Tag: Haunted Attraction

Friends Productions’ Haunted Woods

Location: 430 Salem St, Wilmington, MA 01887 (Directions) Dates/Times: Oct 19, 20, 26, 27 from 6:30 – 9:30 pm (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: $7 per student, $10 per adult Phone: (978) 933-1066 Website: http://www.friendshauntedproductions.com/ The Harnden Tavern in Wilmington, Massachusetts is home to many things. Having been in …

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First Parish Haunted House

Location: 75 Great Road, Bedford, MA 01730 (Directions) Dates/Times: Oct 20 from 6:00 – 9:30 pm, Oct 21 5:30 – 9:30 pm (10:30 am – 1:30 pm kid-friendly) (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: $10 per adult, $10 per child (ages 3-14) and $8 per senior citizen. Parents’ and kids’ …

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Haunted Attraction Review Websites V

Exactly two years ago today, I thought I had managed to round up links to all online sources of haunted attraction reviews. I was wrong. Although I was right about getting to take a vacation from this article series for a few years, so I guess it all balances out. Here’s the current crop of …

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Nightmare Marlborough

Location: 111 Brimsmead Street Marlborough, MA 01752 (Directions) Dates/Times: Oct 29 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm, Oct 30 5:00 – 9:00 pm (5:00 – 7:00 kid-friendly), Oct 31 6:00 – 9:00 pm (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: One non-perishable food item (per person) Phone: N/A Website: https://www.facebook.com/NightmareMarlborough/home?ref=page_internal Nightmare Marlborough …

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Hebert’s Spooktacular Events

Location: 574 Hartford Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 (Directions) Dates/Times: October 17-18, 24-25 from 12:00 – 4:00 pm (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: Free (but the Halloween Candy Camp costs $9.95) Phone: (508) 842-5583 Website: http://www.hebertcandies.com/pages/halloween I still remember my first encounter with Hebert Candies’ haunted house. I had been …

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Haunted Attraction Review Websites IV

I thought I had managed to round up all the haunted attraction review websites last year, but I was quickly proven wrong. So I searched and gathered for the rest of the year with the goal of finally completing my list. Although some of my finds were snatched up by cyber squatters and I had …

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The Newton Haunted House

Location: 18 Washington Park Newtonville, MA 02460 (Directions) Dates/Times: October 24, 5:30 – 8:00 pm (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: $5 per person Phone: (617) 969-6848 Website: http://www.newtonhauntedhouse.org The Barrett family (no relation to the people who run Barrett’s Haunted Mansion in Abington, MA) have been running a haunted …

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Haunted Attraction Review Websites III

It seems that every year I put together what seems like a complete listing of websites devoted to reviews of various haunted attraction, I always wind up finding more. Which means I end up doing a sequel the very next year. But this time is different since I was very thorough in my search. So, …

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Frankenstein’s Castle

Location: 288 Derby Street Salem, MA 01970 (

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Haunted Attraction Review Websites II

Despite the massive size of last year’s list of haunted attraction review websites, it turns out that I missed a LOT of sites. Here’s a new batch for you all to enjoy (presented in no particular order): Hauntworld HATU Top Haunts Haunt Rater Scare Zone Hallowoosh Scare Raters Spooky Review Horror Tourers Denver Haunted Houses …

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Haunted Woods Food Drive

Location: 67 Fitchburg Street, Marlborough, MA 01752 (

How to Stage a Séance

“Séance” is a French word meaning “session,” “seating” or “meeting” (depending on your translation), but its most commonly understood meaning is a gathering with the intent to communicate with the dead. Whether or not you believe such things are possible, I think everyone here can agree that a theatrical séance is a great way to …

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Haunted Attraction Review Websites

AHoD Fun Size: Shadow Windhawk of DIEMONSTERDIE

A Handful of Dirt usually asks a person five questions they wouldn’t normally expect or receive in any other credible interview. But since it’s Halloween, we’re offering a FUN SIZE version where we ask one Halloween question from the Serendipiter Bag o’InquiryTM.           Shadow Windhawk is the the lead guitarist & back up vocalist …

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Hanson’s Haunted Farm and Hayride

Wow, I didn't know Johnny Legend was a haunted attraction employee...

Location: 20 Nixon Road, Framingham, MA 01701 (Directions) Dates/Times: Oct. 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29, 7:00 to 10:00 pm (Dates/Times and prices subject to change as years go by) Admission: $12 per child 12 and under, $14 per adult (Call ahead for groups of 10 or more) Phone: (508) 877-3058 Website: http://www.hansonsfarm.50webs.com Although I wasn’t able …

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No More Vintage Halloween Insanity?

Since when do ghosts have ear?

Last year, I had high hopes for the 2011 installment of my “Vintage Halloween Insanity” series. Not only had I found a walk-through description of a 1915 haunted attraction, but it was quite possibly the most ludicrously dangerous of the old Halloween articles I had ever found after it seeming like I had run out …

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