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Halloween Haunted Houses in Missouri

Funtober was shocked to find Halloween haunted houses in Missouri are some of the best in the country for 2014.  Always fan favorites these scary Halloween attractions feature frightening haunted houses, haunted hayrides, haunted trails, scream parks, and more with lots of zombies, creatures, monsters, clowns, and witches running about.  Kansas and Missouri have some the best haunts you will find on the Funtober 100 list of America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos).

You will not be disappointed with the Halloween fun in St. Louis or Kansas City.  The haunted houses in Missouri are worth the drive with plenty of animatronics, air blasters, live actors, scary makeup, and thrills and chills.  We have separate attraction links and listings for haunted houses USAhaunted corn mazes, haunted trails, haunted zombie paintballhaunted forests, haunted hayrides, and ghost tours.

Kansas City Haunted Houses

Also known as the Heart of America, Kansas City has some killer haunted houses with plenty of blood and gore this Halloween.

The Beast - 1401 West 13th Street, Kansas City, MO 64102
The Beast is one of America’s largest haunted houses.  Founded in 1991 it takes approximately 40 minutes to go through the various haunted attractions at The Beast.  The scares are Werewolf Forest, Storm Scene, Jack The Ripper, and the Swamp (featuring blood thirsty alligators and man-hungry lions). The Beast is open beginning Friday, September 5th.  Doors open at 7:30 pm.  Closing times are 1:30 am.  Check their webpage for schedule information.  There are a number of combo ticket options.  The Beast or Edge of Hell ticket is $27 on weekends and $23 during the week.  Choose the any night combo ticket for $40 or weeknight combo for $36.
Dates Open in 2014:
September 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
October 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31
November 1

Edge of Hell - 1300 West 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64101
The Edge of Hell is located near The Beast attraction.  There is a combo ticket option with the Beast available online.  It originally opened in 1975 and as actively been scaring folks in the area with an emphasis on phobias.  For example a centerpiece attraction is their reticulated python.
Dates Open in 2014:
September 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
October 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31
November 1

The Chambers of Edgar Allan Poe - 1100 Santa Fe Street, Kansas City, MO 64101
It features an emphasis on paranormal activity and a four story window leap.  Poe’s madness is well symbolized in this attraction.  Combo tickets and passes are available with The Beast, Edge of Hell, and Macabre Cinema.   Doors open September 11th. Most nights the attraction runs from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am.
Dates Open in 2014:
September 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31

Macabre Cinema - 1222 West 12th Street, Kansas City, Missouri 64101
Image a 1930′s movie theater playing haunt movies and terrifying guests and you have Macabre Cinema.  Doors open September 11th. Most nights the attraction runs from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am.  Combo tickets and passes are available with The Beast, Edge of Hell.
Dates Open in 2014:
September 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
October 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31

Worlds of Fun Halloween Haunt - 4545 Worlds of Fun Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64161
The Halloween Haunt at Worlds of Fun is beginning Friday, September 13th.  Tickets options include the full park.  Check their website for advance purchase discounts.  World of Fun Haunt transforms into a horror filled nightmare on weekends.  It features terrifying creatures and spooky thrill rides that will haunt your dreams.  This is a Cedar Fair park so you know it must be good.
Dates Open in 2014:
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
October 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 31
November 1, 2

St. Louis Haunted Houses

St. Louis is home to the Gateway Arch, which commemorates the men and women who pushed the frontier of the United States westward. Those who died during the journey, however, often choose to haunt St. Louis. We think you’ll like the haunted houses here.

ScareFest (3 Haunted Houses) are The Darkness, The Haunting of Lemp, and Creepyworld which are shown below.  As a group this is a Funtober Favorite 100 and one of the 100 most popular haunt attractions in the country.
The Darkness is one of the Scarefest trilogy of haunted houses in Missouri.  Darkness is located at 1525 South 8th Street, Saint Louis, MO 63104.  More intense than ever the attraction has lots of new rooms, scares, and updates to its zombie theme. The Darkness has 3 attractions named Darkness Haunted House (zombie attack), TerrorVisions 3D Haunted House (3D Clowns), and Monster Museum (wolfman, Frankenstein).The Darkness begins Friday, September 19th.  It is open every night at 7 pm.  Tickets are $25.  You can purchase a combo to the other Scarefest locations for $40-60 total.  Oh did I mention there are live reptiles, snakes, scorpions, spiders and animatronic 20 foot snakes, tarantula’s and gators that try to attack you?
Dates Open in 2014:
September 19, 20, 26, 27
October 3-31
November 1, 7, 8

The Haunts of Lemp Brewery is another Scarefest attraction.  It’s located at 3500 Lemp Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63118.  A five story attraction all underground deep into a limestone cave.  What drove William Lemp mad?  Tickets are $25 or get the Scarefest combo. Lemp Brewery is open beginning Friday, September 26th.  It is then open every night around 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm.  Check their website for special days and hours.
Dates Open in 2014:
September 26, 27
October 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
November 1, 7, 8

CreepyWorld is another Scarfest attraction located at 1400 S. Old Highway 141, Fenton, MO 63026.  It is advertised as the World’s Biggest Screampark.  This year it has added two completely new attractions called Saint Lucifer’s Hospital, Supermax Riot at Rikers.  In total there are 12 attractions at this huge screampark.  CreepyWorld opens Friday, September 26th.   It opens every night at 7:30 pm.  Tickets are $25 or check out the Scarefest combo.
Dates Open in 2014:
September 26, 27
October 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
November 1, 7, 8

Panic Fest - The Cobb Factory, 14 Keeteman Rd., Old Monroe, MO.  The Cobb Factory will not be opening in 2013.

Fright Fest at Six Flags St. Louis - 4900 Six Flags, St. Louis Railroad, Eureka, MO 63069
Fright Fest is open September 27-28, October 4-6, 11-13, 18-20, and 25-27.  Buy your tickets for $39.99 online and save about $15 per ticket.  As with all Six Flags this is their Halloween haunt and entertainment event for October.  While a little on the expensive side with multiple haunted houses and exciting thrill rides it will be something you will remember the rest of your life.  Lots of entertainment value and fun at Fright Fest.

Red’s Corn Maze Massacre - 800 Twin River, Eureka, MO 63025.
Red Slaughter inherited this property.  A prosperous farm until a nearby chemical factory spill ruined the countryside.  Red is still out there.  Visit Red’s Corn Maze and Farmer Rob’s Haunted Hayride.  Tickets are $13 for one ticket or $20 for the combo package. Red’s Corn Maze Massacre is open Friday and Saturday from September 27th through October 26th plus the 27th and 31st.  Attraction is open from 7 pm to midnight.

Butchers Hollow Haunted Trail, 211 N Spring, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Butchers Hollow is a haunted trail with grisly murders, graves, and the former location where the town attacked traveling carnival workers.  Tickets are $13.  Butchers Hollow is open Friday and Saturday nights from October 4 through November 1st plus the 30th and 31st.  Visit anytime from 7 pm to midnight.

Springfield Haunted Houses

In 1865, the Davis Tutt was killed in a famous quick draw duel of Wild West proportions with Wild Bill Hickok here in Springfield. You might just see his ghost stalking victims at one of these haunted houses.

Hotel of Terror - 334 N Main Avenue, Springfield, MO 65806
Hotel of Terror has been scary for over 30 years.  It is open Friday and Saturday nights starting September 13th through November 2nd.  Lots of other weekday nights available including every night from the 16th through 31st.  Tickets are $13 for Friday and Saturday.  Tickets are $11 for Sunday through Thursday nights.

Branson’s West Haunted Adventure Park - 16430 Highway 13, Reeds Spring, MO 65737
Branson’s Haunted Screampark has four haunted attractions at one location.  It is open September 27, 28, October 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 24 thru 31st, and November 1 and 2.  Doors open at 7 pm.  A great ticket price at just $17.95.  The main haunt price is $13.95.  The haunts are Branson’s Haunted Adventure, The Bitten Haunted Trail, Clinically Dead, and Haunted Mirror 3D Maze.

Deadly Dungeons Haunted House, 302 South Clarke, Clever, MO
Call 417-743-3323 before going out to visit this haunt.  It is open for 2013 but I have not seen any updated information except for their facebook page.

Ozark Nightmares Haunted House - 22599 E. Hwy 32, Lebanon, MO
Attraction is open Friday and Saturday October 4th through November 2nd also open Halloween night.  Doors are open from 7 pm until 11 pm.  Tickets for the corn maze are $6 or $6 for the haunted house.

Haunted Hill, 22235 Redwing Road, Waynesville, MO 65583
Haunted Hill is open every Friday and Saturday night from September 20th through October 26th plus Halloween night.  The doors are open from 8 pm until 12 am.  Tickets are $12.  Lots of untamed creatures and horrifying screams.

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Columbia Haunted Houses

Columbia is one of the most highly educated cities in the United States. So you had better be careful at these haunted houses, because the ghosts are really smart.

Fearfest Haunted House – 6402 W. Hwy 40, Columbia, MO 65202
Tickets are $15 for Cursed or the combo ticket for $20.  FearFest has three haunt attractions named Cursed, Forgotten, Maze of Terror, and Zombie Safari Paintball.  Built on a 46 acre farm, FearFest is open Friday and Saturday from October 4th through October 26th plus the 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, and 31st.  Attraction is open from 8 pm until 12 am on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights.

Necroplanet - Necropolis Haunted House – 1207 Rogers Street, Columbia, MO 65201
The theme is these three attractions are based on the ruins of a now dead planet.  The Pit has cannibals, Chaos in 3D has the effects of nuclear waste, and Necropolis Haunted House is about torture, bloodshed, murder with evil spirits and creatures.  A ticket for The Pit is $7, Necropolis $13, or Chaos $5.  The combo ticket is $18.  The attractions are open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights from September 27th through November 2nd.  Doors are open from 8 pm until midnight on Friday and Saturday or 11 pm on Thursdays.

3rd Dimension Haunted Attraction - 906 Elm Street, Mountain View, Missouri 65548.

Haunted Ozarks Descent - 195 Evergreen St., Hollister, MO 65672.
Attraction is open Friday and Saturday nights from September 27th through November 2nd plus the 27th, 30th and 31st.  Doors open at 7:30 pm until 12:30 am on Friday and Saturday or 11:30 pm other nights.  Tickets have several packages ranging from $13 to $23.

Trail of Shadows - 1360 Highway UU, Cuba, Missouri.
Located at the Meramec Valley Campground and RV Park is this fun attraction that runs every Saturday in October 2013 from 6 pm until 10 pm.  Tickets are $14.

The Manor Haunted Attraction - 4706 Gateway Drive, Joplin, Missouri.
All new for 2013 is The Manor.  Attraction is open Friday and Saturday October 4th through November 2nd plus the 24th and 31st.  Haunt doors are open 7 pm until midnight.  Tickets are $10.

The Twisted Forest - 601 Reddings Road, Joplin, MO 64804.
Attraction is open Friday and Saturday October 4th through November 2nd plus Halloween night.  It is open from dark until midnight.  Tickets are $10 or $15 depending on the night.

Hannibal Jaycees Haunted House - 320 S. 3rd Street, Hannibal, MO

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Find other fun things to do in Missouri in October:

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

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