New York Haunted Houses for Halloween 2020

Locate all the best 2020 Halloween haunted houses in New York at Funtober.  If you are looking for scary fun then we have the dates, hours, and locations for all the haunted houses, haunted trails, scream parks, haunted corn mazes and more fun to terrify you.  Get your friends together for a night out at a local New York haunted house. Expect to be frightened with great animatronics, Hollywood set designs, live actors, air blasters and scary costumes.  Whether you are in New York City or Buffalo we can get you to a haunt your family will love. Check out our  TOP 100 HAUNTED HOUSES FOR HALLOWEEN 2018 and the Top 100 Haunted Houses 2017 in America.  Is your favorite haunted attraction on the top 10 and top 100 state list? NYC Haunted HousesBuffalo Haunted HousesSyracuse Haunted Houses Last Major Update: [DISPLAY_ULTIMATE_SOCIAL_ICONS]

Andover Haunted House - Andover, NY
This old mansion has four floors of absolute terror.  They start in late September and run every Friday and Saturday nights in October 2019.  This is a charity haunt benefiting the local community.

Bane Haunted House - New York, NY
Opens this year on late September 2019.  Bane advertises “Bringing Nightmares to Life”. It is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in September and most Wednesday through Sunday nights in October.  Doors open at 7 pm. There is free parking. They play on every one of your fears; claustrophobic, separation anxiety, clowns, and more. This year Bane is even more interactive than ever with a brand new entrance and a terrifying exit! Get ready for the scare of your life!  Bane has over 28000 Facebook likes.

Barton Orchards Rotten Core Manor - Poughquag, NY
Barton Orchards has a haunted house that is open from September through October. The haunted house is nicknamed the “Rotten Core Manor.” If you dare to wander through the Rotten Core Manor, then you are sure to have a good scream! The Rotten Core Manor haunted house is a walking activity. Throughout the walk, you will encounter darkness, animation effects, and much more!  This is a 175 acre working family farm, Tree Top Adventures course and offsite bakery. Hudson Valley’s Premier dog friendly PYO with Food, Tap Room, Dog Park, Live Music, Fun Park, Petting Zoo, Corn Maze, Haunted House and much more!

Bayville Scream Park - Bayville, NY
Their thrilling adventure begins late September 2019.  The Bayville Scream Park delivers with 6 haunted attractions and numerous midway type activities. It sponsors both daytime activities for kids and the scream park at night. The midway has fast food, pizza, and burger vendors. It serves beer and wine. It has an arcade full of carnival games. Having a birthday then Bayville is the place to have a party. The times on Friday and Saturday are from 6 pm until 1 am. All other nights are from 6 pm to 10 pm or 11 pm.. Bayville also has kids not so scary times on the weekends from 11 am to 6 pm. Bayville Scream Park features run Friday and Saturday nights in September and nearly every night in October.  Ticket prices vary greatly by number of attractions and combination packages. Please check their web page for full details on prices and schedule.  This is one of the most popular haunt attractions in the country.  Bayville has over 28,000 Facebook likes.

Blood Manor - New York, NY
Opening night is early October 2019.  Blood Manor is a 5000 square foot haunted house consisting of themed room, dark corridors, and a 3D labyrinth all in famed New York City.  All new entrance and scenes for shorter lines.  It takes about 25 minutes and $35 plus service charge to go through Blood Manor. When done why not dine at Hannibal’s Kitchen. Open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights plus some other dates. It is open 7:30 pm until 2:00 am or 1:00 am on Friday and Saturday nights. Check their webpage for other opening and closing dates. Some new attractions include The Crypt, Thunderdome, The Wake, Mayhem, Maggot Invasion, and Hannibal’s Hell. Blood Manor has over 24000 Facebook likes.

Cayo Industrial Horror Attraction - Utica, NY
Attraction theme is based on their Warehouse of Horror Realm attractions.  All new location and theme for 2019.  They are not at the Broad Street location for 2019.

Chamber of Horrors NY - Hauppauge, NY
Horrors begin with opening night on September 28th, 2019.  Chamber of Horrors is located inside Matt Guillano’s Play Like A Pro. This is where fear lives. Lots of mayhem roaming the parking lot. Join Miss Fortune and her cast of crazies.  Doors open for all nights at 7 pm. Open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October plus more nights near Halloween. Check their web page for details.

CMC Haunted House - Cicero, NY
You will have a hair-raising experience with the 2019 production. Tour through the two barns of terrifying tunnels and turns. This year’s house has been amp’d up with all new audio and visual features. All of your favorite fears and phobias crawling in every corner….Clowns Spiders, Rats, Snakes, Michael Myers, Freddie Krueger, Nuns, Psych Ward Inmates, Witches … and Much More! While you are at the Haunted House, be sure to enjoy some of the other features we offer for your entertainment pleasure such as food/snacks, Photo Opportunities, Tarot Card reader, get in the hearse, and enjoy an outdoor movie by the bonfire. $17 ea or $22 for VIP tickets. October 11,12,18,19,25,26 7-10pm. No scares available 6092 Rt 31, Cicero, NY. Check them out at

Darkness Rising - Copiague, NY
Darkness Rising tickets are $25.  They run every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October 2019.  Your group will journey through a cursed Village.  People are either dead or missing.  As you search for survivors something seems disturbingly clear.  There is evil in the darkness.  Get read for new scares, special effects and more at their new Copiague location.

Demon Acres - Hannibal, NY
Demon Acres starts their season the first Friday night in October 2019.  Individual tickets are $8-12 per person.  Both the haunted house and hayride are really good. They run from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Open every Friday and Saturday nights in October.

Double M Haunted Hayrides - Ballston Spa, NY
Their haunted hayrides begin opening night on September 28th, 2019.  Now operating for over 25 years the Double M has terrified thousands. This years attractions are Haunted Hayrides, The Stockyard, Darkwoods Academy, Last Inn, Clown Carnevil, and Schadenfreude Circus. More than enough zombies, demented souls, clowns, and creatures to keep you awake at nights.  Attraction is open most Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October plus a couple added dates.  See their web page for details.  There are online discounts available. You must reserve a time for this attraction online or call 518-884-9122. Parking is free.  Note they also have a one night event labeled as an extreme haunt.  You can in this event be touched and grabbed.

Forest O’Fears - Ossining, NY
The Haunting At Cedar Lane is held annually in Ossining, New York.  They are open October 18-19 and 25-26, 2019.  The Forest O’Fears was created in 2014 by a stay-at-home Mom looking to create something fun and unique within the community that everyone could enjoy. Halloween is one of her favorite holidays so she came up with the idea of a haunted attraction. Cedar Lane Park became the ideal setting for the event. It is set back in the woods and its many parts provide a great setting for a haunting!

Frankenstein’s Fortress - Stanfordville, NY
Frankenstein’s Fortress is an annual local haunted attraction.  An outdoor event with lots of actors.  Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October 2019.

Fright Village - Avon, NY
The story is about the 200 year history of the Phryte family and their Dead and Breakfast manor.  Also their town also hosts a Doll Company and Sunnydale Hospital with a Phryte Wing.  They open late September and run in October on Thursday through Sunday nights in 2019.  Tickets are $25.

Frightfest at Six Flags Great Escape - Queensbury, NY
Six Flags is always fun and during Halloween season their Fright Fest special event is one of the best around.  It is open on Saturday and Sunday nights from September 28th, 2019 through October 27th.  The park is decked out for night time Halloween fun with various rides, scare zones, haunted attractions and live entertainment.

Frightmare Farms Haunted Scream Park - Palermo, NY
Frightmare Farms has a single attraction ticket for $17 or all 3 attractions for $30.  They run every weekend on Friday and Saturday nights in October 2019.  Frightmare Farms Haunted Scream Park is the product of a passionate group of Halloween enthusiasts with a desire to build an experience in Central New York like no other! The Scream Park comes alive every October with a bigger and better show each year!

Frightworld, America’s Scream Park - Amherst, NY
What once started as a joke on Facebook, “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop Us All” now has attracted more than 2 million people who have signed on to raid Area 51 on September 20, 2019. Although visiting Nevada would be a great trip, visiting Frightworld, America’s Screampark in Buffalo, NY may give you more entertainment.   Buffalo’s #1 Haunted Attraction is back for the 2019 Season with its all NEW attraction: “STORM, AREA 51”: In a concealed area deep in the deserts of Nevada, sits a conspiracy ridden government base, “Area 51”. The infinite secrecy surrounding this base has made it a frequent subject in conspiracy theories. Rumors of harbored aliens and horrific experiments are common talk of Area 51. After the sighting of an unidentified flying object that landed at Area 51, the government had no choice but to provide an explanation. Despite what was told to the public, you know there is more to the story.     As you travel along “Extraterrestrial Highway” and make your way up to the borders surrounding this base, you come upon an unsecured entrance. Now’s your chance to Storm Area 51. Sneaking your way through the base, you discover unexplainable sounds, smells, and alien type beings. Suddenly, the sirens begin to blare. Did the government find out you have entered this restricted base, or are the aliens taking over? Your mission is to find the truth; they can’t stop us all.    Frightworld doesn’t just stop at that. The creative minds behind the event have designed 4 other uniquely themed haunted attractions with Hollywood style sets and actors; Grindhouse, Eerie State Asylum, Nightstalkers Reloaded and Eeriepalooza.     Frightworld has been voted #3 Haunted Attraction in the nation by Buzzfeed, #1 in Buffalo NY and the North East for 4 consecutive years by, one of the best haunted houses in the country by AOL and featured on the Travel Channel. This nationally acclaimed event is celebrating its 18th year anniversary with its largest expansion yet. Located in a former Walmart, 2055 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Amherst, NY 14228, Frightworld amps up its event to prepare for the attendance and publicity from local and national coverage.    Frightworld, each year, changes and expands its event to give the patrons something new and exciting. “Focusing on quality, we are committed to giving our fans the ultimate Halloween experience at an affordable price.” Says Stephen Szortyka, General Manager, Director of Operations.  With National recognition from such big namesFrightworld is consistently pushing its limits to hold its reputation as one of the Top Haunted Attractions in America. Not an easy task, but the event coordinators hold themselves to a high standard, “We are always pushing ourselves to be better than before, and this year, we are really excited to provide the #1 requested attraction by our fans” – Says Szortyka.  Frightworlds newest location, in the former Walmart in Amherst, is an ideal spot to support this enormous expansion planned for this year, “We have some amazing new ideas, events, and concepts that we are incorporating this year. 2019 is a year that everyone will not want to miss. We are always the “buzz” of WNY coming into the fall season, so we have to make sure we keep up with our fan’s expectations. And I’m happy to say, we have some great things coming. More information will be announced in the coming days.” – Szortyka Says.  With the huge success of Friday, the 13th back in 2017, Frightworld is opening its doors earlier than usual. Opening night for this year is set for Friday, September 13th. Frightworld is excited to announce new and upcoming events and fans from around the globe have already set in place their travel plans to visit this Premier Haunted Attraction.   Check us out by liking us on:   Additional details on Frightworld, America’s Screampark, visit

Grims Mortuary - Red Hook, NY
Grims Mortuary is open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October 2019.  Tickets are $15.  A seasonal Haunted House located on Pitcher Lane in Red Hook, NY. We are open weekends in October. Grims offers a custom scare.  e only admit groups of 6 or less through at a time so you can control your level of scare.

Headless Horseman Hayrides & Haunted House - Ulster Park, NY
The hayride attractions start running on September 21st, 2019.  Headless Horseman has been creating nightmares for over 24 years. This is a popular attraction having been featured on the weather channel and the Today Show. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Get your timed tickets online to save money and time. Attraction has a one mile long haunted hayride, a labyrinth style corn maze, a side show, line actors, 4 food venues, 4 gift shops, and 6 amazing haunted houses. It takes between 2 to 3 hours to see all the attractions. Admission into the midway is free. The Ride and 8 Attraction Tickets are a total of around $41.95 online. Save money and buy your tickets online.  This attraction runs every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.  See web page for additional dates.   Headless Horseman has over 67000 Facebook likes.

Kevin McCurdy’s Haunted Mansion - Poughkeepsie, NY
Opening night is September 28th, 2019.  Attraction is open from 7 pm to 11 pm on Friday and Saturday or 9:30 pm on other nights. Ticket prices are $25-$28 online. You will love this attraction which has been operating locally for over 41 years. They feature the Haunted Mansion, Fright Trail, and London After Midnight. All for the one ticket price. Open Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.  Check web page for kid’s nights and events.

Nightmare Manor - Rochester, NY
It runs Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October 2019. Doors open at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available on Friday and Saturday nights or discounted on other nights. Attraction is a 1/4 mile walk-thru and again for 2019 scenes. Don’t miss the “Undead Zone” or “The Sinister Sewers” attractions. Get your picture taken in the scare chair.

Nightmares Fear Factory - Niagara Falls, NY
This attraction is open every day in 2019 with weather permitting.  It is at the top of Clifton Hill as part of the popular Niagra Falls tourist attractions.  Fear Factory is located directly across from Casino Niagara. Tickets are $13.95-14.95. Expect to get found by lots of Zombie’s at Fear Factory. This Niagara Falls tourist attraction is open generally from 11:00 am to 11:00 pm or 2:00 am. Nightmares Fear Factory has over 41000 Facebook likes.  They have had over 100,000 people chicken out so they are probably an extreme haunted house.

Nightmares Liberty Ridge Farms - Schaghticoke, NY
The night time scare begins on September 28th and runs most Friday and Saturday nights in October 2019.  Tickets are $29.95 at the gate buy they generally have online flash sales.  The attractions include 2 haunted houses, a haunted corn maze, a fence maze, an underworld tunnel, a Psychic Sideshow, trolley ride, and haunted trail.  Lots of fun.  The farm during the day has over 100 acres of fall fun.  Discover the 11 acre corn maze, pumpkin patch, cider, donuts, live show entertainment and plenty of space for family fun.

Phantom PhrightNights at Bradley Farms - Elmira, NY
Phantom PhrighNights is open every Friday and Saturday night beginning September 27th through October 26th, 2019.  Lots of scary fun with plenty of zombies, a haunted manor, and hayride trail of terror.

Pure Terror Screampark - Monroe, NY
Attraction opens on September 21st for the 2019 season.  Tickets available to go through all five of their huge new haunted attractions with over 2 miles of frights. . Also explore Trail of Terror, Phobia Haunted House, Terror in the Dark Haunted House, Sanitarium Terror, and House of the Dead. They have 11 attractions. It is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October plus a couple Thursday nights. Ticket booth opens at 6 pm. Doors close at 11 pm on Friday and Saturday, 10:30 pm on Sunday, or 9:30 pm other nights. Expect it to be very scary. Beyond the limits of fear.  Pure Terror has over 29000 Facebook likes.

Restless Souls - Huntington Station, NY
Restless Souls is open the last three weekends in October 2019.  Experience four horrifying haunted attractions, along with Nightly Entertainment and a Phantom Plaza Midway, you get so much value for your ticket price, it’s scary.  The Haunted Attractions utilize a time-tested combination of Interactive and Up-Close Actors, Hollywood-Quality Props and Audio-Animatronics, Elaborate Sets and Controlled Lighting and Audio Design to ensure your time with our creatures is as immersive and realistic as can be.

Scared by the Sound - Rye, NY
Attraction opens the last three Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October 2019. Since opening in 2000’, Scared by the Sound has delivered on its promise to provide terrifying fun to countless guests seeking their annual Halloween Season Haunted House experience. This year will be no exception!  Still located within the shuttered Playland Amusement Park and next to the abandoned rides, you’ll find a 12,000sf enclosed haunted House and outdoor cemetery loaded with a terrifying cast of characters eagerly awaiting your arrival.  Tickets are $20.

Screamwood Forest - Pennellville, NY
Sorry folks but Screamwood Forest has permanently closed.

Tagsylvania - Big Flats, NY
The fun begins this year on September 28th for the 2019 season.  The main attractions for Tagsylvania are Jerkus Circus, Psycho Swamp, and Lecter’s Lair.  This place opens every Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October. Doors are open from 7 pm to 11 pm.  Individual or combo priced tickets available.

Terror Field Stabbin Cabin - Clyde, NY
Terror Field is open October 2019 on every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.  Also open September 27th and 28th.  This is what I would call an extreme haunted house. Terror Field Productions, LLC will be opening the Stabbin’ Cabin as a Haunted Attraction this October. This Attraction has Extreme Graphics, Strong Language, mature content and is Hand On in your Face. Mature Audience is Advised!  This High Intensity Haunted Attraction is Hands on! You may get touched and grabbed.  Attractions include Blackout Sunday and School on Elm Street.

The Barn of Terror - Lake Katrine, NY
The 2019 season at the haunted barn begins on October 4th.  There is a haunted barn and a terrifying corn maze attraction. Admission tickets are $33-35. Attraction is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in October. The hours are from 7 pm until around 11 pm.

The Forest of Fear - Tuxedo Park, NY
Attraction was closed in 2018 due to weather issues.  Their web page is under construction so it appears they will not open in 2019.

The Gravesend Inn at Voorhees Theatre - Brooklyn, NY
Voorhees Theatre has a live haunted hotel that runs from October 25th through October 31st, 2019.  Tickets are $10.  The Gravesend Inn is produced by Theatreworks, City Tech’s resident theatrical troupe, with design, construction and operating support provided by students and faculty of the College’s nationally unique Entertainment Technology Department, this theme-park-quality Halloween attraction has been thrilling children and adults alike since 2000.

The Haunt at Rocky Ledge - North White Plains, NY
This haunt is open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October 2019. Two haunted houses, a wooded trail, and walk through the haunted corn field at The Haunt at Rocky Ledge. It takes about 25 minutes to complete the cornfield scare with a six person group. Parking is free. There is a concession stand at the end of the attraction. If you can still eat. Friday nights are open from 8 pm until 11 pm. Saturdays are open from 7 pm until 11 pm. Sundays run from 7 pm until 10 pm.

The Haunted Mansion of Melville - Melville, NY
The fun this season begins early October 2019.  Schmitts Family Farm hosts both daytime and night time fun. Tickets are for the Haunted Mansion attraction and the Haunted Corn Maze.  Also experience The Experiment. A combo ticket for all attractions is available. It opens at 7 pm and closes at 12 am on Friday and Saturday nights or 11 pm on other nights.  It runs most Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.  They are advertised as the largest haunted mansion on Long Island.

The Last Ride - Hastings, NY
The season begins the last Friday in September 2019.  Attraction features a Haunted Hayride and Haunted House. They are open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October. Doors are open from 7 pm until midnight on Friday and Saturday or 10 pm on Sunday.

The Trail of Terror - Fulton, NY
The terror begins with opening night September 27th, 2019  They feature an Outdoor Trail, Halls of Terror, and Séance Room. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October plus some additional Sunday nights.

This Is Real Nightmare Killers - Cold Spring, NY
So here is what we are up to. We were unable to secure a space in NYC to do our planned new haunted house called “I Can’t See”. Instead of skipping a year and doing nothing, we’ve decided to experiment with this new form we were trying to create – a completely blindfolded haunted house – instead. So we have cooked up a very intimate experience outside of the city in Cold Spring, NY, riffing on the “This is Real” milieu of experiences that feel real. We are calling it “This is Real: Horror Stories” and it will last about 30 minutes and you will be blindfolded and you will have to use your other 4 senses while being told a horror story. This is not a haunted house. It is not a walk through. You will be manipulated and controlled when to move. You will be in the dark. You will be scared. You will enjoy it. When its over. Check their web page for new location and driving instructions.  Get tickets now:   

There’s lots of haunted houses in New York. So you probably don’t need to leave the state to find a good one. But if you did, you would visit one of these five options: Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Michigan. Find other fun things to do in New York in October: Oktoberfest in New York New York Festivals New York Corn Mazes New York Ghost Tours New York Pumpkin Patches
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