Legends of McKinney Ghost Walk

Legends of McKinney Ghost Walk


Heritage Village at Chestnut Square is holding its 12th Annual LEGENDS OF MCKINNEY GHOST WALK for two ghostly evenings on October 25th and October 26th, with different activities each evening. Options for this two-night event include a historic downtown McKinney Trolley Tour, our famous “Ghostly Hauntings” Tour, a paranormal presentation, haunting tales told in our historic homes, and food and drink concessions. 


Friday October 25: Guests can hop aboard the Trolley, which departs at Chestnut Square Heritage Village, and enjoy haunted stories during a tour of Historic Downtown McKinney.  

The “Ghostly Hauntings” Tour at Chestnut Square Heritage Village is a 2 hour all-access flashlight led tour of 4 to 5 of the historic homes at Chestnut Square. Hear the history of the homes, the people who lived in them, how they lived, and all the ghostly hauntings that happen in each house! 

Saturday October 26: The main event includes a self-guided, self-paced Ghost Walk through our historic buildings at Chestnut Square Heritage Village with costumed storytellers sharing haunting historic tales, a blacksmith presentation, live-action “spirited” drama performances, as well as a paranormal presentation and more! Food and drinks will be available for purchase. 

The “Ghostly Hauntings” Tour at Chestnut Square Heritage Village is a 2 hour all-access flashlight led tour of 4 to 5 of the historic homes at Chestnut Square. Hear the history of the homes, the people who lived in them, how they lived, and all the ghostly hauntings that happen in each house! 


Ticket Prices Are: 

  • $15. per Guest – Main Event (6:00p – 10:00p)

              (Appropriate for adults and children aged 10 and older)

  • $20. per Guest – “Ghostly Hauntings” (2-Hour Tour)

             (Appropriate for adults and children aged 14 and older; children 14-17 must be accompanied by an adult)

  • $10. per Guest – Trolley Tour (limited availability; 30-45 minute tour)

            Trolley Departure Times: 6:30pm,  7:30pm and 8:30pm

  • Tickets must be pre-purchased for the Trolley and the “Ghostly Hauntings” Tours due to limited availability. 
  • Tickets for the Main Event can be purchased on Eventbrite, and can also be purchased the day of the event at the event Ticket Booth. 
  • Tickets Purchased Online via Eventbrite: please bring your Eventbrite confirmation to Will Call (Ticket Booth) to obtain your wristband and Event Map.

Event Maps will be provided at the Main Event (October 26) indicating the historic home tour sites and live drama performances, and Ghostly Hauntings Tour.  Once you have obtained your Event Map at the Ticket Booth you can schedule your route with stops in between for fun and food! 

The “Ghostly Hauntings” Tour will begin at the historic Schoolhouse at Chestnut Square Heritage Village which is on the north east side of the property.