Top Haunted Houses in St. Louis

Where to Go for a Good Scare This Halloween

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St. Louis has its share of scary places when you want a real Halloween fright. So put on a costume, grab your friends and check out St. Louis' top haunted attractions.

If you want something a little more authentic, check out the Real Haunted Places in the St. Louis Area

  • 01 of 08

    The Darkness haunted house in Soulard is one of the most popular Halloween attractions in St. Louis. It's ranked among the best haunted houses in the country by AOL, and USA Today. The two-story building is filled with room after room of ghouls and gore.

    This year, there are added attractions right next door, including an escape room and zombie laser tag. The Darkness is open weekends starting September 16, 2016, with expanded nights beginning September 30, 2016. Tickets are $25 for adults or $35 if you want a speed pass so you don't have to wait in line.
    1525 South 8th Street

  • 02 of 08

    The same folks that bring you the Darkness also own and produce Creepyworld. It's St. Louis' biggest haunted theme park with several scary attractions all in one place. In 2016, there's a brand new haunted house called A Christmas Horror Story.  Tickets are $25 for adults or $35 for a speed pass to avoid the long lines. If you're planning to visit both the Darkness and Creepyworld, you can save money by buying the combo ticket for both. It's $40 for adults or $50 for a speed pass. Creepyworld is open weekends starting September 23, 2016, and most days in October.
    13th Street & Highway 141

  • 03 of 08

    The Lemp Brewery is back this year offering brave visitors an authentic scare. There are plenty of spooky scenes and special effects, but the true fright may be the real ghosts that lurk in the caves and caverns under the old Lemp Brewery. Abyss at the Lemp Brewery is open most days beginning September 30, 2016. Tickets are $25 for adults or $35 for a speed pass.
    3500 Lemp Ave.

  • 04 of 08

    Fright Fest at Six Flags is always a sure bet to get your pulse racing and the hair on the back of your neck standing straight up. After dark, the park turns into a giant haunted adventure land. You can take a walk through haunted houses and monstrous mazes, see spooky street entertainment and even ride your favorite roller coasters at night. Fright Fest runs every Friday through Sunday beginning September 30, 2016.
    I-44 to Exit 261

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  • 05 of 08

    Fight the zombies, ghouls and other monsters at the Haunted Paintball Park in Millstadt, Illinois. General admission is $19 and includes the Haunted Paintball Hayride and Haunted Trail, rental gun and 100 paintballs. The Haunted Paintball Park is open Fridays and Saturdays in October.
    3545 Douglas Road
    Millstadt, IL

  • 06 of 08

    The Phobius haunted house is located in remote Wright City about an hour west of St. Louis. It tells the story of a Dr. Cyrus Fears, a medical doctor with a thirst for violence and blood. Phobius opens on September 30, 2016, and is open Fridays and Saturdays in October. Tickets are $25 or $35 with a fast pass.
    420 East 1st Street South
    Wright City, MO

  • 07 of 08

    Raven's Curse is a haunted attraction near Centralia, Illinois. It's located on the outskirts of town in an area that's been taken over by an evil spirit known as The Raven. The site includes a haunted house, escape room and a zombie outbreak obstacle course. Raven's Curse is open weekends at 8 p.m., starting on September 30, 2016. General admission is $18, or get the VIP pass for  $23.     
    302 Swan Avenue
    Centralia, IL

  • 08 of 08

    Demonic spirits are haunting the cornfields near Eureka and terrorizing the town. The Corn Maze Massacre is open Fridays and Saturdays in October. If you make it through the corn maze, take a chance on Farmer Bob's Haunted Hayride. Tickets are $13 for the corn maze or $20 for both the maze and hayride.
    8004 Twin Rivers Road