Get Your Scream On


For those who live for the adrenaline rush of having the bejeezus scared out of them, the Halloween season is ripe with mayhem and fright in the form of haunted houses. Pay a visit, if you dare, to these haunted houses.

Blood Manor

1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale, NY • 917-828-1444 •

Go to Nassau Coliseum and get your haunt on with Crypts of the Coliseum. Spread across 10,000 square feet, favorite attractions include The Crypt, Thunderdome, The Wake, Mayhem!, Hannibal’s Hell and the Killer Clown Room. New this year are R.I.P. Express entry tickets and several nights where the entire attraction is pitch black, leaving wandering guests to explore with nothing but a glow stick.

Visit the website for ticket prices, packages and available time slots. Open through Oct. 31.

Bayville Scream Park

Image source: Bayville Scream Park

8 Bayville Ave. Bayville • 516-624-4678 •

Voted the scariest haunted house on Long Island 12 years in a row, Bayville Scream Park takes delight in eliciting shrieks and screams from its guests. New for 2017 is the Scream Machine, but returning favorites like Evil in the Woods, Uncle Needle’s Funhouse of Fear, The Cage, Temple of Terror, Bloodworth Haunted Mansion and Curse of the Zombie Pirates are sure to scare.

Tickets vary in price and package from single admission to combo tickets for the six attractions. Take on the ghosts and ghouls through Nov. 5.

Old Bethpage Village Restoration Fright Nights

1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage • 516-572-8401 •

A Zombie Escape Maze, CarnEVIL Haunted House, Illuminated Jack-O-Lantern Walk, The Coney Island Circus Side Show and Six Haunted Tales in Our Historic Homes is what you’ll find at Old Bethpage Village Restoration’s Fright Nights this Halloween season. In addition to spooks and scares, guests will enjoy a fire juggler, bonfire and more.

General admission for those 12 years old and up is $30. The event is, however, not recommended for children under 12 years old. The last admission ticket is sold at 9:30 p.m. so be sure to get yours soon. From 6 to 11 p.m.

​Schmitt’s Family Farm’s Haunted Mansion of Melville

Image source: Schmitts Farm Haunted House

26 Pinelawn Rd. Melville • 631-271-3276 •

One of Long Island’s oldest and scariest haunted attractions, The Haunted Mansion of Melville is a staple for locals during Halloween. Schmitt’s offers a daytime kids haunted house and a night time haunted house for adults. Learn about the history of the haunted mansion (it used to be an old greenhouse) and meet Sophia, Benjamin, Dr. Valner and The Masterpiece, all of whom are sure to give you the ultimate frightening experience.

Admission tickets vary among attractions and combo tickets also include admission to the haunted corn trail.

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