Halloween is not for the faint of heart here in New Hampshire. With especially spooky attractions popping up all over the state … your nightmares are sure to be haunted this season. Check out one of these spooky thrills if you dare… just be ready to scream!
12 Simon Street, Nashua
603-809-1173 / frightkingdom.com
Each October, Nashua makes home to the largest indoor haunted attraction in New England at 65,000 square-feet. With a haunting attention to detail, movie-quality sets, costumes and lights, and an especially creepy crew, Fright Kingdom is frighteningly good at what they do. There will be a limited number of tickets available each night due to COVID-19. If you’re planning to visit you’re strongly encouraged to buy your tickets online in advance.
Harvest of Haunts
774 High Street, Candia
603-483-5623 / visitthefarm.com
Families looking to enjoy a spooky Halloween adventure this fall with their children should head to Charmingfare Farm. The farm’s traditional “Harvest of Haunts” has changed for this season. Visitors instead, can experience a horse-drawn wagon ride along logging trails through the forest to a clearing deep in the woods. Once there, a storyteller will greet guests and share a spine-chilling Halloween ghost story. Complimentary hot cocoa will be available. Due to COVID-19 and efforts to keep guests safe, the wagon rides will be divided into two sections. Tickets must be bought online in advance of arrival.
66 Lee Road, Lee
603-868-2111 / hauntedoverload.com
Demeritt Hill Farm’s award-winning Haunted Overload puts on a uniquely authentic fright each October with handmade sets and props, horrifying backstories, unsettling characters, and a truly mortifying thrill. If you dare, venture into the sinister forest with a dark and storied past that locals prefer to shuffle under the rug. Events of long ago still echo to this day… and if you listen close enough, you just may hear something calling your name… All tickets must be purchased online in advance of arrival.
Nightmare New England
454 Charles Bancroft Highway (Rt 3A), Litchfield
603-424-7999 / nightmarenewengland.com
Spooky World once again presents Nightmare New England and the Haunted Hayride. Set on more than 80 acres it is New England’s largest haunted attraction and is not for the faint at heart. Located at Mel’s Funway Park, it’s home to four separate attractions, all equally guaranteed to make you scream. Beyond the thrills and chills there’s also zombie paintball, go-karts, mini-golf, carnival concessions, batting cages, tarot card readers and fire pits. Due to COVID-19, there is limited capacity so you’re encouraged to buy your tickets early. Also, this year everyone will be required to wear masks while going through the haunted attractions.