Haunted Houses in Connecticut for Halloween 2024

Enjoy Halloween this year by visiting some haunted houses in Connecticut 2024. Connecticut haunts bring lots of thrills and terror to visitors in October. Check out a haunted house, haunted trail, ghost tour, haunted house near me, and more to see if you can find all the things that go bump in the night.

Haunted Houses in Connecticut
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A Haunting at Mill Hill - Norwalk, CT
This annual event runs Friday and Saturday nights beginning the middle of October.  Tours and ghost stories runs on weekends in October.  Meet the ghost of a local mobster and a rabies victim.  Enjoy a fun evening for all.

Dark Manor - Versailles, CT
Dark Manor opens for its 18th season in early October. Tickets online are at one low price. Featured are the fully outdoor haunted trail that is open rain or shine. Doors open at 6:30 pm.  Dark Manor opens in October and runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights plus some added dates near Halloween.

Haunted Trail at Hay Burr Inn - Plainfield, CT
Haunted Trail at Hay Burr Inn Equine Rescue Camp; Sanctuary Dates: October 16, October 22,; October 28.  Location: Hay Burr Inn, 169 Black Hill Road, Plainfield, CT 06374. If you enjoyed or missed the Christmas In July or the Winter Walk then you won’t want to miss the Haunted Trail. Come Walk the Trail and get a little spooked. Part of the trail will be more kid friendly while the other part will be a bit more scary. Feel Free to wear you costumes, Come meet the horses. Hay Burr Inn Equine Rescue & Sanctuary is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. This is a donation based fundraiser to help with the care and upkeep of the horses and donkey. Your DONATIONS are greatly appreciated. **Please wear shoes or boots. NO sandles, flip flops or heels. That includes children. NO Animals Allowed. NO Smoking.

Rails to the Darkside - East Windsor, CT
Back for another season the fun begins September 30th.  Haunt is held at the Connecticut Trolley Museum on every Friday and Saturday evenings in October. Doors are open from 7 pm until 9:30 pm. Tickets are $25 for non member or $12.50 for members. Travel the trolley line that opened back in 1906 as it travels through the backwoods of East Windsor. You cannot run away so beware and be very afraid.

The Haunted Graveyard at Powder Ridge Mountain Park - Middlebury, CT
Given the current virus situation this haunt will be closed for this fall.  The Haunted Graveyard is a full entertainment experience at the amusement park Lake Compounce. It has been open for 20 years. The Haunted Graveyard runs Friday and Saturday nights from dusk to midnight every weekend in October and until 10:00 pm on Sunday nights. Military and group discounts are available. There are 17 dark rides during this event. Also expect to find werewolves, spiders, vampires, witches, demons, and the Grim Reaper among the many attractions at the Haunted Graveyard. The assortment of attractions includes Reapers Realm, Cemetery, Slaughter House, Cornfield, Bat Cave, Zombie Forest, Jungle, Mayan Temple, Dungeon, Fear of Death, and The Mist.

Trail of Terror - Wallingford, CT
The Trail opens in September 30th.  The Trail of Terror is an outdoor attraction that has been frightening folks for 28 years. Some believe it is the best haunt in the state. Tickets are available for online for guaranteed admission on the night of your choice or remaining tickets are discounted at the door.  Doors open at 7 pm and close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on Sunday.  Trail of Terror runs most every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.

If you live in Southwest Connecticut, near Stamford or Greenwich, then you aren’t far from the fabulous New York City haunted houses. And if you live in Northeast CT, you aren’t far from some incredible haunted houses in Rhode Island and Boston.
Find other fall fun things to do in Connecticut in October:
Oktoberfest in Connecticut
Connecticut Festivals
Connecticut Corn Mazes
Connecticut Ghost Tours
Pumpkin Patches in Connecticut  

You may also be interested in our article on Haunted Houses and Horror Movies | History of Fear.

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