Halloween Screams for the Older Crowd: Haunted Houses & More

by Liz Jones | October 1, 2018 2:21 pm

These events have passed, but check out our calendar[1] for fun today, this week, this month!

The fearless and brave are invited to these spooky nighttime gatherings! These haunted houses, trails, mazes, and more are for the older crowd to get their scary fix this Halloween season!

Fields of Fear[2] | Chantilly, VA
Find out what lurks in the fields of Cox Farms after hours in the Fields of Fear! Scream your way through over 20 acres of the most frightful haunts, including the Corn Nightmare, Dark Side Hayride, and The Forest: Back 40! End the night with a bonfire and dance party at The Fairgrounds and Fear Games attraction, perfect for lightening the mood…or not!

Madhaunter’s Madhouse[3] | Lorton, VA
Last year’s “#1 Must-See Haunt in Virginia” returns to the Workhouse! Designed to frighten guests throughout the 55-acre Workhouse campus, Madhunter’s Madhouse is not for the faint of heart! Find trails, scenes, characters, and more, ready to bring your darkest fears to life! The Madhaunter Escape Room will also be available to visit.

Shocktober[4] | Leesburg, VA
Creepy clowns and carnival carnage await only the bravest souls at Shocktober’s Paxton Manor! As the area’s only real haunted house, Paxton Manor is proud to host two utterly frightening attractions throughout the various levels of the house, which has been turned into a deliciously eerie boarding school! Brave your way through students, teachers, and the Carnival of Souls, found in the manor’s terrifying basement!

Haunted Laurianne Woods[5] | Gainesville, VA
There are six parts to The Laurianne Woods, each one slightly more terrifying than the next. Visitors are invited to travel through each area at their own risk, discovering the unearthly creatures that reside in the cemetery, pumpkin patch, or even the Cleburne Family Plot!

The Clifton Haunted Trail[6] | Clifton, VA
Conquer your fears this year and travel the haunted paths of the half-mile-long Clifton Haunted Trail! Featuring eight spooky scene filled acres, guests will also enjoy moonlit monster movies, concession stands, and more!

Willing to drive? Check out these regional opportunities!

Busch Gardens’ Howl-o-Scream[7] | Williamsburg, VA
Cornstalker’s Trail of Terror[8] | Waldorf, MD
Field of Screams Maryland[9] | Olney, MD
Haunted Hollow[10] | Warrenton, VA
Kings Dominion’s Halloween Haunt[11] | Doswell, VA
Laurels House of Horror[12] | Laurel, MD
Markoffs Haunted Forest[13] | Dickerson, MD
Six Flags’ Frightfest[14] | Upper Marlboro, MD
The Nevermore Haunt[15] | Baltimore, MD

Disclaimer/Terms[16]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this DullesMoms.com post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.


  1. our calendar: https://dullesmoms.com/main-calendar/
  2. Fields of Fear: http://fieldsoffear.coxfarms.com/
  3. Madhaunter’s Madhouse: http://www.workhousearts.org/event/madhaunters-madhouse/
  4. Shocktober: https://shocktober.org/events/shocktober-in-october/
  5. Haunted Laurianne Woods: https://www.hauntva.com/
  6. The Clifton Haunted Trail: https://www.cliftonhauntedtrail.com/
  7. Busch Gardens’ Howl-o-Scream: https://buschgardens.com/williamsburg/events/howl-o-scream/
  8. Cornstalker’s Trail of Terror: http://www.ebehaunts.com/
  9. Field of Screams Maryland: http://www.screams.org/
  10. Haunted Hollow: https://www.hauntedhollowva.com/
  11. Kings Dominion’s Halloween Haunt: https://www.kingsdominion.com/play/haunt
  12. Laurels House of Horror: https://laurelhaunt.com/
  13. Markoffs Haunted Forest: https://www.markoffshauntedforest.com/
  14. Six Flags’ Frightfest: https://www.sixflags.com/america/special-events/fright-fest-night
  15. The Nevermore Haunt: https://thenevermorehaunt.com/
  16. Terms: http://dullesmoms.com/terms-conditions/

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