Known for its abundance of history and culture, along with folklore, legends and tales of ghosts, there is no better place to be in the month of October than the Golden Isles. From ghost walks to horror-filled tours, and Halloween family fun, everybody will be able to find something “spooktacular” to do in our beautiful coastal community this October.
Ghosts & Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield
The Ghosts & Legends Tour at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation is an entertaining walking tour filled with tales of terror, mystery, and fright. Learn about the plantations very spirited history as you are guided through the dark under the live oak trees by your very own tour guide. Hear the eerie stories of five generations of owners and the rice fields rich but tragic past.
The tours take place on Friday nights at 6:30 p.m. beginning October 14th through October 28th. Tickets are $20 and more information can be found below.
Trolley Ghost Tours on St. Simons Island
Take a frightening step back into history with Lighthouse Trolleys when you embark on a trolley tour visiting sites of authentic island history and ghostly stories. Hear the legends of Mary, the Wanderer, our most famous island ghost. Learn about those who have lived and died here, and possibly encounter those who never left…
Tours occur on Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays throughout the months of September and October. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children.
Gilded Age Ghosts and Ghouls
The Jekyll Island Club’s past comes alive on this fun after-dark experience with ghoulish and ghostly stories! Gilded Age Ghosts and Ghouls begins at the Jekyll Island Mosaic Museum, where you’ll learn about the Gilded Age traditions of All Hallow’s Eve and pick up some seasonal treats. You’ll then make your way by trolley to one of the island’s historic homes, while hearing real paranormal experiences of staff members and some of the island’s ghastlier tales.
Trunk or Treat in Historic Downtown Brunswick
The Downtown Development Authority and First Baptist Brunswick invite you to Trunk or Treat! This event is hosted by the entire community and takes place on Halloween, October 31st from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. along Newcastle Street in downtown Brunswick. Stop by for Halloween trick or treating and a celebration the whole family will enjoy.
With all of these “haunted happenings” in the Golden Isles, why not plan your trip today? The fall season is the ideal time of year to explore the rich history and culture full of legendary hospitality. Take advantage of a wide range of packaged specials to suit your travel needs. Come experience the abundant offerings of the Golden Isles and make the most out of the spooky season! Find more events on our calendar.