SAVANNAH, Ga (WSAV) – Scary season is here! Take a look at this list of fall festivals, fundraising events and fundraisers happening throughout the month to celebrate Halloween.
Ashley Midtown Apartments hosts a fall community festival and movie night at Benjamin Van Clark Park between Waldburg and Collins streets.
The fun begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, with the film kicking off on the big screen at dusk.
Several vendors will be present with raffle, food and music opportunities. The organizers suggest bringing lawn chairs or blankets.
The Humane Society for Greater Savannah is hosting its Autumn fair Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 7215 Sallie Mood Drive.
Stop to enjoy local vendors and food trucks, meet adoptable animals, enter the costume contest, or visit the petting zoo. The musical talents of the acoustic duo Armadillo Bluff will be on site.
Parking will be located on the Jennifer Ross soccer fields behind the Humane Society.
Participants can participate in various costume contests for $ 5, which will go directly to the medical department. Candy buckets will be available for $ 10 and will allow access to the children’s area. Buckets can be purchased online.
On Friday, the town of Port Wentworth is hosting an outdoor movie night featuring âThe Addams Familyâ.
Organizers are asking the community to bring chairs, blankets and snacks to 317 Cantyre Street, near the Port Wentworth Fire Department and Police Department. Participants can also stay in their cars and listen to the film on their radio.
According to the city, the fall festival will not take place this season.
The 16th annual Wag-O-Ween takes place Saturday and Sunday between the Starland District and the Savannah River.
Proceeds from the pet fundraiser will benefit local animal rescues, spay / neuter and community education efforts.
From noon to 5 p.m., humans and dogs are encouraged to dress up in Halloween costumes and follow cards from local businesses that distribute dog treats and treats. Fundraising also includes a photo station with costume contests and raffles throughout the day.
Participants can register and donate in advance at wagoween.org. The $ 10 bracelet admits one pet for the entire weekend and includes a treat destination card and a dog loot bag.
The town of Beaufort is having a family Halloween party from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Waterfront Park.
Activities include a dance party with DJ, crafts, costume parade, inflatable games and entertainment. Children can also go for treats at each sponsored table in the park.
Riverside District Factory hosts LaFaye & The Fellas on Saturday evening. The rock-soul group will give a free live concert at the Pavilion Tent from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Cirque Divina will present a free Halloween Spectacular circus show along the Savannah River at 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
The Statesboro Family YMCA organizes its 2nd edition of the Drive-Thru Trunk or Treat on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Face masks are encouraged and costumes are optional. YMCA to host costume contest on Facebook.
Organizations or businesses interested in distributing candy should contact Hannah Beggs at [email protected] or call the Statesboro YMCA at 912-225-1962. Candy donations can be dropped off at the YMCA Visitor Center at 409 Clairborne Avenue.