Tag: Haunted Attraction

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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Guest Post: Another visit from Mr. Bertram Bertram, Haunt Expert

[As you may recall, we once got in touch with one Mr. Bertram Bertram, soliciting his expert opinion and analysis for our readers. You can find his prior contributions here, here and here. As one of the foremost Haunt Experts around , we remain incredibly pleased to host his words here. He continues to educate us with …

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