Friday, October 28, 2022, 6:15 PM - 9:30 PM

Tickets are available to purchase beginning October 1. Online ticket sales will close at noon on Friday, October 28. Limited tickets will be sold at the door. For guaranteed entry, please pre-purchase tickets online.

Upon arrival, please visit the check-in table to get your tour wristband. You must get a wristband prior to your group’s time.



Friday, October 28, 2022 guests will be treated to some of the most haunting stories of Portsmouth's past. Buy a ticket if you dare...

Ghosts of the Olde Towne Ghost Walk tell their tales of love, loss, murder and mayhem! Patrons are guided on a walking tour through the historic distric of Olde Towne, Portsmouth. At each haunted house visitors hear costumed actors retell the legends of ghostly visitations and things that go bump in the night!

Olde Towne, Portsmouth is a 20-square block, 500 building area on the National Register of Historic Places. This tour is family friendly. It’s spooky, not scary. No one jumps out to scare you.

Cameras are welcome. Houses are private properties and not open to the public. The ghosts of the Olde Towne Ghost Walk only appear once a year on the Friday before Halloween!

TICKETS: $15.00  

TOURS DEPART: From 6:15 – 9:30 PM. Tickets are sold for specific tour times. Patrons are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes before their tour time to enjoy vendors, reenactors, and ghostly entertainers before a short queue for the tour. The last tour ends at approximately 10:45 pm.

LOCATION: Tours begin and end at the Ghost Walk Marketplace in front of Trinity Episcopal Church, 500 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA, at the intersection of High Street & Court Streets in downtown Portsmouth.

LENGTH OF GHOST WALK: The tour lasts approximately 60 minutes and will begin and end at Trinity Episcopal Church, 500 Court St. There will be entertainment, vendors, and more.
PARKING: Free parking in municipal parking garages located on County and High Street and on Middle Street. Limited on-street parking in Olde Towne business district.
CLOTHING: Visitors should wear comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing.
PETS: We love pets, however, we ask that pets stay home for this event for the comfort of all our guests. With entertainers, actors, costumes, spookiness, and large crowds, it may be too much for even the most loveable pet. 
TICKETS: On October 1st, tickets will be available to purchase online. Tickets are $15 per person, children under 5 years old are free.  Limited tickets will also be sold at the door while supplies last. To guarantee a spot, please purchase tickets online.
This is non-smoking tour. Please no cigarettes, cigars, or vapes. Thanks!
This event is sponsored by Olde Towne Portsmouth Civic League. 
Questions? Please check our FAQs.
Special THANK YOU to our Committee, Volunteers, Actors, Trinity Episcopal Church, Olde Towne Business Association, and the City of Portsmouth!

Tickets are available to purchase beginning October 1. Online ticket sales close at noon on Friday, October 28. To guarantee your spot, please pre-purchase tickets online. When you arrive, please visit the check-in table get your wristband. Your group will be called to gather 15 minutes prior to your selected tour time. Guests will enter Trinity’s chapel to begin the tour. You must have a wristband to enter the chapel.

LAST TOUR at 9:30 PM

Olde Towne Portsmouth Civic League , the City of Portsmouth, and homeowners are not responsible for any injury, theft, or issue during this event. By purchasing a ticket, you assume responsibility of the aforementioned.

Olde Towne Ghost Walk 2019