Celebrate Halloween With These 8 Metro Detroit Haunted Attractions

Spooky season is here! These metro Detroit haunted attractions are sure to frighten.
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Photograph courtesy of Erebus Haunted Attraction

Halloween is right around the corner, which means it’s time to get spooky — and 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-$35. Erebus Haunted Attraction, 18 S. Perry St., Pontiac; 248-332-7884; hauntedpontiac.com.

Eloise Asylum

After standing abandoned and rotting for decades, Westland’s Eloise Asylum underwent a million dollar renovation and now boasts being “Michigan’s only truly haunted attraction.” The main haunted house is themed to an asylum and features top-of-the-line props and advance stare technology. Eloise also offers two escape rooms along with paranormal and history tours. You must book a timed-ticket online to experience. $45+. Eloise Asylum, 30712 Michigan Ave., Westland; 734-447-5515; eloiseasylum.com

Wiard’s Orchards Haunted Thrill Park

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 Alien Caged Clowns in 3D. Pricing varies based on activity. Wiard’s Night Terrors, 5565 Merritt Road, 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 Hush Falls Harvest in the Falls Festival, an eerie celebration that happens in a town with a dark secret; Twilight Hotel, a grand but sinister hotel; Swamplands Hollow, a marsh that doubles as a portal to another realm; and Rosecliff Hall: Army of Monsters. There are three hidden bars in the haunts and roaming monsters on the midway, too. Ticket prices vary by day. Hush Haunted Attraction, 37550 Cherry Hill Road, 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, turning the wildlife rabid and starving for human flesh. $22+. Deranged Haunt, 35560 Goddard Road, Romulus; 313-451-4010; derangedhaunt.com.

Azra Chamber of Horrors

Each of AZRA’s chambers is more menacing than the last. Rated the No. 1 Michigan Haunted House via Scare Factor, Haunt World, and Fright Find, this multi-level maze haunted house holds a new terror at every turn. $35+. Azra Chamber of Horrors Haunted House, 31401 John R Road, Madison Heights; 734-718-0088; azrahaunt.com.

The Scream Machine Haunted Attraction

This action-packed attraction moved to a new location that doubles its size, and prides itself on its relentless efforts to ensure that visitors get every dollar worth. The main haunt includes a walk through the gruesome Hawthorne Manor and Strach’s asylum. There are two mini-escape rooms to tackle, too. Kids are allowed, and there’s even “Monster Repellant” for sale to help them make it through. $25+. The Scream Machine, 25710 Northline Road, Taylor313-666-3327; thescreammachine.com.

Blake’s Big Apple Haunted Attractions

Try your turn at defeating scary creatures at the Zombie Paintball Safari, and indulge in horrifying frights in the Three-Story Haunted Barn or Haunted Hayride. Family-friendly — depending on your child’s “scare threshold.” Plus, enjoy the u-pick apples and the pumpkin patch. Pricing varies based on activity. Blake’s Big Apple Haunted Attractions, 71485 North Ave., Armada; 586-784-9710; blakefarms.com.

This post has been updated for 2023.