San Diego haunted houses are some of the scariest in California. Enjoy a great scary night out with your spouse, date, or friends. Expect to be terrified at these haunted attractions. For the price of a movie you can be part of the action as you come face to face with terror. Most use animatronics, great props, Hollywood sets, and actors with makeup beyond belief. You will be frightened. Find all the haunted houses, trails, corn mazes, hayrides, and Halloween fun attractions in the San Diego area.
Last Major Update: Because of San Diego’s mild climate and famously beautiful weather, the ghosts of San Diego really don’t have much to complain about. If you encounter a scary one at these haunted houses, please ask for us why they are so upset!
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Field of Screams Haunted Stadium - Lake Elsinore, CA
Field of Screams returns in early October with 3 haunted mazes and 2 scarezones. Each are themed for the maximum terror. Doors open at 7:00 pm each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday beginning early October. All new scenes, mazes, creatures and entertainment.
Halloween Horror at Boomers - San Diego, CA
Boomers is temporarily closed. Halloween Horror has Treat by Day and Terror by Night. Night time fun runs from 9 PM until midnight for $22.99.
Haunted Trail at Balboa Park - San Diego, CA
Sorry folks the Haunted Trail is closed this season due to virus issues. The Haunted Trail is a stroll through the park you will never forget. Enter the mile long Trail through the twisted grove of pines and gnarled oaks of San Diego’s world-famous Balboa Park! This year, you can get up close and personal with horror icons like Pennywise, Leatherface, Freddy, and Michael Myers.
Savage House - San Diego, CA
Sorry folks but Savage House is closed this season due to virus concerns. They will return in 2021. Get immersed in a twisted storyline. They operate a Haunt attraction for $18 and a Museum for $5. They are open Thursday through Sunday nights. Check their website for additional dates and times. Free Parking. They are located in the Target parking lot at the Westfield Mission Valley.
Scream Zone - Del Mar, CA
The fun starts in late September. Now over 20 years old; the Scream Zone features three bloodcurdling attractions named the Haunted Hayride, The House of Horror, and KarnEvil. These attractions are open. The park has concession stand with food, gifts, and beer. Tickets start cheap for one attraction and go up to 3 attractions plus a number of combo ticket options. Buy online and save some money. The times are 7 pm to midnight on Friday and Saturday or 11:00 pm other nights. They are open most nights in October for terror. Check their web page for a schedule.
Sinister Pointe Scary Place - Laguna, CA
Themed The Mist it features 150,000 square foot space with three major haunted attractions. Opens up in October. Sinister Pointe Scary Place runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. Features attractions, live stage shows, interactive frightening games, concessions, and of course a lot of terror. Attractions are Beyond the Mirror, Ghostly Gala, Extreme Zombie Bingo Nights, LORE Masquerade, Dearly Departed, 4D Horror Movie Nights, Valentine’s Day Battle Royale, “Silent Hill” Haunted Attraction, and “FEAR” Haunted Attraction.
The Haunted Hotel - San Diego, CA
Sorry folks but given the virus concerns this haunt will not open this fall. They will return in 2021. Check web page or Facebook for updated information in September. San Diego’s longest running haunted house. Escape the tortuous Dissectors, hop aboard the Clown Subway or enjoy creepy doll island. Tickets are cash or online at The Haunted Hotel.
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