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Haunting on DoG Street

October 15-31, 2018

Join us from October 15 through October 31 as we celebrate the Halloween season with new evening programs, ghost tours, spooky carriage rides, museum talks, and special events.

The Haunting on DoG Street programing is presented in partnership with Mars Wrigley Confectionery and AMERICAN HERITAGE Chocolate.


Special Programs


Evening Programs

During the Haunting on DoG Street season we add a spooky twist to our Evening Programs.

Spooky Carriage Rides

Celebrate the Halloween season from the comfort of your carriage, as it travels along a bewitching Duke of Gloucester Street.

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Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg

Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia

Witchcraft in Colonial Virginia

Historian Carson Hudson discusses how colonial Virginians shared a common belief in the supernatural and the existence of witches with their northern neighbors. Throughout the 17th and early 18th centuries, they conducted several witchcraft inquiries. Copies of his book "These Detestable Slaves of the Devill" will be available in the Museum Store with a booksigning to follow the lecture.

Please call 844-871-0416 for questions.

Download the 2018 Haunting on DoG Street FAQ here.

Haunting on DoG Street Shirt

Haunting On DoG Street T-Shirt

If you love historically-inspired haunted history, this glow in the dark T-shirt - Haunting on DoG Street is the perfect way to commemorate Halloween. The back reads, Colonial Williamsburg “HAUNTING ON DoG ST" along with a skelton wearing a three cornered hat and carrying a lantern and the front label has the same without an image of the skeleton.

Haunting on DoG Street Shirt

Ghosts Amongst Us Book

Based in part on Colonial Williamsburg's popular evening programs "Cry Witch" and "Ghosts Amongst Us"—and also including stories that have never been performed—here are the tales that chilled and amused Virginians over two hundred years ago.

Haunting On DoG Street Skull Mug

Haunting On DoG Street Skull Mug

Startling plastic "Haunting on DoG St" skull mug perfect for a spooktacular night of partying. Raise an immense portion of your beverage of choice with this formidable, hearty 18oz mug. Hand wash. 5" H. BPA free.