Looking for a scare? A thrill? Like to be kept up all night living in fear? Despise clowns and chainsaws? Scared of zombies walking around? Let our guide take you on an adventure so scary, you might not even be able to return. Take your pic as you go to each one and tag us at @milwaukeemom to show us your fun!
These houses aren’t for the young. Everything here requires an age of at least 10-12 and many are much more appropriate for grown-ups.
*All information was taken off websites and MkeMom is not responsible for anything that is not updated. Keep in mind that many attractions may have new guidelines and requirements in light of COVID-19.
Milwaukee Area Haunted Houses and Halloween Scares
The Hill Has Eyes – Join in Milwaukee’s most terrifying haunted attraction. With 4 different attractions all in one, you’ll be busy all night. Walk through a haunted woods, take a broken ski lift and see what you spot below. Enter a haunted house and see what happened to all the people who used to live there and you can also attend the devil’s carnival. See clowns and freaks who have given up their soul…just make sure to keep yours. Tickets range in price depending on the date and purchase. You’ll get a discount online, but cash is accepted at the site. They are anywhere from $35-49. Visit The Hill Has Eyes for more information.
Waukesha (& surrounding area)
Wisconsin Fear Grounds – This complex offers 3 different haunted houses spread throughout 55,000 square feet. You’ll start your experience in The Compound, followed by Sketchy’s Chambers, and finally, brand new this year The Abyss. Open Fridays and Saturdays in October from 7pm to 11pm. Early bird tickets start at $25. Also new for 2021, live bands and open waiting areas. Book early because space is limited. Check out Wisconsin Fear Grounds for more information and details.
The Hollow at Phantom Lake (Mukwonago) – Looking for a more family-friendly scare? Take a social distanced stroll through The Hollow at Phantom Lake this fall. Enter a world of enchantment, filled with over 2000 hand carved illuminated Jack O’Lanterns. This outdoor, family friendly, evening under the stars is sure to become a yearly tradition. Opens October 1 & 2, tickets start at $15.
Schuster’s Haunted Forest – Open every Friday and Saturday in October, with a bonus Thursday, October 28th, Schuster’s Haunted Forest is located in Deerfield, WI. Tickets start at $18.95 a person and can be purchased online. All tickets purchased on the farm are $25. Visit their website for more information.
Screamin Acres – With 4 different haunts, 2021 is Screamin Acres 10th production. It’s a terrifying experience you won’t want to miss. Tickets are only available online this year, and they start at $28. Make sure to check their Facebook page for an opening weekend promotion! Visit Screamin Acres for more information.
Abandoned Haunted House – This complex offers four different haunted attractions. Featuring three different interactive haunted houses, there is also an axe throwing attraction. They are open rain or shine, and will give out free ponchos when needed. Tickets start at $35 for the three haunted houses, and $40 includes axe throwing. Check out Abandoned Haunted House for more information.
Dominion of Terror – This haunted attraction has been put on by the Sheboygan Jaycees for over 40 years. They are a non-profit haunted house sponsored by many business in Sheboygan. Experience different rooms that assault different sense and ride or die in a coffin ride. Regular tickets are $15 at the door. Throwback weekend, on October 8th and 9th, tickets are only $10. Brand new for 2021, an Escape Room for $10. Visit their Facebook page for specials. Looking for something more family friendly? Experience their matinee on October 23 (as stated on their website) and take your family to see the cute monsters and go trick or treating for $5 per person. Visit Dominion of Terror for all the latest up-to-date information.
Dungeon of Doom – Celebrating 25 years, Dungeon of Doom is rated as one of the best haunted houses in the area. Tickets range from $30 to $55 for regular, fast pass, and VIP tickets. The cast is “killer” and you take about an hour to maze your way through 42,000 square feet of terrifying fun. Check out Dungeon of Doom for most up to date information.
The Realm of Terror Horror Experience – Rated as one of the best in the nation, this haunted house is more than just your average haunted house. It’s so scary the genera rule of of thumb is 16 and older. Tickets start at $19.99. For $10 more, you can skip the line, and for a mere $20 more, you’ll get the VIP treatment which includes a drink at the Haunt Bar. Check out Realm of Terror Horror Experience for ticket sales and the latest information.
Great America – Fright Fest is home to scary thrill rides, and starting September 18th, scary scenes and special haunted houses. During the day it’s family friendly, but the park explicitly states after hours, it’s a game changer. They kindly request no costumes (you will be forced to take them off) because of their paid actors. Check out Six Flag’s Great America website for more information.
The Burial Chamber – This is the Midwest’s Largest Haunted Complex and voted as one of the best Screamparks in America by Hauntworld.com. With 2 massive indoor haunted houses, 1 outdoor trail, 1 buried alive simulator ,and 4 coffin rides, there is plenty to do for an entire evening. Tickets range in prices from $15-$40 with extra costs. Visit The Burial Chamber for more information.
Green Bay Area
Green Bay Fear Haunted Attractions – Delivering a complex full of decisions you can choose which haunted attraction you want to go to. Whether it’s Howling Hollow, Mr. Jingle’s Funhouse, or straight into Shawano Manor, you are guaranteed to be thrilled. Visit Green Bay Fear for the latest pricing and schedule information.
Terror on the Fox – Celebrating with new attractions for 2021, Terror on the Fox is giving it’s all this year. In addition to the Terror Train, there is The Bogeyman and The Spirit of Halloween. Plus, there is Bar 13, an outdoor bar, and an escape game called Fight for Your Life. General admission from $24.99. Visit Terror on the Fox for more details and map out your visit this fall.
Waiting for a 2021 Update:
These three sites were awesome in years past, but we haven’t yet heard what their plans are for 2021. Check back soon!
The Meadowbrook Haunted Cornfield – Not recommended for those under the age of 12. Come Friday or Saturday nights and enjoy a bonfire filled with haunted stories. Afterwards, muster up your courage to walk through this live action haunted corn field maze. Tickets are $23 (2020) for 2 hours of fearsome fun. Come to Meadowbrook during the day for more family friendly events. Check out The Meadowbrook Haunted Cornfield for more information.
The Dark Carnival – Enjoy 10,000 square feet of mind altering vision, blacked out room, and disorientating mazes. Don’t have a fear of clowns? You will after this haunted house. Tickets are $20 per person for ages 12 and older. $25 will buy you a fast pass to get ahead in line. Visit The Dark Carnival for more information.
The Fear District – Calling all Halloween fanatics: The Deer District will transform into the Fear District bringing Halloween themed movies, events, food and drink to the plaza outside Fiserv Forum Sept. 26 through Nov. 3. The Fear District will be complete with three haunted houses, weekly scary movie screenings, interactive games and Halloween-themed food and drink. The Fear District will run weekly on Thursdays through Sundays. Entry to the Fear District is free. Tickets for three separate haunted houses cost $20 for adults and $15 for children 12 and under and people 65 and older. Games, food and beverages will be sold separately. Attraction hours are Thursdays from 6 to 10 p.m., Fridays from 6 to 11 p.m., Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., and Sundays from 2 to 8 p.m.