Looking for some spooktacular fun this October? The Greater Gadsden area will not disappoint. Read on for all the thrills and chills you can handle; but never fear, there's some family-friendly fun for the younger crowd too.
First up is Fear Factory located inside The Factory Trampoline Park. This one is not for the faint-hearted. Sure to give you nightmares, we hear IT is going to there. Click the link for times and ticket prices.
One of the unique Halloween themed activities in the area is the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest at Dive Land Park. To compete you must be a certified Scuba diver and have a buddy, but the pumpkins will be judged and prizes will be awarded.
New this year is Zombie Convoy Alabama in Attalla. The zombie outbreak has arrived and they have the trucks and guns to combat it. Hop on board to repel the horde of the undead!
Sand Mountain Corn Maze in Sardis City has something for everyone. A giant corn maze, pumpkin patch, hayrides, and a playground are all available. There's even a zombie splatter shoot-out for the more fearless crowd.
Noccalula Falls will hold its annual Super Bash on October 14th. Break out the costumes and enjoy games, inflatables, trick-or-treating, and much more. The event is 11 am to 3 pm, but the park is open all day.
Something new this year at the Falls is the Scarecrow Walk. A variety of scarecrows will be decorated and on view October 7th through the 14th.
Imagination Place Children's Museum will have its annual Fall Festival complete with a cake walk, a visit from the mad scientist, a photo area, games, face painting, treats, and a mini pumpkin dig.
Please be sure to check with each venue for hours of operation and admission information.
Don't forget to post pictures of your fall fun to our social media pages. Use #fall4greatergadsden and you'll be entered into a drawing for an Ice Mule Cooler. And remember, wherever you live, or wherever you are, be a tourist in your own town.