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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SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN'S BEST HAUNTED HOUSES 2023
Tap the County Name for more details on local haunts!
BUBBLES HAUNTED CAR WASH
1604 Water Place, Oconomowoc, WI
Drive Through the Tunnel of Terror if You DARE! 🌙
🗓️ Thursday night Oct. 26th – Oct. 31st, 2023
🍭 Treats for All the Little Monsters!
⚡️Please Note: No “Prep” or “Spray” Allowed Due to Electrical Cord “Shocks”
✨We hope to see you on the other side.
NEW WISCONSIN FEARGROUNDS-
Located at the Waukesha Expo Center, 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha
Wisconsin Feargrounds, Wisconsin’s favorite haunted houses, is celebrating 20 Years of Fear in 2023! Come see what Sketchy and his band of misfits have in store. Opening September 29 through October 28!
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.
Wisconsin’s premiere haunted attractions return for the 20th year in horrific fashion with two haunts with all new nightmares built into every turn. Come see if you have what it takes to survive Sketchy’s celebration of 20 Years of Fear.
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. Will you make it out? Or just become one of them?
Review: We visited this haunt in 2020, which was reduced, but it was still spooky!
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. There will be a Waukesha Walk this year. Other Wisconsin Ghost Walk locations include Milwaukee, Lake Geneva and Madison. There are some virtual options at different price levels.
Days Open in 2023: Go to their Wisconsin homepage to view dates/times/locations.
HAUNTED CAR WASH – River’s Edge Wash n Lube
811 S Rochester St, Mukwonago, WI 53149
2023 dates TBD
Go Thru the Tunnel of terror. $20
Beware. Monthly subscriptions and coupons not valid for this special event.
Best for children and adults age 10 and up.
Days Open in 2023: TBD
THE 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. 4 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!
Review: We did this haunt in 2015 and were thoroughly haunted. We loved the ski lift, but they are no longer do the ski left part. They do have 4 amazing haunts still!
Not So Scary Halloween Party in 2023:
Ideal for kids of all ages and families who want to experience The Hill Has Eyes attractions when its not so scary. The actors will take you on a guided tour through the attractions and kids will get to Trick or Treat along the way.
Kids are encouraged to dress up and be a part of the fun!
Every Sunday in October from 2:30pm-4:45pm
Cost: $15 General admission
For more information CLICK HERE
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 2023: click here to view dates/times/locations
Review: We took this haunted walk in 2021. Your guide totally makes or breaks the experience. The history is fascinating and we lucked out with beautiful weather for walking around downtown Milwaukee.
PABST MANSION AFTER HOURS TOURS
2000 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233
This specialty afterhours tour offered only in October will take place in a dimly lit Mansion where themes of darkness and the revealing of unseen spaces will be explored, offering visitors an opportunity to see the Pabst Mansion in a ‘new light’. Visitors will be guided by candlelight as they explore the dark, in areas varying from literal light sources in the home, to approaching the darkness of loss, to viewing hidden compartments and seldom-seen lower level spaces.
THURSDAYS 4:30PM & 5PM
FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 5PM, 5:30PM, 6PM
HALLOWEEN 4:30PM, 5PM, 5:30PM
2970 Mile View Road, West Bend, WI
New for 2023 The Expanded Haunted Cornfield Now begins with the Haunted Forest, which leads you into the Haunted Cornfield. It is creepy and scary on its own. It will have a bonfire and live actors on Friday and Saturday nights. All Ticket purchases will be at the Farm.
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.
Concessions include Food/Soda/Candy and Beer & Mixed Drinks for 21+ Older.
Days Open in 2023:
October 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
Ticket Sales From 6:30PM to 10:30PM
Show opens at 7:00PM for General and VIP.
THE ABANDONED HAUNTED HOUSE
2825 SE Frontage Road Mount Pleasant, WI 53177 (right of 94)
This haunt boasts 4 haunted attractions on 1 property in 2022. They include Ambush Haunted House, Hysteria Haunted House, Stalker Haunted Cornfield and Abandond Axe Throwing. 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.
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.
Regular Ticket Price $20. Check out our Facebook page for specials!
Open 7-10PM on scheduled nights – see calendar for details
Throwback Weekend – $15 tickets October 13th and 14th.
120 E Benson St, Glenbeulah, WI 53023
THE DARK SIDE HAUNTED ADVENTURE
N1255 Hoard Rd, Ixonia, WI 53036
Welcome to the dark side 2023. Voted Wisconsin’s scariest haunt year after year, Dark Side is a SCREAM PARK! Now with 9 haunts and a Zombie Expedition. Open Friday and Saturdays from 7 to 10pm, Zombie Expedition from 7pm-930pm.
Follow their Facebook page for updates HERE
Review: We enjoyed this one so much, we did it two years in a row. See our Fun in 2016 HERE.
HORICON HAUNTED HISTORY TOUR
322 Winter Street, Horicon, WI (The Satterlee Clark House)
The Real Hauntings of the Satterlee Clark House Museum Part 2 has been rescheduled for November 20th, 2022 1pm-4pm
Check out their event HERE for more information
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 ($10/person) are fun for all ages. Buy tickets ONLINE only for nighttime scare here.
The Bakery Barn is open at night! Try a hand-dipped caramel apple, fudge, apple cider donuts, fresh-baked Cookies & more!
Days Open in 2023:
Fridays & Saturdays, September 30 through October (and) Thursday, October 19 and 26, 2023
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 2023: 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.
EAST TROY’S WALK OF TERROR –
NEW LOCATION! ALPINE VALLEY!
W2501 County Road D. Elkhorn, WI 53121
The elaborate haunted house is East Troy’s scariest Halloween attraction and organizers promise that this year’s event will be bigger and better than ever. The Walk of Terror will donate their first $10,000 to charity!
Online tickets : $20 general /$35 Fast Pass + fees
At the gate: $25 general admission/$40 Fast Pass + fees
Opens Friday, September 29, 2023 for the season.
TERROR AT THE MANOR
406 10th St. Brodhead, WI 53520
Brodhead Manor Haunted House Presents “Terror at the Manor” All New Horror Experience. Interact with your Favorite Characters and Explore the 3rd Floor In the Dark! 6 Days Only – Limited Tickets Available! Tickets available at Door Only. Reservation Time slots will be given at time of Ticket Purchase. Time slots available until Midnight. Limited to 10 per group every 10 minutes.
Days open in 2023: They will return in 2023.