Indianapolis haunted houses are some of the largest and best in the United States including at least one of the popular haunts in the Funtober 100 favorites. Plan a great scary night out with your spouse, date, or friends. Expect to be terrified at these haunted attractions. For the price of a restaurant meal you can be part of the action as you come face to face with terror. Most use animatronics, sound FX, 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 Indianapolis area including the cities of Anderson, Kokomo, Seymour, and Bloomington. Last Major Update: The ghosts of Indianapolis, Indiana are an especially vicious bunch. They’ve suffered for years as larger, Eastern United States cities failed to give them the recognition worthy of the most populous state capital east of the Mississippi. And now they are taking their revenge out on you.
“Haunted Houses Near Me”
Dark Armies Necropolis - Indianapolis, IN
Dark Armies starts their Halloween season in early October. There are two separate haunted attractions at Dark Armies with separate entrances and ticket prices. Necropolis is the City of Perpetual Darkness. It is a 30,000 square feet haunt featuring Necropolis Haunted House, Zombie Inn Hotel, and Dark Terrors about power draining accidents. This haunt has been open for 20 years. Dark Armies is an entertainment facility built around paintball and laser tag. Hunt the zombies for an hour. Facility is open every day and night 24 hours in October. It is not effected by Necropolis. This attraction is for the both the experienced paintball player and for those who want to try it out. It is lots of fun. Price include the use of all the equipment you will need to play. Suggested you call in advance so they can give you a best time to play with other players. The Necropolis Haunted house is open every Friday and Saturday night in October plus another 6 nights during the month.
Edge of Insanity - Kokomo, IN
Edge of Insanity at Weitle’s Asylum is open Saturday and Sunday. Weitle’s Asylum haunted house is about tortured souls of the deranged doctor. What horrors were committed in the name of science? Tickets are $12. Edge of Insanity runs from 8 pm to 11 pm. Open every Saturday and Sunday nights in October. Come celebrate their 12th year of fright.
Evil on Erie - Lafayette, IN
Evil on Erie has over 15,000 square feet of terror located in Lafayette. One giant haunted house with nightly frights for your fun. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October.
Fear Factory - Batesville, IN
The fear begins in early October and runs every Friday and Saturday plus some added dates. Check web page for details. They run a lights out tour but also have a one day lights on event and of course an escape room. Tickets for the Haunted Tour are $10 and Escape Room is $5. Psychologist say that one of the most effective ways to banish your fear is to repeatedly force yourself to face what you’re afraid of. Every Friday and Saturday in October, lifeless corpses will seep through the bowels of over 30,000 square feet of neglected factory space to manufacture fears that will cause you to sink to your lowest depth of desperation. The factory is brimming with unearthly exhibits depicting decrepit scenes that will make your worst nightmare pale in comparison. All proceeds go to support a worthwhile charity. We have not seen updated 2020 information but they are still listed on the RomWeber Marketplace listing of businesses.
Fright Manor - Indianapolis, IN
Fright Manor opens for the season in late September. A ticket to the Fright Manor Haunted House is around $20. This allows you to enter Camp Deadwood, Psychomanthium, and 7 Deadly Sins. Don’t forget your electronic shotgun so you can zombie hunt. The attraction is open Friday and Saturday nights plus lots of other October dates.. Open 7:30 PM each night. Proceeds go to support the Southport Little League.
Hall’s Haunted House - Hall, IN
A haunted school put on by the Hall Civic Association. Open every Friday and Saturday nights in October. Season starts in early October. Tickets are $15. Are you looking for a Scary Good Time? If so, you and your friends are cordially invited to the Historic Hall School House for the Haunted Time Of Your Life! The Evil that’s Lurking within this Spooky Old School House, will have your Heart Pounding and your eyes Frantically searching for a way out!!!
Halloween Haunt At Kings Island - Mason, OH
Halloween season begins in late September. A special Tricks and Treat Fall Fest will take place this year given the virus concerns. Their regular haunt will return next year. Kings Island Haunt takes over the theme park on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights through early November. The Friday times are 7 pm to 1 am. Most Saturday times are 11 am to 1 am. Caution since zombies, psychotic clowns, and twisted souls take over the park it is too intense for children under the age of 13 at night. Enjoy the park rides, featured haunts, mazes, and shocks. If you have a Gold Pass season ticket you get in for free. Students can get a discount on Friday nights with Student ID. Check web page for full list of prices.
Hanna Haunted Acres - Indianapolis, IN
The combo pass is a one time entry into all five attractions. The hayride, maze, and 4 haunted houses at Hanna’s Haunted Acres. Attraction is open starting in late September on every Friday and Saturday night plus almost every date in October. Save money and buy it for less online. Opens for ticket sales 30-60 minutes before dark. New this year is the renovated Hanna Haunted Hayride. Also an upgrade to the classic saw. They have added two new attractions called Carn Evil and Outbreak. Expect to find creatures, Dracula, zombies, snakes, chainsaws, a scary maze, clowns, and demented dentists and doctors. There are a number of ticket options for one or two attractions or other combinations. Prices are low for Scarecrow’s Revenge but check their website for dates and prices.
Haunted Angelus House - Indianapolis, IN
A charity haunt that raises funds for Cerebral Palsy Group. Started in 2012 this is now an annual event that runs rain or shine. They are open weekends beginning in late September through October plus some other dates. Check their web page for their full schedule. Tickets are $22.
Headless Horseman Hay Ride - Fishers, IN
Headless Horseman Hay Ride is part of the Conner Prairie history park. The haunted attraction runs Thursday through Sunday nights in October. Lots of fun loving ghouls on this ride. Save some money and order tickets online for less. Guests are invited to wear their costumes this year. Their daytime hay ride is for the entire family and runs from 10 am to 5 pm. The Headless Horseman leaves Sleepy Hallow behind to turn Conner Prairie into “Conner Scairie.” Families can brave a haunted hayride and the eerie soothsaying in the mystic tent. With food that is so delicious, even Ichabod Crane would stop for a gooey caramel apple, this annual event is a great family tradition in central Indiana. Guests will enjoy nightly thrills that include a haunted hayride, pumpkin bowling, a Legend of Sleepy Hollow marionette show, catapulting pumpkins and scary-o-ke singing. Several new events will be offered this year, including visits from Sammy Terry, an enthralling magician, nightly showings of Disney’s “Legend of Sleepy Hollow” film and a carnival games midway. S’mores can be made over a fire (additional cost) and there will even be the opportunity to taste sautéed insects!
House of Trepidation - Indianapolis, IN
House of Trepidation attraction opens in late September. Kind of an overlooked haunt with lots of evil energy. A full 20,000 square foot professional commercial haunt with all the actors, animatronics, etc. They are open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October. The scare begins at 6:45 PM. Three attractions priced have a combo price. See web page for details.
Indiana Fear Farm - Jamestown, IN
Sorry folks but Indiana Fear Farm will not open this fall given virus concerns. They hope to see everyone next fall. Fear Farm is a great haunted attraction. Tickets start for the Haunted Hayride featuring 50 actors and a mysterious scary headless horseman. Tickets for the Slaughter Barn feature 40 actors as you crawl and climb to escape with your life. Wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty. You can get a combo ticket for both haunts.
Indy Horror Story - Indianapolis, IN
Sorry folks but this attraction will not open in 2020 due to virus concerns. They hope everyone will stay safe and visit next fall. The Hell House on Prospect Street is the theme. Indy Horror Story uses elements of live theatre, escape rooms and haunted houses to create physically, emotionally and psychologically challenging experiences. This interactive show incorporates the audience into the story as characters. There is nothing quite like Indy Horror Story in the area. Using a blend of terrifying storytelling, a musical score, detailed scenes, scents, Hollywood style makeup FX, climate control, special FX and professional actors, Indy Horror Story creates a truly immersive and interactive experience. You will converse with actors, perform tasks, look for objects and solve mysteries as you crawl, climb and claw your way through the story. Come take the plunge into terror in our 109 year old home.
Indy Scream Park - Anderson, IN
The screams begin the middle of September. There are six haunted houses at the Indy Scream Park. It has a great monster midway with food, games, live entertainment, beer, drinks, and a fire pit. Returning this year is the attraction Kilgores Circus. It is open weekends in late September and every night in October plus a few November dates. Backwoods is a half mile wooded horror trail. Bedlam 3D has 3D crazed clowns. Infected is an infected corn maze. Kuraymi is about demons in the dark. Nachtmahr has 6000 square feet of animatronics and 30 actors. Indy Scream Park is a lot of fun starting at $19.95 depending on the night you attend. Doors open at 7 pm. Indy Scream Park has over 68000 Facebook likes. Note you can choose their extreme haunted attraction by choosing to experience a full contact option where you can be grabbed, touch, and hooded as you wander through the park. New this fall is zombie paintball.
Nightmare on Edgewood - Indianapolis, IN
Back again, this 42nd annual event returns for Halloween fun, now at a new permanent location. It’s on the same block as House of Trepidation, its a totally separate attraction, so you now have a one-stop shop for Halloween fun and can spend an evening of thrills at both events, without moving your car! Enjoy the only haunt in Indy, where guests can face their own mortality in four features spanning nearly 30,000 square feet, including a few with outdoor scenes, and your ticket gets you into all of them! $25/Fast Pass is $35 (guarantees half the wait at the head of the line) – and this year, covered, indoor waiting lines! The newest attraction, a 3D audio experience called Shadows Escape, is $5 per person. Nightmare on Edgewood supports local community organizations including Haunters Against Hate. Opens starting in late September.
Piney Acres Screamfarm - Fortville, IN
Open weekends beginning in late September. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October. They have tickets as single , double or combo packages. Indiana’s premier haunted attractions destination! Featuring 3 horrifying attractions, and up to 72 acres of terror! Experience Dr. Rex E. Zenors latest experiment in the infamous haunted loft! Get lost with us in the 6 acre haunted trail complete with hillbilly horror hysteria! Or strap yourself in, and experience the end of the world in a real live zombie apocalypse on the haunted hayride! You will like the corn maze, hayride and zombie apocalypse.
Scarevania - Muncie, IN
Scarevania will not open in 2020 due to the current virus issue. They hope to see everyone next fall. An intense scare awaits adults who enter. Scarevania has been running for over 14 years. Besides an evil haunted house. The blood will fly as live acts perform and entertain on their Carnivale cabaret stage.
Terror Mansion - Brazil, IN
Terror Mansion opens in early October and runs every Friday and Saturday nights in October. Terror Mansion is Clay County`s ONLY 2 story haunted attraction. The Mansion has many twists & turns, spirits and ghouls, and you never know where they will lead you next! Try to keep from being locked into the mansion, because you just may become a permanent resident. Be on the lookout for Mary, and trust no one! Terror Mansion is a volunteer ran fundraiser that benefits Christmas in the Park. All tickets sales are used to fund the annual Christmas Light Parade, and the lighting of Forest Park in Brazil, Indiana. By purchasing tickets to this event, you are aiding in keeping a Christmas tradition alive every year.
The Asylum House - Indianapolis, IN
Asylum House has a full evening of scary entertainment for you. Opens for the season in early October. Open every Friday and Saturday nights plus lots of Thursdays and Sunday nights. Check web page for details. The times are Friday and Saturday from 7 pm to midnight. During the week it is open 7 pm to 10 pm. Asylum House has lots of entertainment haunts named Morningwood Cemetery, Crypt of Elysium, The Shadow Realm, ScreamNhaller, AliveNpsycholand, Alien Mansion, and Lost Highway. Tour the cages and caverns with monsters, death, despair and creatures galore.
The Barn of Terror - Bloomington, IN
This popular charity haunt return this fall in early October. Barn of Terror is open every Friday and Saturday nights in October. The attraction is open from 8 pm to 12 am. They feature a haunted barn and zombie paintball.
The Children’s Museum Guild’s Haunted House - Indianapolis, IN
Children’s Museum has been putting on an annual haunted house since the early 60’s. Now celebrating over 56 years of haunting. Lace up your sneakers for a visit to a truly terrifying gymnasium. The Children’s Museum Guild’s 56th Annual Haunted House will give you a courtside seat to witness all the action in this monster-filled gym. Cheer on your favorite phantom, but keep your eyes open—scary surprises lurk in the bleachers! The Haunted House offers IPL’s Lights-On Hours (for children who scare easily) and AAA’s Frightening Hours (with the lights off, for children who dare to be scared). Because of the virus please check their web page for restrictions and tickets.
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