Have a haunted good time in Baldwin County


Oct. 5

Fairhope Outdoor Farmer's Market

Thursdays, Oct. 5, 12, 19, 26

3 – 6 p.m.


Behind the Fairhope Public Library

The market will feature local farmers, bakers, fresh Baldwin County produce, fresh cut flowers, local honey, plants, baked goods and more. The Fairhope Public Library will have children activities at 4 p.m.

Oct. 7

Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fisherman’s Market

Tuesdays 2 to 6 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Oct. 7, 10, 17, 21, 24, 28, 31

20733 Miflin Road, Foley


You can buy fruits and vegetables picked fresh this morning right here in Baldwin County at this open-air market. At the Coastal Alabama Farmers and Fishermen’s Market, you will find fresh seafood, including shrimp, crabmeat, oysters and fish fillets. Other vendors offer organic steaks, ground beef and pork products. Complete your meal with a loaf of freshly baked bread and a dessert. Other available items include beautiful fresh flowers, eggs, bedding plants, herbs and jewelry.

Oct. 8

Flora-Bama Oktoberfest

Break out your lederhosen for the Flora-Bama’s Annual Oktoberfest! The Stein hoisting competition sponsored by Samuel Adams will begin at 3 p.m., followed by a live performance from The Bräts at 4 p.m. in the Bama Dome. This New Orleans based polka band will have you laughing and dancing all evening! Receive a free drink upon entry, 25 percent off in the gift shop, and complimentary German food from the buffet (while supplies last) from 2 to 4 p.m. Complimentary Oktoberfest Stein mugs to the first 100 guests. No cover charge. Family-friendly.

Oct. 13

Daphne Farmers Market

Oct. 13, 20, 27

2 – 6 p.m.


2305 US 98

Daphne, AL 36526

(Near Fast Times Gas Station)

“Little Shop of Horrors”

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Runs Oct. 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22

South Baldwin Community Theater

2022 West 2nd Street Gulf Shores AL 36542

The meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” – after his coworker crush. This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivore promises unending fame and fortune to the down and out Krelborn as long as he keeps feeding it, blood!

Over time, though, Seymour discovers Audrey II’s out of this world origins and intent towards global domination!


Fright Night at the Chamber

Free outdoor movie: “Friday the 13th Part VII – The New Blood”

North Baldwin Chamber of Commerce, 10 p.m. immediately following the BCHS home game

Join the North Baldwin Chamber at a spooktacular fundraising event to benefit the depot building restoration. Bring chairs and blankets, food and drinks available for purchase, donations welcome

Oct. 14

Hogsmeade Halloween Festival – Dementor’s Ball

6 – 11 p.m., Homestead Village of Fairhope, 924 Plantation Blvd., Fairhope

Hosted by Hogwarts of Fairhope Summer Camp


Tickets $15 each

The magic is once again real in Fairhope - this time for the adults! Put on your magical robes and join us for the Dementor's Ball, an evening of fun, dancing, crafting, trivia and more! Enjoy Hogwarts-themed drinks and a bit of magical intrigue with other local witches, wizards and magical creatures. 21 and older only. Wizarding wear encouraged! We will have games including a trivia contest, Auror Training, an event-wide mystery game, as well as local art, and a cash bar featuring Muggle versions of drinks from the books (one drink ticket is included with admission). Snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be included in admission.

Oct. 19

Olde Towne Daphne's Third Thursday

5 – 7 p.m.

Olde Towne Daphne's Third Thursday open house is from 5-7 p.m. Olde Towne shops will stay open late and offer refreshments for patrons as they shop.

Daphne Public Library – Halloween Movie Night

2607 Hwy 98, Daphne

Family movie night from 4 to 6 p.m. featuring G-rated Halloween movies.

Oct. 20

Haunted Forest Trail Walk

Runs Oct. 20, 21, 27, 28

6:45 PM - 10:00 PM

Graham Creek Nature Preserve

23030 Wolf Bay Drive, Foley

$15 each

Guests will ride a wagon 0.25 mile into the forest and be dropped off with a guide to walk the haunted trail for 0.3 mile. The later it gets the scarier the trail. Haunts are based on southern tales related to the area. Tour takes around 45 minutes. Tickets are $15 at the Interpretive Center.

Haunted Trail Ride

Runs Oct. 20 and 21

Bicentennial Park, 51233 State Hwy 225, Stockton

Park opens at 6 p.m., rides from 7 to 9 p.m., $5 per person, children under 3 free, there will be laser tag, food vendors on site, entertainment a petting zoo, face painting and more.

Down in the Delta Fall Market

Runs Oct. 20 and 21

Pimperl Place

48738 US Hwy 31, Bay Minette

Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Admission $8 per person. Will feature antiques, vintage, art, fine crafts, pumpkins, mums, hay rides, food and entertainment by Gene Lane, back by popular demand.

Daphne High School Key Club Haunted House

Runs Oct. 20 and 21, 7 – 11 p.m.

Held at Trojan Hall at Daphne High School, $5 per person

Oct. 21

Pumpkin Play Day

10 a.m. to noon

Graham Creek Nature Preserve

23460 Wolf Bay Drive, Foley

Pumpkins to paint, games to play! Treats and prizes for children. Free

7th Annual Halloween Spooktacular!

Gulf Coast Dance Alliance

30752 Ember Lane, Spanish Fort

6 to 8 p.m.

Games, prizes, goodies, dancing and snacks. Costumes encouraged, $10 per child.

Oct. 22

Boo at the Zoo

1 to 4 p.m.

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo

1204 Gulf Shores Pkwy, Gulf Shores

Dress up and come visit with your favorite furry friends. $5 per person, children 2 and under free, cash only. Members free with membership card.

Zombie Paint Ball

Runs Oct. 21, 27, 27 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Magnolia Corn Maze

15275 County Rd 49, Summerdale

Call for cost, 605-7216

Oct. 26

Boos and Brews

Ginny Lane Bar & Grill, 4851 Wharf Pkwy

6 – 8 p.m.

Halloween Beer Dinner

Featuring Catawba Brewery

Costumes Welcome, $30 per person

First course: Roasted pumpkin bisque with crab, toasted pumpkin seeds and witch’s fingers, White Zombie, White Ale (5.1 percent ABV, Halloween Seasonal Brew); second course: jack-o-lantern stuffed bell pepper with chicken, rice, tomatoes, onion, creamy mozzarella cheese, Mother Trucker, Pale Ale

(5.0 percent ABV, 51 IBU); third course: bone In beer braised pork shank, smashed Yukon golds, roasted carrots, Hopness Monster, IPA (6.5 percent ABV 60 IBU); fourth course: peanut butter mousse with strawberry monster cupcakes, Farmer Ted, Cream Ale (6 percent ABV 7 IBU).

For reservations call 251-224-650

Uptown Halloween

Downtown Foley

5:30 – 8 p.m.

Join us in the streets of downtown Foley for a spooky good time, compliments of the downtown merchants, city businesses and the city of Foley. Costume contest, jumpy houses, hay ride and many booths to win treats and prizes. Free Admission

Fairhope Witches Ride

5:30 p.m.

Ride begins at McSharry’s Irish Pub, 101 North Bancroft St.

A whimsical Halloween-themed bicycle ride through Fairhope for area witches to raise money for the local animal charity, FurrEver Homes Animal Rescue. Tickets to ride are sold out but spectators are invited to dress up and line the 13 block ride and catch the wicked treats the witches throw!

Black Cat Ball

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Eastern Shore Art Center

After the Witches Ride celebrate at the Eastern Shore Center. Sponsored by Citizens Bank, DJ Twiggens will spin tunes to dance the wicked night away. Food courtesy of Will Hughes Catering and beer courtesy of Fairhope Brewing Company. Tickets $35 each, purchase at Eventbrite.com

Oct. 27

Halloween Zombie Fest

7 – 9 p.m.

Oct. 27 and 28

South Baldwin Community Theatre

2022 West 2nd Street, Gulf Shores

ZombieFest 2017 is an exciting new event pairing theatre and dance on the new outdoor stage of the South Baldwin Community Theatre and will feature two short plays by Gulf Shores playwright Laura Pfizenmayer, “An Infestation of Monsters” and “Smooth Away” as well as two dance pieces by Coastal Ballet. There will be a costume contest as well as other Halloween Hijinks. Halloween-themed refreshments will be offered for sale but patrons may also bring their own refreshments to enjoy on the lawn. Tickets are $15.00 and are available online and through the theatre box office.


Zombie Ball 2017

Foley Civic Center, 407 E. Laurel Ave.

6:30 – 11 p.m.

Presented by Krewe Du Cirque

Have a spooky good time at this Krewe du Cirque Society of Foley event. For ages 21 and over with full costume required. Entertainment by Fly By Radio. BYOB. Prizes for best costumes.

Tickets $45 at Eventbrite.com

Haunted Story Telling Tours

Swift-Coles Historic Home

17424 Swift Coles Lane, Bon Secour

Oct. 27 and 28

6:30 – 9:30 p.m.

Learn the spooky tales of this beautiful southern mansion. $10 per person.

Oct. 28

Downtown Fairhope Trick-or-Treat

10 a.m. to noon, sponsored by the Downtown Fairhope Business Association

Doc Cooper’s Haunted Swamp

6:30 – 9 p.m

22100 College Ave., Robertsdale

A fun Halloween trail for children of all ages, presented by the Robertsdale Rotary Club


LuLu’s Gulf Shores

200 E 25th Ave.

11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Join us for BooLu's at LuLu's Gulf Shores. Event includes trunk-or-treat, costume contest, pumpkin painting and more! Register for the costume contest by 1:30 pm to show off your spooktacular costume! Give your all in our arcade contest from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and win 3,000 arcade tickets! Free event.

Fall Block Party

2 – 8 p.m.

Meyer Park, Gulf Shores

Locals and visitors are invited to participate in some good, old -fashion family fun at Meyer Park. The festivities kick off at 2 p.m. with carnival games and activities for children.

For more information visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/blockparty

Ghouls on the Gulf

Gulf State Park

Beach Campout

Bring your own tent, fire pit, wood, food and drinks. We’ll watch family friendly frightening movies on the beach. Check in after 3 p.m. Cos tis $10 per person, $5 for ages 12 and under. Call to reserve your spot today, 948-7275, dial 9 then ext. 2128.

Gulf Shores Witches Ride

Meyer Park

5:30 p.m.

The First Gulf Shores Witches Ride benefitting the Baldwin County Humane Society. A one-mile charity ride beginning at Meyer Park and touring the surrounding area. Participants are encouraged to dress in their spooktacular best and to adorn their broom sticks [bikes] as they see fit. Register at www.eventbrite.com

5 Rivers Halloween Bash

30945 5 Rivers Blvd, Spanish Fort

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free family friendly Halloween celebration includes crafts, music, movies, trail rides, games, $5 boat tours, and a costume contest at 3 p.m.

Spooky Movie on the Lawn

Marina Lawn at The Wharf, Orange Beach

Bring a blanket and chairs, admission is free. Cost for pony rides and face painting that start at 4 p.m. Complimentary popcorn and hot chocolate. Movie, “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” begins at 7:30 p.m..

Oct. 29

Witches, Warlocks and Wizards Ride

2 – 8 p.m.

Manci’s Antique Club, 1715 Main St., Daphne


Join us for the 1st Annual “Witches, Warlocks, & Wizards Ride.” This is in conjunction with the Angel Ride Foundation. Sponsorships are available, call for details! Sign up, bring your bicycles, and help raise some money for the Angel Ride Foundation. Registration starts at 2 p.m. at Daphne City Hall and the event starts promptly at 4 p.m. There will be a block part afterwards at Manci’s with live music.

Cost: adults, $30; ages 10-17, $20; Under 10 are free.


Foley Public Library’s Halloween Extravaganza

319 East Laurel Ave., Foley

6 – 9 p.m.

Family friendly carnival in the front parking lot includes DJ, games, face painting and “Wax Museum of Horrors’ Haunted Stacks” tour for teens and adults.

Oct. 31

The Wicked Wooded Walk

8:30 – 10 p.m.

Graham Creek Nature Preserve

23460 Wolf Bay Drive, Foley

For the ultimate Halloween experience, Graham Creek will offer a one night only walk into the wicked woods! Take a wagon ride out to Russian Road where you will depart on your journey. A guide will take you through a dense forest once inhabited by sharecroppers. Who knows what or who will come out that dark creepy night? If you make it out of the 20-acre tract, a wagon will be waiting to drive you back to the Interpretive Center.

There will only be two groups with a maximum of 16 per group, departing at 8:30 p. m. and again at 9:45 p.m. This adventure is for 18 and over (no exceptions). No phones or flashlights allowed out during walk and closed toed shoes are required. Cost is $20 and each trip will take at least 1 hour and 15 minutes. Tickets must be purchased in advance at Interpretive Center.

For questions call 251-923-4267.

Halloween at the Flora-Bama

Boos & Booze Costume Contest

6 p.m. to 3 a.m.

17401 Perdido Key Drive

Sponsored by Jägermeister

Costume contest starts promptly at 9 p.m., sign ups begin as early as 6 p.m. This is an 18+ event.


Tanger Outlets, Foley

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Trick or treat at more than 100 participating retailers.


The Hangout, Orange Beach

Noon – 4 p.m.

Trunk R Treat

Main Street at The Wharf, Orange Beach

6 – 8:30 p.m.

Hosted by Christian Life Church in Orange Beach, this event draws more than 4,000 kids.

Daphne Public Library Trick-or-Treat

2607 Hwy 98, Daphne

4 to 6 p.m.

Games, photos and candy, costume contest at 5 p.m.

Ongoing throughout October

Wales West Pumpkin Patch Express and Scary Night Train

Friday through Sunday Sept. 29 through Oct. 31; Everyday beginning Oct. 24

Wales West RV Park, Silverhill

Open Fridays 5-9 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays 1-9 p.m. Beginning Oct. 24 open weeknights from 5-9 p.m. and weekends from 1-9 p.m. Scary night train begins at 7 p.m.

All aboard the 2017 Pumpkin Patch Express and Scary Night Train at Wales West. Ride an authentic steam train to the haunted barn maze and kiddie-friendly pumpkin patch, decorate a free pumpkin, enjoy the mini-train ride, hay ride, refreshments, bounce house, and T-Rex Jr. Also enjoy exciting pumpkin cannon, petting zoo/pony rides, cafe, and gift shop available for a slight fee. Tickets may be purchased online or at the railroad. $15 per person, plus tax; 2 and under are FREE. Visit waleswest.com or call 251-232-2322 or 888-569-5337.

Ghost Cruises at Caribe Marina

Caribe Marina, 28101 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights at 7 and 8 p.m.

$20 adult, $15 child, per 45 minute cruise

Join us for a ghost ship investigation, remembering one of our first cases, a tale of treasure hunting, cursed gold and ghost captains. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 251-980-8410, visit CaribeMarina.com or email info@CaribeMarina.com.

Forty South Farm & Zoo

Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch

Oct. 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day

$5 per person, plus tax. Hayride, games and feed cups for the petting zoo are $1 each. Petting zoo includes ringtail lemurs, wallaroo, emus, rhea, brown lemurs, patagonian cavy, tortoises, meishan pigs, capybaras, porcupine, peacocks and more.

Hillcrest Farm Corn Maze

30497 Hixson Road, Elberta

Open every day in October except Tuesday and Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. $5 per person, under 3 is free.

Magnolia Corn Maze

15275 County Road 49, Summerdale

Saturdays from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m.Two, 8-acre corn mazes, hayrides, cow train, petting zoo, pig races, paintball shooting gallery and more. Call for cost, 251-605-7216