9+ Top Haunted Houses in Atlanta for Horrific Halloween Fun

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



Paranoia Haunt

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

Fear The Woods 2014

Nightmares Gate

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?

Zombie Farms

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

Haunted Forest

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

Ghost Train

There are two trains. The family time train is 6 pm – 7 pm and the fright train begins at 7:30 until 9:30 pm

Place: Pine Mountain Gold Museum | 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica, GA 30180 | 678-840-1445

Time: September 28 – October 29, 2017


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.



Further Away

Terror in the Wild

Address: 3766 Old Clyattville Rd. Valdosta, Ga 31601

Sinister Suits

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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Jess has been writing since 2011 and has loved every minute of it. She’s a work at home mom. Her kids are 7,5,3, and 1. They are the reason she has been able to create such amazing content. She lives in South Bend, Indiana with her husband of 9 years! Visit her at Grace Writing Studios.

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