Funtober was shocked to find that Halloween “haunted houses near me” in Missouri are some of the best in the country for 2020. Always fan favorites, these scary Halloween attractions feature frightening haunted houses, haunted hayrides, haunted trails, scream parks, and more with lots of zombies, creatures, monsters, clowns, and witches running about. 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: You will not be disappointed with the Halloween fun in St. Louis or Kansas City. The haunted houses in Missouri are worth the drive with plenty of animatronics, air blasters, live actors, scary makeup, and thrills and chills. We have separate attraction links and listings for haunted houses USA, haunted corn mazes, haunted trails, haunted zombie paintball, haunted forests, haunted hayrides, and ghost tours.
Branson’s Haunted Screampark - Reeds Spring, MO
Branson’s Haunted Screampark has nine haunted attractions at one location. It opens and runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights beginning late September 2019. Also some additional nights Halloween week. Combo ticket available for all haunts. The haunts are Branson’s Haunted Adventure, The Terror Tales, Slashers, Insanitarium and more.
CreepyWorld - Fenton, MO
Scarefest attraction opens this year in early October 2019. Open nearly every night through Halloween. It is advertised as the World’s Biggest Screampark. This year it has added two completely new attractions called Saint Lucifer’s Hospital, Supermax Riot at Rikers. In total there are 13 attractions at this huge screampark including zombie paintball. It opens every night at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $25.00 or check out the Scarefest combo.
Exeter Corn Maze - Exeter, MO
Amazing attraction opens September 13th, 2019. Features both a Haunted Barn and Harvest of Terror attraction. Enjoy 7 acres of twist and turns at one of the area best corn mazes with much more fun. Exeter Corn Maze has a huge pumpkin patch, a giant orange pillow for their pumpkin jump, a zip line, pumpkin cannon, hayride, cow train, campfires, Zombie Paintball, Haunted Barn, concessions and more. Located less than 30 minutes from NW Arkansas. New this year is Combat Archery. Check web page for calendar of dates. Haunted combo ticket is just $20. Haunted attractions run every Friday and Saturday in September and October plus most Wednesday and Sunday specials in October. Exeter is a very popular daytime farm entertainment complex which has added one of the best nighttime haunted attractions in the country.
Fear Factory Haunt - Webb City, MO
Fear Factory open on October 4th and runs every Friday and Saturday nights in October 2019 plus Halloween night. Haunt offers a scary fun time for a wide range of ages, has indoor waiting complete with an awesome selfie photo booth, concessions and great outdoor lighting for customer parking and areas to visit. Here at the Fear Factory Haunt we manufacture fear!!
Fearfest Haunted House - Columbia, MO
Back again this October 2019. FearFest has three haunt attractions named Forbidden, Zombie Safari, and Terror in the Woods. Built on a 46 acre farm, FearFest is open Friday and Saturday in October. Attraction is open from 8 pm until 12 am on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights. Under new management with zombie paintball featured also.
Fright Fest at Six Flags St. Louis - Eureka, MO
Fright Fest returns September 27th for 15 terrifying nights through October 2019. Buy your tickets online to save money. As with all Six Flags this is their Halloween haunt and entertainment event for October. While a little on the expensive side with multiple haunted houses and exciting thrill rides it will be something you will remember the rest of your life. Lots of entertainment value and fun at Fright Fest. The entertainment includes Deadman’s Party, Love at Frist Fright, Final Freakout, VooDoo Comedy Hypnosis Show, and Freak Out Circus. Their frights include Insanity Alley, Zombieville, Zombie Paintball Apocalypse, The Slaughter House, Sinister Clowns, and Blind Fury. Many of their rides have been re-themed for Halloween. They are open Friday, Saturday nights until midnight and Sunday until 9:00 PM.
Hannibal Jaycees Haunted House - Hannibal, MO
Warehouse of Nightmares returns on October 4th, 2019. Attraction is open every Friday and Saturday night in October from 7:00 PM to Midnight. Lots of new scares and attractions including a new fast pass ticket, The Last Ride, and Zombie Apocolypse. The Jaycees have hosted this wonderful attraction for many years. Well worth a visit.
Hotel of Terror - Springfield, MO
Opens this year on September 13th, 2019 and runs Friday and Saturday nights in September. Runs all but 6 nights in October. Check web page for details. Hotel of Terror has been scary for over 30 years. Tickets are $15. A scary and exciting place to visit. Don’t fear they still have you escape down the 96 foot slide.
Labyrinth of Fear - Nevada, MO
With the souls that never came to peace from the Blue and Gray Battles, to the hangings on the Courthouse lawn, to the death of Madame Blitz at Cottey College. The potential for spirit unrest is great. During the construction at Champion Diamonds, it was not uncommon to experience unusual, unexplained events. Years later, a medium was brought from New York to research for any paranormal activity. What she encountered was a soul with such a disturbed background, the grotesqueness of her actions can only be grappled in the labyrinth of your mind, challenging your senses of FEAR!
Macabre Cinema - Kansas City, MO
The fun begins in early September. Imagine exploring a 1930’s haunted movie theater playing haunt movies and terrifying guests and you have Macabre Cinema. Tickets options available starting at $27. Most nights the attraction runs from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am. Combo tickets and passes are available with The Beast, and Edge of Hell. Haunt runs most Friday and Saturday nights in October.
Necro Planet Necropolis Haunted House - Columbia, MO
FearFest has three haunt attractions named Forbidden, Zombie Safari, and Terror in the Woods. Built on a 46 acre farm, FearFest is open Friday and Saturday in October. Attraction is open from 8 pm until 12 am on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on other nights. Under new management with zombie paintball featured also.
Ozark Nightmares Haunted House - Lebanon, MO
Carnival of Fear features a scary corn maze plus lots of carnival fun and live entertainment. It starts late September 2019 and runs Friday and Saturday nights in October.
Red’s Corn Maze Massacre - Eureka, MO
Red’s returns this fall in late September 2019. Red Slaughter inherited this property. A prosperous farm until a nearby chemical factory spill ruined the countryside. Red is still out there. Visit Red’s Corn Maze and Farmer Rob’s Haunted Hayride and zombie paintball. Over 22 acres of terror in the fields. The theme is Fear the Farm. Red’s Corn Maze Massacre runs every Friday and Saturday nights in October. Attraction is open from 7 pm to midnight. Also this nighttime haunt is known as Eureka Fear Farm. They also have daytime activities at Brookdale Farm including a corn maze, pumpkin patch, pony rides, zip line, hayrides, campfires, and pumpkin slingshot.
The Beast - Kansas City, MO
Opens Friday and Saturday nights this season starting in early September. Also open most nights in October. The Beast is one of America’s largest haunted houses. Founded in 1991 it takes approximately 40 minutes to go through the various haunted attractions at The Beast. The scares are Werewolf Forest, Storm Scene, Jack The Ripper, and the Swamp (featuring blood thirsty alligators and man-hungry lions). Doors open at 7:30 pm. Closing times are 1:30 am. Check their web page for schedule information. There are a number of combo ticket options. The Beast or Edge of Hell ticket is $27 on weekends. Choose the any night combo ticket for $45. Lots of free live entertainment and a free hayride.
The Darkness - St Louis, MO
The Darkness opens on September 13th, 2019. One of the Scarefest trilogy of haunted houses in Missouri. More intense than ever the attraction has lots of new rooms, scares, and updates to its zombie theme. The Darkness has 3 attractions named Darkness Haunted House (zombie attack), TerrorVisions 3D Haunted House (3D Clowns), and Monster Museum (wolfman, Frankenstein).The Darkness begins in September on Friday and Saturday nights at 7 pm. In October it runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sundays plus every night the week before Halloween. Tickets start at $20. You can purchase a combo to the other Scarefest locations for $40-60 total. Oh did I mention there are live reptiles, snakes, scorpions, spiders and animatronic 20 foot snakes, tarantula’s and gators that try to attack you?
The Edge of Hell - Kansas City, MO
Opens this year in early September. The Edge of Hell is located near The Beast attraction. There is a combo ticket option with the Beast available online. It originally opened in 1975 and has actively been scaring folks in the area with an emphasis on phobias. For example a centerpiece attraction is their reticulated python. Basic ticket price is $27. Check their web page for schedule information.
The Haunts of Lemp Brewery - St Louis, MO
The Abyss at Lemp Brewery opens September 27th, 2019. Another fun Scarefest attraction. A five story attraction all underground deep into a limestone cave. What drove William Lemp mad? Tickets are individual priced for entry into their 5 attractions or get the Scarefest combo. Lemp Brewery is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights around 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Check their website for special days and hours. Note this is the scariest of the Scarefest attractions in St. Louis.
The Manor of Joplin Haunted Attraction - Joplin, MO
The Manor was open the weekend’s of October 25th & 26th and November 1st & 2nd of 2019.
The Pit Haunted House - Chillicothe, MO
Tickets to The Pit are $10. It opens October 4th, 2019 and runs every Friday and Saturday nights in October plus Halloween night. Experience live actors, fog, light show and fright in an old Chillicothe warehouse.
The Twisted Forest - Joplin, MO
Attraction opens September 27th, 2019. It runs Friday and Saturday nights through Halloween. It is open from 7:30 pm until midnight. Expect a harrowing walk through trail 6/10 of a mile long. Featured along the way is a 3,000 square foot maze and live actors at every twist and turn. Beware of the people of the forest.
Waco Schoolhouse Haunt - Waco, MO
Waco Schoolhouse has been closed for 30 year but reopened in 2013 as a scary haunted house. Built in 1934 the schoolhouse doors were pried open only to unveil what time and the locals didn’t want anyone to see. On Friday and Saturday nights in October you are invited to explore the gruesome history inside the school. The fun begins October 5th, 2019.
Wolfmans House of Screams - Carl Junction, MO
House of Screams has been open for about 17 years. They open this fall in late September 2019 and runs every Friday and Saturday plus lots of Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday nights in October.
Worlds of Fun Halloween Haunt - Kansas City, MO
Sorry folks the Halloween Haunt at Worlds of Fun will not be open this fall. Given the virus issues in the local community Worlds of Fun will close after Labor Day for the balance of the year. Normally they are open every Friday and Saturday night. Tickets options include the full park. Check their website for advance purchase discounts. World of Fun Haunt transforms into a horror filled nightmare on weekends. It features terrifying creatures and spooky thrill rides that will haunt your dreams. This is a Cedar Fair park so you know it must be good. Save money, online ticket price is as low as $37 in September or more in October. Look online for discount options.
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