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How to Celebrate Halloween 2017

A roundup of some of our favorite Halloween festivities for the brave (and not-so-brave) at heart.

Mobile Witches Ride

Photo by Michael Dumas Image Arts

October 13 - 15, 19 - 22, 26 - 31: OWA's Town of Terror

OWA • 10113 Foley Beach Express, Foley. 

Put your bravery to the test! From insane asylum escapees to a murderous butcher and everything in between, Town of Terror is not for the faint of heart. Admission is $20.

October 14, 21, 28: Field of Fright & Haunted Hayride

Seward Farms • 10836 Tanner Williams Rd., Lucedale.

Find your way through this haunted field filled with twists and surprises and take part in a 20-minute ride into the darkness of the unknown on the haunted hayride. Combo passes are $20.

October 19, 26: Church Street Graveyard Tour

Church Street Graveyard

10 a.m. and 6 p.m. There's nothing like a spooky historic cemetery tour to get you in the Halloween spirit! Tour is free for HMPS members, $10 for non-members.

October 20, 21, 27, 28: "The Conclusion of Edgar Allen Poe"

Playhouse in the Park • 4851 Museum Dr. 

7:30 p.m. Take part in this thrilling, and sometimes humorous, production based on the life and stories of Edgar Allan Poe. Suitable for ages 12 and up. Tickets are $16 for adults and $14 for students, children and seniors.

October 21, 27, 28: Zombie Paintball

Magnolia Corn Maze • 15275 County Rd. 49, Summerdale.

7 p.m. - 11 p.m. Zombies have taken over the Magnolia Corn Maze, and it's up to you to kill them once and for all. In the dark of night, groups of 20 will board this haunted hayride and shoot live zombies with paintball guns until they are gone for good. Cost is $20, and all paintball supplies are included. 

October 27: Trick or Trot 5K and Fun Run

USA Moulton Tower 

6 p.m. Post-race festivities include pumpkin decorating, bounce houses, a photo booth, food and drink, music and more. Registration is $25.  

October 27 - 29, 31: The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Crescent Theater • 208 Dauphin St.

9 p.m., nightly. There’s no better way to spend Halloween than time warping at a late-night showing of the 1975 cult classic. Tickets are $10.

October 28: Boo at Bellingrath

Bellingrath Gardens & Home • 12401 Bellingrath Gardens Rd., Theodore.

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Dress up your little goblins and enjoy a day of Halloween fun with trick-or-treating through the Gardens, live music, picnicking with local food trucks on the Great Lawn and fun inflatables. Admission is $13 for adults, $7.50 for children ages 5 - 12 and free for children ages 4 and under. 

October 29: Mobile Witches Ride

Downtown Mobile

3:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Get your best witch costume together and hop on your broom (aka your bicycle) for a fun, slow paced 3-mile ride around downtown Mobile and DeTonti Square. The ride will end with a block party with music, libations and food from local food trucks and the party hosts, The Blind Mule. Registration is $25, and proceeds benefit Delta Dogs, a local non-profit veterinary care to the pets of Mobile's community in need. You must be 18 years old to ride!

Through October 31: Thriller Nights of Lights

Hank Aaron Stadium • 755 Bolling Brothers Dr.

7 p.m. - 10 p.m., nightly. Enjoy this family-friendly drive-thru light show synchronized to music playing through your car radio. Displays of giant spiders, spooky eyes, friendly ghosts and tumbling scarecrows are just a few of the displays to see dancing to a fun variety of music. Admission is $6 per person and children 3 and under are free. 

Through October 31: Haunted Ducks

The Fort of Colonial Mobile • 150 S Royal St.

Embark on a spine-tingling duck boat tour of Mobile and the Mobile River and search along haunted city streets for some forgotten souls who linger somewhere between today and the afterlife. For double the fun, purchase a combo ticket to experience a haunted tour of the Fort of Colonial Mobile. Duck boat tour tickets are $29 for adults, $16 for kids. Combo tickets are $50 for adults, $28 for kids. 

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