Haunted Historic Tours 9.19

Founded in 1857, Downtown Emporia has a quite a history and some spooky tales to discover. Take a tour by flashlight of some of downtown's lesser known or normally off-limits spaces.

This year is going to look a little different.

Flint Hills Paranormal is conducting investigations at the the 6 locations on the tour. Ticket holders will be given access to view footage from each location prior to the tours.

Tours will be given at 6 locations both Friday and Saturday nights.

Tickets will be $10 and will go on sale in mid October. There will be a cap on tickets sales this year to ensure a spooky experience for ticket holders!

Check back for online ticket sales.

2022 Tour Locations

501 Merchant - Former Post Office

301 Commercial  - Poehler Mercantile

322 Commercial - The Historic Clinton Hotel

606 Commercial

711 Commercial

Carnegie Library - C of E Drive


Things to Know:

  • Start at Emporia Main Street office, 727 Commercial Street. Tours are self guided after check-in.
  • Tours will be both indoors and outdoors with stairs.
  • Event is held rain or shine
  • This event is a historic tour, not a haunted house - although some locations may throw in a few scares. The main purpose of the tour is to allow you to see and experience Emporia's historic spaces, including upper stories or basements that are not usually available to the public.