History, Halloween meet at Warner Mansion ‘Ghost Night’

Learn more about the lives and deaths of Farmington’s pioneering Warner family during Ghost Night at the Mansion, held Saturday, Oct. 14 at the Governor Warner Mansion in Farmington.

Ghost Night at the Warner Mansion
The late Fred Warner talks about his own death during Ghost Night at the Mansion. 

Volunteers will portray members of the Warner family, including three-term Michigan governor Fred M. Warner. Activities from 7 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. will also include palm reading and a presentation by the Michigan Ghost Watchers, who conducted an investigation of the historic home on Grand River.

Veiled guides, dressed in black for deepest mourning, will give tours of the Mansion, and admission includes a host of outdoor Halloween activities. Visit the Warner “graves” and the haunted classic car, with its  cobwebs, glowing lights, and skeleton drivers. See a spooky Halloween movie and gather around the fire pits. Have a psychic reading on the porch (nominal fee), then follow the trail of tiki-torches to the gazebo for cider and donuts.

This event is recommended for ages 8 and up. Tickets are available in advance for $10 at Farmington City Hall or at the door for $12. The Governor Warner Mansion is located at 33805 Grand River.