South Carolina was the first state to vote to secede from the Union. So now you know why in 2013 the haunted houses in South Carolina are so scary. America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos). They are still bitter about the outcome. They take it out on all of the guests that visit each and every South Carolina haunted house.
Scary 2013 Haunted Houses in South Carolina
Columbia Haunted Houses
The souls of two hundred years of students who received bad grades now haunt the area where the University of South Carolina is located.
West Columbia Jaycees’ Hall of Horrors - 1153 Walter Price Street, Cayce, South Carolina
A haunted house featuring 3000 square feet of pure mechanical mayhem. Tickets are $12. The haunt is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 7 pm to 11 pm, Sundays from 6 pm to 9 pm and Halloween night from 6:30 pm to 10:30 pm. The dates are October 4-5, 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, plus and Halloween night.
Scream Acres - Haunted House and Hayride – 1283 Old Camden Road, Bishopville, SC 29010
Scream Acres has been open for more than 10 years. Tickets are $12. The haunted house is open dark to 1 am every Friday and Saturday or Sunday until 10 pm from October 4th through October 27th plus Halloween. Leave your chainsaw at home as they have plenty in use. Expect to scream. Scream Acres is a Funtober Favorite 100 and a top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country.
Gilbert House of Terror - 739 Harding Taylor Road, Gilbert, SC 29054
Doors open at 7:30 pm and the ticket office closes at 11 pm. Tickets are $10. All proceeds support local charities. They are open Friday and Saturday October 11-12, 18-19, 25-26 plus the 27th, 30th, and Halloween night.
Deceased Farm - 382 Olde Farm Rd., Lexington, SC
The farm has two complete haunted attraction. It includes a haunted corn maze and 3-D haunted experience. Attraction is open Friday and Saturday nights from September 27th through November 2nd plus October 13th, 17th, 20th, 24th, 27th, 30th, and 31st. The combo price for both attractions is $20 on Friday, Saturday, or Halloween nights. Combo price is $16 on other nights. Attraction opens at dark.
Dark Knights Terror Trail - 2076 Highway Church Road, Elgin, SC 29045
Both a 10,000 square foot indoor haunt and outdoor attraction featuring a terrifying zombie survival scenario. Tickets are $13 per attraction, 2 for $22, or a 3 combo for $30. Dates are October 11-12, 16-19, and 23-27 plus November 1-2. Doors open at 7 pm.
Florence Haunted Houses
The Florence Stockade was a Confederate prison for Union prisoners of war during the Civil War. The soldiers who died at the prison during the latter years now haunt the region mercilessly.
Kreepy Hollow, 1155 Joe Dority Road, Bishopville, SC 29010
It takes about one hour to go through Kreepy Hollow’s three main attractions Master of Horror, The Locker, and Keepers Bus Ride. Tickets are $14 to experience clown tunnel, disfigured hillbillies, the two mile scary hayride, and haunted house. The ticket booth opens at 7 pm. Parking is free and there are two concession stands onsite. Kreepy Hollow is open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from September 27th through November 2nd plus Sunday, October 27th. Attractions are all new for 2013.
Also see Augusta GA. In 1950, the Atomic Energy Commission decided to build a facility to produce fuel for nuclear weapons nearby. So if the ghosts seem a bit off in the area, you know why.
Horrorville Haunted House, 1092 Jackson Avenue, Aiken, South Carolina
Horrorville has monsters, blood, coffins, freaks, vampires, Freddy, and Jason. Tickets are $7. Doors are open at 7 pm and close at 10 pm. October 2013 dates are 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19 and every night from October 25th to November 1st.
Bamboo Trail of Horrors, Williston, SC (Will not be open in 2013.)
Greenville Haunted Houses
Greenville serves as the midway point between Atlanta , Georgia and Charlotte, North Carolina along I-85. As travelers must pass through Greenville, so do the ghosts, who can be witnessed at one of several haunted houses.
Fear Farm, 424 Ninety-Nine Island Road, Blacksburg, SC 29702
An 8000 square foot haunted attraction featuring 40 live actors. Help defend Bloody Springs from the Zombie Apocalypse. Buried in our graveyard are zombies. Experience Dark Maze, Killbilly Swamp, rat infested sewer, psycho, and insane asylum. Tickets are $13. Parking is free.
Fear Farm is open every Friday and Saturday night in October 2013. Doors open at 7 pm until after 11:30 pm.
Greenville Haunted House The Vault of Horror – 245 N. Maine St., Greenville, SC 29601
Tickets are $15. Box office opens at 7:30 pm. The Vault is open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October 2013 plus Halloween night. Enter this world of creatures and creations in this truly demented place.
The Boneyard, 203 Greene Road, Wellford, SC
Coming this October “Evil Returns”. It takes approximately 35 minutes to go through the Boneyard Haunted House. Tickets are $12 plus $1 parking. Expect to find characters Jason, Freddy, Leatherface, Butcher, and Michael Myers roaming through the Trail of Shear Terror, Pitch Black Creamatorium, and Meat Market. The haunt is open on October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25-26, and 28-31st.
Treedines Haunted Farm, 1506 Durham Road, Piedmont, SC 29673
Treedines is open every Friday and Saturday during October 2013 plus from the 27th, 30th, 31st and November 1st and 2nd. Doors open at 7 pm and close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights. Concessions are available and parking is $1. There are two haunts named Midnite Hill and The Forest. Tickets are $10 and $15 respectively or a combo ticket for $20. Some of the scenes are pSyko Sylum, Camp Crystal Lake, Santimazium, The Butcher, The Home and Underground. Treedines have been operating for over 20 years. Expect it to be scary and fun.
Nightmare Hollow, 3411 Reidville Road, Spartanburg, SC 29301
This is the 13th season. Walk through the haunted trail into the bone chilling haunt. Tortured souls are waiting for their revenge. The walk takes about 35 minutes. Doors open at dusk. Tickets are $12. Haunt opens every Friday and Saturday from October 4th through November 2nd plus October 27th, 30th and Halloween night. Doors close at 11 pm weekdays and when the last victim is served on weekends.
Wompus Woods, 231 Parris Road, Cowpens, SC 29330
“Wompus” is a big 12 foot beast roaming Wompus Woods. Tickets are $15 to take the walking trail or hayride. You can do both with a combo ticket costing $25. Both take about 30 minutes to experience. Doors open at dusk and close at 2 am on Friday and Saturday nights. Doors close at 11 pm on Sunday and Thursday nights. Wompus Woods is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from October 4th through November 2nd plus 30th and Halloween night.
West Springs Spookhouse – Ballfield Road, Pauline, SC
Attraction is open October 18-19, 25-26, 30-31 at 8 pm. Concession stand available. Tickets are $10 each or $15 for a couple.
Greenwood Haunted Houses
House of Thirteen – 207 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, South Carolina 29646
Thirteen tortured souls from one demented family are outcasts from society. Tickets are $12. House of Thirteen haunted house is open every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday in October 2013 plus all the nights during Halloween week including November 1st and 2nd. Hours available are 8 pm to midnight.
Myrtle Beach Haunted Houses
Every year, millions of tourists descend upon Myrtle Beach to enjoy the sand and beautiful weather. The ghosts go into hiding, only to reappear as the weather turns cooler in October, asserting their dominance upon those who are left.
Nightmare Haunted House - 1001 North Ocean Boulevard, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577
Myrtle Beach’s darkest haunted attraction since 1989. Nightmare Haunted House is open 7 days a week in October 2013. Doors open at 6 pm. Tickets are $12 for the 30 minute haunted house. Expect to see the monsters of the midway with characters Pigboy, Meathead, Stalker, Creeper, Buddyman, and Giggles. The haunted house also has a separate paranormal show costing $12 which is open on select dates from June through October. Call 843-626-0022 for details on the monthly dates and attractions.
Terror Under the Bridge - Haunted Warehouse, Conway, South Carolina
Tickets $10. Haunted Warehouse is open October 25th through 31st, 2013 from 7 pm to 11 pm. Myrtle Beach’s 8000 square foot haunted house and attraction.
Field of Screams - 2480 Pacolet Hwy., Gaffney, SC 29340
Opening night is October 4th. Attraction runs on Friday and Saturday nights from October 4th through October 26th plus Sundays the 13th, 20th, 27th and Halloween night. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10. Attraction is sponsored at Autumn Farm and Vineyard which operated noon until 7 pm on weekends a corn maize, pumpkin patch, and carnival family fun.
Darkness Pines Haunted Trail - 1437 Hwy 413, Anderson, SC
Carn-Evil admission is only $10. It is open October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 24-31, and November 1-2. It is open 7:45 pm until 1 am. Features include storytelling hayride and psycho circus trail.
Nightmare Dungeon Haunted House - 645 Old Anderson Rd., Greenville, SC
Imagine being inside a live horror film. Attraction is filled with special effects, scary sets, actors, and frights. Local patients were once infected with a sadistic virus and tortured. Experience the horrors that occurred in Greenville. Attraction is open every night from September 27th through November 2nd. Tickets are $20. Open from 7 pm until 2 am.
The 901 Nightmare - 3475 Mt. Holly Rd., Edgemoor, South Carolina 29712
Nightmare is an all new attraction for 2013. Tickets are $13 most nights. Attraction is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday nights from October 11th through November 2nd plus the 30th. Doors open at 7:30 pm. This is an outdoor attractions featuring blood and lots of it. Fear and fright are not an option.
Charleston Haunted Houses
Nicknamed The Holy City, Charleston doesn’t have nearly the amount of haunted houses that I suspected.
none in 2013
Atlanta has some great haunted houses. So does North Carolina. Don’t forget to consider visiting them.
Find other fun things to do in South Carolina in October:
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