Find information on all the spectacular Halloween haunted houses in Texas for 2017. As you might expect Texas is a big state with lots of really scary haunted attractions. Funtober has a complete list of haunted houses, haunted trails, haunted corn mazes, scream parks, and more Halloween fun events. Expect to find haunts with Hollywood set designs, live actors, creepy costumes, air blasters, and more than a few screams. Look out for zombies, witches, vampires, creatures, monsters, and more than a couple Freddy’s and Jason’s roaming the Texas countryside in 2017.
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There are 63 haunts in Texas with some being the best attractions in the nation. 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.
3HaunTs Haunted House - Shepherd, TX
The fun begins opening night on September 22nd. “The Boogeyman loves to play for keeps” at Heart Stopper Fright. It has 13 acres of terror and an Army of Darkness. There are 3 haunts available separately or as a combo package. Parking is free and it runs from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm. The haunts are Woods of Deception, Woods Maze, and House of No Mercy. The combo ticket is $25 with online coupon or $30 at the gate. Open every Friday and Saturday night plus additional dates the week before Halloween.
6th Street Massacre - Amarillo, TX
A special 3D haunted house the 6th Street Massacre supplies 3D glasses. Tickets are $20. Haunt is open 7 pm to midnight. Then attraction is open every Friday and Saturday nights. A very popular and busy attraction.
Amarillo Scaregrounds - Amarillo, TX
The fright begins on September 30th with a United Way charity event. Haunt doors open at 7 pm. The Pepsi Pass Combo ticket is $35 to enter Terror, Insanitarium, The Basement, Blackout, and Zombie Apocalypse. You can purchase individual tickets to these attractions for $15, $15, $20, $5, and $5 respectively. Open every Friday and Saturday nights in October plus Halloween.
Boneyard Haunted House - Dallas, TX
All new location for 2017. “Experience the Fear” at the Boneyard. Doors open at 7 pm every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October plus every night last two weeks before Halloween. Friday and Saturday nights they are open until midnight. Open until 10 pm other nights. Check webpage for pricing and scheduling details.
Circus of the Dead - Odessa, TX
This is a 2 haunt 8000 square foot haunted warehouse attraction put on by BloodyBill. Doors open from 7 pm until 10 pm. Featured are Def Con 1 Haunted Warehouse and Curse of the Dead. Def Con features zombies from beyond the grave. The curse is a murder maze. Open Friday and Saturday nights. Check Facebook for details.
Cutting Edge Haunted House - Fort Worth, TX
This amazing attraction opens on September 15th. Guinness marked Cutting Edge Haunted House as the “World’s Largest Walk Through Haunted House”. The dark attraction is filled with terrifying live characters, amazing special effects, and incredible monsters. Tickets are $32.99 plus fee. How long does it take to go through Cutting Edge? The answer is how fast can you run. Actually it takes about 55 minutes to go through this haunt. Regular hours the doors open at 7 pm or 8 pm and runs until 10 pm or midnight. Check their schedule for details. Open every Friday and Saturday plus lots more dates some Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday nights in October. Voted one of the best attractions anywhere.
Dan’s Haunted House - Lake Dallas, TX
The season begins on September 22nd. Dan’s Haunted House presents Twisted Fate: The Death of Unkle Kreep. Japanese Demons of Dan’s Haunted House have taken over the Haunted house industry by storm. This is an outdoor attraction with real woods and a 6 acre outdoor maze. Ticket prices are $20. They are open from 8:00 pm until 11:00 pm. Open Friday and Saturday nights September 22-Oct 28th, with an encore presentation from 8-10pm on Sunday, October 29.
Dark Hour Haunted House - Plano, TX
Opening night is September 22nd. This is the fourth year for this spectacular 47,000 square foot haunt. This is one of the most technical haunts anywhere with lots of animatronics, motion sensors, and QSC sound speakers. Tickets are $28. Open every Friday and Saturday night starting September 22nd plus some Thursday and Sunday nights in October.
Fearshire Farms - Angleton, TX
The fun begins on September 29th. The three attractions plus the courtyard are open 7:00 pm to 11:30 pm every Friday and Saturday night plus Sunday just before and Halloween. They also have a free courtyard that has a campfire pit for marshmallows, a pumpkin display, a shooting gallery, Bucking Bull, maze, food and drinks. They have three levels of scary entertainment. Tickets to the haunts are: Fearsons Farm House, Dead End Corn Maze, and Honkey’s Fun House which are individually priced. The Fear Pass Combo ticket (all three) includes the courtyard entertainment and sells for $30. Grounds admission is $5 for those who just want to join in the courtyard fun.
Hangman’s House of Horrors - Fort Worth, TX
September 22nd marks the opening of their 29th season. Back again in Fort Worth with lots of new horrors. This is described as “The Best Place to get Spooked”. There are 3 haunts at Hangman’s House of Horrors. A full evening of entertainment with live bands, karaoke, festival game activities, food trucks, and free parking. The haunts are Hangman’s which takes about 30 minutes to go through. Then 3D Wonderland takes you through a look at Alice through the rabbit hole. Finally Outbreak is infested by what else but Zombies. Tickets are around $29. Notes specials are available online including season passes, coupons, group discounts, two for one tickets, and more. Check their online website for details. The story is back in 1882 a lynch mob ended the terror of Hezekiah Jones. Doors are open 7:30 pm and close at midnight most nights. Open every Friday and Saturday night plus some added nights in October.
Haunted Landmark - Greenville, TX
Season begins on September 30th for this charity haunt put on by the Rotary Club. Open every Friday and Saturday night plus Halloween in October. Tickets are $13. Expect lots of goonies and ghouls at this place. This is their 4th year.
Haunted Mayfield Manor - Galveston, TX
Mayfield Manor is open most dates after July 30th. During October on Friday nights it is open from 5 pm until 10 pm. On Saturday the hours are 2 pm until 10 pm. Sunday hours are 1 pm until 6 pm. Tickets are $10. October – Call 409-762-6677 for schedule.
Haunted Trails - Houston, TX
The season begins on September 29th. The Haunted Trails is very scary. A General admission ticket for $25 gets you into both Haunted Trails and Psycho Hollow. Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night. Check web page for added schedule dates in October. Two attraction at one location. Enjoy clowns, Freaks, and a thrilling outdoor walk.
House of Torment - Austin, TX
Now with more than 10 years of haunting the House of Torment has 3 haunted attractions for the price of one. It has long been recognized as one of America’s top haunted attractions. Featured haunted houses include Dawn of Evil, The Frenzy, and Graveside Manor. Most Friday and Saturday nights have music, DJ, live radio broadcast, and undead dancers. House of Torment is open more than 30 dates during September, October, and November. Call (512) 407 9449 for details. Generally it is open every night from September 29th. Most Friday and Saturdays open 7 pm until midnight. Most other dates open 7:30 until 11 pm.
Houston Scream Fest - Houston, TX
Tickets available for Screamfest including admission to Castle of Doom and The Sanitarium. It opens late September. Doors open at 8 pm and closes at either 10:30 pm or midnight. Expect big crowds and lots of fun at this place. However, parts of Houston Screamfest featuring the haunt Texas Chainsaw Maze are free including movies and live bands nightly. Adult beverages served at the bar. You get the haunted house, maze, and suspension show included for free. What a deal! Ten attractions including three new Zombie Paintball shoots all for one low price. Spend the evening at this fun entertainment facility. Open every Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night in October.
Houston Terrordome - Channelview, TX
If you weren’t scared at other places try Terror Dome. Open starting late September plus Friday and Saturday nights and more in October. See their posted Schedule on their website as some nights they open at 7 pm and close at midnight. They have many discount ticket nights. Also some nights include a live DJ and Zombie Dancers. The place is fully air conditioned (to keep the dead bodies cool).
J&F House of Terror - Garland, TX
Attraction opens on October 13th. New name and location in Garland, Texas. It runs Friday and Saturday nights. All new and extremely scary attractions every year. Check their ticket schedule for your exact date and time.
Moxley Manor - Bedford, TX
Both attractions open for the season on September 23rd. Expect strange creatures, blood, and zombies at Moxley Manor Haunted House. A story of infidelity, jealously, debt, and murder at a local family home. The second attraction is Big Top Terror. Sounds like scary circus clowns. Moxley Manor is open Christmas, Friday’s the 13th, Valentines Day, and of course many dates before Halloween. Open every Friday and Saturday nights starting plus Sundays in October. Doors open at 8 pm in September and 7:30 pm in October. If you want wear your costume however no face masks. Attraction closes on Friday and Saturday in October at midnight. Open until 10 pm on other dates. This is an indoor haunt open rain or shine. Tickets are $23.
Nightmare on 19th Street - Lubbock, TX
This Nightmare screampark has opening night on September 29th. There are 4 attractions at Nightmare on 19th Street. Doors open at 7:30 pm in October. Tickets are $20 on Thursday and Sundays. Tickets are $25 on Fridays and Saturdays. Open every Friday, Saturday plus most Sundays in October. The haunted attractions are Blood Moon Manor, The Wastelands, Clowntown 3D, and Dead Doll Island.
Nightmare on the Bayou - Houston, TX
Opening night for this attraction is on September 29th. Nightmare on the Bayou bills itself as America’s scariest Halloween attraction as seen on the Travel Channel. It is located next to Houston’s oldest graveyard. It is a large haunted house with over 15,000 square feet of terror. Nightmare opens at 7-7:30 and closes at 10:30-11 pm. Nightmare is open every Friday and Saturday nights in October plus several weekday nights in October. Tickets are $22 for either a single haunt or the combo ticket for $28-38 depending on the night. Check their website for family night, police, military and more discounted tickets. Two extreme haunts named Ghost House and Bayou Chemistry.
Phobia Haunted Houses - Houston, TX
Opening night is September 30th. All new location for 2017. They call themselves “Houston’s biggest haunted house attraction”. Phobia features 8 haunted attractions all at one location. There are separate lines and separate ticket prices. You should allow 15 minutes to complete each haunt. Tickets are $15 per haunt or combo packages at $30. Expect to find psycho clowns, robots, staggering zombies, eerie woods, and screaming chainsaws. The haunts are Dawn of the Machine, Genetic Nightmare, Exile, Darke World, Savage Ground, and Contagion. Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights in October.
RedRum Haunt - Richmond, TX
RedRum has three new haunted attractions for one low price. Tickets are available for the combo haunt entry. The themes change each year for all new shows. It beginning at 7:00 pm nightly. Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights.
Reindeer Manor Halloween Park - Red Oak, TX
The fun begins September 23rd. There are three haunts named 13th Street Morgue, Dungeon of Doom, and Reindeer Manor. Find this haunt at Reindeer Manor Abusement Park. Tickets are $15 each or $25 for two shows, or a $35 combo price for all three. In October the attractions open at 7 pm on Saturdays and at 8 pm on Fridays. They are open Friday and Saturday nights. Most nights they close at 12:30 am. The Morgue dates back to 1915 and has been the location of many paranormal investigations. It is the 2nd most real haunted house in Texas. The Dungeon of Doom is located in an old saloon haunted by 4 entities. Attraction has been recognized nationally for fantastic entertainment.
Scare For A Cure - Manor, TX
Get your tickets for opening night on September 30th. Scare hosts Final Judgement this year as a charity haunt that supports many community good causes. It features three attractions including Fairy Tale Nightmares, Murder at Ghost Town, and The Boneyard. Fairy Tale takes about 45 minutes to complete. From a Zombie wasteland to a carnival of lost souls you will find great entertainment at Scare for a Cure. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October plus 2 Thursday nights.
Screams - Waxahachie, TX
Screams opens on September 29th for their season. There are 5 major attractions at Screams Halloween Theme Park. Tickets are $27. Activities include the haunts plus games, actors, rides, karaoke, food and drink. The haunts are Castle of Darkness, 3D Pirates of Peril Point, Ghoul’s Graveyard, Unkel Koy’s Klown Maze, and Hotel of Horror. Screams opens 7:30 pm every Friday and Saturday in October. This park is open until 1:30 am on Friday and Saturday.
ScreamWorld - Houston, TX
The season begins on September 22nd. ScreamWorld has been around for over 26 years. It takes about one hour to go through all five house attractions. Tickets online are $5 less. Regular priced tickets are $27 but there are lots of discount nights available. Doors open at 8 pm and close at midnight on Friday and Saturday. Haunt closes at 10:00 pm other nights. The haunts are Skull Cave featuring animatronics, VooDoo Swamp, and Psycho Farm House. Jakes’s Slaughterhouse is a grim old style meat processing plant complete with slaughtered beef. Edge of Darkness features a morgue, hospital, and death row. Maze of Maniacs has meandering corridors, strobe lights, and ghouls. Finally Zombie Graveyard is an outdoor attraction with undead creatures. This place has received numerous awards for creativity and terror. Expect to be entertained. Open Friday and Saturday nights in September and October starting September 16th. Also open Sunday and Thursday nights in October plus the weekdays before Halloween.
Strangling Brothers Haunted Circus - Grand Prairie, TX
Appears they are closed for 2017 also. Strangling Brothers will not open for 2016 but will return next season.
Tayman Graveyard - Midlothian, TX
It is open 7:30 pm until 12 pm most nights. Open every Friday and Saturday night plus a few Sundays in October. Attraction features a maze, 3D clown experience, a walk through Gravedigger’s Hollow, and the flagship attraction Funeral Home.
Terror Mansion - San Antonio, TX
Terror is 23 rooms of horror. Rats, roaches, and spiders are everywhere in the cold dark insane asylum. Some of the rooms are CSI, Maze, creepy clowns, Jason, Freddy, and the human meat locker. Expect to find bloody instruments of terror. They also have a paranormal tour.
Terror Trail Haunted House - Cavutillo, TX
The season begins on September 30th. This haunt features 2 acres of haunted trails and a 19 room haunted house at the paintball facility of WinkeyDoodles Paintball Adventure. There are two attractions. Haunted Trail Haunted House has a ticket price of $16 or spend $29 and get the combo ticket with the Zombie Paintball Adventure. It seems zombies have taken over the sanitarium. Facility is open from 7:30 pm on Fridays and Saturdays nights.
Texas Scaregrounds Haunted House - Alvarado, TX
Presented by Chaos as Texas Scaregrounds there is more than a few blood and gore scenes to scare you senseless. A short drive from Fort Worth, get close and follow the screams. Tickets for the all new attraction Texas Scaregrounds. Also visit Panic’s Playground for free with games, face painting, concessions, and events. Mischief is open Friday and Saturday nights. Doors open at 7:30 pm and close at midnight on Friday and Saturday. Check schedule for other nights.
The 13th Floor Haunted House - San Antonio, TX
Two haunted houses at one location and for one low price. The 13th Floor says they are the longest and largest haunted attraction in San Antonio. Warning the event may be too intense. Ever wonder why the 13th floor is missing in so many buildings. The two haunts are Groudup and Dwellings of the Dead. Doors open at 7 pm. Attraction is open most nights from late September 30th through early November. Check their web page for dates. This is a Funtober Favorite 100 and a top 100 most popular haunted attraction in the country.
The Kingwood Asylum - Kingwood, TX
Opening night is September 29th. The grounds at Kingswood Asylum are tainted, ruined, and diseased. Dr. Blackman and his staff closed the asylum in the 60’s. They are open at 7 pm for weekends on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during Halloween season. Tickets are $20-25.
Thrillvania Haunted House Park - Terrell, TX
The park opens on October 6th. Thrillvania Thrill Park is 4 amazing haunt attractions. Thrillvania is open rain or shine. Doors open at 8 pm. The five haunts are “The World Famous Verdun Manor” about a psychopathic werewolf. “Cassandra’s Labyrinth of Terror” deals with clown horror. “Sam Hain’s Trail of Torment” has lots of psychic madness. Finally the Thorn Hall is a chilling experience of sensory overload. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October plus two Sundays and Halloween. Tickets are $29.99-32.99.
Van Buren Frightmare and Mayhen - Amarillo, TX
The season begins on October 6th. The Clown gang battles Zombies at this haunted attraction. It is open Friday and Saturday nights in October plus Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday during Halloween week. It is open 7:30 pm to midnight most nights. What is going on at the old downtown YMCA building? Is there really a battle at the newly discovered underground lair? Stop by and find out for yourself.
Virtual Haunted House Dallas - Dallas, TX
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