Milwaukee Halloween Activities: Corn Mazes, Ghost Walks & Haunted Hayrides

This list has been updated for 2018 to the best of our ability.

We love fall in Wisconsin! Every year my kids get excited about apple picking and going to the pumpkin farm.

Thankfully there are a variety of family friendly Halloween activities throughout the Milwaukee area.

Some activities, such as haunted corn mazes, are geared towards older children, but there are plenty of less scary activities for the entire family to enjoy. For the most creepy events, you could plan a frightful date night!

Looking for fun and spooky Halloween activities near Milwaukee, Wisconsin? Check out this list of haunted cornfields, family friendly corn mazes, ghost walks, and haunted hayrides.


Milwaukee Area Halloween Activities

This list has been updated for 2018 to the best of our ability. We do not take responsibility for price changes or event cancellations. Most of these activities occur weather permitting.

If you find a fall activity you are interested in, please click the name of the place to go to their website. There you may double check details or call to confirm before attending.

Haunted Hayrides

Dan Patch Stables at Grand Geneva Resort & Spa – Lake Geneva

The first haunted hayrides of the evening (before 7PM) are a little less scary and more family friendly. Rides are about 20-25 minutes long

Cost: $15/person; $8 for kids 4-10 years old; Under 3 are free *cash only

Dates: September 28 through October 28

Hours: Fridays & Saturdays 6PM-Midnight


Cedarburg Creek Farm – Cedarburg

“The Haunted Swamp” Haunted Hayride & Trail CLOSED FOR 2018


Haunted Houses

The Haunt – Cedarburg

A scary fun haunted house ran by volunteers as a fundraiser for Ozaukee County 4-H. Recommended for ages 11+

Cost: $15/person

Dates: October 12-27

Hours: Fridays & Saturdays 6PM-10PM


Warriors Haunted Asylum – Dotyville

Times: 7PM-10PM Fridays & Saturdays in October


Corn Mazes and Haunted Corn Mazes 

Creekside Valley Farm – Mequon

Try navigating their 5 acre corn maze and use your trivia knowledge to help you get out quicker. Find plenty of family friendly fun while visiting.

Cost: $5/person; ages 4 and under are free

Dates/Hours: Sunday-Thursday 10AM-6PM and Friday-Saturday 9AM-6PM


Cedarburg Creek Farm – Cedarburg

Plenty of family friendly activities, including a one-of-a-kind corn maze. Also check out the free hayrides and petting zoo.

Dates: Through November 1

Hours: Daily 10AM-6PM


Basse's Taste of Country Farm – Colgate

Head out to Basse's for Pumpkin Fest for their fun Incornibles corn maze, plus lots of other fall activities. They have a large maze as well as a small maze.

Cost: $9.99 (weekdays) / $12.99 (weekends) *Ages 0-23 months are free

Dates: September 22 through October 31

Hours: Sat & Sun 10AM-5:30PM; weekdays 1:30PM-5:30PM


Homestead Animal Farm – Hartland

Bring the family to visit the animals, go on a hayride, and navigate the corn maze.

Cost: $6 (corn maze only)/person. Purchase an $11 package which includes the corn maze, animals, hayride, and play area; under 2 years old is free *cash or check only

Dates: Weekends only throughout October

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays 10AM-6PM


Jim's Pumpkin Farm – Germantown

Check out the 4.5 acre corn maze!

Cost: No general admission fee *Only cash accepted for purchases

Dates: October 1-31

Hours: Daily 9am-6pm (hayrides to pumpkin patch on Saturdays & Sundays)


Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm and Market – West Bend

The Meadowbrook Pumpkin Farm offers a few choices for spooky fun. Their nighttime haunted cornfield includes live actors, animatronics, frightful scenes, fog, and aims to scare the daylights out of you.

They offer a few nights of the haunted cornfield without actors and also have the daytime creepy cornfield for family fun.

Nighttime Haunted Cornfield (with live actors)

*Not recommended for children under 12 years of age.

Cost: $25 (VIP quick pass available)

Dates: Every Friday & Saturday in October

Hours: 6PM until midnight (ticket sales are 1PM to 11:30PM)


Nighttime Creepy Cornfield with No Actors (Family Friendly)

This is the same as the nighttime haunted cornfield except there are no actors or fog used.

Cost: $16.95

Dates/Hours: Every Thursday & Sunday in October 6PM-10PM

6PM-8PM on Mon, Tues, Wed


Daytime Creepy Cornfield (Family Friendly with No Actors)

Cost: $14.95

Dates: Daily

Hours: 11AM-8PM


Schuett Farms – Mukwonago

This corn maze is not haunted. It can take about 90 minutes to get through it and there are interactive checkpoints and clues along the way.

Cost: $6/person; under 2 years old is free

Dates: Daily throughout October

Hours: 10AM-6PM

There will also be select weekends with night time hours to go through the maze with a flashlight. Check the website for updates.


Ghost Walks & Ghost Tours in Southeast Wisconsin

Gothic History Tours by Cedarburg Cultural Center

Dates: October 19, October 20, October 26, 2018

Cost: $18/person when purchased in advance; $25 day of tour. May tours sell out, so purchase tickets in advance.

This tour is not recommended for children under 12 years of age. It is a 90 minute walking tour in Cedarburg's National Historic District and Zur Ruhe Cemetery.


Milwaukee Ghosts walk down in the ‘Bloody' Third Ward

Cost: $20/person

Available on select dates (primarily weekends). This walk includes local folklore, legends, historical accounts, and reported paranormal activity.


Waukesha Ghost Walks

Haunted history, urban legends, and real-life ghost stories in a walking tour of downtown Waukesha.

Cost: $20/person

Available on select dates (primarily weekends).



Have you attended any of these Milwaukee area Halloween activities? Do you know of one we should add to the list? Let us know in the comments!


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