Harrisburg area haunted houses are some of the most fun haunted attractions in Pennsylvania. This list includes several Lancaster-area haunted houses. Enjoy a great scary night out with your spouse, date, or friends. Expect the ghosts, zombies, and clowns at these haunted attractions to scare you. For the price of a movie ticket, you can be part of the action as you come face to face with terror. Most haunts use state of the art animatronics, great props, Hollywood-worthy sets, and actors with professional makeup beyond belief to create a thrilling Halloween experience. You will be frightened.
Boston Haunted Manor - Lancaster, PA
Boston Haunted Manor will be closed this fall. It is a premier home-based haunted attraction and Halloween display with walk-thru graveyard, creepy characters, special effects, animatronics, and scary music.This Halloween come see Sinister and Vilette, the Creepy Caretakers of BHM, on the east side of Lancaster for the best tricks ‘n treats in town! Admission to the walk-thru portion of the attraction is a food or toy donation to the Pet Pantry of Lancaster/Lost Paws. Monetary donations can be made directly to the Pet Pantry of Lancaster.
Field of Screams - Mountville, PA
An amazing haunt that opens in early September this season. Attraction is open every Friday and Saturday in September. Also open most Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October. Park opens at 6 pm and ticket booth closes at 10 pm. Everyone must be gone by 1:30 am. Field of Screams has 4 attractions plus an entertainment area. The combo pass is available. You can purchase individual event tickets also. The attractions are the Den of Darkness, Haunted Hayride, Frightmare Asylum, and Nocturnal Wasteland. Expect to find heart stopping horror attractions. You will experience demented creatures, blood sights, and bone chilling scenes. My favorite is their evening entertainment on the Bandstand. They feature a DJ, live band, or other entertainment acts along with games, food, concessions and souvenirs. Tickets are $16-20 for individual tickets or $30-35 for combo tickets. Field of Screams has over 70000 Facebook likes. Note due to the current virus the tickets are timed and must be purchased online in advance.
Jason’s Woods - Lancaster, PA
Opens this season around the middle of September. This is a full entertainment complex featuring characters, new scenes, stories, and more horror. Six haunted attractions, live bands every night, music, games, celebrations, a theater and a mystery maze. The six haunts include Horrifying Hayride, Fields of Fright, Chambers of Horrors, Zombie Apocalypse, Lost in Jason’s Woods, and Carnival of Fear. This is a full night of entertainment. Expect to spend 2-3 hours or more to go through all the attractions. Opens every Friday and Saturday plus additional Sundays in October. Jason’s opens at 7 pm and stops selling tickets at 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday or 9:00 pm on Sunday. Everyone with a ticket can go through the entire attraction so they close much later. Tickets are combo packaged. The three show ticket is $25. The five show ticket is $40. You get the mystery maze and Jason Wood Theater included with any ticket package. Parking is always free. Jason’s Woods has over 25000 Facebook likes.
Kim Krypt Haunted Mill - Spring Grove, PA
Attraction opens up around the middle of September. Back again and even better. Five attractions based on 60 acres. Opens and runs Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights. They have single attraction prices for $14-18 or a variety of combo attraction tickets starting at $40. Attractions include Terror Trail, Haunted Mill, House of Eyes, and Maws Crazy Maze. Generally opens at 6 PM.
Shocktoberfest - Sinking Spring, PA
The season begins here in early September. “Pennsylvania’s Premier Haunted Scream Park”. Shocktoberfest has been terrifying people for more than 29 years. It is built on 30 acres and includes some of the largest most massive scenes you will find anywhere. The park opens at 7:00 pm. Ticket booth opens at 6:00 pm and closes at 9:00 pm on Thursday and Sunday or 10:00 pm on Friday and Saturday. The park closes when everyone with a ticket has gone through the attraction. Don’t ask about the Naked and Scared Challenge. Attraction is open Friday and Saturday nights plus some Sunday nights in October. Check web page for more details on other dates. Shocktoberfest has over 45000 Facebook likes. Note, they have made significant changes to the show during the coronavirus to keep everyone safe.
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