Haunted Houses, Trails and Fields: Where to Get Spooked This Halloween

A roundup of haunted houses and spooky events around Hyattsville.

If you're looking to get scared this Halloween, there are plenty of options in Maryland.|Photo credit: Patch file
If you're looking to get scared this Halloween, there are plenty of options in Maryland.|Photo credit: Patch file
Looking for a good scare? Check out these spooky haunted houses, trails and more throughout Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties, and beyond.

Tulip Gulch's NIGHTMARES Haunted House
Fridays and Saturdays in October, plus Oct. 31 - Nov. 2
Where: Prince George's Stadium, 4101 Crain Highway
Details:  This new Haunted House adventure is not for the faint of heart. The old, creaky gates of Prince George's Stadium open at 6:30 p.m. each show night and Haunted House tours begin at dusk. 

Inspired Ghost Tracking
Oct. 11
Where: 10620 Guilford Rd., Suite 222, Jessup
Details: Join a paranormal group in Jessup that gets together to discuss things that go bump in the night. 

Halloween Haunted Trail
When: Fridays and Saturdays in October, through Nov. 2
Where:  Fairhaven School, 17900 Queen Anne Rd, Upper Marlboro
Details: Strange events have been reported in the area surrounding the Patuxent River. Are you brave enough to investigate these claims? Join other seekers in search of the truth. Ticket prices are $12 for ages 13 and up; $6 for ages 8-12; children 7 and under are free. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Bowie Interfaith Food Pantry and receive a $2 discount. 

Paranormal Workshop: Evidence and Reviewing
: Oct. 12
Where: 10620 Guilford Rd., Suite 222, Jessup
Details: Learn how to examine photographs and recordings for evidence of the paranormal.

Field of Lost Souls
When: Fridays and Saturday in October, plus Oct. 31
Where: Greenstreet Gardens, 391 West Bay Front Rd., Lothian
Details: Take a spooky stroll through the haunted fields of Greenstreet Gardens in Lothian, trolled by the dead (live actors) who crave the essence of human life. Tickets are $15.

Haunted Holy Grounds
Oct. 25-27
Where: Severna Park Community Center, 623 Baltimore Annapolis Blvd. 
Details: This haunt features a guided tour through a bunch of different rooms with live actors and surprises at every turn.

Bennett's Curse
When: Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October with special shows the week of Halloween
Where: Blobs Park, 8024 Max Blobs Park Rd., Jessup
Details: Voted one of America's scariest haunted houses by the Travel Channel, Bennet's Curse features three haunted houses under one roof. Zombies, vampires and the downright insane promise to scare the daylights out of attendees.

Haunted Hangar
When: Oct. 26
Where: College Park Aviation Museum, 1985 Corporal Frank Scott Dr., College Park
Details: Children are invited to wear their costumes, make spooky crafts and and enjoy Halloween themed treats. Free with museum entry fee.

Haunted Tween Night
When: Oct. 11
Where: Xpress It Studio, 1286 MD Rt. 3 South, Crofton
Details: Tweens pay for the price of the piece(s) that they paint (no studio fees) and a $5 "cover charge" that covers pizza and drinks. There will be a special "haunted" theme Friday, no costumes required.


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