Check out these haunted happenings around the country .. we dare you!
Resurrecting the Undead, the streets of downtown Lakeland, Florida will fill with zombies and zombie hunters Oct. 12 – World Zombie Day. About 15,000 people are expected to don their scariest, most gruesome zombie garb for The Shallow Grave ZombieFest, which runs 3-10 p.m. and includes a big and bad lineup of music, food, games and all-around creepy fun. Participants are encouraged to pick a side – zombie or zombie hunter – and dress the part. Professional makeup artists and costume designers will be available to perform on-site zombification, too. Downtownlakelandzombies.com
Terror Behind the Walls is located inside the massive castle-like walls of Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia, PA. Now in its 22nd year, Terror Behind the Walls is consistently ranked among the top 10 haunted attractions in the country. http://www.easternstate.org/halloween/preview
The Bone Yard in Stockbridge, Michigan is a playground of pure terror, not intended for the faint of heart with 30 acres of soul stealing, heart pounding, mind blowing entertainment. http://hauntedhousesinmichigan.net/Home.aspx
Atlanta, Georgia‘s Chambers of Horrors brings a post apocalyptic steam punk edge to terrors that are waiting for you within the ruins of Torture Co’s laboratories. No one under 18 is permitted in the Southeast’s only adult themed haunted attraction. http://chambersofhorroratl.com/
Howl-O-Scream® 2013 returns to Busch Gardens® Tampa with tormenting surprises around every corner and unexpected terrors. From the depths of a basement to the eerie bogs of the Bayou, Howl-O-Scream 2013’s new haunted houses are designed to prey on every element of your deepest fears. Busch Gardens’ 335 acres will be overgrown with dark, sinister, adult-targeted fun, including new haunted houses, scare zones, a thrilling live stage show and the chance to ride adrenaline-fueled coasters in the dark, including Florida’s first triple-launch coaster, Cheetah Hunt. Even the streets themselves aren’t safe with all-new scare zones, led by the 13 evils that have been waiting a century to come out and play for the most horrifying Howl-O-Scream ever. It will leave you begging for mercy… and screaming for more.
Rated PG-13 Scare for a Cure in Austin, Texas is where something or someone has been twisting your favorite fairytales. No more happy endings, it’s all gone terribly wrong in fairyland. Forget what you know about fairytales, there’s are far more grimm than you can imagine. Survival Tip: They suggest you bring a can of dog food or dog treats to feel the wolves. You may need to barter with Little Red Riding Hood … it may save your life http://www.scareforacure.org/
You and your friends thought this would be a relaxing weekend away at an isolated cabin. But you’re being watched. And manipulated. They are pulling strings to orchestrate a bloody sacrifice that dates back to the beginning of time. You think you know this story. You think you’re in control. THINK AGAIN. Fight for your life through nightmarish haunted houses, outrageous live shows, and a brand-new The Walking Dead street experience at Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights 23. http://www.halloweenhorrornights.com/orlando/
This Halloween season, Knott’s Scary Farm has a mix of explicit horror, dark humor and thrilling attractions and it is the largest, most haunting Halloween experience in Southern California. 2013 brings five new mazes to an already extensive variety of horrific attractions and Elvira makes her return in an all-new stage show. With more than 1,000 monsters roaming the park and lurking in the fog – there is nowhere to hide at Knott’s Scary Farm. https://www.knotts.com/haunt
The 13th Gate is the Ultimate Haunted House! Journey through 13 very frightening themed indoor & (weather-permitting) outdoor areas where your worst nightmares come true and anything can happen. From crawling though a crematory oven and an old hearse to being lost in dark underground tunnels or even finding yourself standing on a rickety bridge overlooking hundreds of live snakes, this 40,000 square foot haunted house is definitely not recommended for the faint of heart (nor is it recommended for anyone who is pregnant, has a pre-existing heart condition, is very young, or has a weak bladder)!
What’s the scariest attraction you’ve ever been to?