Murder n' Mayhem: Murder Mystery Parties


Murder Mystery Parties 


Death at the Post - Horse Racing Theme 
The Bowman Brothers
are very excited to welcome you to their estate for a pre-race dinner. They are the co-owners of an elaborate estate of prime land near the city limits and Abe Downing, the number one harness race horse for the past three years. This is the Social Event of the year! Attendance is by invite only. The guests here are VIP, Elite!  No stewards allowed; among the elite everything is considered fair play. Networking with good taste! Perfect your handicapping! Join the stakes; come prepared to place your wager on the colors of your choice.
Horse Racing Lingo & Understanding Horse Racing
  Chocolate Lover's Die-Lite -
Couple's Party or Girls Night Out
You have been invited to Hotel Chocolate for the Grand Opening of their new dining room, Sweet Temptations. The reviews for this new restaurant read, “Sinful, Decadent and totally irresistible! Delight your senses with these temptations that are impossible to refuse.”  The cuisine features gourmet selections of the finest entrees, exquisite chocolate desserts, and impeccable service. Not only do they feature the finest food and chocolate, but in celebration of their Grand Opening they will have on display a rare chocolate diamond collection valued at over $5 million dollars.
The Scandals at the Speakeasy!-
1920’s Speakeasy Theme 
The years of the prohibition era are so dry and dull! Fortunately, you have been invited to the Grand Opening party at Lucky’s, the newest local speakeasy. You will be able to add some excitement to your night because with gangsters, politicians, molls, and dolls this event is guaranteed to be the bee’s knees of the community!
Caught Red Gloved - Red Hat Society Theme
You are cordially invited to High Tea and Good Friends in full regalia! We are excited to welcome the founder of the Red Hat Ladies, Suzy Cooper, her best friend and first red hat recipient, Glinda Murphy, and the famous poet who inspired the development of the Red Hat Ladies, Ginny Josef. Please show them a Red Hat welcome that will make our gathering memorable!
Sample Invitation &
Character Guide 
  The Passing of the Star -
Royalty Masquerade Ball
The Lords and Ladies of Seraphim are requested by royal decree to attend the Royal Masquerade Ball in honor of King Gustav III of Sweden . King Gustav III of Sweden has just released his newest and possibly greatest play, “Once upon a Star!” The King himself plays a stunning leading man opposite the beautiful and very talented leading lady, Elisabeth Olin. The Royal Court and Cast will be available for socializing in the Royal Ballroom prior to the start of the Masquerade Ball.
Who Shot the Sheriff? - Wild West Theme
Somebody had it out for Sheriff Pat M. Down.  Wanted Dead or Alive posters with a reward of $1,000 were being found all over town with his name and picture on them. The Sheriff had made many enemies during his 20 years in law enforcement. Just which outlaw decided to seek their revenge? And who shot the sheriff? Word of the Wanted Poster made it from coast to coast and the most Notorious outlaws came to shoot the sheriff and compete for the reward. The outlaws met at the only place they knew was safe, the O.K. Corral. It was common knowledge that the sheriff had a weekly poker game at the Chorus Line Saloon, which was known for its Lady dancers and gambling. To no one’s surprise Sheriff Down was shot at his weekly poker game. Now the question is... Who Dunnit?
  Revenge of the Refs! - Roller Derby Theme
After enduring abuse from cocky skaters and their devoted fans, the League Referees decided to take control of the situation and form a group of rule abiding allies in order to wreak revenge. They joined forces with the League support staff; Scorekeepers, penalty trackers, and everyone who believed in following the proper procedures, no matter what the circumstances are. In the past the refs had been seeking their revenge off the track; driving slowly in front of skaters and helping the fans cross the street, at the crosswalk, of course! The abuse keeps coming so they have finally decided to prove their case and take the revenge to the track!
  Dying for a Clue - Inspired by the board game
Was it the Inspector in the Kitchen with the Revolver?  Or was is it the Widow with the Cleaver in the Bedroom? You have been invited to the Moon Mansion to attend an exclusive dinner party!  Everybody is dying to be invited to this party! No one has a clue about what goes on at these parties except those who have attended before.  Mr. Moon’s parties are the best kept secret of the Upper Class Society!  He invites only the elite and there is one rule. What happens at the mansion, stays at the mansion!  You are not allowed to speak a word about what went on after you leave,  making his parties the best kept secret of Society!
Sanctuary Secrets - The Secrets of the Sanctuary.
After the tragic and mysterious murder in St. Spooks Church25 years ago, the church was closed to the public. Much speculation still remains around the unsolved murder of the Mayor’s first-wife, the young soap opera star, Carlee Jaks-Guillani. Why was she at the Church late that night after Choir practice? Even more intriguing, is the growing number of witnesses and complaints about haunting cries and lights in the abandoned Sanctuary over the years.

Perfect for a fundraiser or Halloween!

Scandalous Housewives of Mysteria Lane -Inspired by the hit TV show! 
Come take a visit down Mysteria Lane and experience the scandalous secrets in this seemingly perfect neighborhood of suburbia. The housewives of Mysteria Lane are hosting the party of the year. You won’t want to miss it!  It is guaranteed to be “to die for!”

Great for a Couple's Party or Girls Night Out!
Murder on the Millionaire’s Special! -
Titanic Theme

It is April 11th, 1912. The RMS Titanic has docked in Queenstown, Ireland, one of its last stops before heading on to New York. There is much jubilee and celebration aboard the ship tonight! The owner of the ship, James Piermont Morgan, is hosting an elaborate gala event. Mr. Morgan wants to show off his newest lady during her maiden voyage!  In celebration of this wondrous event The Heart of the Ocean jewel, a 170 carat sapphire and diamond piece of jewelry will be on display, along with several other commemorative pieces in honor of this Luxury Liner’s maiden voyage.           

Perfect for a fundraiser!
It’s Beginning to Look a lot Like Murder!- Christmas Holiday Theme 
It’s time for the annual Holiday Party and things are heating up at the North Pole. The staff has been working mandatory overtime and is under a lot of pressure to meet this year’s deadline.  Beware Mr. Claus, we all know hard work and no play makes for disgruntled employees!

Perfect for Holiday Parties!
Dead Men Tell No Tales- (Brethren Court Saga Mystery #1) Pirate Theme 
The Nine Pieces of Eight, as the nine great pirate lords of the Brethren Court are called, have recently been reduced to only Eight Pieces of Eight! The Brethren Court were secretly meeting at an undisclosed location to discuss the Pirata Codex, the “Pirate’s Code.”  After many conflicts of opinion and quarrels it was agreed to disagree until further discussion at the next meeting. The meeting was then adjourned and the Captains all went their separate ways, or so was thought.
One of the Nine Pieces of Eight was found dead! The Brethren Court of Pirates have declared an emergency meeting to solve this horrible murder!               (If you loved Dead Men Tell No Tales then be sure to check out-Who Killed the Captain? The next tale in the Brethren Court Saga.)
Who Killed the Captain?- (Brethren Court Saga Mystery #2)Pirate Theme 
Avast, ye mateys! Ye be invited t' a grand pirate ball hosted by the bloody group of nine. T' great Brethren Court of Pirate Lords and the town of Sidney request yer presence at t' Jolly Roger Inn & Tavern t' participate in t' festivities at this years Pirate Ball following the Second Annual Brethren Court Meeting.
T’ Pirate Ball following the Brethren Court meeting is always a scurvy ol’ time. T’ pirates may seem to never agree on anything, but there is one sure thing they agree on, a pirate’s grog!
A Killer Costume Party!- Inspired by the Girls Next Door & Hugh Hefner.
You have been invited to the Mansion for their spectacular Annual Costume Party! This evening is being hosted by Hugh and his three girlfriends; Penny, Angel and Lilith. You won’t want to miss this night of luxury and lavishness! 
This year’s party will be particularly grand! The party is also celebrating the birthday of one of Hugh’s girlfriends. Rumor has it she will be receiving a very beautiful and rare diamond set from India called the Black Orlov. This diamond set will be on display after Hugh personally presents the gift to her. The diamond has a very intriguing history and is even said to be cursed.
Not one to believe such frivolous stories Hugh was ecstatic when the diamonds were located. What a special gift they will make!

Perfect for Halloween, Birthday, & Anniversary Parties!
Big Hair Band Homicide- 80’s Theme 
Slasher, the big hair band of 80’s heavy metal music, is celebrating the achievement of their recent Platinum Album, “Cut Throat!” BHB Music, Slasher’s record label, is throwing a party in their honor and will be presenting the band their award.

This will be the party of the year in Hollywood and you have received an invitation! Famous musicians, actors and other A-list celebrities are just some of the individuals who made it on the suspect guest list for the evening, so pull out your sequins & spandex and hope you
Miss Teen USA Competing for the Crown -
Miss USA Mystery Pageant

It is the night of the Miss USA Pageant when the unspeakable happens creating a mystery that must be solved!  In the meantime the competition must go on! America's premier beauty pageant is filmed LIVE so the contestants will not only have to continue the contest activities, but solve who dunnit?  The competition includes a state representation, evening gown presentation, talent show, and an interview question. Apparently one more contest has been added, solving who dunnit? 

 (Male and Female characters available.  This party is available as a Murder or non-murder Mystery)
Coming Soon…
JFK & The Rat Pack
1920’s Chicago Gangster’s
Sock Hop
New Year’s Eve
Haunted House
And more…

If you have a special theme in mind, but do not see it on our list. Please contact us. We can do custom parties!


Available Themes

Holidays Special Events Miscellaneous
New Year's Eve Class Reunion Horse Races
Valentine's Day Bachelorette Party Bahamas Cruise
Mardi Gras Girls Night Out Celebrities
St. Patrick's Day Conferences Wild West
Halloween Conventions Gangster 1920's
Thanksgiving Cocktail Party Disco
Christmas Organizations Sock Hop
Birthday Party Red Hat Society Maritime/Sailing
  Roller Derby Luau

Murder Mystery Kit Contents

Hostess Guide Award Certificates
Character Guide    Wealthiest Player 
Character Background    Best Performance 
Character Confidential Cards    Best Costume 
Name Tags    Best Sleuth 
Solution: Who Dunnit? Evidence
Guest List Worksheet Mayhem Cards
Who Dunnit? Worksheet Mayhem Money
Excellent Customer Service!


How to arrange for Murder n' Mayhem at your party:

At Murder n' Mayhem our goal is to make this as easy for you as possible.

  • Contact us with your party date and mystery theme.
  • Sign a contract of intent and pay the $100 Deposit.*
  • Decide which services from the Murder A la Carte menu you want.

*Personal Parties do not require a contract or deposit.

We can help you take care of the rest! We can be your Event Planner, Guest List Manager, Marketing Manager, and Event Facilitator!


Menu of Mayhem:

Restaurant Base Party Package $13.95/person
Murder Mystery Kit, Guest List Management, Guest Customer Service, Event Page Listing, & Newsletter Marketing
Fundraiser Base Party Package $11.95/person
Murder Mystery Kit, Guest List Management, Guest Customer Service, Event Page Listing, & Newsletter Marketing
Corporate Base Party Package $11.95/person
Murder Mystery Kit & Guest List Management
Personal Party Base Party Package $8.95/person
Murder Mystery Kit
Murder A la Carte:
Design Marketing Materials (Flyers, Ads, Brochures, etc)  $25/design + cost of printing
Custom Marketing Package- a marketing package designed to fit your business & budget
Event Facilitation $50/hour (2 Hour Minimum)
 (includes travel within 15 miles, outside 15 miles additional cost will apply)
Exclusive Custom* Murder Mystery Party $150
Non-exclusive Custom* Murder Mystery Party $75
   (Murder n' Mayhem retains the rights to reuse this party.)
   * Custom party fees are in addition to the per person guest/character fee.
Alternate Endings $35
Prop Package- a prop & decoration package designed to fit your mystery & your budget

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