Bram Stoker’s seminal book Dracula changed the horror genre forever. But what inspired Stoker? Join Charles Spratley, lead guide and historian for Haunted Orange County, as we tackle what may have become the influence of Bram Stoker’s masterpiece.
- Under 18 must be accompanied by an adult
- Approximately 1 Hour
Past Events Gallery
Victorian Mourning Exhibit & Lecture 2019
Haunted OC hosted its first Victorian mourning exhibit and lecture at the Santa Ana Historical Society’s, Howe-Waffle Mansion to sold out crowds on two consecutive nights.
Disney Estate Candlelight Haunted Tour 2019
For the first time, guests were granted access to Walt Disney’s former 1930’s era Los Feliz estate for an exclusive candlelight ghost tour highlighting the history of the estate as well as the very haunted surrounding neighborhood.
Calico Ghost Town Overnight Event 2019
Haunted OC hosted an overnight event for at Calico Ghost Town in Yermo, CA featuring ghost tours of the mine and ghost town followed by a UFO sky watch hosted by SyFy Channel personality, Ben Hansen.
A Repast from Regions Beyond 2019
Haunted OC hosted an exclusive $650 a plate dinner on Friday September 13th for 13 guests at the historic 1930’s era Disney mansion in Los Feliz, CA. The meal was served on an exact replica of the Haunted Mansion banquet table from the Disneyland attraction. This was one of several events produced by Haunted OC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the beloved attraction and featured guest of honor, Legendary Disney Imagineer, Bob Gurr, designer of the Doom Buggy.
Paranormal Lecture Series 2019
Haunted OC hosted its annual month-long paranormal lecture series at Chapman University in Orange in-house historian Charles Spratley and special guest Ben Hansen.
Santa Ana Zoo Cryptozoology Night 2019
Haunted OC hosted its second annual Cryptozoology Night at the Santa Ana Zoo featuring a lecture by Charles Spratley and SyFy Channel host Ben Hansen. The talks were followed by a flashlight tour of the zoo.
Haunted OC Midsummer Scream Convention Exhibits 2019
Haunted OC was proud to exhibit for it’s 4th consecutive year at Midsummer Scream, the world’s largest Halloween Convention held in Long Beach, CA. We hosted 7 booth spaces including a Haunted Mansion Attraction museum, a replica of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Ballroom table, a meet & greet and merchandise booth with Legendary Disney Imagineer Bob Gurr, as well as a photo opp/meet & greet booth for Actor/Paranormal reality stars Chad Lindberg and Ben Hansen.
A Swinging Wake – Haunted Mansion 50th Anniversary Gala 2019
Haunted OC produced Orange County’s biggest un-official fan event for the 50th anniversary of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion attraction with a sold out crowd of over 200. The star-studded evening brought out the most enthusiastic mansion fans as well as special guest Disney celebrities.
Midsummer Scream Convention Booth 2018
Haunted OC’s third consecutive year at the Midsummer Scream Halloween Convention in Long Beach with a Haunted Victorian themed booth featured in the Hall of Shadows.
Santa Ana Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop 2015
Guests enjoyed an afternoon learning about the history of sugar skulls, witnessed demonstrations on how to create their own and had a chance to decorate one. A talamle lunch was also included.
Celebrity Movie Screening of Paranormal Activity “The Marked Ones” 2014
Haunted OC hosted a free movie screening of Paranormal Activity at the historic Ebell Theater in Downtown Santa Ana featuring the main cast including Actors, Andrew Jacobs, Jorge Diaz and Gabrielle Walsh. The night included a VIP ticket upgrade option for a pre-screening meet & greet photo op. Following the screening, the cast conducted a Q & A on stage.
Heritage Square Paranormal Investigation Event 2014
Haunted OC hosted a paranormal investigation event of 5 historic structures at Heritage Square, LA featuring lead guest investigators from various ghost hunting shows including Travel Channel and SyFy Channel
Joseph Filippi Haunted Winery Investigation 2014
Guests enjoyed a winery tour, wine tasting and investigated five areas of the historic winery including areas not open to the public. Special guest investigators included Ben Hansen, (Fact or Faked, SyFy Channel) as well as Brandon Alvis (Ghost Hunters, A&E Channel).
Premier Episode Screening Party for Ghost of Morgan City
Haunted OC hosted a premier episode viewing party of Ben Hansen’s new paranormal series for Travel Channel, The Ghosts of Morgan City, held at Ruby’s Steamliner Lounge in Old Town Orange. Ben was on hand to meet attendees and hosted a Q & A.
Sugar Skull Capistrano
Haunted OC hosted and produced a Sugar Skull workshop for the San Juan Capistrano Historical Society where guests learned about the history of sugar skulls and had the opportunity to decorate their own.