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The Sleepy Hollow Experience Comes To Cherokee.

Thursday, October 17 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

It’s time to take a thrilling ride through Sleepy Hollow as ol’ Ichabod Crane tries to get home with his head still intact. In this modern retelling, he’s still being pursued by the Headless Horseman in Washington Irving’s classic Halloween tale, but the pulse-quickening drama and terror have increased tenfold. This reimagining is made brand new in a fully immersive, 360-degree theatrical experience—where the action takes place all around you. Beware, the Headless Horseman may even sneak up behind you!

Named one of the “Top 5 Halloween Plays in the Country” by American Theatre magazine, this production will take over the Mountainside Theatre, home of Cherokee’s “Unto These Hills,” this Halloween. Produced by the nationally renowned Brian Clowdus, “The Sleepy Hollow Experience” has been frightening audiences since 2013. We’re excited to mount this production outdoors in the perfect setting: Cherokee, North Carolina. Join us for some old-fashioned Halloween scares in this modern theatrical production—just check for your head before you leave!

$35 per person
$25 per child 12 and younger
Tickets are available here.

Adult beverages will be available for purchase at these shows. Proper ID will be required.

Learn more at the Cherokee Historical Association.


Cherokee’s Mountainside Theatre

688 Drama Road
Cherokee, NC 28719

Contact: Cherokee Historical Association
Phone: 866.554.4557

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