Haunted Houses in NYC


 Things to do Halloween 2014 in New York City

New York City may be known as the city that never sleeps but if you check out the many spooky attractions around town this month, you may lose a few nights worth no matter where you decide to rest. October in New York is one of the most popular times of year for visitors and residents alike to check out the many haunted house attractions that pop up around the city.  With the culmination of fun being the official Halloween Day Parade in the Village, there is so much to do and see in the city during the scariest month of the year. If you are looking for fun things to do in NYC this Halloween, check out these 5 Haunted Houses that will be certain to get you spooked.




Looking to have a scary good time, check out the BLACKOUT house experience. The name serves this attraction well, you may pass out in fear from one of their spooky encounters in this building full of not so friendly ghosts and ghouls. No one under 18 is permitted. Opens October 9th, tickets are on sail. Visit the BLACKOUT website for more details. Located at 115 West 27th Street


2. Blood Manor 


Comprised of 5,000 square feet of corridors, themed rooms and a labyrinth of passageways, Blood Manor will have you sleeping with the light on for days after a visit. It is designed to be scary, so scary, there are emergency exits just in case you need to vacate. The ghouls and goblins of Blood Manor will really creep you out on Touch Me Thursdays, the only day you will literally feel terrified.  Check out the official website for more details: Blood Manor

3. Times Scare


The only haunted house venue in New York City that is open year round. This unique venue is made to entertain. It has a bar, karaoke nights and special event showcases. The haunted house is located above the venue in a space once occupied by one of New York’s most notorious killers who claimed his victims in rooms of this building. If you are in Times Square stop by, they are dying to serve you. Times Scare


4. Nightmare New York


Now in its 11th year, Nightmare New York is the longest running Halloween attraction following the official Halloween Parade, which takes place in the village.  This year haunted NYC is taking on the legendary horror stories of the urban legends. Located in the Clemente at 107 Suffolk Street in lower Manhattan.  To find out more visit: Nightmare NYC


5.  Headless Horseman Hayrides & Huanted Houses


This Halloween attraction is not located in New York City but if you have the chance to make it to Ulster Park, NY, this will be the best haunted house experience you may have. Voted as the number one attraction in the country, Headless Horseman never disappoints, starting off with a hayride through a forest and followed by 7 hanuted house attractions. The entire park takes over one hour to complete. Check out the official website for more information: Headles Horseman Haunted Hayride


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Kristin is Editor-in-Chief of I’m Lit Media. Previously, Kristin has written for Hamptons.com and Dan’s Paper’s. Her work has also been featured on numerous blog sites including Hampton’s MouthPiece. During her career, Kristin has interviewed some of the most well known people in the entertainment industry such as Robin Givens, Forest Whitaker, Lorraine Bracco and Russell Simmons. In addition to her love for writing and research, Kristin is an avid adventurer and has traveled to 6 continents, over 20 countries and 31 states.

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