When October is here, the first thing people think of is Halloween in Sarasota! If you like being scared and are looking for a scary haunted house to freak you out we've got some ideas for you. Check out our list of the best haunted houses in Sarasota and Bradenton this Halloween. 

If you enjoy being scared, try one of these haunted houses or theme park Halloween events! Let us know in the comments if you have a favorite. For more things to do for Halloween, check out our ideas for family-friendly Halloween events in Sarasota. Register with 941area to stay connected to all the fun things to do, best of all, it's free! 

If you don't mind traveling, Dade City has Scream-A-Geddon, which has been voted as one of the best haunted houses in the country. There are six attractions in one location, including Rage 3D, Demon’s Revenge, Zombie Paintball Assault and three new attractions. Open now through November 2nd. There is always Universal's Halloween Horror Nights in Orlando or Howl-O-Scream at Busch Gardens in Tampa if you can travel for a scare! 

Eerie Evenings: Paranormal Investigations & Ghost Tours
on Friday, 18 Oct, 7:00 PM
at Historic Spanish Point
337 N Tamiami Trl, Osprey, FL 34229

October 18 and 25 | 7pm, 8pm, 9pm - Enjoy an “Eerie Evening” of stories as you walk among Historic Spanish Point’s historic houses, ancient mounds, and our pioneer cemetery.

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Scream-A-Geddon Horror Park 2019

Scream-A-Geddon Horror Park 2019

on Friday, 13 Sep, 12:00 AM
at Scream-A-Geddon: Florida's Premier Horror Park Find Tickets
27839 Saint Joe Rd, Dade City, FL 33525

SCREAM-A-GEDDON is Florida's Premier Horror Park featuring several terrifying haunted house attractions.

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Oscar Scherer State Park Haunted Trails
on Friday, 25 Oct, 6:00 PM
at Oscar Scherer State Park Find Tickets
1843 South Tamiami Trail, Osprey, FL 34229

The Haunted Trails at Oscar Scherer State Park is an event that is fun for the whole family.

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HOWL-O-SCREAM

HOWL-O-SCREAM

on Saturday, 21 Sep, 7:00 PM
at Busch Gardens Find Tickets
Busch Gardens, Tampa, FL 33674

For 19 select nights, there is nowhere to hide at Howl-O-Scream 2019. Designed to terrify, Busch Gardens’ haunted houses will return with a vengeance, but the scares don’t stop there.

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