It’s true that Cape May is one of the most haunted places in America. This time of year, things get a little spooky, beginning with MAC’s Halloween Happenings from October 12 through 31.

Every year MAC offers a unique collection of tours and events in celebration of Halloween. If you love ghosts, spirits and hauntings of all kinds, now is definitely the time to visit Cape May. From the 1879 Emlen Physick Estate to a host of bed and breakfasts with resident spirits, a Cape May Halloween has plenty to get your heart pumping.

Here are the upcoming Cape May Halloween events you won’t want to miss.


Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tour

Nobody knows Cape May’s ghosts better than psychic medium Craig McManus. On this 30-minute trolley tour, Craig will relay is findings through the haunted streets of Cape May. Discover what ghosts have share with him and where they’re residing…sort of.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children up to 12 years old.


Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tour

Explore the ghostly path to the Cape May Lighthouse with medium Craig McManus as he tells you about his paranormal findings. At the Lighthouse, you may come across keepers from long-ago. Do you have what it takes to climb 199 spirited stairs to the top? Whether you choose to climb or stay below, you’ll surely enjoy an awesome experience.


Scarecrow Alley at the Physick Estate.

Every year the grounds of the Physick Estate are transformed into a spooky Halloween showcase: Scarecrow Alley. Scarecrow Alley features homemade scarecrows – from the ghoulishly gruesome to the foolishly funny! Best of all? You get to vote for your favorite!

Visit the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate and cast your vote for your favorite scarecrow.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $14 for children up to 12 years old.


Phantoms of the Physick Estate

Victorians were fascinated by Spiritualism and the occult. In honor of that, this tour will guide you through the historic district of Cape May where you’ll visit the haunted Physick Estate and learn from your guide about this Victorian obsession. You will even hear some of the electronic voice phenomena – also known as EVPs – that have been captured within the estate’s walls. Fun for all ages.

Tickets are $22 for adults and $14 for children up to 12 years old.


Trick or Treat at the Physick Estate

Who can say no to trick or treating?! At the Physick Estate you’ll find spooky ghouls and ghosts with plenty of treats for everyone. Trick or Treating is free and takes place on October 31 from 5pm to 7pm.

For a full list of Cape May Halloween Happenings, visit MAC. Then, visit our Accommodations page to book an unforgettable Cape May Halloween stay. We have the best rates and rooms in the area.

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