What’s the best place to get scared during the Halloween season? You’ve got plenty of options if you’re looking for haunted attractions. Check out our guide to haunted attractions and there's a link to tamer family events at the end. Related
Hex House/Westside Grim/Rise of the Living Dead
5610 W. Skelly Drive Three haunted attractions are housed in one location. The Hex House is inspired by a true story from Tulsa’s past. The Hex House, Westside Grim and Rise of the Living Dead are multielement dark attractions. They are not recommended for children younger than 13, anyone who is pregnant or has back, neck or heart problems or any other medical condition. Remaining dates are Oct. 25-27 and Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Doors open at 7 p.m. The box office is open from 7 p.m.-11 p.m. Individual haunts are $20. Three-haunt combo passes are $27. Add a speed pass and the total is $32.
IAN MAULE/Tulsa World
304 W. Cherokee Ave., Nowata Based on a decades-old asylum, Oklahoma Asylum is an isolated experience in a high-security mental research facility in which cruel and unusual experiments were performed. Visitors will find themselves performing surgery, hiding from monsters, trying not to get separated and perhaps getting bloody, depending on which ticket was purchased. The attraction is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October, plus Nov. 2. Tickets range in price from $20 (standard pass) to $35 (VIP). A red-band pass ($25) gets you a red glow necklace and a lot more blood. Tickets may be purchased at the haunt or at okasylum.com. The Asylum is considered an extreme haunt so the admission of children will be up to parents’ discretion.
Haunted Castle Halloween Festival
Castle of Muskogee, 3400 W. Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee The festival is open Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 26. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and ticket sales end at 10 p.m. There are multiple spooky attractions. Among them are Trail of Blood, Dark Tower Zombie Hunt, Casa Morte and (eek!) Domus Horrificus. A skull rating system is used to rank the attractions for frights. Parking and admission are free, but tickets must be purchased for each attraction. Prices range from $3 to $15. Advance tickets can be purchased at okcastle.com. To preserve a family-friendly environment, unaccompanied minors younger than 18 must have a photo ID to enter. Minors younger than 16 must be in attendance with a responsible adult.
1517 E. 106th St. North, Sperry Psycho Path, built on 40 acres, takes the haunted attraction experience outdoors for a unique experience. The attraction is open Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays for the remainder of the month, plus Nov. 1-2. The ticket booth is open 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays-Saturdays and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursdays. Gates open at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 for the Dark Ride and $20 for the Shadow Box.
Nightmare at Guts Church
4300 S. 91st East Ave. The Nightmare at Guts Church is a graphic walk-through presentation of modern-day struggles challenging our world. This is from nightmaretulsa.com: “These struggles, without the price Jesus paid on the cross, leave many lost and without hope in the world.” The attraction opens at 7 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October. A general admission ticket is $15, an express pass ticket is $30 and a season pass is $100.
Insanity Farms (at Pumpkin Town Farms)
6060 S. Garnett Road Insanity Farms, an outdoor haunt, is a specially ticketed event that debuted at Pumpkin Town Farms in 2018. It is filled with walk-through maze attractions, intense scare zones and a 4D zombie paintball experience. Remaining dates include Oct. 24-26. There is no age minimum. However, Insanity Farms is recommended for guests ages 12 and over. Younger ages are welcome if accompanied by a parent. Hours are 7 p.m. until midnight. Insanity Farms tickets are $25 each.
IAN MAULE/Tulsa World
The Tulsa World has rounded up its annual list of family-friendly Halloween attractions.