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By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Jas Orr

The Halloween season is here, and with it comes events and happenings galore, some of which can be found in Tuscaloosa. 

Fun for all ages

Tuscaloosa Barnyard Pumpkin Patch, throughout October

Happening Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays throughout October, the Tuscaloosa Barnyard Pumpkin Patch offers plenty of fall family fun, with playgrounds, wagon rides, animals and, of course, pumpkins.

Admission is $12 per person, and pumpkins are $7 per pumpkin. Tuscaloosa Barnyard is located at 11452 Turner Bridge Road in Tuscaloosa.

Learn more about hours and activities right here.

T-town Witches Ride, Oct. 16

Witches will bike through Tuscaloosa during the fifth annual T-Town Witches Ride Oct. 16. The ride is a fun and spooky fundraiser benefiting Arc of Tuscaloosa, an organization that provides care and transportation for intellectually disabled individuals in the community. Participants will mount their “broom-cycles” in their best witchy attire to “fly” down Tuscaloosa streets. For more information, click here. 

Trick or Treat on Sorority Row, Oct. 25

The Alabama Panhellenic Association’s Trick or Treat on Sorority Row event is back after a two-year hiatus on Oct. 25 at 6 p.m. The event is open to children ages 12 and younger, and children must be accompanied by an adult.

Please note: Severe weather is expected Oct. 25. The University of Alabama has not yet announced that this event is rescheduled. The city of Tuscaloosa’s Tech or Treat event, which was set for Oct. 25, was rescheduled for Oct. 26.

Tech or Treat, Oct. 26

The city of Tuscaloosa is hosting its sixth annual Tech or Treat night Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Tuscaloosa Gateway Innovation and Discovery Center. Tables will feature science, technology, engineering and math learning opportunities for children to explore. Visit their website for more information.

Northport Police Department Fall Festival, Oct. 27

The Northport Police Department is hosting a trick-or-treating event from 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 27 at Kentuck Park in Northport.

Additional activities include bounce houses, a hay ride, a costume contest and food trucks on site.

Tuscaloosa Public Library Boook-tacular, Oct. 28

The Tuscaloosa Public Library is hosting an event from 6 to 8 p.m. at the library’s main branch on Jack Warner Parkway, offering activities including face painting, games, a petting zoo provided by Tuscaloosa Barnyard and more.

Harvest Jam, Oct. 28

Midtown Village will host a Harvest Jam Oct. 28, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. This event will feature live music, pop-up vendors and craft beer tasting. The event is ticketed, with proceeds going toward Child Abuse Prevention Services in Tuscaloosa. Visit Midtown Village’s Facebook for more information and tickets.

Boo! In the Park: Oct. 29

Tuscaloosa County Park and Recreation Authority is hosting Boo! In the Park Saturday, Oct. 29, at Sokol Park South from 9 a.m. to noon. The free event features games, inflatables, candy and more, and costumes are encouraged.

Skate-o-ween, Oct. 30

Super Skate will host Skate-o-ween Oct. 30 at 2 p.m. The event is geared toward children and features fall-themed games and prizes. Admission is $1o, and attendees are encouraged to bring candy buckets.

Trunk or Treat at VFW Post 6022, Oct. 30

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 6022 in Cottondale is hosting a trunk or treat event Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 6 p.m. featuring face painting, games, food and more. Admission is free.

Fall Festival at Taylorville Baptist Church, Oct. 30

Taylorville Baptist Church on Moundville Lane is hosting a Fall Festival Sunday, Oct. 30 from 5 to 7 p.m. Entry is free but canned goods donations are encouraged. Events include inflatables, face painting and more.

Halloween carnival at Snow Hinton Park, Oct. 31

On Halloween, the Tuscaloosa Police Department will host a carnival in Snow Hinton Park. The event is free and is from 6 to 8 p.m. It will feature food trucks and trick-or-treating.

Stillman College Trunk or Treat, Oct. 31

Stillman College is hosting a trunk or treat event Monday, Oct. 31, from 5 to 8 p.m. with family-friendly features including candy, games and more, presented by Stillman’s campus organizations.

Trunk or Treat in Centreville, Oct. 31

The Fraternal Order of Police Cahaba Lodge No. 44 is hosting a trunk or treat event with the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office and other local law enforcement agencies at Court Square in Centreville from 6 to 8 p.m. for children 12 and younger. The festivities will include hotdogs while supplies last, and donations to the Fraternal Order of Police are appreciated. Visitors can also bring stuffed animals to donate in honor of Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brad Johnson, who was killed in the line of duty earlier this year.

Trunk or Treat in Eutaw, Oct. 31

The Greene County Children’s Policy Council, Greene County Sheriff’s Office and Girl Scout Troop No. 408 are teaming up and hosting a Trunk or Treat event from 4 to 7 p.m. at the RH Young Community Center, located at 720 Greensboro Ave. in Eutaw.

For the more adventurous

The Horror Tuscaloosa, throughout October

The Horror Tuscaloosa is a haunted house that made its debut last year. Located just off Skyland Boulevard, The Horror Tuscaloosa features two themed houses for patrons to venture through. General admission is $25, but for those who want to skip the line, there are a limited number of fast passes available for $40. For tickets and more information, visit their website

Atrox Factory and Warehouse 31, throughout October

For those willing to make a small drive, Atrox Factory and Warehouse 31 are two of the largest haunted houses in Alabama and are both located in the Birmingham area. These attractions are entirely indoors, and are certain to give Halloween fans a fright. For more information, visit Atrox Factory’s website and Warehouse 31’s website.

PBB’s ‘Rocky Horror’ Oct. 29

Pink Box Burlesque will host a showing of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” at the Bama Theatre Oct. 29. The film is a cult classic that has showings across the country around Halloween. This showing is set to feature a costume contest, burlesque performances and prop bags. The event is for those 21 and older. For more information, visit Pink Box Burlesque’s website. 

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