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Haunted Houses & other Scary Stuff in DFW


If you're looking for Haunted Houses, Ghost Tours, Spooky Story Times and other Scary Attractions  in Dallas/Fort Worth, then you've come to the right place! We've got your list of Haunted Houses and Spooky Attractions such as Dallas Scaregrounds, Halloween Screampark, Tales by the Rails, Saints and Sinners and more.

Annual Saints and Sinners Tour

This event occurs Daily from 10/30/2015 to 11/01/2015

Cost: Daytime Tours: $10/Adults; $5/Students/Children(12 and under);Twighlight Tour: $20 (reservation only

Location Name: Historic Oakwood Cemetery

Location Address: 701 Grand Avenue, Fort Worth Click for Google Map

Description: Walk under magnificent oaks on graveled paths to meet many of the famous and infamous characters of early Fort Worth as they tell the stories of their lives and times. Twilight tours Fri & Sat @ 6:30pm. Walking tours Sat & Sun @ 1pm & 3:30pm.

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Bewitched by the Barn Storytelling

Date of event: 10/24/2015

Event Time: 07:00:00 PM till 09:00:00 PM

Cost: Free

Ages: all ages

Location Name: Nash Farm

Location Address: 626 Ball St Grapevine, TX Click for Google Map

Description: Be transported to another time and place for this family event with stories from the Tarrant Area Guild of Storytellers. The stories will get progressively scarier as the sun goes down. Popcorn and cider will be available. Registration is not required and all ages are encouraged to attend.

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Creature from the Black Lagoon

Date of event: 10/31/2015

Event Begins at: 07:30:00PM

Cost: $6.00

Location Name: Palace Theatre

Location Address: 300 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051 Click for Google Map

Description: A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study. Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954) Starring Richard Carlson, Julie Adams & Richard Denning. APP, 79 minutes

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Cutting Edge Haunted House

This event occurs Daily from 09/11/2015 to 11/01/2015

Location Name: Cutting Edge Haunted House

Location Address: 1701 E. Lancaster Ave., Fort Worth, Texas 76102  Click for Google Map

Description: A dark attraction filled with terrifying live actors, amazing special effects and incredible monsters. Celebrating its new Guinness World Record, this intense, cutting edge, multi-story, multi-themed haunted attraction is widely considered to be one of the best Haunted Houses in the nation, full of chilling detail and unbelievable scares! See website for dates & times open.

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Dan's Haunted House

Date of event: 10/02/2015

Event Time: 08:00:00 PM till 11:00:00 PM

Cost: 20

Ages: 14+

Location Name: Dan's Haunted House

Location Address: 501 E. Swisher Rd. Lake Dallas, Tx 75065 Click for Google Map

Description: "LITTLE YUKI'S NIGHTMARE" Journey into dreams and night terrors of a Japanese Girl named Little Yuki. This season Dan's Haunted House would like to take you on a slightly deranged trip through Little Yuki's Nightmare. Let's just hope they don't become yours... Urban Legends of Demons, Samurai Spirits, and Mythological Ghosts that come back to Haunt and Terrorize the living. No Clowns, No Zombies, No Chainsaws We don't do that anymore! FEAR is in EVERYTHING!

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Dark Hour Haunted House

This event occurs Daily from 09/25/2015 to 11/01/2015

Event Time: 07:00:00 PM till 12:00:00 AM

Cost: see website for details

Ages: Not recomended for under 14

Location Name: Dark Hour Haunted House

Location Address: 701 Taylor Dr Plano, Tx 75074 Click for Google Map

Description: DFW's premiere haunted attraction featuring 8 individual openings yearly. Explore the world of Coven Manor in this haunting experience like no other. Dark Hour provides an intense theatrical quality experience immersing each guest into a world of witches and voodoo, giving each patron a night they will not soon forget.

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Ft Worth Stockyards Ghost Tour

This event occurs Daily

Cost: $20/Adults; $17/Students & Seniors; $10/Kids

Ages: Family friendly

Location Name: Cowtown Winery

Location Address: 112 W. Exchange Ave, Fort Worth TX Click for Google Map

Description: Real hauntings, real history! The paranormal activity in the stockyards is one of the most active & written about in the US. Tours leave from the winery. The Ghost Tour guide will lead you through the streets of the historic Fort Worth Stockyards. The tour is a 90 minute walking tour.The Ghost Tour is family friendly & is great fun for all ages. Reservations recommended. Tours run Thurs - Sat.

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Ghostly Hauntings

This event occurs the Third Saturday of each Month

Event Begins at: 08:00:00PM

Cost: $20 per person

Location Name: Chestnut Square

Location Address: 315 S Chestnut, McKinney TX Click for Google Map

Description: This is a very popular tour with a limited number of guests permitted per tour. The Ghostly Hauntings at Chestnut Square tour is a 2 hour lantern led tour of the historic homes at Chestnut Square. Hear the history of the homes, the people who lived in them, how they lived and all the ghostly hauntings that happen in each house. Children under 12 are not permitted. Children 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult.

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Halloween Spooktacular

Date of event: 10/31/2015

Event Time: 01:00:00 PM till 04:00:00 PM

Cost: $8 in advance / $10 at the door.

Ages: 2nd grade through high school

Location Name: Spark!

Location Address: 1409 S. Lamar Street Suite 004 Dallas, TX 75215  Click for Google Map

Description: Explore our newly renovated Creepy Crawl and participate in creative Halloween-themed activities. See the Mad Scientist in action, decorate your own trick-or-treat bags and stop by all 13 treat stations. Chaperones are required. Costumes are discouraged for safety reasons. Spark! is a hands-on learning and creative immersive space for kids located in the sub-basement of the historic South Side on Lamar building.

Hangman's House of Horrors

This event occurs Daily from 09/18/2015 to 10/31/2015

Event Begins at: 07:30:00PM

Cost: see website for details

Location Name: Hangman's House of Horrors

Location Address: 2300 West Freeway, Ft Worth TX 76012 Click for Google Map

Description: The haunted tour includes three separate attractions: the classic Hangman’s House of Horrors, 3D Wonderland and Zombie Outbreak! Additionally, the nineteen-acre property will be transformed into an exciting festival area featuring live bands, food trucks, free photos, festival activities, novelties and more.

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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Date of event: 10/24/2015

Event Begins at: 07:30:00PM

Cost: $6.00

Location Name: Palace Theatre

Location Address: 300 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051 Click for Google Map

Description: A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates. Bring in a same day receipt from any Grapevine restaurant and get a FREE POPCORN at the Concession Stand! Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the theatre. 1956) Starring Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter & Larry Gates, Approved, 80 minutes

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McKinney North Haunted Hotel

This event occurs Daily from 10/29/2015 to 10/31/2015

Event Time: 06:00:00 PM till 11:00:00 PM

Cost: $5

Ages: 12 and up

Location Name: McKinney North High School

Location Address: 2550 Wilmeth Rd. McKinney, Texas 75071 Click for Google Map

Description: Dare to be scared at the MNHS Haunted Hotel. You can explore four different passageways through a variety of gut-wrenching rooms and heart-racing halls. Enjoy our bone-chilling graveyard with fortune tellers, games and concessions. Parent discretion for children under 12. No strollers, please.

McKinney North Haunted Hotel

This event occurs Daily from 10/29/2015 to 10/31/2015

Event Time: 06:00:00 PM till 11:00:00 PM

Cost: $5

Ages: 12 and up

Location Name: McKinney North High School

Location Address: 2550 WIlmeth Rd. McKinney, Texas 75071 Click for Google Map

Description: Dare to be scared at the MNHS Haunted Hotel. You can explore four different passageways through a variety of gut-wrenching rooms and heart-racing halls. Enjoy our bone-chilling graveyard with fortune tellers, games and concessions. Parent discretion for children under 12. No strollers, please.

Night Watchman Tour

This event occurs Daily from 09/11/2015 to 11/28/2015

Cost: $20 Adults; $17 Students & Seniors; $10 Children under 12

Ages: use discretion

Location Name: D'Vine Wine of Grapevine

Location Address: 409 S. Main Street Grapevine, TX 76051 Click for Google Map

Description: Who robbed the bank on Main in 1932? Which winery is haunted? You will hear the stories of history and haunting throughout the years! The tour is a 90-minute walking tour through Grapevine. The tour begins at D'Vine Wine and your ticket includes a glass of wine upon your return to the winery after the tour. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour. Call the winery for days and times and tour reservations. Thurs, Fri & Sat ONLY

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Psycho

Date of event: 10/10/2015

Event Begins at: 07:30:00PM

Cost: $6.00

Ages: Rated R

Location Name: Palace Theatre

Location Address: 300 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051 Click for Google Map

Description: A Phoenix secretary steals $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. Psycho (1960) Starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh & Vera Miles. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Rated R, 109 minutes

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Screams Halloween Theme Park

This event occurs Daily from 10/03/2015 to 10/31/2015

Event Begins at: 07:30:00PM

Cost: $27/Person

Location Name: Screams Halloween Theme Park

Location Address: FM 66 just West of I-35, Waxahachie

Description: SCREAMS is much, much more than a haunted house -- it’s a Halloween theme park complete with five major attractions that you can tour as many times as you like, scores of professional actors, activities, food and drink and games. Open Fri, Sat ONLY.

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Slaughterhouse Dallas

This event occurs Daily from 09/26/2015 to 11/01/2015

Event Begins at: 08:00:00PM

Cost: $24 Cash at Door

Location Name: Slaughterhouse Dallas

Location Address: 2615 Elm Street, Dallas Click for Google Map

Description: Over 16,000 square feet of pure terror.

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The Grapeyard

This event occurs Daily from 10/23/2015 to 10/24/2015

Event Time: 06:00:00 PM till 11:00:00 PM

Cost: Admission is FREE but is limited so all event goers must register

Ages: All Ages

Location Name: Meadowmere Park & Campground

Location Address: 3000 Meadowmere Lane Grapevine, TX 76051 Click for Google Map

Description: Halloween lovers of all ages will be immersed in a creepy wonderland of horrors, with over-the-top settings and over 20 scream-worthy attractions. The whole family will enjoy an evening of fright & fun with live entertainment, interactive mazes, epic zombie paint ball, laser tag, zombie survival training, and the return of Aftermath. Join BOKOR Advanced Immuno-Technology for this next level haunted trail experience called Aftermath: Breaking Point. And don’t forget those three loveable faces of the famous singing pumpkins! Fabulous food & beverage vendors available all evening. All ages are encouraged to come dressed in their best costumes.

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The Legends of McKinney Ghost Walk

This event occurs Daily from 10/23/2015 to 10/24/2015

Event Time: 06:00:00 PM till 10:00:00 PM

Cost: $15/Adults; $5/Children

Location Name: Chestnut Square

Location Address: 315 S Chestnut, McKinney TX Click for Google Map

Description: This is a self-guided, self-paced Ghost Walk throughout Chestnut Square Historic Village and the downtown McKinney Square. Ticket booklets provide maps of the sites and storytellers at each site share the legends! Once you have your ticket booklet you can map out your route with stops in between for fun and food! Ticket booklets and wrist bands are available at Chestnut Square Historic Village and the McKinney Performing Arts Center.

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Thrillvania

This event occurs Daily from 09/26/2015 to 10/31/2015

Cost: $15 and up

Location Name: Thrillvania Thrill Park

Location Address: Interstate 20 and Wilson Road Terrell, TX 75161

Description: Thrillvania is the most decorated haunted attraction in the United States. Check website for exact dates, times and ticket prices.

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Young Frankenstein

Date of event: 10/30/2015

Event Begins at: 07:30:00PM

Cost: $6.00/person

Ages: Rated PG

Location Name: Palace Theatre

Location Address: 300 S. Main Street, Grapevine, TX 76051 Click for Google Map

Description: Dr. Frankenstein's grandson, after years of living down the family reputation, inherits granddad's castle and repeats the experiments. Bring in a same day receipt from any Grapevine restaurant and get a FREE POPCORN at the Concession Stand! Outside food and drinks are not allowed in the theatre. Young Frankenstein (1974) Directed by Mel Brooks, Starring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn & Marty Feldman PG, 106 minutes

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