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Featured Haunts: Circus of Freaks & Linn's Haunted House (websites hosted here) and The Slaughterhouse (they’re back!).
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Latest Updates:

  • 2017: We start the season with 2900 Facebook Likes.
  • 9/20/2017: Updates for 2017 will begin soon! Coupons for Linn's Haunted House and the returning Slaughterhouse have been spotted at the Casey's General Store near Merle Hay Mall.
  • 9/24/2017: It has begun. The calendar, map and index now lists a few of the 2017 haunts, with much more information to be added over the next week. The first haunt opening will be Linn's Supermarket Haunted House this Friday, September 29th! Full price is $15, but there are $5 off coupons floating around. That's a real cheap way to get your scare on early!
  • 9/28/2017: The only haunted house opearating this weekend is Linn's Haunted House. It is cash only, but there is an ATM inside the grocery store. The ATM charges a $3 service fee, but I found out they will make cash at the supermarket registers for only $1, so ask inside if you need to get cash. Also, it's a supermarket so you can get snacks (sodas, candy, etc.). Tell them the haunted house website guy sent you!
  • 10/4/2017: Various haunts have been added to the listing, including the Panora Tower of Terror. My Facebook page is now over 3400 Likes.
  • 10/5/2017: The first video interview of the season (Linn's Haunted House) has been posted to Facebook and YouTube. We are now over 3500 Likes. My plans for this weekend is to get to The Slaughterhouse, Ames Haunted Forest and Sleepy Hollow Scream Park. Also, the 2016 DMHH Awards have been announced!
  • 10/6/2017: Sleepy Hollow Scream Park will be CLOSED tonight (Friday, 10/6) due to rain. Check their Facebook page for the latest. (And we have over 3700 Facebook Likes now...) Update: Ames Haunted Forest was also closed.
  • 10/7/2017: Ames Haunted Forest will not be running tonight due to weather. (And we have over 3900 Likes on our Facebook page now...!)
  • 10/10/2017: A new Escape Haunted House in Marshalltown has been added. This week we have a Friday the 13th, which should be a HUGE night for scary activities, but with tons of rain in the forecast, it could limit outdoor haunt activity. Be sure to check the haunt's website and Facebook page before heading out. (Ames Haunted Forest has not updated their Facebook since last year, but did post their closure notifications to their website.) Linn's Haunted House does well in the rain (you can always wait in your car until you want to run to the ticket booth), but Sleepy Hollow was unable to run their zombie paintball bus and maybe some other outdoor walking things. Expect similar closures this weekend if the forecast holds true. (And we are over 4100 Likes on Facebook now!)
  • 10/13/2017: Happy Friday the 13th! I visited Ames Haunted Forest tonight, and also ran in to someone from Thrashers House of Terror. Videos coming shortly. (And, we passed 4300 Likes today.)
  • 10/13/2017: Due to weather, Ames Haunted Forest will not be operating tonight. See their website for the latest, in case anything changes. Also, video interview with Circus of Freaks and Thrashers House of Terror added.
  • 10/18/2017: We have passed 4600 Likes on Facebook! Video interviews with The Slaughterhouse and Ames Haunted Forest have been added. Also, this weekend Trail of Terror will open. With rain in the forecast for Saturday, if you plan to go to an outside haunted walk, try to go Friday. There have been a number of weather-related cancellations this season.
  • 10/21/2017: Due to rain, Trail of Terror will not be operating tonight (Saturday, 10/21). (And, we have passed over 4800 Likes!)
  • 10/23/2017: Video interview from Trail of Terror opening night added. This is your LAST CHANCE to make it to a haunted house! Linn's Haunted House will be running every night through Halloween so you could get out there during the week. Other haunts will join on Thursday or Friday
  • 11/2017: VOTE for your favorite haunt(s)! Click here: https://goo.gl/forms/MMeBJbOKYsC42sPl2

CLICK HERE for a list of area haunted houses!


Based right here in Des Moines, Iowa, this is the place to find information on all the haunted attractions in the area.

Here you will find a calendar, map, and information on discounts for places like the Ames Haunted Forest, Linn's Supermarket Haunted House, Slaughterhouse, Sleepy Hollow Haunted Scream Park, Trail of Terror and any others we discover. We also cover home haunts like Fright Manor in Urbandale, and the Haunted Garage in Grimes. If you are an event operator, please contact me with your information.

You can find a listing of area haunted houses (including a map to all of them and a calendar), and watch video interviews with house operators.

Also, I can host and maintain your event website at incredibly cheap prices. I can work with any budget (yes, any). I can even help you with TV or radio ads, and promotional videos to post to YouTube or your Facebook page. I also do audio and video effects work.

Thanks for stopping by! -- Allen, webmaster@DMHauntedHouses.com

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