- Attend a funeral, seance, and forgotten rites for the deceased.
- Explore our historic shop and kitchen
- Learn about food’s role in obscure death rituals
- Taste and take home exclusive chocolate and candy
Don your blackest clothes, tuck in your handkerchief, and step through the veil to join Shane Confectionery for their annual haunting event. Sweet Hereafter: Confections for the Afterlife will guide visitors through America’s oldest confectionery, exploring life, death, and beyond.
Taste how Victorian-era Americans mourned the dead, but with a sweet twist. Over the course of their 45 minute journey, visitors will be led through Shane Confectionery’s shop and kitchens, engaging in a funeral, seance, and forgotten rites for the deceased. Through these experiences they will learn about food’s role in some of our more obscure death rituals. Guests will step away with a collection of delicious candy, including a hand-crafted chocolate memento mori.
Notes & FYI:
💀 Tickets are $25.
💀 Space is limited and has historically sold out; purchasing in advance is encouraged.
💀 Located at Shane Confectionery, 110 Market St. Phila.
💀 This event is small & intimate, allowing only 13 guests per time slot.
💀 Each tour runs ~45-50 minutes.
💀 Due to the subject matter, it is recommended for guests 10 years & older.
💀 The tour traverses a narrow & steep staircase.
💀 Easily startled?! Don’t fret! This event is NOT a traditional a haunted house with jump scares. Sweet Hereafter is an immersive theatrical experience heavily dosed with history; blending dramatic storytelling with delicious hand-made treats.