Get Spooked In & Around Saratoga
Looking to get scared this Halloween season in the Saratoga area? We've rounded up the spookiest spots to check out that will be sure to send a shiver down your spine!
The various haunted attractions at NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm will bring your worst fears to life! Located in nearby Schaghticoke, NIGHTMARES includes two haunted houses, a haunted corn maze, a haunted trolley ride, a haunted forest, and more. NIGHTMARES will be open in 2017 on Friday and Saturday nights from September 30th to October 28th, and also on Sunday, October 8th.
This tour is not for the faint of heart. Your nightmare begins with a corpse-guided tour along a serial killer infested forest to then be hauled into the trees among complete, utter horror. Once in the trees you will be launched in complete darkness ... alone, afraid and vulnerable ... along a screaming steel cable hundreds of feet along Mountain Ridge Adventure's awesome Zip Line Park. The terror occurs every Friday and Saturday night in the month of October from 7pm-10pm.
Haunted Saratoga Ghost Tours
Take a 90-minute walking tour around Saratoga and meet the spirits who have appeared in the area over the past several hundred years with Haunted Saratoga Ghost Tours! If you're looking for a family-friendly spook, this is an excellent option - you will meet some spirits, but most are friendly and all have great stories to tell about Saratoga history! Tours are held every Friday and Saturday evenings at 7pm from May through mid-November.
Did you know the beautiful Yaddo Gardens are haunted? Experience the spirits that dwell in one of Saratoga's most prominent green spaces by embarking on a Yaddo Garden Tour, Tours are held on Friday and Sunday evenings at 5pm from September 15th through October 29th.
The Double M Haunted Hayrides have been spooky staple in the Saratoga region for 25 years! And, it's not just a hayride - you'll encounter the walking undead in a haunted prison, a torturous family in the nearby woods, an insane inkeeper at The Last Inn, and more terrors. The opening date for 2017 is Saturday, September 23rd.
Located in Troy, Field of Horrors has a number of different horror attractions for the price of one! From the Trail of Terror hayride to the catacombs of the Death Trap to the confusion of Insanity you'll be sure to leave the grounds shaking with fear. Field of Horrors opens for their Sneak Peak Weekend on September 29th and 30th, with the official opening on October 6th.
Schuyler Farms in Schuylerville features a haunted corn maze every Friday and Saturday night in October. Check out the "sTALK of the town" and be prepared to be scared out of your mind! The Haunted Maze is open every Friday and Saturday night in October from dusk until 10pm, with the last ticket being sold at 9:15pm. Admission is $14.
Explore the Great Escape during October and you can enjoy the rides and usual fun during the day, but beware of the ghoulish souls who wander the grounds at night! Once dark comes at Great Escape you can expect to see zombies, ghosts, mummies, mutant rats, and other terrifying characters whose sole mission is to scare you. This year, Fright Fest begins the weekend of September 16th and 17th and is also open on the 23rd and 24th. Then, prepare to get scared Fridays through Sundays, September 29th through October 29th, plus October 9th.