St. Patrick’s Day haunted houses? Sure, why not?

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St. Patrick’s Slay is coming to Dark Hour haunted house in Plano, Texas for the fourth year in a row. (Photo courtesy of Dark Hour)

You can add St. Patrick’s Day to the list of holidays getting the haunted house treatment.

There are a handful of haunted houses across the US that will be open for the Irish-centric holiday, just like many do around Christmas time and Valentine’s Day. It’s just one more step in making haunted houses relevant outside the traditional Halloween season.

Really, it’s not too much of a stretch to give St. Patrick’s Day a haunted house spin, especially when a horror film franchise has already somewhat paved the way. The “Leprechaun” films took the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed leprechaun character and turned him into a grotesque monster who kills anyone who gets between him and his gold.

Here’s a look at the haunted houses that will carry on the proud tradition of maniacal leprechauns St. Patrick’s Day weekend:

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