Scary Halloween Horror in the High Desert
Hollywood Gothique Says:
With its rural, dirt-road location setting ominous vibes before you even reach the venue, the High Desert Haunted House provides a ton of scares for not a ton of money, making it worth the long trek out to Apple Valley.
9976 Bonita Vista Road
Apple Valley, CA 92308
2022 Dates: September 30; October 1-2, 7-9, 14-16, 20 (gore night), 21-22, 23 (kids night), 27 (extreme night), 28-29, 30 (discount night), 31 (Halloween Night).
Update: After reducing their schedule to a single night last October, High Desert Haunted House returns with a full season of Halloween haunting this year, featuring Victoria Man, Witches Woods, The Asylum, and CarnEVIL.
Tickets: $13 or $10 with 10 cans of food donations.
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High Desert Haunted House hides behind a rather generic sounding name, but what’s inside is actually quite distinctive. Its sets place visitors inside a convincing environment that helps the actors bring the scares to life.
High Desert Haunted House is located in Apple Valley, not far from the All Saints Lunatic Asylum Haunted House. The drive to Apple Valley is long, but these two high-quality haunts make the trip doubly worthwhile.
After presenting a Covid-safe Halloween haunt during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, High Desert Haunted House offered other seasonal haunts for Friday the 13th, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day. Since then, they have stretched out to include a Purge-theme laser tag event in the summer of 2022. That October, they presented a one-night only haunt on Halloween Night.
Video: You can see a brief glimpse of the High Desert Haunted House in the\is video shot at ScareLA 2018. The High Desert Haunt was one of many haunted houses offering a mini-versions of their Halloween shows; their footage starts at 2:50.