Funtober lists the best Halloween haunted houses in Maine for 2017. Find below the most complete list of haunted attractions featuring trails, corn mazes, forests, cemeteries and more. Expect to be terrified by animatronics, live actors, air blasters, scent dispensers and Hollywood set designs. Plan a night out with your friends visiting with vampires, zombies, witches, ghosts, and creatures of the darkness.
Also check out 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?
Destination Haunt - Lebanon, ME
Voted scariest in Maine, Destination Haunt is a combined 4 haunt attraction in Lebanon near Kennebunk, Maine. Open weekends in October from 6:30 pm. Theme is based on the 1966 Black Wire military secret project that built a time portal to the underworld. Now the area is plagued with horrific beings and the supernatural. The 4 haunt places are Twilight Trail, Buried Alive Cemetery, Execution Center, and Lebanon Laboratory. Yes these are very scary. Newest attraction is The Outlaws.
Field of Screams Haunted Hayride - Old Orchard Beach, ME
We are not sure this is still operating.
Fright At the Fort - Prospect, ME
Opens October 14th this fall. One of the best Halloween experiences in Maine, Fright at the Fort is open 5 nights in October 2017. It is open from 5:30 pm to 9 pm. Expect zombies, blood, violence, strobe lights, darkness, and gunfire. Ticket are just $10 for adults and children are $5.
Haunted Grandview Manor - Sanford, ME
This haunt has closed but is expected to open in 2018 at their new location.
Haunting at Parsonsfield Seminary - North Parsonsfield, ME
Parsonsfield established this educational facility in 1832. The Haunting seems to find all the corpses and freaks in the 42 room building. This is their 11th annual haunted event.
Junkins Haunted Estate - Kittery, ME
Junkins is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights the last two weekends in October. Doors open at 6:30 pm. This may be the largest non commercial (free) haunt on the east coast. The owners really go all out to provide lots of scary entertainment fun. It features over two acres of Halloween decorations. Don’t let the warm fuzzy decorations from the safety of your car fool you, if you want the candy, it’s a quarter mile through the haunted swamp! As you follow the luminaries towards the woods and cross the bridge into the swamp. Darkness will surround you and the cold swamp air will chill you to your bones, oh by the way, they will be waiting for you!
Nearby Haunted Attractions
If you live in Southern Maine near Boston, there’s good reason to take a look across the border for more haunted houses.
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