Halloween is fun for all ages and Columbus, Ga does not fail to impress with things to do. Below is a list of events happening in town Halloween weekend. Are you ready for a terror-ific time?
Weekends 10/21 - 10/31
"For only 7 nights, the undead will come out to play. Will you be able to climb the tower to the safety of the zip line in time? But wait, you never know what's waiting for you on the other side...."
Call 706-321-4720 for more information.
"Paint a rock to keep, hide, or give to a friend. Whether it be a ghost, pumpkin, or witch, the choice is yours. Then watch a family favorite …”Hocus Pocus”!
For more information, call the Columbus Public Library at 706-243-2669.
6 PM - 7:30 PM
For The Fitness Enthusiasts
"Alee will teach a 1 hour flow open to all levels, followed by some tricks and treats. Remember to come dressed! Prizes awarded for the BEST dressed! Creativity encouraged! Happy Halloween Yogis!"
9 PM - 1 AM
"Alabama Avenu is very excited to kick off Halloween festivities at Scruffy Murphy's Irish Pub & Eater, a beautiful, authentic Irish Pub and Restaurant, serving delicious Pub-Style Fish ‘N’ Chips with house-made Tartar sauce! It's a little bit of Ireland in downtown Columbus, GA! Full menu available til 10 pm. Come early for supper and stay late to sing along and dance with us! Alabama Avenue starts at 9 pm, playing your favorite classic and Southern rock, new and traditional country, and fun party songs! $5 cover."
8 PM - 2 AM
"The Loft Presents A Ghost Parade Halloween Party. Celebrate Halloween at the Loft on October 28th with live music from soul funk band, The Rail in the Green Room, party band Kirk Jay & The Solids in the main room, and stay late night for a DJ set by Gunpwdr in the Green Room.
Costume Contest starts at 11:00p.m. There will be two contests. One will be audience choice with the chance of winning a swag bag. The second will be judged by three judges with the grand prize winner being awarded $1,000. The contestants will be judged on creativity, originality and complexity."
2 PM - 4 PM
"Spooktacular provides a FREE and safe environment for the children of Columbus to enjoy an afternoon of ghosts and goblins, spooky activities, candy and lots of fun.
Participants are encouraged to show off their spookiest, most creative costumes during the costume contest from 2:15PM - 3:15PM in the following age categories: Ages 0-2, Ages 3-5, Ages 6-8, Ages 9-12 and Group Costume. Contest is limited to the first 25 participants in each age group, so participants are urged to arrive early to sign up! First and second place winners in each category will receive prizes."
For more information, call 706.596.0111 or visitwww.UptownColumbusGA.com
4 PM - 6 PM
"An afternoon of FUN for you! Come Trunk or Treat! There will be a rock painting station, costume contest, pumpkins and mums for sale, food trucks on site and so much more! This event is open to the public!"
7 PM - 10 PM
"Join the Alabama Ghost Hunters at Port Columbus - The National Civil War Naval Museum in Columbus, Georgia for a paranormal investigation! Tickets are on sale now for $25 (must be 18 or older). Ticket purchase includes: a guided tour by author and ghost hunter, Faith Serafin, instructional by the Alabama Ghost Hunters and rental of investigative equipment for the night. Refreshment, souvenirs, and autographed copies of Faith Serafin's books will be available for purchase in the museum gift shop."
7:30 PM - 11:30 PM
"Let's do the TIME WARP AGAIN!!!!
The cult classic MOVIE, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, returns this October at the HAUNTINGLY beautiful Springer Opera House. The film will be shown in Emily Woodruff Hall (Main Stage) with a LIVE SHADOW CAST. Come in character or come as you are and see the FILM that was not just for viewing, but for doing! Tickets are $23 and the PRICE INCLUDES A BAG OF PROPS AND A LIMITED EDITION TUMBLER. NO OUTSIDE PROPS ALLOWED IN.
Rated R NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 17 ADMITTED WITHOUT ADULT PRESENT. Doors open one hour prior to showtime. Beer, wine, soft drinks and concessions will be available for purchase."
Tickets on sale NOW at the Springer Box Office. Call 706-327-3688 or visit springeroeprahouse.org.
12 PM - 4 PM
"2nd annual Trunk or Treat brought to you by Chattahoochee HD and SteelHorse Law. Kids activities , zombie photo booth and more. Raising awareness and encourage donations to the Area 10 Special Olympics!"
1 PM - 3:30 PM
14+ or with parent
"Build your own animated skull head to scare trick-or-treaters this Halloween! Great family event (14+, or under 14 with a parent).
PROMO: $40/person (FREE skull display)
At the door: $65/person
Children under 14: $5/child
Please register online to save your spot! Spaces are limited for this SPECIAL EVENT!"
12 PM - 5 PM
"Get inked for the Ark! Black Lotus Tattoo Gallery is hosting a Howl-O-Ween Tattoo Fundraiser for Animal Ark Rescue. Been waiting to get a cute tattoo? Now's your chance and it's for a great cause!
Stop by Black Lotus Tattoo Gallery 12-5pm on Sunday, October 29th and select a $25 tattoo design. Proceeds benefit Animal Ark Rescue.
Don't be afraid to wear your heart...or paw print...or black cat...on your sleeve! There will be a wide variety of designs to choose from. $25 tattoos are walk-in only, no appointments. Tattoos are first come, first serve so get there early!"