7 haunted houses to visit this month in the Greater Houston area


Several haunted houses are operating throughout the month of October in the Greater Houston area, including the recently rebranded Purgatory Scream Park, formerly the Kingwood Asylum.

Although the name has changed, co-owner Shane Glasgow said guests can still expect the same realistic haunted attraction—a murder house, an asylum hospital and an outdoor clown carnival.

“I would never tell you I’m the scariest haunt in the area because I don’t know what scares you,” he said. “I can guarantee I’m the most unique haunt in the area—hands down. … We’ve got something that’s going to get everybody’s phobia going.”

Find details about Purgatory Scream Park and other spooky attractions below.

13th Floor Haunted House

7075 FM 1960 W., Ste. 20, Houston
Dates: Oct. 10-13, 17-20, 23-31
Times: 7:30-11:30 p.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 7:30-10 p.m. (all other nights)
Cost: $19.99-$49.99

Haunted Trails

11500 Antoine Drive, Houston
Dates: Oct. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, 30-31
Times: 8 p.m.-midnight (Fri.-Sat.), 8-11 p.m. (Sun., Wed., Thu.), 7:30-11 p.m. (Oct. 31)
Cost: $25-$35

Houston Scream Fest

1500 Elton St., Houston
Dates: Oct. 11-13, 18-20, 24-17, 31
Times: 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. (Fri.-Sat.), 8-10:30 p.m. (all other nights)
Cost: $40

Houston Terror Dome

16030 East Freeway, Channelview
Dates: Oct. 11-13, 17-20, 24-27, 29-31
Times: times vary
Cost: $20-$35

Phobia Haunted Houses

5250 S. Sam Houston Parkway E., Houston
Dates: Oct. 11-13, 18-20, 24-27, 30-31
Times: times vary
Cost: $15-$50

Purgatory Scream Park

1965 Northpark Drive, Kingwood
Dates: Oct. 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, 31
Times: Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m.-midnight, Sun. 8-10 p.m.
Cost: $5-$50

Scream World

2225 N. Sam Houston Parkway W., Houston
Dates: Oct. 10-13, 17-20, 24-31
Times: 7:30-10 p.m. (Sun.-Thu.), 8 p.m.-midnight (Fri.-Sat.), 7-11 p.m. (Oct. 31)
Cost: $19-$39

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