Parade in Downtown Athens

(2021 information below.  Please stay tuned for 2022 event tba!!)

The Rumpus Rally

Time: 5pm-8pm

Location: Creature Comforts Brewing Co.

Details: Music by MONSOON, LUXURY VEHICLE, and BICHOS VIVOS on the Rabbit Hole Stage.

The Wild Rumpus Parade & Spectacle

Date: Halloween weekend, Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021

Parade Time: 8:00 pm

Location: Intersection of W. Hancock St. and Pulaski St. in downtown Athens, GA (see map below)

Details: The Wild Rumpus Parade will start on West Hancock Ave. in downtown Athens adjacent to Creature Comforts Brewing Co.  The parade winds through downtown Athens, with parade artists, SHVKTi, El ChupaSKAbra, Kxng Blanco + Caulfield ft. DJ Kountry Boy, Fishbug, Dialectic Flowers, Father Werewolf, OHMU, Spectre of Surf, DK, and White Rabbit Collective providing music and entertainment along the route (supported by Rotary Club of the Classic City of Athens), ending on W. Washington St. at Pulaski St. for a massive DJ dance party in the street* featuring THe Booty Boyz and DJ ChiefRocka, with sound and lights, aerialists on trapeze, and more.  The Dance Party goes on until 11 pm

Open Container Festival Zones!

Time: 5:00 pm – 1:00 am

Details: Open containers of beer or wine will be allowed inside the barricaded “Festival Zone” which spans four street blocks of downtown, from Creature Comforts on Hancock to Hull St, Hull St. between Hancock and Clayton St., and Washington St. from Hull to Pulaski where the dance party happens. Wristbands are required for outdoor drinking and may be purchased at Creature Comforts, Paloma Park, Ted’s Most Best, Rook & Pawn, and Trappeze Pub inside the festival zone.

(21+ only.  Drinking alcohol in the street or outdoors while outside the festival zone is illegal.)


 2021 Parade Route!

Get information on festival highlights, places, and music, as well as businesses who sponsor the event, places to stay during your visit, parking, and more.

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Where to Stay:

Coming in from out of town? Guests of the Wild Rumpus 2021 can call Hyatt reservations or book online using the group code: G-WIL2 Hyatt Place Downtown Athens has generously provided a special rate for our guests. Stay just one night or over the weekend! Please have the group code handy when you call: 1-888-492-8847 or 706-425-1800 then press “1”. Or guests can book online with the link below:

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