Nightmare on Little Elm Street Haunt
When: Opens TBA 2023
Where: 2177 Kiowa Street, Little Elm, TX 75068
This experience is complete with neon-lit visuals, spooky characters, a campy-fun graveyard for all of your Instagram needs, and a maze in case you haven’t had enough. This is one of the more kid-friendly haunted house experiences (still, know your kid and exercise caution!)
1701 East Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth
Looking for the largest haunted attraction in the world? Look no further than this four-time Guinness World Record holder with multiple levels, numerous themes, and some of the most realistic special effects outside of Hollywood. Safety measures include social distancing, a virtual queue line, temperature checks of guests and employees, and masks required for everyone.
Price: $45 (Speed pass option is $65)
Dates: Weekends in October; November 1 and 13
701 Taylor Drive, Plano, Texas
Like Santa Claus on December 26, the ghouls and goblins of Dark Hour Haunted House are getting some much-needed R&R. The haunted house itself will be closed this year, but you can embark on a three-hour tour (when did one of those ever go wrong?) and see the behind-the-scenes workings of one of the region’s most popular attractions. Face coverings required for all guests.
Dates: October 29-31
2201 East Road to Six Flags Street, Arlington
Six Flags Over Texas transforms into 212 acres of terror in so many forms, whether it’s being chased by a chainsaw-wielding madman while you’re trying to buy a funnel cake or that split section regret before you make that 255-foot, 85mph drop on the Titan in total darkness. Masks that cover the mouth and nose required of all visitors.
Price: $39.99-49.99; Free with $59.99 2021 Season Pass (which includes Hurricane Harbor access)
Dates: Weekends in October
4400 Blue Mound Road, Fort Worth
Explore the main haunted attraction, a 45-minute spine-tingling affair, but don’t forget to check out the smaller, Zombie-infested attraction—OUTBREAK (how appropriate). To avoid a real outbreak, temperatures will be taken of all guests, who are required to wear masks, and tickets are timed to avoid crowding.
Price: $34 (VIP tickets are $54)
Dates: Weekends in October with additional dates leading up to Halloween
300 Reunion Boulevard East, Dallas
Learn the haunted history of Dallas from a bird’s-eye view (a raven most likely) as you walk through Reunion Tower’s Geo-Deck 470 feet above the city, being regaled by some of Dallas’ most famous ghosts. Purchase tickets close to sunset to watch the view changed from day to night. Guests are required to wear face masks and timed entry procedures are in place.
Dates: Daily through Halloween
8550 West University Drive, Denton
Start out in the creepy house where Mary Parker murdered so many people over the years before venturing through the graveyard, then into specially equipped zombie assault vehicles where you can shoot the approaching monsters with paintballs. Numerous safety measures, including masks required of all guests and partitions between passengers on the assault vehicles.
Price: $15 (Haunted walkthrough only); $30 (Haunted walkthrough, vehicle ride, ammo)
Dates: Weekends in October