Spooky Happenings: Halloween Attractions

Terrifying walk-throughs, haunted hay rides, ghosts and family fun in Rhode Island and Southern New England this Halloween season


A-Mazing Halloween Party, Escobar’s Farm, 255 Middle Rd, Portsmouth. Come in costume and try to find your way through the huge corn maze. Oct 26 11am – 4pm

Boo at the Zoo, Buttonwood Park Zoo, 425 Hawthorne St, New Bedford. A hay maze, wagon rides, arts and crafts, and a “friendly haunted house.” Fri – Sun, Oct 11 – 27; 6 – 9pm


Charlie the Butler Ghost Party, Gov Sprague Mansion, 1351 Cranston St, Cranston. Mentalist Rory Raven, costumes encouraged. Oct 25, 7pm

In Factory of Terror, 33 Pearl St, Fall River. Bloodworth, 4D Blackout, and Phobia Mayhem; you may leave crying. Thurs – Sun, 6:30 – 10pm

Field of Screams, Big John Leyden’s, 179 Plain Meeting House Rd, West Greenwich. The Haunted Insane Asylum, Dead River Haunted Hayride, Cirque du Souls 4D haunted maze. Sun 6:30 – 9pm, Fri & Sat 6:30 – 10pm

Fortress of Nightmares, Fort Adams State Park, 90 Fort Adams Drive, Newport. Tunnels of Terror, Apocalypse Airsoft and a Fortress Ghost Hunt. Fri – Sat. Oct 11 – 27, 7 – 10pm

Fright Fest, Six Flags, Agawam, Mass. 27 frights around the park from haunted mazes to spooky shows. Plus your favorite thrill rides with a halloween twist. Fri 6 – 10pm, Sat 12 – 10pm, Sun 12 – 9pm

The Haunted Graveyard, Lake Compounce, 186 Enterprise Drive, Bristol, Conn. Ride the amusement park’s many thrill rides and head over to the graveyard maze for spooks well worth the drive. Fri – Sun, 5 – 11pm

Haunted Hill, Diamond Hill Park, 4092 Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland. Don’t get lost on this wooded trail– you might never come back. Fri – Sat 7 – 10pm

Haunted Labyrinth, CYO Center, 804 Dyer Ave, Cranston. The longest running haunted house walkthrough in New England. Fri – Sun 7-10pm

Haunted Rail Yard, Old Colony and River Railroad Museum, 2 Water St, Fall River. Fri – Sat, 6 – 10pm, Sun 6 – 9pm

Haunted Tunnel, Slater Park, 401 Newport Ave, Pawtucket.  A 200ft concrete tunnel is host to nine rooms along with an industrial corn maze, pumpkin patch and more. Fri – Sat 6:30 – 9pm

The Haunts of Little Rest Hill, The Old Washington County Jail, 2636 Kingstown Rd, Kingstown. Hear the darker side of history on this 75 minute walking tour. Thurs  – Fri, 8:30pm; Sat, 7:30 & 9:30 pm

Jack-O-Lantern Spectacular, Roger Williams Park Zoo, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence. This year’s theme, “Pumpkinville USA,” includes several hundred illuminated pumpkins. Nightly, 6 – 11pm

Providence Ghost Tours, East Side of Prov, Tours leave from Prospect Park, 60 Congdon St, Providence.


Scary Acres, Confreda Farms, 2150 Scituate Ave, Cranston. Haunted Hayride and Haunted Corn Maze. Fri – Sun dusk – 10pm

Sights and Frights, Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Ave, Mystic. A haunted schooner, “The Curse of the Demeter,” and halloween fun for kids too. Oct 19, 25, 26; 6 – 9:30 pm

Slater Mill Ghost Tours, 67 Roosevelt Ave, Pawtucket. Visit Slater Mill for a paranormal investigation through three historic buildings. Fridays 8pm; Sat, Oct 19 – 25 8pm

Terror in Rhode Island, Mulligan’s Island, 1000 New London Ave, Cranston.  Festival of Fear, a 3-D adventure,  Devils Playground, and  Darkness Falls, a house of darkness. Fri & Sat 6 – 11pm, Thurs and Sun 6 – 10pm

Trails to Terror, Highland Farm, 4235 Tower Hill Rd, Wakefield. Delemorte’s Haunted Hayride and the Forest of Fear. Fri – Sun 6:30 – 10pm