15 Halloween inspired things to get you in the spooky spirit | Whuff News


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It’s pumpkin time! (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

The spooky season is upon us and Birmingham has plenty of Halloween inspired events to get you in the mood. From a log or trick to a magic ball, this guide has something for all girls and ghouls.

1. Hocus Pocus Trivia

What is it: Hocus Pocus fans? Check it out during this Dave & Buster’s event. While exploring your Sanderson Sister knowledge, enjoy games, drinks + prizes. Psst! Questions from Hocus Pocus 2 will also be included during this portion of the event. More details.
Due date: Thursday, October 6 | 6:30-8:30PM
Where: Dave & Buster’s, 2700 Galleria Cir, Ste 110, Birmingham, AL 35244
Price: Free entry + free to play

2. Night tour and Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter
It’s time to get crafty! (McWane Science Center)

What is it: An all-night family adventure awaits during this Harry Potter-inspired event at McWane Science Center. Join: spend the night at Bham’s beloved science museum, explore the magic of science at McWane’s must-see exhibits, watch. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets at IMAX, nosh on pizza + snacks and enjoy a special Science of Magic program with the McWane team. More details.
Due date: Friday, October 14 | 5PM-8AM
Where: McWane Science Center, 200 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: $60 per person (includes admission to McWane, pizza, breakfast + IMAX ticket to Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets)
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3. Harry Potter Day

What is it: Head to McWane Science Center for a day dedicated to all things Harry Potter. There will be magical activities + the opportunity to see Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in IMAX. More details.
Due date: Saturday, October 15 | 10AM-5PM
Where: McWane Science Center, 200 19th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: General permission to McWane | IMAX Tickets – $10 per person
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4. Friends and Friends

Birmingham Zoo
Ue & Ue. (The Birmingham Zoo / Facebook)

What is it: Every Saturday and Sunday in October, visit the Birmingham Zoo for their annual Halloween event, Hoots & Howls. Dress up, trick-or-treat in the candy aisle, join the Monster Mash dance party, meet amazing animals and more.
Where: The Birmingham Zoo, 2630 Cahaba Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
Due date: Saturday-Sunday, October 15-16, 22-23, 29-30 | 10AM-4PM Price: Different
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5. Trick or Trot 5K

Trick or Trot
Trick or Trot 5K. (Kid One Transport / Facebook)

What is it: Run through the streets of Lakeview County during this spirited run to benefit Kid One Transport. The event includes a 5K, costume contest + awards ceremony. More details.
Due date: Sunday, October 16-22 | Blood Drive 5K, 8-10AM
Where: Back Forty Beer Company, 3201 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35222
Price: $30
Register

6. The Scary Rock Masquerade Ball

What is it: Don’t dream … or … during the Rocky Horror Masquerade Ball on October 22. One of Birmingham’s scariest Halloween parties, take part in a spooky costume contest (you know you want to dress up!), watch. The Rocky Horror Picture Show movie + more. More details.
Due date:
Saturday, October 22 | 6 PM
Where: Boutwell Auditorium, 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35203
Price: $30
Ticket

7. Magic City ‘Ball

Magic City 'Ball
(Secret Playground / Magic City Witches’ Ball / Facebook)

What is it: Get ready witches… the annual Magic City Witches Ball is back for another amazing night on October 22. Expect drinks, dancing, music + tons of Halloween fun. No sweepstakes required for entry. More details.
Due date: Saturday, October 22 | 7PM-2AM
Where: TrimTab Brewing Co, 2721 5th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $15 at the door

8. Asbury Trunk or Treat

Asbury UMC, Trunk or Treat
Dress up + trunks or tricks. (Asbury UMC)

What is it: Get ready for an awesome time at this annual log or treat featuring food trucks, rides and games, plus popcorn + candy that free of charge. More details.
Due date:
Sunday, October 23 | 4-6PM
Where:
Asbury United Methodist Church, 6690 Cahaba Valley Rd, Birmingham, AL 35242
Price:
free entry

9. Behavior Halloween Puttanesca Party

What is it: You won’t want to miss this live entertainment show! Tickets include cooking class, full meal, pasta sample, alcoholic beverage + recipe. Happy hour prices on wine, beer + mimosas will also be available. * Dressing is strongly encouraged. More details.
Due date: Thursday, October 27
Where: Vecchia Pizzeria & Mercato, 610 Conservation Pkwy Suite 100, Hoover, AL 35226
Price: $47.99
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10. Halloween Murder Mystery Dinner, Ghost Hunter

What is it: This popular event is back for its third year and you don’t want to miss out on the fun. Participate in an interactive Halloween dinner with a ghost hunt + paranormal investigation in the castle.
More details.
Due date: Saturday, October 28 | 6:30-10PM
Where: Arlington Antebellum Home & Garden, 331 Cotton Ave SW, Birmingham, AL 35211
Price:
$65
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11. Scar your face XII

What is it: Check out the Halloween festivities with packed sets of old favorites performed by Birmingham’s best musicians. Dress up in the coolest costume and win prizes + a trophy. More details.
Due date: Friday, October 28 | 9 PM
Where: Saturn Bham, 200 41st Street South Birmingham AL 35222, Birmingham
Price: $10 in jewelry | $15 streetwear
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12. Haunted House Party

What is it: Discover one of the most interesting places in Highland Park during this event at Rojo. There will be entertainment from Cierra Symone Campbell, Sam Star + Imberli, plus Halloween giveaways, swag + costume contest. More details.
Due date: Saturday, October 29 | 11AM-2PM
Where: Rojo, 2921 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205
Price: free entry

13. Halloween Havoc Half Marathon

Zombie road race
Halloween Havoc Half Marathon. (Zombie Road Race / Facebook)

What is it: Havoc returns this October with a fun Halloween night race on the trails of Oak Mountain State Park. Expect challenging hills, a smooth single track and Jeep track. There will also be pizza and drinks after the race. More details.
Due date: Saturday, October 29 | 5:30-11PM
Where: Oak Mountain State Park, 200 Terrace Dr, Pelham, AL 35124
Price: 6 Dogs – $60 | 13 miles – $80
Register

14. The 5th Annual Halloween Bar Crawl

What is it: Here for the boos? You won’t want to miss this night of drinks and fun during this popular Halloween Bar Crawl. Venues include TrimTab Brewing Company, Mojo Pub, The Quest Club + more. More details.
Due date: October 29 | 4PM-Tuesday
Where: Moe’s Original BBQ – Lakeview, 731 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
Price: $10-$20
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15. Don’t Beer the Reaper – Ruined Halloween Costume Party

What is it: Join this adults-only Halloween party for live music + DJ, trick-or-treating, party favors + prizes, cornhole tour + food trucks. More details.
Due date: Saturday, October 29 | 6-11PM
Where:
Brock’s Gap Brewing Company, 500 Mineral Trace, Ste 100, Hoover, AL 35244
Price: $40
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