What do you get when you combine a coven of awesome local women and good causes with tons of candy and bicycles? You get one of our favorite growing Halloween trends in the Huntsville area – Witches Rides! This year there are FOUR different Witch Ride events in North Alabama and you can bring the kids to ALL of them. These fun outdoor events are so much fun to watch, and it’s easy to stay socially distant while you’re there admiring the different costumes and collecting candy. Just stay clear of the cackling witches as they whiz by the parade route!
To get the full 411 about all that is happening in and around the Tennessee Valley this fall including information about community Halloween Kid’s Events, Trick/Trunk or Treating options, Pumpkin Patches, Hayrides, and more why not mosey on over to the full 2021 Fall Activity Guide. Then be sure to share the scoop with your friends so you’ll see familiar faces when you are out and about this fall season.
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Where Will the Witches Ride in Huntsville & North AL?
Hampton Cove Witches Ride
Hampton Cove is hosting its inaugural witches ride and is still looking for participants. You can become a rider and journey through the Hampton Cove neighborhood starting at the Hampton House parking lot. Spectators are welcome to line the streets as they throw candy to all the kids as they ride past! All proceeds will be donated to the Good Samaritan Homeless Mission.
Canebrake Witches Ride in Athens
These Athens, Alabama witches ride broomcycles (bicycles) and broomcarts (golf carts) as they fly through the Canebrake neighborhood tossing candy to little goblins (kids) at designated Candy Zones. The CWR Brew Bash kicks off immediately after the ride with food trucks, DJ, best costume awards, and tons of spooky fun for all! Proceeds benefit the Pink Elephant Project in Limestone County, AL.
Sirens’ Witches Ride in Decatur
Join us for a wild and witchy flight through Downtown Decatur! The bicycle ride will begin and end at the Carnegie Visual Arts Center, followed by a party with spooky snacks and a cash bar for the witches. Ride with us, but if you cannot join us, dress up and meet up with your family and friends along the route! Proceeds benefit the Carnegie Visual Arts Center in Decatur.
Blossomwood Witches Ride
The Blossomwood Witches Ride is a fun bike ride through the neighborhood of Blossomwood. Women dress up as witches, ride their brooms (bikes) and throw candy to the little monsters (kids) along the posted route. ALL children are welcome to come out and enjoy the free candy. Children are asked to be accompanied by an adult to safely walk on the sidewalks while the witches fly by. To allow for ample social distancing among the witches, this year’s event has been moved downtown. It will start and stop at Progress Bank; proceeds benefit the Blount Hospitality House.
Find even more witch rides this Halloween in Alabama HERE.
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