Get your haunt on at area attractions
By Chloe Gregg
With the school year in full swing and the temperatures dropping along with the leaves, the spooky season has dawned upon us.
From horror movies to haunted houses and mazes to costume contests and escape rooms, there are plenty of area activities to participate in during this time of the year.
For those who love everything to do with Halloween and haunted festivities, here is a guide on some of the best haunted attractions in the mid-Michigan area.
Most of the attractions run from now through Halloween unless otherwise noted.
Bestmaze Corn Maze & Trail of Terror, 3803 Noble Road, Williamston. Fridays 6 to 10 p.m., Saturdays 1 to 10 p.m., Sundays 1 to 8 p.m. Maze $7, Trail of Terror $20, combo $25.
Challenges East Lansing Escape Rooms, 3044 E. Lake Lansing Road, East Lansing. Mondays thru Thursdays 5 to 9 p.m., Fridays 5 p.m. to midnight, Saturdays noon to midnight, Sundays 1 to 8 p.m. $25 to $28 per person.
Shawhaven Haunted Farm, 1826 Rolfe Road, Mason. Fridays and Saturdays 7:30 to 11 p.m. $18 per event, combo $30, escape rooms $5.
Awaken Haunted Attraction, 4760 Churchill Road, Leslie. Fridays and Saturdays 7 to 11 p.m., Thursdays and Sundays (starting Oct. 17, 7 to 11 p.m.) $22 per person.
Azra Chamber of Horrors Haunted House, 31401 John R. Road, Madison Heights, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 to midnight, Sundays to Thursdays 7 to 11 p.m., Halloween 7 to midnight. Sundays and Thursdays $20, Fridays, Saturdays and Halloween $25.
The Michigan Princess Presents: Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner, Grand River Park, Lansing. Friday, Oct. 25, 6:30 to 11 p.m. $70 per person.
Spiral Dance Club Presents: “Thir13en Ghosts Halloween” (ages 18+), 1247 Center St, Lansing. Saturday, Oct. 26; 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. $15 for under 21, $10 for 21+.
Haunted Aud.: Vengeance by MSU Theater Department, 542 Auditorium Road, East Lansing. Open Oct .25-26 and 30-31, 8 p.m. to ?. Price TBD
Haunted Mill, 450 N. Water St., Portland. Open Oct 19-20 and 26-27. Saturdays 6 to 9 p.m., Sundays 6 to 8 p.m. $5 per person.