haunted house openings closures for 2020 Coronavirus

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


Below is a list of haunted houses located in Vermont. 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 7 haunts listed in Vermont. Scroll to see their current status, or click their name for more details and links:

Dead North (Danville)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– There will be no crowds or pre haunt entertainment. Each group with have a specific reservation time. Everyone will wear covid safe masks from the time they leave their car until they return to their car. The haunt will still have almost a mile long walk of terror with animatronics, live actors, special effects, etc.

Deadnberry Manor at Wilson Castle (Proctor)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Emmons Island Haunted Trail (Grand Isle)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

Haunted Mill VT (Winooski)
– Status: Unknown at This Time

Nightmare Vermont (Essex Junction)
– Status: Confirmed Planning to Open!
– Showtimes: October 22-24, 29-31. Tickets to enter the show are available for timeslots between 7 and 10pm on Thursdays and Fridays, 6pm and 11pm Saturdays. Click BUY TICKETS above for specific showtimes. There are extremely limited tickets to the 2020 Virtual Nightmare. We highly encourage purchasing tickets at LEAST a week in advance to ensure we can get your tickets and clues mailed to you.

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

Vengeance in the Valley Haunted Attraction at Gaines Farm (Guilfort)
– Status: Confirmed NOT Opening for 2020

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