Ghost of Old Town Hall Tours

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395 Mulock Drive P.O. Box 328 Station Main, Newmarket, Ontario
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905-895-5193

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Updated September 21, 2021 - COVID-19

Starting September 22, those entering certain indoor public settings will be required to be fully vaccinated*and provide proof of full vaccination status in accordance with Provincial legislation.

September 22 to October 31: All individuals 12+ will be required to provide proof of full vaccination* (with the exception of those age 12-17 who are participating in an organized sport) for entry into a Town facility or recreation program, including access to the Customer Service Kiosks at the Magna Centre and the Ray Twinney Recreation Complex.  

November 1: All individuals 12+ will be required to provide proof of full vaccination* (regardless of their participation in an organized sport) for entry into a Town facility, including the Customer Service Kiosk, and participation in all recreation programs and events as approved at the Special Council Meeting on September 21.

For more details about the Town of Newmarket screening process and the information residents are required to present at facility and event screening desks, please refer to the Media Release here: COVID-19 Newmarket Updates

Have more questions? Please visit our FAQ page for further information:  Affected Services and Frequently Asked Questions (newmarket.ca)

*Fully vaccinated means all individuals must have proof of two doses of a Health Canada Approved Vaccine or one dose of the Jansen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccine plus a two-week waiting period from their last dose.

For up-to-date information about closures, re-openings and the Town's response to the pandemic, please visit Newmarket.ca/covid19 and follow @TownofNewmarket on social media. For a full list of regulations, please view the Province of Ontario's media release.

For more information about recreation services and amenities, please contact Customer Service: email info@newmarket.ca or call 905-895-5193.

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Ghost of Old Town Hall Tours

Details

Join us as we tour downtown Newmarket and unleash the stories of the past. Presented by Neighbur Newmarket guests will be taken on a guided walking tour of historic downtown main street where they will learn about the many suspicious events and anecdotes that have haunted the area since the 1880s.

After the walking tour, guests will be invited into Old Town Hall where they will get to learn more about paranormal activity and experience a live paranormal investigation and any findings hosted by the Georgina Paranormal Society.  


Dates:

Wednesday October 6, 2021 sold-out-png-4 - Ottawa Bluesfest

Wednesday October 13, 2021 sold-out-png-4 - Ottawa Bluesfest

Wednesday October 20, 2021 sold-out-png-4 - Ottawa Bluesfest

Times: 

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. sold-out-png-4 - Ottawa Bluesfest
or

7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  sold-out-png-4 - Ottawa Bluesfest



Location: Old Town Hall (460 Botsford Street)

Ages: 18+ only

Cost: $20 / person

Registration: 

COVID-19 Protocols:

  • All participants must be compliant with the Town of Newmarket's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy and Public Health restrictions. 
  • All participants will be screened and be required to provide full vaccination* proof upon entry to any Town of Newmarket facility and/or participate in any recreation program/event. Masks are mandatory when entering, exiting and travelling throughout the facility, and while watching and/or waiting for participants in programs. Masks will also be mandatory throughout the walking tour. 
  • From September 22 to October 31, all participants 18+ will be screened and asked to show the following:
    1. Proof of completion of the Town of Newmarket’s public screening survey
    2. Hard copy / digital copy of your proof of vaccination (two doses of a Heath Canada Approved Vaccine or one dose of the Jansen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccine dated at least 14 days prior to entry into a Town facility.
      1. You can obtain a copy of this medical record through the Province of Ontario’s webpage.  
    3. A piece of ID that includes your full name and date of birth. (i.e. Driver’s License, Health Card, Government issued identification card etc.)
    Exemptions - Proof of vaccination is not required for the following:
    • Those with medical exemptions. Participants will need to provide proof of medical exemption with a letter from a doctor or nurse practitioner.
*Fully vaccinated means all individuals must have proof of two doses of a Health Canada Approved Vaccine or one dose of the Jansen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccine plus a two-week waiting period from their last dose.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and dress for the weather. Tours run rain or shine!
  • Please arrive at Old Town Hall (460 Botsford Street) at least ten (10) minutes early and check in with our Town of Newmarket staff. 
  • While we do not allow our stories to be filmed or recorded, there will be opportunities for photos.
  • The tour is approximately 60 minutes in length followed by the paranormal investigation.

SPONSORED BY:


              Sponsored by Georgina Paranormal Society

         Georgina Paranormal Society



If you have any questions, please feel free to call us at 905-895-5193 or email at info@newmarket.ca


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