Haunted Walking Tours Arrive in Albany for Halloween

We have entered the beginning weeks of October, and Halloween is coming very soon. In sight of this, Proctors and the Capital Repertory Theatre are presenting two haunted walking tours in Schenectady and Albany. theREP have partnered with the Original Albany Ghost Tour’s Maeve McEneny-Johnson for their outdoor “City Séance” ghost tour.

The walking ghost tour paints a mystifying lore of some important people in Albany’s history. Dates are scheduled for Oct. 14, 16, 21 and the 23 at 7 pm. There is an alternative date of October 28 at 7 pm, in case of any inclement weather.

Proctors will also close the month with a two-day interactive event. The event will take place on the October 23rd and October 24th. The event titled “F.F. Proctor & the Case of the Missing Deed,” leaves guests with the task of saving Proctors from rival greedy bank.

Per the site, “guests have the mission of saving Proctors from certain destruction by a greedy bank due to a missing deed that Mr. Proctor himself hid. Locked in the building, guests scour the dark corners and passageways of the historic venue in search of cyphers and clues left behind over 90 years ago. “

The tour is part escape room and part haunted tour and will allow guests to explore and experience areas of Proctors. Guests also have the chance to look for clues and solve puzzles on the interactive tour.

The event list the tours will run in 90-minute increments with scheduled tour times on October 23rd, at 6 and 8 pm, and October 24th, at 4, 6, and 8pm. Each tour will accommodate 10 people. Participants are also required to wear a mask due to CO-VID 19 regulations for both tours.

For more information regarding either event, visit the City Séance and the Proctors event sites for ticket prices, event information, and safety protocols. A great alternative for those who want to leave the house, but also desire a safe, fun, Halloween experience.

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