Fun and Scary Haunted Houses on Long Island

Dark hallways, creaking boards, fake blood, mummies and ghosts are all necessary components of a good haunted house.  On Long Island, not only can families visit a haunted house, but there are also haunted mansions, playhouses and even spooky mazes. These are definitely not for the faint of heart or the very young. Those who like a good scare should check out the list below which highlights our picks for fun and scary haunted houses on Long Island.


Bayville Scream Park
– Selected as one of the top 13 haunted attractions in the US, Bayville Scream Park has five haunted attractions in one location. Killer clowns, zombie pirates and escaped mental patients are only some of the things families will find at the park.
Where: 8 Bayville Avenue, Bayville, NY
When: Everyday, October 4 – November 5
Time: 6 pm – 12 am, Sundays and Weekdays and 6 pm -2 am, Fridays and Saturdays
Cost: $15.75/$16.75 per attraction, discounted combo tickets are available
Contact Info: (516) 62–GHOST


Gateway’s Haunted Playhouse
– This haunted attraction is not just comprised of random scary people and props thrown together, there is also a storyline. The Haunted Playhouse is staffed by actors who play their parts to the fullest. They do not recommend this attraction for kids under 13.
Where: 215 South Country Rd., Bellport, NY
When: September 28 – November 3, check website for days as they change weekly
Time: 7 pm-10 pm on weeknights, 7 pm – 12 am on weekends
Cost: $25 for regular entry, $30 for fastpass
Contact Info:



Schmitt’s Family Farm Haunted Mansion
– It is the largest haunted mansion on Long Island. There is also a creepy corn maze on the grounds.
Where: 26 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, NY
When: Weekends and Holidays, Oct 5 – November 3 and October 30 and 31
Time: Friday and Saturday 7 pm -12 am, Sunday 7 pm – 11 pm
Cost: $17 Haunted Mansion, $11 Corn Maze, $23 combo ticket
Contact Info: (631) 271-3276


North Patchogue Fire Department Haunted House
– There is a Zombie invasion at the North Patchogue fire department. They are looking for a few good men and women to help them fight the invasion.
Where: North Patchogue Headquarters, 33 Davidson Ave., Patchogue, NY
When: Weekends beginning October 5
Time: 6 pm- 11pm, Friday and Saturday and 7 pm – 10pm, Sunday
Cost: $10
Contact Info: (631) 475-1788 ext. 138

Wading River
Darkside Haunted House – At Darkside Haunted House, get twice the amount of scare for the price of one. Not only is there a haunted house at this location, but there is also a haunted village. They featyre great sets as well as cool special effects.
Where: 5184 Route 25A, Wading River, NY
When: September 28 – November 3, check website for days as they change weekly
Time: 7 pm-11 pm, Weekdays; 7 pm – 12 am, Fridays; 6 pm – 12 am, Saturdays; 6 pm– 11 pm, Sundays
Cost: $20
Contact Info: 631-369-SCARE


By Mikaela Walker




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