Thrills and chills at Corpus Christi haunted houses
Corpus Christi in October scares up fall fun with an impressive — and terrifying — lineup of haunted adventures. You can choose between a haunted boat, an orphanage, a house, a recreation center, and even a kids' party zone! Keep the little ones close at hand when you venture out in Scary City by the Sea this month.
OCTOBER 4-NOVEMBER 2
7 p.m.-midnight Fridays and Saturdays
7-10 p.m. Sundays and weekdays
615 Mesquite St.
More than 25,000 square feet of pure terror comes back to haunt Corpus Christi with two new venomous venues. Admission is $20. #imnotgoinginthere
Varying times and days (check website)
6145 S. Port Ave.
A local paranormal investigative team, Corpus Christi Spook Central brings its most haunting investigations back to life just in time for Halloween. Proceeds benefit Hearts in the Arts. Cost is $15 for adults and $5 for children. Fast pass costs $20.
OCTOBER 11-NOVEMBER 2
7-10:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays; plus Thursday, October 31
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
2914 N. Shoreline Blvd.
More than 100 monsters lurk through 85 rooms on the two bottom floors of the USS Lexington. Stay close to your tour guide so you don’t get lost in spaces never before opened to the public. Steep ladders, dark corridors, creaky hatchways all throughout the route. Not wheelchair accessible. Ages 10 and up only. General admission is $20. Skip-the-line VIP admission is $30.
SELECT DAYS OCTOBER 11-30
FRIDAY & SATURDAY, OCT. 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
MONDAY, TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, OCT. 28, 29, 30
NIGHTMARES ON SWANTNER STREET HAUNTED HOUSE
Lindale Recreation Center
3133 Swantner Drive
Corpus Christi Parks and Recreation Department holds its annual Haunted House on Swantner Street. The attraction kicks off with an Open House beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, October 11. Free admission with the donation of a new unwrapped toy, otherwise $3 per person. Children age 9 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.
OCTOBER 18-NOVEMBER 2
6-11 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and October 30-31; 6-10 p.m. Sundays
THE REALM OF EVIL HAUNTED HOUSE
Kids Ultimate Party Zone
1216 Waldron Road, No. 139
Visit Red Anchor Orphanage at your own risk! Proceeds benefit Catherine George Scholarship fund at Del Mar College. Admission is $15 adults and $10 for ages 12 and younger.
OUTSIDE CORPUS CHRISTI
SEPTEMBER 27-NOVEMBER 2
7 p.m.-midnight, plus 7 p.m. until last person leaves October 31
4813 FM 666
Not your average haunted house, the inhabitants in Boogeyman’s are alive, dead, and in-between. Prepared to be chilled to the bone at this wheelchair-accessible, spine-tingling attraction. Admission is $20.
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