UPCOMING HOLIDAY CALENDAR OF EVENTS
Editor’s Note: With so many larger events canceled in our area due to COVID-19, we need your help! If you know of an event not listed here, please email Sarah Stephens at firstname.lastname@example.org to have it included. There is NO CHARGE for this listing.
HAPPENING EVERY FRIDAY, SATURDAY IN OCTOBER – HAPPENING NOW! FREE EVENT! DONATIONS APPRECIATED!
Friday and Saturday Nights Through October
7:30 to 10:30 p.m.
Public · Hosted by Slapout Drive-in, located at 8457 Holtville Road in Slapout/Holtville.
Join them for Movie nights Every Friday and Saturday in October. Admission is Free – donations accepted.
Popcorn and Drinks available in the concession stand.
Oct 23rd – Hocus Pocus
Oct 24th – TBA
Oct 30th – Hotel Trans
Oct 31st – 7:30 Pet Cemetery
Other movies will be shown until 12:00
Midnight – Rocky Horror Picture Show
HAPPENING NOW….WETUMPKA ZOMBIE EXPERIENCE.
Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday now through November.
A unique and exciting experience! A guided trail with paintball guns and thrills around every turn. With live zombies and moving targets to shoot. New theme this year!! Come experience the excitement!
Located at 688 Shady Trails in Wetumpka. Open every Fri, Sat and Sun beginning at dark through November. For pricing or more information, contact Wetumpka Zombie Experience on their Facebook page.
Happening Now! Scarecrow Junction!
Every Saturday and Sunday through October.
10 AM – 11:30 AM
Public · Hosted by Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum
For tickets or more information, visit
Scarecrow Junction will feature several scarecrows built or sponsored by a variety of hometown-proud local businesses, organizations, individuals and groups. Go on a scavenger hunt for these creative creations, enjoy food trucks, crafts, a goody bag, and not one – but TWO DIFFERENT railroads to ride!
OCT 23 AT 5 PM – NOV 1 AT 9 PM
Parade of Pumpkins
Downtown Historic District, Prattville
Public · Hosted by City of Prattville, Alabama Government
Join us for the 2nd Annual Parade of Pumpkins in Historic Downtown Prattville October 23rd – November 1st. The City of Prattville will feature carved and decorated pumpkins from our community along with festive storefronts and seasonal displays that will light up and transform Historic Downtown Prattville. This family-friendly event is free and open for anyone to participate. Grab a pumpkin, get in the spirit, and share your creativity at the Parade of Pumpkins!
• Carve, decorate, or paint your pumpkin.
• Bring your pumpkin to Historic Downtown Prattville.
• Place it on display along the parade or leave it in the designated Pumpkin Drop-off area at 102 W Main Street. Pumpkin Drop-off begins October 21st.
• The City has lights set for your pumpkin each night. (Candles are prohibited.)
For more details call (334) 595-0101, or visit the City of Prattville on Facebook.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2020 AT 5 PM
FAMILY FALL FESTIVAL
Public · Hosted by Restoration Church
You’re invited to join us on Sunday, October 25th @ 5:00pm for our annual Family Fall Festival. Hope to see you there! Restoration Church is located in Elmore at 4717 Coosada Parkway (Cook Road). There will be games, Trunk or Treat, Face Painting, Inflatables and more!
SUNDAY, OCT. 25 –
Trunk or Treat at Launch Trampoline Park in Prattville from 4-7 p.m. Wear your costume, invite your friends and join us for an evening of candy, games and fun. Part starts at 4 p.m. If you would like to host and decorate a trunk, contact Launch Trampoline Park.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2020 FROM 5 TO 8 P.M.
Trunk or Treat
Coaches Corner Bar and Grill
Public · Hosted by Alabama Backs The Blue
Trunk or Treat with First Responders
The Alabama Backs The Blue organization of Wetumpka will host a Trunk or Treat event with First Responders at Coaches Corner. They are asking for participants to sign up.
To register a First Responder vehicle please fill out this short form https://forms.gle/cRJAsbMLNDog1mqK8
Vehicle Trunks must set up at 4pm.
Free entry! Candy, Food & Drinks while supplies last.
DONATIONS ARE NEEDED!
Donations for Alabama Backs The Blue Nonprofit are welcomed. You can donate at the event or on our website www.alabamabackstheblue.org
THURSDAY, OCT. 29
JoJo’s Mini Golf & Frozen Yogurt at 165 Red Eagle Drive in Wetumpka
6 to 8 p.m.
Trunk or Treat with Area Businesses, Churches and Individuals
Come for the FREE candy, and leave donations for Elmore County Food Pantry or Humane Society of Elmore County. Bins will be placed for individuals who wish to make their own donations. Otherwise, there is no charge to the public to attend.
For more information, look for JoJo’s Mini Golf & Frozen Yogurt on Facebook or call (334) 514-8951.
OCTOBER 30, 3:30 P.M. TO 6:30P.M.
TRUNK OR TREAT AT MOTIVATED CUTS & STYLES, 2251 A, MAIN STREET MILLBROOK
Motivated Cuts & Styles will Present a Trunk or Treat event. Join them for fun, games and prizes.
OCT 30 AT 10 AM CDT – OCT 31 AT 2 PM CDT
Come and Go Costume Party
Autauga Prattville Public Library
Public · Hosted by Autauga Prattville Public Library
Stop by the library on Friday, Oct. 30th or Sat. Oct. 31st during our open hours and show off your costume to the librarians! You’ll be rewarded with a free goodie bag! Supplies are limited, first come, first served
Prattville Community Church, located at 266 West Fifth Street in Prattville, will host Trunks, Treats and More with a Trunk or Treat Drive Thru event. It will be held Saturday, Oct. 31, from 2-4 p.m.
Elmore County Hospital will present a Drive-Thru Halloween Spooktacular from 6-8 p.m. promising a Spooky Experience.
Free Event! Free Treats! Stay in Cars as this is a Drive-Thru Only event. The hospital is located at 500 Hospital Drive in Wetumpka with entry from Hwy. 231 Only.
Special Needs Trunk or Treat
Daniel Pratt Elementary School
Saturday, October 31, 2020 at 9:30 AM CDT – 10:30 AM CDT
Public · Hosted by Autauga County Children’s Policy Council
The Autauga County Children’s Policy Council is hosting their 4th annual Special Needs Trunk or Treat! It will be at Daniel Pratt Elementary school on October 31, 2020 from 9:30-10:30 A.M.!
Union Congregational Christian Church, located at 8188 Lightwood Road, Marbury, will host a Fall Festival Oct. 31 from 6-9 p.m. Come an enjoy a Wagon Train, Hayrides, Games, Face Painting, Hotdogs and Popcorn and Inflatables!
Prattmont Baptist Church of Prattville invites you to join them for Trunk or Treat on Saturday, Oct. 31 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 814 Smith Avenue, Prattville. For more information visit www.prattmont.org.
Spirit Walk Ministries will have a Trunk or Treat Oct. 31 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Free Bags! Spirit Walk Ministries is located at 1908 County Road 107 in Prattville.
NOVEMBER 14 at 8 a.m.
7th Annual Jingle Bell Market
Public · Hosted by Autauga Academy PTA and Stephanie Wainwright Lightsey
Come shop at Jingle Market and have pictures made with Santa! There will also be raffle prizes every hour!
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2020 AT 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Christmas Lights Festival
Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum
Public · Hosted by Montgomery Zoo and Mann Wildlife Learning Museum
See the Montgomery Zoo transformed into a Winter Wonderland displaying thousands of sparkling and twinkling lights and festive decorations at Christmas Lights Festival. Take a leisurely stroll, a brisk train ride, or see the lights from atop the Zoofari Skylift Adventure Ride. Visit Santa, enjoy the live nightly entertainment at the Overlook Cafe, and no winter’s night would be complete without some warming hot chocolate and fresh baked cookies.
A Downtown Dickens Christmas
Friday Dec 4, 2020, Saturday Dec 5, 2020
Both days: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Central Time.
Historic Downtown Wetumpka.
Parking is available at the Wetumpka Civic Center and Gold Star Park.
116 E Bridge Street Wetumpka AL 36092
This event is free to the public.
A Downtown Dickens Christmas – http://business.wetumpkachamber.org/events/details/a-downtown-dickens-christmas-43665
SATURDAY, DEC. 12 – 7 A.M. UNTIL….
HOLTVILLE SLAPOUT FIRE & RESCUE HOLIDAY CRAFT MARKET
Holtville/Slapout Fire and Rescue Auxiliary
If you need the perfect opportunity to purchase those last-minute Christmas gifts! Vendor booth rentals are available for $25. Vendors can set up at 6 a.m. Booth size is 10 X 10, bring your table and tent. Electricity for booths is limited and will be provided upon request. For pricing, contact Pat Wiltshire at 334-318-1798 or Angela Hitchcock at 334-318-9701.