Looking for an easy, hassle-free murder mystery game to suit your unique party? Welcome to Shot In The Dark Mysteries! 2016-11-22T21:19:38+00:00
  • Gangster Murder Mystery Party Game

    A Gangster Murder at the 1920s Speakeasy! Murder Mystery Party Game

    A Gangster Murder at the 1920s Speakeasy is a pre-quel to our bestselling mystery, A Flapper Murder at the 1920s Speakeasy, and the two mysteries can be solved independently.

  • Mystery in Wonderland Mystery Party

    It has been two weeks since Alice's initial visit to Wonderland, when she went on her crazy adventure after following a rabbit carrying a pocket watch. Upon her return to reality, Alice couldn't stop wondering just what made everyone in Wonderland so incredibly mad! Finally, her curiosity got the better of her and down the rabbit hole she went again, to try to get to the bottom of what happened to make everyone in Wonderland completely mad!

  • Wizards: The Wands of Procyon Theft Mystery Party

    Welcome, to Hyades School for Wizards! This castle, hidden high in the mountains, is the place for young wizards and witches to learn to use their magical powers. Recently, Hyades School for Wizards has become the temporary home of The Wands of Procyon – two wands so powerful they are said to have been used to form a hidden galaxy! But when the Wands of Procyon are stolen from their display case, magic is used to see who was in the Torchwood Room, where the wands were displayed, around the time of the theft. Suddenly some of Hyades School for Wizards' best students find themselves suspects in a theft! Secrets abound and not everyone is who they seem in this mystery designed for literature and magic-loving kids and adults!

  • Murder in Wonderland Mystery Party Game

    It has been two weeks since Alice's initial visit to Wonderland, when she went on her crazy adventure after following a rabbit carrying a pocket watch. But when The Caterpillar is found murdered below his mushroom, Alice and all the other residents of Wonderland become suspects in a murder investigation, as well as under suspicion to determine who, or what, drove everyone in Wonderland mad!

  • Murder in the Alps Mystery Party Investigation Game

    High up in The Alps, a group gathers to enjoy the stunning views, romantic atmosphere and, of course, the best skiing in the world. The group stays in a chalet that allows them to ski on-piste to the door. A nearby village provides all modern amenities, and the skiers enjoy warming up after a long day on the slopes in the hot tub on the terrace or in front of a fire in the common area. A morning of skiing comes to an abrupt end however, as the slopes are suddenly closed, and everyone is asked to return to their accommodations. As the group settles into the chalet, a gruesome discovery is made: A man lies dead outside the chalet, struck and stabbed with a set of ski poles! Who is the mystery man? Who killed him, and why? What happened to close the slopes so suddenly?

  • Murder at the Winery Murder Mystery Party Game

    In a remote area of Italy, high above a hill, sits Girato Nel Buio Winery. To celebrate their third year releasing the special vintage "Organo", they are holding a tasting, to which some of the industry's elite have been invited. But just before the tasting can commence, a man is found murdered in the cellars! Who killed him and why? Things, and people, are not who they seem!

  • Murder at the 1980’s Prom

    Gladstone High class of 1987 has gathered for their prom, and what a night it will be! The hair is big, the dresses are puffy and the social hierarchy is the stuff John Hughes movies are made of.

  • The Masquerade Murder Mystery Party Game

    The Da Vinci Code of murder mystery parties! Set in St. Mark's Library in Venice and available in co-ed or all-female versions, determine why the librarian was murdered, what it has to do with the real-life Antikythera Mechanism, and whether the "key" to decoding the device is just a myth!

  • Murder at Mardi Gras Mystery Game

    The year is 1899 in New Orleans, and Mardi Gras celebrations are underway. Parade floats fill the streets and each evening, various Krewes throw lavish masked balls. You’re invited to the Calypso Ball, the inaugural ball hosted by the first-ever all-female krewe. The guest list is varied, as Calypso has invited one of the oldest all-male krewes, Sinis, to attend their exclusive soiree. The identities of the members of both Calypso and Sinis are a mystery, and are guarded heavily by each krewe. Masks are essential to concealing each person’s identity as they all convene for an evening of anonymous exuberance and decadence. But when a man in a gold mask takes a fatal tumble down the stairs, it’s quickly realized that a devious plot is afoot. The guests’ heavily-guarded identities must be revealed to find out who killed the man in the gold mask, and why!

  • The Mysterious Affair At Stirling Hall Murder Mystery Party

    Jane Austen and Downton Abbey have nothing on Stirling Hall! A murder mystery set in old day Britain, perfect for a Victorian, Regency/Georgian or Edwardian-themed party!

  • A Hawaiian Homicide Murder Mystery Party Game

    Aloha and welcome to the Make Kaka resort, a luxurious Hawaiian resort where guests can enjoy drinks and dinner in the open air Tiki Bar, private surfing lessons with the resident surfing instructor Keanu and authentic Polynesian music and dancing shows each evening on the stage. The private beach offers a tranquil place for relaxation, which is where The Hula Hut, a small open-air hut selling hula dolls, is located. But when one of the owners of The Hula Hut is found dead, killed with a coconut behind the hut, guests and staff alike suddenly find themselves suspects in a murder investigation! Question the suspects, piece together the clues and solve the mystery – the killer could be YOU!

  • The Sly Mr. Foxx Interactive Mingle Murder Mystery Party Game

    A Great Gatsby-esque murder mystery party set in a mansion in the Roaring 20's. Find out who killed Dahlia Sparrow, but also the identity of The Sly Mr. Foxx and his mysterious reasons for inviting such a strange mix of people to his private party this evening!

  • Garden Party Murder Mystery Party Game

    In the quiet town of Christie's Leigh, right next to the historic local church, sits Belladonna Manor. Having sat empty for years, Belladonna Manor is a mystery to the residents of Christie's Leigh. Prickly, high garden walls keep prying eyes from learning its secrets - and Belladonna Manor has plenty of secrets! Suddenly, select residents of the town of Christie's Leigh and those beyond receive invitations to a garden party at Belladonna Manor. No one knows why they have been invited, but the chance to step within the walls of the garden at Belladonna Manor is too enticing to resist. But when the local vicar, Vicar Demming, falls down dead during the garden party, the guests are faced with a wicked "murder game", through which they must discover the identity of their mysterious host, and the reasons why this host felt the vicar needed to die. Which of the guests is the killer? How did Vicar Demming die? Will the guests escape with their own terrible secrets kept hidden?

  • A Steampunk Murder Mystery Party

    The year is 1857 and steam power rules, from the upper echelons of society to the gutters of London's Old Town. Here in the countryside sits Harrison House, a humble estate with a staff of just 20 servants. Harrison House is home to widow Lady Steeles, her daughter Evangeline, servants and, from time to time, friends and passers-by. Tonight was to be a festive celebration in honour of both of Lady Evangeline Steeles' 21st birthday and also her engagement to Mr. Bartholemew Payne. A mysterious and priceless gift is delivered to Lady Evangeline – one that carries a dark and powerful secret. But when Mr. Payne is found dead at the bottom of a cliff, the celebration quickly turns into a murder investigation! Who pushed him? Where is the legendary Moonstone? With a cast of characters and lore only found in the Steampunk universe, this mystery is sure to end up hotly debated by suspects and guests alike.

  • A Flapper Murder at the 1920’s Speakeasy! Murder Mystery Party Game

    Take a trip back in time to the Roaring 20's - a time of flappers, gangsters, prohibition and speakeasies. Solve the mystery of who killed Fanny Birchwood in either the co-ed or all-female version of our best-selling murder mystery party game!

Looking for an easy, hassle-free murder mystery game to suit your unique party?

Isn’t it Frustrating to find the perfect mystery theme, only to discover it only allows for 8 guests, when 12 will be attending your party? How disappointing to have to abandon the theme you want because the mystery party company doesn’t offer a version for your number of guests. That’s why we offer a number of variations to our mysteries, and if we don’t have the one you need, we can usually create the version you need. We think it’s time that a mystery party company started offering you what you need.

Why Choose Shot In The Dark Mysteries?

The Original Mingle Mystery Investigation

No scripts, rounds or silly stunts; a genuine investigation that gets your guests sleuthing as a detective would, searching for the person who had the motive, means and opportunity to commit the murder.

The Host Can Be A Suspect

We hosts work hard to throw parties, and we believe that you, as the host, should be able to take on a suspect role if you choose and solve the mystery as well. You should get to have just as much fun as your guests!

The Best Customer Service

This is not just some hobby we do in our spare time. Mystery parties are ALL we do – we eat, sleep and breathe this company, and we pride ourselves on being here to serve our clients worldwide through email and live chat.

I had my Birthday Murder Mystery Party this past Saturday.  I  really did not know what to expect.  The party was a success! This group of ladies really got involved in trying to guess who the suspect was.  Everyone was laughing at the different type of questions that were being  asked.  The people  that were the  suspects were so on point with their parts that they played.  The murderer did not know that he was the murder. This was such a hit that  people are still talking about it to this day. Everyone enjoyed the party. It was very different. Only the suspects  knew that this was a “Murder Mystery Party”. The guests did not know until I announced  that  there had been a murder. I commend  your staff for a job well done. Thank you so much SHOT!

Glenda Cash
It was OFF THE HOOK FUN!!! Thank you SO much!!! You are awesome and everyone on our team was amazed at the quality of the mystery. We had one gal who had just attended a mystery dinner in Sacramento the evening before and she said the first five minutes of our event was better than the entire other thing.
Mimi, California

We hosted our Mysterious Affair at Stirling Hall event this past Sunday. It was HUGELY successful! We had 56 adults and 6 teens – 63 total – our most well-attended adult program EVER! They all raved about how much fun they had and that they want more murder mysteries!

Meredith, Forsyth County Public Library
Thank you for creating and hosting a customized murder mystery for our work group. It was a really unique way to end our conference. Everyone was raving about the awesome event the next day. The gal that was a reluctant suspect enjoyed it more than anyone! Well done!
Maureen Pyne, Petro Canada Occupational Health