Murder mystery weekends at The White Oak Inn are a whole lot of fun! Our Ohio murder mystery weekends and dinners are set up for guests to dress in costume and play along. Don’t worry – there are no lines to read or scripts to follow. Just bring along your sense of humor and be prepared to be entertained.

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Murder Mystery Dates

Tentative dates for Spring 2023

Midnight at the Masquerade Theme Photo

Midnight at The Masquerade

Saturday, March 25th

Anticipation is building in the world of the rich and famous as everyone waits for their invitation to The Billionaires' Club annual Masquerade Party at The White Oak Inn.  Unfortunately the rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation will be the last thing heard by the tragically and unexpectedly deceased.  With a mystery guest under each feathery facade, unmasking the killer may be quite a challenge.

Best Laid Plans Hollywood Theme Mystery Photo

Best Laid Plans (An old Hollywood Style Whodunnit)

Saturday, April 1st

Come to the quintessential whodunnit thriller at the White Oak estate of Sir Warren Peace and get thrown into a night of mystery, intrigue,and murder.  With a killer crowd of people just waiting for murder to arrive on the scene, this night will keep everyone looking over their shoulders and guessing who the next victim might be.   If you loved playing Clue as a kid, this plot is for you!

Please note: anticipated fall dates are Saturday, November 18th and Saturday, December 2nd.

Details are still being firmed up. Visit this page for more information as it becomes available, or give us a call at 740-599-6107.

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Murder Mystery Packages

One Night Package

Our one night package includes dinner and a hearty country breakfast. Pricing starts at $379 a night for two guests in a room.

Please note:  A limited number of rooms are available for single-night stays. Cottages and fireplace rooms are generally two-night minimums on weekends.

Two Night Package

Our two night package includes breakfast both mornings and the murder mystery dinner on Saturday. Pricing starts at $499 for standard rooms and $529 for fireplace rooms. The rate for the White Oak Room starts at $569 and Luxury Cottages with fireplace and Jacuzzi-style whirlpool tub start at $769.

A third person in a room for a one night package is $159, for a two night package in $199. A third person in a cottage is $239 for the two night package. 

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Private Mystery Parties For Groups

  • Group mystery parties can be arranged for 14 to 20 people.  (Subject to availability of the inn and the theater group for the date requested)
  • Groups can choose whichever plot they wish from our list below.
  • We will allocate specific rooms based on the number in the group. Cottages are not included.
  • One-night group mystery package includes overnight stay, dinner, and breakfast. A group must book a minimum of 7 guest rooms. The group rate is $379.   Single-night Saturdays are available only in January, February, March, April, June, and December. For all other months, we require two-night stays on weekends.
  • Two-night group mystery package includes two nights' stay, with breakfast each morning and the murder mystery dinner on the evening of your choice. The cost is $499 per room (2 guests).
  • For group bookings, a 50% non-refundable deposit is due three months ahead of the mystery date, or at time of reservation if it is made less than three months in advance. The remaining balance is due 30 days before the mystery.
  • All deposits should be considered non-refundable. If anybody in a group cancels, it is their responsibility to find somebody to take their place. If another person takes the place, we will refund the original guest's deposit less a $50 handling charge.

The Plots

Please contact the inn at (740) 599-6107 for more information on group mystery packages.