14 Sep 7 Spooky Ways to Celebrate Halloween on the Highway
Fall is in the air and it isn’t just the cool breeze that will give you goosebumps. All along Hospitality Highway you will find Spooktacular sites at every fright level all season. From family-friendly corn mazes and community events to super spooky ghost tours and haunted houses, the below events and activities are sure to be a spooky good time.
Families are invited for an evening of thrills and chills at the Atlanta History Center located in the heart of Buckhead. With friends and family in tow, take a spooky stroll through the foggy gardens and haunted historic houses spread across the 33-acre campus after dark. Get your spook on by participating in the kid-friendly activities and ghostly encounters. In addition, food will be available for purchase and those 21+ can visit one of several cash bars for their favorite BOOzy libation.
Spooky Facts: Friday, October 19, 2018, 6:30pm – 9:30pm at the Atlanta History Center. Tickets are $20 for adults; $10 for children; $15 for members. Address: 130 West Paces Ferry Road NW, Atlanta, GA 30305.
Kids of all ages are invited to join the Sandy Springs Convention & Visitors Bureau and their gang of costumed characters for a not-so-spooky evening filled with the fun sights and sounds of Halloween! At Spooky Springs you can pick and choose from fright-tastic activities such as trick-or-treating candy stations, face painting and photobooths. Food will also be available for purchase from the Dogs on Wheels food truck.
Spooky Facts: Saturday, October 20, 2018, 6:00pm – 8pm at Abernathy Greenway Park. Admission is FREE! Address: 70 Abernathy Rd NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328.
Roswell Ghost Tour
Experience the charm and mystery of the deep south on Roswell’s guided walking ghost tour through the spooky historic district. Grand Greek revival mansions and humble mill worker’s apartments are just a few of the haunted sites you will encounter on this 2.5-hour walking tour through Historic Roswell Be warned above all! This tour is not for the easily-spooked!
Spooky Facts: Year-Round. Starting Friday, September 7, 2018 tours will begin at 8pm every Friday and Saturday as well as some Sunday Evenings. Reservations required. Tickets are $15 for adults; $10 for children 12 and under. Tour not recommended for small children. Address: Roswell Town Square directly across the street from the Roswell Visitors Center. The address to the Roswell Visitors Center is 617 Atlanta Street, Roswell, GA 30075.
Restless in Resthaven
Be one of the first to experience the brand-new historic street theater tour of Alpharetta and the Resthaven Cemetery, Restless in Resthaven, this October. Be prepared to encounter several characters from Alpharetta’s spirited past as you stroll through Downtown Alpharetta’s Historic District. The dramatic story telling by professional actors from Atlanta Theater-To-Go will include influential people from Alpharetta’s past in addition to buck dancing, music, singing and a special tribute to our soldiers.
Spooky Facts: October 20 – October 21, 2018. Tour Times: 5:00-6:00pm; 6:30-7:30pm; 8:00-9:00pm. Tickets are $12 pre-paid online; $15 day of. Children under 6 are free and must be accompanied by an adult. Address: Smokejack BBQ, 29 South Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009.
Flashlight Corn Maze
Do you enjoy a challenge in a spooky setting? Well then make sure you get out to Warbington Farms in Cumming after dark this Fall to participate in the Flashlight Corn Maze Challenge. BYOFL (bring your own flashlight) or choose to brave the maze in the dark! Navigate your way through the maze, take a moonlit wagon ride through the pasture or keep warm by the bonfire and roast S’mores. No matter your activity preference or age, Warbington Farms offer fall family-fun for all who visit!
Spooky Facts: Every Friday and Saturday night from September 15 – November 3, 2018. Farm is open from 10:00am – 10:00pm; Flashlight Corn Maze begins at dark. Tickets are $12. Address: 5555 Crow Road, Cumming, Georgia 30041.
The Dark Rows Haunted Corn Maze
Are you brave enough to face all the spooky things that go bump in the night? Well then head on up to Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch in Dawsonville this October and experience their Dark Rows Haunted Corn Maze. The Dark Rows is a wickedly fun nighttime journey into the twisted trails of the moonlit cornfield. Bring your friends, bring your family, or brave the path solo. Just be warned, you will not be alone! Less spooky wagon rides, corn mazes and bonfires are also available for families and those too scared to brave the haunted trail!
Spooky Facts: Open every Friday and Saturday night in October. Haunted trail begins at dark, with the last tickets sold at 10:00pm. Prices: $5 per person for a wagon ride and bonfire; $13 per person for the corn maze and wagon ride; $18 per person for the Dark Rows trail; $22 per person for all three activities. Address: 4520 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534.
Dahlonega Ghost Walks
Sometimes, things do go bump in the night. Dahlonega is known for two famous photographs of ghosts, so come on out and get your camera ready. Be prepared to hear all the local ghost stories that accompany this city’s history on one of Dahlonega’s famed Ghost Walks. These walks explore the historic streets, back alleys, rows of historic buildings as well as the historically significant local cemetery. Before visiting, browse through the expansive list of rotating tours and events found on the Dahlonega Walking Tours website to find the perfect one for you and your group. Bring the whole family and take on the 1.3-mile Historic Ghost tour or grab a group of 21+ friends and take on the Grapes and Ghosts Wine Tour or the Boos and Brews Pub Crawl. Visit this historic city at the end of Hospitality Highway for a real scare!
Spooky Facts: Year-Round. Check event calendar for updated dates and times. Prices vary based on tour. Address: 19 East Main Street (Upstairs), Dahlonega, Georgia 30533.
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