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September 14, 2018

Halloween-themed cruises on the Delaware River will be offered this October

A 'pirate' will be onboard telling ghost stories

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Stock_Carroll - Benjamin Franklin Bridge and Delaware River Waterfront Thom Carroll/PhillyVoice

The Benjamin Franklin Bridge and Delaware River waterfront at dusk.

This October, Hunted River Cruises will depart from Independence Seaport Museum's dock at Penn's Landing.

On the Halloween-themed cruise, a "pirate" will share spooky stories of ghosts, the Jersey Devil and more.


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As the dark tales are being told, the yacht will sail past Graffiti Pier, Blackbeard's Cove, Battleship New Jersey and other sights on the Delaware River.

In total, the 1 1/2-hour cruise will include approximately a full hour of scary storytelling.

The cruises will be offered on a select handful of dates. On Oct. 5, 6, 12 and 13, cruises will depart at 8 p.m. On Oct. 19, 20, 25, 26, 27 and 28, it will set sail at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $34 for adults and $17 for children 12 and under.


Haunted River Cruises

Multiple dates in October
7:30 p.m. or 8 p.m. | $17-$34 per person
Independence Seaport Museum
211 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106


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