Haunted Houses in Minnesota for Halloween 2024

Find local 2024 Halloween haunted houses in Minnesota.  Find lots of fun at haunted houses this Halloween. It is the Gopher state, after all, but these Minnesota haunted houses are all above ground, to the best of our knowledge. They have live actors, animatronics, costumes and makeup, air blasters, scent dispensers, and more scary type fun. This October, take your friends to one of the many Halloween attractions in the land of 10,000 lakes. Funtober lists all the current haunted houses near me, haunted trails, haunted hayrides, scream parks, and more.  Get more than a little scared by zombies, devils, demons, witches, and vampires.

Minneapolis Haunted Houses

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Dead End Haunted Hayride - Wyoming, MN
Advertised as Minnesota’s Ultimate Horror Experience. They return for Friday and Saturday nights beginning in late September.  They are open most Wednesday through Sunday nights during October.  There are three haunted attractions at Dead End Haunted Hayride. The haunt is open 7 pm – 11 pm on Friday and Saturday nights. The attractions are open from 7 pm – 9 pm on other nights. The haunt attractions are Sunnyvale Asylum which used to house the freaks and outcasts. Dead End Hayride, Departed Oaks Haunted Trail, and Site 66 Haunted Cornfield has lots of chainsaws and mazes.  Please know you are part of the show and they can and will touch you.  This is one of the most popular haunt attractions in the country.  Dead End has over 75000 Facebook likes.

Fright Farm Haunted House - Maplewood, MN
Sorry folks but sadly the owner have decided to permanently close this popular haunt.  They will be missed.  This location was the former poor farm for indigent and elderly people. Lots of ghosts roam the area. Fright Farm Haunted House operates a Halloween Horror Show in October. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October. Fright Farm has been running for over 24 years.

Fright Nights - Glenwood, MN
The haunted house is open every Friday and Saturday nights beginning in early October.  They also run a separate Halloween themed escape room event on Thursday nights in September and October.  Tickets for the haunted house are available online and in person.

Hamel Lions Haunted Acres - Corcoran, MN
Open the 3 weekends plus Halloween in October.  A fund raising attraction for the Lions and Jaycees their permanent home is now Corcoran Lions Park.

Haunted Shack - Duluth, MN
The Haunted Shack returns for 10 nights this October.  It has been open for more than 20 years. It features a haunted hayride, corn maze, and a haunted house. Tickets are $15. Doors open at 7 pm for the hayride and 7:30 for the shack. Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights starting the middle of October. Check website for other Thursday and Sunday dates they are open.

Haunted Ship - Duluth, MN
Sorry folks but the ship is closed for this year.  They expect to reopen in 2021.

Hell Woods - Hugo, MN
Sorry folks but Hell Woods just announced they are permanently closing.

House on Haunted Hill - Brook Park, MN
Now known as Ringler’s House on Haunted Hill after the classic movie.  A mile long haunted trail walk.  Haunted attraction located between Mora and Hinckley. Many new attractions each season. Offering two haunted trails. Our full scare trail, is packed with scares and takes around 40 minutes to walk through. Including 2 mazes, and many scary tunnels. It’s a must see. Starting in 2020, Children of Haunted Hill will open. A completely new attraction for keeping D’s and families, and for those who like a little more tamed down trail.

Molitor’s Haunted Acres - Sauk Rapids, MN
Join this fun haunted hayride in October.  Molitor’s has been operating for 20 years. After going through the attractions spend some time at the bonfire pit and concession stands or hunting zombies. Open Friday and Saturday nights starting in early October plus a few other dates.

Monster Bash - Harmony, MN
Sorry folks but given the current virus situation Monster Bash will not open this fall.  They hope to see everyone next year.  Welcome to the 9th edition of the Monster Bash Haunted House: Night Terrors! Imagine your worst nightmares come to life as you enter our scare floor!  Each year, we create a new theme and an entirely new layout for the haunted house. The haunt is built and manned entirely by local volunteer students, families and community members.  Our haunts are handicap accessible; this year there is a single vignette which will not be wheelchair accessible, but we have planned an alternate route which eliminates this single scare.  Tickets are $10.

Nightmare Hallow Scream Park - Chisago City, MN
Nightmare Hallow has 3 haunt attractions. It has operated for 25 years of fear. Check with their Facebook page before attending as we have not seen any updated information in more than a year.

Nightscreams - Bena, MN
Nightscreams is open every Friday and Saturday nights starting in early October plus Halloween night.  Last season we doubled the size.  Now we have doubled the scares. Our larger attractions that will surely delight scream goers. Enter our haunted cabins, graveyards and dare to enter the haunted forest. There are a lot of haunted attractions that are themed base, or tell a story… NightScreams takes into consideration that people are scared by a variety of different things. Every year we make sure we take that into account, whether you’re afraid of clowns, zombies, ghostly spirits or your own shadow, we have it all covered!

Northern Frights - Garden City, MN
Get 6 attractions for the low price of just $22.  Zombie paintball available but extra.  They are open Friday and Saturday nights in October beginning in early October.  With six terrifying attractions, Southern Minnesota has haunts that’ll unlock your nightmares.  Each ticket grants fright-seekers access to all six haunts.  Tall tales of terror have emerged, including Big Foot and ghosts rising from a sunken ship. What would happen if they were all in one place?  Along side the Wataonwan River under the old growth oaks, iconic legends of horror lurk.  Can you survive the gauntlet?  Run from Killer Clowns 3D.  Strap on your 3D glasses for this assault of the senses. Bright colors, neon lights, and killer clowns coming from all sides await you in this attraction.

Olson Haunted House - Chanhassen, MN
Sorry folks but Olson Haunted House has not opened since 2018.

Rochester Fright At The Farm - Rochester, MN
Opens this season around the middle of October.  Tickets available at the door or online in advance to Fright Farm, southern Minnesota’s most horrifying haunted attraction. Doors open at 7 pm. Enjoy all Friday and Saturday nights.  The scary entertainment includes riding the hearse, the Haunted Bus, the all new Guillotine Room, the maze of terror, the Underground Clown Town, the Butcher Shop, and the Spiders Den. Enter if you dare at your own risk.  They operate both a haunted corn maze and a haunted house attraction.

Scream Town - Chaska, MN
The screams begin this season in late September.  Scream Town is an amazing haunted attraction. Tickets are $30-36. Gates open at 6:30 pm. Parking is free. The attraction is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.  Check their website for discounts on some nights. The attractions are Terror in the Corn, Redneck Resort, Circus Asylum, Oak Blood Forest, Funeral Home Visitation, Rabid Alley, and Sasquatch Investigation. Take your time and enjoy each of these attractions. There are some new attractions every year. Scream Town is a bit unusual in that guests may re-enter any of the attractions multiple times on the same ticket. Also most haunted houses allow visitors in line to go through the haunts even after the normal closing time. Not at Scream Town. They close each night at 11 pm sharp.

The Abandoned Hayride - Chaska, MN
Given the current virus situation the creative minds at The Abandoned Hayride have design a drive thru attraction for this year.  Minnesota’s newest and most unique Haunted Hayride and Haunted House returns for another unique year. Like nothing you have ever seen before in MN or the entire country. You will be dropped off in the woods, and Abandoned. One of the best Minneapolis, St. Paul, Twin Cities Halloween adventures. Four attractions, one low price. Opens in late September with hours every Friday and Saturday night (plus one Thursday and two Sundays). Ticket office closes an hour before the attractions, but it’s $5 more at the office and they’re cash only, so order online and save yourself some time!

The Haunted Farm - Moorhead, MN

The show runs Friday and Saturday nights starting in early October. The Haunted Farm is a genuine farm of terror with thirty years experience in the haunting industry. The farm features various shocking creatures that lurk in woods, 15 energetic and spine-tingling haunted attractions, and a most hair-raising walk through the dark and dangerous woods.  Tickets are $22.

The Haunting Experience - Cottage Grove, MN
The season kicks off in late September.  Another full entertainment with movies, bonfires, live entertainment, a Ghoul Grill restaurant, beer tent, and Club Scream dancing. The Haunting Experience on Highway 61 has two haunted attractions. Schummo’s Clown House and The Hayride. Doors open at dark and close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or at 10 pm on all other nights. Ticket prices vary depending on attraction. Save money and buy online. This area was first settled nearly two hundred years ago by people who ran into a very rough winter and resorted to cannibalism. Open every Friday and Saturday in October plus lots of Wednesday and Thursday nights.  See web site for details. There are lots of scary tales about that winter. This is their 32nd year of terror. As an attraction, the working farm hosts a daily separate corn maze which runs from 11 am to 6 pm.

The Haunting Experience on Highway 61 - Cottage Grove, MN
Buy tickets online and save.  Tickets are $17-25 per person.  Haunting Experience runs from late September through early November.  Generally on Friday and Saturday nights but they have discount nights available on added dates in October.  The Zywiec Family established the Haunting Experience as a Halloween attraction in Minnesota back in 1986. Since then, our complex features the perfect team of scare-actors, artists, builders, and human oddities. Together, we bring you an intensely scary haunted house experience, a humorously eerie haunted hayride, a twisted carnival, and mouthwatering concessions. Visit the Haunting Experience on Highway 61 this Halloween season, and enjoy the scare of your life!

Trail of Terror - Shakopee, MN
The season opens in early October.  Trail of Terror is a full night entertainment experience. Basic tickets are $18-24 which covers basic haunted houses plus the midway which has food, beverages, and souvenirs. You can join the Zombie Pub Crawl for an additional price. Carnival Rides are $2. The Trail of Terror includes Howling Pines Woods Walk which covers a one mile walk through terror. Hotel 66 is a haunted corn maze. Grubbs Pest Control has all the spiders, snakes, flies, and roaches you ever want to see. Also lots of fun with zombie paintball.  Finally roam through Crystal Caverns, Chuckles Pizzeria, and Harmony’s Department of Corrections. The attractions are open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday

ValleyScare at Valleyfair - Shakopee, MN
Sorry folks but given the current virus scare Valleyfiar is closed until 2021.  Next year the fun takes a terrifying turn as the park transforms into ValleySCARE, the upper Midwest’s largest Halloween event. With more than 75 rides, haunted mazes, scare zones and monsters prowling the park, there is something to satisfy everyone’s devilish desire.  Tickets as low as $36.

Don’t drive hours to a haunted house when there’s one right across the Minnesota border in another state. After you have considered the Minnesota haunted houses, consider whether one of these might be close to you as well:  Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota,  or Wisconsin.

Find other fun things to do in Minnesota in October: Oktoberfest in Minnesota Minnesota Festivals Minnesota Corn Mazes Minnesota Ghost Tours Minnesota Pumpkin Patches

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