Halloween season is finally here, and haunted houses are taking New York City by storm. Sure, scary movie marathons are great is and all, but what about experiencing a “horror” movie in real life by exploring haunted houses. NYCgo.com and Metro rounded up the best-haunted houses throughout the city that are as close as a subway stop away.
Get scared with friends, family, or your significant other this spooky season by checking out one of these haunted houses.
Here is a list of the seven best-haunted houses to visit in New York City 2019:
Housed in a 19th-century Tribeca building with a history of ghost sightings, Blood Manor is an adrenaline-pumping experience with more than 5,000 sq. Ft. of themed rooms designed to maximize any fears. This year, in addition to the daily frights, the 16-year veteran has added two special events on select dates. Particularly brave thrill-seekers can visit for one of the Lights Out Nights, where groups walk through a minimally lit path with just one glow stick per group lighting the way, while Horrorgram invites visitors to come in full cosplay, take photos with the scenery and characters and participate in some of the most popular sets.
Now- November 9, $35-60, hours vary, 359 Broadway, to purchase tickets head to bloodmanor.com.
I Can’t See
I Can’t See is a brand-new horror theater experience where participants are challenged to become a character in their own horror story. Done in complete and total darkness, guests are outfitted with an audio headset that directs them through a horror story that manifests in the real world in real-time using every sense other than sight.
Now- November 3, $45-$50, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., 133 Greenwich Street, to purchase tickets head to nightmarenyc.com.
A 40,000 sq. Ft. Obstacle course with more than 100 live actors, Bane House touts itself as an attraction that plays on common fears without using any animatronics. Visitors are asked to climb up, crawl under, jump over and spin around the spine-chilling contents of this award-winning haunted experience.
Now- November 10, $35-$55, hours vary, 618 West 46th street, to purchase tickets head to banehauntedhouse.com.
Zombies are Back
Zombies are back makes its return to Queens this year. The haunted house takes place in an abandoned Toys R Us, giving it almost a Zombieland vibe to it. Zombie are around every corner, ready to attack. In addition to the main area, this year will also have themed rooms such as the terrifying clown room and the “upside down.”
Now-November 2, $22- $35, hours vary, 30-02 Whitestone Expy Flushing, to purchase tickets head to zombiesusnyc.com.
The Gravesend Inn
The Gravesend Inn is run by students from New York City College of Technology (City Tech). It was inspired by an old-fashioned seaside resort, and it’s sure to bring you to another world. The “Inn” has been designed by Theatreworks, City Tech’s resident theatrical troupe, with design, construction, and operating support.
October 25- October 31, $5-$10, hours vary, Voorhees Theatre, 186 Jay Street, Brooklyn to purchase tickets head to gravesendinn.brownpapertickets.com.
The BLACKOUT experience one of the scariest haunted house events in New York City and the United States. This haunted house has a ton of rules, and the number one, being you need to walk through it alone. No one under 18 is permitted to attend this scary and immersive experience. It takes you through a terrifying journey where you never know what might happen next.
Now- November 4, $55-$ 70, 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m, 342 West 37th Street, to purchase tickets head to theblackoutexperience.com.
A Haunting At Hendrick’ House
On October 26, prepare to be transported to a different era. The Hendrick I. Lott House has been around 1720, and this season it’s becoming home to costume cocktail party, full of frights. The home is rarely open to the public, which makes it a must-see this season.
October 26, $75, doors open at 7 p.m., 1940 East 36th Street, Brooklyn, to purchase tickets head to eventbrite.com