Do you love a good haunted house? Maybe getting spooked is up your alley? We know these events are not for the faint of heart or for the little kids. But if you’re looking for some really frightening fun for you or your teens, check out this list of scary Halloween happenings in Austin.


House of Torment Haunted House at Highland Mall
Open through Nov. 9
Now in it’s 12th year, the nationally-acclaimed haunt challenges thrill-seekers to make it through the attraction’s 20,000+ square-foot space that consists of three separate areas: The Blackthorne Asylum, Cursed: The Coven, and The Slaughterhouse. Complete with movie-quality sets, vivid costumes and state-of-the-art haunt technology, House of Torment isn’t for cowards and quitters–those who can’t make it through the immersive, multi-level adventure must suffer the humility of forever joining over10,000 faces already featured on the Wall of Shame. Click here to view dates and times the House of Torment is open. Tickets start at $24.99 and can be purchased online here.

Slaughterhouse at J. Lorraine Ghost Town
Oct. 23-25 & Oct. 30-31 at 7:30 p.m.
SCARE for a CURE’s talented, creative and fiendish crew of special effects artists, set builders, audio and lighting techs, costume designers, make up artists and actors work year-round alongside volunteers from community organizations throughout Central Texas to build the haunt bigger and better each year. Must be ages 13 and up. Admission is $10.

“Nightmare on Jail Hill” Haunted Jail at the Historic County Jail in Georgetown, TX
Oct. 24, 25, 31 & Nov. 1 from 7 – 11 p.m.
For the sixth year, the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and over 300 volunteers will transform the historic Williamson County Jail into an actual “haunted jail” to benefit the Williamson County Brown Santa program. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for kids ages 8-12 and $20 for a fast pass.