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Halloween fun on both sides of the river

Posted 10/20/2010   Updated 10/20/2010 Email story   Print story


from 375th Air Mobility Wing Public Affairs Office

10/20/2010 - SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill.  -- The Scott Air Force Base area has several family-friendly Halloween attractions including:

Magic House's Not-So-Haunted House

The Not-So-Haunted House at Magic House is all for the kids. Every child receives an autograph book that allows them to collect signatures from storybook characters. Some characters this year are from Peter Pan, Harry Potter and the Wizard of Oz. There is also a haunted trail for older kids. Cost is $8.75.

Location: 516 S. Kirkwood Road St. Louis, MO 63122

Boo at the Zoo

The Zoo stays open late for Halloween fun. On Oct. 30, Spooky Saturday will be held for children to trick-or-treat along the Zoo's pumpkin trail and participate in a costume parade. Cost is $4 for members and $5 for non-members.

Location: One Government Drive St. Louis, MO 63110


Eckert's has a pumpkin patch with varying sizes up to 150 pounds. The Jumpin' Pumpkin Jamboree also has wagon rides, live music, pony rides, a petting farm and more. The Millstadt location also has Haunted Hayrides. There are three different Eckert's locations offering different attractions.

Locations: 951 South Green Mount Road Belleville, IL 62220
2719 Eckert Orchard Lane Millstadt, IL 62260
20995 Eckert Orchard Road Grafton, IL 62037

Great Godfrey Maze
The giant maze is cut into seven acres of cornfield. Cost is $6 for adults and $4 for children over 5.

Location: 1401 Stamper Lane Godfrey, IL 62035

For something more scary try:

The Darkness

The Darkness is ranked one of the best haunted houses in the country. It is a two-story building filled with different scenes. Cost is $20 for adults or $30 for a speed pass.

Location: 1525 South 8th Street Soulard, MO 63104


Creepyworld is St. Louis' biggest haunted theme park with seven attractions in one place. Cost is $20 for adults or $30 for a speed pass. Creepyworld is presented by the same producers as the Darkness. Tickets can be bought for both for $35 for adults or $50 for a speed pass.

Location: 1400 S. Old Highway 141 Fenton, MO 63026

The Lemp Brewery Haunted House and Mansion

The Lemp Brewery is a new attraction, produced also by the same creators of the Darkness and Creepyworld. Participants will take an elevator through the underground cave. Cost is $20 for adults or $30 for a speed pass.

Location: 3500 Lemp Ave. Soulard, MO 63118

The Lemp Mansion is considered one of the ten most haunted places in America. The mansion contains a bed and breakfast. Tours are also available.

Location: 3322 DeMenil Place St. Louis, MO 63118

Fright Fest at Six Flags

After dark, Six Flags becomes a haunted adventure land. Information, Tickets and Travel has daily passes available for $26.

Location: 4900 6 Flags Road Pacific MO 63069

The Fear Factory

The Fear Factory is an old farmhouse in the country. Cost is $17 or $25 for a speed pass.

Location: 14 Keeteman Road Old Monroe, MO 63369


Drip is the newest haunted house in St. Louis. It's another haunted farmhouse. Cost is $20.

Location:17500 Chesterfield Airport Road Chesterfield, MO 63005

Field of Screams

Field of Screams is an old, haunted house in Alton. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children 10 and younger.

Location: 1211 Henry St. Alton, IL 62002

Eureka Butcher

Eureka Butcher is a house that belonged to a butcher who liked to serve human cadavers to customers. Cost is $17.

Location: 111 Hilltop Village Center Drive Eureka, MO 63025

Corn Maze Massacre

Corn Maze Massacre is a 12 acre corn maze where 100 residents have gone missing. Hayrides are offered at the end.

Location: 8004 Twin Rivers Road Eureka, MO 63025

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