haunted house openings closures for 2020 Coronavirus

Haunted Houses in North Carolina Opening or Closing due to COVID-19


Below is a list of haunted houses located in North Carolina. 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 59 haunts listed in North Carolina. Scroll to see their current status, or click their name for more details and links:

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

Askews Corn Maze and Haunted Woods (Plymouth)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Boogerwoods Haunted Attraction (Rockwell)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Camp Fear (Hiddenite)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Clayton Fear Farm (Clayton)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Darkside Haunted Estates (Middlesex)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Devils Playground Haunted Attraction (Lillington)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Dread Swamp Haunted Trail (Watha)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Fishstrong Fright Nights feat The Dead End Trail (Hubert)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Forbidden Forest Horror Trail (Rockwell)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Granville Haunt Farm (Oxford)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– They will be hosting a haunted drive-thru for the 2020 season beginning on October 9th.

Grissettown Longwood Haunted Trail (Ocean Isle Beach)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Hacker House (Pilot Mountain)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Hallowed Grounds Mill Haunted Attraction (Hildebran)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Harvested Farm Nightmares (Garner)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Haunted School (Clyde)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– This year we will be open the following days in October 2nd, 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th, 17th, 23, 24th, 30th, 31st. And our hours of operation are from 7pm till 12am. All visitors must wear a mask unless the mandate is lifted. If you don’t have one one will be provided for you. We will also be doing temperature checks on both you and our monsters to ensure your safety. Social distancing may add time to your wait so please be prepared and patient.

Hawfields Haunted Forest (Mebane)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Hickory Grove Haunted Trail (Gastonia)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Hillside Horror (Roaring River)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Plans to open September 18th

Hollerin Haunts Hayride (Clinton)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

JoJos Haunted House (Rockingham)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Kersey Valley Spookywoods (Archdale)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Lake Hickory Haunts (Hickory)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Opening night is September 19th at 7 PM!

Marr Branch Haunted House (Mt. Olive)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Maze of Terror (China Grove)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Midway Wicked Woods (Statesville)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Nightmare Factory (Havelock)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– COVID-19 GUIDELINES: As part of our “Count On Me NC” commitment, you can help create a safer, healthier environment for everyone by following a few guidelines and best practices: ● Wear a cloth face covering (not a full face mask). ● Wait six feet apart to socially distance from others. ● Wash your hands often with soap & water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer. ● Stay home if you’ve been recently exposed to, or have symptoms of, COVID-19. ● Be patient and kind to staff & other guests as we all try to do our part to stop the spread. WE HAVE ADDED THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL FEATURES: ● Contactless and cashless ticketing. Purchase tickets online or onsite with credit card only. ● Virtual Queue replaces standard queue line. Wait in your car or grab a bite to eat from our food vendor. ● Numerous hand sanitizing stations. ● Routine disinfecting and sanitizing of surfaces. ● All cast & crew wear masks and enforce social distancing of all groups. ● Reduced group sizes inside & outside to comply with mass gathering restrictions.

Nightmares Haunted Trail (Nakina)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Panic Attack Haunted Attraction (Nakina)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Phillips Farms Field of Screams (Cary)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Pinheads Graveyard (Canton)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Reapers Realm Haunted House (China Grove)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Rosemont Manor Haunt (Charlotte)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Scarrigan Farms (Mooresville)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

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

Spooky Bottom Haunted Trail (Seagrove)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Opening night is September 25th!

Stoney Point Trail of Terror (Fayetteville)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Strahans Screamfest (Spring Lake)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The 13th Acre (Monroe)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Opening night is September 25th!

The 13th Door Haunted Manor (Timberlake)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Family Friendly Haunted Trail (Black Mountain)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Haunted Factory (West Jefferson)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Haunted Farm NC (Hendersonville)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Haunted Forest at Panic Point (Youngsville)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Haunted Forest at Sycamore Lodge (Jackson Springs)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Haunted Pyramids (Lawndale)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Horror Fields (Hudson)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Opening night September 25th, 2020!

The Myers Haunted House (East Flat Rock)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

The Original Hollywood Horror Show (Snow Camp)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

The Wicked Haunted Attraction (Hookerton)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Tweetsie Railroad Ghost Train (Blowing Rock)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Wanchese Woods (Manns Harbor)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Wicked Wimsies (Pfafftown)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Woods of Terror (Greensboro)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!

Xtreme Haunt (Durham)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

End of List

Do you know if one of these haunt’s has an incorrect status? Let us know!