Halloween Laughs and Gasps Accessible by MetroBus and MetroLink

St. Louis is full of haunted attractions, from top rated haunted houses with Hollywood-grade special effects, to historical homes inhabited by specters of St. Louisans past.  There are transit accessible tricks and treats across the area including, trips to the pumpkin patch, planning an escape room getaway, or looking for a paranormal experience with a group of local ghost hunters.  There is a ghostly adventure around every turn.  Check out this list of local haunted attractions and how to get there by MetroBus and MetroLink!

Halloween Haunted Houses:

The Darkness
Accessible by: 30 Bus
Said to be one of the scariest haunted attractions in the country, The Darkness features zombie laser tag, outdoor scream zone, Silo-X haunted house, Monster Museum, and The Darkness haunted house.
Address: 1525 South 8th Street, St. Louis, MO 63104

House of Occult at Lemp Brewery
Accessible by:  40X, 73, 11, and 20 Bus
House of Occult at Lemp Brewery is an all-new Haunted House deep underground at the Lemp Brewery.
Address: 3500 Lemp Avenue, St Louis, MO

Historic Haunted Houses

Lemp Mansion
Accessible by: 40X and 73 Bus
The Lemp Mansion, former home to local beer barons, is regarded as one of the most haunted places in St Louis. It hosts regular murder mystery events and is certainly not afraid to play up to its creepy reputation.
Address: 3322 Demenil Pl, St. Louis, MO 63118

Bissell Mansion Restaurant & Dinner Theatre
Accessible by:  70 bus
The historic Bissell Mansion was built in 1823 by Captain Lewis Bissell and is now home to Bissell Mansion Restaurant & Dinner Theatre.  It is believed that the mansion is haunted by Captain Bissell himself. Murder Mystery Dinners and special events are held regularly.
Address: 4426 Randall Pl, St. Louis, MO 63107

Payne-Gentry House
Accessible by:  39 and 49 Bus
There is a small cemetery beneath a large tree in the back yard where a number of children are said to be buried.  There have been numerous reports of sightings of ghost-children playing in the garden.
Address: 4211 Fee Fee Rd, Hazelwood, MO 63044

Historic Cemeteries

Bellefontaine Cemetery
Accessible by:  174X bus
With graves dating back as far as 1816Bellefontaine Cemetery is now home to over 87,000 people graves. Bellefontaine remains a non-profit, non-denominational cemetery, and still holds over 100 acres of open, unused land. Some of this extra land has recently been converted into prairie and woodland. Bellefontaine contains over 14 miles of paved roads and, as an accredited arboretum, is home to over 180 species of trees and shrubs. This is an ideal spot for a fall walk.
Address:  4947 West Florissant Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63115

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Accessible by:  20 and 17 Bus
There are several reports of ghostly goings on that are linked to Jefferson Barracks and Cemetery. Tales include a little girl who wanders among the headstones and sightings of two civil war soldiers from opposing sides that appear at sundown and acknowledge one another with a nod. Over at the barracks, it is the post headquarters that sees the most activity.
Address: 2900 Sheridan Rd, St. Louis, MO 63125

Pumpkin Patch

Thies Farm
Accessible by:  Walkable from the North Hanley MetroLink Station, also accessible by 49, 47 and 4 bus
Thies Farm and Greenhouses has been proudly growing for the St. Louis community since 1885.  The North Hanley location currently features a Pumpkin Land attraction.
Address: 4215 North Hanley Road, St. Louis, MO 63121

Sullivan Farms
Accessible by:  39 Bus
Sullivan Farms Pumpkin Patch is a great place for family fun from pumpkins to riding horses (weekends in October) to bouncing in the bounce house, fun for all ages.
Address: 16704 New Halls Ferry Road, Florissant, MO 63034

Ghost Hunting

St. Louis Paranormal Research Society
Accessible by:  73 and 20 Bus
The St. Louis Paranormal Research Society is a small group of eclectic individuals who views the paranormal not as a scientific endeavor, but one of personal exploration.  This group hosts special events and guided tours regularly.
Address: 1820 Cherokee Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63118

Bonus Attractions!

Escape Room Adventures
Escape rooms provide a fun challenginge while inspiring people in the room to work together. This is especially fun and helpful for team-building with family, friends, co-workers, and even complete strangers.

Escape The Room St Louis
Accessible by: MetroBus and MetroLink
Address: 1201 Washington Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103

St. Louis Escape
Accessible by: 30 Bus
Address: 1517 S 8th St, St. Louis, MO 63104

Mastermind Room Escape
Accessible by: 99 Bus and Convention Center MetroLink Station
Address: 1517 S 8th St, St. Louis, MO 63104

If the kids didn’t make you laugh this Halloween, check out some of the comedy clubs accessible by transit.

Comedy Clubs

The Improv Shop
Accessible by: 96 and 31 Bus
High-energy comedy performances & classes in comfy surrounds with a full bar & casual eats.
Address: 3960 Chouteau Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110

Bare Knuckle Comedy
Accessible by: 10 Bus
Bare Knuckle Comedy is comedy narrative & variety show (think It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia meets Comedy Central Presents). It includes a mixture of standup, improv, & sketch framed by a 3-act comedy narrative. It is the longest-running independent comedy show in Saint Louis.
Address: 5226 Gravois Ave, St. Louis, MO 63116