Frights and Phantoms of Flushing

Boroughs of the Dead is excited to announce our return to Queens (the original “Borough of the Dead") with our brand new tour: Frights and Phantoms of Flushing!  Venture into the neighborhood of Flushing, Queens, home to some of the oldest, best-preserved, and most...

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Tours for Women’s History Month

This March, Boroughs of the Dead presents a series of themed tours to celebrate Women's History Month! We kick off our spring season on Saturday, March 23rd, with our brand-new 90-minute ghost tour, Ghostly Women of Greenwich Village. Explore the haunting histories of...

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Christmas Ghost Stories at the Players Club

Join Boroughs of the Dead for our annual holiday event at The Players Club! Each year we gather in the library of this exclusive (and reputedly haunted!) private club for a reading of ghost stories in the style of the old Victorians, who loved to tell ghost stories at...

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Boroughs of the Dead Dark History Trivia Night

On November 13th, Boroughs of the Dead will host a Dark History Trivia Night, where our tour guides will turn the tables and quiz the audience on their knowledge of the city’s macabre past. The more Boroughs of the Dead tours you’ve taken, the better your odds of...

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Ghosts of Governors Island

  Visit the secret sixth borough of New York City: Governors Island! Location of military executions (by hangman AND firing squad!), a mass grave, two abandoned cemeteries, and history galore. This is the only tour that shows you where the bodies are buried...

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Family Friendly NYC Ghost Tours for Halloween 2018

Boroughs of the Dead is excited to present -- for the first time ever! -- a pair of Family Friendly ghost tours just in time for Halloween! We're offering two of our best-loved tours in 90-minute kid-friendly versions, suitable for ages 8+. Tickets are $15 for kids...

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Day of the Dead Wreath Ceremony

On the Day of the Dead (November 1st), Boroughs of the Dead will honor the deceased who lie buried in one of the city’s former potter’s fields. Boroughs of the Dead guides will lay a commemorative wreath in Washington Square Park that is the site of a former potter’s...

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Three exciting new collaborations for October 2018

Boroughs of the Dead has teamed up with the Merchant's House Museum, the Green-Wood Historic Fund, and the Brooklyn Historic Society for some exciting Halloween tours and events! On October 10th, we team up with the Merchant's House Museum to present a special edition...

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Halloween Walking Tours 2018

Our full schedule of October tours is here! We've got mystics on the Lower East Side, magicians in NoHo, and mediums on our newly revamped Green-Wood Cemetery tour; we've got witches on Wall Street, "weird tales" in the West Village, madness and medicine on Roosevelt...

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