Calling all FREAKS
and BEASTS
and CREATURES OF THE NIGHT!!!
You are invited to participate!
in Athens, GA's Halloween Extravaganza....
The WILD RUMPUS!!!
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 October 25-26, 2019 - (Parade, Sat. Oct. 26) - Event Schedule Below

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Thu. Sept 26 – 6-8pm – The Opening Reception for ‘FUN’- an art exhibition at Wild Rumpus partner Hotel Indigo + Hotel Indigo Gallery – fb event here
Fri. Oct 18 – NOON-3pm – The MONSTER MASH Halloween Party for Kids and Families – The Foundry (event) (adv tix)
Fri. Oct. 25 – 7:30pm – The WILD RUMPUS Weekend KICKOFF PARTY ft. UNKNOWN HINSON with special guests SHEHEHE and ANDREA & MUD – The Foundry (event) (adv tix)
Sat. Oct. 26 – 7am registration | Fun Run 8:45am | 5k 9am –  The Wild RUNpus 5K and FUN RUN for Kids!!! – Creature Comforts Brewery (event) (pre-register here)
Sat. Oct. 26 – 6pm-8:30pm – The RUMPUS RALLY ft. ELF POWER, CALICO VISION, DJ Kountry Boy – Creature Comforts Brewery – Admission is FREE (event)

Sat. Oct. 26 – 8:30pm SHARP – THE MAIN EVENT – The WILD RUMPUS PARADE & SPECTACLE!!! – DOWNTOWN ATHENS, STARTING ON W. HANCOCK AVE. BETWEEN PULASKI ST. AND HULL ST.

 

Wild Rumpus and Creature Comforts-Sponsored Music Venues Hosting Parties After the Parade

Sat. Oct. 26 – 10:30pm – Georgia Theatre – The ROYAL RUMPUS BALL ft. BOOMBOX, special guest tba – Sponsored by Creature Comforts Brewing Co. and Zero Mile (buy adv tix)  + Rooftop show ft. The Booty Boyz (adv tix)
Sat. Oct. 26 – time tba – 40 Watt Club – HallowWATT Halloween Dance Party and Drag Show ft. The KOURTESANS (event) (adv tix)
Sat. Oct. 26 – time tba – Caledonia Lounge – ft. Monsoon, Five Eight, Nihilist Cheerleader 
Sat. Oct. 26 – time tba – Flicker Theater and Bar – ft. Surface to Air Missive, Laser Background, True Blossom (event)
Sat. Oct. 26 – time tba – Nowhere Bar – ft.  Liquid Dynamite 

INTERACTIVE EVENT MAP

Welcome to Halloween Weekend in Athens!!  This map shows the Parade Route and includes HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS and PARKING information for those traveling to Athens for Wild Rumpus.  
EXPLORE the MAP to learn about featured Athens Parade Bands and Venues, and find out about some of our wonderful sponsors! Click on the map icons for info. 

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The WILD RUMPUS GOFUNDME is live!

Goal: $10,000.

The WILD RUMPUS PARADE & SPECTACLE is Athens, GA’s Halloween ‘Mardi Gras’. Now in its 11th year, the Wild Rumpus is one of the city’s top annual events- an all-inclusive costume parade with participants and crowds in excess of 10,000+. The Wild Rumpus is a music festival as well, with over 30 acts confirmed for 2019’s celebrations on 3 outdoor stages, and in 7 downtown venues. Show your support and make history by taking part in the Wild Rumpus gofundme!

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!

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“The Wild Rumpus is Athens’ Biggest Halloween Party. The vision of The Wild Rumpus is to provide an organized avenue for the massive array of Athens creativity which manifests with such awesome power every Halloween.” –Read More

And CHECK OUT the Wild Rumpus hotel package specials in Athens for the festival!

TEN YEARS of Wild Rumpus - Previous Themes, inspired by the signs of the Zodiac!

 Be a Partner of the Celebration – Your Guide to Wild Rumpus Sponsorships is Here.

Wild Rumpus welcomes all to be a part of the festivities- Anyone may contribute, at any amount. Check out the Sponsor Guide linked here, and click ‘Donate’ below to get started with your donation.

Click [HERE] to view 2019 Partner and Sponsor Guide


 This is the resource you need to be a Wild Rumpus Mover!  Please email wildrumpus13@gmail.com with any questions, or to request a printed Sponsorship Guide.  Thank you!

Click “Donate” to Support Wild Rumpus and 2019 Non-Profit Partner, Nuçi’s Space!