2021 Guide to Haunted Houses in Florida

Haunted Houses in Florida legend

Did you know that Florida has 71 haunted house attractions listed for the 2021 Halloween haunt season!? Some of them may be located closer to you than you think…

Below, we’ll break down what types of haunts you can choose from, ranging from spooky hayrides and terrifying trail walks to creepy home haunts and multi-attraction scream parks. We’ll also discuss where in Florida some of the most popular haunted houses are located!

The following list totals up each type of haunt in Florida, based on how they are listed on our website:


Fun Fact:

The city with the most attractions / surrounding haunts is Orlando, FL.


Each year, we search the internet to find out what these haunts are up to during the off-season. During our 2021 update session for Florida, 15 haunts’ information was updated, 11 were removed (for various reasons) and 2 haunts were added to the Florida Haunted House Directory.

Here are the Top 5 Haunts in California* according to our local Scream Team’s experiences:

*Based on all of our Florida Haunt Reviews and their most recent, respective scores given out of the past 3 years.


The following are some of the most popular haunted attractions** in Florida, based on our website traffic:

Creepy Hollow Woods

2251 Wade Road, Jay, FL 32565

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Summary:

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Cassadaga Haunted Attraction

355 Cassadaga Road, Lake Helen, FL 32744

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Summary:

One of Central Florida's scariest haunted houses!

Get an up-close, in-your-face experience with real monsters. We are not a haunt filled with just tons of animatronics and props.

Located at the Historic Cassadaga Hotel.

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Kirby Farm Scary Train

19630 NE 30th Street, Williston, FL 32696

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Summary:

There is a legend that tells a tale of an old Carnival train that derailed off its tracks in the late 1800's, just south of the little town of Williston, Florida during a terrible night storm. When the townspeople came out the next morning it had completely disappeared. Or did it? Some say it reappears each year around the anniversary of that fateful night. Come discover the Lost Railroad and join Clyde the Conductor as you take a ride on the Lost Railroad. Clyde welcomes you, or does he have something else in mind for you?

Once you've discovered the Lost Railroad you'll find plenty of things to do, if you’re brave enough. All 5 complete Haunted attractions are included with your donation of $15.99 in advance or $20 at the gate. We encourage advance tickets to ensure your visit on the night you wish to come. Tickets for each evening are limited and nights can Sell Out. It’s scary fun for a great cause!

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The Haunted Lair

2284 Wilhelmina Court, Palm Bay, FL 32905

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Summary:

Family business that believes in giving back to our community. Our actors are volunteers and mainly consist of students from local high schools.
Our family loves haunted houses. We have worked in them for about 20 years and have owned and operated one for about 10. We are in the process of becoming our own non profit so we can help our community more than we are. We love all of our volunteers and sponsors. You all are a part of our family.

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Fright Nights at the South Florida Fairgrounds

9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33411

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Summary:

Why Fright Nights?
Multiple Haunted Houses feature terrifying live actors, cool special effects and scary monsters!

We care about the scare!
Each year we are dedicated to bringing you BRAND NEW haunted attractions, and this year will be no different. In past years we’ve had everything from flesh-eating zombies to twisted carnivals, haunted prisons, evil clowns, haunted hotels, ghostly graveyards, insane asylums, corn mazes, haunted hayrides, Psychotic hillbillies and more! Located at the South Florida Fairgrounds in West Palm Beach, we have ACRES of scares and plenty of parking. Be sure to “friend us” on Facebook for updates on when the dead will walk again!

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A Petrified Forest

1360 East Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701

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Summary:

Prepare yourself! This Halloween, experience a new layout format with all new scares in Central Florida's premier haunted scare trail! Within this Altamonte Springs haunted house, you will find over 85,000 square feet of sheer horror. Best of all, this mega-haunt is located right in the middle of our forest!

Please note we are outdoor scare trail if it rains you will get wet. We are at the mercy of FL weather. We check the radar constantly and do our best to keep you advised of inclement weather but know we do operate rain or shine. (Heavy thunderstorms excluded). So please if you don't want to get wet, do check the weather radar before coming. Otherwise come play with us in the rain.

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Ominous Descent

TBA, Plant City, FL 33566

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Summary:

Wade Harris continues to grow his sadistic crop of depraved maniacs and psychopaths; he leads them deeper into the woods, torturing any unlucky soul who stumbles upon the decrepit farming compound.

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Mortem Manor

5770 West Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway, Kissimmee, FL 34746

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Summary:

Journey through Mortem Manor, two floors of an old victorian themed haunted attraction filled with scares, thrills and fun. Featuring live actors, animatronics and state-of-the-art special effects. Mortem Manor is open year-round just outside Orlando!

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Paranoia Miami

2602 NW 5th Avenue, Miami, FL 33127

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Summary:

IMAGINE YOURSELF TAKING THE FIRST STEPS INTO A DARK MYSTERIOUS MAZE… A WORLD OF TERROR & FEAR UNFOLDS BEFORE YOU .. YOU CONTINUE TO STEP FORWARD INTO THE UNKNOWN AS ADRENALINE TAKES CONTROL AND YOUR HEART BEATS FASTER LEADING YOU DEEPER INTO THE MAZE OF HORROR! BEWARE!

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UNdead In The Water

615 Channelside Drive, Tampa, FL 33602

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Summary:

UNDead in the Water is Tampa's premier authentic nautical haunted attraction. Traverse multiple decks of this historic WWII cargo ship armed only with nerves of steel and a will to survive.

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**This information was determined by looking at the haunts’ traffic on our site from the past two years. This is not a top haunts list. The above haunts are listed here in no particular order.

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