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Tuesday, October 31, 2023 (2 events)


Tuesday, October 31 from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Join us for this year's Trick-or-Treat Night in Scare-Okee!

Enjoy food trucks, spooky haunted houses, trick-or-treating, and a spectacular Oconaluftee Island light show. We'll see you on Halloween!

Interested in participating in Scare-Okee this year? Visit the links below for more information.

Sgili (Ghost) Hunt at Oconaluftee Indian Village

Tuesday, October 31 from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Come get spooky in Cherokee!

Cherokee Historical Association is hosting a Sgili (Ghost) Hunt at Oconaluftee Indian Village! The event is three days only and will serve as a fundraiser for CHA. All proceeds will support operating costs at Oconaluftee Indian Village. 

Tickets are $10 per person at 
Doors open at 7pm and the first tour will begin at 7:15pm.

*Please note, this event is a ghost tour and not a haunted house attraction, but it's sure to be lots of spooky fun!*

Experience Oconaluftee Indian Village after dark!

Hear traditional Cherokee stories by fire light then take a guided tour through the Village and adjacent botanical garden trail.

Your tour guide will tell you all about Sgili that have been spotted and experienced inside the Village over the years. Step inside the Village buildings and see what you experience. You're welcome to take photos, videos, and audio recordings on your hunt. This is your chance to experience Oconaluftee Indian Village like never before! Guests will also be guided along the botanical garden trail adjacent to the Village. Learn about the true crime that took place here and be enveloped by the sounds of the woods at night.

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