Funtober has the best information list of Halloween haunted houses in Kentucky. We list the top haunted attractions including haunted houses, haunted trails, scream parks, and haunted corn mazes. Plan an evening out with your friends around Halloween 2017 at one of these scary venues.
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Haunted Attractions in Kentucky
Asylum 99 Haunted Hospital - Scottsville, KY
All new for 2016 the Haunted Hospital attraction opens Friday, September 23rd. Gates are open from 7 pm until midnight. Tickets available and your bed is waiting. GPS location at 99 Hillview Drive, Scottsville, KY.
Asylum Haunted Scream Park - Louisville, KY
I love full entertainment parks and Asylum Haunted Scream Park fits right in as a 40 acre haunt with 4 attractions and great entertainment. The Carnival of Lost Souls midway has a fire eater, fortune teller, games, food, and live entertainment. The other haunt attractions are Darkness Falls on Asylum, Zombie City Doomsday, and Xterminite Zombie Attack. Darkness Falls features a tunnel and slide ride. Zombie City has what else but zombies. Xterminite is a 9000 square foot doom for hunting zombies. Tickets are $28 for an all access pass. All tickets get you into the Carnivale of Lost Souls for games, and sideshow performances. Asylum is open every Friday and Saturday. The times are 8 pm to 2 am.
Danger Run - Louisville, KY
This is an unusual haunt adventure. It is similar to a road rally as you search in your car for clues to the answer. You start at three points and even go through two haunted houses as you look for clues. Adventure begins Friday and Saturday nights starting September 16th. Tickets are $25 online which gets you free food, free gas, vampire fangs, and the two attraction tickets. Starting points are Lowe’s at 501 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy, Louisville, KY; Lowe’s at 6651 Dixie Hwy, Louisville, KY; and Lowe’s at 1350 Veterans Pkwy, Clarksville, IN.
Dead End Hotel - Shepherdsville, KY
Fallsburg Haunted House - Louisa, KY
Tickets are just $22. Season schedule starts on September 23rd. Check their webpage for more details.
Fight Nights at The Farm - Lexington, KY
The Farm has 2 terrifying hayrides. A combo ticket is $29.75. The attraction is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights beginning in October. Doors open at 7:30 pm.
Fright Nights at Jacobson Park - Lexington, KY
Fright Nights has 3 haunted attractions named Dark Forest, Zombie Mayhem, and 13 Doors. Zombie Mayhem is 15 minutes of hell in the forest. Dark Forest has scenes at Butchers Oven, The Morgue, Torture Chamber, and many sadistic freaks. Doors open at 8 pm. Fright Nights runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights from September 23rd – October 31st. Doors close at 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights.
Hetzer Haunted House - Louisville, KY
Hill of Terror - Bonnieville, KY
There is no mercy at the Hill of Terror haunted attraction. It is open Friday and Saturday nights from mid-September. They start at dark and run until midnight. Tickets are $20. Now in the 6th year they have added food concessions. They are approximately 70 miles south of Louisville. Turn Right on N Dixie Highway (US 31W) then Left on Priceville Rd (KY 728).
Hollow of Unrest - Bonnieville, KY
Attraction usually runs from late September through October on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. Doors are open from 8 pm until 12:30 am. All new attractions. New scares, new scenes, and new frights as you do the self guided tour of a 100 year old barn, woods, and fields.
Hustonville Haunted Castle - Hustonville, KY
Open every night in October except Sunday. Opens at 7 PM. Check out their evil clown. Tickets are $10. Attraction has been open for over 23 years.
Misery Manor - Lawrenceburg, KY
Misery Manor will not open in 2016.
Nightmare Forest - Louisville, KY
Nightmare Forest has been terrifying folks around Louisville for 18 years. Both Nightmare Forest and Dead End Hotel are run by the same people. They feature four attractions for one low price at Nightmare. They have a separate attraction in Shepherdsville. Here you will find Freddy Kruger, Jason Vorhees, Leatherface, Evil Dead, and Dead Silence characters. Nightmare Forest is open every Friday and Saturday. Doors open at dusk and stay open until 2:00 am. The haunt attractions are Nightmare Forest, Nightmare Harvest, Trail of Terror, and Drive-In. Tickets are $20 for Nightmare or $20.
Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride - Petersburg, KY
Shandyland Acres has two haunt attractions plus Spooky’s Gift Shop, and Auntie Susie’s concession stand. Tickets are $12 for the Haunted Hayride and $10 for Farmers Revenge. A combo ticket for both is $20. Doors open at 8 pm and close at midnight. Parking is free. Doors open at 8:00 pm until 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday. Open Friday and Saturday
Scream Acres CT - Covington, KY
Sinister Tombs - Eastview, KY
Attraction opens September 16th for 2016 season. Doors are open 7:30 pm until midnight. Is there a werewolf or big foot in the area? The town was founded in 1870 and strange deaths have been happening for over 100 years. Once the town hunted all the wolves. Afterwards the evil or wolf hunted the town. Get the story and search for your own evil. Tickets for adults are $15.
Skeleton’s Lair - Settle, KY
Ravencraft Haunted Sawmill hosts Skeleton’s Lair. Gates open at dark and close at midnight. Skeleton’s Lair features a Haunted Hayride, Haunted Woods, and 3D Zone for the ticket price of $22. Doors open at dark. A combo ticket includes above plus the all new Doomsday Doll Factory for $30.
Talon Falls Screampark - Melber, KY
Talon Falls Screampark can be described as a carnival freakshow. The park opens at 6:30 pm. Tickets are $18 for Talon Falls, $12 for Dead End Haunted House, $12 for Blood Creek Haunted Hayride, and $12 for the Sinister Circus 3D. Get all 4 for the price of a $50 combo pass. Talon Falls Screampark opens September 23rd. Doors open at 6:30 and close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturdays or 9 pm other nights. During daylight hours this 50 acre farm turns into Adventure Park with a corn maze, hayride, jumping pillow, pedal carts, lots of pumpkins and so much more.
Terror on Timberlake - Erlanger, KY
The Baxter Avenue Morgue - Louisville, KY
The Devils Attic - Louisville, KY
Devils Attic tickets are $20. Gates open at 8 pm. Hell is open starting in September 16th. On Friday and Saturday Devils Attic is open from 8 pm to 12:30 am. All other nights they close at 11:00 pm. Meet classic monsters of pure evil as your childhood fears come to life.
The Field of Screams - Brandenburg, KY
Visit Field of Screams any Friday and Saturday night starting in early on September 9th. Tickets are $20 to go through the Haunted Barn and Haunted Forest from 7 pm to 1 am. There are lots of freaks and ghouls in this 6 acre haunted cornfield. Separately you can take the Hayride to Hell for another $15 or buy he combo ticket to all the attractions for $35. It takes about 1 hour to complete.
The Haunted Back 9 Hay Ride - Flatwoods, KY
Open every Friday and Saturday starting October 1st.
The Mayhem Mansion - Morning View, KY
Mayhem Mansion opens at 8 pm each Friday and at 7pm each Saturday night from mid-Sept. You will find lots of zombies but we suggest you do not drink the Bootleggers special brew. The two haunts are Hayride with a ticket price of $15. It takes about 30 minutes to go through each attraction.
Trail of Whispering Woods - Georgetown, KY
First hayride goes out at dusk around 8 pm. Tickets are $10. Attraction closes at 10:30 pm. Do not be left behind, ever.
USS Nightmare - Newport, KY
Board a real 288 foot long ship, the William S Mitchell, often known as the Death Dredge. This steamboat was built in 1933 Is it haunted? During its long history 112 crewmembers died aboard the ship. Now the USS Nightmare serves as a haunted house each fall. The 30 minute haunt tour takes about 30 minutes to traverse. Tickets cost $17 on Wednesday or $20 on Thursday through Sunday. You will witness lots of chainsaws, evil illusions, and dozens of scary actors who may or may not ever let you leave the ship alive. Enjoy your visit aboard the Death Dredge. It is open from 7 pm to 1 am every Friday and Saturday night from mid-Sept.. It is open 7 pm until 11 pm every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.
Waverly Hills Sanitarium - Louisville, KY
More a real haunted house guided tour and paranormal investigation with a wonderful commercial type haunted house. The haunt attraction is open every Friday and Saturday night Doors open at 7:30 pm and close at 11 am. Check out their website for complete details. Parking is $5 per car good towards souvenir purchase. If you are an amateur ghost hunter then this place is for you.
Wicked World Scaregrounds - Lexington, KY
The two haunted attractions are Nightmare Haunted House, Quarantine and Terror on Tates Creek. Tickets are $12 for each attraction on a combo ticket for $20-25. Doors open at 7:30 pm and stay open until 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday or 10:00 pm other nights.
Wingfield Haunted House - Bowling Green, KY
This is the biggest fundraiser of the year for the Wingfield Volunteer Fire Department. Started back in 2005 it has been getting stronger every year. Featured attraction is their two mile ride then the tour of the haunted house and then back to the community center. Open every Friday and Saturday nights in October. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Be scared if you dare.
If you live in Northern Kentucky, you will also want to visit the Cincinnati haunted houses. Or, if you find yourself close to another state, you should give them a quick perusal to make sure you aren’t missing an awesome haunted attraction.
Also consider attending one of the many Halloween conventions such as the National Haunters Convention held in May.
Also you may find interesting the connection between the growth in Haunted Houses and the history of the horror movies made by Hollywood.
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