9 Scariest Detroit Haunted Houses | 2023 Halloween Attractions in Southeast Michigan + MAP | Metro Detroit | Downtown Pontiac | Madison Heights | Taylor | Westland

Scariest Detroit Haunted Houses 2023 Halloween in Southeast Michigan | Metro Detroit | Downtown Pontiac | Madison Heights | Taylor | Westland

By: Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Updated: October 20, 2023

This 2023 Halloween season, get spooked at haunted hayrides, haunted houses and haunted Halloween attractions throughout Oakland County, Macomb County and the metro Detroit area. 

Every Halloween, Chris and I love seeking out the best, most scariest haunted houses in Detroit Michigan because....  

When night falls and the shadows lengthen, these spine-chilling attractions come to life, unleashing a pandemonium of fear and adrenaline that will leave your heart pounding and your nerves frayed. Detroit's haunted houses are experiences that will push your courage to its limits. 

Come and face your nightmares – if you dare!

Map of the Scariest Detroit Haunted Houses

Erebus Haunted Attraction | Pontiac Michigan | Four-Story Haunted House, Tower of Terror | Half-Mile Indoor Walk | One of the Scariest Detroit Haunted Houses

Where: 18 S Perry St, Pontiac, MI 48342

When: September 15-November 4, 2023: SELECT DATES and Times. See the Erebus Haunted Attraction website for details.

They offer a Speed Pass, VIP tickets and Group tickets.

Pontiac Haunted House: Erebus Haunted Attraction - one of the best haunted houses in Pontiac MI.

This four-story Tower of Terror haunted attraction is located in Pontiac, Michigan and is so scary it's not recommended for children under the age of 13.

Did you know Erebus held the Guinness World Record for largest walk-through haunted attraction from 2005 until 2009? 

So check out Erebus Haunted House 2023! This haunted attraction is just over a half-mile walk inside. It takes about 35 to 45 minutes to complete if you are brave enough! One of the best haunted houses in Michigan!

Azra Haunted House Chamber of Horrors | Madison Heights

Where: 31401 John R Rd bldg 2, Madison Heights, MI 48071. 

When: September 22-November 4, 2023: SELECT DATES and Times. See the Azra website.

Madison Heights: Azra Haunted House Chamber of Horrors! So scary!  

Rated #1 Michigan Haunted House by Scare Factor, Haunt World, Fright Find!

Enjoy live DJ and fire shows most nights at Club Azra while you wait in line. No bags or purses allowed so leave them in your car or at home! Incredible haunted house in Madison Heights Michigan!

Lenox MI | Scarefest Scream Park | Haunted House and Hayride in Detroit Michigan

Where: Lenox: Scarefest Scream Park, 34111 28 Mile Rd, Lenox, MI 48048.


Awesome haunted house and hayride in Detroit Michigan!  There are four haunted attractions, beer tent, yummy food, live music, bonfire, scary movies and more! Check out their all-ages Hayride of Doom to the more intense Castle of the Dead haunted house. 

Taylor The Scream Machine | Scary Detroit Haunted Houses

Where: 25710 Northline Rd, Taylor, MI 48180. Located in the Taylor Town Trade Center.

The Scream Machine leads visitors through a crypt and a “menagerie of failed creations.” There are also two optional five-minute escape rooms.

The Scream Machine is all about a disgraced former neurosurgeon that enjoyed performing unethical experiments in FEAR!

Grosse Pointe Farms | Haunted Garage Productions

Where:  19520 Mack Ave, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236. 

Family geared Halloween Attraction for all ages. Venture into a maze of frightful, delightful Halloween fun, guaranteed to have you screaming, laughing and coming back for more....if you are brave enough! 

Voted one of Michigan's Top Haunted Attractions!

Wiard’s Orchards Haunted Thrill Park | 5 Attractions!

Where: 5565 Merritt Rd, Ypsilanti Charter Twp, MI 48197

Get ready to be scared as Wiard’s Orchard’s transform into a scary destination this fall. Haunted attractions include:

  • The Ultimate Haunted Barn
  • The MindShaft
  • The Asylum
  • Hayride of the Lost
  • Alien Caged Clowns In 3D!

Enter if you are brave enough this Halloween season!

Hush Haunted Attraction | Westland Michigan

Where: Westland: Hush Haunted Attraction, 37550 Cherry Hill Rd, Westland, MI 48185.

Are you brave enough for Twilight Hotel, Swampland's Hallow, Rosecliff Hall's Army of MONSTERS? Plus, stop into one of their several bars for a spooky concoction to steel your nerves!

This Michigan haunted house has three spooky haunted attractions this Halloween! Check out Hush, one of the scariest scary Detroit haunted houses! 

Deranged Haunt | Romulus | Super Scary Haunted House in Metro Detroit

Where: Romulus: Deranged Haunt, 35560 Goddard Rd, Romulus, MI 48174

Are you brave enough to endure the haunted trail and haunted house? Spend time outside walking through the darkest parts of the woods!  Note: You will encounter uneven surfaces. This Romulus haunted attraction will test your wills!

Eloise Asylum | Paranormal Tours and Haunted House | Westland, MI

Where: Eloise Asylum, 30712 Michigan Ave, Westland, MI 48186.

Metro Detroit Haunted House. Eloise Asylum features haunted tours, paranormal investigations, escape rooms. Eloise’s 54,000 sq ft of high-tech horror presents a haunting, horror experience unlike any other! There are over 120 event staff and professionally trained scare actors nightly!

More Michigan Haunted Houses! Here's the BIG LIST!

Top 40 Scariest Haunted Houses in Michigan! 

Top FUN Things to do in Detroit!

Where you are in Detroit, why not stay the weekend and grab at meal at Detroit Diner's, Drive-in's and Dives? So many fun things to do, see and eat!

Grab our DETROIT VISITORS GUIDE that has TONS of things to do!

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