New York Haunted Houses for Halloween 2016
Locate all the best 2016 Halloween haunted houses in New York at Funtober. If you are looking for scary fun then we have the dates, hours, and locations for all the haunted houses, haunted trails, scream parks, haunted corn mazes and more fun to terrify you. Get your friends together for a night out at a local New York haunted house.
Expect to be frightened with great animatronics, Hollywood set designs, live actors, air blasters and scary costumes. Whether you are in New York City or Buffalo we can get you to a haunt your family will love. Find some local ghost, vampires, goblins, zombies, creatures and maybe a Freddy or Jason or two roaming around your countryside. We have separate attraction links and listings for haunted houses USA, haunted corn mazes, haunted trails, haunted zombie paintball, haunted forests, haunted hayrides, and ghost tours.
Funtober also lists the best haunted houses in the country and we have their YouTube video also. Check out our America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos).
New York City Haunted Houses
Haunted attractions bring in the visitors in October. In the shadow of New York City, millions of immigrants departed boats having journeyed thousands of miles for a new life in America. Halloween haunts are some of the most popular October fun.
Blood Manor – 163 Varick Street, New York, NY
Blood Manor is a 5000 square foot haunted house consisting of themed room, dark corridors, and a 3D labyrinth all in famed New York City. It takes about 25 minutes and $30-35 plus service charge to go through Blood Manor. When done why not dine at Hannibal’s Kitchen. Some of the themed rooms are Graveyard of the Doomed, Vestibule of the Undead, Rue Morgue, Frozen Alive, Laser Spectacular, and 3D Labyrinth. Blood Manor opens October 3rd. It is open 7:30 pm until 2:00 am or 1:00 am on Friday and Saturday nights. Check their webpage for other opening and closing times. Some new attractions include The Crypt, Thunderdome, The Wake, Mayhem, Maggot Invasion, and Hannibal’s Hell. They promise shorter lines in 2015. They also have a new “Touch Me Thursday” promotion for a real scary adventure if you want. Blood Manor is a Funtober Favorite 100 and a top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country. Opens October 2nd.
Times Scare – 669 8th Avenue, New York, NY
The Elektra Theatre located on 8th Avenue has a number of scary theater attractions located in this year-round haunted house. Some of the current activities are Dead Sexy Burlesque, Skaryoke, and Crypt Cabaret. The Haunted House is a separate attractions with ticket prices of $30. In October you can go through on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 6:00 pm until 12:00 pm. Visit on Friday between 6:00 pm to 2:00 am. Explore on Saturday from 2:00 pm to 2:00 am. Shiver on Sunday from 3:00 pm until 12:00 am.
Nightmare Killers 2 – 107 Suffolk St., New York, NY 10002
Horror Show is one of New York’s most horrifying haunted houses. Ticket are less online. Times vary greatly with either a 6 pm or 7 pm opening time and closing times from 10 pm to 1 am. Check their website. This is their 12th year but each year the attraction is all new. The producers are Timothy Haskell who was the creator of Nightmare and Steve Kopelman who produces with Rob Zombie his Great American Nightmare attractions. Horror Show runs most nights Wednesday through Sunday in October.
Blackout Haunted House – 225 E. Houston Street, New York City, NY 10002 (No 2015 information available.)
Creep Show at the Freak Show – Coney Island, 1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11224
Coney Island’s signature Halloween show each year. Details as of September 15th have not yet been announced. Usually runs the final week of October. Also check out Coney Island’s annual Halloween at the S-scarium at the New York Aquarium. There is also an annual Children’s Halloween parade on the Saturday before Halloween.
Madame Tussauds After Dark – Times Square 234 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036
Long Island Haunted Houses
The most populated island in the United States has a population of seven million according to the 2010 census. With such a large number of people, is it any wonder that Long Island has a number of haunted houses?
Bayville Scream Park – 8 Bayville Avenue, Long Island, New York
The Bayville Scream Park delivers with 5 haunted attractions and numerous midway type activities. It sponsors both daytime activities and the scream park at night. The midway has fast food, pizza, and burger vendors. It serves beer and wine. It has an arcade full of carnival games. Having a birthday then Bayville is the place to have a party. Bayville opens Friday, Saturday 18th. The times on Friday and Saturday are from 6 pm until 2 am. All other nights are from 6 pm to 11 pm.. Bayville also has kids not so scary times on the weekends from 11 am to 6 pm. Bayville Scream Park features 5 haunted attractions. The attraction is open every day from October 9th through November 1st. Ticket prices vary greatly by number of attractions and combination packages. Bayville is a Funtober Favorite 100 and a top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country.
HV Asylum – New York 11727 (Closed for 2015)
Darkness Rising – Massapequa, New York 11758
It appears this haunt has closed.
Long Island’s Chamber of Horrors – 5750 Sunrise Highway, Sayville, New York 11782
Chamber of Horrors is located in the Allen Flea Market Shopping Center. This is where fear lives. Lots of mayhem roaming the parking lot. Join Miss Fortune and her cast of crazies. Tickets are $25. Doors open for all nights at 7 pm. Opens weekends beginning September 25t, 2015.
Schmitt’s Haunted Mansion of Melville – 26 Pinclawn Road, Melville, New York
Schmitts Family Farm hosts both daytime and night time fun. Tickets are $19 for the Haunted Mansion attraction, $11 for the Haunted Corn Maze and $5 for The Experiment. A combo ticket for all attractions costs $30. The haunt opens October 2nd. It opens at 7 pm and closes at 12 am on Friday and Saturday nights or 11 pm on other nights. They are advertised as the largest haunted mansion on Long Island.
Buffalo Haunted Houses
There are so many ghosts related to the Buffalo Bills legendary defeat in four Super Bowls in a row that we wouldn’t even know where to begin here. We’re surprised there aren’t more Buffalo haunted houses but the ones below are really great attractions for you to enjoy.
FrightWorld America’s Scream Park – 1460 French Road, Depew, NY
Now in its 14th year Fright World has 5 haunted houses full of many demons from the unknown. Every year the haunts are updated and new ones added. The haunts updated are Grindhouse, Phobiaz, Condemned, and Eerie State Asylum. A ticket to get into all five attractions has a $25 price. There is an onsite FrightWorld Café that was also remodeled. During October the park is open until 1 am on Friday and Saturday nights. Also during October you can visit any Thursday or Sunday night until 10 pm. FrightWorld appears to have lots of fun and frights. The Grindhouse takes you deep into the bayou to meet the creatures inhabiting an old cabin in the muck. Phobiaz puts you face to face with your deepest fears and illusions. The Condemned brings to face to face with a deranged and disfigured family in farm animal masks. All attractions are indoors and are not affected by rain or weather. FrightWorld is a Funtober Favorite 100 and top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country. The scary fun runs from September 25th through November 1st.
House of Horrors and Haunted Catacombs – 3757 Union Road, Cheektowagg, NY 14225
House of Horrors is a 30,000 square foot haunt attraction located in the Union Conserve Square. It is advertised as “Buffalo’s Biggest, Baddest, and Best Haunted House.” Believe the advertisement or not they do have lots of monsters running around. They feature six haunts named Walking UnDead Prison Break, Hellhouse, Walking UnDead Escape, Dragged to the Grave, Zombie Apocalypse Paintball, and Killer Theater. Also they run a Freakshow with Arlowe Price each night. Tickets are $23 for 5 houses or $26 for all 6 attractions. House of Horrors opens September 25th. The attraction starts are 6:30 pm and runs until 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday or until 10:00 pm on all other nights. House of Horrors is a Funtober Favorite 100 and top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country.
Final Fear, 3701 McKinley Mall, Blasdell, NY
Nightmares Fear Factory, 5631 Victoria Avenue, Niagara Falls, ON Canada
Fear Factory is located directly across from Casino Niagara. Tickets are $12.45. Expect to get found by lots of Zombie’s at Fear Factory. This tourist attraction is open every day all year generally from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm or 2:00 am.
Rochester Haunted Houses
The haunted houses around Rochester are filled with spirits upset that their aura has been captured by film. Now that we’ve reached the digital age, I’m guessing they are upset about their low number of youtube views.
Nightmare Manor – 3333 West Henrietta Road, Rochester, NY 14623
Nightmare opens October 2nd. It runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from October 2nd through November 1st. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $20 on Saturday nights, $18 on other nights. Attraction is a 1/4 mile walk-thru of new for 2015 scenes. Don’t miss the “Undead Zone” or “The Sinister Sewers” attractions. Get your picture taken in the scare chair.
Syracuse Haunted Houses
The ghosts around Syracuse are pretty salty old dogs. Might have something to do with the fact that the majority of salt used in the United States prior to 1900 came from Syracuse.
Cayo Industrial Horror Realm, 811 Broad St., Utica, NY 13501
Attraction theme is based on their Warehouse of Biowar, Biotech, and Revelation attractions. This is a series of walk through horror mazes that will test your sanity. Enjoy between 6:30 pm and 10:30 pm. Tickets are $10 for a single attraction or $30 for the 4 attraction combo ticket. The season begins October 2nd.
CMC Haunted House, 6092 Route 31, Cicero, NY (Closed for construction 2015.)
CMC is located at the CMC Dance Company facility. They can be reached at 699-2355. As always an all new event with new scenes.
The Last Ride, 291 Johnson Road, Hastings, NY 13131
Attraction features a Haunted Hayride and Haunted House. Tickets are $10 for the hayride and $12 for the house with a combo ticket priced at $20. They are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 25th through October 31st. Doors are open from 7 pm until midnight on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on Sunday.
The Trail of Terror, 475 Clifford Rd., Fulton, NY 13069
They feature an Outdoor Trail, Halls of Teror, and Séance Room.
Demon Acres, 341 County Route 36, Hannibal NY
Hayride tickets are $10 per person. The Haunted House ticket is $12. They have a combo with both attractions for just $20. They run from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Season begins October 2nd.
Booville – Baldwinsville, New York
This attraction has closed.
Swamp Road of Terror – 1187 County Route 37, Central Square, NY
Characters and haunt scenes are all unique. They have not posted 2015 dates in October yet.
Screamwood Forest – 360 Stewarts Corners Road, Pennellville, NY
Tickets are $7. Haunt opens October 16th. Hours are 7:30 pm until 11 pm. They also have a Friendly Frights for kids that runs for 90 minutes before their adult haunt. Save $2 and come in costume.
White Plains Haunted Attractions
The Haunt at Rocky Ledge – 1446 Old Orchard Street, West Harrison (North White Plains), NY 10604
Two haunted houses, a wooded trail, and walk through the haunted corn field at The Haunt at Rocky Ledge. It takes about 25 minutes to complete the cornfield scare with a six person group. Parking is free. There is a concession stand at the end of the attraction. If you can still eat. The attraction opens Friday, Saturday, and Sunday beginning October 9th. Friday nights are open from 8 pm until 11 pm. Saturdays are open from 7 pm until 11 pm. Sundays run from 7 pm until 10 pm. Admission is $20.
Elmira Haunted Houses
Once home to a prisoner of war camp called by its inmates Hellmira during the Civil War, it’s no wonder that there are some haunted houses in the Elmira area.
Tagsylvania – 3037 State Route 352, Big Flats, NY 14814
The main attractions for Tagsylvania are Jerkus Circus, Psycho Swamp, and Lecter’s Lair. The ticket prices are $10-13 for each attraction. They have a combo price of $30 for all three. This place opens Friday and Saturday beginning September 26th. Doors are open from 7 pm to 11 pm.
Kingsbury Cemetary Haunted House – 100 Victory Highway, Painted Post, NY 14870
The owners have been haunting since 2000. The main attractions are O’Dells Coffin Works and Behind the Walls. The place has hidden passages with hundreds of rats featured. Not all the bodies in the coffin’s are dead. Tickets online are $10 for a single attraction or $17 for both. Open Friday and Saturday nights starting September 25th. They are nightly from 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm for ticket sales but stay open until the last person goes through the attractions.
Haunted Empire at Bradley Farms – 1543 Maple Avenue, Elmira, NY
Check out the House of Lost Souls, Trail of Terror, The Black Hole, and Monster Paint Ball attractions for 2015. Bradley Farms will be open Friday and Saturday from October 2nd. The open hours are 7 pm until 10 pm. A ticket to the 30 room haunted house called House of Lost Souls is available. They have a concession stand, pumpkin patch, Halloween displays, photo stations, live radio broadcasts, video games, and paintball.
The Barn of Terror – 25 Thru View Farm Road, Lake Katrine, NY
There is a haunted barn and a terrifying corn maze attraction. Admission tickets are $25. Attraction is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in October. The hours are from 7 pm until around 11 pm.
Albany Haunted Houses
You knew that there were going to be a couple haunted houses in the vicinity of the capital of New York and home to the New York state legislature.
Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted Houses – 445 Broadway, Route 9W, Ulster Park, NY
Headless Horseman has been creating nightmares for over 21 years. This is a popular attraction having been featured on the weather channel and the Today Show. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Get your timed tickets online to save money and time. Attraction has a one mile long haunted hayride, a labyrinth style corn maze, a side show, line actors, 4 food venues, 4 gift shops, and 6 amazing haunted houses. It takes between 2 to 3 hours to see all the attractions. Admission into the midway is free. The Ride and 8 Attraction Tickets are a total of $39.95. This attraction opens on September 19th and 26th and runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights all through October. The Headless Horseman is a Funtober Favorite 100 and a top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country. Funtober names Headless Horseman the #1 Haunted House in New York.
Double M Haunted Hayrides, 678 New York 67, Ballston Spa NY
Now operating for over 13 years the Double M has terrified thousands. This years attractions are Haunted Hayrides, The Stockyard, Darkwoods Academy, Last Inn, Clown Carnevil, and Schadenfreude Circus. More than enough zombies, demented souls, clowns, and creatures to keep you awake at nights. Opening night is September 26th. Attraction is open Friday and Saturday night for every weekend in October. Also open most Thursday and Sunday nights. There are discounts available. You must reserve a time for this attraction by calling 518-884-9122. Parking is free.
Poughkeepsie Haunted Houses
Among the hills and the Hudson River, you’ll find a number of scary creatures that have wandered north from the city and now call Poughkeepsie home during October.
Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion – 38 Sheafe Rd., Poughkeepsie, NY
The Haunted Mansion opens October 2nd. Attraction is open from 7 pm to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or 9:30 pm on other nights. Ticket prices are $29.99 online. You will love this attraction which has been operating locally for over 38 years. They feature the Haunted Mansion, Fright Trail, and London After Midnight. All for the one ticket price.
Terror Dome, Newburgh NY – Closed for 2014 season.
Pure Terror Screampark – Musem Village, 1010 Route 17, Monroe, NY 10950
Tickets are $45 online to go through all five of their huge new haunted attractions with over 2 miles of frights. . Also explore Trail of Terror, Phobia Haunted House, Terror in the Dark Haunted House, Sanitarium Terror, and House of the Dead. They have 11 attractions. Attractions open September 25th. It is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Ticket booth opens at 6 pm. Doors close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday, 10:30 pm on Sunday, or 9:30 pm other nights. Expect it to be very scary. Beyond the limits of fear. Pure Terror is a Funtober Favorite 100 and a top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country.
Frankenstein’s Fortress, Stanfordville NY
The Forest of Fear – 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY
Screaming is only the beginning at The Forest of Fear. Attraction open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights stating October 9th. It is open Saturday night until 1 am, Friday’s until midnight, and Sunday nights until 11 pm. Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets available3 for the combo into Blind Panic and The Slaughterhouse. Other prices range from $20-30 online.
Home Haunts (New List of Home Haunted Houses for Halloween 2014)
Corning – Kingsbury Cemetery Haunted House 180 Kingsbury, Corning
Massapequa – Darkness Rising 10 Brooklyn Ave., Massapequa
There’s lots of haunted houses in New York. So you probably don’t need to leave the state to find a good one. But if you did, you would visit one of these five options:
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