haunted houses in houston

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.

Keep in mind that many haunted houses have new health and safety rules in place in response to COVID-19. Some places are requiring masks, and many are requiring advanced reservations due to limited capacity. So just make sure you check their websites before you head out so you’re prepared.

Read on below for our roundup of the best Houston Haunted Houses and Halloween attractions. We even have info about coupons and special offers so you can enjoy cheap haunted houses that won’t break your budget.



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Texas Zombie Hunt – 22011 Southwest Freeway, Richmond, TX 77469

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. Right now, you can save big on your visit to Texas Zombie Hunt thanks to huge discounts from Groupon.



The Haunted Trails– 11500 Antoine Dr., Houston TX 77066

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 $25 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.

Zoo Boo at the Houston Zoo– 6200 Hermann Park Dr., Houston TX 77030

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.

13th Floor Haunted House – 7075 FM 1960 RD WEST, SUITE 20, HOUSTON, TX 77069

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.



3HaunTs Haunted House– 333 Our Rd., Shepherd TX 77371

There are 13 acres of terror waiting to get you spooked at 3HaunT’s Haunted House. They’re open now! You’ll want to see all three attractions- the house, the maze, and the woods. Each have their own cost. Or, you can buy a combo ticket for all three online and save! They are open weekends, until you’re all screamed- out! This is their last year at this location.

ScreamWorld– 2225 N. Sam Houston Pkwy W., Houston TX 77038

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.



Haunted Mayfield Manor– 2313 Harborside Dr., Galveston TX 77550

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.

Phobia Haunted House– 5250 S. Sam Houston Pkwy, Houston TX 77048

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. They offer free parking and accept cash only. Phobia is open now and every weekend in October, plus the first weekend in November and the week of Halloween.

Boo on the Boardwalk– 215 Kipp Ave, Kemah TX 77565

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.



Houston Terror Dome– 16030 East Frwy, Channelview TX 77530

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 2020!

The Kingwood Asylum– 1965 Northpark Dr., Kingwood TX 77339

This outdoor attraction is open rain or shine- and never assume anything is fake! They were voted #1 by The Scare Factor in 2016! Admission is $35 or $50 for VIP passes. They’re open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, plus Halloween and the first week in November.



Red Rum Haunted House– 1800 E. Hwy 90 Alternate, Richmond TX 77406

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.


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