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Madison Family Fun this Fall

Madison Family Fun this Fall

  • Things to do in Madison, Alabama this September through November
  • Live music, Fall events, Halloween activities & more!
  • More events added throughout the Fall
Bob Jones High School Band at the Madison Street Festival

Welcome back to our quarterly roundup of Madison Family Fun! Each season Melissa will be delivering fun and family-friendly events in Madison, Alabama to busy parents there. Of course, our specialty is free/cheap things to do in Madison but the ultimate goal is spending time together in your community.

The weather is cooling down, leaves will be changing, and pumpkins are appearing on front porches everywhere. Fall is here and we’ve rounded up some Madison family fun to enjoy together. Whether indoors or outdoors, your family is sure to enjoy a perfect Fall with these fun events.

Fall Fun in Madison, Alabama

Special Fall Events in Madison

 

Oil Change Day
October 14 | 8:00 am-12:00 pm
Cost: Free
Asbury Church, North Parking Lot | More Info

Our free Oil Change Day is one way we care for women in the community to help ensure they have reliable transportation. If you’re a single mom, widow, or wife of deployed military personnel, please call our church office at 256-837-0365 to reserve one of our limited appointment slots. We’ll have breakfast waiting for you too while your car gets worked on! Interested in serving on the maintenance or breakfast teams? Click here to sign up!

Madison Witches Ride, Roll & Stroll
October 22 at 3 PM
Cost: $25 – $50 to Participate, FREE to observe
Save the date for Madison, Alabama’s first ever Witches Ride, Roll & Stroll! This premiere event brings together members of the community for a great cause. Organized by Madison Visionary Partners to benefit the Kids Kingdom Playground Renovation Project. There has never been a better way to showcase your Halloween spirit!

WHAT IS IT?
A fun, 2-mile bike ride/walk and pet parade, the Madison Witches Ride, Roll & Stroll will feature festive local witches of all sorts riding their brooms (bikes), parading their pets, and strolling through Palmer Park and spreading Halloween cheer by throwing candy to hundreds of onlooking children along the route.

Stay for the whole Black Hat Block Party and Barks & Boos Pet Parade after the witches fly!

Railyard BBQ & Music Festival
October 28 | 11 AM – 10:30 PM
Cost: $20
Downtown Madison | More Info

The Inaugural Railyard BBQ Brawl and Music Festival is coming to Historic Downtown Madison AL. This event is unlike anything to happen in downtown in its storied history. Enjoy a fun day of BBQ cooking fun and entertainment, culminating with four musical performances headlined by Walker Montgomery. Come early and let the kiddos play, get your spot in the field marked with your favorite blanket and chairs, and enjoy the smells coming from the 50 cooking teams all trying to be #1 at this KCBS Sanctioned BBQ Brawl. You don’t want to miss this great Fall event!

 

Ongoing Fall Events in Madison


Madison City Council Meetings
September 11, 19, 25 | October 9, 23, 24 | 6:00-9:00 pm
Cost: Free
City Hall Council Chambers | More Info

The regular city council meeting times are a great way to learn what’s going on in your neighborhood.

Madison City Schools Board of Education Meetings
Sept. 7; Oct. 10; Nov. 2 & 16  | 5:00 PM
Cost: Free
Central Office | More Info

Stay involved with Madison City Schools at their regular Board of Education meetings.

High School Football Games
Friday nights in September & October  | 7:00 pm
Cost: $5 – $10, get tickets online
Madison City Stadium | Bob Jones Schedule | James Clemens Schedule

It’s Friday night lights season here in Madison, and a great chance to root for your home team! Come support these amazing Madison athletes, marching bands, cheer & dance teams, and color guard.

families listening to stories sitting on a blanket outdoors at the library

Madison Chess League Weekly Meeting
Mondays | 6:00-7:30 pm
Cost: Free
Madison Public Library | More Info

Kids K-12th grade who know how to play chess are welcome.

Storytime in Triana
Thursdays | 10:30 am
Cost: Free
Triana Public Library | More Info

See Also
young girl playing in water fountains at a splash pad

Join us for storytime followed by a craft!

Homeschool Skate
2nd Friday of each month | 1:00-4:00 pm
Cost: $5
Insanity Complex | More Info

Join us for great fun with fellow homeschoolers!  $5 admission includes skate rental.  $4.50 lunch combo includes a slice of pizza, side, and a drink.  No reservation required!

Madison City Farmers Market
Saturdays through November | 9 am-12 pm
Cost: Free
Trinity Baptist Church, 1088 Hughes Rd | More Info

Madison City Farmers Market is the area’s original local, producer-only farmers market, founded in 2007. Everything sold at the market is grown or crafted by local farmers and craftspeople. Vendors provide a wide selection of the freshest  local veggies, fruits, cheese, eggs, meats, milk, herbs, honey, jams, relishes, home-baked goods, plants and flowers. Come see creations from local artisans including handmade cards, soaps, lotions, candles, wood crafts, sewn items and other handmade products.

Roller Skate Lessons
Saturdays | 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Cost: $5
Insanity Complex | More Info

Beginner and intermediate levels.  Class fee includes skate rental and skate aid.

Skateboard Lessons
Saturdays | 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Cost: $5
Insanity Complex | More Info

Beginner and intermediate levels. Class fee includes helmet and pads rental.

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