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Long Island Haunted Houses 2021

October is here, and haunted houses and other Halloween-themed activities are popping up all across Long Island.

Whether you’re in for a thrilling scare or some more tame, family-oriented fun, there are attractions for everyone to enjoy this month. Walk or drive through elaborate haunted houses, see thousands of impressive Jack-o-Lanterns, and more.

Here are 11 month-long events to get you in the spirit of “spooky season” this year.


Step into Long Island’s infamous haunted theme park. With six different attractions, this North Shore favorite offers an entire night of fun and fright. 8 Bayville Ave., Bayville, bayvillescreampark.com. $47.75-$72.75. Through Nov. 7.


Enjoy the Great Jack-o-Lantern Blaze at Old Bethpage Village Restoration. This family friendly attraction features thousands of expertly carved, illuminated pumpkins for guests to walk through. 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage, pumpkinblaze.org. $32-$40. Through Nov. 7.

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Lock your doors and turn on your stereo system! Gateway Haunted Playhouse presents a 30-minute, drive-thru attraction that tells a nightmarish story of campers haunted by evil. Southaven County Park, 761 Victory Ave., Yaphank, gatewayshauntedplayhouse.com/campers_pike.html. $54. Oct. 7-31.


Gateway Haunted Playhouse delivers a theatrical performance with real actors and professional sets and makeup. Don’t miss this walk-through wonder! 215 S. Country Rd., Bellport, gatewayshauntedplayhouse.com/camp_terror.html. $25. Through Oct. 31.


There are three seriously scary haunted houses to choose from at Chambers of Hell, plus Alpha Axe Throwing and Escape the Haunt, an escape room with a haunted twist. 1745 Expressway Dr., Hauppauge, chambersofhell.com. $35+. Through Oct. 31.


Prepare for a real scare at this Wading River attraction. Guests walk through a spooky outdoor village and one big haunted house. 5184 Rt. 25A , Wading River, darksideproductions.com. $35+. Through Oct. 31.


This haunted house complex celebrates its 10th anniversary with its very best live actors, lighting, audio, sets, and animatronics for a truly spooky, interactive experience. Proceeds benefit  the West Hills United Methodist Church, a LGBTQ-friendly church on Long Island. 301 W. Hills Rd., Huntington Station, restlesssoulsli.com. $8-$29. Oct. 8-31.


Explore the farm’s two after-hours attractions beginning at 7 p.m.: the haunt and the haunted corn maze. Both have live actors, animatronics, and other frightful features. 26 Pinelawn Rd., Melville, schmittsfarmhaunt.com. $39.99. Through Oct. 31.


Families can enjoy both scary and non-scary Halloween fun at the Center for Science, Teaching, and Learning’s Spooky Fest. It includes a haunted woods walk, maze of horror, enchanted forest walk, and kids’ arts and crafts area. 1450 Tanglewood Rd., Rockville Centre. cstl.org/spooky-fest. $12-$20. Oct. 8-31.


The 33rd Annual Spooky Walk is a 45-minute, outdoor event, and all proceeds benefit Camp Paquatuck, a camp for children and adults with special needs or disabilities. 2 Chet Swezey Rd., Center Moriches, spookywalk.com. $20. Oct. 15, 16, 22 & 23.


Johnnie’s Car Wash on Oak is reprising its haunted car washes from last year, so get ready for a Nightmare on Oak Street! 521 Oak St., Copiague, facebook.com/johnniescarwashonoak. $40. Through Oct. 31.

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