Thursday's Top 7: Metro Detroit's best Halloween decorations

Posted at 7:19 AM, Oct 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-25 07:19:13-04

If you're looking to celebrate Halloween with a bit of a scare or just looking to admire a house decorated in spooky decor, you can find homeowners all across metro Detroit who go all out.

Our Keenan Smith teamed up with Motor City Haunt Club to scare up the best of the creepy best in our Thursday's Top 7.

#1 Terror on Tillson - Romeo

If you want to see over the top, head north to Terror on Tillson in Romeo. It's the granddaddy of neighborhood Halloween decorations in metro Detroit and tops our list. A whopping 30 houses regularly participate in this event for the whole family.

#2 Twisted Fears - Clinton Twp. 

24213 Harrison Street Clinton Twp

Coming in second is Twisted Fears in Clinton Township. This home haunt is put on by David Bray and his mother Emma. You enter from the driveway and wind through their garage. Twisted fear grows every year and this season, David says, and they expect a couple of thousand spectators for the free fun. David says their goal is to heighten fear you already have.

"I think we're going for the phobias, like the spiders, the clown and the dolls."

#3 Callous Manor - Mount Clemens

Balmoral & Harrington Streets

Mount Clemens is home to Callous Manor, a gothic cemetery. Owner and creator Mark Callus says it takes a lot of work painting, gluing, cutting and tinkering to get props perfect and the 20 animatronics just right.

"Oh, they jump. They scream. They cry and they laugh. A lot of people laugh. They get a big kick out of it,' he said.

#4 Grave Mistake - Lincoln Park

Next, we head to Lincoln Park for another free homemade haunt. This one will have you jumping for joy, if you're not put off by skeletons and coffins, grave sites and ghouls! C.J. Spaganak is behind "Grave Mistake." When we caught up with some pint-sized haunted house fans, they called it "the best haunted house ever!"

#5 Indian Village Home

Fifth on our list takes us to Indian Village in Detroit. It's a devilishly decorated home with ghost, skulls and super sized spiders. It's an eye-popping, skull stacking Halloween display. The homeowner says they get 2,000 trick or treaters Halloween night.

#6 The South Gate - Southgate

For number 6, we head to Southgate for "The South Gate" and Churchill Cemetery. Home to the ghoulish and macabre, here you'll find mausoleums and grave diggers. It's a home haunt open to everyone on Halloween.

#7 Howell Street - Livonia

We wrap up our top 7 on Howell Street in Livonia. With an eclectic display featuring moving dragons, medical gurneys, devilish doctors and creepy, speechless, life-sized gagged and bound "patients," It's the animatronics that set this dreadful display apart from the ordinary.