Haunted Houses in West Virginia for Halloween 2017

Find our complete list of 2017 Halloween haunted houses in West Virginia at Funtober.  We list the most popular local haunted attractions including haunted trails, haunted corn mazes, haunted houses, scream parks, and more Halloween fun.  Find the dates, hours, locations and ticket prices for Halloween attractions in your area.  West Virginia has some remarkable haunts with lots of zombies, vampires, witches, and monsters roaming these scream parks.  Expect to find Hollywood type set designs, live actors, air blasters, animatronics, and creepy costumes.

Also check out our list of the Top 100 Haunted Houses 2017 in America.  Is your favorite haunted attraction on the top 10 and top 100 state list?

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Best Haunted Houses in Charleston, Wheeling, Morgantown, Huntington

Fright Nights - Daniels, WV
The season opens on October 6th.  Fright Nights is open every Friday and Saturday night in October.  This is Glade Springs Halloween attraction.  Tickets are $10 and $15 for individual tickets or get all 4 attractions for $25.  They have a scary walk through the countryside.  An indoor 3D Nightmare haunt.  Also play laser tag or “Spooky Golf”.  Lots of fun including a cafe here.

Haunted Barn - Charleston, WV
Open since 2006, The Haunted Barn starts their season on September 29th. This haunted house features live actors and lots of animatronic scares. The venue features a 10,000 square foot haunt plus another 10,000 event area. Oh yeah at this place the actors can grab you. This haunt is open from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday or 10:00 pm on Thursdays. Tickets available for Silent Sanitarium and Hillbilly Horror.

Haunted Hill - Beckley, WV

Haunted School of Terror - Weirton, WV
Back again for 2017 with opening night on October 6th.  Enjoy The Barn attraction, Meet the Boogeyman, Hallowed Jack and more of their friends. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October. Tickets are $15.

Haunted Trail - Cottageville, WV
Located at the Jackson County Junior Fairgrounds is this terror filled half mile walk meant only for adults.

Shocka-Con Horror Convention - Charleston, WV
Located at the Beni Kedem Shrine Center (also runs The Haunted Barn) comes this Horror and SciFi convention held on September 8th-10th. It’s a haunt, a con, a concert and so much more. They also have a costume contest with prizes.

The Apollo Civic Haunted Theatre - Martinsburg, WV
Sorry folks The Haunted Theater will not open this season as the Apollo is undergoing some renovation.  See everyone next year.

The Asylum presents Deviant - Weston, WV
The Asylum presents the Deviant beginning September 29th.  It runs every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights in October. Tickets are $25 per person but check their web page for a big discount coupon. Do you recognize the address? It is the home of the former Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum. A real asylum now popular with locals for real ghost tours, heritage tours, overnight paranormal events, parties and lots of activities every day. Hysteria opens at dark and runs until midnight on Friday and Saturday or until 10 pm on other nights. The building is a living monument to the history of mental illness. It was the largest hand carved building in North America and home to thousands of patients. The haunted houses takes over the facility each October at dusk for a terrifying haunted house event. The story is that Doctor Cerebus ran sadistic experiments clouding the veil between the living and dead. Once a reputable hospital is now home to undesirable souls. You can tour the facility during the day or come back at dusk when the dead come out to play.

The House of the Setting Sun and the Haunted Barn - Green Springs, WV
This annual haunt is put on by the organization Community Involvement For Kids. A non profit all volunteer haunt providing lots of local fun each year.

West Virginia Penitentiary Dungeon of Horrors - Moundsville, WV
Opens beginning September 22nd for the season.  Dungeon of Horrors is located inside the former West Virginia Penitentiary. Open Friday and Saturday through October plus some more added nights in October. Tickets for the haunted house vary depending on the night.  Save money and shop online.  The prison once housed up to 2000 prisoners with many deaths and accidents. Over 90 prisoners were executed by the state at this prison. Ghosts are rumored to haunt this place. Now this facility is home to daily tours, overnight ghost tours, parties, festivals, a zombie walk, and in October the Dungeon of Horrors haunted house. and North Wall.  This is one of the largest, busiest and possibly best haunts in West Virginia.

State By State List of Halloween Haunted Houses

Other Options
It may be faster to get to a haunted attraction in another state. So add these potential options to the list of West Virginia haunted houses.

Haunted Houses in Kentucky
Haunted Houses in Maryland
Haunted Houses in Ohio
Haunted Houses in Pennsylvania
Haunted Houses in Virginia

Also consider attending a Halloween convention such as Shocka-Con  or the National Haunters Convention in Philadelphia.

Find other fall fun things to do in West Virginia in October:

Oktoberfest in West Virginia
West Virginia Festivals
West Virginia Corn Mazes
West Virginia Ghost Tours
Pumpkin Patches in West Virginia

Haunted Houses in West Virginia
Halloween Haunted Houses

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