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Chicago-Area Haunted Houses
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Haunted Houses: Haunted Quarry
Hours of Operation: 2013-10-18
Location: Harold Hail Quarry, 400 S. Water St., Batavia, IL
Admission: $8 per person
Details: Face your fears and experience all the nightmares that await you! This event is not suitable for kids 10 and under. Gates will be open from 7 - 10 pm. Admission is $8 per person. New this year - Nate's Dogs will be at Haunted Quarry to satisfy your food cravings! Volunteers are needed for this event - if interested please contact Kristin Bykowski at 630-406-5282 ex. 2162
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AROUND THE AREA
Haunted Houses: Zombie Safari Hayride
Hours of Operation: Through Oct. 27 from 7 p.m. to midnight
Location: 19111 S. Oak Park Ave., Tinley Park, IL
Admission: $20 includes paint balls, unlimited compressed air and gun rental. Refills available.
Haunted Houses: Orland Park Lions Club Haunted Woods Presents Horrorland Town of Terror
Hours of Operation: Oct. 11, 12, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26; 7-11 p.m.; Trick or treat trail on Oct. 26 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Location: 14800 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, IL
Admission: $12 for ages 6 and older ($2 discount with donation for food pantry). VIP is $17.
Haunted Houses: Haunted Hayrides at Forest View Farms
Hours of Operation: By reservation only on Halloween night, a Halloween ride through the haunted forest preserve takes 20-30 minutes. From 6 to 7 p.m., a less scary version for little kids; 7 p.m. to close, full-effect version.
Location: 16717 Lockwood Ave., Tinley Park, IL
Admission: $12.50 per person ($10 per person in groups of 20)
Haunted Houses: Frankfort Area Jaycees Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Oct. 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 31 and Nov. 1; 8 p.m. to 11 p.m.
Location: 198th Street and Harlem Avenue, Frankfort, IL
Admission: $12 per person; $55 for a group of six; a children's matinee on Oct. 27 from 1 to 3 p.m.; each child costs $3
Haunted Houses: Sweet Dreams Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Oct. 4-7, Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20, Oct. 25-27 and Halloween (Oct. 31), 7-11 p.m.
Location: 11901 S. Cicero Ave., Alsip, IL
Haunted Houses: Creepy Hallow Blood Shed Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Oct. 4-6, Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20, Oct. 25-27; Fridays and Saturdays, 6-11 p.m.; Sundays, 6-10 p.m. and Oct. 30, 6-10 p.m. and Oct. 31, 6-11 p.m.
Location: 24405 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, IL
Admission: Bloodshed Haunted House, $25; Terror Trails Hayride and Haunted Cornfield, $20; Zombie Hunt Paintball (includes 80 paint balls), $18; and Interactive Scareland, $6.
Details: Three different kinds of terror. There's the Blood Shed Haunted House, a Haunted Hayride and Woods and Zombie Hunt Payball Hayride.
Haunted Houses: Spirits of the Oaks Haunted Trail
Hours of Operation: Oct. 18-19, from 7-10 p.m. for ages 12 and older
Location: Irons Oaks in Olympia Fields, IL
Admission: $7 ($5 in groups of 5 or more)
Details: It's the time of year when the darkness lengthens and the Spirits of the Oaks become restless. Are you brave enough to walk amongst them? Visit our haunted trail that is sure to scare even the bravest soul.
Haunted Houses: Frightmare Haunted House at Haunted Trails
Hours of Operation: Sunday-Thursday, 6 to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 6 to 11 p.m.; Oct. 31, 6 p.m. til whenever
Location: 7759 S. Harlem Ave., Burbank
Admission: $10 (discount coupons on website)
Details: A two-story haunted house and scary maze featuring scenes from famous horror films. Opens on Friday, Oct. 11.
Haunted Houses: Nightmare at the Terrace Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20, Oct. 25-27, 6-10 p.m.
Location: 11500 Beloit Ave., Worth
Admission: $8 for 8 and older
Details: The Worth Park District will once again be turning the Terrace Centre into a place full of scares, thrills and chills for the fifth annual "Nightmare at the Terrace" Haunted House. If you dare, take your chances and walk through a 700-foot path and 15-room maze.
Haunted Houses: Abyss Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Oct. 4-5, Oct. 11-13, Oct. 18-20, Oct. 25-27, Fridays and Saturdays 7-11 p.m. Sundays and 7-10 p.m.
Location: 7502 E. Hansel Road, Channahon, IL
Admission: $21 general; $31 VIP
Details: A darkness, long forgotten, has been unleashed deep within the bowels of the earth, beneath the old McClindon place in unsuspecting Channahon. An unspeakable portal to horror so deep and black, it is known only as ABYSS.
Haunted Houses: Statesville Haunted Prison and City of the Dead
Hours of Operation: : Oct. 3-6, Oct. 10-13, Oct. 17-20, Oct. 23-27, Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 7-10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays, 7-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Location: 17250 S. Weber Rd. Crest Hill, IL
Admission: General, $30, VIP $40. Groups (12 or more), $21. Discount coupons available online.
Details: Enter Statesville Haunted Prison at your own peril. When you do, the Warden the Demon of Darkness and his Zombies will quickly take control of you like everything else inside the ancient walls of pure evil! You will experience feelings that you have never felt before! Some call it scared, terrified, or horrified but you will never be the same again or should I say sane again. Do you like clowns? You won't if you survive and escape Statesville! Only a select few escape the dangerous cells only to enter the City of the Dead where the most evil of Statesville go for eternity. Will you be joining them?
Haunted Houses: Haunted Mansion and Asylum 13
Hours of Operation: Sept. 30, Oct. 1-2, Oct. 7-9, Oct. 14-16, Oct. 20-23, Oct. 26-31, 6-10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 6-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays.
Location: 730 N. Bolingbrook Dr. in Bolingbrook
Haunted Houses: CarnEvil
Hours of Operation: Opens Oct. 4. Open Friday and Saturdays in October, 7 to 11 p.m.; Sundays, 7 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 17 and 24, 7 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 30, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. and Oct. 31, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Location: 5333 Prairie Stone Parkway, Hoffman Estates, IL
Admission: Regular admission $35; VIP admission (includes unlimited carnival rides) $60
Details: Terror has never been this big with five different types of haunts under on roof: Clown Asylum, Tomb Laveau, Corny Clowns, Ma Buckners Doll Factory and Midway of the Damned. Blade of Gory is a haunted ice rink that will be open October 24 to 27. There's also a Bug Buffet featuring deep fried roaches, beer battered crickets, chocolate covered worms and more.
Haunted Houses: Dungeon of Doom
Hours of Operation: Opens Oct. 4. Open Oct. 4 and 5, 7:30 to 11 p.m.; Oct. 6, 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 11-12, 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Oct. 13, 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 17, 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 18-19, 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Oct. 20, 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 24, 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 25-26, 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Oct. 30-31, 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Nov. 1-2, 7:30 to 11 p.m.
Location: 2701 Deborah Ave., Zion, IL 60099
Admission: Ultimate ticket $25; VIP Unlimited ticket $40; Individual season pass $79
Details: The Dungeon of Doom has earned its legendary reputation for the most bone-chilling, best-haunted house in the Chicago area. It is located in the turn-of-the-century Warwick building in Zion and is not for the faint of heart. Lurking ghouls, deranged clowns and shambling undead will scare you out of your skin.
Haunted Houses: The Realm of Terror Horror Experience
Hours of Operation: Open weekends and some Thursdays in October. View the website for more information on dates and hours of operation.
Location: 421 W. Rollins Road, Round Lake Beach, IL
Admission: Ticket prices regular admission $25; Skip the Line pass $35; VIP Pass $50. Limited Skip the Line and VIP Pass are available each night. If you buy online, there are discounts available.
Details: Defy fear, and attempt to escape the haunted house that is recognized by the world as one of the most "Over-the-Top" Haunted Houses to ever exist. 2013 Marks the 11th year of The Realm of Terror Haunted House, and to celebrate we have totally recreated the show. With MASSIVE changes to the main attraction. This October, do not miss the Haunted House that is nationally recognized as"The Editor's Choice Haunted Attraction," "The #1 Haunted House in Illinois" and " The #1 Haunted House in Chicago." By ChicagoHalloweenGuide.com, HauntedIllinois.com and HauntedHouseChicago.com and Top 20 in America by Huffington Post.com and Mapquest.com
Haunted Houses: Haunted Hike
Hours of Operation: Oct. 25, 7 to 10:30 p.m.; flashlight hike on Oct. 26 from 4 to 6 p.m.; Oct. 26, 6 to 10:30 p.m.
Location: 2000 East Algonquin Road, Des Plaines
Admission: View admission prices online
Details: View details online.
Haunted Houses: Fear City
Hours of Operation: In October, Sundays and Thursdays, 7 to 11 p.m.; Friday-Saturday, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Oct. 30 and 31, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Location: 8240 N. Austin Ave. Morton Grove, IL.
Admission: Ticket info. is available online athttp://fearcitychicago.com/tickets
Details: FEAR CITY HAUNTED HOUSE is a 40,000 square foot Haunted City north of Chicago (Austin and Dempster). Feel the terror as Fear City Chicago takes you on a immersive theatrical journey through the back alleys and tunnels of our ALL NEW 2013 mind bending haunted attraction and find yourself face-to-face with over 100 of Chicagoland's scariest characters.
Haunted Houses: Lombard Jaycees Happy Hell-a-Days Haunted House
Hours of Operation: OPEN: OPEN:Oct: 11, 12, 13 18, 19, 20 25, 26, 27 28, 29, 30, 31, Nov: 1, 2 Hours: 7:00 - 11:00 Kiddie Matinee: October 26th Hours: 12:00 - 3:00
Location: 356 Yorktown Shopping Center, Lombard, IL
Admission: Adults, $10; Kids 9 and under are $5; Skip-the-line tickets are $15; kiddie matinee is free.
Haunted Houses: The Asylum Xperiment Haunted Attractions
Hours of Operation: Thursday and Sunday, 7 to 10:30 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Location: 1033 N. Villa Ave., Villa Park, IL
Admission: Ticket info. is available athttp://www.asylumxperiment.com/tickets.html
Details: The Asylum Xperiment was voted the #1 haunt in the entire state of Illinois for 2012. Haunted Illinois, the top Halloween haunt review site in the state, hailed the attraction as ambitious, impressive and epic. AX was voted as the #1 favorite by visitors, and ranked #1 by the H.I. review team, sweeping both categories in this industry. The Asylum's rise to the top is attributed to their perpetual evolution; adding new scenes, scares, attractions, and unique special effects, all based upon valuable feedback from visitors, then filtered through the psychotic inner workings of the creator's minds.
Haunted Houses: Haunted Maze
Hours of Operation: Oct. 11 and 12, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: 1500 Forest Gate, Oak Brook, IL
Admission: Ticket info available online.
Details: Since 2003, the Oak Brook Park District has transformed the pathways of Central Park and led thousands of innocent spectators through the most haunted corners of Oak Brook. The 2013 Haunted Forest event will once again feature a spectacularly spooky 13,000+ square foot haunted maze along with several new festive features. Parental discretion is advised for thrill seekers under 10 as music, light, fog, strobe lights and creepy characters will all be in close proximity in the maze. For those looking for a lighter dose of Halloween hi-jinks, Haunted Forest also features a pumpkin patch, face painting, fireside storytelling, candy in the haystack, a craft corner, and tractor pulled hayrides. Concessions will be available onsite for purchase.
Haunted Houses: Anderson Fun-E Farm
Hours of Operation: Haunted hayride is open 7 to 10:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Location: 508 Illinois 126, Plainfield, IL
Details: included in admission : Entrance to see our Micro Zoo, our petting zoo, hayrides, Fun-E craft area, Shows, Kiddie friendly haunted house, Watch our queen bee at work, Baby critter Corner, come jump on our Cool Inflatables! Watch us feed the animals (depends on time of day), take pictures with our Fun-E Farm Characters and so much more. Stay after the farm closes to take a tour of our 1 mile long haunted hay ride (NOT FOR THE FAINT OF HEART) while waiting sit by the bonfire and listen to our resident DJ play some tunes (requests taken).
Haunted Houses: Village of Screamfield
Hours of Operation: Friday, October 18 - Full Scare 6-10 pm; Saturday, October 19 - Family-friendly 2-5 pm and Full Scare 6-10 pm; Friday, October 25 - Full Scare 6-10 pm; Saturday, October 26 - Family-friendly 2-5 pm and Full Scare 6-10 pm; Sunday, October 27 - Family-Friendly 2-5pm and Full scare 6-830 pm
Location: 14300 S. Coli Plus Drive, Plainfield, IL
Admission: Full scare - $10; Full scare - $10 Family-friendly - $5 Age 6 and under free for both events Full Haunt is intended to scare. There are no monsters in the Family-Friendly events.
Details: Village of Screamfield is a haunted house fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the students and staff of Plainfield School District 202. The Foundation for Excellence is a non-profit 501c organization. For more information on the foundation please visit:www.d202foundation.org
Haunted Houses: Fear Haunted House at Navy Pier
Hours of Operation: In October, Thursdays, Sundays and Oct. 30, 7 to 10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m.
Location: 600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL
Admission: For more info., visit the website:http://www.thefearhauntedhouse.com/tickets.html
Details: The award-winning Fear Haunted House is returning to Navy Pier for 2013! This October will feature both an aggressive adult-themed haunted house at night and a low scare, lights on attraction during the day.
Haunted Houses: Bolingbrook Park District Pelican Harbor Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Oct. 25 and 26, 5-10 p.m.
Location: 200 Lindsey Lane, Bolingbrook, IL
Admission: $10 (includes after-tour party at the indoor water park).
Details: The Harbor is haunted this Halloween season and you're our special guest of horror. This new event, designed for children ages 9-over, transforms Pelican Harbor into a chilling landscape of hearses, haunts and stories. Creep through Darcy's Home of Eternal Rest and listen closely as you wind through the Doll Gallery, Hall of Memories, Crematory, Darcy's Parlor and more. Our haunt-master and storyteller will award all participants with a voucher to stay for the after-tour party at the indoor water park.
Haunted Houses: Basement of the Dead & Shattered
Hours of Operation: Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m; Tuesdays through Thursdays and Sundays, 7 to 10 p.m.
Location: 42 W. New York St., Aurora, IL
Admission: More info. online:http://42fear.com/flash/index.html#/tickets
Haunted Houses: The Massacre Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 2 and Oct. 31, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Thursdays and Sundays and Oct. 30, 7 to 11 p.m.
Location: 3440 Odyssey Court, Naperville, IL
Admission: More info online:http://www.fearthemassacre.com/admission.html
Details: Work up your nerves and step in to one of the top ten scariest attractions in the Midwest, The Massacre Haunted House and Fear Factory 3-D. Newly renovated and ready to deliver the scares, The Massacre offers over 15,000+ sq. ft. of sheer nightmares for your enjoyment. This custom built haunted house allows visitors to walk through in small groups of six to seven and is designed to give teenagers through adults the scare of their lives! Focusing on fear and fright, this haunted labyrinth dishes up over 35 rooms of pure terror where 40 ghastly clad actors are waiting to scare and delight. Frightening mazes, eerie animatronics, and beyond is ready to fill your October with chills and thrills. Newly added for 2011 The Massacre added a 2nd Haunt "Fear Factory 3-D" A one a kind attraction that delivers 3-D effects when you wear special 3-D Glasses provided by the Haunt.
Haunted Houses: Eleventh Hour Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, 7 to 10 p.m.; Fridays and Satudays, 7 to 11 p.m.
Location: 1940 George St Melrose Park, IL
Admission: More info. online:http://image.screampass.com/968/Eleventhhour/Venue.html
Haunted Houses: Terror on the Railroad
Hours of Operation: 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturdays in October
Location: 7000 Olson Road, Union, IL
Admission: $13 per person
Details: Experience the twisted railroad in its seventh year... Trespass on the abandoned Train of Chills and attempt to reach your destination on the possessed Screamliner. Terror on the Railroad will stop you dead in your tracks
Haunted Houses: Elgin Turners Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Starting Oct. 11, open Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 p.m. to midnight; open Oct. 20, 27 and 31, 7 to 10 p.m.
Location: 112 Villa St., Elgin, IL
Admission: $12 per person
Haunted Houses: Evil Intentions Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Open through Nov. 1 on Fridays and Saturdays and Oct. 31, 7:30 p.m. to midnight; Sundays starting on Oct. 6 from 7:30 to 10 p.m.; Oct. 17, 24, 29 and 30 from 7:30 to 10 p.m.
Location: 900 Grace St., Elgin, IL
Admission: General admission, $20
Haunted Houses: Psychosis Haunted House
Hours of Operation: Open Fridays and Saturdays through Nov. 2, 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.; Thursdays, Sundays and Oct. 30, 7 to 10 p.m.
Location: 200 N. Spring St., Elgin, IL
Details: Claiming to be Illinois' most interactive haunted house, for an additional $10 we will "kidnap" you or someone in your group to make you part of the experience! For an additional $5 you can be BURIED ALIVE!! For more details, visit the website.