Top Haunted Houses in Sarasota for Halloween

Halloween is the perfect time to get scared and enjoy haunted houses. With many great choices throughout Sarasota, it's tough to choose the right ones. Here are some of the top haunted houses in the city.

Frightmares Haunted House

Known as one of the scariest and best haunted houses in the area, Frightmares Haunted House is the biggest one you will find. It will be found at the Sarasota Fairgrounds this year and will features the largest attractions in all of Southwest Florida. A mix of fun, horror, ghastly sights, horrifying sounds and many of your worst fears brought to life will make this an experience you won’t soon forget.

It will open for 12 nights of fun on October 17th at 3000 Ringling Blvd in Sarasota. Come out Thursday through Saturday starting at 7:30pm on October 17th through 20th and 24th through 27th. The haunted house will also be open on October 28th through 31st and November 1st. Tickets are just $16 at the door and you can get a fast pass for $30.

Haunted Woods of LadyLake

A top choice a little bit outside of Sarasota, this option provides a 10-minute hayride to the entrance of the woods and about a quarter mile of haunted woods. They will be open from September 27th to October 26th and from October 31st to November 2nd from 8pm to 11:30pm. Cost is $15 per person and this is known as an intense experience, not recommended for young children.


Found at 2035 Cornell Street in Sarasota, this haunted attraction provides plenty of scares. Admission is free.

The Haunted Ranch

Found in Bradenton, just minutes form Sarasota. This half-mile haunted trail will provide all kinds of fun. You can also watch the PG rated scary movie until 9pm on the outdoor screen. A campfire with s'mores is a part of the event. Proceeds benefit the Yguides and this haunted house provides two levels. From 7pm to 9pm its scary, but from 9pm to 1am it becomes beyond scary and not for young children.

The cost is $10 per person and it will be open on October 18th - 20th, 24th- 26 and 31st.

Post a Comment