There are so many fun fall festivals in Athens, Georgia! Here’s a list of the ones that I’ve found, which includes church fall festivals, haunted houses, and more in our area. This list is currently being updated for the 2018 fall season. Please leave me a comment and let me know of others that you find! I’ll be happy to add the list!
Various Days throughout October:
Milledge Avenue Baptist Church Pumpkin Patch: We have pumpkins of all sizes for sale. The cost of the pumpkin depends on the size and kind. Come on out to our front lawn and pick out a few pumpkins
Corndawgs: 7-acre Corn Maze – Pumpkin Patch – Farm Hayrides – Petting Zoo
Farm Hayrides – Cow Train – Jumping Pillows – Hay Bale Jump
Black Mamba Tube Swings – Giant Spider Web – Gemstone Mining
Playgrounds – Games – Mountain Slide – Giant Corn Box – Days and times on their website.
Zombie Farms: Athens Zombie Tours begins the first weekend in October!
Fearopolis: Funopolis has transformed into Fearopolis! Enjoy the Entertaining Haunted Hayride. Don’t get lost in the Non-haunted Pallet Maze. Test your mind with the Quick Escape Room. Weekends beginning in October!
Washington Farms: Corn Maze, Farm Activities, Pumpkin Patch, and more. Information and hours on their website.
Six Flags Fright Fest: Fright Fest, presented by SNICKERS®, is back for select days September 22-October 31 at Six Flags Over Georgia. Fright Fest offers a wide variety of places to get your scare on including several haunted houses and scare zones located throughout the park. BEWARE! There is no place to hide!
Stone Mountain Pumpkin Festival: September 22 – October 28 (Friday – Sunday). Enjoy the beautiful fall colors and cooler weather at Atlanta’s favorite place to celebrate the fall season. Stone Mountain Park’s annual Pumpkin Festival has become a family favorite with kids and parents alike. Take in all of the splendor that autumn provides with attractions, fun-filled games, shows, and more.
Oconee Fall Festival: Join us at Rocket Field in Downtown Watkinsville, GA on October 20th for the 2018 Oconee Chamber Fall Festival! With over 200 booth spaces and 20,000 visitors in attendance, this one day outdoor festival is the largest arts & crafts venue in the area.
ESP Fall Festival: Join ESP for a fully accessible and FREE Fall Festival! On Sunday, October 21, 2018 from 3PM – 6PM, we will be hosting ESP Fall Festival at Camp Hooray! We will be having a bounce house, hay ride, costume contest, games, food, and more! Come out and have an amazing time. We can’t wait to see everyone there!
St. Mary’s Wellness Center Trunk or Treat: 4:30pm-6:30pm. Join us for a family fun event! We will have candy for little ones to participate in our trunk or treat! (Candy will be nut free in order to be considerate of those with allergies). We will also have several food trucks, so stick around for dinner! Make sure to dress up in your best & most creative costume for our contest!
YMCA Trunk or Treat: Join us for our FIRST Trunk or Treat at the YMCA! Thursday, October 25th from 6 pm to 7:30 pm. To promote a safe and fun environment for children and families, the Athens YMCA is hosting a trick-or-treat alternative. Kids can trick-or-treat from trunk to trunk full of goodies!
Boo at the Zoo: Come join us for Memorial Park and Bear Hollow Zoo’s annual Halloween Carnival and Boo at the Zoo on Thursday, October 25th from 5-8pm. The cost is $5/person (children under 2 are free). Enjoy trick-or-treating through the zoo, hayrides around the lake, and a carnival full of games, inflatables, and a cupcake walk on the basketball court!
Halloween at J&J Flea Market: There’s so much spooky family fun to be had at J&J Flea Market on Saturday, October 27th from 10am-3pm! Trick-or-Treating, Costume Contest, Vendor Booth Decorating Contest. SCHEDULE: Trick-or-Treat Registration: 10am-11am, Trick-or-Treating: 11am-3pm