Haunted Houses in Pittsburgh

Here is a complete list of Haunted Houses in Pittsburgh, updated for Halloween 2016! This list includes hayrides, trails and other Halloween attractions across western Pennsylvania. There are plenty in the Pittsburgh area to choose from, ranging from basic haunted houses with simple Halloween decorations to hayrides, to full-scale festivals with bonfires, bands and concessions. Some of these attractions are OK for kids, but be sure to visit the haunted house’s website to determine if they are kid friendly. For more Halloween and fall fun, be sure to check out my List of Fall Festivals in Pittsburgh, PA as well. Happy Haunting!

Haunted Hillside

7217 Route 819, Mount Pleasant, PA 15666

Haunted Hillside is a haunted attraction where an original story continues to evolve from year to year. This includes custom characters and sets that you won’t find at other attractions. Meet the Farmer family, the gang of kilbillies that love having people for dinner. An occult has also moved into Haunted Hillside, causing mystical mayhem and keeping the killbillies on their toes. Not to mention the scarecrows and sack boys that continue to terrorize folks that they come across. Visit our website to get the current version of the story.Read more…

Haunted Mini Golf at the Hopewell Windmill


2142 Brodhead Road, Aliquippa, PA 15001

Haunted outdoor mini golf is great Halloween fun for the entire family. Featuring glow in the dark golf balls that spin and glow while attempting to putt. The course is decorated for Halloween with haunted music playing. Additionally the course may be haunted with actors stalking the course to pop out and scare you! The course before dark is suited for younger kids.Read more…

The West Deer Nightmare


Bairdford Park, Gibsonia, PA 15044

The West Deer Nightmare is a highly intense, terrifying Haunted House that depicts the history of serial killer Noah Hobbs and the 1952 West Deer Nightmare Massacre. Years after Hobbs was shot and killed it was discovered that he has a son named… Noah. Come experience fear at one of Pittsburgh’s Scariest Haunted Attractions! Weekends in October (Fri – Sun) beginning 10/7/16, Fridays and Saturdays 7:00pm – 11:00pm, Sundays 7:00pm – 10:00pm.Read more…

Haunted Studio, Vandergrift

Haunted Studio


119 Grant Avenue Vandergrift, PA

6:00-9:00 pm

Terror awaits you at the Haunted Studio in the heart of Vandergrift PA!  The Haunted Studio will leave you crying and begging to leave! $3 Entry fee or $10 for a 2 night unlimited entry pass. The $10 two day pass can be purchased at the door.Read more…

Haunted School of Terror, Weirton, WV

Haunted School of Terror


2850 Weir Avenue, Weirton, WV 26062

Every Friday & Saturday in October 7pm to 11pm

Dead tired of the same old routine? Same old haunted houses killing you? Head west across the state line to the Haunted School Of Terror every weekend in October.Read more…

Crawford School of Terror

Crawford School of Terror

125 north 7th Street Connellsville Pa 15425

Welcome to The Crawford School of Terror, where “the only lesson here is fear!” It is located in the old Crawford School building in Connellsville, PA. It is therefore an all-indoor haunted attraction that takes you through the halls and classrooms of the the old school. The story line revolves around a little girl named Margaret, a love-sick, jealous student who murdered a teacher back in the 1940s, before disappearing. Read about the entire story at the attraction’s website.Read more…

Willow Farm Terror Trail

Willow Farm Terror Trail


955 Steele Road Marion Center, PA 15759

Join us for a walk down the Terror Trail at Willow Farm Campground. Our haunted woods have several staged attractions as well as roaming thrill characters along the way. This is a in-woods walking attraction and appropriate foot wear is required. Now open to the public. $5 per person.Read more…

Northern Nightmares


119 North Main Street, Zelienople, PA

Northern Nightmares is a unique group of Halloween events in and around Zelienople and Harmony, PA. It is based out of The Strand theater in the heart of Zelienople, and has included chiller and horror movies at the theater. The main event has been the 45-minute “Nightmare” Tour of the local area, with guides providing “real” ghost stories and accounts of the local area as you tour the towns by bus. The tour is appropriate for the entire family. This event has been around for several years, but took a break for a while.Read more…

Pittsburgh Pirates: Zombie Night

(412) 325-4756

115 Federal St, Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Put on your favorite zombie costume and head on down to PNC Park as the Pirates celebrate “Zombie Night”. The first 2,000 fans will receive an official Pirates Zombie T-Shirt. Before the game, be sure to participate in a costume contest on Federal Street, judged by local Pittsburgh celebrities and zombie experts. The entire night will have a zombie theme – a great way to celebrate Halloween a bit early and gear up for the October season! Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016 (vs. Chicago Cubs).Read more…

Annual Haunted Cabin, Oakdale Boy Scout Troop 248

Haunted Cabin – Oakdale Boy Scout Troop 248


248 Clinton Avenue, Oakdale, PA 15071

After a break of a couple of years, the Oakdale Boy Scout Haunted Cabin is back for 2016! The attraction will cover almost an acre of haunted ground, filled with all kinds of critters, beasts and creatures waiting for you. Make your way through the maze across the covered bridge and choose your destiny: will you wind up in the “Torture Chamber” or the “Spinning Vortex of Doom”? Check out the Cabin itself to see “What’s Cooking”, and be careful of The Cabin Witch along the way. Group discounts and refreshments are available.Read more…

Tricks and Treats at Alameda Park

184 Alameda Park Road, Butler, PA 16001

Formerly known as the “Haunted Bonfire”, this popular family event is back for 2016. Bring a lawn chair, grab a snack and enjoy an evening of ghost stories and music with the featured storytellers. A fire show will be on hand, and the “Almeda Treasure Scramble” will be back again this year. The bonfire and treats are located in Alameda Park, 2 miles west of the City of Butler. Register early for cost savings! Call for details. October 22, 2016.Read more…

Allens Haunted Hayride

Allen’s Haunted Hayride & Tavern of Terror

2430 Pittsburgh Road, Smock, PA 15480

In it’s 38th year, Allen’s Haunted Hayrides has become a Halloween tradition for decades. Last year they added the “Tavern of Terror”, a 3500 square-foot haunted walk thru of classic horror! To mark the occasion, the website was rebuilt and very well done as well. Both the hayride and Tavern of Terror will be back for 2016… Take a wagon ride down Route 666 to the Haunted Barn, and back again (if you are lucky). The barn itself was designated as being truly haunted in 2001 during a paranormal investigation.Read more…

Bump in the Night – Frick Park

2005 Beechwood Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA

“Bump in the Night” is a non-scary trail-walking event for the whole family, featuring storytelling, pumpkin carving and the sounds of nature. Costumes are optional! Reservations are requested. Dates for 2016 will be announced shortly, but based on past years it will most likely be held on October 14-15, 21-22, 7:00 – 9:00 pm.Read more…

Bushy Run Battlefield – Haunted History Hayride

1253 Bushy Run Road, Jeannette, PA 15644

This event is back again for the 2016 Halloween season, one night only. Many times actual history is the scariest of all. Learn about frontier history and be frightened by scenes from Pontiac’s War by re-enactors along the hayride / walk, and see why life in those days could be horrifying. Event includes a story teller, admission to the museum, gift shop and a concession stand. If you are interested in something different, this is a great choice! October 22, 2016. 7:00 – 10:00pm.Read more…

Castle Blood, Monessen, PA

Castle Blood: Halloween Adventure Tour

100 Schoonmaker Avenue, Monessen, PA 15062

The MacCabre Family will return for their 25th year, 6th at their Monessen location! Note that the location changed a few years ago from Bealsville to Monessen. Castle Blood has a new theme and adventure tour each year (like “Night of the Vampire, the Dark is Calling” and “Beware the Moon”). Each year there are new attractions to the tour, which is more of an interactive experience and not as much of a “blood and gore” traditional haunted house. Known for it’s grand special effects, Castle Blood is sure to please as “Pennsylvania’s Most Unusual Haunted Attraction”.Read more…