If you are looking for some spooky thrills this Halloween season, and you live in the North Mississippi/Tupelo area, you won't have to search far to find a multitude of events and attractions to scare you silly!
*Haunted Theatre - This event is presented by Tupelo Community Theatre, located at 201 North Broadway, in Tupelo, MS. Tickets for this event are $15, and they will open at 7:00 p.m. on October 17-19, 24-26, and 31. This event is not recommended for children under 10. For more information, call 662-844-1935.
*Haunted Hill - This event is located at 433 Road 1057, Tupelo, MS. Admission to this event is $5, and they will open at 7:00 p.m. every weekend in October, as well as October 29-31, and November 1-2. This event is open to all ages, although parental guidance is suggested for small children.
*Tunnel of Nightmares - This event is an outdoor spook-fest, located in Tupelo, just off Auburn Rd., on CR 1057, 1 mile past Spooky Hollow Inn (on the right). They are open at 7:00 p.m. October 3-5, 10-12, 17-19, 23-26 and 28-31.
*Twisted Circus Haunted Wood - This event is an outdoor location, located at 270 Rd 2256 in Baldwyn, MS (Unity community). Admission to this event is $5 per person/all ages, and they will open at the first hint of dark every Friday and Saturday night in October. Attraction closes at Midnight every night. For more information, call (662) 397-5777 or (662) 397-5778.
*Tupelo Haunted Castle - This attraction is located in Skyline community, at 3201 Hwy. 178 / 3201 E. Main St. Mooreville, MS. Tickets for this event are $10, and they will be open every Friday and Saturday in October, plus Halloween night, and November 1-2. Hours of operation are 6:00 p.m. until everyone leaves, and this site is handicap accessible. For more information, call (662) 296-9075.
*Hurricane Haunted House & Forest - This attraction includes a haunted house and a haunted forest. Admission is $10, which covers admission to both locations. Children ten years and under are $5, and groups of ten or more have a reduced rate of $8 per person. This site also endeavors to support their local food pantry, so all participants who bring a canned good will receive 50 cents off admission. They will be open every Friday and Saturday in October, as well as Halloween night and November 1. Hours of operation are 7:00 p.m. to midnight. On Halloween night, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., they will have Trick-r-Treating for the kids. T-shirts and concessions will be available. For more information, please call 662-609-4300 or 662-609-3901.
*Nightmare On Main Street - This event is sponsored by the Baldwyn Main Street Players, and is the major fundraiser for the Claude Gentry Theatre in Baldwyn. Located at Azalea Court on Main Street in Baldwyn, MS, admission for this event is $10 per person, and they will be open 8:00 p.m. to Midnight each Saturday night in October, plus Halloween night. Concessions will also be available.
*Secrets of the Oren Dunn: A Haunted Museum Tour - This attraction will be held at the Oren Dunn Museum, located in Ballard Park in Tupelo, MS. Admission will be $10 per person, and will be open from 7:00 p.m. until Midnight on October 25 and 26. For more information, please call (662) 841-6438.
If you're looking for more family-oriented events, please check out my other article for Tupelo family-friendly happenings.
If you have any further information about any of the events listed, or see that we've missed one, please let us know!