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Ghostly Gatherings at Fernbank Museum

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October 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ghostly Gatherings

Events Details

Sundays, October 13, 20, 27 | 6pm – 9pm

All-ages Halloween Series

Join us for a bewitchingly-fun special event series featuring evening hours of the Halloween-themed outdoor experience, Woodland Spirits, as well as musical entertainment and hands-on activities for all ages. Seasonal drinks (including adult beverages) and snacks will be available for purchase.

This is a unique, can’t-miss opportunity to explore Woodland Spirits after nightfall.

Special Activities*

Atlanta Wild Animal Rescue Effort
Meet animal ambassadors like owls, opossums and flying squirrel to learn about nocturnal animals and wild animal rescue efforts in Georgia.

Slimy Science
Perform some Halloween magic and turn two liquids into an ooey, gooey, slimy solid.

A Booooooo-tiful Craft
Use your imagination to conjure a friendly ghost to take home with you.

Live Music
Enjoy mood-setting live glass harp music.

Spooky Stories
6:45pm, 7:15pm,7:45pm and 8:15pm
Join us for spine-tingling—but not-too-scary—stories inspired by the Halloween season.


General event admission is $10 for members; $20 for non-members; includes access to all exhibits and special activities. Food and drink must be purchased separately. Call 404.929.6400 to order tickets, or use the links below.

October 13 Buy Online

October 20 Buy Online

October 27 Buy Online

Space is limited and the event is likely to sell out. Advance ticket purchase recommended. All tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable but may be moved to another date (transfer fee applies). Complimentary passes (including member passes) are not valid for this special event.

*Activities are subject to change without notice. In the event of inclement weather, WildWoods may be closed and activities relocated to the Great Hall.