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Georgetown, Texas Celebrates October with Hauntingly-Fun Halloween Events

September 1, 2017

Georgetown, TX –

Oct. 13 & 14, 20 & 21:
Nightmare on Jail Hill Haunted House takes place at the Old Williamson County Jail at 312 Main Street, Georgetown. This rumored haunted jailhouse, which held prisoners from 1889 through 1990, has been featured on the show, “Ghost Hunters.” The event runs from 7:00 to 11:00 p.m. each night. Fast Pass tickets are $25, adult tickets are $15 and child tickets are $5 (ages 8-12).  *The historic jail is NOT handicap accessible.
Oct. 13 & 14, 27 & 28:
Ghosts on the Square Tours are hosted by the Williamson Museum. Tour times: 7:30, 8:00, 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. for both weekends. Some tours are scarier than others, so please ask when purchasing tickets. Tours at 9 p.m. will be scarier than the earlier tours tours. Purchase tickets at the Williamson Museum at 716 S. Austin Ave. Georgetown 78626, or by phone at 512- 943-1670. Tickets are $15 for non-museum members and $12 for members and students.

About Georgetown, Texas

Established in 1848 as an agricultural trading center, Georgetown, Texas offers historic charm to residents and visitors, boasting one of the state’s 26 designated cultural districts and “The Most Beautiful Town Square in Texas.” Not only the home of acclaimed historic restorations and a thriving arts scene, Georgetown is a trend-setter as the second largest city in the United States to supply its residents, visitors and customers with 100% renewable energy.  Georgetown is currently the #1 fastest growing city in the nation in the population range of 50,000 or greater.

The town is located 25 miles north of Austin, Texas, and is the county seat of Williamson County. With a vibrant offering of dining, shopping, art and history, plus miles of parks and trails, Georgetown is the perfect destination for a quick getaway or long-term stay. For more information, visit the website and follow on Facebook and Twitter