Top Four Haunted Houses in Vermillion Area
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Top Four Haunted Houses in Vermillion Area

Halloween looks a little different during a global pandemic, but don’t let COVID-19 be the scariest part of your 2020. Here is a comprehensive list of the best, socially distanced Haunted Houses in the area. 

Terror 29

Located just outside of Sioux Falls off I-29, Terror 29 combines abandoned warehouses with circus freaks in this haunted house. Featuring acrobats, zombies, clowns and haunted lion tamers, Terror 29 is taking many precautions to ensure their guests are safe.

Guests are required to wear a mask along with the cast and crew at Terror 29 and tickets are sold through hour-long time slots so guests are able to safely walk through the twisted warehouse. Terror 29 is open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday of Halloween weekend. Hours vary on day and tickets are $15. 

Twisted Nightmare

If you’re looking to give back to charity while getting scared out of your mind, check out Twisted Nightmare. Conveniently located in downtown Sioux Falls, Twisted Nightmare is a fundraiser for the South Dakota Fraternal Order of Police and Feeding South Dakota.

Twisted Nightmare lets guests walk directly into their childhood fears with demons, clowns and mad scientists. This haunted house leads tours of guests through the crazed house in groups of four to six people. Masks and socially distancing is required.

Twisted Nightmare is open Thursday through Sunday on Halloween weekend from 7 Midnight. Tickets are $12 or $10 with a canned food donation to Feeding South Dakota. 

Scare Central

For those looking for extra scares this Halloween can visit Sioux City’s Scare Central. Located in downtown Sioux City, Scare Central consists of two haunted houses, destined to frighten every guest.

The first house at Scare Central is The Fear Factory which features bloodthirsty zombies looking for their next human meal. The second house is Nightmare on 4th Street where monsters and demons lurk around every corner.

Both Fear Factory and Nightmare on 4th Street state their actors will get up close and personal with the guests. Scare Central is open Wednesday through Saturday during Halloween week. Hours vary per day. Tickets are sold on a first come, first serve basis and cost $12 for one house or $20 for both. 

Haunted Maze at Heartland Country Corn Maze

If you’re looking for an open-air scare, the Haunted Maze at Heartland Country Corn Maze in Harrisburg is the only haunted corn maze in the area.

By day, the maze is family-friendly, but by night there are creatures watching guests through the corn, ready to pounce. Flashlights are suggested for this attraction. The maze is open 6:30-9:30 pm on Friday and Saturday and tickets are $10.