13 Must-See Ohio Haunted Houses in 2023
If you love Halloween haunted house attractions, you’ve come to the right place! We currently have 128 spooky haunts listed in OHIO, 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. Hammer Brothers Haunted Circus – Waynesfield, OH
Hammer Brother’s Haunted Circus offers an indoor haunted house, an outdoor haunted cornfield, and a zombie paintball wagon ride. They also offer a touch pass to make things more extreme.
12. Haunted Hoorah – Marion, OH
Haunted Hoorah is a uniquely interactive, military/sci-fi-themed haunted attraction where YOU become part of the story! Comply or DIE starting September 15th!
11. Brimstone Haunt – Wilmington, OH
Brimstone Haunt contains multiple haunted attractions on the same property as the Ohio Renaissance Festival. Haunt seekers can visit the Haunted Hayride, the Forgotten Forest, Psychosis, the Zombie Midway, and more!
10. Wells Township Haunted House – Brilliant, OH
Wells Township Haunted House is a high-energy, intense, live-action haunted house where they can touch you! This old-school-style show spans over 10,000 square feet through multiple levels of an old, haunted building. The doors open September 22nd.
9. Ghoul Brothers – Akron, OH
Ghoul Brother’s House of Horrors is a mind-blowing, horror-dripping haunted house attraction.
8. Land of Illusion – Middletown, OH
Land of Illusion Haunted Scream Park is an entire night of fright! With 6 haunted attractions, live performances, bonfires, food, bars, and more, this truly is a haunted themed park!
For more information, check out our 2022 review HERE.
7. Akron Haunted Schoolhouse & Laboratory – Akron, OH
The Legendary Akron Haunted Schoolhouse & Haunted Laboratory opens September 23rd to celebrate their 50th consecutive season of screams at the same location! The Schoolhouse and Lab take place in separate buildings on the same property.
6. Face Your Fears Hotel of Terror – Springfield, OH
Face Your Fears Hotel of Terror will start booking guests on September 15th. This attraction was rated #1 in Ohio by The Scare Factor in 2022. The hotel is also one of the scariest haunts in Ohio. They offer an optional touch pass for a hands-on experience. Are you ready to face your fears?
5. Factory of Terror – Canton, OH
The Factory of Terror is one of the largest indoor haunted houses in the world! They offer five haunted attractions, multiple bars, a large gift shop, and more! Prepare for a night full of frights beginning September 23rd.
4. Blood Prison – Mansfield, OH
Blood Prison is a downright scary haunted house attraction inside the real and haunted Ohio State Reformatory. Their 2023 season begins September 29th.
3. Haunted Hoochie at Dead Acres – Pataskala, OH
The Haunted Hoochie is billed as the world’s most extreme haunted attraction. It is not suited for anyone, and you may need therapy after visiting as it is an all-out assault on your mind and senses. The Hoochie is always a highly-rated haunt, and for good reason. You will see many things here you won’t see at another haunt. The beatings begin September 15th.
2. The Dent Schoolhouse – Cincinnati, OH
The Dent Schoolhouse is Cincinnati’s go-to spot for getting scared! The schoolhouse is continuously ranked one of the best haunts in the country. Rumor has it the school’s janitor murdered some students. Are you brave enough to see if those rumors are true?
1. Fear Columbus – Columbus, OH
Fear Columbus is Ohio’s Ultimate haunted house! This is a must-see haunt with multiple immersive attractions under one roof, a soundtrack to die for, endless scares, a large gift shop, and more! Opening night is September 15th.
For a full list of all scary attractions in OHIO, please visit our OHIO 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.