Popular Halloween Haunted House Attractions-2016

happy-halloween clip artCan you believe it’s already October?  While the chill of fall may not quite be in the air, the time for ghosts, goblins and glittery princesses will be here before you know it.  To that end, here are some upcoming Halloween haunted houses that will be around the Valley of the Sun this year.

First up is AZ Field of Screams, a maze in a haunted corn field, which was planted over an old cemetery.  Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by an adult, and this attraction is not recommended for children under 10 years old.

Next, is Fear Farm, which features 30 acres showcasing 5 different haunted experiences, including: Mouth of Madness, Legends: Goatman, Undead, Slaughterhouse and The Bunker.  This year there is also a Haunted Hayride attraction.  This is considered a PG-13 attraction, so is not recommended for small children.  (Located at 2209 N. 99th Avenue in Phoenix, beginning September 23.)

The Crypt offers a trio of haunted attractions: The Asylum, Chaos Maze and The Crypt.  These are not recommended for children under 10.  (Located at Fiesta Mall, 1445 W. Southern Avenue in Mesa, beginning September 23.)

Consider checking out 13th Floor Haunted House, with two attractions spread out over 60,000 square feet.  This haunted house is not recommended for small general, and sports a PG-13 general guideline.  (Located at 2814 W. Bell Road, beginning September 23).

Scarizona Scaregrounds is home to two different haunted houses: Epic Fear and Slayer’s Slaughter House.  An interactive paintball attraction, Operation Zombie Storm, features 16-passenger military trucks which are driven through a wave of zombies.  Scaregrounds also hosts live music on the weekends, as well as a beer garden and other entertainment.  (Located at 1901 N. Alma School Road in Mesa, beginning September 23.)

Jack and Jill’s Haunted Hill is an indoor, two-story live interactive experience, with parental discretion advised.  (Located at 3401 W. Greenway Road, beginning September 30).

The Gauntlet at Golfland Fright Nights features a terrifying maze, and a multi-level haunted house featuring animatronics and skilled actors, all mostly indoors.  This attraction isn’t recommended for children under 13 years old.  Children may enjoy  Spooktacular Golf, a miniature 18-hole golf course full of spooky and festive decorations.  (Located at Golfland, Mesa, beginning September 30).

Finally, Zombie WarZ is a zombie apocalypse where you fight off zombies in a Zombie Assault Vehicle using “flesh-eating” Zombie paint slugs   This attraction is recommended for adults and teens, but parents may choose to bring younger children (minimum age is 5).  (Located near Rawhide in Chandler.  GPS directions given on the website).

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