In a city enshrouded in history, celebrating Halloween is a snap, the difficulty is choosing from among the options! Here’s a guide to some of the more popular Savannah Halloween events and attractions:
Take a Ghost Tour!
Haunted Sorrel-Weed House Tours
The Sorrel-Weed House is billed as “the most haunted home in the city” and has been featured on SyFy’s “Ghost Hunters,” the Travel Channel’s “Most Terrifying Places In America,” HGTV, The History Channel, and more. For Halloween, the Sorrel-Weed House is offering an authentic “Ghost Hunting Experience,” with two options: a house tour or a neighborhood tour, complete with professional ghost-hunting equipment!
Reservations are required, so be sure to visit www.sorrelweedhouse.com for more details.
Ghosts & Gravestones of Savannah Frightseeing Tour
This 1 and a quarter hour, nighttime trolley tour of Savannah will give you a delightfully chilling overview of Savannah’s historic streets – and when they say “scary” they mean it: no children under 4 allowed and anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The Ghosts & Gravestones of Savannah Frightseeing Tour departs from the Simply Savannah Trolley Depot at 301 East River Street. More details and tickets can be had at: www.ghostsandgravestones.com
Go On A Crawl!
Crawl-O-Ween on River Street
River Street’s second annual Crawl-O-Ween is scheduled for October 31st from 7pm to 11pm. Celebrate your Savannah Halloween with a haunted pub crawl down one of Savannah’s most celebrated streets. Enjoy offerings from select, participating bars and restaurants along River Street for only $10 per person. Admission includes a souvenir cup. Be sure to visit www.riverstreetsavannah.com for more information.
See A Scary Movie!
The Lucas Theater
During the month of October, the historic Lucas Theater is showing several Halloween-appropriate films, including “The Shining,” “Hocus Pocus,” “The Addams Family,” and “Psycho.” You can also tour this classic theater, guided or self-guided, and discover stories of its fascinating past. lucastheatre.com
Halloween is a fun time in Savannah but there’s nothing scary about a stay at McMillan Inn! Experience complete relaxation, surrounded with all the amenities and romantic atmosphere you want, while taking advantage of some of the most affordable rates around. Elegance, value, and Victorian charm are yours at McMillan Inn.