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From Haunted Houses to Spook Walks - There's A Ton of Frightening Fun to be Had this Weekend!

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October is moving right along and we've already reached the middle of the Spooky Season, but that doesn't mean that this year's scary-good fun is slowing down! This weekend is jam-packed with more Halloween Fun than you'll know what to do with - from thrills and chills in the evening at Iowa's Local Haunts, to festive Fall Fun the whole family can enjoy. No matter what Halloween Activities you're looking forward to this weekend, we've got you covered - check out the list below for the scoop on all of this weekend's best Halloween Fun!


And don't forget - after visiting an attraction, be sure to come back and visit IowaHauntedHouses.com to leave a review for the haunt!

Torment at Twelve Hundred
Orion, IL
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 4 other dates
'Torment at Twelve Hundred' the Innovative Haunted Attraction. Chapter 15 of the daunting saga where true Torment originates.
Basement of the Dead Haunted House
Aurora, IL
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 4 other dates
Basement of the Dead: In the late 1920’s, Walker Laundry opened at 42 West New York St. and became Aurora’s largest laundry Company.
Eldora Haunted Hospital
Eldora, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Eldora Rotary Club's haunted hospital, located in the abandoned wing of the hospital featuring mazes, spooks, and special scenes
Panic Park Haunted House
Cedar Falls, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 4 other dates
The unsettled spirits of Panic Park Haunted House are anxious to find souls to claim again this year. The dark halls of Panic Park quiver with anticipation of your arrival.
KW Paintball Zombie Shoot
Waterloo, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Ride our custom trailers through our paintball park and contain the infected zombie contamination by shooting zombies with our special neon filled toxic bullets.
Spooktacular Nights Haunted House
Clarion, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Most memories of Lion’s Family Park recall a mid-summer, star filled evening made even brighter beneath the glow of the ball field lights.
Northern Frights Haunted Attraction
Garden City, MN
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Before the long cold of the Minnesota winter starts to set in, a different kind of chill fills the air at Northern Frights.
Scream Acres
Atkins, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Now with FOUR spine tingling attractions all in one location, this Haunt is sure to 'Scare you to the Bone!' Scream Acres Scream Park is the area's premier scream park featuring four attractions to satisfy your need to scream!
Thrashers House of Terror
Mount Pleasant, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 4 other dates
Thrashers House of Terror is a volunteer ran haunted house which is a fundraiser for the Midwest Old Threshers Organization.
Upstream Gardens & Orchard
Altoona, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Upstream Gardens is a seasonal (April – October) full service and pick-your-own fruit and vegetable farm. We are here to produce and sell healthy food in a relaxed country environment.
Williamson Paradise Farms
Ankeny, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
With over 20 acres of pumpkins & over 20 years in the industry the Williamson family is certain you will find the perfect pumpkin for your families fall activities.
Howell's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
Cumming, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 12 other dates
Fall is a magical time of the year, especially at Howell's Pumpkin Patch, located just 25 miles south of Des Moines off I-35.
Haunted Carter Farms
Princeton, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
THE AMAZING HAUNTED MAIZE MAZE 4 acres of twisting paths and haunted corn! We will show you where to begin, you will pray you make it out!
Heartland Farms Halloween Fun
Waterloo, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Stay as long as you like and enjoy all the following: GIANT JUMPING PILLOW, a favorite with everyone. Scarecrow’s Haunted Barn, animated with scary sights and sounds, a mid level scary haunt, MANY NEW SCARES!
Upah's Pumpkin Patch
Toledo, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Upah's Pumpkin Patch is a perfect pit stop on a crisp fall day! Stop by our five-acre pumpkin patch where you can browse through a wide variety of pumpkins, mini-pumpkins, gourds, squash, Indian corn, shocks, bales of straw, and many other new and unique decorative fall varieties.
Bloomsbury Farm Corn Maze & Hayrides
Atkins, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Bloomsbury Farm is a destination for families and kids of all ages! Whether you're 1 or 100, everyone will enjoy an exciting, fun-filled day on the farm here at Bloomsbury Farm!
Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard
Council Bluffs, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 8 other dates
Since 1994, Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard have been known for our beautifully maintained apple orchard and fun family activities.
Berry Patch Farm
Nevada, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 9 other dates
Berry Patch Farm is located in the heart of Iowa – southeast of Ames, south of Nevada, and northeast of Des Moines. We are a U-Pick Family farm for strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, gooseberries, currants apples, pumpkins.
Pinter's Corn Maze
Decorah, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
Admission includes: Wagon Rides - take rides around the farm and to the pumpkin patch Corn Maze - a cornfield adventure Big Slides - climb to the top and zoom on down Pedal Go Karts - race around the track, fun for ages 5 - 99 Junior Pedal Go Karts - for the little ones Bunnyville - see the bunnies i
Solsma's Punkin Patch and Corn Maze
Sanborn, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
A Great Adventure through a crazy, curvy Iowa cornfield for your family! Fire pits for roasting marshmallows or weenies, weather and wind permitting.
Mazeland At Pumpkinland
Orange City, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 9 other dates
Our corn maze is an activity that all ages can enjoy: young families pushing a stroller, youngsters, teenagers, young couples, middle aged adults, or even 70-80 year old 'kids'.
Pierce's Pumpkin Patch
Chariton, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Come Out And Enjoy the Fun!!! Lots of Big Pumpkins, Gourds, Costumes, Hay Maze, and Much More!! Over 145 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds are grown on our farm.
Genoa Bluffs Pumpkin Farm
Marengo, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Genoa Bluffs Pumpkin Farm is a farm about history, hard work, family, friends and most important our Lord, Jesus Christ. Each one of these plays an important part of why and how our farm runs and works day to day.
Wills Family Orchard
Adel, IA
Open Saturday 10/20 and Sunday 10/21
Wills Family Orchard and Pumpkin Farm is located just 20 minutes west of West Des Moines in the rolling hills of Dallas County, Iowa.
Diane's Pumpkin Patch
Ireton, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
Diane's Pumpkin Patch have farm animals, fun cut-outs to take your picture with, pick your own pumpkins, (or not) and a great little gift shop to take some treasures home with you!
Pumpkin Patch Pizzazz
Monticello, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 6 other dates
Farm and Exotic Animals • Chalk House • Giant Checkers • Giant Twister • Egg & Spoon Race • Tractor Tire Maze • Ball Bin•Big Bale Maze • Baby Bale Maze • Hop Scotch • Learning Lane • Ring Toss • Bucket Bonanza • Tetherball • Four Square • Potato Sack Race • Human Hamster Roll • Goat Walk • Corn Box •
Center Grove Orchard
Cambridge, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
A Farmyard Pass is your ticket to all of the following: NEW – CGO Express Train…coming soon! (Additional fee) Pedal carts Kids corral Hop-a-long horses Spiderweb Hayrides around the farm 2 Jumping Pillows Corn pool Corn maze Hay maze Rubber duck races Apple sling shot* (weekends only, set hours) One-
Small's Fruit Farm
Mondamin, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Our 33 acre orchard clings to the slopes of the Loess Hills that overlooks the Missouri River valley, 3 miles east of Mondamin, Iowa.
Geisler Farms - Growing Family Fun
Bondurant, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
Growing Family Fun at Geisler Farms. Maze + Fall Fun: The Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch are open on the weekends during September and October.
Kroul Farms
Mount Vernon, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Kroul Farms is a family owned farm, growing a variety of produce, flowers and other goods. For over 20 years local families have been enjoying Kroul Farms’ Fall decorations, pumpkins, and corn maze.
Harvest Hollow Pumpkin Farm
Le Mars, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
Harvest Hollow Pumpkin Farm is a family friendly pumpkin patch near Le Mars, IA. Activities: Haunted Cemetery Enchanted Trail Spook House
Garrison's Haunted Mansion
Garrison, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
The Garrison firefighters have a night of fright in store this year in the eerie abode of a warehouse on the city’s main street where few dare to venture .
Pride Of The Wapsi
Long Grove, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
Enjoy an afternoon of fun at Pride Of The Wapsi with a huge corn maze, hayrides, tunnel crawl through, sandbox play area, and pumpkin patch!
Appleberry Orchard
Donnellson, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Appleberry Orchard is an agritainment farm business. We are open Aug. 1st - Oct. 31st. We have u-pick apples & pumpkins, Appleberry Acres & Petting Farm, wagon rides, barrel train rides, pumpkin chucker, corn maze, food concessions and much more!
Iowa Orchard
Urbandale, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Family Fun Weekend Activities at Iowa Orchard. We will have hay rack rides available on Fridays and the weekends. The hay rides include access to Farm Fun Zone: Haybale Slide Corn Box Tire Obstacle Course Face Painting Badminton Horseshoe Toss Pumpkins, Squash, and Gourds: Our pumpkins, squash, and g
Scuffham's Garden
Algona, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
Scuffham's Garden - Pick your own pumpkin patch in October. Lots of pumpkins just waiting for you in the patch or from displays.
Bart's Farm and Pumpkin Patch
Marion, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Bart's Farm and Pumpkin Patch is a family owned pumpkin patch. The Pumpkin Patch has pumpkins of all size ranges. Prices are relative.
Barn Stahl Farm Petting Zoo
Wellsburg, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
The Barn Stahl is the perfect day-trip for the whole family. Children and adults alike will enjoy our petting zoo, pumpkin patch, corn maze, picnic & party area, playground and corn room, along with the ball pit and look out tower and other seasonal activities.
A Family Market Place
Waterloo, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
We are a family farm which offers a wide variety of items, ranging from beautiful spring flowers to pumpkins in the fall.
Waterhawks Haunted Hay Ride
Evansdale, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
Something unsettling lurks between the trees and the victims. Go ahead... Scream... No one's gonna save you...
McCurdy's Pumpkins
Atlantic, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
McCurdy's Pumpkin Patch is a great place for families to come and explore. In addition to our family-friendly maze and pick-your-own-patch, we also offer kids' activities that are fun for young families!
Sherman's Pumpkin Farm and Corn Maze
Manchester, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Sherman's Pumpkin Farm and Corn Maze. Come see us and the corn maze! There are also Free Hay Rides on weekend afternoons - every 1/2 hour as staffing permits.
Uncle Bill's Farm
Grinnell, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 7 other dates
Uncle Bill’s Farm in Grinnell, Iowa is the place to take your loved ones to enjoy plenty of family friendly fun! We have lots and lots of safe, farm-style attractions that many thousands of folks have enjoyed for over 25 years.
Allen's Orchard
Marion, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Allen's Orchard is an Iowa farm located in Marion, IA. Allen's has over 35 varieties of apples, pumpkins, jams, apple hardware, pears,and delicious baked goods.
Feargrounds Haunted Barn
Manchester, IA
Open Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Join us for the all new Feargrounds Haunted Barn! If you are planning scaring this year and would like to see the barn this weekend someone will be here to show you around.
Buffalo Pumpkin Patch
Buffalo, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
The Buffalo Pumpkin Patch offers all kinds of great fun for the whole family. Our attractions include: Pumpkins! Hillbilly Slide Farm Pond Sorghum Maze Pony Rides Goat Chariots Animals to Feed and Pet Tractor-pulled Hay Rides Goat Milking Barn Haystack Straw Castle Maze Moon Bounce Halloween Decorati
Colony Pumpkin Patch
North Liberty, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 7 other dates
Welcome to Colony Pumpkin Patch. Come enjoy 'a little country...in the city' at our pumpkin patch located in the heart of Eastern Iowa!
Charlotte Haunted House
Charlotte, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Operating out of an abandoned Elementary / Middle school this house has it all. Freshly rebuilt house with some of the best scenes in the state.
U-Pick Pumpkins & More
Osage, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
U-Pick Pumpkins & More is a Pumpkin Patch (and more!) offers many varieties of Pumpkins, squash, Indian corn, broom corn, corn shocks, gourds, and mums.
Enchanted Acres
Sheffield, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
Bring your family to Franklin County for some fall fun at Enchanted Acres. Join us for an Enchanting Fall Season! There will be fun and games for your entire family including hay rides, pumpkin decorating and a fall craft workshops.
Sass Family Farm
Riverside, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
We invite you and your family to come experience the relaxed country atmosphere of the Sass Family Farm. Let the kids romp on the playground equipment while you browse through the produce, crafts and more.
Pumpkinville & Corn Maze
Mitchellville, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Pumpkinville is the site of two awesome corn mazes! Both are great mazes for team building exercises, youth groups, school groups and anyone who enjoys a challenge.
Bass Farms
Mount Vernon, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
Bass Farms is a beautiful vegetable farm located directly across the street from Palisades State Park on Highway 30. We strive to produce high quality, chemical free produce.
Wilber's Northside Market
Boone, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 7 other dates
Wilber's Northside Market have a stand on 8th street in downtown Boone. We are open every day except for Thursday (we have farmers market) and Sunday.
The Pumpkin Ranch
Winterset, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
We are a family-owned and operated pumpkin and honey farm that specializes in fall family FUN! Our idea of fun includes zip lines, giant slides, corn maze, horse rides, tractor rides to the patch & more!
Blacks Heritage Farm
Ames, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 11 other dates
Black's Heritage Farm is a 5th generation farm. The Black family has been working the same fields since 1936. Enjoy a visit to our farm.
Wilson's Orchard
Iowa City, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Wilson’s is part nature park, part orchard. Surrounded by old oak forest, the farm occupies both sides of a valley with Rapid Creek winding through the land.
Scarecrow Farm Corn Maze and Hayrides
Lawton, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Navigate your way through the winding trails in our four acre corn maze. Little tikes will love crawling through tunnels, walking under tractor tire arches and trying to find their way through the Little Tike's hay maze.
Deal's Orchard
Jefferson, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
We are a family run apple orchard located in Jefferson, Iowa. Deal’s Orchard has 45 acres of apple trees with over 25 varieties of apples in our orchards.
Red Barn Pumpkin Farm
Muscatine, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 4 other dates
Finding the perfect pumpkin should be a memorable event for your family or group, and we work to hard to make sure that it is!
Welch's Pumpkin Patch
Council Bluffs, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
We are smaller pumpkin patch, but have a large variety of pumpkins and gourds. We strive to be an affordable, fun place for families.
Harvestville Farms Moonlight Maze
Donnellson, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Come see everything new that we have to offer this year! The expanded Harvestville Play Area and a 10 acre corn maze are just for starters!
Community Orchard & Back 40 Playground
Fort Dodge, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
Join us at The Community Orchard in our family fun Back Forty Playground! We have all sorts of new games and activities for you to enjoy with your friends and family including farm slides, duck races, and build-your-own scarecrows!
Hinegardner's Orchard
Montour, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Hinegardner's Orchard - Our orchard has been a family run business since the early 1960 Many things have changed but, our goal for the orchard has stayed the same.
Hoefling's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
Marcus, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 7 other dates
Have fun this fall at Hoefling's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze! Enjoy the pumpkin patch, corn maze, haunted corn maze, and more!
Haunted House At Pioneer Trail Orchard
Council Bluffs, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 6 other dates
Our 1890 farm house is becoming the perfect scare for those who are willing and brave enough to enter. Be careful when you pass through the kitchen that you don't become dinner.
The Big Apple Orchard
Mount Vernon, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 7 other dates
The Big Apple Orchard is a family run apple orchard in Mount Vernon, IA. We have The Big Apple Orchard around 2,000 apple trees and offer 22 varieties of apples.
Harvest Barn Fun Farm & Corn Maze
Osceola, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 6 other dates
This fall be sure to visit southern Iowa’s favorite fall destination & marketplace! The Fun Farm & Corn Maze open for the season every September - bring the whole family out to make BIG memories!
North River Adventures Corn Maze
Carlisle, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 3 other dates
Come out this fall, and enjoy the great outdoors at the North River Adventures Corn Maze. We have corn mazes for all ages, with many miles of mazes to keep the family on its feet all day.
Schuster's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
Dubuque, IA
Open Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 2 other dates
Bring your family for a wagon ride, get lost in the corn maze, or pick your own pumpkin from our pumpkin patch!
Fireside Campgrounds Fright Fest
LONE ROCK, WI
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20 and 2 other dates
Fireside Campgrounds Haunted House-Ride down to the depths of horror in our fright elevator and try to make it out alive!
Papa's Pumpkin Patch
Bellevue, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
Papa’s Pumpkin Patch boasts about nine acres of pumpkins, squash, and other gourds as well as inexpensive family fun in Jackson County.
3 Bee Farms
Griswold, IA
Open Friday 10/19, Saturday 10/20, Sunday 10/21 and 10 other dates
3 Bee Farms specializes in Apples & Bees; Produce & Pumpkins. Fall Activities: Pick your own apples Hayrides and fall activities Corn Maze Rope Maze Large Sand Box Farm Animals Slingshot apple launcher Children Playground Fun family games Fire rings for groups or families to rent Family Fun Festival:

       

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