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Weekend Roundup October 29 – November 1

Weekend Roundup October 29 – November 1

What does a maniacal pizza party, puppet shows, Narnia, astronauts, and trains all have in common? All of those and more are included in our Weekend Roundup below – an especially full Halloween version we might add.
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We couldn’t fit all of the free & fun events, so keep in mind lots more are on our Event Calendar. If you haven’t already downloaded the free Rocket City Mom app, this is a great time to do it – it’s another great way to keep all this info at your fingertips on the go!

Unfortunately, it does look like rain on Saturday, so we’ve whipped up a list of awesome places to Trick-or-Treat Indoors on Halloween.


Free & Cheap Events

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Trick or Treat at the Library

Friday & Saturday
Cost: FREE
HMCPL Library Branches | More Info

We love all of the Halloween events the local library system has to offer – from puppet shows to costume contests to our favorite spooky stories, there’s something going on at just about every branch.
Main Library – Friday trick-or-treating from 9AM-5PM. Spooktacular Puppet Show at 4PM
Eleanor Murphy Library – Movies, games, refreshments & pumpkin decorating contest. from 3-6 PM
Triana Library – Costume Night at the Movies at 6 PM
Tillman Hill Library – a week of Halloween events

Fall Festivals

All Weekend
Cost: FREE
Various Locations | Event Calendar

There are many great Fall Fests this weekend and they all have different locations and offerings, so be sure to click each one to see details before you go.

Twickenham Scare

Saturday from 5-9 PM
Cost: FREE
Twickenham Square | More Info

Trick-or-treating, live music, costume contests and more! The businesses downtown at Twickenham Square have come together to offer treats, and it’s a great in-between option for rainy weather.

Harbor Halloween in Decatur

Friday from 6-9 PM
Cost: FREE, 2 canned goods
Ingalls Harbor, Decatur | More Info

Costume contest, carnival games, concessions and much more make up this annual Halloween festival in Decatur along the waterfront.

Halloween at Lowe Mill

Saturday from
Cost: $2-$6
Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment | More Info

Everyone’s favorite historic mill is a fun place to be on Halloween! Trick-or-Treating at the artist studios is from 4-6 PM, the kid’s Pizza Party Massacre show is from 4-5 PM, and the annual Dia de los Muertas celebration is Sunday from 3-8 PM.

Insane Nightmare on Scare Street

Saturday 5-10 PM
Cost: FREE admission
Insanity Skate Park | More Info

Trunk or Treating, pumpkin carving, and a variety of activities are happening at Madison’s Skatepark. Indoor skating, mini golf, and other activities will have a fee.


Worth the Money

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Earlyworks Halloween Bash

Friday from 3-7 PM
Cost: Kids $4-5, adults free
Earlyworks Museum | More Info

Put on your costumes and enjoy Halloween games, crafts, and of course safe Trick or Treating at Alabama Constitution Village.

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Halloween Magic Concert

Friday at 6:30 PM
Cost: starts at $29
VBC Concert Hall | More Info

This family-friendly Halloween concert features master illusionist Michael Grandinetti and live renditions of Night on Bald Mountain, the bewitching In the Hall of the Mountain King, the most exciting themes from Harry Potter movies, and many more selections. Pre-concert kids activities start at 6:30.

The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe

Friday at 7:00 PM
Grissom High Theatre | More Info

Grissom High brings this classic tale by C.S. Lewis to life on stage. Intense action, duels, and wonderful storytelling will delight your whole family. So will the story of love, faith, courage, and the triumph of good over evil.

Spooktacular Science Glow Party

Saturday from 10AM – 4PM
Cost: $9-10
Sci-Quest Hands On Science Center | More Info

You will be served up luminescent liquids, playing with glowing gear, and even exploring a black light maze at Sci-Quest! Costumed guests will also get a 3D printed glowing gift.

Fall Color Special Train Ride

Saturday from 10-11 AM
Cost: $10-15
North AL Railroad Museum | More Info

Catch the gorgeous Autumn scenery at NARM’s annual open-air train ride! Be sure to bring your cameras and read our review before you go! Non-scary costumes for kids are encouraged.

Spooky Space Spectacular

Saturday from 4-8 PM
Cost: $20 per family
U.S. Space & Rocket Center | More Info

Looking for a safe place for your family to enjoy tons of Halloween activities into the night? The U.S. Space & rocket Center is a great place to hang out in costume, watch movies, make crafts, get treats, play on a moon bounce, and much more. Get tickets in advance.

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