HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Join us if you dare, for Halloween events full of spine-tingling scares at various haunted houses around the Hampton Roads area! Are you brave enough?
WAVY.com has compiled a list of local haunted houses and ghost walks for the 2023 Halloween season.
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Historic Candlelight Ghost Tour
Where: Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways, 1775 Historic Way
When: Saturday, October 28 with walks occurring at 7 p.m. till 9 p.m.
Description: Guides will take you on a candlelit stroll along the historic battlefield and share stories of the Battle of Great Bridge and the Great Dismal Swamp.
How much: $15 per person
The Haunting at Greenbrier Farms
Where: Greenbrier Farms, 225 Sign Pine Rd
When: It will be 7-10 p.m. on the following dates: Every Thursday – Sunday through October 29th and a special edition on Halloween (Tuesday, October 31st.)
Description: This is a “full-fright experience” at Greenbrier Farms. The haunted farm experience has a bamboo forest, a corn maze, and more.
How much: $25 per person on Thursdays, $30 per person on Fridays, $25 per person for group of 10 or more, and $25 for Military, First Responders, Teachers. (tickets are only available at the door)
Great Bridge Terror Woods
Where: 900 North Battlefield Blvd
When: Oct. 13-31 from 7 to 11 p.m.
Description: Great Bridge Pumpkin Patch presents “Terror Woods.” Rated #1 haunted house in Virginia where kids and adults are welcome to visit this spooky location.
How much: $25 per person (tickets are only available at the door)
Hampton Horror Tours
Where: The Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane
When: Thursday, Oct. 26-30 at 6:30 and 8 p.m.
Description: This spooky history tours in downtown Hampton will take place twice nightly that will feature actors who bring to life figures from Hampton’s history.
How much: Adults $16 per person. For children 12 and under, tickets are $14
10th Annual Ghost Walk at Fort Monroe
Where: 30 Ingalls Rd
When: Oct. 20-22 from 6-10 p.m. Tours begin every 15 minutes.
Description: A walking tour around historic Fort Monroe exploring “unexplainable phenomenon” that occurs. Hear haunting tales from real Fort Monroe history. It will happen rain or shine. Tours are just over half a mile long and last about 1 hour. Note: Fort Monroe areas and buildings are not handicap accessible. This tour is not recommended for children under 12. Those under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
How much: $20 per person plus fees.
Where: Willow Woods Equine Sanctuary, 2521 N. Armistead Ave.
When: Oct. 13-14 from 7-9 p.m.
Description: Find out if the barn is haunted at this night of screams and fun. Event is great for all ages. All proceeds benefit the horses rescued from slaughter that reside at the sanctuary. Concessions will be available on-site.
How much: $5 per person. Parking is free.
Kecoughtan Band Boosters Haunted House
Where: 110 Commodore Drive, Hampton, Va.
When: October 20. 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Description: Come see what goes bump in the night. $5 entry fee goes to the Kecoughtan Band Boosters. Enjoy a unique haunted house and help raise money for these amazing, talented students.
Yard of Lost Souls
CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER
Where: 437 Stockton St
When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m.
Description: Come walk the “Yard of Lost Souls” at the 7th annual Haunted House.
How much: Free and open to the public.
Haunted House: Walk of Terror
Where: Scottish Rite Masonic Center, 65 Saunders Road
When: Oct. 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28. Fridays and Saturdays, from 7 to 11. p.m. Sundays and Halloween, from 7 to 10 p.m.
Description: Creeps, clowns and crazies are ready to scare you! Come if dare! Doors open 30 minutes prior to start time.
How much: $15 tickets per person
Norfolk Haunted Temple
Where: 7001 Granby Street
When: Thursday/Sundays, Oct. 12, 15, 19, 22, 26, 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday/Saturday, Oct. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Description: Are you ready to be scared? Can you handle the horror? Prepare for a bone-chilling experience in our haunted temple! Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
How much: $20 at door, $25 online. (13 and older is the recommended age.)
Frightmare on Waterside Drive: Faces of Halloween
Where: Waterside District, 333 Waterside Drive
When: Saturday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.
Description: Experience your scariest fantasies at Frightmare on Waterside Drive as it brings your favorite Halloween faces to frightful life.
How much: Tickets are $15 per person for general admission. For ages 21 and over.
Spooky Acres Haunted House
Where: MacArthur Center Mall, 300 Monticello Ave
When: Sundays, Oct. 15, 22, 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday/Saturday, Oct. 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 and Nov. 3-4 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Description: Come celebrate 29 years of haunting with the March of Dimes annual Spooky Acres Haunted House. There are no age restrictions, and the event says they “leave that up to the parents discretion”.
How much: $20 per person at door.
Olde Towne Portsmouth Ghost Walk
Where: Ghost Walk Marketplace, 500 Court Street
When: Friday, Oct. 27, from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Description: The family-friendly tour begins from the Ghost Walk Marketplace and will take visitors on a walking tour through Olde Towne Portsmouth. Actors will tell ghost stories of “love, loss, murder, and mayhem” according to the website.
How much: $15 per person. Online ticket sales will close at 11:59 PM on Thursday, Oct. 26. Limited tickets will be sold at the door.
Haunts of Poquoson
Where: Poquoson Museum, 968 Poquoson Avenue
When: Oct. 27-28 from 6:30 until 9 p.m.
Description: The event will have a haunted maze, haunted graveyard, Dolly’s Mammy and Ghost Hunters, and some ghosts, ghouls, and goblins.
How much: Admission is $8 per person, children under 5 are free.
The Haunted Barn
Where: Franklin Southampton County Fairgrounds, 25374 New Market Rd, Courtland
When: On Oct. 21-22, 7:30-10 p.m.
Description: The theme of the Haunted Barn is “The Coven Awakens”. There will be concessions available on-site for purchase.
How much: $8 per person.
Victorian Suffolk: Dying To Be There, A Guided Discovery of Cedar Hill Cemetery
Where: Cedar Hill Cemetery, 326 North Main Street
When: Saturday, Oct. 14 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Description: A 75-minute walking tour in Cedar Hill Cemetery. It is both an educational and interesting tour that will guide you through the more than 200 year old cemetery. Call 757-514-4130 for more information.
How much: $7 for adults; $5 for seniors (60+), military and children 12 and under.
Haunted Hunt Club Farm
Where: Hunt Club Farm, 2388 London Bridge Rd
When: Open Wednesday to Sunday through Halloween, plus Oct. 31. Check the website for specific dates and events. Unlimited times through all featured haunts from admission until closing.
Description: The 2023 season is open with multiple featured haunts called, Terror Town, Death Alley, Forbidden Fields, and Village of the Dead. There will terrifying haunts, live entertainment, midway concessions, vendors and more!
How much: $39 per person for ages 8 and older. Children 7 and under are not allowed. Fast passes are available for an additional $15 per person. Group pricing Sunday-Thursday is $30 per person for 20 or more. Friday night is $35 per person.
Where: 2008 Atlantic Avenue
When: For the month of October: Monday through Thursday from 6 to 9 p.m., Friday from 6 p.m. to midnight, Saturday from 4 p.m. to midnight, and Sunday from 4 to 10 p.m.
Description: Walk, run, crawl or get dragged through the narrow hallways and ultra dark corridors of one of the countries TOP TEN rated haunted attractions.
How much: Admission is $14 (includes taxes & fees)
Ghosts of Thoroughgood Past
Where: Historic Thoroughgood House, 1636 Parish Rd
When: Oct. 19-22 and 26-29, tours run every 30 minutes from 6-9 p.m.
Description: Enjoy the candlelight tours at the historic Thoroughgood House. Costumed storytellers will share stories on these hauntingly fun nights. The event says tours as appropriate for all ages.
How much: Tickets are $15 for adults and children 11+, $7 for children 3-10, free for children 2 and under. Purchase tickets ahead of time online or at the door.
Where: 1812 Monet Ct.
When: Oct. 20, 21, 27, and 28 from 7:30-10 p.m.
Description: Visit for a night of terror at this Halloween event.
How much: $5 per person.
Where: Busch Gardens Williamsburg, 1 Busch Gardens Blvd
When: Select nights from September 8 to October 31 beginning at 6 p.m.
Description: Your fate awaits with five newly-reimagined haunted houses, leaving no tale of terror left unturned. There’s no escaping the frights with five terror-tories™ and four sinister shows throughout the park
How much: Ticket costs depend on the deal and event. Take a look at the event website.
Where: Meet at 424 W Duke of Gloucester Street, at the statue of Thomas Jefferson
When: Open all year. Tours are each hour 7-10 p.m.
Description: “If you want to experience a genuine ghost tour with real hauntings commonly experienced on tours, and not “orbs” on cameras, embark on a night you’ll never forget. Join us on our nightly walk through haunted Williamsburg, VA with our licensed tour guides!” Our stories are based on research, eyewitness haunting interviews, and a ghost story book connected to factual and historic events. Tours walk through the historic Colonial area of Williamsburg. Add the extended ghost tour for a bonus ghost tour through the College of William and Mary, the nation’s second oldest College.”
How much: Price depends on experience, please refer to the website.
25th Annual Ghost Walk
Where: Arts of the Albemarle, 516 E. Main Street
When: Oct. 13 and 14 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. each night.
Description: Starting at the Ghost Walk Headquarters, take this tour around seven sites in Elizabeth City’s historic district. A ghost will greet you at each private home in this walk of history lessons, home tours, and live theater.
How much: Tickets are $15 per person. Purchase tickets on-site.