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Ready or Not- Halloween 2023 is coming!

We’re all growing up and enjoying the Halloween season in different ways . .  will you now dare to explore places too frightful for our younger friends?!?

Just kidding. But there are TONS of cool Halloween events for the older crowd (and adults!)

Legends of Fear, Shelton:

The forgotten souls released from their graves yearn to taunt the living, and will delight in your distress! Beware! These lands are truly haunted. Unspeakable beings are lurking in the shadows of the eerie October moonlit nights.

The warnings are clearly posted. The dead and disturbed are unmerciful in their revenge!

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night September 23 through October 31. Tickets: $32 The Hallow Trail; $32 Haunted Hayride;  $60 Combo Ticket

Haunting at the Ridge, Powder Ridge, Middlefield:

Are you brave enough to ride a chair lift up the mountain into the dark? There’s no turning back; there’s no escape! Get ready for the haunt of your life! Graveyard Productions brings its trademark thrills and chills to Powder Ridge Mountain Park & Resort with this one-of-a-kind haunt that is not for the faint of heart.

Evidence of Evil, Lyman Orchards:

Be prepared, you WILL be asked to participate in the scares!

Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October from Dusk to 10 PM. Tickets are $28 and must be purchased in advance. 

Rails to the Darkside at the Connecticut Trolley Museum:

As the fall chill fills the air, on the darkest of nights mournful cries of the abandoned dead are heard on the tracks at the Connecticut Trolley Museum. Listen to the tale of yesteryear, as you learn of a hastily moved cemetery whose bodies were left behind, their angry souls seeking their revenge. Will you survive?

Trail of Terror in Wallingford

“Hilariously Frightful” Experience your nightmares at the Trail of Terror in Wallingford, CT.

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night September 30 through October 31. Book Tickets in advance: $25 timed ticket, $40 for a VIP Pass. 

“Phantom Fall Fest” at Lake Compounce, Bristol: 

This year, the scare is everywhere. Don’t miss the return of Phantom Fall Fest, with more of things that make you scream. Each Friday, Saturday and Sunday, September 23 through October 29. Phantom Fall Fest at Lake Compounce- you gotta scream it to believe it.

Tickets $35 online or purchase a season pass.

Fright Haven in Stratford:

Connecticut’s largest, scariest and greatest world-class INDOOR Haunted House Attraction all under one roof — 20,000 square feet of family fun nightmares, thrills, and chills.

Every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night September 23 through October 31. Book Tickets in advance: $25-$40 per ticket. 

Haunted Trail at Hay Burr Inn:

Come dressed up in your costumes, meet our equines on the Sanctuary, walk the Haunted Trail and get a little spooked. Three spooky evenings (6 PM – 9 PM) to walk the Haunted Trail: October 8, 21, and 28! 

Dark Manor Haunted House in Norwich: 

The Manor is home to the ghastly entities that haunt its hallowed grounds. Many are driven mad by the terror lurking in every shadow; their desperate screams echoing endlessly down the twisting trail –screams echoing through the desolate Connecticut countryside

Tickets are $22 for scary night hours, but they also have a less scary option during the day for $12. Additionally, visit their site to enter to win free tickets!

Nightmare on Main in Willimantic:

Nightmare on Main is an annual haunted house for folks over ten years old. You will be on a guided tour through time, and spooky places, where you will discover the chilling origins of Halloween starting from ancient times and evil spirits to our current day celebrations of this mystical and frightening holiday.

Guided tours are every 20 minutes starting at 7:00 pm until 10:00 pm. You must purchase tickets in advance at The event is rain or shine and tickets are $15 per person.

Ridgefield: Paranormal Park Carnevil Ghost Walk

“Paranormal Park” is a live action ghost walk, filled with suspense and surprises. You will be part of the story line. You will interact with spooky actors. You will view potentially disturbing images. You will be scared out of your wits! For ages 10+ with tickets from $15.

Burlington: Nightmare’s Gate Haunted Attraction:

Welcome to the Dark Side. Get ready for Fear Like Never Before.

South Windsor: Nightmare Acres: 

Where Nightmares Become a Reality.

Mystic: Seaside Shadows Ghost Tours:

From Terrifying Ghost Tours to Pub Crawls, this offers a chance to look at history’s spooky side. Tickets $35. Ages 11+


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