Haunted house season in full swing

ZaReah Barren, Editor-in-Chief

Halloween is only a couple of days away, but there is still time to go out and be frightened by strangers. There are multiple haunted houses around our area that will be open until October 31.

The Fright Factory is located in Buckley and was the top rated haunted attraction in Washington in 2016. The Factory will be open on Friday and Saturday from 7:00-11:00 p.m. and everyday after until Halloween from 6:00-9:00 p.m.

Fright Fest at Wild Waves Theme and Water Park located in Federal Way offers three haunted attractions and the dry rides will be open also. Fright Fest will be open on Friday, October 26 from 6:00-11:00 p.m. It will also be open on Saturday from 5:00-11:00 p.m., and the final day is Sunday from 5:00-10:00 p.m.

Haunted Woods at Maris Farms located in Buckley also introduces a 35-minute hunt through corn with creepy scares throughout. The Woods will be open October 26 and 27 from 7:00-10:00 p.m. The final day is October 28 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. General admission is $35, and there is a discount for 30 percent when you use a code and buy online. There is a fast pass available for October 26 and 27 for $50.

Georgetown Morgue located in Seattle offers a tour of the said to be haunted morgue. There have been many funerals, cremations, dead bodies, and even murders inside the morgue. On October 26 and 27 their hours are 6:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. October 28-30 has the hours of 7:00- 10:00 p.m. On Halloween the morgue will be open from 6:00-11:00 p.m., and it will be open November 1-3 in the evenings also. General admission is $24, and Sundays it is $21 if you donate three cans of food. 

Even though there are multiple options to get a thrill in our area, there are people who do not enjoy haunted houses but still hear about them.

“[I would] probably go to the shortest haunted house, because I’m not a big haunted house person because they are not scary,” senior Connor Foster said.

Haunted houses very popular, and there are many different kinds and themes to choose from if you want to get spooked during spooky season.