5 ways to get spooky in Tuscaloosa this October

T-Town Witches Ride
Witches will ride through T-Town this spooky season! Photo via T-Town Witches Ride on Facebook

Dust off your witch hats and ghost costumes, Tuscaloosa. Spooky season is in full swing, and there’s no shortage of ways to pack in some fear and fun. We rounded up some of our favorite eerie events happening around town.

1. T-Town Witches Ride

T-Towm Witches Ride
Who’s ready to get witchy? Photo via T-Town Witches Ride on Facebook

The witchiest women in Tuscaloosa will ride through downtown to celebrate spooky season soon. The fourth annual T-Town Witches Ride is a celebration of all things supernatural, and it’s sure to be a blast. The two-mile bicycle ride and one-mile walk begins in the heart of Tuscaloosa at Government Plaza.

There’s a $25 fee to ride with the witches this year. All funds raised go to the Arc of Tuscaloosa.

Even better, there’s fun for the whole family at this year’s witches ride. The event’s organizers are brewing up kid’s and entertainment zones.

2. Tuscaloosa Horror

Tuscaloosa Horror
The Horror Tuscaloosa is Tuscaloosa’s premier haunted house. Photo via Tuscaloosa Horror on Facebook

The Horror is the perfect way for a thrill seeker to ring in Halloween. The newly opened haunted house is the largest in Tuscaloosa. The first part of The Horror is a haunted manor containing vampires, mad scientists and maybe a mummy or two. The second half of Tuscaloosa Horror is a home on Halloween night. It has spooky characters throughout and an eerie swamp towards its end.

3. Trick or Treat Trails

Trick Or Treat Trails
Trick or Treat Trails will be a blast! Photo via Tuscaloosa County PARA on Facebook

Dress up and get spooky in the great outdoors! The Tuscaloosa Parks and Recreation authority is hosting Trick or Treat Trails at one of my favorite spots in town, Sokol Park. Costumes are encouraged at the walk. It’s $5 to register before the event and $10 the day of.

4. Izzy’s Comics Spooktacular

Izzy'S Comics Spooktacular
Izzy’s Spooktacular Saturday will a great time. Photo via Izzy’s Comics on Facebook

Unleash your inner comic book nerd at Izzy’s Spooktacular Saturday. The once-a-year event will feature special guests, store exclusives, costume contests, trick or treating, raffles and a food truck. Izzy’s is also offering $1 comics and exclusive covers as a special Halloween treat.

5. Tech or Treat 2021

Tech Or Treat
Tech or Treat combines technology and fun. Photo via City of Tuscaloosa on Facebook

The fourth annual Tech or Treat explores STEM and the supernatural. It’s happening at the Gateway, a state-of-the-art technology center. There will be games, candy and special tech prizes at the event.

How are you getting spooky in Tuscaloosa? Tag @thebamabuzz and share some thrills!

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Libby Foster
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