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Area haunted houses plan to keep you safe (and scared) this Halloween season

As the pandemic continues to impact the state, haunted houses in the area are creating new guidelines to follow COVID-19 protocol
Posted at 3:24 PM, Oct 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-02 16:26:55-04

WISCONSIN — With COVID-19 still impacting the state, area haunted houses are finding ways to offer their normal attractions while keeping visitors safe. Here are some of the ways haunted houses are staying on the safe side:

Abandoned Haunted House - Mt. Pleasant
2825 SE Frontage Road

COVID-19 protocols include:

  • Staff and visitors must wear masks
  • Customers/guests will get temperatures screened upon arrival. Anyone with a temperature higher than 100.4 will be denied. (those denied can come back again or receive refund)
  • Limited number of tickets available for 20-minute time slots. Online reservation encouraged.
  • One of the multiple houses will be closed per night to help social distancing and safety.

Contact: 262-886-1182 or online

Wisconsin Fear Grounds - Waukesha
1000 Northview Road

COVID-19 protocols include:

  • Credit cards are only form of pay. All tickets must be purchased online.
  • All groups will be physically distanced both indoors and outdoors, so dress accordingly.
  • Hand washing and sanitizer stations will be positioned throughout the haunt and waiting areas.
  • Masks required for all actors, staff and visitors. Masks for sale at office.

Contact: 262-844-5611 or online

The Hill Has Eyes - Franklin
7900 Crystal Ridge Rd

COVID-19 protocols include:

  • Guests, actors and staff will be required to where masks when in the attraction or waiting in line.
  • Event was completely moved to outdoors and cashless payment is encouraged to limit contact between guests and staff.
  • The event will reduce its operating days from 22 to 8 and allow only 55% capacity.
  • Groups of four to six people will be allowed into the attraction with a minimum of one minute in between to create more than 50 feet of separation.

Contact: 414-367-8847 or online

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