Run, scream and get spooked at the most terrifying haunted houses across Metro Detroit this fall
By Chelsie Dzbanski
18 S Perry St, Pontiac
Make your way through one of the world’s largest haunted attractions covering over half a mile and four stories of thrills and chills. Erebus is packed with state-of-the-art Hollywood special effects, so be prepared for things to bite and grab you. You may even be buried alive! Voted one of the top haunts in the nation, Erebus is not for the faint of heart. Avoid the wait and purchase various ticket options online at hauntedpontiac.com.
Follow the story of a conspiracy theorist who set out on a quest to discover the dark secrets of a strange town. The catch? He went missing before he was able to reveal the secrets. Now it’s up to you to follow this man’s path to uncover what really happened at the Derrange Hunt in Romulus — if you dare! You are encouraged to purchase your tickets in advance online as a limited quantity of tickets will be available on site. Guests will be required to wait in their cars until your scheduled time to enter the attraction. Groups of six or more will not be allowed in the attraction at one time. If you have more than six people in your group, you will be required to split up. All staff and guests will have their temperature taken before entry and face masks are required to be worn. For more information visit, derangedhauntedattraction.com.
13245 Dixie Hwy, Holly
Choose from two 35-40 minute attractions including the Rotten Manor and the Rotten Asylum Forest. Visit one for $26 or get spooked by both for $40! Face masks are required to be worn by guests and actors indoors and outdoors at all times. Employees are being screened before their shifts and the attraction is splitting guests into smaller groups to allow proper social distancing while moving through the attractions. Visit rottenmanor.com for hours and more.
37550 Cherry Hill Rd, Westland
Three attractions, one location! Make your way through Hush Falls ghostly town full of madness and chills. Experience 40,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor paths where you will encounter unspeakable evils at every corner. A variety of tickets can be purchased online in advance to secure a time-slot. Face masks are required, socially distancing will be enforced and sanitizing stations will be available, along with contact-free enhancements. Visit hushhauntedattractions.com for more information.
Venture through the Terrofied Forest and watch your worst nightmares come to life right before your eyes! Run, dodge and hide from creepy creatures as you make your way through a mile of outdoor terrors. Appropriate outdoor weather and walking shoes are recommended. Fast pass and general admission tickets are available online for pre-purchase. Face masks are required to be worn and your temperature will be taken upon arrival. For more information visit, terrorfiedforest.com.
12600 Dixie Hwy, Holly
Experience amazing lights and scary sounds as you make your way through The Village of Hollygrove, located on the Michigan Renaissance Festival grounds. Encounter haunting scenes, terrifying creatures and mysterious circumstances at every twist and turn. Tickets are available online for purchase and time slots will be limited to 40 people to follow proper social distancing guidelines. Guests will have their temperature taken and be asked a few questions before having their tickets scanned. Masks must be worn at all times. Visit halloweeninholly.com for more information.
10055 Dexter-Pinckney Rd, Pinckney
Take a stroll (or a run) through this outdoor haunt, where you’ll meet some of the underworld’s most gruesome abominations. Uncover the unknown and tortured story of Johnny Appleseed’s twin sister, Abigail Appleseed, and the curse she left on Ghostly Grove Forest. Tickets are $25 per person and are available for purchase on-site only. To adhere to proper social distancing, the park will have a 600-guest limit per night. For hours and directions visit ghostlygrove.com.
34111 28 Mile Rd, Lenox
From family-friendly activities to more intense attractions, Scarefest Scream Park has something for everyone to enjoy. After surviving the terrors of one or all four of the haunted attractions — including a haunted hayride — hit up the food and drink tents, cozy up next to a bonfire and enjoy live music. Other fun and frightful features include scary movies, haunted camping and more. Tickets are required to be purchased in advance online. Guests will have their temperature taken upon arrival and be required to wear a masks at all times. Virtual queues have been implemented to enforce social distancing. Learn more at scarefestscreampark.com.
Enjoy some frightening fun at Azra Haunted House Chamber of Horrors, which features multiple floors and new terrifying rooms. This attraction also has a heated and covered line where you can enjoy a Live DJ and fire show while you wait. A temperature and security check will be completed upon entry. Tickets can purchased online for a variety of times and days at azrahaunt.com.
5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti
Face your fears and experience four haunted attractions at Wiard’s Night Terrors! From losing your mind in The Asylum to running for your life in The Ultimate Haunted Barn, this spooky park is guaranteed to deliver thrills and chills that will haunt you for days. Limited tickets for each attraction are available for purchase online. Walk-up admission may not be available due to capacity limits. Guests are required to wear a mask indoors and proper sanitization regimes are being implemented to keep guests safe. Visit hauntedhousemichigan.com for more information.