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2010 Baltimore Haunted Houses and Halloween Attractions

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Haunted Houses in the Baltimore area are a frightful tradition sure to put a scare into families every fall.

****Halloween 2010 in Baltimore****

2010 Haunted Houses in Baltimore

MICA Haunted House

Where: 1601 Mount Royal Avenue
Dates: Friday, Oct. 29 and Sat. Oct. 30, 2010. NOTE: Friday will contain partial nudity
Admission: $3 for MICA Students, $3 for children under 13, $8 general admission
Hours: Friday 9 p.m. to midnight. Saturday, 3 to 6 p.m.
The Skinny: Proceeds benefit the Maryland Institute College of Art

Timonium Scaregrounds

Where: Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium
Dates: Friday, Oct. 29 and Sat. Oct. 30, 2010
Admission: $10 in advance online, $15 at the door
Hours: 6:30 to 10 p.m.
The Skinny: Proceeds benefit United Cerebral Palsy of Maryland

Bennett's Curse

Where: 7000 Arundel Mills Circle, Hanover
Dates: Fridays through Sundays through October, plus Oct. 7, 14, 21, 27 and 28
Admission: Fridays and Saturdays, $25, other days, $20
Hours: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursdays and Sundays
The Skinny: The "House of the Vampyres" is the high-tech haunted house, while the "Sanctuary of Insanity" uses inflatable technology to create a labyrinth.

Cox's Point Haunted Mansion

Where: 800 Riverside Dr., Baltimore
Dates: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October
Hours: 7 p.m. to midnight on Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays
Admission: Adults $6, children 10 and under $4
The Skinny: This 15-minute tour run by the Essex Recreation and Parks Council has been scaring people since 1968. But it's frightful fun for the whole family; Its attraction is rated PG-13.

CreepyWood Haunted Trail

Where: 11898 Philadelphia Rd., Kingsville, Md.
Dates: Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays in October
Hours: 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Sundays
Admission: $15 - cash only at the box office. Credit cards can be used when purchasing online.
The Skinny: Creepywoods Haunted Forest, located on Huber's Farm just minutes north of White Marsh Mall on Rt. 7 (Philidelphia Road). A walk-through haunted trail filled with live actors and special effects. New for 2009 is a longer and more intense trail, packed with more scares and gore. Creepywoods Haunted Forest is an intense attraction that might not be suitable for small children.

Kim's Krypt

Where: 1748 Merritt Blvd., Dundalk, Md.
Dates: Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays in October, plus Thursday, Oct. 28
Hours: 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Admission: Adults $13, children 11 and under $8
The Skinny: Kim Yates is the twisted mind behind Kim's Krypt. Her first haunted house took form in 1994 in Rosedale, and she's been scaring Halloween revelers even since.

Bedlam in the Boro

Where: 4224 Main St., Lineboro, Md.
Dates: Fridays and Saturdays Oct. 8 - Oct. 30
Hours: 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Admission: Ranges from $5 to $25. Check exact rates online
The Skinny: With both a haunted hayride and House of Horror, this attraction run by the Lineboro Volunteer Fire Department is twice as terrifying. The hayride, a large wagon pulled by a farm tractor along some of the darkest, spookiest and scariest parts of Lineboro, leaves from the fire department. It's weather-dependent, but the 3,200-square-foot haunted house is rain or shine.

Hall of Horrors

Where: 2522 Linwood Road in Parkville
Dates: Oct. 23, 29-31
Hours: 7 to 10 p.m.
Admission: $5
The Skinny: Presented by Kaspar's Night Terrors, Hall of Horrors is an event of the Harford Park Community Association.

Six Foot Under

NOTE: This information is from 2009. Six Foot Under has not posted its 2010 information.

Where: 7701 Wise Ave., Baltimore
Dates: Oct. 9-11, 16-18, 23-30
Hours: Sundays through Thursdays, 7 p.m. to 9:30. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to 11 p.m.
Admission: Adults $8, children 12 and under and seniors, $5
The Skinny: Presented by Gray Charles recreation council, Six Foot Under is the oldest haunted house in the Delmar area. Proceeds go right back to children by supplying them with sports equipment and uniforms.

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