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, horror-filled parties, 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 are every Friday night at 6:30 PM beginning September 27th through November 1st. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased below.
Macabre Tales of Jekyll Island
The Mosaic Jekyll Island Museum takes a frightening step back into history when you embark on a supernatural lantern-lit walk through Jekyll Island’s National Historic Landmark District. Discover the deathly happenings at this millionaires’ paradise. Learn about those who and lived and died here, and possibly encounter those who never left…
Tours are every Saturday night in October from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Tickets are $20 for adults, $7 for children 7 to 15, and Children 6 and under are admitted for free.
Haunted Union Street Ghost Tour
Kick off your spooky season with these family-friendly ghost tours through Historic Brunswick. The legends and lore about these old, unique homes will be sure to send a chill down your spine. Flashlights recommended for optimal ghost observing!
Tours will be held October 18th and 26th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children 13 and under. For more information call (912) 996-0663.
Cocktails and Costumes
We hope you have your costumes ready for a night of strange encounters! The Mosaic Jekyll Island Museum will be hosting a costume party filled with Victorian gothic horror, deadly stories, and other scary activities inspired by the costumed balls thrown by the original Jekyll Island Club members. Costumes are encouraged!
This event will be held on October 18th at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $30. Reservations are required.
Monster Mash Bash
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities has partnered with Glynn Visual Arts to bring you the spookiest event of the season. It's time for the 2nd Annual Halloween Monster Mash Bash! Dance the night away with your friends, family, and some ghostly guests… Come dressed in your best costume for a chance to win a coveted trophy!
Party will be held October 19th from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM at the Old City Hall in Brunswick. Free admission to all!
Goblins on the Green
For this special edition of the Movie on the Green series in the Jekyll Island Beach Village, enjoy a showing of the fun but chilling The House with a Clock in its Walls. But don’t forget to come dressed in your favorite costume so you can trick-or-treat through the village!
Movie will be shown on October 26th at 8:00 PM. Free admission for all!
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!