Eerie Halloween Canal Cruises in Downtown Richmond

October 25th, 2024 -
October 27th, 2024

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5:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Canal Turning Basin

Richmond’s Eerie Canal Tours

Thought your Halloween couldn’t get any spookier?

Riverfront Canal Cruises hosts three special nights of hauntingly narrated canal boat tours complete with candy for the little ones!

  • From Friday, October 25 through Sunday, October 27, 2024, special 20-minute tours leave every half hour (on the hour and half hour) from 5:00-9:00 p.m., with the last boat departing at 8:30 p.m.
  • Boats depart from the Canal Walk’s Turning Basin at 139 Virginia Street.
  • Admission is $6. Kids aged 4 and under are free.

The Eerie Canal Tours feature haunting tales of Richmond’s past, based on historical events, as passengers travel down the historic Kanawha Canal, drifting through the spooky sights and sounds of Richmond’s oldest and most historically haunted districts. Little ghouls and ghosts in attendance will receive a special candy treat. This spooky Halloween event is for the whole family!

How to Buy Tickets

  • Tickets go on sale October 1, 2024 and are ONLY sold online on a first come, first served basis.
  • Click HERE to buy tickets and look for the box with the Eerie Canal Tours graphic and click on that.
  • Click on Oct. 25, 26, or 27 and find boat availability during event hours between 5:00 - 8:30 p.m.
  • The Eerie Canal Tours are 20-minutes long and leave every half hour (on the hour and half hour), with the last boat departing at 8:30 p.m.

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