The desert in Nevada is littered with dead gangsters and dancing girls buried there as their spirits come to life every October in the haunted houses in Nevada 2013. Spirits who rolled the dice once too often. America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos). We’ve seen several articles after the real estate crisis that indicate there are more empty houses in Nevada than there are people. Ahhh, the excesses of the real estate bubble have created the perfect opportunity to enjoy some haunted houses in Nevada. Why are you here? You surely know that Las Vegas has amazing haunted houses. Every visitor to Sin City leaves part of their soul here. Because what happens in Vegas, stays in vegas.
Las Vegas Haunted Houses
The Trilogy of Horror - 2321 North Rainbow Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89108
Trilogy of Horror has run haunted houses in Nevada for over 21 years. A combo ticket is $30 or you can purchase individual tickets. Gates of Hell tickets are $15. Castle Vampire tickets are $12. Circus of Horror tickets are also $12. The 3 attraction combo pass is $30. Doors open at 7 pm. Trilogy opens October 4-6, 10-13, 17-31st. Attraction is open on Friday and Saturday until midnight or 11 pm on all other nights.
Fright Dome - at Circus Circus, Las Vegas, NV
Vegas went through a period where it tried to attract families to various types of entertainment. Circus Circus has basically a circus atmosphere complete with rides inside the actual hotel casino. This building is huge as you might expect from a hotel with over 3700 rooms. In October, Circus Circus for the last 10 years runs Fright Dome. The ticket price is $32.95 to $37.95 most nights. There are six new haunted houses, 250,000 scare feet, premium rides, four scare zones, and live entertainment shows. The haunted houses are Ward of the Dead, The Anniversarn, Urban Legends, Camp Massacre, The Infected. The dates are every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7 pm to midnight from October 3rd through October 31st plus October 23rd, 29th, and 30th. Fright Dome is a Funtober Favorite 100 and a top 100 most popular haunt attraction in the country.
Bonnie Screams - Gunfighter Lane, Blue Diamond, NV 89161
Bonnie Screams is located in Red Rock Canyon. It brings the urban legends of Bloody Mary, Lizzy Borden, and 31 Freak Street to life. Tickets are $25. The attraction is open October 3-6, and 10-31st. It is open 7 pm to 12 am.
The 13th Floor Experience - at Circus Circus, Las Vegas, Nevada
Tickets at Circus Circus are $19.95 for this haunted attraction. The attraction is open from 3 pm to 11 pm. The dates are October 7th through the 10th, 13th through 17th, and 20th through the 31st. Call Circus Circus at 702-794-3939 for more information.
The Asylum & Hotel Fear - 4300 Meadow Lane, Las Vegas, Nevada
Located for 2013 at Meadows Mall, this is the longest continuously running haunt attraction in Las Vegas and certainly one of the scariest in Nevada. Tickets are $15. The attraction is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from October 3rd through the 31st. The dates are October 3-6, 10-13, 17-20, 24-27, plus the 29th, 30th, and 31st. The times are 6 pm until midnight on Friday and Saturday or until 10:30 pm on other nights. There is even a “Lights On Tour” for the kids and any adults that do not want to be scared on October 27th from 4:30pm-5:30pm. All proceeds go the Ronald McDonald House Charity.
Goretorium – 3817 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
After little more than one year of frights the $10 million dollar Eli Roth extravaganza is now permanently closed. It will be missed.
Killer Klowns Rehashed Haunted House - 409 Upton Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
This popular home haunt is back for 2013. Tickets are $2.50. Attraction runs on Friday and Saturday from 5 pm until 10 pm and from 5 pm until 9:30 pm on Saturday. It is open on October 25th, 26th, and 27th.
Haunted Harvest at Springs Preserve - 333 S. Valley Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada, 89107
Springs Preserve operates numerous family friendly non haunt events through the year. During Halloween they run Haunted Harvest, a family friendly haunted attraction. Tickets are $8 at night ( 6 – 9 pm) on October 11-13, 18-20, and 25-27. Haunted Harvest consists of a haunted house, trick or treat stations, a petting zoo, carnival games, and live entertainment.
Evil Dead the Musical 4D - 3663 Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas, NV
Now playing at the V Theater inside Planet Hollywood is the musical Evil Dead loosely patterned after the popular cult movie. It is based on 5 college students who turn into demons. Expect to see chainsaw horror, lots of blood, bad jokes, great music, and scantily clad zombie dancing girls. Tickets are $49.99. It starts at 10 pm on Friday and 11:30 pm on Saturday nights. It runs every Friday and Saturday from October 4th through the 26th plus Halloween night.
Reno Haunted Houses
Reno Fright Fest Slaughter House - 210 N. Sierra Street, Reno, NV
An all new 2013 downtown Reno location for this 18,000 square foot indoor attraction. Tickets are $13. Attraction is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from October 10th through November 3rd. Attraction hours are 7 pm until 11 pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday or 5 pm until 9 pm on Sunday.
Kingdom of Horrors - 515 E 7th Street, Reno, Nevada 89512
Deep into the swampland find the Kilburn Reform School. Many have enter but no one has ever left. What could be more scary than swampland in the desert of Nevada? Tickets are $12. Doors open at 6 pm. Visit on October 11-12, 15-20, 24-27, November 1st and 2nd.
Of course, The Biggest Little City in the World would have an amazing haunted house.
Carson City Haunted Houses
Known as America’s smallest capital, Carson City houses ghosts that want to get away from the bright lights of Hollywood and Vegas. But when you disturb them, watch out!
Grimes Castle has been renamed The Dungeon - 1809 N. Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701
It appears they might open if they can get an occupancy permit. Doors open at 7 pm. Visit these dates in October 2013: October 11, 12, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 27 and 31. Also November 1st and 2nd. Leave a message at 775-691-3945 for additional information.
Additional Haunted Houses
For certain locations, it might be better to search for haunted houses in one of these neighboring states.
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