A Haunted Good Time!

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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Wisconsin Fear Grounds

Wisconsin Fear Grounds

The Wisconsin Fear Grounds at the Waukesha Expo Center Grounds is Wisconsin’s number one haunted house!  With three haunted houses, Morgan Manor, Unstable and the new Unknown, in addition to the all new 60-minute Escape Room Adventure, Hex, you’re sure to get more Fear (and value) than you bargained for!  Survival is the key this Halloween at the Wisconsin Feargrounds…visit if you dare!

Waukesha County

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

No joke – this haunted house has been named the #1 haunted house in Wisconsin by HauntedHouseRatings and HauntedWisconsin. There are three (yes 3!) separate haunted houses that  make up the Wisconsin Fear Grounds!  They are “Morgan Manor”, “Unstable” and a brand new one named, “Unknown”. This year they have all ALL NEW haunted experience called, “The Hex” which is an hour-long escape room experience.  They are open from October 6th through the 28th on various days/times – see schedule here.

Days Open: October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28


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! The dates are Sept 30October 6,7,13,14,20,21,27,28
Lights on Oct 28 1-4. Ticket check-in 6:30pm-10:30pm, Doors open 7:00pm. Must be checked in before 10:30pm to enter.

Days Open: September 30, October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28


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. Friday, October 27th 2017 @ 7:30 pm and Saturday, October 28th 2017 @ 7:30 pm.


Waukesha Zombie Walks-
Starting Location: 453 W Main St Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

Remember to please show up in your zombie attire and makeup. Saturday, October 28th 2017 @ 10:30am-12:30pm

  • 10:30 am: Base camp. Sign in and bring your $ donations here. This year it’s $5 per person. All money raised goes to HAWS and the Food Pantry of Waukesha County. Please DO NOT bring any items. Thank you.
  • 11:45 am: Base camp closes & time to line up.
  • 12:00 pm: The walk begins.
  • 12:30 pm: The walk ends at the gazebo by the river walk.

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: September 29, 30, October 1, 5, 6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29


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: September 23, 29, 30, October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, November 3, 4


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. This year there is a new attraction, an Escape Room which requires separate booking.  The haunted house is open October 6,7,13,14,19-21, 26-31 from 7 to 10pm.

Days Open: October 6, 7, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31


Dodge County

The Dark Side Haunted Adventure
N1255 Hoard Rd, Ixonia, WI 53036

Welcome to the dark side. Voted Wisconsin’s scariest haunt 4 years in a row, Dark Side is a SREAM PARK!  6 haunts in one location and all for only $30! Two new attractions in 2017! Open Friday and Saturdays from 7 to 10pm. Full schedule will be available here.

Days Open: September 29, 30, October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28


Dane County

The Haunted Barn
755 US-51, Stoughton, WI 53589

The LARGEST indoor/outdoor haunted attraction in the Madison/ Dane county area awaits you. A highly detailed indoor haunted attraction featuring multiple themed areas that will wind you around, take you up and down, and leave you shaking at the knees. They have some of the coolest “in the line” entertainment, along with an all new paintball shooting experience, gypsy fortune teller and a food stand that has some incredibly delicious treats and snacks. Parking is free here, and they never turn anyone away if you’re here by 11:00 to buy tickets. Custom group rates are available, Fast Pass options and package deals! Be sure to make The Haunted Barn your haunted adventure for 2017.

Days Open: October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28


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: September 30, October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28


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 starting October 6th. Last night is October 28th.

Days Open: October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28


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: October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28


You can view all of these haunted attractions on our map below for driving reference: