This list contains all the haunted houses that I could find in the Austin area, plus other Halloween and Dia de los Muertos events and activities in the Austin Area. If you have one you’d like to add, just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Austin Area Haunted Houses
One of the oldest of Austin haunted houses. Some shows mid-year as well. Multiple attractions, mini escape games, a tavern and more.
A non-profit fighting breast cancer puts this (and other events) on every year. 100% volunteer-run. Don’t wear your favorite shirt, they’re famous for dumping fake blood on you.
An out-in-the-woods haunted house is near Smithville and features multiple haunted houses, a haunted hayride, a fire pit, pizza and beer and live music. They do some Christmastime nights and also a few weeks during the summer.
Three haunted houses and “Vegas-style” performances and performers throughout this haunted fairgrounds. Plus live music and themed concessions. They also do special dates throughout the year.
I have not been to this one and the website isn’t too clear on what they offer. There seems to be two haunted houses, Mortis Manor and Hillside Sanatorium and a Christmastime Krampus attraction.
Austin Halloween and Dia de los Muertos Events and Activities
A procession followed by art, craft, and food vendors.
A longtime tradition of the Mexic-Arte museum, the fest features a grand procession, art activities, food, local artists and retail booths, a low-rider exhibition, and live performances.
This isn’t just one of the biggest fireworks shows in Texas! It also features art exhibits, face painting, a memorial balloon release, vendors, community/charity booths, kid activities, a vintage car parade and food trucks.
Reserve a hearse for your group! Available not just on Halloween but year-round.
The original Austin Ghost Tours company. A downtown walking tour of haunted history, plus other tours.
A locally-owned ghost tour company giving tours by van and hearse.
Each fall, the Save Austin’s Cemeteries organization gives tours of the Oakwood Cemetery complete with live actors.
A combination bar crawl and ghost tour.
This chic boutique hotel on South Congress Avenue has a different Halloween/Haunted happening every year.
This restaurant/bar/venue has halloween happenings every year.
A headphones-only disco company throws a silent spooky disco.
This pickleball, disc golf course, bar, music venue, and art gallery has Halloween events.
A cute little “town” that holds many family-friendly Halloween activities in the fall.
Experience some Halloween magic amongst rescue animals.
Eight themed mansion parties with live performers, edm music, drinks and interactive experiences.
An annual tradition of spooky pop and classical music.
A downtown Buda festival and tradition.
Austin’s oldest goth and alternative lifestyle venue hosts an annual Halloween Dance Party.
Blue Starlite is one of many venues that play scary movies this time of year, but as far as I know they only one where you can sit outside in the woods to watch them.