Some people like nothing better than to get good and scared during Halloween time. Luckily, the Houston area has plenty of options of places you can go to get your scare on! Here is a listing of Houston-area haunted houses (please note age restrictions on this list), followed by a list of kid/family-friendly Halloween events around town.
FOR ADULTS AND OLDER KIDS/TEENS:
NIGHTMARE ON THE BAYOU
Nightmare on the Bayou is located at I-10 & Studemont near the Heights in the shadow of downtown Houston and offers over 15,000 sq. feet of Hauntedness. And when we say “Next to the Graveyard”, we mean it! Nightmare on the Bayou is located directly next to Houston’s oldest graveyard. Nightmare on the Bayou is Houston’s only haunted house that claims to be really haunted. Caretakers of Nightmare on the Bayou say that actual hauntings abound in and around the multiple haunted attractions and property.
There are two extreme Haunts this year: Ghost House and Bayou Cemetery
• Single Haunt Pass (Your choice) $22 (includes tax)
• Combo Haunt Pass (both haunts) $38 (includes tax)
• SPEED Combo Haunt Pass (gets you to the front of the line of both haunts) $45 (includes tax)
Thursdays and Sundays are Family Nights and Veterans Appreciation Nights
$28 (includes tax)
Not valid on Thursday October 29th. (Cannot be combined with any other offer)
TICKET BOOTH OPEN AT 7:00 PM : DOORS OPEN AT 7:30 PM
PHOBIA HAUNTED HOUSES
Houston’s mega-screampark returns for the 2015 season and it’s in a new location! Experience psycho clowns, chilling chainsaws, depraved robots, staggering zombies, manic mental patients, eerie woods, and much more. A massive collection of diverse terror!
(per person) one House, $15; two houses $30
The “Exile” is $30
There are discounts for group tickets! Cash only payment and they do have an ATM on site if you need it.
New Location: 5250 S Sam Houston Parkway E (BW-8 @ Max Rd), between 288 & I-45 S. Houston, Tx 77048
This place is packed with 10 attractions all at one price. They now call it a “festival” instead of just a haunted house experience. You can shoot at the walking dead zombies in a zombie maze with paintball markers. They will also have live concerts from different bands on stage each night. Visit “Club Blood” and dance under the lights to music spinning from a live DJ and enjoy adult beverages at the bar. Or get the fright scare out of you at one of the 8 haunted houses.
General Admission $35 per person, weekend park pass $49.95 per person. (all includes Zombie Paintball shoot)
Ladies get in free on Ladies Night, October 2nd, 5th, 9th, 12th, and 16th
October 2nd – November 2nd, hours vary. Click here for exact times.
1500 Elton St Houston, TX 77034 (713) 819-2904
Screamworld at Woodlands has just about everything you would love—a haunted hotel, haunted houses and the fear factory. The haunted hotel is considered the most hi-tech in the city for its various animatronics. The Edge of Darkness has the traditional hauntings with twisted paths, more ghostly apparitions and classic scare tactics. You will also find movie monsters in 3D, a cemetery and a maze of maniacs. This is the longest running haunted attraction and has been selected by America’s Best Haunts as one of the best haunted attractions in the USA.
Children below ten may be refused entry.
Open now thru November 1st
Sun – Thurs: 7:30 – 10pm
Fri & Sat: 8pm – 12am
Halloween Weekend 10/30 & 31: 7pm – 1am
Online $25 regular, $29 VIP
Door Price $27 regular, $35 VIP
2225 N Sam Houston Pkwy W Houston, 77038
REDRUM HAUNTED HOUSE TWISTED CIRCUS AND 3D CARNIVAL
Ladies and Gentlemen, Boys and Girls. Redrum presents the most adrenaline pumping, death defying, demented show on earth! First stop, CarnEvil! Oh how the name speaks for itself! Carnies and freaks of nature are awaiting your arrival. They have a few games to play, so be wise for you may become the deadly prize!! You will never look at a carnival the same! Lucky enough to have made it through, Redrum has something extra special. Your favorite childhood memories await to be shattered in Twisted Circus 3D. Think you can handle a clown or two? This twisted 3D circus will scare the yell out of you!
Single Entry: $15 per ticket
Redrum Combo: $30 per ticket
All Night Fright: $55 per ticket
Speed Freak: $40 per ticket, includes speedpass
Oct. 2 – Nov. 1
Friday & Saturdays open 7pm – Midnight
Sundays: 7pm – 11pm
Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Recommended group size is 5 or under.
1207 FM 359, Richmond, TX 77406
Houston Terror Dome is a safe Houston haunted house designed to scare the DAYLIGHTS out of you, Think you can handle it? At Houston Terror Dome most of the budget is put into building the most elaborate haunted house legally possible. Everything in Houston Terror Dome is a Hollywood- quality prop that is designed to look and sound like the real thing. In its opening year of 2008, The Houston Chronicle billed the Terror Dome the “Scariest Haunted House In Houston.”The Houston Terror Dome is intense enough to satisfy the most demanding scaremonger.
Tickets – $30 per person
Not recommended for children under age 12.
Houston Terror Dome Haunted House
16030 East Freeway
Channelview, TX 77530
The Dungeon of Doom in Kemah, where you take a stroll through the dark side of reality.
Tickets: $15, $20 Fast Pass
Student Night Tuesdays, $10 with student ID
Group Rates: $12 for 10 or more people
Hours vary each week and day. Click here to check out the calendar.
215 Kipp Ave Kemah, TX 77565
Fearshire Farms has 5 haunt attractions to choose from. Walking up to Fearson’s Farm House you notice the 1900′s decor, a white picket fence, and a creepy corn field in the back. it screams Fritz Kiesrsch’s 1984 masterpiece, “Children of the Corn.” The house is a personal favorite of visitors, because anyone can recreate an old house, but you can’t recreate the creaking floors, deteriorating exterior, and bone chilling feel of the home. Making your way out of the house, you will be led through to the Dead-End Corn Maze. The corn maze stands eight-feet tall and is difficult knowing what, where, and when something will terrorize you. Once you make your way through an abandoned school bus, a crazy old man, and shredded limbs, brace yourself for the chainsaw frenzy.
Fearson’s Farmhouse, No children under 10: $20.00
Dead End Corn Maze, No children under 10: $20.00
Honkey’s Fun House, $15 per ticket
Family Fun times:
October 23, 24 and 30, 31st, 6-7pm. For children 2 and up. Must be accompanied by a parent or other responsible adult over age 21. Visit the corn maze and/or go on a hayride, $5 each (no other attractions open at this time) Please plan on leaving the property before dark when other attractions open.
1100 South Walker, Angleton, TX 77515
This place was voted scariest in Texas. (wow) Attractions include Fight the Knight, Freak Show, Creepy Hollow World of Oddities, Voodoo Lounge, 288 Scare Factory, Dark Woods, Bus Adventure and Pitch Black!
Tickets are $30 for all attractions and $10 for a speed pass to get you to the front of the lines.
Active duty military and police officers always get in for free. Also, a portion of the proceeds from the ticket sales are given to local charities.
12872 Valley Vista Drive, Rosharon Tx 77584
Open September 25 – November 14th
Friday & Saturday nights 7pm-midnight
Thurs & Sunday – 7pm – 10pm
FOR KIDS 12 AND UNDER….
HOUSTON ZOO BOO
Houston’s largest family-friendly Halloween event is back and better than ever, with activities that are fun for the whole family. Kids are encouraged to come dressed in their spookiest, scariest, or prettiest Halloween costume! They’ll love to show off their costume in our Costume Parade and dance to the “thrilling” music with the children’s DJ. Zoo Boo will also once again feature the Fiesta Mart Pumpkin Patch. Kids can pick out their very own child-sized pumpkin and paint it into a Halloween jack-o-lantern! Overflowing with pumpkins, this is also the perfect spot for photographs.
Tickets: All Zoo Boo activities are included with your paid Zoo admission.Zoo Boo is FREE for Zoo Members!
There are nine days of Zoo Boo fun this year!
Saturdays and Sundays
October 17 & 18, 24 & 25, 31 & November 1
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Oct 16, 23 & 30
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
SCREAM ON THE GREEN
This annual citywide Halloween celebration and costume contest is THE Halloween party for the whole family. Ghouls and ghosts will be lurking around downtown on Halloween at Discovery Green. Costume contests for adults, children, babies and even dogs. Please check website for contest rules and entry form. Prizes for 1st Place Winners: $250 IKEA Houston Gift Card for each category: infant to 6 years old, 7 to 12 years old, 13 to 17 years old, Best Male 18 and up, Best Female 18 and up, Best small dog -30 lbs. and under; Best large dog- 31 lbs and up.Other activities included: DJ and Dancing, Tricks and Treats to sample and buy, Fortune Tellers, Caricature Artists, Living Statues, Mad Science fun, Magicians, KPFT Scary-oke and Face Painting
Friday, Oct. 31: 6 pm
2217 Welch Houston, TX
Monstrous mayhem will be unleashed when the Children’s Museum of Houston is transmogrified into the Monsters’ Museum of Houston for three weeks of Halloween. From Oct. 10 to 31, 2015, we dare you to witness how monsters have rummaged, scoured, combed and turned the Museum upside down to make room for their monster lairs. This hair-raising experience will allow you to “catch monsters” in the act, interact with their pals, participate in monster hobbies and discover why monsters may be just simply misunderstood!
Party with us during Moe’s Monster Mash Bash on Fri., Oct. 31!
1500 Binz at the Houston Children’s Museum
GHOSTLY GARDENS AT MOODY GARDENS
Spooktacular fun will include free trick-or-treating at various locations throughout the complex, Creepy Crafts, face-painting and a costume contest for guests in the Garden Lobby with prizes for the best costume. Families with at a member in a Halloween costume will receive a special discount and pay just $5 per attraction per person to Moody Gardens attractions.
Oct. 31, 2-4 p.m
7 Hope Blvd., Galveston
From a family-friendly Haunted house, a halloween Classic Car show, and inside look at the funeral hearses, the National Museum of Funeral History is your Halloween Headquarters the full month of October!
Tickets: Adults: $5
Haunted House tickets are HALF PRICE when purchased with museum admission.
Location: 415 Barren Springs Drive
Houston, TX 77090-5918