Haunted houses you can visit around San Antonio to celebrate spooky season

From hokey to horror - these haunts are open ahead of Halloween

SAN ANTONIO – The return of haunted houses is another sign it’s almost time for Halloween.

San Antonio is home to several spooky season options for scare seekers.

Here’s a list of what’s open for frightful fun:

  • 13th Floor in San Antonio - This popular haunted house will be open through Oct. 31. Three new frightening attractions have been added to the lineup for this season. 13th Floor is located at 1203 E Commerce Street.
  • Haunted Oaks - This is the second year this haunted house will be open. Guests can visit Thursdays through Sundays at Rolling Oaks Mall.
  • Fright Fest - You can experience the frights at night at Six Flags San Antonio. The haunted houses will be open through Halloween.
  • Howl-O-Scream - The Halloween fun will come to life from 7-10 p.m. on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 31 at SeaWorld San Antonio.
  • Magnolia Hotel - This historic hotel is located roughly 40 minutes from downtown San Antonio at 203 S Crockett Street.
  • Scream Hollow - This haunted house is located roughly 90 minutes from downtown San Antonio at 149 Split Rail Lane in Smithville. Open through Halloween.

If you’re reading this article wishing you could visit a truly haunted venue you can check out Magnolia Hotel in Seguin. (You can rent this place out on Airbnb by the way.)

The 169-year-old historic Magnolia Hotel is thought to be haunted. Owners Jim and Erin Ghedi have been working to restore the hotel to its former glory for several years and it has been featured on national cable and local TV shows like “The Daytripper,” “Texas Expedition,” “Ghost Adventures,” “Nick Groff Tour,” “Ghost Brothers,” “Paranormal Caught on Camera,” “PBS Strange Town” and others.


About the Author:

Mary Claire Patton has been a journalist with KSAT 12 since 2015. She has reported on several high-profile stories during her career at KSAT and specializes in trending news and things to do around Texas and San Antonio.