FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Though the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has canceled several major Central Georgia fall favorites, some places around the region are still offering ways to celebrate the season in a safe and socially distanced way.
257 Georgia Highway 212 in Eatonton, Saturdays and Sundays hayrides run throughout the day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Get a pumpkin from the pumpkin patch or enjoy a hay ride with your family.
50 Lane Road in Fort Valley, October 1 to October 31 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy foods like soft pretzels with cheese, chili cheese dog and fried oreos.
952 Empire Chester Highway in Cochran, for the month of October Fridays 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Saturdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrate fall and agriculture, go through a hay bale maze and a pumpkin patch.
5075 Hawpond Road in Ashburn, October 3, 10, 24, 31 and November 7 activities run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wagon rides, pig races, farm animals, giant playground, tricycle track and duck races.
October 10, 24 and 31 from 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Use your GPS and flashlights to find the checkpoints through our 8 acre corn maze.
105 South Green Street in Dexter, Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
There is a pumpkin patch for families, and more socially distanced activities.
Turkey legs, funnel cakes, cotton candy and more. The fair is coming to downtown Macon!
150 Willie Smokie Glover Drive on October 30 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Macon-Bibb County Recreation Department presents the Annual free fall festival with candy, games, inflatables and more!
October 31 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
City Hall will also be participating in the city wide trick-or-treat event.
590 Carl Vinson Parkway on October 29 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Food trucks, trick-or-treating, bounce houses, mini-games and more!
The Weeletka Trail can be accessed at 104 MLK Jr. Drive, October 30 to November 1
Families are invited to enjoy a variety of free Halloween themed activities that everyone can enjoy safely and independently on their own schedule.
2nd Street in Montrose, open Fridays and Saturdays 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. and Sundays 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Come out for a scare at the haunted house in Montrose.
200 West Hancock Street in Milledgeville, October 3, 10, 17 and 24 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Hear about Milledgeville’s spooky and sinister past during the Ghosts of Milledgeville Walking Tours.
October 14 to 16 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Scarecrow designs should be life size. Sponsors will provide a wooden stand to display each scarecrow.
1197 Feagin Mill Road on October 30 at 6 p.m.
There will be decorated trunks to admire as you drive through and receive candy or small toys! Be sure to bring a bag for candy.
Drive-thru Fall Festival at Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church
October 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Free to the community!
For more information you can contact Syemeiko Johnston, the Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church Youth Advisor at email@example.com.
CLOSED/CANCELLED THIS SEASON
- Lane Southern Orchard Fall Festival in Fort Valley
- The Rock Ranch Fall Saturdays in The Rock
- Georgia National Fair in Perry
- Deep Roots Festival in Milledgeville
- Troup Corn in Dublin
- Elliott Farms in Lizella
- Georgia Gourd Festival in Griffin
If you know of any fall activities or events taking place in Central Georgia, you can email the details to firstname.lastname@example.org.