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  • Live murder mystery event Georgia Sapelo Island Reynolds mansion

    The Sly Mr. Foxx at Reynolds Mansion, Sapelo Island, Georgia!

    For Tickets Call: (912) 485-2299 Join us, September 20-22, 2020 in Georgia for a three day 1920s Gatsby-themed getaway at the absolutely enchanting Reynolds Mansion on Sapelo Island! Take on a suspect role, crack codes, [...]

  • The New Years Eve Party Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    The New Years Eve Murder Mystery Party

    On New Years Eve, inside the Moxey Estate, a very special celebration is taking place, and the world is watching. At the stroke of midnight, a time-locked safe will be opened, revealing the biggest secret of infamous adventurer and archaeologist Holt Moxey's life. But when the lawyer who holds the code to access the safe is found murdered and the code for the safe is discovered missing, the guests find themselves suspects in a murder mystery investigation with a deadline - as at midnight, the opening of the safe is to be broadcast live worldwide online!

  • A Gangster Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery 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.

  • The Winter Wonderland Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    The Winter Wonderland Murder Mystery Party

    You're invited to the holiday party of the year! Betty Crosby, wife of famous football star Joseph Crosby, is hosting her annual Christmas Party fundraiser in her home. This year's theme is Winter Wonderland, and celebrities and society's elite are vying for an invitation. Betty's parties are marked with her "Big Reveal" of her Christmas Tree. Select photographers capture her big moment each year as the doors to the "Christmas Room" swing open and there stands Betty, clad in a designer dress and tiara, placing the star atop the giant tree. This year though, when the doors swing open, the guests find Betty has been murdered! Who killed her? Why? How? Question the suspects and find the killer, all while giving back this holiday season as you host The Winter Wonderland Murder! Can be used as a fundraiser of any size.

  • The Santa Strangling, Murder Mystery Game

    The Santa Strangling Interactive Mingle Murder Mystery Party Game

    He sees you when you’re sleeping… With the January Mayoral election looming, long time mayor Ed Hanson is about to make his last public appearance of the year, dressed as Santa Claus at Eva Alpha’s Christmas party. But when the mayor, in full Saint Nick outfit, is found strangled with a length of Christmas lights, it’s quickly realized that the guest list is packed with the mayor’s enemies! Everyone is a suspect in this yule-tide murder mystery party game!

  • The Christmas Party Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    The Christmas Party Murder Mystery Game

    Long lay the world in sin and error pining… It’s the most wonderful time of the year – a time of snow falling, twinkling lights and the excitement of Santa’s big arrival on Christmas day. It’s also the time for entertaining, and friends and family have gathered to celebrate the season. The festivities begin with a bang – the announcement of a murder! David Reese, a guest at the party, is found dead in the hallway! The celebration quickly turns into an interrogation as the suspects are identified. Amidst eggnog and Christmas carols, it’s up to the party guests to learn who killed David Reese and why!

  • Murder in the Alps, Murder Mystery Game

    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 Game

    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, Murder Mystery Game

    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, Murder Mystery Game

    The Masquerade Murder Mystery Party Game

    The Da Vinci Code of murder mystery parties! Set in St. Mark's Library in Venice 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!

  • The Sly Mr Foxx, Murder Mystery Game

    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!

  • A Steampunk Murder, Murder Mystery Game

    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 Game

    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!

Another great party in the books! Thanks again!

Lisa Marie
Played Murder in the 1950’s

Murder in the 1950's Murder Mystery Game

Murder at the Derby was AMAZING! We had such a good time!

Thank you for such a wonderful party!

Scott, repeat client
Played Murder at the Derby

Murder at the Derby Murder Mystery Game

Fabulous night of fun!

Can’t wait to pick and organise the next one later this year!

Lynne
Played The Ad Man Murder

The Ad Man Murder, Murder Mystery Game

Seriously can’t thank you guys enough! I purchased my first mystery and it will not be my last!

Shot in the Dark made everything so easy!

Darcee
Played The Hawaiian Homicide

The Hawaiian Homicde, Murder Mystery Game

Two days after the disco party and my guests are already asking for mystery #3.

Thank you so much for everything.

Michelle, Repeat Client
Played Murder The AdMan Murder

The Adman Murder, Murder Mystery Game

We had a great time, an even better time than any of us thought we were doing this.

We will definitely be doing it again!

Kristi
Played Cherry Creek Saloon

Murder at the Cherry Creek Saloon, Murder Mystery Game

I was so pleased to find your company, before that I did the BOX murders, yours are SO much better.

EVERYONE waits to be invited.

Desiree, 3 Time Repeat Client
Played The Vampire Murder

The Vampire Murder, Murder Mystery Game

This was our 5th time hosting one of your mysteries and we always have such a blast!

Thank you for what you do!

Amy, 5 time repeat client
Played Murder at the 1980s Prom

Murder at the Prom, Murder Mystery Game

It was hysterical, [the guests] all ended up in a big accusation group accusing each other of what they knew!

It was like that scene in every murder mystery show!

Duncan
Played A Flapper Murder

A Flapper Murder in the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

We love your mysteries and we had so much fun at our last party this new years doing the 80s prom!

Can’t wait for the next one!

Ashley
Played Murder at the 1980s Prom

Murder at the Prom, Murder Mystery Game

We had a great time in OZ tonight!

Thank you for another great party!

Kristi
Played Murder in Oz

Wizard of Oz, Murder Mystery Game

It really was a blast!

We are still going back and forth in text messages today about how much fun we had together.

Samantha
Played Murder at Studio Paradise

Murder at Studio Paradise, Murder Mystery Game

The teachers went to the dollar store for crowns and feathers and what not.

We also have them awards at the end like Oscars and took their photos.

Alice
Played Oscar Vanishes

Oscar Vanishes, Theft Mystery Game

I just wanted to say thank you for your great customer service and brilliant game.

This was the first time I have hosted anything like this! I can’t wait to host anyone one.

Jordan
Played A Flapper Murder

A flapper Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

Your company has been wonderful to us and so very accommodating too.

Thanks again.

Alice, Repeat Client
Played Mystery in the Library

Mystery at the Library, theft Mystery Game

So helpful! I was very excited to find your site as birthday parties genuinely make me want to weep.

Whereas these are so vast and varied and fun!

Jodie
Played Mystery at the Match

Mystery at the Match, Theft Mystery Game

Love your Mystery parties!

Had two so far for New Year’s Eve!

Scott, Repeat Client
Played Murder in Wonderland

Murder in Wonderland, Murder Mystery Game

We transformed a local bar into The Half Moon Club and hosted an event for over 50 people!

It was the bees knees doll! Thanks for making this awesome event possible.

Christine
Played A Flapper Murder

A Flapper Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

Great story. Everyone got SO into their characters and we had tons of great feedback.

Definitely have to do another one.

Jennifer
Played A Flapper Murder

A Flapper Murder at the 1920's Speakeasy, Murder Mystery Game

I am planning my 7th annual murder mystery party.

All have been yours!

Meaghan, A LOT of SHOT mysteries!
Played Pirates Revenge

The Pirates Revenge, Murder Mystery Game

We had a blast last night celebrating our 18th wedding anniversary.

Murder at the Winery was our first SHOT party, but it won’t be our last!

Kimberly
Played Murder at the Winery

Murder at the Winery, Murder Mystery Game

Folks who have spent many Sundays sitting in the same church but never spoke got together and laughed and whooped it up!

A GREAT evening!

Shannon
Played Cherry Creek Saloon

Murder at Cherry Creek Saloon, Murder Mystery Game

The game was so much fun.

Thanks for all your help!

Deb Berger
Played A Steampunk Murder

A Steampunk Murder, Murder Mystery Game

We loved the freedom of the mingle format.

Keep up the good work, we’ll be back next year!

Sara Haviland
Played Murder at the Spa

Murder at the Spa, Murder Mystery Game

Are you looking for an easy, hassle-free murder mystery investigation game to suit your unique party? You’ve come to the right place! Our mysteries create an actual investigation at your party – no silly stunts or ridiculous lines – just straight-up sleuthing to find who had the motive, means and opportunity to commit the murder or theft. Your guests will be questioning one another, not breaking their backs in a limbo contest, and instead of bobbing for apples or performing the Running Man, they will be proving just how clever they are. SHOT creates murder mystery party investigation games for the rest of us, in a format that will fit your guest list and create an event no one will ever forget!

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!

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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.

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712, 2019

New Years Eve 2019 at The Speakcheasy! Copy

Join us LIVE New Years Eve as we ring in the New Roaring 20s (#newroaring20s) with our newest roaring twenties-themed murder mystery investigation, Le Chat Noir! Tuesday December 31st (Doors open 8pm – Murder [...]

1711, 2019

Murder Mystery at Play, Barrie, Ontario

Date: Thursday, November 28, 2019 55 Cedar Point Drive, Barrie Ontario Tickets Here! A social and interactive murder mystery party, with complimentary hors d'oeuvres and drink. Dinner will also be optional. Live music during and [...]

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