October 29th, 2022

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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 a special night of hauntingly narrated canal boat tours complete with candy for the little ones!

  • 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 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 is the Halloween event for the whole family!

Purchase Tickets Now!

  • Go to the Riverfront Canal Cruises webpage and click on the "Buy Tickets" link. Then see the box with the Eerie Canal Tours graphic and click on that.
  • Click on Oct. 29 and find boat availbility during event hours between 5:00 - 9:00 pm.
  • 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.
  • PLEASE NOTE: If online tickets sales says "sold out" there may still be tickets available for purchase at the ticket kiosk on-site. Half the tickets are sold online, and half on-site for walk up.

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