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Best Haunted Houses in Waukesha County and SE Wisconsin

Looking to get out and get scared this fall?  We have a guide that will be sure to knock your socks off. There are plenty of haunted attractions in South East Wisconsin. In the past few years, a group of my girlfriends have gotten together for haunted houses – it’s a blast! And we love watching scary movies too! So if you are looking for a date night, or a night out with your friends we hope you have a spooky good time!



Click on the ad above for schedule, dates and times of the Ghost Walks!

IMPORTANT NOTE: American Ghost Walks will be following all Wisconsin recommended WEDC Guidelines for outdoor activities. Tours are limited to 25 plus our guide and 6-foot social distancing between groups is required (or you’ll need to bring a mask.)


Note: We are currently updating this guide for 2020!

Located at the Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha

The Compound at the Wisconsin Feargrounds, Wisconsin’s best new haunted houses, is open Fridays and Saturdays in October from 7-11:30pm.   

Wisconsin’s premiere haunted attractions have risen from the ashes after being taken over by the horrors that roamed the grounds for more than a decade.  What you’ll find now is an entirely new experience sure to leave a lasting impression on your nightmares with two all new haunted houses in 2020. 

When you enter, you’ll find yourself trapped in The Compound where the monsters have taken over and now reside. If you’re able to escape, the next horror in store for you is the home of the new leader of the grounds.  Welcome to  Sketchy’s Chambers Buy tickets here.  Find out about their COVID procedures here

Days Open in 2020: October 2,3, 9, 10, 16,17, 23, 24, 30, 31

THE DARK CARNIVAL– Closed permanantly after their 2019 season (not COVID related closure)
Located at 212 E Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc

AMERICAN GHOST WALKS- Presented by the American Ghost Walks

Learn the unique haunted heritage of an area with real ghost stories, local folklore, and recent reports of paranormal activity! Enjoy a breezy mile and a half walk over the course of 90-120 minutes. Note: There may be a Waukesha Walk this year, stay tuned. Other Wisconsin Ghost Walk locations include Milwaukee, Lake Geneva and Madison. There are some virtual options at different price levels. 

Days Open in 2020: Go to their Wisconsin homepage to view dates/times/locations.

Located at 7900 Crystal Ridge Rd, Franklin, WI 53132

This Haunted experience is outdoor. It’s been voted by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinenl as Southeast’s Wisconsin #1 Haunted Attraction. Bonfire parties. A chairlift. 5 unique outdoor haunts. The schedule and tickets can be found HERE.  Milwaukee’s scariest haunted attraction features a gruesome cast of flesh eating mutant hillbillies. Don’t linger too long on the haunted trails, or they’ll make you part of the attraction!

Days Open in 2020: October 2,3, 9, 10, 16,17, 23, 24, 30, 31

MILWAUKEE GHOST WALKS- Presented by the American Ghost Walks (Various Locations)

The Ghost Walk Milwaukee locations include Bloody Third Ward, Shadow of City Hall Tour Online, Milwaukee Ghosts of Christmas Past, Saints and Sinners of Brady Street and The Shadow of City Hall.

Days Open in 2020: click here to view dates/times/locations


FIserv Forum’s Deer District becomes the “Fear District”
Located at 422 South Second Street, Milwaukee, WI

Details for 2020 are pending. In 2019, the Fear District wasNEW to the plaza at Fiserv Forum this fall! Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a frightening evening of fun after dusk!! 

Days Open in 2020: TBD details for this event in 2020

2970 Mile View Road, West Bend, WI

The Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm Haunted Cornfield experience is a MUST SEE – MUST DO – ONE OF A KIND adventure. YOU WILL HAVE FUN, and it WILL BE the FUNNEST THING you do this October! It’s different from a Haunted House, totally un-staged and hair-raising adventure through 8 +creepy Houses and 3/4 Miles of Narrow  trails in Tall Dense Corn, on Narrow confined Dark Trails full of 100s of Creepy Creatures , Scenes, Air activated Monsters, intense sound and lighting  effects. The Live-Actor Nighttime Haunted Cornfield Adventures are on Friday and Saturday nights 6 till midnight ONLY. Enjoy our Bonfire while you wait for your wristband number to be called.  It is geared for us older kids & adults. This farm-style haunt takes 40-45 minutes to complete.

Days Open in 2020:
The evening Nightime Haunted Cornfield is planned to open October 2 2020. Daytime Creepy Corn field trail may open a week earlier updates to come.

Find them in our CORN MAZE GUIDE and PUMPKIN FARM GUIDE too!

Located at 147 N Rural St Hartford, Wisconsin 53027

Terror on Rural Street is a 17 room house with many High Tech effects as well as over 30 costumed actors. There is a mix of many Animatronics along with live actors to bring you a new level of fear. There is a heated waiting area and lots of free parking. 

Days Open in 2020: Not open in 2020, see you in 2021!

2825 SE Frontage Road Mount Pleasant, WI 53177 (right of 94)

This haunt boasts 4 haunted attractions on 1 property. They include Ambush Haunted House, Hysteria Haunted House, Stalker Haunted Cornfield and Shoot a Freak. The Abandoned Haunted House Complex houses two large, full-size Wisconsin haunted houses for scary Halloween entertainment–located 30 minutes north of Chicago, 20 minutes south of Milwaukee, and about 40 minutes from Waukesha, Wisconsin. You can find the hours and days of service HERE. Tickets and pricing details can be found HERE. Their COVID-19 polices can be found here.

Days Open in 2020: September 25, 26, October 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31, Nov 7

2024 North 15th Street Sheboygan, WI

The Dominion of Terror is a non-profit Haunted House, run and funded by the Sheboygan Jaycees. The DOT is one of the Jaycees’ biggest fundraisers of the year for giving back to the community. All profits are donated at the end of the season to local charities. Each year they design, construct, use and then teardown 20+ rooms in the Haunted House. 

Days Open in 2020: Not open in 2020, will be back in 2021!

N1255 Hoard Rd, Ixonia, WI 53036

Welcome to the dark side. Voted Wisconsin’s scariest haunt year after year, Dark Side is a SCREAM PARK!  Now with 7 haunts featuring the brand new Grimm Reaper Railway. Open Friday and Saturdays from 7 to 10pm. Full schedule will be available HERE.

Days Open in 2020: The DarkSide Haunted Adventure opens Saturday, October 3rd, 2020!

1326 US HWY 12 and 18 Deerfield WI 53531

They have designed the Haunted Forest to be both scary and interactive for teenagers and adult. Our daytime adventures and flashlight corn maze are fun for all ages. Buy tickets ONLINE only for nighttime scare here.

Days Open in 2020:Starting Saturday, September 26  | Fridays & Saturdays in October
Plus —  Thursday, October 29
ALL nighttime tickets will be sold online!
Find them in our CORN MAZE GUIDE too!

MADISON GHOST WALKS- Presented by American Ghost Walks

Presented by the American Ghost Walks (Three locations + one online option)State Street side of Capitol Square. We take the time to research our stories to make sure you hear interesting and spooky tales you haven’t heard before.

Days Open in 2020: Go to their Wisconsin homepage to view dates/times/locations.


LAKE GENEVA GHOST WALKS- Presented by the American Ghost Walks
Our tour meets near downtown Lake Geneva at Seminary Park at the corner of Lake Shore Drive and Baker Street.

Discover the haunted history of Lake Geneva with our walking tour around the beautiful downtown by Geneva Lake. Discover colorful characters, haunted mansions, vengeful spirits, monsters, and more! We’ve spent a lot of time researching supernatural and weird stories around Lake Geneva so that we have brand new stories and content that we can guarantee you’ve never heard before. This is not a haunted house, so no rent-a-ghouls have been hired to jump out at you.

Days Open in 2020: Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 and 9:30pm now through Oct 31

Map of the Haunted Houses


Do you have a Haunted House to add?

If you have a haunted house to add to our Southeast Wisconsin Haunted House Guide, please email us at erin@lakecountryfamilyfun(dot)com with your corn maze information. You can also email us via the contact form.

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