6 Spooky Things to Do in Augusta This Fall
Cooler weather, changing leaves, and pumpkins can only mean one thing – fall is here! This season, there are plenty of ways to have a little spooky (or sort-of-spooky) fun in Augusta.
MAKE A FOREVER PUMPKIN
Carving pumpkins is a beloved fall tradition by many, but you haven’t carved pumpkins like this before! Enjoy Forever Pumpkins at Tire City Potters, a local pottery shop almost every day in October. You’ll get to carve and decorate your own clay pumpkin at the shop. Timeslots go quickly, so reserve your spot today. Pumpkins are $45 each.
WALK WITH SPIRITS
October 22 & 23
Meet and learn from the residents of Magnolia Cemetery during Historic Augusta’s Walk With the Spirits tour. During a 45-minute tour led by a spirit guide in period costume, participants will hear about the history of the cemetery and the iconography of the headstones. Along the route participants will be introduced to Augusta residents buried in the cemetery, played by actors also in period costume, who will enlighten the group with details of their lives and accomplishments. Tickets for the tour are $10 - $20.
ATTEND THE BLACK CAT CARNIVAL
Swing by Le Chat Noir in downtown Augusta to attend Augusta's spookiest, booziest Halloween carnival. Games, drinks, sideshow acts, fire dancers, music, and otherworldly shenanigans will be present! Tickets are EXTREMELY limited and $90 - $160.
ENJOY THE JACK-O-LANTERN JUBILEE
The Jack-O-Lantern Jubilee is an annual, family-oriented festival held in beautiful downtown North Augusta on Georgia Avenue. This one-day event features Arts, crafts, LIVE music, a costume contest, food, beverage, amusement rides, inflatables, and more. Admission is FREE.
EXPERIENCE PLANTATION BLOOD
The haunt that you’ve been afraid of…is finally here at Plantation Blood. Experience fear redefined with new thrills, expansions, and rebuilds to the region's biggest, best, and scariest haunted attraction. The haunt officially opens on September 16th and goes through December 17th. Admission is $25 - $45
GO HALLOWEEN CAMPING AT PHINIZY
October 20 - 30
Camp out under the stars at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park for Phinizy Halloween Family Camping. Enjoy an evening of activities including Campfire with S’mores, Hike, Tent or Treating, Family Games, Activities, and Pumpkin/Tent Decorating Contest. $50 per family.
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