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(Savannah artists) Oatland Island Wildlife Center T-Shirt Design Contest

Saturday, October 21st, 2023

Deadline for submissions for Oatland Island Wildlife Center’s T-Shirt Design Contest is Nov. 9

Calling all animal-loving artists: Submissions are open for Oatland Island’s Wildlife Center T-Shirt Design Contest 2023.

Friends of Oatland (FOO) and Oatland Island Wildlife Center are hosting a t-shirt design contest and your design could be chosen for a limited edition Oatland t-shirt available for the 2023 holiday season!⁠

The design should feature the animals, plants, or history of Oatland Island and can utilize as many as 4 colors.⁠

Submissions Open: October 20, 2023⁠
Submissions Deadline: November 9, 2023⁠

Find all details and submit your design online here. ⁠

Questions? Email


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Harvest Festival & Cane Grinding Festival 2023 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah, Nov. 11

Come and celebrate fall and learn about southern heritage during Oatland Island Wildlife Center’s annual Harvest Festival and Sugar Cane Grinding.

This Savannah fall festival will feature Oatland’s 1800’s cabins, old-time demonstrations, games, music, open fire cooking, crafts, and more. Animal education and interaction table will be open from 10-11AM and 2-3PM.

Games, crafts, snack bar, and hay rides will require tickets (available for purchase on site on festival day). Sugar cane syrup will also be available for purchase.

Admissions into Oatland Island for this day only will be as follows
Adults $7.00
Children $5.00


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Fun Zone amusement center in Pooler will host 20th Anniversary celebration featuring discounts, face-painting, photo booth, Go-Karts, putt-putt golf & more

Wednesday, October 18th, 2023

20th Anniversary Celebration, Discounts @ Fun Zone amusement center in Pooler, Sat. Nov. 4 2023

You’re invited to celebrate Fun Zone’s 20th Anniversary in Pooler with special discounts on Sat. Nov. 4 2023.

The “20 Years and Counting… The Fun Continues!” event in Pooler on Sat. Nov. 4 will feature face painting by Hue Dat Face Painting from 1-3PM and Elusive 360 Photo Booth from 5-7PM. 

Amazing specials all weekend, include:

*Half-Off Sweet Treats!

*2 for 1 Arcade Credits

*Free $5 Arcade Card with the purchase of a regularly priced Value Band! 

With 8 acres of fun, there’s something for everyone! 

Experience the thrill as you zip around hairpin turns on four exhilarating Go‑Kart tracks, or adventure through two newly updated Miniature Golf courses! 

Play the newest Arcade games or your favorite classics—you decide! 

Don’t forget to redeem your E-tickets for awesome prizes before you go. 

Questions? Call (912) 330-9860

Fun Zone, 1040 US Highway 80 E Pooler, GA 31322

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Halloween Costume Gear @ The Magical World of Toys, Savannah

Tuesday, October 17th, 2023

Who’s ready for Halloween?

Savannah’s new toy store @  The Magical World of Toys is!

The toys store in Savannah’s Live Oak neighborhood off Waters Avenue has some great must haves for any day, but even better for Halloween.

*Hair Chalk to give you that fun wild look that is easy to wash out.

*Face Painting Sticks, so you can look like a ghoul on Halloween or a die hard fan on Ghost Pirate game days-

*Tempera Paint Sticks, which are great for pumpkin painting but also the perfect washable paint for any paper, poster, or wood paint project

*Land of Dough. They have the mummy and skeleton packs, along with individual cups, of this great rehydratable play dough

*Dissect It Kits, No better way to get that Dr. Frankenstein feel than by the great everyday STEM dissection kit. Dissect a bat, frog, piranha, or salamander.

*Dress Up, The Magical World of Toys always have the best dress up for all your needs


The Magical World of Toys

1602 Waters Ave. , Savannah 31404

New hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-5PM, Sunday 11AM-3PM




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(Savannah Fall Festivals, Fun Runs 2023) Catching A Unicorn 5K

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Wanna chase a unicorn?

Here is your chance, and all for a good cause.

Fleet Feet Savannah/Pooler is partnering with Honor and Grace Tattoo to raise money for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) with a Catching A Unicorn 5K in Savannah, 1-4PM Sun. Nov. 12 2023.

In the type 1 diabetes community, “catching a unicorn” refers to the “magical” moment when you get a blood sugar reading of exactly 100 on your meter and/or continuous glucose monitor.

This family-friendly fun run will start at Fleet Feet Savannah (3405 Waters Avenue). Runners will chase our mystery runner, dressed as a unicorn, thru a local neighborhood route.

Following the run, stay for an afternoon of fun: food trucks, music, tie-dye race shirts, and dunk tank

Sign up online here.

Late Fall Season Enrollment Open for Soccer Shots Savannah, Wilmington Is., Pooler, Richmond Hill & Rincon

Friday, October 13th, 2023

Soccer Shots Savannah Late Fall Registration

Enrollment for the BRAND NEW Soccer Shots 6-week Late Fall season is now open for children ages 2-8! 

Each season Soccer Shots uses a different curriculum covering new skills and character words while having fun! They’re kicking off the Late Fall Season the week of Nov. 4 2023 and want your child to join in on Soccer Island!  

We are so excited to invite you to be a part of the first ever Soccer Shots Savannah Late Fall Public Park Season!! Visit to learn more about this program!

Or go straight to the enrollment page and sign up for a location near you that meets at a time that fits your schedule at

Soccer Shots has locations all throughout Savannah, Wilmington Island, Pooler, Richmond Hill, Rincon and Bluffton!


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(Savannah Halloween events) Free Trunk or Treat @ Lake Mayer

Wednesday, October 11th, 2023

Chatham County Parks & Recreation is hosting this free Trunk or Treat in Lake Mayer Park in Savannah on Fri. Oct. 27 2023,· 6 – 8:30PM.

Please bring your own trick or treat bag.

Lake Mayer Park, 1850 East Montgomery Cross Road Savannah, 31406

(Savannah Fall, Halloween Festivals) Scary in the Dairy @ Pegasus Riding Academy

Tuesday, October 10th, 2023

Scary in the Dairy Haunted Hayride, Horse Rides, Pumpkin Carving, Sun. Oct. 22, Savannah

Join Pegasus Riding Academy at the Historic Roberds Dairy, 2500 Tennessee Avenue, for the most authentic Halloween celebration in Savannah: SCARY IN THE DAIRY, from 4-8PM, Sun. Oct. 22 2023.

Enjoy Haunted Hay Rides, penny games, cake walk, bouncy house, DJ Jamie spinning tunes, food and fun. Featuring the favorite HORSE RIDES, on the amazing equestrian staff of Pegasus Riding Academy, including Chatham County Deputy Sheriffs Cisco and Tucker!   

Enjoy all this while providing the essential support for Pegasus therapeutic riding program serving special needs children and veterans. 

For additional information call 912-547-6482.

Pegasus Riding Academy, 2500 Tennessee Ave, Savannah, GA,


Savannah Home Halloween-Fall Decorations 2023

Monday, October 9th, 2023

You love Annual Best Home Holiday Lights Decorations list to ride around looking at lights. Here’s our smaller scale Savannah Halloween-Fall decoration list – by no means the best – just some fun picks from readers & us.

Ardsley Park – especially Abercorn between Victory and 52nd Street and Washington Avenue between Abercorn and Daffin – are teeming with waving skeletons, giant skeletons, dancing in circle ghosts & witches smacking into poles and more. You can even find yellow-raincoat clad Georgie with red balloon from Stephen King’s ‘It.” ( 235 Washington Ave., Ardsley Park)

Please send your additions for the list to


* E. Park Avenue @ Price St., 7-11PM every night.

*45 E. 44th St., Ardsley Park

*3505 Abercorn St., Ardsley Park

*2909 Abercorn St. Ardsley Park

*36 51st St. – giant skeleton & more, Ardsley Park

*Reynolds & 52nd streets (pictured) & Reynolds & 51st streets, Ardsley Park

*536 & 408 E. 50th St., Ardsley Park

*337 & 139 Washington Ave., Ardsley Park

*235 Washington Ave., Ardsley Park (Georgie with red balloon from Stephen King’s ‘It’)

*Whitaker Street across from Forsyth has a few including 909 Whitaker St. – skeleton porch party

*122 E. 38th St. – witch trio, rocking chair skeletons & more , Starland District

*1002 E. Henry St.

*Store windows at E. Shaver Bookstore, 326 Bull St.

*Various fall-bedecked door steps, porches in Savannah Historic District including The Inn on W. Liberty, 109 W. Liberty St; 106 W.Jones St; 517 & 501 E. Broughton

*5505 Magnolia Ave. Magnolia Park neighborhood, Inflatables.

*5708 Colonial Dr., Magnolia Park neighborhood

Please send your additions for the list to


Find Savannah-area fall fun here & in event calendar.


(Savannah Fall Daytrips) Holiday Farms Pumpkin Patch, Maze, Pig Races, Hayrides

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Hayrides @ Holiday Farms in South Carolina

Make plans to visit Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.

Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.
Sept. 30-Oct. 29 2023
Thursday-Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 12-6

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

Military Appreciation Day ~ Sat. Oct. 7. Admission is half price on this one day only for those with valid military ID and their immediate family. Please make plans to come spend the day with us!

Learn more about Holiday Farms here.


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(Savannah Fall Daytrips) Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, hayrides, corn maze

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Poppell Farms

Come start – or continue – fall family traditions at Poppell Farms.

Hayrides, pumpkin patch, farm fun, & of Reba-themed 10-acre maze – Poppell Farms in Odum Ga. near Jesup, has it all.

Poppell Farms in Odum Ga. is now open for fall weekends through October. Enjoy giant bubbles, animals at their petting zoo, apple-cider slushies, pumpkin hunting.

So very much worth the drive from Savannah. Get to Poppell Farms this October.

Learn more here.


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(Hilton Head Is. Halloween Events, Fall Festival) Free Pumpkin Patch, Bounce House, Costume Contest @ Shelter Cove Park

Wednesday, October 4th, 2023

Free event! Come to free Pumpkin Patch festivities on Hilton Head Is. on Fri. Oct 20 2023, 4-7PM @ Shelter Cove Park.

Have the kids dress up and participate in a Children’s Halloween Costume Contest at 5:45pm.

Free bounce houses, pumpkins, and games.

Train ride, concessions, and some other activities are sold separately.

Organized by Island Recreation Association.

Free & open to the public.

@ Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane Hilton Head Island, SC, 29928

Learn more here.


(Savannah Halloween) Spooky Horse-Drawn Carriage Tour @ Red Gate Farms

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Spooky Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours @ Red Gate Farms, Savannah

Red Gate Farms Equestrian Center in Savannah will host Spooky Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours this month.

Dates: Oct. 10, 11, 16, 19, 24 & 26 2023.

Times: 4:45PM, 5:15PM, 5:45PM.

Cost: $30 per person, 3 & younger are free.

Early Bird Discount: Book by Oct. 9 for discounted tickets: $25 per person.

Register online here.


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Free Savannah Music Festival Community Family Jam presented by SMF Jazz Academy

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Free SMF Community Family Jam presented by SMF Jazz Academy

It’s the Savannah Music Festival’s Community Family Jam presented by SMF Jazz Academy!

FREE and OPEN to the Public

Saturday, Oct. 21 2023, Noon-4 pm

Bring a comfy chair or picnic blanket to join us for a fun-filled day of music and family-friendly activities at Daffin Park. SMF Jazz Academy is bringing together talented musicians from the community for a jam session like no other.

Bring your family and friends to enjoy live performances by slam poetry and local jazz bands featuring toe-tapping rhythms and soulful melodies. Get ready to dance, tap along, and let loose!

Learn more here.


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Girl Scouts Founder Juliette Gordon Low Birthday Celebration & Community Give-Back Event, Savannah

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Let’s party!

Come to Juliette Gordon Low birthplace in Savannah on Sat. Oct. 28 2023, 10AM-1PM for a fun-filled birthday celebration for Girl Scouts Founder Juliette Gordon Low.

Stop by to support local non-profit Over the Moon Diaper and Period Supply Bank at their service project station and enjoy a free cupcake (while supplies last.)

$3 tour specials will be offered all day to residents with a valid Savannah ID, and members of the local Girl Scout council, Girl Scouts of Historic Georgia.

Take advantage of this beautiful fall weather and stop by with the whole family.

To make a reservation, call ahead at 912-233-4501 or book online here using code “BDAY.” 


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(Savannah Fall events) Arts & Imagination Mornings @ Savannah Cultural Arts for ages 7 & younger

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Imagination Morning @ 10AM Sat. Oct. 21 @ Savannah Cultural Arts Center

This Sat. Oct. 21, 2023 @ 10AM, join the Savannah Cultural Arts Center for a reading of “Mikey’s Marvelous Mummy Wraps,” with author Tony Dye!

A young mummy discovers that when he dares to see things differently, his life changes forever! Author Tony Dye will read his story of surprise and adventure, followed by mummy movement and a colorful art activity with one of Savannah Cultural Arts Center’s teaching artists!

Imagination Mornings are engaging mornings of crafts, stories, and movement that take place inside the Savannah Cultural Arts Center! They are geared toward children up to 7 years old.

Space is limited, register as a family unit to reserve your spot. $5/per family. A parent/guardian must be present with their children at all times.

Please register online here by noon the Friday before the event on Sat. Oct. 21, at 10AM.


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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2023) Free festival @ Local Church

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023

Local Church is a brand new church in Savannah having their 1st Fall festival, 5-7PM Sat. Oct. 21 2023.

Free & open to the public, Inflatables, games, food, laser tag.

Address: 7805 Abercorn St. @ Crossfit Reborn, behind Longhorns.


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You’re invited: Savannah Music Festival’s Community Family Jam

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Free Community Family Jam @ Daffin Park, Savannah

Come out to Daffin Park for a free afternoon of fun and music for the whole family on Sat. Oct. 21, noon-4PM.

Savannah Music Festival’s Community Family Jam presented by SMF Jazz Academy features:
• Musical performances by SMF Jazz Academy
• Special guest appearances by the Deep SLAM team and Savannah Arts Academy Skyelite Jazz Band
• Variety of vendors and food trucks  
• Activities and jam sessions for all ages …and much more!

When: Oct. 21, 2023, 12–4PM
Where: Daffin Park, Savannah

Learn more here.


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(Savannah area hayrides, corn mazes, pumpkin patch daytrips, pig rades) Opening Date is Sept. 30 for Holiday Farms, Ridgeland SC

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze, Hayrides @ Holiday Farms in South Carolina open Sept. 30

Meet the newest members of the racing team at Pigtucky Derby: Pumpkin, Freckles, Chippy, Marahmallow, and Dottie are ready for the opening bell @ Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.

Holiday Farms Great Pumpkin Patch in Ridgeland SC.
Sept. 30-Oct. 29 2023
Thursday-Saturday 9-6 and Sunday 12-6

CLOSED Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays

Military Appreciation Day ~ Sat. Oct. 7. Admission is half price on this one day only for those with valid military ID and their immediate family. Please make plans to come spend the day with us!

Learn more about Holiday Farms here.


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Halloween Hike 2023 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Halloween HIke 2023, Savannah

A favorite annual event in Savannah: Oatland Island Wildlife Center’s Halloween Hike is this weekend Oct 13 & 14 2023.

Make plans to take your kids to this annual not so scary Halloween Hike through the trails at Oatland Island.  Buy tickets Online Here.

As with previous years, advanced ticket reservations are required and will be available for two sessions per evening to spread out visitation, reduce gatherings and allow proper parking. 

There will be no day of, or onsite sales. 

Tickets are non-refundable and will only be valid during the specified time frame and date purchased.

**In the event of a full weather cancellation, a rain date will be offered​.**​

If you are traveling in multiple vehicles, under one registration, please have your party caravan together prior to entering the car line. There is nowhere to pull over and wait and this will help with keeping the line coming into the Oatland Island for the Halloween Hike moving.

​​​Children’s Tickets: ​$10 each​​. ​Adult Tickets: $8 each​​
Ticket sales online here.
Halloween Hike 2023 @ Oatland Island Wildlife Center, Savannah
Oct. 13 & 14 2023, 5-8PM


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(Savannah Fall Festivals) Halloween games, kids’ karaoke dance party @ The Magical World of Toys

Sunday, October 1st, 2023

Free Halloween games, kids’ karaoke dance party @ The Magical World of Toys, Savannah

Bring your kids to this free Halloween-themed event this Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM-3PM @  The Magical World of Toys, a new toy store in Savannah’s Live Oak neighborhood off Waters Avenue:

Halloween-edition game time, Halloween kids karaoke dance party.

Come in costume. Bring a pumpkin to paint.

Toy store owner Dante Pierson plans to host regular community kids’ events at the store.

Learn more here.

See reel spotlighting the toy store’s stage & dress-up gear here.


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(Savannah Fall Festivals 2023) Harry-Potter -themed Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure is this Sunday Oct. 15

Saturday, September 30th, 2023

 Frogwarts: A Magical Adventure 2023 in Savannah is this Sunday Oct. 15 2023!

Click here to secure your spot for this fun-filled magical event. Reminder that Coastal Heritage Society members receive discounted admission! (Become a member here.)

On Sun. Oct. 15, 11AM – 3PM, Georgia State Railroad Museum and Savannah Children’s Museum will transform into a magical Harry Potter-themed experience during “Frogwarts.”

Children and their grown-ups will be immersed in STEAM activities, such as chemistry, engineering, biology, and art, all disguised as magical classes inspired by the beloved book series. Various activities will be led by community partners, including Lowcountry Turners, Callaway Critters, Georgia Southern Center for Wildlife Education, Memorial Health Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital, and Live Oak Public Libraries.

Tickets for this event are $15 for CHS members and $17 for non-members and can be purchased here.


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Savannah Fall Fun 2023: Festivals, Pumpkin Patches & More

Friday, September 29th, 2023

Find Fall Fun 2023 in Savannah & the Lowcountry – Festivals, Pumpkin Patches & More- here. 


Savannah Oktoberfest Wiener Dog Races @ Plant Riverside District

Thursday, September 28th, 2023

Savannah Wiener Dog Races @ Plant Riverside District, Sat. Oct. 7

On Saturday, October 7, Plant Riverside District will host the 2023 Savannah Wiener Dog Races, organized by Savannah’s Waterfront.

Registration begins at 9AM with races starting at 11AM in Martin Luther King, Jr. Park.

Race heats are open to Dachshunds as well as “Almost Wiener Dogs,” with proceeds benefiting Savannah’s Waterfront.

Apart from the fastest run awards in all categories and weights, there will be exciting contests such as best dressed dog, best-dressed dog owner, and more. Entry cost is $25. The grand prize winner will receive a special trophy as well as a $100 credit for Yappy Hour at Electric Moon.

Click here to submit your dog’s online entry form.


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Giveaway: Tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, farm fun

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023 tickets giveaway to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch farm fun

Favorite fall destination – Poppell Farms – opens for the fall season this Sat. Sept. 30 and will be open weekends in October.

To celebrate, we’re giving away two family four packs of tickets to Poppell Farms pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayrides, farm fun, which is Odum, Ga, near Jesup and about a 90-minute drive (80 miles) from Savannah.

To enter to win, visit Facebook page or Instagram. Comment below the Poppell Farms post by telling us your favorite thing to do with your kids during fall.

Need ideas? Visit Fall Fun List 2023.

Deadline to enter is this Friday Sept. 29 @ 9PM. We’ll pick two winners who each will win four tickets to Poppell Farms!