Top 9 Haunted Houses in Dallas for a Good Scare

Finding haunted houses in Dallas isn’t a problem. However, if you want guaranteed scares, then you’ll want to check out at least one of the attractions on this list. Just be warned, you may need to sleep with a nightlight after a visit to one of these chill-inducing haunts.

1. The Parker House

Address: 8550 West University Drive, Denton, Texas 76207

This “inspired by a true story” attraction has chills aplenty. The setting is a funeral home where generations of families have been bringing their beloved dead. Unbeknownst to them, the proprietor was selling body parts on the black market. At the The Parker House, you’ll have three frightening attractions to explore: The Parker’s Mortuary, The Parker Plantation and Ratliff’s Sanitarium.

Opening Hours:

Open Fridays and Saturdays beginning October 6 from 7:00 pm to 12:00am.
Open Thursdays beginning October 12 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Open Sundays beginning October 15 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Open October 30 from 7:00 to 10:00 and October 31 from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

2. Screams

Address: 2511 FM 66 Waxahachie, Texas 75167

This superlative attraction called Screams features five haunted houses plus a food court, live entertainment and other unique experiences. In fact, you could say that there’s something here to scare everyone. Whether your nightmares are populated by zombies, pirates, clowns or axe-wielding murderers, they’ll come to life at Screams. The three haunted houses here, the CarnEvil Clown Maze, and the Ghoulish Graveyard all provide a a whole night of chills and thrills.

Opening Hours:

Open Fridays and Saturdays from September 29 to October 28, 7:30 pm to 1:30 am.

Screams, one of the best haunted houses in Dallas

3. Dark Hour Haunted House

Address: 701 Taylor Drive, Plano, Texas 75807

Halloween may be the high season for haunted houses in Dallas, but this attraction is open throughout the year with seasonal “shows.” The September and October show is by far the scariest, centering on a tale of evil witches and their attempts to manipulate the calendar to maximize their power. You can expect plenty of technological wizardry here. While at the Dark Hour Haunted House, be sure to check out the Spring Fever haunt where you and your family will be chased by zombies. Their makeup looks incredibly real!

Opening Hours:

Open Fridays and Saturdays beginning September 22 from 7:00 pm until 12:00 am.
Open Sundays through Thursdays 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Open on Halloween from 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm.

Dark Hour Haunted House, Dallas

4. Thrillvania Haunted House Park

Address: 2330 Co Road 138, Terrell, Texas 75161

When it comes to haunted houses in Dallas, the ones at the Thrillvania Haunted House Park are guaranteed to scare. The three attractions here span over 50 acres and “live to haunt those who dare to visit”. Verdun Manor is haunted by the spirit of a psychopathic werewolf and his horrific human-animal hybrids. Cassandra’s House of Clowns will terrify you with a confusing labyrinth, and Sam Hain’s Trail of Torment upgrades the creep factor.

Opening Hours:

Open Fridays and Saturdays beginning October 6 and on Halloween from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am.
Open Sunday, October 8 and 29 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

5. Reindeer Manor Halloween Park

Address: 410 Houston School Road, Red Oak, Texas 75154

With four haunted houses in Dallas at one convenient location, you won’t want to miss the scary fun at Reindeer Manor Halloween Park. While here, you’ll have an opportunity to explore a gothic mansion, unravel a murder mystery and relive the nightmarish 1980s. The scariest attraction is The Shadow House, a haven for killer clowns. Other haunted houses include the Reindeer Manor, the 13th Street Morgue, and the Dungeon of Doom.

Opening Hours:

Open Fridays and Saturdays beginning September 23 from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am or from 7:00 pm to 12:00 am.
Open Halloween 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Reindeer Manor Halloween Park, Dallas

6. Cutting Edge Haunted House

Address: 1701 East Lancaster Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76102

Guinness has named this event the “World’s Largest Haunted Attraction” several times, and bigger definitely means better in this instance. At the Cutting Edge Haunted House, you’ll have nowhere to run and nowhere to hide as you wind your way through a veritable maze of horrific sights and sounds in this superlative attraction.

Opening Hours:

Open Thursdays from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm starting October 12.
Open Fridays and Saturdays from 8:00 pm to as late as 1:00 am starting September 15.
Open Sundays from 8:00 pm to as late as 11:00 pm starting October 8.
Open October 30 and 31 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm and 7:00 pm to 12:00 am, respectively.

7. Hangman’s House of Horrors

Address: 4400 Blue Mound Road, Fort Worth, Texas 76106

There are lots of reasons to visit this attraction. Hangman’s House of Horrors has been around for almost 30 years, and all proceeds are donated to charity. You’ll have 19 creepy acres to explore including three haunted: the Hangman’s House of Horrors, Zombie Outbreak, and No Place Like Home. Visitors can also enjoy live bands and food trucks.

Opening Hours:

Open Fridays and Saturdays beginning September 22 from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am.

Open nightly beginning October 24 from 8:00 pm to 12:00 am, with an early closing at 11:00 pm on Halloween.

8. J & F House of Terror

Address: 1855 Wall Street, Suite B, Garland, Texas 75041

If you’ve been to this attraction before, you’ll have a reason to visit it again. That’s because this haunted house maze is different every year. With outstanding inventiveness and themes that are guaranteed to haunt you, J & F House of Terror delivers continuous thrills in one of the best haunted houses in Dallas.

Opening Hours:

Open Thursdays through Sundays beginning October 13 from 8:30 pm to 12:00 am.

J & F House of Terror, Dallas, Texas

9. Moxley Manor Haunted Attraction

Address: 510 Harwood Road, Bedford, Texas 76021

Enter the terrifying abode of the tragic Moxley family at one of the most outstanding haunted houses in Dallas. Moxley Manor Haunted Attraction includes two top rated haunted houses: Moxley Manor and Big Top Terror. Greed, jealousy and madness led to a murderous rampage at the old Moxley Manor. You can experience the terror yourself at this sumptuously themed attraction.

Opening Hours:

Open Fridays and Saturdays beginning September 23 from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
Open Sundays beginning October 8 from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm.
Open October 30 and 31 from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm.

Summing Up

Be forewarned, none of these attractions is for the faint of heart. However, they’re certain to get your blood moving and your adrenaline flowing. Which haunted houses in Dallas are your favorites? Let us know in the comments below.