From haunted adventures to elaborate yard displays, the Milwaukee area still has Halloween-themed attractions going on this year (with increased coronavirus precautions). 

Here’s a list of what’s still happening, and when, along with what additional safety measures are being taken. The list includes events as varied as a virtual paranormal conference and haunted houses. 

1. Wisconsin Feargrounds 

What: When guests enter, they’ll find themselves trapped inside The Compound, where monsters have taken over and now reside, according to the Wisconsin Feargrounds website. If attendees are able to escape, they’ll enter Sketchy’s Chambers, the home of the Feargrounds’ new leader. 

Address: 1000 Northview Road, Waukesha


Hours: 7 to 11:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in October, and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 18 and 25. Reservations required. 

Price: $25. Tickets must be purchased online and will be reservation-based to limit attendance and shorten lines. 

COVID-19 precautions: Guests will be required to wear a facial covering inside all areas of the attraction. Hand sanitizer stations will be placed throughout. Actors will wear PPE masks under theatrical masks and makeup. Staff members are temperature screened and confirmed to be symptom-free at the beginning of every evening. The attraction is deeply sanitized at the end of every evening. Guests are asked to stick with their own household group. Social distancing will be enforced. For a full list of safety measures, visit

This file photo is from a previous haunted house at the Wisconsin Fear Grounds.

2. Horror film-inspired pop-up bar

What: City Lounge is putting on “A Nightmare on Layton Avenue,” a horror pop-up bar experience. There will be horror film-inspired rooms and passages, including a room featuring an indoor lake with hundreds of gallons of water, and a creepy forest. The bar will host horror movie trivia nights at 7 p.m. Oct. 15 and 22, and a Halloween bash and costume contest Oct. 31. There will also be a themed drink menu, including a cocktail served in a blood bag. 

Address: 3455 E. Layton Ave., Cudahy


Hours: 3 p.m. to 2 a.m. Oct. 9-Nov. 7. 

Price: Free admission 

COVID-19 precautions: Owner Alex Ahmad said the bar is following current coronavirus regulations. He said the bar is cleaned with “high-grade” sanitizers and solutions throughout the day, and UV light is used to disinfect after close and again before open. There will also be large outdoor areas for customers, including a heated gazebo.

City Lounge in Cudahy is in the process of constructing "A Nightmare on Layton Ave.," a horror pop-up bar experience.

3. The Hill Has Eyes 

What: The Hill Has Eyes features four attractions spanning 45 acres, including Failed Escape, Hunger Hollow, Carnivore and Containment. There will be snacks, refreshments, nightly music and a bonfire. Four “Not So Scary Halloween Parties” will be held for ages 6-12 from 2:30 to 4:45 p.m. Oct. 11, 18, 25, and Nov. 1. 

Address: 7005 S. Ballpark Drive, Franklin


Hours: 6 p.m. to midnight Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 9-31. The box office is open from 5:30 to 11 p.m. 

Price: Price depends on the chosen time slot: 6 to 8 p.m. time slots cost $35 for general admission online, $40 for general admission cash and $45 for a VIP speed pass. 8 to 10 p.m. time slots cost $37 for general admission online, $42 for general admission cash and $47 for a VIP speed pass. 10 p.m. to midnight time slots cost $39 for general admission online, $44 for general admission cash, $49 for a VIP speed pass.