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Please review your favorites and I'll add some of your comments here.
The moniker "KF" means kid friendly, or suitable for young children. * means it's one of my faves or highly rated on the site. All events on this page are current as of October 2011, but please call before attending to confirm times and dates.
Haunted Houses: Little Rock Area (* are faves)
The Torture Chamber (Benton)*
October 18-21, 25-31 and November 2
3805 Benton Parkway at Party Central
They say, "You must also be in good health and able to crouch, crawl, and beg for your life or at least mercy on your soul. If you have any medical problems that may prevent you from being able to complete this event, please do not enter." Admission is $15.00 or $20 for a fast pass. This is one the best in Central Arkansas.
Haunted Cathedral (LR)* KF
October 12-13, 17-30
1224 Louisiana St., Little Rock
See "Egor", EMOBA's sleeping giant, walk through haunted mazes and across floors which fall from beneath you! 501-372-0018. Admission: $10 on opening weekend, $15 October 17-30 and $20 on Halloween night. Call for group rates. I call this somewhat kid friendly. Most of the scare comes from animatronics and darkness.
The Slaughter House (North Little Rock)
September 27-29, October 4-6, 11-13, 18-31
17314 MacArthur Drive
They are open from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Tickets are $12. Last year this was ok. Not kid friendly, but not pee your pants scary.
Night Terrors (North Little Rock) *
5204 Crystal Hill Rd
Dates and admission prices TBD, but this was a good haunted house last year.
The Fear Factory
October 5-6, 11-13, 18-20, 21-31
Hwy. 107 & W. Republican Rd
Hours are from 7-12 p.m. This gets better every year. Admission is $10.
Fear on Fourth Street (North Little Rock) *
Oct. 19 & 20, 26 & 27, 29-31, from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
204 East 4th Street
Admission is $8.00 per person and benefits PAL (the Police Athletic League). PAL's house is always great!
The Haunted Hotel
2066 Pratt Road
Arkansas Urban Legends Haunted House (North Little Rock)
Open from 7-11 p.m. on weeknights and until midnight on weekends all through October. Admission is $13. 501-398-FEAR(3327).
Haunted Houses: Around Arkansas (* are faves)
Creepy Works / Haunted House of Conway (Conway) *
Sept 28-29, Oct 5-6,11-13, 18-21, 24-31
#150 Highway 286 East
Haunted house has a mixture of actors, animatronics and scenery. From 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. Admission $9. 501-472-2325. Very good haunted house.
Nightmares Haunted House (Bentonville)
Oct 6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-28, 31
13080 North Hwy 71
Seven to 11 p.m. most nights. Admission $13. 479-636-1317
Haunted Barn (Concord)
Open every Friday and Saturday in October and on Halloween
10194 Heber Springs Road, across from gas station
Open from 7-11 p.m. Admission $7, benefits the Sturge-Weber Foundation. 501-887-6543.
The Asylum Haunted House (Lowell)
727 N Bloomington
Open every Friday and Saturday in October and Octo 30-31
Open from 7:00 p.m. until midnight. Insane asylum themed haunted house. Adults $12, students $9 (not recommended for kids). 479-203-7345.
READ Haunted House (Malvern) KF
123 Locust Street
October 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
Eight thousand square feet to benefit LCHSC, Inc., a non-profit that helps people with poor reading skills. Admission: $7 adults; $3.50 for children 12 and under. 501-332-4039
Maze of Terror (Crossett) KF
Open every Friday and Saturday in October
104 Arkansas Street
This is a 3d maze attraction. Admission is $7. Benefits the Crossett Goodfellows, 870-304-2515.
Horror in the Hollow (Piggot)
Sept 28-29, Oct 5-6,12-13,19-20,26-27,31
Open from 7-10 p.m. Connected to the corn maze and pumpkin patch attraction, the hollow has several hauntings: a butcher, a "mad skull mine" and a forest of fright. 870-598-3568. Admission is $15-25.
House of Madness (Danville) KF on October 27
October 13, 20, 27, 30 & 31
Open from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm. Located in the old elementary school building in Belleville, AR. Non-spook for kids 10 and under on October 30 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Admission is $7.00 per person. $2 for the non-spook house.
The Haunted Theater(Blytheville)
Hwy 71 North
Last weeks of October from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on weeknights, open until 11 on weekends
Proceeds benefit the Mississippi County Arts Council. 479-203-7345
Haunted Cavern (Sulphur Springs)
14290 N. Hwy 59
October 11-13, 18-20, 25-27, 29-31
Real cavern with "gut wrenching creatures" and a trail walk. 479-787-6508.
Trail of Fears (Bauxite)
October 14-16, October 21-23, October 28-31 from 8-12 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and 8-10 p.m. otherwise
21124 Whippoorwill Lane
A haunted trail through the dark woods of Sardis, Ark. Admission is $10. 501-454-0657.
Ozark Haunts presents "Trail of Terror" (Farmington)
300 E Main St
Every Friday and Saturday in October
This year's theme is "cinema horror." Admission is $12.