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!

To read more about the experience, check out Team Teachers of Terror‘s 2022 review HERE.


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!

To read more about this haunted attraction, check out Team Enchanted Seance‘s 2022 review HERE.


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.

To read more about the experience, check out Team Houdini‘s 2022 review HERE.


9. Ghoul Brothers – Akron, OH

Ghoul Brothers

Ghoul Brother’s House of Horrors is a mind-blowing, horror-dripping haunted house attraction.

To read more about this haunted experience, check out Team Cleaverland‘s 2022 review HERE.


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.

For more information about the experience, check out Team Jefferson Starship‘s 2022 review HERE.

Check out our Friday the 13th Walkthrough of just the Haunted Schoolhouse!

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?

Read about Team Enchanted Seance‘s extreme experience in their 2022 review HERE.


5. Factory of Terror – Canton, OH

Factory of Terror OH Square

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.

To read more about this terrifying experience, check out Team Jefferson Starship‘s 2023 review HERE.


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.

To read more about this haunted house experience, check out Team Cleaverland‘s 2022 review HERE.


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.

To read more about this crazy experience, check out Team Teachers of Terror‘s 2022 review HERE.


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?

To read more about the haunting experience, check out Team Zombillies‘ 2022 review HERE.


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.

To read more about the scary experience, check out Team Teachers of Terror‘s 2022 review HERE.


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.

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