KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — It’s spooky season!
That means it’s time to start planning costumes, carving pumpkins, breaking out the scary movies and stocking up on candy.
While everyone celebrates Halloween differently, we wanted to compile some stories unique to East Tennessee to get into the scary spirit.
Want to hear some tales about the haints in these hollers?
Brushy Mountain State Pen in Petros
Haunted Knoxville Ghost Tours hosts public and private events throughout the week. Hours and additional details are available on its website.
Mysterious Mansion calls itself "Gatlinburg's most haunted attraction." It's open year-round but hosts special events every year for Halloween. It is located at 424 River Road, Gatlinburg.
Historic Scott County Jail in Huntsville offers a true crime center, daytime tours, a paranormal research center, an escape room and guided ghost tours.
Ghost stories from the Bijou Theatre:
Do ghosts like bowling?
Do ghosts hang out at a cemetery near a parking garage?
How a train station became a "makeshift morgue":
Living in a real haunted house:
Want to learn about some of East Tennessee's oddities?
The creation of the Body Farm:
East Tennessee's historic places that have been left behind:
RELATED: Explore Tennessee's Abandoned Places
Making a horror movie in the Smokies:
What are the Brown Mountain Lights?
Why do we like being scared?
Want to have some autumn fun?
Fall foliage in the Smokies:
Fall foliage in the rest of East Tennessee: