Get Ready for Frightening Fun this Halloween 2023

Boo!! Looking for scares around every turn? Do you want to encounter zombies, the "dead", creepy characters, animatronics, and terrifying landscapes? Check out these terrifying Haunted Halloween Attractions in NJ and beyond. Aimed at older tweens and teenagers, so go at your own risk, and get ready to scream. Please confirm for age appropriateness, admission dates, times, rules, safety, and prices. See non-scary Halloween events for kids or NJ Kids calendar for more things to do.

13th Hour Haunted House HAUNTED HOUSE

Now through Sat Nov 4, 2023, starting at 7PM. Think terror, think scare, think horror as you make your way out of 3 Haunted Houses: House of Nightmares, the Attic, and The Darkside (a pitch dark experience). All are indoor attractions. Buy your tickets in advance or at the door. You can also buy tickets for the Escape Room - 6 immersive escape rooms open year round. 105 W Dewey Ave, Suite 5, Wharton, NJ.

Bloodshed Farms Drive-Thru

Sept 30, 2023 - Oct 29, 2023. “The Last Drive Haunted Drive Thru” is an immersive, terrifying, Halloween experience. From the safety of your vehicle, you will have frightening encounters with twisted creatures and creepy characters as you journey through theatrical sets full of nightmarish displays and special effects. Psycho Pass upgrade available - actors will get up close and personal to passengers. Buy tickets online. 2919 Route 206, Columbus, NJ.

Brighton Asylum

Late Sept through Nov 4, 2023 (select dates). Interactive haunted attraction experience featuring 3 terrifying attractions: Brighton Asylum, The Bleeding Grounds, and subCULTture. Called “the scariest place on Earth” and a NJ “Top 10” must see haunted attraction. Custom special effects, interactive sets, huge realistic animatronics, and scares at every turn! Extra scares at The Twitching Hour, A Paranormal Experience. Purchase tickets in advance. 2 Brighton Ave, Passaic, NJ.

Field of Terror - NJ Premier Haunted Attraction Farm

Late Sept - Oct 31, 2023. A Haunted Farm - perfect for older kids. Experience unique terror-filled attractions where visitors will encounter zombies of all shapes and sizes as you try to survive the FIELD OF TERROR. Explore Kornfield of Carnage, Timmery Manor, The Karnival, Haunted Hayride, and Paintball Wagon Ride. 831 Windsor-Perrineville Rd East Windsor, NJ.

Haunted Theater at Brookdale Performing Arts Center

Oct 13-15, 20-22, 27-29, 2023, evenings. Take a 20-minute self-guided indoor walk through haunted house mazes. You will come across zombies, witches, inmates, clowns, and other frightening creatures. Recommended for ages 8+. All tickets must be purchased in advance. 765 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ.

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

Oct 6, 2023, 7:00PM or 8:30PM performances. Listen to the thrilling retelling of Washington Irving’s famous tale “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Neill Hartley’s spirited performance brings the tale to life. Audience participation is welcome. The performance takes place at the Allaire Chapel. Buy tickets in advance. The Historic Village at Allaire, 4263 Atlantic Avenue Wall Township, NJ.

Night of Terror at Creamy Acres Farm

Sept 29 - Nov 4, 2023 (select dates). Scary times are here at this 100 acre park. Step into the darkness and explore haunted attractions - The Ride of Terror, The Playground Clowns, The Harvest, and hallways of Dark Dreams. Climb aboard a Haunted Paintball Hayride for a Zombie Hunt and shoot at scenes, movie props, and live zombies. You will be frightened! Tickets must be purchased in advance. 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ.

Oasis Island of Terror - The Destination to Fear

Oct 6 - Nov 4, 2023 (select dates). An experience you will never forget! Terror awaits you at Oasis Island. Walk through the haunted trails - The Woods Have Eyes trail and the Blackout trail (one glowstick & no lights). Do you have what it takes to survive? Let the games begin! Not suitable for children 12 and under. Tickets are sold on premise only. 3 Circle Drive Robbinsville, NJ.

Pantophobia Haunted Attraction at Depiero’s Farmstand

Every Fri-Sun from Sept 29 - Nov 4, 2023. Outdoor attraction. Best Haunted Hayride in New Jersey. Search for the legendary Cyrus Grain. Cyrus has been seen lurking in the woods, between buildings, and along the private roads at the farm keeping trespassers off. Parents should use best judgement. Buy tickets in advance. 156 Summit Ave, Monvale, NJ.

Six Flags Fright Fest

Select Nights, Sept - Oct. Get ready for some scary fun. Come to Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson Township NJ. Enter haunted houses, scare zones, see mirrors in Reflections of the Dead, Fears, Big Top Terror, The Conjuring, and Saw X. Encounter zombies, creepy dolls, ghosts, clowns, and more! Experience rides and coasters in darkness.

Terrorvision at Time Square

Late Sept through Nov 5, 2023. Experience the nightmare live at one of New York City’s largest haunted house. Go behind the scenes of a Halloween episode called “TerrorVision”. Ghosts, creatures, special effects, and truly scary scenes. May not be suitable for children under 13 years old. Buy tickets online. 300 West 43rd Street, New York, NY.

Halloween Haunt at Dorney Park in PA

Mid Sept - Oct 28, 2023. Come to Dorney Park in Allentown PA for haunted scare mazes, scare zones and live entertainment. Hordes of hungry zombies and blood-thirsty vampires eagerly await you. World-class thrill rides that instill a brand of fear all their own and you’ve got an extreme, supreme Halloween event. Not suitable for children under 13. Buy tickets online.

Sleepy Hollow Haunted Acres

Sept 20 - Oct 29, 2023. Three terrifying attractions: Ride the Sleepy Hollow Hayride, a mile long hayride with encounters at a gothic graveyard, burning mines, and lawlessness. Explore The House in the Hollow and go into the winding crypts and catacombs deep beneath the manor. An expansive cemetery and dark woods provide bone-chilling frights at every turn. Adventure into The Field of Fright, an abandoned village filled with mysterious fright. Tickets available online. 881 Highland Rd, Newtown, PA.

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