Boo! And we’re not kidding!

OCTOBER 16-31, 2020

Cape May is one of the most haunted places in America and if you get a thrill from things that go bump in the night, this is the place for you. From the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to a bevy of B&B inns, hotels and guest houses, all with resident spirits, you’ll find plenty to get your heart pumping. So you’d expect Halloween to be really spooky here, right? That’s when we show off our “other side,” so be sure to visit and see us at our spookiest!

12th ANNUAL SCARECROW ALLEY

October 9 – November 7, 2020

The grounds of Cape May’s original haunted house, the Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., have been transformed for the spooky season. Scarecrow Alley is a highlight of the Estate’s Halloween decorations. Walk the grounds and vote for your favorite ghoulishly gruesome or foolishly funny scarecrow.

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a run down emlen physick estate victorian house

PHANTOMS OF THE PHYSICK ESTATE

“The Masquerade”

October 16, 17, 23, 24, 30 & 31, 2020

A wealthy & eccentric couple invite you to a Halloween masquerade at a Cape May estate in 1876. Obsessed with the occult, the two proudly display a collection of cursed & haunted objects collected in their travels.

Adults $20; Children $12

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MURDER MYSTERY DINNERS

“All Bets are Off!”

October 17 & 24, 2020

The scene and the table are both set for a new mystery in 2020, “All Bets Are Off,” by Jacky Fazio.

Adult $60; Children $30 (ages 3-12). Limited event; reservations are necessary.

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Cape May Craft Beer, Music & Crab Festival
Ghost like photo of victorian man riding trolley

GHOSTS OF CAPE MAY TROLLEY TOUR

Nobody knows Cape May’s ghosts better than psychic medium Craig McManus. Your MAC guide relates his findings on this 30-minute trolley tour through darkened streets of Cape May beneath flickering gas lamps.

$15 for adults, $8 for children (ages 3-12)

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group touring a bedroom in the physick estate victorian house museum

MAGIC & MYSTERY HOUSE TOUR

Take a step back in time to the Victorian Era in this 1879 restored mansion and learn about the Victorians’ fascination with magic, illusion, the mysterious and the odd. Hear about the Great Lafayette, the world’s greatest magician; Houdini, the astounding escape artist; Ionia, he Goddess of Mystery; Pepper’s Ghost, is it real, or just an Illusion? Sherlock Holmes, Jack the Ripper and much more! Tickets are limited to ensure social distancing; advance tickets recommended.

Adults $15; Children & Military $10

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tarrot cards and an open book about spirits sitting on a coffee table in the emlen physick estate house museum in cape may new jersey

HISTORIC HAUNTS HOUSE TOUR

Visit  the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to learn about the Victorians’ fascination with spiritualism and today’s methods of “ghost hunting.”

$15 adults, $10 children (ages 3-12)

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