Find the best Halloween haunted houses in Florida for 2019 at Funtober’s directory of haunted houses including haunted houses, haunted hayrides, haunted trails, and scream parks with dates, ticket prices, and locations. Do you want zombies, clowns, murderers, devils, or vampires who roam both commercial and charity haunts in Florida? Check the list, get your friends together and plan a night out of thrilling scare entertainment.
The people of Florida have been dodging alligators and panthers since the time of its exploration by Ponce de Leon. They have been kept young by their discovery of the fountain of youth, the yellow polka dot bikini. So these Florida haunted houses are not a place for the old and weary. Women and children may want to avoid them as well. Only the smartest and strongest Floridians will survive the encounter.
A Petrified Forest - Altamonte Springs, FL
The season opens October 2019. A Petrified Forest is a giant 85,000 square foot haunt attraction. There are four attractions named The Path (two trails), Backstage Tour, and Laser Tag. It features live bands, food and games. The fun runs from 7:30 pm to 11 pm. Tickets are $15 for either haunted trail or $25 for both. The Backstage Tour is $10. There are combo packages available. They are open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.
Enigma Haunt - Boca Raton, FL
Enigma returns September 27th, 2019. Open every Friday and Saturday nights plus some Sunday and additional dates. Check web page for added details. Explore the Florida legends of fog and hidden monsters at Enigma. The theme is “death is always an option”. Tickets start at $25 online with a portion going to support the Wounded Warrior Project for our armed forces. Single attraction tickets and combo tickets available. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Haunt has 19000 square feet plus two floors of terror.
Face the Fear House - Longwood, FL
Back again at the Longwood Village Inn. Admission tickets are available. Open October 2019 weekends near Halloween. Be aware of dangerous alien sightings. They are all around us.
Fright Nights - West Palm Beach, FL
The fun returns October 2019 with a full scare beginning around October 10th. Open weekends in October. Now open for over 18 years they are located at the South Florida Fairgrounds. 4 Haunted Houses feature terrifying live actors, cool special effects, and scary monsters! Fright Nights is the premier haunted house attraction in South Florida and 2019 is going to be chock full of scares! With 4 full haunts, carnival rides, live music, food, and entertainment, Fright Nights is the place to go on a Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night in October.
Halloween Horror Nights - Orlando, FL
HHN starts their season on September 6th, 2019. This is Universal Orlando and their big Halloween event. This is one of the best and biggest haunt events in the country. Ticket prices are around $62.99 with a day time ticket purchase or around $114.99 for a single night purchase. We recommend you explore and buy your tickets online. Many types of park discounts are available in the area. Don’t miss any of the 9 haunted houses including The Cabin in the Woods, Evil Dead, or Resident Evil. Halloween Horror Nights has over 646000 Face book likes.
Haunt Nights - Jacksonville Beach, FL
Their 2019 haunt season begins the first weekend in October 2019. Haunt Nights at Adventure Landing features four attractions. Payn Manor, Pinehurst Asylum, Dark Fables, and Descent all will terrorize you. Tickets available for the combo pass. Enjoy on Friday and Saturday until 11:30 pm with some Thursday, Sunday and other nights until 10:00 pm. The haunt opens at dusk. They also have mini golf and go-kart rides.
Haunting on the Harbor - Punta Gorda, FL
Event opens for 4 nights near Halloween in October 2019. Punta Gorda hosts a downtown haunted festival and haunted house. Admission to festival is $3. Hours on Friday are 6 pm to 11 pm. Hours on Saturday and Sunday are noon until 11 pm.
House of Horror - Doral, FL
Open nightly starting late September 2019. House of Horror Haunted Carnival is an amusement park featuring a haunted carnival on 2 acres of attractions with 30 bone chilling scenes and 30 scary characters including 10 new demons. It has live music, carnival rides, and carnival acts. You can wear your costume with mask at House of Horror. Check out their two new haunted houses: Blossom Ln and Area 13. Tickets for the complete park available with discount coupons online available. The times are 5 pm to 12 am on Friday and Saturday and 6 pm to 11 pm on all other nights. Free parking is available at Miami International Mall. Attraction is open every night of the month. House of Horror has over 28000 Facebook likes.
Howl-O-Scream - Tampa, FL
Night fun returns late September 2019 and runs through October. Another Florida theme park favorite is Busch Gardens Tampa. They have run this Halloween event for over 16 years. HowlOScream runs the last two Friday and Saturday nights in September and every Thursday through Sunday nights in October. The times are 7:30 pm until 1 am. Event is always a fan favorite for both locals and tourists. Check their website for the full range of prices, discounts, and online options – this is a separately ticketed event. Busch Gardens has a full range of scream attractions including The Basement, Death Water Bayou, Circus of Superstition, Blood Asylum, Dead Fall, Zombie Mortuary, The Experiment, and Ultimate Gamble. Howl-O-Scream has over 127,000 Facebook likes.
Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party - Orlando, FL
The party returns starting on August 16th, 2019. Disney World operates a night time special event Halloween experience called Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. It is a separate hard ticket priced starting at $79-89 dollars. It features the Happy HallowWishes Firesworks and two Mickey’s Boo-to-You Halloween Parades each night. This is one of the best non-scary events in the world. You can find all the popular Disney characters in the park on these nights. Trick or Treat your way around the park. Lots of rides, fun, entertainment, and of course the Haunted Mansion. The entire park is decorated for Halloween.
Terror of Tallahassee - Tallahassee, FL
Attraction for 2019 is usually open every Friday and Saturday nights beginning October 4th. Check their website below for further information. Adult tickets are sold at the door or discounted tickets sold online. Considered to be a very scary haunted house. Children can attended with an adult but it is not necessarily recommended. Males can be touched so I would considered this to be an extreme haunted house.
Terror on 20th - Cape Coral, FL
Terror on 20th is a local attraction supporting a number of charities. Stop by from dusk until 10 pm with some canned goods for a great Halloween fun time. Entry is free with a food donation. A home haunt…complete with pneumatic props, actors, monsters, chainsaws, smoke machines, music……….scares around every corner! Open Halloween night from dusk until 10pm! Camera’s welcome. The tour is free however they do ask for a canned food donation for local charities.
Terror on the Lake - Clermont, FL
Sadly, Terror on the Lake is now permanently closed.
The Neverending Nightmare Haunted House - Ocoee, FL
Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday two weeks before Halloween in October 2019. Enter the time when your nightmares now have control. An old asylum, an industrial disaster, a backwoods swamp and many more scenes of terror await as you travel from one to the next. The waking realm seems so far away, will you be able to make it back?
X Scream Halloween - Palm Springs, FL
X Scream returns October 11th, 2019 and every Friday and Saturday through Halloween. All new attractions for 2019 include X-scream Crash Landing and The Island. Find out if undead Aliens and zombies can really share this planet. Open Friday and Saturday nights. Tickets are $13.
If you live in Northern Florida, there’s a chance that you should actually run across the border rather than visit the closest Florida haunted house – check out our listings in Alabama, Georgia, Michigan
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