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Gilded Twilight Tours 7pm-9pm $25 per admission (15 people per tour)
Spend an evening at the Woodruff-Fontaine Mansion and enjoy an exclusive Twilight Tour that will transport you to the gilded age of 19th century Memphis. As the sun sets over Adams Avenue, slip into a bygone era and let yourself be swept away to a time when dinner parties and midnight soirees filled weekly schedules.
Upon arrival, guests will enter through the front doors and be greeted by the magnificent sight of the ground floating staircase and a light reception in the lavish dining room. As evening sets, stroll the halls of all three floors while listening to docents spill secrets of the daily lives of two of the most prestigious families in Memphis history.
Tour space is limited so get your advanced tickets for this exclusive after hours tour! Tickets are available until noon, the day of the scheduled tour, unless the tour is sold out.
Dinner with the Departed October 11, 7pm-10pm $75 per admission, $150 per admission for VIP Experience
Join us for one night only as we explore the unusual and fascinating Victorian mourning customs while we host an exclusive dinner in honor of the departed Woodruff and Fontaine family members.
We will begin in the root cellar with a pre-dinner cocktails before savoring a three course meal held in true Victorian mourning fashion. Seated in an intimate setting, guests will listen as history comes alive with each course. As a finish to the evening, stroll the darkened rooms and hallways of the mansion, listening to stories of those who lived and died within her walls.
Dinner with the Departed will begin at 7:00 pm and end at 10:00 pm, Friday, October 11th. Tickets are $150 per person for the VIP experience and $75 per person for general admission and must be purchased in advance.
VIP experience includes:
3 course dinner in the mansion dining room
Plus MUCH MORE
General admission includes:
3 course dinner in the root cellar
Two free glasses of wine
Drink tickets, event t-shirts, and other gift shop merchandise will be available for purchase
Only a limited number of VIP experience tickets are available...be one of the lucky few to get this once in a lifetime experience.
EGBERT IPL Release and Woodruff-Fontaine Ghost Tour Saturday, September 21, 6pm-9pm $40 per admission (21 & up event)
Come out for a beer release like no other. We'll be taking a tour of the wondrous Woodruff-Fontaine House Museum as we debut Egbert, a dry hopped India Pale Lager named after Molly Woodruff's Husband. We're collaborating with Karen Carrier of Another Roadside Attraction to pair a small plate with Egbert. Pressure World will be DJing in the courtyard throughout the event, and the after party will be will be across the street at Molly Fontaine Lounge.
This is part two of a continuing WISEACRE Field Trip series. If you're unable to make it stay tuned for future events!
THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY DUNCAN WILLIAMS
Haunted Happenings Friday, October 25, 6pm-10pm $30 adults, $12 (kids 12&under)
Our resident spirits request the pleasure of your company as we dine and dance at the Woodruff-Fontaine mansion while celebrating All Hallows’ Eve!
Cocktails & Candy
19th Century Conjurer, Jeffrey Day
Poleluminati Performing Arts
Join us this evening as mischief unfolds and walk our darkened halls as spectral docents lead the way. Hear the stories of people long past, as the dead become living for one night only!
Allow gypsies to foretell your future and partake in a live paranormal investigation inside the mansion. The 19th century conjurer, Jeff Day, will mesmerize you with magic from long ago and Poleluminati Performing Arts with dazzle you throughout the evening. Live music by The Murdering Crows, food trucks and dancing await, so don your costume if you wish and enjoy an evening of Victorian themed Halloween festivities.
This event will continue rain or shine. Tickets are nonrefundable. Present your ticket email confirmation at the prepaid admissions table. Tarot Readers are $15 for a fifteen minute reading. Each admission ticket comes with two complimentary drink tickets and more drink tickets will be sold on the grounds.
Tickets will be $35 (adult) and $15 (child) at the door so purchase your tickets now!
No full coverage face masks allowed.
SPONSORED BY CRONE MEMORIALS
Victorian Yuletide Open House Friday, December 6, 5pm-8pm This event is FREE for all members and guests Donations are gladly accepted!
The Woodruff-Fontaine House will be dress in holiday splendor!
Visit our open house and see our annual exhibit which includes old Southern Yuletide traditions and customs.
Stroll all three floors at your leisure, enjoy holiday refreshments, and see why this is the season to be merry!
Woodruff-Fontaine Ghost Tours
Ghost Tours at the Woodruff-Fontaine House are provided by Historical Haunts Memphis.
This is a fantastic and spooky tour of our landmark historic Victorian mansion. Enjoy a unique tour of the dimly lit home with spacial emphasis on the family members who lived and died in the mansion. The stunning architecture and priceless collection of furniture, artwork, and textiles set the mood for this special tour. Your guide will be an experienced paranormal investigator and they will share the experiences, stories, and evidence which has led many visitors to believe that there are still folks at home here at 680 Adams Avenue. Your tour guide will have investigation equipment and we may have activity happen during your tour.
The tour is approximately 2 hours and starts promptly at 7:30pm. $25 per person ages 18 and over Sales Tax included Space is limited reserve your spot with the link below
Also a 3 hour Lights Out, All Access Investigation As Seen on Syfy's Ghost Hunters! Bring your own gear and Ghost Hunt with seasoned investigators 9:30pm - 12:30am $25 per person
Check us out on "Most Haunted Places in Memphis" Follow the link below for details on upcoming dates and to reserve your tickets!