The Stockade Association

Candlelight Tours are back!

Explore the Stockade after dark with our expert storytellers, and discover the neighborhood’s most blood-curdling ghost stories.

Immerse yourself in the spirit realm and prepare to confront the haunted past and dark secrets of the historic Stockade.

On the “Ghostly Victorian tour,” elegant homes transform into haunted dwellings. Or, brave the “Colonial Hauntings” tour, traversing centuries-old streets past colonial-era houses. Listen to ghostly tales as you venture past flickering stoops and encounter lingering restless spirits under the moonlit sky. Reserve your place now, and unlock the haunted history of the Stockade.

Pre-registration required! Tickets are $15 at or by phone at: (518) 374-0263

Choose either the “Colonial Hauntings” or “Ghostly Victorian” tour. The two tours feature different stories, and venture through different parts of the neighborhood. We recommend you bring a flashlight. Each tour lasts 60-90 minutes – both tours cannot be done on the same night.

Tours leave from Schenectady County Historical Society, 32 Washington Avenue on:
Thursdays, October 12, 19, & 26 Fridays, October 13, 20, & 27 Saturdays, October 14, 21, & 28
Colonial Hauntings tours leave at 6 and 7pm Ghostly Victorian tours leave at 6:30 and 7:30pm

Co-sponsored by Schenectady County Historical Society and Schenectady Heritage Foundation. Proceeds support Historical Society programs and Schenectady Heritage Foundation’s incentive grants.