Guide: Get a good scare at these Connecticut Haunted Houses

Find out if you are brave enough to go through some of Connecticut’s spookiest haunted houses. Please check with the location before heading out as dates are subject to change.
*Note: Locations may have adjusted hours and COVID-19 safety requirements and guidelines.
The Dark Manor Haunted House
25 Main St.
(860) 822-TOMB
Dates: Oct. 1-Oct. 31; Fridays from 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m.; Saturdays from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.-12 a.m.; Sundays from 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m.; Oct. 21 & 28 from 6:30 p.m.-11 p.m.
Evidence of Evil
South Street (Lyman Orchards)
(860) 384-7576
Dates: Every Friday, Saturday & Sunday in October from dusk to 10 p.m.
Info: This is an interactive outdoor event; all tickets must be purchased online.
Fright Haven
411 Barnum Ave.
(203) 795-4737
Dates: Open every Friday & Saturday in September from 7 p.m.-11 p.m.; every Friday & Saturday in October from 7 p.m. - 12 a.m.; every Sunday in October from 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. through Oct. 31.
Info: Three attractions under one roof! New this season - the Witching Hour.
Harvest Fair After Dark
1230 Merwins Lane
Dates: Oct. 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30
Info: The haunted hayride and walk thru benefit The Pilot House Special Needs Center and programs for mental health at Hope River Farm. There's also a beer garden with featured cocktail and food truck. 
Legends of Fear
2 Saw Mill City Road
(203) 944-9090
Dates: Open Sept. 25 - Oct. 31; Friday & Saturdays from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.; Sundays (starting Oct. 10) from 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Info: There is a haunted hayride AND a haunted trail. Purchase your tickets online ahead of time for a guaranteed time slot!
Nightmare Acres
240 Governors Highway
South Windsor
(860) 500-0952
Dates: Opens Sept. 25-Nov. 6; Fridays & Saturdays from 7 p.m.-11 p.m.; Sundays (only Oct. 10 & Oct. 24) from 7 p.m.-10 p.m.
Nightmare on Wolcott Street
1058 Wolcott St.
(203) 754-5000
Dates:  Open Oct. 1-Oct. 31; Fridays & Saturdays from 6 p.m.-12 a.m. (last ticket sold at 11 p.m.); Sundays from 6 p.m.-11 p.m. (last ticket sold at 10 p.m.)
Rails to Darkside at the Connecticut Trolley Museum
58 North Road
East Windsor
(860) 627-6540
Date: Oct. 22 & 23; Oct. 29 & 30 at 7 p.m. Visit the website for tickets and info.
Terror at Quassy
Lake Quassapaug, Route 64
(2132 Middlebury Road)
(203) 758-2913
Dates: Open Oct. 8-Oct. 31; Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays; gates open at 6 p.m.
Info: With the Haunted Graveyard at Lake Compounce closed again, why not dare to visit the Zombie Hospital, Haunted Catacombs and Cemetery, plus much more at Quassy!
Trail of Horror
2 Old Barry Road
Quaker Hill
Dates: Oct. 8-Oct. 10 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.
Info: This will be the trail’s 10th and final year! Remember to bring a non-perishable item for a donation!
Trail of Terror
60 N Plains Highway
(833) 600-0054
Dates: Oct. 1& 2; Oct. 8-10; Oct. 15-17; Oct. 29 & 30; doors open around 7 p.m.
Info: You must purchase your tickets online ahead of time to guarantee a time slot; tickets will not be available at the attraction. Bonus: If you’re looking for a place to bring the kids Halloween - Trail of Terror will hold a special kid-friendly event for some tricks and treats!
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