HauntFest April Ghouls 2024 Activities
Georgia Reptile Society
For a donation to the Georgia Reptile Society, you will have the chance to hold a real, living snake at Southern Brewing Co. Also use this opportunity to learn about some of Georgia's reptiles and their importance to the environment!
COFAS Athens Cat Program
Kitten Meet and Greet!!
The Circle of Friends Animal Society's Athens Cat Foster Program is hosting a kitten meet and greet for HauntFest April Ghouls. Come calm your senses in a booth full of kittens before returning to the frights of the festival. Don't be a fraidy cat!
HAuntFest Haunted Trail
In addition to the monsters stalking the crowd throughout the festivities, you will have the opportunity to take a walk through our Haunted Trail starting at 9 pm.
Trivia and Games
Trivia and Games!!
Play Terror Trivia indoors on Saturday for a chance to win discount coupons for your tab and our sponsor basket! Trivia topics include anything horror/macabre/Halloween-related.
Enjoy various games, such as cornhole, while you experience the festival.
Come boogey to some spooktakular musicians throughout the evening. 2024 lineup coming soon! For more info about musicians or to apply, visit the Musician Info page!
HauntFest Band Lineup
Horror art and oddity vendors!!
These aren't your normal festival vendors... You can find anything from wet specimens to prostetic legs while perusing our vendor booths at April Ghouls. For more information about our vendors, please visit the Vendor Info page, as well as our Facebook and Instagram pages for Weekly Highlights!
Food and Drink
Beer and food trucks!!
Southern Brewing Company offers a broad selection of beers and will be serving spooky cocktails for the event! Hungry for dinner or a snack? Grab some grub from one of our food trucks! And don't worry - there are also vegan options!
Ghost stories by the fire!!
Local horror authors will be holding book signings, and some will be telling ghost stories at the fire pit at various intervals in the night. Have a chance to meet and chat with these authors in person!