Map: Where to find local haunted houses, pumpkin patches, more

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    Bobo gives special attention to Tyzha Clark, 12, of Atlantic, Iowa, on Oct. 23, 2013, at the Mystery Manor haunted house.

Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014 11:45 am

Below, you'll find maps (and lists) of Omaha-area haunted houses, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more.

HAUNTED HOUSES:

Carnival of Terror, basement of Hollywood Candy, 1209 Jackson St. Open through Oct. 31, Thursday and Sunday 7 to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday 7 p.m. to midnight. Twenty to 30 minutes of terror with a clown around every corner. Admission: $13. Information: carnivalofterror-omaha.com.

Cobweb Castle, Omaha Children’s Museum’s Not-So-Scary Haunted House, 500 S. 20th St. Open through Oct. 31 during regular museum hours and free with regular admission. Information: www.ocm.org and 402-342-6164.

Deadly Intentions Haunted Forest, Highway 59 at 290th Street, 8 miles south of Shenandoah, Iowa. One of the oldest haunts in the area. Open every night through Oct. 31. Hours: Sunday through Thursday 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday 6 p.m. to midnight. Admission: $8 adults, $6 children age 14 and under, proceeds go to charity.

Gateway of Chaos, 1605 Main St., Malvern, Iowa. Haunted house. Open Friday (except Oct. 10) and Saturday 8 to 11 p.m. from Oct. 4 to 25. The haunted house will open at 7 p.m. for no-scare time on Oct. 24 and Oct. 25. General admission is $10, or $8 with two cans of food; fast pass tickets are $15. Information: gatewayofchaos.com.

Haunted Hollow, 120th Street and Old Giles Road, La Vista. Three-story haunted house, bridge, maze, hearse show, Island of the Dolls, redneck roller coaster and more. Sunday through Thursday, 7 to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m. to midnight. Admission: $20. Information: www.hauntedhollowomaha.com and 402-896-1920.

Mystery Manor, 716 N. 18th St. Haunted house. Admission: $12, or $20 for front-of-the-line access. Hours: Sunday through Thursday dusk to 10 p.m., Friday dusk to midnight, Saturday dusk to 1 a.m. Information: www.mysterymanoromaha.org.

Nightmare on Q Street, 7003 Q St. Attractions include Raven’s Nightmare, Phobia: The Money Back Haunt, Slideshow Freaks and Coffin Ride. Admission: Raven’s Nightmare, $13; Phobia, $10 to participate or $5 to watch; Slideshow Freaks, $5; Coffin Ride, $5. Information and schedule: anightmareonqstreet.com.

Ranch of Terror, Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St., Papillion. Haunted hayrack ride and haunted walk. Open through Nov. 1. Hours: 6:30 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday; 6:30 to 10 p.m. Sunday. Admission: $11 for hayrack or haunted house walk, $20 combo ticket for both. Information: ranchofterror.com or bellevueberryfarm.com.

Scary Acres, 17272 Giles Road. The Haunted Woods ($8), House on the Hill ($10), The Master’s Castle ($11). All three attractions, $25. 7 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Friday and Saturday; and 7 to 10:30 p.m. Sunday. Information: www.scaryacres.com.

The Shadow’s Edge, 3457 S. 84th St. (Mangelsen’s parking lot). Open through Oct. 31. Hours: Sunday through Thursday dusk to 10 p.m., Friday and Saturday dusk to 12:30 a.m. Admission: $12, $6 on Mondays and Tuesdays. Information: theshadowsedge.com.

PUMPKIN PATCHES AND CORN MAZES:

Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St., Papillion. Fun barn, zip lines, slides, climbing nets, 50-foot obstacle bounce house, hayrack ride, pirate cove, enchanted forest, haunted cave and spooky forest. Daytime activity hours: Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.; Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission: Monday through Friday, $6; Saturday and Sunday, $8. Information: www.bellevueberryfarm.com and 402-331-5500.

Bloom Where You’re Planted Farm, 911 108th St., Avoca, Nebraska. Hayrides to the pumpkin patch, corn box, nature trails, hay climb, farm animals, play areas, kids’ corral, rubber duck races and two-story store with antiques and vintage merchandise. Hours: Friday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission: $5; children younger than 2 are free. Information: www.bloompumpkinpatch.com and 402-267-4104.

Camp Fontanelle, 9677 County Road 3, Fontanelle, Nebraska. Nine-acre corn maze and pumpkins. Pony rides, hayrides, sandbox, inflatable castle and jumping pillow, 700-foot zip line. Hours: Saturday and Sunday 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. through Nov. 2 or by reservation. Search for treats, Oct. 19, 2 to 4 p.m. Scary maze and movie nights, Oct. 24, 25 and 31, 7 to 10 p.m. Information: www.campfontanelle.com and 402-478-4296.

Ditmars Orchard, 19475 225th St., Council Bluffs. Corn maze, pumpkin patch, pick your own apples, tractor rides. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday noon to 5 p.m. Admission: tractor ride, corn maze and playground are $5 for kids, $2 for adults. Information: ditmarsorchard.com and 712-256-7053.

Ewesfull Cowllectables & Harellooms Country Store and More, 29353 Ida St., Valley, Neb. Pumpkin picking, animals, games, play area, campfire, vendors and more. Hours: Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday noon to 4 p.m. through Oct. 26. Children $5, adults free. Information: ewesfullcowllectablesandharellooms.webs.com.

Harvest Moon Farm, Oakland, Nebraska. Pumpkin patch, three-acre corn maze, go-karts, zipline, scarecrow forest, slides, animals, a jumping pillow and more. Hours: Friday 12:30 to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12:30 to 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday by appointment. Admission: $6.25, kids 2 and under free. Located two miles north of Oakland. Information: www.harvestmoonoakland.com.

Pioneer Trail Orchard and Pumpkin Patch, 21534 Chestnut Road, Council Bluffs. Pumpkin patch, apple orchard, haunted house and barn, hayrack rides, play areas for kids. Wednesday and Thursday 5 to 9 p.m., Friday 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday noon to 7 p.m. Admission: $6; children younger than 2, free. Information: ptapples.com and 712-366-1505.

Skinny Bones Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze, 3935 Highway 133, Blair, Nebraska. Ten-acre corn maze, peewee maze, Jeffy’s Pumpkin Patch, hayrack rides, mad cow ride, Nerf gun war zone, face painting, Eerie Trail and more. Saturday nights are Haunted Night with live scares in the corn maze. Hours: Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission: Monday through Thursday, $10; Friday through Sunday, $13. Children younger than 2 are free. Information: www.skinnybonespumpkinpatch.org and 402-426-2295.

Uncle LeRoy’s Pumpkin Patch, 2555 S. Highway 59, Denison, Iowa. Two-acre corn maze, haunted house, petting zoo, hay rides, craft barn, tepee. Hours are 3 p.m. to dark Wednesday through Friday; noon to dark Saturday and Sunday. Admission: $5; children 2 and younger are free. Information: 712-263-6063.

Vala’s Pumpkin Patch, 12102 S. 180th St., Gretna. Train ride, corn maze, hayrack ride, haunted farmhouse, live shows, pig races and more. Open through Oct. 31. Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Admission: Friday through Sunday, $13.99 (plus tax); Monday through Thursday, $10.42 (plus tax). www.valaspumpkinpatch.com and 402-332-4200.

Wenninghoff’s Pumpkin Patch, 85th Street and Sorensen Parkway. Petting zoo, playground, corn maze and hayrides. Hours: Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: Monday through Friday, $6; Saturday and Sunday, $7; children younger than 2 are free. Information: www.wenninghoff.com and 402-571-2057.

OTHER EVENTS/ACTIVITIES:

Halloween lock-in, A.V. Sorensen Branch, 4808 Cass St., Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. Costumes and Halloween-themed activity for kids in grades six to 12. Parental permission is required. 402-444-5274.

All Hallows Evenings, Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer, Grand Island, Neb., Friday and Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. Family event with trick-or-treating, ghost stories, haunted field, games and more. $6, free for Stuhr and Hastings museum members. 308-385-5316 or www.stuhrmuseum.org.

Scary movie music, Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas St., Saturday, 7:30 p.m. Omaha Symphony hosts Scary Movie Music, which features music from “The Omen,” “The Exorcist” and others. Tickets start at $19. 402-345-0606 or www.omahasymphony.org.

Search for treats, Camp Fontanelle, 9677 County Road 3, Fontanelle, Neb., Sunday, 2 to 4 p.m. Churches and other groups will be on site to share information and hand out treats. $6 for ages 12 and older, $4 for children 3 to 11, free admission with donation of a toy valued $5 or more. 402-478-4296 or www.campfontanelle.com.

Ghosts and Goblins, La Vista Community Center, 8116 Park View Blvd. Oct. 23, 10 a.m. Halloween story time, craft and snack. 402-331-3455.

Happy HallowGreen, Lincoln Children’s Museum, 1420 P St., Lincoln. Oct. 23, 6 to 8 p.m. The event features trick-or-treating, a party, educational booths and more. $8 for those 2 to 61, $7.50 for seniors, $5 for 1-year-olds, free for children younger than 1 and museum members. $3 to trick or treat. www.lincolnchildrensmuseum.org or 402-477-4000.

Healthy trick or treat nights, Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St. Oct 23 and 30, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Take the kids around before Halloween to snag some healthy treats. Free with admission to museum. Admission $9 adults and kids 2 and over, $8 for seniors, free for members and children younger than 24 months. 402-342-6164 or www.ocm.org.

Trunk or treat, Standing Bear Plaza Shopping Center, 144th and Fort Streets. Oct. 24, 6 to 8 p.m. Come in costume and trick or treat. Over 20 business participating.

Spooky Stories, Fontenelle Forest, 1111 Bellevue Blvd. N., Bellevue. Oct. 24, 7 p.m. Storytellers will tell a number of scary stories. Admission: $7 adults, $5 students, senior citizens, Fontenelle Forest members and Nebraska StoryArts members. Information: nebraskastoryarts.org and 402-551-4532.

Spooktacular, Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, 3701 S. 10th St. Saturday, Sunday, Oct. 24, 25, 26, 31 and Nov. 1, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The evening includes admission to the zoo after-hours, trick-or-treating and fun activities. $7 for zoo members, $8 for nonmembers; children younger than 2 are free. Information: omahazoo.com and 402-733-8401.

Boo Bash, Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, 3701 S. 10th St., Oct. 18 and Oct. 25. The enchanted Halloween dinner features costumed characters from snow princesses, a snow man, cowboy, cowgirl and a space ranger from 4 to 6 p.m. In addition to dinner and a meet-and-greet with the characters, kids will also be able to participate in crafts and a sing-along. $35 for members and $40 for non-members (children 2 and younger are free) and includes entry into Spooktacular. Parents must pay for a separate ticket to accompany their child. Registration required. Click here for details.

Halloween Fun Fest, W. Dale Clark Library, 215 S. 15th St. Oct. 24, 1 to 3 p.m. The afternoon features a costume parade, spooky stories, games, crafts, sweets and treats. 402-444-4800.

Halloween Wilderness Run, Camp Fontanelle, 9677 County Road 3, Fontanelle, Neb. Oct. 25, 11 a.m. $30. Run a 5K or 1.25-mile race in costume. 402-478-4296 or www.campfontanelle.com.

Science Spooktacular Workshop, Omaha Children’s Museum, 500 S. 20th St. Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to noon. Children ages 6 to 8 can participate in some Halloween-themed science activities. $25 for museum members, $30 for nonmembers. 402-342-6164 or www.ocm.org.

Spooktacular, Abrahams Library, 5111 N. 90th St. Oct. 25, noon to 2 p.m. Not-so-spooky stories, giveaways, costume contests, crafts and dancing. 402-444-6284.

Costume contest, Abrahams Library, 5111 N. 90th St. Oct 25, 3 to 5 p.m. Throw on your best costume and maybe you’ll win a prize. 402-444-6284.

Boo Bash Storytime, Benson Library, 6015 Binney St. Oct. 25, 10 a.m. Costumes are encouraged at this storytime with stories and songs. 402-444-4846.

“Mon-Stir bash,” The V bowling alley, 3375 Oak View Drive, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. A kid-friendly Halloween party. Features costume contests, treat stations, discounted laser tag, free photo booth and a free game of bowling for each household up to six people. Free shoes for children. Adult shoe rental is $3.75. All participants must be dressed in a costume to receive discounts. The event is sponsored by momaha.com, Party Pals of Omaha and The V.

Halloween Storybook Walk, La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Road. Oct. 27, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Dress the kids in costumes and take them on a walk. Adults will read “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat.” Prizes will be given. 402-537-3900.

Halloween party, La Vista Public Library, 9110 Giles Road. Oct 29, 10 a.m. Bring children ages 5 and younger who are not yet in kindergarten to this costume party with books, songs, a parade, crafts and more. Registration in advance is required. 402-537-3900.

Baseballoween, Werner Park, 12356 Ballpark Way, Papillion. Oct. 30, 5 to 8 p.m. Family event with trick-or-treating, haunted house, crafts and more.

Trunk or treat, Elkhorn Hills United Methodist Church, 20227 Veterans Drive. Oct. 29, 6 p.m. soup supper, 6:30 to 7:30 trick-or-treating. Costumes encouraged, prizes for best child and adult costume. Bringing a nonperishable food donation for the Western Douglas County Food Bank. www.ElkhornHillsUMC.org.

Omaha cemetery tours, Oct. 30 and 31, 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m. Omahan Howard Hamilton will give Halloween-themed tours of Omaha graves. A bus will transport tour guests, but much of the tour involves outdoor walking. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight. For reservations, $20 a person, and to learn where to meet, call Hamilton at 402-672-9162.

Halloween Safe Night, La Vista Community Center, 8116 Park View Blvd. Oct 31, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Enjoy a community event with hayrack rides, trick-or-treating and a spooky tent. 402-331-3455 or www.cityoflavista.org/2014halloween.

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