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.
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.
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Trick or Treat at the Library
Friday & Saturday
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
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.
- Monte Sano Elementary
- Willowbrook Fall Fest
- Grace Lutheran’s Germanfest
- St. Mark’s Fall Fest
- Hillwood Baptist
Saturday from 5-9 PM
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
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.
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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.
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
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
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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Could you tell me which Kroger is participating in the indoor trick or treating that you have listed? I have contacted every Kroger in Huntsville and Madison as well as Corporate Customer Service and no one knows anything about it.
Thank you and have a safe and Happy Halloween!!
Carolyn – In previous years the Kroger on Jeff Road and the Kroger near the Parkway have both had employees dress up and hand out candy but it’s a very informal (and usually last minute) type of thing. I just spoke with a manager at Jeff Road and she said they were doing the same this year.