It just isn't Halloween until you get that adrenaline high from a good fright. Turns out, you're in the right place, because the haunted attractions in Macomb County will help horrify, terrify and generally scare the bravery out of you this Halloween. Depending on where you are located and how scared you want to get, you'll find haunted attractions and haunted houses in Detroit's Macomb County in 2013 that are full of horror.
Note: The Haunted Houses and Attractions listed below are for teenagers or adults ready to face terror like they've never known. For a family with younger kids, check out the Metro Detroit Halloween Family Attractions list.
Armada: Blakes Nighttime Spooky Hayrides & Three-Level Haunted Barn
On weekends from the end of September (Friday, 9/20) and throughout October, the Farm's Barnyard Funland turns just a bit spooky. Spooky Land includes a straw mountain, fortune teller, fun-house tunnel, petting farm and 3D maze. Other attractions include Nighttime Spooky Hayrides, a 3D Maze (wherein guests wear 3D glasses), and a Zombie Paintball Safari. Several combination packages are available starting at $24.95. Note: Tickets can be purchased online.
Armada: Slaughtered at Sundown (Facebook
The attraction has both a haunted house -- complete with zombies and haunted cemetery -- and a haunted hayride. It operates on weekends from Friday, September 27th through October 27th and costs $15 for either event or $25 for both.
Lenox Township: Haunted Farm of Terror
The haunted happenings include a 20-acre Hayride of Horrors, as well as a House of Doom. There are also nightly bonfires, zombie shoots, and scary movies. The attraction is open on weekends from September 20th through October 27th. It is also open on October 29th, 30th, and 31st (Halloween!), as well as Friday, November 1st. Admission is $22 and includes both attractions.
Lenox: Scarefest Scream Park
Castle of the Dead (formerly of Roseville) has taken up residence in Lenox. In 2013, the Park has four new attractions: Muttonulle Manor, Carnival of the Dead (a wooded trail), Terror Maze Zone (with hidden monsters and frights), and Hayride of Doom. The Park is open on weekends from Friday, September 6th through November 2nd. Tickets are $15 per attraction ($12 online). All inclusive tickets are $45.
Mt. Clemens: The Fear Factory at the Gibraltar Trade Center
The attraction is open on weekends starting on September 20th. It is also open everyday from October 17th through November 2nd. It takes 30 minutes to experience, spans 25,000 square feet, and has a unique vortex tunnel. Admission is $12 per person in September and $17 per person In October and November.
Romeo: Haunted Hayride at Miller's Big Red Greenhouses and Cider Mill
At one time, Miller's Big Red hosted a Haunted Hayride that took folks a trip through a foggy orchard populated with monsters, demons and other creatures. Note: The website makes no mention of the haunted hayride for 2013.
Roseville: Motor City Massacre
Note: The attraction's website has not been updated since 2009.
Utica: Sinister Haunted House
Sinister Haunted House is open on weekends from Friday, September 20th through October 26th. Tickets are $15 per “victim,” but if you want to skip the line you can purchase a $10 VIP ticket. Opening night is only $10 per victim.
Warren: The Deadland Haunted House
The Deadland is back in 2013. Tickets can be purchased online and cost $15 an adult, but you can skip the line if you're willing to shell out $22. The attraction is open on weekends running from Friday, September 20th through November 2nd. It is also open on October 30th and Halloween.