If you’re looking for a hauntingly good time, Houston has some of the best Haunted Houses in Texas. Prepare to get scared stiff this season with haunted trails and asylums, open most weekends in October. We’ve compiled a list of the most ghoulish scream- fests around.
Grab your tickets and be sure to follow some common spooky-sense. Haunted House pro’s know…always wear flat, closed-toed shoes. Make sure to know the rules before you go. And, some haunted houses are scarier than others- be careful bringing children under 12.
Haunted Houses In Houston – Best Haunted Places For 2021
Top Pick: Purgatory Scream Park
Purgatory Scream Park is Google’s top rated Houston area Haunt for good reason. Formerly known as The Kingwood Asylum, they are frequently acclaimed for their movie quality sets and social media famous characters. The Scream Park houses several attractions beyond the original asylum, and with nearly 27,000 sq ft of horror all wrapped up in one ticket it is a challenge for even the stoutest of heart.
New attractions such as ‘Dead Woods’ shanty town, suspected home of the Cajun roux-ga-roux legend, and the ‘School of the Dead,’ where little monsters learn their wicked ways, are but a taste of what awaits at the scream park this Fall.
This outdoor attraction is open rain or shine – and never assume anything is fake! Admission is $40 or $60 for VIP passes. They’re open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, plus Halloween and the first week in November.
Where: 1965 Northpark Dr., Kingwood TX 77339
Other Haunted Houses In Houston
Take the haunted house experience to the next level with this zombie paintball hunt. You’ll get your own paintball gun and ammo, and you’ll have to fight off a horde of zombies as they close in on your group. It’s part paintball game, part haunted ride, and there’s nothing else like it.
Where: 2211 Hwy 271, Gilmer , TX 75644
When night falls, you face your fears at this haunted house in Houston. You get two attractions for one low price at this outdoor fear space. Be sure to stay on the path! Tickets are $28 and you can skip the line with a speed pass for an additional $10! They’re open weekends in October, plus the first weekend in November.
Where: 11500 Antoine Dr., Houston TX 77066
The Houston Zoo has its famous Zoo Boo going on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from October 12- 28. The event is included with the price of admission. Beat the crowds by going Friday mornings from 9 am- 1 pm. On weekends, they are open 9 am – 4 pm.
Where: 6200 Hermann Park Dr., Houston TX 77030
Billed as one of the scariest haunted houses in Houston, 13th Floor offers over 25,000 sq. ft. of scares. There are numerous attractions, including a haunted house and axe throwing. You’ll need to get your tickets in advance.
Where: 7075 Farm to Market 1960 Rd W Ste 20, Houston, TX 77069
One of Houston’s most popular Haunted Houses, they have five spooky attractions to freak you out. It’s $5 cheaper to buy tickets online.
Where: 2225 N. Sam Houston Pkwy W., Houston TX 77038
With their all-new location, this oldie but goodie has new attractions and special effects each year. Voted a fan-favorite Houston haunted house, you’re sure to get creeped out. There are multiple attractions to choose from- The Darke Institute, Clown Mania, Exile, Savage Ground, and more. Tickets are $15 each or you can buy combo tickets and save some serious cash. Phobia is open now and every weekend in October, plus the first weekend in November and the week of Halloween.
Where: 5250 S. Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston TX 77048
This historical manor is open all year long and they only get spookier! Dr. Mayfield welcomes you to their 12 rooms of horror and insists, it really is haunted! They’re also right next door to their sister attraction, Pirates! Legends of the Gulf Coast. Tickets are $10 per person, or you can see both attractions for $13.95.
Where: 2313 Harborside Dr., Galveston TX 77550
Kemah’s annual Boo on the Boardwalk is back, and it’s a great choice for a family-friendly haunted house in Houston! Live music, trick- or- treating, and plenty of creepy creatures are every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October. Admission to the boardwalk is always free- you just pay for the rides! You also don’t want to miss the Little Boo Haunted Fun House and the Dungeon of Doom. Tickets to The Dungeon of Doom are extra or you can buy an All Day Ride Pass which includes the haunted house.
Where: 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah TX 77565
One of the most elaborate haunted houses in Houston, you’ll want to check out their newest exhibit, The Sacrifice. They offer military, police, and senior discounts. They do not recommend kids under 12 visit their attractions. New scares are included for 2021!
Where: 16030 East Frwy, Channelview TX 77530
All three of their attractions have been upgraded and twisted to leave you breathless. Twisted Circus, Cinegore, and Deadwood Asylum are all included in General Admission. Buy online and save $5. Red Rum is open now through the first weekend in November, plus special dates near Halloween.
Where: 1800 E. Hwy 90 Alternate, Richmond TX 77406
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