Boo on the Bayou: Celebrating Halloween in Jefferson, TX

Published: Oct. 24, 2018 at 3:23 PM CDT
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JEFFERSON, TX (KSLA) - One of the most haunted cities in Texas is celebrating Halloween in style this year. The City of Jefferson is hosting Boo on the Bayou right now. Boo on the Bayou is a combination of many activities happening all around the city.

Kevin Godfrey, the Tourism Director in Jefferson talked about why Halloween is so important to the city, “Jefferson is one of the most haunted cities in Texas, if not the country. We have haunted houses, haunted trails, haunted corners. People who don’t even believe in ghosts see ghosts in Jefferson, Texas.”

These are just some of the events:

  • 1897 HOWE truss train trestle lit in orange and green for Halloween
  • Tarot card readings at Clare D Lune
  • Walk the haunted trail of lights under the bridge
  • Old, black and white, horror movies will be shown every weekend at Made in the Shade
  • The Historic Train will be running Saturdays at 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m.
Credit: Marsha Jones
Credit: Marsha Jones
Credit: City of Jefferson
Credit: City of Jefferson

The big event for Boo on the Bayou is happening this Saturday. Starting at 4 p.m. until 9 p.m., businesses and restaurants will be open all across town with candy for the kids to go trick-or-treating.

Jefferson, Texas is a unique city with a lot of history. If you are looking for a good scare or just a great Halloween experience head over and check it out! Godfrey says they look forward to having visitors see everything the city has to offer.

All of the information for Boo on the Bayou can be found on the city’s Facebook Page or website.

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