Birmingham haunted houses include Halloween attractions featuring haunted trails, corn mazes, hayrides, paintball, and more exciting scary fun. Commercial haunts include professional animatronics, Hollywood set designs, fog machines, gory images, and air blasters. Expect to be scared. Funtober lists all the states top “haunted houses near me” including those here around the city of Birmingham. Last Major Update:
Atrox Factory - Leeds, AL
Opens this fall in early October. Atrox Factory is a 50,000 square foot Alabama entertainment complex located near Birmingham. It might be the largest haunt listed on Funtober in Alabama. It is a complete night of entertainment fright in October. Atrox Factory features celebrities from the most popular horror movie and TV shows. You can meet the celebrity actors up close for autographs at Atrox. A charity haunt with some of the best character actors and animatronics in the terror industry. The theme is based on altering your mind’s experience from what you expect. Fear and fright are abnormal so the facility only admits children above the age of 12. Dr. Slain, your host, leads you through dark passages into rooms with bloody autopsies. You will feel the blood splatter and moisture. Expect to encounter monsters and chainsaw carrying creatures along your minds dark journey. Here you might be grabbed, touched, or pushed by the actors. The 30 minute experience leads you to run for your life. After 10 years of terror, Atrox Factory provides an indoor waiting area complete with a movie, concession stand, restrooms, free parking, wheelchair accessibility and great FX imaging. They use mirrors, sound, motion, fog, lights to create cool scenes throughout the building. The only drawback is the long waiting lines because of the popularity of Atrox Factory. Wait times can be an hour. Parking is free. Atrox has over 34000 Facebook likes..
Columbia Manor - Columbia, AL
For the safety of our residents and our guests, Columbia Manor will not open for the 2020 season. The residents of the Manor look forward to your visit in 2021.
Haunted House of Horrors - Courtland, AL
Opens in early October. The undead and mass murderers are walking around the North Alabama town of Courtland. This is a 40,000 square foot facility featuring a full night of entertainment and fright. There is an indoor waiting line area. Food and refreshments available both before and after the attraction. This venue is unaffected by rain. This is another walking dead, zombie type scare. It features both actors and animation. Expect darkness, surprise, fright and fear. House of Horror has scenes of torture, terror, blood, death, ax murder and a few monsters also walking about. Doors open at 6pm and close when the last guest is gone. You will meet the undead, walking dead, and zombie actors. All ages welcome however parents need to realize this is an extremely scary attraction. Parking is free. Generally open every Friday, and Saturday nights in October plus added dates Halloween week.
Hollis Haunted Chicken House - Heflin, AL
Hollis opens in late September. The Hollis Fire Department comes through again with their charity entertainment. Actually the Hollis Haunted Chicken House attraction is really 3 haunts in one. Of course there is the terrifying chicken house which you can go through for $15. They offer a hayride for $15. Spend the time and money and do a combo package for only $25-40. The third feature is called Haunted Walking Trail. The Hollis Haunted Chicken House takes place in a real chick house. Consider how terrifying this chamber of horrors was for the chickens. If you are afraid of rats, spiders, snakes, and scorpions then maybe you should keep your chicken self out of the chicken house. Actors portray werewolves, witches, and vampires. This is a large entertainment experience with free parking, a concession stand, and movies for the waiting line. Open every Friday and Saturday from 7pm – 12am. Help “Chicken Dan” wage war against mutant chickens.
Insanitarium - Pinson, AL
Opens weekends starting in late September. Every Fall the walking dead roam the grounds of one of the best zombie type fun houses in Alabama. Located just 20 miles north of downtown Birmingham is Insanitarium. A charity community based attraction on the Palmerdale Homestead Community Center. The story line is the property once housed a mental facility for the criminally insane. The military 60 years ago conducted torture and death experiments on the insane. Now each October the Zombies return and massacre the locals and tourists. Fifteen dollars ($15) gets you inside for the scare of your life. Blood, torture, horror, and death awaits. Are you brave enough for an indoor Halloween venue? Rated PG13, younger children accompanied by an adult are also welcome. The haunted attraction features free onsite parking, an inside waiting line area, running horror movie, refreshment stand, and the fright of your life. Open each Friday and Saturday evening at 7pm until midnight plus a few Sundays. Insanitarium has security, actors, lighting, modern horror attractions, and is wheelchair accessible. The attraction is not affected by inclement weather. The undead are waiting for you. It takes about 30 minutes to go through the complex’s dark passageways and feature rooms. Expected to be surprised and terrified.
Mckamey Manor - ,
This attraction is open year around every Friday and Saturday night. You need to call 858-672-2848 to reserve a ticket and find out the secret location. This is an experience unlike any other around. The actors here can and will touch you. Expect to be roughed up. Active locations in Huntsville, Alabama and Summerton, Tennessee.
Nightmare At 3008 - Fultondale, AL
Nightmare first opened in 2010. Every year it gets bigger and more scary. This popular Alabama haunt donates some profits to the Children’s of Alabama Childhood Cancer Research. There are three attraction with individual or combo priced tickets. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights starting in late September.
Phobia Factory - Columbiana, AL
Phobia Factory runs every Friday, Saturday, and most Sunday nights starting in late September. There is a combo priced ticket for $28 which gets you into all three attractions. You should expect to experience snakes, spiders, rats, tight spaces, and experience scenes of death, hospitals, clowns and more. They have a daytime adventure for kids. Check their web page for more details.
Popes Haunted Farm - Salem, AL
Celebrate over 27 years of scary fun at Pope’s Farm. Attractions features their original haunted hayride plus the haunted barn and haunted forest. This year all the attractions have been re-worked to provide a whole new experience. See more special effects, animatronics, live actors, and special sounds than ever before. Their high scare walk through will amaze. They are open from 7:30 pm until 11 pm on Friday and Saturday nights in October. It is safe to say that something is out there but you probably do not want to know what it is.
PV Slaughterhouse - Rainsville, AL
Slaughterhouse is open Friday and Saturday nights from around the middle of September through early November. Also open Halloween night. Only $10 per person for tickets. Expect lots of blood.
Sloss Fright Furnace - Birmingham, AL
Sloss Fright is a real haunted house in Birmingham. It is one of the most scary places on earth. It is the subject of many newspaper and television stories on the paranormal. In September, Sloss opens to the public as one of the most popular scare attractions in Alabama. A scary place just gets real scary. Sloss Fright Furnace has two trails. One 30 minute tour of the furnace and another 15 minute trail tour through the surrounding woods. The furnace was an old steel mill in Birmingham. Over the years hundreds died in industrial accidents. Many people have seen or experienced ghosts inside the factory. Now each October Sloss Furnace adds man made terror to this already scary place. At Sloss you can expect to find snakes, bats, rats, cockroaches and creatures in a building more than 120 years old. The tour has added smoke, strobe lights, lasers, black lights, explosions, fire, sounds, actors, animation, and high voltage electricity to the fright. Ghosts and weird real life experiences are the attraction. What will you see and experience? Some characters are actors and some are possibly real ghosts. You never know which is which at Sloss Furnace. All ages can take the furnace tour. The trail tour is restricted to age 14 and up unless accompanied by adults. Typically there are wait times but not unreasonable. There is a restaurant in the waiting area. (Road-kill). Open most Thursday through Sunday nights in October and every night the week before Halloween.
Spook Trail Maze of Monsters & Mahyem - Quinton, AL
Spook Trail is an outdoor maze trail featuring freaky looking monsters and dark passageways. Quinton is about 30 minutes north of Birmingham. A dark trail is always scary. Here you add a few strobe lights, scary actors who touch and grab you, and both the surprise and anticipation of the next monster fright. Spook Trail has been terrifying people for more than 20 years. Spook Trail takes about 45 minutes to complete. At $15 this is a great value. Donate some canned goods and get another $5 off. Spook Trail is a compete entertainment haunt with restrooms, music, and a concession stand (Boneyard Grill). The trail is open every Friday and Saturday nights in October. It opens at dark and closes at midnight.
The Haunting at Camp Liberty - Battleground, AL
Sorry folks but with the current virus Camp Liberty will not be open for haunting this season. An extreme military style experience with a twist – a secret program gone horribly wrong! An interactive, fully immersive, themed touch haunt, plus an escape room. Wear old clothes and shoes, no jewelry or phones – minimum age 16.
Warehouse 31 - Pelham, AL
There are 3 events at Warehouse 31. Warehouse 31 is a new 30,000 square foot attraction from Florida that relocated to the Birmingham area. It is just 20 minutes north of downtown. Rigamortis is a haunted trail with 30 unique scenes. The 3D Clown Nightmare has but what else scary 3D Clowns. Vertigo is their maze. They is also have a wonderful Monsters Midway with music and souvenirs. Warehouse 31 does allow you to wear your costume with the mask. Gates are open 6:30 pm to midnight on Friday and Saturday and until 11 pm on other nights. Another one of the new fun houses in Alabama. Save money and buy your tickets online. Secured parking on Friday and Saturday nights. Free parking is available. Warehouse 31 has over 38000 Facebook likes.
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