Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tours are back for spooky season

GAHC to host tours on Friday and Saturdays throughout October
Darker Side of Davenport Walking Tours are perfect for spooky season
Published: Sep. 30, 2022 at 5:24 PM CDT
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DAVENPORT, Iowa (KWQC) -The German American Heritage Center invites residents and tourists to explore the darker side of Davenport.

Starting on Sept. 30 and running through the month of October, the museum is hosting its “Darker Side of Davenport” walking tours Friday and Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and some Saturday mornings at 10 a.m. All tours cost of $10 per person and last about two hours.

Kelly Lao, German American Heritage Center, describes what to expect if you reserve a spot on a tour which are full of fascinating Davenport history. In fact, it was once considered “The Wickedest City in America” because it was a hub for gangsters, thieves, and brothels. There are also plenty of “darker” stories of ghosts and hauntings that fit within the spirit of Halloween season.

Dates for the Darker Side of Davenport walking tours:

  • Friday, Sept. 30
  • Saturday, Oct. 1
  • Friday, Oct. 7
  • Saturday, Oct. 8
  • Friday, Oct. 14
  • Saturday, Oct. 15
  • Friday, Oct. 21
  • Friday, Oct. 28

There will be a special “Extended Cut” version of the tour on Oct. 29. It will be hosted by Aaron Thompson from Ghost Crier- the premiere ghost hunting organization in the Quad Cities. A 30 minute cocktail meet and greet after the tour is included with the $40 ticket price . Link for reservation ticket is here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/darker-side-of-davenport-extended-cut-tickets-396150074537

Visit GAHC’s Eventbrite reservation area HERE for the link to reserve your spot and select the date/time that works best or click here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/darker-side-of-davenport-walking-tours-tickets-396126213167

Also mentioned is Uninvited Guests: Haunted Mansions of the QC at GAHC on Oct. 15 from 2-3 p.m. Learn more or register here: https://gahc.org/events/uninvited-guests-haunted-mansions-of-the-qc/