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Spooktacular in Savannah – Halloween Events

Savannah Halloween Events

Halloween CatSavannah is well known for its southern charm and warm hospitality. What you might not know is that it has some deep dark secrets…GHOSTS! Savannah has been named one of the 10 most haunted cities. Read on to find out what’s happening in Savannah in the month of October. We have given you a list for everyone from the scaredy cat all the way to the thrill seeker.

Haunted Trail at Skidaway State Park
Wind through dark shadows in the haunted woods, where zombies roam free. The Park Ranger will guide you into the graveyard beneath ancient oak trees. Keep close together and perhaps you’ll be safe from the ghosts and ghouls drifting under moonlight darkened by looming clouds and fog.
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013 – Saturday, October 26, 2013
Time: 7:30-9pm
Cost: $5 per person (plus $5 parking)

Turn of the Screw by the Savannah Stage Company
Based on the ghost story by Henry James about a young governess trying to protect two children from phantoms that haunt their home.
Date: Friday, October 25, 2013 – Sunday, October 27, 2013
Time: 8pm Friday and Saturday, 2pm Saturday and Sunday
Cost: $10-$32

Campground Trick-or-Treating at Skidaway State Park
Dress in your best Halloween costume and trick-or-treat throughout the campground. Bring a bag for all your candy. Please register before October 25 for trick-or-treating. 912-598-2300.
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Time: 4:00-5:30pm
Cost: $5 parking

Wag-o-ween in Downtown Savannah
Take your dog trick-or-treating at pet friendly businesses downtown. Dress in costume for a chance to win the Humane Society costume contest. All proceeds go the Savannah Humane Society and other rescue organizations.
Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013
Time: Noon-5pm
Cost: $5 donation for a map and goodie bag at Canine Palace 612 Abercorn St. Plus bring extra money for some great raffle drawings.

Rocky Horror Show at the Bay Street Theatre
Live stage play of the cult classic Rocky Horror Picture Show. Not suitable for younger audiences.
Date: Friday, October 25-Sunday October 27 and Thursday October 31, 2013
Time: 7:30pm with an additional Midnight show on Halloween
Cost: $20

Crawl-O-Ween on River Street
A Halloween pub crawl on River Street features ten bars and plenty of drink specials and prizes if you complete your Crawl Card. Register online until 3pm on 10/31 or until 6:30pm at Dub’s Pub.
Date: Thursday, October 31, 2013
Time: 7-11pm (starting at Dub’s Pub)
Cost: $10 and includes a souvenir glow in the dark cup

Savannah has no shortage of great ghost tours year round, but in October the streets of Savannah get spookier and the tours get more crowded. Make sure to make reservations early if you are interested in planning a haunted tour in the last week of October. Here are some links to great tour companies so you can see what chilling events they have planned:
Blue Orb Tours
Ghosts and Gravestones
Hearse Ghost Tours
Haunted Savannah Tours
Cobblestone Tours