This is the time of year when even the old become young again as they join in the fun with the grandchildren, remembering when they, too, dressed as ghosts, goblins, witches and princesses with a few ninja turtles and supermen thrown in. Here are five great haunted houses in Sacramento to thrill those brave enough to enter.
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Credit: CallsonManor.com

Callson Manor
Fairgrounds Placer County
800 All America City Blvd
Roseville, CA 95678
(916) 786-2023
www.callsonmanor.comA Hollywood filmmaker and a special FX engineer, both with experience in the extreme, present Callson Manor Haunted House. Callson has a number of terrifying attractions to scare you with this year, including a Ghost Posse in the Haunted Courtyard, before you even get into the house. It has eight attractions, according to the website: Callson Manor, Darkness, Asylum, Cirque Du Fantasy, The Tavern, Panic, Slasher Café and Oddities. This is surely a place to add to your favorite haunts this year. The Manor also offers to host events. It will be open weekends in October from 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Come Halloween night, NOW 100.5’s Gravedigger’s Ball will be happening at Callson Manor. For more info, head to http://now100fm.cbslocal.com/now-100-5s-gravediggers-ball/.

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Credit: ScaredYou.com

Heartstoppers Haunted House
2300 Mine Shaft Lane
Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
(916) 572-2733
www.scaredyou.comOver 10 years ago, two brothers threw fake feet off their parents’ roof to scare passersby on All Hallow’s Eve. Since that time, the brothers’ love for the macabre has grown. To learn their trade, they trained side by side with some of the top haunts in the country, and have now brought that knowledge back to Sacramento. Visit Heartstoppers Haunted House to see their craft in action.

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Credit: HystericalWalks.com

Walk of the Dead
Pony Express Park
corner of J & 2nd Streets
Old Sac, CA 95814
(916) 441-2527
www.hystericalwalks.comHere is a walking tour to add to your places to go during this spooky time of year. Hailed as a Sacramento Ghost Tour, your tour guide will encourage you to stay with the group, as no one ever knows what you might come face to face with. This tour takes you through the back alleys of Old Sac, one of the favored areas in our city. Stay close to your tour guide as he takes you through the walk of your life, sharing his spooktacular ghost stories. Reservations are required.

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Credit: CorbettsHouseofHorror.com

Corbett’s House of Horror
360 North Sunrise Ave.
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 850-0436
www.corbettshouseofhorror.netCorbett’s has three haunts to entertain those who are not faint of heart: the House of Horror, Zombieland and Carn-Evil, which is sure to scare every coulrophobic guest. It has an interesting FAQ page of do’s and don’ts. Corbett’s only accepts cash and does not allow photos, videos, food, drink or touching the ghosts and ghouls. Corbett’s has a casting call, looking for those who want to join their walking dead. You must be 16 to apply. 

Related: Guide To The Best Haunted Houses And Scary Sights

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Credit: CemetariumHauntedHouse.com

Cemetarium Haunted House
7983 Arcadia Drive
Citrus Heights, CA 95610
(916) 223-9080 or (916) 532-3464
www.cemetariumhauntedhouse.comThe Cemetarium Haunted House has a Low Scare Family Friendly price and timeframe, from 7 to 7:30 p.m. each night. Those under 12 must have an adult in tow. Full Scare starts at 7:30 p.m. and ends each night when Cemetarium closes. There is also an offer for a VIP Full Scare ticket line. The event is run by Terror in the Night Productions. It runs events throughout the year, and can be found on Facebook.

Related: Best Kid-Friendly Haunted Houses In Sacramento

Deb Ling is a freelance writer covering all things Sacramento. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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