Halloween & Ghost Tours in St. Augustine
St. Augustine is the perfect destination for a spooky Halloween!
You won’t find a more haunted Halloween destination than the Nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine, Florida. With more than 450 years of history, ancient narrow streets, two historic cemeteries with graves dating back hundreds of years, a brooding Spanish fortress, and endless stories of roaming spirits, it’s the place to be for all things other-worldly.
Halloween stirs up the supernatural in St. Augustine, but visitors can enjoy ghost tours and spooky encounters all year long. Here are some of St. Augustine’s spookiest Halloween adventures awaiting intrepid souls and fun-seeking spirits.
St. Augustine Ghostly Experience Tour
As seen on the Travel Channel, History Channel, and Discover Channel, the Ghostly Experience Tour explores famous haunted sites and shares theories behind different types of paranormal activity. Follow your guide under the eerie glimmer of lantern light to explore back alleys and ghostly haunts. $25 for adults, children under 6 free.
Ghost with the Most Cocktail Tour
IT'S SHOWTIME! Be careful when chanting his name 3 times, because 'The Dead Guy' is sure to make an appearance! So, let’s turn on the ‘juice’ and see what shakes loose, as you tour with the ‘Ghost with the Most’! This tour includes 2.5 hours of drinking shenanigans, includes 4 local venues where guests have ample opportunity to soak in otherworldly history. Tour is inclusive of cocktails and ghostly encounters. Tickets are $69 and tours departs from 24 Cathedral Place, Ste. 401.
A Ghostly Encounter
Join A Ghostly Encounter for this unique paranormal experience. Professional guides lead an investigation into what been long regarded as a supernatural hotspot, the Oldest Wooden School House, the Huguenot Cemetery and the area of the Old City Gates. Guests employ handheld monitoring equipment such as EMF’s (Electromagnetic Fields), use dousing rods, participate in EVP (Electronic Voice Phenomenon) recording sessions and experimentation that place you in the center of an investigation environment. Tours are $45, run every evening and last 2.5 hours. Tours depart from 12 St. George Street.
Old Jail After Dark
Discover the grim history of the Old Jail. Hear countless hair-raising stories of supernatural occurrences that have been reported here, including cold spots, strange odors, unexplained banging noises, wailing and laughter, barking dogs, orbs of light and, yes, even an apparition or two. This spine-tingling experience runs nightly from midnight-2:30 a.m. Tickets are $95.84 and may not be suitable for children under 13.
Genteel & Bard Ghost Tours
Looking for the SCARIEST GHOST TOURS IN ST. AUGUSTINE this Halloween? Our Genteel & Bard Ghost & Dark History Tours are professionally curated, high-quality, immersive experiences that will leave you checking under the bed before you go to sleep. We're St. Augustine's ONLY audio-enhanced touring co - so you won't miss a word of your host's storytelling. Book online at genteelandbard.com or call 912-373-6651. USE PROMO CODE "SPOOKYA" FOR $5 OFF EACH TICKET.
Ghosts & Gravestones Frightseeing Adventures
This nightly trolley tour was voted one of the five best ghost tours in the South by Southern Living Magazine. The tour includes a visit to the Old Jail, the Old Drug Store and the Huguenot Cemetery, where you may catch a glimpse of Elizabeth, a child victim of yellow fever, waving to passersby. Tours leave nightly from the Old Town Trolley Welcome Center, 27 San Marco Avenue. Tours are $32.59 and may not be suitable for children under 13. Reservations are recommended as tours fill quickly!
The St. Augustine Lighthouse is the "Mona Lisa of paranormal sites.” Syfy Network’s Ghost Hunters
St. Augustine Lighthouse Dark of the Moon Tours
Find out why the Syfy Network’s Ghost Hunters program called the Lighthouse the “Mona Lisa of paranormal sites.” Tour the top of the tower of the St. Augustine Lighthouse and explore the eerie Keeper’s House. Tours begin at 8:30 p.m. on select dates and tickets are $25 and reservations are required.
Ghost Augustine Dead Walk Tour
If you dare, take this unique walking tour through the creepiest spots on the south end of town and hear the stories of the forgotten, oldest, darkest, deadest part of town…. Guests get to use a K2 meter – the best paranormal instrument! Tours depart nightly from Beerhammer’s located in Heritage Walk Mall. Tickets are $24 for adults and $15 for children under 12. Reservations are recommended.
Ximenez-Fatio House Museum: Mourning and Mortality - A Century of Death
October 1-31, 2022 - Enjoy a guided spooky candlelight tour through this 223-year-old Historic House Museum. Learn about the ways St. Augustine townsfolk of the 1800’s practiced medicine and mourning rituals from Spanish-American last rites, Victorian Spiritualism, to Afro-Caribbean practices. Learn how illnesses were treated with at-home remedies from the colonial garden and original 1798 kitchen. This family-friendly nighttime activity will get you into the Halloween spirit! Tours are every Friday and Saturday during the month of October at 5:30, 6:30, and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person.
Sykes Family Farms Crop Maze
October 1-30, 2022 - Fall is in the air at Sykes Family Farms. This family friendly event offers a corn maze, you pick sunflowers, hayride, playgrounds, races and viewing of farm animals. Open every Friday - Sunday. www.sycofarms.com
4th Annual Halloween Bash at World Golf Village
Jacksonville Business Connections invites you to the 4th Annual Halloween Bash Community Event at the World Golf Hall of Fame from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. This FREE event will be held outside of the IMAX Theater with vendors, music, kids-friendly activities and more!
A Night Among Ghosts
October 8 & 22, 2022 - Immerse yourself in a real ghost investigation at the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum. Join professional paranormal investigators, A Night Among Ghosts, and discover our after-hours afterlife. The night begins with a candlelit guided tour to get acquainted with the museum property. Once you are settled in, the investigation begins by communicating with our many spirit friends using modern ghost hunting equipment, including the REM-pod, spirit box, and K2 meter. Explore the museum using Victorian Spiritualism techniques, as well, such as dowsing rods and pendulums. Tickets are $95 per person and include a 2.5 hour investigative tour.
Creatures of the Night at the Alligator Farm
October 21 - 23, 2022 - Join the wild side for 3 nights of treats, costumes and fun! Meet eerie bugs and beasts in this hands-on experience while collecting Creatures of the Night cards around the park. It’s sure to be a spooktacular time! Enjoy Trick-or-Treating fun at the St. Augustine Alligator Farm from 5:30-8 p.m. each night.
Pirate Halloween Party at St. Johns Golf Club
October 26, 2022 - Ahoy Mates! Plan to be a part of his Piratical night that features a dinner buffet, a costume parade, the singing of Sea Shanties and a Pirates Bounty of other fun surprises. Adults are $27, Children (5-12) $15.95, and Children 4 and Under are free at St. Johns Golf Club.
Halloween Spooktacular at Colonial Quarter
October 28-30, 2022 - Attend this Halloween Spooktacular presented by the St. Augustine Swashbucklers at the Colonial Quarter. Starting at 6:30 p.m. each night, adventure through the haunted grounds, past the skeleton ghost-ship, and beware of the spider lair! Admission is $10 Adults and $5 for children.
Ghosts of St. Augustine's Past
October 28 - 30, 2022 - What better place to experience and celebrate Halloween than in one of the most haunted and storied places on earth? St. Augustine welcomes all to celebrate with free music, costumed events and spine-chilling storytelling. Come dressed in your favorite fashions of past centuries in St. Augustine, from the Gilded Age of Henry Flagler to Rococo Style and, of course, Pirates! Costumes are encouraged at all events.
Boos & Brews 5K at Ancient City Brewery
October 29, 2022 - Join the Ancient City Brewing Boos and Brews 5K Race and Halloween Party. The 5K begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Ancient City Brewery located at 3420 Agricultural Center Drive. This is a chip-timed race and includes a race shirt, finishers medal and after party music!
Halloween Safe Trick-or-Treating at Ximenez-Fatio House Museum
October 29, 2022 - Join the Ximenez-Fatio House Museum for the annual Trick-or-Treat & Family Harvest Fest from 1- 4 p.m. This is a free event and will feature games, craft table, a candy-apple bowl bar, and, of course, lots of candy!
All Hallows Eve Overnight at Ximenez-Fatio House Museum
October 30-31, 2022: Welcome Halloween with us alongside the spirits of the Ximenez- Fatio House Museum on this spell binding overnight adventure! Constructed in 1798 and situated on the oldest street in the continental U.S., Aviles Street. This exceptional property has been the site of numerous archaeological findings, centuries of history, and quite its fair share of death. This experience takes place from 9 p.m.-9 a.m.