Haunted Houses


Blackout Haunted House
115 West 27th Street
New York, NY

September 27  –  November  4  

Tickets: $50.00

All advance tickets are SOLD OUT. A limited number of walk up tickets are available and a wait list program is in place.

Official Website  –  2012 Review

This infamous adults-only haunted house draws from the horrors of real life. You must sign a waiver. You must go through alone. There is a safe word and they will touch you. You won’t find more extreme Halloween entertainment. 

Blood Manor
163 Varick Street
New York, NY

October 5  –  November 3

Tickets: $30.00 – $45.00

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A blood-drenched traditional walk-through style haunted house. Blood Manor is like the haunted houses of your childhood — on steroids. Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent.

Crypt Crawl: A Halloween Tour
1047 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY

Sat., Oct. 27, 2012   | 1:30PM, 3,PM 4PM, 5PM
Wed.,Oct. 31, 2012  |   5:00 PM

Tickets: $15.00 – $20.00

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 The Cathedral of St. John the Divine allows visitors to creep into the Cathedral’s crypt to learn the origins of Halloween on this spooky guided tour.  

Merchant’s House Museum
29 West Fourth Street
New York, NY

  • Candlelight Ghost Tours  |  Oct. 25 – 30
  • 1865 Funeral Reenactment  |  Oct. 28
  • Ghost Stories of the MHM  |  Oct 31

Tickets: $10.00 – $40.00

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This Halloween visit a real haunted location for an authentic ghost experience or an 1865 Funeral Reenactment. The New York Times calls it, ‘Manhattan’s Most Haunted House.’  

Killers: A Nightmare Haunted House
107 Suffolk Street
New York, NY

September 28 – November 3

Tickets: $20.00 – $60.00

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A terrifyingly theatrical haunt inspired by the monsters that walk among us:  serial killers. Having them touch you is optional. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No children under 10 will be admitted.

A theater and two themed bars keep Manhattan’s only year-round haunted house company at Times Scare. Stop by for a creepy cocktail and a scare and stay for Silence! The Musical and Dan Sperry’s Magic Show.

Times Scare
669 8th Avenue
New York, NY

Open Year-Round

Tickets: $22.00 – $27.00

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The Bronx Haunted Warehouse stores the most terrifying monsters from Nightmare’s past and a gaggle of grotesque zombies. Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. No children under 10 will be admitted.

Bronx Haunted Warehouse
1157 Commerce Avenue
Bronx, NY

October 5 – 31

Tickets: $13.00 – $30.00

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Dirty Work At The Wax Works is a demented story told by the 1970’s Night
Watchman of Coney Island’s infamous Presidential Wax Works. This after hours tour though the Hall of Presidents is peppered with excessive swearing and encounters with  excessive graphic violence. A perfect mash-up of Halloween Horror & Horrifying Presidents!

Creep Show at the Freak Show
1208 Surf Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

October 24 – 31 | 6:00 PM – Midnight

Tickets: $10.00

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Then She Fell
2 Kingsland Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

October 3 – November 18

Tickets: $65.00 – $250.00

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This trip to Wonderland explores the dark psychological elements of Lewis Carroll’s famous tale in an immersive non-linear multi-sensory theatrical adventure. Sheer perfection for those looking for an elegant blood-free way to celebrate Halloween.

Long Island

Chamber of Horrors
5750 Sunrise Highway
Sayville, NY

October 5 – November 3

Tickets: $15.00 – $25.00

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Slim Chance’s Chamber of Horrors has turned a simple strip mall into a full out horror carnival complete with rides, food, and games!

Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse
215 South Country Road
Bellport, NY

September 28  –  November 3

Tickets: $25.00 – $30.00

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 Try to escape a 1940s era Gateway Playhouse without  contracting a deadly virus that is driving everyone insane. This year’s offering is very theatrical and very scary. Visit their festive outdoor bar for some liquid courage.

HV Asylum
426 Mill Road
Coram, NY

October 5  –  28

Official Website  – Tickets $25.00

Mayhem takes over this 13-Acre paintball field to create a creepy entirely outdoor experience that is fun for  the whole family.

Victorian Inspired Halloween Events

Phantasma Gorey 2012: The Grand Victorian Halloween Ball
91 Claremont Avenue
New York, NY

Sat., Oct. 27, 2012  |  8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Tickets: $25.00 – $30.00

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“Dance the night away beneath the majestic Neo-Gothic arches of Riverside Church in an elegantly deranged celebration of all things whimsical, dark, and Edward Gorey. This legendary Halloween stomp features the hot jazz syncopations of Brian Carpenter’s GHOST TRAIN ORCHESTRA, digital art by VJ HOLLY DAGGERS, and an ominous all-star cast.”

Gemini & Scorpio Present: Masquerade Macabre
227 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

Sat., Oct. 27, 2012  |   9:30 PM – 5:00 AM

Tickets: $20.00 – $50.00

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“A marvellous and mysterious event…a Halloween celebration of the extravagant and the grotesque…an all-night spectacle of atmosphere, costumery and diverse entertainments…an explosion of live music, dancing, circus arts, fire and late-night revelry, snake-charmed into an absinthe-fueled early-morning speakeasy.”

Nosferatu: Live Music + Silent Film
136 Metropolitan Avenue
Brooklyn, NY

“This is a LIVE + SOUND + CINEMA event!
MORRICONE YOUTH play live music & soundscape for NOSFERATU: A Symphony of Horror. Pre-show by Morricone Youth includes classic horror movie scores set to a horror montage, costume contest, prizes, and candy!”

Sun., Oct. 28, 2012  |  12:10 AM

Wed., Oct. 31, 2012  |  10:00 PM

Tickets: $16.00

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A Connoisseur's Compendium of Haunted House Reviews, Victorian Horror, and All Things Dark and Macabre.