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For Immediate Release:

September 16, 2022

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Sarah Martin
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Emily Klamm
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Old Sturbridge Village Phantoms by Firelight Tickets On Sale Now to Public

Early bird prices available through Sept. 30, tickets for all dates and times

Sturbridge, M.A. – Tickets for Phantoms by Firelight at Old Sturbridge Village are on sale now to the general public, with early bird rates available through Sept. 30. The event, formerly known as Phantoms & Fire, returns to Old Sturbridge Village (OSV) for 13 nights of spooky fun, Oct. 7–31, 2022. Tickets are currently available for all dates and times, but selling quickly.


Phantoms by Firelight invites guests to explore the myths and folklore of Halloween while navigating the museum by night. The event will offer crafts and games, storytelling by firelight, a spooky selfie contest, bonfires, water fires, torches, candlelight, and more. Kids will delight in the return of Clues & Candy, a scavenger hunt-style experience around the Village that offers safe and fun trick-or-treating for families. Visitors of all ages are encouraged to show up in costume and show off their Halloween best.


In 2022, a mysterious troupe of performers will add to the fun as they take over the Village, bringing in gravity-defying acrobats, creepy conjurers, fate-tempting fire jugglers and more. A special book signing with Author Thomas D’Agostino will take place on select event nights.


Spooky snacks and treats will be available for purchase during the event, including cider donuts, pumpkin pie trifle, chocolate chip cookie trifle, soups, sandwiches, and more. Beverages including hot apple cider (with or without rum or Fireball) and hot chocolate with Peppermint Schnapps or Bailey’s will also be sold during the event.


Early bird tickets are available now through Sept. 30 to the general public. Tickets are $25.20 for adults and $12.60 for youth, $22.40 for member adults and $11.20 for member youth. Tickets will be $28 for adults and $14 for youth beginning Oct. 1.


Phantoms by Firelight will take place on 13 nights in October, from 4:30-9:00 p.m., after the Village closes to daytime guests. Tickets and additional details can be found at:


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About Old Sturbridge Village
Old Sturbridge Village, first opened to the public in 1946, is one of the country's oldest and largest living history museums, celebrating life in early New England from 1790-1840. It is the largest living history museum in the Northeast, celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2021. Each year, more than 250,000 visitors interact with costumed historians, experience up-close demonstrations of early American trades, and meet heritage breed farm animals. Situated on 200 scenic acres, the Village is a collection of more than 40 historic buildings - including homes, meetinghouses, trade shops, working farms, restaurants, shops and three water-powered mills.

Located just off the Massachusetts Turnpike and Routes I-84 and 20 in Sturbridge, Mass., Old Sturbridge Village is open year-round, but days and hours vary seasonally. Daily admission is: $28 for adults, $26 for seniors, $14 for College Students, $14 for children ages 4-17, with children 3 and under admitted free. Admission includes free parking. Village Members receive free standard daytime admission. For details, visit  
Old Sturbridge Village is also the managing partner of Coggeshall Farm Museum in Bristol, R.I. Members at OSV receive reciprocal membership at Coggeshall Farm Museum.
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