Ghost Walks

"Ghosts of Mt. Hope" Ghost Walk

What: History and local ghost stories come alive in this scenic tour of the historic Mt. Hope neighborhood. Who built the castle in Highland Park? Why is Mt. Hope Cemetery so unique? We'll answer these questions and more! Plus, you'll hear unique true tales of encounters with some of Mt. Hope's ghostly residents and you might just have one yourself!

Note: Tour does not go through the cemetery or into buildings, and does not involve actors. Tour operates rain or shine.

When: Fridays October 18 & 25, 2019 at 7pm & 9pm

Tickets: $10/adults, $5/children under 10 years

*Cash only, no pre-sale

Where: Intersection of Mt. Hope Avenue & Reservoir Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620

"Jack the Ripper" Ghost Walk

What: Is Rochester home to the infamous Jack the Ripper? Explore the chilling tale of Dr. Tumblety and the brutal killer that terrified London in 1888. Learn about medical quackery in Victorian Rochester and how secret societies, witchcraft, magic elixirs, royalty & anti-semitism could have played a role in the ritualistic murders of five White Chapel women.

Note: Tour does not go through the cemetery or into buildings, and does not involve actors. This walk involves adult subject matter not appropriate for children, parental discretion is advised. Tour operates rain or shine.

When: Fridays October 18 & 25, 2019 at 11pm

Tickets: $15/person

*Cash only, no pre-sale

Where: Intersection of Mt. Hope Avenue & Reservoir Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620

"Spirits of Sea Breeze" Ghost Walk

What: Our lakeside walk is full of ghostly surprises and haunting history! Early Rochester history and local legends combine for a unique and attraction-filled tour of old Sea Breeze. Stories include ghosts of The Union Tavern, Sea Breeze Amusement Park, and more.

Note: Tour does not go through Durand-Eastman Park, Sea Breeze Amusement Park or into buildings, and does not involve actors. Tour operates rain or shine.

When: Saturdays October 19 & 26, 2019 at 7pm & 9pm

Tickets: $10/adults, $5/children under 10 years

*Cash only, no pre-sale

Where: Across from Union Tavern, 4565 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14622 (near Sea Breeze Amusement Park)

"Lady in White" Ghost Walk

WHAT: Tales of true encounters with Rochester's infamous "Lady in White" come to life in this special lakeside tour! You'll learn the history behind her chilling tale, hear real accounts of encounters with the she-devil herself, and get the chance to "interact" with her using real ghost hunting equipment!

Note: Tour does not go through Durand-Eastman Park, Sea Breeze Amusement Park or into buildings, and does not involve actors. This walk involves adult subject matter not appropriate for children, parental discretion is advised. Tour operates rain or shine.

When: Saturdays October 19 & 26, 2019 at 11pm

Tickets: $15/person

*Cash only, no pre-sale

Where: Across from Union Tavern, 4565 Culver Road, Rochester, NY 14622 (near Sea Breeze Amusement Park)

"Phantoms of Fairport" Ghost Walk

What: Back by popular demand for one night only! Based on the TV show "Mystic Encounters," learn about Fairport's own ghostly residents and unique history. You'll visit the very sites "Mystic Encounters" featured such as the Fairport Town Hall and the Green Lantern Inn!

Note: Tour does not go into buildings and does not involve actors. Tour operates rain or shine.

When: Sunday, October 20, 2019 at 8pm

Tickets: $10/adults, $5/children under 10 years

*Cash only, no pre-sale

Where: In front of Fairport Village Hall, 31 S. Main Street, Fairport, NY 14450

"Haunts of Henrietta" Ghost Walk

What: Bears and wolves and snakes, oh my! Discover some of Rochester's oldest history and its ghosts in historic West Henrietta, NY. You'll learn about life (and death) on the old South Road starting with its earliest settlers up through its days as an important part of Underground Railroad, to the hustle-and-bustle of modern times. This walk is jam-packed with some of Rochester's oldest history!

Note: Tour does not go into buildings, and does not involve actors. Tour operates rain or shine.

When: Sunday, October 27, 2019 at 8pm

Tickets: $10/adults, $5/children under 10 years

*Cash only, no pre-sale

Where: Intersection of W. Henrietta (Route 15) & Erie Station Roads, (in front of the old Cartwright Inn, 5691 W. Henrietta Road, W. Henrietta, NY 14586)

"Flower City" Ghost Walk

What: The Flower City's greatest ghosts come alive in our Highland Park area walk! Discover why Highland Park is home to hundreds of ghosts, and how old South Road made Rochester an integral part of the underground railroad.

Note: Tour does not go into parks or buildings, and does not involve actors. Tour operates rain or shine.

When: TBA

Tickets: $10/adults, $5/children under 10 years

*Cash only, no pre-sale

Where: Intersection of South Avenue & Reservoir Avenue, a short walk north of Highland Avenue and the Lilac Festival