Ghost Walk - Museum on Main

Date:October 28, 2017
Time:06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Location:Museum on Main is located at 603 Main Street
Cost:$18 Adults; $13 Children 12 & Under.

Spirits of Pleasanton’s Past Come Alive

At Museum on Main’s Annual Ghost Walk


Pleasanton, CA-- As dark falls upon downtown Pleasanton at the end of October you’re likely to catch a glimpse of the spooky spirits that call Main Street home.  Museum on Main announces the annual Ghost Walk, a two-hour guided tour of Pleasanton’s most haunted sites along Main Street in the downtown area.

This family-friendly tour, held for over ten years, continues to be a popular event during the Halloween season and the museum expects this year to be no different.  Approximately 1,200 people join in Ghost Walk each year, with all the tour times selling out in advance.  Most of the attendees are adults from all around the Bay Area, but children also attend and have a great time.

With a volunteer team of ghost hosts to lead groups and actors playing the roles of the various ghosts around town, Ghost Walk is a very unique event.  Executive Director, Jim DeMersman notes, “Ghost Walk is a unique experience and has successfully brought the haunted side of Pleasanton to ‘life’ through the stories and experiences collected from psychics, ghost hunters, and shop workers over the years.  Ghost Walk is more spooky than it is scary. It’s not a haunted house type of program where people jump out to scare you.”

The museum is also proud to announce the return of teen improve students from the City of Pleasanton’s Creatures of Impulse.  DeMersman said, “The improv team is a great addition to Ghost Walk.  They are so fun playing the many roles of the downtown ghosts and we are pleased they will be back again this year.”

Advance ticket purchase is highly recommended.  Tours depart the museum every 30 minutes between the hours of 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 20th, Saturday, October 21st, Friday, October 27th, and Saturday, October 28th. Ghost Walk tours take place rain or shine - so dress appropriately. Costumes are highly encouraged!

Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased online at, by phone at 925-462-2766, or in person at Museum on Main. Tickets: $18 Adults; $13 Children 12 & Under.

The Museum on Main is located at 603 Main Street in historic downtown Pleasanton.  It is open to the public Tuesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  For more information about current exhibits and programs, visit the Museum’s web site at or call (925) 462-2766.


Photo: Creatures of Impulse students portraying the Ghosts at Prim; Ghost Walk Brand Photo





Sarah Schaefer

Director of Education

Museum on Main



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