Milwaukee haunted houses are some of the largest in the United States. Plan a great scary night out with your spouse, date, or friends. Expect to be terrified at these haunted attractions. For the price of a movie ticket you can be part of the action as you come face to face with terror. Most use sound, animatronics, great props, Hollywood-worthy sets, and actors with makeup beyond belief. You will be frightened. Find all the haunted houses, trails, corn mazes, hayrides, and Halloween fun attractions in the Milwaukee area including Fright Fest at Six Flags in Gurnee.Last Major Update:
Dark Side Haunted Adventure - Ixonia, WI
Glacier Rock Farms hosts the Dark Side Haunted Adventure. The seven haunt attracts include Dark Side are Backwoods Revenge, Twilight Nightmare, Foxglove Nursery, Schizophrenia, and The Descent. They are also testing an all new attraction Terror Treatment. Dark Side is open Friday and Saturday nights beginning September 28th. Enjoy between the hours of 7 pm to 10 pm. They also have a separate Zombie Expedition paintball shooting experience.
Dominion of Terror Sheboygan Jaycees - Sheboygan, WI
For 44 years the Sheboygan Jaycees have operated the Dominion of Terror haunted house. This is a big scary attraction with 20 plus rooms and over 75 volunteers who create an all new attraction every year. Every year has all new blood, gore, and fright as each room is themed and designed. Proceeds from the haunt are used to support a number of local charities and organizations. Tickets available at the door for $15. Discount $10 tickets are available for their “throwback weekend” in October. Attraction opens weekends beginning October 5th. Sheboygan is located about halfway between Milwaukee and Green Bay.
Hartford Jaycees Dwelling of Despair - Slinger, WI
Get ready for opening night on October 5th. Now known as Dwelling & Despair, the Jaycees have operated this charity haunted house for the last 34 years. It has both a haunted trail and a haunted house. Lots of chainsaws provide a real scare on that trail. Tickets are $14. The Hartford Jaycees Haunted House opens Friday and Saturday nights in October.
Meadowbrook’s Haunted Cornfield - West Bend, WI
Open most nights in October. Meadowbrook Haunted Cornfield has live actors, fog, sound effects, action creatures, and lighting effects. Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm has operated the haunted cornfield for over 12 years. In the waiting area there is a bonfire, BBQ foods, and a ghost storytelling time. It takes about 45 minutes to go through the 3/4 mile haunted cornfield. Enjoy another 8 haunted house scenes. Open 7 pm to 12 am on Friday and Saturday nights. The farm has daytime activities everyday. Tickets are around $25 including the country style bonfire.
Realm of Terror - Round Lake Beach, IL
Terror returns for 2019 in late September around the 27th. This is the 17th year of fear for Realm of Terror. Nothing you will witness at Realm of Terror will you ever see at any other Attraction, from the Parking Lot to the very last moment, you will be inside of a winding maze of extreme terror unlike any other. If you are 21 or over this haunt has a bar serving beer, wine, bombs, shots, and mixed drinks. Realm is open Friday and Saturday nights in October plus a couple of Sundays. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $25 online. A quote from their advertisement: “Featuring the best in Makeup Effects created and supervised by FACEOFF Season 9 star, Stevie Calabrese you can expect to see some of the scariest things a mind could conjure. Walk through fully immersive sets and environments created by professional set designers, and experience horror even with your eyes tightly shut with soundscapes custom created to set a horrifying tone”. Realm of Terror has over 22000 Facebook likes. Located near Six Flags.
Six Flags Fright Fest - Gurnee, IL
Note: Appears Fright Fest will not be open for the 2019 season. Fright Fest (Great America Six Flags) is a very popular fall attraction between Chicago and Milwaukee. Each fall the park re-opens on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday as the ultimate Halloween attraction Fright Fest. Their 2018 season operates for 23 nights this season. It has 5 haunted houses, mazes, shows, midway, food, and lots and lots of rides. They have renamed some of their roller coasters with Halloween themes but others are just too great to change. New this year is Hellfest. So if you are into thrills both the haunted houses and roller coasters will put a scare into you. Spend the day, get there early. Great America really makes the park a Halloween attractions and has lots of employee-actors dressed to surprise and scare you.
Terror on Rural Street - Hartford, WI
The terror returns on October 5th. Open Friday and Saturday nights in October. Terror on Rural Street has frightened folks for over 20 years. Live actors and creative animatronics await to scare you in this 17 room haunted house. Free parking and a heated waiting area are for your convenience. Very intense so I hope you make it through alive.
Wisconsin Fear Grounds - Waukesha, WI
The season begins on October 5th. Waukesha Expo Center Grounds hosts the 14 year old haunt Wisconsin Feargrounds. There are three attractions named Morgan Manor, Torment, and Slaughterhouse. Tickets are $15 for Morgan Manor or a combo ticket for all three haunts is $35. Wisconsin Feargrounds is open Friday and Saturday nights in October. The open times are 7 pm to 11:30 pm.
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