Haunted Houses

Here are some spooky events for older children and teens and some really fun Haunted Houses. 

Find more Fall Fun events on these posts:
October Festivals
Halloween Family Fun for all ages
Pumpkin Patches & Corn Mazes

Oct. 13 – 15
Haunted Forest in Oak Brook: www.obparks.org/hauntedforest/
Haunted Forest event will once again feature a spectacularly spooky 13,000+ square foot haunted maze along with several new festive features. Parental discretion is advised for thrill seekers under 10 as music, light, fog, strobe lights and creepy characters will all be in close proximity in the maze.



Oct. 8
Trapped in a Room with a Zombie
Downers Grove: www.dgparks.org
Lincoln Center. Your apocalyptic planning skills will be put to the test in this exhilarating and interactive experience. Up to 12 brave souls will be locked in a room with a zombie faced with the simplest of tasks-to get out alive! With only a limited number of spots available this is sure to fill up fast, so book your spot now. Ages 11-17.


Oct. 21-22
Park After Dark: Outbreak
Oswego: www.oswegolandparkdistrict.org
This isn’t your average haunted house! The zombie plague is sweeping across the nation and it has infested Oswego. You will be transported out of town through the remote “hot zone.” Your only chance of survival is to make it through this heavily infested forest without becoming infected. Ages 12 and up.



Oct. 14-15, 6:30-10pm
All Hallows Eve
Naperville: 630-420-6010 napersettlement.org
Naper Settlement. This one-of-a-kind experience brings some of the scariest literature of the past, present and future to life. Not recommended for children under 8 years old. Day of Event: $15/guest. Save $5 each on advance tickets available online.



Oct. 21-22
Suburban Horror Story
Downers Grove: www.dgparks.org
If you dare, come spend an evening of terror as the dark halls of the Lincoln Hotel reveal a grisly horror story right before your eyes. Ages 10+.


Disturbia Haunted House Rosemont

If you really like to be scared, check out these amazing haunted houses. Just use your discretion, since most are recommended for ages 13 & up.

Sept. 23 – Nov. 5
House of Torment
Morton Grove: houseoftormentchicago.com/index.html
One of the biggest, baddest haunted house experiences in the country is here to chill, thrill, and horrify you. Not recommended for small children.


Sept. 29 – Oct. 31
Statesville Haunted Prison and the City of the Dead
Crest Hill: statesvillehauntedprison.com/index.php
The Prisoners have rioted, the guards have fled, a darkness has seized control of this Maximum Security Prison and our Warden has opened the gates for visitors. Ages 11 to 15 MUST be accompanied by a paid adult ages 18 & over.




Select dates Sept. 17 – Oct. 31
13th Floor Haunted House
Melrose Park. This event is recommended for ages 12 & up. One of the Chicago area’s largest haunted houses featuring over 30,000 square feet of indoor space with ceilings as tall as 35 feet.