Halloween is a great time for candy, costumes
and recently people are starting to even send
Halloween cards for the holiday.
It is also a great time for
Halloween events such as haunted houses, hayrides, haunted inns,
corn mazes and other events.
Check out this great list of
Halloween events in NH.
in Peterborough NH
Celebrate Samhaim is located
in Peterborough NH. Samhaim (pronounced sow-en)
is an ancient Celtic fire festival marking the final harvest of
the year. It is believed that during
the Samhaim is the period where the living and the dead can
communicate. The Celebrate Samhaim event
will feature a haunted house, kids’ activities and several
Haunted Acres is Epping NH
Haunted Acres is Epping NH is
so much fun. I have gone every year for
the past 7 years and it never gets dull or boring. Haunted Acres is set as an
1860’s ghost town and is home to The Skeleton Hotel, the Dark
Maze, the 3D Nuclear House and the ¼ mile Nightmare Walk.
Tickets are $23 for adults
and $17 for kids 12 and under.
There is free parking
available. Haunted Acres is open
October 2nd through the 31st from 6-11 PM
except on Fridays in which they are open until 11 PM.
The Skeleton Hotel is a
house of the dead.
But are they really dead?
Some features include the
barrel storage, the dead man’s jail, the mine shafts and bloody
bathtubs. The 3D Nuclear House
includes mazes, ice caves, spinning floors, a ghost tunnel and
the execution chamber. The ¼ mile Nightmare Walk is
my favorite part of Haunted Acres. You walk through the woods
and encounter an enormous amount of creatures such as gorillas,
bats, vampires and wolves. It takes about 20 minutes to
walk through. The Dark Maze is a 2,000
square foot maze with dark hallways and many dead ends.
Grounds in Manchester
Gothic Grounds is located in
Manchester NH. There are three attractions
The Shadow Carnival, House
of the Fallen and The Fog. The Shadow Carnival is an
attraction for all ages. The carnival is full of
scary clowns, bright lights and haunted music. The House of the Fallen
takes you into a world where there is no difference between the
living and the dead.
And The Fog is just that…lot
of fog, tons of zombies and only one way out. Tickets are $18 per person. They are open throughout the
month of October on Fridays and Saturdays from 6:30-11:00 PM,
Sunday from 6:30-10 PM and Halloween night from 6:30-11 PM.
House of Fear in Manchester NH
The House of Fear is also
located in Manchester NH. The House of Fear takes
place in the home of the Blackwell family. Legend has it that there
were 2 brothers, Ethan and Silas, who owned a funeral home, the
family business. They came into a small
fortune which caused conflict between the two brothers. Shortly after, Ethan passed
away under mysterious conditions.
Ethan had a will that left
the family business to his wife and kids and nothing to Silas.
This made Silas furious and
he vowed revenge on the family. One night, at the stroke of
midnight, Silas killed Ethan’s widow and his grown children. The haunted house has the
ghost of Silas and a look at the horrible acts he committed.
Sherman Farm in East Conway NH
Sherman Farm is located in
East Conway NH and is open September 19th through
This corn maze is done a bit
differently than most corn mazes.
You are given a series of 10
questions and the correct answers will lead you out of the corn
maze. Tickets are $8 for ages 12
and up, $5 for ages 5-11 and 4 and under are free.
Moulton Corn Maze in Meredith NH
The Moulton Corn Maze is
located in Meredith NH. It runs from mid-September. Tickets are $5 for ages 7
and up and $3 for children under 6.
This is their 9th
year in operation. The maze is 12-15 foot long
The Point of View Farm Deerfield
The Point of View Farm is
located on Deerfield NH.
The Point of View Farm
offers horse drawn carriage rides, hayrides and sleigh rides.
In October, they have their
haunted hayrides complete with spooky ghosts and scary scenes.
These are just some of the
great Halloween events in the state of New Hampshire.
So check them out and make
this Halloween your best one yet.
Haunted Places in NH
Inn and Hotels
There are several inns that are said to be haunted...
Three Chimneys Inn, Durham, NH
The Three Chimneys Inn in Durham
houses the spirit of Hannah who was related to Valentine Hill
who built the Three Chimneys Inn in 1694.
Hannah does not like the new
technology we have today.
She likes to change the
order of the numbers on calculators and she also enjoys printing
after the printer is turned off. Hannah also loves to tease
the employees. On one instance, an employee
was sleeping upstairs and Hannah decided to play with her hair.
On another instance, a chef was closing up and saw Hannah behind
Eagle Mountain House, Jackson, NH
The Eagle Mountain House in
Jackson NH has two ghosts. A woman dressed in red who paces the
hallways and a small boy whose voice has been heard but he has
never been seen. He loves to giggle and play
jokes on the employees. One night, an employee was
doing work at his desk when a stack of papers from his desk
moved across the room and dropped to the floor. Shortly after, a little boy
Inn at Jackson, Jackson NH
The Inn at Jackson in
Jackson NH has a ghost who hasn’t shown themselves yet.
There was an occasion where
guests heard the water from a bathroom turn on and off several
The strange part was that
the room was not occupied at the time.
Guests and employees have
seen unexplained flashes of light throughout the house.
The Mount Washington Hotel, Bretton
The Mount Washington Hotel
in Bretton Woods NH has many tales to tell.
The ghost that lives at the
hotel seems to be the wife of Joseph Stickney, who built the
hotel in 1903. That same year, Joseph
passed away, leaving Carolyn, his wife, a young widow.
She is dressed in Victorian
style clothing and has been seen by many guests and employees.
She like to knock on guests’
doors so when they answer it, no one is there as she floats
away. In Room 314, the original
bed that was used by the Stickney’s remains in that room.
Many guests have reported
seeing a woman sit on the edge of the bed, brushing her hair.
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