Boston haunted houses are some of the best in the northeast including one fantastic haunt listed as one of the popular Funtober 100 favorites. Plan a great scary night out with your spouse, date, or friends. Enjoy being terrified at these haunted attractions. For the price of a fast food meal you can be part of the action as you come face to face with terror. Most use animatronics, 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 Boston area including the cities of Abington, Salem, and Quincy.Last Major Update:
Barrett’s Haunted Mansion - Abington, MA
The scare season begins September 21st. Barrett’s Haunted Mansion has added a second attraction, A new evil has taken over in 2018. Always built new every year the Haunted Mansion is all about scary clowns and lots of blood. Every night they change the adventure through the attraction so no two nights are the same. It takes about 20 minutes to go through this attraction. Gates are open from 7 pm to 11 pm most nights. Visit starting in September and Thursday through Sunday in October. Tickets are $30 each and cover all attractions. There are military discounts, VIP (RIP) options, a Lights-On Tour, and 3 nights of Darkness Unleashed plus a Bite & Fright dining event on Sunday and Thursday. See their web page for full pricing and date details.
Factory of Terror Falls River - Falls River, MA
Rumors are that 13 people were murdered many years ago in this factory. Now there are three haunted attractions named Bloodworth Dungeon, 4D Blackout, and Phobia Mayhem. Tickets prices vary nightly. Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October.
Ghost Ship - Quincy, MA
The creatures arrived on board so the ship scare season opens September 28th. In October the USS Salem becomes the Haunted Ship also know as Ghost Ship. Doors open at 7 pm. The dates are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October starting plus some additional dates. Four new attractions themed Fear No Evil, Contagion, Paranormal, and The Plague. Check their web page for details. GHOST SHIP HARBOR is the only Haunted House Attraction on the East Coast the takes place on a Navy Ship! It has 4 attractions that you can enjoy while here. A General admission and Fast pass ticket will get you in to the 3 haunted houses while a Paranormal VIP experience pass will give you access to all 3 attractions plus the paranormal experience. In 2009 the popular show Ghost Hunters did an episode on the USS Salem which has lead paranormal investigators from all over wanting to do their own investigations.
Hysteria at Connors Farm - Danvers, MA
Spend the evening going through the Haunted Farm and their 7 Acre Flashlight Maze. Attractions run from 6:30 pm until 11 pm. It operates on Friday and Saturday nights beginning October 5th plus a couple Sunday and Wednesday nights. Tickets vary greatly depending on single and multiple haunt combinations. They are located at Connors Farm which has a number of daytime activities, family fun, and festival events in the summer and fall.
Lakeville Haunted House - Lakeville, MA
For more than 25 years the Lakeville Haunted House has scared locals and tourists around Halloween. Enjoy any Friday or Saturday night starting October 12th. Doors open at 6:30 pm until 10 pm. Travel through the maze of horror where evil spirits roam in the darkness.
Salem’s 13 Ghost Haunted Adventure - Salem, MA
Open nightly in October. Salem’s 4-D attractions has returned for 2018. The witches trials took place in Salem. Ghosts still haunt the area. There are 2 attractions here at Salem’s 13 Ghosts now themed Salem’s Time Machine. The haunt is open every night in October. Tickets are $10 for the 3D Haunted House. The 2 attractions are the a 4D non-scary Halloween attraction and of course Ghost Tours. There are several discount combo ticket options available. Call 978-741-1170 for information on tickets. Enjoy this narrated time traveling experience through Olde Salem dressed for Halloween, but, there are no actors to scare you. Walk through ten rooms with eye popping special effects in 4-D under black lights as the audio tells the story of Salem. This attraction is perfect for those who want the Halloween experience, but not the scare.
Witch’s Woods - Westford, MA
Open Thursday through Sunday nights beginning September 28th and newly themed as “Haunted Hayride and Halloween Screampark”. Witch’s Woods is only minutes from Boston. It features three haunted houses. Nightmare Mansion, Castle Morbid, and 3D Keeper’s Crypt will provide all the screams you desire. Don’t miss the Witch’s Woods Haunted Hayride. For more fun they have a Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree with professionally carved pumpkins, special lighting, and a close up look at classic horror movie characters. Get close and follow the screams. Also they have 2 haunted trails into the dark woods. Ticket prices vary greatly depending on haunt and day of the week but basically are $38. They have a number of specials days and discounts. Check their web page for online pricing or call 978-692-3033 for ticket and date information.
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