No fear: Ohio Statehouse ready for Halloween season tours - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

No fear: Ohio Statehouse ready for Halloween season tours

Posted: Updated:

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Statehouse is preparing for its annual ghostly celebration of state history and legend.

Ticket sales are underway for the Haunted Statehouse tours, featuring staff members and costumed volunteers leading visitors on a family-friendly excursion through the state capital's dimly lit limestone corridors.

This year's event includes an updated tour route, new stories and what the Capitol Square Review and Advisory Board calls "recently found evidence of paranormal activity" in the building.

Tours take place on Fridays and Saturdays during the last two weekends of October. They depart every half hour between 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children under the age of 12 and must be pre-ordered. The event is considered appropriate for ages 9 and older.

Online: http://ohiostatehouse.org

Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

  • More From wfmj.comHot ClicksMore>>

  • Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to school

    Judge: California child can take cannabis drug to school

    Saturday, September 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-09-23 02:15:37 GMT
    A judge says a California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school.More >>
    A judge says a California kindergartner can keep bringing a cannabis-based drug used for emergency treatment of a rare form of epilepsy to her public school.More >>
  • Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work, savings

    Florence sweeps away motel and family's hard work, savings

    Saturday, September 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-09-23 02:15:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/David Goldman). In this Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 photo, Smita Depani, center, stands in the apartment she lived in while surveying the damage with her brother-in-law Jayanti Depani, right, and sister-in-law Puspa Manvar in the Starlite Motel...(AP Photo/David Goldman). In this Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 photo, Smita Depani, center, stands in the apartment she lived in while surveying the damage with her brother-in-law Jayanti Depani, right, and sister-in-law Puspa Manvar in the Starlite Motel...
    Hurricane Florence washed away half the rooms at the Starlite Motel in Spring Lake, ripping away the livelihood of a family that bought it in recent months.More >>
    Hurricane Florence washed away half the rooms at the Starlite Motel in Spring Lake, ripping away the livelihood of a family that bought it in recent months.More >>
  • Arizona congressman blasts siblings who endorsed opponent

    Arizona congressman blasts siblings who endorsed opponent

    Saturday, September 22 2018 10:15 PM EDT2018-09-23 02:15:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Dec. 2013, file photo, U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., speaks during a Congressional Field Hearing on the Affordable Care Act in Apache Junction, Ariz. Six siblings of  Gosar have urged voters to cast their bal...(AP Photo/Matt York, File). FILE - In this Dec. 2013, file photo, U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., speaks during a Congressional Field Hearing on the Affordable Care Act in Apache Junction, Ariz. Six siblings of Gosar have urged voters to cast their bal...
    Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.More >>
    Six siblings of U.S. Rep. Paul Gosar urged voters to cast their ballots against the Arizona Republican in November in an unusual political ad sponsored by the rival candidate.More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms