Best Haunted Houses in Waukesha County

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!

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Waukesha County

Wisconsin Feargrounds-
Located at the Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha

The Wisconsin Feargrounds consists of three multi-award winning haunted houses await you in one location on the Waukesha County Expo Center Grounds. Selected as America’s number 1 “Must See” Haunted Houses. With thee haunted houses, Morgan Manor, Slaughterhouse and Torment, you’re sure to get more FEAR than you bargained for! The Wisconsin Fear Grounds is a Wisconsin Halloween Tradition. There is also a 60 minute Escape Game called Anguish! They are open from October 4th – 26th on various days/times – see schedule here.

Days Open in 2019: October 4,5,11,12,18,19,20,24,25,26

The Dark Carnival– 
Located at 212 E Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc

Join us this October for The Dark Carnival Haunted House for over 10,000 square feet of rapid haunting intensity! Fear inducing actors, special effects, lighting and sound as you make your way through 40+ rooms of terror. Average time is 40 minutes. The Dark Carnival remains one of the top rated haunts in southeast Wisconsin!  Ticket check-in 6:30pm-10:30pm, Doors open 7:00pm. Must be checked in before 10:30pm to enter. Light on Day at the Dark Carnival for ages 4-11 will be right before the Halloween Parade.

Days Open in 2019: OCT 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, NOV 1, 2

Waukesha Ghost Walks-

Located Riverwalk Entrance Corner of N. Barstow and Corrina

Learn the unique haunted heritage of Downtown Waukesha 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 and start at 7:30pm.  Note: There are also Ghost walk tours in Milwaukee, Lake Geneva, and Madison. Info on those locations here.

Days Open in 2019: TBD


Milwaukee County

Hill Has Eyes
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 2019: TBD

Milwaukee’s Haunted Bar

Located at 422 South Second Street, Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee’s only licensed Cigar Bar, circa1986 w/ vintage whiiskies, wines and stellar foods, housed in a haunted Building. You must be 21 to enjoy! The Haunted Tours take about 1 hour.


Racine County

The Abandoned Haunted House
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.

Days Open in 2019: September 27, 28, October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 31, Nov 1, 2


Sheboygan County

The Dominion of Terror
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. In 2018 they added a new attraction, an Escape Room which requires separate booking.  Tickets just $15.

Days Open in 2019: TBD


Dodge County

The Dark Side Haunted Adventure
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 2019: TBD


Dane County

Schuster’s Farm Haunted Forest
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. Tickets sold Online or at ticket booth from Dark ’til 10 pm (Haunting continues until all ticket holders have experienced the terror).

Days Open in 2019: TBD

Find them in our Corn Maze Guide too!


Washington County 

Terror On Rural Street- 
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. Open 6:30 pm until 10:30 pm both Friday and Saturday night.

Days Open in 2019: TBD

MeadowBrook Haunted
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 2019: TBD

Find them in our Corn Maze Guide and Pumpkin Farm Guide too!


Rock County

The Screamatorium
406 10th Street, Brodhead, WI

20,000 square feet of pure terror, the Screamatorium boasts at being “Southern Wisconsin’s Largest Indoor Haunted Attraction.”

Days Open in 2019: September 27, 28, October 4, 5, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, 26, 27, 31, Nov 1, 2


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