Haunted Houses in Wisconsin for Halloween 2016
Funtober has a complete list of Halloween haunted houses in Wisconsin for 2016. We list popular haunted attractions America’s Dairyland including haunted houses, haunted trails, haunted hayrides, haunted corn mazes, and more Halloween events. Expect to find lots of zombies, vampires, witches, and monsters roaming throughout Wisconsin. Lots of wonderful entertainment with most having live actors, animatronics, creepy costumes, air blasters, and plenty of screams.
Funtober also has a list of the most liked haunted attractions based on Facebook likes: America’s Best Top 100 Haunted Houses in 2013 (with videos).
Wisconsin has lots to scream about. Maybe it is because they are so strong from drinking so much milk? Maybe the zombies, vampires, witches, demons, devils, and chainsaw murderers do not like the cold weather. Regardless, you’ll find them ready to scare at these Wisconsin haunted houses. I found 63 haunted houses in Wisconsin. 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.
Milwaukee Haunted Houses
Yes, the world’s former number one beer producing city in the world has ghosts. I’m shocked that you would even need to ask. Some even work at these popular Milwaukee haunted houses.
Wisconsin Feargrounds – 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188
Waukesha Expo Center Grounds hosts the 12 year old haunt Wisconsin Feargrounds. There are four attractions named Morgan Manor, CarnEvil of Torment, Unstable and new for 2015 is Morgana’s Escape. Tickets are $13 for Morgan Manor or a combo ticket for all three haunts is $30. Morgana’s Escape ticket is separate and $30. Wisconsin Feargrounds opens Friday and Saturday nights starting October 2nd. The open times are 7 pm to 11:30 pm except only until 10 pm on the 30th.
Mars Haunted House – 734 W. Historic Mitchell Street, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Tickets are $13 to the Mars Haunt. Enjoy your visit starting Friday, October 2nd. Hours open are 7 pm to 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday plus 7 pm to 10 pm on the other nights.
Terror At 212 – 212 E Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc, Wisconsin. (no 2015 information)
Terror on Rural Street, 147 N. Rural Street, Hartford, WI 53027
Terror on Rural Street has frightened folks for over 16 years. Live actors and creative animatronics await to scare you in this 17 room haunted house. Free parking and a heated waiting area are for your convenience. Very intense so I hope you make it through alive. This year it is open Friday and Saturday nights starting October 2nd through October 31st, 2015.
Hartford Jaycees Haunted House – 620 Baehring Drive, Slinger, WI 53086
Now known as Dwelling & Despair, the Jaycees have operated this charity haunted house for the last 31 years. It has both a haunted trail and a haunted house. Lots of chainsaws provide a real scare on that trail. Tickets are $14. The Hartford Jaycees Haunted House opens Friday and Saturday nights beginning October 2nd.
Hubertus House of Horror – 3733 Hubertus Rd., Hubertus, WI
Terror awaits you at Hubertus House of Horror. Explore the crazy mazes, ghoulish skits, and zombies. It takes about 20 minutes to walk through this haunted house. Parking is free and the waiting area is indoors with arcade games, rest rooms and a concession stand. You enter the haunt in groups. It is located inside St. Gabriel School.
Meadowbrook Haunted Cornfield, 2970 Mile View Road, West Bend, WI
Meadowbrook Haunted Cornfield has live actors, fog, sound effects, action creatures, and lighting effects. Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm has operated the haunted cornfield for over 11 years. In the waiting area there is a bonfire, BBQ foods, and a ghost storytelling time. It takes about 45 minutes to go through the haunted cornfield. Enjoy Friday and Saturday nights from September 26th. Open 7 pm to 12 am on Friday and Saturday nights. The farm has daytime activities everyday.
Dark Side Haunted Adventure, N1255 Hoard Rd., Ixonia, WI 53036
Glacier Rock Farms hosts the Dark Side Haunted Adventure. The five haunt attracts at Dark Side are Backwoods Revenge, Twilight Nightmare, Foxglove Nursery, Schizophrenia, and The Descent. They are also testing an all new attraction Terror Treatment with a separate ticket. Dark Side is open Friday and Saturday night from October 2nd. Enjoy between the hours of 7 pm to 10 pm. They also have a separate Zombie Expedition paintball shooting experience.
I will also add Six Flags Fright Fest located at Great America in Gurnee. It has 5 haunted houses inside the park and provides a full day of entertainment.
Six Flags Fright Fest – Gurnee, IL
Great America is one of the Six Flags theme parks located in Gurnee, Illinois about half way between Chicago and Milwaukee. Each October the park re-opens on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as the ultimate Halloween attraction Fright Fest. It has 5 haunted houses, mazes, shows, midway, food, and lots and lots of rides. They have renamed some of their roller coasters with Halloween themes but others are just too great to change. So if you are into thrills both the haunted houses and roller coasters will put a scare into you. Spend the day, get there early, and bring lots of money. Great America really makes the park a Halloween attractions and has lots of employee-actors dressed to surprise and scare you. Take your entire family, friends, and that special date. Good times will be had by all. Recommended Reading: 5 Travel Tips Six Flags Fright Fest Illinois.
La Crosse Haunted Houses
First visited by French fur traders traveling the Mississippi, and established as a fur trading post, we’re guessing that the ghosts in this area know how to hunt.
Onalaska Jaycees Haunted House – 760 Green Coulee Rd., Onalaska, WI 54650
Their all new attraction this year is “Freak Haven”. Located at Clearwater Farm the Onalaska Jaycees Haunted House runs their annual haunted house. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Regular admission ticket is $8. Opens Friday and Saturday nights starting October 16th, 2015.
Madison Haunted Houses
There should be no doubt that the Mad City has some crazy haunted houses in the area.
Screamin Acres, 3865 State Road 138, Stoughton, WI
Screamin Acres Haunted Scream Park is an in your face high intensity 7000 square foot attraction. The main haunts The Last Resort, Slaughterhouse, and Side Effects are again built new for 2015. The park is open from 7 pm to 11 pm. Enjoy Friday and Saturday evenings from October 2nd. Tickets are $20.
Ghost Out-Post Haunted House, 2233 Wisconsin Dells Pkwy., Wisconsin Dells, WI
Ghost Out-Post is a haunted house open all year and every night from May 15th through October 30th. The theme deals with movie fears such as Williard the Rat, Hellhound, and a Vortex room. Tickets are $8.95. Opens daily at 10:00 am and closes at 11:00 pm.
Ghost Boat, 11 Broadway, Wisconsin Dells, WI
The Ghost Boat operates Friday and Saturday in October. This is really a 90 minute cruise that includes a stop at Witches Gulch shore landing. The theme is Season of the Witch. They run an 8:15 pm cruise. Operated by Dells Boat Tours which does dinner cruises all year. They also run a Haunted Canyon cruise starting in June. A great fun type event. Check their website for additional dates and information.
Dr. Scary’s Haunted House, N551 Wishing Well Lane, Fort Atkinson, WI 53538
Located for eight years at Jellystone Park, Dr. Scary’s Haunted House has a Dungeon of Terror and a Pandemonium attraction. It is a 30 room haunt involving total darkness, intense lights, and loud noises. Dr. Scary’s is open Friday and Saturday nights in October. It runs between the hours of 7:30 pm and 11 pm. Tickets at the door for Dungeon of Terror or a combo ticket to enter both attractions. Save money and buy your tickets online.
Haunted Halls of Terror, 901 West Blackhawke Ave., Prairie du Chien, WI
Haunted Halls of Terror opens October 16th on St. Feriole Island. An all new layout, scenes, and scares for more terror. It runs from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Fright Factory, 1405 Riverside Street, Janesville, WI
Fright Factory is an 8,000 square foot haunt with 15 scenes and two mazes. Tickets are $13 for this updated 13 year old haunt. It is open on Friday and Saturday nights from October 9th. Doors open at 7 pm and close at 10:30 pm on weekends.
Chamber of Horrors, W1404 Heppe Road, Fall River, WI 53932
Chamber of Horrors is charity haunt open Friday and Saturday nights. The ticket booth is open between 7 pm to 10 pm. Tickets on sale for the Haunted House and for the Zombie Paintball Hunt. A combo ticket can be purchased.
House of Shadows, 501 Osborne Drive, Sparta, Wisconsin, 54656
Tickets are $10 for the House of Shadows. It operates a Scary haunt between 7 pm to 10 pm. Also there is a not so scary attraction for $6 that runs for an hour beginning at 6pm. They are open Friday and Saturday nights.
Green Bay Haunted Houses
If you’ve watched a Green Bay Packer game, you know that the residents of Green Bay are pretty crazy. You’ll find a few of the more insane ones at these haunted houses.
Terror on the Fox – 2285 South Broadway, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Terror on the Fox operates 6 main attractions. Tickets are $15 for the basic package including parking, Train Ride, Walk thru the Woods, and Terror on the Fox. The combo ticket price of $20 adds both Oblivion attractions to the basic package of fun. The attraction is open Friday and Saturday nights from September 26th. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Kids days are October 11th and 25th for special fun.
Green Bay Fear – 1950 Bond Street, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Expect to find ghoulish creatures, a dark labyrinth, optical illusions, and horror scenes at the Green Bay Fear attraction. It operates Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights. Doors open at 7 pm and close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday and 10 pm on the other nights. Tickets are $20.
Burial Chamber, 500 N. Lake Street, Neenah, Wisconsin 54956
A top haunted complex in the United States, the Burial Chamber hosts four professional attractions at one location, including two massive indoor haunted houses (Adrenaline and Insanity), one outdoor haunted woods (Phobia), and their Burial Simulators. Expect a full night of entertainment that you’ll never forget. You WILL be scared. Nothing like creating memories that will last a lifetime! Attraction features professional Hollywood-style sets and sounds and top-notch acting and entertainment with over 125 actors nightly. It takes about 20 minutes for each of the haunted houses. The dates start on Saturday, September 26th. Doors open at 7 pm and close at 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday nights and 10 pm the other nights. Tickets are $15 to go through one haunted attraction. You get two attractions for $25, and all three for $30. The attractions are Adrenalin Haunted House, Insanity Haunted House, Phobia in the Woods, and The Last Ride. Funtober names Burial Chamber the #1 Haunted House in Wisconsin.
Terror Trail, W5913 Fire Avenue, near County Road Z, Wautoma WI
Terror Trail is a 13 acre walk through terror with blood curdling screams and unstable, menacing ghouls. What lies beneath death? It really sounds scary doesn’t it. They are open until 11 pm on Fridays and 12:00 am on Saturdays.
Oakfield Conservation Club Haunted Shed, W7717 High Bridge Road, Oakfield, WI
The Haunted Shed is hosted at the Oakfield Conservation Club beginning October 16th. They are open from 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday nights.
The Morgue Haunted House, N5589 Count Road, De Pere, WI 54115
A flu epidemic in 1929 is the theme behind The Morgue Haunted House. Scores of families died during the outbreak. Be careful and avoid the morgue witch. The attraction has a 3 floor haunted house and a haunted woods nearby. In addition for fun they have a bonfire, concession stand, big screen movies, and the straight to hell ride. The Morgue operates every Friday and Saturday nights starting October 2nd. The ticket booth is open between 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Tickets are $13. Parking is free.
Splatterhaus, 1912 Columbus Street, Two Rivers, Wisconsin 54241 (closed for 2015)
Splatterhaus is an extreme haunt. They advertise the slogan, “We won’t just scare you we’ll scare the living shit out of you.” They have an indoor lobby with concessions, movies, souvenirs, and restrooms.
Dominion of Terror, 2024 North 15th Street, Sheboygan, Wisconsin
For 41 years the Sheboygan Jaycees have operated the Dominion of Terror haunted house. This is a big scary attraction with 20 plus rooms and over 75 volunteers who create an all new attraction every year. Every year has all new blood, gore, and fright as each room is themed and designed. Proceeds from the haunt are used to support a number of local charities and organizations. Tickets are $15 at the door. Discount $10 tickets are available for their “throwback weekend” on October 9th-10th. Sheboygan is located about halfway between Milwaukee and Green Bay.
Dates of Operation:
October 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 22, 28, 29, 30, 31
Hours: 7 pm – 10 pm (Open till last customer is through the haunt)
House of Bathory by Dead by Dawn, 901 S. 8th Street, Manitowoc, WI 54220 (permanently closed after 25 years)
Quietwoods Camping Haunted Mansion – 9245 Lovers Lane, Brussels, WI 54204
The Haunted Mansion is open on Friday and Saturday nights in October. It is located at Quietwoods South Camping Resort. It features a haunted trail, corn maze, bus ride, and haunted house. Tickets are $10. They are open from 7 pm to 10 pm.
Eau Claire Haunted Houses
If you wonder why the water is so clear, you’ll know after visiting these haunted houses. The ghosts of the area don’t let anyone get away with anything!
Dreadwood Haunted Forest, 835 County Road E., Hudson WI
This attraction has a half mile haunted trail, a bonfire, and concessions. Dreadwood Haunted Forest is open from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. The attractions opens on October 2nd. Tickets are $14.
Wausau Haunted Houses
You’ll find a few of the early lumberjacks from this 19th Century lumber town still haunting its citizens during October.
Dimensions of Horrors, 905 Morning Glory Lane, Wausau, WI 54401
Wausau has lots of frights. This is an all new redesigned haunt with new scares. Experience Zombie Mountain attraction at Dimensions of Horrors this year. Check their website for special events on certain nights.
Haunted Sawmill, 700 Hendricks Street, Merrill, Wisconsin
The Haunted Sawmill near Wausau is really the story of Skullface Vincent Mudgett and how he went from an employee at the sawmill to murderer and butcher of boy scout victims. This house is run by scout troop 599. It runs from 6 pm to 11 pm. Haunt is open Friday and Saturdays in October starting on the 9th. They run children’s matinees on October 25th from 4 pm to 8 pm.
Wilke’s Haunted Weekends – County Road W North, Wausau, WI 54403
Located on the huge Wilke’s Dairy Farm, Haunted Weekends features a haunted house, haunted maze, and haunted hayride. Note I believe this attraction is best for families and children above the age of 6 years old. They also run a corn maze and pumpkin patch with lots of daytime activities beginning in September. It runs everyday during the fall season. Daytiime activities include hayride, corn maze, pumpkin patch, tractor tricycles, bouncing tubes, sandbox, rabbits and goats with lots more fun.
Shockwave Haunts, N8660 Clover Valley Road, Whitewater, WI 53190
Four haunts at one location with a great pricing schedule. Tickets are $10 for one attraction, $18 for two. The fun begins October Malignant Management, and an all new Mystery Haunt. Doors open at 7:00 pm.
Nearby Haunted Houses
What’s the harm, if you live near one of them, in also looking for your next haunted house across the border?
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