LIST: Haunted houses in Richmond to get you ready for Halloween 2021

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Kings Dominion’s Halloween Haunt will feature five mazes, four scare zones and hundreds of terrifying monsters roaming the area. (Photo courtesy of Kings Dominion)

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Halloween is fast approaching, leaving many people hungry for a good scare. Luckily the Richmond area is home to many horror attractions sure to haunt you long after the night has ended.

Viewers beware — these haunted houses are not suited for young children unless otherwise stated.

Here’s 8News’ list of the area’s haunted houses:

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This fear-fueled hike through Amelia’s haunted woods will combine a classic haunt feel with hyperelastic gore and makeup on its actors. They will also have a sideshow this year featuring fire breathers and magic. (Photo courtesy of Amelia Frightfest)

AMELIA FRIGHTFEST

  • WHEN: Friday and Saturdays Oct. 1 to 30
  • WHERE: Tom Scott Park,16441 Five Forks Road, Amelia County.
  • MORE INFO: This fear fueled hike through Amelia’s haunted woods will combine a classic haunt feel with hyperelastic gore and makeup on its actors. They will also have a sideshow this year featuring fire breathers and magic.
  • TICKETS: $20 to $25 and can only be purchased on site.

BLOOD LAKE HAUNTED TRAIL

*Kid friendly night

  • WHEN: Saturday and Sunday Oct. 8 and 9, Thursday through Saturday Oct. 14 to 30
  • WHERE: Windy Hill Golf Course and Sports Complex, 16500 Midlothian Trnpk.
  • MORE INFO: This haunt offers two trails for guests to brave — Brood X and 16 Candles. Thursdays are no startle nights for younger children.
  • TICKETS: $8 to $18 and can be purchased online here.

CREEPY HOLLOW SCREAM PARK: SCREAM FORREST

  • WHEN: Friday and Saturday Oct. 1 to 16, Friday through Sunday Oct. 22 to 24, and Thursday through Sunday Oct. 28 to 31. Hours vary.
  • WHERE: 14437 Stone Horse Creek Road, Glen Allen
  • MORE INFO: This nighttime walk through the forest will put you face to face with some of the scariest things that lurk in the dark. This attraction uses a mixture of live actors, animatronics and illusions to make your darkest fears a reality. You can find more information on their website.
  • TICKETS: $18 to $30 and can be bought online here, or on site only with cash.
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This haunt takes place in 1950 in a National Guard Air base that has been used for a secret government project where a German doctor captured during WWII is working on creating the ultimate soldier. It’s been months since any update and anyone who’s gone in has not come back. (Photo courtesy of Dead City Lodge)

DEAD CITY LODGE

  • WHEN: Friday through Sunday, Oct. 15 to 31
  • WHERE:Sandston Moose Lodge, 4505 Oakleys Lane
  • MORE INFO: This haunt takes place in 1950 in a National Guard Air base that has been used for a secret government project where a German doctor captured during WWII is working on creating the ultimate soldier. It’s been months since any update and anyone who’s gone in has not come back. This is a walkthrough haunt and will accept groups of two to six people.
  • TICKETS: $13 for purchase on site. Cash only.
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Halloween Haunt features five mazes, four scare zones along with hundreds of terrifying monsters roaming the area.(Photo courtesy of Kings Dominion)

KINGS DOMINION HALLOWEEN HAUNT

  • WHEN: Friday to Saurday, Sept. 25 to Oct. 31
  • WHERE: Kings Dominion, 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell
  • MORE INFO: The annual Halloween event will feature five mazes, four scare zones and hundreds of terrifying monsters roaming the area. There will also be live shows and more than 20 rides operating.
  • TICKETS: $45 to $89 and can be purchased online here.
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Unlike a typical haunted house, this haunt is designed to bring you face to face with George Brady’s spirit and the victims of his 1930’s mass murder. (Photo courtesy of Nefarious Haunt)

THE NEFARIOUS HAUNT EXPERIENCE

  • WHEN: Friday through Sunday at select times Sept. 24 to Nov. 14.
  • WHERE: 13262 Hanover Courthouse Road
  • MORE INFO: Unlike a typical haunted house, this haunt is designed to bring you face to face with George Brady’s spirit and the victims of his 1930’s mass murder. Guests will be taken to the home and see the murder scene authorities stumbled onto more than 90 years ago.
    • They also offer an escape room where you must descipher and solve puzzles left behind by Brady to make it out alive.
  • TICKETS: Contact the venue directly for ticket prices and reservations. Call them at 804-664-7434 or 804-420-2641, by email at nefarioushaunt@gmail.com or message them on Facebook here.

RED VEIN HAUNTED HOUSE

  • WHEN: Friday and Saturday Oct. 1 to 23, Friday through Sunday Oct. 29 to 31.
  • WHERE: Hanover Vegetable Farm, 13580 Ashland Road
  • MORE INFO: This year RED VEIN returns with Metamorphosis. The Witch’s Plague has brought creatures from beyond the veil to our realm. There are four attractions guests can visit — asylum, house, corn and woods.
  • TICKETS: $21.99 to $39.99 and can be purchased online here.

TERROR ON THE FARM

  • WHEN: Friday through Sunday Oct. 8 to 10, Thursday through Sunday from Oct. 14 to 24, Wednesday through Sunday Oct. 27 to 31.
  • WHERE: Ashland Berry Farm,12607 Old Ridge Road
  • MORE INFO: This attraction offers four different ways for guests to get spooked with their haunts Cresthill Manor, Georgie’s Mortuary, 3D Whispering Walls and Booger Woods. Each walk has different horrors lurking in the shadows.
  • TICKETS: $15 to $40 with fast passes available for $10. Tickets can be purchased on site with cash or card, but cash is reccomended.
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Total Terror boasts that this immersive experience features sets, effects, props and masks mostly made by their team. (Photo courtesy of Total Terror)

TOTAL TERROR

*Kid friendly night

  • WHEN: Thursday through Saturday Oct. 7 to 30.
  • WHERE: Powhatan Fairgrounds, 4042 Anderson Highway
  • MORE INFO: Total Terror boasts that this immersive experience features sets, effects, props and masks mostly made by their team. This haunt has a no-scare Thursday where no actors are in the haunt so young children can walk through.
  • TICKETS: $6 on no-scare Thursdays and $13 the rest of the weekend. Tickets can be purchased online here.

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