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5 Places to Scream this Halloween in Georgia

No matter how old you get, you’re never too old for a few adrenaline-pumping screams. This Halloween season, forget the candy and test your ticker with these fall events around Georgia that will make you shriek.

Haunted Trail

Uncle Shuck's Corn Maze in Dawsonville, Georgia

A corn maze takes on an eerie side at night. The Dark Rows Haunted Corn Trail is an outdoor haunted attraction at Uncle Shucks Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm in Dawsonville, Georgia. The maze is only lit by the clear blue glow of the moon, illuminating the frights that can be found lurking among the dark rows. More haunted corn maze information here.

Haunted House

Haunted Montrose

Down a dark deserted road in tiny town of Montrose, Georgia, is Haunted Montrose. Venture if you dare to this attraction that encompasses an old house, cemetery and cornfield, and has been voted one of America’s best haunts. More haunted house information here.

Ghost Tours

Ghosts and Gravestones Tour in Savannah, Georgia
Ghosts and Gravestones Tour in Savannah, Georgia

Savannah is one of the best places in Georgia to commune with the dead, and several ghost tours share spine-tingling stories of spirits hanging around long after their human forms have disappeared. Take a trolley tour through Savannah's most haunted places with the Ghosts and Gravestones presented by Old Town Trolley Tours, which includes exclusive entry into the Perkins and Sons Chandlery. Find more ghost tours here.

Theme Parks

Georgia's theme parks offer lots of roller coaster screams, but they also have special Halloween-themed events. 

Fright Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia

At Hallowfest on select nights Sept. 18-Nov. 1 at Six Flags Over Georgia, scream your way through five scare zones and spooky shows. Daytime activities include treats for the little ones, but nighttime activities are not recommended for anyone under age 13. More Georgia theme park information here.

Halloween Parades

Because of COVID-19 precautions, many Halloween parades are going virtual this year. The Wild Rumpus Parade & Spectacle in Athens invites everyone to participate by dressing in costume and marching in their own personal Halloween parade at home on Oct. 31, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. Post your photos, videos, and go live using #wildrumpusparade.

Atlanta's beloved Little Five Points Halloween Parade also is going virtual. People are encouraged to dress in costume and send video of their own personal parades by Sept. 21 to be included in the virtual parade video that will be posted to Facebook on Oct. 17, 2020.

Published: September 2020
Written by: Sue Rodman