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SOLD OUT- Haunted Happenings Oct. 26th: Downtown Iowa City

October 26, 2017 @ 5:45 pm - 8:00 pm


Join Johnson County Historical Society for a night of haunted happenings in Downtown Iowa City. This walking tour will share the ghostly stories of 4 locations within Iowa City’s Downtown District. The walk is 1.4 miles and each tour is estimated to run about an hour. There will be two tours every half hour starting at Old Brick, 26 E Market St. First tour starts at 6:00 pm, last one will depart at 7:30. Tours are limited to 18 in a group and you must make reservations to attend this event. Click the link below to reserve your spot before all the time slots are filled! Come experience history in a whole new way at the most mysterious time of the year. This event is open to the public with a suggested $5 donation. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time.

What guests need to know:

We hope you are looking forward to Haunted Happenings: Downtown Iowa City as much as we are! It’s going to be fantastic. Below are some notes to keep in mind. Please read the following in its entirety, and contact alyssa@johnsoncountyhistory.org with any questions or concerns. Thanks!

Arriving: Please arrive at Old Brick (26 E. Market St.) 15-20 minutes prior to your tour time. There will be a registration table for you to check-in at upon your arrival. Tours will depart at the exact scheduled time to avoid any delay in this event.

Parking: Parking is available at several parking ramps or on-street parking.
Parking Ramps:
• IMU Parking Ramp (closest) – N Madison St,
• North Hall Parking Ramp – North end of Madison St.
• Iowa City Parking – 335 Iowa Ave.
• Tower Parking – 1 S Gilbert St.

Cancellation: If you cannot attend this event, please notify Alyssa at alyssa@johnsoncountyhistory.org. This will let us know not to wait for you to arrive and could allow us to fill that spot on the tour.

We want everyone to enjoy this registered event. If you notice individuals trying to join your tour, please notify your tour guide.

We are here for you! If you have any questions or concerns please ask a JCHS staff member or volunteer — we will be identified by name tags.

Payment: There is a suggested $5 donation per person for this event. All proceeds go toward future events and the preservation and interpretation of Johnson County history. For those that have yet to pay, there are three payment options:

-Pay via Paypal here: https://johnsoncountyhistory.org/donate
-Mail a check to Johnson County Historical Society PO Box 5081 Coralville, Iowa 52241
-Pay the day of the event
*Please include Haunted Happenings in memo line


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October 26, 2017
5:45 pm - 8:00 pm
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Old Brick Church
26 E. Market St
Iowa City, IA 52245 United States
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(319) 351-2626