Scary-Fun Savannah Halloween Attractions for the Whole Family
What better way to spend time together than sharing a good-natured fright or two? That's exactly what you'll find as we approach Halloween in Savannah - tons of family-friendly ways to celebrate the spooky spirit of the season. From hair-raising classical concerts and creepy history lessons, to costumed pet parades and trick-or-treating in the wild, there's a monstrous selection of festive things to do everywhere you turn all month. Here are a few of our favorites, just minutes from our downtown Historic District hotel:
A Classical Halloween
October 16th, 7:30pm
Lucas Theatre for the Arts
32 Abercorn Street
Scare up some culture at this special concert from Savannah Philharmonic, guaranteed to make your skin crawl in the very best way. Notable compositions include Hermann's Psycho Suite, and the Harry Potter Symphonic Suite by John Williams. Tickets range $16-$75.
Stranger Than Fiction: An Exploration of the Extraordinary in Old Savannah
October Fridays & Saturdays, 7:30pm
Davenport House Museum
324 E. State Street
When Savannah's first historically preserved structure was built in 1820, life was very different. This 90-minute candlelit tour explores some of the oddest, most mystifying beliefs of the time, from transmutation and animal magnetism, to the existence of Frankenstein.
October 23rd & 24th, 5-8pm
Oatland Island Wildlife Center
711 Sandtown Road
Aimed at the younger crowd, kids explore nature and collect treats from creatures along the way on this short seasonal trek. Mother goose will be telling nursery rhymes, with face painting, crafts, and pony rides as well.
October 24th, 12 Noon
447 Bull Street
Take advantage of our pet-friendly rooms, dress-up your pup in their favorite costume, and hit the town, as 100+ local businesses open their doors to furry friends with all sorts of special treats.