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

Several haunted houses operate throughout the month of October in the Greater Houston area.

Several haunted houses operate throughout the month of October 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

By Danica Lloyd
Danica joined Community Impact Newspaper as a Cy-Fair reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a journalism degree from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. She became editor of the Cy-Fair edition in March 2020 and continues to cover education, local government, business, demographic trends, real estate development and nonprofits.


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