Where Soul Lives… October in Macon!
Macon celebrates Halloween like the best of them. Find kid-friendly activities, haunted houses, ghost tours, pumpkin patches and scary movies. Don’t miss out on all the fun!
CORN MAZE PLAY DAYZ
(SEPT. 29-OCT. 1, OCT. 4-8, OCT. 11-15, OCT. 18-20, OCT. 22, & OCT. 25-29)
Lane Southern Orchards. Fort Valley, Ga. 31030
Get lost in Lane Southern Orchards’ Annual Corn Maze! Don’t worry if you get lost, they’ll give you hints on how to get out.
HAUNTED MONTROSE 10 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
2nd Street Montrose, GA 31065
An official selection for America’s Best Haunts! “Touch nothing, and nothing will touch you.” There will be hot and cold drinks, as well as light snacks for sale outside the attraction. The Scare-Free Zone is a safe, inside environment with a concession area, tables, chairs and restrooms where we’ll have movies and music for the faint-of-heart or those just needing to slow their heart rates! No monsters, zombies, creepers allowed. Open every weekend thru October 7pm-11pm, and Sundays 7pm-10pm. General admission $18/$14 on Sundays.
SENIOR CINEMA: BOO! A MADEA HALLOWEEN (OCT. 11)
355 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Macon, Ga. 31210
Happening at the Douglass Theatre, see this hilarious movie about Madea spending her Halloween in a haunted house. Admission is free for seniors.
MACON365 MASQUERADE (OCT. 13)
486 1st St. Macon, Ga. 31201
Macon365.com is hosting an evening of mystery, music, & mayhem to celebrate the launch of their new website.
MOVIE NIGHT ON THE RIVER (OCT. 13)
1301 Riverside Dr. Macon, Ga.
Spend your Friday the 13th watching Hocus Pocus at Riverside Cemetery. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, coolers, & come dressed in your best costume. Admission is free!
SCARE ROOM – NIGHTMARE ON POPLAR ST.
(OCT. 6-7, 13-14, 19-21, 26-31)
427 Poplar Street, downtown Macon
For 13 nights, the Situation Room will transform into “Scare Room.” This immersive haunted house will be filled with obstacles and choose your own direction paths with an abundance of frights.
FALL FARM FESTIVAL (OCT. 21)
Lane Southern Orchards, Fort Valley, Ga. 31030
Enjoy a day of pumpkin painting, arts & crafts, hayrides, pumpkin picking, & more at Lane Southern Orchards.
MACON OCTOBERFEST (OCT. 21)
Cherry Street Plaza, downtown Macon.
Raise a stein to celebrate the Fourth Annual Macon Octoberfest, featuring Bavarian traditions served up Georgia style! Join us October 21st, 2017, for a Saturday full of Southern Music and Georgia Craft Beers! The main event on Saturday takes place in Cherry Street Plaza, nestled in the middle of the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame and Tubman Museum intersection. A beer garden indicative of those at Munich’s Oktoberfest, with long tables and foliage, offers plenty of Georgia-made craft brews to go around, as well as live musical entertainment throughout the day. Enjoy authentic Bavarian cuisine—the ingredients of which are locally sourced—food from local vendors, and shop the booths of area merchants in the Local Marketplace.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Macon OctoberKIDS 2017 Tubman Musuem Lawn
Macon Octoberfest presents Arts, Activities and Entertainment for children and families to enjoy while inside the festival.
12:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Macon Octoberfest Weiner Dog Race 2017 Georgia Sports Hall of Fame Lawn
The “THIRD ANNUAL” Macon Octoberfest Weiner Dog Race and all breed dog costume competition benefiting All About Animals Rescue.
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Macon Octoberfest Food Truck Feast
Pair your favorite craft beers with foods from local Georgia Food Trucks and Macon’s hometown favorites like Nu-Way and Francar’s Wings.
Main Stage- Presented by Alpine Adventure Trails Tours
1:00pm – 2:00pm – Announcement Soon!
2:30pm – 3:45pm – Announcement Soon!
4:30pm – 5:45pm – Announcement Soon!
6:30pm – 7:45pm – Widow Pills
8:30pm – 10:00pm – Hank Vegas
HALLOWEEN HAY DAY (OCT. 29)
The Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Macon, Ga.
Enjoy a tour all 3 levels of the historic Hay House & hands-on crafts with historical context for FREE!
LEGENDS & LORE TOUR (OCT. 30)
The Hay House, 934 Georgia Ave. Macon, Ga.
See areas of the Hay House aren’t normally accessible while guides explain the myths & realities of certain architectural features like the Secret Room & underground tunnels. Guests will also visit the Harris-Hall-Bennet House, a site with stories of hauntings as well.
NEVERMORE HILL HAUNTED TRAIL
(OCT. 13-14, 20-21, 27-28, & 30-31)
Museum of Aviation, Warner Robins, Ga.
Head to The Museum of Aviation for one of Middle Georgia’s most popular haunted attractions.
SPIRITS IN OCTOBER (OCT. 19-22, 26-29)
Riverside Cemetery, 1301 Riverside Dr.
Happening at Riverside Cemetery, this one-hour guided tour puts a human face on history for hundreds of visitors who enjoy seeing actors in costume at graveside bring history to life.
Macon, Where Soul Lives …. For more information visit Maconga.org Events compiled by Chandler Price