St. Petersburg & Tampa Bay
A colorful past and a penchant for the wonderfully weird make Tampa one of the most uniquely haunted places in the country, from Ybor City to Hyde Park to downtown.
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In the city once described as the "damnedest town this side of Hell," join us for a candlelight walking tour along vibrant streets filled with haunted treasures from the past!
Experience an entertaining evening with tales of ghosts, haunted houses, restless spirits, and supernatural oddities, and discover the quirky, haunted past of Tampa, a place where the ordinary does not apply!
Tours depart from The Franklin, 510 N Franklin St. Tampa, FL 33602 Show Map and Get Directions >
Allow 90 minutes
$15 per person; $10 ages 4-12
Purchase tickets by calling 727-398-5200 or purchase tickets online >
Tour schedule varies by season.
Tours are scheduled weekends and some weeknights, year-round.
If you are interested in a date not on the schedule, please call 727-398-5200.
We recommend purchasing tickets by 6:00 pm to ensure your spot on the tour. When you purchase tickets online or over the phone, your name will automatically be added to our tour reservation list. Just show up at the tour departure point with ID, and the guide will check you in.
Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
A melting-pot of Florida ghostlore and hauntings. Secrets of the old Tampa Bay Hotel, the legend behind the Gasparilla Parade, hauntings in Ybor City, eerie cemeteries and much more! Available at ghostlore.com and in bookstores.
Now booking for Halloween! Call 727-398-5200 for more information. The tour is also available year-round, day or night, for groups of any size. Special group rates are available.
Ghost Tour gift certificates make a unique and unexpected gift for everyone on your list! Gift certificates are available in any ticket increment and can be mailed or emailed. You can also add the book, Ghost Stories of Tampa, with free shipping! Call 727-398-5200 to purchase.
We Know the Real Ghost Stories,
the Real Haunted Houses,
and Where They Buried the Bodies!
+ Tampa Ghost Tour on ABC - Watch now >
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+ VisitSouth.com: "Tampa's colorful past makes it a perfect host for ghosts."
+ VisitFlorida.com: The Ghost Tour "carefully documents all of the stories...This makes the tours equally popular with history buffs who want an entertaining trip through town. But it’s still entertainment, not history. All of the guides are trained storytellers."
+ Florida's Ghostly Legends and Haunted Folklore: "This tour is entertaining and offers a good history along the way. The tour guides tell fun and fascinating tales of specters and haunted places throughout St. Petersburg."
+ Tampa Bay Times: "Where to get your scream on"
+ La Floridiana: "The location was magical. The smell of the adjacent salt water of Boca Ciega Bay wafted in on a warm gentle breeze ...An ancient Indian mound covered with moss draped Live Oaks and lush Cabbage Palms rustling in the windward breezes lay to the south of our...gathering point."
+ Recommended by destination360.com for a "candlelit walk through the most historic and mystic city streets."
+ Best in St. Petersburg Magazine and City Guide: Attractions and Entertainment