Individuals love scare. How else do you clarify the recognition of haunted homes? You may discover eight of them in South Florida this 12 months.
Beneath, in alphabetical order, are your choices for a frightfully good time this fall.
Cortez Manor: the Revenge at Curtiss Mansion
500 Deer Run, Miami Springs
Is the Curtiss Mansion haunted? Some folks appear to suppose so, which is why the 97-year-old constructing has performed host to ghost excursions prior to now. It is also why the mansion is the proper place to place a haunted home. Cortez Manor is ready in a sanatorium and stars Dr. Cortez, identified for torturing sufferers, and Ofelia, the scorned spouse he has uncared for. Thursday, October 13, by way of Monday, October 31. Tickets price $15 to $35 by way of eventbrite.com.
Fright Nights at South Florida Fairgrounds
9067 Southern Blvd., West Palm Seaside
You most likely will not discover Palm Seaside County’s largest ghoul at Fright Nights. No, that soulless monster lives ten miles east of the South Florida Fairgrounds at Mar-a-Lago. However the killer clowns and zombies roaming round Fright Nights — now coming into its twentieth season — are virtually as terrifying. This 12 months’s version presents three haunted homes: the Christmas-themed “Lifeless of Winter”; “Nation Payments Meat Market,” which feels like hillbilly hell; and “Siren’s Revenge,” set in a cursed seaside city. Guests can even anticipate meals, carnival rides, and reside leisure. Friday, October 7, by way of Saturday, October 29. Tickets price $35 to $40.
The Hang-out at Tree Tops Park
3900 SW one centesimal Ave., Davie
This Davie outside hang-out invitations you to take a stroll by way of the woods at night time. What can presumably go mistaken? There are three themed hikes that revolve round “La Bruja: the Haunted Hike,” “Tormented Path,” and “Psycho Path.” The Hang-out additionally presents a extra family-friendly expertise on choose days, together with reside music and youngsters’ actions. Saturday, October 8, by way of Monday, October 31. Tickets price $15 to $99.
Home of Horror at Miami Worldwide Mall
1625 NW 107th Ave., Doral
A visit to the mall in Miami will be an absolute nightmare. You may discover hell-raising prospects and road-raging drivers preventing over parking spots. And if that is not unhealthy sufficient, now you need to take care of a noise-triggered ghost at “Silent Mall,” considered one of 4 haunted experiences at Home of Horror. Need thrills along with your chills? Guests can get pleasure from limitless carnival rides at Home of Horror, together with the brand new Fireball rollercoaster. Via Monday, October 31. Tickets price $20 to $40 by way of eventbrite.com.
The Horrorland at Jungle Island
1111 Parrot Jungle Path, Miami
The Horrorland turns into a haunted walk-thru this 12 months after beginning as a haunted drive-thru in the course of the pandemic. Anticipate the identical inventive surroundings and costumes from Cirque du Soleil veteran Francisco Santos as in previous years, solely now in a walkable Jungle Island setting. This 12 months’s haunted homes and scare zones embrace “The Nun’s Revenge,” “Alice in Horrorland,” and, as a result of it is by no means too early to have fun the vacations, “Santa’s Demise Want.”
Miramar Drive & Scream at Miramar Regional Park
16801 Miramar Pkwy., Miramar
Drive by way of the park grounds and take within the sights and scares from the comfort of your automotive. There are six drive-thru scenes, together with “Shawshank County” and “Día de los Muertos.” In case you really feel like stretching your legs after, park your automotive and stroll by way of the corn maze. Friday, October 14, by way of Monday, October 31. Tickets price $60 to $100 per car by way of ticketmaster.com.
No Means Out: The Cabin at Dolphin Mall
11401 NW twelfth St., Miami
You most likely noticed the previous movies of scared Miami Warmth gamers stumbling by way of a haunted home. Now take a look at the brand new hang-out from No Means Out, the workforce behind these scares. This 12 months’s hang-out — which moved from the Westland Mall to the Dolphin Mall — is ready inside a cabin within the early 1900s. Rumor has it there is a portal to hell inside. Via Monday, October 31. Tickets price $25 to $40 by way of eventbrite.com.
Paranoia Horror Maze
2602 NW Fifth Ave., Miami
Need to know the way many individuals have chickened out whereas stumbling by way of this pitch-black maze in Wynwood? Take a look at the operating tally on the wall at Paranoia, which has proudly displayed the overall since opening in 2017. It is a badge of honor and speaks to Paranoia’s potential to terrify its patrons into submission. This Halloween season is being billed as “Paranoia’s Final Trip,” so ensure that to cease by and pay your final respects. Via Sunday, November 6. Tickets price $20 to $40.