In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Halloween Activities across North Alabama For Kids

Kids love dressing in costumes and pretending to be their favorite characters and hey...Halloween is all about the candy! These events are suited to keep your little ones safe, happy and able to sleep in their own beds after celebrating Halloween.

Hooligan Hay Ride

This is a family friendly hay ride! Hop aboard Mad Al’s Hooligan Hay Ride and see Halloween themed scenes and decorations throughout the Insanity Complex’s wooded field. Sit back, relax and enjoy the ride!
We will also have water and soda available for purchase (cash) at our hay ride.

Date: October 19, 20 & 26th, 1pm

Location: 
Insanity Complex
100 Skate Park Dr
Madison, AL 35758

Hay ride admission is only $1!

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Huntsville Ghost Walk

All ghost walks begin at Harrison Brothers Hardware Store, located at 124 South Side Square in downtown Huntsville, promptly at 6 p.m. Visitors choose one of three walking tours: Twickenham, Old Town, and Haunted Downtown.

Date: Every Friday and Saturday in October, 6pm

Location:
Harrison Brothers Hardware Store
124 Southside Square
Huntsville, AL 35801

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

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Scarecrow Trail Night Hikes at Botanical Garden

Grab your flashlight and join us for a family night hike through the Garden’s Scarecrow Trail and Boo-tterfly House.

Dates: October 9, 12th, 25th and 30th, 6 pm

Location:
Huntsville Botanical Garden
4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805

Adults $10 Kids $7 Children 3 and under: FREE

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Halloween Event Crafts at Cabela's

Kids enjoy making a huge spooky bat craft on October 26, 29, and 30! Don’t forget to take advantage of the Peanuts photo opportunity during that time!

Dates: October 26, 29 and 30, 5-7pm

Location:
Cabela’s
7090 Cabela Dr. NW
Huntsville, AL 35806

No charge for crafts or picture!

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Fall Festival 2018 at the Downtown Rescue Mission

Get your costumes out! The annual Fall Festival at Downtown Rescue is coming up on October 26th! There will be games, inflatables, face painting, free concessions and MORE. You’ll want to come see our special guest too.. We love hosting this community outreach event and can’t wait to see you again this year. Invite your friends and come join.

Date: October 26, 5-7pm

Location:
Downtown Rescue Mission
1400 Evangel Drive
Huntsville, AL 35816

No charge.

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Spookapalooza! 2018 - Desoto State Park

Trick or treating, games, live animals, storytelling, and more are in store during this popular annual event. Grab your favorite costume, bring the family, and come stay with us! All events are free to the public & great for all ages! A weekend of fun events guaranteed to run shivers up and down your spine!

Date:  October 26, 27, 5-8pm
October 28, 9am – 1pm

Location:
DeSoto State Park
7104 Desoto Parkway Northeast
Fort Payne, AL 35967

All events are free to the public & great for all ages!

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Trunk or Treat at Point Mallard

A Trunk or Treat event for the whole family! Admission is 2 canned goods per person. All canned foods go to the local Committee on Church Cooperation. Facebook Costume Contest, goodies, games, bounce houses, live DJ, and all sorts of other fun stuff!

Date: October 26, 6-9pm

Location: 
Point Mallard Park
2901 Point Mallard Cir SE
Decatur, AL 35601

Admission is 2 canned goods per person. All canned foods go to the local Committee on Church Cooperation.

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The EarlyWorks Halloween Bash

Calling all witches, monsters, and ghosts The EarlyWorks Children’s Museum will be your host The goblins are haunting and the monsters will mash It’s time to get ready for our Halloween Bash!

Date: October 26, 5-9pm

Location: 
 Early Works Museum
404 Madison St. SE
Huntsville, AL 35801

There are a limited number of tickets available so get your tickets early! Pre-order Tickets Children (1-17): $5 Adults: $3 Tickets at the door (If available) Children (1-17): $8.00 Adults: $3.00

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Dr. Osborn's Magical Laboratory

Doctor Osborn will bring his annual bag of Halloween tricks and treats back to Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater! This is family fun (balloons! Magic! Comedy!) for all ages. Costumes are encouraged!

Date: October 26 thru 28

Location:
Fantasy Playhouse Children’s Theater
3312 Long Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805

Tickets $8

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YMCA’s 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat

Join us on Saturday, Oct. 27 for fun and games at the Hogan YMCA’s 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat. There will be plenty of games, photo opportunities and of course candy. Join us in making this event fab-boo-lus for our community.

Date: October 27, 3-5pm

Location: 
Craig and Steven Hogan Family YMCA
130 Park Square Lane
Madison, AL 35758

Free event

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Halloween Express Mall-O-Ween Extravaganza

Put on your favorite Halloween Express Huntsville costume and come to Parkway Place for a Spooktacular Halloween Party! This family friendly event will take place on the lower level throughout the mall! Our DJ and face painting will take place in center court. Enjoy pumpkin painting with Tate Farms and Creepy Cookie decorating with Great American Cookies at Parkway Place Mall.

Date: October 27, 12n-2pm

Location:
Parkway Place Mall
2801 Memorial Pky SW
Huntsville, AL 35801

No charge for participation.

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Halloween Street Dance 1980s!

Mark your calendars!! Halloween Street Dance – Saturday, October 27th, 6:00-9:00. FREE Family Fun! The Main Event is dancing through the decades and our next dance is 1980s Halloween. 80s was the decade of mixed tapes, Thriller, Back to the Future, the Rubik Cube, Pac-Man and lots of amazing dance tunes.

Date: October 27, 6-9pm

Location:
Downtown Arab
1st Street NW
Arab, AL 35016

No charge for participation.

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2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween Event!

Bring the family and your 4-legged friends for a great day of fun at the 2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween with ZYP and Insanity Complex! Games, music, Halloween Trick Or Treating, plus costume contests for Kids and for Pets, with great prizes, including: * Tickets To Marvel Universe Live at The VBC * Sesame Street Live At The VBC Concert Hall * Insanity Complex Prize Packs and more!

Date: October 27, 11am-2pm

Location:
Insanity Complex
100 Skate Park Dr
Madison, AL 35758

No charge for admittance, costume contest $10.

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Halloween 5K & Monster Mile (Previously called Spooktacular

Spooktacular 5K Run and Monster Mile on October 28, 2017 Get crafty and creative and participate in the costume contest or, better yet, compete in costume!

Date: October 27, 8am -11am

Location:
Fleet Feet Sports Huntsville
2722 Carl T Jones Suite 2B
Huntsville, AL 35802

No charge for participation.

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Jasper Jack-o-Lantern Jamboree

Get your BOO on! Join dozens of local congregations, businesses, and community members for a walk full of fun scares and sweet treats!

Date: October 27, 8am – 7pm

Location:
 Downtown Jasper
100 Main Street
Jasper, TN 37347

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Trick or Treat in the Corn Maze

Join the Lyon Family for Trick or Treat Weekend! Calling all kids with their funniest and freakiest Halloween costumes for some Fall Fun! Will you get a trick or a treat? You’ll just have to come to find out!

Dates: October 27 & 28, 9am-9pm

Location:
Lyon Family Farms
130 Bellview Rd
Taft, TN 38488

Ticket price varies $12 to $25

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Trick-or-Treating at Lowe Mill A&E

Trick-or-treat your way through our historic halls. Artists will have their studios open, handing out candy, treats, and other surprises to the swarm of little ones who visit during this exciting event. When your bags or buckets are full of sweets, enter The Great Pumpkin Carving contest to show off your Jack-O-Skills.

Date: October 27, 2-5pm

Location:
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
2211 Seminole Dr Studio
Huntsville, AL 35805

Ticket price – one bag of candy

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Halloween Drive-In on the Dock

Happy Halloween from Lowe Mill A&E! We’re celebrating with a drive-in style screening of the 1974 classic – Young Frankenstein! Sit on the lawn to get spooky or park your ride and watch in horror! Tune your car radios to hear the film just like the good ole’ days at the drive-in.

Date: October 27, 7-12m

Location:
Lowe Mill Arts & Entertainment
2211 Seminole Dr Studio
Huntsville, AL 35805

Admission is free, and parking is $10.

 

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Magical Masquerade Ball

Tweens and Teens (age 12-18 only). Join us for the annual Magical Masquerade Ball at the Downtown Huntsville Library. Costumes are strongly encouraged. Students of magical schools (ahem) can convene to practice wand skills, dance floor decorum, enter a costume contest, try their hand at the first ever library escape room and of course battle for victory in another epic BYO nerf game.

Date: October 27, 8pm-12M

Location:
 Huntsville Madison County Public Library
915 Monroe St SW
Huntsville, AL 35810

Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

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Not So Scary Open Play

Bring your ghouls in costume to one of our Open Play sessions and receive a Halloween goodie bag!

Date: October 29, 30, 10 & 4pm
October 31, 10am only

Location:
Pump It Up of Huntsville
3230 Leeman Ferry Rd SW
Huntsville, AL 35801

Admission is $10.00+tax per child. Parents are free.
Socks and a signed waiver are required to play.

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Trunk Or Treat at Providence

Bring the kids out for some Trunk Or Treating FUN!!! See some awesome Jeeps and Mustangs, collect some treats, and have a safe Halloween!!

Date:  October 31, 6-8pm

Location: 
 The Village of Providence
7 Town Center Dr
Huntsville, AL 35806

Donations are not required but greatly appreciated.

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Mad Al's Insane Halloween

The biggest trick or treat event of the year is happening at Insanity Complex! Trick or treating is from 5-8pm. The rest of the night is filled with costume contests, guess the number contest, monster mash freeze dance, pie eating contest, corn hole games, balloon scramble!

Date: October 31, 5-9pm

Location:
Insanity Complex
100 Skate Park Dr
Madison, AL 35758

Free event

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Spooky Spectacular

Come dressed in your best costume and join us as the Rocket Center holds its fifth annual Halloween Spooky Space Spectacular. The fun-filled event takes place Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Saturn V Hall and surrounding areas from 4 to 8 p.m. Activities include a costume contest, hands-on science activities and more. The Moon Shot, G-Force, and Lunar Lander simulators are also part of the fun, weather permitting. The cost is $20 for a family of up to five or $5 per person.

Date: October 31, 4-8pm

Location:
 U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Davidson Center
1 Tranquility Base
Huntsville, AL 35805

The cost is $20 for a family of up to five or $5 per person.

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Village on Frightsburg

Join all of our lovely Village on Whitesburg tenants as we celebrate with goodies, live music, and special appearances by some of our favorite stars.

Date: October 31, 5-7:30pm

Location:
Village on Whitesburg
4800 Whiteburg Drive SE
Huntsville, AL 35802

Free event

 

 

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