Haunted House

Best haunted houses around NYC

October 29, 2018 - 4:02 pm

By Alaina Brandenburger

Halloween may be mere days away, but there is still time to visit a haunted house and embrace the scariness of the season. Haunted houses in and around the city offer something for all. These haunted houses come equipped with creepy realism that will help you end your Halloween season with a scream. Many are expertly crafted with a blend of animatronics and live actors for an immersive experience that packs mayhem around every corner. End your Halloween season with a scare at one of the following haunted attractions.

Blood Manor

359 Broadway

New York, NY 10013

(212) 290-2825


One of the city's premier haunted attractions, Blood Manor is back this year offering 5,000 square feet of sheer terror to all who enter. This haunted manor features mayhem of all types, including clowns, defaced people and dinner with a cannibal. The Manor's dedication to realism and scary fun has impressed thousands of haunted house aficionados, and this year, there is still a chance to get in on the action. General admission tickets are $35 online or $40 at the door, and they are timed in one-hour blocks. If you don't want to wait, you can purchase a R.I.P. express ticket that allows you to skip the line for $55 online and $60 at the door. Tickets on the day of the event are limited, so it's best to get them in advance.


The Ridgewood Asylum

The Deep End

1080 Wyckoff Ave.

Queens, NY 11385

(347) 689-4996


Each year, The Deep End nightclub in Queens hosts a variety of parties, pulling out all of the stops. For Halloween, part of the club is transformed into the Ridgewood Asylum, a former mental institution in which murder and mayhem shuttered the doors in the 1980s. The Deep End features garish atrocities from asylums of yore, from the mad doctors to patients who are off their rocker. Tickets range from $10 - $30, but get them in advance for guaranteed entry. The haunted house runs until Nov. 1.

Gravesend Inn Haunted Hotel

Voorhees Theatre

186 Jay St.

Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718) 260-5500


Constructed and hosted by the students at City Tech Theatre Works, this haunted hotel in downtown Brooklyn offers a technological haunted experience. Since 1999, students at the college have impressed patrons with this hotel. This haunted house is immersive, as the sights and sounds are triggered by guests as they walk through the hotel. Its amusement park quality has attracted patrons for nearly 20 years. Tickets for this haunted house are $10, and it runs through Oct. 31.