The month of October kicks off next week, which means things are about to get spooky! Here are all the haunted houses and attractions you can visit here in Eastern Iowa this October:

  • Circle of Ash
    • Linn County Fairgrounds in Central City
    • Attractions
      • Socko's Funhouse
      • Frightmare Forest
      • Circle of Ash
      • Apex Laser Tag
    • Dates/Times
      • September 27th & 28th from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
      • Fridays & Saturdays in October from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
      • October 27th from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • October 31st from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • November 1st & 2nd from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    • Last tickets are sold 30 minutes prior to closing
    • Tickets start at $22 - get yours HERE
  • Scream Acres
    • Bloomsbury Farm in Atkins
    • Attractions
      • Haunted Corn Field
      • Cell Block Z
      • 3D Sinister Silo
      • The Slaughter House
    • Open Fridays & Saturdays in October
    • The box office opens at 6:30 p.m. and the last tickets are sold at 10:30 p.m.
    • Tickets start at $24.95 - get yours HERE
  • Thrashers House of Terror
    • 405 E Threshers Rd. in Mount Pleasant
    • Dates/Times
      • Thursdays in October from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Fridays & Saturdays in October from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m.
      • October 31st from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    • Kids under 14 must be accompanied by an adult
    • Tickets are $10 for general admission or $15 for a fast pass
  • Panic Park Haunted House
    • Rotary Reserve Lodge in Cedar Falls
    • Dates/Times
      • Thursdays in October (starting October 17th) from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
      • Fridays & Saturdays in October (starting October 18th) from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Tickets are $15
  • Mayhem Haunted House
    • 13011 120th Ave in Ottumwa
    • Open Fridays & Saturdays in October (starting October 11th) from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    • Tickets are $10
    • Proceeds go to the 4H Expo grounds and kids' activities
  • Eldora Rotary Haunted Hospital
    • 2413 Edgington Ave in Eldora
    • Open Fridays & Saturdays in October (starting October 11th) from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Flashlights are available from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.
    • Tickets are $10
  • Feargrounds Haunted Barn
    • Delaware County Fairgrounds in Manchester
    • Attractions
      • Haunted Barn
      • Fog Maze
    • Dates/Times
      • Saturdays in October (starting October 12th) from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
      • October 31st for "Lite Fright" from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. + trick-or-treating in the barn
      • November 1st from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
    • "Light Fright" on October 19th from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. ($5)
    • Tickets are $10 for the barn, $5 for the fog maze, or $13 for both
  • Marengo Haunted Barn
    • 802 West Main St. in Marengo
    • Open Fridays & Saturdays in October from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m.
    • Military Night
      • October 4th
      • All military members/veterans get in free
      • 75% of the proceeds will be donated to the LZ Phoenix Shelter in Waverly
    • Tickets are $10 - get $2 off with the donation of a non-perishable canned food item
  • Garrison's Haunted
    • Follow the signs on Main Street in Garrison, Iowa
    • Open Fridays & Saturdays (starting October 18th) from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
    • Kids' Lights-On Trick-or-Treat will be held October 19th from 5 to 6 p.m. ($5)
    • Fundraiser for the Garrison Fire Dept.
    • Tickets are $10