#Albany Halloween & Haunted Events

Halloween in the Capital Region is more than just trick-or-treating! It might be the colorful leaves that surround our city, the fresh apples picked from our neighboring orchards, or the knowledge that winter will soon be approaching that makes us so excited about the season. Here is a sampling of some of the fun, family-friendly activities that take place in Albany in October!

“Capitol Hauntings” Tours

October 03, 2016 to October 31, 2016

Weekdays Throughout October: Join the “ghost hunting” Capitol Tour Guides as they take you through the “hot spots” of the Capitol. Brave visitors will make their way to the exact s…

BOO-jolais Wine Celebration

October 28, 2016
  • Times: From: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: Washington Avenue Armory
  • 195 Washington Avenue
  • Albany, NY 12210
  • Phone: 518-434-4686
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This fun evening out features food samplings from the area’s best restaurants, complimentary wine tastings, live entertainment, dancing, the region’s best silent auction and much more! Friday, October…

Double M Haunted Hayrides

September 26, 2016 to October 26, 2016 (Recurring monthly on the 26th)
  • Times: From: 7:00 PM to 11:55 AM
  • Location: Double M Haunted Hayrides
  • Admission: $18 Opening Night; General Admission (all attractions and shows): $25; Group rate $2.00 OFF per person for groups of 30 or more
  • 678 Route 67
  • Ballston Spa, NY 12020
  • Phone: 518-884-9122
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Double M Haunted Hayrides has been creating fear for over 25 years in Upstate New York! Scary Harry, the iconic ghost cowboy of Double M, has a horrifying experience awaiting you yet again this…

Ghosts of Albany Walking Tour

October 14, 2016 to November 12, 2016 (Every Sunday, Friday, Saturday)
  • Times: From: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Location: Hilton Albany – Meet in front
  • Venue: Hilton Albany
  • Admission: $21.20 Must reserve in advance
  • 40 Lodge Street
  • Albany, NY 12207
  • Phone: 518-227-1380
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Visit one of America’s most haunted locations, Albany, New York. Let us see if we can scare you with stories of ghosts, antique sites, scandalous tales, haunted places, mysterious sightings of apparit…

Ghosts of Albany Walking Tour

October 15, 2016 to November 12, 2016 (Every Sunday, Saturday)
  • Times: From: 9:30 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Location: Hilton Albany – Meet in front
  • Venue: Hilton Albany
  • Admission: $21.20 Must reserve in advance
  • 40 Lodge Street
  • Albany, NY 12207
  • Phone: 518-227-1380
  • Send Email
  • Visit Website

Visit one of America’s most haunted locations, Albany, New York. Let us see if we can scare you with stories of ghosts, antique sites, scandalous tales, haunted places, mysterious sightings of apparit…

Hops and Haunts, Haunted Pub Crawl

October 25, 2016 to October 27, 2016

Begin your ghost hunt with a tour of Ten Broeck Mansion, one of the most haunted public sites in Albany. If you survive the Mansion, your tour guide will lead you to Olde English Pub & Pantry, The…

Mad Hatter’s Ball

October 28, 2016

Impossible only exists if you believe it does… You think you know THE Masquerade? The Dream Team invites you to join us once again as we tumble down the rabbit hole… “There is a place, lik…

Murder at Cherry Hill

October 28, 2016 to October 29, 2016 (Recurring daily)

On May 7, 1827, a notorious murder occurred at Cherry Hill that resulted in two sensational trials and Albany’s last public hanging. Come relive that night! Meet the historical players, walk in the fo…

Shakes-BEER with Nine Pin Cider and Collar City Players: Reading of Macbeth

October 20, 2016

The Collar City Players are taking their popular Shakes-BEER read-along series on the road, and visiting their friends at Nine Pin Cider in Albany. Join us for an October 20th reading of one of our fa…

Special Events

Be Part of a Paranormal Investigation

October 22, 2016
  • Times: From: 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM
  • Location: Menands Mansion
  • Admission: $49
  • 272 Broadway
  • Menands, NY 12204
  • Phone: 518-461-9340
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The Shadow Seekers Paranormal Investigation Team (SEE www.TheShadowSeekersNY.com) and Nationally Certified Psychic Medium, Tracy Fluty, will host a LIVE paranormal investigation that a limited number …

Headless Horseman Hayride – Transportation and Tickets Included!

October 21, 2016
  • Times: Shuttle leave at 6:00 PM
  • Location: Shuttle leaves from parking lot across from the The Barrel Saloon
  • Admission: $80
  • 942 Broadway
  • Albany, NY
  • Phone: 518-459-6123
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We’re providing tickets and transportation to Headless Horseman Hayrides and Haunted Houses. Our price includes the cost of tickets and transportation! Among it’s numerous awards, The Headless Horsema…

Psycho

October 24, 2016

Screening of horror classic “Psycho”

On-Going Events

Halloween SPOOKTACULAR for Adults

October 29, 2016
  • Times: From: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
  • Location: Shaker Road Firehouse
  • 550 Albany Shaker Road
  • Loudonville, NY 12210
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Tracy Fluty, Nationally Certified Psychic-Medium, provides an entertaining evening for adults 17 and over, of REAL- life ghost stories she has personally encountered with the paranormal that will leav…

Pure Poe: Three Stories From America’s Master Storyteller

October 29, 2016

A production of lost loves, mad murders and a prosperous prince attempting to defy death and doom, Edgar Allan Poe’s characters come to life. The ghost of Poe returns to recite his famous poem, …

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