Haunted Houses in Kentucky for Halloween 2020

Funtober has the best 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 at one of these scary venues. Check out our TOP 100 HAUNTED HOUSES FOR HALLOWEEN 2019 in America.  Is your favorite haunted attraction on the top 10 and top 100 state list?   Last Major Update:

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Anderson Hotel Haunted House - Lawrenceburg, KY
Did you know Lawrenceburg is home to one of the most haunted buildings in the entire state? The Anderson Hotel, which has been featured on Destination America and countless other TV shows, has been dubbed so frightening, it has been sealed up from ghost hunters and curious guests…UNTIL NOW.  Opens in late September and every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.

Asylum Haunted Scream Park - Louisville, KY
Sorry folks but Asylum Haunted Scream Park has closed for good.  They will never return and they will be missed. We love full entertainment parks and Asylum Haunted Scream Park did fit right in as a 40 acre haunt with 5 attractions and great entertainment. The Carnival of Lost Souls midway has a fire eater, fortune teller, games, food, and live entertainment.

Blood Hollow - White Plains, KY
All new attraction in White Plains opens up in early October.  Now located at 1345 Claude Young Road, White Plains, KY 42464.

Danger Run - Louisville, KY
Opening adventure begins in early October and every weekend through Halloween.  This is an unusual haunt adventure. Danger Run® is the most unique Halloween attraction in the world, found only in Louisville, Kentucky. Locally owned and operated for over 20 years, the Danger Run® is an exhilarating scavenger-hunt-style game played in the car. You and your friends will solve rhyming clues to reveal the directions to TWO of Louisville’s BEST haunted houses. Admission to both is included with Danger Run®. Those that solve the clues most accurately will make it to the Danger Run® Finals and compete for HUGE PRIZES! Danger Run Tickets are $15 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.

Fallsburg Haunted House - Louisa, KY
Fallsburg Fearplex opens their haunted house around the middle of September.  Carnivals, killings, and clowns are all on the menu.  Tickets are just $22.  They run every Friday and Saturday night.  Check their web page for more details.  Lots of updates and improvements made to attraction.  With 63,000 Facebook likes this is a very popular attraction.

Fright Nights at Jacobson Park - Lexington, KY
Fright Nights has 3 haunted attractions named Dark Forest, Candyland, and 13 Doors.  Dark Forest has scenes at Butchers Oven, The Morgue, Torture Chamber, and many sadistic freaks. Doors open at 8 pm. Fright Nights runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights beginning in late September. Doors close at 11:30 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights.

Hauntophobia At Blackberry Creek - Ransom, KY
Hauntophobia is open every Friday and Saturday nights beginning in late September.  In an abandoned elementary school in the heart of Hatfield/McCoy country, Hauntophobia on Blackberry Creek will fuel your fears and immerse you in your nightmares.  As you walk through the school, you will be taken through dark passageways, mind-bending hallways, and a multitude of horrifying scenes and scenarios.  As your odyssey progresses, your courage will be challenged and your resolve will be tested.

Hetzer Haunted House - Louisville, KY
An annual haunted house for charity and to support the local food bank.  This popular haunted attraction is open on Halloween night only.  They do a great job and partner well with the local schools and community.  Enjoy!

Hill of Terror - Bonnieville, KY
Hill of Terror opens around the middle of September.  There is no mercy at this haunted attraction. It is open Friday and Saturday nights through Halloween. Tickets are $25.  They start at dark and run until midnight. Now in the 10th 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
Returning in October.  Attraction usually runs on Friday and Saturday nights. Doors are open from 8 pm until 12:30 am. All new attractions with complete rebuild each year.  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 - Danville, KY
An extreme haunted attraction so expect them to put their hands on you.  Expect full contact on Saturdays. Opening night is in late September.  Open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.  Opens at 7:30 PM. Award winning 20,000 square foot corn maze and 8,000 glow area with frights.  Check out their evil clown. Tickets are $15-20. Attraction has been open for over 26 years. This is near Junction City.  Expect to be afraid and uncomfortable.

Nightmare Forest - Louisville, KY
Nightmare Forest has been terrifying folks around Louisville for over 20 years. Both Nightmare Forest and Dead End Hotel are run by the same people. They feature five 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 nights starting the middle of September. 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.

Raven’s Cross - Cave City, KY
Raven’s Cross opens the last weekend in September plus every Friday and Saturday nights in October.  They run both an Escape Room and Haunted House. The story:  The year is 1349, at the height of the Black Death.  The pestilence has consumed over half of the world’s population and thousands more are succumbing each day.  The ravages of the plague are unstoppable.  Scientists, clergy and healers, once bastions of hope, are now indistinguishable from torturers and murderers, as they perform unspeakably grotesque acts in an attempt to slow Death’s advance. Fate has not been kind to the village of Raven’s Cross.  The plague here has become more virulent, more devastating than ever before, mutating its victims, turning them into unrecognizable abominations.  The remaining townsfolk have turned on one another, compassion has disappeared.  Now, everyone is a threat.  No one is safe.  Fear has turned to paranoia.  Paranoia to Sadism.

Sandyland Acres Haunted Hayride - Petersburg, KY
Season opens in the middle of September.  Note they are still waiting on confirmation from local authorities.  Shandyland Acres has two haunt attractions plus Spooky’s Gift Shop, and Auntie Susie’s concession stand. Tickets are $14 for the Haunted Hayride and $10 for Farmers Revenge. A combo ticket for both is $23. Doors open at 8 pm and close at midnight. Parking is free. Open Friday and Saturday nights until Halloween.

Sinister Tombs - Eastview, KY
Attraction opens the middle of September. Doors are open 7:30 pm until midnight. Is there a werewolf or big foot in the area? Open every Friday and Saturday night through Halloween.  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. Believe what you will or don’t believe at all.  I don’t ask you to but if by chance you find yourself in the woods around Eastview, Kentucky and you begin to hear leaves rustling, footsteps or the sound of growling beasts remember that there are no such things as werewolves, no such things as vampire, no such things as zombies and no such things as witches.  They are just as imaginary as Big Foot and Aliens aren’t they; it’s just your imagination playing tricks on you right?  None of the above named creatures exist, but just for safety our security guards are armed with silver bullets, holy water, crucifix’s, white candles, salt and a needle and thread.  Enjoy your tour and we will pray for your survival at Sinister Tombs Haunted House. 

Skeleton’s Lair - Settle, KY
Opens for season in late September and runs every Friday and Saturday nights in October..  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 around $25. Doors open at dark. A combo ticket includes above plus the all new Doomsday Doll Factory for around $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 individual for Talon Falls, Dead End Haunted House, Blood Creek Haunted Hayride, Laser Tag and Sinister Circus 3D. Get all 4 for the low price of a combo pass. Talon Falls Screampark opens in early October. 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.  The Screampark is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.

The Baxter Avenue Morgue - Louisville, KY
The Baxter Avenue Morgue is starting in early October.  It runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.  Tickets are $20.  Be ready for scenes of death and dead bodies.

The Devils Attic - Louisville, KY
The haunt season starts around the middle of September.  Devils Attic tickets are $20. On Friday and Saturday Devils Attic is open from 8 pm to 12:30 am. All other nights they close at 11:00 pm. They are open every Friday and Saturday plus some Sundays until Halloween.  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 from middle of September. 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 the combo ticket to all the attractions for $35. It takes about 1 hour to complete. Field of Screams is the most horrendous haunted house event in Kentuckiana.  This Halloween adventure is open from September through the end of October and includes 5 hair-raising haunted houses along with live music entertainment.  The Field of Screams, offers a creepy walk through a six-acre haunted cornfield maze, a horrendous two-story barn, the always absurd forest, the Hayride to Hell, and the newly added Scream Tag.  On this challenging journey, you will encounter numerous creeps, freaks and ghouls.  It generally takes our victims a little over an hour to complete their tour…that is, if they make it out alive!  We start selling tickets at 7:00 pm and stop at 1:00 am.  Customers are permitted to enter the Corn Field and Hayride to Hell at dark (approximately 9:00 pm).

The Mayhem Mansion - Morning View, KY
Mayhem Mansion opens at 8 pm each Friday and at 7pm each Saturday night from late September. You will find lots of zombies but we suggest you do not drink the Bootleggers special brew. The two haunts are Hayrides. It takes about 30 minutes to go through each attraction.  Also choose their new Terror in the Woods paintball attraction.

Trail of Whispering Woods - Georgetown, KY
Opens up around the middle of October for two Friday and Saturday weekends.  First hayride goes out at dusk around 8 pm. Tickets are $10. Attraction closes at 10:30 pm. Do not be left behind, ever.  Take a wagon deep into the Kentucky back woods.  Located at Whispering Woods Riding Stables.

USS Nightmare - Newport, KY
Halloween season starts around the middle of September and runs through early November.  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 crew members 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 $30 on Wednesday 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. They start with the Haunted House Boos Cruise.  During October they have a separate extreme rated experience.  Also Halloween weekend they feature a Halloween event.  It is open from 7 pm to 1 am every Friday and Saturday night. It is open 7 pm until 11 pm every Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday.

Waverly Hills Sanitarium - Louisville, KY
Please note they are changing the haunts to make this fall a safe environment during the current virus situation.  Please check their web page closer to your attendance date to be sure they are running.  Halloween haunt starts in late September.  More a real haunted house guided tour and paranormal investigation with a wonderful commercial type haunted house during Halloween season. 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.  This is one of the largest and most popular haunted attractions in the United States.  It has over 221,000 Facebook likes.

Wicked World Scaregrounds - Lexington, KY
Opens for season in late September.  The haunted attractions are Nightmare Haunted House, Quarantine and Terror on Tates Creek. Tickets available for each attraction or a combo ticket for all. Doors open at 7:30 pm and stay open until 12:00 am on Friday and Saturday or 10:00 pm other nights.  Located at Whitaker Bank Ballpark.  They are open Friday through Sunday in September and Thursday through Sunday in October.

Winders Farm Haunted Manor & Hayride - Mortons Gap, KY
Haunted house and hayrides in Western Kentucky. Opens in late September and runs Friday & Saturday through Halloween.

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.

Thomas Dairy Farm and Market – Cecilia, KY
Opens for their fall season around the middle of September. Thomas Dairy Farm and Market is family owned. They have a zombie paintball hayride, pick your own pumpkin patch and already picked, corn maze, mega slide, kid’s fun zone, petting zoo, hayride, and much much more. They also offer farm tours in the spring and summer. They open the 3rd Friday in September and close 1st Sunday in November. The hours are Monday-Friday group reservations only. Friday 6-midnight, Saturday 11:00 AM – Midnight, Sunday noon – 6:00 PM.

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. Check out our listings for: Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia Also you may find interesting the connection between the growth in Haunted Houses and the history of the horror movies made by Hollywood.

Check out the TOP 100 HAUNTED HOUSES FOR HALLOWEEN 2018 and our list of the Top 100 Haunted Houses 2017 in America.  Is your favorite haunted attraction on the top 10 and top 100 state list?

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

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2 thoughts on “Haunted Houses in Kentucky for Halloween 2020

  1. Bob says:

    I believe this is a running haunted house in Greensburg, KY. The site says open starting October 1st, but does not indicate if it is a current(2014) listing. Price $10.00.

  2. Shane says:

    USS Nightmare is a really good haunt that I love to go to. What is more realistic than a real steam boat. This steam boat isn’t you’re average steam boat eather, this than is huge. Just getting a look from the outside of this boat is freaky enough to give you the willy’s as you walk on to the old deck. This is a must see if you haven’t been there yet.

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