Want to get scared silly? Head to one of these super-scary Rockford area Haunted Houses this October. These haunted houses may be too scary for kids under 13 years old. Use your discretion!
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6512 Manchester Rd., South Beloit, IL
Cost: $15 per person for haunted barn
$15 per person for haunted hayride
$15 per person for funhouse
Deals: Triple pass $40 per person gets you into all three haunts
Open: September 29-30, October 1, 6-8, 13-15, 20-22, 27-29
Hours: Friday and Saturday 7 – 11 pm
Sunday 7 – 10 pm
Fear Fest 2023 boasts that it’s the largest and best haunted attraction with three haunts in one location. There is a haunted barn, hayride, and funhouse. You can choose to do any of the three activities for $15 each or all three for $40.
Hoppers Haunted House
11576 N IL Rt. 2, Rockford, IL
Cost: $20 per person cash only!
Open: Opening day on September 29
Hoppers Haunted House offers heart-stopping horror one after the other, where creatures lurk behind you in total darkness, and a realistic graveyard with shadows that will make you cringe!
Karnival of Karnage
Boone County Fairgrounds, 8791 Illinois 76, Belvidere, IL
Open: Every Friday and Saturday from September 29 – October 31
Hours: Fridays and Saturdays 7 pm – 12 am
Sundays 7 – 10 pm
Karnival of Karnage is a huge haunted house at the Boone County Scaregrounds with everything indoors including the waiting area.
Forest of Freaks
5946 S. US Highway 51, Janesville, WI
Cost: $20 general admission
$30 speed entry (2x regular speed)
$50 insta-freak admission (instantly in haunt)
$6 shoot a freak (shoot a paintball gun at a person)
Open: Friday and Sunday nights from October 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, and 31
Hours: 7:30 pm – 11 pm
Forest of Freaks is an outdoor haunted house, Attractions include shoot a freak, clown house, hillbilly haven, haunted maze, werewolves den, witches hollow and more. $6 extra to shoot people with paintball guns.
5420 E. State St., Rockford, IL
Cost: $15 general admission
Open: Friday, Saturday, and select Sundays from September 15 – October 31
Hours: Hours vary (check calendar)
Twisted Crypt is 10,000 square feet of indoor chaos including sights, sounds, smells, and creatures lurking around every corner.