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Haunted Houses in Illinois Opening or Closing due to COVID-19


Below is a list of haunted houses located in Illinois. We are actively researching these attractions in the hopes to better inform you of their plans open or close for the 2020 haunt season.

As we all know, COVID-19 is wreaking havoc on many activities and events that we all plan to visit each year. Unfortunately, Halloween haunted houses are no exception, and many are already posting whether or not they’ll be open this season.

This list and/or each haunt’s status will change as the season approaches and we learn more information. Always be sure to do your own research before planning to visit a haunted attraction. As always, Stay Safe and Happy Haunting!


We have 109 haunts listed in Illinois. Scroll to see their current status, or click their name for more details and links:

13th Floor Haunted House Chicago (Melrose Park)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

217 Terror Haunted House (Roodhouse)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Asylum of Mad Dreams Scream Park (Cordova)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Baldwin Asylum Haunted Attraction (Rantoul)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Basement of the Dead (Aurora)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Opening Friday, September 25th!

Bengtsons Haunted Barn (Homer Glen)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Blood Moon Haunted Scream Park (Tamaroa)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Blood Moon Manor (Forest City)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Boo Crew Haunted House (Mechanicsburg)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– We currently plan to open for the 2020 season with significant modifications such as structural changes to the haunted house, increased time slots with fewer tickets sold, and other social distancing requirements. We are following the advise of industry leaders and utilizing resources available to us as we formulate our complete COVID-19 response plan.

Bushnell Haunted House (Bushnell)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Canyon Trail Cemetery (Carol Stream)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Carter Brothers Haunted Hayride (Springfield)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Chebanse Haunted House (Chebanse)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Chittyville School Haunted House (Herrin)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Count Kuhajdas Haunted House (Joliet)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Daceys Haunted Hollow Trail (Shelbyville)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– CDC Guidelines will be applied.

Dale Street Haunted Barn (Somonauk)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Dead Rising Haunted House (Crestwood)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Disturbia Haunted Attraction (Downers Grove)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Domum Diaboli Haunted House (Shorewood)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Dorm of the Dead (Lisle)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Downs Haunted House (Downs)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Dungeon of Doom Haunted House (Zion)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Ericksons Monster Manor (Momence)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Evil Intentions Haunted House (Elgin)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Factory of Fear (Moline)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Farmer City Haunted Forest (Farmer City)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Fear Fest (South Beloit)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Harvest Moon Twin Drive In Presents Frightfest (Gibson City)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Haunt 31 (Lake in the HIlls)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Haunt on Killdare (Oaklawn)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Haunted Carnival at Kinmundy Log Cabin Village (Kinmundy)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Haunted Haven (Rock Falls)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Haunted Infirmary (Bartonville)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Haunted Paintball Park (Millstadt)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Opening night October 9th!

Haunted Quarry (Batavia)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Haunted Woods of Creek Hill (Mount Auburn)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Haunts Against Hunger Park Forest (Park Forest)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Hayride Of Horror (Lockport)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Heaps Haunted Corn Maze (Minooka)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

HellsGate Haunted House (Lockport)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Holiday Habits (Huntley)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Hoppers Haunted House (Rockford)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Hutchings Haunt (Parkersburg)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– We will have social distancing in place… wearing a mask is not required but is up to you.. as always our team doesn’t touch. Come on out an have fun an be safe..

Insanity Haunted House (Peru)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Jonamac Orchard Haunted Corn Maze (Malta)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Karnival of Karnage (Belvidere)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Mack Manor Haunted Drive Thru (Fox River Grove)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Marseilles Haunted Pool House (Marseilles)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

McHenry Area Jaycees Haunted House (McHenry)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Midnight Terror Haunted House (Oak Lawn)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Special Covid Guidelines

Mindtrap Haunted Attraction (Bloomington)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Mombies Madhouse (Springfield)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Naper Settlement All Hallows Eve (Naperville)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Necrosis Haunted House (Rantoul)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Night Terrors of Effingham (Effingham)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Nightmare at the Terrace Haunted House (Worth)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Nightmare on Fairgrounds Road (Princeton)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Nightmare on Leamington (Chicago)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Noble School of Terror (Noble)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Oak Brook Haunted Forest (Oak Brook)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Pekin Haunt (Pekin)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Prepared to Scare (Orland Park)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Psychosis Haunted House (West Chicago)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

QC Haunted Forest (Port Byron)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Opening night is October 9th 2020!

Ravens Grin Inn (Mount Carroll)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Realm of Terror Haunted House (Round Lake Beach)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Riverside Stables Haunted Hayride and Zombie Paintball (Springfield)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Route 24 Haunted Attraction (Piper City)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Scream Scene Haunted House (Skokie)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Shadows Realm (Galesburg)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Shock House (Rock Island)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Sinister House Haunted Attraction (De Soto)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Six Flags Fright Fest IL (Gurnee)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Spider Hill Haunted Attractions (Chillicothe)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Spook Hollow (Marquette Heights)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

St Viators Haunted House Stairway to Insanity (Chicago)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Statesville Haunted Prison (Lockport)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Table Grove Haunt on the Hill (Table Grove)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Terror at Skellington Manor (Rock Island)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Terror in the Timbers (Elgin)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Terror on the Square (Petersburg)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Terror on Washington Street (Clinton)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– They plan to open in October for their normal 8 days (Fridays and Saturdays) with added Covid-19 precautions including Scheduled house sanitizing, shielded actors where possible, face masks required, hand sanitizer provided, family/friend groups only (No strangers forced in with other small groups), Longer group spacing time, minimal contact with house props (No curtains, claustrophobia, etc).

TFC Haunted Hike (Elgin)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Catacombs (Chicago)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Halls of Madness Haunted Attraction (Paris)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Haunted Factory IL (Kankakee)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Haunted Farms (Tinley Park)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Massacre Haunted House (Montgomery)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Nightmare Haunted House (Minooka)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Park After Dark Haunted House (Chicago)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Torment at Twelve Hundred (Orion)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Trapps Trail (Sorento)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Twisted Crypt Productions (Rockford)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Undead Acres (Monee)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Walk of the Dead (Galesburg)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Waterloo Sportsmans Club Haunted Trail (Waterloo)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Woodlawn Haunted Woods (Woodlawn)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– *****UPDATE!!!! WE WILL OPEN THE LAST 2 WEEKENDS IN OCTOBER! 7pm-11pm!! SCARE YA THERE!!*****

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