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Haunted Attractions

Your Guide to Local Haunted Attractions For Your Older Kiddos

By Emily Papa and Lisa Williams, Macaroni KID Pittsburgh Publishers September 13, 2021

We know all about Pittsburgh from the West Side, North Side, South Side, and East Side, 

but now we want to share with you its DARK SIDE!

Pittsburgh City

Haunted Pittsburgh Ghost Tours

Pittsburgh City-County Building 

414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh,  PA 15219

Saturdays: Spring to early November (Friday tours coming soon). Tours start at 7 p.m. and run approximately 75 to 90 minutes.

Join Pittsburgh Ghost Tours for a spine-tingling, outdoor, walking ghost tour of one of America's most haunted cities. The downtown tour starts at the City-County Building. You will get to explore as many haunted sites as possible and experience Pittsburgh's greatest ghost stories.  Haunted Pittsburgh Ghost Tours knows where all the bodies are buried!






Pittsburgh West

Pittsburgh Zombie Assault

201 Cecil Sturgeon Road 

McDonald, PA

Book your group fun every Friday and Saturday in October

Urban Assault needs your help! Once again Zombies are attacking near Pittsburgh and we need your help to stop this outbreak! Head through the woods on the haunted trail, fighting off zombie attacks. Next, head to the interactive shooting area to help finish off all of the remaining zombies. In addition there are bonfires, a movie theater, axe throwing, an escape room and food vendors available for you while you wait. 





Freddy’s Haunts

192 McCune Rd

Aliquippa, PA 15001




Freddy’s Haunts is a family owned and operated haunted trail that was originally opened in 1993 under the name skull mountain haunted trail. Due to circumstances out of our control, it is now known as Freddy’s Haunts. Freddy's is an immersive, all enclosed haunted trail that is filled with the monsters from your worst nightmares.  Bonfires every night, live music on special dates, a snack bar, and private parties and bonfires available. 



Zombies of the Corn Maze

282 ROCHESTER ROAD 

FREEDOM, PA 15042

Have you ever wanted to play paintball without the fear of getting shot yourself? This is what you have been looking! Head out to Zombies of the Corn - your ticket includes the Zombie shoot ride, 150 paintballs, a walk thru the zombie compound, the funhouse 3d attraction, the z-maze, spooky ghost stories, campfires, and parking. 






Pittsburgh South Hills

Hundred Acres Manor Haunted Attraction

1 Hundred Acres Drive

Bethel Park, PA 15102




Hundred Acres Manor, rated as Pittsburgh's Top Halloween Tradition, Hundred Acres Manor consists of 6 themed haunted house sections as one LARGE walk-thru that includes escape rooms, burial simulators, beer gardens AND MORE! 




Pittsburgh East

ScareHouse

461 Pittsburgh Mills Cir, 

Tarentum, PA 15084




"One of America's Scariest Haunted Houses" now located at the Pittsburgh Mills Mall. 



Haunted Hills Hayride

500 Mosside Blvd

North Versailles, PA 15137




Haunted Hills Hayride and The Valley of Darkness is back for its 22nd year of operation. Bring the family out for a haunted hayride, a trip down the haunted walking trail, or both! Private campfires are also available. 


Pittsburgh North

Cheeseman Fright Farm

147 Kennedy Rd

Portersville, PA 16051

OPENING WEEKEND: SEPTEMBER 17 & 18 

SEPTEMBER 24 & 25

OCTOBER 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30

Explore the Cheeseman Farm on a haunted hayride, corn maze, and multiple walk though attractions.  Fright Farm has 100 actors waiting for you, and the 650 acres of farm surrounded by isolation - chances are no one will hear you scream…

The activities will begin at dark and will be open to 10:00 p.m. or until the last ticketed guest has ridden. 

Attractions are geared toward teens and adults (12 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult)



Haunted Attractions Worth the Drive

Scare at the Fair

West Alexander Park

West Alexander, PA 15376

Friday and Saturday Nights in October
October 8 - 9
October 15 - 16
October 22 - 23
October 29 - 30
Doors open at 7:00pm and close at 11:00pm
Ticket Sales end at 10:00pm

* Not recommended for children under 8










Are we missing a haunted attractions in the 'Burgh or are you interested in sponsoring any of our fall guides? 

E-mail us at mackidcityofpittsburgh@macaronikid.com.