If there is one thing you need to experience when Halloween season rolls around, it is the Haunted Houses in Atlanta. Whether you’re looking for a place scary for yourself or the kids, these haunted houses in Atlanta, GA are sure to make you jump out of your skin every time. Thinking ‘where’s a haunted house near me?’ We have you covered.
For the Brave
You never know what’s lurking around the corner at these Haunted Houses in Atlanta. As you get closer to Halloween, you’ll need those nerves of steel for the lines outside as well. To help limit your wait times, visit the website and see about advanced ticket purchases or consider visiting during the week if possible. As with any popular attraction, get there early. Have another favorite Haunted House in Atlanta or a tip for a great visit to one of these, tell us about it. WARNING: There are videos embedded in this post of the various haunted houses, some of the videos may be too much for small children or squeamish adults:)
Netherworld Haunted House
This is the mack daddy of haunted houses. It’s been consistently rated one of the best haunted house in the US by Hauntworld magazine since 2009. The sets are professionally done, and the actors are very good. I met The Collector under bright lights and he was creepy, I can’t image meeting him in a dark room. The website has good photos so visit there to see what you’re getting into. The video below is a wrap of their 2014 season, but will give you an idea of what you’re getting into.
Website: Netherworld Haunted House
Place: 6624 Dawson Blvd, Norcross, GA
Date: Open September, October, November (certain dates)
Time: 7:30pm – 10:30pm: Sunday through Thursday and September 23 & 24 and November 4th & 5th
7:00pm – 12:00am: September 30th and all Fridays and Saturdays in October
Cost: Between $23-$25 depending on the night you go.
13 Stories Haunted House
13 Stories Haunted House is 54,000 square feet of horror and exhilaration that consists of 5 haunted houses with the option of joining forces to fight the zombie horde in The Apocalypse Zombie Kill Experience (laser tag)! The 5 haunts are 13 Stories Haunted House, Ward B, Zombie Alley, Clown Haus in 3D and Sacrifice. All haunted houses are available to all ages (at parent or guardians discretion) except for Sacrifice. Inside Sacrifice there is extreme content. You must be 18 years old, sign a waiver and have a government issued ID card to enter.
Website: 13 Stories Haunted House
Place: 320 Temple Ave. Newnan, GA 30263
Date: Fri, Sep 23, 2016, 7:30 p.m. – Mon, Oct 31 2016, 11:00 p.m.
Time: 7:30 P.M till 11:00 P.M.
Cost: Ticket is dependent upon which haunting you’re participating in.
Looking for a fun place to do your haunted “housing” this year? Paranoia Haunt is located close to Atlanta, GA and is a must experience this year. People of all walks of life love getting the life scared out of them. There are two different haunted houses here, Blood Factory and Infectious.
Website: Paranoia Haunt
Place: 2075 Marietta Hwy, Canton, Ga 30114
Date: Open September 30 thru October (certain dates)
Time: 7:30 PM- 10:00 PM most nights
Cost: Dependent upon when you go
Fright Fest at Six Flags
Six Flags Over Georgia transforms each evening into a terrifying experience with ghouls, ghosts and goblins roaming the park! New in 2016, prepare yourselves for the journey for your life as you will fight your way through the sewers and streets in the middle of mobs of infected people in the Demon District, desperately trying to keep order. Chaos and death have consumed the park and they hold no biases on who they will claim next!The list of new scare zones includes: ZMB, an interactive behind-the-scenes view of the horror giving guests the opportunity to become a ‘Scare Actor’ and terrorize their friends; The Mourning, where ceremonial chants of buried souls can be heard throughout the night as guests enter the park; Big Top Terror, a different type of circus as a Wicked Ringmaster draws in onlookers with his hypnotic voice and terrifying gaze, along with nine additional petrifying zones. The park will also debut five haunted mazes and four live shows.
Website: Fright Fest at Six Flags
Place: Six Flags in Atlanta, GA
Time: Sept 24-Oct 31, 2016
Cost: See ticket details on website
Fear in the Woods
If you are brave enough, come out after hours and discover why neighbors complain about unexplained or strange occurrences that happen on the farm. Its never safe to go out alone, and the farmer knows better than to work after the sun goes down. There is a haunted house, haunted hayride, haunted trail and a zombie paintball.
Website: Fear in the Woods
Place: 3565 North Hwy 155, Stockbridge, Ga
Time: 7PM to 11PM every night in October
Cost: $30 for adult and children $15
Website: Nightmares Gate
Where: 4179 Vansant Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135
When: Friday and Sat. Oct. 14 – 29, 2016 | 8 – 11 pm
Nightmare’s Gate Hospital is the medical epicenter of an infectious disease that has No Cure, No Hope, and No Mercy! Something is spreading and the Doctors and Nurses are falling victim to it’s horrific effects. Patients are overpowering Orderlies, and Priests are turned from the path of compassion to outright ridicule. Dr McGavock from the CDC is battling both the infection and the infected with the best of modern medicine and the most barbaric of treatments ever devised by man. Don’t let them touch you as you navigate the twist and turns of Nightmare’s Gate! Will you be a survivor… Or a statistic?
Website: Zombie Farms
Where: 568 Smithonia Rd, Winterville, Ga. |
When: Friday and Sat. Oct. 14 – 29, 2016 | 8 – 11 pm
Zombie Farms is a 1/2 mile walk through dark and spooky woods filled with zombies and other characters who will scare you, entertain you, and sometimes even make you laugh. This year they are offering a “Behind the Masque” tour for those who want that little something extra! For an extra fee, a personal tour guide takes you through the back side of the event, so you can watch some scares and even participate in one! You can ask questions about how it all works and get to see Actor Camp where actors get ready for each performance and take breaks.
For the Kids
This is a great haunted “house” for kids. It’s more of a haunted forest/corn maze, but it’s awesome! This is located at the Buford Corn Maze and is worth every penny. Make sure you take the time to check it out.
Place: 4470 Bennet Road, Buford, GA 30519
Time: September 20 – November 2
This is a fun activity for kids and it’s at the Funopolis Family Fun Center in Commerce, Georgia. A lot of families come here to do a slight introduction to haunted house with their kids. This is not an overwhelming experience and something your kids may just love.
Place: 40155 Hwy 441 S, Commerce, GA 30529
Time: Weekends September 27 – November 2
Boo at the Zoo
The zoo is always a fun place to take the kids for a boo experience. This may be an ideal place to take the little kids of yours as well. Plus, it’s right in Atlanta, GA, so you can get your kids home just in time for bed.
Place: 800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
Time: October 19, 20, 26, 27
Really Creepy Haunted Houses
While doing my research, I came across some haunted houses that were boarder line freaky. Here’s my list of the really freaky ones. Enter at your own risk.
Address: 3766 Old Clyattville Rd. Valdosta, Ga 31601
Address: 132 W. Solomon Street, Griffin GA
There you have it! Some of the creepiest and kid friendly haunted houses in Atlanta, GA. Let me know how it goes. What’s your favorite?
For the 12 Best Haunts in the world, check out this list from HauntWorld.
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