October is around the corner, which means pumpkin spice lattes, falling leaves, and haunted houses. Several attractions have or will open in various locations throughout the Greater Houston area:
REDRUM Haunted House
This haunted house is open from Sept. 29-Nov. 4, offering three themed attractions this year: Twisted Circus 3D, Cinegore, and Asylum Assault. $30 and up. 1800 E. Hwy. 90, Richmond. www.redrumhaunt.com
The Kingwood Asylum
This mental hospital-inspired attraction has three themed indoor areas and 42 rooms, with two more themed areas outside. The complex has a cave system and a separate attraction, called “the Last Ride,” where visitors can be buried alive in a casket. $30, $5 (Last Ride). 1965 Northpark Drive, Kingwood. 832-640-8367. www.kingwoodasylum.com.
Phobia Haunted House
Phobia is operating multiple haunted houses, offering six themed attractions with high-tech animatronics. Grand opening is Sept. 30. $15 and up. 5250 Beltway 8, Houston. 713-526-3323. www.darke.com
Scream World opened its doors Sept. 22. Guests can go through The Swamp, Jake’s Slaughterhouse, the Edge of Darkness, the Asylum Maze, or the Zombie Graveyard. $19.50 and up. 2225 Beltway 8, Houston. 713-914-1313. www.screamworld.com
Nightmare on the Bayou
This 19,000-square-foot haunted house is located next to a graveyard. $25 and up. 1515 Studemont St., Houston, Texas. www.nightmareonthebayou.com.
Hellusions Haunted House
Hellusions offers four attractions including an interactive haunted house. Customers can partake in different games and other experiences lasting 10-15 minutes each, including a GoPro option where visitors can film their time at the haunted house. Tickets: $5-$13. 1000 West Oaks Mall, Houston. 832-280-7692. www.hellusions.com