I have always been terrified of haunted houses. Perhaps an experience I had as a little girl. I thought, maybe it’s time I grow up and try it again! Then after reading about these places I said…Maybe next year!! LOL… Here’s some that terrified me just reading about them! SPOOOOOKY!! And Happy (Sue) HAlloween!
Terror Vault has been called the Bay Area’s most terrifying Halloween attraction for good reason. Restricted to brave guests 21 years and older, the tour takes you deep into the basement of the historic San Francisco Mint for an immersive experience that will bring you face-to-face with your worst fears and scariest monsters.
This bone-chilling and thrilling experience takes walking tour to a whole new level. The San Francisco Dungeon in Fisherman’s Wharf brings together theatrics, special effects, stages and scenes in an exciting walk-through experience you can see, hear, touch, smell and feel year-round.
Open every day in September and October, this festive Oakland business has been on Piedmont Avenue since 1996, making it Oakland’s oldest (and cutest) pumpkin patch. Through the Halloween store and through the pumpkin patch, brave souls can journey into the haunted house which offers both the original, scary version and a less scary version with the lights on and the creatures switched off.
Richmond’s Nite Terrors invites brave individuals into the heart of infected Lab 5, the site of a possible zombie infestation. Not suitable for children under 12 years old, this haunting attraction is an intense experience that includes real actors, lights and harsh sounds.
Pleasanton’s Pirates of Emerson Haunted Theme Park invites the bravest of the Bay Area to enter five different haunted attractions: Psychopath, The Haunted, Holiday Horror, Pirates of Emerson and Prison Panic. Admission also includes nightly live music, mazes, a misfortune teller, the frightmares sideshow and live entertainment.
Rohnert Park’s Blind Scream presents two terrifying haunted houses covering over 20,000 square feet of pure terror. For 13 bone-chilling nights, you have the opportunity to enter Lil Horrus’s Fun House and Doc’s Horrortorium. After you make it through the horrors, check out The last ride, an experience that puts you face to face with your own death.
Opened September 27th and operating weekends through October 28th, Halloween Haunt is the Bay Area’s premier Halloween event featuring haunted mazes, live shows, scare zones and hundreds of monsters at every turn. From the original attractions of California’s Great America to the terrifying Chaos House, you won’t run out of things to do at the theme park this season.
The Winchester Mystery House is notoriously one of South Bay’s most haunted buildings. For Halloween, they take the thrills up a notch with the Halloween lighted candle tour an exploration of the legendary 160-room Victorian mansion noted for its paranormal activity. For just 26 nights during the 2019 Halloween season, you can explore the maze of hauntings and historic grandeur by candlelight.