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Your 2014 Guide to Trick or Treating (and Trunk or Treating) in Huntsville

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Your 2014 Guide to Trick or Treating (and Trunk or Treating) in Huntsville

Let’s view this from a child’s perspective. You get to dress up as anything you want (pirate, princess, superhero, ghost, whatever) which is already super cool. THEN you get to go door-to-door (or car-to-car, or table-to-table) and collect candy! It’s like finding a secret wormhole that takes to you to a wonderland that is obviously run by kids. Whatever your age, Halloween is pretty cool and if you’re looking for places to collect some candy then look no further.

Do you know of one we missed? We’d love to add it, just send us a note at info@rocketcitymom.com and be sure to include the information listed here (e.g. Date/Time, Cost, URL, Location).

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To get the full 411 about all that is happening in and around the Tennessee Valley this fall including information on Fall Break Camps, Halloween Parties, Pumpking Patches, Hayrides and more then mosey on over to the full 2014 Fall Activity Guide. Don’t forget to share the scoop with your friends so you’ll see familiar faces when you are out and about this fall season.

RUFF’s 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat

Trunk-or-treaters spend the afternoon at Discovery Middle School going from trunk to trunk collecting candy from decorated vehicles for this event. Also, this event will have a children’s area with bouncy houses and more, vendors, music, and food.

Date/Time: Oct. 19 from 2-5PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 1304 Hughes Rd, Madison (map)
More Info: agrahamruff@gmail.com or Website

City of Decatur Trunk or Treat

This annual event provides kids a great trick or treating opportunity along with serving the community! Admission is 2 cans of food per person for the CCC. Carnival game tickets are just 4 / $1! Costume Contests, Games, Prizes and much more!

Date/Time: Oct. 24 from 6-9PM
Cost: 2 cans per person
Location: Ingalls Harbor Pavillion, Decatur (map)
More Info: Call 256-341-4951 or visit them on Facebook

St. Mark’s Fall Festival

fallfestivalAll ages are welcome for this family friendly day of fun, games, face painting, and of course – candy! Come in costume and enjoy everything from apple bobbing, pumpkin pounding, cake walk, to hotdogs and popcorn.

Date/Time: Oct. 25 from 10AM-1PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 200 Longwood Drive, Huntsville (map)
More Info: Call 256-539-4361 or Website

Grace UMC Family Fun Fest

GUMC_FallFestGrace UMC’s Children’s Team is inviting the public to join them for food and fun times together. Activities include a campfire (bring on the s’mores!), Cake Walk, Petting Zoo, Games (with candy prizes), Face Painting, Raffle prizes, Hay Ride, and Costume Contest. There will be Corn Dogs and chips, Popcorn, Carmel Apples, and drinks. Plus, an outdoor movie on the BIG screen! Kids are encouraged to wear child-friendly costumes and bring something to put treats in. You will receive one free raffle ticket as you sign in for the event. Additional raffle tickets can be bought for $1 each. All proceeds go to support Grace’s 2015 mission trip to Costa Rica.


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Contact Tracy Sisson (tsisson2532@hotmail.com) or Carol Reynolds (carolanddavidreynolds@comcast.net) if you might be willing to volunteer to help with this special event.

Date/Time: Oct. 29 from 5:30-7:30PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 2113 Old Monrovia Rd, Huntsville (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook 

Halloween Party (All Ages)

trickortreating_kidsMPL’s Youth Services Librarians present a brand new, original story: The Bravish Rabbit and the Not So Smart Raccoon. Everyone is invited to wear Halloween costumes, and children will be able to ‘trick or trick’ throughout the library after the puppet show.

Date/Time: Oct. 30 at 6PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Madison Public Library (map)
More Infordoom@hmcpl.org or mallen@hmcpl.org

Halloween Bash at Constitution Village

constitutionvillage_halloweenHave you got your costume ready? Join the folks at Earlyworks and Constitution Village for their very first Halloween Bash! There will be trick-or-treating, games, and crafts.

Date/Time: Oct. 30 from 3-6:30PM
Cost: $5 per child, adults free.
Location: 109 Gates Ave. SE, Huntsville (map)
More Info: Facebook

Trick or Treat at the Library

Halloween is here again, which means it’s time to trick-or-treat your library! Visit all 3 floors for some tasty treats, and enjoy a scavenger hunt in Youth Services. Enjoy a spooktacular puppet show at 10:30AM and 3:30PM!

Date/Time: Oct. 31 from 9AM-4:30PM
Cost: FREE
Location: HMCPL – Main Branch (map)
More Info: 256-532-5982 or amatthys@hmcpl.org

Downtown Rescue Mission Trunk or Treat

trunkortreatHuntsville Christian Church and the Downtown Rescue Mission invite you to join them for an evening filled with family-friendly fun and treats! There will be inflatables, games and an appearance by the Chick-fil-A cow, 88.1 WAYFM will be there PLUS the Huntsville Fire Department will be in attendance.

Date/Time: Oct. 31 from 5:30-8:30PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 1400 Evangel Drive, Huntsville (map)
More Info: Website | Facebook

Publix & Kroger (Various Locations)

PrintEach year local Publix & Kroger stores opens its doors to children dressed in costumes Halloween night to explore each department. They can decorate cookies in the bakery, play a game of golf in the produce section or get an ice cream cone in the frozen foods section. It’s fun. It’s cute and it’s free. The store also provides a treat bag at the front. Call your local store for details.

Mall-O-Ween (Parkway Place Mall & Madison Square Mall)

Looking for a safe, warm and/or dry place to do a little trick-or-treating? Visit the Parkway Place Mall or the Madison Square Mall from on Halloween night as retailers throughout the mall will offer special treats to little ghouls & goblins in a fun environment.

Date/Time: October 31 at 6PM (while supplies last)
Cost: FREE
Location: Parkway Place Mall and Madison Square Mall
Website: www.parkwayplacemall.com or www.madisonsquaremall.com

Spooky Space Spectacular

The U.S. Space and Rocket Center invites you to join them for some spooktacular and spacey fun this Halloween. Enjoy the family-friendly movie, Hocus Pocus, (PG) at 6 p.m. in the Digital Theater. There will also be spellbinding simulators, a moon bounce, creepy crafts, out of this world trick or treats and much more! Finish the evening with a Kooky Costume Contest for all ages at 7:45 p.m.

Date/Time: Oct. 31st | 4-8PM
Cost: $20 per family or $5 per person
Location: One Tranquility Base (map)
More Infowww.spacecampstore.com | 256-721-7120


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Willowbrook Baptist Church Fall Festival

Willowbrook’s annual Fall Festival comes complete with trunk or treat, hayride, carnival-style games and lots of fun! Free and open to the public, this event will be moved inside if the weather doesn’t cooperate.

Date/Time: Oct. 31st | 5-8PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 7625 Bailey Cove Road, Huntsville (map)
More Info: www.willowbrook.org | 256-883-0907

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Spooky Fun at Lowe Mill

Bring out your ghosts, ghouls and goblins – Trick-or-Treating at Lowe Mill ARTS & Entertainment is BACK! Come celebrate Halloween with three floors of decorations, costumes, and candy. Kids are invited to come walk the historic mill building and trick-or-treat from participating open artist’s studios. Parents are encouraged to donate bags of candy upon entrance so artists will not run out of candy throughout the evening.

Date/Time: October 31 from 6-8PM
Cost: FREE (candy donation appreciated)
Location: 2211 Seminole Drive SW, Huntsville (map)
More Info: Website

Halloween on Main

Parents can bring their children to downtown Madison on Halloween for festivities that will include a costume parade, games, a haunted tunnel, and trick-or-treating on Main Street. Now in it’s third year, this event is sponsored by the City of Madison, the Madison Chamber of Commerce, and some Madison businesses. Parking is available on the lot behind Bandito Burrito.

Date/Time: October 31 from 5-7PM
Cost: FREE
Location: Downtown Madison (map)
More Info: 256-772-2557 or Website

Halloween Spooktacular @Insanity

insanity-spooktacular2The Beacon Hill Worship Center and Insanity Complex are joining together to put on this Halloween extravaganza which will include games, treats, adult and kid prizes and giveaways, a pie eating contest, and a trunk or treat from 6-8PM. Don’t forget to wear your costume (adults & kids) because there will be prizes for that too!

Date/Time: October 31 from 5-10PM
Cost: FREE
Location: 100 Skate Park Drive, Madison (map)
More Info: Website

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  • Willowbrook baptist church on bailey cove is having their fall festival fri oct 31 from 5-8pm. Free

  • Hope Presbyterian on the corner of Weatherly Rd and Bailey Cove Rd is having their Fall Festival, and Fall Expo/ Fundraiser on November 1, 2014.
    Festivities begin at 10:00 am. Food trucks, bouncy house, costume contest, raffles, vendors and more. It will be a full day of fun for the whole family!

  • Capshaw Baptist Church is having their fall festival this Sunday the 26th directly after church. Wear your favorite team gear and or Halloween costume. Free to get in. Several foods trucks, bouncy houses, games, etc… Love to see you there!

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