Some people (myself included) are a little afraid of the dark. When a horror movie comes on TV, I have to flip on a light – just to make sure. For some reason, however, I make it a yearly tradition to visit a haunted house during the Halloween season. Maybe it’s the thrill of not knowing what’s going to happen, or I enjoy seeing my friends jump and scream.
This year, two haunted houses standout above the rest in Fort Wayne: The Haunted Castle & Black Forest and Hysterium. The perfect time to check out one or both of these venues is on the weekend. Dress warm and wear gym shoes. Make it a group outing with friends and family, or it’s the perfect date night idea. Fair warning, I wouldn’t eat a large meal beforehand!
The Haunted Castle and Black Forest
8965 Auburn Rd,
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
Fridays and Saturdays: 7pm-11pm
Sundays and Thursdays: 7pm-9pm
4410 Arden Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN 46804
Fridays and Saturdays: 7 pm-Midnight
Sundays and Thursdays: 7 pm-9:30 pm
For more FRIGHTFUL activity suggestions, check out our Fort Wayne Fright page!
John graduated from Indiana University in 2008, with a degree in sports communication and minor degree in telecommunications. While in Bloomington, he interned at Peegs.com/Inside Indiana magazine, writing as a basketball recruiting columnist. He graduated from Bishop Luers High School in 2004. Outside of the office, John likes to exercise, hit the golf course, play the drums and spend time with family and friends. A sports enthusiast, he is a diehard Indiana Hoosiers basketball fan.