This is our ongoing list of confirmed (to date) Halloween haunted house openings and closures due to COVID-19. Check back often, as this list can be updated daily.The Scare Factor – Originally Published: July 19, 2020
Take an inside look with us at The Louisville Jack O’ Lantern Spectacular in Louisville, Kentucky!Team Zombillies Oct. 11, 2019
Exclusive interview with Mike Fitzpatrick owner of Evil Intentions haunted house in Elgin, IllinoisTeam White City Devils Oct. 03, 2019
Exclusive interview with co-owner/actor Justin Cerniuk and actor Ashley MartinTeam White City Devils Sep. 25, 2019
This is a list of the top 13 haunted attractions with the overall highest scores out of all the haunts that were reviewed in 2018…– The Scare Factor – Sep. 12, 2019
We had been hearing of a new attraction in Indy where guests would be “immersed” in an “interactive experience.” To us, it sounded like…– The Scare Factor – Sep. 12, 2019
The accolades continue to pour in for Midnight Terror Haunted House in Oak Lawn, which opens for its sixth season on September 27.– The Scare Factor – Sep. 9, 2019
Wondering who the Top 31 Fan-Voted “Must-See” Haunted Houses are for 2019? Here’s a quick way to find out…– The Scare Factor – Sep. 3, 2019
The Fans have Spoken! Here are the results from this summer’s Fan Voting for our Top “Must-See” Haunted Houses poll…– The Scare Factor – Aug. 6, 2019
The Scare Factor – 4/13/2019
Take an underground journey into the Lemp Brewery Haunted House, a top-rated haunt in St. Louis Missouri that is said to be actually haunted!
2019 Haunted House and Escape Room News
2018 Haunted House and Escape Room News
The Scare Factor – 9/9/2018
Co-Owner Justin Cerniuk tells us how Midnight Terror Haunted House achieved success from humble beginnings as a home haunt, as well as his plans for making Oak Lawn (Chicago), Illinois “Experience Fear”…
The Scare Factor – 8/2/2018
The fans have spoken! Here are the lists for the Top Fan-Voted “Must-See” Haunts in each State…
The Scare Factor – 7/23/2018
Here are the voting results after the second week of our 2018 Fan-Voted “Must-See” Haunts Voting Poll…
The Scare Factor – 7/15/2018
Here are the voting results after the first week of our 2018 Fan-Voted “Must-See” Haunts Voting Poll…
The Scare Factor – 7/9/2018
Dr. Terror Eyes gave us the inside scoop on the Southeast Halloween Enthusiast Convention!
Team Old Crow Hollow – 6/1/2018
Team Old Crow Hollow gets the inside scoop on Evidence of Evil’s newest attraction for 2018!
The Scare Factor – 4/26/2018
Back by popular demand is the Haunted Hydro’s Monster Makeoff: Tournament of Talent! Bob and Beth Turner (owners, The Haunted Hydro) and Jennifer Hartley (coordinator) have resurrected the event after last year’s massive success.
The Scare Factor – 4/1/2018
Here’s a list of Haunted Houses that are opening their doors for Friday the 13th!
Team Old Crow Hollow – 2/3/2018
Our very own Team Old Crow Hollow interviews Jason Egan, the owner of The Official Saw Escape Room Experience in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2017 Haunted House and Escape Room News
Team Old Crow Hollow – 10/17/2017
As if 65 plus creepy acres of wooded farmland, 10 Haunted Attractions, and 3 full escape rooms wasn’t enough, now Headless Horseman Escape Rooms offers two mobile Escape Games.
Team Old Crow Hollow – 10/17/2017
So, have you ever thought it would be cool to be in one of those psycho killer horror movies like Texas Chainsaw Massacre, where this insane monster captures and throws you in some horrible little room for you to await your upcoming slaughter?
The Scare Factor – 10/2/2017
Are you looking to do something really cool and unique this Halloween season? Want to impress your date or friends with a “one of a kind” experience when touring haunted houses? Then look no further, as Vantricity Haunt Tours is the only service in the State where you get to ride around in a “zombie van”, driven by a zombie chauffeur, while visiting some of the best haunted attractions in the greater Genesee County.
The Scare Factor – 9/1/2017
Lots of new haunted houses will be opening their doors to the public for the first time this year!
The Scare Factor – 8/4/2017
The fans have spoken! Over the past summer, we hosted our second annual “Fan-Voted ‘Must-See’ Haunts” voting poll. To help scare seekers find the biggest, best and scariest haunted attractions in the land, we’ve posted the results here for the world to see!
The Scare Factor – 7/18/2017
With one week left before the poll ends, votes for the 2017 Top Fan Voted “Must-See” Haunts Lists are coming in faster than ever before!
The Scare Factor – 7/18/2017
Haunted houses are all about the experience. From the wait in line ’till you walk out the exit – and sometimes after – you’re probably going to get pummeled with…
The Scare Factor – 7/14/2017
We’ve entered the home stretch for the 2017 Top Fan Voted “Must-See” Haunts Lists! Halloween haunt enthusiasts have now placed almost 300 attractions and 27 States in the running…
The Scare Factor – 7/8/2017
The leaderboards for our 2017 Top Fan Voted “Must-See” Haunts Lists are evolving! We now have 2 more States that have…
The Scare Factor – 7/1/2017
Quite a bit has changed since our last update! We now have 5 more States eligible for a Top Fan-Voted “Must-See” Haunts List and the number of votes …
Enter the Netherworld: An Exclusive Interview with Ben Armstrong of Netherworld Haunted House in Atlanta, Georgia!
Phantom of the Ville – 7/6/2017
After 21 seasons in Norcross, Netherworld Haunted House will be moving to new location next Halloween. Louisville Halloween got all the latest terrifying news from co-owner, Ben Armstrong.
The Scare Factor – 6/25/2017
Since voting went live a few days ago, haunt enthusiasts have cast THOUSANDS of votes for…
Phantom of the Ville – 6/21/2017
We interview Tim Gavinksi, the founder and owner of one of America’s Top Haunted Attractions located in Waukesha, Wisconsin!
Phantom of the Ville – 6/7/2017
We interview legendary haunt industry icon, Kelly Collins, founder of The ScareAtorium, creator of the 3-Minute Escape Room and Coordinator of the Midwest Haunters Convention Haunted House Bus Tour!
Phantom of the Ville – 5/20/2017
We interview The 13th Gate’s Makeup Witch Doctor, Blain Quam, to get a behind-the-screams look at the sinister southern culture that haunts both The 13th Gate and Necropolis 13.
Phantom of the Ville – 3/13/2017
We interview cryptozoologist and paranormal investigator, J. Nathan Couch, about his thoroughly researched book on the legend of Goatman across the USA and in our own backyard.
Team Zombillies – Mar. 11, 2017
Most of you have probably heard about “the Haunted Hotel with 13 floors that no one has ever made it out of… and if you do… you get all your money back (or an ungodly amount of cash),” right? Well, we have never found it!
Team Zombillies – Mar. 2, 2017
These videos may be too gruesome for some to handle. They contain blood, guts, gore, brutal violence, vulgar language and are some of the scariest haunted house videos we could find.
Team Zombillies – Feb. 11, 2017
The internet has paved the way for anyone to give their $0.02 about something (like Yelp, Trip Advisor, Google and Facebook). Because of that, it’s getting hard to weed out the good reviews from the bad ones.
2016 Haunted House and Escape Room News
Team Zombillies – Sep. 3, 2016
Here’s our list of New Haunted Houses for the 2016 Haunt Season!
Lee Drake – Sep. 1, 2016
It’s debilitating. It really is. Unfortunately, not a lot of veterans to the haunt industry have ever dealt with it. The truth is, many haunters deal with Burn Out much more often than anyone thinks.
Team Zombillies – Aug. 9, 2016
You, the haunt enthusiasts, submitted over 80,000 votes over the past few months and we’ve finally made heads or tails of it all. The competition was fierce and the going got tough…
Team Scary Potter and the Hauntwarts Express – Aug. 1, 2016
Oh, ho, ho, we’re back! The 2016 Haunt Season is nearly upon us, but before we run off to bask in the warm, fuzzy chills of this year’s attractions, let’s take a moment to reflect on last year’s stand-out attractions, shall we?
Team Zombillies – Apr. 7, 2016
Every avid Halloween enthusiast loves a good scare every once in a while. This list has 13 Halloween haunted attractions with full-time “spooks” that can be more TERRIFYING than any scare-actor!
Team Zombillies – Jan. 28, 2016
The first installment in our “13 Haunts” series covers some of the most UNIQUE haunts we could find from across the country!
Team Zombillies – Feb. 7, 2016
Ever wonder who our “Top Haunts” are? This list contains some of the scariest, most high-tech, unique, creative and thrilling haunted houses our reviewers have seen!
Team Zombillies – Feb. 3, 2017
This is where we’ll be sharing what we’ve learned from visiting, reviewing and travelling to haunts over the years. Hopefully we can shed some light on things that do and don’t work… both for operating haunted houses as well as visiting them.