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Scare Yourself Silly This Halloween with Miami’s Best Nighttime Ghost Tours

Walk the graves of Miami's founders, visit the sights of murders, mysteries and gruesome activities, and learn a bit about Miami’s spooky history while you’re at it - a ghost tour is a memorable way to give yourself a fright this Halloween! The leaves may not change colors here and the weather remains warm and tropical, but that doesn't mean Miami doesn’t know how to do Halloween right.

You may accidentally find yourself close to some of Miami’s haunted sites. They’re hiding in plain sight: The Biltmore Hotel, a luxe place to stay in historic Coral Gables, is notoriously haunted (the Dade Heritage Trust offers regular walking tours, but they aren’t exclusively focused on the hotel’s frightening history as a World War II hospital), as is the DuPont Building in Downtown, near some of the area’s best restaurants and nightlife. If you're in Little Haiti, be on the look out for the abandoned Villa Paula, formerly the Cuban Consulate and a famously haunted locale.

Annual Ghosts of Miami City Cemetery Tour & Crime Tour with Dr. George and HistoryMiami

Renowned Miami historian Dr. Paul George is bringing back his Annual Ghosts of Miami City Cemetery Tour with HistoryMiami. Meet at the Miami City Cemetery for a walk through the tombstones with a gifted storyteller who knows where the spooks and scares lurk. This year, he’s doing an early tour on Friday, October 25 from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and again, for those who aren’t scared of the dark on October 25, from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 for museum members, $30 for non-members and $10 for children 12 and under, get your tickets now, this popular event is likely to sell out.

At the Ghostly, Ghastly, Vice & Crime Coach Tour with Dr. George you’ll dive into another part of Miami’s seedy past, steps away from the world of Miami’s historic families and founders and into stories of crime, kidnappings and thrilling stories. Pass by the site of Gianni Versace’s murder and learn about high profile kidnappings, mobsters and more on Sunday, October 27 from 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.. Tickets are $50 for museum members, $60 for non-members, $25 for children 12 and under, and can be purchased on HistoryMiami’s website.

Ghost Tours & a Spirit Speakeasy at Deering Estate

The historic home of the late Charles Deering will be hosting regular Historic Ghost Tours and a special, one-night-only spooky event this October. Join them for a walk after the sun has set across the storied grounds of this historic site. You’ll learn about the scariest bits of Miami history. Your guide will be sharing close calls with the other side that others have had on the property, so paranormal equipment including meters and cameras are welcome. This tour is offered on select dates from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. and costs $35 per person.

Bring out your best roaring 20s inspired looks and join the Spirits’ Speakeasy, also held onsite at the Deering Estate on Thursday, October 17 from 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. You’ll be given a password for entrance to the spooky speakeasy when you purchase your ticket. Get ready to toast to the spirits who inhabit the historic mansion and sip cocktails inspired by the era. This is a 21+ event and tickets are $50 in advance and $60 at the door.

Gold Hunting on the Rails in Miami

The Gold Coast Railroad Museum is hosting a Ghost Hunting on the Rails paranormal tour on October 5 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. where you can take a ride into the spooky past of historic railroad cars with an expert group as your conductors. The event is hosted by War Party Paranormal, a group of paranormal researchers and investigators based in South Florida who know their stuff. Ask questions and listen to stories surrounded by interesting sailboard history and memorabilia. Tickets must be purchased in person; they are $30 and include one drink ticket.

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