Calling all FREAKS
You are invited to participate!
in Athens, GA's Halloween Extravaganza....
March in costume through the streets
with thousands of other Wild Things!
Scroll down to learn about the Wild Rumpus....

Welcome to the Official Site of Athens, GA's Own Halloween Mardi Gras, The WILD RUMPUS!!! Prepare to Rump.

The Wild Rumpus is an annual Halloween Event in Athens, GA… a small city known worldwide for it’s music, art, and creative energy. All are invited to be a part of the Wild Rumpus Parade by showing up in costume and romping through the streets of downtown with thousands of other Wild Things… shouting at the sky, pounding drums, and howling by the light of the Moon in the dark night!!!

Wild Rumpus 2017 FULL SCHEDULE

Friday, October 27 – The MONSTER MASH Halloween Party for Families and Young People – details TBA
Saturday, October 28 – The Pre-Party/Meetup  – 6pm-8:30pm – FREE – details TBA
Saturday, October 28 – The WILD RUMPUS PARADE & SPECTACLE!!! – Downtown Athens  – details TBA
Saturday, October 28 – The Official After-Party – details TBA

Wild Rumpus Swag - Rumpus All Year Long With These Great Gifts

Tshirts, Posters, Tote Bags and more!

Awesome Gift Ideas for your holiday monsters!!!

Collect all of the Wild Rumpus T-shirts from previous years, and be the first to wear the newest designs!

Click HERE or the Shop link in the top menu to see all items available!

Wild Rumpus Travel News - Visit Athens on A Fabulously Exciting Night!


What it’s all about and Where to stay… Suggestions for Food, Dining, Drinks and Fun… And making the most out of your Halloween: The Resorts and blog feature on Wild Rumpus 2016 in Athens!

“Athens, Georgia, is a culturally rich destination located in the shadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains that is home to the state’s flagship public research university (University of Georgia) and plenty of popular events and attractions for all interests. The Wild Rumpus Parade & Spectacle is returning for its eighth year in 2016 with at least 7,500 people expected in attendance. It’s one of the…” –Read More

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