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Haunted Houses in South Carolina for Halloween 2016

Find creepy Halloween haunted houses in South Carolina this October 2016.  Funtober has a complete list of local haunted houses, haunted hayrides, haunted trails, scream parks and more Halloween entertainment.  Expect to find lots of zombies, witches, vampires, and creatures roaming around the South Carolina woods.  Haunted attractions feature Hollywood type set designs, air blasters, live actors, and spectacular costumes and makeup.  You will be frightened so plan a night out with your friends for some scary entertainment.

Funtober also has a complete list of America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos).

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Scary 2015 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.  Also a couple Halloween haunted houses bring chills to the local area.

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 $10.  What are the top secret details of Xperiment13?  The patients have been evacuated and the place is quarantined.  The haunt is open Thursday from 7 pm to 10 pm, and Friday and Saturday nights from 8 pm to midnight.  Starts October 2nd.

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 $14.  The haunted house is open dark to 1 am every Friday and Saturday or Sunday until 10 pm.  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.  Attraction starts September 25th.

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.  Are you ready to experience 13 rooms and 9 nights of Fright?  All proceeds support local charities.  They are open Friday and Saturday nights starting October 9th.  

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 opens Friday, September 24th.  The combo price for both attractions is $20 on Friday and Saturday or $16 on other nights.  The main attraction has an individual ticket price of $10-$13 dollars.  Attraction opens at dark and runs until everyone has gone through the attraction..

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.  Now celebrating their ninth year.  Doors open at 7 pm.  Runs select dates October 2nd through the 31st.

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 Zombie Breakout, Kreepy’s Haunted House, and Keepers Bus Ride.  Tickets are $15 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 opens September 18th.  Zombie Breakout is all fun for 2015.

Aiken SC

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.

Ground Zero, 1092 Jackson Avenue, Aiken, South Carolina (Closed)

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 to $15 depending on the night.  Parking is free.  Fear Farm is open every Friday and Saturday night beginning October 3rd, 2015.  Doors open at 7 pm until after 11:30 pm.

The Boneyard, 151 Barnett Rd., SC

Sorry this attraction is closed for 2014.

Treedines Haunted Farm, 1506 Durham Road, Piedmont,  SC 29673
Treedines open Friday, October 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.  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 15th 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.  Call 864-809-8115 for more 2015 information.  Attractions runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights beginning October 2nd.  

Wompus Woods, 231 Parris Road, Cowpens, SC 29330
“Wompus” is a big 12 foot beast roaming the South Carolina 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.  Opens October 2nd.  Doors close at 11 pm on Sunday and Thursday nights.  New this year is an added less scary family hayride.

West Springs Spookhouse – Ballfield Road, Pauline, SC
This is their 40th anniversary year.  Attraction opens October 24th, 30th, 31st.  Concession stand available.  Doors open at 8:00 pm.

Greenwood Haunted Houses

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.   Call 843-626-0022 for details on the monthly dates and attractions.

Terror Under the Bridge – 568 George Bishop Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
New theme for 2015 is Horror Hospital.  This will be a fun, thrilling, scary, and breath taking outdoor haunted attraction.  Open October 23rd through October 31st, 2015.

More Haunts

Field of Screams – 2480 Pacolet Hwy., Gaffney, SC 29340
Opening night is October 2nd.  Attraction runs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights.  Doors open at 7:30 pm.  Note they feature some of the most scary creatures and makeup actors you will find anywhere.  Expect to be scared.  Attraction is sponsored at Autumn Farm and Vineyard which operates noon until 7 pm on weekends a corn maize, pumpkin patch, and carnival family fun.

Darkness Pines Haunted Trail – 1437 Hwy 413, Anderson, SC
Only $12 gets you into Monster Museum, Storytelling Hayride, and the Haunted Trail.  Only $25 gets you into all these plus the Ultimate Haunted Trail walk.  It is opens September 24th.  Ticket sales start at 7:30 pm.  

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 in October. Tickets are $20.  Open from 7 pm until 2 am.  They also have two other events called Dark Side and Reaper Woods Haunted Trail. 

The 901 Nightmare – 3475 Mt. Holly Rd., Edgemoor, South Carolina 29712
Nightmare is back for the 2015 season with lots of new scares.  Tickets are $10 or $15 most nights.  Attraction opens October 3rd.  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

State By State List of Halloween Haunted Houses

Other Options
Atlanta has some great haunted houses. So does North Carolina. Don’t forget to consider visiting them.

Haunted Houses in Georgia
Haunted Houses in North Carolina
Haunted Houses in Tennessee

Find other fun things to do in South Carolina in October:

Oktoberfest in South Carolina
South Carolina Festivals
South Carolina Corn Mazes
South Carolina Ghost Tours
South Carolina Pumpkin Patches

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  1. Just to correct you. .. charleston has its jail and dungeon tours…. there is also Fright Nights at Boone Hall and Hollywood does a Halloween festival which includes a Haunted hayride…

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