Ringgold Prepares For 6th Annual Haunted Depot

Monday, October 08, 2012

The city of Ringgold will host its annual “Ringgold Haunted Depot” beginning Friday and Saturday and continuing on Friday and Saturday nights for the two subsequent weekends.  The Haunted Depot event has been well attended the last few years, and officials hope this year’s version will continue to exceed expectations.

“The last Saturday night was the largest single night ever of the Hayride and one of the largest nights of the Haunted Depot” said Dan Wright, Ringgold city manager. “The new ghost walk was well attended and the comments were very positive.  Many people advised that they had been coming each year for five years, and last year was definitely the best ever.”

Entertainment for the Haunted Depot will include TADA Dance Academy on Oct. 12 and 26, the Robby Hopkins Band on Oct. 20, and the band Common Ground on Oct. 27.

The Haunted Depot events begin each night at 7 p.m.  The dates for the Haunted Depot are Oct. 12 and 13, 19 and 20, and 26 and 27, and will run till 10:30 or 11 each night.  The cost for the haunted house and the ghost walk is $5 each, and there is a $3 charge for the hay ride.



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