Haunted Attraction Directory 2017

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 Southeast Missouri

Black Forest Haunted Ghost Town

Place: 2728 CR 638 Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Dates: October 6,7,13,14, 20,21, 27,28,

Time: 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Description: Admission is $10 for Adults, $7 for Kids (Ages 10 and Under).

Located on the outskirts of town, Black Forest has the perfect atmosphere for a good fright. Be scared like never before on this 25 minute adventure of screams containing themed areas, dark hallways, and an outdoor maze. Not recommended for ages 5 and below.

They've added over 7,000 sq ft of attraction for the 2017 season. Be ready to experience the all new Hillbilly Farm, Tool Shed scare-zone, and many more new additions! Make sure to not miss the Black Forest this October.

Contact: (573)-335-0899


 Rocky Holler Haunted Hayride**

Place: Take Exit 105 from Interstate 55, and turn on to County Road 303. Follow the signs to Rocky Holler.

Date: October 6,7,13,14, 20,21, 27,28,

Time: 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Description: Take a 40-45 minute haunted hayride through the dark woods. Watch out for spooks, monsters, and a certain headless ghost. After the hayride patrons can enjoy a bonfire, and concessions are available for purchase. Children may ride at parent's discretion. Admission is $10.

Contact: 573-243-6440

 Ste. Genevieve Ghost Tour

Place: 260 Merchant St, Sainte Genevieve, Missouri 63670

Date: September - 1,2,15,16,22,23 October - 6,7,20,21,27,28,31

Time: Fridays at 9 p.m. Saturdays at 7pm & 9pm

Description: Take a haunted tour of Ste. Genevieve and learn about its vast history. Walk through cemeteries, visit haunted locations, and enjoy storytelling from the tour guide. Make reservations in advance.


 Beggs Family Farm**

Place: 2319 St Hwy U Sikeston, MO

Date: September 30th - October 29th **Closed Oct 4th**

Time: 9a.m. - 2 p.m. Wed. and Thurs., 9a.m. - 4 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sat., and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sun.

Description: This is a great family attraction with hayrides, a pumpkin patch, corn maze, Boo Barn, the Barnyard Express, and much more. General admission is $11 with available discounts.


 Beggs Orchard**

Place: 2308 W. Jackson Blvd.,, Jackson, MO

Date: September 26 - October 31

Time: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Description: Begg’s Orchard is a family-friendly, fall-themed location with a hay bale maze, a petting zoo, wagon rides to a pumpkin patch, autumn refreshments, and more. They accept reservations for large group outings or parties.

Contact: (573) 243-8008. 

 Cemetery Walk **

Place: Bollinger Mill Historic Site, 113 Bollinger Mill Road, Burfordville, MO

Date: October 31

Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Description: If the dead could talk, what would they have to say? Find out by taking a journey back in time to the Bollinger family cemetery on all Hallow's Eve. Get a glimpse into the lives of Bollinger family members buried there, through family letters and other documents. Nineteenth century burial traditions will also be discussed. Please wear comfortable clothing and footwear. This program is free. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please call 573-243-4591.

Bollinger Mill State Historic Site

Contact: (573) 243-4591

The Haunted Grotto

Place: Three Rivers Shrine Club 3102 Kennedy Lane Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

Date: October 13,14,20,,21,27,28,30,31

Time: 7:00 pm start/ Last ticket sold at 11:30pm

Description: Haunted attraction with themed rooms and hallways. Cost is $10.



 Déjà Vu Spirit Reunion

Place: Memorial Cemetery, Historic District 35 N. 5th St., Ste. Genevieve, MO

Date: October 28th

Time: 5:00pm - 7:30 pm

Description: Would you like to hear the story of a US Senator who has been buried three different times, a Civil War colonel who died at the battle of Shiloh, meet up with a modern day spirit of Missouri’s first US Representative, or one portraying the well to do or the not so well to do from Ste. Genevieve’s history before 1880.

Visitors will experience these stories and more as the Foundation for Restoration of Ste. Genevieve hosts its annual Déjà Vu Spirit Reunion. The cemetery, established in 1787, includes the tombs and grave markers of the area’s earliest French pioneers, other European emigrants, African American slaves and freemen, Native Americans and a mass grave for victims of a steamboat explosion. This family friendly living history program provides visitors with an intimate look into the lifestyles and happenings in Missouri’s oldest town during the late 18th and 19th centuries. Tour the cemetery via lantern light and chat “face-to-face"" with spirits clad in traditional dress and enjoy a hauntingly good time.

Visit the Ste. Genevieve Calendar for more details.

Contact: 573-883-9622 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 Friday the 13th: Night of the Living Dead

Place: SEMO University 1 University Plaza, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Date: October 13th

Time: 6:30 p.m. or  8:30 p.m.

Description: Superstitious? Have you heard the old tales about visiting a graveyard on
Friday the 13th? It is said the dead sometimes follow you home. Want to
find out for yourself? Step back in time as you visit some of Cape Girardeau’s
eternal “residents,” in one of the region’s oldest cemeteries. It is
thought that there are more than 6,500 burials, many unmarked. Our nighttime
walking tours will focus on the cemetery’s rich history, and of course,
some of the liveliest spirits buried within. Join us if you dare! Click here to register.


 Build Your Own Scarecrow**

Place: Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, 113 Bollinger Mill Rd, Burfordville, MO

Date: September 30th

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description:Did you know that the ancient Egyptians used scarecrows? Or that the boogeyman was originally a scarecrow? Learn these and other fun facts about scarecrows as you build your own to take home. Twine and straw will be provided. Please bring old overalls, shirts, safety pins, accessories and a pillow case for your scarecrow. This program is FREE. Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please call.

Contact: (573) 243-4591



 Halloween Storytelling**

Place: Bollinger Mill State Historic Site, 113 Bollinger Mill Rd, Burfordville, MO

Date: October 20

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Description: Make sure to stop at Bollinger Mill State Historic Site in Burfordville for Halloween Storytelling. Missouri State Parks will sponsor this free event featuring professional storyteller Marilyn Kinsella. Please bring a lawn chair for seating. Refreshments provided after the storytelling. Appropriate for all ages. FREE.

Contact: (573) 243-4591



 Haunted Downtown Walking Tours

Place: Downtown Cape, Cape Girardeau MO

Date: Oct 6,7,14,27,28 or 30

Time: 8pm-10pm

Description: Are you looking for some fun and adventure this Halloween? Follow the lantern of your costumed guide through downtown and let the darkness of the past envelop you. Cape Girardeau’s historic downtown is full of “true”

tales of ghosts and memorable characters. with Christy Mershon and Tom Neumeyer The start of the tour is at the Pavilion by Hudsons/Downtown. $20/person, $30/couple

Contact: (573) 986-6879 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Register here.


 Halloween Train & Haunted Train Ride**

Place: Railroad at Jct. 25 and 61 in Jackson, MO

Date: October 28th

Time: 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.(Halloween Train) 7pm - 9pm (Haunted Train Ride

Contact: 573-243-1688 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


 New Madrid Ghost Tours

Place: New Madrid

Date: October 13-14,20-21,27-28

Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Description: Reservations are required. $15 per person or 2 for $25. Rain or shine. You will have the opportunity to ghost hunt in three locations! You won't want to miss it.

Contact: 573-748-5300

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 Haunted Hall of Horror**

Place: A.C. Brase Arena Building, 410 Kiwanis Dr, Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

Date: October 14, 15, 21, 21, 28, 29 and 31

Time: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Description: Endless hallway after endless hallway of terrifying experiences that will leave you paralyzed with fear, but wanting more! Admission is $7, and kids 5 and under are free.

Contact: Cape Parks and Recreation 339-6340


 The Retribution Haunt

Place: 211 Spring Street (behind Sunny Hill Nursery and Healthpoint Fitness in Cape) in warehouse.

Date: October 2, 3, 9,10, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31

Time: 7:00 pm - 12:00 am

Description: The Retribution Haunted House is Southeast Missouri's Scariest Professional Haunted Attraction! Located inside a 22,000 square foot desolate warehouse. The Retribution features a terrifying 30 plus minute thrillride along with the area's only mesmerizing 3D and 4D experience!! Come face to face with all of your fears, including maniacs, demented clowns, blood thirsty zombies, and much, much more. Will you find your way through the chaotic mazes of The Retribution, or will you be lost forever like the others? Serving Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois, visitors come from St. Louis, Carbondale, Paducah and all over the region to be terrified! $15 per person, $5 Kids 10 & Under

Contact: (855) 572-7326 | This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Southern Illinois

The Hauntings at Chittyville**

Place: 401 Chittyville Road, Herrin IL 62948

Date: Oct 6-8, 13-14, 20-21, 27-29, 31 and Nov 3-4

Time: Fri & Sat: 7pm-12am Sun: 7pm-10pm

Description: Three haunts in one! The attractions include Chittyville School and The Liar (weather permitting) and they now have Escape Rooms.. Times vary depending on the day, and there are special nights as well. Visit their website for details.

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 Haunted Hollow**

Place: Touch of Nature Center, 1206 Touch of Nature Rd., Makanda, IL 62958

Date: November 5

Time: 1-4pm

Description: Join us for this fun family fall festival.  The 9th annual Haunted Hollow provides a perfect post-Halloween atmosphere for everyone with a balance of laughs and gasps in a safe and fun environment.  Costumes are encouraged.
The festivities will go on rain or shine so we encourage participants to dress accordingly for the day’s weather.  
There will be interpretive nature walks, a haunted tram tour, a portable climbing wall and family games for children of all ages.
Participants will also learn about and have the chance to hold snakes, lizards and other “creepy crawlers.” Everything is family friendly and suitable for all ages. Touch of Nature is wheelchair and stroller-accessible. A parent or guardian must accompany children to the event.

Contact: (618) 453-1121


 Sinister House

Place:    5491 N. Reed Station Rd. De Soto, IL 62924

Date: October 17 and 18

Time: 6:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Description: Sinister House is a haunted attraction in Southern Illinois featuring state of the art props, detailed sets and terrifying characters throughout. Our goal is to deliver an extremely intense experience for our guests that is a brutal assault on the senses. Sinister House is a journey into the world of deranged serial killer Otis Hodge. During a time period spanning the 1930's to 1950's, Mr. Hodge turned his small farm into a haven for murderers, sadists, occultists and other deranged individuals Come check us out this Halloween season and see why we are a must-see haunted house

 Zombie Escape Room

Place: The Island 715 South University, Carbondale, Illinois

Date: Various

Time: Various

Description: The Carbondale Escape Room offers a fun and interactive experience for those who want more than just a haunt. Now through Halloween they will be hosting the ‘Zombie Love Story’ theme. You and up to twelve people are placed in a room and must solve a series of puzzles and clues that will lead to the key that will help you escape before the timer runs out and you become zombie food. Different skill levels are offered, participants must be 16 or older. Visit their website to buy tickets and learn more.



 2017 Benton Fall Festival

Place: 12770 North Benton, Rd., Benton, IL

Date: October 28th

Time: 4pm - 8pm

Description: We’ve got a lot planned for our Fall Fest including closing down the Square, Trunk or Treat, hayrides, costume contests for both kids and pets, crafts, vendors, food and more!

 Haunted Trail and Hayride

Place: 4903 Sportsmans Road, Waterloo, Illinois 62298

Date: October 13,14,20,21,27,28

Time: 7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Description: Come have a blast riding on the hayride or the Pumpkin Express, brave the trail in the woods, or take on zombies in Zombie Laser Tag. Concessions are provided, and all ages are welcome. Cost is $14.






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