SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – From trick-or-treating to fall festivals, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate the spooky season.
Take a look at the local Halloween events happening in the area.
Bluffton’s Trick or Treat
Old Town Bluffton is hosting its Trick or Treat event on Thursday, Oct. 26 from 3 to 7 p.m.
Go trick or treating at various businesses in Old Town — just look for the green pumpkins!
Bluffton Police Department’s 3rd annual Safety Spooktacular
The Bluffton Police Department is hosting its third annual Safety Spooktacular on Friday, Oct. 27 at Oscar Frazier Park.
Residents of all ages are invited to meet (and possibly dance) with their community’s first responders. There will also be trunk-n-treat, a DJ and local community groups that contribute to public safety.
A costume contest will be held at 6:30 p.m. for all ages. There’s a dog costume contest as well.
Bulloch County’s Trick or Treat
Stop by the Ag Complex (44 Arena Blvd.) on Monday, Oct. 30, from 5 to 7:30 p.m. for the Bulloch County Recreation and Parks Department’s Trick or Treat.
The event will feature a large candy trail, games, train rides, inflatables and more. Those are free, but concessions and food trucks will be available for purchase.
Guests are asked to park in marked parking areas. There will also be a shuttle bus running to and from the Arena. You’re asked not to park in the school parking lots.
Hinesville’s 14th annual Scarecrow Rock & stRoll
The city of Hinesville is hosting its annual Scarecrow Rock & stRoll event from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, downtown.
Organizers expect more than 15,000 people will head downtown for trick-or-treating, hayrides, a scarecrow contest, live music from Mason Jarr Band and more.
Richmond Hill Fall Festival
Along with the Richmond Hill Farmers Market, the city of Richmond Hill is hosting a Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 28 from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at J.F. Gregory Park.
The free, family-friendly event will offer trackless train rides, inflatables, food trucks, vendors, face painting and contests for costumes, pie eating and scarecrows.
On-site parking will not be available. Guests can use free parking and the trolley service from the Richmond Hill Primary School parking lot. Handicap parking will be located at the Kingston Building lot.
Those interested in participating in the pie eating contest must pre-register. Find more information at richmondhill-ga.gov.
Attendees are encouraged to bring a donation to the Way Station Food Pantry.
Saint Leo University-Savannah to host S2S Facts’ 4th annual Community Trunk or Treat
The community Trunk or Treat will be held from 3 – 5 p.m. on Saturday, October 28 at 325 W. Montgomery Crossroads, Savannah, GA 31406. Everyone is welcome to join in the trick-or-treating fun!
This year’s Trunk or Treat event will be a walk-through, with plenty of treats, vendors, and the opportunity for parents and guardians to register for prizes. Random winners will be selected. Guests can vote for the best-decorated vendor booth or trunk!
Savannah Fire Department invites kids to visit fire stations on Halloween
All Savannah Fire stations will be open for kids to pick up candy on Halloween between 5 and 8 p.m. Parents are strongly encouraged to accompany their children.
- Station 1: 535 E. 63rd St., 31405
- Station 2: 5 Skyline Dr., 31406
- Station 3: 121 E Oglethorpe Ave., 31401
- Station 4: 2401 Augusta Ave., 31415
- Station 5: 10 W 33rd St., 31401
- Station 6: 3000 Liberty Pkwy., 31405
- Station 7: 6902 Sallie Mood Dr., 31406
- Station 8: 2824 Bee Rd., 31404
- Station 9: 2235 Capital St., 31404
- Station 10: 13710 Coffee Bluff, 31419
- Station 11: 11844 Apache Rd., 31419
- Station 12: 1205 Bradley Blvd., 31419
- Station 13: 11 McKenna Dr., 31408
- Station 14: 480 Highlands Dr., 31422
- Station 15: 1751 Grove Point Road Rd., 31419
Savannah Jaycees hosts annual Trunk or Treat Event
The Savannah Jaycees are set to host their Annual Trunk or Treat event, giving area kids a free and fun way to get into the Halloween spirit!
The event will be held on Sunday, Oct. 29, in the Savannah Jaycees parking lot, located at 101 Atlas Street. This festive event is free and open to the public.
Savannah’s Trunk or Treat
Get ready to treat yourself at the City of Savannah’s mega Trunk or Treat at Daffin Park on Friday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m.
You can expect candy-loaded cars, bounce houses, food trucks and games. There will also be a costume contest.
Stick around for a Sundown Cinema screening at 7:30 p.m.
SPD’s Blue Light Fright Night
Check out the Savannah Police Department’s Blue Light Fright Night on Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Central Precinct (1710 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.). The event will include a “haunted” walk-through, a raffle, and candy.
Splashy’s Spookfest at Splash in the Boro
Spookfest is back for its second year at Splash in the Bureau. It’s set for Friday, Oct. 27, from 6 to 10 p.m. featuring a costume contest, pumpkin patch, apple bobbing and swimming pools.
The haunted lazy river will also be open all weekend, Friday (9 to 11 p.m.), Saturday (9 to midnight) and Sunday (9 to 11 p.m.).
It’s $5 for Sppkfest and $3 to enter the river.
For more information, visit their Facebook page @splashintheboro or call 912-489-9089.
Statesboro Family YMCA hosts outdoor movie nights
The Statesboro Family YMCA will host its First Ever Spooktacular Outdoor Movie Series every Friday night in October to raise funds for A Place to Dream. Entry is $5 a person.
Concessions will also be available with an “All You Can Eat” ticket that is $7 per person or $25 for a family of four.
Costumes are encouraged but not provided.
- October 6: Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone
- October 13: Halloweentown
- October 20: Hocus Pocus
- October 27: Nightmare Before Christmas
Statesboro: Haunted Forest
The Haunted Forest of Statesboro returns to the Kiwanis Ogeechee Fairgrounds benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Bulloch County.
The fun kicks off on Thursday, Oct. 26, with student night, and the general public can visit the Forest from Oct. 27 to 31. The hours are 8 p.m. to midnight.
Tickets range from donations of $10 to $20. For more information, visit here.
Tybee Lighthouse’s Halloween fundraiser
The Tybee Lighthouse will be hosting its Halloween fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 27, at 30 Meddin Dr. It will be a costume party at the base of the Tybee Lighthouse with food, dancing, prizes and a silent auction.
All proceeds will go to support the Tybee Lighthouse Preservation project which will begin in November.