Who is ready for a spooky good time? Haunted attractions are popping up in Maryland to give you and your family a fun scary experience for 2021! We’re sharing both the scariest of scary good times, and family-friendly as well. Check out our list below of haunted houses and hayrides in the area you do not want to miss. If Ghost Walks and Tours are more your thing, we have a listing for those as well!
2021 Haunted Attractions in Maryland
301 Devil’s Playground
13335 Alexander Road, Galena, MD 21635
At this Kent County attraction, you’ll find the Barn of Torture, along with 3-D Phobia and House of Hell! Tickets are $30, and there’s a $15 Hell Pass to skip the line. Music, food, and merchandise available. There is no ATM on site.
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds Halloween Happening
1450 Generals Highway, Crownsville, MD 21032
Are you brave enough to face your fears at the Anne Arundel County Fair’s annual Halloween Happening? The $15 admission gains you entry to the Haunted Barn, which then leads to the Haunted Maze, and finally you can board the Haunted Hayride! Children 6 and under are Free. Open on weekends.
Anne Arundel County Police Department Haunted Headlessquarters
8495 Veterans Highway, Millersville, MD
On October 30, join the Anne Arundel Police Department as they hosted a spooky maze! Participants can trick or treat along the way. Event takes place from 11 AM to 1 PM.
Bedlam in the Boro
4224 Main Street, Lineboro, MD 21102
Located in Carroll County, this attraction includes a haunted hayride, and House of Horrors. Proceeds benefit the Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department. This attraction runs every Friday and Saturday in October. Tickets vary from $5 for the non-scary Bedlam Bypass hayride, to $20 for adults who want to see all the attractions and skip the line. Regular admission is $16 for an adult combo ticket.
7875 Eastpoint Mall, Dundalk, MD 21224
Located near Baltimore, there are several haunted attractions included with the Bennett’s Curse admission. With Inferno in 3-D, guests will be given 3-D glasses upon entering the gates of hell before facing a host of demons. Additional attractions include Underworld Haunted House, Legends of Halloween, and Ravenbrook Asylum. Tickets are $25 for general admission, $35 for the speed pass (wait no longer than 45 minutes) and $45 for VIP (next available in line). Attraction open various dates. Cash only at Box Office.
CornStalkers Trail of Terror
1765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602
Over in Charles County, this attraction features the Cornstalker’s Trail, the Barnyard, Grave’s Farmhouse, Hillbilly Homestead, and The Asylum. Tickets online will be sold in groups of either (2) people, (3) people, (4) people, (5) people, (6) people, (7) people or (8) people. If you are running late for your scheduled timed ticketing slot, we will place you in the next available time slot. The attraction is open Fridays and Saturdays, with select Thursdays and Sundays, from 7:30 PM to 10 or 11 PM. Tickets start at $20.
11759 Snug Harbor Lane, Williamsport, MD 21795
Creekside Manor is not recommended for anyone under the age of 12. Ticket booths are open 7 PM – 10 PM. The attraction is open Fridays and Saturdays in October, and admission is $20.
Faith’s Palette Haunted House
804 E. College Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21409
Visit Faith’s Palette’s Haunted House October 22, 23, 29, and 30 from 6 PM – 9 PM at their Cape St. Claire location, to support young artists. Enjoy hot chocolate too! Tickets are $10 in advance, or $15 at the door. Call 443-458-5717 for more info.
Field of Screams Maryland
4501 Olney-Laytonsville Road, Olney MD, 20832
Field of Screams features the Haunted Trail, the Trail of Terror, Slaughter Factor, and Carnival Town Games. This attraction is open every Friday and Saturday through November 6, along with select Thursdays and Sundays. Online ticket purchases only, with the exception of purchases for the games in Carnival Town. Concession stands will be open, and bonfires, s’mores, and sitting areas are available.
Fort Howard Haunted Dungeons
9500 North Point Road, Fort Howard, Maryland 21052
Based in Fort Howard Park, this attraction is open weekends in October. 1-2 hour walking tour includes walks through haunted woods, military bunkers and more. $17. Opens at dark. Call 443-216-9001 in inclement weather to check open times.
Hackney Haunts – New Windsor
2425 Marston Rd, New Windsor, MD 21776
Hackney Haunts features 2 locations in Carroll County, just 15 minutes apart! The Stalking Corn Maze is featured at the outdoor New Windsor. This 2 acre haunted corn maze will take you on a terrifying journey. From traditional Halloween scares, to some completely original horrors you could never imagine, this maze has it all.
Hackney Haunts – Westminster
400 N. Center St., Westminster, MD 21157
Hackney Haunts features 2 locations in Carroll County, just 15 minutes apart! At the indoor Westminster location you will find Bite Fight, which features an epic Vampires vs Werewolves battle for the ages. Also at that location is the Hackney House, which is filled with the demons and spirits of those who have fallen to the house’s underlying source of evil. The Westminster location is open Fridays & Saturdays in October, from 7 PM – 10 PM. Admission is $10, or $15 for Fast Pass.
Howard County Haunted Experience
6105 Rockburn Branch Park Road (West), Elkridge, MD 21075
This spooky hay ride through the eerie trails to the ghostly dwelling takes you deep in the woods. Awaiting you there are haunting tales of ghosts and goblins and horror that tingle the spine! Event is co-sponsored by the Elkridge Adult Athletic Association. Tickets for ages 7 and older are $10 person, cash only (a Happy Haunted Hayride geared towards kids ages 2-7 is offered on Sundays). The Haunted Experience is open from 7 PM to 10 PM.
Hurley’s Haunted Trail
24955 McIntosh Rd, Hollywood, MD
Admission is a donation at the door, but a free ticket is required to attend. Tickets can be reserved on Eventbrite. This family operated haunted trail has been in production since 2007.
Laurel’s House of Horror
935 Fairlawn Ave, Laurel, MD 20707
This Haunted House attraction is located in an abandoned movie theater and offers a separate Escape Room attraction, which is in a shopping center. Tickets available for Fridays and Saturdays through November 6, with select Thursdays and Sundays.
Legends of the Fog
500 Carsins Run Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001
This attraction offers a haunted hayride, three scary haunted houses, games, a twisted carnival, food and a sinister circus. Gates open at 6:30 PM. Ticket pricing: all 4 attractions: $36.00, all 4 attractions + Fast Pass Access: $46.00, Hayride only: $20.00, Hayride only + Fast Pass Access: $30.00, Hotel / Cornstalkers / Slaughterhouse only: $20.00, Hotel / Cornstalkers / Slaughterhouse only + Fast Pass Access: $30.00.
Markoff’s Haunted Forest
19120 Martinsburg Road, Dickerson, MD, 20842
This year’s attraction includes the Trail, and Town of Onslaught Mills. Tickets must be purchased online ahead of time. Tickets vary from $35 to $55. Trail passes will be sold online and are TIME-STAMPED for entry to the trail on the half hour. Patrons may enter the MHF Front Circle any time after dark to enjoy the zip lines, concessions & other entertainment while they wait for their trail time. Some attractions require on-site payment ranging from $15 for a zip line to $30 for The Town. This attraction opens at 7 PM. Guests must be in parking lot by 9:30 PM or 10:30 PM (depending on night) to gain entry to the attraction.
The Nevermore Haunt
450 Mott Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
The historically themed Nevermore Haunt features bizarre creatures and terrifying visions of the past, not for the faint of heart. There’s a rotating sideshow at the front of the house plus free parking with security. Food concession are available, along with Evolution Craft Brewing on tap. Tickets vary from $22 to $56, depending on the day. No children under 4 feet tall, and no children under 16 years old permitted without an adult.
8778 Jordan Road, Fairplay, MD 21733
This Washington County attraction is open Fridays and Saturdays from 7 PM to 11 PM. Admission of $30 gains you access to four attractions: Haunted Hayride, Carnival of Souls, Manor House, and Dark Corn Maze. All children under 12 are to be accompanied by parent or guardian and must be able to walk on their own. No children under the age of 3 except childrens night (final night which includes a non-scary Trick or Treat trail).
Sanguine Creek Estates Haunted House
4230 Pinewood Ter., Chesapeake Beach, MD
Sanguine Creek Estates is Chesapeake Beach, Maryland’s newest home-based haunted house. The Crypt stories run every Friday and Saturday in October. A brand-new walk-thru asylum-themed haunted house will open for two days the weekend of Halloween. There is no charge for admission. Sanguine Creek Estates will be collecting non-perishable food donations for the Southern Maryland Food Bank.
SPCA of Anne Arundel Haunted Trail
1815 Bay Ridge Ave, Annapolis, MD 21403
The Forest of Fear is open October 23 and 24. Tickets are only $15 and proceeds benefit the SPCA of Anne Arundel County.
Six Flags America Fright Fest
13710 Central Ave, Bowie, MD 20721
Fright Fest is back for select days through October 31 at Six Flags America. Fright Fest includes trick-or-treat trails, pumpkin patch, hay maze, songs and dance with Monster Mash Bash, haunted houses, scare zones and more. $34.99 and up. Some attractions cost extra.
Station 7 Terror Trail
2380 Davidsonville Road Gambrills, MD
This family friendly haunt features activities for everyone. There is a scary Terror Trail recommended for 8 years and older, and a Boo Haunt Loop geared for those under the age of 8. Tickets are $20 for the Terror Trail, and $8 for the Boo Haunt Loop. All proceeds from the Haunted Trail go to the Arundel Volunteer Fire Department. Station 7 Terror Trail offers a $2 discount to all Military, Veterans and First Respondents (Fire, Rescue and Police). A $2 discount is available for those who bring a non-perishable food item that can be donated to local food pantries. Discounts cannot be combined.
Zombies at the Zoo
1416 Telegraph Rd, Rising Sun, MD
Taking place at the Plumpton Park Zoo, this attraction includes the Haunted Woods: $12, Fright Maze: $12, Paintball Zombie Hayride: $22, or all three attractions for $35. Hours run from 7 PM to 10 PM.
Which Haunted Attraction are you most excited to check out?
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