[OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, September 4th, 2023] – Prepare to embark on a spine-tingling journey through Oklahoma's eerie past this Halloween Season! ArtAfloatOKC Foundation will host the 3rd Annual Haunted History Cruises event series aboard the iconic Bricktown Water Taxi this fall.
The seasonal cruises will occur on Thursday and Friday evenings, beginning Thursday, October 5th, 2023, through Friday, October 27th, 2023, PLUS Monday, October 23rd, 2023 (Downtown OKC's 9th Annual Brick-or-Treat). Guests can choose from three time slots at 6:30 pm, 7:30 pm, or 8:30 pm for their preferred cruise departure.
Haunted History Cruises is an annual event series hosted by ArtAfloatOKC Foundation in partnership with Bricktown Water Taxi, the official historical tour attraction of the canal. Each cruise features a 45-minute boat excursion through the Bricktown Canal, with eerie stories and macabre legends of Oklahoma's past. This themed ride is the perfect activity to get into the Halloween spirit that people of all ages can enjoy. Tickets are available online for pre-purchase at artafloatokc.org/#events and the Bricktown Water Taxi ticket booth for day-of purchase.
Funds raised by the event series will benefit Preservation Oklahoma, Incorporated, the state's only private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to promoting, supporting, and coordinating historic preservation activities throughout Oklahoma. Additionally, Preservation Oklahoma has been the caretaker of the Overholser Mansion since 2003. The organization also hosts general and haunted tours of the 110+- year-old building routinely.
ArtAfloatOKC Foundation welcomes everyone aboard this haunting voyage, where history rises from the dead and comes to life!