Haunted Houses & Halloween Happenings

2016 Haunted Houses

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  • The moniker "KF" means kid friendly, or suitable for young children.
  • * means the haunt is a personal favorite or highly recommended haunt.
     

Haunted Houses: Little Rock Area

The Torture Chamber (Benton)*
October 14-15, 20-23, 26-31
3805 Benton Parkway at Party Central
They say, "You must also be in good health and able to crouch, crawl, and beg for your life or at least mercy on your soul." Admission is $20 or $25 for a fast pass.

This is one the best in Central Arkansas. Open from 7-10 p.m. on weekdays and until midnight on Friday and Saturday. 501-315-8300.

Fear Factory501 (Jacksonville) *
September 24, 30, October 1, 7, 8, 14-15, 20-23, 26-31
25120 Hwy 107
501-912-7976
Hours are from 7-12 p.m. This is a pretty good haunted house. It usually has three attractions.  Admission is $15, $20 for a fast pass.

Wild River Country Horror Trails and The Wilds (North Little Rock)
Every Friday (8 p.m. -12 a.m.) and Saturday (8 p.m. -1 a.m.) in October, also October 30 from 8 to 10 p.m.  
6820 Crystal Hill Road
501-753-8600
Hordes of horrifying mutants, monsters and maniacs in a haunted maze.  Admission $18.09 plus tax.   Recommended for ages 13 and up.

Scimitar Shrine Temple of Terror (Little Rock) KF
October 14-15, 21-22, 28-31
1 Scimitar Circle (South University at Forbing Road)
501-565-5992
Special effects, carnival food and activities and family fun.

Open at 7 p.m. Admission $15.

EMOBA's Haunted Cathedral (Little Rock) KF
October 14-31 (closed 17,19, 23)- 7:30-9:30 p.m. Weeknights, 7:30 to midnight Friday and Saturday
1208 Louisiana Avenue
This Haunted House has a lot of animatronics, which is why I call it kid-friendly.  It used to be a really tame haunted house, but they upped their game a little.

  It may just be too scary for very small kids (but probably not, and the actors seemed aware of not being to scary for the little ones).  Admission is $15 ($20 on Halloween).  Opens at 7:30 p.m.

Haunted Hotel (Little Rock)
September 29-30, October 1, 6-8, 13-15, 18-22, 24-31
5503 Scott Hamilton
501-804-1782
They say they have indoor blood pools, and a red meat buffet.  Opens at 7 p.m. Admission $15, but they have speed passes for $20.  There are discount dates available and some giveaways on their Facebook page.

The Reaper Haunted House (North Little Rock)
September 30, October 1, 6-8, 13-31, November 1
6016 Crystal Hill Rd.
501-400-3116
This is a maze type haunted house with over 15,000 square feet of horror with 30 scenes. They have live actors.  It's not really kid friendly, but not very scary.   If you have an older kid, they will probably be ok.  Admission is $15.

Creepy Works Haunted House of Conway (Conway) KF *
September 30, October 1, 7-8, 13-15 20-23, 26-31
150 Highway 286 East
501-472-2325
Haunted house has a mixture of actors, animatronics and scenery. From 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission $12. Very good haunted house. One of the best in Arkansas, especially for the price.

Old Haunted Warehouse (Little Rock) *
3400 Brown Street
Nov 30, Oct 1-2,7-9,14-16,21-23,28-31.


The Old Haunted Warehouse is entering its sixth season of terror.  Featuring new horrific scenes and psychopathic fiends, we will take you on a heart-pounding trip through a twisted world populated by the followers and victims of Central Arkansas' most nefarious serial killers.  Every Fri & Sat from 8 p.m.  to 11:30 p.m.,  Sundays and October 27 from 8 p.m.  to 10:00 p.m. and Oct 27, Oct
30, 31 from 8 p.m. until everyone clears out.  Admission is $15, $20 on the 31st, $2 off for military & emergency response personnel (valid until oct 29 w/ID).

Haunted Houses: Around Arkansas (* are faves)

Magic Screams: Halloween at Magic Springs (Hot Springs)

Magic Springs and Crystal Falls
Weekends October 8-30
Visit the spooky haunted houses, walk the scary trail and take a spin on the rides. For young goblins, enjoy a scare-free zone for pumpkin painting, family Halloween themed movies and more.

501-318-5309. Admission: $29.99 one-day admission.

Haunted Barn (Concord) KF
Open every Friday and Saturday in October and the week of Halloween
10194 Heber Springs Road, across from gas station
501-887-6543.
They've turned this into a 3d haunted attraction this year, and you have to wear 3d glasses apparently.  They have a new indoor waiting room and have redone the entire attraction.  They are open from 7 to 11 p.m.  Admission $10, and benefits the Sturge-Weber Foundation

The Asylum Haunted House (Cave Springs)
221 N. Main
October 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 27-29, 31
479-877-0701
Insane asylum themed haunted house, and another haunted house with the back story for the insane asylum. They have a new design in 2016 too.  Open from 7 p.m. to  midnight.  Admission is $15 (not recommended for kids).   They have a fast pass option for $20. 

Maze of Terror (Crossett) KF
Open every Friday and Saturday starting October 7 through the 31
104 Arkansas Street
870-500-5074
This is a 3d maze attraction. Admission is $5. Benefits the Crossett Goodfellows, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing grocery assistance to families in need at Christmas time.

Horror in the Hollow (Piggot) KF
September 23-24, 30, October 1, 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 31
671 County Road 336
870-598-3568
Open from 7-10 p.m. Connected to the corn maze and pumpkin patch attraction, the hollow has several hauntings: a butcher, a "frightmare farmhouse" and a forest of fright. Some of it is kid friendly.  Admission is $15-25. You can sometimes find promos on their website.

The Haunted Theater (Blytheville)
October 21-23, 27-31
Hwy 71 North
479-203-7345
Last weeks of October from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weeknights, open until 11 on weekends
Proceeds benefit the Mississippi County Arts Council. Admission is $5.

Cries at the Crossing (Fort Smith)
479-414-2248
Fridays and Saturdays October 14-31 and Halloween night
Fort Chaffe Blvd and Darby
They've added a maze and 9,000 more feet of attractions this year.  The haunt is on the annexed Fort Chaffee land. It is pretty creepy. Open 7:30-12 p.m. Admission is $12 and benefits the Boys and Girls Club.

READ Haunted House (Malvern) KF
123 Locust Street
Fridays and Saturdays in October
Eight thousand square feet to benefit LCHSC, Inc., a non-profit that helps people with poor reading skills. Admission: $7 adults; $4 for children 12 and under. 501-332-4039.

Fear Asylum (Stuttgart)
1202 s. Buerkle
Oct 21, 22, 28, 29 and 31
Open from 7 p.m. to 12 p.m.  Admission is $10, fast pass $20.

 

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  • * means the attraction is a personal favorite or highly recommended haunt.


Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes (* are faves)


Motley's Pumpkin Patch (Little Rock) *
Open Saturday and Sunday throughout October
13724 Sandy Ann Drive
501-888-1129
Pick your own pumpkin.

They also have a hay bale maze and petting zoo. Open from 9-6, admission is $8.  Pumpkins are extra.

Asbury United Methodist Church ( Little Rock)
October 7 through 31
1700 Napa Valley Drive
Pumpkin patch, with proceeds going to pay for youth mission.  Open Monday-Friday,
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.m Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday from Noon until 6:00 p.m.

WIldwood Pumpkin Patch
October 15 – 29
Hay days includes an old-fashioned hayride through the autumn woods, festive art activities and outdoor games.  Admission is $5.

Pumpkin Hollow Pumpkin Patch (Piggot)
September 17 - October 31
671 County Road 336
Lots of fun pumpkin and fall related events for kids. Admission $10-15.  Price includes access to the pond slide, hayride, petting zoo, goat walk, barn, antique farming display, corn mazes, haystacks play area, corn grinding, chicken feeding, catfish feeding, waterfall pond, a gourd trellis, tire mountain and the Friendly Forest.

Pumpkins are extra.

Corn Maze at Lollie (formally Scaefer Corn Maze) (Mayflower) *
September 26 - October 31
863 Lollie Road
501-269-7903
This is a huge corn maze, but they do have a small one for kids. Other activities include hay ride, train and large pumpkin patches. The 2016 theme is "We the Farmers."  Admission $5-10 for the maze, activities and pumpkins are extra.

BoBrook Farms (Roland) *
October 1 - 31
13810 Combee Lane
Choose your own pumpkin. They have a hay maze, sunflower maze, hay rides and a petting zoo. Admission $6.  Pumpkins are extra.

Hicks Family Farms (Lonoke)
October 1-30
184 Lasiter Road
Hicks has a pumpkin patch, corn maze, pony rides, a hay ride and a barn full of farm animals.   They are open on weekends only, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturdays and from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sundays.  Also available during the week by appointment for field trips.

Farmland Adventures (Springdale)
September 9 - November 5
5355 Parson's Road
479-799-5033
Small and large corn mazes, pumpkin patch, tractor-pulled hay rides and petting zoo. Open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in October, and Fridays and Saturdays in other months. From 3-9:30 p.m. on Thursday, 1-9:30 p.m. on Friday and 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is $10 for adults and $9 for kids.  Admission includes access to the mazes, the petting zoo, the pig races, the pumpkin patch (pumpkins are extra), pedal carts and wagon races. Pony rides are also included in the price of youth admission.

Peebles Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch (Augusta)
September 26 - October 31
The 2015 theme for the maze is "Farmers Feed the World." Admission is $8.

  Admission includes access to the pumpkin patch, corn maze, petting zoo and other activities. Pumpkins and some activities are extra.

Mary's Place (Bryant)
3705 Highway 5 North
Pumpkins, mazes, some other fun activities and a petting zoo for kids.

Scott Pumpkin Patch (Scott)
Saturdays and Sundays September 27 - November 2
14900 Highway 165, Scott, Arkansas
They have hay rides, pig races, rubber duck races, petting zoo and more. Admission is $8, pumpkins separate admission.  They have laser tag on Saturdays.

Ozark Corn Maze (Cave Springs) *
Friday, Saturday and Sunday September 19 - November 2
12880 Hwy 112
479-366-62469
Admission is $8 In addition to a large corn maze, they have a hay maze, a petting zoo and a pumpkin patch.  Some activities have an extra fee.