Celebrate Halloween With These 7 Metro Detroit Haunted Attractions

Haunted houses, hayrides, and escape rooms top the list
metro Detroit haunted attractions
Photograph courtesy of Erebus Haunted Attraction

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s time to get spooky. For those that are daring enough, these metro Detroit haunted attractions are sure to frighten you.  


Erebus Haunted Attraction

Featured on the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, and more, this attraction centers around a mad scientist whose experiment has gone wrong. The four-story haunted house tower, which is not recommended for those under 13 years old, serves terrifying thrills alongside Hollywood-level special effects. From 2005-2009, Erebus held the Guinness Book of World Records title for the longest walk-through haunted attraction. $20+. Erebus Haunted Attraction, 18 S. Perry St., Pontiac; 248-332-7884; hauntedpontiac.com


Wiard’s Orchard’s Night Terrors

The grounds, woods, and buildings of Wiard’s Orchard’s transform into a scary destination each fall. Haunted attractions include The Ultimate Haunted Barn, The Asylum, The Mineshaft, Hayrides Of The Lost, and Splattertown Zombie Paintball. Pricing varies based on activity. Wiard’s Night Terrors, 5565 Merritt Rd., Ypsilanti; 734-390-9212; hauntedhousemichigan.com


Hush Haunted Attraction

Hush’s fearful 40,000-square-foot location features spine-tingling acting and incredible set design. Once you enter, you are at the mercy of the monsters inside. Attractions include Descent, an abandoned elevator that was once used to transport corpses; The Coven, a group of witches awaiting their time to rule the worldand Rosecliff Hall, a previous home to a family who murdered each other but was never located$25+. Hush Haunted Attraction, 37550 Cherry Hill Rd., Westland; 734-502-6026; hushhauntedattractions.com


Deranged Haunt

Rumor has it that this “Deranged District” was created after a sinister turn of events in a revitalized town. After the local government began dumping chemical waste that infested the town’s lake, impacting the children and drinking water, a majority of the district’s residents took off. The people who weren’t killed by the chemicals now scare visitors at the Deranged Haunt. $15+. Deranged Haunt, 35560 Goddard Rd., Romulus; 734-660-6991; derangedhaunt.com


Azra Chamber of Horrors Haunted House

Located next to Escape Room Zone in a former laser tag arena, each of AZRA’s chambers is more menacing than the last. Rated the No. 1 fan favorite in the country via Scare Factor, this multi-level maze haunted house holds a new terror at every turn. $25+. Azra Chamber of Horrors Haunted House, 31401 John R Rd., Madison Heights; 734-718-0088; azrahaunt.com


The Scream Machine Haunted Attraction 

The Scream Machine is an action-packed haunted experience that features two, optional five-minute escape rooms. This attraction prides itself on its relentless efforts to ensure that visitors get every dollar worth. Kids are allowed, and there’s even “Monster Repellant” for sale to help them make it through. $18+. The Scream Machine, 23131 Ecorse Rd., Taylor313-666-3327; thescreammachine.com


Blake’s Big Apple Haunted Attractions 

Try your turn at defeating scary creatures at the Zombie Paintball Safari, test your memory skills in a Spooky Land 3D Maze, or indulge in horrifying frights in the Three-Story Haunted Barn or Haunted Hayride. Family-friendly — depending on your child’s “scare threshold” — Blake’s also hosts a live DJ every weekend as well as outdoor movies and bonfires alongside its frightening attractions. Pricing varies based on activity. Blake’s Big Apple Haunted Attractions, 71485 North Ave., Armada; 586-784-9710; blakefarms.com

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