It’s October and that means Halloween is just around the corner! Charm City and the surrounding area has lots of spooky events happening if you’re looking for a scary night out. These aren’t for the faint of heart – be prepared to be scared. Here’s your guide to all the haunted houses, trails, and other scary events in Baltimore this Halloween season. Check out this post if you’re looking for for not-so-scary events.
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This unique, themed haunted attraction is based on Baltimore history. Be prepared to be terrified as you walk through this historic four-story building in Baltimore’s Oldtown neighborhood right off E. Monument Street. This event is not intended for children — those under 4 feet tall will not be admitted and anyone under age 16 must be accompanied by an adult.
Open Fridays and Saturdays in October starting on the 6th, plus October 25th, 29th, 30th, 31st and November 3rd. Hours are 7 pm to 10pm on most nights and 7pm to 12am on 6 of the October nights. General admission is $25 on Sundays through Fridays; $30 on Saturdays and Halloween night. Fast Pass tickets and VIP tickets are available for an additional cost.
New for 2018: the Demon Baby Scavenger Hunt — open October 7,, 11, 14, 18, 21 and 25 only. A complimentary Haunt Shuttle is available to and from Fells Point. 450 Mott Street, Baltimore
This award-winning haunted attraction is sure to frighten anyone who ventures to the underworld-themed “ultimate fear experience.” Open weekends in October, including the first Friday and Saturday in both November and December, it’s also open some weeknights. Closes at 11 pm on Fridays and Saturdays in October and 10 pm on other nights.
General admission is $35 with Speed Pass ticket and VIP tickets available for an additional cost. 7875A Eastpoint Mall, Baltimore
Surrounded by water on 3 sides, this attraction offers extra creepiness on chilly, dark October nights. In operation since 1968, it is advertised as the oldest non-profit haunted attraction in the country. Open the last 3 Friday & Saturdays of October (beginning October 12). Admission is $10, cash only. The Cox’s Point Haunted Mansion is at 820 Riverside Drive in Essex.
This 1-hour tour through the terrifying woods and fort dungeons of Fort Howard county park, haunted since the historical battle of 1812, is a Sparrow’s Point tradition for over 30 years. Open the last Friday and Saturday in September and every Friday and Saturday in October, admission is $17. Gates open at 6pm and close when the park reaches capacity, usually around 11pm. Operation is subject to the weather.
New for 2018: a Haunted Hayide and Black Out Tour. There will also be a Free not-so-scary Kids’ Trick or Treat night on the last Saturday. 9500 North Point Rd., Fort Howard, MD.
Venture up to Aberdeen, MD to experience 4 chilling haunted attractions: the Haunted Hayride, Farewell Hotel, Constalkers Haunted Maze, and the Sinister Circus. All for one $30 general admission ticket. Legends of the Fog is open Fridays and Saturdays in October plus October 14, 21, and 28. Hours are 6:30 pm to either 9 pm or 10 pm.
To a whole new level of fear, visit on Blackout Weekend on November 2 and 3, when all 4 attraction will be plunged into total darkness. 500 Carsins Run Rd., Aberdeen, MD.
Ready for bone chilling terror? Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department’s Bedlam in the Boro is worth the drive out to the haunted countryside. Open Fridays and Saturdays in October, this attraction has a 3-mile long old-fashioned Haunted Hayride and the House of Horror.
There is also a Bedlam Bypass Kids Zone that is open only on October 14 and 21. Be sure to check ahead, the hayride may be canceled in the event of inclement weather. Admission prices range from $8-$16 and “Skip the Line” passes are available for $20-$25. 4224 Main Street, Lineboro, MD.