Scream for Halloween at Haunted Houses in Houston

Terror awaits at Haunted Houses in Houston | Courtesy of Creepy Hollow Haunted House

Scare up your plans in the run up to Halloween 2021 at fright fests and haunted houses across Greater Houston.

Whether you’re looking to be chased by zombies, shocked into a fright by creatures of the night or tour through creepy locales, there’s plenty of places in Greater Houston where you can get your scare on for Halloween 2021.

Here are our picks for the fright fests and haunted houses you should check out.

2021 Halloween Haunted Houses in Greater Houston

  • Fright Night at Houston Art Center in Southeast Houston | Friday, October 22 – This family-friendly community festival in Park Place sends visitors through its haunted house, plus you can enjoy an interactive art zone, games, a vendor market, or dive into the pumpkin patch. Stick around for a VIP art show after the event for 21+ only. Tickets are $15; $10 for ages 13 to 17; free for ages 12 and under. VIP tickets start at $30. 4pm to 9pm; VIP art show from 9pm to midnight.
  • 3rd Annual Haunted Warehouse in Texas City | Saturday, October 30 – The Galveston County Food Bank’s annual fundraiser returns for a third year, transforming their warehouse into a unique, family-friendly haunted house to help end hunger in Galveston County. Come by early from 1pm to 5pm to enjoy a free Halloween carnival with vendors, games, and trick-or-treating. Tickets are $10; free for ages 2 and under. 5pm to 10pm.

Ongoing Haunted Houses in Houston

  • 13th Floor Haunted House in Willowbrook | Daily through Halloween, Sunday, October 31* – Tour the waterlogged steamboat that hides the ghosts of sailors, get caught between werewolves and vampies, enter the abandoned house of the dollmaker, or take it easy with axe throwing, mini escape rooms and the on-site bar. Tickets range from $25 to $30, depending on date, with Fast Pass and Skip The Line add-ons available. Times vary.
  • Dungeon of Doom in Kemah Boardwalk | Daily through Halloween, Sunday, October 31 – The newly renovated dungeon on the boardwalk invites those with steely nerves to come face-to-face with ghoulish personalities and creatures as they make their way through the haunted vault. Tickets are $15 per person, with Fast Pass and combo tickets available. Times vary.
  • The Haunted Trails in Northwest Houston | Wednesdays to Sundays in October* – Take a backwoods adventure as you maneuver a terror-filled trail of monsters and unnatural creatures. Tickets are $28, with Fast Pass options available. Times vary.
  • Houston Terror Dome Haunted House in Channelview | Wednesdays to Sundays in October – Visitors will navigate through multiple rooms of spook-filled terror, including clowns, zombies and other frights. Tickets range from $15 to $25, depending on date; VIP and after-party options available. Other attractions are available in combo pricing or per event. Times vary.
  • Phobia Haunted House in Jersey Village | Thursdays to Sundays in October* – Explore multiple arenas of frightening spaces that include a machine uprising, a mental hospital, genetic experimentations, clowns and more. Tickets start at $15 per person for one attraction, up to $40 for five attractions. Times vary.
  • Redrum Fear Park in Richmond | Thursdays to Sundays in October* – Southwest of Sugar Land, this multiple-attraction fear park offers terrifying thrills through an abandoned asylum and twisted circus, plus live music, food and more. Tickets start at $35. Times vary.
  • Terror Isle in Texas City | Thursdays to Sundays in October* – Take a step through a path filled with long dead pirates, hell hounds, zombies and other creatures in this deep sea-themed haunted attraction, or try your intellect at Terror Isle escape rooms. Tickets start at $25. Slots available every half hour from 7pm to 11:30pm.
  • Houston Scream Fest at H-Town Paintball in South Houston | Friday & Saturdays in October Start off spooky season at a Houston haunt that offers up frights like a tour through a sanitarium, a graveyard and a Texas Chainsaw maze, then calm down with free drinks (including beer and margaritas), a carnival-style midway, live music and more. Tickets vary by day, ranging from $10 to $40. 8pm to 11pm.
  • Creepy Hollow Haunted House in Rosharon | Fridays to Sundays in October* – Also southwest of Sugar Land, Creepy Hollow offers three haunted attractions that take visitors through pitch black paths, in the horrifying backwoods, and into the 288 Scare Factory. Tickets are $40 per person, with Fast Pass available. Fridays & Saturdays 7pm to midnight; Sundays 7:30pm to 10pm.
  • Purgatory Scream Park in Kingwood | Fridays to Sundays in October* – North of Houston, this scream park features a 30 to 40-minute walkthrough that encounters terrifying characters and a frightening asylum for those brave enough to enter. Tickets start at $40, with VIP options available. Times vary.
  • Haunted Drive at Chain-O-Lakes Resort in Cleveland | Fridays to Sundays in October* – About an hour and a half northeast of Houston, near Lake Livingston, lies a spooky lakeside haunt that features more than a mile of drive-thru haunted house fun, plus a kids’ haunted house, trick-or-treating, a haunted maze, and a haunted house for the adults. Tickets are $35 per vehicle, $45 for trucks with riders in the bed; additional activities range from $5 to $15. Times vary.

*These Haunted Houses will also be open on Friday, November 5 & Saturday, November 6, 2021.

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A longtime Houstonian, Justin Jerkins always keeps an eye out for what's ahead on Houston's horizon while serving as Editor-in-Chief of 365 Things to Do in Houston. When he's not passing along the latest events, destinations and hidden treasures in H-Town, he loves diving into the city's food scene, shopping local and learning about Houston's rich history.