Autumn is a wonderful time to visit – check out our fall special events!
Beyond the Legend
Washington Irving wrote many other haunting ghost stories besides his famous “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”. Local storyteller David Neilsen brings some of these gripping tales to life in front of your eyes! What better place to enjoy them than in the memorial chapel named after the great author himself?
Date & Time: Thursdays, October 18th and 25th from 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Murder Mystery at Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
On October 20th Sleepy Hollow Cemetery will host a Murder Mystery event. Everyone who attends is a suspect–even you! Join us for an evening of interactive entertainment with a deadly twist! Advance tickets are a must because of character assignment, so don’t delay, get your tickets today!
Date & Time: Saturday, October 20th from 7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Please note the 9/29 event is sold out.
Spooky Stories from Six Feet Under
Join us for spine-tingling cemetery tales of ghoulish ghosts, spooky specters, and fiendish fools. The family that screams together, stays together!
Date & Time: Sundays, October 21st and 28th from 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
The Devil and Tom Walker
What’s not to love about a tale involving Captain Kidd, treasure, and a bargain with the devil himself? Join us for a special performance based on Washington Irving’s spooky short story “The Devil and Tom Walker”. Musician and fabulous storyteller Jim Keyes brings this eerie tale to life – complete with costume and musical accompaniment. Note: If the weather is nice, this performance will be outdoors. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to sit around the fire pit – no chairs will be provided. In case of rain, the event will move indoors. Dress for the weather.
Date & Time: Saturday, November 3rd from 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Many of these special events are indoor and seated in the historic Washington Irving Memorial Chapel. Please check individual listings for more details. Fundraisers like these help us preserve the history of this amazing place for generations to come. Sleepy Hollow Cemetery is a 501(c)(3) organization and still an active cemetery.
Tickets are nonrefundable and cannot be exchanged.