20 Top Haunted Houses in Atlanta & GA for Horrific Halloween Fun

If there is one thing you need to experience when Halloween season rolls around, it is the Haunted Houses in Atlanta. Whether you’re looking for a scary place for yourself or a not-so-scary one for kids, these haunted houses in Atlanta, GA are sure to make you jump out of your skin every time. Thinking ‘where’s a haunted house near me?’ We have you covered.


Haunted Houses in Atlanta For the Brave

You never know what’s lurking around the corner at these Haunted Houses in Atlanta. As you get closer to Halloween, you’ll need those nerves of steel for the lines outside as well. To help limit your wait times, visit the website and see about advanced ticket purchases or consider visiting during the week if possible. As with any popular attraction, get there early. Have another favorite Haunted House in Atlanta or a tip for a great visit to one of these, tell us about it.

WARNING: The video embedded in this post may be too much for small children or squeamish adults:) Although we do have some not-so scary haunted houses in Atlanta listed, most of these are for older teens or adults. See our post for even more Halloween events near Atlanta for kids AND adults. 

Fear in the Woods

Where: 3565 North Hwy 155, Stockbridge, Ga. | 770-954-9356
When: Haunt opens Friday, September 29, 2017. Hours of operation are every weekend in October; Fridays and Saturdays 7pm-12am; Sundays 7pm-11pm and Tuesday, October 31st from 7pm -12am for Halloween.

Fear the Woods is a professional haunt that has consistently been ranked one of the top haunted places to go in Georgia for the last five years.  Don’t wander too far from the light as our Uncle Eddie has invited new creatures to come feast on the screams of those that come to the farm after dark. 

This haunt consist of three different features: The Haunted House, a place where all your psychological fears are revealed; the Haunted Trail, where you have to find your way back after being dropped off in the middle of the woods and corn with the skinner family; and Pandemic, our NEW 8,000 square foot interactive, competitive, combat field where your skills determine your fate. 

The actors here are off the charts and they go out of their way to scare you.  Check out fearthewoods.com for more information and if you’re brave enough, take a thrill ride on The ANNIHILATOR.

Netherworld Haunted House

Where: 6624 Dawson Blvd, Norcross, GA
When: Select Nights from Sept. 22 – Nov. 5, 2017

This is the mack daddy of haunted houses. It’s been consistently rated one of the best haunted house in the US  by Hauntworld magazine since 2009. The sets are professionally done, and the actors are very good. I met The Collector under bright lights and he was creepy, I can’t image meeting him in a dark room. The website has good photos so visit there to see what you’re getting into. The video below is a wrap of their 2014 season, but will give you an idea of what you’re getting into.


13 Stories Haunted House

Where: 320 Temple Ave. Newnan, GA 30263
When: Select Nights Sept. 24 – Nov. 4, 2017

13 Stories Haunted House is 54,000 square feet of horror and exhilaration that consists of 5 haunted houses with the option of joining forces to fight the zombie horde in The Apocalypse Zombie Kill Experience (laser tag)!  The 5 haunts are 13 Stories Haunted House, Ward B, Zombie Alley, Clown Haus in 3D and Sacrifice.  All haunted houses are available to all ages (at parent or guardians discretion) except for Sacrifice. Inside Sacrifice there is extreme content.  You must be 18 years old, sign a waiver and have a government issued ID card to enter.


Paranoia Haunt

Where: 2075 Marietta Hwy, Canton, Ga 30114
When: Select Nights Sept. 29 – Oct 31, 2017

Looking for a fun place to do your haunted “housing” this year? Paranoia Haunt is located close to Atlanta, GA and is a must experience this year. People of all walks of life love getting the life scared out of them. There are two different haunted houses here, Blood Factory and Infectious.

Fright Fest at Six Flags

Where: Six Flags in Atlanta, GA
When: Select nights from September 23- October 29, 2017

Six Flags Over Georgia transforms  each evening into a terrifying experience with ghouls, ghosts and goblins roaming the park!

Escape Woods: The Cabin

Where: 628 Sleepy Hollow Road | Powder Springs GA 30127 | 770-880-8846
When: Year round. See website for exact dates and times

You and your team will have 1 hour to escape an abandoned cabin buried deep in the woods before the time runs out. This is not just any cabin… the owner of the cabin has been studying serial killers his whole miserable life and he wants to make you his first victims. To escape before he gets home you will need to explore his cabin, solve clues, and decipher his locks. This game is designed for adults only and is not for the faint of heart. Warning this will not be for the faint of heart.

Check out our list of Scary Themed Escape the Room Venues 

Nightmares Gate

Where: 4179 Vansant Rd, Douglasville, GA 30135
When: Every Friday, Saturday, Sunday & Thursday, from September 30 to October 30, 2017. As well as Monday, Halloween night the 31st.

Nightmare’s Gate Hospital is the medical epicenter of an infectious disease that has No Cure, No Hope, and No Mercy! Something is spreading and the Doctors and Nurses are falling victim to it’s horrific effects. Patients are overpowering Orderlies, and Priests are turned from the path of compassion to outright ridicule. Dr McGavock from the CDC is battling both the infection and the infected with the best of modern medicine and the most barbaric of treatments ever devised by man. Don’t let them touch you as you navigate the twist and turns of Nightmare’s Gate! Will you be a survivor… Or a statistic?

Zombie Farms

Where: 568 Smithonia Rd, Winterville, Ga.
When: Oct 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 2017 | Opens at dark (around 8pm). Last ticket sold at 10:30pm

Zombie Farms is a 1/2 mile walk through dark and spooky woods filled with zombies and other characters who will scare you, entertain you, and sometimes even make you laugh. This year they are offering a “Behind the Masque” tour for those who want that little something extra!  For an extra fee, a personal tour guide takes you through the back side of the event, so you can watch some scares and even participate in one!  You can ask questions about how it all works and get to see Actor Camp where actors get ready for each performance and take breaks.

Breakout Atlanta: The Kidnapping

Where: 3867 Roswell Rd NE, Ste 200 | Atlanta, GA 30342 | 404-800-9297
6375 Spalding Dr, Ste H | Peachtree Corners, GA 30092 | 404-620-2477

What could be scarier than being lost in a chilly old mansion full of secrets, or handcuffed and blindfolded, waiting for your kidnappers return? Those are two of six different scenarios at Breakout Atlanta, where groups have one hour to crack codes, solve puzzles and find the clues that will get them out of danger, and escape the room. The Kidnapping seems like a perfect one for Halloween. This is a true adrenaline rush without the gore.

Dread Hollow in Lookout Valley

Where: 321 Browns Ferry Road | Chattanooga, TN 37419 | 423-821-2544
When: September 29 – October 31, Thursdays-Sundays and Halloween

The nightmare knows no boundaries for the 14th year as Ruby Falls joins Fear Connection for the annual Haunted Cavern, this year at Dread Hollow – a brand new location bringing 20,000 feet of intense scare factors, less wait times, new characters, sliders and two separate haunts! Haunted Cavern is one of the area’s best haunted attractions listed #4 on Buzzfeed’s national haunt list and a 2016 top haunt by the Haunted Attraction Association.

Haunted Houses in Atlanta For the Kids

Haunted Forest

Where: 4470 Bennet Road, Buford, GA 30519
When: Sept. 22 – Nov. 5, 2017 Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from dark until 10PM | Extended hours for Halloween

This is a great haunted “house” for kids. It’s more of a haunted forest/corn maze, but it’s awesome! This is located at the Buford Corn Maze and is worth every penny. Make sure you take the time to check it out.

Ghost Train

Where: Pine Mountain Gold Museum | 1881 Stockmar Road, Villa Rica, GA 30180 | 678-840-1445
When: September 28 – October 29, 2017

There are two trains. The family time train is 6 pm – 7 pm and the fright train begins at 7:30 until 9:30 pm


Where: 40155 Hwy 441 S, Commerce, GA 30529
When: Sept. 30 – Halloween | Fridays and Saturdays 7 -11 pm

This is a fun activity for kids and it’s at the Funopolis Family Fun Center in Commerce, Georgia. A lot of families come here to do a slight introduction to haunted house with their kids. This is not an overwhelming experience and something your kids may just love.

Boo at the Zoo

Place: 800 Cherokee Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
When: October 21, 22, 28 & 29, 2017

The zoo is always a fun place to take the kids for a boo experience. This may be an ideal place to take the little kids of yours as well. Plus, it’s right in Atlanta, GA, so you can get your kids home just in time for bed.

Haunted Halloween

Place:130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305
When: Oct. 20, 2017

The historic homes and gardens of the Atlanta History Center become a ghostly encounter. Experience the fun after dark with kid-friendly activities.

Haunted Houses in Georgia

Terror in the Wild

Where: 3766 Old Clyattville Rd. Valdosta, Ga 31601

Sinister Suits

Where: 132 W. Solomon Street, Griffin GA

Camp Blood

Where: 2277 Whooping Creek Road | Carrollton, Georgia 30116
When: 2017 dates TBD

Terror Mills

Where: 801 Mount Vernon Church Road | Jackson, Georgia | (678) 371-0957
When: Oct 5 – 31, 2017 | Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (plus Oct. 30 and 31) | 7 – 11 pm

See the postcard on their Facebook page for 2017. Present it for $2.00 off admission

Plantation Blood

Where: 4127 Wallie Drive. Augusta, GA 30906  (706) 793-3100
When: Sept. 21 – Nov. 5, 2017

Lake Joy Trails of Terror

Where: 428 Lake Joy Rd | Kathleen, Georgia
When: 2017 dates TBD

Ghost Town

Where: 106 Center Point Rd. | Bremen, GA | (770)883-8752

Scare House of the South

Where: intersection of HWYs 221 & 56 in the Gillis Springs, GA

There you have it! Some of the creepiest and kid friendly haunted houses in Atlanta, GA. Let me know how it goes. What’s your favorite? For the 12 Best Haunts in the world, check out this list from HauntWorld.

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If there is one thing you need to experience when Halloween season rolls around, it's the Haunted Houses in Atlanta. Whether you’re looking for a place scary for yourself or the kids, these haunted houses in Atlanta, GA are sure to make you jump out of your skin every time.

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