Do you like a good scare? If you are searching for the scariest and most thrilling haunted houses in central Texas, look no further. I’ll admit, you won’t be seeing me at any of these attractions!
House of Torment
2632 Ridgepoint Dr. in Austin, TX
Instilling 15 years of fear in Austin, this mega haunted house is the mother of all haunted houses. If you like gory and gruesome and to be scared out of your wits, this is the place for you. Three different themed haunts in 40,000 square feet of torment; The Possession, The Deranged and The Frenzy: Dark Carnival. Purchase tickets online. WARNING! Event may be too intense for young children and is not recommended for children under the age of 12.
Austin Ghost Tours
Austin Ghost Tours began walking the streets and telling the stories of downtown Austin over 20 years ago. We are always surprised and welcoming of the many spirits, old and new, that choose follow along and listen. 50 percent of the people reading this or taking a tour have had experience that they believe is a ghost. Interestingly – most people don’t feel fear! This is a fun, family friendly, spooky adventure. Every weekend all year! Tour times: 8:00 PM and 8:30 PM on weekends in October. Tours every night at 8:00 PM October 20 -31.
Haunted Halloween Trails
@Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Drive in northeast Austin
Creepy scarecrows, ghost stories and all things scary will be featured at the annual Haunted Halloween Trails festival. Three trails for all ages.Tickets online or $15 a person at gate. 7-11. The Spook-tober extravaganza will be open on Friday and Saturday nights on Oct. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28 from 7-10 p.m. nightly. Open rain or shine! Buy tickets online. No refunds.
Take a Road Trip!
Want to make a spooky road trip? Here are some more Haunted Houses around Texas. P.S. Don’t pick up any hitchhikers!
149 Split Rail Ln in Smithville, TX
Come experience Scream Hollow like never before! All three haunted houses will be completely black! Each group will be given 1 glowstick for every two patrons. If you thought Scream Hollow was scary before…you are in for a shock! Come see what is waiting for you in the darkness! Can you find your way out?! 17 buildings across 4 haunted houses all in the dense forest!
1201 E. Houston St in San Antonio
The Psycho Asylum Haunted House is recommended for adults and teenagers. Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult. Carrying young children through is NOT allowed. There are no REFUNDS if anyone decides not to finish the haunt. There are many emergency exits located throughout the haunt in case anyone is too scared to finish!
Six Flags Fright Fest
Fright Fest, presented by SNICKERS®, is back for select days September 23-October 31 at Six Flags Over Texas. It’s a spooky time of year as zombies and ghouls take over the park. Enjoy thrills and activities for the whole family throughout the day and come back for a truly frightening evening of fun after the sun goes down. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park. The stuff of nightmares lurk around every corner as the dark of night washes over the park. The ghouls are set free for their daily hunting rituals. BEWARE! There is no place to hide!