The Triangle Area is getting ready for Halloween! This year, due to COVID, many locations have had to make restrictions on their normal attractions. However, there are still quite a few haunted corn mazes, forests, etc. that are making social distancing work and will be offering a spooky night you won’t be forgetting anytime soon! Here are the most up-to-date haunted activities that have been confirmed and will happening around the greater triangle area:
Haunted Forest at Panic Point – Youngsville
- The official opening date has been set for 9/25 and will run through 11/7. With dates running Thursdays – Sundays (check out the website for specific dates), there will be plenty of space for social distancing. Tickets range from $27 – $35 and must be purchased online.
- Experience one of the most popular haunted venues in the state! Panic Point offers haunted “killer” corn mazes, a dark trail, a howling hayride, and the popular haunted forest.
Hollerin Haunts Hayride – Clinton
- Open Fridays – Sundays through 11/1, as well as the two Thursdays leading up to Halloween and Friday, 11/13.
- Activities include a haunted hayride ($25), a haunted corn maze ($15), and a zombie hunt paintball ($15 for 75 rounds).
- Combo packages are available as well:
-hayride and corn maze: $30
-Hayride and paintball: $30
-all three attractions: $35
Darkside Haunted Estates – Middlesex
- Open Fridays and Saturdays through 11/7. Gates are open from 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm and tickets cost $20 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under.
- Known to be one of the scariest haunted attractions in the area, guests will be able to partake in the insane asylum, JoJo’s clown town, a slaughterhouse, mayhem hayride, the Bundie hotel, a haunted cemetery, and the main attraction, the Fright Trail.
Clayton Fear Farm – Clayton
- Opening on 10/2 and running every Thursday – Sunday through Halloween.
- Tickets are a flat fee of $22 and include a 20-minute haunted hayride as well as the 8-acre haunted maze. Tickets can be purchased both in advance and at the door.
- All other usual attractions, such as the slaughterhouse and the farmhouse will be closed unless specific COVID restrictions are lifted.
- Family-friendly haunted walking tours are given on the weekends and are $18 for adults and $13 for children ages 8-14. All tickets must be purchased online.
- Enjoy both Raleigh and Durham at night on a 1 ½ mile walk, discussing ghost stories and haunted experiences that have taken place throughout the towns. Guests will walk through the downtown areas, cemeteries, and notable haunted, historic buildings.
- Known to be one of the most fun and entertaining Halloween events in the triangle area! The pub crawls begin on 9/26 and is held every Friday through Saturday until 11/28. Tickets are $20 each and all guests must be at least 21 years-old.
- The event lasts about 2 ½ hours and will take guests to 3 or 4 bars while immersing them in the vast ghost folklore surrounding Durham on the way.
Phillips Haunted Farm – Cary
- Open every Friday and Saturday until Halloween. Tickets are $21 per person and children ages 12 and under are not recommended to participate.
- Each ticket covers the farm’s Field of Lost Souls, Rebellion Trail, Gore House, and Big Top Terror.
Haunted Car Rides
Worried about social distancing? These haunted experiences allow you to stay in your car!
Granville Haunt Farm – Oxford
- Enjoy the inaugural year of this innovative drive-thru haunted experience! Beginning on October 9th, the haunted farm will be open to the public every Friday and Saturday through Halloween. Prices are as follows:
-One-person vehicle: $10
-Two-person vehicle: $20
-3/4-person vehicle: $25
-5-9-person vehicle: $45
-10 or more-person vehicle: $60
-all children ages 5 and under will be admitted for free
Haunted Hills Terror Drive – Pittsboro
- Another wonderful option for those worried about social distancing! This brand-new drive-thru will give everyone in your car a spook of a lifetime! Estimated to last about 15 minutes, the event will begin on 10/2 and will run every Thursday – Saturday until Halloween.
- Tickets are $35 – $45 (the earlier you purchase the better) and are only available for purchase online. Cars are allowed as many passengers as there are seatbelts.
Make sure to continue to check the event websites to ensure you have the most up to date information and safety guidelines. Also, don’t forget to bring a mask! Many locations are requiring guests to wear them despite being outdoor activities. Happy Haunting!