Fall is such a great time in Tuscaloosa, but this year things look a little different. However, that does not mean Halloween 2020 is cancelled! There are many things you and your family can do to keep the Fall fun going this year. Keep reading to see our suggestions for celebrating Halloween in Tuscaloosa 2020.
1. Buy Pumpkins Locally and Carve Them
P&P Produce has pumpkins of all shapes, sizes and colors, including stackable pumpkins! P&P Produce also has hay bales and mums- so if you need to decorate your front porch, look no further! Visit their Facebook page for more information.
Ingram Farms has a great selection of fresh, quality fruits and vegetables. Located in Northport, this family-run farm is a local favorite. Give them a visit to pick up some pumpkins- and grab some delicious ice cream while you’re there! Visit their website for more information.
2. Get an adorable cookie decorating kit from Whimsy Cookie Co
Whimsy Cookie Co has adorable fall-themed cookies and cookie kits! People of all ages will love decorating their delicious cookies. Check out their website for menu and ordering options.
3. Drive around with your family and look at Halloween decorations
This is one of my absolute favorite things to do during October! You can find awesome decorations in many neighborhoods in Tuscaloosa and Northport, such as Bristol Park, Druid Hills, The Townes, Woodridge, Academy Dr, Idlewood, and more! Check out this article from the Tuscaloosa News that highlights some awesome Halloween decorations in town!
4. Visit the Tuscaloosa Barnyard
The Tuscaloosa Barnyard is loved by Tuscaloosa residents of all ages. They have plenty of fun activities for your family, including cow train rides, wagon rides, animal feeding, holding chicks, playgrounds, splash pad, free popsicles, a corncrib, and more! Visit their website for more information on pricing and directions to the farm.
5. Attend Halloween festivities at CHOM
CHOM has some super fun Halloween activities planned for this month, including their Witches Brew, Monster Mischief and Costume Chaos days! Visit their website to learn more about their fun Halloween festivities or to learn about the safety measures they have in place.
6. Trick-or-treat With Trot Open House
The Trick-or-Treat with TROT Open House is Saturday, October 24th! From 5:30-8:30 pm, TROT will have social distance-friendly hayrides, a bonfire, hot dogs, s’mores, fall crafts & games, & of course… LOTS of candy!
TROT is dedicated to providing the experience of a lifetime to people with and without disabilities through equine-assisted therapy, regardless of their ability to pay. Visit their website to learn more about this fantastic nonprofit organization!
7. Monster Dash For Autism Virtual 5k
The Monster Dash is a 5K virtual run benefiting the Autism Society of Alabama’s compassionate programs offered to families on their autism journeys. The $30 race fee includes a long sleeve t-shirt which will be mailed to participants.
Registration is open at runsignup.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. October 31st is the official run date, but participants may run any day during October! Visit their website to learn more about their mission to improve services for those living with Autism.