Fall is here, and it wouldn’t be October without pumpkins and ghosts and goblins. Millions of dollars are spent each year nationwide to be spooked and we’ve listed Louisville’s best attractions below.
Be sure to check out each website for times and dates, as well as any coupons for admission costs. Happy Haunting!
The newest Louisville haunted house - Deatherage Icehouse: Tour the factory where Steven E. Deatherage brutally murdered seven of his employees in 1949. 6330 Strawberry Lane. http://www.deatherageicehouse.com
Bates Haunted Trail: A haunted trail located on the corner of the Outer Loop & Fegenbush. http://www.bateshauntedtrail.com/
Baxter Avenue Morgue: Originally known as Vanderdark Funeral Home in 1907, the facility has since been abandoned as tales of hauntings and ghost-like activity surround the morgue. Tickets are $20 http://www.baxtermorgue.com/
Danger Run: A different kind of Halloween adventure… experienced in your car. A game played by clues and monitored by gas mileage- it’s truly a one of a kind trip with prizes and haunted houses included. http://www.dangerrun.com
Haunted Hotel: Louisville’s longest standing Halloween Attraction. Located at 3000 S 4th St, tickets are $15. http://www.hauntednetwork.com/HauntedHotel/
Industrial Nightmare and Dementions: This fear factory is known as “the mother of all haunted houses” and is in conjunction with Pitch Black at 835 Spring Street in Jeffersonville, IN. Tickets are $17, or get a combination ticket for all 3 attractions for $24. http://www.hauntednetwork.com/Industrialnightmare/
Louisville Ghost Tours: Experience downtown as it is filled with history and spirits. There are no artificial hauntings here, just true history and your imagination! http://www.louisvilleghosttours.com/
Nightmare Forest: 50 Acres of fright complete with haunted hayride and haunted movies. 4435 Preston Highway, Shepherdsville KY http://www.nightmareforest.com
Nightmare at Otter Creek: Two Haunted Trails filled with scares from your favorite movies and live actors, located at Otter Creek Park. Ticket cost $20 http://www.yournightmarebegins.com/
Pitch Black: Surround yourself in the darkness of night… all while lost in a maze. Located at 835 Spring St in Jeffersonville, tickets are $15. http://www.hauntednetwork.com/PitchBlack/
PsychoMania, The Theater of Terror: Clarksville, IN. An abandoned movie theater with live actors and motion picture effects Tickets are $15 http://www.theaterofterror.com
Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom Fright Fest: Haunted House, trick or treating and kids’ costume contest as you roam the park at night! Cost is $24.99 http://www.sixflags.com/kentuckyKingdom/index.aspx
Waverly Hills Haunted House: The scariest facility in Louisville year-round, Waverly Hills Sanitarium invites you to experience the hospital in an even scarier light. Tickets are $20 http://www.therealwaverlyhills.com/home.htm