Seaport Spooktacular

October 26 - October 27, 2019

Celebrate Halloween at Seaport Spooktacular: Stranger Tides from 1-4 p.m. all weekend long and have a scary good time! It'll be bone-chilling fun for all at this fang-tastic family event. 

Buy your tickets in advance for an exclusive spooky souvenir bracelet with each ticket! (While supplies last.)

$10 tickets include admission to the Museum OR historic ships Cruiser Olympia and Submarine Becuna. Combo tickets are available each day to save!

Saturday, October 26
  • Trick-or-treat among the nostalgic decks of Cruiser Olympia, one of our National Historic Landmark ships
  • The Cruiser Olympia Living History Crew will be on deck to test your naval knowledge -- with candy as a reward!
Sunday, October 27
  • Our MakerSpace will be full of festive creations and crafts to decorate, including laser-cut river creatures and sugar skulls
  • Swim over to the Fisharium in River Alive! for a spooky fish skeleton craft
  • Take part in a Museum-wide scavenger hunt for a special treat 
  • Climb aboard Schooner Diligence for spooky storytelling and create your own Mad Libs-style Halloween tale! (Storytelling times: 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m.)
  • The ghosts of river animals past will come alive in our Citizen Science Lab! Learn about extinct species of birds and fish that once roamed the Delaware River watershed in the River Ghost Graveyard
  • Costumes are encouraged and prizes will be awarded to the best ones during a costume contest at 2 p.m.


If you're craving more wicked entertainment on the waterfront, a Haunted River Cruise takes place on Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets and full schedule here