2021 Guide to Haunted Houses in Kentucky
Did you know that Kentucky has 59 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 Kentucky some of the most popular haunted houses are located!
The following list totals up each type of haunt in Kentucky, based on how they are listed on our website:
- Amusement/Theme Parks: 1
- Haunted Barns: 6
- Haunted Boats: 1
- Campouts: 1
- Charity Haunts: 6
- Cornfield/Maze: 4
- Haunted Hayrides: 6
- Haunted Houses with Multiple Attractions: 15
- Home/Yard Haunts: 7
- Haunted Maze: 2
- Haunted Ride (Non-Hayride): 1
- Haunted Trail: 19
- Year-Round Haunts: 1
The city with the most attractions / surrounding haunts is Louisville, KY.
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 Kentucky, 12 haunts’ information was updated, 8 were removed and 1 haunt was added to the Kentucky Haunted House Directory.
Here are the Top 5 Haunts in Kentucky* according to our local Scream Team’s experiences.
- USS Nightmare – Newport, KY (2019) with an overall score of 9.23!
- The Haunted Hotel – Louisville, KY (2020) with an overall score of 9.19!
- The Devils Attic – Louisville, KY (2020) with an overall score of 9.03!
- Legend at Pope Lick Haunted Woods – Louisville, KY (2019) with an overall score of 8.93!
- The American Horrorplex – Louisville, KY (2020) with an overall score of 8.92!
*Based on all of our Kentucky 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 Kentucky, based on our website traffic:
RC Haunted Asylum
20 Antique Loop, South Shore, KY 41175
Faristons Haunted Forest and Myrtle Manor
370 Shackle Road, London, KY 40744
Come see Faristons Haunted Forest and - new for 2021 - Myrtle Manor. You can choose to do one, or the other, or both!
4172 Belleview Road, Petersburg, KY 41080
Kentucky Kingdom Halloscream
937 Phillips Lane, Louisville, KY 40209
This October, Kentucky Kingdom becomes an amusement park of fear…a roller coaster ride of your wildest nightmares!
Led by a raving madman, The Clown King, hell-bent on reigning terror over his Kingdom of Fear! LONG LIVE THE KING!
Featuring two haunted attractions filled with evil clowns and heinous zombies, fearsome bars and retail experiences, and a Mardi gRAVE party that’s sure to wake the dead. This Halloween season, fear has a new playground…HalloScream - Kingdom of Fear.
Produced by The World’s Greatest Fear Company – Oak Island Creative, a Louisville-based firm, who creates award-winning haunted attractions and Halloween events across the globe.
Two Haunted Houses:
Die Laughing - A Clown Funeral
A GRAVEYARD OF GIGGLES WHERE JOKES COME TO DIE AFTER CLOWNS HAVE HAD THEIR LAST LAUGH! FILLED WITH DEADPAN GAGS AND KILLER CLOWNS UNLEASHING THEIR HORRIFIC HIJINX …WILL YOU ESCAPE THEIR MANIACAL MERRIMENT OR WILL YOU DIE LAUGHING?
A PUTRID PICK-AND-PULL JUNKYARD WHERE HUMAN FLESH IS A HOT COMMODITY AND ZOMBIES ARE ON THE PROWL TO HARVEST MORE INVENTORY. CAN YOU SURVIVE THIS ZOMBIE TRAP…OR WILL YOU BE USED FOR SCRAP?
Mardi gRAVE Dance Party:
A BLOCK PARTY OF VOODOO-INSPIRED DESPAIR WHERE A DEMONIC DJ SPINS SICK AND TWISTED TUNES AND WHERE EVERYONE WILL DANCE TILL THEY DROP…DEAD!
THE PARTY NEVER STOPS WITH FOOD, DRINKS, FUN AND GAMES STRAIGHT FROM THE BIG EASY “VOODOO STYLE!”
And much more!
**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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