It’s almost the eerie end of October, and that means it’s time to get your scare on! There’s plenty of frightful, fun Halloween events in Delaware this fall, from ghost tours to paranormal adventures. So wait until dark, put a brave face on, and head out for some scary adventures in Delaware.

Northern Delaware

Hauntings in History Walking Tours, Historic New Castle
Fridays and Saturdays in October
Stroll the cobblestone streets of this charming old town and hear tales of hauntings, Victorian funeral customs, and crime and punishment practices in this 370-year-old city.

Paranormal Adventure, Fort Delaware State Park
Fridays and Saturdays in October
Grab tickets before they sell out! This popular paranormal investigation of one of Delaware’s most haunted places uses magnetic field detectors and data recorders to find supernatural vibes.

The Haunted Paths of Rockwood Museum, Wilmington
Every evening in October
Wander the dramatically lit garden paths of this haunted mansion and be ready to feel some chills. Rockwood also hosts a Paranormal Investigation (Oct. 22) and an “Exploring the Unexplained” program (Oct. 23).

First State Ballet Theatre Presents “Dracula,” Wilmington
Oct. 22, 23
Experience this dramatic and terrifying tale as you never have before! Based on the classic Bram Stoker novel, this spellbinding production leaves audiences breathless.

Greenbank Haunts, Wilmington
Oct. 28
Take a walk on the paranormal side with Delmarva Historic Haunts as you explore the eerie side of historic Greenbank Mills & Philips Farm.

Central Delaware

Wicked Woods, Wyoming
Friday & Saturday nights in October
Be ready for some chills as you wander the scary trails of the haunted woods at Wicked R Western Productions.

Boo! at the Zoo, Clayton
Friday & Saturday nights in October
Oh, no, the 3 Palms Zoo has become haunted! Watch your step in the graveyard, and be prepared for a few ghosts and ghoulsw (along with some cuddly nocturnal critters)!

Dark Dover Lantern Tours, Downtown Dover
Oct. 28, 29
Witness the true stories of murders, and encounter characters whose legends have left their sinister imprint on The Green.

Southern Delaware

Haunted Histories Paranormal Tour, Lewes
Oct. 14
The seaside town of Lewes is full of scary tales, and you’ll hear about the horror and see where they happened on this two-hour tour.

Milford Museum Ghost Walks, Milford
Oct. 22
We dare you to take a stroll at night through downtown, where you’ll hear stories of murder, poison, and other horrifying events that took place in the dark past.

Schellville's Wicked Brew Bash, Rehoboth Beach
Oct. 29
There will be more chilly brews than thrills and chills at this adults-only event featuring local breweries, music and plenty of amazing food trucks and artisans.

Sea Witch Festival, Rehoboth Beach
Oct. 29
The streets along the seaside fill with hundreds of witches, monsters, zombies, and other characters at this family-friendly community event, which promises a spooky & spectacular October! Don't miss the Costume Parade and the Dog Costume Parade, and keep an eye out for magic shows, pony rides, Halloween-themed scavenger hunts, a Broom-Tossing Contest, and lots of musical performances on the Bandstand.