These days there's a lot of scary — and safe — fun for those looking for an alternative to Trick or Treat. For parents who've found their dream homes in Tuscaloosa homes for sale and who are concerned about playing it safe on fright night, you can take your pick of fun — and Scary Lite — activities to indulge in on Halloween in Tuscaloosa.
- Trek Tuscaloosa Halloween Ride. 1800 McFarland Boulevard East #418, Tuscaloosa
Got bikes and helmets? Lights would also be helpful. This is one for the whole family. Trek Halloween Rides take place over the whole country on Halloween Weekend. Join up for Tuscaloosa's no-drop Trek Tuscaloosa Halloween Ride from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28. Meet up afterward for tricks and treats at the Halloween party.
- Halloween at the Transportation Museum. 1901 Jack Warner Parkway, Tuscaloosa
The local community is invited to the Mildred Westervelt Warner Transportation Museum on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 1 to 4 p.m. to enjoy Halloween at the Transportation Museum. Come see costumes from 1905 on display in the "Threaded Through History" exhibit. The museum will be decorated with Halloween outdoor inflatables, with fall cut-outs on the lawn. Bring the family and enjoy Halloween music, candy, and light refreshments. It's all free!
- Tuscaloosa Academy Punkin' Knight 2022. 420 Rice Valley Road North, Tuscaloosa
It's a real carnival of fun at the Tuscaloosa Academy Punkin' Knight 2022 on Monday, Oct. 24, starting at 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Tuscaloosa Parents' Association, Punkin' Knight offers an evening of fun-filled activities: carnival rides, DJ, inflatables, raffle with prizes, petting zoo, costume contest, face painting, train ride, carnival games, and cake walk. There are also yummy concessions and an International Deli tent. All those young spooks age 3-18 need an armband to participate in the rides, petting zoo, and carnival games. (Price of the armband is $20 and increases to $25 on the day of the event.) Concessions require cash payment. Adults and parents enter for free (parents and adults do not need to buy an armband for entry or to ride with small children).
- Haunting at the Museum. Museum of Natural History. Smith Hall, University of Alabama campus, 427 Sixth Ave., Tuscaloosa
Haunting at the Museum hosts spooky scavenger hunts throughout the week of Oct. 24-28. There will also be an after-hours Halloween event on Oct. 26 from 4:30-7 p.m., with spooky kids' stories, mad scientist experiments, crafts, and much more. Lighting will be by 2L7's Lyndell McDonall. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for K-12, and free for children 5 years old and under. During the week, families with kids in costume are free. The after-hours event on Oct. 26 will be free.
- Halloween Spooktacular Dance. Calvary Baptist Church Gym, 1121 Paul W. Bryant Drive, Tuscaloosa
Bring the gang along for the Halloween Spooktacular Dance on Oct. 27, 7-10 p.m. There will be a costume party, a contest, and a prize. The event is hosted by the Crimson Tide Ballroom Dancers.
- Other Halloween Events around Tuscaloosa:
Horror Tuscaloosa, a haunted house, is ongoing through Halloween. 5477 Skyland E Blvd STE 5, Cottondale
Ghost Hunting at the Drish House. Check out their Facebook page for this historic house's Halloween season events. https://www.facebook.com/DrishHouse/. 2300 17th St., Tuscaloosa
Tech or Treat at the Gateway. Tuscaloosa Gateway Innovation and Discovery Center. 2614 University Blvd. E, Tuscaloosa. Oct. 25, 4-6 p.m. Gather candy at each table while learning about science and tech. Free to all ages.
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