13 Must-See Illinois Haunted Houses in 2023

If you love Halloween haunted house attractions, you’ve come to the right place! We currently have 98 spooky haunts listed in Illinois, including twisted trails, haunted hayrides, home haunts, corn mazes, and more!

Here’s a list of some of the most popular haunted houses on our website that you don’t want to miss this season!


13. Asylum of Mad Dreams – Cordova, IL

Asylum of MAD Dreams Scream Park is a 45-minute-filled adventure through multiple haunts. It’s also home to the “Insane Bus Ride!”


12. Blood Moon Scream Park – Tamaroa, IL

Blood Moon Haunted Scream Park spreads out over 10 acres of spine-tingling terror. Are you ready to experience your greatest fears?


11. Joliet Haunted Prison – Joliet, IL

The Old Joliet Haunted Prison is Chicago’s only haunt inside a real abandoned prison! With multiple attractions, mini escape games, and a midway, prepare for a frightful visit. Your sentence begins September 23rd!

Check out Team White City Devil‘s 2022 review HERE.


10. Midnight Terror Haunted House – Oak Lawn, IL

Midnight Terror knows how to bring fear to the Chicago table! They will open their doors starting September 29th for the 2023 season.

For more information, check out Team White City Devil‘s 2022 review HERE.


9. Terror Roulette – Barrington, IL

Terror Roulette is the newest haunted house attraction in the Chicago area. This house is more than just a haunt; it’s an interactive horror experience! Are you ready to play a twisted game of fear? Players may begin on September 29th.


8. Basement of the Dead – Aurora, IL

The Basement of the Dead Haunted House takes place in a 121-year-old building that will give you chills. September 22nd is their opening night.

See what Team White City Devils had to say about this haunt in their 2022 review HERE.


7. Necrosis Haunted House – Rantoul, IL

At Necrosis Haunted House, be prepared to step into the wicked, where the line between the living and the dead is rotting away. Step into the darkness starting September 29th.


6. Aura Haunted House – Bartonville, IL

Aura Haunted House resides within the Old Bartonville Hospital. The doctors will see you starting September 29th.

Check out Team White City Devil‘s 2022 review HERE for more information.


5. Disturbia Haunted House – Downers Grove, IL

Disturbia Haunted House opens September 22nd, 2023. Disturbia is Basement of the Dead’s sister haunt and continues to grow each season!

Check out Team White City Devil‘s 2022 review HERE.


4. Evil Intentions – Elgin, IL

Evil Intentions Haunted House is greater Chicago’s most evil haunt! This year, they will open their doors on September 29th.

Here’s what Team White City Devils had to say in their 2022 review


3. Factory of Fear – Moline, IL

The Factory of Fear has been the highest rated, largest, and longest running haunt in the QC for nearly 30 years. The fear begins September 29th! They are also open for many off-season events.


2. Massacre Haunted House – Montgomery, IL

Massacre Haunted House is one of the scariest haunted houses in Illinois. It is also one of the largest in Chicagoland.

Check out Team White City Devil‘s 2022 review HERE.


1. HellsGate Haunted House – Lockport, IL

HellsGate Haunted House is constistantly one of the highest rated haunts in Illinois and in the US! The Legend returns September 29th!

Read Team White City Devil‘s full 2022 review HERE.


For a full list of all scary attractions in Illinois, please visit our Illinois Haunted House Directory

Now get out there and STAY SCARY!


Note from the editors:
This list is not a top haunts list. We are not saying these are the best or scariest haunts in the state or the only ones you should visit. It would be best if you considered these when making your Halloween season plans, as they are some of the most popular amongst our reviewers and our site visitors.

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