Ghosts & Gravestones of Savannah
Welcome to Savannah, America’s most haunted city, where the spirits of the dead loom amongst the living and where Historic Tours of America and Old Town Trolley take you on a haunted journey you’ll never forget. Your Gravedigger Host will share with you the tales of Savannah’s past and its spooky side. Then, we’ll explore River Street’s Perkins and Sons Ship Chandlery; only Ghosts and Gravestones gives you exclusive nighttime entry for this most haunting experience. The streets and squares of Savannah are most stirring when the sun goes down… come if you dare aboard the Trolley of the doomed for a Halloween “frightseeing” journey. No children under 4 allowed. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Savannah’s most frightening Ghost Tour is very popular during the creepy holiday so make your reservations well in advance for Savannah Halloween 2013. Tour departs from Simply Savannah Trolley Depot at 301 East River Street. Tour is 1 hour and 15 minutes.
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Tours of the Lucas Theater
The historic Lucas Theater has been an icon of cultural significance in Savannah since the early 20th century. Today, guests can enjoy tours of the theater, hear about its fascinating past and get a look at the balcony, stage, mezzanine lobby and more. During the month of October, there are several famous scary movies playing at the theater, including Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands, Silence of the Lambs and Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The theater is located at 32 Abercorn Street. Free self-guided tours are available Tuesday – Friday, 10am – 4p. Guided tours are $4 per person and available by reservation. Theater tours take approximately 20 minutes.
Halloween Hike at Oatland Island Wildlife Center
On October 18-19 from 5-8 PM, guests can enjoy this popular “trick or treat” event. This event is geared toward younger children. There will be costumed animal characters to meet, treats to nibble on, pony rides, hay rides and face painting. $8 per child, $6 per adult. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
2013 Savannah Film Festival
The Savannah Film Festival is hosted by the Savannah College of Art and Design. From October 26th to November 2nd, the best in creative films from around the world will be displayed for the public to enjoy. Both professional filmmakers and students produce works for the Savannah Film Festival. Ticket prices vary. Located at the Trustees Theater. Call (912) 525-5050 or visit filmfest.scad.edu/ for more information.
Halloween on the River
Halloween on the River is one of Savannah’s most popular Halloween events. Enjoy Halloween festivities on October 31st from 5 PM until 11 PM. There will be costume contests, prizes and more. Call (912) 234-0295 or visit riverstreetsavannah.com for more details.