There is nothing like a good scare for Halloween and the metro area has lots of frightful opportunities thanks to our many creative mad scientists. Parents use caution with these creepy houses. Some are way too scary for the youngest goblins. Dates and times vary, check the house web page before you head out. Many have coupons on their sites or through internet coupon sites, so you might even get a discount on your shivers. Some also offer VIP tickets for an extra charge that takes you to the front of the line.
FOUR HORSEMEN HAUNTED ATTRACTIONS
What: Two houses. One, called Primus, is an advanced subterranean ancient civilization recently discovered within the depths of the earth. The other, called Hell House, tells the story of a monstrous family of serial killers that captured, tortured, and murdered victims in their house deep within the wilderness.
Dates/Times/Costs: Recommended for ages 13+. $20
Where: 1223 N Hayden Meadows Dr. Portland, OR 97217
What: Terrifying haunted house, for older kids.
Dates/Times/Costs: $13. Mystery Manor Children’s Haunted House, $1. All ages. Midway games, tarot card reading and more.
Where: Milwaukie Elks, 13121 SE McLoughlin Blvd. . Milwaukie, OR 97222
What: “A whole city block of screams and shock!” Features three haunted houses in one location.
Dates/Times/Costs: No age recommendation, but very frightening, so parents use caution. $20 for all 3 houses.
Where: Under Memorial Coliseum, 1401 N Wheeler Ave. Portland, OR 97227
Haunted Trail – Mary S. Young Park
What: Concessions, games, interactive children’s trail.
Dates/Times/Costs: 7-10 pm Oct. 25, 26. Enchanted Trail for kids, $5, free ages 0-3. Trail of Terror $10 (too scary for little kids, only for older kids and adults) Dress for the weather. Pre-registration encouraged.
Where: 19900 Hwy. 43. West Linn, OR 97068 – 503-557-4700
Milburn’s Haunted Manor
What: Three options – Milburn’s Haunted Manor, Wicked Wood forest, and The Dark.
Dates/Times/Costs: Rated PG13. $9 each area, $20 all three.
Where: 11503 Broadacres Rd NE. Hubbard, OR 97032 – 503-830-0865
Scream Haunted Houses
What: Zombie survival experience and slasher and all manner of frightening attractions, rides, entertainment, food and merchandise.
Dates/Times/Costs: Recommended for ages 12+. $25
Where: Gresham Town Fair Center, 604 Eastman Parkway. Gresham, OR 97030
The 13th Door
What: Super scary haunted house, “find yourself plagued by rotting zombies in and old overgrown cemetery” and so much more.
Dates/Times/Costs: Ages 13+. $15. New location.
Where: 3855 SW Murray Blvd. Beaverton, OR 97006 – 503-222-5554
Tualatin Youth Advisory Haunted House
What: Creepy haunt for older kids, teens, and adults, and the Boo Room for our younger visitors.
Dates/Times/Costs: 7:00 pm-10:00pm Oct. 23-26. $4 adults, $3 youth.
Where: Van Raden Community Center, 8535 SW Tualatin Rd.. Tualatin, OR 97062