For a Huntsville teenager who loves Halloween, the pickings might seem slim when it comes to fun things to do in the area. Older kids still like to dress up, even though most local trick-or-treating events aren’t exactly targeting kids above the age of 12. But teens can take heart – these Huntsville Halloween for teens events below are just for them.
1. A Night at the Upside Down Teen Ball
Saturday, October 26 from 8PM – Midnight
Downtown Huntsville Library
Cost: $10-15 | More Info
This teens-only event is our #1 pick for older kids who still want to celebrate the spooky season in costume. It includes a pop-up arcade by Pints & Pixels, themed refreshments, escape rooms, a live DJ, and a stellar costume contest. We give it 5 stars. Security provided by HPD.
2. Halloween Comic Fest
Saturday, October 26
Cost: FREE to attend
Haven Comics: From 10AM – 6PM
The Deep: From 10AM – 10PM
Costume contests, free comics, and prizes galore are all a part of this comic fest at two Huntsville locations.
3. Advanced Pumpkin Carving Class
Saturday, October 26
Teens can level up their pumpkin skills at these two advanced sessions. There’s one for no-carve Decorating from 10:30 – 12:00 PM and another for Carving from 2-4 PM. You must call ahead to register at 256-461-0046.
4. Nightmare On Skate Street
Thursday, October 31
Insanity Skate Park Complex
Cost: | More Info
For teens that want to celebrate on the actual night of Halloween, this is where to be. A huge costume contest, trick-or-treating, and activities and games are going all night.
5. Local Haunted Houses
Now – October 31, various times
Looking for a REAL scare? These haunted houses are close to Huntsville and great for teens!
Haunted Hill (Huntsville)
Harvest 2019 (Scottsboro)
Haunted Barn at Hartwood Estate (Hartselle)
Zombie Paintball (Athens)
6. Local Ghost Walks
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