Spend Halloween in America's Oldest City

Your Ultimate Guide to Halloween in St. Augustine

We can’t think of a better place to spend this Halloween than in the oldest city in America.

With so much history, hospitality, and its fair share of haunts, it's no wonder that St. Augustine has consistently topped the list of spookiest cities to explore this trick-or-treat season.


A Spooky House

Haunted Hotels and B&Bs

What better way to fill your long nights with Halloween frights than an overnight stay at some of St. Augustine’s most haunted hotels. Each one of these horrific houses of hospitality offers something unique to the guest experience, but all of them have one thing in common—patrons who have long overstayed their welcome.

A Spooky Table

Haunted Bars and Restaurants

When it comes to haunted bars and restaurants, St. Augustine has some of the most renowned, and what would Halloween be without an opportunity to share some food and drink with your neighbors from beyond the grave?

A Dog on Halloween

Family-Friendly Activities

Ghosts and ghouls and terrifying tales might be the stuff that Halloween is made of, but for those out there with little goblins of their own, it’s important to keep it age-appropriate so that no one has to come home to a boogeyman in their closet.

A Pumpkin on the Beach

Outdoor Activities

When an entire city is this haunted, why stay cooped up inside some dusty old haunted house when there are cemeteries, hayrides, and fun runs designed to get you up and moving long before the final Halloween bell tolls?

Halloween Decor

Indoor Activities

With some of the oldest structures in the country, there is no shortage of spooky spots where you can step off the main drag, get in the mood for the macabre, and let the history and mystery of this centuries old city take you on a tour you won’t soon forget.

A Spooky Backdrop

Why St. Augustine for Halloween?

Whether you are looking to be teased and titillated, or truly terrified, St. Augustine offers a smorgasbord of Halloween themed events, fall festivals, and good ol’ fashion haunted hideouts – all tucked away within one of the most picture-perfect cities in America.

Around each corner and tucked away within every alley lies something new to discover, and with St. Augustine’s pedestrian-friendly historic district, there are limitless mysteries to uncover and days worth of adventures to embark on.

All you need is a keen eye, an open mind, and a brave spirit, and you too can lose yourself in the gruesome and ghostly lore that has long made the “Ancient City” the only one of its kind for hundreds of years.

Take heed, though, so that the past doesn’t repeat itself.

Booking tickets for your Ghost Tour

You can purchase your tickets online or by phone. In either case, you'll receive your tickets immediately via email. You must purchase tickets in advance.