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 2016 FULL SCHEDULE

Thurs. Oct. 27 – Wild Rumpus Halloween Kickoff Party – Creature Comforts Brewery – 5pm-9pm – Feat. Pylon Reenactment Society, Powerkompany, DJ See and a Wild Rumpus Art Show featuring this year’s Wild Thing painting by Timi Conley!!
Friday, October 28 – The MONSTER MASH Halloween Party for Families and Young People – The Foundry – noon-3pm – All Ages!  BUY TICKETS
Saturday, October 29 – The Pre-Party/Meetup – Live Wire Athens – 6pm-8:30pm – FREE – 21+ to enter venue – Entertainment in the Courtyard by TaxiCab Verses, and The Flamethrowers Surf Band!
Saturday, October 29 – The WILD RUMPUS PARADE & SPECTACLE!!! – Downtown Athens, 8:30pm – SEE BELOW FOR ALL INFO.
Saturday, October 29 – The Official After-Party – Georgia Theatre – 10pm-2am – Featuring PIGS ON THE WING – A Pink Floyd Tribute Feat. David Murphy (Formerly STS9) with special guests, Timi and Wonderland Rangers!  BUY TICKETS

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The Big Event – THE PARADE!

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The Wild Rumpus Parade is one of the BIGGEST NIGHTS in Athens, GA!

Join the FUN Oct. 27-29, 2016

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Parade Directions 2016

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Wild Rumpus Parade Route 2016

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The Pre-Party / Meetup

The OFFICIAL Pre-Party at Live Wire Athens

Meet up before the Parade as the energy builds!!!


The After-Party post-Parade Halloween Bash!!!

Party after the Parade feat. PIGS ON THE WING – A Pink Floyd Tribute Feat. David Murphy Formerly of STS9

Georgia Theatre Sat. 10/29, 10pm-2am

with special guests Timi and Wonderland Rangers


Creature Comforts KICKOFF PARTY

Kick off the Halloween Festivities at local favorite, Exclusive Beer Partner CREATURE COMFORTS on Thursday, Oct. 27

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CLICK HERE to learn about Creature Comforts Beer

The MONSTER MASH Event for Families and Kids

The MONSTER MASH Halloween Party for Kids and Families

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Meet our 2016 Non-Profit Partner – Georgia River Network!

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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Click here to learn about exciting Wild Rumpus Partnership Opportunities in 2016

Sponsorship packages can be tailored to meet any product or promotional needs. We offer a wide range of standard sponsor benefits in addition to the option of custom designed campaigns.



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