted House gives you the opportunity to go from the funeral parlor to the grave.  The Haunted House attraction for $20 provides a portal into the evil darkness. Evil Vision opens Friday, October 2nd.  Friday and Saturday night hours are 7 pm to 12 a.m.

Alexandria Haunted Houses

Alexandria was destroyed in 1864 when Union forces ended their occupation of the city and set fire to it. The fire left the people of Alexandria poor and homeless. So if you are a Northern sympathizer, be careful rubbing elbows with the ghosts at these haunted houses.

Tree Farm Massacre, 458 Tree Farm Road, Leesville, LA
This is a Louisiana horror trail that takes about 45 minutes to walk through.  Tree Farm Massacre is open from 6 pm to midnight most nights so check their website.  They have a Trail and also feature a Zombie Hunt.  The dates start with October 2nd.  Tickets are $20 per person.  Gates are open from 6 pm until Midnight.

Lake Charles Haunted Houses

Even the dead get in on the action in the Festival Capital of the World. In true Lake Charles style, they’ve taken over a ship to haunt!

Bludd Vessel Haunted Ship – 604 N. Enterprise Blvd., Lake Charles, LA
The USS Orleck was built in 1944.  It is now a naval museum that turns into one of the most scary haunted attractions in Louisiana.  The Bludd Vessel is the site of pure carnage and horror.  Hatches open at 7 pm.  Tickets are $15.  Open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights in October.

State By State List of Halloween Haunted Houses

Nearby Haunted Houses
If you are too far from New Orleans to make it there for Halloween, perhaps it would be quicker to visit a haunted house in another state. Consider these states in addition to the Louisiana haunted houses.

Haunted Houses in Arkansas
Haunted Houses in Mississippi
Haunted Houses in Texas

Find other fun things to do in Louisiana in October:

Oktoberfest in Louisiana
Louisiana Festivals
Louisiana Corn Mazes
Louisiana Ghost Tours
Pumpkin Patches in Louisiana

Haunted Houses in Louisiana

Halloween Haunted Houses

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Have you been to one of these haunted attractions? Future readers would be interested in hearing what you thought. Did you have a great experience? Was it worth the price? Would you suggest it to our readers? Any tips to maximize your experience? I’ll gladly publish what you send me and give you a virtual hug.

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