The multi-event scarefest takes pride in its tagline “Whatever you are afraid of, Screams will find it.” For over two decades, the Screams attraction in Waxahachie has inspired glass-shattering screams heard all across DFW. But with five haunted houses, scary-oke a food court, pubs and more, this Waxahachie haunt has something for everyone. Prepare yourself for a night of chills and terror. More details here.
This annual event — recently ranked the best Halloween theme park event in Texas offers another year of thrilling roller coasters, several haunted houses and a terrifying cast of characters from all your favorite horror movies. What’s scarier: Riding Texas Giant in total darkness or goblins and ghouls lurking around every corner? At Fright Fest, you don’t have to decide.
Dark Hour offers one of the most high-tech, full-blown haunted houses I’ve ever experienced. The backdrops are truly magnificent and set the stage for shows that are just as entertaining as they are scary. The witches of Coven Manor have been giving visitors top-tier scares since 2013, and it would be a grave mistake not to visit this Halloween season. If you make it out of this Plano Parkway haunted house alive, the sheer fun of this bone-chilling haunt may tempt you to run right back inside. Plan to wait in long lines, but know they’re worth it. Buy tickets and learn more here.
What’s scarier than clowns, chainsaw-wielding psychopaths and hordes of the undead? All of those things stuffed inside an abandoned meat packing factory in Fort Worth, where they are free to roam and scare the living daylight out of you in this mega-sized, nationally-recognized haunted house on Lancaster Avenue. Get your tickets here.
DFW denizens seeking to explore scares at their own pace, can find refuge at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, where Misty Keasler’s Haunt exhibition features 40 photographs of American haunted houses and over a dozen portraits of Haunted House actors, on display through November 26. You can also explore the freaky photo gallery during the Modern ‘til Midnight event on October 27, when local musicians and restaurateurs join forces to bring you a spooky, yet vivacious celebration of all things art and Halloween. Find event tickets and more information here.
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