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From Haunted Houses to Zombies: The Most Frightening Scary Horror Games
Do you enjoy the adrenaline rush of being scared out of your wits? Are you a fan of horror movies and looking for a new way to experience fear? Look no further. In this article, we will explore some of the most terrifying scary horror games that will leave you trembling with fear. From haunted houses to zombies, these games will push your limits and keep you on the edge of your seat.
Haunted Houses: A Classic Thrill
If you’re a fan of haunted houses, then horror games that feature eerie mansions or abandoned buildings are sure to provide an exhilarating experience. One such game that comes to mind is “Resident Evil 7: Biohazard.” Set in a dilapidated plantation house in rural Louisiana, this game combines atmospheric horror with intense gameplay. As you navigate through dark corridors and solve puzzles, you’ll encounter grotesque creatures and terrifying jump scares that will keep your heart pounding.
Another notable haunted house game is “Amnesia: The Dark Descent.” In this first-person survival horror game, players find themselves trapped inside an ancient castle with no memory of how they got there. With limited resources and a lurking presence that feeds on fear, this game is guaranteed to make even the bravest players feel vulnerable and terrified.
Zombies: A Never-Ending Nightmare
Zombies have been a staple in horror culture for decades, and scary horror games featuring these undead creatures are always popular among thrill-seekers. One standout title in this genre is “The Last of Us.” Set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by infected humans turned into zombies, this action-adventure game blends intense combat with an emotionally gripping storyline. The realistic graphics and immersive gameplay make every encounter with the infected a heart-pounding experience.
For those seeking a more intense zombie experience, “Resident Evil 2” is a must-play. This remake of the classic survival horror game takes players back to Raccoon City, where a zombie outbreak has turned the population into flesh-eating monsters. With its atmospheric setting and relentless undead enemies, this game will keep you on your toes as you fight for survival.
Psychological Horror: A Mind-Bending Challenge
If you prefer horror games that mess with your mind, then psychological horror games are perfect for you. “Silent Hill 2” is often regarded as one of the best examples of this subgenre. As players control James Sunderland through the foggy town of Silent Hill, they unravel a deeply disturbing story filled with symbolism and psychological torment. The game’s haunting atmosphere and psychological twists will leave you questioning reality long after you’ve put down the controller.
Another mind-bending horror experience is “Layers of Fear.” In this first-person exploration game, players step into the shoes of a disturbed painter as they navigate through a constantly changing mansion. Delving into themes of madness and obsession, this game uses clever storytelling and visual trickery to create an unsettling experience that will keep you guessing until the very end.
Survival Horror: Fight or Flight
For those who enjoy intense gameplay and heart-pounding action, survival horror games provide an adrenaline-fueled experience like no other. “Outlast” is a prime example of this genre. Armed only with a camcorder, players must navigate through an abandoned psychiatric hospital filled with deranged inmates. With no means to defend yourself other than hiding or running away, every encounter becomes a tense battle for survival.
Another standout survival horror game is “Alien: Isolation.” Set fifteen years after the events of Ridley Scott’s iconic film “Alien,” players assume the role of Ellen Ripley’s daughter as she tries to survive aboard a space station infested by one relentless xenomorph. The game’s AI-driven alien enemy constantly adapts to the player’s actions, making every encounter a nerve-wracking game of cat-and-mouse.
In conclusion, if you’re a fan of being scared senseless, these scary horror games will provide an unforgettable experience. Whether you prefer haunted houses, zombies, psychological torment, or survival challenges, there is a game out there that will cater to your darkest fears. So grab your controller and prepare for a night of terror as you dive into these spine-chilling virtual worlds.
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Haunted Places in Southern Pines, North Carolina
Devil's Tramping Ground
Bennett, north carolina.
According to local lore, this area near Bennett is a 40-foot circle in the middle of a forest in which nothing will grow. Legend has maintained, for over a century, that it is the site where the devil himself rises to the surface to wreak havoc on mankind. Reports say ...
Radisson Prince Charles Hotel
Fayetteville, north carolina.
Reports say that this hotel may be closed for business, but the building is said to be haunted by the ghost of Charlotte, a young woman who committed suicide here in the early 1900s. It seems that Charlotte was distraught after finding her new husband in bed with a bridesmaid ...
This house boasts a haunted stairway where the ghost of a young woman is often seen. Reports of sightings date back for over a hundred years and continue to this day. People claim to see a young woman descending or ascending the stairs, who then vanishes.
Albemarle Opera House
Albemarle, north carolina.
The early-1900s opera house is rumored to be haunted by ghosts whose footsteps are heard around the theater. Shadow figures also have been seen, and a band has been playing ragtime and other music every fall for more than 80 years.
Colonel Kolb's Tomb
Bennettsville, south carolina.
According to reports, Colonel Kolb, along with his family, was burned alive nearby during the Revolutionary War. According to local lore, those who visit Colonel Kolb's tomb at night will hear the sound of someone walking in the woods and may suddenly find the apparition of a man right next ...
Latta, south carolina.
Binghams's Light is believed to be the lantern of the ghost of a man named Bingham who was killed by a train. Some say he appears as a warning or that the ghost is searching for his lost children.
Chapel hill, north carolina.
As many as 20 ghosts are said to haunt this 1924 hotel building. The most well-known is that of Dr. William Jacocks, a frequent guest who made the hotel his home after he retired -- and still resides here, folks say. He lived in Room 256, and he makes himself ...
Gimghoul Castle - Dromgoole's Castle
Ghimghoul Castle near the University of North Carolina campus is a ruin with many legends attached. One says that 18-year-old Peter Dromgoole was buried here in 1833 after he lost a duel for the hand of his beloved Miss Fanny. Another tale says that Fanny loved Peter and didn't know ...
Horace Williams House
The 1840s Horace Williams House was the home of University of North Carolina's Philosophy Department chairman and taught future renowned author Thomas Wolfe. Williams is said to haunt his former home, moving objects around, rocking a rocking chair and flushing toilets.
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, north carolina.
The ghostly campus legends at North Carolina State University include a haunting by a student who threw herself off the roof of the D.H. Hill Library in the 1980s (her silhouette is occasionally spotted on the roof) and a construction worker who haunts the Bell Tower.
Montrose Cemetery - Lowthers Hill Cemetery
Darlington, south carolina.
Montrose Cemetery, aka Lowthers Hill Cemetery, is very old and spooky, according to witnesses who describe feelings of fear and nausea on the grounds. The cemetery was so old and run down that a mass marker was placed outside naming the known burials inside. Some say a murderer brought children ...
The oldest part of Mordecai House, part of a public park, dates to around 1785 and was constructed by Joel Lane for his son Henry. The name of the house changed when Moses Mordecai married Margaret Lane in 1817. It is said to be haunted by family member Mary Willis ...
Four oaks, north carolina.
Phantom gunfire and shouts have been heard on the battlefield at night, and the ghost of a girl who died of tuberculosis is believed to haunt an upstairs room in the plantation house.
Reed Gold Mine
Midland, north carolina.
It all started in 1799 when Mr. Reed's son struck gold in Meadow Creek on the family homestead, and Reed Gold Mine was born. It is said to be haunted by Eleanor Mills, a neighbor od the Reeds in the 1800s. Eleanor and her husband Eugene were quarreling when she ...
Patrick, south carolina.
According to local legend, on moonlit nights at Prospect Church, those who park in the last parking space on the right side of the church and peer at the last window on the second story will see a ghost who moves the curtains violently as if in a struggle inside.
High Point City Hall
High point, north carolina.
During "active hours" in city hall, there is not much activity that is reported. But at night, shift workers inside the building, which is secured, have experienced multiple occasions of paranormal activity. The various types of accounts have been listed below and further investigation is on going by ...
Jamestown, north carolina.
This bridge outside of Greensboro is said to be haunted by a phantom hitchhiker. Lydia was headed home from a dance in the early 1920s, and as her story goes, her date lost control of the car. He was kileld instantly, but she, badly injured, died on the roadside while ...
Elon, north carolina.
Elon University is said to be haunted by Mary, who resides in the West Dormitory and is known for talking to students while they're sleeping. Mary also is blamed for swinging light fixtures, footsteps, electrical anomalies, apparitions, and shattering mirrors. According to campus legend, Mary died in the Jan. 18, ...
Greensboro, north carolina.
In 1981 a fire broke out in the Carolina Theatre while it was closed and killed a woman. As the woman was not supposed to have been there at the time, it is believed she deliberately set the fire that killed her. People now claim that her ghost ...
Monroe, north carolina.
The 1903 Blakeney House has been a private home, several restaurants and now is used for bible and mission training for the company Youth With a Mission. Although the company maintains that the house is not haunted, it is in fact said to be haunted by three ghosts: William Blakeney ...
Hartsville, south carolina.
At Coker College, a private liberal arts school founded in 1908, a ghostly girl is said to roam in a dorm building. The ghost also is said to cause strange sounds, turn off radios and make alarm clocks ring in the middle of the night. According to campus legend, she ...
Piney Grove Church
Concord, north carolina.
Piney Grove Church was established around the turn of the twentieth century and has four ghosts, according to reports. Witnesses have described strange lights, mists, shadows, and photographic anomalies.
Capt. John Blakeney Cemetery
Pageland, south carolina.
At Capt. John Blakeney Cemetery, rumor has it that the ghosts of the Blakeney family will sometimes appear to visitors. The family emigrated here from Ireland, and some of its members fought in the Civil War.
Graves near Lincoln Village
According to local tales, an overgrown and haunted graveyard stands adjacent to the abandoned Lincoln Village apartment complex, in the wooded area at the northwest corner of the complex. Caution: The graves are sunken and the ground is soft; graves here may be deep.
Old Courthouse Theatre
Old Courthouse Theatre, built in 1922, was originally a Baptist church and is rumored to be haunted. One of the ghosts has been nicknamed The Deacon, an apparition of a man in a dark suit who doesn't care for musicals. Footsteps, moving objects, lights going on and off and moving ...
Guilford College is said to have haunts in its 1961 Dana Auditorium. The building is said to stand on the site of a makeshift Civil War hospital where many soldiers died. The oldest ghost in residence is Lucas, a soldier who tends to appear at 2 a.m. in the Moon ...
Tans Bay Baptist Church
Effingham, south carolina.
Tans Bay Baptist Church is thought to be haunted by the ghost of a baby who died here before the building housed a church. It's said that the baby accidentally fell on its head and died instantly, and now floating lights and the sound of a baby crying can be ...
Timmonsville, south carolina.
Different from the Sansbury Hill Cemetery, also in Timmonsville, the Sansbury Cemetery is an eerie place where unexplained noises, including a baby crying, have been reported. Folks also have reported feelings of despair and fear here, but giving the surroundings, this is may not be unusual!
Old Tram Road Light
Whiteville, north carolina.
A light comes out of the swamp and chases you as you drive down Old Tram Road. (Submitted by Brian)
Winston-salem, north carolina.
Salem College began in 1772 as a primary school, then a high school and now a college. It is the oldest women's college in the Southern U.S., and it has the abundance of haunts fitting to such an old institution. For example, the Clewell Dorm is haunted by a little ...
It is said that for the past two or three decades, guests in many of the rooms here have been awakened by the sound of a female voice calling their name repeatedly or saying "Mercy!" over and over again.
Nakina, north carolina.
Shadowy figures can be seen. Lights in the woods sounds of a heart beat can be heard. (Submitted by Brian)
Kennedy's Premium Bar and Grill
Charlotte, north carolina.
Kennedy's Premium Bar and Grill is housed in a former farmhouse that's reported to be haunted by ghosts who open and close doors, tinker with the radio, or even show up in the restrooms after the bar is closed.
Cajun Queen is a Cajun restaurant situated in one of the oldest houses in the area. Its ghost is said to have been a former owner who is annoyed that in her old bedroom now stands a bar. However, others say she shows up because she just wants a drink.
Queens University of Charlotte
At Albright, student lore says the ghost of a girl who committed suicide here makes knocking sounds and opens and closes doors. She was said to be distraught over the fact that her parents found out about her relationship with another woman. In the Courtyard area, some say you can ...
Long said to be one of the most haunted spots in Charlotte but no one seems to know who haunts it or why. In 2013 it was announced that Dixie's would be closing and the land would be made into a park, so it seems it is slated for ...
McGlohon Theatre was a church in its original incarnation, but was made into a theater later. The ghosts folks say reside here are from its church days, and can be heard walking or singing.
Alexander Michael’s restaurant, open since 1983, is said to be haunted, although reports are unclear as to the exact nature of the hauntings.
Louisburg, north carolina.
The circa-1820 Patterson-Noble-Baker House was a plantation home originally, but now serves as a private home. Reports say it is a hot spot for paranormal activity, and ghost hunters have recorded EVPs inside.
Louisburg College, founded in 1787, is a private Methodist institution with many suspected ghosts. Its Main Building, used as a hospital during the Civil War, is haunted by a little boy with no face. Voices and sounds abound here, and other ghosts are suspected to call the building home. In ...
Sumter, south carolina.
While visiting the cemetery behind the old Rembert Church, folks say they've heard singing and seen lights on inside the church.
Salem Black River Church
Mayesville, south carolina.
Salem Black River Church, built in 1846, is believed to be haunted by a ghostly Southern Belle and a sad little boy. Cold spots have been noted by visitors as well.
Danville Museum - Sutherlin Mansion
The Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, located inside the Sutherlin Mansion (originally built for William T. Sutherlin in 1859), has been called the "Last Capitol of the Confederacy." It was here that Jefferson Davis spent long hours staring out the parlor window after he heard the news of ...
The Lanier House, the oldest documented residence in the city, was built in 1830 by Danville's first mayor, Captain James Lanier. Although the structure now holds law offices, it has been the office of the city's first pediatrician as well as a private residence. It is said to be haunted; ...
Little river, south carolina.
This place has been on Haunted America, National Geographic Haunted, and several other media projects. Faces, shadows, orbs and all manner of strange things are seen by staff and visitors alike.
USS North Carolina
Wilmington, north carolina.
The World War II battleship is believed to be haunted by a blond sailor who shows up in passageways and another sailor who peeks out from portholes. Witnesses say hatch doors slam, cold spots are felt and footsteps are heard.
The Winds Resort Beach Club
Ocean isle beach, north carolina.
A ghost named Sam lingers in one of the cabins here. Sam was a guest here when he died of a heart attack, and many claim he never left the buidling. Witnesses, both guests and employees, have reported cold spots and window shades opening on their own, and some have ...
Bellamy Mansion is believed to be haunted by members of the Bellamy family and their servants. Investigators have recorded several EVPs and witnessed slamming doors.
Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery
The ghost of a Confederate soldier strolls through the Church of the Holy Cross Cemetery, sometimes joined by the apparition of a woman who has been known to sit with her legs crossed in a tree with low-hanging branches.
Live Oak Cafe
Southport, north carolina.
There are alleged to be two resident ghosts here that constantly mess around with the staff and owners. (Submitted by Margo RS)
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Things That Go Bump in the Night: 8 Haunted Places in North Carolina
Enjoy a spooky meal in a haunted restaurant, visit one of our famous lighthouses humming with spiritual activity or dare to stay the night in a haunted hotel.
Take the spookiness one step further than haunted houses this Halloween season and check out actual haunted sites across the Tar Heel State. From friendly apparitions to some straight-up creepy paranormal activity, some people loved North Carolina so much they never wanted to leave, even in death. Here are eight sites across our state to explore for the most legendary and spooky ghost sightings.
1 The Omni Grove Park Inn
The Pink Lady is a well-known, friendly spirit roaming The Omni Grove Park Inn since the 1920s. Whether her fall from the fifth floor of the Palm Court Atrium at the Inn was an accident or something more sinister, the Pink Lady doesn’t seem to hold much of a grudge. She’s either seen as a vibrant pink mist or a young woman in a pink ballgown, most often by children. Also a fan of pranks, the Pink Lady is blamed for lights and air conditioners turning on and off, and for the rearrangement of objects in guest rooms. Book a night in room 545 – where the Pink Lady seems to be particularly active – for your best chance at an encounter.
2 Devil’s Tramping Ground
Just south of Siler City in the pine woods of Chatham County is a barren circle about 40 feet in diameter known as the Devil’s Tramping Ground . Folklore says the spot is a place where the devil himself paces in a circle each night to ponder what havoc he can wreak. Seemingly going against the law of science, not a single living thing will grow in the circle – not a tree, flower, weed or blade of grass will sprout. Even vegetation that’s transplanted there will wither and die. Thrill-seekers have traveled to the circle at night and reported that if you place an item in the circle, it will have vanished by the following morning.
3 Cape Hatteras Lighthouse
The tallest brick lighthouse in North America has quite the haunted history. The most well-known ghost story is that of the Carroll A. Deering ship, known as the Ghost Ship, that washed ashore in 1921 void of passengers or equipment. Oddly, the only items found on board were food laid out as though for a meal. There’s also the legend of the ghost cat, a large black and white cat visitors have seen in and around the lighthouse for more than 100 years. Talk about living nine lives!
4 Brown Mountain Lights
For decades, a series of unexplained lights have appeared after sunset above the peak of Brown Mountain, changing in size, shape and color. The earliest reports of the lights were from Cherokee and Catawba Native Americans, then Civil War soldiers. Today, thousands have reported seeing the lights above the mountain. Try to spot them for yourself from Wiseman’s View in the Linville Gorge ; look for small, star-like dots moving either slowly or in an almost firework-like manner. Groups of students from nearby Appalachian State University have studied the lights, and they’ve even been investigated multiple times by the US government.
5 The Duke Mansion
The story goes like this: Jon Avery, a former owner of the Duke Mansion , began an affair with a young writer while his wife was institutionalized. Despite Avery telling the woman he would always come for her, dead or alive, it became clear he was not going to leave his wife. The writer ended the affair. Devastated and desperate, Avery asked her to meet one year later at midnight. Upholding her end of the bargain, she arrived a year later, saw him approach and reached out to grab his wrist – and her hand went right through him. He turned around and said, “Dead or alive.” Later, she learned that Avery had died a week earlier. Today, eerie story aside, you can stay in one of the Duke Mansion’s 20 beautifully decorated rooms, or enjoy events in the gardens during warmer months.
6 The Country Squire Restaurant, Inn & Winery
Ever wanted to dine with a ghost? That’s exactly what you can do at The Country Squire Restaurant, Inn & Winery in Kenansville , where the spirit of original owner Joe West is rumored to still hang around making sure everything runs the way he likes. After enjoying your meal in a cozy, vintage setting, watch where you walk near the dartboard – darts have been known to fly through the air on their own. Merry chatter and phantom footsteps have also been heard in the Jester’s Court and throughout various hallways.
7 Battleship North Carolina
Battleship North Carolina participated in every major naval offensive in the Pacific during World War II. One of the deadliest attacks on the battleship was a Japanese torpedo strike in the hull, where five men died. One young soldier was killed in the battleship’s washroom, and his spirit has been seen there. There have also been sightings of other apparitions in passageways, shadowy figures peering through portholes, hatches and doors opening and closing on their own, sounds of running and even objects being hurled through the air. For even more of Wilmington’s haunted sites, join the nationally acclaimed Ghost Walk and Haunted Pub Crawl of Old Wilmington , a walking tour of the most actively haunted homes and burial grounds nearby.
8 The Biltmore Hotel
Sometimes ghosts hang around a certain site due to unfinished business, which might be the case for both Philip and Lydia, the resident ghosts at The Biltmore Hotel . Built by the Cone Brothers in the early 1900s, the hotel served as their office and that of their accountant, Philip. Philip died in the alley next to the hotel under mysterious circumstances, and the lore is that he was murdered for discovering financial discrepancies. Guests have complained about loud footsteps, the shuffling of paper and conversations coming from room 332, Philip’s former room. But Philip isn’t the only ghost known to roam the halls. In the hotel’s boarding house days, Lydia, a lady of the night, was thrown down the stairs by a client. Her spirit still lingers around room 223, which is now painted pink in her honor.
Shayla Martin is a Durham-based travel and food writer. She has contributed to The Wall Street Journal , New York Magazine , Atlanta Journal-Constitution , Fodors Travel and more.
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- Pinhead's Graveyard
Located in Canton 828-670-8228--> Next open 10/20/23
Pinhead's Graveyard, located at 562 Main Street, Canton, North Carolina 28716, is one of the Best & Top Rated Haunted Houses and Haunted Attractions in North Carolina and the South. We were Voted #1 North Carolina Haunted House & Attraction in 2018, 2019 & 2021 by NorthCarolinaHauntedHouses.com and Haunts.com You will see main horror movie characters who do not want to be bothered inclu... Read More
- Haunted Pyramids
Located in Lawndale (704) 477-6783--> Next open 10/20/23
The Haunted Pyramids has 5 large indoor Haunted Houses at one location...We bring the scare to you... every night! Don't forget we are open in the rain. The Haunted Pyramids: The Haunted Pyramids is our largest Haunted House! This haunt has been a favorite every year it has been around. The actors and owner take it upon themselves to change it up almost every year. Thi... Read More
- Myrtle Grove Haunt
Located in Hillsborough 336-516-5591--> Next open 10/20/23
Myrtle Grove Haunt is haunted barn experience located in Hillsborough, NC. A 5,500 square foot, two level haunted barn with scares around every corner. Ready to be scared at a haunted house near you? We welcome you to join us in the spooky and fun of Halloween! Read More
- Hillside Horror
Located in Roaring River 336-452-2800--> Next open 10/20/23
Haunted Woods and Creepy Corn Maze You will experience up in your face terror as you twist in turn through our infamous corn maze and haunted woods. This trail features countless live actors and numerous haunted scenes along the way. This trail IS intended to terrorize you and keep you on edge the entire time! Over 1 hour of terror! Spooky Hayride Hop on board our wagon shuttle ... Read More
- Phobia Haunted Trail
Located in Leland 910-805-7552--> Next open 10/20/23
Phobia is a haunted trail with live haunters. There is no touching but the haunters will get real close. The haunted attraction taps in to your inner most fears as you weave through the trail. We will have fog machines, chainsaws, strobe lights and much more. It is not recommended for children under the age of 10 but children under 10 can attend if accompanied by an adult. This years story... Read More
Located in Blacksburg 864-839-1022--> Next open 10/20/23
First park in our FREE parking lot and your adventure may just begin. Sometimes the creatures wander out of our containment and into the parking lot to mess with guests. Next walk through our new entrance down the long creepy path to the all new FEAR FARM MIDWAY. The MIDWAY features the ticket booth, entrance to all attractions, games, carnival foods, picnic tables, and more re... Read More
Located in Ahoskie 252-287-6701--> Next open 10/20/23
Buried beneath the foundation of The Hotel there lies a secret… a makeshift mental hospital where the affluent hid their mentally ill and Dr. Jeremiah Hazzard and his staff performed unspeakable experiments on the patients. Evidence suggests that Dr. Hazard’s unconventional treatments turned his patients into monstrous creatures and, when the treatments no longer satisfied his scientific curiosi... Read More
- Woods of Terror
Located in Greensboro 336-643-3558--> Next open 10/20/23
- Lake Hickory Haunts
Located in Hickory 828-212-1442--> Next open 10/20/23
Voted the best haunt in the Carolina's, Lake Hickory Haunts is a one of a kind haunted house attraction; featuring a large body of water, surrounded by 13 unique haunted attractions. Within these attractions, you will discover awe-inspiring immersive environments, multi-dimensional special FX, and breathtaking scares. Inside the haunt, you will experience Nightmare Factory, Lair of the Undead, V... Read More
- Haunted Forest at Panic Point
Located in Youngsville (919) 578-8478--> Next open 10/20/23
One Ticket for 5 Main Attractions 36 Unique Scenes. Our Scare Park offers 5 unique Haunted Attractions: Haunted Forest, Dark Trail, Hayride, Killers in the Corn & The Menacing Maze. While waiting for your heart rate to normalize between frights, you can hang by the fire, dance, eat, drink, or win a t-shirt via Carnival Games. Our newest side-Attraction is The Carny Crypt. Total... Read More
- Spooky Woods
Located in Archdale 336-431-1700--> Next open 10/20/23
Get ready for the most spine-tingling and thrilling experience of your life as Kersey Valley Spookywoods returns for its 39th season, and this time, they're introducing a host of terrifyingly fresh elements with their all-new ICONS! As the autumn leaves fall and the chill of Halloween approaches, Kersey Valley Spookywoods beckons you into a realm of terror like never before. This legend... Read More
- Midway Wicked Woods
Located in Statesville 704-546-7615--> Next open 10/20/23
Come and join us this our 28th year scaring victims in our Midway Wicked Woods. Walk our haunt in small groups unguided and the woods. You will go into many buildings, a grave yard, 600' dark maze and Vortex tunnel. You may come out alive. Be on the lookout for Wicked Willie, he will be waiting and watching for you during the Harvest Moon. Read More
- Nightmare Factory Haunted Attraction
Located in Havelock 252-444-FEAR--> Next open 10/20/23
NIGHTMARE FACTORY, is a walk-through haunted attraction based on a turn-of-the-century industrial complex that manufactured a wide array of “questionable” products in the early 1900s. Burnt to the ground in 1923 by its tortured workers, “Albert Knight’s Factory” became one of American history’s greatest cover-ups. The remains of the Factory were re-discovered in 2007 and the ghosts now ... Read More
- Granville Haunt Farm
Located in Oxford 919-339-4452--> Next open 10/20/23
Our Drive-Through Drive-In returns! Drive through our giant movie screen and watch your favorite horror movies come to life on the other side, all while staying safe in your vehicle the entire time! Read More
- The Haunted Farm
Located in Hendersonville 828-702-7911--> Next open 10/20/23
Celebrating 13 Years of Terror! Voted NC's Best Haunted Halloween Attraction! The Haunted Farm is located in rural farmland near Hendersonville, close to Asheville, NC. The Haunted Farm sits on a mysterious, blood-soaked stretch of land where the forlorn and deranged Missy Mae Lively eternally pines for her lost groom. Prepare to be thrilled with horrifying and frightful fun. There are three mai... Read More
- Hollerin Haunts Hayride
Located in Clinton 910-818-2240--> Next open 10/20/23
Number #1 Haunted Hayride in NC plus Zombie Paintball and a 5 acre haunted Corn Maze. Come visit us this year! Haunted Hayride: The hayride will last around 30 minutes with the tractor going through and passing several buildings alone the way!. Zombie Paintball: The Zombie paintball will consist of 16 people at a time riding on a hayride with the guns mounted on the tra... Read More
- Hickory Grove Haunted Trail
Located in Gastonia 704-913-9408--> Next open 10/19/23
For over 20 years now the Hickory Grove Haunted Trail has been in operation. What started out with a couple of friends and a crazy idea has turned into a tradition in Gaston County. We would like to thank everyone who has supported us through the years. We could not have been successful without you. We have always had a tremendous amount of help and support from family, friends, and differe... Read More
- Scream Dreams Indoor Haunted Attraction
Located in Thomasville 336-476-5429--> Next open 10/20/23
Castle Boo is proud to present Scream Dreams Indoor Haunted Attraction! Located in the basement of an abandoned furniture factory near Winston-Salem, NC. Scream Dreams turned this old building into a nightmare you could never imagine. Inside this huge haunted house you will find over 50 rooms and hallways of terror and torture, more than 23,000 square feet! You might find yourself in room full o... Read More
Featured 2023 Halloween Events
- Wilmington Ghosts
- Asheville Ghosts: Haunting Histories in the Mountains
- The 13th Acre
- Grissettown Haunted Trail
- Queen City Ghosts
- Fishstrong Fright Nights Haunted Hayride and Walking Trail
- St Albans Sanatorium Unhinged
- Terror By The River
- Aberdeen Fear Factory
- The Haunted Fork
- Haunted Zombie Shoot
- Terror Manor
- Hollow Acres
- Extreme Fear ScareGrounds
- Hexed Haunted Attraction
- Backwoods Terror Ranch
- Hartman's Haunted Corn Maze & Zombie Paintball Hunting
- Raleigh Ghosts
North Carolina Halloween Events
Halloween event list including haunted houses, corn mazes, hayrides, spookwalks, home haunts, and more.
- Drive-Through (1)
- Haunted Houses (41)
- Haunted Hay Rides (14)
- VR Haunts (1)
- Zombie Hunts & Shootouts (6)
- Haunted Mazes / Haunted Corn Mazes (24)
- Haunted Trails (32)
- Pumpkin Patches (67)
- Home Haunts (3)
- Paranormal Events (5)
- Halloween Festivals & Parades (7)
- Ghost Tours (20)
- Halloween Parties & Nightlife (3)
- Escape Games (21)
- Scream Parks (12)
- Hay Rides (Kid Friendly) (62)
- Not-So-Scary Haunted Houses (Kid Friendly) (3)
- Kids Parties (7)
- Safe Trick or Treating (5)
- Pub Crawls (7)
- Mazes / Corn Mazes (Kid Friendly) (45)
- Other Events (36)
- Haunted River Tours (1)
- Boogerwoods Haunted Attraction
- The Original Hollywood Horror Show
- Nightmare Dungeon Haunted Attraction
- Booger Jim's Hollow
- Phillips Haunted Farm
- Ghosts of New Bern Tour
- Reaper's Realm Haunted House and Trail
- Scare U University
- Haunted School
- Haunted Hollow NC
- Haunted Swamp Tours - Haunted Zipline Tour
- Lantern Farm Pumpkin Patch Fall From Grace Haunted Experience
- J. Razz & Tazz Farm Fall Fun
- Maze of Terror
- Tweetsie's Ghost Train Halloween Festival
- Deal Farms Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch
- McKee's Cornfield Maze - McKee's Cedar Creek Farm
- Odom Farming Haunted Corn Maze
- Darnell Farms
- Forbidden Forest Horror Trail
- Wicked Whimsies
North Carolina Real Haunted Places
Check out North Carolina's Real Haunts, where ghosts, ghouls, and apparitions make their home year round! Across North Carolina, there are tons of houses, cemeteries, and places that are truly haunted - get all the gory details about North Carolina's Real Haunts right here!
- Real Haunted Houses (21)
- Real Haunted Lakes & Waterways (1)
- Real Haunted Hotels & Lodging (17)
- Real Haunted Cemeteries (3)
- Real Haunted Bridges & Overpasses (3)
- Real Haunted Places (40)
- Real Haunted Army Posts / Battle Grounds (2)
- Real Haunted Colleges (10)
- Real Haunted Theaters (5)
- Real Haunted Museums (1)
- Real Haunted Restaurants & Bars (3)