6 Spooky Places to Visit for Halloween In Valdosta

Whether you’re from Valdosta, or you’re simply visiting this Halloween Season, there are plenty of festive fun to enjoy this Halloween Season with these 6 spooky places!

Adair Street Horror

From the sidewalk, Adair Street Horror appears to be just another typical house on the block until the tour guide sweeps you from the porch into the foyer.

Groups are led through a maze of themed rooms, ranging from a classic chaotic clown party to a trip inside the hit show “Stranger Things.”

The Adair Street Horror is located at 200 E. Adair St. and will be open 7 p.m.-11 p.m., Oct. 26-31. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for kids.

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Moooody Haunted House

Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29, 31; family-friendly hours: 6-7:30 p.m.; mature hours: 8-11 p.m. Admission: $6 and $4 for children 4 and under.

 

Valdosta State University’s Haunted Trail

Center for Outdoor Recreational Experiences Challenge Course, 1300 Sustella Ave.

Oct. 24-28; hours: 8-11 p.m.; must be 13 or older. Admission: $5.

 

Smith’s Sinister Sanctuary

302 Jean Circle, Lake Park

Oct. 14, 15, 22, 28, 29; hours: 7:30-11:30 p.m. Admission: $7; no children under 10.

 

Raisin’ Cane Fall Fun on the Farm

3350 Newsome Road.

Sept. 30-Nov. 5; hours: Fridays, 2-7 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m.-7 p.m.

 

Wild Adventures Theme Park

3766 Old Clyattville Road

“Terror in the Wild”

Oct. 21, 22, 28, 29; dusk-11 p.m.

Kid-O-Ween

Oct. 22, 23, 29, 30; 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

Admission: Adults, $48; Children (3-9), $43; Senior (55+), $43.

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*Source and Information from Valdosta Daily Times

13 Film Locations Around Valdosta

As Georgia continues to build a home for Hollywood movie productions, its probable that more film productions will be coming to the Valdosta area! Here are 13 possible locations to film:

Wild Adventures/Splash Island

Moderately sized theme park with more than 100 rides, wild animals, and a water park.

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The Crescent

Post-bellum plantation style home – one of the most photographed places in Valdosta. Built in 1898 for a Georgia Senator. Attached, it has a Chapel, little School House, fountains, and several beautiful gardens.

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Twin Lakes/Cypress Lakes/Lake Francis

Lake Park is full of spectacularly beautiful lakes surrounded by a variety of different styles and sized homes.

 

Kinderlou Forest Golf Club

Home of the nationwide PGA kickoff each year and home to many beautiful executive style homes.

 

Valdosta High School Stadium

aka “Death Valley”. Home of the Valdosta Wildcats – the nation’s “winningest” high school football team. Also used by Valdosta Blazers and was setting of the city’s acceptance of the ESPN TitleTown USA designation and trophy.  Located on the East side of the field is a Valdosta Wildcat Hall of Fame Museum.

 

The Dosta Playhouse

Recently refurbished playhouse located in Downtown Valdosta where community plays are held. Home of the Valdosta Theatre Guild and the Gingerbread Players.

 

Lowndes County Courthouse

Built in 1905, located in the center of Downtown Valdosta, and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Moody Air Force Base

Located within the northern part of Lowndes County and home to the 23rd wing – which provides air support, force protection, search and rescue missions in support of humanitarian efforts.  Former President George W. Bush was once stationed here.

 

Numerous canopied dirt and/or paved roads throughout Lowndes County

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Homestead of Doc Holliday

 

Quail Lodge

Large Hunting Lodge/Resort used for weddings, receptions, special occasions, political forums, etc.  Spacious, Beautifully Decorated, located on a lake and in the woods. Stuffed wild game.

 

Strickland Cotton Mill

Located in Remerton, this mill was built in 1900 and many of the workers’ mill homes still line Plum and Main Streets.

 

Converse/Dalton/Ferrell House

Intricate wood carvings of the laurel wreath are seen throughout the interior and exterior of this beautifully restored, pristine Neoclassical residence which serves as the home of Valdosta Junior Service League’s Headquarters and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Top 5 Fishing Spots Near Valdosta

Find amazing fishing near Valdosta, Georgia!
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Ulmers Pond

Located just 2 miles from Valdosta. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including crappie, largemouth bass, gar, bullhead, catfish, smallmouth bass, bream and bluegill here.

Langdales Pond

Located just 1.6 miles from Valdosta.

Registers Pool

Located just 3.4 miles from Valdosta, in Lowndes County.

Knights Creek

Located just 3.8 miles from Valdosta. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including brown trout, rainbow trout, catfish, crappie and redbreast sunfish here. Whether you’re fly fishing, spinning or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Knights Creek.

Boring Pond

Located just 6.9 miles from Valdosta, in Lowndes County, near Stephenton (historical), GA.

For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Georgia Fish & Wildlife. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active.
— Descriptions by hookandbullet.com 

Valdosta was painted up in the most beautiful way this weekend!

Dumpster Art has come to Valdosta!

This project, which is a collaboration between the City of Valdosta, Valdosta Main Street and the Annette Howell Turner Center for the Arts, transformed the otherwise unsightly downtown dumpsters into public pieces of art in four different downtown locations.

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Painting the Town!

Selected local artists and artist teams were busy Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 painting up the town for the city’s first Dumpster Art public art project.

Dumpster Art Sites

The public were able to watch the beautiful works of art at the following sites:

  1. Dumpster/Compactor, McKey Street parking lot
  2. Valdosta City Hall, parking lot
  3. Valdosta City Hall Annex, parking lot
  4. Turner Center for the Arts, parking lot

 

The youth’s version of VanGogh’s Starry Night with a Valdosta Twist will be placed in the downtown area for all to enjoy by the end of September.

The Dumpster Art will be displayed for a full year, providing beautiful visuals for downtown visitors and significant exposure for the artists.

Special Thanks!

Paints and supplies were generously provided by

Whitehead Industrial Company, also located in downtown Valdosta. Dumpsters were steam cleaned by the Valdosta Public Works Department and received its first coat of primer and base paint by the Valdosta Youth Council members prior to the start of artists’ work on Saturday.

Most importantly, “thank you!” to our artists (in the order of the photos to the left) Lanelle Shen, the VSU Artist Guild, Taylor Brooks and Sarah Lowe.

 

*Source-Valdosta City Today- http://www.valdostacity.com/dumpster-art