Experience Halloween Magic in Birmingham: Top 5 Family Activities for Halloweekend!

As the spookiest season of the year descends upon us, Birmingham transforms into a Halloween wonderland, offering a plethora of family-friendly activities that will enchant every member of the family.

Child holding a pumpkin halloween bucket

Here’s a list of bewitching activities that promise not only fun but also unforgettable moments with your kiddos!

Join us as we explore the best family-friendly Halloween events in Birmingham, providing you with all the details you need to plan an extraordinary Halloweekend adventure. Get ready for a weekend filled with laughter, costumes, and spooky surprises that will make your family’s Halloween memories truly enchanting!

1: Moonlight Movies at Lane Parke

Moonlight Movies is back at Lane Parke with a Halloween favorite, Hocus Pocus!

There will be complimentary popcorn, and don’t forget to grab a to-go dinner or drink from one of our restaurants and stop by the Lane Parke tent for a giveaway!

We’ll be out there at 6:00pm and the movie will start at 6:30! Bring your lawn chair or blanket

WHEN: Friday, October 27th | 6pm
WHERE: Lane Parke Road

2: Hoots and Howls

A daytime Halloween event to Trick-or-treat around the zoo, join the Monster Mash, or climb up the Full Moon BBQ Spider Climber Adventure Tower. Get your tickets now!
When: Saturday the 28th and Sunday the 29th | 10am – 4pm
Where: The Birmingham Zoo
Tickets are required

3: Haunt the Hills

Trick-or-Treat on the Grand Lawn with local businesses from 4:00-6:00 pm!
Inflatables, food trucks, and costume and pumpkin carving contests, finishing off the night with a showing of Monsters Inc. on the big screen!

WHEN: Saturday, October 28th | 4pm – 6pm
WHERE: Wald Park

4: Tannehill Fairyland

The Tannehill Halloween Fairyland, a non-scary fun-filled holiday event. The event features park-sponsored programs during the afternoon and traditional Halloween candy “trick or treat” stops at more than 200 campsites during the evening. Park events include moonwalks, face painting, balloon animals, a bungee jump, along with a train rides for a small additional charge. A special tradition is the festival’s annual Halloween Festival T-shirt. Campground site decorations and lights are extensive, creative and surreal.

WHEN: Saturday, October 28th
WHERE: Tannehill State Park

*Regular gate admission applies

5: Artplay Halloween Spooktacular

It’s time for the annual Halloween Bash! Treats, music, dancing and a visual art activity or three. Wear your favorite costume, and don’t forget to bring the entire family to this FREE, fun, and festive party.

WHEN: Saturday, October 28th| 1pm – 4pm
WHERE: Artplay

If you’re looking for Trick or Treating fun, make sure to check our our list of Trick and Trunk or Treats. and if you want to watch the witches ride you still have several opportunities around town for that!



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