Boo! It’s almost Halloween and for those who love the unofficial holiday, we’ve created a list of the creepiest, spookiest, most spine-tingling haunted attractions around Pittsburgh. We hope you have a scary good time!
1. Demon House
Demon House in Monogahela follows the legend of the McCue family whose mansion has a deeply troubling history of horrors and death. The attraction is open through early November. MORE INFO ON DEMON HOUSE HERE.
2. Hundred Acres Manor
This attraction based in Bethel Park was rated one of the top haunted houses in the nation. There are six different attractions in this spooky property, some of which are a dead lift that takes you on a stomach-dropping ride and a new one for this year involving the plague. MORE INFO ON HUNDRED ACRES MANOR HERE.
3. Castle Blood
Head out to Monessen for this seriously spooky haunted house voted Pittsburgh’s Best Theatrical Haunted Attraction. Housed in a 100-year-old funeral home, Castle Blood features a game as you go through the house that changes each year. They even take into account younger kids with special daylight tours! MORE INFO ON CASTLE BLOOD HERE.
4. Phantom Fright Nights
Kennywood’s annual Halloween-themed affair has been nominated as one of USA Today’s 10 Best Halloween theme park events. Fridays, Saturdays and some Sundays turn Kennywood into a ultra-creepy good time. Outside costumes, theatrical makeup and masks are NOT permitted on the grounds. MORE INFO ON PHANTOM FRIGHT NIGHTS HERE.
5. 13 Bends
13 Bends is allegedly located in Harmarville, PA. The urban legend says that 13 Bends is Campbells Run Road in Harmarville near the abandoned Harmar Mine. An orphanage burned down on the grounds and killed 13 children. If you drive up and down the road, legend has it you’ll experience 13 bends going up but only 12 going down. Many have sprinkled flour on the hood of their car too and when they got home, it would be covered in tiny handprints of ghost children. MORE INFO ON 13 BENDS HERE.
6. Haunted Hills Hayride
Benefitting the Autism Society of Pittsburgh, Haunted Hills Hayride and the Valley of Darkness also includes a haunted walking trail. The attraction offers “spooktacular” savings on select Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays so plan accordingly. MORE INFO ON HAUNTED HILLS HAYRIDE HERE.
7. Freddy’s Haunts
Venture out to Aliquippa for a frightfully good time at Freddy’s Haunts. The legend behind the haunt says that Fred McCune moved his family from New York City to PA and built a gorgeous home. Unfortunately, the home was allegedly built on an Aliquippa Native American burial ground. What happens next, well…you’ll just have to find out! MORE INFO ON FREDDY’S HAUNTS HERE.