Haunts 2020

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NOTE: This was the 10th anniversary of DMHH. The site was moved to new software to maintain the haunt index. This data will need some manual cleanup. It was also the Year of COVID. 🙁

  1. Slaughterhouse
    Address:500 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309 
    Last Updated: 10/01/2020
    Category: Covered Waiting AreaHaunted HouseMasks ProvidedMasks RequiredRestroom (real)Timed TicketsVirtual QueueWheelchair Access
    Established In: 2010
    Dates:19 NIGHTS: Oct 2-4, 8-11, 15-18, 22-25 and 29-Nov 1, 2020. Fri & Sat 7pm-Mid. Thu & Sun 7pm-10pm.
    Admission: $34.58 ($30 + fees and taxes)
  2. Tormented Souls Haunt and Screampark
    Address:Edgewood Park, Madrid, IA 50156 
    Last Updated: 10/22/2020
    Directions: Park at Edgewood Park and await the “Terror Bus’ which will pick you up and take you to the secluded haunt location.
    Category:  Fog MachinesHaunted WalkMasks RequiredStrobe LightsWaiver Required
    Established In: 2013
    Dates: 9 NIGHTS: Oct 3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 and 29-30, 2020. Fri & Sat 7:15pm-11:45pm. Thu 7:15pm-10pm. (Thu Oct 22 cancelled due to weather.)
    Admission:  $19 (haunt maze), $29 (zombie shoot paintball ride), $43 (haunt, paintball, cup of hot chocolate)
  3. Ankeny Haunted Barn
    Address:3215 SE Corporate Woods Dr, Ankeny, IA 50021 
    Last Updated:  10/05/2020
    Directions: Take the Corporate Woods Dr. exit off I-35 and head East (past the DMV office). Look for the spotlights and large signs. The haunt is on private property behind their home.
    Category:  Covid-19 PrecautionsCredit CardsFog MachinesHaunted HouseLine Skip Ticket AvailableRestroom (portable)SnacksStrobe LightsWheelchair Access
    Established In:  2010
    Dates: 19 NIGHTS: Oct 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-Nov 1, 2020. Fri & Sat 7pm-Mid. Other nights 7pm-10pm.
    Admission:  $25
    Discounts: $5 off coupon available.
  4. Albia Haunted Barn
    Address:6393 170th St, Albia, IA 52351 
    Last Updated: 10/08/2020
    Directions: Park at Monroe County fairgrounds. Enter using west gate.
    Category: Haunted House
    Dates: Oct 9-10, 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31, 2020. 7pm-11pm. Lighted viewing on Oct 31 from 5pm-6:30pm.
    Admission:  $10 adults. $5 kids.
  5. Ames Haunted Forest
    Address: 4th St and University Blvd, Ames, IA 50011 
    Category: Haunted Walk
    Established In: 1998
    Dates: TBA: No announcement for 2020 yet.
  6. Family Halloween Spooktacular at The Pines
    Address:2977 NW 66th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313 
    Last Updated: 09/15/2020
    Directions: Behind Puttmasters At The Pines. (Home of the Des Moines Renaissance Faire.)
    Category:  Advanced Tickets AvailableFamily FriendlyHaunted WalkHot FoodTicket BoothTrick-or-Treat
    Established In:  2020
    Dates: Oct 23-24, 2020. 5pm-9pm.
    Admission:  $18.50
    Discounts: $1 off if purchased in advance.
  7. Harry Potter House
    Address: 3720 Brook Ridge Ct, Des Moines, IA 50317 
    Last Updated: 10/29/2020
    Category: Family FriendlyYard Display
    Dates: Now through 5pm on Oct 30th.
  8. Haunted Bone Cemetery (yard display)
    Address:1901 27th Street, Des Moines, IA 50310 
    Last Updated: 10/04/2020
    Category: Yard Display
    Established In: 2017
    Dates: October 13-31, 2020. Lights and fog effects on Oct 30-31
  9. Living History Farms Family Halloween
    Address: 11121 Hickman Rd, Urbandale, IA 50322 
    Last Updated: 09/28/2020
    Category: Family FriendlyTrick-or-Treat
    Established In: 1987
    Dates: Oct 16-18, 23-25, 2020. Fri 5pm-8pm, Sat & Sun, 4pm-8pm.
    Admission: $7
    Discounts: $1 off if purchased before Oct 9.
  10. RiverBend Cemetery (yard display)
    Address: 1919 Arlington Ave, Des Moines, IA 50314 
    Last Updated:  10/11/2020
    Category:  Yard Display
    Established In: 2020
    Dates: Through November 1.
  11. Road to Fear
    Address:1827 217th Rd, Boone, IA 50036
    Last Updated: 10/20/2020
    Category: Credit CardsDrive Thru
    Established In: 2020
    Dates: Oct 16-17, 23-24 and 30-31, 2020. 8pm-11pm
    Admission: $20 (up to 6 in a car)
  12. Sleepy Hollow Haunted Scream Park
    Address: 4051 Dean Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313 
    Last Updated: 09/04/2020
    Category: Fog MachinesHaunted HouseHaunted WalkHot FoodStrobe LightsWheelchair Access
    Dates: Oct 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-25 and 39-31, 2020.
    Admission: $45
    Parking: $5
  13. Snider’s Animated and Musical Holiday Lights (yard display)
    Address: 611 S Market St, Madrid, IA 
    Last Updated: 09/10/2020
    Category: Yard Display
    Dates: TBA
  14. Tunnel of Terror
    Address:635 SE Oralabor Rd, Ankeny, IA 50021 
    Last Updated: 10/28/2020
    Directions: At Oasis Car Wash.
    Category: Commercial HauntsDrive Thru
    Established In: 2019
    Dates: Oct 29-31, 2020. 8pm-Midnight.
    Admission: $30 per car for non-members. $20 for members.
  15. Waukee Haunted House
    Address:Centennial Park, Waukee, IA 50263 
    Last Updated: 09/25/2020
    Category: Haunted House
    Short Desc: “The 2020 Haunted House is tentative at this point. The status of the COVID-19 pandemic will be taken into account in early October in determining if this event will be held.”
    Dates: TBA: Tentative plans for operating in 2020.

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