We’ve seen several articles after the real estate crisis that indicate that 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.
Nevada became a state in 1864. It is the driest state with an average of 7 inches of rainfall each year. I once was in Las Vegas during a quick rainfall that flash flooded Las Vegas Boulevard in front of the Bellagio Casino.
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. Doors open at 7 pm.
Trilogy opens September 27th, 28th, and 29th. In October they are open the 4th, 5th, 6th, and every night from October 11th through October 31st.
Blood Village - At Galleria Mall, Henderson, Nevada
Blood Village has two haunt attractions named Haunted Mansion and Zombie Infection. They open at 7 pm nightly every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from October 11th through Ocotber 27th plus the 17th, 24th, 28th, 29th, 30th, and 31st.
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 $37.95. There are five haunted houses, premium rides, a scare zone, and live entertainment shows. The haunted houses are Ward of the Dead, The Anniversarn, Urban Legends, Camp Massacre, The Infected.
The dates are every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 3 pm to midnight from October 4th through October 27th plus October 10, 17, 24, 28, 29, 30. and 31st.
Bonnie Screams - Gunfighter Lane, Blue Diamond, NV 89161
The 13th Floor Experience - at Circus Circus, Las Vegas, Nevada
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.
Haunted Reef at Mandalay Bay - Las Vegas, Nevada
Reno Haunted Houses
Of course, The Biggest Little City in the World would have an amazing haunted house.
Slaughter House - 5000 Meadowood Mall Circle, Reno, NV 89502
Tickets are $13. They are open October 10-13, 17-20, and 24-31.
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 - 1809 N. Carson Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701
Tickets are $13. Doors open at 7 pm. Visit these dates in October 2013: October 11, 12, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, and 31.
Additional Haunted Houses
For certain locations, it might be better to search for haunted houses in one of these neighboring states.
Check out this years National Haunters Convention held in May 2013.
Find other fall fun things to do in Nevada in October:
Did We Miss Something?
Have you visited one of these haunted houses? I would love to hear what you thought. Did you have a good time? Was it worth the price? Would you suggest it to your friends? Any tips to maximize your experience? I’ll gladly publish what you send me and give you an over the internet hug.
If you are the owner or employee of a haunted house in this directory, or one I missed and need to add, I would love to have more information about the haunted house, photos, dates/times/hours for 2013, etc. Use the contact form to get in touch and I’ll tell you where to email your answers to these questions.