It is time to get the kids' costumes ready for the family-friendly Halloween events being held in Birmingham, Alabama in 2017. Check out all the fun events featuring fun activities for children in Alabama this year.
Halloween Festival by The Great Pumpkin Patch
Sept. 23-Oct. 31@ various times
The Great Pumpkin Patch — 288 County Hwy 45, Hayden, AL 35079
The Great Pumpkin Patch offers fun for the family and great activities for children. The kid-friendly activities will include a petting zoo, Halloween Costume Contest, games, crafts, and more. Admission to the patch will be free, but there will a fee for some of the activities, like the Great Pumpkin Patch Train, the Incredible Super Slide, and the all-new Bungee Run. You can take a wagon ride out to the field and pick your own pumpkin to take home.
Oct. 27-29 @ various times
DeSoto State Park, Fort Payne, AL 35967
There will be a weekend of fun for the family at Spookapalooza, where they will offer trick-or-treating for kids, games, storytelling, live animals, and more. Dress in costume and join in the fun. Spookapalooza will be free and open to the public.
Oct. 28 @ 11 a.m.
Alabama Wildlife Center, Oak Mountain State Park, Pelham, AL 35124
Owl-o-ween will be a Halloween-themed event where the family can see Alabama’s owls up close. The family-friendly activities will include games, crafts, story time, and a Bird of Prey Show featuring live owns. The program will be free with admission to the Oak Mountain State Park $5/adults or $2 for children and seniors.
Tannehill Annual Halloween Fairyland Festival
Tannehill State Historical Park, 12632 Confederate Parkway, McCalla, AL 35111
The Tannehill Halloween Festival will be a non-scary event with fun for the entire family. Activities that the children will love will include Halloween “trick or treat” stops at more than 200 campsites, moonwalks, balloon animals, face painting, a bungee jump and more. There will be a train ride for a slight additional charge. There will be park-sponsored programs in the afternoon and the trick-or-treat will be in the evening when the campground will be decorated with extensive lights and decorations, described as creative and surreal.
Buck Creek Park Fall Festival
Oct. 28 @ 9:30 a.m.
Buck Creek Trail, 701 Sixth Ave. SW, Alabaster, AL 35007
The 9th Annual Fall Fest at Buck Creek Trail will include kid-friendly activities like hayrides, carnival rides, inflatables, live music, and the Trick-or-Treat Trail for children. Admission will be free but bring money for food and vendor purchases.
Fall Festival & Trunk or Treat
Oct. 29 @ 4 p.m.
Riverchase United Methodist Church — 1953 Old Montgomery Hwy, Birmingham, AL. 35244
This community fall festival and trunk-or-treat will be a safe alternative for trick-or-treating. There will be fun inflatables kid-friendly games, crafts, face painting, and food. Trunks of treats for kids will be set up by Sunday Schools. Admission will one canned good per person, which will benefit mission.