From haunted hayrides, corn mazes, walking trails, to scream parks, there is no shortage of haunted attractions in Alabama around Halloween! Even though Halloween is supposed to be scary, some events may not be suitable for younger children. If you and your family are moving to Birmingham this October, be sure to check out these family Halloween events.
1. Smith Farms Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch: Although it is called “the SCARIEST Corn Maze in Alabama”, this attraction is suitable for all ages as long as they are accompanied by an adult. Get chased by Goblins and Ghouls and then catch your breath by roaming the pumpkin patch. This year also features a walk-through haunted house. Open every weekend through Halloween, Smith Farms Corn Maze is open from 7:00-11:00 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
2. CornDodgers Farm Haunted Trail: This family fun farm welcomes all ages. Prepare to get lost in the haunted maze, take pictures with the pumpkins, try the corn cannon, and check out the barn. The Haunted Trail Maze will be open October 18, 24, 25, 31, and November 1 starting at 8:00 p.m.
3. Springville Pumpkin Patch: This family pumpkin patch has a bouncy house! Your children can bounce around, get their face painted, catch a hayride, play games, and so much more. Plan on spending the day at the Springville Pumpkin Patch.
4. Atrox Factory: known as “The Southeast Largest Haunted Attraction”, this 50,000 square foot indoor madhouse is only recommended for children aged 12 years and up. This is the perfect place to take your young teens for the ultimate Halloween that will leave them begging to go back next year. Tickets are $18 during the week and $23 Friday and Saturday, and will be open from October 3 – November 1st this year.
5. Oktoberfest Trussville: will take place on October 11, 2014 and is the annual authentic German festival. With no admission charge, food, drinks, music, and a pumpkin patch; guests can enjoy this German fest from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. located at Holy Infant of Praque. Eat breakfast and lunch while partaking in festivities, and take dinner home.