2021 Guide to Haunted Houses in Massachusetts
Did you know that Massachusetts has 34 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 Massachusetts some of the most popular haunted houses are located!
The following list totals up each type of haunt in Massachusetts, based on how they are listed on our website:
- Amusement/Theme Parks: 1
- Charity Haunts: 3
- Haunted Cornfields/Mazes: 2
- Haunted Farms: 2
- Haunted Hayrides: 6
- Home/Yard Haunts: 10
- Haunted Mazes: 2
- Haunted Houses with Multiple Attractions: 10
- Haunted Trails: 4
The city with the most attractions / surrounding haunts is Boston, MA.
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 Massachusetts, 11 haunts’ information was updated, 3 were removed and 1 haunt was added to the Massachusetts Haunted House Directory.
- DementedFX – Holyoke, MA (2019) with an overall score of 9.13!
- The 715 Haunted House – Canton, MA (2018) with an overall score of 8.69!
*Based on all of our Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts, based on our website traffic:
79 Powers Road, Westford, MA 01886
Witch’s Woods Haunted Hayride
Horrorwood Chamber of Chills
Jack O’Lantern Jamboree
Barretts Haunted Mansion
1235 Bedford Street, Abington, MA 02351
Trick or Treat! Strange occurrences have been happening at our Halloween party. It seems we've awakened an evil determined to get out after 31 years. Join us and see what you'll experience within our walls, but don't come alone.
Chambers of Terror
59 Wharf Street, Salem, MA 01970
There is a place in Salem where sunlight cannot reach. A place where it is HALLOWEEN ALL YEAR LONG. A place where you journey into the realm of darkness and scream in delight!
We are SALEM'S NIGHTMARES.
AND WE ARE BRINGING SCARY BACK.
CHAMBERS OF TERROR! is the ULTIMATE FRIGHTFUL FUN experience- located in the heart of historic Salem Massachusetts.
SO SCARY... you "just can't even!"
The Original Walk-Through Haunted House from the minds of Salem's Nightmares LLC
Created by professionals with over 20 years experience in the Halloween industry
Movie Quality Scenes and Nightmarish Creatures
DEMONS, GHOULS, PSYCHOS, CREATURES OF THE DARK... and ONE VERY EVIL CLOWN.
The only TRULY FRIGHTFULLY FUN attraction in Salem!
DARE TO BE SCARED
OPEN DAILY IN OCTOBER! FRI/SAT 12PM-10PM (OR LATER) SUN-THUS 12PM-8PM (OR LATER)
530 Main Street, Holyoke, MA 01040
Voted the number 1 haunted attraction in Massachusetts by TheScareFactor.com's "Fan Poll," DementedFX features 20,000 square feet of GIANT MONSTERS, HOLLYWOOD QUALITY SETS and PROPS, surrounded by HAIR RAISING SOUND DESIGN, and INTERACTIVE VIDEO that's sure to send you home with no voice...and possibly needing a new pair of jeans. The Haunted House features one cohesive storyline, "an immoral medical laboratory, ravaged by its own experiments, has let loose a virus that is turning the world into monsters and ghouls. You need to break into the lab and rescue the scientist who has the cure to save all humanity." The indoor waiting area encompasses you in the apocalypse while featuring a VIP LOUNGE and TWO BARS stocked with enough beer and wine to keep the party going from dusk till dawn.
111 Brimsmead Street, Marlborough, MA 01752
NightmareMarlborough is a small, family run Haunted House in Marlborough, Ma. There is no admission fee- non-perishable food pantry donations are accepted.
**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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