The team at Milwaukee Mom is working hard to remain your go-to spot for parenting resources in the Greater Milwaukee Area, including this guide to haunted houses. While we will do our best to be as up-to-date as possible, please be aware that we are still dealing with changes related to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please consult your local public health authority for social distancing recommendations and call ahead to confirm hours and offerings of any business or organization listed.
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 @mkemomsblog to show us your fun!
Many of these houses aren’t for the young; almost everything here requires an age of at least 10-12.
The Fear District –2020 hours not announced. Please check back for updates.
The Hill Has Eyes –Begins October 9 with increased safety measures. Head out to Franklin, Wisconsin, to watch classic horror movies in the NEW drive-in movie theater while or to get scared in the haunted house. Visit their Facebook page for more details. Parents of littles, be sure to check out their not-so-scary Halloween Party here.
Waukesha Fear House – This complex offers 3 different haunted houses spread throughout 55,000 square feet. There’s even an option to sleepover…if you dare. Waukesha Fear House is labeled as the #1 haunted house in America by Haunted Attraction Magazine, Haunted House Ratings.com, and CNBC. They have two new additions for 2020 as well. Tickets vary from $5 to $15. You can register for events by checking out Waukesha Fear House for more information and details.
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 $15 per person for ages 10-12 (with parental supervision) and older. $25 will buy you a fast pass to get ahead in line. Visit The Dark Carnival for more information.
Wisconsin Scaryland – Madison’s only professional haunted house provides three different thrills. Start on the 13th floor of Hotel Fuego, move down to the Mineshaft and end up at Carnevil of the Damned. I hope you make it out alive. Tickets are $24.95, and for an extra $5, you can skip the line. Check out Wisconsin Scaryland for more information.
Screamin Acres – Recommended for ages 12 and up with adult supervision. They boast 5 different haunts, including a mind-numbing 3D experience that will have you discombobulated this haunted attraction. It’s a terrifying experience you won’t want to miss. Tickets start at $20 with a $1.50 surcharge if you buy them online. Visit Screamin Acres for more information.
Abandoned Haunted House – This complex offers four different haunted attractions. Two of the haunted attractions are next to each other and offer different kinds of horror. You can also shoot paintballs at “freaks” at the other attraction. The houses take approximately 40 minutes. Tickets start at $15 for the haunted cornfield and up to $30 for the houses and cornfield. Check out Abandoned Haunted House for more information.
The Meadowbrook Haunted Cornfield – Not recommended for those under the age of 9. Come Friday or Saturday nights and enjoy a bonfire filled with haunted stories. Afterward, muster up your courage to walk through this live-action haunted cornfield maze. Tickets are $22 (2019) 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.
Dominion of Terror –2020 hours not announced. Please check back for updates.
Dungeon of Doom – Going 20+ years strong, Dungeon of Doom is rated as one of the best haunted houses in the area. Tickets range from $25 to $69 if you’d like to keep coming back. 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 the most up to date information.
The Realm of Terror Horror Experience – For the safety of employees and guests, the realm of terror will not be open for the 2020 season. Please check back in 2021.
Six Flags Great America – 2020 hours not announced, and the park is currently closed. Please check back for updates.
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, and 4 burial simulators, there is plenty to do for an entire evening. New for 2020 is their Trapped Buried Alive Experience, where you can actually experience being buried alive! Tickets range in prices from $15-$30 with extra costs. Visit The Burial Chamber for more information.
Green Bay Area
Green Bay Fear Haunted Attractions – Open from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm on the following dates: October 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24, 30-31. Tickets are $20, and a fast pass is $30. Kids’ day will take place on October 17 from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Terror on the Fox – Warning! This experience may be too intense for children under 12. Open from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm on the following dates: 10/9, 10/10, 10/25, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm on the following dates: 10/11, 10/15, 10/18, 10/22, 10/27, 10/28, 10/29, and from 7:00 pm to midnight on these dates: 10/16, 10/17, 10/23, 10/24, 10/30, 10/31.
Shockwave Haunts – 2020 hours not announced. Please check back for updates.