Halloween 2016 in Will County: Haunted Houses, Frightening Venues, & More

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Halloween 2016 in Will County:

Haunted Houses, Frightening Venues, & More


 October is the time ... and Will County is the place for all things Halloween ......


     If you LOVE spooky ghostly things ... and being scared out of your wits ... Will County provides the opportunity, offering all manners and levels of outlets, venues, and opportunity to frighten yourself.


     Below you'll find a list.  It contains many of the scary venues and events found throughout Will County during this Halloween Season (2016).  Venues, times, and availability of each are subject to change, so when possible ... confirm all info in advance of your attendance. 


           Because:  Some towns have areas of themselves that lie within the borders of Will County (as well as other counties) ... for your enjoyment, I've expanded my list to include those town's/area's venues as well.

2016 Guide to Halloween Haunted Homes 
& Spooky Experiences in Will County, IL



Statesville - Haunted Prison & City of the Dead
23 "Maximum Security Cells", 100's of criminal prisoners.
Not for the faint of heart!
Consistently rated 1 of the best in Chicagoland
Dates and Hours: Click HERE
Ticket Info:  HERE
144th Place Haunted Cemetery
Haunted 14' taxidermy house, haunted butcher shop, 
90+ tombstones, much much more!
Yard Display
Dates:  October 8th - 31st & November 1st - 8th
Hours:  Sunday through Thursday:  4 pm to 11 pm
Friday & Saturday:  4 pm to 12 Midnight
Hayride of Horror  -  Dellwood Park
Eerie movies, hayride, bonfire, food, drinks, entertainment
Age Range: Ages 10 & up
Dates: October 21st, 22nd, 28th & 29th
Ticket info:  HERE
Dead End Cemetery
Yard Display
Dates: Until October 31st
Hours:  All day/Every day.  
Lights on @ Dusk/Off @ Midnight
A caretaker and his spouse watch over this haunted yard.  Witches. Animated Displays.  Family fun.
Yard Display
Dates:  October 17th thru October 31st
Hours:  6 to 9 pm
No Display during Rain
Haunted Barn & Festival  - Round Barn Farm
Haunted Woods, Corn Maze, Rat Rods Car Show, Dance Party, Pumpkin Bowling, Haunted Round Barn
Enjoyable for the entire family!
Dates:  October 21st & 22nd
Cost & More Info:  HERE
(Costumed children - 50% off Entry Fee)
Sickhouse Haunted Attraction - Hickory Creek Mall
Event:  Haunted House
Dates:  October 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 20 31st
November 3rd and 4th
Age Range:  13 years and up
Scare Factor:  HIGH!
Website:  SickHouseHaunt
Phone:  708.829.5872
HellsGate Haunted House
Multi-level haunted mansion - a real adventure!  
Zombie-infested woods.  Lost Souls Cemetery & Trail.
Age Range:  Age 13 and up
Very HIGH Scare Factor!
Dates:  October 20-23rd, 27th-31st
Admission:  Info HERE
Website:  Hellsgate.com
Count Kuhajda's Haunted Haus
Event Type: Home Haunt/Yard Display
Animated characters. Good for all ages. Closed if Rain.  
Accepts donations for charity 
Dates:  October 23 - 23rd & Oct. 28th - 31st
Hours:  Fridays: 7 pm to 9 pm
Saturdays & Sundays:  6 pm to 9 pm
Phone: 815.722.2760
Website:  CountMarksHaunt
Creekside Hauntings
Event Type:  Yard Display
See numerous life-size Animated Props, creepy lighting, and more effects up close.  Skeletons, zombies, coffins, corpses.  High Scare Factor!  Award-Winning Haunt!
Dates:  October 23rd  -  31st
Hours:  Dusk to 10 pm
Domum Diaboli Haunted House
Event:  Home Haunt
No Admission charge, but donations to the 
American Cancer Society are appreciated
Dates:  October 30th & 31st
Hours:  7 pm to 9:30 pm
Find them on Facebook
Phone:  815.931.3796
Hambly Halloween Light Show
Event: Yard/Light Display
Scare Factor:  Family Friendly
Simulcast on 88.5 FM
Donations of non-perishable food items 
for local food banks appreciated
Dates:  Open through October 31st
Hours:  Dusk to 10 pm
Darken Asylum
Event:  Yard Display - Home Haunt
Zombie graveyard, caskets, spooky Carnival, 
Asylum display, Clown room.
Scare Factor:  All Ages
Member of Horror Tourers Hall of Fame
Dates:  Through November 1st
Hours:  Monday thru Thursday: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Friday, Saturday, Sunday:  5:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Website/Video:  YouTube/Asylum  
The Nightmare Haunted House
Event:  Haunted Home Attraction
Scare Factor:  All Ages - Medium
No Admission Fee Required, but Donation Requested 
Dates:  October 30th & 31st
Hours:  Halloween/31st:  
4 pm to 10 pm
Phone: 1.779.225.8340
Monee Manor
Event:  LARGE Yard Display
Animated and static props.  Graveyard, skeletons, 
shock chamber, spiders, clowns and more.
Scare Factor:  All Ages - Medium
Dates:  Through November 4th
Hours:  7:30 pm to Midnight
The Official Ghost Tour of Naperville
Tour, lead by best-selling author Kevin Frantz, takes 
you through the pitch dark street and notorious 
haunts of haunted, ghostly Naperville.  
Age Appropriate:  Ages 16 & Older
Scare Factor - Medium
Dates:  October 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30, 31st
Admission Info:  HERE
Website/Info:  HERE
Location/Map: Central Park
Wilmington Lions Spook Hike
Event Type:  Haunted Hayride(s), Haunted Trail(s)
Zombies, Freaky Clowns to frighten ALL Ages.
Wheelchair Accessible
Dates:  October 21st & 22nd
Hours:  Dark (approx. 7 pm)  
Gates Close @ 10 pm
Admission:  $5.00
Basement of the Dead
Hauntworld.com & Magazine rates this venue as one of 
America's Top 13 Scariest Haunted Houses!
Dates & Hours:  Click HERE
Ticket Info:  HERE
Phone:  630.896.2466
Website/Info:  HERE  
     Hope you have a chance to visit and enjoy many of these venues being offered throughout Will County, IL during Halloween 2016 with your family and friends.
     Note:  If you and your family and friends love corn mazes, pumpkin farms, fall festivals, and hayrides too ... Will County is the perfect place for you for those things, as well.  Check out my post detailing the many Fall Festivals, Pumpkin Farms, Corn Mazes, & Hayrides available throughout Will County this October, 2016.  
     Remember to enjoy yourself, but do so safely.
     Should you have mortgage, credit, or homebuying questions "haunting" you, contact me.  I'll be happy to answer your questions and remove any fears you're experiencing ...
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Belinda Spillman
Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado - Aurora, CO
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This is a big list of spooktacular things to do in your area to get in the Halloween Spirit!

Oct 18, 2016 05:01 AM #1
Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
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I apologize for the appearance of this post .. I've tried multiple times (and more) to fix it .. but it seems to be "unfixable" at this moment.  


Oct 18, 2016 05:15 AM #2
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
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Gene my two boys use to love to go to the local haunted houses when they were kids.  Me not so much, the mirror is scary enough in the morning ......... LOL

Oct 18, 2016 05:44 AM #3
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

Oh boy, so many haunts to choose from. I would love to visit them all!

Oct 18, 2016 06:25 AM #4
Myrl Jeffcoat
GreatWest Realty - Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent

That hearty list of Halloween inspired events is going to provide a whole lot of spooky fun for the residents in Will County.

Oct 18, 2016 10:26 AM #5
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good Morning Gene - wow that is quite a list of scary things.  I am sure residents of Will County will appreciate it.

Oct 18, 2016 08:28 PM #6
Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®
Vision Quest Realty - Lewisburg, WV
Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate

Gene, Boo :)  You really have many events for the residents in Will County.

Oct 19, 2016 02:21 AM #7
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is timely information to share with area residents.

Have a happy and safe Halloween.

Oct 19, 2016 04:22 AM #8
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Will County is filled with ghastly things to see and do! It should be on the Map for Little Place of Horrors!

Oct 22, 2016 06:54 AM #9
Sheila Newton Team Anderson & Greenville SC
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner - Anderson, SC
Selling the Upstate since 1989

Gene - wow... lots of Halloween attractions to choose from!! I love Halloween!! Such a fun holiday

Oct 29, 2016 01:16 PM #10
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