2021 Pre-Season Halloween Update
As we pass the mid-point of September, we are anxiously awaiting all the fun things the Halloween season has to offer. Throughout the next two months, we will be visiting as many haunted attractions as we can and posting our Official Haunted House Reviews. As we travel around the state, we will also be capturing some great images, so be sure to follow our Instagram page. To help you get in the mood for the season, we have provided some great updates below! Happy Haunting!
Attractions Open in September
Haunted house season is officially here! Get your haunt "fix" early by visiting the following 16 Illinois haunted attractions that have announced that they will be open in September!
- "R" Acres Of Terror (Dow, IL) - September 24, 25, 2021
- 13th Floor Haunted House (Schiller Park, IL) - September 24-25, 2021
- Baldwin Asylum Haunted Attraction (Rantoul, IL) - September 25, 2021
- Basement Of The Dead (Aurora, IL) - September 24, 25, 26, 2021
- Blood Moon Haunted Scream Park (Tamaroa, IL) - September 24, 25, 2021
- Disturbia Haunted House (Downers Grove, IL) - September 24, 25, 26, 2021
- Evil Intentions Haunted House (Elgin, IL) - September 24-26, 2021
- Factory Of Fear (Moline, IL) - September 24, 25, 2021
- Haunted Haven (Rock Falls, IL) - September 24, 25, 2021
- Hellsgate Haunted House (Lockport, IL) - September 30, 2021
- Midnight Terror Haunted House (Oak Lawn, IL) - September 24, 25, 26, 2021
- Nightmare Haunted Attraction (Princeton, IL) - September 25, 2021
- Old Joliet Haunted Prison (Joliet, IL) - September 18, 24, 25, 2021
- Shock House (Rock Island, IL) - September 24, 25, 2021
- Six Flags Fright Fest (Gurnee, IL) - September 18-19, 24-26, 2021
- Twisted Crypt Haunted House (Rockford, IL) - September 17, 18, 24, 25, 2021
Only September opening dates are listed here, so visit our Halloween Event Directory for more information including a complete list of all open dates, event descriptions, driving directions, pricing and more for all haunted houses & Halloween events throughout the state of Illinois.
Also be sure to bookmark our "Weekend Planner". This web page displays all of the haunted houses and Halloween events that are open each day of the upcoming weekend.
Haunted Houses In Illinois
We recently posted an updated map on our social media channels of all the professional haunted houses that have submitted to our Halloween event directory. To see a larger version of the map below, as well as six regional maps identifying the 51 haunted houses that have listed with us so far, visit our Facebook post at the following link. We will be posting updated maps as the season progresses, so follow our Facebook page to be notified of the latest haunted house news!
Tips For Visiting Haunted Houses
Map of all haunted houses in Illinois, as of September 17, 2021.
Enhance your haunted house experiences this season! Haunted Illinois has compiled a list of tips and tricks that will make your haunted attraction visits the best they can be. To find out how to make your trips to haunted houses more fun, visit the following link.
Haunted House Help Wanted
Have you ever wanted to work in a haunted house? Well, here is your chance! Haunted Illinois has compiled a list of 45 haunted houses and Halloween events that are looking for volunteers and paid staff for their attractions this year. For a list of events, including addresses, web links, contact information and more, visit our "Help Wanted" page.
Submit Your Halloween Event
If you are running a Halloween-related event, now is the time to submit to our 2021 Halloween Event Directory. We recently reset the directory, removing all of the 2020 listings, so even if you have listed with us in the past you will need to submit your 2021 information if you want to be included in this year's directory.
Remember that our directory lists more than just Haunted Houses. If you run a Haunted House, Hayride, Haunted Trail, Home Haunt, Yard Display, Festival, Pumpkin Farm, Apple Orchard or other Halloween-related event, please send us your information today for FREE! If it's a Halloween-related event in Illinois, we want to promote it! Just fill out the online form at the following link:
To get the latest haunt-related news and updates, be sure to follow us on our social media channels below!
Stay tuned! We will provide more updates as the Halloween season approaches!
Adam & Jennifer Drendel
HauntedIllinois.com - Your online source for everything haunted in Illinois.